April 2, 2020
Titulo del libro: Iconoclasia: Historia Y Psicologia De La Violencia Contra Las Imagenes
Why do people destroy images? What motivates these individual and collective acts of violence against something that-after all-is a representation in wood, stone, canvas or paper? How can we think of iconoclasm in the contemporary world? are some of the questions that David Freedberg has been asking himself since, at the end of the 1960s, he began to investigate about iconoclasm. , to subject ignored so far and to which art historians seldom considered. However, as Freedberg showed in a multitude of writings, the iconoclasm, the gesture of attacking the images, at the bottom only shows the enormous power that these have.