Pretty : film and the decorative image / Rosalind Galt.

"Film culture often rejects visually rich images, treating simplicity, austerity, or even ugliness as the more provocative, political, and truly cinematic choice. Cinema may challenge traditional ideas of art, but its opposition to the decorative represents a long-standing Western aesthetic bia...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Galt, Rosalind.
Format: eBook
Published:New York : Columbia University Press, ©2011.
Series:Film and culture.