Surfaces: A History


people are surrounded by means of surfaces: from our pores and skin to faces, to the partitions and streets of our houses and towns, to the photographs, books, and displays of our cultures and civilizations, to the wildlife and what we think past. during this thought-provoking and richly textured e-book, Joseph A. Amato strains the human courting with surfaces from the deep heritage of human evolution, which opened up throughout millennia, as much as the modern international. Fusing his paintings on Dust and On Foot, he indicates how, within the final centuries, our knowing, production, keep an eye on, and manipulation of surfaces has develop into actually revolutionary—in either scale and quantity. With the sweep of grand heritage matched to existential issues for the current, he means that we have now develop into the surfaces now we have made, mastered, and now keep an eye on, invent, layout, and encapsulate our lives. This deeply proficient and unique narrative, which joins heritage and anthropology and indicates new routes for epistemology and aesthetics, argues that surfaces are excess of superficial façades of deep internal worlds.

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