Collecting: An Unruly Passion: Psychological Perspectives
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: In a book that the New York Times called "engaging.dramatic," Werner Muensterberger plumbs the psychology behind the act of collecting, profiling individual collectors and their habits and looking at the cultural and historical patterns of collecting. Codice inventario libreria ABE_book_new_0156002531
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L'autore: Dr. Werner Muensterberger (born 1913 in Germany), is a collector of African art, a psychoanalyst and an ethnopsychiatrist. As a youngster, certain collectors, including his kinsman, Eduard von der Heydt, introduced him to ethnographic art. After immigrating to the United States in 1947, with $100 and two African sculptures, one a Guru mask, Muensterberger continued to collect African art, practice psychoanalysis and taught ethnopsychiatry. Returning to the U.S. in 1985, from London where he had "retired" in 1974, Muensterberger reopened his private practice. Muensterberger has written books and articles on ethnographic art, including Collecting: An Unruly Passion (1994). This article contains photographs of certain African sculptures in Muensterberger's collection, most notably the Guru mask, and is followed by some Thoughts on Collecting, a dialogue between the article's author and Muensterberger.
Titolo: Collecting: An Unruly Passion: Psychological...
Casa editrice: Mariner Books
Data di pubblicazione: 1995
Legatura: Soft cover
Condizione libro: New
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Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.
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