Goya's demons in the eye of the camera. Cover Image
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Demony Goi okiem kamery.
Goya's demons in the eye of the camera.

Author(s): Kamila Żyto
Subject(s): Theatre, Dance, Performing Arts
Published by: Instytut Sztuki Polskiej Akademii Nauk
Keywords: Goya Francisco; Spanish cinema

Summary/Abstract: The author discusses the book by Joanna Aleksandrowicz "Pomiędzy płótnem a ekranem. Inspiracje twórczością Goi w kinie hiszpańskim" ("Between the Canvas and the Screen. Films Inspired by Goya’s Painting in Spanish Cinema", 2012). This is a specialist publication directed towards three groups of readers. The first of these are film studies specialists, who will find in the book an outline of the changes in style and institutions related to Spanish cinema. The second group of readers are the admirers and connoisseurs of Goya’s painting; the book will offer them a detailed insight into the life of the artist, a rich and ambiguous life overgrown by legend, displayed in different ways by the cinema. The third group that will enjoy the book consists of persons interested in cultural and historical contexts associated with Spain and its spiritual heritage.

  • Issue Year: 2013
  • Issue No: 82
  • Page Range: 236-239
  • Page Count: 4
  • Language: Polish