The theory and practice of imitation has long been central to the construction of art and yet imitation is still frequently confused with copying. "Theorizing Imitation in the Visual Arts" challenges this prejudice by revealing the ubiquity of the practice across cultures and geographical borders. This fascinating collection of original essays has been compiled by a group of leading scholars Challenges the prejudice of imitation in art by bringing to bear a perspective that reveals the ubiquity of the practice of imitation across cultural and geographical borders Brings light to a broad range of areas, some of which have been little researched in the past.
Chichester, Paul Duro.; Theorizing imitation in the visual arts: global contexts. West Sussex, UK : Wiley-Blackwell, 2015