Massimiliano Gioni, Italian art critic and curator, is the Director of the Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, as well as the Artistic Director of the New Museum in New York.
The exceptional diversity of images and mediums skillfully tackles the complexity of visual culture, and is paralleled by the quality of the images that are intimately connected to each of the chapters. . . [ The Great Mother ], while diverse and intense, is very accessible and would appeal to a wide range of students both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. . . The book's strength lies in the ability for the chapters to stand alone yet as a whole as is an invaluable reference. - ART LIBRARIES SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA