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A Companion to British Art : 1600 to the Present, Hardback Book

A Companion to British Art : 1600 to the Present Hardback

Edited by Dana Arnold, Professor David Peters Corbett

Part of the Blackwell Companions to Art History series

Description

This companion is a collection of newly-commissioned essays written by leading scholars in the field, providing a comprehensive introduction to British art history. * A generously-illustrated collection of newly-commissioned essays which provides a comprehensive introduction to the history of British art * Combines original research with a survey of existing scholarship and the state of the field * Touches on the whole of the history of British art, from 800-2000, with increasing attention paid to the periods after 1500 * Provides the first comprehensive introduction to British art of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries, one of the most lively and innovative areas of art-historical study * Presents in depth the major preoccupations that have emerged from recent scholarship, including aesthetics, gender, British art s relationship to Modernity, nationhood and nationality, and the institutions of the British art world

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 588 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: General arts
  • ISBN: 9781405136297

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