Art in Cornwall, Paperback Book


A lively and authoritative introduction to the history of art in Cornwall, from Turner to the present day.

Themes include: Cornwall in the Romantic vision of landscape; the Victorian development of 'mythical' Cornwall as a tourist destination; the search for rustic authenticity and the early art colonies in Newlyn and St Ives; Cornwall's attraction for modern artists, and the different visions of landscape in modern art after the Second World War - a visual legacy continuing into the present day.




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