Providing an analysis and including discussion (interviewing artists, curators and critics and accessing non-catalogued personal archives) towards a new chronology, the author examines and proposes a sequence of precisely denoted 'exemplary' works which outlines a self-conscious definition of the interrogative term 'Scottish art.'
Examines the role of landscape in terms of a broader definition of visual culture to include the discussion not only of works of oil on canvas, but also prints, sculpture, photography, advertising, fashion journalism, artists' biographies, and the multi-media stage of the national exhibition.
Provides a reassessment of the life and work of the popular, but critically neglected nineteenth-century artist Samuel Palmer. This title examines Palmer's work in relation to a wider art world and analyses various areas of his life and output, reinstating the study of Palmer's work within broader debates about landscape and cultural history.
Thomas Northcote Toller is one of the most influential Anglo-Saxon scholars of the early twentieth century. The Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies at Manchester has an annual Toller lecture, delivered by an expert in the field of Anglo-Saxon Studies. This volume offers a selection from these lectures.
A guide to the primary and secondary resources on women in Victorian painting in the WOMENS HISTORY AND CULTURE series. Contemporary reviews, books, articles, essays and dissertations are included, along with general studies of women painters and images of women.
Henri Michaux is widely recognized as a major twentieth-century French poet and painter. Although his fascination with universal languages has attracted critical attention, it has up until now been treated as a marginal concern. This study argues that Michaux's ideas on universal languages are central to an understanding of his works.
By demonstrating that many of the concepts and styles associated with Modernism were actually derived directly from cultures such as Japan, China, Korea, India, Egypt, Assyria, West Africa, and the Pacific Islands, this book provides an entirely new way of looking at the evolution of Modernist art and literature in the West.
The first comprehensive study of post-Reformation provincial English Portraiture which investigates the growing affinity for secular portraiture in Tudor and early Stuart England, a cultural and social phenomenon which can be said to have produced a 'public' for that genre.