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.
This treatise refutes the assumption that early Christians were opposed in principle to visual images and thus did not produce art. It shows that once Christians acquired legal status and were able to own property and places of worship, they started to produce art as decoration.
The first comprehensive history and analysis of women and the planning movement, covering the philosophical, practical and policy dimensions. A central theme is how men have rewritten planning in their own image in creating modern urban space.
This work examines the artistic production of imperial nations and their colonies and aims to show how it was affected by colonial contact. It also presents case studies of objects from India, China and Africa which were collected by or exhibited in the institutions of the British Empire.
Examines the relationship between neo-impressionist landscapes and cityscapes and the anarchist sympathies of the movement's artists. This title focuses on paintings produced between 1886 and 1905 by Paul Signac and Maximilien Luce, the neo-impressionists whose fidelity to anarchism and to a belief in the social potential of art was strongest.
A collection of essays, which explore women's contribution to visual culture in major Western urban centers. It sheds light on women's relationships with the processes of modernism and modernization. It also discusses artists and exhibitions from the United Kingdom, Greece, Mexico, France, Ireland, and the United States.