A Companion to British Art: 1600 to the Present by Dana Arnold, David Peters Corbett

By Dana Arnold, David Peters Corbett

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A better half to British artwork: 1600 to the Present

Dana Arnold (Editor), David Peters Corbett (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-4051-3629-7
588 pages
April 2013, Wiley-Blackwell
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This spouse is a suite of newly-commissioned essays written through prime students within the box, delivering a finished advent to British paintings history.
A generously-illustrated number of newly-commissioned essays which gives a accomplished creation to the heritage of British art
Combines unique examine with a survey of present scholarship and the kingdom of the field
Touches by and large of the background of British artwork, from 800-2000, with expanding consciousness paid to the sessions after 1500
Provides the 1st accomplished creation to British paintings of the eighteenth, 19th, and 20th centuries, some of the most energetic and cutting edge components of art-historical study
Presents intensive the main preoccupations that experience emerged from fresh scholarship, together with aesthetics, gender, British art’s dating to Modernity, nationhood and nationality, and the associations of the British artwork global

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2 Yinka Shonibare, MBE, Mr. and Mrs. Andrews without their Heads, 1998. Wax-print cotton costumes on mannequins, dog mannequin, painted metal bench, rifle 165 × 635 × 254 cm with plinth. Source: © Yinka Shonibare, MBE. Courtesy the artist and National Gallery of Canada, photo © National Gallery of Canada. With etymological roots in the Greek verb theorin, to contemplate, and the noun theoria, which describes a group of authoritative judges in a civic arena, art theory can be both an internalized set of principles or judgments of taste and an external perspective marked in texts, images, and institutional protocols.

And Mrs. Andrews without their Heads, 1998. Wax-print cotton costumes on mannequins, dog mannequin, painted metal bench, rifle 165 × 635 × 254 cm with plinth. Source: © Yinka Shonibare, MBE. Courtesy the artist and National Gallery of Canada, photo © National Gallery of Canada. With etymological roots in the Greek verb theorin, to contemplate, and the noun theoria, which describes a group of authoritative judges in a civic arena, art theory can be both an internalized set of principles or judgments of taste and an external perspective marked in texts, images, and institutional protocols.

7 John Constable, English Landscape Scenery: a Series of Forty Mezzotinto Engravings on Steel (1833). J. M. W. Turner, Picturesque Views in England and Wales (1832). 8 Pevsner, N. (1978). The Englishness of English Art: an Expanded and Annotated Version of the Reith Lectures Broadcast in October and November 1955, Harmondsworth: Penguin. For a thorough account of Pevsner’s text and its many implications, see Vaughan, W. (2002) “Behind Pevsner: Englishness as an art historical category,” in D. Peters Corbett, Y.

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