A Companion to British Art: 1600 to the Present (Blackwell Companions to Art History)

By Dana Arnold

This significant other is a set of newly-commissioned essays written by way of prime students within the box, offering a entire advent to British paintings history.

  • A generously-illustrated selection of newly-commissioned essays which supplies a entire creation to the historical past of British art
  • Combines unique learn with a survey of latest scholarship and the nation of the field
  • Touches by and large of the background of British artwork, from 800-2000, with expanding realization paid to the classes after 1500
  • Provides the 1st finished advent to British paintings of the eighteenth, 19th, and 20th centuries, some of the most energetic and cutting edge parts of art-historical study
  • Presents extensive the main preoccupations that experience emerged from contemporary scholarship, together with aesthetics, gender, British art’s courting to Modernity, nationhood and nationality, and the associations of the British paintings world

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