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By Michelle Facos

ISBN-10: 0415780705

ISBN-13: 9780415780704

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ISBN-13: 9780415780728

Using the instruments of the "new" artwork heritage (feminism, Marxism, social context, etc.) An advent to Nineteenth-Century Art bargains a richly textured, but transparent and logical, advent to nineteenth-century artwork and tradition. This textbook will offer readers with a uncomplicated ancient framework of the interval and the severe instruments for analyzing and situating new and unusual works of art.

Michelle Facos is going past latest histories of nineteenth-century artwork, which frequently concentration exclusively on France, Britain, and the USA, to include artists and works of art from Scandinavia, Germany, and japanese Europe.

The publication expertly balances its assurance of traits and person works of art: the place the salient traits are transparent, trend-setting works are highlighted, and the complexity of the interval is revered through situating all works of their right social and ancient context. during this manner, the coed reader achieves a extra nuanced knowing of how within which the tale of nineteenth-century artwork is the tale of the ways that artists and society grappled with the matter of modernity.

Key pedagogical positive aspects include:

  • Data packing containers offer statistics, timelines, charts, and historic information regarding the interval to extra situate artworks.

  • Text packing containers spotlight extracts from unique resources, mentioning the information of artists and their contemporaries, together with historians, philosophers, critics, and theorists, to put artists and works within the broader context of aesthetic, cultural, highbrow, social, and political stipulations during which artists have been working.

  • Beautifully illustrated with over 250 colour images.

  • Margin notes and thesaurus definitions.

  • Online assets at with entry to a wealth of data, together with unique files relating artistic endeavors mentioned within the textbook, modern feedback, timelines and maps to counterpoint your knowing of the interval and make allowance for additional comparability and exploration.

Chapters take a thematic strategy mixed inside of an overarching chronology and extra precise discussions of person works are consistently installed the context of the wider social photograph, hence offering scholars with a feeling of paintings background as a arguable and alive area of study.

Michelle Facos teaches artwork heritage at Indiana college, Bloomington. Her examine explores the altering courting among artists and society because the Enlightenment and problems with identification. previous guides comprise Nationalism and the Nordic mind's eye: Swedish portray of the 1890s (1998), Art, tradition and nationwide identification in Fin-de-Siècle Europe, co-edited with Sharon Hirsh (2003), and Symbolist artwork in Context (2009).

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