A Guide to Eighteenth-Century Art

Product Number: EB00674692
Released: Jul 13, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118475553
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

A Guide to Eighteenth-Century Art offers an introductory overview of the art, artists, and artistic movements of this exuberant period in European art, and the social, economic, philosophical, and political debates that helped shape them. -Covers both artistic developments and critical approaches to the period by leading contemporary scholars -Uses an innovative framework to emphasize the roles of tradition, modernity, and hierarchy in the production of artistic works of the period -Reveals the practical issues connected with the production, sale, public and private display of art of the period -Assesses eighteenth-century art's contribution to what we now refer to as 'modernity' -Includes numerous illustrations, and is accompanied by online resources examining art produced outside Europe and its relationship with the West, along with other useful resources

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Author(s): Linda Walsh
Original Publish Date: Jun 23, 2016

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