Nineteenth-century European art

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Prentice Hall, Mar 30, 2006 - Art - 560 pages
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This survey explores the history of nineteenth-century European art and visual culture. Focusing primarily on painting and sculpture, it places these two art forms within the larger context of visual cultureincluding photography, graphic design, architecture, and decorative arts. In turn, all are treated within a broad historical framework to show the connections between visual cultural production and the political, social, and economic order of the time.Topics covered include The Classical Paradigm, Art and Revolutionary Propaganda In France, The Arts under Napoleon and Francisco Goya and Spanish Art at the Turn of the Eighteenth Century.For art enthusiasts, or anyone who wants to learn more about Art History.

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User Review  - Murissa - Goodreads

Amazing prints and most are in colour. Although the book doesn't and can't go into each artist and movement in great detail it is a great starting point and reference to have. It is a beautiful book ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jana (That Artsy Reader Girl) - Goodreads

This is, by far, the most interesting art history book I've read. The author had some really interesting thoughts and interpretations to add. She also fit all the paintings into history and explained how they related to each other. I really liked it. Read full review


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