Twenty-first-century Perspectives on Nineteenth-century Art: Essays in Honor of Gabriel P. Weisberg

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Associated University Presse, 2008 - Art - 287 pages
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Presents an interdisciplinary and inclusive view of nineteenth-century art, observed from the vantage point of the twenty-first century. This book covers topics, which span the historical gamut from eighteenth-century influences to the roots of twentieth-century modernism, considering along the way such themes as the depiction of women.
 

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Contents

Rookwood Pottery at
23
The United States National Pavilion at the Paris
29
National Image and Joseph Maria Olbrichs Design
39
The Origins of the Minnesota Museum of American
49
Paris to Minneapolis
56
From Vienna to Savannah
64
Marketing Salon Painting in the Late Nineteenth Century
77
William Mead Ladd and Print
85
Empress Eugénie and the Musée chinois
153
The Art of Bringing Zen to the West
162
The Histories of Some FarEastern Objects from
171
Negotiating the Business of Victorian Respectability
183
Locating the NineteenthCentury Cocotte in Popular Literature
193
Beauty the Beast
204
Modernism and Nationalist Architecture in Estonia
215
The Monument to General
222

The Making Unmaking and Remaking of an Academic
93
John Ruskin and the Ethics of the Picturesque
103
Daubigny Courbet and the Sluice Gate at Optevoz
110
Max Ernst and J J Grandville
116
Goyas Ambiguous Saturn
127
The Many Faces of New Art
133
An Arrangement in Olive Green
141
A Unique Voice in the Crowd
231
Epic Naturalism in NineteenthCentury History
238
The PreRaphaelites Modernism and FindeSiecle France
249
Buffalos NineteenthCentury
263
A Note on Aviation Architecture
270
Notes on Contributors
277
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About the author (2008)

Petra ten-Doesschate Chu" is a leading authority on nineteenth-century art. She is a professor in the Department of Art and Music at Seton Hall University, and author of many articles and book essays. Managing Editor of "Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide," she is also President of the Association of Historians of Nineteenth-Century Art. Chu is the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships, including two National Endowment for the Humanities Research grants, a Jane and Morgan Whitney Art History Fellowship, and a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship. Her other books include "French Realism and the Dutch Masters" and "Courbet in Perspective."

Laurinda S. Dixon is William P. Tolley Distinguished Professor of Teaching in the Humanities and Fine Arts at Syracuse University.

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