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Artistic Migration and Identity in Paris, 1870-1940 / Migration artistique et identité à Paris, 1870-1940

Steven Huebner , Federico Lazzaro

Through an interdisciplinary approach, this book explores the phenomenon of artistic migration in Paris during the Third Republic. This allows a comparison of case studies by researchers from different fields, and encourages reflection that goes beyond the disciplinary...

Parution : 2020-04-01
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The Whole Picture

Alice Procter

'A smart, accessible and brilliantly structured work that encourages readers to go beyond the grand architecture of cultural institutions and see the problematic colonial histories behind them.' - Sumaya Kassim Should museums be made to give back their marbles? Is it...

Parution : 2020-03-19
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Holy Madness: Romantics, Patriots And Revolutionaries 1776-1871

Adam Zamoyski

From America's fight for independence to the Paris Commune - an exotic collection of fanatics, adventurers, poets and thinkers are brought vividly to life.Holy Madness probes into the psyche that was responsible for so many of the founding events of our modern world,...

Parution : 2020-03-19

Readings in Italian Mannerism II

Liana De Girolami Cheney

This collection celebrates the 450th year anniversary of the publication of Giorgio Vasari’s Vite (The Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors and Architects [Florence: Giunti, 1568]), in which, in the prolegomenon, architects were highly praised along with the...

Parution : 2020-03-02

Inspiration and Emulation

Toshiharu Nakamura

This book discusses an important theme in art history - artistic emulation that emphasizes the exchange between Flemish and Dutch art in the seventeenth century. Since the Middle Ages, copying has been perceived as an important step in artistic training. Originality, on...

Parution : 2020-02-14

Mario Praz: Voice Centre Stage

Francesco Marroni

Mario Praz: Voice Centre Stage is the first collection of essays in English on Italian writerMario Praz (1896-1982), a central figure of twentieth-century culture and international literary relations. Praz’s formidable oeuvre spanned six decades and covered such topics...

Parution : 2019-11-28
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A Companion to Curation

Brad Buckley , John Conomos

The definitive reference text on curation both inside and outside the museum A Companion to Curation is the first collection of its kind, assembling the knowledge and experience of prominent curators, artists, art historians, scholars, and theorists in one comprehensive...

Parution : 2019-11-06
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A Month in Siena

Hisham Matar

FROM THE PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING AND MAN BOOKER-SHORTLISTED AUTHOR'Sparkles with brilliant observations on art and architecture, friendship and loss' Guardian____________________________________When Hisham Matar was nineteen years old he came across the Sienese School of...

Parution : 2019-10-17
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Ian Mcewan

‘This is a history of intellectual courage, hard work, occasional inspiration and every conceivable form of human failing. It is also an extended invitation to wonder, to pleasure’How far have we come in our understanding of the world around us? In this eye-opening...

Parution : 2019-10-03
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Simon Schama

‘Great art has dreadful manners……The hushed reverence of the gallery can fool you into believing masterpieces are visions that soothe, charm and beguile, but actually they are thugs. Merciless and wily, the greatest paintings grab you in a headlock and proceed in short...

Parution : 2019-10-03
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