Art in Theory 1815-1900: An Anthology of Changing Ideas / Edition 1

Art in Theory 1815-1900: An Anthology of Changing Ideas / Edition 1

by Charles Harrison, Paul Wood, Jason Gaiger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631200665

ISBN-13: 9780631200666

Pub. Date: 03/28/1998

Publisher: Wiley

Art in Theory 1815-1900 provides the most wide-ranging and comprehensive collection of documents ever assembled on nineteenth-century theories of art.  See more details below

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Art in Theory 1815-1900 provides the most wide-ranging and comprehensive collection of documents ever assembled on nineteenth-century theories of art.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631200666
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1120
Sales rank:
281,764
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.82(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

A Note on the Presentation and Editing of Texts.

General Introduction.

Part I: Feeling and Nature:.

1. Originality and Genius.

2. Responses to Nature.

Part II: The Demands of the Present:.

3. Utility and Revolution.

4. Art and Nature Moralised.

5. Systems and Techniques.

6. The Individual in the Present.

Part III: Modernity and Bourgeois Life:.

7. Modern Conditions.

8. Realism and Naturalism.

9. Morals and Standards.

10. The Conditions of Art.

Part IV: Temperaments and Techniques:.

11. Effects and Impressions.

12. Photography as an Art.

13. Science and Method.

Part V: Aesthetics and Historical Awareness:.

14. Empathy and the Problem of Form.

15. Cultural Criticism.

16. The Independence of Art.

Part VI: The Idea of Modern Art:.

17. Modernist Themes: Paris and Beyond.

18. Expression and Colour.

19. Symbolism.

Bibliography.

Copyright Acknowledgements.

Index.

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