Breaking Frame: Technology and the Visual Arts in the Nineteenth Century / Edition 1

Breaking Frame: Technology and the Visual Arts in the Nineteenth Century / Edition 1

by Julie Wosk
     
 

Technology and the Visual Arts in the Nineteenth Century

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Technology and the Visual Arts in the Nineteenth Century

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813519258
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1992
Edition description:
REISSUE
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Preface
Introduction1
1The Traumas of Transport in Nineteenth-Century Art30
2Art, Technology, and the Human Image67
3Technology and the Design Debate105
4The Anxiety of Imitation: Electrometallurgy and the Imitative Arts126
5The Struggle for Legitimacy: Cast Iron145
6Classicizing the Machine: Ornamented Steam Engine Frames and the Search for an Industrial Style178
Afterword: Into the Twentieth Century211
Notes223
Index251

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