Critical Exchange: Art Criticism of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries in Russia and Western Europe

Critical Exchange: Art Criticism of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries in Russia and Western Europe

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ISBN-13: 9783039115563
Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/07/2009
Series: Cultural Interactions: Studies in the Relationship between the Arts Series , #12
Pages: 420
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

About the Author

The Editors: Carol Adlam is Senior Lecturer in Russian at the University of Exeter. She is a specialist in nineteenth-century Russian art history, and late twentieth-century Russian literature and critical theory.
Juliet Simpson is Professor of Art History and Visual Culture at the School of Arts and Media, Buckinghamshire New University. She is a specialist in nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century French art history, visual culture and art criticism.

Table of Contents

Contents: Carol Adlam/Juliet Simpson: Introduction. Critical Exchanges: Artwriting in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Europe – Andy Hamilton: Criticism, Connoisseurship and Appreciation – Katerina Deligiorgi: The Convergence of Ethics and Aesthetics: Schiller’s Concept of the ‘Naive’ and Objects of Distant Antiquity – Richard Wrigley: Sense of Place in Eighteenth-Century Salon Criticism – Juliet Simpson: Relative Values? Ideas of ‘Real’ and ‘Symbolic’ Worth in Fin-de-Siècle French Art Criticism – Aaron J. Cohen: Profession or Politics? Modernism and the Rhetoric of Art Criticism in Late Imperial Russia, 1898-1917 – Claudia Mattos: The Torchlight Visit: Guiding the Eye through Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth-Century Antique Sculpture Galleries – Debbie Challis: Charles Newton and the British Museum: Articulating a Science of Ancient Art in the Nineteenth Century – Meaghan Clarke: Translating nudus: Modernity and the British Academy’s New Clothes – Marijke Jonker: La Font de Saint-Yenne: Jansenism and the Beginnings of Independent Art Criticism in France – Alexey Makhrov: Defining Art Criticism in Nineteenth-Century Russia: Vladimir Stasov as Independent Critic – Elizabeth Kridl Valkenier: Ilia Repin and His Critics – Antonia Napp: Johann Buhle’s Zhurnal iziashchnykh iskusstv: The German Source of Russian Art Criticism – Rosalind P. Blakesley: Emile Zola’s Art Criticism in Russia – Ilia Dorontchenkov: Between Isolation and Drang nach Westen: Russian Criticism and Modern Western Art around 1900 – Emma Minns: ‘New, Strange, and Beautiful to English Eyes’: British Reviews of Representations of Russia at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century – Yves Landerouin: Ruskin, Whistler, Wilde, Proust: The Dispute about Creative Criticism – Helen Bridge: Rilke’s Neue Gedichte and the Visual Arts.

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