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Beauty and art, 1750-2000 /

by Prettejohn, Elizabeth.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Oxford history of art: ; Oxford history of art: Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005Description: 224 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780192801609; 0192801600 (pbk.) :.Other title: Beauty & art.Subject(s): Art -- Philosophy | AestheticsOnline resources: Publisher description | Contributor biographical information
Contents:
Ch. 1. Eighteenth-century Germany : Winckelmann and Kant -- Ch. 2. Nineteenth-century France : from Stael to Baudelaire -- Ch. 3. Victorian England : Ruskin, Swinburne, Pater -- Ch. 4. Modernism : Fry and Greenberg.
Review: "Charting over two hundred years of western art, Elizabeth Prettejohn illuminates the vital relationship between our changing notions of beauty and specific works of art, from the works of Kauffman to Whistler, Ingres to Rossetti, Cezanne to Jackson Pollock, and concludes with a challenging question for the future: why should we care about beauty in the twenty-first century?"--BOOK JACKET. List(s) this item appears in: Art History and Theory 1.1 | Foundation Studies 1.1 | Foundation Studies 1.2 | General Drawing 1.1 | Life Drawing 2.2
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-213) and index.

Ch. 1. Eighteenth-century Germany : Winckelmann and Kant -- Ch. 2. Nineteenth-century France : from Stael to Baudelaire -- Ch. 3. Victorian England : Ruskin, Swinburne, Pater -- Ch. 4. Modernism : Fry and Greenberg.

"Charting over two hundred years of western art, Elizabeth Prettejohn illuminates the vital relationship between our changing notions of beauty and specific works of art, from the works of Kauffman to Whistler, Ingres to Rossetti, Cezanne to Jackson Pollock, and concludes with a challenging question for the future: why should we care about beauty in the twenty-first century?"--BOOK JACKET.

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