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Domestic interiors : representing homes from the Victorians to the moderns /

by Downey, Georgina [editor of compilation.].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2013Edition: English edition.Description: xii, 172 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781847889324 (alk. paper); 9781847889317 (alk. paper); 9781847889331 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Home in art | Rooms in art | Architecture and society -- History -- 19th century | Architecture and society -- History -- 20th century
Contents:
Verandas: spaces without walls - the veranda in colonial Singapore / Brenda Martin -- Halls and corridors: spaces between and beyond / Trevor Keeble -- Drawing rooms: a backward glance - fashioning an individual drawing room / Anna Anderson -- Dining rooms: measuring the gap between the Edwardians and the moderns / John C. Turpin -- Studios: live (red) matter; Matisse's L'atelier Rouge / Julienna Preston -- Kitchens: from warm workshop to kitchenscape / Imma Forino.
Summary: In the act of enclosing space and making rooms, we make and define our aspirations and identities. Taking a room by room approach, this fascinating volume explores how representations of domestic space have embodied changing spatial configurations and values, and considers how we see modern individuals in the process of making themselves 'at home'. Scholars from the US, UK and Australasia re-visit and re-think interiors by Bonnard, Matisse.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Verandas: spaces without walls - the veranda in colonial Singapore / Brenda Martin -- Halls and corridors: spaces between and beyond / Trevor Keeble -- Drawing rooms: a backward glance - fashioning an individual drawing room / Anna Anderson -- Dining rooms: measuring the gap between the Edwardians and the moderns / John C. Turpin -- Studios: live (red) matter; Matisse's L'atelier Rouge / Julienna Preston -- Kitchens: from warm workshop to kitchenscape / Imma Forino.

In the act of enclosing space and making rooms, we make and define our aspirations and identities. Taking a room by room approach, this fascinating volume explores how representations of domestic space have embodied changing spatial configurations and values, and considers how we see modern individuals in the process of making themselves 'at home'. Scholars from the US, UK and Australasia re-visit and re-think interiors by Bonnard, Matisse.

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