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Turner to Monet : the triumph of landscape painting /

by Dixon, Christine [author]; Radford, Ron [author]; Ward, Lucina [author]; National Gallery of Australia [host institution].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookEdition: 1st ed.Description: xi, 260 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9780642541635 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851 | Monet, Claude, 1840-1926 | National Gallery of Australia -- Exhibitions | Landscape in art -- Exhibitions | Landscape painting -- 19th century -- Catalogs | Landscapes in art -- Exhibitions | Landscape painting -- 19th century -- Exhibitions | Landscape painting -- 19th century | Landscape painting | Landscape painting -- 19th century -- Australia | Australia -- Pictorial works | Exhibition catalogues
Contents:
Prime Minister's foreword / Kevin Rudd -- Director's foreword / Ron Radford -- The triumph of landscape painting / Ron Radford -- Science and the sublime: nature as spectacle / Lucina Ward -- Nature becomes art: landscape and modernism / Christine Dixon -- Catalogue of works -- Pastoral and picturesque -- The romantic sublime -- New terrains -- Nature observed -- Fracturing the landscape.
Summary: "This is an exhibition catalogue which will cover the three major themes of the exhibition Turner to Monet; the development of landscape painting in Britain and Germany at the begining of the nineteenth century and its broader influence in the world; the Sublime and the spectacle of Nature; the advent of Modernism."--Provided by publisher.
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Catalogue of an exhibition held at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 14 March-9 June 2008.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Prime Minister's foreword / Kevin Rudd -- Director's foreword / Ron Radford -- The triumph of landscape painting / Ron Radford -- Science and the sublime: nature as spectacle / Lucina Ward -- Nature becomes art: landscape and modernism / Christine Dixon -- Catalogue of works -- Pastoral and picturesque -- The romantic sublime -- New terrains -- Nature observed -- Fracturing the landscape.

"This is an exhibition catalogue which will cover the three major themes of the exhibition Turner to Monet; the development of landscape painting in Britain and Germany at the begining of the nineteenth century and its broader influence in the world; the Sublime and the spectacle of Nature; the advent of Modernism."--Provided by publisher.

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra 2008.

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