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By Michelle Facos

Using the instruments of the "new" artwork background (feminism, Marxism, social context, etc.) An creation to Nineteenth-Century Art deals a richly textured, but transparent and logical, creation to nineteenth-century paintings and tradition. This textbook will offer readers with a easy old framework of the interval and the severe instruments for analyzing and situating new and unusual works of art.

Michelle Facos is going past current histories of nineteenth-century paintings, which regularly concentration exclusively on France, Britain, and the U.S., to include artists and works of art from Scandinavia, Germany, and jap Europe.

The e-book expertly balances its assurance of tendencies and person artistic endeavors: the place the salient traits are transparent, trend-setting works are highlighted, and the complexity of the interval is revered by way of situating all works of their right social and ancient context. during this approach, the scholar reader achieves a extra nuanced figuring out of ways during which the tale of nineteenth-century paintings is the tale of the ways that artists and society grappled with the matter of modernity.

Key pedagogical good points include:

  • Data bins supply records, timelines, charts, and historic information regarding the interval to extra situate artworks.
  • Text packing containers spotlight extracts from unique assets, mentioning the information of artists and their contemporaries, together with historians, philosophers, critics, and theorists, to put artists and works within the broader context of aesthetic, cultural, highbrow, social, and political stipulations during which artists have been working.
  • Beautifully illustrated with over 250 colour images.
  • Margin notes and word list definitions.
  • Online assets at www.routledge.com/textbooks/facos with entry to a wealth of knowledge, together with unique records relating artistic endeavors mentioned within the textbook, modern feedback, timelines and maps to counterpoint your figuring out of the interval and make allowance for extra comparability and exploration.

Chapters take a thematic process mixed inside an overarching chronology and extra distinct discussions of person works are continuously installed the context of the wider social photograph, therefore supplying scholars with a feeling of artwork historical past as a debatable and alive enviornment of study.

Michelle Facos teaches paintings background at Indiana college, Bloomington. Her examine explores the altering courting among artists and society because the Enlightenment and problems with id. past courses contain Nationalism and the Nordic mind's eye: Swedish portray of the 1890s (1998), Art, tradition and nationwide id in Fin-de-Siècle Europe, co-edited with Sharon Hirsh (2003), and Symbolist artwork in Context (2009).

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362 Van Gogh: Expressing Nature ......................................................................... 365 Genius and Creativity ........................................................................................ 367 viii Contents Beyond the 5 Senses ..................................................................................... 369 end .......................................................................................................... 370 &KDSWHU,QGLYLGXDOLVPDQG&ROOHFWLYLVP  Artists’ Colonies ................................................................................................. 372 Pont Aven ............................................................................................................ 372 Worpswede .......................................................................................................... 376 Skagen .................................................................................................................. 378 Artist companies .......................................................................................... 380 Society of self sufficient Artists ........................................................................ 381 The Nabis ............................................................................................................ 381 Rose + Croix ....................................................................................................... 385 Les XX ................................................................................................................. 385 nationwide id ................................................................................................ 387 France: Monet’s Cathedrals .............................................................................. 388 Russia ................................................................................................................... 390 Serbia .................................................................................................................... 393 Poland .................................................................................................................. 394 Finland ................................................................................................................. 397 Hungary ............................................................................................................... 399 end .......................................................................................................... 401 Epilogue: taking a look towards the 20th Century ............................................................... 403 word list .............................................................................................................................. 404 Bibliography ........................................................................................................................ 406 Index ..................................................................................................................................

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