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By Dana Arnold

This significant other is a set of newly-commissioned essays written via prime students within the box, offering a accomplished creation to British paintings history.

  • A generously-illustrated selection of newly-commissioned essays which gives a finished creation to the background of British art
  • Combines unique learn with a survey of current scholarship and the kingdom of the field
  • Touches normally of the heritage of British paintings, from 800-2000, with expanding consciousness paid to the sessions after 1500
  • Provides the 1st finished advent to British artwork of the eighteenth, 19th, and 20th centuries, some of the most full of life and leading edge components of art-historical study
  • Presents intensive the foremost preoccupations that experience emerged from contemporary scholarship, together with aesthetics, gender, British art’s courting to Modernity, nationhood and nationality, and the associations of the British artwork world

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