A Companion to British Art : 1600 to the Present, Paperback / softback Book

A Companion to British Art : 1600 to the Present Paperback / softback

Edited by David Peters Corbett

Part of the Blackwell Companions to Art History series

Paperback / softback

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This companion is a collection of newly-commissioned essays written by leading scholars in the field, providing a comprehensive introduction to British art history. * A generously-illustrated collection of newly-commissioned essays which provides a comprehensive introduction to the history of British art * Combines original research with a survey of existing scholarship and the state of the field * Touches on the whole of the history of British art, from 800-2000, with increasing attention paid to the periods after 1500 * Provides the first comprehensive introduction to British art of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries, one of the most lively and innovative areas of art-historical study * Presents in depth the major preoccupations that have emerged from recent scholarship, including aesthetics, gender, British art s relationship to Modernity, nationhood and nationality, and the institutions of the British art world