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Beauty and Art: 1750-2000

Elizabeth Prettejohn

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Oxford University Press
01 October 2005
Art & Architecture; Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; Art & design styles: Pre-Raphaelite art; Art & design styles: Art Nouveau; Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960; Art & design styles: from c 1960
What do we mean when we call a work of art `beautiful'? How do perceptions of beauty change with the passage of time? In Beauty and Art, Elizabeth Prettejohn explores these crucial questions, showing the vital relationship between our changing notions of beauty and aesthetics, and the creation of art. In this new edition to the Oxford History of Art series, she charts the story of western art, from eighteenth-century Germany to the late 20th century, from Kauffman to Whistler, Ingres to Rossetti, Cezanne to Jackson Pollock.
By:   Elizabeth Prettejohn
Imprint:   Oxford University Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 239mm,  Width: 169mm,  Spine: 14mm
Weight:   544g
ISBN:   9780192801609
ISBN 10:   0192801600
Series:   Oxford History of Art
Pages:   224
Publication Date:   01 October 2005
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Introduction ; 1. Eighteenth-Century Germany ; 2. Early Nineteenth Century France ; 3. Victorian Aestheticism ; 4. Modernism ; Further Reading

Elizabeth Prettejohn is a Professor of Modern Art at the University of Plymouth.

Reviews for Beauty and Art: 1750-2000

Superbly Written, The Art Book, Volume 13 Issue 4


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