Nineteenth Century Art: A Critical History (Fourth Edition)

Nineteenth Century Art: A Critical History (Fourth Edition)

Nineteenth Century Art: A Critical History (Fourth Edition)

"Rich in ideas and illustrations...of interest to scholars and art enthusiasts alike."―Library Journal

Since its first publication in 1994, this book has established itself as the most popular and highly regarded textbook in the field. It embraces many aspects of the so-called “new” art history while at the same time emphasizing the remarkable vitality, salience, and subversiveness of the era’s best art.

The new edition includes four revised chapters together with a substantially expanded chapter on photography. With more than a dozen new images, this rich and diverse volume will interest students, specialists, and anyone fascinated by this dynamic period.

In addition to Stephen F. Eisenman, the contributors are Thomas Crow, Brian Lukacher, Linda Nochlin, David Llewellyn Phillips, and Frances K. Pohl. 245 color and 265 black-and-white illustrations

From Library Journal
The political, industrial, and cultural revolutions that punctuated the 19th century were reflected in the fine arts, though not always consciously. Art was no longer the sole domain of the upper classes, and the complexity of the new social order became evident in the works of artists like Blake and Goya early in the...

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