Art in an age of counterrevolution, 1815-1848 (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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Art in an age of counterrevolution, 1815-1848

Author: Albert Boime
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Art for art's sake. Art created in pursuit of personal expression. In Art in an Age of Counterrevolution, Albert Boime rejects these popular modern notions and suggests that history - not internal drive or expressive urge - as the dynamic force that shapes art." "This volume focuses on the astonishing range of art forms currently understood to fall within the broad category of Romanticism. Drawing on visual media  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Boime
ISBN: 0226063372 9780226063379 0226063380 9780226063386
OCLC Number: 53315275
Description: xvii, 750 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Congress of Vienna: conceptualizing counterrevolution --
Restoration bliss: the Nazarenes --
Restoration horror: Part I --
Restoration horror: part II --
Charles X: French absolutism's last stand --
Counterrevolution of the July monarchy: an umbrella organization, 1830-1848 --
Fractures in the juste milieu --
Counterrevolutionary origins of photography and modern landscape painting --
Counterrevolution in America: a comparison --
England and the transition: Romanticism to Realism.
Responsibility: Albert Boime.
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Art for art's sake. Art created in pursuit of personal expression. In Art in an Age of Counterrevolution, Albert Boime rejects these popular modern notions and suggests that history - not internal  Read more...

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