Creating the countryside. The rural idyll 1600-2017. (Book, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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Creating the countryside. The rural idyll 1600-2017.

Author: Rosemary Shirley; Verity Elson
Publisher: London : Paul Holberton Publishing 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The rural idyll is a powerful force in the British national imagination. This highly original and vibrant study will examine how key moments in art history have shaped the concept of the idyll and how artists today continue to access and challenge this concept. It makes a significant contribution towards redressing the under-represention of the rural as an arena of critical inquiry in contemporary art. In the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemary Shirley; Verity Elson
ISBN: 9781911300106 1911300105
OCLC Number: 963576547
Description: 120 pages
Responsibility: Rosemary Shirley; Verity Elson.

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The rural idyll is a powerful force in the British national imagination. This highly original and vibrant study will examine how key moments in art history have shaped the concept of the idyll and  Read more...

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A stand-alone book rather than an exhibition catalogue ... wide-ranging and provocative, and ... often very funny." * The Times Literary Supplement *

 
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