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Landscape and western art

Author: Malcolm Andrews
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Series: Oxford history of art.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Landscape and Western Art explores the myriad ideas and images of the natural world in Western art since the Renaissance. Implying that land is the raw material, and that art is created by turning land into landscape, which then becomes art, author Malcolm Andrews takes the reader on a thematic tour of the issues of landscape as art. The book covers the full spectrum of landscape art, including painting, gardening,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Andrews
ISBN: 0192100467 9780192100467 0192842331 9780192842336
OCLC Number: 41833963
Description: vii, 248 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Land into Landscape --
Subject or Setting?: Landscape and Renaissance Painting --
Landscape as Amenity --
Topography and the Beau Ideal --
Framing the View --
'Astonished beyond Expression': Landscape, the Sublime, and the Unpresentable --
Landscape and Politics --
Nature as Picture or Process? --
Landscape into Land: Earth Works, Art, and Environment.
Series Title: Oxford history of art.
Responsibility: Malcolm Andrews.
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What is landscape? How does it differ from "land"? This book explores issues raised by the great range of ideas and images of the natural world in Western art since the Renaissance. Topics include  Read more...

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