Victorian Radicals: From the Pre-Raphaelites to the Arts & Crafts Movement (Hardback)
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Victorian Radicals: From the Pre-Raphaelites to the Arts & Crafts Movement (Hardback)

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Hardback 288 Pages / Published: 01/10/2018
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Although the word "Victorian" connotes a kind of dry propriety, the artists working in the Victorian era were anything but. Starting with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and lasting through the dawn of the 20th century, the era's painters, writers, and designers challenged every prevailing belief about art and its purpose. The full spectrum of the Victorian avant- garde is in magnificent display in this book that features nearly 150 works drawn from the Birmingham Museum's unparalleled collection. Characterized by attention to detail, vibrant colors, and engagement with literary themes and daily life, the paintings, works on paper, and decorative objects featured reveal the myriad ways Victorian artists and artisans made sense of a rapidly changing world. Perceptive essays and the latest scholarship illuminate the issues these artists contended with, including the relationship to art and nature, questions of class and gender identity, the value of handmade versus machine production, and the search for beauty in an age of industry. Designed to reflect the tactile nature of the work and featuring typography inspired by the Victorian era, this beautiful volume is as fresh and bold as the visionaries it celebrates.

Publisher: Prestel
ISBN: 9783791357638
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 567 g
Dimensions: 240 x 290 mm

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