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Museums And Biographies

ISBN 10 : 9781843839613
ISBN 13 : 184383961X

Essays exploring the relationship between museums and biographies, with worldwide examples and from the early nineteenth century to the present day...

Art And Destruction

ISBN 10 : 9781443855914
ISBN 13 : 144385591X

Most talk of and writing on art is about its relationship to creation and creativity. This of course takes various forms, but ultimately the creative act in the making of art works..

The Lives Of Chinese Objects

ISBN 10 : 9780857452399
ISBN 13 : 0857452398

This is the biography of a set of rare Buddhist statues from China. Their extraordinary adventures take them from the Buddhist temples of fifteenth-century Putuo – China's most i..

How To Make It As A Woman

ISBN 10 : 0226065464
ISBN 13 : 9780226065465

How to Make It as a Woman outlines the history of prosopography or group biography, focusing on the all-female collections that took hold in nineteenth-century Britain and America...

Moors Mansions And Museums

ISBN 10 : 3631596928
ISBN 13 : 9783631596920

The works of Anne, Emily, and Charlotte Bronte are saturated with spatial metaphors, their composition inevitably reflecting Victorian concepts of gender and the ideology of 'separ..