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The visual culture of Wales. Industrial society

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This is the first volume in a highly prestigious and pioneering work. The series deals with Welsh visual culture from the Celtic-Christian era to the late twentieth century. The series is sponsored by the Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, the leading institute for research into Welsh and Celtic Studies. The book explores many artistic mediums including film, painting, sculpture, printed images and the crafts are all looked at. Also art patronage and institutional development of the arts in Wales are also topics for discussion. This particular volume begins in the late seventeenth century. It looks at the progression from a preoccupation with landscape and scenic art, to the more politicised art after the process of industrialisation. This a fascinating and very colourful look at Wales and its visual culture.
Text and illustrations appear bright and unmarked; light soilng on page edges; boards and DJ show light shelfwear.

Item details

Author(s):
Lord, Peter
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
800x650mm
Edition:
1998
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0708314961
ISBN-13:
9780708314968
Number of pages:
272
Publisher:
University of Wales Press
Title:
The Visual Culture of Wales - Industrial Society

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This is the first volume in a highly prestigious and pioneering work. The series deals with Welsh visual culture from the Celtic-Christian era to the late twentieth century. The series is sponsored by the Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, the leading institute for research into Welsh and Celtic Studies. The book explores many artistic mediums including film, painting, sculpture, printed images and the crafts are all looked at. Also art patronage and institutional development of the arts in Wales are also topics for discussion. This particular volume begins in the late seventeenth century. It looks at the progression from a preoccupation with landscape and scenic art, to the more politicised art after the process of industrialisation. This a fascinating and very colourful look at Wales and its visual culture.
Text and illustrations appear bright and unmarked; light soilng on page edges; boards and DJ show light shelfwear.

Author(s):
Lord, Peter
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
800x650mm
Edition:
1998
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0708314961
ISBN-13:
9780708314968
Number of pages:
272
Publisher:
University of Wales Press
Title:
The Visual Culture of Wales - Industrial Society

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