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The Resource Transformative beauty : art museums in industrial Britain, Amy Woodson-Boulton

Transformative beauty : art museums in industrial Britain, Amy Woodson-Boulton

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Transformative beauty : art museums in industrial Britain
Title
Transformative beauty
Title remainder
art museums in industrial Britain
Statement of responsibility
Amy Woodson-Boulton
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Why did British industrial cities build art museums? By exploring the histories of the municipal art museums in Birmingham, Liverpool, and Manchester, Transformative Beauty examines the underlying logic of the Victorian art museum movement. These museums attempted to create a space free from the moral and physical ugliness of industrial capitalism. Deeply engaged with the social criticism of John Ruskin, reformers created a new, prominent urban institution, a domesticated public space that not only aimed to provide refuge from the corrosive effects of industrial society but also provided a rem
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Woodson-Boulton, Amy
Dewey number
708.209/034
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N1020
LC item number
.W66 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Art museums
  • Art museums
  • Art and state
  • Art and state
  • Art and society
  • Art and society
Label
Transformative beauty : art museums in industrial Britain, Amy Woodson-Boulton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-255) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : recovering Victorian ideas about art, beauty, and society -- Ruskin, Ruskinians, and city art galleries -- The public house versus the public home : the debate over Sunday opening -- Collecting for art as experience, or Why Millais trumps Rembrandt -- Teaching through art : beauty, truth, and story -- A new narrative : from experience to appreciation
Control code
018403928
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 270 p.
Isbn
9780804778046
Lccn
2011030708
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Transformative beauty : art museums in industrial Britain, Amy Woodson-Boulton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-255) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : recovering Victorian ideas about art, beauty, and society -- Ruskin, Ruskinians, and city art galleries -- The public house versus the public home : the debate over Sunday opening -- Collecting for art as experience, or Why Millais trumps Rembrandt -- Teaching through art : beauty, truth, and story -- A new narrative : from experience to appreciation
Control code
018403928
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 270 p.
Isbn
9780804778046
Lccn
2011030708
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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