Limit search to available items
Book Cover
E-book

Title Burning bright : essays in honour of David Bindman / edited by Diana Dethloff, Tessa Murdoch and Kim Sloan, with Caroline Elam
Published London : UCL Press, 2015
©2015
Online access available from:
JSTOR Open Access    View Resource Record  

Copies

Description 1 online resource (277 pages) : illustrations (colour)
Summary This book celebrates the work and career of the internationally renowned art historian, David Bindman, on the occasion of his 75th birthday, and is above all a tribute to him from his former students and colleagues. With essays on sculpture, drawings, watercolours and prints, the volume reflects the extraordinary range of Bindman?s knowledge of works of art and his impact through his teaching and research on the understanding of British and European artistic developments from the eighteenth to the twentieth century. The essays cast light on questions of technique and stylistic change, patronage, collecting and iconography, and engage with issues such as the representation of race, gender, sexuality, political violence and propaganda, exile, and notions of the canon. The artists discussed here include Hogarth, Blake, Roubiliac, Thorvaldsen and Canova, all subjects of books by David Bindman, as well as Morland, Rowlandson, Gillray, Millais, Munch, Nevinson, and Heartfield. -- Publisher
Notes This book is published under a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 licence
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Bindman, David, 1940- -- Knowledge -- Art
Art -- History.
Genre/Form Art.
History.
Encyclopedias.
Form Electronic book
Author Bindman, David, 1940- honoree
Dethloff, Diana, editor
Elam, Caroline, 1945- editor
Murdoch, T. V. (Tessa Violet), editor
Sloan, Kim, editor
ISBN 1910634344 (electronic book)
9781910634349 (electronic book)