Tracing architecture: the aesthetics of antiquarianism

Arnold, Dana and Bending, Stephen, eds. (2003) Tracing architecture: the aesthetics of antiquarianism. Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN 9781405105354

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Abstract

Tracing Architecture looks at the impact that knowledge of ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman and British architecture had on aesthetic attitudes and architectural design. It explores the changing relationship between text and image in an era before the introduction of mass mechanical reproduction.

•Discusses the discovery of the ancient world through the medium of print in the long eighteenth century.

•Looks at the impact that knowledge of ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman and British architecture had on aesthetic attitudes and architectural design.

•Considers the interrelationship between architecture, antiquity and aesthetics in a pan-European context.

•Explores the changing relationship between text and image in an era before the introduction of mass mechanical reproduction.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: 'Tracing Architecture: the aesthetics of antiquarianism.' Chapter in this book contributed by Dana Arnold and Stephen Bending. 'Facts or fragments? Visual histories in the age of mechanical reproduction.' Chapter in this book contributed by Dana Arnold.
Research Areas: A. > School of Art and Design > Fashion and Interiors
A. > School of Art and Design > Fashion and Interiors > Design and Urban Cultures cluster
Item ID: 10407
Depositing User: Devika Mohan
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2013 05:31
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 08:55
URI: http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/10407

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