Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2018

416 Pages | 113 black & white illustrations

9.4 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9781526114907

Bookseller Code (06)

Art as worldmaking

Critical essays on realism and naturalism

First Edition

Edited by Malcolm Baker and Andrew Hemmingway

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Provides an unparalleled overview of critical thinking on contemporary realism
  • Offers a diverse range of perspectives on the problem of realism from some of the leading art historians of our time, including T. J. Clark, Lisa Tickner and Steve Edwards
  • Makes a profoundly original contribution to current debates around the politics of the aesthetic
  • Explores the concept of realism in relation to artworks ranging from eighth-century China to the contemporary Moscow collective Radek Community
  • Includes 113 black and white illustrations

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