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Author Woodson-Boulton, Amy, author

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

Publ Info Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2012]
2012
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 RWU Main Library  N1020 .W66 2012    AVAILABLE
 URI  N1020 .W66 2012    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 270 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-255) and index
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
LC subject Art museums -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Art museums -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Art and state -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Art and state -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Art and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Art and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
ISBN 9780804778046 (cloth : alk. paper)
0804778043 (cloth : alk. paper)