A Companion to Australian Art

Editor: Allen, Christopher
Publication Year: 2021
Publisher: Wiley

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-11-876758-0
Category: Arts & Leisure - Art & Art History
Image Count: 49
Book Status: Available
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The Companion to Australian Art is a valuable resource for both undergraduate and graduate students of the history of Australian artforms from colonization to postmodernism, and for general readers with an interest in the nation's colonial art history.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Editor
  • Notes on Contributors
  • List of Figures
  • Series Editor's Preface
  • Part I: Introduction and Historiography
  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: Historiography of Australian Art
  • Chapter 3: Public Art Museums in Australia: A Brief History
  • Part II: Dwelling in Australia
  • Chapter 4: Early Sydney: A Land of Wonder and Delight
  • Chapter 5: Art in Van Diemen's Land
  • Chapter 6: Eugene von Guérard and Colonial Art in Melbourne, 1850–1880
  • Chapter 7: The Promised Land: Painting in Nineteenth-Century South Australia
  • Chapter 8: Crocodiles, Bottle-Trees and Pineapple Fields: Art in Colonial Queensland
  • Chapter 9: Subject and Object: Locating the Portrait in Nineteenth-Century Australia
  • Chapter 10: The Heidelberg School
  • Part III: Dwelling in the World
  • Chapter 11: Exodus
  • Chapter 12: The Edwardian Period (1901–1918)
  • Chapter 13: Color, Commerce and the Culture of Change: Sydney Modernism, 1915–1941
  • Chapter 14: Angry Penguins
  • Chapter 15: Australian High Modernism
  • Chapter 16: Postwar Art: The International Context
  • Chapter 17: Starting the Sixties Art Boom
  • Chapter 18: Avant-Gardism and the Triumph of the Postmodern: 1960–1980
  • Part IV: Artforms and Themes
  • Chapter 19: Australian Sculpture, Nineteenth and Twentieth Century
  • Chapter 20: Between the Real and The Imagined Photography in Australia
  • Chapter 21: Aboriginal Art's Expanding Field: A New Approach
  • Chapter 22: Conclusion: From Postmodern to Contemporary
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