This series provides a forum for the interdisciplinary study of classicism in the arts and architecture in the Western World from the Renaissance to the present day, investigating its complex nature and development, the selection and use of ancient sources, its cultural, political or ideological role, and its relation to other existing traditions and styles. The series is inspired by recent re-examinations of the discourses of interpretation used in art history.
Rodney Palmer, Thomas Frangenberg
March 06, 2017
The Rise of the Image reveals how illustrations have come to play a primary part in books on art and architecture. Italian Renaissance art is the main focus for this anthology of essays which analyse key episodes in the history of illustration from the sixteenth to the twentieth century. The ...
Barbara Arciszewska, Elizabeth McKellar
August 10, 2004
Whereas the past decades have seen a profound reconsideration of eighteenth-century visual culture, the architecture of that century has undergone little evaluation. Its study, unlike that of the early modern period or the twentieth century, has continued to use essentially the same methods and ...