The Visual Arts Research Institute in Edinburgh (VARIE) was established in 1999 as a pioneering partnership between the National Galleries, the National Museums of Scotland, the University of Edinburgh, the University of St Andrews and the Edinburgh College of Art. Its work promotes international and exploratory scholarship in art history and visual culture.
Edited By Frances Fowle, Richard Thomson
March 06, 2017
The Impressionists are world renowned for their vibrant depictions of the atmospheric effects and shimmering beauty of the French countryside. These paintings, often produced in Paris, found an enthusiastic market in the city. The inhabitants of that hub of modernity had an apparently paradoxical ...
Edited By Robert Hillenbrand
August 24, 2004
Shahnama: The Visual Language of the Persian Book of Kings presents the first comprehensive examination of the interplay between text and image in the celebrated Persian national epic, the Shahnama, written by the poet Firdausi of Tus. The Shahnama is one of the longest poems ever composed and ...