Visual Arts Research Institute Edinburgh

Visual Arts Research Institute Edinburgh

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.

  • Soil and Stone: Impressionism, Urbanism, Environment book cover

    Soil and Stone

    Impressionism, Urbanism, Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frances Fowle, Richard Thomson

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Visual Arts Research Institute Edinburgh

  • Shahnama: The Visual Language of the Persian Book of Kings book cover

    Shahnama

    The Visual Language of the Persian Book of Kings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Hillenbrand

    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…

    Hardback – 2004-08-24
    Routledge
    Visual Arts Research Institute Edinburgh