Reception of Classical Art

An Introduction

Author: Donna C. Kurtz

Publisher: Studies in Classical Archaeolo

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 89

View: 180

This volume is the third in the Beazley Archive (Ashmolean Museum, Oxford) series of 'Studies in Classical Archaeology'. It is based on a group of lectures given in 2003, and now intended as a 'handbook' for the undergraduate degree course in the History of Art.

The Reception of Classical Art in Britain

An Oxford Story of Plaster Casts from the Antique

Author: Donna C. Kurtz

Publisher: BAR British

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 472

View: 457

Plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculptures provided the principal means of studying classical works of art from the 15th century until the end of the 19th century. This fascinating and ambitious study presents a history of taste, beginning in late medieval Italy and ending in Oxford in 1897, which is also a history of Classical scholarship in Oxford. Illustrated throughout with photographs and drawings of statues, collectors, scholars, buildings and Oxford, Kurtz discusses early collectors of Classical art, Britain's earliest collections, the Grand Tour, 18th-century archaeology and the Classical museums and galleries of Britain. Scholars discussed include Percy Gardner, John Davidson Beazley, Bernard Ashmole, Martin Robertson and John Boardman. Includes a lengthy chronology.

The Reception of Classical Art in Britain

An Oxford Story of Plaster Casts from the Antique

Author: Donna C. Kurtz

Publisher: British Archaeological Reports Oxford Limited

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 472

View: 684

Plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculptures provided the principal means of studying classical works of art from the 15th century until the end of the 19th century. This fascinating and ambitious study presents a history of taste, beginning in late medieval Italy and ending in Oxford in 1897, which is also a history of Classical scholarship in Oxford. Illustrated throughout with photographs and drawings of statues, collectors, scholars, buildings and Oxford, Kurtz discusses early collectors of Classical art, Britain's earliest collections, the Grand Tour, 18th-century archaeology and the Classical museums and galleries of Britain. Scholars discussed include Percy Gardner, John Davidson Beazley, Bernard Ashmole, Martin Robertson and John Boardman. Includes a lengthy chronology.

Reception of Classical Art

An Introduction

Author: Donna C. Kurtz

Publisher: Studies in Classical Archaeolo

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 89

View: 969

This volume is the third in the Beazley Archive (Ashmolean Museum, Oxford) series of 'Studies in Classical Archaeology'. It is based on a group of lectures given in 2003, and now intended as a 'handbook' for the undergraduate degree course in the History of Art.

The Legacy of Antiquity

New Perspectives in the Reception of the Classical World

Author: Lenia Kouneni

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 295

View: 175

Recent years have seen an increase of interest in classicism and the reception and survival of antiquity. Classical Reception Studies is a rapidly developing field of research and teaching, and a growing number of new scholars are investigating issues of reception of classical texts, ideas, performance, and material culture across different cultural contexts and in different media. This volume adds new perspectives in this growing field of scholarship. This collection of essays explores the uses of the past from a wide range of perspectives. The papers are drawn from a spectrum of cultures and chronological periods; from medieval to modern times, from Italian to Byzantine, from French to British. The characters involved in each case study accessed the past through different means, employing varying combinations of texts, oral traditions, iconographic representations, and visible remains of the landscape. It is a snapshot of a field in movement, illustrative of current directions and hopeful of producing new ones. The legacy of antiquity is omnipresent, and is as multifaceted as suggested by the wide range of the papers. This volume presents new perspectives, dealing with ever-elusive enigmas and opening the way for future research and investigation to all those who seek to explore the constant fascination with the antique.

Receptions of Antiquity, Constructions of Gender in European Art, 1300-1600

Author: Marice Rose

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 484

View: 670

Receptions of Antiquity, Constructions of Gender in European Art, 1300-1600 examines the way in which late medieval and early modern visual culture engaged with Greek and Roman antiquity to construct and challenge contemporary gender norms.

The Routledge Handbook on the Reception of Classical Architecture

Author: Nicholas Temple

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Architecture

Page: 550

View: 922

This is the first comprehensive study of the reception of classical architecture in different regions of the world. Exploring the impact of colonialism, trade, slavery, religious missions, political ideology and intellectual/artistic exchange, the authors demonstrate how classical principles and ideas were disseminated and received across the globe. By addressing a number of contentious or unresolved issues highlighted in some historical surveys of architecture, the chapters presented in this volume question long-held assumptions about the notion of a universally accepted ‘classical tradition’ and its broadly Euro-centric perspective. Featuring thirty-two chapters written by international scholars from China, Europe, Turkey, North America, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand, the book is divided into four sections: 1) Transmission and re-conceptualisation of classical architecture; 2) Classical influence through colonialism, political ideology and religious conversion; 3) Historiographical surveys of geographical regions; and 4) Visual and textual discourses. This fourfold arrangement of chapters provides a coherent structure to accommodate different perspectives of classical reception across the world, and their geographical, ethnographic, ideological, symbolic, social and cultural contexts. Essays cover a wide geography and include studies in Italy, France, England, Scotland, the Nordic countries, Greece, Austria, Portugal, Romania, Germany, Poland, India, Singapore, China, the USA, Mexico, Brazil, New Zealand and Australia. Other essays in the volume focus on thematic issues or topics pertaining to classical architecture, such as ornament, spolia, humanism, nature, moderation, decorum, heresy and taste. An essential reference guide, The Routledge Handbook on the Reception of Classical Architecture makes a major contribution to the study of architectural history in a new global context.

A Companion to Classical Receptions

Author: Lorna Hardwick

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 560

View: 383

Examining the profusion of ways in which the arts, culture, and thought of Greece and Rome have been transmitted, interpreted, adapted and used, A Companion to Classical Receptions explores the impact of this phenomenon on both ancient and later societies. Provides a comprehensive introduction and overview of classical reception - the interpretation of classical art, culture, and thought in later centuries, and the fastest growing area in classics Brings together 34 essays by an international group of contributors focused on ancient and modern reception concepts and practices Combines close readings of key receptions with wider contextualization and discussion Explores the impact of Greek and Roman culture worldwide, including crucial new areas in Arabic literature, South African drama, the history of photography, and contemporary ethics

The Art of Reception

Author: Jacobus Bracker

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 499

View: 346

This book deals with processes of reception in visual arts. Images (in the broadest sense) from different cultures and times are examined. The volume focuses on two key interpretations of reception. On the one hand, reception is understood as a concept of repetition and revision spanning different cultures and time periods. On the other hand, reception is also seen as the process of perceiving images. Both ways of understanding can be described by the metaphor of migration of images: in the first case, images migrate from one medium to another; in the second case, they migrate from the artefact into the human body. The contributions to this volume cover a variety of approaches coming from different disciplines such as Ancient Oriental philology, English and American studies, classical studies, classical archaeology, communication studies, cultural studies, art history, aesthetics, literature, media studies, philosophy, journalism, Romance studies, sociology, Near Eastern archaeology, prehistory, and classical studies.

The Use of Classical Art and Literature by Victorian Painters, 1860-1912

Creating Continuity with the Traditions of High Art

Author: Rosemary J. Barrow

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 248

View: 418

"This book explores the reception of the classical world in painting from the mid-Victorian period to the second decade of the twentieth century and centres on an examination of oil painting exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts"--Page [vii].

Art Nouveau and the Classical Tradition

Author: Richard Warren

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 232

View: 124

Art Nouveau was a style for a new age, but it was also one that continued to look back to the past. This new study shows how in expressing many of their most essential concerns – sexuality, death and the nature of art – its artists drew heavily upon classical literature and the iconography of classical art. It challenges the conventional view that Art Nouveau's adherents turned their backs on Classicism in their quest for new forms. Across Europe and North America, artists continued to turn back to the ancient world, and in particular to Greece, for the vitality with which they sought to infuse their creations. The works of many well-known artists are considered through this prism, including those of Gustav Klimt, Aubrey Beardsley and Louis Comfort Tiffany. But, breaking new ground in its comparative approach, this study also considers some of the movement's less well-known painters, sculptors, jewellers and architects, including in central and eastern Europe, and their use of classical iconography to express new ideas of nationhood. Across the world, while Art Nouveau was a plural style drawing on multiple influences, the Classics remained a key artistic vocabulary for its artists, whether blended with Orientalist and other iconographies, or preserving the purity of classical form.

A Handbook to the Reception of Classical Mythology

Author: Vanda Zajko

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 496

View: 625

A Handbook to the Reception of Classical Mythology presents a collection of essays that explore a wide variety of aspects of Greek and Roman myths and their critical reception from antiquity to the present day. Reveals the importance of mythography to the survival, dissemination, and popularization of classical myth from the ancient world to the present day Features chronologically organized essays that address different sets of myths that were important in each historical era, along with their thematic relevance Features chronologically organized essays that address different sets of myths that were important in each historical era, along with their thematic relevance Offers a series of carefully selected in-depth readings, including both popular and less well-known examples

A Companion to Classical Receptions

Author: Lorna Hardwick

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN:

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 556

View: 682

Examining the profusion of ways in which the arts, culture, and thought of Greece and Rome have been transmitted, interpreted, adapted and used, A Companion to Classical Receptions explores the impact of this phenomenon on both ancient and later societies. Provides a comprehensive introduction and overview of classical reception - the interpretation of classical art, culture, and thought in later centuries, and the fastest growing area in classics Brings together 34 essays by an international group of contributors focused on ancient and modern reception concepts and practices Combines close readings of key receptions with wider contextualization and discussion Explores the impact of Greek and Roman culture worldwide, including crucial new areas in Arabic literature, South African drama, the history of photography, and contemporary ethics

A Companion to Greek Art

Author: Tyler Jo Smith

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 880

View: 110

A comprehensive, authoritative account of the development Greek Art through the 1st millennium BC. An invaluable resource for scholars dealing with the art, material culture and history of the post-classical world Includes voices from such diverse fields as art history, classical studies, and archaeology and offers a diversity of views to the topic Features an innovative group of chapters dealing with the reception of Greek art from the Middle Ages to the present Includes chapters on Chronology and Topography, as well as Workshops and Technology Includes four major sections: Forms, Times and Places; Contacts and Colonies; Images and Meanings; Greek Art: Ancient to Antique

Art Nouveau and the Classical Tradition

Author: Richard Warren

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 232

View: 103

Art Nouveau was a style for a new age, but it was also one that continued to look back to the past. This new study shows how in expressing many of their most essential concerns – sexuality, death and the nature of art – its artists drew heavily upon classical literature and the iconography of classical art. It challenges the conventional view that Art Nouveau's adherents turned their backs on Classicism in their quest for new forms. Across Europe and North America, artists continued to turn back to the ancient world, and in particular to Greece, for the vitality with which they sought to infuse their creations. The works of many well-known artists are considered through this prism, including those of Gustav Klimt, Aubrey Beardsley and Louis Comfort Tiffany. But, breaking new ground in its comparative approach, this study also considers some of the movement's less well-known painters, sculptors, jewellers and architects, including in central and eastern Europe, and their use of classical iconography to express new ideas of nationhood. Across the world, while Art Nouveau was a plural style drawing on multiple influences, the Classics remained a key artistic vocabulary for its artists, whether blended with Orientalist and other iconographies, or preserving the purity of classical form.

The Contemporary Reception of Classical Rhetoric

Appropriations of Ancient Discourse

Author: Kathleen E. Welch

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 200

View: 428

Responding to the reassertion of orality in the twentieth century in the form of electronic media such as the telegraph, film, video, computers, and television, this unique volume traces the roots of classical rhetoric in the modern world. Welch begins by changing the current view of classical rhetoric by reinterpreting the existing texts into fluid language contexts -- a change that requires relinquishing the formulaic tradition, acquiring an awareness of translation issues, and constructing a classical rhetoric beginning with the Fifth Century B.C. She continues with a discussion of the adaptability of this material to new language situations, including political, cultural, and linguistic change, providing it with much of its power as well as its longevity. The book concludes that classical rhetoric can readily address any situation since it focuses not only on critical stances toward discourse that already exists, but also presents elaborate theories for the production of new discourse.

Reception and the Classics

An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Classical Tradition

Author: William Brockliss

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN:

Category: Literary Collections

Page:

View: 606

This collection brings together leading experts in a number of fields of the humanities to offer a new perspective on the classical tradition. Drawing on reception studies, philology and early modern studies, the essays explore the interaction between literary criticism and the multiple cultural contexts in which texts were produced, discovered, appropriated and translated. The intersection of Realpolitik and textual criticism, poetic and musical aesthetics, and authority and self-fashioning all come under scrutiny. The canonical Latin writers and their subsequent reception form the backbone of the volume, with a focus on the European Renaissance. It thus marks a reconnection between classical and early modern studies and the concomitant rapprochement of philological and cultural historical approaches to texts and other works of art. This book will be of interest to scholars in classics, Renaissance studies, comparative literature, English, Italian and art history.

When 'modern Science' Meets Ancient Art

Photography and the Reception of Classical Sculpture

Author: Seonaid Maria Donovan Goody

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Photography of sculpture

Page: 140

View: 286