Aspiring to the Landscape: On Painting and the Subject of Nature
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Aspiring to the Landscape: On Painting and the Subject of Nature

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ISBN-13:
9780802038944
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.02.2006
Seiten:
184
Autor:
Petra Halkes
Gewicht:
485 g
Format:
230x162x20 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

List of Figures Acknowledgments Introduction * A Longing for the Impossible Place: Wanda Koop's Paintings for Dimly Lit Rooms and Paintings for Brightly Lit Rooms * The Allegorical Impulse in Stephen Hutchings's Plants, Bushes, and Hedges * Speaking the Wild: The Apophatic Representation of Nature in Susan Feindel's Paintings * Cosmoville: The Unmanageable Surfaces of Eleanor Bond's Rotterdam Paintings Conclusion (or Beginning): Opening Up the Conversation Appendix: Artists' Biographies Notes Bibliography Index
It is the tension between modern and postmodern interpretations of the subject of nature that makes the theory and the artwork discussed in Aspiring to the Landscape so important to contemporary Canadian culture.