A Shared Legacy: Essays on Irish and Scottish Art and Visual by Fintan Cullen PDF

By Fintan Cullen

A Shared Legacy: Essays on Irish and Scottish paintings and visible tradition brings jointly for the 1st time a special collection of new examine by way of major Irish, Scottish, English and North American students to discover the various ways that the visible can function in the context of 2 international locations with comparable reports of misplaced statehood but retained nationhood. overlaying a span of 3 centuries, this skilfully-crafted ebook takes the dialogue of Irish and Scottish artwork past the usually isolationist procedure followed long ago, dealing at once with problems with nationality in a much wider context. The authors determine nationwide issues via a variety of topics: race, classification, union and assimilation or nationalism and internationalism and whereas the various essays specialize in work, sculpture, prints and watercolours, others give some thought to a much wider suggestion of visible tradition by means of investigating images, magic lantern slides and the house arts of embroidery and textiles.

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