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Romanticism (Phaidon Art and Ideas)
The Art & Ideas series offers introductory books on all aspects of the history of art. Each book is written by an outstanding expert in the field, in an accessible and lively style. Completely up-to-date and comprehensive, these books are essential reading for students and rewarding for anyone curious about art.Romanticism was 'a way of feeling' rather than a style in...more
Paperback, 448 pages
Published August 20th 2001 by Phaidon Press
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I devoured it. Art and Ideas. Someday I will go back and read it again slowly. By structuring it thematically instead of chronologically, I could see how the fascinations, debates and uncomfortable contradictions are still with us even if we express them differently now. Plus, Phaidon. So the book itself is beautiful.