The Politics of Vision
Essays on Nineteenth-century Art and Society
By (author) Linda Nochlin
Politics of Vision by Linda Nochlin
Book DescriptionA leading critic and historian of nineteenth-century art and society explores in nine essays the interaction of art, society, ideas, and politics.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780064301879
(229mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Westview Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 13-Mar-1991
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Linda Nochlin
Linda Nochlin is Distinguished Professor of Art History at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She has taught at Columbia University, Stanford University, Williams College, and Hunter College.
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