New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, (2001),
First American Edition. quarto, pictorial wrappers. (xiv), 274pp. Rutgers University Press, Item #14749
A volume in the Issues in Art History Series. Essays by leading scholars dealing with themes including the new progessionalism in art, the gendered nature of institutions, the rise of Aestheticism, and the fragmentation of the art world. They inaugurate a revisionist view of the period and reveal that modern English artists and art were involved with questions about the relationship between artistic tradition and the circumstances and subjects of modern life and modern art practice. With 84 color and black and white illustrations. New.