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Sculpture Victorious: Art in an Age of Invention, 1837-1901 (Yale Center for British Art) Sculpture Victorious Highlights The Diversity, Originality, And Ubiquity Of Sculptural Production During The Reign Of Queen Victoria This Lavishly Illustrated Book Examines How Colorful Marbles, Bronzes, Finely Wrought Silver, And Exquisitely Detailed Electrotypes, As Well As Gems, Cameos, And Porcelain, Related To And Contributed To The Contemporary World In An Age Of Unprecedented Territorial Expansion, Sculpture Reflected The Power Of The British Empire At The Same Time, Increased Access To Materials And Resources Facilitated Artistic Production And Innovation The Partnership Between Art And Industry Was Equally Generative And Creative, Enabling Daring Explorations Of Sculpture S Possibilities, Both Political And Aesthetic Bringing To Bear A Range Of Materials Including Statuary, Reliefs, Models, Drawings, And Objets D Art, As Well As Prints, Photographs, And Paintings, This Stunning Tome Assembles, For The First Time, The Vibrancy, Inventiveness, And Modernity Of Victorian Sculpture Excellent history, great illustrations This volume served for what its organizers proclaimed the first exhibition on either side of the Atlantic to examine Victorian sculpture A large, well produced tome with numerous full color illustrations on heavy coated stock illustrating both the cataloged and supplementary works, the book goes beyond merely documenting the striking installation as I saw it at the Yale Center for British Art in New Haven, Ct before it traveled to the Tate Britain to include several works not appearing in either venue Sculpture Victorious benefits from a broad perspective, looking at aspects of art and craft as well as giving careful attention to the new venues in which sculpture was displayed and collected in this time period particularly the International Exhibitions , and the social and political contexts in which they occurred seen most notably in its extended treatment of American artist Hiram Powers famed Greek Slave and responses to it In addition to full discussions and illustrations, individual entries include selected exhibitions noting multiple mediums for the same sculpture where appropriate , selected literature and source notes Expanding on the 40 page introductory essay are brief texts accompanying each of the thematic sections, assuring that the volume will be of continuing interest to scholars and general readers alike long after the impressive exhibition it accompanied has closed It is fully indexed.

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