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The Tragic Muse: Art and Emotion, 1700-1900

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Art is often appreciated for its ability to delight our eyes and refresh our minds. But it can also serve as a powerful vehicle for exploring darker emotions, such as fear, sadness, and grief. And while these themes have an artistic history dating back to the ancients, the ways in which they have been represented in art has changed dramatically over time.

Published to coincide with an exhibition at the Smart Museum of Art, The Tragic Muse: Art and Emotion, 1700and#8211;1900 draws on the scholarship of several distinguished scholars to examine the richly varied representation of tragedy in the European artistic tradition over the course of two centuries. This catalog is generously illustrated with full-color reproductions of all the works contained in the exhibition, and the fascinating contributions offer new insights into the approaches taken by the visual arts, as well as literature and drama, in expressing and eliciting strong emotions.

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Catalogue published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, Feb. 10-June 5, 2011.

About the Author

Anne Leonard is curator and Mellon Program coordinatorand#160;at the Smart Museum of Art and a lecturer in the Department of Art History at the University of Chicago.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780935573497
Subtitle:
Art and Emotion, 1700-1900
Author:
Leonard, Anne
Publisher:
Smart Museum Of Art, The University Of C
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
General
Subject:
Art -- Psychology.
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20110215
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
75 color plates
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
11.00 x 8.00 in

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