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ISBN-10: 1472481240

ISBN-13: 9781472481245

In an period whilst ease of commute is bigger than ever, it's also effortless to miss the measure to which voyages of the body – and brain – have generated an outpouring of artistry and creativity in the course of the a while. Exploration of recent lands and sensations is a primary human event. This quantity in flip offers a stimulating and adventurous exploration of the topic of trip from an art-historical point of view. Topical areas are lined starting from the Grand journey and colonialism to the travels of Hadrian in precedent days and Georgia O’Keeffe’s trip to the Andes; from Vasari’s Neoplatonic voyages to photographing nineteenth-century Japan. the students assembled ponder either imaginary trip, in addition to authentic or decorated documentation of voyages. The essays are far-reaching spatially and temporally, yet all relate to how paintings has documented the topic of commute in various media throughout time and as illustrated and defined via writers, artists, and illustrators. The scope of this quantity is far-reaching either chronologically and conceptually, thereby accurately documenting the universality of the topic to human experience.

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