Edges of Empire
is a timely reassessment of the history and legacy of Orientalist art and visual culture through its focus on the intersection between modernization, modernism and Orientalism.
- Covers indigenous art and agency, contemporary practices of collection and display, and a survey of key Orientalist tropes
- Contains original essays on new perspectives for scholars and students of art history, architecture, museum studies and cultural and postcolonial studies
- Highlights contested identities and new definitions of self through topics such as 19th century monuments to Empire, cultural cross-dressing, performance and display at the international exhibitions, and contemporary museological practice.
Wiley; April 2008
- ISBN: 9781405153065
- Edition: 1
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- Title: Edges of Empire
Series: New Interventions in Art History
- Author: Jocelyn Hackforth-Jones (ed.); Mary Roberts (ed.)
About The Author
Jocelyn Hackforth-Jones is Professor of Art History and Provost at Richmond, The American International University in London. She is the author of (Re)Forming Identities: Intercultural Education and the Visual Arts (1998).
Mary Roberts is the John Schaeffer Lecturer in British Art at the University of Sydney. She has co-edited two books: Orientalism’s Interlocutors: Painting, Architecture, Photography (2002) and Refracting Vision: Essays on the Writings of Michael Fried (2000).