Special Issue: Spain and Orientalism

Hopkins, Claudia and McSweeney, Anna, eds. (2017) Special Issue: Spain and Orientalism. Art in Translation, 9 (1). Taylor and Francis. ISBN 1756-1310

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Abstract

This is the first English-language journal issue dedicated to Spanish Orientalism in art and visual culture in the 19th and 20th centuries. The peer-reviewed articles, drawn from a panel at the Association of Art Historians conference in 2016, examine Spain's complex relationship with her Islamic past and with Morocco, through art, architecture, photography and material culture. They address a range of topics including patterns of collecting, the reproduction of Islamic art and architecture for private and public spaces, the role of Spain’s Islamic heritage in the construction of a national identity as exemplified in Spanish exhibition pavilions, the intersections between art and colonialism, and the role of Spanish art and visual culture in the wider debates about Orientalism.

Item Type: Edited Book
Schools and Departments: School of History, Art History and Philosophy > Art History
Subjects: N Fine Arts
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR > N5300 History > N6501 Special regions or countries
Depositing User: Anna McSweeney
Date Deposited: 15 May 2018 09:24
Last Modified: 11 Sep 2018 15:12
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/75766
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