Bloomsbury Architecture Library - Search Results
Loading

Results

  • Victorian Close
Sort By:  1-10 of 15 (2 pages)
Results per page:
         

Modern History and Interior Design

The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...From the Victorian era on, the modern dominates the history of interior design. The modern began as a dismissive label for contemporary interiors, then became the style of mainstream interior design, which in turn came under critical...

Bedrooms: Corporeality and Subjectivity

Domestic Interiors : Representing Homes from the Victorians to the Moderns

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...The bedroom, do not forget, is above all the asylum of mysterious actions, of large and small secrets, and the refuge of memories. In the home, it is a veritable sanctuary, the fateful place where powerful and humble alike find themselves...

Stage

Richard Martin

Richard Martin writes about film, art and architecture. He lives in London, and currently teaches at King's College London and Tate Modern. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

The Architecture of David Lynch

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar (London: Faber and Faber, 2005), p. 12. I liked looking on at other people in crucial situations. The Enclosures of Modernity The twentieth century can be mapped out in stages...

Drawing Rooms: A Backward Glance—Fashioning an Individual Drawing Room

Domestic Interiors : Representing Homes from the Victorians to the Moderns

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...A lady has to spend her life in the drawing room.The drawing room symbolized the essence of home life in the middle-class Victorian house; a private-public space, connecting the daily life of the family with invited guests, it was a staged...

Halls and Corridors: Spaces Between and Beyond

Domestic Interiors : Representing Homes from the Victorians to the Moderns

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Halls and corridors are arguably some of the key spaces through which late Victorian models of domesticity gave way to early modernist revisions of domestic space, function and movement. This chapter considers the legacy of this Victorian...

Bathrooms: Plumbing the Canon—The Bathtub Nudes of Alfred Stevens, Edgar Degas and Pierre Bonnard Reconsidered

Georgina Downey

Georgina Downey is an independent scholar and Visiting Fellow in the graduate art history program at the University of Adelaide, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Domestic Interiors : Representing Homes from the Victorians to the Moderns

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...In the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century European painting eroticized images of female bath time are so pervasive that American art historian Linda Nochlin, in Bathers, Bodies, Beauty, is given pause, wondering, ‘Why...

Hidden Spaces: Cavities, Attics and Cellars—Morbid Secrets and Threatening Discoveries

Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor is Professor of architecture at The University of Newcastle, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Domestic Interiors : Representing Homes from the Victorians to the Moderns

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Histories of rooms, artefacts and spaces of the domestic interior tend to include patterns of inhabitation, the public/private divide and gendered readings of the inhabitants and their spatial arrangements. Many Victorian treatises...

Home

Richard Martin

Richard Martin writes about film, art and architecture. He lives in London, and currently teaches at King's College London and Tate Modern. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

The Architecture of David Lynch

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Bachelard, The Poetics of Space , p. 6. The house shelters day-dreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace. Mr Bachelard Builds His Dream House Gaston Bachelard, like David...

Introduction

Food and Architecture : At the Table

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...The most familiar and enduring example comparing architecture and cuisine hails from the nineteenth century and the magnificent edible fantasies of Marie-Antonin Carême, king of chefs and chef of kings. Carême is credited with having said...

Stained glass and modernity

Stephen Eskilson

Stephen Eskilson is Professor of Art History at Eastern Illinois University. He is coauthor of Frames of Reference: Art History and the World (2003) and author of Graphic Design a New History (2007 & 2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

The Age of Glass : A Cultural History of Glass in Modern and Contemporary Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...Although stained glass has played a major role in modern architecture, perhaps no other utilization of glass during the era is as maligned and misunderstood. In the conventional wisdom of the twenty-first century, no material more embodies...