By Fintan Cullen

A Shared Legacy: Essays on Irish and Scottish paintings and visible tradition brings jointly for the 1st time a special choice of new learn by way of major Irish, Scottish, English and North American students to discover the various ways that the visible can function in the context of 2 nations with similar studies of misplaced statehood but retained nationhood. masking a span of 3 centuries, this skilfully-crafted booklet takes the dialogue of Irish and Scottish paintings past the customarily isolationist procedure followed long ago, dealing at once with problems with nationality in a much broader context. The authors determine nationwide matters via a number topics: race, category, union and assimilation or nationalism and internationalism and whereas a few of the essays specialize in work, sculpture, prints and watercolours, others ponder a much broader thought of visible tradition via investigating images, magic lantern slides and the house arts of embroidery and textiles.

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