Imaging the Nation

The Visual Culture of Wales

Author(s): Peter Lord

Language: English

Genre(s): Art and Music Welsh Interest

Series: Visual Culture of Wales

  • August 2002 · 0pages · mm

  • · - 9780708317709

About The Book

This second CD-ROM in the Visual Culture of Wales series provides the most comprehensive survey of the visual culture of Wales ever undertaken. It spans the period from the sixteenth century to the 1960s and covers painting, printmaking, photography and film. Examining the development of the role of artists, the patrons and the ideas which produced a distinctive Welsh visual tradition, this exciting CD-ROM combines a variety of approaches to present and interpret the imaging of the modern Welsh nation. In addition to the entire associated book of the same title, the CD-ROM also contains: Together with the CD-ROM The Visual Culture of Wales: Industrial Society, this unparalleled resource is an essential companion for anyone with an interest in the visual inheritance of Wales over the last 500 years. Windows 95 or later, Pentium II with *128MB RAM, 12xCD-ROM, mouse, thousands of colours display, loudspeakers or headphones with sound card, QuickTime 4 or 5. PowerMac System 8.6 or later, with *128MB RAM, 4xCD-ROM, mouse thousands of colours display, loudspeakers or headphones, QuickTime 4 or 5.


'The service that his project has done in re-excavating and cataloguing work in Wales is of immense importance. He has cast his net more widely than his predecessors, developing arguments about the cultural significance of neglected artists... phenomenal amounts of information.' (Planet - The Welsh Internationalist)

About the Author(s)

Peter Lord

Peter Lord is an established author and authority on Welsh art, and was research fellow at the University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, 1996 - 2003. He currently holds a part-time research fellowship at Swansea University.

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