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Author Quinn, Malcolm, 1963-
Title Utilitarianism and the art school in nineteenth-century Britain / by Malcolm Quinn
Imprint London : Pickering & Chatto, 2013
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  N332.G73 Q7 2013    AVAILABLE    30530001180660
Descript ix, 205 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-197) and index
The mid-19th century saw the introduction of publicly funded art education as an alternative to the established private institutions. Quinn explores the ways in which members of parliament applied Bentham's utilitarian philosophy to questions of public taste
Subject Art schools -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Utilitarianism -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Aesthetics, Modern -- 19th century
Bentham, Jeremy, 1748-1832 -- Ethics
Bentham, Jeremy, 1748-1832 -- Aesthetics
Art and state -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Art and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Great Britain -- Cultural policy
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