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Alison Inglis

Alison Inglis

Alison Inglis is an Associate Professor in the School of Culture and Communications at the University of Melbourne. She has contributed to many publications, including Exhibition Design for Galleries and Museums: An Insider’s View (Museums Australia, 2010) and The Master: Life and Times of Edward Sugden (Uniting Academic Press, 2009).

Alison Inglis reviews 'The Cult of Beauty: The Aesthetic Movement 1860–1900' edited by Stephen Calloway and Lynn Federle Orr

November 2011, no. 336 21 October 2011
‘The hours when the mind is absorbed by beauty are the only hours we live …’ (Richard Jefferies, The Life of the Fields, 1884) Britain in the later nineteenth century witnessed a radical rethinking of the role of art and design in society, one in which the earlier generation’s enthusiasm for industrial innovation and material betterment was replaced by a growing recognition of the nec ... (read more)