Misère: The visual representation of misery in the 19th century, by Linda Nochlin

15 March 2019

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Hossein and Angela Valamanesh’s Australian Monument to the Great Irish Famine (1999), at Hyde Park Barracks, Sydney, features in a chapter on “the Irish paradigm” in Linda Nochlin’s Misère: The visual representation of misery in the 19th century (Thames & Hudson, £24.95 (£22.45); 978-0-500-23969-8), which is a scholarly art-historical study with 128 fine illustrations

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