Art & Visual Culture: Art & Gender

  • Feminist Subjectivities in Fiber Art and Craft: Shadows of Affect book cover

    Feminist Subjectivities in Fiber Art and Craft

    Shadows of Affect, 1st Edition

    By John Corso Esquivel

    This book interprets the fiber art and craft-inspired sculpture by eight US and Latin American women artists whose works incite embodied affective experience. Grounded in the work of Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, John Corso Esquivel posits craft as a material act of intuition. The book…

    Hardback – 2019-07-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • Class, Gender, and Sexuality in Thomas Gainsborough’s Blue Boy book cover

    Class, Gender, and Sexuality in Thomas Gainsborough’s Blue Boy

    1st Edition

    By Valerie Hedquist

    The reception of Thomas Gainsborough’s Blue Boy from its origins to its appearances in contemporary visual culture reveals how its popularity was achieved and maintained by diverse audiences and in varied venues. Performative manifestations resulted in contradictory characterizations of the painted…

    Hardback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • American Women Artists, 1935-1970: Gender, Culture, and Politics book cover

    American Women Artists, 1935-1970

    Gender, Culture, and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Langa, Paula Wisotzki

    Numerous American women artists built successful professional careers in the mid-twentieth century while confronting challenging cultural transitions: shifts in stylistic avant-gardism, harsh political transformations, and changing gender expectations for both women and men. These social and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-19 
    Routledge

  • Women, Patronage, and Salvation in Renaissance Florence: Lucrezia Tornabuoni and the Chapel of the Medici Palace book cover

    Women, Patronage, and Salvation in Renaissance Florence

    Lucrezia Tornabuoni and the Chapel of the Medici Palace, 1st Edition

    By Stefanie Solum

    Long obfuscated by modern definitions of historical evidence and art patronage, Lucrezia Tornabuoni de’ Medici’s impact on the visual world of her time comes to light in this book, the first full-length scholarly argument for a lay woman’s contributions to the visual arts of fifteenth-century…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Bridging Communities through Socially Engaged Art book cover

    Bridging Communities through Socially Engaged Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alice Wexler, Vida Sabbaghi

    Promoting the expansion of art in society and education, this book highlights the significance of the arts as an instrument of social justice, inclusion, equity, and protection of the environment. Including twenty-seven diverse case studies of socially engaged art practice with groups like the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Paula Rego's Map of Memory: National and Sexual Politics book cover

    Paula Rego's Map of Memory

    National and Sexual Politics, 1st Edition

    By Maria Manuel Lisboa

    This title was first published in 2003. The artist Paula Rego was born in Portugal but has lived in Britain since 1951. In this well-illustrated book, Maria Manuel Lisboa explores the background behind Rego's decision to leave the land of her birth and, in doing so, provides fascinating insights…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Routledge Companion to Art and Politics book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Art and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Randy Martin

    The Routledge Companion to Art and Politics offers a thorough examination of the complex relationship between art and politics, and the many forms and approaches the engagement between them can take. The contributors - a diverse assembly of artists, activists, scholars from around the world –…

    Paperback – 2019-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

  • Angela Carter and Surrealism: 'A Feminist Libertarian Aesthetic' book cover

    Angela Carter and Surrealism

    'A Feminist Libertarian Aesthetic', 1st Edition

    By Anna Watz

    In 1972, Angela Carter translated Xavière Gauthier’s ground-breaking feminist critique of the surrealist movement, Surréalisme et sexualité (1971). Although the translation was never published, the project at once confirmed and consolidated Carter’s previous interest in surrealism, representation,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • John Ruskin and the Fabric of Architecture book cover

    John Ruskin and the Fabric of Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Anuradha Chatterjee

    Through the theoretical lenses of dress studies, gender, science, and visual studies, this volume analyses the impact John Ruskin has had on architecture throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It explores Ruskin’s different ideologies, such as the adorned wall veil, which were…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Gender, Piety, and Production in Fourteenth-Century English Apocalypse Manuscripts book cover

    Gender, Piety, and Production in Fourteenth-Century English Apocalypse Manuscripts

    1st Edition

    By Renana Bartal

    Gender, Piety, and Production in Fourteenth-Century English Apocalypse Manuscripts is the first in-depth study of three textually and iconographically diverse Apocalypses illustrated in England in the first half of the fourteenth century by a single group of artists. It offers a close look at a…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge

  • Louise Jopling: A Biographical and Cultural Study of the Modern Woman Artist in Victorian Britain book cover

    Louise Jopling

    A Biographical and Cultural Study of the Modern Woman Artist in Victorian Britain, 1st Edition

    By Patricia de Montfort

    Louise Jopling: A Biographical and Cultural Study is the first in-depth study of this nineteenth-century painter who was among the first women admitted to the Royal Society of British Artists (in 1902). In part an engaging biography of a compelling celebrity figure and social campaigner in…

    Paperback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge

  • Female Portraiture and Patronage in Marie Antoinette's Court: The Princesse de Lamballe book cover

    Female Portraiture and Patronage in Marie Antoinette's Court

    The Princesse de Lamballe, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Grant

    This comprehensive book brings to light the portraits, private collections and public patronage of the princesse de Lamballe, a pivotal member of Marie-Antoinette’s inner circle. Drawing extensively on unpublished archival sources, Sarah Grant examines the princess’s many portrait commissions and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

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