Art & Visual Culture: Art & Gender

  • Queer Difficulty in Art and Poetry: Rethinking the Sexed Body in Verse and Visual Culture book cover

    Queer Difficulty in Art and Poetry

    Rethinking the Sexed Body in Verse and Visual Culture

    Edited by Jongwoo Jeremy Kim, Christopher Reed

    Augmenting recent developments in theories of gender and sexuality, this anthology marks a compelling new phase in queer scholarship. Navigating notions of silence, misunderstanding, pleasure, and even affects of phobia in artworks and texts, the essays in this volume propose new and surprising…

    Hardback – 2017-01-17
    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

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Women, Gender and Art in Asia, c. 1500-1900 book cover

    Women, Gender and Art in Asia, c. 1500-1900

    Edited by Melia Belli Bose

    Women, Gender and Art in Asia, c. 1500–1900 brings women's engagements with art into a pan-Asian dialogue with essays that examine women as artists, commissioners, collectors, and subjects from India, Southeast Asia, Tibet, China, Korea, and Japan, from the sixteenth to the early twentieth…

    Hardback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge

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

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

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-06-16
    Routledge

  • Francesca Woodman's Dark Gaze: The Diazotypes and Other Late Works book cover

    Francesca Woodman's Dark Gaze

    The Diazotypes and Other Late Works

    By Claire Raymond

    Focusing on the later work of the American photographer Francesca Woodman (1958-1981), Claire Raymond takes up the question of the disintegrative condition of the art she produced in the last year of her life. Departing from the techniques of her earlier compositions, Woodman worked in the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19
    Routledge

  • Orientalism, Eroticism and Modern Visuality in Global Cultures book cover

    Orientalism, Eroticism and Modern Visuality in Global Cultures

    Edited by Joan DelPlato, Julie Codell

    In Orientalism, Eroticism and Modern Visuality in Global Cultures scholars look afresh at representations of nineteenth-century ’oriental’ bodies, inquiring deeply into their erotic dimensions, tracing their global dissemination at cross-cultural intersections of the visual and the political.…

    Hardback – 2016-04-15
    Routledge

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

    American Women Artists, 1935-1970

    Gender, Culture, and Politics

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-03-18
    Routledge

  • Race, Representation & Photography in 19th-Century Memphis: From Slavery to Jim Crow book cover

    Race, Representation & Photography in 19th-Century Memphis

    From Slavery to Jim Crow

    By Earnestine Lovelle Jenkins

    Race, Representation & Photography in 19th-Century Memphis: from Slavery to Jim Crow presents a rich interpretation of African American visual culture. Using Victorian era photographs, engravings, and pictorial illustrations from local and national archives, this unique study examines intersections…

    Hardback – 2016-01-06
    Routledge

  • Picturing Marie Leszczinska (1703-1768): Representing Queenship in Eighteenth-Century France book cover

    Picturing Marie Leszczinska (1703-1768)

    Representing Queenship in Eighteenth-Century France

    By Jennifer G Germann

    Portraits of Queen Marie Leszczinska (1703-1768) were highly visible in eighteenth-century France. Appearing in royal châteaux and, after 1737, in the Parisian Salons, the queen's image was central to the visual construction of the monarchy. Her earliest portraits negotiated aspects of her ethnic…

    Hardback – 2015-11-28
    Routledge

  • Diversity and Design: Understanding Hidden Consequences book cover

    Diversity and Design

    Understanding Hidden Consequences

    Edited by Beth Tauke, Korydon Smith, Charles Davis

    Diversity and Design explores how design - whether of products, buildings, landscapes, cities, media, or systems - affects diverse members of society. Fifteen case studies in television, marketing, product design, architecture, film, video games, and more, illustrate the profound, though often…

    Paperback – 2015-10-16
    Routledge

  • Old Women and Art in the Early Modern Italian Domestic Interior book cover

    Old Women and Art in the Early Modern Italian Domestic Interior

    By Erin J. Campbell

    Though portraits of old women mediate cultural preoccupations just as effectively as those of younger women, the scant published research on images of older women belies their significance within early modern Italy. This study examines the remarkable flowering, largely overlooked in portraiture…

    Hardback – 2015-06-28
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Essays on Art (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Essays on Art (Routledge Revivals)

    By A. Clutton-Brock

    This collection of brief but insightful essays, though always returning to the author’s central conviction that the quality of artistic endeavour depends not on individuals of genius but on the attitude of the public towards art itself, examines a wide variety of unique but related issues: the…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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