Art & Visual Culture: History of Art

  • Mural Painting in Britain 1630-1730: Experiencing Histories book cover

    Mural Painting in Britain 1630-1730

    Experiencing Histories, 1st Edition

    By Lydia Hamlett

    This book illuminates the original meanings of seventeenth and early eighteenth-century mural paintings in Britain. At the time, these were called ‘histories’. Throughout the eighteenth century, though, the term became directly associated with easel painting and, as ‘history painting’ achieved the…

    Hardback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • World's Fair of 1889: Retrospective Exhibition of Fine Arts 1789-1889 book cover

    World's Fair of 1889

    Retrospective Exhibition of Fine Arts 1789-1889, 1st Edition

    By firstname surname

    Published in 1981: This book is an illustrated catologue of Fine Art paintings from 1789-1889.…

    Paperback – 2020-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Architecture and Sacrament: A Critical Theory book cover

    Architecture and Sacrament

    A Critical Theory, 1st Edition

    By David Wang

    David Wang’s Architecture and Sacrament considers architectural theory from a Christian theological perspective, specifically, the analogy of being (analogia entis). The book tracks social and cultural reasons why the theological literature tends to be separate from contemporary architecture theory…

    Paperback – 2020-04-07 
    Routledge

  • Theodore Gericault, Painting Black Bodies: Confrontations and Contradictions book cover

    Theodore Gericault, Painting Black Bodies

    Confrontations and Contradictions, 1st Edition

    By Albert Alhadeff

    This book examines Théodore Géricault’s images of black men, women and children who suffered slavery’s trans-Atlantic passage in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, including his 1819 painting Raft of the Medusa. The book focuses on Géricault’s depiction of black people, his…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Race

  • WPA Posters in an Aesthetic, Social, and Political Context: A New Deal for Design book cover

    WPA Posters in an Aesthetic, Social, and Political Context

    A New Deal for Design, 1st Edition

    By Cory Pillen

    This book examines posters produced by the Works Progress Administration (WPA), a federal relief program designed to create jobs in the United States during the Great Depression. Cory Pillen focuses on several issues addressed repeatedly in the roughly 2,200 extant WPA posters created between…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • Consuming the Past: The Medieval Revival in fin-de-siècle France book cover

    Consuming the Past

    The Medieval Revival in fin-de-siècle France, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Emery, Laura Morowitz

    First published in 2003 Consuming the Past covers pilgrimages to popular festivals, from modern spectacles to advertising, from the work of avant-garde painters to the novels of Emile Zola, and explores the complexity of the fin-de-siècle French fascination with the Middle Ages. The authors map the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Embodied Imagination in Antebellum American Art and Culture book cover

    The Embodied Imagination in Antebellum American Art and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Catherine Holochwost

    This book reveals a new history of the imagination told through its engagement with the body. Even as they denounced the imagination’s potential for inviting luxury, vice, and corruption, American audiences avidly consumed a transatlantic visual culture of touring paintings, dioramas, gift books,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • The History of Chinese Animation II book cover

    The History of Chinese Animation II

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lijun Sun

    China has been one of the first countries to develop its own aesthetic for dynamic images and to create animation films with distinctive characteristics. In recent years, however, and subject to the influence of Western and Japanese animation, the Chinese animation industry has experienced several…

    Hardback – 2020-03-23 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • The History of Chinese Animation book cover

    The History of Chinese Animation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lijun Sun

    China has been one of the first countries to develop its own aesthetic for dynamic images and to create animation films with distinctive characteristics. In recent years, however, and subject to the influence of Western and Japanese animation, the Chinese animation industry has experienced several…

    Hardback – 2020-03-23 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • The History of Chinese Animation I book cover

    The History of Chinese Animation I

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lijun Sun

    China has been one of the first countries to develop its own aesthetic for dynamic images and to create animation films with distinctive characteristics. In recent years, however, and subject to the influence of Western and Japanese animation, the Chinese animation industry has experienced several…

    Hardback – 2020-03-23 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Hot Art, Cold War – Western and Northern European Writing on American Art 1945-1990 book cover

    Hot Art, Cold War – Western and Northern European Writing on American Art 1945-1990

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Hopkins, Iain Boyd Whyte

    This book is an anthology of primary source texts on postwar American art between 1945 and 1989, translated from Northern and Western European languages into English for the first time and introduced by scholarly essays. This volume will be the first full-scale account of the reception of American…

    Hardback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge

  • Transnational Feminisms, Transversal Politics and Art: Entanglements and Intersections book cover

    Transnational Feminisms, Transversal Politics and Art

    Entanglements and Intersections, 1st Edition

    By Marsha Meskimmon

    This book explores the critical significance of the visual arts to transnational feminist thought and activism. This first volume in Marsha Meskimmon’s powerful and timely trilogy focuses on some of the central political challenges of our era, including war, migration, ecological destruction,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge

20Series in History of Art

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