Art & Visual Culture: History of Art

  • The Routledge Companion to African American Art History book cover

    The Routledge Companion to African American Art History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eddie Chambers

    This Companion authoritatively points to the main areas of enquiry within the subject of African American art history. The first section examines how African American art has been constructed over the course of a century of published scholarship. The second section studies how African…

    Hardback – 2019-12-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

  • Mary of Mercy in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Art: Devotional image and civic emblem book cover

    Mary of Mercy in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Art

    Devotional image and civic emblem, 1st Edition

    By Katherine T. Brown

    Mater Misericordiae—Mother of Mercy—emerged as one of the most prolific subjects in central Italian art from the late thirteenth through the sixteenth centuries. With iconographic origins in Marian cult relics brought from Palestine to Constantinople in the fifth century, the amalgam of attributes…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Portraits and Philosophy book cover

    Portraits and Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hans Maes

    Despite its huge popularity, portraiture hasn’t received much philosophical attention. While there are countless art historical studies of portraiture, including self-portraiture and group-portraiture, contemporary philosophy has largely remained silent on the subject. This book brings together…

    Hardback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • A Social History of British Performance Cultures 1900-1939: Citizenship, surveillance and the body book cover

    A Social History of British Performance Cultures 1900-1939

    Citizenship, surveillance and the body, 1st Edition

    By Maggie B. Gale

    This book provides a new social history of British performance cultures in the early decades of the twentieth century, where performance across stage and screen was generated by dynamic and transformational industries. Exploring an era book-ended by wars and troubled by social unrest and political…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge

  • Portuguese Artists in London: Shaping Identities in Post-War Europe book cover

    Portuguese Artists in London

    Shaping Identities in Post-War Europe, 1st Edition

    By Leonor de Oliveira

    This book centres on four Portuguese artists’ journeys between Portugal and Britain and aims at rethinking the cultural and artistic interactions in the post-war Europe, the shaping of new identities within a context of creative experimentalism and transnational dynamics and the artistic responses…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Portraiture and Early Studio Photography in China and Japan book cover

    Portraiture and Early Studio Photography in China and Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Luke Gartlan, Roberta Wue

    This volume explores the early history of the photographic studio and portrait in China and Japan. The institution of the photographic studio has received relatively little attention in the history of photography; contributors here investigate various manifestations of the studio as a place and as…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Women’s Patronage and Gendered Cultural Networks in Early Modern Europe: Vittoria della Rovere, Grand Duchess of Tuscany book cover

    Women’s Patronage and Gendered Cultural Networks in Early Modern Europe

    Vittoria della Rovere, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, 1st Edition

    By Adelina Modesti

    This book examines the sociocultural networks between the courts of early modern Italy and Europe, focusing on the Florentine Medici court, and the cultural patronage and international gendered networks developed by the Grand Duchess of Tuscany, Vittoria della Rovere. Adelina Modesti uses Grand…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Artistic Circulation between Early Modern Spain and Italy book cover

    Artistic Circulation between Early Modern Spain and Italy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kelley Helmstutler Di Dio, Tommaso Mozzati

    This collection of essays by major scholars in the field explores how the rich intersections between Italy and Spain during the early modern period resulted in a confluence of cultural ideals. Various means of exchange and convergence are explored through two main catalysts: humans—their trips…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
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    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Egyptian Art book cover

    Egyptian Art

    1st Edition

    By Jean Capart

    Edited by Warren R. Dawson

    Originally published in 1923, this book provides an exploration of Egyptian art. Drawing on environmental factors of the Egyptian region, architecture, history and Egyptian society, Capart also provides an insight into the psyche of the Egyptian artist.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Foul and Pestilent Congregation: Images of Freaks in Baroque Art book cover

    A Foul and Pestilent Congregation

    Images of Freaks in Baroque Art, 1st Edition

    By Barry Wind

    First published in 1998, this volume explores how in the seventeenth century depictions of human oddity, hunchbacks, cripples, dwarfs, appeared regularly in the work of both minor and major artists including Veláquez, Rubens, Van Dyck and Rivera. In this, the first comprehensive study of these…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Making Art History in Europe After 1945 book cover

    Making Art History in Europe After 1945

    1st Edition

    Edited by Noemi de Haro García, Patricia Mayayo, Jesús Carrillo

    This book analyses the intermeshing of state power and art history in Europe since 1945 and up to the present from a critical, de-centered perspective. Devoting special attention to European peripheries and to under-researched transnational cultural political initiatives related to the arts…

    Hardback – 2020-01-27 
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Cathedrals of Urban Modernity: Creation of the First Museums of Contemporary Art book cover

    Cathedrals of Urban Modernity

    Creation of the First Museums of Contemporary Art, 1st Edition

    By J. Pedro Lorente

    First published in 1998, this volume explores the expanding wave of a new kind of museums of contemporary art in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Lorente examines their ‘coming of age’ and the weight of their museological legacy, arguing that the establishment of great national museums…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge

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