Art & Visual Culture: History of Art

  • Measure and Design in American Painting, 1760-1860 book cover

    Measure and Design in American Painting, 1760-1860

    1st Edition

    By Lisa Fellows Andrus

    First published in 1977. The purpose of this study is to locate the sources for the American style of painting characterised by measure and design – the representation of the specific and familiar according to principles of pictorial order. The reader shall see that there were a variety of…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Art and Culture in the Nineteenth Century

  • Victorian Painting: Essays and Reviews: Volume One 1832-1848 book cover

    Victorian Painting

    Essays and Reviews: Volume One 1832-1848, 1st Edition

    By John Charles Olmsted

    First published in 1980. This anthology of fifty-three essays drawn from eleven weekly, monthly, and quarterly periodicals was assembled in order to reproduce in convenient form some of the more important articles on British painting published from 1832 to 1848 in Great Britain. Reviews of major…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Art and Culture in the Nineteenth Century

  • Victorian Painting: Essays and Reviews: Volume Two 1849-1860 book cover

    Victorian Painting

    Essays and Reviews: Volume Two 1849-1860, 1st Edition

    By John Charles Olmsted

    First published in 1983. This anthology of sixty-nine essays drawn from fourteen different journals was assembled in order to reproduce in convenient form some of the more important articles on British painting published from 1849 to 1860 in Great Britain. Reviews of major exhibitions form a large…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Art and Culture in the Nineteenth Century

  • 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 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Benin Plaques: A 16th Century Imperial Monument book cover

    The Benin Plaques

    A 16th Century Imperial Monument, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Wysocki Gunsch

    The 16th century bronze plaques from the kingdom of Benin are among the most recognized masterpieces of African art, and yet many details of their commission and installation in the palace in Benin City, Nigeria, are little understood. The Benin Plaques, A 16th Century Imperial Monument is a…

    Paperback – 2020-03-02 
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    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Art, Awakening, and Modernity in the Middle East: The Arab Nude book cover

    Art, Awakening, and Modernity in the Middle East

    The Arab Nude, 1st Edition

    Edited by Octavian Esanu

    This edited scholarly volume offers a perspective on the history of the genre of the nude in the Middle East and includes contributions written by scholars from several disciplines (art history, history, anthropology). Each chapter provides a distinct perspective on the early days of the fine arts…

    Paperback – 2020-03-02 
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    Routledge Research in Art History

  • 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 – 2020-02-28 
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  • Surrealism, Occultism and Politics: In Search of the Marvellous book cover

    Surrealism, Occultism and Politics

    In Search of the Marvellous, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tessel M. Bauduin, Victoria Ferentinou, Daniel Zamani

    This volume examines the relationship between occultism and Surrealism, specifically exploring the reception and appropriation of occult thought, motifs, tropes and techniques by Surrealist artists and writers in Europe and the Americas, from the 1920s through the 1960s. Its central focus is the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
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    Studies in Surrealism

  • Art in the North of England, 1979-2008 book cover

    Art in the North of England, 1979-2008

    1st Edition

    By Gabriel N. Gee

    Based on rare archival material and numerous interviews with practitioners, Art in the North of England 1979-2008 analyses the relation between political and economic changes stemming from the 1980s and artistic developments in the principal cities of the North of England in the late 20th century.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
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    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • Place and Space in the Medieval World book cover

    Place and Space in the Medieval World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Meg Boulton, Jane Hawkes, Heidi Stoner

    This book addresses the critical terminologies of place and space (and their role within medieval studies) in a considered and critical manner, presenting a scholarly introduction written by the editors alongside thematic case studies that address a wide range of visual and textual material. The…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
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    Routledge Research in Art History

  • 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 
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