Art & Visual Culture: History of Art

  • Sebastiano del Piombo and the World of Spanish Rome book cover

    Sebastiano del Piombo and the World of Spanish Rome

    1st Edition

    By Piers Baker-Bates

    Sebastiano del Piombo (c.1485-1547) was a close associate and rival of the central artistic figures of the High Renaissance, notably Michelangelo and Raphael. After the death of Raphael and the departure of Michelangelo from Rome, Sebastiano became the dominant artistic personality in the city.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Federico Barocci: Inspiration and Innovation in Early Modern Italy book cover

    Federico Barocci

    Inspiration and Innovation in Early Modern Italy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Judith W. Mann

    Reviewers of a recent exhibition termed Federico Barocci (ca. 1533–1612), 'the greatest artist you’ve never heard of'. One of the first original iconographers of the Counter Reformation, Barocci was a remarkably inventive religious painter and draftsman, and the first Italian artist to incorporate…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Buddha to Krishna: Life and Times of George Keyt book cover

    Buddha to Krishna

    Life and Times of George Keyt, 1st Edition

    By Yashodhara Dalmia

    This book traces the emergence of modernism in art in South Asia by exploring the work of the iconic artist George Keyt. Closely interwoven with his life, Keyt’s art reflects the struggle and triumph of an artist with very little support or infrastructure. He painted as he lived: full of colour,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge India

  • Is Paris Still the Capital of the Nineteenth Century?: Essays on Art and Modernity, 1850-1900 book cover

    Is Paris Still the Capital of the Nineteenth Century?

    Essays on Art and Modernity, 1850-1900, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hollis Clayson, André Dombrowski

    "Is Paris Still the Capital of the Nineteenth Century?" The question that guides this volume stems from Walter Benjamin's studies of nineteenth-century Parisian culture as the apex of capitalist aesthetics. Thirteen scholars test Benjamin's ideas about the centrality of Paris, formulated in the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • What Drawing and Painting Really Mean: The Phenomenology of Image and Gesture book cover

    What Drawing and Painting Really Mean

    The Phenomenology of Image and Gesture, 1st Edition

    By Paul Crowther

    There are as many meanings to drawing and painting as there are cultural contexts for them to exist in. But this is not the end of the story. Drawings and paintings are made, and in their making embody unique meanings that transform our perception of space-time and sense of finitude. These meanings…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Postcolonising the Medieval Image book cover

    Postcolonising the Medieval Image

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Frojmovic, Catherine E. Karkov

    Postcolonial theories have transformed literary, historical and cultural studies over the past three decades. Yet the study of medieval art and visualities has, in general, remained Eurocentric in its canon and conservative in its approaches. 'Postcolonising', as the eleven essays in this volume…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Henry Ossawa Tanner: Art, Faith, Race, and Legacy book cover

    Henry Ossawa Tanner

    Art, Faith, Race, and Legacy, 1st Edition

    By Naurice Frank Woods, Jr.

    Over the last forty years, renewed interest in the career of Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859–1937) has vaulted him into expanding scholarly discourse on American art. Consequently, he has emerged as the most studied and recognized representative of African American art during the nineteenth century. In…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • The Agency of Things in Medieval and Early Modern Art: Materials, Power and Manipulation book cover

    The Agency of Things in Medieval and Early Modern Art

    Materials, Power and Manipulation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Grażyna Jurkowlaniec, Ika Matyjaszkiewicz, Zuzanna Sarnecka

    This volume explores the late medieval and early modern periods from the perspective of objects. While the agency of things has been studied in anthropology and archaeology, it is an innovative approach for art historical investigations. Each contributor takes as a point of departure active things:…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • Early Modern Merchants as Collectors book cover

    Early Modern Merchants as Collectors

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christina M. Anderson

    Early Modern Merchants as Collectors encourages the rethinking of collecting not as an elite, often aristocratic pursuit, but rather as a vital activity that has engaged many different groups within society. The essays included in this volume consider merchants not only as important collectors in…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • Rubens and the Eloquence of Drawing book cover

    Rubens and the Eloquence of Drawing

    1st Edition

    By Catherine H. Lusheck

    Rubens and the Eloquence of Drawing re-examines the early graphic practice of the preeminent northern Baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577–1640) in light of early modern traditions of eloquence, particularly as promoted in the late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century Flemish,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • Knowledge and Discernment in the Early Modern Arts book cover

    Knowledge and Discernment in the Early Modern Arts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sven Dupré, Christine Göttler

    In early modern Europe, discernment emerged as a key notion at the intersection of various domains in both learned and artisanal cultures. Often used synonymously with judgment, ingenuity, and taste, discernment defined the ability to perceive and understand the secrets of nature and art, and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

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