Art & Visual Culture: History of Art

  • The Bible and the Printed Image in Early Modern England: Little Gidding and the pursuit of scriptural harmony book cover

    The Bible and the Printed Image in Early Modern England

    Little Gidding and the pursuit of scriptural harmony, 1st Edition

    By Michael Gaudio

    The first book-length study of the fifteen surviving Little Gidding bible concordances, this book examines the visual culture of print in seventeenth-century England through the lens of one extraordinary family and their hand-made biblical manuscripts. The volumes were created by the women of the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge

  • The Enduring Legacy of Venetian Renaissance Art book cover

    The Enduring Legacy of Venetian Renaissance Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andaleeb Badiee Banta

    Venetian artistic giants of the sixteenth century, such as Giorgione, Vittore Carpaccio, Titian, Jacopo Sansovino, Jacopo Tintoretto, Paolo Veronese, and their contemporaries, continued to shape artistic development, tastes in collecting, and modes of display long after their own practices ended.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge

  • Answer to Jung: Making Sense of 'The Red Book' book cover

    Answer to Jung

    Making Sense of 'The Red Book', 1st Edition

    By Lynn Brunet

    The Red Book is C.G. Jung’s record of a period of deep penetration into his unconscious mind in a process that he called ‘active imagination’, undertaken during his mid-life period. Answer to Jung: Making Sense of ‘The Red Book’ provides a close reading of this magnificent yet perplexing text and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-16
    Routledge

  • Visual Culture and the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars book cover

    Visual Culture and the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars

    1st Edition

    Edited by Satish Padiyar, Philip Shaw, Philippa Simpson

    Individually and collectively, the essays in this cross-disciplinary collection explore the impact of the revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars on European visual culture, from the outbreak of the pan-European conflict with France in 1792 to the aftermath of the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. Through…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Nothingness: An Explanation of the Objective Basis of Beauty in Architecture and the Arts book cover

    The Architecture of Nothingness

    An Explanation of the Objective Basis of Beauty in Architecture and the Arts, 1st Edition

    By Frank Lyons

    It is a common enough assumption that good buildings make us feel good just as poor ones can make us feel insecure, depressed or even threatened. We may instantly decide that we ‘like’ one building more than another, in the same way that without thinking we choose one work of art or music over…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15
    Routledge

  • Pictures-within-Pictures in Nineteenth-Century Britain book cover

    Pictures-within-Pictures in Nineteenth-Century Britain

    1st Edition

    By Catherine Roach

    Repainting the work of another into one’s own canvas is a deliberate and often highly fraught act of reuse. This book examines the creation, display, and reception of such images. Artists working in nineteenth-century London were in a peculiar position: based in an imperial metropole, yet…

    Paperback – 2018-10-05
    Routledge

  • Patterns: Design and Composition book cover

    Patterns

    Design and Composition, 1st Edition

    By M.A Hann, I.S. Moxon

    In Patterns: Design and Composition, M. A. Hann and I. S. Moxon present guidelines for the original design and composition of regular patterns alongside an understanding of the inherent structures of these patterns. Starting with the compositional elements, Hann and Moxon take the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Degas book cover

    Perspectives on Degas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryn Brown

    The first comprehensive assessment of Degas's legacy to be published in over two decades, Perspectives on Degas unites a team of international scholars to analyze Degas's work, artistic practice, and unique methods of pictorial problem-solving. Established scholars and curators show how recent…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Genre Imagery in Early Modern Northern Europe: New Perspectives book cover

    Genre Imagery in Early Modern Northern Europe

    New Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arthur J. DiFuria

    Exploring the rich variety of pictorial rhetoric in early modern northern European genre images, this volume deepens our understanding of genre's place in early modern visual culture. From 1500 to 1700, artists in northern Europe pioneered the category of pictures now known as genre, portrayals of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • India in Art in Ireland book cover

    India in Art in Ireland

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen James-Chakraborty

    India in Art in Ireland is the first book to address how the relationship between these two ends of the British Empire played out in the visual arts. It demonstrates that Irish ambivalence about British imperialism in India complicates the assumption that colonialism precluded identifying with an…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Material Bernini book cover

    Material Bernini

    1st Edition

    Edited by Evonne Levy, Carolina Mangone

    Bringing together established and emerging specialists in seventeenth-century Italian sculpture, Material Bernini is the first sustained examination of the conspicuous materiality of Bernini’s work in sculpture, architecture, and paint. The various essays demonstrate that material Bernini has…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

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

    Orientalism, Eroticism and Modern Visuality in Global Cultures

    1st Edition

    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.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

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