Art & Visual Culture: History of Art

  • Rome, Travel and the Sculpture Capital, c.1770–1825 book cover

    Rome, Travel and the Sculpture Capital, c.1770–1825

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tomas Macsotay

    The world that shaped Europe's first national sculptor-celebrities, from Schadow to David d'Angers, from Flaxman to Gibson, from Canova to Thorvaldsen, was the city of Rome. Until around 1800, the Holy See effectively served as Europe's cultural capital, and Roman sculptors found themselves at the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Women, Gender and Art in Asia, c. 1500-1900 book cover

    Women, Gender and Art in Asia, c. 1500-1900

    1st Edition

    Edited by Melia Belli Bose

    Women, Gender and Art in Asia, c. 1500–1900 brings women's engagements with art into a pan-Asian dialogue with essays that examine women as artists, commissioners, collectors, and subjects from India, Southeast Asia, Tibet, China, Korea, and Japan, from the sixteenth to the early twentieth…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Visualizing the Nineteenth-Century Home: Modern Art and the Decorative Impulse book cover

    Visualizing the Nineteenth-Century Home

    Modern Art and the Decorative Impulse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anca I. Lasc

    The nineteenth century - the Era of the Interior - witnessed the steady displacement of art from the ceilings, walls, and floors of aristocratic and religious interiors to the everyday spaces of bourgeois households, subject to their own enhanced ornamentation. Following the 1863 Salon des refuses,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Gestures of Seeing in Film, Video and Drawing book cover

    Gestures of Seeing in Film, Video and Drawing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Asbjørn Grønstad, Henrik Gustafsson, Øyvind Vågnes

    The first book of its kind, Gestures of Seeing in Film, Video and Drawing engages broadly with the often too neglected yet significant questions of gesture in visual culture. In our turbulent mediasphere where images – as lenses bearing on their own circumstances – are constantly mobilized to enact…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Installation Art and the Practices of Archivalism book cover

    Installation Art and the Practices of Archivalism

    1st Edition

    By David Houston Jones

    On the leading edge of trauma and archival studies, this timely book engages with the recent growth in visual projects that respond to the archive, focusing in particular on installation art. It traces a line of argument from practitioners who explicitly depict the archive (Samuel Beckett,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Prints in Translation, 1450–1750: Image, Materiality, Space book cover

    Prints in Translation, 1450–1750

    Image, Materiality, Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne Karr Schmidt, Edward H. Wouk

    Printed artworks were often ephemeral, but in the early modern period, exchanges between print and other media were common, setting off chain reactions of images and objects that endured. Paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, musical or scientific instruments, and armor exerted their own influence…

    Paperback – 2018-06-22
    Routledge

  • Visual Cultures of Foundling Care in Renaissance Italy book cover

    Visual Cultures of Foundling Care in Renaissance Italy

    1st Edition

    By Diana Bullen Presciutti

    The social problem of infant abandonment captured the public’s imagination in Italy during the fifteenth century, a critical period of innovation and development in charitable discourses. As charity toward foundlings became a political priority, the patrons and supporters of foundling hospitals…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20
    Routledge

  • Photography and Migration book cover

    Photography and Migration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tanya Sheehan

    Written in the context of unprecedented dislocation and a global refugee crisis, this edited volume thinks through photography’s long and complex relationship to human migration. While contemporary media images largely frame migration in terms of trauma, victimhood, and pity, so much more can be…

    Paperback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge

  • Materializing Gender in Eighteenth-Century Europe book cover

    Materializing Gender in Eighteenth-Century Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer G. Germann, Heidi A. Strobel

    Art history has enriched the study of material culture as a scholarly field. This interdisciplinary volume enhances this literature through the contributors' engagement with gender as the conceptual locus of analysis in terms of femininity, masculinity, and the spaces in between. Collectively,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Chinese Art (1935) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Chinese Art (1935)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leigh Ashton

    First published in 1935, this book was intended to provide westerners with a more definite and comprehensive understanding of Chinese Art and its achievements. Newly available opportunities to study authentic examples, such as the Royal Academy exhibition that provided the impetus for this volume,…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: In Modernity's Wake (1989): The Ameurunculus Letters book cover

    Routledge Revivals: In Modernity's Wake (1989)

    The Ameurunculus Letters, 1st Edition

    By Michael Phillipson

    First published in 1988, this book attempts to tackle the problem of how to write about art, culture, and the issues of postmodernism in a style appropriate to what is being claimed. The letters are written on art’s behalf to a range of institutions and individuals, and have as their recurring…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Painting, Language and Modernity (1985) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Painting, Language and Modernity (1985)

    1st Edition

    By Michael Phillipson

    First published in 1985, this book draws together the author’s artistic with analytical practices which had been developed over many years of sociological enquiry. It interprets a ‘work of art’ as a site on which a viewer or critic is invited to share in questioning celebration of the painting…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

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