Art & Visual Culture: History of Art

  • 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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  • 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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  • Transnational Feminisms, Transversal Politics and Art: Entanglements and Intersections book cover

    Transnational Feminisms, Transversal Politics and Art

    Entanglements and Intersections, 1st Edition

    By Marsha Meskimmon

    This book explores the critical significance of the visual arts to transnational feminist thought and activism. This first volume in Marsha Meskimmon’s powerful and timely trilogy focuses on some of the central political challenges of our era, including war, migration, ecological destruction,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
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  • Thinking the Sculpture Garden: Art, Plant, Landscape book cover

    Thinking the Sculpture Garden

    Art, Plant, Landscape, 1st Edition

    Edited by Penny Florence

    This innovative book poses two, deceptively simple, questions: what is a sculpture garden, and what happens when you give equal weight to the main elements of landscape, planting and artwork? Its wide-ranging frame of reference, including the USA, Europe and Japan, is brought into focus through…

    Paperback – 2020-03-04 
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  • 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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  • The Artist and the Bridge: 1700-1920 book cover

    The Artist and the Bridge

    1700-1920, 1st Edition

    By John Sweetman

    First published in 1999, this book explores how, from the stone bridges of neoclassicism which soar out of wild woods to span pastoral valleys to the post-1750 engineer’s bridge with its links to the more industrial landscape, the bridge was a popular feature in painting throughout the period 1700-…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • The Essence of Art: Victorian Advice on the Practice of Painting book cover

    The Essence of Art

    Victorian Advice on the Practice of Painting, 1st Edition

    Edited by Craig Harrison

    First published in 1999, this book asks what kind of advice was available to somebody wishing to embark upon oil painting in England between 1850 and 1900. It is a fascinating collection of Victorian instruction on how and what to paint, linked to crucial advice about art, its meaning and its…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • The Etchings of Wilfred Fairclough book cover

    The Etchings of Wilfred Fairclough

    1st Edition

    By Ian Lowe

    First published 1990, this volume consists of an introductory essay by Ian Lowe and a comprehensive catalogue of all Wilfred Fairclough’s prints, some 140, from 1932 to the present (1990). Al the prints are illustrated in the body of the catalogue for ease of identification and 48 are also…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • Orientalism Transposed: Impact of the Colonies on British Culture book cover

    Orientalism Transposed

    Impact of the Colonies on British Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julie F. Codell, Dianne Sacko Macleod

    First published in 1998, this volume reflects that, ever since the publication of Edward Said’s Orientalism twenty years ago, scholars have tested his thesis against the wider application of his terms to cultural practices and the rhetoric of power. The cultural impact of the British on their…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • 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 
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  • 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 
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  • A Social History of British Performance Cultures 1900-39: Citizenship, surveillance and the body book cover

    A Social History of British Performance Cultures 1900-39

    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 
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