Art & Visual Culture: History of Art

  • How Folklore Shaped Modern Art: A Post-Critical History of Aesthetics book cover

    How Folklore Shaped Modern Art

    A Post-Critical History of Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    By Wes Hill

    Since the 1990s, artists and art writers around the world have increasingly undermined the essentialism associated with notions of "critical practice." We can see this manifesting in the renewed relevance of what were previously considered "outsider" art practices, the emphasis on first-person…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • No Touching, No Spitting, No Praying: The Museum in South Asia book cover

    No Touching, No Spitting, No Praying

    The Museum in South Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saloni Mathur, Kavita Singh

    This volume brings together a range of essays that offer a new perspective on the dynamic history of the museum as a cultural institution in South Asia. It traces the museum from its origin as a tool of colonialism and adoption as a vehicle of sovereignty in the nationalist period, till its role in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

  • Urbanization and Contemporary Chinese Art book cover

    Urbanization and Contemporary Chinese Art

    1st Edition

    By Meiqin Wang

    This book explores the relationship between the ongoing urbanization in China and the production of contemporary Chinese art since the beginning of the twenty-first century. Wang provides a detailed analysis of artworks and methodologies of art-making from eight contemporary artists who employ a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

  • Negotiating Cultural Identity: Landscapes in Early Medieval South Asian History book cover

    Negotiating Cultural Identity

    Landscapes in Early Medieval South Asian History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Himanshu Prabha Ray

    This book draws on research by archaeologists, numismatists and historians on the social and cultural construction of landscapes in India. It deals with the perception, use and representation of the landscape as an essential dimension of life in the early medieval period.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge India
    Archaeology and Religion in South Asia

  • Romantic Mythologies book cover

    Romantic Mythologies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Fletcher

    First published in 1967. These essays illustrate the movement of ideas in the literary and artistic history of the later part of the nineteenth century. The subjects dealt with are diverse though interrelated. All the contributors exemplify the changing thought of the period from Romanticism,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • The Victorian Romantics 1850-70: The Early Work of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Morris, Burne-Jones, Swinburne, Simeon Solomon and their Associates book cover

    The Victorian Romantics 1850-70

    The Early Work of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Morris, Burne-Jones, Swinburne, Simeon Solomon and their Associates, 1st Edition

    By T. Earle Welby

    First published in 1929. This title explores the early work of five Victorian Romantics; Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Morris, Edward Burne Jones, Algernon Charles Swinburne, and Simeon Solomon, and exhibits them at or soon after the moment of entry into the movement. This title will be of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • Byron, Sully, and the Power of Portraiture book cover

    Byron, Sully, and the Power of Portraiture

    1st Edition

    By John Clubbe

    First published in 2005. Since the early nineteenth century, Byron, the man and his image, have captured the hearts and minds of untold legions of people of all political and social stripes in Britain, Europe, America, and around the world. This book focuses on the history and cultural significance…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Lord Byron

  • Salted Paper Printing: A Step-by-Step Manual Highlighting Contemporary Artists book cover

    Salted Paper Printing

    A Step-by-Step Manual Highlighting Contemporary Artists, 1st Edition

    By Christina Z. Anderson

    Salted Paper Printing: A Step-by-Step Manual Highlighting Contemporary Artists makes one of the oldest known photographic processes easy for the 21st century using simple digital negative methods. Christina Z. Anderson’s in-depth discussion begins with a history of salted paper printing, then…

    Paperback – 2017-08-28
    Routledge
    Contemporary Practices in Alternative Process Photography

  • Greenwashing Culture book cover

    Greenwashing Culture

    1st Edition

    By Toby Miller

    Greenwashing Culture examines the complicity of culture with our environmental crisis. Through its own carbon footprint, the promotion of image-friendly environmental credentials for celebrities, and the mutually beneficial engagement with big industry polluters, Toby Miller argues that…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge

  • Hegel on Beauty book cover

    Hegel on Beauty

    1st Edition

    By Julia Peters

    While the current philosophical debate surrounding Hegel’s aesthetics focuses heavily on the philosopher’s controversial ‘end of art’ thesis, its participants rarely give attention to Hegel’s ideas on the nature of beauty and its relation to art. This study seeks to remedy this oversight by placing…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • The Politics of Haunting and Memory in International Relations book cover

    The Politics of Haunting and Memory in International Relations

    1st Edition

    By Jessica Auchter

    International Relations has traditionally focused on conflict and war, but the effects of violence including dead bodies and memorialization practices have largely been considered beyond the purview of the field. Drawing on Jacques Derrida’s notion of hauntology to consider the politics of life and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Critical Practice: Artists, museums, ethics book cover

    Critical Practice

    Artists, museums, ethics, 1st Edition

    By Janet Marstine

    Critical Practice is an ambitious work that blurs the boundaries between art history, museum studies, political science and applied ethics. Marstine demonstrates how convergences between institutional critique and socially engaged practice, as represented by the term ‘critical practice’, can create…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

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