Art & Visual Culture: History of Art

  • Re-envisioning the Contemporary Art Canon: Perspectives in a Global World book cover

    Re-envisioning the Contemporary Art Canon

    Perspectives in a Global World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth E Iskin

    Re-envisioning the Contemporary Art Canon: Perspectives in a Global World seeks to dissect and interrogate the nature of the present-day art field, which has experienced dramatic shifts in the past 50 years. In discussions of the canon of art history, the notion of ‘inclusiveness’, both at the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Art and Digital Culture book cover

    Contemporary Art and Digital Culture

    1st Edition

    By Melissa Gronlund

    Contemporary Art and Digital Culture analyses the impact of the internet and digital technologies upon art today. Art over the last fifteen years has been deeply inflected by the rise of the internet as a mass cultural and socio-political medium, while also responding to urgent economic and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Images of Pain book cover

    Ethics and Images of Pain

    1st Edition

    Edited by Asbjørn Grønstad, Henrik Gustafsson

    Few phenomena are as formative of our experience of the visual world as displays of suffering. But what does it mean to have an ethical experience of disturbing or traumatizing images? What kind of ethical proposition does an image of pain mobilize? How may the spectator learn from and make use of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-24
    Routledge

  • Rubens, Velázquez, and the King of Spain book cover

    Rubens, Velázquez, and the King of Spain

    1st Edition

    By Aneta Georgievska-Shine, Larry Silver

    This study provides a new analysis of the pictorial ensemble of the Torre de la Parada, the hunting lodge of King Philip IV of Spain. Created in the late 1630s by a group of artists led by Peter Paul Rubens, this cycle of mythological imagery and hunting scenes was completed by Diego Velázquez.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Photography and Doubt book cover

    Photography and Doubt

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sabine T. Kriebel, Andrés Mario Zervigón

    Recent decades have seen photography’s privileged relationship to the real come under question. Spurred by the postmodern critique of photography in the 1980s and the rise of digital technologies soon thereafter, scholars have been asking who and what built this understanding of the medium in the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-21
    Routledge

  • Celtic Craftsmanship in Bronze book cover

    Celtic Craftsmanship in Bronze

    1st Edition

    By H.E. Kilbride-Jones

    This book is primarily concerned with the craftsmanship of the Bronzesmiths of Britain and Ireland during the period from the beginning of the first century AD until the end of the seventh century. The period covered takes in a number of eras: the pre-Occupation era of the first century; the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Ancient Egyptian Jewellery book cover

    Ancient Egyptian Jewellery

    1st Edition

    By Alix Wilkinson

    First published in 1971, this book was the first major survey ever made in this field. It includes all the main museum collections in the world, and enables comparative study of almost all the known jewellery from predynastic times to the end of the XXVIth Dynasty (525 B.C.) to be made. The…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • The Rock Art of Africa book cover

    The Rock Art of Africa

    1st Edition

    By A.R. Willcox

    It has long been known that all forms of art – rock paintings, carvings and scribings, and also portable sculpture – are present at various locations throughout Africa. This book was the first inclusive survey and brings together in one volume accounts of African rock art which were previously…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Architectural Temperance: Spain and Rome, 1700-1759 book cover

    Architectural Temperance

    Spain and Rome, 1700-1759, 1st Edition

    By Victor Deupi

    Architectural Temperance examines relations between Bourbon Spain and papal Rome (1700-1759) through the lens of cultural politics. With a focus on key Spanish architects sent to study in Rome by the Bourbon Kings, the book also discusses the establishment of a program of architectural education at…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Ars et Ingenium: The Embodiment of Imagination in Francesco di Giorgio Martini’s Drawings book cover

    Ars et Ingenium: The Embodiment of Imagination in Francesco di Giorgio Martini’s Drawings

    1st Edition

    By Pari Riahi

    When did drawing become an integral part of architecture? Among several architects and artists who brought about this change during the Renaissance, Francesco di Giorgio Martini’s ideas on drawing recorded in his Trattati di architettura, ingegneria e arte militare (1475-1490) are significant.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Animals into Art book cover

    Animals into Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Howard Morphy

    This book is one of a series of volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986 which addressed world archaeology in its widest sense, investigating how people lived in the past and how and why changes took place to result in the forms of society and culture which exist now…

    Paperback – 2016-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Ruskin (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Ruskin (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By George P. Landow

    Ruskin, the great Victorian critics of art and society, had an enormous influence on his age and our own. A highly successful propagandist for the arts, he did much both to popularize high art and to bring it to the masses. A brilliant theorist and practical critics of realism, he also produced the…

    Paperback – 2016-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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