Art & Visual Culture: History of Art

  • Postcolonising the Medieval Image book cover

    Postcolonising the Medieval Image

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Frojmovic, Catherine E. Karkov

    Postcolonial theories have transformed literary, historical and cultural studies over the past three decades. Yet the study of medieval art and visualities has, in general, remained Eurocentric in its canon and conservative in its approaches. 'Postcolonising', as the eleven essays in this volume…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Henry Ossawa Tanner: Art, Faith, Race, and Legacy book cover

    Henry Ossawa Tanner

    Art, Faith, Race, and Legacy, 1st Edition

    By Naurice Frank Woods, Jr.

    Over the last forty years, renewed interest in the career of Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859–1937) has vaulted him into expanding scholarly discourse on American art. Consequently, he has emerged as the most studied and recognized representative of African American art during the nineteenth century. In…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • The Agency of Things in Medieval and Early Modern Art: Materials, Power and Manipulation book cover

    The Agency of Things in Medieval and Early Modern Art

    Materials, Power and Manipulation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Grażyna Jurkowlaniec, Ika Matyjaszkiewicz, Zuzanna Sarnecka

    This volume explores the late medieval and early modern periods from the perspective of objects. While the agency of things has been studied in anthropology and archaeology, it is an innovative approach for art historical investigations. Each contributor takes as a point of departure active things:…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • Early Modern Merchants as Collectors book cover

    Early Modern Merchants as Collectors

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christina M. Anderson

    Early Modern Merchants as Collectors encourages the rethinking of collecting not as an elite, often aristocratic pursuit, but rather as a vital activity that has engaged many different groups within society. The essays included in this volume consider merchants not only as important collectors in…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • Rubens and the Eloquence of Drawing book cover

    Rubens and the Eloquence of Drawing

    1st Edition

    By Catherine H. Lusheck

    Rubens and the Eloquence of Drawing re-examines the early graphic practice of the preeminent northern Baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577–1640) in light of early modern traditions of eloquence, particularly as promoted in the late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century Flemish,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • Knowledge and Discernment in the Early Modern Arts book cover

    Knowledge and Discernment in the Early Modern Arts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sven Dupré, Christine Göttler

    In early modern Europe, discernment emerged as a key notion at the intersection of various domains in both learned and artisanal cultures. Often used synonymously with judgment, ingenuity, and taste, discernment defined the ability to perceive and understand the secrets of nature and art, and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • Visual Culture and Mathematics in the Early Modern Period book cover

    Visual Culture and Mathematics in the Early Modern Period

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ingrid Alexander-Skipnes

    During the early modern period there was a natural correspondence between how artists might benefit from the knowledge of mathematics and how mathematicians might explore, through advances in the study of visual culture, new areas of enquiry that would uncover the mysteries of the visible world.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17
    Routledge

  • Research in the Creative and Media Arts: Challenging Practice book cover

    Research in the Creative and Media Arts

    Challenging Practice, 1st Edition

    By Desmond Bell

    In Research in the Creative and Media Arts, Desmond Bell looks at contemporary art and design practice, arguing that research activity is now a vital part of the creative dynamic. Today, creative arts and media students are expected to develop a range of research competencies and critical…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge

  • Isabella d’Este: A Renaissance Princess book cover

    Isabella d’Este

    A Renaissance Princess, 1st Edition

    By Christine Shaw

    Isabella d’Este, Marchioness of Mantua (1474-1539), is one of the most studied figures of Renaissance Italy, as an epitome of Renaissance court culture and as a woman having an unusually prominent role in the politics of her day. This biography provides a well-rounded account of the full range of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Biographies

  • Revival: Raphael (1948): Volume 2 book cover

    Revival: Raphael (1948)

    Volume 2, 1st Edition

    By Oskar Fichel

    The famous Italian artist Raphael's illustrations, drawings and portraits, shown in this book of plates by Oskar Fichnel.…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Raphael (1948): Volume 1 book cover

    Revival: Raphael (1948)

    Volume 1, 1st Edition

    By Oskar Fischel

    Beginning with a dissertation on Raphael’s drawings, Oskar Fischel made it his endeavor, with an ever growing knowledge of Raphael, to arrive at a comprehensive representation, and this he has left behind this book. The illustrations gathered together by him over a period of many years are intended…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Kyoto Visual Culture in the Early Edo and Meiji Periods: The arts of reinvention book cover

    Kyoto Visual Culture in the Early Edo and Meiji Periods

    The arts of reinvention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Morgan Pitelka, Alice Y. Tseng

    The city of Kyoto has undergone radical shifts in its significance as a political and cultural center, as a hub of the national bureaucracy, as a symbolic and religious center, and as a site for the production and display of art. However, the field of Japanese history and culture lacks a book that…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

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