Art & Visual Culture: History of Art

  • 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

  • Food and Knowledge in Renaissance Italy: Bartolomeo Scappi's Paper Kitchens book cover

    Food and Knowledge in Renaissance Italy

    Bartolomeo Scappi's Paper Kitchens, 1st Edition

    By Deborah L Krohn

    Though Bartolomeo Scappi's Opera (1570), the first illustrated cookbook, is well known to historians of food, up to now there has been no study of its illustrations, unique in printed books through the early seventeenth century. In Food and Knowledge in Renaissance Italy, Krohn both treats the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Old Women and Art in the Early Modern Italian Domestic Interior book cover

    Old Women and Art in the Early Modern Italian Domestic Interior

    1st Edition

    By Erin J. Campbell

    Though portraits of old women mediate cultural preoccupations just as effectively as those of younger women, the scant published research on images of older women belies their significance within early modern Italy. This study examines the remarkable flowering, largely overlooked in portraiture…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Photography and Place: Seeing and Not Seeing Germany After 1945 book cover

    Photography and Place

    Seeing and Not Seeing Germany After 1945, 1st Edition

    By Donna West Brett

    As a recording device, photography plays a unique role in how we remember places and events that happened there. This includes recording events as they happen, or recording places where something occurred before the photograph was taken, commonly referred to as aftermath photography. This book…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Patriotism: The Making and Unmaking of British National Identity (1989): Volume III: National Fictions book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Patriotism: The Making and Unmaking of British National Identity (1989)

    Volume III: National Fictions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Raphael Samuel

    First published in 1989, this is the third of three volumes exploring the changing notions of patriotism in British life from the thirteenth century to the late twentieth century and constitutes an attempt to come to terms with the power of the national idea through a historically informed critique…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • Feminist Perspectives on Art: Contemporary Outtakes book cover

    Feminist Perspectives on Art

    Contemporary Outtakes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jacqueline Millner, Catriona Moore

    When the body is foregrounded in artwork – as in much contemporary performance, sculptural installation and video work – so is gendered and sexualised difference. Feminist Perspectives on Art: Contemporary Outtakes looks to interactions between art history, theory, curation, and studio-based…

    Paperback – 2018-02-14
    Routledge

  • Photography: The Unfettered Image book cover

    Photography

    The Unfettered Image, 1st Edition

    By Michelle Henning

    We live in a time in which photographs have become extraordinarily mobile. They can be exchanged and circulated at the swipe of a finger across a screen. The digital photographic image appears and disappears with a mere gesture of the hand. Yet, this book argues that this mobility of the image was…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Directions in Cultural History

  • The Crusades and Visual Culture book cover

    The Crusades and Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Lapina, April Jehan Morris, Laura J Whatley, Susanna A. Throop

    The crusades, whether realized or merely planned, had a profound impact on medieval and early modern societies. Numerous scholars in the fields of history and literature have explored the influence of crusading ideas, values, aspirations and anxieties in both the Latin States and Europe. However,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Impressionists in England (Routledge Revivals): The Critical Reception book cover

    Impressionists in England (Routledge Revivals)

    The Critical Reception, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Flint

    First published in 1984. The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries represent not only era of rapidly changing artistic methods but a crucial evolution in art criticism. This book gathers together a wide-range of the criticism that greeted the work of the Impressionists artists in the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • The New Fiction: (A Protest against Sex-Mania) And Other Papers book cover

    The New Fiction

    (A Protest against Sex-Mania) And Other Papers, 1st Edition

    By J.A. Spender

    This collection of essays attempts to analyse common assumptions about art, literature and criticism at the time of publication in 1895. Taking the position of ‘a Philistine’ , Spender argues against the ‘new’ art and fiction and encourages the average member of the public to state their opinion…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

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