Art & Visual Culture: History of Art

  • Measure and Design in American Painting, 1760-1860 book cover

    Measure and Design in American Painting, 1760-1860

    1st Edition

    By Lisa Fellows Andrus

    First published in 1977. The purpose of this study is to locate the sources for the American style of painting characterised by measure and design – the representation of the specific and familiar according to principles of pictorial order. The reader shall see that there were a variety of…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Art and Culture in the Nineteenth Century

  • Victorian Painting: Essays and Reviews: Volume One 1832-1848 book cover

    Victorian Painting

    Essays and Reviews: Volume One 1832-1848, 1st Edition

    By John Charles Olmsted

    First published in 1980. This anthology of fifty-three essays drawn from eleven weekly, monthly, and quarterly periodicals was assembled in order to reproduce in convenient form some of the more important articles on British painting published from 1832 to 1848 in Great Britain. Reviews of major…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Art and Culture in the Nineteenth Century

  • Victorian Painting: Essays and Reviews: Volume Two 1849-1860 book cover

    Victorian Painting

    Essays and Reviews: Volume Two 1849-1860, 1st Edition

    By John Charles Olmsted

    First published in 1983. This anthology of sixty-nine essays drawn from fourteen different journals was assembled in order to reproduce in convenient form some of the more important articles on British painting published from 1849 to 1860 in Great Britain. Reviews of major exhibitions form a large…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Art and Culture in the Nineteenth Century

  • Iteration: Episodes in the Mediation of Art and Architecture book cover

    Iteration

    Episodes in the Mediation of Art and Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robin Schuldenfrei

    This edited volume considers the ways in which multiple stages, phases, or periods in an artistic or design process have served to arrive at the final artifact, with a focus on the meaning and use of the iteration. To contextualize iteration within artistic and architectural production, this…

    Paperback – 2020-04-27 
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  • Architecture and Sacrament: A Critical Theory book cover

    Architecture and Sacrament

    A Critical Theory, 1st Edition

    By David Wang

    David Wang’s Architecture and Sacrament considers architectural theory from a Christian theological perspective, specifically, the analogy of being (analogia entis). The book tracks social and cultural reasons why the theological literature tends to be separate from contemporary architecture theory…

    Paperback – 2020-04-14 
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  • 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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    Routledge Revivals

  • 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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    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2020-03-10 
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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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  • The Benin Plaques: A 16th Century Imperial Monument book cover

    The Benin Plaques

    A 16th Century Imperial Monument, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Wysocki Gunsch

    The 16th century bronze plaques from the kingdom of Benin are among the most recognized masterpieces of African art, and yet many details of their commission and installation in the palace in Benin City, Nigeria, are little understood. The Benin Plaques, A 16th Century Imperial Monument is a…

    Paperback – 2020-03-02 
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    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Art, Awakening, and Modernity in the Middle East: The Arab Nude book cover

    Art, Awakening, and Modernity in the Middle East

    The Arab Nude, 1st Edition

    Edited by Octavian Esanu

    This edited scholarly volume offers a perspective on the history of the genre of the nude in the Middle East and includes contributions written by scholars from several disciplines (art history, history, anthropology). Each chapter provides a distinct perspective on the early days of the fine arts…

    Paperback – 2020-03-02 
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    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Mary of Mercy in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Art: Devotional image and civic emblem book cover

    Mary of Mercy in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Art

    Devotional image and civic emblem, 1st Edition

    By Katherine T. Brown

    Mater Misericordiae—Mother of Mercy—emerged as one of the most prolific subjects in central Italian art from the late thirteenth through the sixteenth centuries. With iconographic origins in Marian cult relics brought from Palestine to Constantinople in the fifth century, the amalgam of attributes…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
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