• Modernity, History, and Politics in Czech Art book cover

    Modernity, History, and Politics in Czech Art

    1st Edition

    By Marta Filipová

    This book traces the influence of the changing political environment on Czech art, criticism, history, and theory between 1895 and 1939, looking beyond the avant-garde to the peripheries of modern art. The period is marked by radical political changes, the formation of national and regional…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
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    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • Italian Modern Art in the Age of Fascism book cover

    Italian Modern Art in the Age of Fascism

    1st Edition

    By Anthony White

    This book examines the work of several avant-garde artists, including Giorgio de Chirico, Fortunato Depero, Scipione and Mario Radice, working in Italy during Benito Mussolini’s rise and fall. It provides a new history of the relationship between modern art and fascism. The study begins from the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
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    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • Class, Gender, and Sexuality in Thomas Gainsborough’s Blue Boy book cover

    Class, Gender, and Sexuality in Thomas Gainsborough’s Blue Boy

    1st Edition

    By Valerie Hedquist

    The reception of Thomas Gainsborough’s Blue Boy from its origins to its appearances in contemporary visual culture reveals how its popularity was achieved and maintained by diverse audiences and in varied venues. Performative manifestations resulted in contradictory characterizations of the painted…

    Hardback – 2019-06-24 
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    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • Race, Anthropology, and Politics in the Work of Wifredo Lam book cover

    Race, Anthropology, and Politics in the Work of Wifredo Lam

    1st Edition

    By Claude Cernuschi

    This book reinterprets Wifredo Lam’s work with particular attention to its political implications, focusing on how these implications emerge from the artist’s critical engagement with twentieth century anthropology. It also reinvestigates the artist’s relationship to key figures in the history of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-20 
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    Routledge Research in Art and Race

  • The Artwork of Gerhard Richter: Painting, Critical Theory and Cultural Transformation book cover

    The Artwork of Gerhard Richter

    Painting, Critical Theory and Cultural Transformation, 1st Edition

    By Darryn Ansted

    By uniquely treating Gerhard Richter’s entire oeuvre as a single subject, Darryn Ansted combines research into Richter’s first art career as a socialist realist with study of his subsequent decisions as a significant contemporary artist. Analysis of Richter’s East German murals, early work, lesser…

    Paperback – 2019-06-19 
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  • Is Paris Still the Capital of the Nineteenth Century?: Essays on Art and Modernity, 1850-1900 book cover

    Is Paris Still the Capital of the Nineteenth Century?

    Essays on Art and Modernity, 1850-1900, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hollis Clayson, André Dombrowski

    "Is Paris Still the Capital of the Nineteenth Century?" The question that guides this volume stems from Walter Benjamin's studies of nineteenth-century Parisian culture as the apex of capitalist aesthetics. Thirteen scholars test Benjamin's ideas about the centrality of Paris, formulated in the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-19 
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  • Painting and Narrative in France, from Poussin to Gauguin book cover

    Painting and Narrative in France, from Poussin to Gauguin

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Cooke, Nina Lübbren

    Before Modernism, narrative painting was one of the most acclaimed and challenging modes of picture-making in Western art, yet by the early twentieth century storytelling had all but disappeared from ambitious art. France was a key player in both the dramatic rise and the controversial demise of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-19 
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  • American Women Artists, 1935-1970: Gender, Culture, and Politics book cover

    American Women Artists, 1935-1970

    Gender, Culture, and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Langa, Paula Wisotzki

    Numerous American women artists built successful professional careers in the mid-twentieth century while confronting challenging cultural transitions: shifts in stylistic avant-gardism, harsh political transformations, and changing gender expectations for both women and men. These social and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-19 
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  • Arte Ambientale, Urban Space, and Participatory Art book cover

    Arte Ambientale, Urban Space, and Participatory Art

    1st Edition

    By Martina Tanga

    Working in 1970s Italy, a group of artists—namely Ugo La Pietra, Maurizio Nannucci, Francesco Somaini, Mauro Staccioli, Franco Summa, and Franco Vaccari—sought new spaces to create and exhibit art. Looking beyond the gallery, they generated sculptural, conceptual, and participatory interventions,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Buddha to Krishna: Life and Times of George Keyt book cover

    Buddha to Krishna

    Life and Times of George Keyt, 1st Edition

    By Yashodhara Dalmia

    This book traces the emergence of modernism in art in South Asia by exploring the work of the iconic artist George Keyt. Closely interwoven with his life, Keyt’s art reflects the struggle and triumph of an artist with very little support or infrastructure. He painted as he lived: full of colour,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge India

  • The Routledge Companion to Art Deco book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Art Deco

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bridget Elliott, Michael Windover

    Scholarly interest in Art Deco has grown rapidly over the past fifty years, spanning different academic disciplines. This volume provides a guide to the current state of the field of Art Deco research by highlighting past accomplishments and promising new directions. Chapters are presented in five…

    Hardback – 2019-05-13 
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    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

  • Blacks and Blackness in European Art of the Long Nineteenth Century book cover

    Blacks and Blackness in European Art of the Long Nineteenth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adrienne L. Childs, Susan H. Libby

    Compelling and troubling, colorful and dark, black figures served as the quintessential image of difference in nineteenth-century European art; the essays in this volume further the investigation of constructions of blackness during this period. This collection marks a phase in the scholarship on…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
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