• Ornament and European Modernism: From Art Practice to Art History book cover

    Ornament and European Modernism

    From Art Practice to Art History

    Edited by Loretta Vandi

    Through in-depth essays on selected issues related to the meaning of ornament and its theoretical importance for the formation of modernism especially in England, Austria, and Germany, the collection re-examines two issues in particular: on the one hand the critical discourse that appeared at the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Circulations in the Global History of Art book cover

    Circulations in the Global History of Art

    Edited by Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann, Catherine Dossin, Béatrice Joyeux-Prunel

    The project of global art history calls for balanced treatment of artifacts and a unified approach. This volume emphasizes questions of transcultural encounters and exchanges as circulations. It presents a strategy that highlights the processes and connections among cultures, and also responds to…

    Paperback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • The Rise and Fall of American Art, 1940s–1980s: A Geopolitics of Western Art Worlds book cover

    The Rise and Fall of American Art, 1940s–1980s

    A Geopolitics of Western Art Worlds

    By Catherine Dossin

    In The Rise and Fall of American Art, 1940s-1980s, Catherine Dossin challenges the now-mythic perception of New York as the undisputed center of the art world between the end of World War II and the fall of the Berlin Wall, a position of power that brought the city prestige, money, and historical…

    Paperback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge

  • Visual Propaganda, Exhibitions, and the Spanish Civil War book cover

    Visual Propaganda, Exhibitions, and the Spanish Civil War

    By Miriam M. Basilio

    Visual Propaganda, Exhibitions, and the Spanish Civil War is a history of art during wartime that analyzes images in various media that circulated widely and were encountered daily by Spaniards on city walls, in print, and in exhibitions. Tangible elements of the nation’s past”monuments, cultural…

    Paperback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge

  • Antebellum American Pendant Paintings: New Ways of Looking book cover

    Antebellum American Pendant Paintings

    New Ways of Looking

    By Wendy N. E. Ikemoto

    Antebellum American Pendant Paintings: New Ways of Looking marks the first sustained study of pendant paintings: discrete images designed as a pair. It opens with a broad overview that anchors the form in the medieval diptych, religious history, and aesthetic theory and explores its cultural and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • The Bauhaus and Public Relations: Communication in a Permanent State of Crisis book cover

    The Bauhaus and Public Relations

    Communication in a Permanent State of Crisis

    By Patrick Rössler

    This innovative study considers one of the most important art and design movements of the 20th century, the Bauhaus, in conjunction with current research in public relations and organizational communication, elaborating on the mechanisms of internal and external communication available to influence…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
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    Routledge Research in Public Relations

  • Surrealism and the Gothic: Castles of the Interior book cover

    Surrealism and the Gothic

    Castles of the Interior

    By Neil Matheson

    Surrealism and the Gothic is the first book-length analysis of the role played by the gothic in both the initial emergence of surrealism and at key moments in its subsequent development as an art and literary movement. The book argues the strong and sustained influence, not only of the classic…

    Hardback – 2017-06-15 
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Exhibiting Craft and Design: Transgressing the White Cube Paradigm, 1930–present book cover

    Exhibiting Craft and Design

    Transgressing the White Cube Paradigm, 1930–present

    Edited by Alla Myzelev

    Exhibiting Craft and Design: Transgressing the White Cube Paradigm investigates the ways that craft and design objects were collected, displayed, and interpreted throughout the second half of the twentieth century and in recent years. The case studies discussed in this volume explain the notion the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02 
    Routledge

  • Nature and the Nation in Fin-de-Siècle France: The Art of Emile Gallé and the Ecole de Nancy book cover

    Nature and the Nation in Fin-de-Siècle France

    The Art of Emile Gallé and the Ecole de Nancy

    By Jessica M. Dandona

    By the time of his death in 1904, critics, arts reformers, and government officials were near universal in their praise of Art Nouveau designer Emile Gallé (1846–1904), whose works they described as the essence of French design. Many went so far as to argue that the artist’s creations could…

    Hardback – 2017-05-26 
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Constructing the Viennese Modern Body: Art, Hysteria and the Puppet book cover

    Constructing the Viennese Modern Body

    Art, Hysteria and the Puppet

    By Nathan J. Timpano

    This book takes a new, interdisciplinary approach to analyzing modern Viennese visual culture, informed by Austro-German theater, contemporary medical treatises centered on hysteria, and an original examination of dramatic gestures in expressionist artworks. It centers on the following question:…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • The Animal Surreal: The Role of Darwin, Animals, and Evolution in Surrealism book cover

    The Animal Surreal

    The Role of Darwin, Animals, and Evolution in Surrealism

    By Kirsten Strom

    The Animal Surreal situates Surrealism within the burgeoning field of Animal Studies by examining Surrealist representations of nonhuman animals through the lens of Darwinian theory. Unlike Marx and Freud, Darwin was rarely cited by name as a source for the Surrealists, and yet his influence is…

    Hardback – 2017-05-18 
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

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

    Henry Ossawa Tanner

    Art, Faith, Race, and Legacy

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Race

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