• Consuming Surrealism in American Culture: Dissident Modernism book cover

    Consuming Surrealism in American Culture

    Dissident Modernism, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Zalman

    Consuming Surrealism in American Culture: Dissident Modernism argues that Surrealism worked as a powerful agitator to disrupt dominant ideas of modern art in the United States. Unlike standard accounts that focus on Surrealism in the U.S. during the 1940s as a point of departure for the ascendance…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • George Hadfield: Architect of the Federal City book cover

    George Hadfield: Architect of the Federal City

    1st Edition

    By Julia King

    During his lifetime, the work of architect George Hadfield (1763-1826) was highly regarded, both in England and the United States. Since his death, however, Hadfield's contributions to architecture have slowly faded from view, and few of his buildings survive. In order to reassess Hadfield's career…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Textiles, Fashion, and Design Reform in Austria-Hungary Before the First World War: Principles of Dress book cover

    Textiles, Fashion, and Design Reform in Austria-Hungary Before the First World War

    Principles of Dress, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Houze

    Filling a critical gap in Vienna 1900 studies, this book offers a new reading of fin-de-siècle culture in the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy by looking at the unusual and widespread preoccupation with embroidery, fabrics, clothing, and fashion - both literally and metaphorically. The author resurrects…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • The Organic School of the Russian Avant-Garde: Nature's Creative Principles book cover

    The Organic School of the Russian Avant-Garde

    Nature's Creative Principles, 1st Edition

    By Isabel Wünsche

    The artists of the Organic School of the Russian avant-garde found inspiration as well as a model for artistic growth in the creative principles of nature. Isabel Wünsche analyzes the artistic influences, intellectual foundations, and scientific publications that shaped the formation of these…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • 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

  • Cuckoldry, Impotence and Adultery in Europe (15th-17th century) book cover

    Cuckoldry, Impotence and Adultery in Europe (15th-17th century)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sara F. Matthews-Grieco

    In Renaissance and early modern Europe, various constellations of phenomena-ranging from sex scandals to legal debates to flurries of satirical prints-collectively demonstrate, at different times and places, an increased concern with cuckoldry, impotence and adultery. This concern emerges in…

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    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Rival Sisters, Art and Music at the Birth of Modernism, 1815–1915 book cover

    Rival Sisters, Art and Music at the Birth of Modernism, 1815–1915

    1st Edition

    Edited by James H. Rubin, Olivia Mattis

    Introducing the concept of music and painting as 'rival sisters' during the nineteenth century, this interdisciplinary collection explores the productive exchange-from rivalry to inspiration to collaboration-between the two media in the age of Romanticism and Modernism. The volume traces the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • The Uses of Excess in Visual and Material Culture, 1600–2010 book cover

    The Uses of Excess in Visual and Material Culture, 1600–2010

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Skelly

    Directing unprecedented attention to how the idea of ’excess’ has been used by both producers and consumers of visual and material culture, this collection examines the discursive construction of excess in relation to art, material goods and people in various global contexts. The contributors…

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    Routledge

  • Manet, Wagner, and the Musical Culture of Their Time book cover

    Manet, Wagner, and the Musical Culture of Their Time

    1st Edition

    By Therese Dolan

    How did the tumult caused by German composer Richard Wagner result in the first modernist painting? In the first full-length book dedicated to the study of Edouard Manet and music, art historian Therese Dolan demonstrates that the 1862 painting Music in the Tuileries represents the progressive…

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    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of the Sociology of Art and Culture book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of the Sociology of Art and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurie Hanquinet, Mike Savage

    The Routledge Handbook of the Sociology of Arts and Culture offers a comprehensive overview of sociology of art and culture, focusing especially – though not exclusively – on the visual arts, literature, music, and digital culture. Extending, and critiquing, Bourdieu’s influential analysis of…

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    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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

  • Biopolitical Media: Catastrophe, Immunity and Bare Life book cover

    Biopolitical Media

    Catastrophe, Immunity and Bare Life, 1st Edition

    By Allen Meek

    This book presents an historical account of media and catastrophe that engages with theories of biopolitics in the work of Michel Foucault, Giorgio Agamben, Michael Hardt, Antonio Negri and others. It explains how responses to catastrophe in media and cultural criticism over the past 150 years are…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

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