• The Cultural Devolution: Art in Britain in the Late Twentieth Century book cover

    The Cultural Devolution

    Art in Britain in the Late Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Neil Mulholland

    Title first published in 2003. What happened to art in Britain when the balance began to shift from public to private subsidy following the IMF crisis in 1976? In this polemical book, Neil Mulholland charts the political and cultural shifts in art in Britain from the mid-1970's to the end of the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Memory and Desire (2002): Painting in Britain and Ireland at the Turn of the Twentieth Century book cover

    Revival: Memory and Desire (2002)

    Painting in Britain and Ireland at the Turn of the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth McConkey

    This title was first published in 2002. 'Memory and Desire' is a lavishly illustrated account of the art world in Britain at the turn of the twentieth century. It calls upon rich resources of contemporary diaries, letters and art criticism, as well as the analysis of works of art to answer…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Raphael (1948): Volume 1 book cover

    Revival: Raphael (1948)

    Volume 1, 1st Edition

    By Oskar Fischel

    Beginning with a dissertation on Raphael’s drawings, Oskar Fischel made it his endeavor, with an ever growing knowledge of Raphael, to arrive at a comprehensive representation, and this he has left behind this book. The illustrations gathered together by him over a period of many years are intended…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Prototyping Cultures: Art, Science and Politics in Beta book cover

    Prototyping Cultures

    Art, Science and Politics in Beta, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alberto Corsin Jimenez

    Prototypes have acquired much prominence and visibility in recent times. Software development is perhaps the case in point, where the release of non-stable versions of programmes (beta versions) has become commonplace, as is famously the case in free and open source software. Prototyping has also…

    Paperback – 2019-01-21
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  • Angela Carter and Surrealism: 'A Feminist Libertarian Aesthetic' book cover

    Angela Carter and Surrealism

    'A Feminist Libertarian Aesthetic', 1st Edition

    By Anna Watz

    In 1972, Angela Carter translated Xavière Gauthier’s ground-breaking feminist critique of the surrealist movement, Surréalisme et sexualité (1971). Although the translation was never published, the project at once confirmed and consolidated Carter’s previous interest in surrealism, representation,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
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    Studies in Surrealism

  • George Du Maurier: Illustrator, Author, Critic: Beyond Svengali book cover

    George Du Maurier: Illustrator, Author, Critic

    Beyond Svengali, 1st Edition

    By Simon Cooke, Paul Goldman

    Though well-known as the author of Trilby and the creator of Svengali, the writer-artist George Du Maurier had many other accomplishments that are less familiar to modern audiences. This collection traces Du Maurier’s role as a participant in the wider cultural life of his time, restoring him to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
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  • John Ruskin and the Fabric of Architecture book cover

    John Ruskin and the Fabric of Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Anuradha Chatterjee

    Through the theoretical lenses of dress studies, gender, science, and visual studies, this volume analyses the impact John Ruskin has had on architecture throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It explores Ruskin’s different ideologies, such as the adorned wall veil, which were…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
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  • Shedding New Light on Art Museum Additions: Front Stage and Back Stage Experiences book cover

    Shedding New Light on Art Museum Additions

    Front Stage and Back Stage Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Altaf Engineer, Kathryn H. Anthony

    Vast sums of money spent to design, construct, and maintain museum additions demand great accountability of museum leaders and design professionals towards visitors and employees. Museum visitors today come not only to view works of art, but also to experience museum architecture itself, resulting…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
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    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Kyoto Visual Culture in the Early Edo and Meiji Periods: The arts of reinvention book cover

    Kyoto Visual Culture in the Early Edo and Meiji Periods

    The arts of reinvention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Morgan Pitelka, Alice Y. Tseng

    The city of Kyoto has undergone radical shifts in its significance as a political and cultural center, as a hub of the national bureaucracy, as a symbolic and religious center, and as a site for the production and display of art. However, the field of Japanese history and culture lacks a book that…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
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  • Art and the Sacred Journey in Britain, 1790-1850 book cover

    Art and the Sacred Journey in Britain, 1790-1850

    1st Edition

    By Kathryn Barush

    The practice of walking to a sacred space for personal and spiritual transformation has long held a place in the British imagination. Art and the Sacred Journey in Britain examines the intersections of the concept of pilgrimage and the visual imagination from the years 1790 to 1850. Through a close…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
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  • The Routledge International Handbook to Veils and Veiling book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook to Veils and Veiling

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna-Mari Almila, David Inglis

    Veils and veiling are controversial topics in social and political life, generating debates across the world. The veil is enmeshed within a complex web of relations encompassing politics, religion and gender, and conflicts over the nature of power, legitimacy, belief, freedom, agency and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
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    Routledge International Handbooks

  • How Drawings Work: A User-Friendly Theory book cover

    How Drawings Work

    A User-Friendly Theory, 1st Edition

    By Susan C. Piedmont-Palladino

    How Drawings Work cheekily explains that what architects make is information that enables other people to make buildings. That information comes in a variety of forms: drawings by hand and computer, models both physical and virtual, and words as needed. The book reflects in witty prose on the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-07
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