• On Not Looking: The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture book cover

    On Not Looking

    The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frances Guerin

    On Not Looking: The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture focuses on the image, and our relationship to it, as a site of "not looking." The collection demonstrates that even though we live in an image-saturated culture, many images do not look at what they claim, viewers often do not look at the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Transgender Experience: Place, Ethnicity, and Visibility book cover

    Transgender Experience

    Place, Ethnicity, and Visibility, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chantal Zabus, David Coad

    This collection by trans and non-trans academics and artists from the United States, the UK, and continental Europe, examines how transgenderism can be conceptualized in a literary, biographical, and autobiographical framework, with emphasis on place, ethnicity and visibility. The volume covers the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Mobility and Fantasy in Visual Culture book cover

    Mobility and Fantasy in Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lewis Johnson

    This volume offers a varied and informed series of approaches to questions of mobility—actual, social, virtual, and imaginary—as related to visual culture. Contributors address these questions in light of important contemporary issues such as migration; globalization; trans-nationality and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Comics and the Senses: A Multisensory Approach to Comics and Graphic Novels book cover

    Comics and the Senses

    A Multisensory Approach to Comics and Graphic Novels, 1st Edition

    By Ian Hague

    Attempts to define what comics are and explain how they work have not always been successful because they are premised upon the idea that comic strips, comic books and graphic novels are inherently and almost exclusively visual. This book challenges that premise, and asserts that comics is not just…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Women, Workers, and Race in LIFE Magazine: Hansel Mieth’s Reform Photojournalism, 1934-1955 book cover

    Women, Workers, and Race in LIFE Magazine

    Hansel Mieth’s Reform Photojournalism, 1934-1955, 1st Edition

    By Dolores Flamiano

    The tension between social reform photography and photojournalism is examined through this study of the life and work of German émigré Hansel Mieth (1909-1998), who made an unlikely journey from migrant farm worker to Life photographer. She was the second woman in that role, after Margaret…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Biography, Identity and the Modern Interior book cover

    Biography, Identity and the Modern Interior

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Massey, Penny Sparke

    Through a series of case studies from the mid-eighteenth century to the start of the twenty-first, this collection of essays considers the historical insights that ethno/auto/biographical investigations into the lives of individuals, groups and interiors can offer design and architectural…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Painting, Politics, and the New Front of Cold War Italy book cover

    Painting, Politics, and the New Front of Cold War Italy

    1st Edition

    By Adrian R. Duran

    The first English-language monograph on Il Fronte Nuovo delle Arti, this study explores the rise and fall of this postwar Italian artists' group as a representative instance of the tensions facing Italian painting during the transition out of two decades of Fascism and into the global divisions of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Elizabeth Robins Pennell, Nineteenth-Century Pioneer of Modern Art Criticism book cover

    Elizabeth Robins Pennell, Nineteenth-Century Pioneer of Modern Art Criticism

    1st Edition

    By Kimberly Morse Jones

    Mining various archives and newspaper repositories, Elizabeth Robins Pennell, Nineteenth-Century Pioneer of Modern Art Criticism provides the first full-length study of a remarkable woman and heretofore neglected art critic. Pennell, a prolific 'New Art Critic', helped formulate and develop…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Craft, Community and the Material Culture of Place and Politics, 19th-20th Century book cover

    Craft, Community and the Material Culture of Place and Politics, 19th-20th Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Janice Helland, Beverly Lemire, Alena Buis

    Craft practice has a rich history and remains vibrant, sustaining communities while negotiating cultures within local or international contexts. More than two centuries of industrialization have not extinguished handmade goods; rather, the broader force of industrialization has redefined and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Sir John Soane’s Influence on Architecture from 1791: A Continuing Legacy book cover

    Sir John Soane’s Influence on Architecture from 1791

    A Continuing Legacy, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Bradbury

    Sir John Soane’s Influence on Architecture from 1791: A Continuing Legacy is the first in-depth study of this eighteenth-century British architect’s impact on the work of others, extending globally and still indeed the case over 200 years later. Author Oliver Bradbury presents a compelling argument…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • The Crusades and Visual Culture book cover

    The Crusades and Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Lapina, April Jehan Morris, Laura J Whatley, Susanna A. Throop

    The crusades, whether realized or merely planned, had a profound impact on medieval and early modern societies. Numerous scholars in the fields of history and literature have explored the influence of crusading ideas, values, aspirations and anxieties in both the Latin States and Europe. However,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Victorian Perceptions of Renaissance Architecture book cover

    Victorian Perceptions of Renaissance Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Katherine Wheeler

    In the mid-1880s The Builder, an influential British architectural journal, published an article characterizing Renaissance architecture as a corrupt bastardization of the classical architecture of Greece and Rome. By the turn of the century, however, the same journal praised the Renaissance…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

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