• The Materiality of Color: The Production, Circulation, and Application of Dyes and Pigments, 1400–1800 book cover

    The Materiality of Color

    The Production, Circulation, and Application of Dyes and Pigments, 1400–1800, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Feeser, Maureen Daly Goggin, Beth Fowkes Tobin

    Although much has been written on the aesthetic value of color, there are other values that adhere to it with economic and social values among them. Through case studies of particular colors and colored objects, this volume demonstrates just how complex the history of color is by focusing on the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
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    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Faith, Gender and the Senses in Italian Renaissance and Baroque Art: Interpreting the Noli me tangere and Doubting Thomas book cover

    Faith, Gender and the Senses in Italian Renaissance and Baroque Art

    Interpreting the Noli me tangere and Doubting Thomas, 1st Edition

    By Erin E. Benay, Lisa M. Rafanelli

    Taking the Noli me tangere and Doubting Thomas episodes as a focal point, this study examines how visual representations of two of the most compelling and related Christian stories engaged with changing devotional and cultural ideals in Renaissance and Baroque Italy. This book reconsiders…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
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    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Cléo de Mérode and the Rise of Modern Celebrity Culture book cover

    Cléo de Mérode and the Rise of Modern Celebrity Culture

    1st Edition

    By Michael D. Garval

    The first English-language monograph on the French dancer and model, Cléo de Mérode and the Rise of Modern Celebrity Culture explores the haunting legacy of this intriguing and glamorous figure, an international celebrity at the dawn of modern celebrity culture. Situating Mérode at a pivotal…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

  • Circulations in the Global History of Art book cover

    Circulations in the Global History of Art

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-05-31
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    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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

  • Reading Victorian Illustration, 1855–1875: Spoils of the Lumber Room book cover

    Reading Victorian Illustration, 1855–1875

    Spoils of the Lumber Room, 1st Edition

    By Paul Goldman

    Edited by Simon Cooke

    In a reevaluation of that period in Victorian illustration known as 'The Sixties,' a distinguished group of international scholars consider the impact of illustration on the act of reading; its capacity to reflect, construct, critique and challenge its audience's values; its response to older…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • The Visual Turn: South Asia Across the Disciplines book cover

    The Visual Turn

    South Asia Across the Disciplines, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandria Freitag

    The Visual Turn: South Asia Across the Disciplines explores new perspectives made possible by the evidence drawn from visual culture. This evidence is utilized by historians, literary analysts, anthropologists and, in a new way, art historians. Focusing on built environments within their…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Representations of Pain in Art and Visual Culture book cover

    Representations of Pain in Art and Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Pia Di Bella, James Elkins

    The presentation of bodies in pain has been a major concern in Western art since the time of the Greeks. The Christian tradition is closely entwined with such themes, from the central images of the Passion to the representations of bloody martyrdoms. The remnants of this tradition are evident in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
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    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Art-Journal and Fine Art Publishing in Victorian England, 1850–1880 book cover

    The Art-Journal and Fine Art Publishing in Victorian England, 1850–1880

    1st Edition

    By Katherine Haskins

    Focusing on an era that both inherited and irretrievably altered the form and the content of earlier art production, The Art-Journal and Fine Art Publishing in Victorian England, 1850-1880 argues that fine art practices and the audiences and markets for them were influenced by the media culture of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
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  • Visual Propaganda, Exhibitions, and the Spanish Civil War book cover

    Visual Propaganda, Exhibitions, and the Spanish Civil War

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-05-22
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  • Arts Education and Literacies book cover

    Arts Education and Literacies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amy Petersen Jensen, Roni Jo Draper

    In a struggling global economy, education is focused on core subjects such as language arts and mathematics, and the development of technological and career-readiness skills. Arts education has not been a central focus of education reform movements in the United States, and none of the current…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
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    Routledge Research in Literacy

  • Of Armor and Men in Medieval England: The Chivalric Rhetoric of Three English Knights' Effigies book cover

    Of Armor and Men in Medieval England

    The Chivalric Rhetoric of Three English Knights' Effigies, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Ann Dressler

    Despite the profusion of knightly effigies created between c. 1240 and c. 1330 for tombs throughout the British Isles, these commemorative figures are relatively unknown to art historians and medievalists. Until now, their rich visual impact and significance has been relatively unexplored by…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

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