• Routledge Revivals: In Modernity's Wake (1989): The Ameurunculus Letters book cover

    Routledge Revivals: In Modernity's Wake (1989)

    The Ameurunculus Letters, 1st Edition

    By Michael Phillipson

    First published in 1988, this book attempts to tackle the problem of how to write about art, culture, and the issues of postmodernism in a style appropriate to what is being claimed. The letters are written on art’s behalf to a range of institutions and individuals, and have as their recurring…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Painting, Language and Modernity (1985) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Painting, Language and Modernity (1985)

    1st Edition

    By Michael Phillipson

    First published in 1985, this book draws together the author’s artistic with analytical practices which had been developed over many years of sociological enquiry. It interprets a ‘work of art’ as a site on which a viewer or critic is invited to share in questioning celebration of the painting…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Unexpected Affinities: The History of Type in Architectural Project from Laugier to Duchamp book cover

    Unexpected Affinities

    The History of Type in Architectural Project from Laugier to Duchamp, 1st Edition

    By Pablo Meninato

    While the concept of "type" has been present in architectural discourse since its formal introduction at the end of the eighteenth century, its role in the development of architectural projects has not been comprehensively analyzed. This book proposes a reassessment of architectural type throughout…

    Paperback – 2018-05-16
    Routledge

  • Erwin Panofsky's Meaning in the Visual Arts book cover

    Erwin Panofsky's Meaning in the Visual Arts

    1st Edition

    By Emmanouil Kalkanis

    Erwin Panofsky’s Meaning in the Visual Arts is considered a key work in art history. Its ideas have provoked widespread debate, and although it was first published more than sixty years ago, it continues to feature regularly on numerous university reading lists. Meaning in the Visual Arts…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Graffiti and Street Art: Reading, Writing and Representing the City book cover

    Graffiti and Street Art

    Reading, Writing and Representing the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Konstantinos Avramidis, Myrto Tsilimpounidi

    Graffiti and street art images are ubiquitous, and they enjoy a very special place in collective imaginary due to their ambiguous nature. Sometimes enigmatic in meaning, often stylistically crude and aesthetically aggressive, yet always visually arresting, they fill our field of vision with texts…

    Paperback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge

  • Remote Performances in Nature and Architecture book cover

    Remote Performances in Nature and Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Bruce Gilchrist, Jo Joelson

    Outlandia is an off-grid artists’ fieldstation, a treehouse imagined by artists London Fieldworks (Bruce Gilchrist & Jo Joelson) and designed by Malcolm Fraser Architects, situated in Glen Nevis, opposite Ben Nevis. It is performative architecture that immerses its occupants in a particular…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Zen Paintings in Edo Japan (1600-1868): Playfulness and Freedom in the Artwork of Hakuin Ekaku and Sengai Gibon book cover

    Zen Paintings in Edo Japan (1600-1868)

    Playfulness and Freedom in the Artwork of Hakuin Ekaku and Sengai Gibon, 1st Edition

    By Galit Aviman

    In Zen Buddhism, the concept of freedom is of profound importance. And yet, until now there has been no in-depth study of the manifestation of this liberated attitude in the lives and artwork of Edo period Zen monk-painters. This book explores the playfulness and free-spirited attitude reflected in…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Sculptors and Design Reform in France, 1848 to 1895: Sculpture and the Decorative Arts book cover

    Sculptors and Design Reform in France, 1848 to 1895

    Sculpture and the Decorative Arts, 1st Edition

    By Claire Jones

    Challenging distinctions between fine and decorative art, this book begins with a critique of the Rodin scholarship, to establish how the selective study of his oeuvre has limited our understanding of French nineteenth-century sculpture. The book's central argument is that we need to include the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • British Art in the Nuclear Age book cover

    British Art in the Nuclear Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Jolivette

    Rooted in the study of objects, British Art in the Nuclear Age addresses the role of art and visual culture in discourses surrounding nuclear science and technology, atomic power, and nuclear warfare in Cold War Britain. Examining both the fears and hopes for the future that attended the advances…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • Food and Knowledge in Renaissance Italy: Bartolomeo Scappi's Paper Kitchens book cover

    Food and Knowledge in Renaissance Italy

    Bartolomeo Scappi's Paper Kitchens, 1st Edition

    By Deborah L Krohn

    Though Bartolomeo Scappi's Opera (1570), the first illustrated cookbook, is well known to historians of food, up to now there has been no study of its illustrations, unique in printed books through the early seventeenth century. In Food and Knowledge in Renaissance Italy, Krohn both treats the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • The Painted Closet of Lady Anne Bacon Drury book cover

    The Painted Closet of Lady Anne Bacon Drury

    1st Edition

    By H.L. Meakin

    Lady Anne Bacon Drury (1572-1624) was the granddaughter and niece of two of England's Lord Keepers of the Great Seal, Sir Nicholas Bacon and Sir Francis Bacon. Lady Anne was also the friend and patroness of John Donne and Joseph Hall; however, she deserves to be remembered in her own right.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Religion and Art in the Heart of Modern Manhattan: St. Peter’s Church and the Louise Nevelson Chapel book cover

    Religion and Art in the Heart of Modern Manhattan

    St. Peter’s Church and the Louise Nevelson Chapel, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aaron Rosen

    "When you're in New York" the sculptor Louise Nevelson once said, "you're in perpetual resurrection." She might have said the same thing about St. Peter's Lutheran Church, set in the heart of midtown Manhattan. In the 1970s the church made a radical move, scrapping its neo-gothic building for a…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

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