• New Saints in Late-Mediaeval Venice, 1200–1500: A Typological Study book cover

    New Saints in Late-Mediaeval Venice, 1200–1500

    A Typological Study, 1st Edition

    By Karen E. McCluskey

    This book focuses on the comparatively unknown cults of new saints in late-mediaeval Venice. These new saints were near-contemporary citizens who were venerated by their compatriots without official sanction from the papacy. In doing so, the book uncovers a sub-culture of religious expression that…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

  • Fragmentation of the Photographic Image in the Digital Age book cover

    Fragmentation of the Photographic Image in the Digital Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Rubinstein

    Fragmentation of the Photographic Image in the Digital Age challenges orthodoxies of photographic theory and practice. Beyond understanding the image as a static representation of reality, it shows photography as a linchpin of dynamic developments in augmented intelligence, neuroscience, critical…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge History of Photography

  • Photography and Imagination book cover

    Photography and Imagination

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amos Morris-Reich, Margaret Olin

    As the prototypical exemplar of modern visual technology, photography was once viewed as a way to enable vision to bypass imagination, producing more reliable representations of reality. But as an achievement of technological modernity, photography can also be seen as a way to realize a creation of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge History of Photography

  • Landscape Painting in Revolutionary France: Liberty's Embrace book cover

    Landscape Painting in Revolutionary France

    Liberty's Embrace, 1st Edition

    By Steven Adams

    The French Revolution had a marked impact on the ways in which citizens saw the newly liberated spaces in which they now lived. Painting, gardening, cinematic displays of landscape, travel guides, public festivals, and tales of space flight and devilabduction each shaped citizens’ understanding of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Photography and History in Colonial Southern Africa: Shades of Empire book cover

    Photography and History in Colonial Southern Africa

    Shades of Empire, 1st Edition

    By Lorena Rizzo

    This book studies the relationship between photography and history in colonial Southern Africa, using a series of encounters with Southern African photographic archives to reflect on photography as a distinct historical form. Through use of private and public archives, images produced by African…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • Ecocriticism and the Anthropocene in Nineteenth-Century Art and Visual Culture book cover

    Ecocriticism and the Anthropocene in Nineteenth-Century Art and Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maura Coughlin, Emily Gephart

    In this volume, emerging and established scholars bring ethical and political concerns for the environment, nonhuman animals and social justice to the study of nineteenth-century visual culture. They draw their theoretical inspiration from the vitality of emerging critical discourses, such as new…

    Hardback – 2019-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Modern Color/Modern Architecture: Amédée Ozenfant and the Genealogy of Color in Modern Architecture book cover

    Modern Color/Modern Architecture

    Amédée Ozenfant and the Genealogy of Color in Modern Architecture, 1st Edition

    By William W. Braham

    This title was first published in 2002. This really is a text that will fill a long-felt want. A key figure in that history is Amédée Ozenfant, painter, critic and friend of Le Corbusier, who in the first half of this century founded a school in London where he conducted experiments and wrote about…

    Hardback – 2019-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Persian Calligraphy: A Corpus Study of Letterforms book cover

    Persian Calligraphy

    A Corpus Study of Letterforms, 1st Edition

    By Mahdiyeh Meidani

    This book is an exploratory adventure to defamiliarize calligraphy, especially Persian Nastaliq calligraphic letterforms, and to look beyond the tradition that has always considered calligraphy as pursuant to and subordinate to linguistic practices. Calligraphy can be considered a visual…

    Hardback – 2019-09-19
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Re-reading the Monstrous-Feminine: Art, Film, Feminism and Psychoanalysis book cover

    Re-reading the Monstrous-Feminine

    Art, Film, Feminism and Psychoanalysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Chare, Jeanette Hoorn, Audrey Yue

    This book provides a critical reappraisal of Barbara Creed’s ground-breaking work of feminist psychoanalytic film scholarship, The Monstrous-Feminine, which was first published in 1993. The Monstrous-Feminine married psychoanalytic thinking with film analysis in radically new ways to provide…

    Hardback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Visual Thought in Russian Religious Philosophy: Pavel Florensky's Theory of the Icon book cover

    Visual Thought in Russian Religious Philosophy

    Pavel Florensky's Theory of the Icon, 1st Edition

    By Clemena Antonova

    This book considers a movement within Russian religious philosophy known as "full unity" (vseedinstvo), with a focus on one of its main representatives, Pavel Florensky (1882–1937). Often referred to as "the Russian Leonardo," Florensky was an important figure of the Russian religious renaissance…

    Hardback – 2019-09-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Religion

  • Popularisation and Populism in the Visual Arts: Attraction Images book cover

    Popularisation and Populism in the Visual Arts

    Attraction Images, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Schober

    This book investigates the pictorial figurations, aesthetic styles and visual tactics through which visual art and popular culture attempt to appeal to "all of us". One key figure these practices bring into play—the "everybody" (which stands for "all of us" and is sometimes a "new man" or a "new…

    Hardback – 2019-09-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • An Introduction to Design and Culture: 1900 to the Present book cover

    An Introduction to Design and Culture

    1900 to the Present, 4th Edition

    By Penny Sparke

    An Introduction to Design and Culture provides a comprehensive guide to the changing relationships between design and culture from 1900 to the present day with an emphasis on five main themes: Design and consumption Design and technology The design profession Design theory Design and identities.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-12
    Routledge

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