• The Benin Plaques: A 16th Century Imperial Monument book cover

    The Benin Plaques

    A 16th Century Imperial Monument, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Wysocki Gunsch

    The 16th century bronze plaques from the kingdom of Benin are among the most recognized masterpieces of African art, and yet many details of their commission and installation in the palace in Benin City, Nigeria, are little understood. The Benin Plaques, A 16th Century Imperial Monument is a…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Architectures of Display: Department Stores and Modern Retail book cover

    Architectures of Display

    Department Stores and Modern Retail, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anca I. Lasc, Patricia Lara-Betancourt, Margaret Maile Petty

    Through an international range of case studies from the 1870s to the present, this volume analyzes strategies of display in department stores and modern retail spaces. Established scholars and emerging researchers working within a range of disciplinary contexts and historiographical traditions shed…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Portuguese Artists in London: Shaping Identities in Post-War Europe book cover

    Portuguese Artists in London

    Shaping Identities in Post-War Europe, 1st Edition

    By Leonor de Oliveira

    This book centres on four Portuguese artists’ journeys between Portugal and Britain and aims at rethinking the cultural and artistic interactions in the post-war Europe, the shaping of new identities within a context of creative experimentalism and transnational dynamics and the artistic responses…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19
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    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Documenting the Visual Arts book cover

    Documenting the Visual Arts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Hallas

    Bringing together an international range of scholars, as well as filmmakers and curators, this book explores the rich variety in form and content of the contemporary art documentary. Since their emergence in the late 1940s as a distinct genre, documentaries about the visual arts have made…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18
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  • Contemporary Art and Disability Studies book cover

    Contemporary Art and Disability Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alice Wexler, John Derby

    This book presents interdisciplinary scholarship on art and visual culture that explores disability in terms of lived experience. It will expand critical disability studies scholarship on representation and embodiment, which is theoretically rich, but lacking in attention to art. It is organized…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Women’s Patronage and Gendered Cultural Networks in Early Modern Europe: Vittoria della Rovere, Grand Duchess of Tuscany book cover

    Women’s Patronage and Gendered Cultural Networks in Early Modern Europe

    Vittoria della Rovere, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, 1st Edition

    By Adelina Modesti

    This book examines the sociocultural networks between the courts of early modern Italy and Europe, focusing on the Florentine Medici court, and the cultural patronage and international gendered networks developed by the Grand Duchess of Tuscany, Vittoria della Rovere. Adelina Modesti uses Grand…

    Hardback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • The Secret Origins of Comics Studies book cover

    The Secret Origins of Comics Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Smith, Randy Duncan

    In The Secret Origins of Comics Studies, today’s leading comics scholars turn back a page to reveal the founding figures dedicated to understanding comics art. Edited by comics scholars Matthew J. Smith and Randy Duncan, this collection provides an in-depth study of the individuals and institutions…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge

  • Chinese-Islamic Works of Art, 1644–1912: A Study of Some Qing Dynasty Examples book cover

    Chinese-Islamic Works of Art, 1644–1912

    A Study of Some Qing Dynasty Examples, 1st Edition

    By Emily Byrne Curtis

    Chinese-Islamic studies have concentrated thus far on the arts of earlier periods with less attention paid to works from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1912). This book focuses on works of Chinese-Islamic art from the late seventeenth century to the present day and bring to the reader’s attention several…

    Hardback – 2019-12-13
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    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Wollheim, Wittgenstein, and Pictorial Representation: Seeing-as and Seeing-in book cover

    Wollheim, Wittgenstein, and Pictorial Representation

    Seeing-as and Seeing-in, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gary Kemp, Gabriele Mras

    Pictorial representation is one of the core questions in aesthetics and philosophy of art. What is a picture? How do pictures represent things? This collection of specially commissioned chapters examines the influential thesis that the core of pictorial representation is not resemblance but '…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Russia - Art Resistance and the Conservative-Authoritarian Zeitgeist book cover

    Russia - Art Resistance and the Conservative-Authoritarian Zeitgeist

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lena Jonson, Andrei Erofeev

    This book explores how artistic strategies of resistance have survived under the conservative-authoritarian regime which has been in place in Russia since 2012. It discusses the conditions under which artists work as the state spells out a new state cultural policy, aesthetics change and the state…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Visions of God and Ideas on Deification in Patristic Thought book cover

    Visions of God and Ideas on Deification in Patristic Thought

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Edwards, Elena Ene D-Vasilescu

    This volume illustrates the complexity and variety of early Christian thought on the subject of the image of God as a theological concept, and the difficulties that arise even in the interpretation of particular authors who gave a cardinal place to the image of God in their expositions of Christian…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Design book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Beth Egenhoefer

    The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Design considers the design, not only of artifacts, but of structures, systems, and interactions that bear our decisions and identities in the context of sustaining our shared planet.  In addressing issues of design for global impact, behavior change, systems…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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