• Images of Sex and Desire in Renaissance Art and Modern Historiography book cover

    Images of Sex and Desire in Renaissance Art and Modern Historiography

    Edited by Angeliki Pollali, Berthold Hub

    Studies on gender and sexuality have proliferated in the last decades, covering a wide spectrum of disciplines. This collection of essays offers a metanarrative of sexuality as it has been recently embedded in the art historical discourse of the European Renaissance. It revisits ‘canonical’ forms…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Art, Awakening, and Modernity in the Middle East: The Arab Nude book cover

    Art, Awakening, and Modernity in the Middle East

    The Arab Nude

    Edited by Octavian Esanu

    This edited scholarly volume offers a perspective on the history of the genre of the nude in the Middle East and includes contributions written by scholars from several disciplines (art history, history, anthropology). Each chapter provides a distinct perspective on the early days of the fine arts…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • The Colonial Art of Demonizing Others: A Global Perspective book cover

    The Colonial Art of Demonizing Others

    A Global Perspective

    By Esther Lezra

     The Colonial Art of Demonizing Others examines European mistranslations and misrepresentations of black freedom dreams and self-activity as monstrous in the period of modern imperial consolidation –roughly from 1750 to 1848. This book argues that Europe’s archives of self-understanding are…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge
    Global Horizons

  • Women Artists and the Decorative Arts 1880-1935: The Gender of Ornament book cover

    Women Artists and the Decorative Arts 1880-1935

    The Gender of Ornament

    Edited by Bridget Elliott, Janice Helland

    This title was first published in 2002. To date, studies explaining decorative practice in the early modernist period have largely overlooked the work of women artists. For the most part, studies have focused on the denigration of decorative work by leading male artists, frequently dismissed as…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Art, Nation and Gender: Ethnic Landscapes, Myths and Mother-Figures book cover

    Art, Nation and Gender

    Ethnic Landscapes, Myths and Mother-Figures

    Edited by Tricia Cusack, Síghle Bhreathnach-Lynch

    This title was first published in 2003. The essay collection explores the conjunctions of nation, gender, and visual representation in a number of countries-including Ireland, Scotland, Britain, Canada, Finland, Russia and Germany-during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The contributors show…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Pre-Raphaelite Masculinities: Constructions of Masculinity in Art and Literature book cover

    Pre-Raphaelite Masculinities

    Constructions of Masculinity in Art and Literature

    Edited by Amelia Yeates, Serena Trowbridge

    Drawing on recent theoretical developments in gender and men’s studies, Pre-Raphaelite Masculinities shows how the ideas and models of masculinity were constructed in the work of artists and writers associated with the Pre-Raphaelite movement. Paying particular attention to the representation of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • Differential Aesthetics: Art Practices, Philosophy and Feminist Understandings book cover

    Differential Aesthetics

    Art Practices, Philosophy and Feminist Understandings

    By Penny Florence, Nicola Foster

    This title was first published in 2000. This is an interdisciplinary and international collection on aesthetics with contributions from artists and philosophers and the range of thinkers about art in between. It aims to provide a forum for the kinds of question that used to be addressed within…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge

  • Early Modern Visual Allegory: Embodying Meaning book cover

    Early Modern Visual Allegory

    Embodying Meaning

    Edited by Cristelle Baskins, Lisa Rosenthal

    The first book in over twenty-five years devoted solely to allegory and personification in art history, this anthology complements current literary and cultural studies of allegory. The volume re-examines early modern allegorical imagery in light of crucial material, contextual and methodological…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge

  • Virgin Sacrifice in Classical Art: Women, Agency, and the Trojan War book cover

    Virgin Sacrifice in Classical Art

    Women, Agency, and the Trojan War

    By Anthony F. Mangieri

    The Trojan War begins and ends with the sacrifice of a virgin princess. The gruesome killing of a woman must have captivated ancient people because the myth of the sacrificial virgin resonates powerfully in the arts of ancient Greece and Rome. Most scholars agree that the Greeks and Romans did not…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • Women, Art, and Architecture in Northern Italy, 1520–1580: Negotiating Power book cover

    Women, Art, and Architecture in Northern Italy, 1520–1580

    Negotiating Power

    By Katherine A. McIver

    Expanding interdisciplinary investigations into gender and material culture, Katherine A. McIver here adds a new dimension to Renaissance patronage studies by considering domestic art - the decoration of the domestic interior - as opposed to patronage of the fine arts (painting, sculpture and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • John Ruskin and the Fabric of Architecture book cover

    John Ruskin and the Fabric of Architecture

    By Anuradha Chatterjee

    Through the theoretical lenses of dress studies, gender, science, and visual studies, this volume analyses the impact John Ruskin has had on architecture throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It explores Ruskin’s different ideologies, such as the adorned wall veil, which were…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29
    Routledge

  • Paula Rego's Map of Memory: National and Sexual Politics book cover

    Paula Rego's Map of Memory

    National and Sexual Politics

    By Maria Manuel Lisboa

    This title was first published in 2003. The artist Paula Rego was born in Portugal but has lived in Britain since 1951. In this well-illustrated book, Maria Manuel Lisboa explores the background behind Rego's decision to leave the land of her birth and, in doing so, provides fascinating insights…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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