• Female Body Image in Contemporary Art: Dieting, Eating Disorders, Self-Harm, and Fatness book cover

    Female Body Image in Contemporary Art

    Dieting, Eating Disorders, Self-Harm, and Fatness

    By Emily L. Newman

    Numerous contemporary artists, particularly female artists, have chosen to examine the idealization of the female body. In this crucial book, Emily L. Newman focuses on a number of key themes including obesity, anorexia, bulimia, dieting, self-harm, and female body image. Many artists utilize their…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • Emma Hamilton and Late Eighteenth Century European Art: Agency, Performance, and Representation book cover

    Emma Hamilton and Late Eighteenth Century European Art

    Agency, Performance, and Representation

    By Ersy Contogouris

    This book uses an art historical and feminist methodology to engage with Emma Hamilton, an eighteenth century celebrity who appeared in many works of art by important artists including Angelica Kauffmann, Benjamin West and Élisabeth Vigée-Le Brun. Ersy Contogouris analyzes works of art in which…

    Hardback – 2018-06-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • Pop Art and Popular Music: Jukebox Modernism book cover

    Pop Art and Popular Music

    Jukebox Modernism

    By Melissa L. Mednicov

    This book offers an innovative and interdisciplinary approach to Pop art scholarship through a recuperation of popular music into art historical understandings of the movement. Jukebox modernism is a procedure by which Pop artists used popular music within their works to disrupt decorous modernism…

    Hardback – 2018-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Migrations, Arts and Postcoloniality in the Mediterranean book cover

    Migrations, Arts and Postcoloniality in the Mediterranean

    By Celeste Ianniciello

    This book is focused on the transcultural memory of the Mediterranean region, and the different ways it is articulated by contemporary art practices and museum projects linked to migrations, exile, diaspora and transnationality. The artistic and curatorial examples analyzed in this study articulate…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Art History and Visual Studies

  • Globalizing East European Art Histories: Past and Present book cover

    Globalizing East European Art Histories

    Past and Present

    Edited by Beáta Hock, Anu Allas

    This edited collection reassesses East-Central European art by offering transnational perspectives on its regional or national histories, while also inserting the region into contemporary discussions of global issues. Both in popular imagination and, to some degree, scholarly literature,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Sound, Sin, and Conversion in Victorian England book cover

    Sound, Sin, and Conversion in Victorian England

    By Julia Grella O'Connell

    The plight of the fallen woman is one of the salient themes of nineteenth-century art and literature; indeed, the ubiquity of the trope galvanized the Victorian conscience and acted as a spur to social reform. In some notable examples, Julia Grella O’Connell argues, the iconography of the Victorian…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08 
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • Académie Royale: A History in Portraits book cover

    Académie Royale

    A History in Portraits

    By Hannah Williams

    From its establishment in 1648 until its disbanding in 1793 after the French Revolution, the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture was the centre of the Parisian art world. Taking the reader behind the scenes of this elite bastion of French art theory, education, and practice, this engaging…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Women, Patronage, and Salvation in Renaissance Florence: Lucrezia Tornabuoni and the Chapel of the Medici Palace book cover

    Women, Patronage, and Salvation in Renaissance Florence

    Lucrezia Tornabuoni and the Chapel of the Medici Palace

    By Stefanie Solum

    Long obfuscated by modern definitions of historical evidence and art patronage, Lucrezia Tornabuoni de’ Medici’s impact on the visual world of her time comes to light in this book, the first full-length scholarly argument for a lay woman’s contributions to the visual arts of fifteenth-century…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Part-Architecture: The Maison de Verre, Duchamp, Domesticity and Desire in 1930s Paris book cover

    Part-Architecture

    The Maison de Verre, Duchamp, Domesticity and Desire in 1930s Paris

    By Emma Cheatle

    Part-Architecture presents a detailed and original study of Pierre Chareau’s Maison de Verre through another seminal modernist artwork, Marcel Duchamp’s Large Glass. Aligning the two works materially, historically and conceptually, the book challenges the accepted architectural descriptions of the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Feminist Perspectives on Art: Contemporary Outtakes book cover

    Feminist Perspectives on Art

    Contemporary Outtakes

    Edited by Jacqueline Millner, Catriona Moore

    When the body is foregrounded in artwork – as in much contemporary performance, sculptural installation and video work – so is gendered and sexualised difference. Feminist Perspectives on Art: Contemporary Outtakes looks to interactions between art history, theory, curation, and studio-based…

    Paperback – 2018-02-19 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2017-12-13
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

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