• 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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

    By Janice Helland

    Edited by Bridget Elliott

    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 – 2017-09-30 
    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

    By Síghle Bhreathnach-Lynch

    Edited by Tricia Cusack

    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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Artistic Brotherhoods in the Nineteenth Century book cover

    Artistic Brotherhoods in the Nineteenth Century

    By Laura Morowitz, William Vaughan

    This title was first published in 2000. The nineteenth century saw the emergence of numerous artistic brotherhoods - groups of artists bound together in communal production, sharing spiritual and aesthetic aims. Although it is widely acknowledged that this is an unique feature of the period, there…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2017-09-30 
    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 – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • 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 – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • 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 – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge

  • Widowhood and Visual Culture in Early Modern Europe book cover

    Widowhood and Visual Culture in Early Modern Europe

    Edited by Allison Levy

    Whereas recent studies of early modern widowhood by social, economic and cultural historians have called attention to the often ambiguous, yet also often empowering, experience and position of widows within society, Widowhood and Visual Culture in Early Modern Europe is the first book to consider…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • Women, Femininity and Public Space in European Visual Culture, 1789–1914 book cover

    Women, Femininity and Public Space in European Visual Culture, 1789–1914

    Edited by Temma Balducci, Heather Belnap Jensen

    Focusing on images of or produced by well-to-do nineteenth-century European women, this volume explores genteel femininity as resistant to easy codification vis-à-vis the public. Attending to various iterations of the public as space, sphere and discourse, sixteen essays challenge the false binary…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge

  • Faith, Gender and the Senses in Italian Renaissance and Baroque Art: Interpreting the Noli me tangere and Doubting Thomas book cover

    Faith, Gender and the Senses in Italian Renaissance and Baroque Art

    Interpreting the Noli me tangere and Doubting Thomas

    By Erin E. Benay, Lisa M. Rafanelli

    Taking the Noli me tangere and Doubting Thomas episodes as a focal point, this study examines how visual representations of two of the most compelling and related Christian stories engaged with changing devotional and cultural ideals in Renaissance and Baroque Italy. This book reconsiders…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Cléo de Mérode and the Rise of Modern Celebrity Culture book cover

    Cléo de Mérode and the Rise of Modern Celebrity Culture

    By Michael D. Garval

    The first English-language monograph on the French dancer and model, Cléo de Mérode and the Rise of Modern Celebrity Culture explores the haunting legacy of this intriguing and glamorous figure, an international celebrity at the dawn of modern celebrity culture. Situating Mérode at a pivotal…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

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