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  • The Iconography of the Satyr in Greece and Rome

    By Allison Surtees

    The satyr is a ubiquitous figure in ancient art and this work explores the changing iconography of the satyr, from his inception in the visual record in archaic Athens to his usage in the Roman imperial period, using the Pouring Satyr statue type as a specific example. The Pouring Satyr type first…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01 

  • The Persistence of Taste

    Art, Museums and Everyday Life After Bourdieu

    Edited by Malcolm Quinn, Dave Beech, Michael Lehnert, Carol Tulloch, Stephen Wilson

    This book offers an interdisciplinary analysis of taste in the wake of Pierre Bourdieu’s sociology of taste. It brings curators together with sociologists and art theorists and artists with design historians, art historians and cultural historians, with the common aim of developing rigorous and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 

  • Monographic Exhibitions and the History of Art

    Edited by Maia Wellington Gahtan, Donatella Pegazzano

    This edited collection traces the impact of monographic exhibitions on the discipline of art history from the first examples in the late eighteenth century through the present. Roughly falling into three genres (retrospectives of living artists, retrospectives of recently deceased artists, and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Branding the Global Guggenheim

    Cultural Diplomacy in the Neoliberal Age

    By Natalia Grincheva

    With a historical legacy of being a leading actor of cultural diplomacy since the time of the Cold War, in recent decades the Guggenheim has been very active in the international cultural arena through various global cultural activities implemented without control or support from the U.S.…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15 
    Museums in Focus

  • Contemporary British Ceramics and the Influence of Sculpture

    Monuments, Multiples, Destruction and Display

    By Laura Gray

    This book investigates how British contemporary artists who work with clay have managed, in the space of a single generation, to take ceramics from niche-interest craft to the pristine territories of the contemporary art gallery. This development has been accompanied (and perhaps propelled) by the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-08 
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Paraphernalia! Victorian Objects

    Edited by Helen Kingstone, Kate Lister

    The Victorian era is famous for the collecting, hording, and displaying of things; for the mass production and consumption of things; for the invention, distribution and sale of things; for those who had things, and those who did not. For many people, the Victorian period is intrinsically…

    Hardback – 2018-01-08 
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • Royal Events

    Rituals, Innovations, Meanings

    By Jennifer Laing, Warwick Frost

    Royal events such as coronations and jubilees encompass a wide spectrum of planned events involving monarchs and their families that are strategically designed to reinforce the role of royalty within social and political structures. Royal events may have a long heritage, but often involve…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21 
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Australian Artists in the Contemporary Museum

    By Jennifer Barrett, Jacqueline Millner

    This unique book proposes a re-reading of the relationship between artists and the contemporary museum. In Australia in particular, the museum has played a significant role in the colonial project and this has generally been considered as the predominant mode of artists' engagement with such…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 

  • Challenging History in the Museum

    International Perspectives

    By Jenny Kidd, Sam Cairns, Alex Drago, Amy Ryall

    Challenging History in the Museum explores work with difficult, contested and sensitive heritages in a range of museum contexts. It is based on the Challenging History project, which brings together a wide range of heritage professionals, practitioners and academics to explore heritage and museum…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 

  • Cultural Heritage in the Arabian Peninsula

    Debates, Discourses and Practices

    By Karen Exell, Trinidad Rico

    Heritage projects in the Arabian Peninsula are developing rapidly. Museums and heritage sites are symbols of shifting national identities, and a way of placing the Arabian Peninsula states on the international map. Global, i.e. Western, heritage standards and practices have been utilised for the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 

  • Cultural Networks in Migrating Heritage

    Intersecting Theories and Practices across Europe

    By Perla Innocenti

    This book is a study of the role of cultural and heritage networks and how they can help institutions and their host societies manage the tensions and realise the opportunities arising from migration. In looking at past and emerging challenges of social inclusion and cultural dialogue, hybrid…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 

  • Cultural Policy, Work and Identity

    The Creation, Renewal and Negotiation of Professional Subjectivities

    Edited by Jonathan Paquette

    How have cultural policies created new occupations and shaped professions? This book explores an often unacknowledged dimension of cultural policy analysis: the professional identity of cultural agents. It analyses the relationship between cultural policy, identity and professionalism and draws…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 

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