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  • Modernity, History, and Politics in Czech Art

    1st Edition

    By Marta Filipová

    This book traces the influence of the changing political environment on Czech art, criticism, history, and theory between 1895 and 1939, looking beyond the avant-garde to the peripheries of modern art. The period is marked by radical political changes, the formation of national and regional…

    Hardback – 2019-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • Museums and Centers of Contemporary Art in Central Europe after 1989

    1st Edition

    By Katarzyna Jagodzińska

    Museums and Centers of Contemporary Art in Central Europe is a comprehensive study of the ecosystem of art museums and centers in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. Focusing on institutions founded after 1989, the book analyses a thirty-year boom in art exhibition space in these…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Museum and Gallery Publishing

    From Theory to Case Study, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Anne Hughes

    Museum and Gallery Publishing examines the theory and practice of general and scholarly publishing associated with museum and art gallery collections. Focusing on the production and reception of these texts, the book explains the relevance of publishing to the cultural, commercial and social…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
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    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Narratives of Vulnerability in Museums

    American Interpretations of the Great Depression, 1st Edition

    By Meighen Katz

    Narratives of Vulnerability in Museums is a study of the challenges museums face when they present narratives of instability, uncertainty, and fear in their exhibitions. As a period of sustained societal and personal vulnerability, the Great Depression remains a watershed era in American history.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
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    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Law and Intangible Cultural Heritage in the City

    1st Edition

    By Sara Gwendolyn Ross

    With disappearing music venues, and arts and culture communities at constant risk of displacement in our urban centers, the preservation of intangible cultural heritage is of growing concern to global cities. This book addresses the role and protection of intangible cultural heritage in the urban…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
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  • Mummers' Plays Revisited

    1st Edition

    By Peter Harrop

    Peter Harrop offers a reappraisal of mummers’ plays, which have long been regarded as a form of ‘folk’ or ‘traditional’ drama, somehow separate from the mainstream of British theatre. This fresh view of folk and tradition explores how mummers’ plays emerged in an 18th century theatrical…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19
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    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Court Art of Friedrich Sustris

    Patronage in Late Renaissance Bavaria, 1st Edition

    By Susan Maxwell

    Shedding new light on the relatively unknown art of the Wittelsbach dukes's sixteenth-century court, The Court Art of Friedrich Sustris represents the first monograph to focus on this Italian-trained Netherlandish artist. The volume incorporates original archival material, including letters and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
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    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • The Empty Museum

    Western Cultures and the Artistic Field in Modern Japan, 1st Edition

    By Masaaki Morishita

    This book examines the processes through which public art museums, as modern Western institutions, were introduced to Japan in the late nineteenth century and how they subsequently developed distinctive national characteristics. The author focuses on one of the most distinctive forms of Japanese…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
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  • The Private Collector's Museum

    Public Good Versus Private Gain, 1st Edition

    By Georgina S Walker

    The Private Collector’s Museum connects the rising popularity of private museums with evolving models of collecting and philanthropy, and new inter-relationships between private and public space. It examines how contemporary collectors construct museums to frame themselves as cultural arbiters of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04
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    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Abstract Painting and the Minimalist Critiques

    Robert Mangold, David Novros, and Jo Baer in the 1960s, 1st Edition

    By Matthew L. Levy

    This book undertakes a critical reappraisal of Minimalism through an examination of three key painters: Robert Mangold, David Novros, and Jo Baer. By establishing their substantive engagements with Minimalist discourse, as well as their often overlooked artistic exchanges with their sculptor peers,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03
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    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Personalization of the Museum Visit

    Art Museums, Discourse, and Visitors, 1st Edition

    By Seph Rodney

    The Personalization of the Museum Visit examines a fundamental shift in institutional behavior in museums located in the United States and the United Kingdom. Contending that art museums have moved toward a new paradigm of public engagement, it posits that modern museum visitors are treated as…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31
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    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • The Protected Vista

    An Intellectual and Cultural History, 1st Edition

    By Tom Brigden

    The Protected Vista draws a historical lineage from the eighteenth-century picturesque to present-day planning policy, highlighting how the values embedded within familiar views have developed over time through appropriation by diverse groups for cultural and political purposes. The book examines…

    Hardback – 2019-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation

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