History of Art Products

  • Kyoto Visual Culture in the Early Edo and Meiji Periods

    The arts of reinvention

    Edited by Morgan Pitelka, Alice Y. Tseng

    The city of Kyoto has undergone radical shifts in its significance as a political and cultural centre, as a hub of the national bureaucracy, as a symbolic and religious centre, and as a site for the production and display of art. However, the field of Japanese history and culture lacks a book which…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Architecture, Islam, and Identity in West Africa

    Lessons from Larabanga

    By Michelle Apotsos

    Architecture, Islam, and Identity in West Africa shows you the relationship between architecture and Islamic identity in West Africa. The book looks broadly across Muslim West Africa and takes an in-depth study of the village of Larabanga, a small Muslim community in Northern Ghana, to help you see…

    Paperback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Property and Contested Ownership

    The Trafficking of Artefacts and the Quest for Restitution

    Edited by Brigitta Hauser-Schäublin, Lyndel V. Prott

    Against the backdrop of international conventions and their implementation, Cultural Property and Contested Ownership explores how highly-valued cultural goods are traded and negotiated among diverging parties and their interests. Cultural artefacts, such as those kept and trafficked between art…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge

  • Installation Art and the Practices of Archivalism

    By David Houston Jones

    On the leading edge of trauma and archival studies, this timely book engages with the recent growth in visual projects that respond to the archive, focusing in particular on installation art. It traces a line of argument from practitioners who explicitly depict the archive (Samuel Beckett,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Byron, Sully, and the Power of Portraiture

    By John Clubbe

    First published in 2005. Since the early nineteenth century, Byron, the man and his image, have captured the hearts and minds of untold legions of people of all political and social stripes in Britain, Europe, America, and around the world. This book focuses on the history and cultural significance…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Byron

  • Romantic Mythologies

    Edited by Ian Fletcher

    First published in 1967. These essays illustrate the movement of ideas in the literary and artistic history of the later part of the nineteenth century. The subjects dealt with are diverse though interrelated. All the contributors exemplify the changing thought of the period from Romanticism,…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • The Victorian Romantics 1850-70

    The Early Work of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Morris, Burne-Jones, Swinburne, Simeon Solomon and their Associates

    By T. Earle Welby

    First published in 1929. This title explores the early work of five Victorian Romantics; Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Morris, Edward Burne Jones, Algernon Charles Swinburne, and Simeon Solomon, and exhibits them at or soon after the moment of entry into the movement. This title will be of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • Impressionists in England

    The Critical Reception

    Edited by Kate Flint

    First published in 1984. The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries represent not only era of rapidly changing artistic methods but a crucial evolution in art criticism. This book gathers together a wide-range of the criticism that greeted the work of the Impressionists artists in the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge

  • The New Fiction

    (A Protest against Sex-Mania) And Other Papers

    By J.A. Spender

    This collection of essays attempts to analyse common assumptions about art, literature and criticism at the time of publication in 1895. Taking the position of ‘a Philistine’ , Spender argues against the ‘new’ art and fiction and encourages the average member of the public to state their opinion…

    Hardback – 2016-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • How Folklore Shaped Modern Art

    A Post-Critical History of Aesthetics

    By Wes Hill

    Since the 1990s, artists and art writers around the world have increasingly undermined the essentialism associated with notions of "critical practice." We can see this manifesting in the renewed relevance of what were previously considered "outsider" art practices, the emphasis on first-person…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Photography and Place

    Seeing and Not Seeing Germany After 1945

    By Donna West Brett

    As a recording device, photography plays a unique role in how we remember places and events that happened there. This includes recording events as they happen, or recording places where something occurred before the photograph was taken, commonly referred to as aftermath photography. This book…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Everyday Practice of Public Art

    Art, Space, and Social Inclusion

    Edited by Cameron Cartiere, Martin Zebracki

    The Everyday Practice of Public Art: Art, Space, and Social Inclusion is a multidisciplinary anthology of analyses exploring the expansion of contemporary public art issues beyond the built environment. It follows the highly successful publication The Practice of Public Art (eds. Cartiere and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-19
    Routledge

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