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  • Routledge Revivals: Chinese Art (1935)

    Edited by Leigh Ashton

    First published in 1935, this book was intended to provide westerners with a more definite and comprehensive understanding of Chinese Art and its achievements. Newly available opportunities to study authentic examples, such as the Royal Academy exhibition that provided the impetus for this volume,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Images of Pain

    Edited by Asbjrn Grnstad, Henrik Gustafsson

    Few phenomena are as formative of our experience of the visual world as displays of suffering. But what does it mean to have an ethical experience of disturbing or traumatizing images? What kind of ethical proposition does an image of pain mobilize? How may the spectator learn from and make use of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Place in South Asian and Islamic Art, 1500-Present

    Edited by Deborah S. Hutton, Rebecca M. Brown

    Place plays a fundamental role in the structuring of the discipline of Art History. And yet, place also limits the questions art historians can ask and impairs analysis of objects and locations in the interstices of established, ossifi ed categories. The chapters in this interdisciplinary volume…

    Hardback – 2016-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Binding the Absent Body in Medieval and Modern Art

    Abject, Virtual, and Alternate Bodies

    Edited by Emily Kelley, Elizabeth Richards Rivenbark

    The absent body is represented in two distinct periods of art: medieval art using the absent body for religious reflection and contemporary art using the absent body from a secular perspective. Early examples of the absent body revolve around sacred images, especially Christian imagery representing…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge

  • India’s Biennale Effect

    A politics of contemporary art

    Edited by Robert E. D'Souza, Sunil Manghani

    India’s Kochi-Muziris Biennale has been described as one of the most significant newly emergent biennales, alongside Shanghai, Sharjah and Dakar. However, there have been few sustained and critical studies of these events as specific sites of production and reception of contemporary art. This…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge India

  • Photography and Doubt

    Edited by Sabine Kriebel, Andres Mario Zervigon

    Recent decades have seen photography’s privileged relationship to the real come under question. Spurred by the postmodern critique of photography in the 1980s and the rise of digital technologies soon thereafter, scholars have been asking who and what built this understanding of the medium in the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Degas

    Edited by Kathryn Brown

    The first comprehensive assessment of Degas's legacy to be published in over two decades, Perspectives on Degas unites a team of international scholars to analyze Degas's work, artistic practice, and unique methods of pictorial problem-solving. Established scholars and curators show how recent…

    Hardback – 2016-09-23 
    Routledge

  • Visual Culture and the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars

    Edited by Satish Padiyar, Philip Shaw, Philippa Simpson

    Individually and collectively, the essays in this cross-disciplinary collection explore the impact of the revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars on European visual culture, from the outbreak of the pan-European conflict with France in 1792 to the aftermath of the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. Through…

    Hardback – 2016-09-09 
    Routledge

  • Architectural Temperance

    Spain and Rome, 1700-1759

    By Victor Deupi

    Architectural Temperance examines relations between Bourbon Spain and papal Rome (1700-1759) through the lens of cultural politics. With a focus on key Spanish architects sent to study in Rome by the Bourbon Kings, the book also discusses the establishment of a program of architectural education at…

    Paperback – 2016-09-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Ars et Ingenium: The Embodiment of Imagination in Francesco di Giorgio Martini’s Drawings

    By Pari Riahi

    When did drawing become an integral part of architecture? Among several architects and artists who brought about this change during the Renaissance, Francesco di Giorgio Martini’s ideas on drawing recorded in his Trattati di architettura, ingegneria e arte militare (1475-1490) are significant.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Celtic Craftsmanship in Bronze

    By H.E. Kilbride-Jones

    This book is primarily concerned with the craftsmanship of the Bronzesmiths of Britain and Ireland during the period from the beginning of the first century AD until the end of the seventh century. The period covered takes in a number of eras: the pre-Occupation era of the first century; the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Animals into Art

    Edited by Howard Morphy

    This book is one of a series of volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986 which addressed world archaeology in its widest sense, investigating how people lived in the past and how and why changes took place to result in the forms of society and culture which exist now…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

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