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  • Function and Fantasy: Iron Architecture in the Long Nineteenth Century

    Edited by Paul Dobraszczyk, Peter Sealy

    The introduction of iron - and later steel - construction and decoration transformed architecture in the nineteenth-century. While the structural employment of iron has been a frequent subject of study, this book re-directs scholarly scrutiny on its place in the aesthetics of architecture in the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-24 
    Routledge

  • Visualizing the Nineteenth-Century Home

    Modern Art and the Decorative Impulse

    By Anca I. Lasc

    The nineteenth century - the Era of the Interior - witnessed the steady displacement of art from the ceilings, walls, and floors of aristocratic and religious interiors to the everyday spaces of bourgeois households, subject to their own enhanced ornamentation. Following the 1863 Salon des refuses,…

    Hardback – 2016-04-27 
    Routledge

  • Modernism and the Avant-garde Body in Spain and Italy

    Edited by Nicolás Fernández-Medina, Maria Truglio

    This interdisciplinary volume interrogates bodily thinking in avant-garde texts from Spain and Italy during the early twentieth century and their relevance to larger modernist preoccupations with corporeality. It examines the innovative ways Spanish and Italian avant-gardists explored the body as a…

    Hardback – 2016-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Comparative Literature

  • Is Paris Still the Capital of the Nineteenth Century?

    Essays on Art and Modernity, 1850-1900

    By Hollis Clayson, André Dombrowski

    ‘Is Paris Still the Capital of the Nineteenth Century?’ The question that guides this volume stems from Walter Benjamin’s studies of nineteenth-century Parisian culture as the apex of capitalist aesthetics. Thirteen scholars test Benjamin’s ideas about the centrality of Paris, formulated in…

    Hardback – 2016-03-29 
    Routledge

  • Slavery, Geography and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Marine Landscapes of Montreal and Jamaica

    By Charmaine A. Nelson

    Slavery, Geography and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Marine Landscapes of Montreal and Jamaica is among the first Slavery Studies books - and the first in Art History - to juxtapose temperate and tropical slavery. Charmaine A. Nelson explores the central role of geography and its racialized…

    Hardback – 2016-03-25 
    Routledge

  • India in Art in Ireland

    Ends of Empire, Medieval Manuscripts to Contemporary Photography

    By Kathleen James-Chakraborty

    India in Art in Ireland is the first book to address how the relationship between these two ends of the British Empire played out in the visual arts. It demonstrates that Irish ambivalence about British imperialism in India complicates the assumption that colonialism precluded identifying with an…

    Hardback – 2016-03-24 
    Routledge
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street Art

    Edited by Jeffrey Ian Ross

    The Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street Art integrates and reviews current scholarship in the field of graffiti and street art. Thirty-seven original contributions are organized around four sections: History, Types, and Writers/Artists of Graffiti and Street Art; Theoretical…

    Hardback – 2016-03-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Francesca Woodman's Dark Gaze

    The Diazotypes and Other Late Works

    By Claire Raymond

    Focusing on the later work of the American photographer Francesca Woodman (1958-1981), Claire Raymond takes up the question of the disintegrative condition of the art she produced in the last year of her life. Departing from the techniques of her earlier compositions, Woodman worked in the…

    Hardback – 2016-03-04 
    Routledge

  • Hans Hollein and Postmodernism

    Art and Architecture in Austria, 1958-1985

    By Eva Branscome

    Set within the broader context of post-war Austria and the re-education initiatives set up there by the Allied forces, particularly the USA, this book investigates the art and architecture scene in Vienna to ask how this can inform our broader understanding of architectural Postmodernism. Within an…

    Hardback – 2016-02-28 
    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

  • American Women Artists, 1935-1970

    Gender, Culture, and Politics

    By Helen Langa, Paula Wisotzki

    Numerous American women artists built successful professional careers in the mid-twentieth century while confronting challenging cultural transitions: shifts in stylistic avant-gardism, harsh political transformations, and changing gender expectations for both women and men. These social and…

    Hardback – 2016-01-04
    Routledge

  • Locating American Art

    Finding Art's Meaning in Museums, Colonial Period to the Present

    By Cynthia Fowler

    How does museum location shape the interpretation of an art object by critics, curators, art historians, and others? To what extent is the value of a work of art determined by its location? Providing a close examination of individual works of American art in relation to gallery and museum location,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-28
    Routledge

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