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  • Disability and Art History

    Edited by Ann Millett-Gallant, Elizabeth Howie

    This is the first book of its kind to feature interdisciplinary art history and disability studies scholarship. Art historians have traditionally written about images of figures with impairments, and artworks by disabled artists, without integrating disability studies scholarship, while many…

    Hardback – 2016-10-27 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

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

    Edited by Deborah Hutton, Rebecca 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

  • 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

  • Animism and Shamanism in Twentieth-Century Art

    Kandinsky, Ernst, Pollock, Beuys

    By Evan R. Firestone

    Wassily Kandinsky, Max Ernst, Jackson Pollock, and Joseph Beuys were the leading artists of their generations to recognize the rich possibilities that animism and shamanism offered. While each of these artists' connection with shamanism has been written about separately, Evan Firestone brings the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Meanings of Abstract Art

    Between Nature and Theory

    Edited by Paul Crowther, Isabel Wunsche

    Traditional art is based on conventions of resemblance between the work and that which it is a representation "of". Abstract art, in contrast, either adopts alternative modes of visual representation or reconfigures mimetic convention. This book explores the relation of abstract art to nature (…

    Paperback – 2016-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Designing Modern Norway

    A History of Design Discourse

    By Kjetil Fallan

    Designing Modern Norway: A History of Design Discourse is an intellectual history of design and its role in configuring the modern Norwegian nation state. Rather than a conventional national design history survey that focuses on designers and objects, this is an in-depth study of the ideologies,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge

  • Film, Architecture and Spatial Imagination

    By Renee Tobe

    Films use architecture as visual shorthand to tell viewers everything they need to know about the characters in a short amount of time. Illustrated by a diverse range of films from different eras and cultures, this book investigates the reciprocity between film and architecture. Using a…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Rome, Travel and the Sculpture Capital, c.1770–1825

    Edited by Tomas Macsotay

    The world that shaped Europe's first national sculptor-celebrities, from Schadow to David d'Angers, from Flaxman to Gibson, from Canova to Thorvaldsen, was the city of Rome. Until around 1800, the Holy See effectively served as Europe's cultural capital, and Roman sculptors found themselves at the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-25 
    Routledge

  • Part-Architecture

    The Maison de Verre, Duchamp, Domesticity and Desire in 1930s Paris

    By Emma Cheatle

    Part-Architecture presents a detailed and original study of Pierre Chareau’s Maison de Verre through another seminal modernist artwork, Marcel Duchamp’s Large Glass. Aligning the two works materially, historically and conceptually, the book challenges the accepted architectural descriptions of the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23 
    Routledge

  • The Art of Joaquín Torres-García

    Constructive Universalism and the Inversion of Abstraction

    By Aarnoud Rommens

    Intertwining art history, aesthetic theory, and Latin American studies, Aarnoud Rommens challenges contemporary Eurocentric revisions of the history of abstraction through this study of the Uruguayan artist Joaquín Torres-García. After studying and painting (for decades) in Europe, Torres-García…

    Hardback – 2016-08-22 
    Routledge

  • The Situationist International in Britain

    Modernism, Surrealism, and the Avant-Garde

    By Sam Cooper

    This book tells, for the first time, the story of the Situationist International’s influence and afterlives in Britain, where its radical ideas have been rapturously welcomed and fiercely resisted. The Situationist International presented itself as the culmination of the twentieth century…

    Hardback – 2016-08-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

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