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  • 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 refusés…

    Hardback – 2016-04-27 

  • 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 

  • 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 

  • 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 
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • Max Liebermann

    Modern Art and Modern Germany

    By Marion F. Deshmukh

    Max Liebermann: Modern Art and Modern Germany is the first English-language examination of this German impressionist painter whose long life and career spanned nine decades. Through a close reading of key paintings and by a discussion of his many cultural networks across Germany and throughout…

    Hardback – 2015-10-16

  • Art, Technology and Nature

    Renaissance to Postmodernity

    By Camilla Skovbjerg Paldam, Jacob Wamberg

    Since 1900, the connections between art and technology with nature have become increasingly inextricable. Through a selection of innovative readings by international scholars, this book presents the first investigation of the intersections between art, technology and nature in post-medieval times.…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08

  • The Symbolist Roots of Modern Art

    By Michelle Facos, Thor J. Mednick

    With the words ‘A new manifestation of art was … expected, necessary, inevitable,’ Jean Moréas announced the advent of the Symbolist movement in 1886. When Symbolist artists began experimenting in order to invent new visual languages appropriate for representing modern life in all its…

    Hardback – 2015-07-30

  • Elizabeth Robins Pennell, Nineteenth-Century Pioneer of Modern Art Criticism

    By Kimberly Morse Jones

    Mining various archives and newspaper repositories, Elizabeth Robins Pennell, Nineteenth-Century Pioneer of Modern Art Criticism provides the first full-length study of a remarkable woman and heretofore neglected art critic. Pennell, a prolific 'New Art Critic', helped formulate and develop…

    Hardback – 2015-07-21

  • Reading Dante Gabriel Rossetti

    The Painter as Poet

    By Brian Donnelly

    A revolutionary figure throughout his career, Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s work provides a distinctly revolutionary lens through which the Victorian period can be viewed. Suggesting that Rossetti’s work should be approached through his poetry, Brian Donnelly argues that it is both inscribed by and…

    Hardback – 2015-07-14

  • Cultures of International Exhibitions 1840-1940

    Great Exhibitions in the Margins

    By Marta Filipová

    Beyond the great exhibitions, expositions universelles and world fairs in London, Paris or Chicago, numerous smaller, yet ambitious exhibitions took place in provincial cities and towns across the world. Focusing on the period between 1840 and 1940, this volume takes a novel look at the…

    Hardback – 2015-07-10

  • Circulations in the Global History of Art

    By Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann, Catherine Dossin, Béatrice Joyeux-Prunel

    The project of global art history calls for balanced treatment of artifacts and a unified approach. This volume emphasizes questions of transcultural encounters and exchanges as circulations. It presents a strategy that highlights the processes and connections among cultures, and also responds to…

    Hardback – 2015-05-29
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Foreign Artists and Communities in Modern Paris, 1870-1914

    Strangers in Paradise

    By Karen L. Carter, Susan Waller

    Foreign Artists and Communities in Modern Paris, 1870-1914 examines Paris as a center of international culture that attracted artists from Western and Eastern Europe, Asia and the Americas during a period of burgeoning global immigration. Sixteen essays by a group of emerging and established…

    Hardback – 2015-05-19

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