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  • The Paragone in Nineteenth-Century Art

    1st Edition

    By Sarah J. Lippert

    Offering an examination of the paragone, meaning artistic rivalry, in nineteenth-century France and England, this book considers how artists were impacted by prevailing aesthetic theories, or institutional and cultural paradigms, to compete in the art world. The paragone has been considered…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Blacks and Blackness in European Art of the Long Nineteenth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adrienne L. Childs, Susan H. Libby

    Compelling and troubling, colorful and dark, black figures served as the quintessential image of difference in nineteenth-century European art; the essays in this volume further the investigation of constructions of blackness during this period. This collection marks a phase in the scholarship on…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 

  • Art, Technology and Nature

    Renaissance to Postmodernity, 1st Edition

    Edited 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.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • The Arts and Culture of the American Civil War

    1st Edition

    Edited by James A. Davis

    In 1864, Union soldier Charles George described a charge into battle by General Phil Sheridan: "Such a picture of earnestness and determination I never saw as he showed as he came in sight of the battle field . . . What a scene for a painter!" These words proved prophetic, as Sheridan’s desperate…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07

  • George Du Maurier: Illustrator, Author, Critic

    Beyond Svengali, 1st Edition

    By Simon Cooke, Paul Goldman

    Though well-known as the author of Trilby and the creator of Svengali, the writer-artist George Du Maurier had many other accomplishments that are less familiar to modern audiences. This collection traces Du Maurier’s role as a participant in the wider cultural life of his time, restoring him to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17

  • British Art for Australia, 1860-1953

    The Acquisition of Artworks from the United Kingdom by Australian National Galleries, 1st Edition

    By Matthew C. Potter

    Traditional postcolonial scholarship on art and imperialism emphasises tensions between colonising cores and subjugated peripheries. The ties between London and British white settler colonies have been comparatively neglected. Artworks not only reveal the controlling intentions of imperialist…

    Hardback – 2019-01-14
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • Art and the Sacred Journey in Britain, 1790-1850

    1st Edition

    By Kathryn Barush

    The practice of walking to a sacred space for personal and spiritual transformation has long held a place in the British imagination. Art and the Sacred Journey in Britain examines the intersections of the concept of pilgrimage and the visual imagination from the years 1790 to 1850. Through a close…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10

  • The Museums of Contemporary Art

    Notion and Development, 1st Edition

    By J. Pedro Lorente

    Where, how, by whom and for what were the first museums of contemporary art created? These are the key questions addressed by J. Pedro Lorente in this new book. In it he explores the concept and history of museums of contemporary art, and the shifting ways in which they have been imagined and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19

  • Louise Jopling

    A Biographical and Cultural Study of the Modern Woman Artist in Victorian Britain, 1st Edition

    By Patricia de Montfort

    Louise Jopling: A Biographical and Cultural Study is the first in-depth study of this nineteenth-century painter who was among the first women admitted to the Royal Society of British Artists (in 1902). In part an engaging biography of a compelling celebrity figure and social campaigner in…

    Paperback – 2018-11-07

  • Pictures-within-Pictures in Nineteenth-Century Britain

    1st Edition

    By Catherine Roach

    Repainting the work of another into one’s own canvas is a deliberate and often highly fraught act of reuse. This book examines the creation, display, and reception of such images. Artists working in nineteenth-century London were in a peculiar position: based in an imperial metropole, yet…

    Paperback – 2018-10-05

  • Printing and Painting the News in Victorian London

    The Graphic and Social Realism, 1869-1891, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Korda

    Printing and Painting the News in Victorian London offers a fresh perspective on Social Realism by contextualizing it within the burgeoning new media environment of Victorian London. Paintings labelled as Social Realist by Luke Fildes, Frank Holl and Hubert Herkomer are frequently considered to…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18

  • Perspectives on Degas

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23

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