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  • The Routledge Companion to Art Deco

    By Bridget Elliott, Michael Windover

    Variously cast as the embodiment of the roaring twenties, jazz, Hollywood glamour and the machine age, art deco rapidly became a global style, spanning a wide array of visual media, from architecture, sculpture, painting, and print-making to film, fashion, industrial design, and the decorative arts…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge Companions

  • Artistic Responses to Travel in the Western Tradition

    Edited by Sarah J. Lippert

    In an era when ease of travel is greater than ever, it is also easy to overlook the degree to which voyages of the body - and mind - have generated an outpouring of artistry and creativity throughout the ages. Exploration of new lands and sensations is a fundamental human experience. This volume in…

    Hardback – 2018-04-02 
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Raymond Jonson and the Spiritual in Modernist and Abstract Painting

    By Herbert R. Hartel, Jr.

    This is the most thorough and detailed monograph on the artwork of Raymond Jonson. He is one of many artists of the first half of the twentieth-century who demonstrate the richness and diversity of an under-appreciated period in the history of American art. Visualizing the spiritual was one of the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-06 
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Sculpture and Film

    Edited by Jon Wood, Ian Christie

    During much of the twentieth century, film was often assumed to be a ‘flat’ pictorial art, more often compared with painting and graphic media than with sculpture. In the last few decades, however, film has come to be more closely associated with sculpture, and in recent years, it has largely been…

    Hardback – 2018-02-27 
    Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture

  • Radical Marble

    Architectural Innovation from Antiquity to the Present

    Edited by J. Nicholas Napoli, William Tronzo

    Marble is one of the great veins through the architectural tradition and fundamental building block of the Mediterranean world, from the Parthenon of mid-fifth century Athens, which was constructed of pentelic marble, to Justinian’s Hagia Sophia in Constantinople and the Renaissance and Baroque…

    Hardback – 2018-02-22 
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Remaking the Readymade

    Duchamp, Man Ray, and the Conundrum of the Replica

    By Adina Kamien-Kazhdan

    Replication and originality are central concepts in the artistic oeuvres of Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray. Remaking the Readymade reveals the underlying and previously unexplored processes and rationales for the collaboration between Duchamp, Man Ray, and Arturo Schwarz on the replication of…

    Hardback – 2018-01-18 
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Contemporary Citizenship, Art, and Visual Culture

    Making and Being Made

    Edited by Corey Dzenko, Theresa Avila

    Taking citizenship as a political position, cultural process, and intertwining of both, this edited volume examines the role of visual art and visual culture as sites for the construction and contestation of both state-sanctioned and cultural citizenships from the late 1970s to today. Contributors…

    Hardback – 2017-12-28 
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Curious Lessons in the Museum

    The Pedagogic Potential of Artists' Interventions

    By Claire Robins

    Amongst recent contemporary art and museological publications, there have been relatively few which direct attention to the distinct contributions that twentieth and twenty-first century artists have made to gallery and museum interpretation practices. There are fewer still that recognise the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 

  • Museum Representations of Maoist China

    From Cultural Revolution to Commie Kitsch

    By Amy Jane Barnes

    The collection, interpretation and display of art from the People’s Republic of China, and particularly the art of the Cultural Revolution, have been problematic for museums. These objects challenge our perception of ’Chineseness’ and their style, content and the means of their production question…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19 

  • 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 by the Allied forces, particularly the US, this book investigates the art and architecture scene in Vienna to ask how this can inform our broader understanding of architectural Postmodernism. The book…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18 

  • British Artists and the Modernist Landscape

    By Ysanne Holt

    Title first published in 2003. In this detailed study of the landscapes and rural scenes of Britain and France made by artists like George Clausen, Philip Wilson Steer, Augustus John, Laura Knight, J. D. Fergusson and Spencer Gore, Ysanne Holt investigates the imaginary geographies behind the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Park Avenue Cubists

    Gallatin, Morris, Frelinghuysen and Shaw

    By Robert S. Lubar

    Edited by Debra Bricker Balken

    This title was first published in 2002. The Park Avenue Cubists explores the work of a group of American artists committed to the belief that American abstraction could make a unique contribution to the evolution of the visual experiments begun by the European Modernists. All were inspired by the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge Revivals

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