20th Century Modern Art Products

  • The Routledge Companion to Art Deco

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bridget Elliott, Michael Windover

    Scholarly interest in Art Deco has grown rapidly over the past fifty years, spanning different academic disciplines. This volume provides a guide to the current state of the field of Art Deco research by highlighting past accomplishments and promising new directions. Chapters are presented in five…

    Hardback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

  • Representation and Memory in Graphic Novels

    1st Edition

    By Golnar Nabizadeh

    This book analyses the relationship between comics and cultural memory. By focusing on a range of landmark comics from the 20th and 21st centuries, the discussion draws attention to the ongoing role of visual culture in framing testimony, particularly in relation to underprivileged subjects such as…

    Hardback – 2019-05-06 
    Routledge
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • Women and French Orientalist Art, 1860-1968

    Cross-Cultural Contacts and Western Depictions of Difference, 1st Edition

    By Mary Healy

    Only one female artist, Henriette Browne 1829-1901, has been recognised in the canon of French Orientalist art. Beyond Browne, existing scholarship has not given due consideration to the impact of female art on French Orientalism; as a result women artists have been omitted from the Orientalist…

    Hardback – 2019-04-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • René Magritte and the Art of Thinking

    1st Edition

    By Lisa Lipinski

    For René Magritte, painting was a form of thinking. Through paintings of ordinary objects rendered with illusionism, Magritte probed the limits of our perception—what we see and cannot see, the nature of representation—as a philosophical system for presenting ideas, and perspective as a method of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • The Danish Avant-Garde and World War II

    The Helhesten Collective, 1st Edition

    By Kerry Greaves

    This is the first book to focus on Helhesten (The Hell-Horse), an avant-garde artists’ collective active during the Nazi occupation of Denmark and one of the few tangible connections between radical European art groups from the 1920s to the 1960s. The Danes’ deliberately unskilled painterly…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • Modern Color/Modern Architecture

    Amédée Ozenfant and the Genealogy of Color in Modern Architecture, 1st Edition

    By William W. Braham

    This title was first published in 2002. This really is a text that will fill a long-felt want. A key figure in that history is Amédée Ozenfant, painter, critic and friend of Le Corbusier, who in the first half of this century founded a school in London where he conducted experiments and wrote about…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Film and Modern American Art

    The Dialogue between Cinema and Painting, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Manthorne

    Between the 1890s and the 1930s, movie going became an established feature of everyday life across America. Movies constituted an enormous visual data bank and changed the way artist and public alike interpreted images. This book explores modern painting as a response to, and an appropriation of,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • John Petts and the Caseg Press

    1st Edition

    By Alison Smith

    This title was first published in 2000:  John Petts (1914-1991) is one of the outstanding wood-engravers of the twentieth century. His stunning prints featuring Welsh mountains and the people who live amongst them reflect his deep concern for the history of the land and are distinguished by…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Art, Cybernetics and Pedagogy in Post-War Britain

    Roy Ascott’s Groundcourse, 1st Edition

    By Kate Sloan

    This is the first full-length study about the British artist Roy Ascott, one of the first cybernetic artists, with a career spanning seven decades to date. The book focuses on his early career, exploring the evolution of his early interests in communication in the context of the rich overlaps…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • 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 – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • 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 – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • Utopia and Dissent in West Germany

    The Resurgence of the Politics of Everyday Life in the Long 1960s, 1st Edition

    By Mia Lee

    Just as Chancellor Konrad Adenauer was seeking re-election on a campaign of "no experiments," art avant-garde groups in West Germany were reviving the utopian impulse to unite art and society. Utopia and Dissent in West Germany examines these groups and their legacy. Postwar artists built…

    Hardback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

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