20th Century Modern Art Products

  • The Shape of Data in Digital Humanities

    Modeling Texts and Text-based Resources

    By Julia Flanders, Fotis Jannidis

    This book addresses the need of humanities scholars for whom technology and data now play a large role in their research and teaching and who need deeper expertise in the area of data modeling and representation. The authors, all experts in digital humanities, offer a clear explanation of key…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Collage in Twentieth-Century Art, Literature, and Culture

    Joseph Cornell, William Burroughs, Frank O’Hara, and Bob Dylan

    By Rona Cran

    Emphasizing the diversity of twentieth-century collage practices, Rona Cran's book explores the role that it played in the work of Joseph Cornell, William Burroughs, Frank O'Hara, and Bob Dylan. For all four, collage was an important creative catalyst, employed cathartically, aggressively, and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-18 
    Routledge

  • Queer Difficulty in Art and Poetry

    Rethinking the Sexed Body in Verse and Visual Culture

    Edited by Jongwoo Jeremy Kim, Christopher Reed

    Augmenting recent developments in theories of gender and sexuality, this anthology marks a compelling new phase in queer scholarship. Navigating notions of silence, misunderstanding, pleasure, and even affects of phobia in artworks and texts, the essays in this volume propose new and surprising…

    Hardback – 2017-01-30 
    Routledge

  • Confabulations : Storytelling in Architecture

    By Paul Emmons, Marcia F. Feuerstein, Carolina Dayer

    Confabulation is a drawing together through storytelling. Fundamental to our perception, memory, and thought is the way we join fractured experiences to construct a narrative. Confabulations: Storytelling in Architecture weaves together poetic ideas, objects, and events and returns you to everyday…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge

  • Graffiti and Street Art

    Reading, Writing and Representing the City

    Edited by Konstantinos Avramidis, Myrto Tsilimpounidi

    Graffiti and street art images are ubiquitous, and they enjoy a very special place in collective imaginary due to their ambiguous nature. Sometimes enigmatic in meaning, often stylistically crude and aesthetically aggressive, yet always visually arresting, they fill our field of vision with texts…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14 
    Routledge

  • The Yeats Circle, Verbal and Visual Relations in Ireland, 1880–1939

    By Karen E. Brown

    Focusing on W.B. Yeats's ideal of mutual support between the arts, Karen Brown sheds new light on how collaborations and differences between members of the Yeats family circle contributed to the metamorphosis of the Irish Cultural Revival into Irish Modernism. Making use of primary materials and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge

  • Shimon Attie's Writing on the Wall

    History, Memory, Aesthetics

    By Peter Muir

    Shimon Attie's Writing on the Wall: History, Memory, Aesthetics theorises images from Attie's 'The Writing on the Wall 1991-1993' installation as a memorial activity, and as an index or habitation for history. The images, which appeared in Berlin's Scheunenviertel district, are suspended by the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge

  • The Nabis and Intimate Modernism

    Painting and the Decorative at the Fin-de-Siècle

    By Katherine M. Kuenzli

    Providing a fresh perspective on an important but underappreciated group of late nineteenth-century French painters, this is the first book to provide an in-depth account of the Nabis' practice of the decorative, and its significance for twentieth-century modernism. Over the course of the ten…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge

  • Transculturation in British Art, 1770-1930

    Edited by Julie F. Codell

    Examining colonial art through the lens of transculturation, the essays in this collection assess painting, sculpture, photography, illustration and architecture from 1770 to 1930 to map these art works' complex and unresolved meanings illuminated by the concept of transculturation. Authors explore…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge
    British Art: Global Contexts

  • Nancy Spero, Encounters

    By Joanna S. Walker

    An original and valuable intervention in the fast-growing field of feminist and new art histories, Nancy Spero, Encounters offers a sophisticated interpretation of the work of a highly original and under-represented woman artist. The study proposes a new model of comparatism within the field of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge

  • Biocentrism and Modernism

    Edited by Oliver A.I. Botar, Isabel Wünsche

    Examining the complex intersections between art and scientific approaches to the natural world, Biocentrism and Modernism reveals another side to the development of Modernism. While many historians have framed this movement as being mechanistic and "against" nature, the essays in this collection…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge

  • Art in Consumer Culture

    Mis-Design

    By Grace McQuilten

    Written with beautiful clarity, Art in Consumer Culture: Mis-Design asks the contemporary art world to be honest about the pervasive effects of commodification and the difficulty of staging critique. The book examines the collusion of 'art' and 'design' in contemporary artistic practices in order…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge

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