20th Century Modern Art Products

  • The Architecture of James Stirling and His Partners James Gowan and Michael Wilford

    A Study of Architectural Creativity in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey H. Baker

    Sir James Stirling was arguably the greatest British architect of the twentieth century. This book provides the most comprehensive critical survey of Stirling's work to date, charting the development of his ideas from his formative years, through his partnership with James Gowan, on to his period…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge

  • Gender and Activism in a Little Magazine

    The Modern Figures of the Masses, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Schreiber

    Interweaving nuanced discussions of politics, visuality, and gender, Gender and Activism in a Little Magazine uncovers the complex ways that gender figures into the graphic satire created by artists for the New York City-based socialist journal, the Masses. This exceptional magazine was published…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • The New York School Poets and the Neo-Avant-Garde

    Between Radical Art and Radical Chic, 1st Edition

    By Mark Silverberg

    New York City was the site of a remarkable cultural and artistic renaissance during the 1950s and '60s. In the first monograph to treat all five major poets of the New York School-John Ashbery, Barbara Guest, Kenneth Koch, Frank O'Hara, and James Schuyler-Mark Silverberg examines this rich period…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Scottish Art since 1960

    Historical Reflections and Contemporary Overviews, 1st Edition

    By Craig Richardson

    Craig Richardson here addresses key areas of cultural politics and identity in a way that not only illuminates the development of Scottish art, but teases out another strand of the plurality of developments which led to the success of artists throughout the UK in the 1990s. It is of the highest…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Across the World with the Johnsons

    Visual Culture and American Empire in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Prue Ahrens, Lamont Lindstrom, Fiona Paisley

    During the interwar period Osa and Martin Johnson became famous for their films that brought exotic and far-off locations to the American cinema. Before the advent of mass tourism and television, their films played a major part in providing the means by which large audiences in the US and beyond…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Empire and the Making of the Modern World, 1650-2000

  • Mikhail Larionov and the Cultural Politics of Late Imperial Russia

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Warren

    In the turbulent atmosphere of early twentieth-century Tsarist Russia, avant-garde artists took advantage of a newly pluralistic culture in order to challenge orthodoxies of form as well as social prohibitions. Very few did this as effectively, or to as broad an audience, as Mikhail Larionov. This…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Addiction and British Visual Culture, 1751-1919

    Wasted Looks, 1st Edition

    By Julia Skelly

    Highly innovative and long overdue, this study analyzes the visual culture of addiction produced in Britain during the long nineteenth century. The book examines well-known images such as William Hogarth's Gin Lane (1751), as well as lesser-known artworks including Alfred Priest's painting Cocaine…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • After Francis Bacon

    Synaesthesia and Sex in Paint, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Chare

    Like an analyst listening to a patient, this study attends not just to what is said in David Sylvester's interviews with Francis Bacon, but also crucially to what is left unspoken, to revealing interruptions and caesuras. Through interpreting these silences, After Francis Bacon breaks with…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • Surrealism and Photography in Czechoslovakia

    On the Needles of Days, 1st Edition

    By Krzysztof Fijalkowski, Michael Richardson, Ian Walker

    Surrealism and Photography in Czechoslovakia: On the Needles of Days sheds much-needed light on the location of the greatest concentration of Surrealist photography and examines the culture and tradition within which it has taken root and flourished. The volume explores a rich and important…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Emerging Landscapes

    Between Production and Representation, 1st Edition

    By Davide Deriu, Krystallia Kamvasinou

    Emerging Landscapes brings together scholars and practitioners working in a wide range of disciplines within the fields of the built environment and visual arts to explore landscape as an idea, an image, and a material practice in an increasingly globalized world. Drawing on the synergies between…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • Myth and Violence in the Contemporary Female Text

    New Cassandras, 1st Edition

    By V.G. Julie Rajan

    Edited by Sanja Bahun-Radunovic

    How various mythologies challenge, enable, and inspire women artists and activists across the globe to communicate personal and historical experiences of violence is the central concern of this collection. Beginning with the observation that twentieth- and twenty-first century female writers and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • A Surrealist Stratigraphy of Dorothea Tanning’s Chasm

    1st Edition

    By Catriona McAra

    In A Surrealist Stratigraphy of Dorothea Tanning’s Chasm, Catriona McAra offers the first critical study of the literary work of the celebrated American painter and sculptor Dorothea Tanning (1910–2012). McAra fills a major gap in the scholarship, repositioning Tanning’s writing at the centre of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

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