20th Century Modern Art Products

  • Archives, Museums and Collecting Practices in the Modern Arab World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sonja Mejcher-Atassi, John Pedro Schwartz

    Collecting has a long tradition in the Middle East but the museum as a public institution is relatively new. Today there are national museums for antiquities in most Arab countries. While in some cases the political and social climate has hindered the foundation of museums, with existing…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • The Concept of the 'Master' in Art Education in Britain and Ireland, 1770 to the Present

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew C. Potter

    A novel investigation into art pedagogy and constructions of national identities in Britain and Ireland, this collection explores the student-master relationship in case studies ranging chronologically from 1770 to 2013, and geographically over the national art schools of England, Ireland, Scotland…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Sculpture and the Museum

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher R. Marshall

    Sculpture and the Museum is the first in-depth examination of the varying roles and meanings assigned to sculpture in museums and galleries during the modern period, from neo-classical to contemporary art practice. It considers a rich array of curatorial strategies and settings in order to examine…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture

  • Painted Men in Britain, 1868–1918

    Royal Academicians and Masculinities, 1st Edition

    By Jongwoo Jeremy Kim

    An original and overdue exploration of the representation of masculinity in British academic art in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Painted Men in Britain, 1868-1918 analyzes transgressions of gender and sexuality as represented in paintings by Leighton, Sargent, Tuke, and their…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Art as Music, Music as Poetry, Poetry as Art, from Whistler to Stravinsky and Beyond

    1st Edition

    By Peter Dayan

    In 1877, Ruskin accused Whistler of ’flinging a pot of paint in the public’s face’. Was he right? After all, Whistler always denied that the true function of art was to represent anything. If a painting does not represent, what is it, other than mere paint, flung in the public’s face? Whistler’s…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Women Artists in Interwar France

    Framing Femininities, 1st Edition

    By Paula J. Birnbaum

    Women Artists in Interwar France: Framing Femininities illuminates the importance of the Société des Femmes Artists Modernes, more commonly known as FAM, and returns this group to its proper place in the history of modern art. In particular, this volume explores how FAM and its most famous members”…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Alchemy in Contemporary Art

    1st Edition

    By Urszula Szulakowska

    Alchemy in Contemporary Art analyzes the manner in which twentieth-century artists, beginning with French Surrealists of the 1920s, have appropriated concepts and imagery from the western alchemical tradition. This study examines artistic production from c. 1920 to the present, with an emphasis on…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Designing UNESCO

    Art, Architecture and International Politics at Mid-Century, 1st Edition

    By Christopher E.M. Pearson

    Designing UNESCO: Art, Architecture and International Politics at Mid-Century represents the first full-length monograph on the genesis, construction and reception of the Paris headquarters of the United Nations' Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The book traces the long…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Landscape, Art and Identity in 1950s Britain

    1st Edition

    By Catherine Jolivette

    During the years following World War II debates about the British landscape fused with questions of national identity as the country reconstructed its sense of self. For better or for worse artists, statesmen, and ordinary citizens saw themselves reflected in the landscape, and in turn helped to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Women's Contributions to Visual Culture, 1918–1939

    1st Edition

    Edited by Karen E. Brown

    An exploration of women’s contributions to visual culture in major urban centres between the wars (1918-1939), this collection sheds new light on women’s relationships with the processes of modernism and modernization. Women’s work in a variety of mediums is explored, including design, print,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Scotland, CEMA and the Arts Council, 1919-1967

    Background, Politics and Visual Art Policy, 1st Edition

    By Euan McArthur

    A case study of the relationship between arts and cultural policy and nationalism, Scotland, CEMA and the Arts Council, 1919-1967: Background, Politics and Visual Art Policy examines the overlooked significance of Scotland in the development of British arts policy and institutions. This study is…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • World Art and the Legacies of Colonial Violence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel J. Rycroft

    How have imperialism and its after-effects impacted patterns of cultural exchange, artistic creativity and historical/curatorial interpretation? World Art and the Legacies of Colonial Violence - comprised of ten essays by an international roster of art historians, curators, and anthropologists -…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

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