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  • Mass-Observation and Visual Culture

    Depicting Everyday Lives in Britain, 1st Edition

    By Lucy D. Curzon

    Mass-Observation and Visual Culture: Depicting Everyday Lives in Britain critically analyses the role that visual culture played in the early development of Mass-Observation, the innovative British anthropological research group founded in 1937. The group’s production and use of painting, collage,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • Reconciling Art and Mothering

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Epp Buller

    Reconciling Art and Mothering contributes a chorus of new voices to the burgeoning body of scholarship on art and the maternal and, for the first time, focuses exclusively on maternal representations and experiences within visual art throughout the world. This innovative essay collection joins the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Art, History and the Senses

    1830 to the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrizia Di Bello, Gabriel Koureas

    Should sight trump the other four senses when experiencing and evaluating art? Art, History and the Senses: 1830 to the Present questions whether the authority of the visual in 'visual culture' should be deconstructed, and focuses on the roles of touch, taste, smell, and sound in the materiality of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Photojournalism and the Origins of the French Writer House Museum (1881-1914)

    Privacy, Publicity, and Personality, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Emery

    Why did writers' private homes become so linked to their work that contemporaries began preserving them as museums? Photojournalism and the Origins of the French Writer House Museum addresses this and other questions by providing an overview of the social forces that brought writers' homes to the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • The Collaborators: Interactions in the Architectural Design Process

    1st Edition

    By Gilbert Herbert, Mark Donchin

    Illustrated by critical analyses of significant buildings, including examples by such eminent architects as Adler and Sullivan, Erich Mendelsohn, and Louis Kahn, this book examines collaboration in the architectural design process over a period ranging from the mid-19th century to the late 1960s.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Memory, Masculinity and National Identity in British Visual Culture, 1914–1930

    A Study of 'Unconquerable Manhood', 1st Edition

    By Gabriel Koureas

    With its specific focus on British representations of masculinity in relation to the trauma of the First World War and notions of national identity, class and sexuality, this book provides a much needed addition to the historiography of visual culture during the period. The study interrogates the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • How To Do Politics With Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Violaine Roussel, Anurima Banerji

    A major issue in the relation of art to the rest of society is the question of how art penetrates politics. From the perspective of most art scholars, this is a question of aesthetics—whether politics necessarily pollutes and debases the quality of the arts. From the perspective of social science,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-04
    Routledge

  • Re-framing Representations of Women

    Figuring, Fashioning, Portraiting and Telling in the 'Picturing' Women Project, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Shifrin

    Crossing disciplinary and chronological boundaries, this volume integrates text and image, essays and object pages to explore the processes inherent in gender representation, rather than resituating women in particular categories or spheres as other scholarly publications and exhibitions have done.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

  • Artwriting, Nation, and Cosmopolitanism in Britain

    The 'Englishness' of English Art Theory since the Eighteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Mark A. Cheetham

    Arguing in favour of renewed critical attention to the 'nation' as a category in art history, this study examines the intertwining of art theory, national identity and art production in Britain from the early eighteenth century to the present day. The book provides the first sustained account of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    British Art: Global Contexts

  • Contemporary Art About Architecture

    A Strange Utility, 1st Edition

    Edited by Isabelle Loring Wallace, Nora Wendl

    An important resource for scholars of contemporary art and architecture, this volume considers contemporary art that takes architecture as its subject. Concentrated on works made since 1990, Contemporary Art About Architecture: A Strange Utility is the first to take up this topic in a sustained and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Art, Sex and Eugenics

    Corpus Delecti, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fae Brauer, Anthea Callen

    This book reveals how art and sex promoted the desire for the genetically perfect body. Its eight chapters demonstrate that before eugenics was stigmatized by the Holocaust and Western histories were sanitized of its prevalence, a vast array of Western politicians, physicians, eugenic societies,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Art and Classical Myth

    1st Edition

    Edited by Isabelle Loring Wallace, Jennie Hirsh

    Contemporary art is deeply engaged with the subject of classical myth. Yet within the literature on contemporary art, little has been said about this provocative relationship. Composed of fourteen original essays, Contemporary Art and Classical Myth addresses this scholarly gap, exploring, and in…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

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