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  • Francesca Woodman and the Kantian Sublime

    1st Edition

    By Claire Raymond

    In her feminist inquiry into aesthetics and the sublime, Claire Raymond reinterprets the work of the American photographer Francesca Woodman (1958-1981). Placing Woodman in a lineage of women artists beginning with nineteenth-century photographers Julia Margaret Cameron and Clementina, Viscountess…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Painting, Politics and the Struggle for the École de Paris, 1944–1964

    1st Edition

    By Natalie Adamson

    Painting, Politics and the Struggle for the École de Paris, 1944-1964 is the first book dedicated to the postwar or 'nouvelle' École de Paris. It challenges the customary relegation of the École de Paris to the footnotes, not by arguing for some hitherto 'hidden' merit for the art and ideas…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Eileen Gray and the Design of Sapphic Modernity

    Staying In, 1st Edition

    By Jasmine Rault

    The first book-length feminist analysis of Eileen Gray's work, Eileen Gray and the Design of Sapphic Modernity: Staying In argues that Gray's unusual architecture and design - as well as its history of abuse and neglect - emerged from her involvement with cultures of sapphic modernism. Bringing…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Children's Stories and 'Child-Time' in the Works of Joseph Cornell and the Transatlantic Avant-Garde

    1st Edition

    By Analisa Leppanen-Guerra

    Focusing on his evocative and profound references to children and their stories, Children's Stories and 'Child-Time' in the Works of Joseph Cornell and the Transatlantic Avant-Garde studies the relationship between the artist's work on childhood and his search for a transfigured concept of time.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Animism and Shamanism in Twentieth-Century Art

    Kandinsky, Ernst, Pollock, Beuys, 1st Edition

    By Evan R. Firestone

    Wassily Kandinsky, Max Ernst, Jackson Pollock, and Joseph Beuys were the leading artists of their generations to recognize the rich possibilities that animism and shamanism offered. While each of these artists' connection with shamanism has been written about separately, Evan Firestone brings the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-15
    Routledge

  • The Screen in Surrealist Art and Thought

    1st Edition

    By Haim Finkelstein

    An interrogation of the notion of space in Surrealist theory and philosophy, this study analyzes the manifestations of space in the paintings and writings done in the framework of the Surrealist Movement. Haim Finkelstein introduces the 'screen' as an important spatial paradigm that clarifies and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Anarchism and the Advent of Paris Dada

    Art and Criticism, 1914–1924, 1st Edition

    By Theresa Papanikolas

    Anarchism and the Advent of Paris Dada sheds new light on Paris Dada's role in developing the anarchist and individualist philosophies that helped shape the cultural dialogue in France following the First World War. Drawing on such surviving documentation as correspondence, criticism, periodicals,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Revisualizing Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    By Chris Bailey, Hazel Gardiner

    In the past twenty years digital technology has had a radical impact on all the disciplines associated with the visual arts - this book provides expert views of that impact. By looking at the advanced ICT methods now being employed, this volume details the long-lasting effects and advances now…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Surrealism, Feminism, Psychoanalysis

    1st Edition

    By Natalya Lusty

    How did women Surrealists such as Leonora Carrington and Claude Cahun take up the question of female identity in terms of their own aesthetic and intellectual practice? What was the response of women analysts such as Joan Riviere to Freud's psychoanalytic construction of femininity? These are…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Giacometti: Critical Essays

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Read, Julia Kelly

    Giacometti: Critical Essays brings together new studies by an international team of scholars who together explore the whole span of Alberto Giacometti's work and career from the 1920s to the 1960s. During this complex period in France's intellectual history, Giacometti's work underwent a series of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture

  • Sculpture and Archaeology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Bonaventura, Andrew Jones

    In recent years the intersections between art history and archaeology have become the focus of critical analysis by both disciplines. Contemporary sculpture has played a key role in this dialogue. The essays in this volume, by art historians, archaeologists and artists, take the intersection…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture

  • Modernism on Stage

    The Ballets Russes and the Parisian Avant-Garde, 1st Edition

    By Juliet Bellow

    Modernism on Stage restores Serge Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes to its central role in the Parisian art world of the 1910s and 1920s. During those years, the Ballets Russes’ stage served as a dynamic forum for the interaction of artistic genres - dance, music and painting - in a mixed-media form…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

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