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  • Visual Merchandising

    The Image of Selling, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louisa Iarocci

    Situated at the crossroads of visual culture and consumerism, this essay collection examines visual merchandising as both a business and an art. It seeks to challenge that scholarly ambivalence that often celebrates the spectacle but denies the agenda of consumerism. The volume considers strategies…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Art and Identity at the Water's Edge

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tricia Cusack

    The water's edge, whether shore or riverbank, is a marginal territory that becomes invested with layers of meaning. The essays in this collection present intriguing perspectives on how the water's edge has been imagined and represented in different places at various times and how this process…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Sculpture and the Vitrine

    1st Edition

    Edited by John C. Welchman

    Vitrines and glass cabinets are familiar apparatuses that have in large part defined modern modes of display and visibility, both within and beyond the museum. They separate objects from their contexts, group them with other objects, both similar and dissimilar, and often serve to reinforce their…

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

  • New Perspectives on Brücke Expressionism

    Bridging History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Weikop

    New Perspectives on Brücke Expressionism: Bridging History brings together highly-renowned international art historians in a scholarly work that offers the first full-length reassessment in English of the importance of the Brücke group to German modernism specifically and to international modernism…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Gordon Matta-Clark's Conical Intersect

    Sculpture, Space, and the Cultural Value of Urban Imagery, 1st Edition

    By Peter Muir

    In this in-depth analysis, Peter Muir argues that Gordon Matta-Clark’s Conical Intersect (1975) is emblematic of Henri Lefebvre’s understanding of art’s function in relation to urban space. By engaging with Lefebvre’s theory in conjunction with the perspectives of other writers, such as Michel de…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • The Art of the Sister Chapel

    Exemplary Women, Visionary Creators, and Feminist Collaboration, 1st Edition

    By Andrew D Hottle

    The Sister Chapel (1974-78) was an important collaborative installation that materialized at the height of the women’s art movement. Conceived as a nonhierarchical, secular commemoration of female role models, The Sister Chapel consisted of an eighteen-foot abstract ceiling that hung above a…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Darwin and Theories of Aesthetics and Cultural History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Larson, Sabine Flach

    Darwin and Theories of Aesthetics and Cultural History is a significant contribution to the fields of theory, Darwin studies, and cultural history. This collection of eight essays is the first volume to address, from the point of view of art and literary historians, Darwin's intersections with…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Visualizing Haiti in U.S. Culture, 1910–1950

    1st Edition

    By Lindsay J. Twa

    From the late 1910s through the 1950s, particularly, the Caribbean nation of Haiti drew the attention and imaginations of many key U.S. artists, yet curiously, while significant studies have been published on Haiti's history and inter-American exchanges, none analyze visual representations with any…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • The Art of Joaquín Torres-García

    Constructive Universalism and the Inversion of Abstraction, 1st Edition

    By Aarnoud Rommens

    Intertwining art history, aesthetic theory, and Latin American studies, Aarnoud Rommens challenges contemporary Eurocentric revisions of the history of abstraction through this study of the Uruguayan artist Joaquín Torres-García. After studying and painting (for decades) in Europe, Torres-García…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17
    Routledge

  • The Situationist International in Britain

    Modernism, Surrealism, and the Avant-Garde, 1st Edition

    By Sam Cooper

    This book tells, for the first time, the story of the Situationist International’s influence and afterlives in Britain, where its radical ideas have been rapturously welcomed and fiercely resisted. The Situationist International presented itself as the culmination of the twentieth century…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Art in the North of England, 1979-2008

    1st Edition

    By Gabriel N. Gee

    Based on rare archival material and numerous interviews with practitioners, Art in the North of England 1979-2008 analyses the relation between political and economic changes stemming from the 1980s and artistic developments in the principal cities of the North of England in the late 20th century.…

    Hardback – 2016-07-22
    Routledge
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • Appropriated Photographs in French Surrealist Periodicals, 1924-1939

    1st Edition

    By Linda Steer

    The first monograph to analyze the Surrealist gesture of photographic appropriation, this study examines "found" photographs in three French Surrealist reviews published in the 1920s and 1930s: La Révolution surréaliste, edited by André Breton; Documents, edited by Georges Bataille; and Minotaure,…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

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