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  • The Artwork of Gerhard Richter

    Painting, Critical Theory and Cultural Transformation, 1st Edition

    By Darryn Ansted

    By uniquely treating Gerhard Richter’s entire oeuvre as a single subject, Darryn Ansted combines research into Richter’s first art career as a socialist realist with study of his subsequent decisions as a significant contemporary artist. Analysis of Richter’s East German murals, early work, lesser…

    Hardback – 2016-07-04
    Routledge

  • Francesca Woodman's Dark Gaze

    The Diazotypes and Other Late Works, 1st Edition

    By Claire Raymond

    Focusing on the later work of the American photographer Francesca Woodman (1958-1981), Claire Raymond takes up the question of the disintegrative condition of the art she produced in the last year of her life. Departing from the techniques of her earlier compositions, Woodman worked in the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19
    Routledge

  • Vladimir Markov and Russian Primitivism

    A Charter for the Avant-Garde, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Howard, Irena Bužinska, Z.S. Strother

    Hailed as a brilliant theoretician, Voldemārs Matvejs (best known by his pen name Vladimir Markov) was a Latvian artist who spearheaded the Union of Youth, a dynamic group championing artistic change in Russia, 1910-14. His work had a formative impact on Malevich, Tatlin, and the Constructivists…

    Hardback – 2016-03-18
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Pictorial Narrative in the Nazi Period

    Felix Nussbaum, Charlotte Salomon and Arnold Daghani, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Schultz, Edward Timms

    This book investigates creative responses to the Nazi period in the work of three artists, Felix Nussbaum, Charlotte Salomon and Arnold Daghani, focusing on their use of pictorial narrative. It analyses their contrasting aesthetic strategies and their innovative forms of artistic production. In…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • Architecture, Design and Craft in Toronto 1900-1940

    Creating Modern Living, 1st Edition

    By Alla Myzelev

    Toronto - the largest and one of the most multicultural cities in Canada - boasts an equally interesting and diverse architectural heritage. Architecture, Design and Craft in Toronto 1900-1940 tells a story of the significant changes in domestic life in the first 40 years of the twentieth century.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge

  • Music, Art and Diplomacy: East-West Cultural Interactions and the Cold War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simo Mikkonen, Pekka Suutari

    Music, Art and Diplomacy shows how a vibrant field of cultural exchange between East and West was taking place during the Cold War, which contrasts with the orthodox understanding of two divided and antithetical blocs. The series of case studies on cultural exchanges, focusing on the decades…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge

  • Distortion and Love

    An Anthropological Reading of the Art and Life of Stanley Spencer, 1st Edition

    By Nigel Rapport

    In this ground-breaking book, a theory of ’distortion’ - of the way in which the processes of human life are subject to interference, diversion and transformation - is developed by way of the art of one of Britain’s greatest twentieth-century painters and that art’s public reception. Devoted to…

    Hardback – 2015-12-04
    Routledge

  • Drawing in the Twenty-First Century

    The Politics and Poetics of Contemporary Practice, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth A. Pergam

    As a response to the ubiquity of drawing in contemporary consciousness and a corresponding dearth of critical engagement with the medium, these collected essays provide original interpretations of artists' drawing today. Questions of process, politics, scale, and community raised in the work of the…

    Hardback – 2015-07-28
    Routledge

  • Camera Graeca: Photographs, Narratives, Materialities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Carabott, Yannis Hamilakis, Eleni Papargyriou

    While written sources on the history of Greece have been studied extensively, no systematic attempt has been made to examine photography as an important cultural and material process. This is surprising, given that Modern Greece and photography are almost peers: both are cultural products of the…

    Hardback – 2015-06-28
    Routledge
    Publications of the Centre for Hellenic Studies, King's College London

  • Cultures of International Exhibitions 1840-1940

    Great Exhibitions in the Margins, 1st Edition

    By Marta Filipová

    Beyond the great exhibitions, expositions universelles and world fairs in London, Paris or Chicago, numerous smaller, yet ambitious exhibitions took place in provincial cities and towns across the world. Focusing on the period between 1840 and 1940, this volume takes a novel look at the…

    Hardback – 2015-06-28
    Routledge

  • Affective Landscapes in Literature, Art and Everyday Life

    Memory, Place and the Senses, 1st Edition

    By Christine Berberich, Neil Campbell

    Bringing together a diverse group of scholars representing the fields of cultural and literary studies, cultural politics and history, creative writing and photography, this collection examines the different ways in which human beings respond to, debate and interact with landscape. How do we feel,…

    Hardback – 2015-04-28
    Routledge

  • Between Art Practice and Psychoanalysis Mid-Twentieth Century

    Anton Ehrenzweig in Context, 1st Edition

    By Beth Williamson

    The work of mid-twentieth century art theorist Anton Ehrenzweig is explored in this original and timely study. An analysis of the dynamic and invigorating intellectual influences, institutional framework and legacy of his work, Between Art Practice and Psychoanalysis reveals the context within…

    Hardback – 2015-03-28
    Routledge

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