20th Century Modern Art Products

  • Women, Workers, and Race in LIFE Magazine

    Hansel Mieth’s Reform Photojournalism, 1934-1955, 1st Edition

    By Dolores Flamiano

    The tension between social reform photography and photojournalism is examined through this study of the life and work of German émigré Hansel Mieth (1909-1998), who made an unlikely journey from migrant farm worker to Life photographer. She was the second woman in that role, after Margaret…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Biography, Identity and the Modern Interior

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Massey, Penny Sparke

    Through a series of case studies from the mid-eighteenth century to the start of the twenty-first, this collection of essays considers the historical insights that ethno/auto/biographical investigations into the lives of individuals, groups and interiors can offer design and architectural…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Painting, Politics, and the New Front of Cold War Italy

    1st Edition

    By Adrian R. Duran

    The first English-language monograph on Il Fronte Nuovo delle Arti, this study explores the rise and fall of this postwar Italian artists' group as a representative instance of the tensions facing Italian painting during the transition out of two decades of Fascism and into the global divisions of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Craft, Community and the Material Culture of Place and Politics, 19th-20th Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Janice Helland, Beverly Lemire, Alena Buis

    Craft practice has a rich history and remains vibrant, sustaining communities while negotiating cultures within local or international contexts. More than two centuries of industrialization have not extinguished handmade goods; rather, the broader force of industrialization has redefined and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Sir John Soane’s Influence on Architecture from 1791

    A Continuing Legacy, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Bradbury

    Sir John Soane’s Influence on Architecture from 1791: A Continuing Legacy is the first in-depth study of this eighteenth-century British architect’s impact on the work of others, extending globally and still indeed the case over 200 years later. Author Oliver Bradbury presents a compelling argument…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • The Urban Department Store in America, 1850–1930

    1st Edition

    By Louisa Iarocci

    In the late nineteenth century, the urban department store arose as a built artifact and as a social institution in the United States. While the physical building type is the foundation of this comprehensive architectural study, Louisa Iarocci reaches beyond the analysis of the bricks and mortar to…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • The Art Book Tradition in Twentieth-Century Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryn Brown

    Investigating the complex history of visual art’s engagement with literature, this collection demonstrates that the art of the book is a fully interdisciplinary and distinctly modern form. The essays in the collection develop new critical approaches to the analysis of twentieth-century bookworks…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Found Sculpture and Photography from Surrealism to Contemporary Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Dezeuze, Julia Kelly

    Taking its departure point from the 1933 surrealist photographs of ’involuntary sculptures’ by Brassaï and Dalí, Found Sculpture and Photography from Surrealism to Contemporary Art offers fresh perspectives on the sculptural object by relating it to both surrealist concerns with chance and the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Giorgio Armani

    Empire of the Senses, 1st Edition

    By John Potvin

    Exploring 35 years of creative output, this richly illustrated book offers an unprecedented look into Giorgio Armani’s unique aesthetic, corporate and cultural strategies. More than any other designer, Armani best represents the global success of the ’Made in Italy’ label. His impact is palpable…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Curious Lessons in the Museum

    The Pedagogic Potential of Artists' Interventions, 1st Edition

    By Claire Robins

    Amongst recent contemporary art and museological publications, there have been relatively few which direct attention to the distinct contributions that twentieth and twenty-first century artists have made to gallery and museum interpretation practices. There are fewer still that recognise the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Hans Hollein and Postmodernism

    Art and Architecture in Austria, 1958-1985, 1st Edition

    By Eva Branscome

    Set within the broader context of post-war Austria and the re-education initiatives set up by the Allied forces, particularly the US, this book investigates the art and architecture scene in Vienna to ask how this can inform our broader understanding of architectural Postmodernism. The book…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Citizenship, Art, and Visual Culture

    Making and Being Made, 1st Edition

    Edited by Corey Dzenko, Theresa Avila

    Taking citizenship as a political position, cultural process, and intertwining of both, this edited volume examines the role of visual art and visual culture as sites for the construction and contestation of both state-sanctioned and cultural citizenships from the late 1970s to today. Contributors…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

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