20th Century Modern Art Products

  • Museum Representations of Maoist China

    From Cultural Revolution to Commie Kitsch, 1st Edition

    By Amy Jane Barnes

    The collection, interpretation and display of art from the People’s Republic of China, and particularly the art of the Cultural Revolution, have been problematic for museums. These objects challenge our perception of ’Chineseness’ and their style, content and the means of their production question…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • British Artists and the Modernist Landscape

    1st Edition

    By Ysanne Holt

    Title first published in 2003. In this detailed study of the landscapes and rural scenes of Britain and France made by artists like George Clausen, Philip Wilson Steer, Augustus John, Laura Knight, J. D. Fergusson and Spencer Gore, Ysanne Holt investigates the imaginary geographies behind the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Park Avenue Cubists

    Gallatin, Morris, Frelinghuysen and Shaw, 1st Edition

    By Robert S. Lubar

    Edited by Debra Bricker Balken

    This title was first published in 2002. The Park Avenue Cubists explores the work of a group of American artists committed to the belief that American abstraction could make a unique contribution to the evolution of the visual experiments begun by the European Modernists. All were inspired by the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Quattro Cento and Stones of Rimini

    A Different Conception of the Italian Renaissance, 1st Edition

    By Adrian Stokes

    This title was first published in 2002. Adrian Stokes was a British painter and writer whose books on art have been allowed to go out of print despite their impact on Modernist culture. This new edition of The Quattro Cento and The Stones of Rimini presents the original texts of 1932 and 1934 and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Art, Nation and Gender

    Ethnic Landscapes, Myths and Mother-Figures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tricia Cusack, Síghle Bhreathnach-Lynch

    This title was first published in 2003. The essay collection explores the conjunctions of nation, gender, and visual representation in a number of countries-including Ireland, Scotland, Britain, Canada, Finland, Russia and Germany-during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The contributors show…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Expressionist Turn in Art History

    A Critical Anthology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kimberly A. Smith

    During the period in which Expressionist artists were active in central Europe, art historians were producing texts which also began to be characterized evocatively as ’expressionist’, yet the notion of an expressionist art history has yet to be fully explored in historiographic studies of the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Disability and Art History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Millett-Gallant, Elizabeth Howie

    This is the first book of its kind to feature interdisciplinary art history and disability studies scholarship. Art historians have traditionally written about images of figures with impairments and artworks by disabled artists, without integrating disability studies scholarship, while many…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge

  • Video Art Historicized

    Traditions and Negotiations, 1st Edition

    By Malin Hedlin Hayden

    Video art emerged as an art form that from the 1960s and onwards challenged the concept of art - hence, art historical practices. From the perspective of artists, critics, and scholars engaged with this new medium, art was seen as too limiting a notion. Important issues were to re-think art as a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • The Meaning of Modern Architecture

    Its Inner Necessity and an Empathetic Reading, 1st Edition

    By Hans Rudolf Morgenthaler

    Using empathy, as established by the Vienna School of Art History, complemented by insights on how the mind processes visual stimuli, as demonstrated by late 19th-century psychologists and art theorists, this book puts forward an innovative interpretative method of decoding the forms and spaces of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Surrealism, Occultism and Politics

    In Search of the Marvellous, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tessel M. Bauduin, Victoria Ferentinou, Daniel Zamani

    This volume examines the relationship between occultism and Surrealism, specifically exploring the reception and appropriation of occult thought, motifs, tropes and techniques by Surrealist artists and writers in Europe and the Americas, from the 1920s through the 1960s. Its central focus is the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-11
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Paula Rego's Map of Memory

    National and Sexual Politics, 1st Edition

    By Maria Manuel Lisboa

    This title was first published in 2003. The artist Paula Rego was born in Portugal but has lived in Britain since 1951. In this well-illustrated book, Maria Manuel Lisboa explores the background behind Rego's decision to leave the land of her birth and, in doing so, provides fascinating insights…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • John Petts and the Caseg Press

    1st Edition

    By Alison Smith

    This title was first published in 2000:  John Petts (1914-1991) is one of the outstanding wood-engravers of the twentieth century. His stunning prints featuring Welsh mountains and the people who live amongst them reflect his deep concern for the history of the land and are distinguished by…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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