20th Century Modern Art Products

  • Dictionary of Visual Discourse

    A Dialectical Lexicon of Terms, 1st Edition

    By Barry Sandywell

    This substantial and ambitious dictionary explores the languages and cultures of visual studies. It provides the basis for understanding the foundations and motivations of current theoretical and academic discourse, as well as the different forms of visual culture that have come to organize…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26

  • Towards Tate Modern

    Public Policy, Private Vision, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Donnellan

    Towards Tate Modern provides a new interdisciplinary account of Tate’s shifting position as a national arts institution. The book examines how earlier government directives impacted on Tate, which saw the organisation refocusing its aims and resulted in it pioneering new models for working across…

    Hardback – 2017-09-25

  • Ornament and European Modernism

    From Art Practice to Art History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Loretta Vandi

    These in-depth, historical, and critical essays study the meaning of ornament, the role it played in the formation of modernism, and its theoretical importance between the mid-nineteenth century and the late twentieth century in England and Germany. Ranging from Owen Jones to Ernst Gombrich through…

    Hardback – 2017-09-12
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Memory and Desire

    Painting in Britain and Ireland at the Turn of the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth McConkey

    This title was first published in 2002. 'Memory and Desire' is a lavishly illustrated account of the art world in Britain at the turn of the twentieth century. It calls upon rich resources of contemporary diaries, letters and art criticism, as well as the analysis of works of art to answer…

    Hardback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Concept of the Animal and Modern Theories of Art

    1st Edition

    By Roni Grén

    This book examines the importance of the animal in modern art theory, using classic texts of modern aesthetics and texts written by modern artists to explore the influence of the human-animal relationship on nineteenth and twentieth century artists and art theorists. The book is unique due to its…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Foreign Artists and Communities in Modern Paris, 1870-1914

    Strangers in Paradise, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen L. Carter, Susan Waller

    Foreign Artists and Communities in Modern Paris, 1870-1914 examines Paris as a center of international culture that attracted artists from Western and Eastern Europe, Asia and the Americas during a period of burgeoning global immigration. Sixteen essays by a group of emerging and established…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16

  • The Symbolist Roots of Modern Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Facos, Thor J. Mednick

    With the words ’A new manifestation of art was ... expected, necessary, inevitable,’ Jean Moréas announced the advent of the Symbolist movement in 1886. When Symbolist artists began experimenting in order to invent new visual languages appropriate for representing modern life in all its complexity,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14

  • Cléo de Mérode and the Rise of Modern Celebrity Culture

    1st Edition

    By Michael D. Garval

    The first English-language monograph on the French dancer and model, Cléo de Mérode and the Rise of Modern Celebrity Culture explores the haunting legacy of this intriguing and glamorous figure, an international celebrity at the dawn of modern celebrity culture. Situating Mérode at a pivotal…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31

  • Circulations in the Global History of Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann, Catherine Dossin, Béatrice Joyeux-Prunel

    The project of global art history calls for balanced treatment of artifacts and a unified approach. This volume emphasizes questions of transcultural encounters and exchanges as circulations. It presents a strategy that highlights the processes and connections among cultures, and also responds to…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • The Rise and Fall of American Art, 1940s–1980s

    A Geopolitics of Western Art Worlds, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Dossin

    In The Rise and Fall of American Art, 1940s-1980s, Catherine Dossin challenges the now-mythic perception of New York as the undisputed center of the art world between the end of World War II and the fall of the Berlin Wall, a position of power that brought the city prestige, money, and historical…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31

  • Constructing the Viennese Modern Body

    Art, Hysteria, and the Puppet, 1st Edition

    By Nathan J. Timpano

    This book takes a new, interdisciplinary approach to analyzing modern Viennese visual culture, one informed by Austro-German theater, contemporary medical treatises centered on hysteria, and an original examination of dramatic gestures in expressionist artworks. It centers on the following…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Exhibiting Craft and Design

    Transgressing the White Cube Paradigm, 1930–Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alla Myzelev

    Exhibiting Craft and Design: Transgressing the White Cube Paradigm, 1930–present investigates the ways that craft and design objects were collected, displayed, and interpreted throughout the second half of the twentieth century and in recent years. The case studies discussed in this volume…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25

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