20th Century Modern Art Products

  • Landscape Imagery, Politics, and Identity in a Divided Germany, 1968–1989

    1st Edition

    By Catherine Wilkins

    Landscape Imagery, Politics and Identity in a Divided Germany, 1968-1989 explores the communicative relationship between German landscape painting and the viewing public that developed in the wake of the student revolutions of the late 1960s. The book demonstrates that, contrary to some historical…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • The Psychological Roots of Modernism: Picasso and Jung

    1st Edition

    By William A. Sikes

    A radically new interpretation of Picasso’s life and work by an important Jungian scholar, The Psychological Roots of Modernism is an exciting contribution to the fields of both Jungian psychology and cultural criticism.All of Picasso’s major works, from the Blue period masterpieces to the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • The Yeats Circle, Verbal and Visual Relations in Ireland, 1880–1939

    1st Edition

    By Karen E. Brown

    Focusing on W.B. Yeats's ideal of mutual support between the arts, Karen Brown sheds new light on how collaborations and differences between members of the Yeats family circle contributed to the metamorphosis of the Irish Cultural Revival into Irish Modernism. Making use of primary materials and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Patricia Johanson and the Re-Invention of Public Environmental Art, 1958-2010

    1st Edition

    By Xin Wu

    Impeccably researched and richly detailed, this book addresses the issue of translation between visual arts and landscape design in the 50 more years career of Patricia Johanson, an important artist in the second half of the twentieth-century. Examining the artist’s search for an "art of the real"…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Figuration/Abstraction

    Strategies for Public Sculpture in Europe 1945-1968, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotte Benton

    The notion that the practice of abstraction was confined to Western Europe while a stereotyped form of figuration defined the art of the Eastern bloc continues to dominate art historical accounts of public sculpture of the post-war period. This book offers a number of alternative readings, and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture

  • Reassessing Nikolaus Pevsner

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Draper

    Nikolaus Pevsner was one of the most important and influential art historians of the twentieth century. He opened up new areas of enquiry in the history of art, revolutionising architectural studies in England and playing a key role in establishing the discipline of design history. Through his…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    British Art and Visual Culture since 1750 New Readings

  • Modernism and the Mediterranean

    The Maeght Foundation, 1st Edition

    By Jan K. Birksted

    Situated in a Mediterranean landscape, the Maeght Foundation is a unique Modernist museum, product of an extraordinary collaboration between the architect, José Luis Sert, and the artists whose work was to be displayed there. The architecture, garden design and art offer a rare opportunity to see…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Histories of Vision

  • Ludics in Surrealist Theatre and Beyond

    1st Edition

    By Vassiliki Rapti

    Taking as its point of departure the complex question about whether Surrealist theatre exists, this book re-examines the much misunderstood artistic medium of theatre within Surrealism, especially when compared to poetry and painting. This study reconsiders Surrealist theatre specifically from the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Collage in Twentieth-Century Art, Literature, and Culture

    Joseph Cornell, William Burroughs, Frank O’Hara, and Bob Dylan, 1st Edition

    By Rona Cran

    Emphasizing the diversity of twentieth-century collage practices, Rona Cran's book explores the role that it played in the work of Joseph Cornell, William Burroughs, Frank O'Hara, and Bob Dylan. For all four, collage was an important creative catalyst, employed cathartically, aggressively, and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge

  • Queer Difficulty in Art and Poetry

    Rethinking the Sexed Body in Verse and Visual Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jongwoo Jeremy Kim, Christopher Reed

    Augmenting recent developments in theories of gender and sexuality, this anthology marks a compelling new phase in queer scholarship. Navigating notions of silence, misunderstanding, pleasure, and even affects of phobia in artworks and texts, the essays in this volume propose new and surprising…

    Hardback – 2017-01-17
    Routledge

  • Ornament and Order

    Graffiti, Street Art and the Parergon, 1st Edition

    By Rafael Schacter

    Over the last forty years, graffiti and street-art have become a global phenomenon within the visual arts. Whilst they have increasingly been taken seriously by the art establishment (or perhaps the art market), their academic and popular examination still remains within old debates which argue…

    Paperback – 2016-12-22
    Routledge

  • Sculptural Materiality in the Age of Conceptualism

    International Experiments in Italy, 1st Edition

    By Marin R. Sullivan

    Sculptural Materiality in the Age of Conceptualism is structured around four distinct but interrelated projects initially realized in Italy between 1966 and 1972: Yayoi Kusama’s Narcissus Garden, Michelangelo Pistoletto’s Newspaper Sphere (Sfera di giornali), Robert Smithson’s Asphalt Rundown, and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

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