20th Century Modern Art Products

  • Art, Nation and Gender

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

    By Síghle Bhreathnach-Lynch

    Edited by Tricia Cusack

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Àngel Planells’ Art and the Surrealist Canon

    1st Edition

    By Anna Vives

    Having been mistakenly perceived as a follower of Salvador Dalí, Catalan surrealist painter and writer Àngel Planells (1901-1989) has passed through the history of art practically unnoticed. Yet his work suggests an influence on a number of works by Dalí, proving that a fairer way to define their…

    Hardback – 2019-09-17 
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Duchamp, Aesthetics, and Capitalism

    1st Edition

    By Julian Jason Haladyn

    This book is a significant re-thinking of Duchamp’s importance in the twenty-first century, taking seriously the readymade as a critical exploration of object-oriented relations under the conditions of consumer capitalism. The readymade is understood as an act of accelerating art as a discourse,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Art History and Visual Studies

  • Modernity, History, and Politics in Czech Art

    1st Edition

    By Marta Filipová

    This book traces the influence of the changing political environment on Czech art, criticism, history, and theory between 1895 and 1939, looking beyond the avant-garde to the peripheries of modern art. The period is marked by radical political changes, the formation of national and regional…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • Italian Modern Art in the Age of Fascism

    1st Edition

    By Anthony White

    This book examines the work of several avant-garde artists, including Giorgio de Chirico, Fortunato Depero, Scipione and Mario Radice, working in Italy during Benito Mussolini’s rise and fall. It provides a new history of the relationship between modern art and fascism. The study begins from the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • Art, Technology and Nature

    Renaissance to Postmodernity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Camilla Skovbjerg Paldam, Jacob Wamberg

    Since 1900, the connections between art and technology with nature have become increasingly inextricable. Through a selection of innovative readings by international scholars, this book presents the first investigation of the intersections between art, technology and nature in post-medieval times.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-02 
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • Arte Ambientale, Urban Space, and Participatory Art

    1st Edition

    By Martina Tanga

    Working in 1970s Italy, a group of artists—namely Ugo La Pietra, Maurizio Nannucci, Francesco Somaini, Mauro Staccioli, Franco Summa, and Franco Vaccari—sought new spaces to create and exhibit art. Looking beyond the gallery, they generated sculptural, conceptual, and participatory interventions,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Modern Color/Modern Architecture

    Amédée Ozenfant and the Genealogy of Color in Modern Architecture, 1st Edition

    By William W. Braham

    This title was first published in 2002. This really is a text that will fill a long-felt want. A key figure in that history is Amédée Ozenfant, painter, critic and friend of Le Corbusier, who in the first half of this century founded a school in London where he conducted experiments and wrote about…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Liliana Porter and the Art of Simulation

    1st Edition

    By Florencia Bazzano-Nelson

    Visually appealing, conceptually startling, and intellectually engaging-these phrases aptly describe the art of Liliana Porter. Florencia Bazzano-Nelson's study focuses on the principal theme in the Argentine-born artist's work since the 1970s: her playful but subversive dismantling of the limits…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Hooked Rugs

    Encounters in American Modern Art, Craft and Design, 1st Edition

    By Cynthia Fowler

    Through a close look at the history of the modernist hooked rug, this book raises important questions about the broader history of American modernism in the first half of the twentieth century. Although hooked rugs are not generally associated with the avant-garde, this study demonstrates that they…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

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