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  • After Francis Bacon

    Synaesthesia and Sex in Paint, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Chare

    Like an analyst listening to a patient, this study attends not just to what is said in David Sylvester's interviews with Francis Bacon, but also crucially to what is left unspoken, to revealing interruptions and caesuras. Through interpreting these silences, After Francis Bacon breaks with…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • Surrealism and Photography in Czechoslovakia

    On the Needles of Days, 1st Edition

    By Krzysztof Fijalkowski, Michael Richardson, Ian Walker

    Surrealism and Photography in Czechoslovakia: On the Needles of Days sheds much-needed light on the location of the greatest concentration of Surrealist photography and examines the culture and tradition within which it has taken root and flourished. The volume explores a rich and important…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Emerging Landscapes

    Between Production and Representation, 1st Edition

    By Davide Deriu, Krystallia Kamvasinou

    Emerging Landscapes brings together scholars and practitioners working in a wide range of disciplines within the fields of the built environment and visual arts to explore landscape as an idea, an image, and a material practice in an increasingly globalized world. Drawing on the synergies between…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • Myth and Violence in the Contemporary Female Text

    New Cassandras, 1st Edition

    By V.G. Julie Rajan

    Edited by Sanja Bahun-Radunovic

    How various mythologies challenge, enable, and inspire women artists and activists across the globe to communicate personal and historical experiences of violence is the central concern of this collection. Beginning with the observation that twentieth- and twenty-first century female writers and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • A Surrealist Stratigraphy of Dorothea Tanning’s Chasm

    1st Edition

    By Catriona McAra

    In A Surrealist Stratigraphy of Dorothea Tanning’s Chasm, Catriona McAra offers the first critical study of the literary work of the celebrated American painter and sculptor Dorothea Tanning (1910–2012). McAra fills a major gap in the scholarship, repositioning Tanning’s writing at the centre of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Archives, Museums and Collecting Practices in the Modern Arab World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sonja Mejcher-Atassi, John Pedro Schwartz

    Collecting has a long tradition in the Middle East but the museum as a public institution is relatively new. Today there are national museums for antiquities in most Arab countries. While in some cases the political and social climate has hindered the foundation of museums, with existing…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • The Concept of the 'Master' in Art Education in Britain and Ireland, 1770 to the Present

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew C. Potter

    A novel investigation into art pedagogy and constructions of national identities in Britain and Ireland, this collection explores the student-master relationship in case studies ranging chronologically from 1770 to 2013, and geographically over the national art schools of England, Ireland, Scotland…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Sculpture and the Museum

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher R. Marshall

    Sculpture and the Museum is the first in-depth examination of the varying roles and meanings assigned to sculpture in museums and galleries during the modern period, from neo-classical to contemporary art practice. It considers a rich array of curatorial strategies and settings in order to examine…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture

  • Painted Men in Britain, 1868–1918

    Royal Academicians and Masculinities, 1st Edition

    By Jongwoo Jeremy Kim

    An original and overdue exploration of the representation of masculinity in British academic art in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Painted Men in Britain, 1868-1918 analyzes transgressions of gender and sexuality as represented in paintings by Leighton, Sargent, Tuke, and their…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Art as Music, Music as Poetry, Poetry as Art, from Whistler to Stravinsky and Beyond

    1st Edition

    By Peter Dayan

    In 1877, Ruskin accused Whistler of ’flinging a pot of paint in the public’s face’. Was he right? After all, Whistler always denied that the true function of art was to represent anything. If a painting does not represent, what is it, other than mere paint, flung in the public’s face? Whistler’s…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Women Artists in Interwar France

    Framing Femininities, 1st Edition

    By Paula J. Birnbaum

    Women Artists in Interwar France: Framing Femininities illuminates the importance of the Société des Femmes Artists Modernes, more commonly known as FAM, and returns this group to its proper place in the history of modern art. In particular, this volume explores how FAM and its most famous members”…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Alchemy in Contemporary Art

    1st Edition

    By Urszula Szulakowska

    Alchemy in Contemporary Art analyzes the manner in which twentieth-century artists, beginning with French Surrealists of the 1920s, have appropriated concepts and imagery from the western alchemical tradition. This study examines artistic production from c. 1920 to the present, with an emphasis on…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

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