20th Century Modern Art Products

  • 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

  • Designing UNESCO

    Art, Architecture and International Politics at Mid-Century, 1st Edition

    By Christopher E.M. Pearson

    Designing UNESCO: Art, Architecture and International Politics at Mid-Century represents the first full-length monograph on the genesis, construction and reception of the Paris headquarters of the United Nations' Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The book traces the long…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Landscape, Art and Identity in 1950s Britain

    1st Edition

    By Catherine Jolivette

    During the years following World War II debates about the British landscape fused with questions of national identity as the country reconstructed its sense of self. For better or for worse artists, statesmen, and ordinary citizens saw themselves reflected in the landscape, and in turn helped to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Women's Contributions to Visual Culture, 1918–1939

    1st Edition

    Edited by Karen E. Brown

    An exploration of women’s contributions to visual culture in major urban centres between the wars (1918-1939), this collection sheds new light on women’s relationships with the processes of modernism and modernization. Women’s work in a variety of mediums is explored, including design, print,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Scotland, CEMA and the Arts Council, 1919-1967

    Background, Politics and Visual Art Policy, 1st Edition

    By Euan McArthur

    A case study of the relationship between arts and cultural policy and nationalism, Scotland, CEMA and the Arts Council, 1919-1967: Background, Politics and Visual Art Policy examines the overlooked significance of Scotland in the development of British arts policy and institutions. This study is…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • World Art and the Legacies of Colonial Violence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel J. Rycroft

    How have imperialism and its after-effects impacted patterns of cultural exchange, artistic creativity and historical/curatorial interpretation? World Art and the Legacies of Colonial Violence - comprised of ten essays by an international roster of art historians, curators, and anthropologists -…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Mass-Observation and Visual Culture

    Depicting Everyday Lives in Britain, 1st Edition

    By Lucy D. Curzon

    Mass-Observation and Visual Culture: Depicting Everyday Lives in Britain critically analyses the role that visual culture played in the early development of Mass-Observation, the innovative British anthropological research group founded in 1937. The group’s production and use of painting, collage,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • Reconciling Art and Mothering

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Epp Buller

    Reconciling Art and Mothering contributes a chorus of new voices to the burgeoning body of scholarship on art and the maternal and, for the first time, focuses exclusively on maternal representations and experiences within visual art throughout the world. This innovative essay collection joins the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Art, History and the Senses

    1830 to the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrizia Di Bello, Gabriel Koureas

    Should sight trump the other four senses when experiencing and evaluating art? Art, History and the Senses: 1830 to the Present questions whether the authority of the visual in 'visual culture' should be deconstructed, and focuses on the roles of touch, taste, smell, and sound in the materiality of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

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