20th Century Modern Art Products

  • Re-framing Representations of Women

    Figuring, Fashioning, Portraiting and Telling in the 'Picturing' Women Project, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Shifrin

    Crossing disciplinary and chronological boundaries, this volume integrates text and image, essays and object pages to explore the processes inherent in gender representation, rather than resituating women in particular categories or spheres as other scholarly publications and exhibitions have done.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

  • Artwriting, Nation, and Cosmopolitanism in Britain

    The 'Englishness' of English Art Theory since the Eighteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Mark A. Cheetham

    Arguing in favour of renewed critical attention to the 'nation' as a category in art history, this study examines the intertwining of art theory, national identity and art production in Britain from the early eighteenth century to the present day. The book provides the first sustained account of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    British Art: Global Contexts

  • Contemporary Art About Architecture

    A Strange Utility, 1st Edition

    Edited by Isabelle Loring Wallace, Nora Wendl

    An important resource for scholars of contemporary art and architecture, this volume considers contemporary art that takes architecture as its subject. Concentrated on works made since 1990, Contemporary Art About Architecture: A Strange Utility is the first to take up this topic in a sustained and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Art, Sex and Eugenics

    Corpus Delecti, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fae Brauer, Anthea Callen

    This book reveals how art and sex promoted the desire for the genetically perfect body. Its eight chapters demonstrate that before eugenics was stigmatized by the Holocaust and Western histories were sanitized of its prevalence, a vast array of Western politicians, physicians, eugenic societies,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Art and Classical Myth

    1st Edition

    Edited by Isabelle Loring Wallace, Jennie Hirsh

    Contemporary art is deeply engaged with the subject of classical myth. Yet within the literature on contemporary art, little has been said about this provocative relationship. Composed of fourteen original essays, Contemporary Art and Classical Myth addresses this scholarly gap, exploring, and in…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Flirting with Space

    Journeys and Creativity, 1st Edition

    By David Crouch

    The idea of 'flirting' with space is central to this book. Space is conceptualised as being in constant flux as we make our way through various contexts in our daily lives, and is considered in relation to encounters with complexities and flows of material culture. This book focuses on journeys,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Marketing Art in the British Isles, 1700 to the Present

    A Cultural History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotte Gould, Sophie Mesplède

    A cultural history of the first truly modern art market, Marketing Art in the British Isles, 1700 to the Present furthers the burgeoning exploration of Britain's struggle to carve a niche for itself on the international art scene. Bringing together scholars from the UK, US, Europe, and Asia, this…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • German Art History and Scientific Thought

    Beyond Formalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mitchell B. Frank, Daniel Adler

    A fresh contribution to the ongoing debate between Kunstwissenschaft (scientific study of art) and Kunstgeschichte (art history), this essay collection explores how German-speaking art historians of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century self-consciously generated a field of study.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • Art and Visual Culture on the French Riviera, 1956–1971

    The Ecole de Nice, 1st Edition

    By Rosemary O'Neill

    The Riviera in the 1950s and 1960s was culturally rich with modernist icons such as Matisse and Picasso in residence, but also a burgeoning tourist culture, that established the Côte d'Azur as a center of indigenous artists associated with Nouveau Réalisme, Fluxus, and Supports/Surfaces, emerged…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

  • Framing the Ocean, 1700 to the Present

    Envisaging the Sea as Social Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tricia Cusack

    Before the eighteenth century, the ocean was regarded as a repulsive and chaotic deep. Despite reinvention as a zone of wonder and pleasure, it continued to be viewed in the West and elsewhere as ’uninhabited’, empty space. This collection, spanning the eighteenth century to the present, recasts…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

  • Australian Art and Artists in London, 1950-1965

    An Antipodean Summer, 1st Edition

    By Simon Pierse

    Subtle and wide-ranging in its account, this study explores the impact of Australian art in Britain in the two decades following the end of World War II and preceding the 'Swinging Sixties'. In a transitional period of decolonization in Britain, Australian painting was briefly seized upon as a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

  • John La Farge, A Biographical and Critical Study

    1st Edition

    By James L. Yarnall

    John La Farge, A Biographical and Critical Study is the first biography in a century of the American painter, illustrator, muralist, stained-glass artist, and writer. Examining La Farge's career from his youth to his late rebound as a decorative artist-from New York City and New England to Europe…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

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