20th Century Modern Art Products

  • Reading Claude Cahun's Disavowals

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer L. Shaw

    The first monograph on a Surrealist cult classic, Reading Claude Cahun's Disavowals offers a comprehensive account of Cahun's most important published work, Aveux non avenus (Disavowals), 1930. Jennifer L. Shaw provides an encompassing interpretation of this groundbreaking work, paying careful…

    Hardback – 2013-12-20
    Studies in Surrealism

  • The Image of Christ in Modern Art

    1st Edition

    By Richard Harries

    The Image of Christ in Modern Art explores the challenges presented by the radical and rapid changes of artistic style in the 20th century to artists who wished to relate to traditional Christian imagery. In the 1930s David Jones said that he and his contemporaries were acutely conscious of ’the…

    Paperback – 2013-10-25

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2013-08-28
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • The Art and Thought of John La Farge

    Picturing Authenticity in Gilded Age America, 1st Edition

    By Katie Kresser

    The Art and Thought of John La Farge: Picturing Authenticity in Gilded Age America offers an unprecedented portrait of one of the most celebrated artists of the Gilded Age and opens a window onto nineteenth-century American culture. The book reveals how the work of John La Farge contributed to a…

    Hardback – 2013-07-26

  • Sculpting Doughboys

    Memory, Gender, and Taste in America's World War I Memorials, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Wingate

    Redressing the neglect of World War I memorials in art history scholarship and memory studies, Sculpting Doughboys considers the hundreds of sculptures of American soldiers that dominated the nation's sculptural commemorative landscape after World War I. To better understand these 'doughboys', the…

    Hardback – 2013-07-05

  • William Reid Dick, Sculptor

    1st Edition

    By Dennis Wardleworth

    William Reid Dick (1878-1961) was one of a generation of British sculptors air-brushed out of art history by the Modernist critics of the late twentieth century. This long-overdue monograph adds to the recent revival of interest in this group of forgotten sculptors, by describing the life and work…

    Hardback – 2013-04-17

  • Resisting the Place of Belonging

    Uncanny Homecomings in Religion, Narrative and the Arts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Boscaljon

    People often overlook the uncanny nature of homecomings, writing off the experience of finding oneself at home in a strange place or realizing that places from our past have grown strange. This book challenges our assumptions about the value of home, arguing for the ethical value of our feeling…

    Hardback – 2013-01-03

  • New Games

    Postmodernism After Contemporary Art, 1st Edition

    By Pamela M. Lee

    Pamela M. Lee’s New Games revisits postmodernism in light of art history's more recent embrace of "the contemporary." What can the theories and practices associated with postmodernism tell us about the obsession with the contemporary in both the academy and the art world? In looking at work by Dara…

    Paperback – 2012-11-16
    Theories of Modernism and Postmodernism in the Visual Arts

  • Legislating Creativity

    The Intersections of Art and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Dustin Kidd

    How does political policy-making shape the creative activities of artists? Do the political interests of artists influence actual political practices in any way? Legislating Creativity examines the relationship between art and politics through an analysis of controversial art projects tied to the…

    Paperback – 2012-07-27
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Idea of Nature in Disney Animation

    From Snow White to WALL-E, 2nd Edition

    By David Whitley

    In the second edition of The Idea of Nature in Disney Animation, David Whitley updates his 2008 book to reflect recent developments in Disney and Disney-Pixar animation such as the apocalyptic tale of earth's failed ecosystem, WALL-E. As Whitley has shown, and Disney's newest films continue to…

    Paperback – 2012-05-28
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Wyndham Lewis and the Cultures of Modernity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrzej Gasiorek, Alice Reeve-Tucker, Nathan Waddell

    Making a strong case for a revaluation of Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957), this collection argues that significant aspects of Lewis's writing, painting, and thinking have not yet received the attention they deserve. The contributors explore Lewis's contributions to the production and circulation of…

    Hardback – 2011-10-21

  • Nouveau Réalisme, 1960s France, and the Neo-avant-garde

    Topographies of Chance and Return, 1st Edition

    By Jill Carrick

    Jill Carrick's Nouveau Réalisme, 1960s France, and the Neo-avant-garde provides the first in-depth historical analysis of the "New Realism" movement and the critical and theoretical debates it engaged. This text makes available a new corpus of material - the rich historical and theoretical…

    Hardback – 2010-07-28

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