20th Century Modern Art Products

  • The Uses of Excess in Visual and Material Culture, 1600–2010

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Skelly

    Directing unprecedented attention to how the idea of ’excess’ has been used by both producers and consumers of visual and material culture, this collection examines the discursive construction of excess in relation to art, material goods and people in various global contexts. The contributors…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Artistic Responses to Travel in the Western Tradition

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah J. Lippert

    In an era when ease of travel is greater than ever, it is also easy to overlook the degree to which voyages of the body – and mind – have generated an outpouring of artistry and creativity throughout the ages. Exploration of new lands and sensations is a fundamental human experience. This…

    Hardback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Radical Marble

    Architectural Innovation from Antiquity to the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. Nicholas Napoli, William Tronzo

    Marble is one of the great veins through the architectural tradition and fundamental building block of the Mediterranean world, from the Parthenon of mid-fifth century Athens, which was constructed of pentelic marble, to Justinian’s Hagia Sophia in Constantinople and the Renaissance and Baroque…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Film, Architecture and Spatial Imagination

    1st Edition

    By Renée Tobe

    Films use architecture as visual shorthand to tell viewers everything they need to know about the characters in a short amount of time. Illustrated by a diverse range of films from different eras and cultures, this book investigates the reciprocity between film and architecture. Using a…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Raymond Jonson and the Spiritual in Modernist and Abstract Painting

    1st Edition

    By Herbert R. Hartel, Jr.

    This is the most thorough and detailed monograph on the artwork of Raymond Jonson. He is one of many artists of the first half of the twentieth-century who demonstrate the richness and diversity of an under-appreciated period in the history of American art. Visualizing the spiritual was one of the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Part-Architecture

    The Maison de Verre, Duchamp, Domesticity and Desire in 1930s Paris, 1st Edition

    By Emma Cheatle

    Part-Architecture presents a detailed and original study of Pierre Chareau’s Maison de Verre through another seminal modernist artwork, Marcel Duchamp’s Large Glass. Aligning the two works materially, historically and conceptually, the book challenges the accepted architectural descriptions of the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Women, Workers, and Race in LIFE Magazine

    Hansel Mieth’s Reform Photojournalism, 1934-1955, 1st Edition

    By Dolores Flamiano

    The tension between social reform photography and photojournalism is examined through this study of the life and work of German émigré Hansel Mieth (1909-1998), who made an unlikely journey from migrant farm worker to Life photographer. She was the second woman in that role, after Margaret…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Biography, Identity and the Modern Interior

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Massey, Penny Sparke

    Through a series of case studies from the mid-eighteenth century to the start of the twenty-first, this collection of essays considers the historical insights that ethno/auto/biographical investigations into the lives of individuals, groups and interiors can offer design and architectural…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Painting, Politics, and the New Front of Cold War Italy

    1st Edition

    By Adrian R. Duran

    The first English-language monograph on Il Fronte Nuovo delle Arti, this study explores the rise and fall of this postwar Italian artists' group as a representative instance of the tensions facing Italian painting during the transition out of two decades of Fascism and into the global divisions of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Craft, Community and the Material Culture of Place and Politics, 19th-20th Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Janice Helland, Beverly Lemire, Alena Buis

    Craft practice has a rich history and remains vibrant, sustaining communities while negotiating cultures within local or international contexts. More than two centuries of industrialization have not extinguished handmade goods; rather, the broader force of industrialization has redefined and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Sir John Soane’s Influence on Architecture from 1791

    A Continuing Legacy, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Bradbury

    Sir John Soane’s Influence on Architecture from 1791: A Continuing Legacy is the first in-depth study of this eighteenth-century British architect’s impact on the work of others, extending globally and still indeed the case over 200 years later. Author Oliver Bradbury presents a compelling argument…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • The Urban Department Store in America, 1850–1930

    1st Edition

    By Louisa Iarocci

    In the late nineteenth century, the urban department store arose as a built artifact and as a social institution in the United States. While the physical building type is the foundation of this comprehensive architectural study, Louisa Iarocci reaches beyond the analysis of the bricks and mortar to…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

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