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  • The Symbolist Roots of Modern Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Facos, Thor J. Mednick

    With the words ’A new manifestation of art was ... expected, necessary, inevitable,’ Jean Moréas announced the advent of the Symbolist movement in 1886. When Symbolist artists began experimenting in order to invent new visual languages appropriate for representing modern life in all its complexity,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge

  • Cléo de Mérode and the Rise of Modern Celebrity Culture

    1st Edition

    By Michael D. Garval

    The first English-language monograph on the French dancer and model, Cléo de Mérode and the Rise of Modern Celebrity Culture explores the haunting legacy of this intriguing and glamorous figure, an international celebrity at the dawn of modern celebrity culture. Situating Mérode at a pivotal…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

  • Circulations in the Global History of Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann, Catherine Dossin, Béatrice Joyeux-Prunel

    The project of global art history calls for balanced treatment of artifacts and a unified approach. This volume emphasizes questions of transcultural encounters and exchanges as circulations. It presents a strategy that highlights the processes and connections among cultures, and also responds to…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • The Rise and Fall of American Art, 1940s–1980s

    A Geopolitics of Western Art Worlds, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Dossin

    In The Rise and Fall of American Art, 1940s-1980s, Catherine Dossin challenges the now-mythic perception of New York as the undisputed center of the art world between the end of World War II and the fall of the Berlin Wall, a position of power that brought the city prestige, money, and historical…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

  • Constructing the Viennese Modern Body

    Art, Hysteria, and the Puppet, 1st Edition

    By Nathan J. Timpano

    This book takes a new, interdisciplinary approach to analyzing modern Viennese visual culture, one informed by Austro-German theater, contemporary medical treatises centered on hysteria, and an original examination of dramatic gestures in expressionist artworks. It centers on the following…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Exhibiting Craft and Design

    Transgressing the White Cube Paradigm, 1930–Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alla Myzelev

    Exhibiting Craft and Design: Transgressing the White Cube Paradigm, 1930–present investigates the ways that craft and design objects were collected, displayed, and interpreted throughout the second half of the twentieth century and in recent years. The case studies discussed in this volume…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Visual Propaganda, Exhibitions, and the Spanish Civil War

    1st Edition

    By Miriam M. Basilio

    Visual Propaganda, Exhibitions, and the Spanish Civil War is a history of art during wartime that analyzes images in various media that circulated widely and were encountered daily by Spaniards on city walls, in print, and in exhibitions. Tangible elements of the nation’s past”monuments, cultural…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Apollinaire, Cubism and Orphism

    1st Edition

    By Adrian Hicken

    During the years before his death in 1918 Apollinaire’s reputation as poet and artistic animateur approached legendary proportions. This book is the first to present an extensive reassessment of Apollinaire’s role in the promotion of themes and iconography amongst his painter friends. Detailed…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Marie Laurencin

    Une femme inadaptée in Feminist Histories of Art, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Louise Kahn

    Marie Laurencin, in spite of the noticeable reputation she made in Paris in the first half of the twentieth century, has attracted only sporadic attention by late-twentieth century art historians. Until now the substance of her art and the feminist issues that were entangled in her life have been…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge

  • Between Union and Liberation

    Women Artists in South Africa 1910-1994, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marion Arnold, Brenda Schmahmann

    The essays collected here investigate art made by women in South Africa between 1910, the year of Union, and 1994, the year of the first democratic election. During this period, complex political circumstances and the impact of modernism in South Africa affected the production of images and objects…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge

  • Shimon Attie's Writing on the Wall

    History, Memory, Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    By Peter Muir

    Shimon Attie's Writing on the Wall: History, Memory, Aesthetics theorises images from Attie's 'The Writing on the Wall 1991-1993' installation as a memorial activity, and as an index or habitation for history. The images, which appeared in Berlin's Scheunenviertel district, are suspended by the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • The Nabis and Intimate Modernism

    Painting and the Decorative at the Fin-de-Siècle, 1st Edition

    By Katherine M. Kuenzli

    Providing a fresh perspective on an important but underappreciated group of late nineteenth-century French painters, this is the first book to provide an in-depth account of the Nabis' practice of the decorative, and its significance for twentieth-century modernism. Over the course of the ten…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

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