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  • Transculturation in British Art, 1770-1930

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julie F. Codell

    Examining colonial art through the lens of transculturation, the essays in this collection assess painting, sculpture, photography, illustration and architecture from 1770 to 1930 to map these art works' complex and unresolved meanings illuminated by the concept of transculturation. Authors explore…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    British Art: Global Contexts

  • Nancy Spero, Encounters

    1st Edition

    By Joanna S. Walker

    An original and valuable intervention in the fast-growing field of feminist and new art histories, Nancy Spero, Encounters offers a sophisticated interpretation of the work of a highly original and under-represented woman artist. The study proposes a new model of comparatism within the field of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Biocentrism and Modernism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Oliver A.I. Botar, Isabel Wünsche

    Examining the complex intersections between art and scientific approaches to the natural world, Biocentrism and Modernism reveals another side to the development of Modernism. While many historians have framed this movement as being mechanistic and "against" nature, the essays in this collection…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Art in Consumer Culture

    Mis-Design, 1st Edition

    By Grace McQuilten

    Written with beautiful clarity, Art in Consumer Culture: Mis-Design asks the contemporary art world to be honest about the pervasive effects of commodification and the difficulty of staging critique. The book examines the collusion of 'art' and 'design' in contemporary artistic practices in order…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Alfred Gilbert's Aestheticism

    Gilbert Amongst Whistler, Wilde, Leighton, Pater and Burne-Jones, 1st Edition

    By Jason Edwards

    Alfred Gilbert's Aestheticism presents the first sustained re-evaluation of the life and work of one of the most acclaimed sculptors of the late-Victorian period. Drawing on important new archival sources, this ground-breaking study challenges the customary assumption that Aestheticism was…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    British Art and Visual Culture since 1750 New Readings

  • Representing Berlin

    Sexuality and the City in Imperial and Weimar Germany, 1st Edition

    By Dorothy Rowe

    Berlin, city of Bertolt Brecht, Marlene Dietrich, cabaret and German Expressionism, a city identified with a female sexuality - at first alluring but then dangerous. In this fascinating study, Dorothy Rowe turns our attention to Berlin as a sexual landscape. She investigates the processes by which…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Landscape Imagery, Politics, and Identity in a Divided Germany, 1968–1989

    1st Edition

    By Catherine Wilkins

    Landscape Imagery, Politics and Identity in a Divided Germany, 1968-1989 explores the communicative relationship between German landscape painting and the viewing public that developed in the wake of the student revolutions of the late 1960s. The book demonstrates that, contrary to some historical…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • The Psychological Roots of Modernism: Picasso and Jung

    1st Edition

    By William A. Sikes

    A radically new interpretation of Picasso’s life and work by an important Jungian scholar, The Psychological Roots of Modernism is an exciting contribution to the fields of both Jungian psychology and cultural criticism.All of Picasso’s major works, from the Blue period masterpieces to the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • The Yeats Circle, Verbal and Visual Relations in Ireland, 1880–1939

    1st Edition

    By Karen E. Brown

    Focusing on W.B. Yeats's ideal of mutual support between the arts, Karen Brown sheds new light on how collaborations and differences between members of the Yeats family circle contributed to the metamorphosis of the Irish Cultural Revival into Irish Modernism. Making use of primary materials and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Patricia Johanson and the Re-Invention of Public Environmental Art, 1958-2010

    1st Edition

    By Xin Wu

    Impeccably researched and richly detailed, this book addresses the issue of translation between visual arts and landscape design in the 50 more years career of Patricia Johanson, an important artist in the second half of the twentieth-century. Examining the artist’s search for an "art of the real"…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Figuration/Abstraction

    Strategies for Public Sculpture in Europe 1945-1968, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotte Benton

    The notion that the practice of abstraction was confined to Western Europe while a stereotyped form of figuration defined the art of the Eastern bloc continues to dominate art historical accounts of public sculpture of the post-war period. This book offers a number of alternative readings, and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture

  • Reassessing Nikolaus Pevsner

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Draper

    Nikolaus Pevsner was one of the most important and influential art historians of the twentieth century. He opened up new areas of enquiry in the history of art, revolutionising architectural studies in England and playing a key role in establishing the discipline of design history. Through his…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    British Art and Visual Culture since 1750 New Readings

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