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  • Portraiture and Early Studio Photography in China and Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Luke Gartlan, Roberta Wue

    This volume explores the early history of the photographic studio and portrait in China and Japan. The institution of the photographic studio has received relatively little attention in the history of photography; contributors here investigate various manifestations of the studio as a place and as…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Vladimir Markov and Russian Primitivism

    A Charter for the Avant-Garde, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Howard, Irena Bužinska, Z.S. Strother

    Hailed as a brilliant theoretician, Voldemārs Matvejs (best known by his pen name Vladimir Markov) was a Latvian artist who spearheaded the Union of Youth, a dynamic group championing artistic change in Russia, 1910-14. His work had a formative impact on Malevich, Tatlin, and the Constructivists…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Alois Riegl in Vienna 1875-1905

    An Institutional Biography, 1st Edition

    By Diana Reynolds Cordileone

    In Alois Riegl in Vienna 1875-1905: An Institutional Biography, Diana Cordileone applies standard methods of cultural and intellectual history for close readings of Riegl’s published texts, several of which are still unavailable in English. Further, the author compares Riegl’s work to several of…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Cultures of International Exhibitions 1840-1940

    Great Exhibitions in the Margins, 1st Edition

    By Marta Filipová

    Beyond the great exhibitions, expositions universelles and world fairs in London, Paris or Chicago, numerous smaller, yet ambitious exhibitions took place in provincial cities and towns across the world. Focusing on the period between 1840 and 1940, this volume takes a novel look at the…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Blacks and Blackness in European Art of the Long Nineteenth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adrienne L. Childs, Susan H. Libby

    Compelling and troubling, colorful and dark, black figures served as the quintessential image of difference in nineteenth-century European art; the essays in this volume further the investigation of constructions of blackness during this period. This collection marks a phase in the scholarship on…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Art, Awakening, and Modernity in the Middle East

    The Arab Nude, 1st Edition

    Edited by Octavian Esanu

    This edited scholarly volume offers a perspective on the history of the genre of the nude in the Middle East and includes contributions written by scholars from several disciplines (art history, history, anthropology). Each chapter provides a distinct perspective on the early days of the fine arts…

    Paperback – 2020-03-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Surrealism, Occultism and Politics

    In Search of the Marvellous, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tessel M. Bauduin, Victoria Ferentinou, Daniel Zamani

    This volume examines the relationship between occultism and Surrealism, specifically exploring the reception and appropriation of occult thought, motifs, tropes and techniques by Surrealist artists and writers in Europe and the Americas, from the 1920s through the 1960s. Its central focus is the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-26
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Art in the North of England, 1979-2008

    1st Edition

    By Gabriel N. Gee

    Based on rare archival material and numerous interviews with practitioners, Art in the North of England 1979-2008 analyses the relation between political and economic changes stemming from the 1980s and artistic developments in the principal cities of the North of England in the late 20th century.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-26
    Routledge
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • George Augustus Sala and the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press

    The Personal Style of a Public Writer, 1st Edition

    By Peter Blake

    In his study of the journalist George Augustus Sala, Peter Blake discusses the way Sala’s personal style, along with his innovations in form, influenced the New Journalism at the end of the nineteenth century. Blake places Sala at the centre of nineteenth-century newspapers and periodicals and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Affective Landscapes in Literature, Art and Everyday Life

    Memory, Place and the Senses, 1st Edition

    By Christine Berberich, Neil Campbell

    Bringing together a diverse group of scholars representing the fields of cultural and literary studies, cultural politics and history, creative writing and photography, this collection examines the different ways in which human beings respond to, debate and interact with landscape. How do we feel,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Camera Graeca: Photographs, Narratives, Materialities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Carabott, Yannis Hamilakis, Eleni Papargyriou

    While written sources on the history of Greece have been studied extensively, no systematic attempt has been made to examine photography as an important cultural and material process. This is surprising, given that Modern Greece and photography are almost peers: both are cultural products of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Objects and Textures of Everyday Life in Imperial Britain

    1st Edition

    Edited by Janet C. Myers, Deirdre H. McMahon

    Focusing on everyday life in nineteenth-century Britain and its imperial possessions”from preparing tea to cleaning the kitchen, from packing for imperial adventures to arranging home décor”the essays in this collection share a common focus on materiality, the nitty-gritty elements that helped give…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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