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  • Egyptian Art

    1st Edition

    By Jean Capart

    Edited by Warren R. Dawson

    Originally published in 1923, this book provides an exploration of Egyptian art. Drawing on environmental factors of the Egyptian region, architecture, history and Egyptian society, Capart also provides an insight into the psyche of the Egyptian artist.…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Advertising and the European City

    Historical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clemens Wischermann, Elliott Shore

    First published in 2000, this volume responds to the rise and spread of advertising throughout Europe and the world in the past one and a half centuries which is breathtaking in its scope and influence, now part of the way we think and live. Historians are only just beginning to understand this…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Buried Treasures of Chinese Turkestan

    An Account of the Activities and Adventures of the Second and Third German Turfan Expeditions, 1st Edition

    By Albert von Le Coq

    First published in 1928, this volume constituted the results of expeditions by the famous archaeologist and explorer of Central Asia, Albert von Le Coq. Funded by the last German emperor, Wilhelm II, and von Le Coq’s own brewing and winery empire, the second and third German expeditions ventured to…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • A Foul and Pestilent Congregation

    Images of Freaks in Baroque Art, 1st Edition

    By Barry Wind

    First published in 1998, this volume explores how in the seventeenth century depictions of human oddity, hunchbacks, cripples, dwarfs, appeared regularly in the work of both minor and major artists including Veláquez, Rubens, Van Dyck and Rivera. In this, the first comprehensive study of these…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Cathedrals of Urban Modernity

    Creation of the First Museums of Contemporary Art, 1st Edition

    By J. Pedro Lorente

    First published in 1998, this volume explores the expanding wave of a new kind of museums of contemporary art in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Lorente examines their ‘coming of age’ and the weight of their museological legacy, arguing that the establishment of great national museums…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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  • Comparative Vandalism

    Asger Jorn and the Artistic Attitude to Life, 1st Edition

    By Peter Shield

    First published in 1998, this volume is a study of Asger Jorn’s attempt to formulate the ‘first complete revision of the existing philosophical system’ from the standpoint of the artist in the period 1961-67. The Danish artist Asger Jorn (1914-73), painter, draughtsman, potter and sculptor, was…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Public Policy and the Arts: A Comparative Study of Great Britain and Ireland

    A Comparative Study of Great Britain and Ireland, 1st Edition

    By Ruth-Balandina M. Quinn

    First published in 1998, this volume considers the subject of arts policy as a subject of public policy making proper in UK and Ireland, with a particular focus on theatre as a profession rather than a mere hobby. Previous studies have placed the burden of policy improvements on the arts themselves…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Learning and Visual Communication

    1st Edition

    By David Sless

    Originally published in 1981, Learning and Visual Communication is about how to use visual communication in education. It offers visual forms of communication. In order to do this it draws on recent research - at the time of publication - in psychology, philosophy, semiotics, cultural…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 
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  • Leon Battista Alberti and Nicholas Cusanus

    Towards an Epistemology of Vision for Italian Renaissance Art and Culture, 1st Edition

    By Charles H. Carman

    Providing a fresh evaluation of Alberti’s text On Painting (1435), along with comparisons to various works of Nicholas Cusanus - particularly his Vision of God (1450) - this study reveals a shared epistemology of vision. And, the author argues, it is one that reflects a more deeply Christian…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • 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

  • Making and Moving Sculpture in Early Modern Italy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kelley Helmstutler Di Dio

    In recent years, art historians have begun to delve into the patronage, production and reception of sculptures-sculptors' workshop practices; practical, aesthetic, and esoteric considerations of material and materiality; and the meanings associated with materials and the makers of sculptures. This…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

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