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  • Drawing in the Twenty-First Century

    The Politics and Poetics of Contemporary Practice, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth A. Pergam

    As a response to the ubiquity of drawing in contemporary consciousness and a corresponding dearth of critical engagement with the medium, these collected essays provide original interpretations of artists' drawing today. Questions of process, politics, scale, and community raised in the work of the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Queer Difficulty in Art and Poetry

    Rethinking the Sexed Body in Verse and Visual Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jongwoo Jeremy Kim, Christopher Reed

    Augmenting recent developments in theories of gender and sexuality, this anthology marks a compelling new phase in queer scholarship. Navigating notions of silence, misunderstanding, pleasure, and even affects of phobia in artworks and texts, the essays in this volume propose new and surprising…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Science, Technology, and Utopias

    Women Artists and Cold War America, 1st Edition

    By Christine Filippone

    The rise of proxy wars, the Space Race, and cybernetics during the Cold War marked science and technology as vital sites of social and political power. Women artists, historically excluded from these domains, responded critically, while simultaneously redeploying the products of "Technological…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • Rethinking Place in South Asian and Islamic Art, 1500-Present

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah S. Hutton, Rebecca M. Brown

    Place plays a fundamental role in the structuring of the discipline of Art History. And yet, place also limits the questions art historians can ask and impairs analysis of objects and locations in the interstices of established, ossified categories. The chapters in this interdisciplinary volume…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Percier and Fontaine and the Struggle for Sovereignty in Revolutionary France

    1st Edition

    By Iris Moon

    As the official architects of Napoleon, Charles Percier (1764–1838) and Pierre-François-Léonard Fontaine (1762–1853) designed interiors that responded to the radical ideologies and collective forms of destruction that took place during the French Revolution. The architects visualized new forms of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Staging the Artist

    Performance and the Self-Portrait from Realism to Expressionism, 1st Edition

    By Claire Moran

    Restoring the role of theatrical performance as both subject and trope in the aesthetics of self-representation, Staging the Artist questions how nineteenth-century French and Belgian artists self-consciously fashioned their identities through their art and writings. This emphasis on performance…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • James McNeill Whistler and France

    A Dialogue in Paint, Poetry, and Music, 1st Edition

    By Suzanne Singletary

    James McNeill Whistler and France: A Dialogue in Paint, Poetry, and Music is the first full-length and in-depth study to position this painter within the overall trajectory of French modernism during the second half of the nineteenth century and to view the artist as integral to the aesthetic…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Gender, Space, and the Gaze in Post-Haussmann Visual Culture

    Beyond the Flâneur, 1st Edition

    By Temma Balducci

    Charles Baudelaire’s flâneur, as described in his 1863 essay "The Painter of Modern Life," remains central to understandings of gender, space, and the gaze in late nineteenth-century Paris, despite misgivings by some scholars. Baudelaire’s privileged and leisurely figure, at home on the boulevards,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Binding the Absent Body in Medieval and Modern Art

    Abject, virtual, and alternate bodies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Kelley, Elizabeth Richards Rivenbark

    This collection of essays considers artistic works that deal with the body without a visual representation. It explores a range of ways to represent this absence of the figure: from abject elements such as bodily fluids and waste to surrogate forms including reliquaries, manuscripts, and cloth. The…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Animism and Shamanism in Twentieth-Century Art

    Kandinsky, Ernst, Pollock, Beuys, 1st Edition

    By Evan R. Firestone

    Wassily Kandinsky, Max Ernst, Jackson Pollock, and Joseph Beuys were the leading artists of their generations to recognize the rich possibilities that animism and shamanism offered. While each of these artists' connection with shamanism has been written about separately, Evan Firestone brings the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • The Artwork of Gerhard Richter

    Painting, Critical Theory and Cultural Transformation, 1st Edition

    By Darryn Ansted

    By uniquely treating Gerhard Richter’s entire oeuvre as a single subject, Darryn Ansted combines research into Richter’s first art career as a socialist realist with study of his subsequent decisions as a significant contemporary artist. Analysis of Richter’s East German murals, early work, lesser…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Silver in Georgian Dublin

    Making, Selling, Consuming, 1st Edition

    By Alison FitzGerald

    Georgian Dublin is synonymous with a period of unprecedented expansion in the market for luxury goods. At a time when new commodities, novel technologies and fashionable imports seduced elite society, silver enjoyed an established association with gentility and prestige. Earlier studies have…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

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