Visual Arts Products

  • The Making of Henry Moore on Film

    A Cultural History

    By Katerina Loukopoulou

    Art historians have recognised the relationship between photography and sculpture as a fertile ground for the study of sculpture's intermedial relations. In the case of Henry Moore, the role of photography (both as source material and form of documentation) has recently become a new terrain for…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Portuguese Painting at the End of the Ancien Régime c. 1799-1807

    History, Monarchy and the Empire

    By Foteini Vlachou

    Caught in the conflict between France and Great Britain, Portuguese statesmen and diplomats struggled to maintain the country’s elusive neutrality during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. Foreign as well as domestic policies were impacted by concerns about the fate of Portugal’s empire and the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • The Literariness of Media Art

    By Claudia Benthien, Jordis Lau, Maraike M. Marxsen

    The beginning of the 20th century saw literary scholars from Russia positing a new definition for the nature of literature. Within the framework of Russian formalism, the term "literariness" was coined. The driving force behind this theoretical inquiry was the desire to identify literature—and art…

    Paperback – 2018-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Drawing as Performance

    Theatrical Games and Techniques for Visual Artists

    By Orly Orbach

    Making connections between drama and drawing, Drama in the Drawing Studio introduces visual artists and designers to rehearsal techniques, theory and games as ways of developing image-making and visual communication skills. Drawing from the fields of theatre and anthropology, this book is…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Focal Press

  • The Napoleonic Survey of Egypt

    The Monuments and Customs of Egypt, Selected Engravings and Texts

    Edited by Terence M. Russell

    Napoleon Bonaparte celebrated his conquest of Egypt in 1798 by commissioning a survey of the country’s treasures published as the Description de L’Egypte. An army of engravers collaborated with artist-illustrators over a thirty-year period to produce 900 folio engravings of huge proportions…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Fashioning Identities in Renaissance Art

    Edited by Mary Rogers

    Fashioning Identities analyses some of the different ways in which identities were fashioned in and with art during the Renaissance, taken as meaning the period c.1300-1600. The notion of such a search for new identities, expressed in a variety of new themes, styles and genres, has been…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Henry Moore

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Jane Beckett, Fiona Russell

    This title was first published in 2003. For more than half a century, Henry Moore has enjoyed a privileged place as a pioneer of modern British sculpture. His work is familiar in public spaces worldwide. Celebrated for reconfiguring sculptural form, and hailed as a potent avant-garde artist, Moore…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Film Developing Cookbook

    2nd Edition

    By Bill Troop, Steve Anchell, Bill Troop, Steve Anchell

    Paperback – 2018-09-15 
    Focal Press

  • The Photography Cultures Reader

    Representation, Agency and Identity

    Edited by Liz Wells

    The Photography History and Theory Reader is a comprehensive introduction to the history of photography; its production; and its uses and effects. Including writings by early photographers such as Fox Talbot, Daguerre, Cameron, Stieglitz, Niepce and Weston, as well as key thinkers like Roland…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge

  • The Photography Reader

    History and Theory, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Liz Wells

    Following on from its hugely successful first edition, The Photography Reader: History and Theory provides deeper insight into the critical discussions around photography – its production, its uses and its effects. Presenting both the historical ideas and the continuing theoretical debates within…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Multimodality and Aesthetics

    Edited by Elise Seip Tønnessen, Frida Forsgren

    This volume explores the relationship between aesthetics and traditional multimodal communication to show how all semiotic resources, not just those situated within fine arts, have an aesthetic function. Bringing together contributions from an interdisciplinary group of researchers, the book…

    Hardback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Photography and Ontology

    Unsettling Images

    Edited by Donna West Brett, Natalya Lusty

    This edited collection explores the complex ways in which photography is used and interpreted: as a record of evidence, as a form of communication, as a means of social and political provocation, as a mode of surveillance, as a narrative of the self, and as an art form. What makes photographic…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge History of Photography

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