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  • The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture

    Edited by Charissa N. Terranova, Meredith Tromble

    The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture collects thirty essays from a transdisciplinary array of experts on biology in art and architecture. The book presents a diversity of hybrid art-and-science thinking, revealing how science and culture are interwoven. The book situates…

    Hardback – 2016-08-19 
    Routledge

  • Fukushima and the Arts

    Negotiating Nuclear Disaster

    Edited by Barbara Geilhorn, Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt

    The natural and man-made cataclysmic events of the 11th March 2011, or 3.11, have dramatically altered the status quo of contemporary Japanese society. While much has been written about social, political, economic, and technical aspects of the disaster, this volume represents one of the first…

    Hardback – 2016-08-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • The International Politics of Fashion

    Being Fab in a Dangerous World

    Edited by Andreas Behnke

    This book seeks to address and fill a puzzling omission in contemporary critical IR scholarship. Following on from the aesthetic turn in IR, critical and ‘postmodern’ IR has produced an impressive array of studies into movies, literature, music and art and the way these media produce, mediate, and…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28 
    Routledge
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • Future North: the Changing Arctic Landscapes

    By Janike Kampevold Larsen, Peter Hemmersam

    What is the future for northern landscapes? How will they look? What will it be like to live there? Who will live there and how will they sustain themselves? More importantly still: How do our expectations, projections and actions now contribute to shaping the future north - its communities, its…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28 
    Routledge
    Landscape Architecture: History - Culture - Theory - Practice

  • Appropriated Photographs in French Surrealist Periodicals, 1924-1939

    By Linda Steer

    The first monograph to analyze the Surrealist gesture of photographic appropriation, this study examines "found" photographs in three French Surrealist reviews published in the 1920s and 1930s: La Révolution surréaliste, edited by André Breton; Documents, edited by Georges Bataille; and Minotaure,…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge

  • The Artwork of Gerhard Richter

    Painting, Critical Theory and Cultural Transformation

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-07-08 
    Routledge

  • Multiculturalism and the Arts in European Cities

    Edited by Marco Martiniello

    This book discusses the tension, or even the contradiction, between ethno-cultural segregation and ethno-cultural mixing in the field of the arts. It focuses on the local artistic sphere in the multicultural EU cities of Amsterdam, Antwerp, Brussels, Cologne, Malmö and Vienna. The chapters show a…

    Paperback – 2016-07-02 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Water in the Art and Festivals of Medici Florence

    From Neptune Fountain to Naumachia

    By Felicia M. Else

    The first book to tell the dynamic story of one dynasty’s struggle with water, to control its flow and manage its representation, this interdisciplinary study pivots on two well-known water-related Medici creations, Bartolomeo Ammannati's Neptune Fountain (1560-1574) in the Piazza della Signoria,…

    Hardback – 2016-06-28 
    Routledge
    European Festival Studies: 1450-1700

  • Pictures-within-Pictures in Nineteenth-Century Britain

    By Catherine Roach

    Repainting the work of another into one’s own canvas is a deliberate and often highly fraught act of reuse. This book examines the creation, display, and reception of such images. Artists working nineteenth-century London were in a peculiar position: based in an imperial metropole, yet undervalued…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23 
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Painting and Narrative in France, from Poussin to Gauguin

    Edited by Peter Cooke, Nina Lübbren

    Before Modernism, narrative painting was one of the most acclaimed and challenging modes of picture-making in Western art, yet by the early twentieth century storytelling had all but disappeared from ambitious art. France was a key player in both the dramatic rise and the controversial demise of…

    Hardback – 2016-06-22 
    Routledge

  • Lighting for Animation

    The Art of Visual Storytelling

    By Jasmine Katatikarn, Michael Tanzillo

    Lighting for Animation is designed with one goal in mind - to make you a better artist. Over the course of the book, Jasmine Katatikarn and Michael Tanzillo (Senior Lighting TDs, Blue Sky Studios) will train your eye to analyze your work more critically, and teach you approaches and techniques to…

    Paperback – 2016-06-16 
    Focal Press

  • Rome, Travel and the Sculpture Capital, c.1770–1825

    Edited by Tomas Macsotay

    The world that shaped Europe's first national sculptor-celebrities, from Schadow to David d'Angers, from Flaxman to Gibson, from Canova to Thorvaldsen, was the city of Rome. Until around 1800, the Holy See effectively served as Europe's cultural capital, and Roman sculptors found themselves at the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-30 
    Routledge

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