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  • Cartographic abstraction in contemporary art

    seeing with maps

    By Claire Reddleman

    In this book, Claire Reddleman introduces her theoretical innovation "cartographic abstraction" – a material modality of thought and experience that is produced through cartographic techniques of depiction. Reddleman closely engages with selected artworks (by contemporary artists such as Joyce…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Evolution of the Image

    Political Action and the Digital Self

    Edited by Marco Bohr, Basia Sliwinska

    This volume addresses the evolution of the visual in digital communities, offering a multidisciplinary discussion of the ways in which images are circulated in digital communities, the meanings which are attached to them and the implications they have on notions of identity, memory, gender,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Cities' Identity Through Architecture and Arts

    Proceedings of the International Conference on Cities' Identity through Architecture and Arts (CITAA 2017), May 11-13, 2017, Cairo, Egypt

    Edited by Hasan Hüseyin Balik, Anna Catalani, Adolf Sotoca

    Every city has its unique and valuable identity, this identity is revealed through its physical and visual form, it is seen through the eyes of its residents and users. The city develops over time, and its identity evolves with it. Reflecting the rapid and constant changes the city is subjected to,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • William Hunter and his Eighteenth-Century Cultural Worlds

    The Anatomist and the Fine Arts

    By Helen McCormack

    The eminent physician and anatomist Dr William Hunter (1718-1783) made an important and significant contribution to the history of collecting and the promotion of the fine arts in Britain in the eighteenth century. Born at the family home in East Calderwood, he matriculated at the University of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Travel Marketing and Popular Photography in Britain, 1888–1939

    Reading the Travel Image

    By Sara Dominici

    This book explores how popular photography influenced the representation of travel in Britain in the period from the Kodak-led emergence of compact cameras in 1888, to 1939. The book examines the implications of people’s increasing familiarity with the language and possibilities of photography on…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge History of Photography

  • Thresholds and Boundaries

    Liminality in Netherlandish Art (1385-1530)

    By Lynn F. Jacobs

    Although liminality has been studied by scholars of medieval and seventeenth-century art, the role of the threshold motif in Netherlandish art of the late fourteenth, fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries -- this late medieval/early ‘early modern’ period -- has been much less fully investigated.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Perception and Imaging

    Photography as a Way of Seeing, 5th Edition

    By Richard D. Zakia, John Suler

    Dr. John Suler is Professor of Psychology in the Science and Technology Center at Rider University. He has published widely on images in creativity, personal identity, psychotherapy, and interpersonal perception. As a longstanding member of online photo sharing groups, a founder of the new…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16 
    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 – 2017-10-15 
    Routledge
    European Festival Studies: 1450-1700

  • The Art of Drawing Folds

    An Illustrator’s Guide to Drawing the Clothed Figure

    By Kelly Brine

    From Renaissance fresco painters to contemporary comic book artists, the ability to draw clothed figures from one’s imagination has always been crucial to artists – and exceptionally difficult to attain. With over 220 illustrations, The Art of Drawing Folds: An Illustrator’s Guide to Drawing the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge

  • The Realism of Piero della Francesca

    By Joost Keizer

    The fifteenth-century Italian artist Piero della Francesca painted a familiar world. Roads wind through hilly landscapes, run past farms, sheds, barns, and villages. This is the world in which Piero lived. At the same time, Piero’s paintings depict a world that is distant. The subjects of his…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Visualizing War

    Emotions, Technologies, Communities

    Edited by Anders Engberg-Pedersen, Kathrin Maurer

    Wars have always been connected to images. From the representation of war on maps, panoramas, and paintings to the modern visual media of photography, film, and digital screens, images have played a central role in representing combat, military strategy, soldiers, and victims. Such images evoke a…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • National Identity and Nineteenth-Century Franco-Belgian Sculpture

    By Jana Wijnsouw

    This book elaborates on the social and cultural phenomenon of national schools during the nineteenth century, via the less-studied field of sculpture and using Belgium as a case study. The role, importance of and emphasis on certain aspects of national identity evolved throughout the century, while…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

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