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  • Cartographic abstraction in contemporary art

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    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

  • 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

  • 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,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • 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 graphic novelists, 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 
    Focal Press

  • 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 – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • 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 – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Collecting Prints and Drawings in Europe, c. 1500–1750

    Edited by Christopher Baker, Caroline Elam, Genevieve Warwick

    Prints and drawings have been keenly collected in Europe since at least the early sixteenth century. Relatively modest in price, they offered artists, amateurs and collectors of a systematic turn of mind the opportunity to put together holdings with a wide representation of different hands, schools…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Paolo Veronese

    Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform

    By Richard Cocke

    This title was first published in 2001: Paolo Veronese: Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform examines the large body of religious paintings with which Veronese (1528 -1588) played a crucial role in shaping Venetian piety. With 117 illustrations (26 in colour) Richard Cocke sets Veronese’…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ruskin's Artists

    Studies in the Victorian Visual Economy

    Edited by Robert Hewison

    This was first published in 2000:  A study of John Ruskin's engagement with art and architecture as a critic, a patron and a teacher. It offers insights into both his writings and the visual economy of the Victorian world. Each essay examines Ruskin's relationship with an individual artist or…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • British Artists and the Modernist Landscape

    By Ysanne Holt

    Title first published in 2003. In this detailed study of the landscapes and rural scenes of Britain and France made by artists like George Clausen, Philip Wilson Steer, Augustus John, Laura Knight, J. D. Fergusson and Spencer Gore, Ysanne Holt investigates the imaginary geographies behind the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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