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  • Queer Difficulty in Art and Poetry

    Rethinking the Sexed Body in Verse and Visual Culture

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-01-28 

  • Alexander Dalrymple

    The Charts and Publications of Alexander Dalrymple

    By Andrew S. Cook

    Alexander Dalrymple was hydrographer to the East India Company (1779-1808) and to the Admiralty (1795-1808) and during his career published over nine hundred sea charts and over one hundred and fifty letterpress publications on subjects ranging from oriental antiquities to geographical exploration…

    Hardback – 2017-01-28 

  • The British School of Sculpture, c.1760-1832

    Edited by Jason Edwards, Sarah Burnage

    The British School of Sculpture, c. 1760–1832 represents the first edited collection exploring one of the most significant moments in British art history, returning to centre stage a wide range of sculpture considered for the first time by some of the most important scholars in the field. Following…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • Staging the Artist

    Performance and the Self-Portrait from Realism to Expressionism

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 

  • Early Gothic Column-Figure Sculpture in France

    Appearance, Materials, and Significance

    By Janet E. Snyder

    Richly illustrated, Early Gothic Column-Figure Sculpture in France is a comprehensive investigation of church portal sculpture installed between the 1130s and the 1170s. At more than twenty great churches, beginning at the Royal Abbey of Saint-Denis and extending around Paris from Provins in the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 

  • Indian Renaissance

    British Romantic Art and the Prospect of India

    By Hermione de Almeida, George H. Gilpin

    Indian Renaissance: British Romantic Art and the Prospect of India is the first comprehensive examination of British artists whose first-hand impressions and prospects of the Indian subcontinent became a stimulus for the Romantic Movement in England; it is also a survey of the transformation of the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    British Art and Visual Culture since 1750 New Readings

  • The Nabis and Intimate Modernism

    Painting and the Decorative at the Fin-de-Siècle

    By Katherine M. Kuenzli

    Providing a fresh perspective on an important but underappreciated group of late nineteenth-century French painters, this is the first book to provide an in-depth account of the Nabis' practice of the decorative, and its significance for twentieth-century modernism. Over the course of the ten…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 

  • Re-Reading Leonardo

    The Treatise on Painting across Europe, 1550–1900

    Edited by Claire Farago

    For nearly three centuries Leonardo da Vinci's work was known primarily through the abridged version of his Treatise on Painting, first published in Paris in 1651 and soon translated into all the major European languages. Here for the first time is a study that examines the historical reception of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 

  • Siting Federico Barocci and the Renaissance Aesthetic

    By Peter Gillgren

    Focusing on what he calls 'the performative gaze', the author explores the artistic world of the Urbino painter Federico Barocci (1535-1612) in the context of Renaissance culture. Through analysis of Barocci's works, Gillgren also sheds new light on Renaissance aesthetic communication generally.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Landscape Imagery, Politics, and Identity in a Divided Germany, 1968–1989

    By Catherine Wilkins

    Landscape Imagery, Politics and Identity in a Divided Germany, 1968-1989 explores the communicative relationship between German landscape painting and the viewing public that developed in the wake of the student revolutions of the late 1960s. The book demonstrates that, contrary to some historical…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 

  • Patricia Johanson and the Re-Invention of Public Environmental Art, 1958–2010

    By Xin Wu

    Impeccably researched and richly detailed, this book addresses the issue of translation between visual arts and landscape design in the 50 more years career of Patricia Johanson, an important artist in the second half of the twentieth-century. Examining the artist’s search for an "art of the real"…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 

  • Aesthetic Disinterestedness

    Art, Experience, and the Self

    By Thomas Hilgers

    The notion of disinterestedness is often conceived of as antiquated or ideological. In spite of this, Hilgers argues that one cannot reject it if one wishes to understand the nature of art. He claims that an artwork typically asks a person to adopt a disinterested attitude towards what it shows,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-10 
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

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