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  • Drawing Parallels

    Knowledge Production in Axonometric, Isometric and Oblique Drawings

    By Raymond Lucas

    Over the centuries, architects and designers have used inscriptive practices as a form of knowledge production, which is an alternative to the written text. This book argues that drawing, diagramming, and notation are equivalent to extended discourse in writing and, moreover, offer significantly…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Drawing as Performance

    Theatrical Games and Techniques for Visual Artists

    By Orly Orbach

    Making connections between drama and drawing, Drawing as Performance 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 – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • John Petts and the Caseg Press

    By Alison Smith

    This title was first published in 2000:  John Petts (1914-1991) is one of the outstanding wood-engravers of the twentieth century. His stunning prints featuring Welsh mountains and the people who live amongst them reflect his deep concern for the history of the land and are distinguished by…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Polymer Photogravure

    A Step-by-Step Manual, Highlighting Artists and Their Creative Practice

    By Clay Harmon

    Polymer Photogravure: A Step-by-Step Manual Highlighting Artists and Their Creative Practice is a three-part book on the non-toxic process of making ink-on-paper intaglio prints from continuous-tone photographs using water-etched photopolymer plates. Author Clay Harmon provides clear and easy to…

    Paperback – 2018-11-27 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Practices in Alternative Process Photography

  • What Painting Is

    How to Think about Oil Painting Using the Language of Alchemy, 2nd Edition

    By James Elkins

    In this classic text, James Elkins communicates the experience of painting beyond the traditional vocabulary of art history. Alchemy provides a magical language to explore what it is a painter really does in the studio--the smells, the mess, the struggle to control the uncontrollable, the special…

    Paperback – 2018-10-25 
    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 – 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

  • 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 – 2018-09-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Genre Imagery in Early Modern Northern Europe

    New Perspectives

    Edited by Arthur J. DiFuria

    Exploring the rich variety of pictorial rhetoric in early modern northern European genre images, this volume deepens our understanding of genre's place in early modern visual culture. From 1500 to 1700, artists in northern Europe pioneered the category of pictures now known as genre, portrayals of…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 in nineteenth-century London were in a peculiar position: based in an imperial metropole, yet…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Material Bernini

    Edited by Evonne Levy, Carolina Mangone

    Bringing together established and emerging specialists in seventeenth-century Italian sculpture, Material Bernini is the first sustained examination of the conspicuous materiality of Bernini’s work in sculpture, architecture, and paint. The various essays demonstrate that material Bernini has…

    Paperback – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge

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