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  • Pantheons

    Transformations of a Monumental Idea, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Wrigley, Matthew Craske

    The institution of the pantheon has come a long way from its classical origins. Invented to describe a temple dedicated to many deities, the term later became so far removed from its original meaning, that by the twentieth century, it has been able to exist independently of any architectural and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture

  • Rodin

    The Zola of Sculpture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claudine Mitchell

    The expression 'the Zola of Sculpture' was coined in the circles of the Royal Academy in the 1880s as a term of abuse. Rodin: 'The Zola of Sculpture' reveals how the appraisal of Rodin in British culture was shaped by controversies around the literary models of Zola and Baudelaire, in a period when…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture

  • The Rise of the Image

    Essays on the History of the Illustrated Art Book, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rodney Palmer, Thomas Frangenberg

    The Rise of the Image reveals how illustrations have come to play a primary part in books on art and architecture. Italian Renaissance art is the main focus for this anthology of essays which analyse key episodes in the history of illustration from the sixteenth to the twentieth century. The…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Reinterpreting Classicism: Culture, Reaction and Appropriation

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

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-12-14
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • Indian Renaissance

    British Romantic Art and the Prospect of India, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-12-07
    British Art and Visual Culture since 1750 New Readings

  • Sculptural Materiality in the Age of Conceptualism

    International Experiments in Italy, 1st Edition

    By Marin R. Sullivan

    Sculptural Materiality in the Age of Conceptualism is structured around four distinct but interrelated projects initially realized in Italy between 1966 and 1972: Yayoi Kusama’s Narcissus Garden, Michelangelo Pistoletto’s Newspaper Sphere (Sfera di giornali), Robert Smithson’s Asphalt Rundown, and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Sculpture and the Nordic Region

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sara Ayres, Elettra Carbone

    Histories of sculpture within the Nordic region are under-studied and the region’s influence upon and translation of influences from elsewhere in Europe remain insufficiently traced. This volume brings to light individual histories of sculptural mobility from the early modern period onwards.…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29

  • Problem Pictures

    Women and Men in Victorian Painting, 1st Edition

    By Pamela Gerrish Nunn

    During the Victorian period there developed a new anxiety about male-female relations and roles in modern society, as described by a member of the Athenaeum in 1858, ’the distinction of man and woman, their separate as well as their joint rights, begins to occupy the attention of our whole…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • Fine Art and Perceptual Neuroscience

    Field of Vision and the Painted Grid, 1st Edition

    By Paul Hackett

    Over the past decade, the integration of psychology and fine art has sparked growing academic interest among researchers of these disciplines. The author, both a psychologist and artist, offers up a unique merger and perspective of these fields. Through the production of fine art, which is directly…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Psychology Press
    Explorations in Cognitive Psychology

  • Recto Verso: Redefining the Sketchbook

    1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Bartram, Nader El-Bizri, Douglas Gittens

    Bringing together a broad range of contributors including art, architecture, and design academic theorists and historians, in addition to practicing artists, architects, and designers, this volume explores the place of the sketchbook in contemporary art and architecture. Drawing upon a diverse…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17

  • Sculpture and the Museum

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher R. Marshall

    Sculpture and the Museum is the first in-depth examination of the varying roles and meanings assigned to sculpture in museums and galleries during the modern period, from neo-classical to contemporary art practice. It considers a rich array of curatorial strategies and settings in order to examine…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture

  • Funerary Arts and Tomb Cult

    Living with the Dead in France, 1750-1870, 1st Edition

    By Suzanne Glover Lindsay

    Even before the upheaval of the Revolution, France sought a new formal language for a regenerated nation. Nowhere is this clearer than in its tombs, some among its most famous modern sculpture-rarely discussed as funerary projects. Unlike other art-historical studies of tombs, this one frames…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15

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