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  • Constructing African Art Histories for the Lagoons of Côte d'Ivoire

    1st Edition

    By Monica Blackmun Visonà

    Constructing African Art Histories for the Lagoons of Côte d'Ivoire is an investigation of the methods employed by art historians who study creative production in Africa. While providing insights into the rich visual arts of the Lagoon Peoples of southeastern Côte d'Ivoire, this study is one of the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • The Look of Van Dyck

    The Self-Portrait with a Sunflower and the Vision of the Painter, 1st Edition

    By John Peacock

    Based on a close study of Van Dyck's Self-portrait with a Sunflower, this book examines the picture's context in the symbolic discourses of the period and in the artist's oeuvre. The portrait is interpreted as a programmatic statement, made in the ambience of the Caroline court after Van Dyck's…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23
    Routledge
    Histories of Vision

  • Leone Leoni and the Status of the Artist at the End of the Renaissance

    1st Edition

    By Kelley Helmstutler Di Dio

    The late Renaissance sculptor Leone Leoni (1509-1590) came from modest beginnings, but died as a nobleman and knight. His remarkable leap in status from his humble birth to a stonemason's family, to his time as a galley slave, to living as a nobleman and courtier in Milan provide a specific case…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Giacometti: Critical Essays

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Read, Julia Kelly

    Giacometti: Critical Essays brings together new studies by an international team of scholars who together explore the whole span of Alberto Giacometti's work and career from the 1920s to the 1960s. During this complex period in France's intellectual history, Giacometti's work underwent a series of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture

  • Sculpture and Archaeology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Bonaventura, Andrew Jones

    In recent years the intersections between art history and archaeology have become the focus of critical analysis by both disciplines. Contemporary sculpture has played a key role in this dialogue. The essays in this volume, by art historians, archaeologists and artists, take the intersection…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture

  • Caravaggio

    Reflections and Refractions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lorenzo Pericolo, David M. Stone

    As this collection of essays makes clear, the paths to grasping the complexity of Caravaggio’s art are multiple and variable. Art historians from the UK and North America offer new or recently updated interpretations of the works of seventeenth-century Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Sculpture and the Vitrine

    1st Edition

    Edited by John C. Welchman

    Vitrines and glass cabinets are familiar apparatuses that have in large part defined modern modes of display and visibility, both within and beyond the museum. They separate objects from their contexts, group them with other objects, both similar and dissimilar, and often serve to reinforce their…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture

  • New Perspectives on Brücke Expressionism

    Bridging History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Weikop

    New Perspectives on Brücke Expressionism: Bridging History brings together highly-renowned international art historians in a scholarly work that offers the first full-length reassessment in English of the importance of the Brücke group to German modernism specifically and to international modernism…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charissa N. Terranova, Meredith Tromble

    The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture collects thirty essays from a transdisciplinary array of experts on biology in art and architecture. The book presents a diversity of hybrid art-and-science thinking, revealing how science and culture are interwoven. The book situates…

    Hardback – 2016-09-08
    Routledge

  • Gordon Matta-Clark's Conical Intersect

    Sculpture, Space, and the Cultural Value of Urban Imagery, 1st Edition

    By Peter Muir

    In this in-depth analysis, Peter Muir argues that Gordon Matta-Clark’s Conical Intersect (1975) is emblematic of Henri Lefebvre’s understanding of art’s function in relation to urban space. By engaging with Lefebvre’s theory in conjunction with the perspectives of other writers, such as Michel de…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • The Art of the Sister Chapel

    Exemplary Women, Visionary Creators, and Feminist Collaboration, 1st Edition

    By Andrew D Hottle

    The Sister Chapel (1974-78) was an important collaborative installation that materialized at the height of the women’s art movement. Conceived as a nonhierarchical, secular commemoration of female role models, The Sister Chapel consisted of an eighteen-foot abstract ceiling that hung above a…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Painting Labour in Scotland and Europe, 1850-1900

    1st Edition

    By John Morrison

    Painting Labour in Scotland and Europe, 1850-1900 explores hitherto unrecognized European variations in the phenomena of rural labour imagery, particularly in Scotland. In exploring these distinctions relative to Scotland and Europe it looks to develop a new understanding of the commonalities and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

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