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  • Surrealism and the Exotic

    1st Edition

    By Louise Tythacott

    Surrealism and the Exotic is the story of the obsessive relationship between surrealist and non-western culture. Describing the travels across Africa, Oceania, Mexico and the Caribbean made by wealthy aesthetes, it combines an insight into the mentality of early twentieth century collectors with…

    Paperback – 2014-04-03

  • Art, Gender and Religious Devotion in Grand Ducal Tuscany

    1st Edition

    By Alice E. Sanger

    Art, Gender and Religious Devotion in Grand Ducal Tuscany focuses on the intersection of the visual and the sacred at the Medici court of the later sixteenth to early seventeenth centuries in relation to issues of gender. Through a series of case studies carefully chosen to highlight key roles…

    Hardback – 2014-01-22
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • Sculpture Collections in Early Modern Spain

    1st Edition

    By Kelley Helmstutler Di Dio, Rosario Coppel

    In the past decade, there has been a surge of Anglophone scholarship regarding Spain in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, which has led to a reframing of the discourses around Spanish culture of this period. Despite this new interest-in which painting, in particular, has been singled out for…

    Hardback – 2013-12-16

  • Architectures of Chance

    1st Edition

    By Yeoryia Manolopoulou

    Architectural discourse and practice are dominated by a false dichotomy between design and chance, and governed by the belief that the architect’s role is to defend against the indeterminate. In Architectures of Chance Yeoryia Manolopoulou challenges this position, arguing for the need to develop a…

    Paperback – 2013-12-11
    Design Research in Architecture

  • Sculpting Doughboys

    Memory, Gender, and Taste in America's World War I Memorials, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Wingate

    Redressing the neglect of World War I memorials in art history scholarship and memory studies, Sculpting Doughboys considers the hundreds of sculptures of American soldiers that dominated the nation's sculptural commemorative landscape after World War I. To better understand these 'doughboys', the…

    Hardback – 2013-07-05

  • William Reid Dick, Sculptor

    1st Edition

    By Dennis Wardleworth

    William Reid Dick (1878-1961) was one of a generation of British sculptors air-brushed out of art history by the Modernist critics of the late twentieth century. This long-overdue monograph adds to the recent revival of interest in this group of forgotten sculptors, by describing the life and work…

    Hardback – 2013-04-17

  • The Routledge Companion to Research in the Arts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Biggs, Henrik Karlsson

    The Routledge Companion to Research in the Arts is a major collection of new writings on research in the creative and performing arts by leading authorities from around the world. It provides theoretical and practical approaches to identifying, structuring and resolving some of the key issues in…

    Paperback – 2012-01-06

  • Hawthorne, Sculpture, and the Question of American Art

    1st Edition

    By Deanna Fernie

    Deanna Fernie analyzes the significance of sculpture in Hawthorne's fiction through the recurring motif of the fragment in its double guise as ruin and project. Her book casts new light on Hawthorne's memorable ruined and unfinished images, from the rough-hewn figurehead of 'Drowne's Wooden Image'…

    Hardback – 2011-04-28

  • French Sculpture Following the Franco-Prussian War, 1870–80

    Realist Allegories and the Commemoration of Defeat, 1st Edition

    By Michael Dorsch

    French Sculpture Following the Franco-Prussian War, 1870-80 investigates the role played by the trope of the 'strong woman, fallen man' in re-establishing morale among the French people following the Franco-Prussian War. The study explores how certain French sculptors - including Falguière, Mercié,…

    Hardback – 2010-11-08

  • Aesthetic Experience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Shusterman, Adele Tomlin

    In this volume, a team of internationally respected contributors theorize the concept of aesthetic experience and its value. Exposing and expanding our restricted cultural and intellectual presuppositions of what constitutes aesthetic experience, the book aims to re-explore and…

    Paperback – 2010-10-15
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Sculpture of Reform in North Italy, ca 1095-1130

    History and Patronage of Romanesque Façades, 1st Edition

    By Dorothy F. Glass

    Entirely original in its methodology, this study offers a fresh approach to the study of Romanesque façade sculpture. Declining to revisit questions of artistic personalities, artistic style and connoisseurship, Dorothy F. Glass delves instead into the historical and historiographical context for a…

    Hardback – 2010-07-28

  • Italian Renaissance Frames at the V&A

    1st Edition

    By Christine Powell, Zoe Allen

    This visually stunning and technically detailed book is an in-depth analysis of the materials and techniques used on thirty eight of the V&A's Renaissance frames. The book will teach the reader to recognise frame style, structure and surface decoration of the period, as well as additions and…

    Hardback – 2009-09-29

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