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  • Frederic Leighton

    Death, Mortality, Resurrection, 1st Edition

    By Keren Rosa Hammerschlag

    Keren Rosa Hammerschlag's Frederic Leighton: Death, Mortality, Resurrection offers a timely reexamination of the art of the late Victorian period's most institutionally powerful artist, Frederic Lord Leighton (1830-1896). As President of the Royal Academy from 1878 to 1896, Leighton was committed…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • The Nation's First Monument and the Origins of the American Memorial Tradition

    Liberty Enshrined, 1st Edition

    By Sally Webster

    The commemorative tradition in early American art is given sustained consideration for the first time in Sally Webster's study of public monuments and the construction of an American patronymic tradition. Until now, no attempt has been made to create a coherent early history of the carved symbolic…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Painting, Politics, and the New Front of Cold War Italy

    1st Edition

    By Adrian R. Duran

    The first English-language monograph on Il Fronte Nuovo delle Arti, this study explores the rise and fall of this postwar Italian artists' group as a representative instance of the tensions facing Italian painting during the transition out of two decades of Fascism and into the global divisions of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • The Antonio II Badile Album of Drawings: The Origins of Collecting Drawings in Early Modern Northern Italy

    1st Edition

    By Evelyn Karet

    Evelyn Karet's in-depth study of the Antonio II Badile Album - the earliest known example of an art collection pasted onto the pages of a book - is both focused and broad in its appeal to those interested in the early modern era. The provenance of the album is traced from its assemblage to the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • The Writings of James Barry and the Genre of History Painting, 1775–1809

    1st Edition

    By Liam Lenihan

    Examining the literary career of the eighteenth-century Irish painter James Barry, 1741-1806 through an interdisciplinary methodology, The Writings of James Barry and the Genre of History Painting, 1775-1809 is the first full-length study of the artist’s writings. Liam Lenihan critically assesses…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Found Sculpture and Photography from Surrealism to Contemporary Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Dezeuze, Julia Kelly

    Taking its departure point from the 1933 surrealist photographs of ’involuntary sculptures’ by Brassaï and Dalí, Found Sculpture and Photography from Surrealism to Contemporary Art offers fresh perspectives on the sculptural object by relating it to both surrealist concerns with chance and the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Impressionists in England (Routledge Revivals)

    The Critical Reception, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Flint

    First published in 1984. The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries represent not only era of rapidly changing artistic methods but a crucial evolution in art criticism. This book gathers together a wide-range of the criticism that greeted the work of the Impressionists artists in the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • The Benin Plaques

    A 16th Century Imperial Monument, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Wysocki Gunsch

    The 16th century bronze plaques from the kingdom of Benin are among the most recognized masterpieces of African art, and yet many details of their commission and installation in the palace in Benin City, Nigeria, are little understood. The Benin Plaques, A 16th Century Imperial Monument is a…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Contemporary British Ceramics and the Influence of Sculpture

    Monuments, Multiples, Destruction and Display, 1st Edition

    By Laura Gray

    This book investigates how British contemporary artists who work with clay have managed, in the space of a single generation, to take ceramics from niche-interest craft to the pristine territories of the contemporary art gallery. This development has been accompanied (and perhaps propelled) by the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • British Artists and the Modernist Landscape

    1st Edition

    By Ysanne Holt

    Title first published in 2003. In this detailed study of the landscapes and rural scenes of Britain and France made by artists like George Clausen, Philip Wilson Steer, Augustus John, Laura Knight, J. D. Fergusson and Spencer Gore, Ysanne Holt investigates the imaginary geographies behind the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Park Avenue Cubists

    Gallatin, Morris, Frelinghuysen and Shaw, 1st Edition

    By Robert S. Lubar

    Edited by Debra Bricker Balken

    This title was first published in 2002. The Park Avenue Cubists explores the work of a group of American artists committed to the belief that American abstraction could make a unique contribution to the evolution of the visual experiments begun by the European Modernists. All were inspired by the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Expressionist Turn in Art History

    A Critical Anthology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kimberly A. Smith

    During the period in which Expressionist artists were active in central Europe, art historians were producing texts which also began to be characterized evocatively as ’expressionist’, yet the notion of an expressionist art history has yet to be fully explored in historiographic studies of the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

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