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  • Theodore Gericault, Painting Black Bodies

    Confrontations and Contradictions, 1st Edition

    By Albert Alhadeff

    This book examines Théodore Géricault’s images of black men, women and children who suffered slavery’s trans-Atlantic passage in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, including his 1819 painting Raft of the Medusa. The book focuses on Géricault’s depiction of black people, his…

    Hardback – 2020-04-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Race

  • World's Fair of 1900

    Retrospective Exhibition of French Art 1800-1889, 1st Edition

    By firstname surname

    Published in 1981: This book is two-hundred Catalogues of the Major Exhibitions reproduced in facsimile in forty-seven volumes.…

    Paperback – 2020-04-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • World's Fair of 1889

    Retrospective Exhibition of Fine Arts 1789-1889, 1st Edition

    By firstname surname

    Published in 1981: This book is an illustrated catologue of Fine Art paintings from 1789-1889.…

    Paperback – 2020-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2020-03-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Mary of Mercy in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Art

    Devotional image and civic emblem, 1st Edition

    By Katherine T. Brown

    Mater Misericordiae—Mother of Mercy—emerged as one of the most prolific subjects in central Italian art from the late thirteenth through the sixteenth centuries. With iconographic origins in Marian cult relics brought from Palestine to Constantinople in the fifth century, the amalgam of attributes…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Form and Meaning in Avant-Garde Collage and Montage

    1st Edition

    By Magda Dragu

    This book uses intermedial theories to study collage and montage, tracing the transformation of visual collage into photomontage in the early avant-garde period. Magda Dragu distinguishes between the concepts of collage and montage, as defined across several media (fine arts, literature, music,…

    Hardback – 2020-02-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • The Business of Watercolour

    1st Edition

    By Simon Fenwick, Greg Smith

    First published in 1997, this volume will revolutionise the study of watercolour painting in Britain. The Royal Watercolour Society archive constitutes a major academic resource covering two hundred years of the history of watercolour painting in Britain. The rediscovery in 1980 of ‘the Jenkins…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sweetness and Strength

    The Reception of Michelangelo in Late Victorian England, 1st Edition

    By Lene Østermark-Johansen

    First published in 1998, this volume explores the reinvention of Michelangelo in the Victorian era. At the opening of the nineteenth century, Michelangelo’s reputation rested on the evidence of contemporary adulation recorded by Vasari and Condivi. Travel, photography, the shift of his drawings…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • What Painting Is

    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 strange language to explore what it is a painter really does in the studio—the smells, the mess, the struggle to control the uncontrollable, the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charissa 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Portraits and Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hans Maes

    Portraits are everywhere. One finds them not only in museums and galleries, but also in newspapers and magazines, in the homes of people and in the boardrooms of companies, on stamps and coins, on millions of cell phones and computers. Despite its huge popularity, however, portraiture hasn’t…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Vladimir Markov and Russian Primitivism

    A Charter for the Avant-Garde, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Howard, Irena Bužinska, Z.S. Strother

    Hailed as a brilliant theoretician, Voldemārs Matvejs (best known by his pen name Vladimir Markov) was a Latvian artist who spearheaded the Union of Youth, a dynamic group championing artistic change in Russia, 1910-14. His work had a formative impact on Malevich, Tatlin, and the Constructivists…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

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