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  • A Dictionary of American Avant Gardes

    By Richard Kostelanetz

    Paperback – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge

  • A Dictionary of the Avant Gardes

    Concise edition

    By Richard Kostelanetz

    Paperback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge

  • A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes

    3rd Edition

    By Richard Kostelanetz

    Now for its third edition, more than a quarter-century later, the distinguished critic and arts historian Richard Kostelanetz returns to his favorite subject: the avant-garde in all the arts. Rewriting earlier entries, adding hundreds of new ones, he provides intelligence and information…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19 
    Routledge

  • What Painting Is

    How to Think about Oil Painting Using the Language of Alchemy, 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 magical language to explore what it is a painter really does in the studio--the smells, the mess, the struggle to control the uncontrollable, the special…

    Paperback – 2018-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Consuming the Past

    The Medieval Revival in fin-de-siècle France

    By Elizabeth Emery, Laura Morowitz

    First published in 2003 Consuming the Past covers pilgrimages to popular festivals, from modern spectacles to advertising, from the work of avant-garde painters to the novels of Emile Zola, and explores the complexity of the fin-de-siècle French fascination with the Middle Ages. The authors map the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Patterns

    Design and Composition

    By M.A Hann, I.S. Moxon

    In Patterns: Design and Composition,the authors present guidelines for the original design and composition of regular patterns alongside an understanding of the inherent structures of these patterns. Starting with the compositional elements, the authors take the reader through patterns in the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-17 
    Routledge

  • Aesthetic Sustainability

    Product Design and Sustainable Usage

    By Kristine H. Harper

    Why do we readily dispose of some things, whereas we keep and maintain others for years, despite their obvious wear and tear? Can a greater understanding of aesthetic value lead to a more strategic and sustainable approach to product design? Aesthetic Sustainability: Product Design and Sustainable…

    Paperback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Routledge Revivals: Chinese Art (1935)

    Edited by Leigh Ashton

    First published in 1935, this book was intended to provide westerners with a more definite and comprehensive understanding of Chinese Art and its achievements. Newly available opportunities to study authentic examples, such as the Royal Academy exhibition that provided the impetus for this volume,…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Design and Visual Culture from the Bauhaus to Contemporary Art

    Optical Deconstructions

    By Edit Tóth

    This book complements the more textually-based Bauhaus scholarship with a practice-oriented and creative interpretive method, which makes it possible to consider Bauhaus-related works in an unconventional light. Edit Toth argues that focusing on the functionalist approach of the Bauhaus has…

    Hardback – 2018-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Griselda Pollock's Vision and Difference

    Feminism, Femininity and Histories of Art

    By Karina Jakubowicz

    Vision and Difference, published in 1988, is one of the most significant works in feminist visual culture arguing that feminist art history of is a political as well as academic endeavour.  Pollock expresses how images are key to the construction of sexual difference, both in visual culture…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Photography

    The Unfettered Image

    By Michelle Henning

    We live in a time in which photographs have become extraordinarily mobile. They can be exchanged and circulated at the swipe of a finger across a screen. The digital photographic image appears and disappears with a mere gesture of the hand. Yet, this book argues that this mobility of the image was…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Directions in Cultural History

  • Impressionists in England (Routledge Revivals)

    The Critical Reception

    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

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