Visual Arts Products

  • Telling the Design Story

    Effective and Engaging Communication, 1st Edition

    By Amy Huber

    When presenting projects in competitive design environments, how you say something is as important as what you’re actually saying. Projects are increasingly complex and designers are working from more sources, and many designers are familiar with the struggle to harness this information and craft a…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13

  • Ruskin's Artists

    Studies in the Victorian Visual Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Hewison

    This was first published in 2000:  A study of John Ruskin's engagement with art and architecture as a critic, a patron and a teacher. It offers insights into both his writings and the visual economy of the Victorian world. Each essay examines Ruskin's relationship with an individual artist or…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02
    Routledge Revivals

  • Title Sequences as Paratexts

    Narrative Anticipation and Recapitulation, 1st Edition

    By Michael Betancourt

    In his third book on the semiotics of title sequences, Title Sequences as Paratexts, theorist Michael Betancourt offers an analysis of the relationship between the title sequence and its primary text—the narrative whose production the titles credit. Using a wealth of examples drawn from across film…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02
    Routledge Studies in Media Theory and Practice

  • William Hunter and his Eighteenth-Century Cultural Worlds

    The Anatomist and the Fine Arts, 1st Edition

    By Helen McCormack

    The eminent physician and anatomist Dr William Hunter (1718-1783) made an important and significant contribution to the history of collecting and the promotion of the fine arts in Britain in the eighteenth century. Born at the family home in East Calderwood, he matriculated at the University of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • National Identity and Nineteenth-Century Franco-Belgian Sculpture

    1st Edition

    By Jana Wijnsouw

    This book elaborates on the social and cultural phenomenon of national schools during the nineteenth century, via the less studied field of sculpture and using Belgium as a case study. The role, importance of, and emphasis on certain aspects of national identity evolved throughout the century,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • The Spectacle of Clouds, 1439–1650

    Italian Art and Theatre, 1st Edition

    By Alessandra Buccheri

    The studies in which history of art and theatre are considered together are few, and none to date investigate the evolution of the representation of clouds from the early Renaissance to the Baroque period. This book reconsiders the origin of Italian Renaissance and Baroque cloud compositions while…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Pre-Raphaelite Masculinities

    Constructions of Masculinity in Art and Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amelia Yeates, Serena Trowbridge

    Drawing on recent theoretical developments in gender and men’s studies, Pre-Raphaelite Masculinities shows how the ideas and models of masculinity were constructed in the work of artists and writers associated with the Pre-Raphaelite movement. Paying particular attention to the representation of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • Max Liebermann

    Modern Art and Modern Germany, 1st Edition

    By Marion F. Deshmukh

    Max Liebermann: Modern Art and Modern Germany is the first English-language examination of this German impressionist painter whose long life and career spanned nine decades. Through a close reading of key paintings and by a discussion of his many cultural networks across Germany and throughout…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • In-Between: Architectural Drawing and Imaginative Knowledge in Islamic and Western Traditions

    1st Edition

    By Hooman Koliji

    Contemporary technical architectural drawings, in establishing a direct relationship between the drawing and its object, tend to privilege the visible physical world at the expense of the invisible intangible ideas and concepts, including that of the designer’s imagination. As a result, drawing may…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Travel Marketing and Popular Photography in Britain, 1888–1939

    Reading the Travel Image, 1st Edition

    By Sara Dominici

    This book explores how popular photography influenced the representation of travel in Britain in the period from the Kodak-led emergence of compact cameras in 1888, to 1939. The book examines the implications of people’s increasing familiarity with the language and possibilities of photography on…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06
    Routledge History of Photography

  • Messerschmidt's Character Heads

    Maddening Sculpture and the Writing of Art History, 1st Edition

    By Michael Yonan

    This book examines a famous series of sculptures by the German artist Franz Xaver Messerschmidt (1736–1783) known as his "Character Heads." These are busts of human heads, highly unconventional for their time, representing strange, often inexplicable facial expressions. Scholars have struggled to…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • The Art of Drawing Folds

    An Illustrator’s Guide to Drawing the Clothed Figure, 1st Edition

    By Kelly Brine

    From Renaissance fresco painters to contemporary graphic novel artists, the ability to draw clothed figures from one’s imagination has always been crucial to artists – and exceptionally difficult to attain. With over 220 illustrations, The Art of Drawing Folds: An Illustrator’s Guide to Drawing the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03

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