Visual Arts Products

  • Photography, Natural History and the Nineteenth-Century Museum

    Exchanging Views of Empire, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Davidson

    The Victorian era heralded an age of transformation in which momentous changes in the field of natural history coincided with the rise of new visual technologies. Concurrently, different parts of the British Empire began to more actively claim their right to being acknowledged as indispensable…

    Paperback – 2019-06-18 
    Routledge

  • Portraits in Early Modern English Drama

    Visual Culture, Play-Texts, and Performances, 1st Edition

    By Emanuel Stelzer

    Portraits in Early Modern English Drama studies the complex web of interconnections that grows out of the presentation of portraits as props in early modern English drama. Emanuel Stelzer considers this theory from the Elizabethan age up to the closing of the theatres. In this book, the structure…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • Paintings and the Past

    Philosophy, History, Art, 1st Edition

    By Ivan Gaskell

    This book is an exploration of how art—specifically paintings in the European manner—can be mobilized to make knowledge claims about the past. No type of human-made tangible thing makes more complex and bewildering demands in this respect than paintings. Ivan Gaskell argues that the search for…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Agamben’s Political Ontology of Nudity in Literature and Art

    1st Edition

    By Frances Restuccia

    This volume develops the central (though neglected) Agambenian concept of nudity along with its crucial political implications. The book discovers within The Use of Bodies a philosophical path to Agamben’s "ontology of nudity," as it is subtended by his notion of the messianic—a dual temporality of…

    Hardback – 2019-05-24 
    Routledge
    Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

  • Abstract Painting and the Minimalist Critiques

    Robert Mangold, David Novros, and Jo Baer in the 1960s, 1st Edition

    By Matthew L. Levy

    This book undertakes a critical reappraisal of Minimalism through an examination of three key painters: Robert Mangold, David Novros, and Jo Baer. By establishing their substantive engagements with Minimalist discourse, as well as their often overlooked artistic exchanges with their sculptor peers,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Routledge Companion to Art Deco

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bridget Elliott, Michael Windover

    Scholarly interest in Art Deco has grown rapidly over the past fifty years, spanning different academic disciplines. This volume provides a guide to the current state of the field of Art Deco research by highlighting past accomplishments and promising new directions. Chapters are presented in five…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

  • John Petts and the Caseg Press

    1st Edition

    By Alison Smith

    This title was first published in 2000:  John Petts (1914-1991) is one of the outstanding wood-engravers of the twentieth century. His stunning prints featuring Welsh mountains and the people who live amongst them reflect his deep concern for the history of the land and are distinguished by…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • China in Australasia

    Cultural Diplomacy and Chinese Arts since the Cold War, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Beattie, Richard Bullen, Maria Galikowski

    Drawing on expertise in art history, exhibition studies and cultural studies as well as politics and international relations, China in Australasia presents significant new perspectives on the role of art in the cultural diplomacy of the People’s Republic of China. The book tells the forgotten…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • A Theory of Dramaturgy

    1st Edition

    By Janek Szatkowski

    A Theory of Dramaturgy is the first text of its kind to define concepts and combine arguments into a coherent dramaturgical theory supported by an operative systems theory. This is a wide-ranging theory with historical and contemporary perspectives on dramaturgy, rather than simply a how-to…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Visual-Gestural Communication

    A Workbook in Nonverbal Expression and Reception, 1st Edition

    By Willy Conley

    Visual-Gestural Communication is a truly unique volume in non-language communication devoted to the study of universal gestures, facial expressions, body language, and pantomime. Readers develop the skill and confidence to interact -- sans shared language -- with individuals, such as someone who is…

    Paperback – 2019-04-22
    Routledge

  • Rubens and the Eloquence of Drawing

    1st Edition

    By Catherine H. Lusheck

    Rubens and the Eloquence of Drawing re-examines the early graphic practice of the preeminent northern Baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577–1640) in light of early modern traditions of eloquence, particularly as promoted in the late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century Flemish,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • Drawing Imagining Building

    Embodiment in Architectural Design Practices, 1st Edition

    By Paul Emmons

    Drawing Imagining Building focuses on the history of hand-drawing practices to capture some of the most crucial and overlooked parts of the process. Using 80 black and white images to illustrate the examples, it examines architectural drawing practices to elucidate the ways drawing advances the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

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