Visual Arts Products

  • Food and Knowledge in Renaissance Italy

    Bartolomeo Scappi's Paper Kitchens, 1st Edition

    By Deborah L Krohn

    Though Bartolomeo Scappi's Opera (1570), the first illustrated cookbook, is well known to historians of food, up to now there has been no study of its illustrations, unique in printed books through the early seventeenth century. In Food and Knowledge in Renaissance Italy, Krohn both treats the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Artistic Practices and Cultural Transfer in Early Modern Italy

    Essays in Honour of Deborah Howard, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nebahat Avcioğlu, Allison Sherman

    For too long, the ’centre’ of the Renaissance has been considered to be Rome and the art produced in, or inspired by it. This collection of essays dedicated to Deborah Howard brings together an impressive group of internationally recognised scholars of art and architecture to showcase both the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Sculpting Simulacra in Medieval Germany, 1250-1380

    1st Edition

    By Assaf Pinkus

    Engaging with the imaginative, nonreligious response to Gothic sculpture in German-speaking lands and tracing high and late medieval notions of the ’living statue’ and the simulacrum in religious, lay, and travel literature, this study explores the subjective and intuitive potential inherent in…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Striking Images, Iconoclasms Past and Present

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stacy Boldrick, Leslie Brubaker, Richard Clay

    All cultures make, and break, images. Striking Images, Iconoclasms Past and Present explores how and why people have made and modified images and other cultural material from pre-history into the 21st century. With its impressive chronological sweep and disciplinary breadth, this is the first book…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of the Sociology of Art and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurie Hanquinet, Mike Savage

    The Routledge Handbook of the Sociology of Arts and Culture offers a comprehensive overview of sociology of art and culture, focusing especially – though not exclusively – on the visual arts, literature, music, and digital culture. Extending, and critiquing, Bourdieu’s influential analysis of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Photography and Place

    Seeing and Not Seeing Germany After 1945, 1st Edition

    By Donna West Brett

    As a recording device, photography plays a unique role in how we remember places and events that happened there. This includes recording events as they happen, or recording places where something occurred before the photograph was taken, commonly referred to as aftermath photography. This book…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Biopolitical Media

    Catastrophe, Immunity and Bare Life, 1st Edition

    By Allen Meek

    This book presents an historical account of media and catastrophe that engages with theories of biopolitics in the work of Michel Foucault, Giorgio Agamben, Michael Hardt, Antonio Negri and others. It explains how responses to catastrophe in media and cultural criticism over the past 150 years are…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Photography and Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Moritz Neumüller

    The Routledge Companion to Photography and Visual Culture is a seminal reference source for the ever-changing field of photography. Comprising an impressive range of essays and interviews by experts and scholars from across the globe, this book examines the medium’s history, its central issues and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

  • Binding Space: The Book as Spatial Practice

    1st Edition

    By Marian Macken

    Books orient, intrigue, provoke and direct the reader while editing, interpreting, encapsulating, constructing and revealing architectural representation. Binding Space: The Book as Spatial Practice explores the role of the book form within the realm of architectural representation. It proposes the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

  • The Hermeneutic Spiral and Interpretation in Literature and the Visual Arts

    1st Edition

    By Michael O'Toole

    This collection brings together eighteen of the author’s original papers, previously published in a variety of academic journals and edited collections over the last three decades, on the process of interpretation in literature and the visual arts in one comprehensive volume. The volume highlights…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Cross-Cultural Interaction Between Byzantium and the West, 1204–1669

    Whose Mediterranean Is It Anyway?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angeliki Lymberopoulou

    The early modern Mediterranean was an area where many different rich cultural traditions came in contact with each other, and were often forced to co-exist, frequently learning to reap the benefits of co-operation. Orthodox, Roman Catholics, Muslims, Jews, and their interactions all contributed…

    Hardback – 2018-03-27
    Routledge
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • Creative Practices for Visual Artists

    Time, Space, Process, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Steinbach

    Contrary to popular belief, the practice of art isn’t just a product of innate talent or artistic vision; artwork emerges from an intentionally constructed and maintained artistic practice. Developed from interviews with more than 75 mid-career artists, Creative Practices for Visual Artists…

    Paperback – 2018-03-22
    Routledge

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