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Forthcoming History of Art Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Architecture's Pretexts

    Spaces of Translation

    By Aarati Kanekar

    The aim of this book is to expose readers to architecture’s pretexts that include literary narratives, film, theatre, painting, music, and ritual, as a bridge between diverse intellectual territories and architecture. It introduces a selection of seminal modern and contemporary architectural...

    To Be Published January 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. William Holman Hunt and Typological Symbolism (Routledge Revivals)

    By George P. Landow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In this study, first published in 1979, Landow contends that Hunt’s version of Pre-Raphaelitism concerned itself primarily with an elaborate system of painterly symbolism rather than with a photographic realism as has been usually supposed. Like Ruskin, Hunt believed that a symbolism based on...

    To Be Published January 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Ruskin (Routledge Revivals)

    By George P. Landow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Ruskin, the great Victorian critics of art and society, had an enormous influence on his age and our own. A highly successful propagandist for the arts, he did much both to popularize high art and to bring it to the masses. A brilliant theorist and practical critics of realism, he also produced the...

    To Be Published January 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Ars et Ingenium: The Embodiment of Imagination in Francesco di Giorgio Martini’s Drawings

    By Pari Riahi

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    When did drawing become an integral part of architecture? Among several architects and artists who brought about this change during the Renaissance, Francesco di Giorgio Martini’s ideas on drawing recorded in his Trattati di architettura, ingegneria e arte militare (1475-1490) are significant....

    To Be Published January 20th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Companion to Art and Politics

    Edited by Randy Martin

    The Routledge Companion to Art and Politics offers a thorough examination of the complex relationship between art and politics, and the many forms and approaches the engagement between them can take. The contributors - a diverse assembly of artists, activists, scholars from around the world –...

    To Be Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Culture and Consensus (Routledge Revivals)

    England, Art and Politics since 1940

    By Robert Hewison

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Culture and Consensus, first published in 1995 and a revised edition in 1997, explores the history of the relationship between politics and the arts in Britain since 1940, and shows how the search for a secure sense of English identity has been reflected in official and unofficial attitudes to the...

    To Be Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Politics of the Unpolitical (Routledge Revivals)

    By Herbert Read c/o Benedict Read

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In this collection of fourteen essays, first published in 1943, Herbert Read extends and amplifies the point of view expressed in his successful pamphlet To Hell with Culture, which has been reprinted here. The politics of the unpolitical are the politics of those who strive for human values and...

    To Be Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Rise of the Joyful Economy

    Artistic innovation and economic growth from Brunelleschi to Murakami

    By Michael Hutter

    This book argues for the increasing importance of the arts as a major resource in fuelling growth through the experiential dimension of today’s economy. As we move from the knowledge economy to a new stage called the joyful economy, consumers shift their spending from physical objects and technical...

    To Be Published March 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Reckoning with Colin Rowe

    Ten Architects Take Position

    Edited by Emmanuel Petit

    While the first half of the 20th century in architecture was, to a large extent, characterized by innovations in aesthetics (accompanied by succinct and polemical manifestoes), the post-war decades saw emerge a more refined and intellectual disciplinary framework that eventually metamorphosed into...

    To Be Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Essays on Art (Routledge Revivals)

    By A. Clutton-Brock

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This collection of brief but insightful essays, though always returning to the author’s central conviction that the quality of artistic endeavour depends not on individuals of genius but on the attitude of the public towards art itself, examines a wide variety of unique but related issues: the...

    To Be Published May 17th 2015 by Routledge