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  1. 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...

    Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  2. No Touching, No Spitting, No Praying

    The Museum in South Asia

    Edited by Saloni Mathur, Kavita Singh

    Series: Visual and Media Histories

    This volume brings together a range of essays that offer a new perspective on the dynamic history of the museum as a cultural institution in South Asia. It traces the museum from its origin as a tool of colonialism and adoption as a vehicle of sovereignty in the nationalist period, till its role in...

    Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge India

  3. 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...

    Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Negotiating Cultural Identity

    Landscapes in Early Medieval South Asian History

    Edited by Himanshu Prabha Ray

    Series: Archaeology and Religion in South Asia

    This volume breaks new ground by conceptualizing landscape as a dynamic cultural complex in which the natural world and human practice are inextricably linked and are constantly interacting. It examines the social and cultural construction of space in the early medieval period in South Asia, as...

    Published February 3rd 2015 by Routledge India

  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 –...

    Published January 25th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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....

    Published January 25th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    Published January 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    Published January 18th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    Published January 18th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Law for Artists

    Copyright, the obscene and all the things in between

    By Blu Tirohl

    Written especially for professional artists and those studying the visual arts, Law for Artists is an accessible guide to those aspects of law that impact on artists and their work. It encompasses a comprehensive range of creative practices including fine art, photography, the graphic and plastic...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge