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  1. Le Japon dans les Oeuvres de Felix Regamey (ES 3-vol. set)

    Edited by Akiko Mabuchi

    This is the sixth part of the successful Edition Synapse series (available outside Japan from Routledge) which provides art historians and students with the primary-source materials related to the Western reception of Japanese arts from the late nineteenth to the early twentieth century. This...

    Published March 15th 2011 by Edition Synapse

  2. Cross-Cultural Issues in Art

    Frames for Understanding

    By Steven Leuthold

    Cross-Cultural Issues in Art provides an engaging introduction to aesthetic concepts, expanding the discussion beyond the usual Western theorists and Western examples. Steven Leuthold discusses both contemporary and historical issues and examples, incorporating a range of detailed case studies...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Architecture and Field/Work

    Edited by Suzanne Ewing, Jeremie Michael McGowan, Chris Speed, Victoria Clare Bernie

    Series: Critiques

    Identifying and critically discussing the key terms, techniques, methodologies and habits that comprise our understanding of fieldwork in architectural education, research and practice, this book collates contributions by established and emerging international scholars. It will be of interest...

    Published October 6th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Bauhaus Dream-house

    Modernity and Globalization

    By Katerina Rüedi Ray

    Series: Architext

    A highly original and innovative study that brings critical social theory to bear on the ideas of architectural and design education at the Bauhaus – tracing the spread and influence of these ideas worldwide. Developed in post WW1 Germany, the principles of Bauhaus architecture and...

    Published April 16th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Bauhaus Construct

    Fashioning Identity, Discourse and Modernism

    Edited by Jeffrey Saletnik, Robin Schuldenfrei

    Reconsidering the status and meaning of Bauhaus objects in relation to the multiple re-tellings of the school’s history, this volume positions art objects of the Bauhaus within the theoretical, artistic, historical, and cultural concerns in which they were produced and received. Contributions...

    Published September 17th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Pictorial Narrative in the Nazi Period

    Felix Nussbaum, Charlotte Salomon and Arnold Daghani

    By Deborah Schultz, Edward Timms

    This book investigates creative responses to the Nazi period in the work of three artists, Felix Nussbaum, Charlotte Salomon and Arnold Daghani, focusing on their use of pictorial narrative. It analyses their contrasting aesthetic strategies and their innovative forms of artistic production. In...

    Published April 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  7. Re-Enchantment

    Edited by James Elkins, David Morgan

    Series: The Art Seminar

    The near-absence of religion from contemporary discourse on art is one of the most fundamental issues in postmodernism. Artists critical of religion can find voices in the art world, but religion itself, including spirituality, is taken to be excluded by the very project of modernism. The sublime,...

    Published October 6th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Making American Art

    By Pam Meecham, Julie Sheldon

    Making American Art presents a thematic, interdisciplinary examination of art in the United States from the seventeenth century to the present day. The themes and issues explored in Making American Art pull together documentary material, art works and contemporary theory to enliven what can often...

    Published September 29th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Renaissance Theory

    Edited by James Elkins, Robert Williams

    Series: The Art Seminar

    Renaissance Theory presents an animated conversation among art historians about the optimal ways of conceptualizing Renaissance art, and the links between Renaissance art and contemporary art and theory. This is the first discussion of its kind, involving not only questions within Renaissance...

    Published April 25th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Images of Ancient Greek Pederasty

    Boys Were Their Gods

    By Andrew Lear, Eva Cantarella

    This lavishly illustrated book brings together, for the first time, all of the different ways in which vase-painting portrays or refers to pederasty, from scenes of courtship, foreplay, and sex, to scenes of Zeus with his boy-love Ganymede, to painted inscriptions praising the beauty of boys. ...

    Published April 16th 2008 by Routledge