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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Art of the Brooklyn Bridge

    A Visual History

    By Richard Haw

    The Brooklyn Bridge is a pre-eminent global icon. It is the world’s most famous and beloved bridge, a "must-see" tourist hotspot, and a vital fact of New York life. For almost a hundred and forty years it has inspired artists of all descriptions, fueling a constant stream of paintings,...

    Published February 25th 2008 by Routledge

  9. A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Sublime and Beautiful

    By Edmund Burke

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Edited with an introduction and notes by James T. Boulton. 'One of the greatest essays ever written on art.'– The Guardian Edmund Burke’s A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful is one of the most important works of aesthetics ever published. Whilst many...

    Published February 1st 2008 by Routledge

  10. The State of Art Criticism

    Edited by James Elkins, Michael Newman

    Series: The Art Seminar

    Art criticism is spurned by universities, but widely produced and read. It is seldom theorized and its history has hardly been investigated. The State of Art Criticism presents an international conversation among art historians and critics that considers the relation between criticism and art...

    Published December 17th 2007 by Routledge