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Kentucky by Design : The Decorative Arts and American Culture

Kentucky by Design : The Decorative Arts and American Culture

Design by Andrew Kelly The Index of American Design was one of the most significant undertakings of the Federal Art Project — the visual arts arm of the Works Progress… Read more »

American Arcadia : Cailifornia and the Classical Tradition

American Arcadia : Cailifornia and the Classical Tradition

By (author) Peter J. Holliday A vivid and engaging exploration of California’s debt to the ancient world. Discussing the influence of the classics on America is nothing new; indeed, classical… Read more »

The Egypt in Italy : Visions of Egypt in Roman Imperial Culture

The Egypt in Italy : Visions of Egypt in Roman Imperial Culture

By (author) Molly Swetnam-Burland This book examines the appetite for Egyptian and Egyptian-looking artwork in Italy during the century following Rome’s annexation of Aegyptus as a province. In the early… Read more »

English Leadwork : Its Art and History

English Leadwork : Its Art and History

By (author) Lawrence Weaver Lawrence Weaver’s design reference work appeared in 1909, and is now available from Donhead in this re-printed facsimile edition. It describes and documents many examples of… Read more »

Gothic Tourism 2016 : Constructing Haunted England

Gothic Tourism 2016 : Constructing Haunted England

By (author) Emma McEvoy From Strawberry Hill to The Dungeons, Alnwick Castle to Barnageddon, Gothic tourism is a fascinating, and sometimes controversial, area. This lively study considers Gothic tourism’s aesthetics… Read more »

Graphic Design for Architects : A Manual for Visual Communication

Graphic Design for Architects : A Manual for Visual Communication

By (author) Karen Lewis Graphic Design for Architects is a handbook of techniques, explanations and examples of graphic design most relevant to architects. The book covers a variety of scales… Read more »

Image, Text, Architecture : The Utopics of the Architectural Media

Image, Text, Architecture : The Utopics of the Architectural Media

By (author) Robin Wilson Image, Text, Architecture brings a radical and detailed analysis of the modern and contemporary architectural media, addressing issues of architectural criticism, architectural photography and the role… Read more »

Imperial Illusions : Crossing Pictorial Boundaries in the Qing Palaces

Imperial Illusions : Crossing Pictorial Boundaries in the Qing Palaces

By (author) Kristina Kleutghen In the Forbidden City and other palaces around Beijing, Emperor Qianlong (r. 1736-1795) surrounded himself with monumental paintings of architecture, gardens, people, and faraway places. The… Read more »

Innovative Vaulting in the Architecture of the Roman Empire : 1st to 4th Centuries CE

Innovative Vaulting in the Architecture of the Roman Empire : 1st to 4th Centuries CE

By (author) Lynne C. Lancaster This book studies six vaulting techniques employed in architecture outside of Rome and asks why they were invented where they were and how they were… Read more »

Dramaturgy and Architecture 2015 : Theatre, Utopia and the Built Environment

Dramaturgy and Architecture 2015 : Theatre, Utopia and the Built Environment

By (author) Cathy Turner Dramaturgy and Architecture approaches modern and postmodern theatre’s contribution to the way we think about the buildings and spaces we inhabit. It discusses in detail ways… Read more »

Conflict, Identity, and Protest in American Art

Conflict, Identity, and Protest in American Art

Edited by Makeda Best , Edited by Miguel de Baca Conflict, Identity, and Protest in American Art explores the powerful relationship between artistic production and cultures of conflict in the… Read more »

Museum Space : Where Architecture Meets Museology

Museum Space : Where Architecture Meets Museology

By (author) Dr. Kali Tzortzi Museums are among the iconic buildings of the twenty-first century, as remarkable for their architectural diversity as for the variety of collections they display. But… Read more »

On Exploring Craft : Writers as Architects

On Exploring Craft : Writers as Architects

By (author) Beatrice L. Bridglall The process of probing beneath and even shaving or sanding away the language undergirding literary works that, word by word, line by line and page… Read more »

Picturing Technology in China : From Earliest Times to the Nineteenth Century

Picturing Technology in China : From Earliest Times to the Nineteenth Century

By (author) Peter J. Golas Although the history of technological and scientific illustrations is a well-established field in the West, scholarship on the much longer Chinese experience is still undeveloped…. Read more »

Perspectives on Early Islamic Art in Jerusalem

Perspectives on Early Islamic Art in Jerusalem

By (author) Lawrence Nees Through its material remains, Perspectives on Early Islamic Art in Jerusalem analyzes several overlooked aspects of the earliest decades of Islamic presence in Jerusalem, during the… Read more »

Pevsner: The BBC Years : Listening to the Visual Arts

Pevsner: The BBC Years : Listening to the Visual Arts

By (author) Mr. Stephen Games Pevsner: The BBC Years gives the first full account of Sir Nikolaus Pevsner’s engagement with the BBC at a time when both were the dominant… Read more »

Fiery Cinema : The Emergence of an Affective Medium in China, 1915-1945

Fiery Cinema : The Emergence of an Affective Medium in China, 1915-1945

By (author) Weihong Bao What was cinema in modern China? It was, this book tells us, a dynamic entity, not strictly tied to one media technology, one mode of operation,… Read more »

Culture and Consensus : England, Art and Politics Since 1940

Culture and Consensus : England, Art and Politics Since 1940

By (author) Robert Hewison 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… Read more »

Democratic Art : The New Deal’s Influence on American Culture

Democratic Art : The New Deal’s Influence on American Culture

By (author) Sharon Ann Musher Throughout the Great Recession American artists and public art endowments have had to fight for government support to keep themselves afloat. It wasn’t always this… Read more »

Rage and Denials : Collectivist Philosophy, Politics, and Art Historiography, 1890 1947

Rage and Denials : Collectivist Philosophy, Politics, and Art Historiography, 1890 1947

By (author) Branko Mitrovi In Rage and Denials, philosopher and architectural historian Branko Mitrovi examines in detail the historiography of art and architecture in the twentieth century, with a focus… Read more »

The Routledge Companion to Design Research

The Routledge Companion to Design Research

Edited by Paul Rodgers , Edited by Joyce Yee The Routledge Companion to Design Research offers a comprehensive examination of design research, celebrating the plurality of design research and the… Read more »

Himalayan Drawings

Himalayan Drawings

By (author) Robert Powell , Edited by Michael Oppitz First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. Product details Format Paperback | 256… Read more »