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Deco DandyDesigning Masculinity in 1920s Paris

Deco Dandy: Designing Masculinity in 1920s Paris

John Potvin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526134790
eISBN:
9781526158284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134806
Subject:
Art, Design

Richly illustrated with over 110 colour and black and white images, the book productively contests the supposedly exclusive feminine aspect of the stylemoderne (art deco). It explores how ... More

Under the SkinFeminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today

Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today

Ceren Özpınar and Mary Kelly (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266748
eISBN:
9780191938146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266748.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today is set out to show what is beneath the surface, under the appearances of skin, body, colour and provenance, ... More

Didi-Huberman and the Image

Didi-Huberman and the Image

Chari Larsson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526149268
eISBN:
9781526158277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526149275
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Didi-Huberman and the image is an introduction to French art historian and philosopher Georges Didi-Huberman. With an enormous body of work spanning four decades, Didi-Huberman is considered one of ... More

Insane AcquaintancesVisual Modernism and Public Taste in Britain, 1910-1951

Insane Acquaintances: Visual Modernism and Public Taste in Britain, 1910-1951

Daniel Moore

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197266755
eISBN:
9780191916038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266755.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Insane Acquaintances charts the varied encounters between artistic modernism and the British public in the years between ‘Manet and the Post-Impressionists’ (1910) and the Festival of Britain (1951). ... More

Dynamic FormHow Intermediality Made Modernism

Dynamic Form: How Intermediality Made Modernism

Cara L. Lewis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749179
eISBN:
9781501749193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749179.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Photography

This book traces how intermedial experiments shape modernist texts from 1900 to 1950. Considering literature alongside painting, sculpture, photography, and film, the book examines how these arts ... More

There is no soundtrackRethinking art, media, and the audio-visual contract

There is no soundtrack: Rethinking art, media, and the audio-visual contract

Ming-Yuen S. Ma

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526142122
eISBN:
9781526155535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526142139
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

There is no soundtrack is a specific yet expansive study of sound tactics deployed in experimental media art today. It analyses how audio and visual elements interact and produce meaning, drawing ... More

Beyond the HappeningPerformance art and the politics of communication

Beyond the Happening: Performance art and the politics of communication

Catherine Spencer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526144454
eISBN:
9781526155573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526144461
Subject:
Art, Art History

Beyond the Happening uncovers the heterogeneous, uniquely interdisciplinary performance-based works that emerged in the aftermath of the early Happenings. Although by the mid-1960s Happenings were ... More

German ExpressionismDer Blaue Reiter and its Legacies

German Expressionism: Der Blaue Reiter and its Legacies

Dorothy Price (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526121622
eISBN:
9781526158291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526121639
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book presents new research on the histories and legacies of the German Expressionist group, Der Blaue Reiter, the founding force behind modernist abstraction. For the first time Der Blaue Reiter ... More

Critical design in JapanMaterial culture, luxury, and the avant-garde

Critical design in Japan: Material culture, luxury, and the avant-garde

Ory Bartal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526139979
eISBN:
9781526152039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526139986
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book tells the story of critical avant-garde design in Japan, which emerged during the tumultuous 1960s and continues to inspire contemporary designers today. The postwar avant-garde milieu gave ... More

Staging Art and ChinesenessThe Politics of Trans/Nationalism and Global Expositions

Staging Art and Chineseness: The Politics of Trans/Nationalism and Global Expositions

Jane Chin Davidson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526139788
eISBN:
9781526150516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526139795
Subject:
Art, Art History

Staging art and Chineseness is about the politics of borders ascribed to Chinese contemporary art and the identification of artists by locations and exhibitions. The paradoxical subject of ... More

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