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Madrid on the moveFeeling modern and visually aware in the nineteenth century

Madrid on the move: Feeling modern and visually aware in the nineteenth century

Vanesa Rodríguez-Galindo

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526144362
eISBN:
9781526161086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526144379
Subject:
Art, Art History

Madrid on the move is a full-length monograph on illustrated print culture and the urban experience in nineteenth-century Spain. It provides a fresh account of modernity by looking beyond its ... More

Precarious objectsActivism and design in Italy

Precarious objects: Activism and design in Italy

Ilaria Vanni

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526135537
eISBN:
9781526160997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526135544
Subject:
Art, Art History

Precarious objects is a book about activism and design. The context is the changes in work and employment from permanent to precarious arrangements in the twenty-first century in Italy. The book ... More

Marie DuvalMaverick Victorian Cartoonist

Marie Duval: Maverick Victorian Cartoonist

Simon Grennan, Roger Sabin, and Julian Waite

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526133540
eISBN:
9781526160973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526133557
Subject:
Art, Art History

Marie Duval: Maverick Victorian cartoonist offers the first critical appraisal of the work of Marie Duval (Isabelle Émilie de Tessier [1847–90]), one of the most unusual, pioneering and visionary ... 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

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

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

Art, Global Maoism and the Chinese Cultural Revolution

Art, Global Maoism and the Chinese Cultural Revolution

Jacopo Galimbert, Noemi de Haro García, and Victoria H. F. Scott (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526117465
eISBN:
9781526150486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526117472
Subject:
Art, Art History

Many people in the West can recognise an image of Mao Zedong (1894–1976) and know that he was an important Chinese leader, but few appreciate the breadth and depth of his political and cultural ... More

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