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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

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

Emperor Qianlong's Hidden TreasuresReconsidering the Collection of the Qing Imperial Household

Emperor Qianlong's Hidden Treasures: Reconsidering the Collection of the Qing Imperial Household

Nicole T. C. Chiang

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9789888528059
eISBN:
9789882204515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528059.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book reconsiders what actually constitutes the collection of the Qing imperial household during the Qianlong reign, which leads to the re-evaluation of the collection’s historiography, ... More

Empires of LightVision, Visibility and Power in Colonial India

Empires of Light: Vision, Visibility and Power in Colonial India

Niharika Dinkar

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526139634
eISBN:
9781526150387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526139641
Subject:
Art, Art History

Beyond its simple valorisation as a symbol of knowledge and progress in post-Enlightenment narratives, light was central to the visual politics and imaginative geographies of empire. Empires of Light ... More

Cruising the Dead RiverDavid Wojnarowicz and New York's Ruined Waterfront

Cruising the Dead River: David Wojnarowicz and New York's Ruined Waterfront

Fiona Anderson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226603612
eISBN:
9780226603896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226603896.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Cruising the Dead River traces the queer history of the cruising ground of Manhattan’s West Side piers in the 1970s and early 1980s, arguing that the ruined buildings that dominated this queer ... More

Modernism on the NileArt in Egypt between the Islamic and the Contemporary

Modernism on the Nile: Art in Egypt between the Islamic and the Contemporary

Alex Dika Seggerman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653044
eISBN:
9781469653068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653044.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Analyzing the modernist art movement that arose in Cairo and Alexandria from the late nineteenth century through the 1960s, Alex Dika Seggerman reveals how the visual arts were part of a multifaceted ... More

Solvent FormArt and destruction

Solvent Form: Art and destruction

Jared Pappas-Kelley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129246
eISBN:
9781526141927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129246.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Solvent form examines the destruction of art—through objects that have been destroyed (lost in fires, floods, vandalism, or similarly those artists that actively court or represent this destruction, ... More

Unlimited actionThe performance of extremity in the 1970s

Unlimited action: The performance of extremity in the 1970s

Dominic Johnson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719091605
eISBN:
9781526141958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091605.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

Unlimited action concerns the limits imposed upon art and life, and the means by which artists have exposed, refused, or otherwise reshaped the horizon of aesthetics and of the practice of art, by ... More

Above SeaContemporary art, urban culture, and the fashioning of global Shanghai

Above Sea: Contemporary art, urban culture, and the fashioning of global Shanghai

Jenny Lin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526132604
eISBN:
9781526139047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526132604.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Shanghai, long known as mainland China’s most cosmopolitan metropolis, has recently re-emerged as a global capital. Above sea: Contemporary art, urban culture, and the fashioning of global Shanghai ... More

Local antiquities, local identitiesArt, literature and antiquarianism in Europe, c. 1400–1700

Local antiquities, local identities: Art, literature and antiquarianism in Europe, c. 1400–1700

Kathleen Christian and Bianca de Divitiis (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526117045
eISBN:
9781526141910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117045.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book brings together essays on the burgeoning array of local antiquarian practices developed across Europe in the early modern era (c. 1400-1700). Adopting an interdisciplinary and comparative ... More

Travelling ImagesLooking across the borderlands of art, media and visual culture

Travelling Images: Looking across the borderlands of art, media and visual culture

Anna Dahlgren

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526126641
eISBN:
9781526139016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126641.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Travelling images critically examines the migrations and transformations of images as they travel between different image communities. It consists of four case studies covering the period 1870–2010 ... More

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