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Monographic Exhibitions and the History of Art
Language: en
Pages: 354
Authors: Maia Wellington Gahtan, Donatella Pegazzano
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-19 - Publisher: Routledge

This edited collection traces the impact of monographic exhibitions on the discipline of art history from the first examples in the late eighteenth century through the present. Roughly falling into three genres (retrospectives of living artists, retrospectives of recently deceased artists, and monographic exhibitions of Old Masters), specialists examine examples
Museums of Language and the Display of Intangible Cultural Heritage
Language: en
Pages: 316
Authors: Margaret J.-M. Sönmez, Maia Wellington Gahtan, Nadia Cannata
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-20 - Publisher: Routledge

Museums of Language and the Display of Intangible Cultural Heritage presents essays by practitioners based in language museums around the world. Describing their history, mission, and modes of display, contributors demonstrate the important role intangible heritage can and should play in the museum. Arguing that languages are among our most
The Routledge Companion to African American Art History
Language: en
Pages: 488
Authors: Eddie Chambers
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-28 - Publisher: Routledge

This Companion authoritatively points to the main areas of enquiry within the subject of African American art history. The first section examines how African American art has been constructed over the course of a century of published scholarship. The second section studies how African American art is and has been
Refresh the Book
Language: en
Pages: 530
Authors: Eddie Chambers
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-26 - Publisher: BRILL

Refresh the Book discusses the changing perceptions, functions, forms, as well as literary and artistic potential of the book in the digital age.
European Fans in the 17th and 18th Centuries
Language: en
Pages: 346
Authors: Miriam Volmert, Danijela Bucher
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-02 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

In 17th and 18th century Europe, folding fans were important, socially-coded fashion accessories. In the course of the 18th century, painted and printed fan leaves displayed an increasing variety of visual motifs and artistic subject matter, while many of them also addressed contemporary political and social topics. This book studies