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Science and the Arts since 1750: Science and the Arts since 1750


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Art, Technology and Nature: Renaissance to Postmodernity

Art, Technology and Nature: Renaissance to Postmodernity

1st Edition

Camilla Skovbjerg Paldam, Jacob Wamberg
October 24, 2019

Since 1900, the connections between art and technology with nature have become increasingly inextricable. Through a selection of innovative readings by international scholars, this book presents the first investigation of the intersections between art, technology and nature in post-medieval times....

Science, Technology, and Utopias: Women Artists and Cold War America

Science, Technology, and Utopias: Women Artists and Cold War America

1st Edition

Christine Filippone
May 23, 2019

The rise of proxy wars, the Space Race, and cybernetics during the Cold War marked science and technology as vital sites of social and political power. Women artists, historically excluded from these domains, responded critically, while simultaneously redeploying the products of "Technological...

Visualizing the Body in Art, Anatomy, and Medicine since 1800: Models and Modeling

Visualizing the Body in Art, Anatomy, and Medicine since 1800: Models and Modeling

1st Edition

Andrew Graciano
January 30, 2019

This book expands the art historical perspective on art’s connection to anatomy and medicine, bringing together in one text several case studies from various methodological perspectives. The contributors focus on the common visual and bodily nature of (figural) art, anatomy, and medicine around the...

The Organic School of the Russian Avant-Garde: Nature's Creative Principles

The Organic School of the Russian Avant-Garde: Nature's Creative Principles

1st Edition

Isabel Wünsche
April 25, 2018

The artists of the Organic School of the Russian avant-garde found inspiration as well as a model for artistic growth in the creative principles of nature. Isabel Wünsche analyzes the artistic influences, intellectual foundations, and scientific publications that shaped the formation of these...

Photography, Natural History and the Nineteenth-Century Museum: Exchanging Views of Empire

Photography, Natural History and the Nineteenth-Century Museum: Exchanging Views of Empire

1st Edition

Kathleen Davidson
March 27, 2017

The Victorian era heralded an age of transformation in which momentous changes in the field of natural history coincided with the rise of new visual technologies. Concurrently, different parts of the British Empire began to more actively claim their right to being acknowledged as indispensable...

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