• A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes book cover

    A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes

    3rd Edition

    By Richard Kostelanetz

    Now for its third edition, more than a quarter-century later, the distinguished critic and arts historian Richard Kostelanetz returns to his favorite subject: the avant-garde in all the arts. Rewriting earlier entries, adding hundreds of new ones, he provides intelligence and information…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Anthropology and Design book cover

    Anthropology and Design

    By Adam Drazin

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge

  • World Comics: The Basics book cover

    World Comics

    The Basics

    By Frederick Aldama

    World Comics: The Basics approaches the history of comic books as a global one, one that includes the physical transmigration of artists and their styles and worldviews from one place to another, and increasingly includes the active participation of creators and editors in the publishing and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • The Photography Reader: History and Theory book cover

    The Photography Reader

    History and Theory, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Liz Wells

    Following on from its hugely successful first edition, The Photography Reader: History and Theory provides deeper insight into the critical discussions around photography – its production, its uses and its effects. Presenting both the historical ideas and the continuing theoretical debates within…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26 
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Nothingness: An Explanation of the Objective Basis of Beauty in Architecture and the Arts book cover

    The Architecture of Nothingness

    An Explanation of the Objective Basis of Beauty in Architecture and the Arts

    By Frank Lyons

    It is a common enough assumption that good buildings make us feel good just as poor ones can make us feel insecure, depressed or even threatened. We may instantly decide that we ‘like’ one building more than another, in the same way that without thinking we choose one work of art or music over…

    Paperback – 2018-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Film Theories and Philosophies of Colour: The Residual Image book cover

    Film Theories and Philosophies of Colour

    The Residual Image

    By Elizabeth Watkins

    Drawing together theoretical and philosophical debates about the nature of colour, this book examines the significance of colour for film theories of subjectivity and sexual difference. While existing studies on colour and film have focussed on its histories, technologies and aesthetics, an…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Drawing as Performance: Theatrical Games and Techniques for Visual Artists book cover

    Drawing as Performance

    Theatrical Games and Techniques for Visual Artists

    By Orly Orbach

    Making connections between drama and drawing, Drama in the Drawing Studio introduces visual artists and designers to rehearsal techniques, theory and games as ways of developing image-making and visual communication skills. Drawing from the fields of theatre and anthropology, this book is…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Henry Moore: Critical Essays book cover

    Henry Moore

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Jane Beckett, Fiona Russell

    This title was first published in 2003. For more than half a century, Henry Moore has enjoyed a privileged place as a pioneer of modern British sculpture. His work is familiar in public spaces worldwide. Celebrated for reconfiguring sculptural form, and hailed as a potent avant-garde artist, Moore…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Art and its Discontents: The Early Life of Adrian Stokes book cover

    Art and its Discontents

    The Early Life of Adrian Stokes

    By Richard Read

    This title was first published in 2002. Adrian Stokes (1902-1972) wrote some of the most engaging and provocative art criticism of the twentieth century. He was a prolific author publishing books on the Renaissance, among them The Quattro Cento and Stones of Rimini (recently reissued), on ballet,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Women Artists and the Decorative Arts 1880-1935: The Gender of Ornament book cover

    Women Artists and the Decorative Arts 1880-1935

    The Gender of Ornament

    Edited by Bridget Elliott, Janice Helland

    This title was first published in 2002. To date, studies explaining decorative practice in the early modernist period have largely overlooked the work of women artists. For the most part, studies have focused on the denigration of decorative work by leading male artists, frequently dismissed as…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Environment and the Arts: Perspectives on Environmental Aesthetics book cover

    Environment and the Arts

    Perspectives on Environmental Aesthetics

    Edited by Arnold Berleant

    This title was first published in 2002: The environment raises basic questions about many of the fundamental concepts and doctrines in aesthetics and the arts. Including new work by the leading international contributors to environmental aesthetics, this is the first book to deal with the relations…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

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