Art & Visual Culture: Contemporary Art

  • Cartographic abstraction in contemporary art: seeing with maps book cover

    Cartographic abstraction in contemporary art

    seeing with maps

    By Claire Reddleman

    In this book, Claire Reddleman introduces her theoretical innovation "cartographic abstraction" – a material modality of thought and experience that is produced through cartographic techniques of depiction. Reddleman closely engages with selected artworks (by contemporary artists such as Joyce…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Evolution of the Image: Political Action and the Digital Self book cover

    The Evolution of the Image

    Political Action and the Digital Self

    Edited by Marco Bohr, Basia Sliwinska

    This volume addresses the evolution of the visual in digital communities, offering a multidisciplinary discussion of the ways in which images are circulated in digital communities, the meanings which are attached to them and the implications they have on notions of identity, memory, gender,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Capsules: Typology of Other Architecture book cover

    Capsules: Typology of Other Architecture

    By Peter Šenk

    This book investigates the architectural, product design and urban typology of the capsule which, beginning in the 1960s, broadened the concept of the basic building blocks of architecture to include a minimal living unit, called the "capsule." Here it is presented with regard to the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Mobility and Migration in Film and Moving Image Art: Cinema Beyond Europe book cover

    Mobility and Migration in Film and Moving Image Art

    Cinema Beyond Europe

    By Nilgun Bayraktar

    Mobility and Migration in Film and Moving Image Art explores cinematic and artistic representations of migration and mobility in Europe since the 1990s. Drawing on theories of migrant and diasporic cinema, moving-image art, and mobility studies, Bayraktar provides historically situated close…

    Paperback – 2017-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Image, Text, Architecture: The Utopics of the Architectural Media book cover

    Image, Text, Architecture

    The Utopics of the Architectural Media

    By Robin Wilson

    Image, Text, Architecture brings a radical and detailed analysis of the modern and contemporary architectural media, addressing issues of architectural criticism, architectural photography and the role of journal editors. It covers examples as diverse as an article by British artist Paul Nash in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Generative Systems Art: The work of Ernest Edmonds book cover

    Generative Systems Art

    The work of Ernest Edmonds

    By Francesca Franco

    In this unique book the author explores the history of pioneering computer art and its contribution to art history by way of examining Ernest Edmonds’ art from the late 1960s to the present day. Edmonds’ inventions of new concepts, tools and forms of art, along with his close involvement with the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • 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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Infrastructure and the Architectures of Modernity in Ireland 1916-2016 book cover

    Infrastructure and the Architectures of Modernity in Ireland 1916-2016

    By Gary A. Boyd, John McLaughlin

    At the formation of the new Republic of Ireland, the construction of new infrastructures was seen as an essential element in the building of the new nation, just as the adoption of international style modernism in architecture was perceived as a way to escape the colonial past. Accordingly,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Art, Technology and Nature: Renaissance to Postmodernity book cover

    Art, Technology and Nature

    Renaissance to Postmodernity

    Edited by Camilla Skovbjerg Paldam, Jacob Wamberg

    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.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • Art : Process : Change: Inside a Socially Situated Practice book cover

    Art : Process : Change

    Inside a Socially Situated Practice

    By Loraine Leeson

    This book brings a practitioner’s insight to bear on socially situated art practice through a first-hand glimpse into the development, organisation and delivery of art projects with social agendas. Issues examined include the artist’s role in building creative frameworks, the relationship of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Public Art Encounters: Art, Space and Identity book cover

    Public Art Encounters

    Art, Space and Identity

    Edited by Martin Zebracki, Joni M. Palmer

    Public art is produced and ‘lived’ within multiple, interlaced and contested political, economic, social and cultural-symbolic spheres. This lively collection is a mix of academic and practice-based writings that scrutinise conventional claims on the inclusiveness of public art practice.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Visual Culture and the Sublime book cover

    Contemporary Visual Culture and the Sublime

    Edited by Temenuga Trifonova

    In the course of its long and tumultuous history the sublime has alternated between spatial and temporal definitions, from its conceptualization in terms of the grandeur and infinity of Nature (spatial), to its postmodern redefinition as an "event" (temporal), from its conceptualization in terms of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

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