Art & Visual Culture: Contemporary Art

  • Art in the North of England, 1979-2008 book cover

    Art in the North of England, 1979-2008

    1st Edition

    By Gabriel N. Gee

    Based on rare archival material and numerous interviews with practitioners, Art in the North of England 1979-2008 analyses the relation between political and economic changes stemming from the 1980s and artistic developments in the principal cities of the North of England in the late 20th century.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • Russia - Art Resistance and the Conservative-Authoritarian Zeitgeist book cover

    Russia - Art Resistance and the Conservative-Authoritarian Zeitgeist

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lena Jonson, Andrei Erofeev

    This book explores how artistic strategies of resistance have survived under the conservative-authoritarian regime which has been in place in Russia since 2012. It discusses the conditions under which artists work as the state spells out a new state cultural policy, aesthetics change and the state…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Perception and Agency in Shared Spaces of Contemporary Art book cover

    Perception and Agency in Shared Spaces of Contemporary Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cristina Albu, Dawna Schuld

    This book examines the interconnections between art, phenomenology, and cognitive studies. Contributors question the binary oppositions generally drawn between visuality and agency, sensing and thinking, phenomenal art and politics, phenomenology and structuralism, and subjective involvement and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Looking Beyond Borderlines: North America's Frontier Imagination book cover

    Looking Beyond Borderlines

    North America's Frontier Imagination, 1st Edition

    By Lee Rodney

    American territorial borders have undergone significant and unparalleled changes in the last decade. They serve as a powerful and emotionally charged locus for American national identity that correlates with the historical idea of the frontier. But the concept of the frontier, so central…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Visual Culture and the Sublime book cover

    Contemporary Visual Culture and the Sublime

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Collaborative Art in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    Collaborative Art in the Twenty-First Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sondra Bacharach, Siv B. Fjærestad, Jeremy Neil Booth

    Collaboration in the arts is no longer a conscious choice to make a deliberate artistic statement, but instead a necessity of artistic survival. In today’s hybrid world of virtual mobility, collaboration decentralizes creative strategies, enabling artists to carve new territories and maintain…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Intersecting Art and Technology in Practice: Techne/Technique/Technology book cover

    Intersecting Art and Technology in Practice

    Techne/Technique/Technology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Camille C Baker, Kate Sicchio

    This book focuses on the artistic process, creativity and collaboration, and personal approaches to creation and ideation, in making digital and electronic technology-based art. Less interested in the outcome itself – the artefact, artwork or performance – contributors instead highlight the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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

    Generative Systems Art

    The Work of Ernest Edmonds, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Art and the Church: A Fractious Embrace: Ecclesiastical Encounters with Contemporary Art book cover

    Art and the Church: A Fractious Embrace

    Ecclesiastical Encounters with Contemporary Art, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Koestle-Cate

    A vibrant critical exchange between contemporary art and Christianity is being increasingly prompted by an expanding programme of art installations and commissions for ecclesiastical spaces. Rather than 'religious art' reflecting Christian ideology, current practices frequently initiate projects…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Performing Beauty in Participatory Art and Culture book cover

    Performing Beauty in Participatory Art and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Falk Heinrich

    This book investigates the notion of beauty in participatory art, an interdisciplinary form that necessitates the audience’s agential participation and that is often seen in interactive art and technology-driven media installations. After considering established theories of beauty, for example,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charissa Terranova, Meredith Tromble

    The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture collects thirty essays from a transdisciplinary array of experts on biology in art and architecture. The book presents a diversity of hybrid art-and-science thinking, revealing how science and culture are interwoven. The book situates…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

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

    Art, Technology and Nature

    Renaissance to Postmodernity, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-10-24
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

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