Art & Visual Culture: Contemporary Art

  • Contemporary British Ceramics and the Influence of Sculpture: Monuments, Multiples, Destruction and Display book cover

    Contemporary British Ceramics and the Influence of Sculpture

    Monuments, Multiples, Destruction and Display, 1st Edition

    By Laura Gray

    This book investigates how British contemporary artists who work with clay have managed, in the space of a single generation, to take ceramics from niche-interest craft to the pristine territories of the contemporary art gallery. This development has been accompanied (and perhaps propelled) by the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Play and Participation in Contemporary Arts Practices book cover

    Play and Participation in Contemporary Arts Practices

    1st Edition

    By Tim Stott

    This book engages debates in current art criticism concerning the turn toward participatory works of art. In particular, it analyzes ludic participation, in which play and games are used organizationally so that participants actively engage with or complete the work of art through their play. Here…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Urbanization and Contemporary Chinese Art book cover

    Urbanization and Contemporary Chinese Art

    1st Edition

    By Meiqin Wang

    This book explores the relationship between the ongoing urbanization in China and the production of contemporary Chinese art since the beginning of the twenty-first century. Wang provides a detailed analysis of artworks and methodologies of art-making from eight contemporary artists who employ a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

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

    Infrastructure and the Architectures of Modernity in Ireland 1916-2016

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-11-22
    Routledge

  • Video Art Historicized: Traditions and Negotiations book cover

    Video Art Historicized

    Traditions and Negotiations, 1st Edition

    By Malin Hedlin Hayden

    Video art emerged as an art form that from the 1960s and onwards challenged the concept of art - hence, art historical practices. From the perspective of artists, critics, and scholars engaged with this new medium, art was seen as too limiting a notion. Important issues were to re-think art as a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

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

    Image, Text, Architecture

    The Utopics of the Architectural Media, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-10-12
    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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Capsules: Typology of Other Architecture book cover

    Capsules: Typology of Other Architecture

    1st Edition

    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

  • Dictionary of Visual Discourse: A Dialectical Lexicon of Terms book cover

    Dictionary of Visual Discourse

    A Dialectical Lexicon of Terms, 1st Edition

    By Barry Sandywell

    This substantial and ambitious dictionary explores the languages and cultures of visual studies. It provides the basis for understanding the foundations and motivations of current theoretical and academic discourse, as well as the different forms of visual culture that have come to organize…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge

  • The Rise and Fall of American Art, 1940s–1980s: A Geopolitics of Western Art Worlds book cover

    The Rise and Fall of American Art, 1940s–1980s

    A Geopolitics of Western Art Worlds, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Dossin

    In The Rise and Fall of American Art, 1940s-1980s, Catherine Dossin challenges the now-mythic perception of New York as the undisputed center of the art world between the end of World War II and the fall of the Berlin Wall, a position of power that brought the city prestige, money, and historical…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

  • Exhibiting Craft and Design: Transgressing the White Cube Paradigm, 1930–Present book cover

    Exhibiting Craft and Design

    Transgressing the White Cube Paradigm, 1930–Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alla Myzelev

    Exhibiting Craft and Design: Transgressing the White Cube Paradigm, 1930–present investigates the ways that craft and design objects were collected, displayed, and interpreted throughout the second half of the twentieth century and in recent years. The case studies discussed in this volume…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Women Photographers and Feminist Aesthetics book cover

    Women Photographers and Feminist Aesthetics

    1st Edition

    By Claire Raymond

    Women Photographers and Feminist Aesthetics makes the case for a feminist aesthetics in photography by analysing key works of twenty-two women photographers, including cis- and trans-woman photographers. Claire Raymond provides close readings of key photographs spanning the history of photography,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03
    Routledge

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