Art & Visual Culture: Contemporary Art

  • Wonder in Contemporary Artistic Practice book cover

    Wonder in Contemporary Artistic Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Mieves, Irene Brown

    Wonder has an established link to the history and philosophy of science. However, there is little acknowledgement of the relationship between the visual arts and wonder. This book presents a new perspective on this overlooked connection, allowing a unique insight into the role of wonder in…

    Hardback – 2017-01-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Re-envisioning the Contemporary Art Canon: Perspectives in a Global World book cover

    Re-envisioning the Contemporary Art Canon

    Perspectives in a Global World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth E Iskin

    Re-envisioning the Contemporary Art Canon: Perspectives in a Global World seeks to dissect and interrogate the nature of the present-day art field, which has experienced dramatic shifts in the past 50 years. In discussions of the canon of art history, the notion of ‘inclusiveness’, both at the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Art and Digital Culture book cover

    Contemporary Art and Digital Culture

    1st Edition

    By Melissa Gronlund

    Contemporary Art and Digital Culture analyses the impact of the internet and digital technologies upon art today. Art over the last fifteen years has been deeply inflected by the rise of the internet as a mass cultural and socio-political medium, while also responding to urgent economic and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08
    Routledge

  • Scottish Art since 1960: Historical Reflections and Contemporary Overviews book cover

    Scottish Art since 1960

    Historical Reflections and Contemporary Overviews, 1st Edition

    By Craig Richardson

    Craig Richardson here addresses key areas of cultural politics and identity in a way that not only illuminates the development of Scottish art, but teases out another strand of the plurality of developments which led to the success of artists throughout the UK in the 1990s. It is of the highest…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • After Francis Bacon: Synaesthesia and Sex in Paint book cover

    After Francis Bacon

    Synaesthesia and Sex in Paint, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Chare

    Like an analyst listening to a patient, this study attends not just to what is said in David Sylvester's interviews with Francis Bacon, but also crucially to what is left unspoken, to revealing interruptions and caesuras. Through interpreting these silences, After Francis Bacon breaks with…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • Archives, Museums and Collecting Practices in the Modern Arab World book cover

    Archives, Museums and Collecting Practices in the Modern Arab World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sonja Mejcher-Atassi, John Pedro Schwartz

    Collecting has a long tradition in the Middle East but the museum as a public institution is relatively new. Today there are national museums for antiquities in most Arab countries. While in some cases the political and social climate has hindered the foundation of museums, with existing…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Recto Verso: Redefining the Sketchbook book cover

    Recto Verso: Redefining the Sketchbook

    1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Bartram, Nader El-Bizri, Douglas Gittens

    Bringing together a broad range of contributors including art, architecture, and design academic theorists and historians, in addition to practicing artists, architects, and designers, this volume explores the place of the sketchbook in contemporary art and architecture. Drawing upon a diverse…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • The Concept of the 'Master' in Art Education in Britain and Ireland, 1770 to the Present book cover

    The Concept of the 'Master' in Art Education in Britain and Ireland, 1770 to the Present

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew C. Potter

    A novel investigation into art pedagogy and constructions of national identities in Britain and Ireland, this collection explores the student-master relationship in case studies ranging chronologically from 1770 to 2013, and geographically over the national art schools of England, Ireland, Scotland…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Holocaust Images and Picturing Catastrophe: The Cultural Politics of Seeing book cover

    Holocaust Images and Picturing Catastrophe

    The Cultural Politics of Seeing, 1st Edition

    By Angi Buettner

    Holocaust Images and Picturing Catastrophe explores the phenomenon of Holocaust transfer, analysing the widespread practice of using the Holocaust and its imagery for the representation and recording of other historical events in various media sites. It investigates the use of Holocaust imagery in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Reconciling Art and Mothering book cover

    Reconciling Art and Mothering

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Epp Buller

    Reconciling Art and Mothering contributes a chorus of new voices to the burgeoning body of scholarship on art and the maternal and, for the first time, focuses exclusively on maternal representations and experiences within visual art throughout the world. This innovative essay collection joins the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

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