Art & Visual Culture: Contemporary Art

  • Experiencing Liveness in Contemporary Performance: Interdisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Experiencing Liveness in Contemporary Performance

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Reason, Anja Mølle Lindelof

    This volume brings together dynamic perspectives on the concept of liveness in the performing arts, engaging with the live through the particular analytical focus of audiences and experience. The status and significance of the live in performance has become contested: perceived as variously as a…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Artwriting, Nation, and Cosmopolitanism in Britain: The 'Englishness' of English Art Theory since the Eighteenth Century book cover

    Artwriting, Nation, and Cosmopolitanism in Britain

    The 'Englishness' of English Art Theory since the Eighteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Mark A. Cheetham

    Arguing in favour of renewed critical attention to the 'nation' as a category in art history, this study examines the intertwining of art theory, national identity and art production in Britain from the early eighteenth century to the present day. The book provides the first sustained account of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    British Art: Global Contexts

  • Contemporary Art About Architecture: A Strange Utility book cover

    Contemporary Art About Architecture

    A Strange Utility, 1st Edition

    Edited by Isabelle Loring Wallace, Nora Wendl

    An important resource for scholars of contemporary art and architecture, this volume considers contemporary art that takes architecture as its subject. Concentrated on works made since 1990, Contemporary Art About Architecture: A Strange Utility is the first to take up this topic in a sustained and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Utopian Adventure: The Corviale Void book cover

    Utopian Adventure: The Corviale Void

    1st Edition

    By Victoria Watson

    This book is about contemporary issues in architecture and urbanism, taking the form of a project for The Corviale Void, a one kilometre long strip of urban space, immured in the notorious Corviale housing development in the Southwestern sector of Rome. Corviale is a bizarre object, single-minded…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Art and Classical Myth book cover

    Contemporary Art and Classical Myth

    1st Edition

    Edited by Isabelle Loring Wallace, Jennie Hirsh

    Contemporary art is deeply engaged with the subject of classical myth. Yet within the literature on contemporary art, little has been said about this provocative relationship. Composed of fourteen original essays, Contemporary Art and Classical Myth addresses this scholarly gap, exploring, and in…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Marketing Art in the British Isles, 1700 to the Present: A Cultural History book cover

    Marketing Art in the British Isles, 1700 to the Present

    A Cultural History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotte Gould, Sophie Mesplède

    A cultural history of the first truly modern art market, Marketing Art in the British Isles, 1700 to the Present furthers the burgeoning exploration of Britain's struggle to carve a niche for itself on the international art scene. Bringing together scholars from the UK, US, Europe, and Asia, this…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • Heidegger and the Work of Art History book cover

    Heidegger and the Work of Art History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amanda Boetzkes, Aron Vinegar

    Heidegger and the Work of Art History explores the impact and future possibilities of Heidegger’s philosophy for art history and visual culture in the twenty-first century. Scholars from the fields of art history, visual and material studies, design, philosophy, aesthetics and new media pursue…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • Eye hEar The Visual in Music book cover

    Eye hEar The Visual in Music

    1st Edition

    By Simon Shaw-Miller

    'Eye hEar The Visual in Music' employs the concept of the visual in proximate relation to music, producing a tension: 'is it not the case that there is a gulf between painting and music, between the visible and the audible? One is full of colour and light yet silent; one is invisible and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • Scale in Contemporary Sculpture: Enlargement, Miniaturisation and the Life-Size book cover

    Scale in Contemporary Sculpture

    Enlargement, Miniaturisation and the Life-Size, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Wells

    The first book to devote serious attention to questions of scale in contemporary sculpture, this study considers the phenomenon within the interlinked cultural and socio-historical framework of the legacies of postmodern theory and the growth of global capitalism. In particular, the book traces the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge

  • Constructing African Art Histories for the Lagoons of Côte d'Ivoire book cover

    Constructing African Art Histories for the Lagoons of Côte d'Ivoire

    1st Edition

    By Monica Blackmun Visonà

    Constructing African Art Histories for the Lagoons of Côte d'Ivoire is an investigation of the methods employed by art historians who study creative production in Africa. While providing insights into the rich visual arts of the Lagoon Peoples of southeastern Côte d'Ivoire, this study is one of the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Tradition, Culture and Aesthetics in Contemporary Asian Cinema book cover

    Tradition, Culture and Aesthetics in Contemporary Asian Cinema

    1st Edition

    By Peter C. Pugsley

    From the critically acclaimed Malaysian film Sepet to the on-going box office successes of the films created by Hong Kong director Wong Kar Wai, cinematic texts from the nations of Asia are increasingly capturing audiences beyond their national boundaries. Tradition, Culture and Aesthetics in…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23
    Routledge

  • India’s Biennale Effect: A politics of contemporary art book cover

    India’s Biennale Effect

    A politics of contemporary art, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert E. D'Souza, Sunil Manghani

    India’s Kochi-Muziris Biennale has been described as one of the most significant newly emergent biennales, alongside Shanghai, Sharjah and Dakar. However, there have been few sustained and critical studies of these events as specific sites of production and reception of contemporary art. This…

    Hardback – 2016-09-20
    Routledge India

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