Art & Visual Culture: Contemporary Art

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Revisualizing Visual Culture book cover

    Revisualizing Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    By Chris Bailey, Hazel Gardiner

    In the past twenty years digital technology has had a radical impact on all the disciplines associated with the visual arts - this book provides expert views of that impact. By looking at the advanced ICT methods now being employed, this volume details the long-lasting effects and advances now…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • The Architectural Capriccio: Memory, Fantasy and Invention book cover

    The Architectural Capriccio

    Memory, Fantasy and Invention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lucien Steil

    Bringing together leading writers and practicing architects including Jean Dethier, David Mayernik, Massimo Scolari, Robert Adam, David Watkin and Leon Krier, this volume provides a kaleidoscopic, multilayered exploration of the Architectural Capriccio. It not only explains the phenomena within a…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Gordon Matta-Clark's Conical Intersect: Sculpture, Space, and the Cultural Value of Urban Imagery book cover

    Gordon Matta-Clark's Conical Intersect

    Sculpture, Space, and the Cultural Value of Urban Imagery, 1st Edition

    By Peter Muir

    In this in-depth analysis, Peter Muir argues that Gordon Matta-Clark’s Conical Intersect (1975) is emblematic of Henri Lefebvre’s understanding of art’s function in relation to urban space. By engaging with Lefebvre’s theory in conjunction with the perspectives of other writers, such as Michel de…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26

  • Digital Photography and Everyday Life: Empirical Studies on Material Visual Practices book cover

    Digital Photography and Everyday Life

    Empirical Studies on Material Visual Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edgar Gómez Cruz, Asko Lehmuskallio

    Digital Photography and Everyday Life: Empirical studies on material visual practices explores the role that digital photography plays within everyday life. With contributors from ten different countries and backgrounds in a range of academic disciplines - including anthropology, media studies and…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

  • The Everyday Practice of Public Art: Art, Space, and Social Inclusion book cover

    The Everyday Practice of Public Art

    Art, Space, and Social Inclusion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cameron Cartiere, Martin Zebracki

    The Everyday Practice of Public Art: Art, Space, and Social Inclusion is a multidisciplinary anthology of analyses exploring the expansion of contemporary public art issues beyond the built environment. It follows the highly successful publication The Practice of Public Art (eds. Cartiere and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-19

  • For Creative Geographies: Geography, Visual Arts and the Making of Worlds book cover

    For Creative Geographies

    Geography, Visual Arts and the Making of Worlds, 1st Edition

    By Harriet Hawkins

    This book provides the first sustained critical exploration, and celebration, of the relationship between Geography and the contemporary Visual Arts. With the growth of research in the Geohumanities and the Spatial Humanities, there is an imperative to extend and deepen considerations of the form…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16
    Routledge Advances in Geography

  • Art in the Asia-Pacific: Intimate Publics book cover

    Art in the Asia-Pacific

    Intimate Publics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Larissa Hjorth, Natalie King, Mami Kataoka

    As social, locative, and mobile media render the intimate public and the public intimate, this volume interrogates how this phenomenon impacts art practice and politics. Contributors bring together the worlds of art and media culture to rethink their intersections in light of participatory social…

    Paperback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

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