Art & Visual Culture: Contemporary Art

  • Public Art Encounters: Art, Space and Identity book cover

    Public Art Encounters

    Art, Space and Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Zebracki, Joni M. Palmer

    Public art is produced and ‘lived’ within multiple, interlaced and contested political, economic, social and cultural-symbolic spheres. This lively collection is a mix of academic and practice-based writings that scrutinise conventional claims on the inclusiveness of public art practice.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Feminist Subjectivities in Fiber Art and Craft: Shadows of Affect book cover

    Feminist Subjectivities in Fiber Art and Craft

    Shadows of Affect, 1st Edition

    By John Corso Esquivel

    This book interprets the fiber art and craft-inspired sculpture by eight US and Latin American women artists whose works incite embodied affective experience. Grounded in the work of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, John Corso Esquivel posits craft as a material act of intuition. The book…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • Arte Ambientale, Urban Space, and Participatory Art book cover

    Arte Ambientale, Urban Space, and Participatory Art

    1st Edition

    By Martina Tanga

    Working in 1970s Italy, a group of artists—namely Ugo La Pietra, Maurizio Nannucci, Francesco Somaini, Mauro Staccioli, Franco Summa, and Franco Vaccari—sought new spaces to create and exhibit art. Looking beyond the gallery, they generated sculptural, conceptual, and participatory interventions,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Cartographic Abstraction in Contemporary Art: Seeing with Maps book cover

    Cartographic Abstraction in Contemporary Art

    Seeing with Maps, 1st Edition

    By Claire Reddleman

    In this book, Claire Reddleman introduces her theoretical innovation "cartographic abstraction" – a material modality of thought and experience that is produced through cartographic techniques of depiction. Reddleman closely engages with selected artworks (by contemporary artists such as Joyce…

    Paperback – 2019-06-04
    Routledge

  • Reframing Migration, Diversity and the Arts: The Postmigrant Condition book cover

    Reframing Migration, Diversity and the Arts

    The Postmigrant Condition, 1st Edition

    By Moritz Schramm, Sten Pultz Moslund, Anne Ring Petersen, Mirjam Gebauer, Hans Christian Post, Sabrina Vitting-Seerup, Frauke Wiegand

    This book offers a compelling study of contemporary developments in European migration studies and the representation of migration in the arts and cultural institutions. It introduces scholars and students to the new concept of ‘postmigration’, offering a review of the origin of the concept (in…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • Abstract Painting and the Minimalist Critiques: Robert Mangold, David Novros, and Jo Baer in the 1960s book cover

    Abstract Painting and the Minimalist Critiques

    Robert Mangold, David Novros, and Jo Baer in the 1960s, 1st Edition

    By Matthew L. Levy

    This book undertakes a critical reappraisal of Minimalism through an examination of three key painters: Robert Mangold, David Novros, and Jo Baer. By establishing their substantive engagements with Minimalist discourse, as well as their often overlooked artistic exchanges with their sculptor peers,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Drawing in the Twenty-First Century: The Politics and Poetics of Contemporary Practice book cover

    Drawing in the Twenty-First Century

    The Politics and Poetics of Contemporary Practice, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth A. Pergam

    As a response to the ubiquity of drawing in contemporary consciousness and a corresponding dearth of critical engagement with the medium, these collected essays provide original interpretations of artists' drawing today. Questions of process, politics, scale, and community raised in the work of the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Science, Technology, and Utopias: Women Artists and Cold War America book cover

    Science, Technology, and Utopias

    Women Artists and Cold War America, 1st Edition

    By Christine Filippone

    The rise of proxy wars, the Space Race, and cybernetics during the Cold War marked science and technology as vital sites of social and political power. Women artists, historically excluded from these domains, responded critically, while simultaneously redeploying the products of "Technological…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • The Artwork of Gerhard Richter: Painting, Critical Theory and Cultural Transformation book cover

    The Artwork of Gerhard Richter

    Painting, Critical Theory and Cultural Transformation, 1st Edition

    By Darryn Ansted

    By uniquely treating Gerhard Richter’s entire oeuvre as a single subject, Darryn Ansted combines research into Richter’s first art career as a socialist realist with study of his subsequent decisions as a significant contemporary artist. Analysis of Richter’s East German murals, early work, lesser…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Inhuman Materiality in Gothic Media book cover

    Inhuman Materiality in Gothic Media

    1st Edition

    By Aspasia Stephanou

    This book examines the manifestations of materiality across different gothic media to show the inhuman at the heart of literature, film and contemporary media, outlining a philosophy of horror that deals with the horror of the nonhuman, the machine and the nonorganic. The author explores how…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Drawing Imagining Building: Embodiment in Architectural Design Practices book cover

    Drawing Imagining Building

    Embodiment in Architectural Design Practices, 1st Edition

    By Paul Emmons

    Drawing Imagining Building focuses on the history of hand-drawing practices to capture some of the most crucial and overlooked parts of the process. Using 80 black and white images to illustrate the examples, it examines architectural drawing practices to elucidate the ways drawing advances the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • Bridging Communities through Socially Engaged Art book cover

    Bridging Communities through Socially Engaged Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alice Wexler, Vida Sabbaghi

    Promoting the expansion of art in society and education, this book highlights the significance of the arts as an instrument of social justice, inclusion, equity, and protection of the environment. Including twenty-seven diverse case studies of socially engaged art practice with groups like the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

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