Art & Visual Culture: Contemporary Art

  • A Dictionary of the American Avant-Gardes book cover

    A Dictionary of the American Avant-Gardes

    1st Edition

    By Richard Kostelanetz

    For this American edition of his legendary arts dictionary of information and opinion, the distinguished critic and arts historian Richard Kostelanetz has selected from the fuller third edition his entries on North Americans, including Canadians, Mexicans, and resident immigrants. Typically, he…

    Paperback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge

  • Play and the Artist’s Creative Process: The Work of Philip Guston and Eduardo Paolozzi book cover

    Play and the Artist’s Creative Process

    The Work of Philip Guston and Eduardo Paolozzi, 1st Edition

    By Elly Thomas

    Play and the Artist’s Creative Process explores a continuity between childhood play and adult creativity. The volume examines how an understanding of play can shed new light on processes that recur in the work of Philip Guston and Eduardo Paolozzi. Both artists’ distinctive engagement with popular…

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

  • The Black Arts Movement and the Black Panther Party in American Visual Culture book cover

    The Black Arts Movement and the Black Panther Party in American Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    By Jo-Ann Morgan

    This book examines a range of visual expressions of Black Power across American art and popular culture from 1965 through 1972. It begins with case studies of artist groups, including Spiral, OBAC and AfriCOBRA, who began questioning Western aesthetic traditions and created work that honored…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Race

  • Art, Cybernetics and Pedagogy in Post-War Britain: Roy Ascott’s Groundcourse book cover

    Art, Cybernetics and Pedagogy in Post-War Britain

    Roy Ascott’s Groundcourse, 1st Edition

    By Kate Sloan

    This is the first full-length study about the British artist Roy Ascott, one of the first cybernetic artists, with a career spanning seven decades to date. The book focuses on his early career, exploring the evolution of his early interests in communication in the context of the rich overlaps…

    Hardback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Visualizing the Body in Art, Anatomy, and Medicine since 1800: Models and Modeling book cover

    Visualizing the Body in Art, Anatomy, and Medicine since 1800

    Models and Modeling, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Graciano

    This book expands the art historical perspective on art’s connection to anatomy and medicine, bringing together in one text several case studies from various methodological perspectives. The contributors focus on the common visual and bodily nature of (figural) art, anatomy, and medicine around the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • Photography, Temporality, and Modernity: Time Warped book cover

    Photography, Temporality, and Modernity

    Time Warped, 1st Edition

    By Kris Belden-Adams

    This book examines the photography’s unique capacity to represent time with a degree of elasticity and abstraction. Part object-study, part cultural/philosophical history, it examines the medium’s ability to capture and sometimes "defy" time, while also traveling as objects across time-and-space…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge History of Photography

  • Prototyping Cultures: Art, Science and Politics in Beta book cover

    Prototyping Cultures

    Art, Science and Politics in Beta, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alberto Corsin Jimenez

    Prototypes have acquired much prominence and visibility in recent times. Software development is perhaps the case in point, where the release of non-stable versions of programmes (beta versions) has become commonplace, as is famously the case in free and open source software. Prototyping has also…

    Paperback – 2019-01-21
    Routledge

  • Silverpoint and Metalpoint Drawing: A Complete Guide to the Medium book cover

    Silverpoint and Metalpoint Drawing

    A Complete Guide to the Medium, 1st Edition

    By Susan Schwalb, Tom Mazzullo

    Silverpoint, and metalpoint more generally, is the practice of marking with soft metal on a specifically prepared drawing surface. Practiced for centuries, the artform is experiencing a resurgence in recent years, with contemporary work exploring abstract as well as realist, conceptual as well as…

    Paperback – 2019-01-02
    Routledge

  • A Philosophy of the Art School book cover

    A Philosophy of the Art School

    1st Edition

    By Michael Newall

    *Winner of the American Society for Aesthetics 2019 Outstanding Monograph Prize* Until now, research on art schools has been largely occupied with the facts of particular schools and teachers. This book presents a philosophical account of the underlying practices and ideas that have come to shape…

    Hardback – 2018-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • New Geographies of Abstract Art in Postwar Latin America book cover

    New Geographies of Abstract Art in Postwar Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mariola V. Alvarez, Ana M. Franco

    This edited volume examines the history of abstract art across Latin America after 1945. This form of art grew in popularity across the Americas in the postwar period, often serving to affirm a sense of being modern and the right of Latin America to assume the leading role Europe had played before…

    Hardback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Geneses of Postmodern Art: Technology As Iconology book cover

    Geneses of Postmodern Art

    Technology As Iconology, 1st Edition

    By Paul Crowther

    Postmodernism in the visual arts is not just another 'ism.' It emerged in the 1960s as a transformation of artistic creativity inspired by Duchamp's idea that the artwork does not have to be physically made by its creator. Products of mass culture and technology can be used just as well as…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Digital Art, Aesthetic Creation: The Birth of a Medium book cover

    Digital Art, Aesthetic Creation

    The Birth of a Medium, 1st Edition

    By Paul Crowther

    Is art created with computers really art? This book answers ‘yes.’ Computers can generate visual art with unique aesthetic effects based on innovations in computer technology and a Postmodern naturalization of technology wherein technology becomes something we live in as well as use. The present…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

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