Art & Visual Culture: Contemporary Art

  • Art, Animals, and Experience: Relationships to Canines and the Natural World book cover

    Art, Animals, and Experience

    Relationships to Canines and the Natural World, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Sutton

    Elizabeth Sutton, using a phenomenological approach, investigates how animals in art invite viewers to contemplate human relationships to the natural world. Using Rembrandt van Rijn’s etching of The Presentation in the Temple (c. 1640), Joseph Beuys’s social sculpture I Like America and America…

    Hardback – 2017-04-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Shimon Attie's Writing on the Wall: History, Memory, Aesthetics book cover

    Shimon Attie's Writing on the Wall

    History, Memory, Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    By Peter Muir

    Shimon Attie's Writing on the Wall: History, Memory, Aesthetics theorises images from Attie's 'The Writing on the Wall 1991-1993' installation as a memorial activity, and as an index or habitation for history. The images, which appeared in Berlin's Scheunenviertel district, are suspended by the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Nancy Spero, Encounters book cover

    Nancy Spero, Encounters

    1st Edition

    By Joanna S. Walker

    An original and valuable intervention in the fast-growing field of feminist and new art histories, Nancy Spero, Encounters offers a sophisticated interpretation of the work of a highly original and under-represented woman artist. The study proposes a new model of comparatism within the field of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Art in Consumer Culture: Mis-Design book cover

    Art in Consumer Culture

    Mis-Design, 1st Edition

    By Grace McQuilten

    Written with beautiful clarity, Art in Consumer Culture: Mis-Design asks the contemporary art world to be honest about the pervasive effects of commodification and the difficulty of staging critique. The book examines the collusion of 'art' and 'design' in contemporary artistic practices in order…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Art Practice in a Digital Culture book cover

    Art Practice in a Digital Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hazel Gardiner, Charlie Gere

    Much as art history is in the process of being transformed by new information communication technologies, often in ways that are either disavowed or resisted, art practice is also being changed by those same technologies. One of the most obvious symptoms of this change is the increasing numbers of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Patricia Johanson and the Re-Invention of Public Environmental Art, 1958-2010 book cover

    Patricia Johanson and the Re-Invention of Public Environmental Art, 1958-2010

    1st Edition

    By Xin Wu

    Impeccably researched and richly detailed, this book addresses the issue of translation between visual arts and landscape design in the 50 more years career of Patricia Johanson, an important artist in the second half of the twentieth-century. Examining the artist’s search for an "art of the real"…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Critical Practice: Artists, museums, ethics book cover

    Critical Practice

    Artists, museums, ethics, 1st Edition

    By Janet Marstine

    Critical Practice is an ambitious work that blurs the boundaries between art history, museum studies, political science and applied ethics. Marstine demonstrates how convergences between institutional critique and socially engaged practice, as represented by the term ‘critical practice’, can create…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • 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

  • 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

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