Art & Visual Culture: Contemporary Art

  • Archives, Museums and Collecting Practices in the Modern Arab World book cover

    Archives, Museums and Collecting Practices in the Modern Arab World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sonja Mejcher-Atassi, John Pedro Schwartz

    Collecting has a long tradition in the Middle East but the museum as a public institution is relatively new. Today there are national museums for antiquities in most Arab countries. While in some cases the political and social climate has hindered the foundation of museums, with existing…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Recto Verso: Redefining the Sketchbook book cover

    Recto Verso: Redefining the Sketchbook

    1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Bartram, Nader El-Bizri, Douglas Gittens

    Bringing together a broad range of contributors including art, architecture, and design academic theorists and historians, in addition to practicing artists, architects, and designers, this volume explores the place of the sketchbook in contemporary art and architecture. Drawing upon a diverse…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • The Concept of the 'Master' in Art Education in Britain and Ireland, 1770 to the Present book cover

    The Concept of the 'Master' in Art Education in Britain and Ireland, 1770 to the Present

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew C. Potter

    A novel investigation into art pedagogy and constructions of national identities in Britain and Ireland, this collection explores the student-master relationship in case studies ranging chronologically from 1770 to 2013, and geographically over the national art schools of England, Ireland, Scotland…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Holocaust Images and Picturing Catastrophe: The Cultural Politics of Seeing book cover

    Holocaust Images and Picturing Catastrophe

    The Cultural Politics of Seeing, 1st Edition

    By Angi Buettner

    Holocaust Images and Picturing Catastrophe explores the phenomenon of Holocaust transfer, analysing the widespread practice of using the Holocaust and its imagery for the representation and recording of other historical events in various media sites. It investigates the use of Holocaust imagery in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Reconciling Art and Mothering book cover

    Reconciling Art and Mothering

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Epp Buller

    Reconciling Art and Mothering contributes a chorus of new voices to the burgeoning body of scholarship on art and the maternal and, for the first time, focuses exclusively on maternal representations and experiences within visual art throughout the world. This innovative essay collection joins the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • 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

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