Art & Visual Culture: Contemporary Art

  • Art and Ethics in a Material World: Kant’s Pragmatist Legacy book cover

    Art and Ethics in a Material World

    Kant’s Pragmatist Legacy, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer A McMahon

    In this book, McMahon argues that a reading of Kant’s body of work in the light of a pragmatist theory of meaning and language (which arguably is a Kantian legacy) leads one to put community reception ahead of individual reception in the order of aesthetic relations. A core premise of the book is…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Global Manga: 'Japanese' Comics without Japan? book cover

    Global Manga

    'Japanese' Comics without Japan?, 1st Edition

    By Casey Brienza

    Outside Japan, the term ’manga’ usually refers to comics originally published in Japan. Yet nowadays many publications labelled ’manga’ are not translations of Japanese works but rather have been wholly conceived and created elsewhere. These comics, although often derided and dismissed as ’fake…

    Hardback – 2015-06-28

  • Community and Culture in Post-Soviet Cuba book cover

    Community and Culture in Post-Soviet Cuba

    1st Edition

    By Guillermina De Ferrari

    Following the disintegration of the Soviet Union, the globalization of Cuban culture, along with the bankruptcy of the state, partly modified the terms of intellectual engagement. However, no significant change took place at the political level. In Community and Culture in Post-Soviet Cuba, De…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Between Art Practice and Psychoanalysis Mid-Twentieth Century: Anton Ehrenzweig in Context book cover

    Between Art Practice and Psychoanalysis Mid-Twentieth Century

    Anton Ehrenzweig in Context, 1st Edition

    By Beth Williamson

    The work of mid-twentieth century art theorist Anton Ehrenzweig is explored in this original and timely study. An analysis of the dynamic and invigorating intellectual influences, institutional framework and legacy of his work, Between Art Practice and Psychoanalysis reveals the context within…

    Hardback – 2015-03-28

  • Law for Artists: Copyright, the obscene and all the things in between book cover

    Law for Artists

    Copyright, the obscene and all the things in between, 1st Edition

    By Blu Tirohl

    Written especially for professional artists and those studying the visual arts, Law for Artists is an accessible guide to those aspects of law that impact on artists and their work. It encompasses a comprehensive range of creative practices including fine art, photography, the graphic and plastic…

    Paperback – 2014-12-17

  • Visual Environmental Communication book cover

    Visual Environmental Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anders Hansen, David Machin

    In 2008, the editors published a well-cited journal paper arguing that while scholarly work on media representations of environmental issues had made substantial progress in textual analysis there had been much less work on visual representations. This is surprising given the increasingly visual…

    Hardback – 2014-12-10

  • The Art and Politics of Asger Jorn: The Avant-Garde Won't Give Up book cover

    The Art and Politics of Asger Jorn

    The Avant-Garde Won't Give Up, 1st Edition

    By Karen Kurczynski

    A leading figure of the postwar avant-garde, Danish artist Asger Jorn has long been recognized for his founding contributions to the Cobra and Situationist International movements - yet art historical scholarship on Jorn has been sparse, particularly in English. This study corrects that imbalance,…

    Hardback – 2014-09-10

  • Sculpture and Touch book cover

    Sculpture and Touch

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Dent

    Since the Renaissance, at least, the medium of sculpture has been associated explicitly with the sense of touch. Sculptors, philosophers and art historians have all linked the two, often in strikingly different ways. In spite of this long running interest in touch and tactility, it is vision and…

    Hardback – 2014-08-20
    Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture

  • Street Art, Public City: Law, Crime and the Urban Imagination book cover

    Street Art, Public City

    Law, Crime and the Urban Imagination, 1st Edition

    By Alison Young

    What is street art? Who is the street artist? Why is street art a crime? Since the late 1990s, a distinctive cultural practice has emerged in many cities: street art, involving the placement of uncommissioned artworks in public places. Sometimes regarded as a variant of graffiti, sometimes called…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15

  • History and International Relations book cover

    History and International Relations

    1st Edition

    By Thomas W. Smith

    This book is a major contribution to the debate about philosophy and method in history and international relations. The author analyses IR scholarship from classical realism to quantitative and postmodern work.…

    Paperback – 2014-02-27
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Defining Digital Humanities: A Reader book cover

    Defining Digital Humanities

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Terras, Julianne Nyhan, Edward Vanhoutte

    Digital Humanities is becoming an increasingly popular focus of academic endeavour. There are now hundreds of Digital Humanities centres worldwide and the subject is taught at both postgraduate and undergraduate level. Yet the term ’Digital Humanities’ is much debated. This reader brings together,…

    Paperback – 2013-12-23
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • An Introduction to Electronic Art Through the Teaching of Jacques Lacan: Strangest Thing: Strangest Thing book cover

    An Introduction to Electronic Art Through the Teaching of Jacques Lacan: Strangest Thing

    Strangest Thing, 1st Edition

    By David Bard-Schwarz

    Electronic art offers endless opportunities for reflection and interpretation. Some works are either interactive or entirely autonomous, and the viewer's perception and reaction to them may be challenged by constantly transforming images. Whether the transformations are a product of the appearances…

    Paperback – 2013-12-11

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