Art & Visual Culture: Contemporary Art

  • Why Art Photography? book cover

    Why Art Photography?

    2nd Edition

    By Lucy Soutter

    The second edition of Why Art Photography? is an updated, expanded introduction to the ideas behind today’s striking photographic images. Lively, accessible discussions of key issues such as ambiguity, objectivity, fiction, authenticity, and photography’s expanding field are supplemented with…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • The Uses of Art in Public Space book cover

    The Uses of Art in Public Space

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Lossau, Quentin Stevens

    This book links two fields of interest which are too seldom considered together: the production and critique of art in public space and social behaviour in the public realm. Whilst most writing about public art has focused on the aesthetic, cultural and political intentions and processes that shape…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • On Not Looking: The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture book cover

    On Not Looking

    The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frances Guerin

    On Not Looking: The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture focuses on the image, and our relationship to it, as a site of "not looking." The collection demonstrates that even though we live in an image-saturated culture, many images do not look at what they claim, viewers often do not look at the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Mobility and Fantasy in Visual Culture book cover

    Mobility and Fantasy in Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lewis Johnson

    This volume offers a varied and informed series of approaches to questions of mobility—actual, social, virtual, and imaginary—as related to visual culture. Contributors address these questions in light of important contemporary issues such as migration; globalization; trans-nationality and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Place and Politics in Latin American Digital Culture: Location and Latin American Net Art book cover

    Place and Politics in Latin American Digital Culture

    Location and Latin American Net Art, 1st Edition

    By Claire Taylor

    This volume explores one of the central issues that has been debated in internet studies in recent years: locality, and the extent to which cultural production online can be embedded in a specific place. The particular focus of the book is on the practices of net artists in Latin America, and how…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Found Sculpture and Photography from Surrealism to Contemporary Art book cover

    Found Sculpture and Photography from Surrealism to Contemporary Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Dezeuze, Julia Kelly

    Taking its departure point from the 1933 surrealist photographs of ’involuntary sculptures’ by Brassaï and Dalí, Found Sculpture and Photography from Surrealism to Contemporary Art offers fresh perspectives on the sculptural object by relating it to both surrealist concerns with chance and the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • How Folklore Shaped Modern Art: A Post-Critical History of Aesthetics book cover

    How Folklore Shaped Modern Art

    A Post-Critical History of Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    By Wes Hill

    Since the 1990s, artists and art writers around the world have increasingly undermined the essentialism associated with notions of "critical practice." We can see this manifesting in the renewed relevance of what were previously considered "outsider" art practices, the emphasis on first-person…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • Curious Lessons in the Museum: The Pedagogic Potential of Artists' Interventions book cover

    Curious Lessons in the Museum

    The Pedagogic Potential of Artists' Interventions, 1st Edition

    By Claire Robins

    Amongst recent contemporary art and museological publications, there have been relatively few which direct attention to the distinct contributions that twentieth and twenty-first century artists have made to gallery and museum interpretation practices. There are fewer still that recognise the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Australian Artists in the Contemporary Museum book cover

    Australian Artists in the Contemporary Museum

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer Barrett, Jacqueline Millner

    This unique book proposes a re-reading of the relationship between artists and the contemporary museum. In Australia in particular, the museum has played a significant role in the colonial project and this has generally been considered as the predominant mode of artists' engagement with such…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Absence and Difficult Knowledge in Contemporary Art Museums book cover

    Absence and Difficult Knowledge in Contemporary Art Museums

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Tali

    This book analyzes practices of collecting in European art museums from 1989 to the present, arguing that museums actualize absence both consciously and unconsciously, while misrepresentation is an outcome of the absent perspectives and voices of minority community members which are rarely…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art Museums and Exhibitions

  • Contemporary Citizenship, Art, and Visual Culture: Making and Being Made book cover

    Contemporary Citizenship, Art, and Visual Culture

    Making and Being Made, 1st Edition

    Edited by Corey Dzenko, Theresa Avila

    Taking citizenship as a political position, cultural process, and intertwining of both, this edited volume examines the role of visual art and visual culture as sites for the construction and contestation of both state-sanctioned and cultural citizenships from the late 1970s to today. Contributors…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • New Collecting: Exhibiting and Audiences after New Media Art book cover

    New Collecting: Exhibiting and Audiences after New Media Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Beryl Graham

    The collections of museums, galleries and online art organisations are increasingly broadening to include more new media art. Because new media is used as a means of documenting, archiving and distributing art, and because new media art might be interactive with its audiences, this highlights the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

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