Art & Visual Culture: History of Art

  • Along the Indian Highway: An Ethnography of an International Travelling Exhibition book cover

    Along the Indian Highway

    An Ethnography of an International Travelling Exhibition, 1st Edition

    By Cathrine Bublatzky

    This book is an ethnographic study of the travelling art exhibition Indian Highway that presented Indian contemporary art in Europe and China between 2008 and 2012, a significant period for the art world that saw the rise and fall of the national exhibition format. It analyses art exhibition as a…

    Hardback – 2019-09-19 
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

  • An Introduction to Design and Culture: 1900 to the Present book cover

    An Introduction to Design and Culture

    1900 to the Present, 4th Edition

    By Penny Sparke

    An Introduction to Design and Culture provides a comprehensive guide to the changing relationships between design and culture from 1900 to the present day with an emphasis on five main themes: Design and consumption Design and technology The design profession Design theory Design and identities…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Theory for Art History: Adapted from Theory for Religious Studies, by William E. Deal and Timothy K. Beal book cover

    Theory for Art History

    Adapted from Theory for Religious Studies, by William E. Deal and Timothy K. Beal, 2nd Edition

    By Jae Emerling

    Theory for Art History provides a concise and clear introduction to key contemporary theorists, including their lives, major works, and transformative ideas.   Written to reveal the vital connections between art history, aesthetics, and contemporary philosophy, this expanded second edition presents…

    Paperback – 2019-06-21 
    Routledge
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  • The Photography Cultures Reader: Representation, Agency and Identity book cover

    The Photography Cultures Reader

    Representation, Agency and Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Liz Wells

    The Photography Cultures Reader: Representation, Agency and Identity engages with contemporary debates surrounding photographic cultures and practices from a variety of perspectives, providing insight and analysis for students and practitioners. With over 100 images included, the diverse essays…

    Paperback – 2019-04-02
    Routledge

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Dutch Art of the Seventeenth Century book cover

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Dutch Art of the Seventeenth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wayne Franits

    Despite the tremendous number of studies produced annually in the field of Dutch art over the last 30 years or so, and the strong contemporary market for works by Dutch masters of the period as well as the public's ongoing fascination with some of its most beloved painters, until now there has been…

    Paperback – 2019-02-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

  • The Photography Reader: History and Theory book cover

    The Photography Reader

    History and Theory, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Liz Wells

    Following on from its hugely successful first edition, The Photography Reader: History and Theory provides deeper insight into the critical discussions around photography – its production, its uses and its effects. Presenting both the historical ideas and the continuing theoretical debates within…

    Paperback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture: A Comprehensive Guide to Gender Studies book cover

    Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture

    A Comprehensive Guide to Gender Studies, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Rosemarie Buikema, Liedeke Plate, Kathrin Thiele

    Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture, 2nd edition is a comprehensive gender studies textbook with an international focus and relevance across a broad range of academic disciplines. Covering an array of topics, theories and approaches to gender studies, it introduces students to the study of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Seizing the Light: A Social & Aesthetic History of Photography book cover

    Seizing the Light

    A Social & Aesthetic History of Photography, 3rd Edition

    By Robert Hirsch, Robert Hirsch

    The definitive history of photography book, Seizing the Light: A Social & Aesthetic History of Photography delivers the fascinating story of how photography as an art form came into being, and its continued development, maturity, and transformation. Covering the major events, practitioners…

    Paperback – 2017-04-25
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Learning to Look at Sculpture book cover

    Learning to Look at Sculpture

    1st Edition

    By Mary Acton

    Learning to Look at Sculpture is an accessible guide to the study and understanding of three dimensional art. Sculpture is all around us: in public parks, squares, gardens and railway stations, as part of the architecture of buildings, or when used in commemoration and memorials and can even be…

    Paperback – 2014-04-02
    Routledge

  • History of Art: A Student's Handbook book cover

    History of Art

    A Student's Handbook, 5th Edition

    By Marcia Pointon

    This fully revised edition of the History of Art: A Student's Handbook introduces students to the kinds of practices, challenges, questions and writings they will encounter in studying the history of art. Marcia Pointon conveys the excitement of Art History as a multi-faceted discipline addressing…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge

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