Art & Visual Culture: History of Art

  • Making American Art book cover

    Making American Art

    1st Edition

    By Pam Meecham, Julie Sheldon

    Making American Art presents a thematic, interdisciplinary examination of art in the United States from the seventeenth century to the present day. The themes and issues explored in Making American Art pull together documentary material, art works and contemporary theory to enliven what can often…

    Paperback – 2008-09-29
    Routledge

  • Renaissance Theory book cover

    Renaissance Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Elkins, Robert Williams

    Renaissance Theory presents an animated conversation among art historians about the optimal ways of conceptualizing Renaissance art, and the links between Renaissance art and contemporary art and theory. This is the first discussion of its kind, involving not only questions within Renaissance…

    Paperback – 2008-04-25
    Routledge
    The Art Seminar

  • Art of the Brooklyn Bridge: A Visual History book cover

    Art of the Brooklyn Bridge

    A Visual History, 1st Edition

    By Richard Haw

    The Brooklyn Bridge is a pre-eminent global icon. It is the world’s most famous and beloved bridge, a "must-see" tourist hotspot, and a vital fact of New York life. For almost a hundred and forty years it has inspired artists of all descriptions, fueling a constant stream of paintings,…

    Hardback – 2008-02-25
    Routledge

  • The State of Art Criticism book cover

    The State of Art Criticism

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Elkins, Michael Newman

    Art criticism is spurned by universities, but widely produced and read. It is seldom theorized and its history has hardly been investigated. The State of Art Criticism presents an international conversation among art historians and critics that considers the relation between criticism and art…

    Paperback – 2007-12-17
    Routledge
    The Art Seminar

  • Landscape Theory book cover

    Landscape Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel DeLue, James Elkins

    Artistic representations of landscape are studied widely in areas ranging from art history to geography to sociology, yet there has been little consensus about how to understand the relationship between landscape and art. This book brings together more than fifty scholars from these multiple&…

    Paperback – 2007-12-17
    Routledge
    The Art Seminar

  • Encounters in the Virtual Feminist Museum: Time, Space and the Archive book cover

    Encounters in the Virtual Feminist Museum

    Time, Space and the Archive, 1st Edition

    By Griselda Pollock

    Continuing her feminist reconceptualisation of the ways we can experience and study the visual arts, world renowned art historian and cultural analyst, Griselda Pollock proposes a series of new encounters through virtual exhibitions with art made by women over the twentieth century. Challenging the…

    Paperback – 2007-11-22
    Routledge

  • In the Aftermath of Art: Ethics, Aesthetics, Politics book cover

    In the Aftermath of Art

    Ethics, Aesthetics, Politics, 1st Edition

    By Donald Preziosi, Johanne Lamoureux

    By juxtaposing issues and problems, Donald Preziosi's latest collection of essays, In the Aftermath of Art, opens up multiple interpretive possibilities by bringing to the surface hidden resonances in the implications of each text. In re-reading his own writings, Preziosi opens up alternatives to…

    Paperback – 2005-12-01
    Routledge
    Critical Voices in Art, Theory and Culture

  • Art and Ventriloquism book cover

    Art and Ventriloquism

    1st Edition

    By David Goldblatt

    This exciting collection of David Goldblatt's essays, available for the first time in one volume, uses the metaphor of ventriloquism to help understand a variety of art world phenomena. It examines how the vocal vacillation between ventriloquist and dummy works within the roles of artist, artwork…

    Paperback – 2005-09-26
    Routledge
    Critical Voices in Art, Theory and Culture

  • On the Strange Place of Religion in Contemporary Art book cover

    On the Strange Place of Religion in Contemporary Art

    1st Edition

    By James Elkins

    Can contemporary art say anything about spirituality? John Updike calls modern art "a religion assembled from the fragments of our daily life," but does that mean that contemporary art is spiritual? What might it mean to say that the art you make expresses your spiritual belief? On the Strange…

    Paperback – 2004-09-04
    Routledge

  • Pictures and Tears: A History of People Who Have Cried in Front of Paintings book cover

    Pictures and Tears

    A History of People Who Have Cried in Front of Paintings, 1st Edition

    By James Elkins

    Art Does art leave you cold? And is that what it's supposed to do? Or is a painting meant to move you to tears? Hemingway was reduced to tears in the midst of a drinking bout when a painting by James Thurber caught his eye. And what's bad about that? In Pictures and Tears, art historian James…

    Paperback – 2004-02-23
    Routledge

  • Stories of Art book cover

    Stories of Art

    1st Edition

    By James Elkins

    Stories of Art is James Elkins's intimate history of art. Concise and original, this engaging book is an antidote to the behemoth art history textbooks from which we were all taught. As he demonstrates so persuasively, there can never be one story of art. Cultures have their own stories - about…

    Paperback – 2002-09-27
    Routledge

  • Das Licht der Edlen (junzi zhi guang): Der Mond in der chinesischen Landschaftsmalerei book cover

    Das Licht der Edlen (junzi zhi guang)

    Der Mond in der chinesischen Landschaftsmalerei, 1st Edition

    By Jeonghee Lee-Kalisch

    Der Mond ist ein zentrales Thema in der chinesischen Malerei, wurde aber bisher noch nicht umfassend erforscht. Im ersten Teil der vorliegenden Arbeit werden Bildthemen mit Mond-Landschaften der Song- bis Qing-Zeit interpretiert. Dabei wird besonders die Beziehung der chinesischen Gelehrten zum…

    Paperback – 2001-06-30
    Routledge
    Monumenta Serica Monograph Series

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