Art & Visual Culture: Philosophy of Art & Aesthetics

  • Translation and Creativity book cover

    Translation and Creativity

    1st Edition

    By Kirsten Malmkjær

    Kirsten Malmkjær argues that translating can and should be considered a valuable art form. Examining notions of creativity and their relationship with translation and focusing on how the originality of translation is manifest in texts, the author explores a range of texts and their translations, in…

    Paperback – 2019-08-12 
    Routledge

  • Places, Affordances, Atmospheres: A Pathic Aesthetics book cover

    Places, Affordances, Atmospheres

    A Pathic Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    By Tonino Griffero

    This book offers a diverse understanding and practical approach towards the growing area of atmosphere research, in the context of Philosophy, Geography and Architecture.It begins by tracing back to the model of experience called the 'pathic'. Drawing on the phenomenology of theorists Hermann…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge
    Ambiances, Atmospheres and Sensory Experiences of Spaces

  • A Philosophy of Luxury book cover

    A Philosophy of Luxury

    1st Edition

    By Lambert Wiesing

    According to the sociologist Max Weber, luxury is the product "of a refusal of utilitarian orientation toward use", whilst Theodor Adorno claimed that luxury is a "longing to escape the slavery of goals". In this thought-provoking book Lambert Wiesing asks simply: What is luxury? He also considers…

    Paperback – 2019-06-26 
    Routledge

  • Is Paris Still the Capital of the Nineteenth Century?: Essays on Art and Modernity, 1850-1900 book cover

    Is Paris Still the Capital of the Nineteenth Century?

    Essays on Art and Modernity, 1850-1900, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hollis Clayson, André Dombrowski

    "Is Paris Still the Capital of the Nineteenth Century?" The question that guides this volume stems from Walter Benjamin's studies of nineteenth-century Parisian culture as the apex of capitalist aesthetics. Thirteen scholars test Benjamin's ideas about the centrality of Paris, formulated in the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-19 
    Routledge

  • Paintings and the Past: Philosophy, History, Art book cover

    Paintings and the Past

    Philosophy, History, Art, 1st Edition

    By Ivan Gaskell

    This book is an exploration of how art—specifically paintings in the European manner—can be mobilized to make knowledge claims about the past. No type of human-made tangible thing makes more complex and bewildering demands in this respect than paintings. Ivan Gaskell argues that the search for…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Art and Expression: Studies in the Psychology of Art book cover

    Art and Expression

    Studies in the Psychology of Art, 1st Edition

    By Alberto Argenton

    Edited by Ian Verstegen

    Perception of expression distinguishes our cognitive activity in a pervasive, significant and peculiar way, and manifests itself paradigmatically in the vast world of artistic production. Art and Expression analyses the cognitive processes involved in artistic production, aesthetic reception,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge
    Studies and Research in the Psychology of Art

  • Perception, Cognition and Aesthetics book cover

    Perception, Cognition and Aesthetics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dena Shottenkirk, Manuel Curado, Steven S. Gouveia

    This volume addresses key questions related to how content in thought is derived from perceptual experience. It includes chapters that focus on single issues on perception and cognition, as well as others that relate these issues to an important social construct that involves both perceptual…

    Hardback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Aesthetics of Self-Becoming: How Art Forms Empower book cover

    The Aesthetics of Self-Becoming

    How Art Forms Empower, 1st Edition

    By Paul Crowther

    This book shows that art involves an aesthetics of self-becoming, wherein we do not simply consume artistic meaning, but become empowered—by adapting ourselves to what creation in the different art forms makes possible. Paul Crowther argues that the great political task in aesthetics is no longer…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Comic Performativities: Identity, Internet Outrage, and the Aesthetics of Communication book cover

    Comic Performativities

    Identity, Internet Outrage, and the Aesthetics of Communication, 1st Edition

    By Dustin Goltz

    Comic Performativities: Identity, Internet Outrage, and the Aesthetics of Communication studies patterns of criticism and public debate in the relationship between humour, identity, and offense. In an increasingly reductive and politically charged debate, right-wing pundits argue leftist politics…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Prototyping Cultures: Art, Science and Politics in Beta book cover

    Prototyping Cultures

    Art, Science and Politics in Beta, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alberto Corsin Jimenez

    Prototypes have acquired much prominence and visibility in recent times. Software development is perhaps the case in point, where the release of non-stable versions of programmes (beta versions) has become commonplace, as is famously the case in free and open source software. Prototyping has also…

    Paperback – 2019-01-21
    Routledge

  • Utopia and Dissent in West Germany: The Resurgence of the Politics of Everyday Life in the Long 1960s book cover

    Utopia and Dissent in West Germany

    The Resurgence of the Politics of Everyday Life in the Long 1960s, 1st Edition

    By Mia Lee

    Just as Chancellor Konrad Adenauer was seeking re-election on a campaign of "no experiments," art avant-garde groups in West Germany were reviving the utopian impulse to unite art and society. Utopia and Dissent in West Germany examines these groups and their legacy. Postwar artists built…

    Hardback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • A Philosophy of the Art School book cover

    A Philosophy of the Art School

    1st Edition

    By Michael Newall

    Until now, research on art schools has been largely occupied with the facts of particular schools and teachers. This book presents a philosophical account of the underlying practices and ideas that have come to shape contemporary art school teaching in the UK, US and Europe. It analyses two models…

    Hardback – 2018-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

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