Art & Visual Culture: Philosophy of Art & Aesthetics

  • The Evolution of the Image: Political Action and the Digital Self book cover

    The Evolution of the Image

    Political Action and the Digital Self

    Edited by Marco Bohr, Basia Sliwinska

    This volume addresses the evolution of the visual in digital communities, offering a multidisciplinary discussion of the ways in which images are circulated in digital communities, the meanings which are attached to them and the implications they have on notions of identity, memory, gender,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Aspect Perception after Wittgenstein: Seeing-As and Novelty book cover

    Aspect Perception after Wittgenstein

    Seeing-As and Novelty

    Edited by Michael Beaney, Brendan Harrington, Dominic Shaw

    This volume brings together new essays that consider Wittgenstein’s treatment of the phenomenon of aspect perception in relation to the broader idea of conceptual novelty; that is, the acquisition or creation of new concepts, and the application of an acquired understanding in unfamiliar or novel…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Remaking the Readymade: Duchamp, Man Ray, and the Conundrum of the Replica book cover

    Remaking the Readymade

    Duchamp, Man Ray, and the Conundrum of the Replica

    By Adina Kamien-Kazhdan

    Replication and originality are central concepts in the artistic oeuvres of Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray. Remaking the Readymade reveals the underlying and previously unexplored processes and rationales for the collaboration between Duchamp, Man Ray, and Arturo Schwarz on the replication of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Perception and Imaging: Photography as a Way of Seeing book cover

    Perception and Imaging

    Photography as a Way of Seeing, 5th Edition

    By Richard D. Zakia, John Suler

    When you look at an image, what do you see, think, and feel? How do you want your audience to react when they view your work? For over 30 years the late Richard Zakia helped photographers enrich their creative vision through his classic book, Perception and Imaging. Now he is joined by co-author…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16 
    Focal Press

  • Tracking Color in Cinema and Art: Philosophy and Aesthetics book cover

    Tracking Color in Cinema and Art

    Philosophy and Aesthetics

    By Edward Branigan

    Color is one of cinema’s most alluring formal systems, building on a range of artistic traditions that orchestrate visual cues to tell stories, stage ideas, and elicit feelings. But what if color is not—or not only—a formal system, but instead a linguistic effect, emerging from the slipstream of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge

  • Art, Science and the Brain: Developing a Complete Mind book cover

    Art, Science and the Brain

    Developing a Complete Mind

    By Roche Richard, Sean Commins, Francesca Farina

    Art, Science and the Brain explores the relationship between art and science, considering how these seemingly polarised fields have historically informed and influenced each other. Reflecting on a time when art and science were considered inseparable and symbiotic pursuits, the book discusses…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Art, Death, and Lacanian Psychoanalysis book cover

    Art, Death, and Lacanian Psychoanalysis

    By Efrat Biberman, Shirley Sharon-Zisser

    Art, Death and Lacanian Psychoanalysis examines the relationship between art and death from the perspective of Lacanian psychoanalysis. It takes a unique approach to the topic by making explicit reference to the death drive as manifest in theories of art and in artworks. Freud's treatment of death…

    Paperback – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge

  • Aesthetics: A Reader in Philosophy of the Arts book cover

    Aesthetics

    A Reader in Philosophy of the Arts, 4th Edition

    Edited by David Goldblatt, Lee B Brown, Stephanie Patridge

    Aesthetics: A Reader in Philosophy of the Arts, fourth edition, contains a selection of ninety-six readings organized by individual art forms as well as a final section of readings in philosophical aesthetics that cover multiple art forms. Sections include topics that are familiar to students such…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge

  • Impressionists in England (Routledge Revivals): The Critical Reception book cover

    Impressionists in England (Routledge Revivals)

    The Critical Reception

    Edited by Kate Flint

    First published in 1984. The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries represent not only era of rapidly changing artistic methods but a crucial evolution in art criticism. This book gathers together a wide-range of the criticism that greeted the work of the Impressionists artists in the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge

  • The Concept of the Animal and Modern Theories of Art book cover

    The Concept of the Animal and Modern Theories of Art

    By Roni Grén

    This book examines the importance of the animal in modern art theory, using classic texts of modern aesthetics and texts written by modern artists to explore the influence of the human-animal relationship on nineteenth and twentieth century artists and art theorists. The book is unique due to its…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Thinking about Science, Reflecting on Art: Bringing Aesthetics and Philosophy of Science Together book cover

    Thinking about Science, Reflecting on Art

    Bringing Aesthetics and Philosophy of Science Together

    Edited by Otávio Bueno, George Darby, Steven French, Dean Rickles

    Thinking about Science, Reflecting on Art: Bringing Aesthetics and Philosophy of Science Together is the first book to systematically examine the relationship between the philosophy of science and aesthetics. With contributions from leading figures from both fields, this edited collection engages…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Visual Culture and the Sublime book cover

    Contemporary Visual Culture and the Sublime

    Edited by Temenuga Trifonova

    In the course of its long and tumultuous history the sublime has alternated between spatial and temporal definitions, from its conceptualization in terms of the grandeur and infinity of Nature (spatial), to its postmodern redefinition as an "event" (temporal), from its conceptualization in terms of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

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