Art & Visual Culture: Philosophy of Art & Aesthetics

  • Film Theories and Philosophies of Colour: The Residual Image book cover

    Film Theories and Philosophies of Colour

    The Residual Image, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Watkins

    Drawing together theoretical and philosophical debates about the nature of colour, this book examines the significance of colour for film theories of subjectivity and sexual difference. While existing studies on colour and film have focussed on its histories, technologies and aesthetics, an…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • 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 – 2019-04-11 
    Routledge
    Studies and Research in the Psychology of Art

  • 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 – 2019-04-01 
    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 – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • 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

  • Culture, Curiosity and Communication in Scientific Discovery: The Eye in Ideas book cover

    Culture, Curiosity and Communication in Scientific Discovery

    The Eye in Ideas, 1st Edition

    By Nigel . Sanitt

    Many aspects of research activity in science are opaque to outsiders and this opacity infects how connections are made between science and other disciplines. The aim of Culture, Curiosity and Communication in Scientific Discovery is to try to shine a light through the mist of scientific research by…

    Paperback – 2018-09-26
    Routledge

  • Multimodality and Aesthetics book cover

    Multimodality and Aesthetics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elise Seip Tønnessen, Frida Forsgren

    This volume explores the relationship between aesthetics and traditional multimodal communication to show how all semiotic resources, not just those situated within fine arts, have an aesthetic function. Bringing together contributions from an interdisciplinary group of researchers, the book…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Geneses of Postmodern Art: Technology As Iconology book cover

    Geneses of Postmodern Art

    Technology As Iconology, 1st Edition

    By Paul Crowther

    Postmodernism in the visual arts is not just another 'ism.' It emerged in the 1960s as a transformation of artistic creativity inspired by Duchamp's idea that the artwork does not have to be physically made by its creator. Products of mass culture and technology can be used just as well as…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Digital Art, Aesthetic Creation: The Birth of a Medium book cover

    Digital Art, Aesthetic Creation

    The Birth of a Medium, 1st Edition

    By Paul Crowther

    Is art created with computers really art? This book answers ‘yes.’ Computers can generate visual art with unique aesthetic effects based on innovations in computer technology and a Postmodern naturalization of technology wherein technology becomes something we live in as well as use. The present…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Photography and Ontology: Unsettling Images book cover

    Photography and Ontology

    Unsettling Images, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donna West Brett, Natalya Lusty

    This edited collection explores the complex ways in which photography is used and interpreted: as a record of evidence, as a form of communication, as a means of social and political provocation, as a mode of surveillance, as a narrative of the self, and as an art form. What makes photographic…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge History of Photography

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