Art & Visual Culture: Visual Culture

  • The Uncertain Image book cover

    The Uncertain Image

    Edited by Ulrik Ekman, Daniela Agostinho, Nanna Bonde Thylstrup, Kristin Veel

    Citizens of networked societies are almost incessantly accompanied by ecologies of images. These ecologies of still and moving images present a paradox of uncertainties emerging along with certainties. Images appear more certain as the technical capacities that render them visible increase. At the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29 
    Routledge

  • World Comics: The Basics book cover

    World Comics

    The Basics

    By Frederick Aldama

    World Comics: The Basics approaches the history of comic books as a global one, one that includes the physical transmigration of artists and their styles and worldviews from one place to another, and increasingly includes the active participation of creators and editors in the publishing and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Consuming the Past: The Medieval Revival in fin-de-siècle France book cover

    Consuming the Past

    The Medieval Revival in fin-de-siècle France

    By Elizabeth Emery, Laura Morowitz

    First published in 2003 Consuming the Past covers pilgrimages to popular festivals, from modern spectacles to advertising, from the work of avant-garde painters to the novels of Emile Zola, and explores the complexity of the fin-de-siècle French fascination with the Middle Ages. The authors map the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Political Street Art: Communication, culture and resistance in Latin America book cover

    Political Street Art

    Communication, culture and resistance in Latin America

    By Holly Eva Ryan

    Recent global events, including the ‘Arab Spring’ uprisings, Occupy movements and anti-austerity protests across Europe have renewed scholarly and public interest in collective action, protest strategies and activist subcultures. We know that social movements do not just contest and politicise…

    Paperback – 2018-09-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Female Portraiture and Patronage in Marie Antoinette's Court: The Princesse de Lamballe book cover

    Female Portraiture and Patronage in Marie Antoinette's Court

    The Princesse de Lamballe

    By Sarah Grant

    This comprehensive book brings to light the portraits, private collections, and public patronage of the princesse de Lamballe, a pivotal member of Marie-Antoinette’s inner circle. Drawing extensively on unpublished archival sources, Sarah Grant examines the princess’s many portrait commissions and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19 
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Public Art and Museums in Cultural Districts book cover

    Public Art and Museums in Cultural Districts

    By J. Pedro Lorente

    Museums and public art have traditionally taken significantly different approaches to customer engagement, but throughout history they have also worked together in some urban contexts, notably as landmarks of so-called cultural districts. Public Art and Museums in Cultural Districts reviews their…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Multimodality and Aesthetics book cover

    Multimodality and Aesthetics

    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 – 2018-09-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Artistic Approaches to Cultural Mapping: Activating Imaginaries and Means of Knowing book cover

    Artistic Approaches to Cultural Mapping

    Activating Imaginaries and Means of Knowing

    Edited by Nancy Duxbury, W.F. Garrett-Petts, Alys Longley

    Making space for imagination can shift research and community planning from a reflective stance to a "future forming" orientation and practice. Cultural mapping is an emerging discourse of collaborative, community-based inquiry and advocacy. This book looks at artistic approaches to cultural…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • The Bible and the Printed Image in Early Modern England: Little Gidding and the pursuit of scriptural harmony book cover

    The Bible and the Printed Image in Early Modern England

    Little Gidding and the pursuit of scriptural harmony

    By Michael Gaudio

    The first book-length study of the fifteen surviving Little Gidding bible concordances, this book examines the visual culture of print in seventeenth-century England through the lens of one extraordinary family and their hand-made biblical manuscripts. The volumes were created by the women of the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Visual Culture and the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars book cover

    Visual Culture and the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars

    Edited by Satish Padiyar, Philip Shaw, Philippa Simpson

    Individually and collectively, the essays in this cross-disciplinary collection explore the impact of the revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars on European visual culture, from the outbreak of the pan-European conflict with France in 1792 to the aftermath of the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. Through…

    Paperback – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Sustainability: Perspectives from the Humanities and Social Sciences book cover

    Cultural Sustainability

    Perspectives from the Humanities and Social Sciences

    Edited by Torsten Meireis, Gabriele Rippl

    If the political and social benchmarks of sustainability and sustainable development are to be met, ignoring the role of the humanities and social, cultural and ethical values is highly problematic. People’s worldviews, beliefs and principles have an immediate impact on how they act and should be…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Mediating Sexual Citizenship: Neoliberal Subjectivities in Television Culture book cover

    Mediating Sexual Citizenship

    Neoliberal Subjectivities in Television Culture

    By Anita Brady, Kellie Burns, Cristyn Davies

    Mediating Sexual Citizenship considers how the neoliberal imperatives of adaptation, improvement and transformation that inform the shifting artistic and industrial landscape of television are increasingly indexed to performed disruptions in the norms of sexuality and gender. Drawing on examples…

    Paperback – 2018-08-20 
    Routledge

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