Art & Visual Culture: Visual Culture

  • Photography book cover

    Photography

    By Stephen Bull

    Photography explores the photograph in the twenty-first century and its importance as a media form. Stephen Bull considers our media-saturated society and the place of photography in everyday life, introducing the theories used to analyse photographs and exploring the impact of digital…

    Paperback – 2009-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to Media and Communications

  • A Philosophy of Computer Art book cover

    A Philosophy of Computer Art

    By Dominic Lopes

    What is computer art? Do the concepts we usually employ to talk about art, such as ‘meaning’, ‘form’ or ‘expression’ apply to computer art?   A Philosophy of Computer Art is the first book to explore these questions. Dominic Lopes argues that computer art challenges some of the basic tenets…

    Paperback – 2009-08-25
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Visual Culture book cover

    An Introduction to Visual Culture

    2nd Edition

    By Nicholas Mirzoeff

    An Introduction to Visual Culture provides a wide-ranging introduction to the now established interdisciplinary field of visual culture. Mapping a global history and theory of visual culture, An Introduction to Visual Culture asks how and why visual media have become so central to everyday life.…

    Paperback – 2009-05-26
    Routledge

  • History Beyond the Text: A Student’s Guide to Approaching Alternative Sources book cover

    History Beyond the Text

    A Student’s Guide to Approaching Alternative Sources

    Edited by Sarah Barber, Corinna Peniston-Bird

    Historians are increasingly looking beyond the traditional, and turning to visual, oral, aural, and virtual sources to inform their work. The challenges these sources pose require new skills of interpretation and require historians to consider alternative theoretical and practical approaches. In…

    Paperback – 2008-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources

  • On Landscapes book cover

    On Landscapes

    By Susan Herrington

    There is no escaping landscape: it's everywhere and part of everyone's life. Landscapes have received much less attention in aesthetics than those arts we can choose to ignore, such as painting or music – but they can tell us a lot about the ethical and aesthetic values of the societies…

    Paperback – 2008-10-13
    Routledge
    Thinking in Action

  • Re-Enchantment book cover

    Re-Enchantment

    Edited by James Elkins, David Morgan

    The near-absence of religion from contemporary discourse on art is one of the most fundamental issues in postmodernism. Artists critical of religion can find voices in the art world, but religion itself, including spirituality, is taken to be excluded by the very project of modernism. The sublime,…

    Paperback – 2008-10-06
    Routledge
    The Art Seminar

  • Playing on the Periphery: Sport, Identity and Memory book cover

    Playing on the Periphery

    Sport, Identity and Memory

    By Tara Brabazon

    Part of the Sport in the Global Society series, this innovative and creative text explores collective history, memory, and sport culture, tracking the passage of sports away from England. The author investigates why ‘elite’ English sports – such as rugby and cricket – became national sports in New…

    Paperback – 2008-09-15
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Renaissance Theory book cover

    Renaissance Theory

    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

  • Today and Tomorrow Volume 23 Art and Architecture: Balbus or the Future of Architecture Heraclitus or the future of Films Euterpe or the Future of Art The Future of Futurism book cover

    Today and Tomorrow Volume 23 Art and Architecture

    Balbus or the Future of Architecture Heraclitus or the future of Films Euterpe or the Future of Art The Future of Futurism

    By Barman, Betts, McColvin, Rodker

    Balbus: Or the Future of Architecture by Christian Barman This volume discusses the history and future of architecture by examining key social movements which have influenced architecture and town and country planning, such as the emancipation of women and urban traffic management in major European…

    Hardback – 2008-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions

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

    Art of the Brooklyn Bridge

    A Visual History

    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

    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

    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

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