Art & Visual Culture: Visual Culture

  • Advertising and Public Memory: Social, Cultural and Historical Perspectives on Ghost Signs book cover

    Advertising and Public Memory

    Social, Cultural and Historical Perspectives on Ghost Signs

    Edited by Stefan Schutt, Sam Roberts, Leanne White

    This is the first scholarly collection to examine the social and cultural aspects on the worldwide interest in the faded remains of advertising signage (popularly known as ‘ghost signs’). Contributors to this volume examine the complex relationships between the signs and those who…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Silver in Georgian Dublin: Making, Selling, Consuming book cover

    Silver in Georgian Dublin

    Making, Selling, Consuming

    By Alison FitzGerald

    Georgian Dublin is synonymous with a period of unprecedented expansion in the market for luxury goods. At a time when new commodities, novel technologies and fashionable imports seduced elite society, silver enjoyed an established association with gentility and prestige. Earlier studies have…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies

    Edited by Eduardo Navas, Owen Gallagher, xtine burrough

    The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies comprises contemporary texts by key authors and artists who are active in the emerging field of remix studies. As an organic international movement, remix culture originated in the popular music culture of the 1970s, and has since grown into a rich cultural…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • The Routledge Companion to Comics book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Comics

    Edited by Frank Bramlett, Roy T Cook, Aaron Meskin

     This cutting-edge handbook brings together an international roster of scholars to examine many facets of comics and graphic novels. Contributor essays provide authoritative, up-to-date overviewsof the major topics and questions within comic studies, offering readers a truly global approach to…

    Hardback – 2016-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Gestures of Seeing in Film, Video and Drawing book cover

    Gestures of Seeing in Film, Video and Drawing

    Edited by Asbjørn Grønstad, Henrik Gustafsson, Øyvind Vågnes

    The first book of its kind, Gestures of Seeing in Film, Video and Drawing engages broadly with the often too neglected yet significant questions of gesture in visual culture. In our turbulent mediasphere where images – as lenses bearing on their own circumstances – are constantly mobilized to enact…

    Hardback – 2016-07-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Aversion, Avoidance, and Anxiety: Perspectives on Aversively Motivated Behavior book cover

    Aversion, Avoidance, and Anxiety

    Perspectives on Aversively Motivated Behavior

    Edited by Trevor Archer, Lars-Goran Nilsson

    Based on a conference held at the University of Umea, Sweden, these papers discuss the scientific status of the field of aversive learning from historical, affective, clinical, neurobiological, cognitive, neuroethological, and conceptual perspectives. Aversion, Avoidance, Anxiety carries readers…

    Paperback – 2016-07-21
    Psychology Press

  • Multiculturalism and the Arts in European Cities book cover

    Multiculturalism and the Arts in European Cities

    Edited by Marco Martiniello

    This book discusses the tension, or even the contradiction, between ethno-cultural segregation and ethno-cultural mixing in the field of the arts. It focuses on the local artistic sphere in the multicultural EU cities of Amsterdam, Antwerp, Brussels, Cologne, Malmö and Vienna. The chapters show a…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge

  • The Visual Culture of Violence After the French Revolution book cover

    The Visual Culture of Violence After the French Revolution

    By Lela Graybill

    The Visual Culture of Violence after the French Revolution traces four sites of spectatorship that exemplified the visual culture of violence in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, offering a new account of the significance of violent spectacle to the birth of modernity.…

    Hardback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge

  • Prints in Translation, 1450–1750: Image, Materiality, Space book cover

    Prints in Translation, 1450–1750

    Image, Materiality, Space

    Edited by Suzanne Karr Schmidt, Edward H. Wouk

    Printed artworks were often ephemeral, but in the early modern period, exchanges between print and other media were common, setting off chain reactions of images and objects that endured. Paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, musical or scientific instruments, and armor exerted their own influence…

    Hardback – 2016-07-06
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-07-05
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Singularities: Dance in the Age of Performance book cover

    Singularities

    Dance in the Age of Performance

    By Andre Lepecki

    How does the production of performance engage with the fundamental issues of our advanced neo-capitalist age? André Lepecki surveys a decade of experimental choreography to uncover the dual meaning of ‘performance’ in the twenty-first century: not just an aesthetic category, but a mode of…

    Paperback – 2016-06-23
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Design Studies book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Design Studies

    Edited by Penny Sparke, Fiona Fisher

    Since the 1990s, in response to dramatic transformations in the worlds of technology and the economy, design - a once relatively definable discipline, complete with a set of sub-disciplines - has become unrecognizable. Consequently, design scholars have begun to address new issues, themes and…

    Hardback – 2016-06-21
    Routledge

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