Art & Visual Culture: Photography  

  • The Photography Reader: History and Theory book cover

    The Photography Reader

    History and Theory, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Liz Wells

    Following on from its hugely successful first edition, The Photography Reader: History and Theory provides deeper insight into the critical discussions around photography – its production, its uses and its effects. Presenting both the historical ideas and the continuing theoretical debates within…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26 
    Routledge

  • The Photography Cultures Reader: Representation, Agency and Identity book cover

    The Photography Cultures Reader

    Representation, Agency and Identity

    Edited by Liz Wells

    The Photography History and Theory Reader is a comprehensive introduction to the history of photography; its production; and its uses and effects. Including writings by early photographers such as Fox Talbot, Daguerre, Cameron, Stieglitz, Niepce and Weston, as well as key thinkers like Roland…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Photography and Ontology: Unsettling Images book cover

    Photography and Ontology

    Unsettling Images

    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 – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge History of Photography

  • The International Photojournalism Industry: Cultural Production and the Making and Selling of News Pictures book cover

    The International Photojournalism Industry

    Cultural Production and the Making and Selling of News Pictures

    By Jonathan Ilan

    How are events turned into news pictures that define them for the audience? How do events become commodified into images that both capture them and re-iterate the values of the agencies that sell them? This book looks at every stage of the production of news photographs as they move to and from the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Photography and the Contemporary Cultural Condition: Commemorating the Present book cover

    Photography and the Contemporary Cultural Condition

    Commemorating the Present

    By Peter D. Osborne

    In this book, Osborne demonstrates why and how photography as photography has survived and flourished since the rise of digital processes, when many anticipated its dissolution into a generalized system of audio-visual representations or its collapse under the relentless overload of digital imagery…

    Hardback – 2018-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Photography and Migration book cover

    Photography and Migration

    Edited by Tanya Sheehan

    Written in the context of unprecedented dislocation and a global refugee crisis, this edited volume thinks through photography’s long and complex relationship to human migration. While contemporary media images largely frame migration in terms of trauma, victimhood, and pity, so much more can be…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21 
    Routledge

  • Female Body Image in Contemporary Art: Dieting, Eating Disorders, Self-Harm, and Fatness book cover

    Female Body Image in Contemporary Art

    Dieting, Eating Disorders, Self-Harm, and Fatness

    By Emily L. Newman

    Numerous contemporary artists, particularly female artists, have chosen to examine the idealization of the female body. In this crucial book, Emily L. Newman focuses on a number of key themes including obesity, anorexia, bulimia, dieting, self-harm, and female body image. Many artists utilize their…

    Hardback – 2018-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • Design and Visual Culture from the Bauhaus to Contemporary Art: Optical Deconstructions book cover

    Design and Visual Culture from the Bauhaus to Contemporary Art

    Optical Deconstructions

    By Edit Tóth

    This book complements the more textually-based Bauhaus scholarship with a practice-oriented and creative interpretive method, which makes it possible to consider Bauhaus-related works in an unconventional light. Edit Toth argues that focusing on the functionalist approach of the Bauhaus has…

    Hardback – 2018-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Photography and Place: Seeing and Not Seeing Germany After 1945 book cover

    Photography and Place

    Seeing and Not Seeing Germany After 1945

    By Donna West Brett

    As a recording device, photography plays a unique role in how we remember places and events that happened there. This includes recording events as they happen, or recording places where something occurred before the photograph was taken, commonly referred to as aftermath photography. This book…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Biopolitical Media: Catastrophe, Immunity and Bare Life book cover

    Biopolitical Media

    Catastrophe, Immunity and Bare Life

    By Allen Meek

    This book presents an historical account of media and catastrophe that engages with theories of biopolitics in the work of Michel Foucault, Giorgio Agamben, Michael Hardt, Antonio Negri and others. It explains how responses to catastrophe in media and cultural criticism over the past 150 years are…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Photography and Visual Culture book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Photography and Visual Culture

    Edited by Moritz Neumüller

    The Routledge Companion to Photography and Visual Culture is a seminal reference source for the ever-changing field of photography. Comprising an impressive range of essays and interviews by experts and scholars from across the globe, this book examines the medium’s history, its central issues and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

  • 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 that are attached to them and the implications they have for notions of identity, memory, gender,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

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