• Social Practice Art in Turbulent Times: The Revolution Will Be Live book cover

    Social Practice Art in Turbulent Times

    The Revolution Will Be Live, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eric J. Schruers, Kristina Olson

    This volume is an anthology of current groundbreaking research on social practice art. Contributing scholars provide a variety of assessments of recent projects as well as earlier precedents, define approaches to art production, and provide crucial political context. The topics and art projects…

    Hardback – 2019-08-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street Art book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Ian Ross

    The Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street Art integrates and reviews current scholarship in the field of graffiti and street art. Thirty-seven original contributions are organized around four sections: History, Types, and Writers/Artists of Graffiti and Street Art; Theoretical…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Contemporary Art Biennials: Spectacles of Critique, Theory and Art book cover

    The Politics of Contemporary Art Biennials

    Spectacles of Critique, Theory and Art, 1st Edition

    By Panos Kompatsiaris

    Contemporary art biennials are sites of prestige, innovation and experimentation, where the category of art is meant to be in perpetual motion, rearranged and redefined, opening itself to the world and its contradictions. They are sites of a seemingly peaceful cohabitation between the elitist and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Theory of the Art Object book cover

    Theory of the Art Object

    1st Edition

    By Paul Crowther

    Meaning in the visual arts centers on how the physical work makes its content or presence visible. The art object is fundamental. Indeed, the different object forms of each visual medium allows our experience of space-time, and our relations to other people, to be aesthetically embodied in unique…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Duchamp, Aesthetics and Capitalism book cover

    Duchamp, Aesthetics and Capitalism

    1st Edition

    By Julian Jason Haladyn

    This book is a significant re-thinking of Duchamp’s importance in the twenty-first century, taking seriously the readymade as a critical exploration of object-oriented relations under the conditions of consumer capitalism. The readymade is understood as an act of accelerating art as a discourse,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Art History and Visual Studies

  • Contexts of Violence in Comics book cover

    Contexts of Violence in Comics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Hague, Ian Horton, Nina Mickwitz

    This book is part of a nuanced two-volume examination of the ways in which violence in comics is presented in different texts, genres, cultures and contexts. Contexts of Violence in Comics asks the reader to consider the ways in which violence and its representations may be enabled or restricted…

    Hardback – 2019-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

  • Art, Design and Capital since the 1980s: Production by Design book cover

    Art, Design and Capital since the 1980s

    Production by Design, 1st Edition

    By Bill Roberts

    This book examines artists’ engagements with design and architecture since the 1980s, and asks what they reveal about contemporary capitalist production and social life. Setting recent practices in historical relief, and exploring the work of Dan Graham, Rita McBride, Tobias Rehberger and Liam…

    Hardback – 2019-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Design History

  • Class, Gender, and Sexuality in Thomas Gainsborough’s Blue Boy book cover

    Class, Gender, and Sexuality in Thomas Gainsborough’s Blue Boy

    1st Edition

    By Valerie Hedquist

    The reception of Thomas Gainsborough’s Blue Boy from its origins to its appearances in contemporary visual culture reveals how its popularity was achieved and maintained by diverse audiences and in varied venues. Performative manifestations resulted in contradictory characterizations of the painted…

    Hardback – 2019-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • Translation and Creativity book cover

    Translation and Creativity

    1st Edition

    By Kirsten Malmkjær

    Kirsten Malmkjær argues that translating can and should be considered a valuable art form. Examining notions of creativity and their relationship with translation and focusing on how the originality of translation is manifest in texts, the author explores a range of texts and their translations, in…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01
    Routledge

  • Philosophical Perspectives on Ruins, Monuments, and Memorials book cover

    Philosophical Perspectives on Ruins, Monuments, and Memorials

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeanette Bicknell, Jennifer Judkins, Carolyn Korsmeyer

    This collection of newly published essays examines our relationship to physical objects that invoke, commemorate, and honor the past. The recent destruction of cultural heritage in war and controversies over Civil War monuments in the US have foregrounded the importance of artifacts that embody…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30
    Routledge

  • Moved by Machines: Performance Metaphors and Philosophy of Technology book cover

    Moved by Machines

    Performance Metaphors and Philosophy of Technology, 1st Edition

    By Mark Coeckelbergh

    Given the rapid development of new technologies such as smart devices, robots, and artificial intelligence and their impact on the lives of people and on society, it is important and urgent to construct conceptual frameworks that help us to understand and evaluate them. Benefiting from tendencies…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Modernity, History, and Politics in Czech Art book cover

    Modernity, History, and Politics in Czech Art

    1st Edition

    By Marta Filipová

    This book traces the influence of the changing political environment on Czech art, criticism, history, and theory between 1895 and 1939, looking beyond the avant-garde to the peripheries of modern art. The period is marked by radical political changes, the formation of national and regional…

    Hardback – 2019-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

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