E-books: Contemporary Art

  • New Narratives of Russian and East European Art: Between Traditions and Revolutions book cover

    New Narratives of Russian and East European Art

    Between Traditions and Revolutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Galina Mardilovich, Maria Taroutina

    This book brings together thirteen scholars to introduce the newest and most cutting-edge research in the field of Russian and East European art history. Reconsidering canonical figures, re-examining prevalent debates, and revisiting aesthetic developments, the book challenges accepted histories…

    eBook – 2019-12-20
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Contemporary Art and Disability Studies book cover

    Contemporary Art and Disability Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alice Wexler, John Derby

    This book presents interdisciplinary scholarship on art and visual culture that explores disability in terms of lived experience. It will expand critical disability studies scholarship on representation and embodiment, which is theoretically rich, but lacking in attention to art. It is organized…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Portuguese Artists in London: Shaping Identities in Post-War Europe book cover

    Portuguese Artists in London

    Shaping Identities in Post-War Europe, 1st Edition

    By Leonor de Oliveira

    This book centres on four Portuguese artists’ journeys between Portugal and Britain and aims at rethinking the cultural and artistic interactions in the post-war Europe, the shaping of new identities within a context of creative experimentalism and transnational dynamics and the artistic responses…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • A Concise Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes book cover

    A Concise Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes

    1st Edition

    By Richard Kostelanetz

    For a concise edition of his legendary arts dictionary of information and opinion, the distinguished critic and arts historian Richard Kostelanetz selects entries from the 2018 third edition. Typically he provides intelligence unavailable anywhere else, no less in print than online, about a wealth…

    eBook – 2019-11-04
    Routledge

  • Anti-Museum book cover

    Anti-Museum

    1st Edition

    By Adrian Franklin

    Anti-Museum charts the development of the anti-museum as a concept and as it has been realised in practice. Drawing on a range of case studies, including the New Museum and PS1 in New York, Mona in Australia, Art42 in Paris and Donald Judd’s Marfa, the book assesses their potential to engage museum…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Museums in Focus

  • American Pop Art in France: Politics of the Transatlantic Image book cover

    American Pop Art in France

    Politics of the Transatlantic Image, 1st Edition

    By Liam Considine

    Pop art was essential to the Americanization of global art in the 1960s, yet it engendered resistance and adaptation abroad in equal measure, especially in Paris. From the end of the Algerian War of Independence and the opening of Ileana Sonnabend’s gallery for American Pop art in Paris in 1962, to…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Fragmentation of the Photographic Image in the Digital Age book cover

    Fragmentation of the Photographic Image in the Digital Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Rubinstein

    Fragmentation of the Photographic Image in the Digital Age challenges orthodoxies of photographic theory and practice. Beyond understanding the image as a static representation of reality, it shows photography as a linchpin of dynamic developments in augmented intelligence, neuroscience, critical…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge History of Photography

  • Popularisation and Populism in the Visual Arts: Attraction Images book cover

    Popularisation and Populism in the Visual Arts

    Attraction Images, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Schober

    This book investigates the pictorial figurations, aesthetic styles and visual tactics through which visual art and popular culture attempt to appeal to "all of us". One key figure these practices bring into play—the "everybody" (which stands for "all of us" and is sometimes a "new man" or a "new…

    eBook – 2019-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Thinking Design Through Literature book cover

    Thinking Design Through Literature

    1st Edition

    By Susan Yelavich

    This book deploys literature to explore the social lives of objects and places. The first book of its kind, it embraces things as diverse as escalators, coins, skyscrapers, pottery, radios, and robots, and encompasses places as various as home, country, cities, streets, and parks. Here, fiction,…

    eBook – 2019-08-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Design Studies

  • The Digital Interface and New Media Art Installations book cover

    The Digital Interface and New Media Art Installations

    1st Edition

    By Phaedra Shanbaum

    This book is about the digital interface and its use in interactive new media art installations. It examines the aesthetic aspects of the interface through a theoretical exploration of new media artists, who create, and tactically deploy, digital interfaces in their work in order to question the…

    eBook – 2019-08-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual 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…

    eBook – 2019-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Design History

  • Along the Indian Highway: An Ethnography of an International Travelling Exhibition book cover

    Along the Indian Highway

    An Ethnography of an International Travelling Exhibition, 1st Edition

    By Cathrine Bublatzky

    This book is an ethnographic study of the travelling art exhibition Indian Highway that presented Indian contemporary art in Europe and China between 2008 and 2012, a significant period for the art world that saw the rise and fall of the national exhibition format. It analyses art exhibition as a…

    eBook – 2019-08-02
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

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