E-books: Theory of Art

  • Architecture and Sacrament: A Critical Theory book cover

    Architecture and Sacrament

    A Critical Theory, 1st Edition

    By David Wang

    David Wang’s Architecture and Sacrament considers architectural theory from a Christian theological perspective, specifically, the analogy of being (analogia entis). The book tracks social and cultural reasons why the theological literature tends to be separate from contemporary architecture theory…

    eBook – 2020-03-25
    Routledge

  • Transnational Feminisms, Transversal Politics and Art: Entanglements and Intersections book cover

    Transnational Feminisms, Transversal Politics and Art

    Entanglements and Intersections, 1st Edition

    By Marsha Meskimmon

    This book explores the critical significance of the visual arts to transnational feminist thought and activism. This first volume in Marsha Meskimmon’s powerful and timely Trilogy focuses on some of the central political challenges of our era, including war, migration, ecological destruction,…

    eBook – 2020-02-28
    Routledge

  • Thinking the Sculpture Garden: Art, Plant, Landscape book cover

    Thinking the Sculpture Garden

    Art, Plant, Landscape, 1st Edition

    Edited by Penny Florence

    This innovative book poses two, deceptively simple, questions: what is a sculpture garden, and what happens when you give equal weight to the main elements of landscape, planting and artwork? Its wide-ranging frame of reference, including the USA, Europe and Japan, is brought into focus through…

    eBook – 2020-02-20
    Routledge

  • Creative States of Mind: Psychoanalysis and the Artist’s Process book cover

    Creative States of Mind

    Psychoanalysis and the Artist’s Process, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Townsend

    What is it like to be an artist? Drawing on interviews with professional artists, this book takes the reader inside the creative process. The author, an artist and a psychotherapist, uses psychoanalytic theory to shed light on fundamental questions such as the origin of new ideas and the artist’s…

    eBook – 2019-03-04
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Nothingness: An Explanation of the Objective Basis of Beauty in Architecture and the Arts book cover

    The Architecture of Nothingness

    An Explanation of the Objective Basis of Beauty in Architecture and the Arts, 1st Edition

    By Frank Lyons

    It is a common enough assumption that good buildings make us feel good just as poor ones can make us feel insecure, depressed or even threatened. We may instantly decide that we ‘like’ one building more than another, in the same way that without thinking we choose one work of art or music over…

    eBook – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Unexpected Affinities: The History of Type in Architectural Project from Laugier to Duchamp book cover

    Unexpected Affinities

    The History of Type in Architectural Project from Laugier to Duchamp, 1st Edition

    By Pablo Meninato

    While the concept of "type" has been present in architectural discourse since its formal introduction at the end of the eighteenth century, its role in the development of architectural projects has not been comprehensively analyzed. This book proposes a reassessment of architectural type throughout…

    eBook – 2018-05-23
    Routledge

  • Feminist Perspectives on Art: Contemporary Outtakes book cover

    Feminist Perspectives on Art

    Contemporary Outtakes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jacqueline Millner, Catriona Moore

    When the body is foregrounded in artwork – as in much contemporary performance, sculptural installation and video work – so is gendered and sexualised difference. Feminist Perspectives on Art: Contemporary Outtakes looks to interactions between art history, theory, curation, and studio-based…

    eBook – 2018-02-01
    Routledge

  • Art, Research, Philosophy book cover

    Art, Research, Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Clive Cazeaux

    Art, Research, Philosophy explores the emergent field of artistic research: art produced as a contribution to knowledge. As a new subject, it raises several questions: What is art-as-research? Don’t the requirements of research amount to an imposition on the artistic process that dilutes the…

    eBook – 2017-04-11
    Routledge

  • Art, Creativity, and Psychoanalysis: Perspectives from Analyst-Artists book cover

    Art, Creativity, and Psychoanalysis

    Perspectives from Analyst-Artists, 1st Edition

    Edited by George Hagman

    Art, Creativity, and Psychoanalysis: Perspectives from Analyst-Artists collects personal reflections by therapists who are also professional artists. It explores the relationship between art and analysis through accounts by practitioners who identify themselves as dual-profession artists and…

    eBook – 2016-12-08
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Art and Digital Culture book cover

    Contemporary Art and Digital Culture

    1st Edition

    By Melissa Gronlund

    Contemporary Art and Digital Culture analyses the impact of the internet and digital technologies upon art today. Art over the last fifteen years has been deeply inflected by the rise of the internet as a mass cultural and socio-political medium, while also responding to urgent economic and…

    eBook – 2016-12-08
    Routledge

  • The Muse: Psychoanalytic Explorations of Creative Inspiration book cover

    The Muse

    Psychoanalytic Explorations of Creative Inspiration, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adele Tutter

    Psychoanalysts have long been fascinated with creative artists, but have paid far less attention to the men and women who motivate, stimulate, and captivate them. The Muse counters this trend with nine original contributions from distinguished psychoanalysts, art historians, and literary…

    eBook – 2016-08-12
    Routledge
    Psychoanalytic Inquiry Book Series

  • Singularities: Dance in the Age of Performance book cover

    Singularities

    Dance in the Age of Performance, 1st Edition

    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…

    eBook – 2016-06-17
    Routledge

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