E-books: Theory of Art

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Giorgio Vasari book cover

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Giorgio Vasari

    1st Edition

    Edited by David J. Cast

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Giorgio Vasari brings together the world's foremost experts on Vasari as well as up-and-coming scholars to provide, at the 500th anniversary of his birth, a comprehensive assessment of the current state of scholarship on this important-and still…

    eBook – 2016-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

  • The New Fiction: (A Protest against Sex-Mania) And Other Papers book cover

    The New Fiction

    (A Protest against Sex-Mania) And Other Papers, 1st Edition

    By J.A. Spender

    This collection of essays attempts to analyse common assumptions about art, literature and criticism at the time of publication in 1895. Taking the position of ‘a Philistine’ , Spender argues against the ‘new’ art and fiction and encourages the average member of the public to state their opinion…

    eBook – 2016-03-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Impressionists in England (Routledge Revivals): The Critical Reception book cover

    Impressionists in England (Routledge Revivals)

    The Critical Reception, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Flint

    First published in 1984. The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries represent not only era of rapidly changing artistic methods but a crucial evolution in art criticism. This book gathers together a wide-range of the criticism that greeted the work of the Impressionists artists in the…

    eBook – 2016-02-05
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Intercultural Arts Research book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Intercultural Arts Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pamela Burnard, Elizabeth Mackinlay, Kimberly Powell

    For artists, scholars, researchers, educators and students of arts theory interested in culture and the arts, a proper understanding of the questions surrounding ‘interculturality’ and the arts requires a full understanding of the creative, methodological and interconnected possibilities of theory,…

    eBook – 2016-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks of Education

  • The Introduction to Hegel's Philosophy of Fine Art book cover

    The Introduction to Hegel's Philosophy of Fine Art

    1st Edition

    By Bernard Bosanquet

    Originally published in 1905, Bosanquet’s translation of Hegel’s Philosophy of Fine Art brings Hegel’s commentary and analysis of what constitutes beauty and fine art to an English audience as well as presenting his own viewpoints on the work and what is at the heart of true philosophical theory.…

    eBook – 2015-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Psychoanalytic Studies of Creativity, Greed, and Fine Art: Making Contact with the Self book cover

    Psychoanalytic Studies of Creativity, Greed, and Fine Art

    Making Contact with the Self, 1st Edition

    By David P Levine

    Throughout the history of psychoanalysis, the study of creativity and fine art has been a special concern.  Psychoanalytic Studies of Creativity, Greed and Fine Art: Making Contact with the Self makes a distinct contribution to the psychoanalytic study of art by focusing attention on the…

    eBook – 2015-11-19
    Routledge

  • How Folklore Shaped Modern Art: A Post-Critical History of Aesthetics book cover

    How Folklore Shaped Modern Art

    A Post-Critical History of Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    By Wes Hill

    Since the 1990s, artists and art writers around the world have increasingly undermined the essentialism associated with notions of "critical practice." We can see this manifesting in the renewed relevance of what were previously considered "outsider" art practices, the emphasis on first-person…

    eBook – 2015-11-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Is Landscape... ?: Essays on the Identity of Landscape book cover

    Is Landscape... ?

    Essays on the Identity of Landscape, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gareth Doherty, Charles Waldheim

    Is Landscape . . . ? surveys multiple and myriad definitions of landscape. Rather than seeking a singular or essential understanding of the term, the collection postulates that landscape might be better read in relation to its cognate terms across expanded disciplinary and professional fields. The…

    eBook – 2015-10-08
    Routledge

  • Reflections on the Aesthetic Experience: Psychoanalysis and the uncanny book cover

    Reflections on the Aesthetic Experience

    Psychoanalysis and the uncanny, 1st Edition

    By Gregorio Kohon

    Interest in the relationship between psychoanalysis and art - and other disciplines - is growing. In his new book Reflections on the Aesthetic: Psychoanalysis and the uncanny, Gregorio Kohon examines and reflects upon psychoanalytic understandings of estrangement, the Freudian notions of the…

    eBook – 2015-08-20
    Routledge
    The New Library of Psychoanalysis 'Beyond the Couch' Series

  • Arts Education and Literacies book cover

    Arts Education and Literacies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amy Petersen Jensen, Roni Jo Draper

    In a struggling global economy, education is focused on core subjects such as language arts and mathematics, and the development of technological and career-readiness skills. Arts education has not been a central focus of education reform movements in the United States, and none of the current…

    eBook – 2015-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Literacy

  • William Holman Hunt and Typological Symbolism (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    William Holman Hunt and Typological Symbolism (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By George P. Landow

    In this study, first published in 1979, Landow contends that Hunt’s version of Pre-Raphaelitism concerned itself primarily with an elaborate system of painterly symbolism rather than with a photographic realism as has been usually supposed. Like Ruskin, Hunt believed that a symbolism based on…

    eBook – 2015-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ruskin (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Ruskin (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By George P. Landow

    Ruskin, the great Victorian critics of art and society, had an enormous influence on his age and our own. A highly successful propagandist for the arts, he did much both to popularize high art and to bring it to the masses. A brilliant theorist and practical critics of realism, he also produced the…

    eBook – 2015-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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