E-books: Theory of Art

  • An Introduction to Electronic Art Through the Teaching of Jacques Lacan: Strangest Thing book cover

    An Introduction to Electronic Art Through the Teaching of Jacques Lacan

    Strangest Thing, 1st Edition

    By David Bard-Schwarz

    Electronic art offers endless opportunities for reflection and interpretation. Works can be interactive or entirely autonomous and the viewer's perception and reaction to them may be challenged by constantly transforming images. Whether the transformations are a product of the appearances or…

    eBook – 2014-01-03

  • Art, Religion, Amnesia: The Enchantments of Credulity book cover

    Art, Religion, Amnesia

    The Enchantments of Credulity, 1st Edition

    By Donald Preziosi

    Art, Religion, Amnesia addresses the relationship between art and religion in contemporary culture, directly challenging contemporary notions of art and religion as distinct social phenomena and explaining how such Western terms represent alternative and even antithetical modes of world-making. In…

    eBook – 2013-12-04

  • Routledge Handbook of Social and Cultural Theory book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Social and Cultural Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Elliott

    If today students of social theory read Jurgen Habermas, Michel Foucault and Anthony Giddens, then proper regard to the question of culture means that they should also read Raymond Williams, Stuart Hall and Slavoj Zizek. The Routledge Handbook of Social and Cultural Theory offers a concise,…

    eBook – 2013-12-04
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Images book cover


    1st Edition

    By John V. Kulvicki

    The nature of representation is a central topic in philosophy. This is the first book to connect problems with understanding representational artifacts, like pictures, diagrams, and inscriptions, to the philosophies of science, mind, and art. Can images be a source of knowledge? Are images merely…

    eBook – 2013-11-12
    New Problems of Philosophy

  • For Creative Geographies: Geography, Visual Arts and the Making of Worlds book cover

    For Creative Geographies

    Geography, Visual Arts and the Making of Worlds, 1st Edition

    By Harriet Hawkins

    This book provides the first sustained critical exploration, and celebration, of the relationship between Geography and the contemporary Visual Arts. With the growth of research in the Geohumanities and the Spatial Humanities, there is an imperative to extend and deepen considerations of the form…

    eBook – 2013-10-08
    Routledge Advances in Geography

  • Visual Studies: A Skeptical Introduction book cover

    Visual Studies

    A Skeptical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By James Elkins

    In his latest book, James Elkins offers a road map through the field of visual studies, describing its major concerns and its principal theoretical sources. Then, with the skill and insight that have marked his successful books on art and visuality, Elkins takes the reader down a side road where…

    eBook – 2013-09-13

  • Theories of Art: 1. From Plato to Winckelmann book cover

    Theories of Art

    1. From Plato to Winckelmann, 1st Edition

    By Moshe Barasch

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2013-09-13

  • Representations of Pain in Art and Visual Culture book cover

    Representations of Pain in Art and Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Pia Di Bella, James Elkins

    The presentation of bodies in pain has been a major concern in Western art since the time of the Greeks. The Christian tradition is closely entwined with such themes, from the central images of the Passion to the representations of bloody martyrdoms. The remnants of this tradition are evident in…

    eBook – 2013-06-26
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Rethinking Aesthetics: The Role of Body in Design book cover

    Rethinking Aesthetics

    The Role of Body in Design, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ritu Bhatt

    Rethinking Aesthetics is the first book to bring together prominent voices in the fields of architecture, philosophy, aesthetics, and cognitive sciences to radically rethink the relationship between body and design. These essays argue that aesthetic experiences can be nurtured at any moment in…

    eBook – 2013-03-05

  • Photography: History and Theory book cover

    Photography: History and Theory

    1st Edition

    By Jae Emerling

    Photography: History and Theory introduces students to both the history of photography and critical theory. From its inception in the nineteenth century, photography has instigated a series of theoretical debates. In this new text, Jae Emerling therefore argues that the most insightful way to…

    eBook – 2013-03-01

  • Fifty Key Texts in Art History book cover

    Fifty Key Texts in Art History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Diana Newall, Grant Pooke

    Fifty Key Texts in Art History is an anthology of critical commentaries selected from the classical period to the late modern. It explores some of the central and emerging themes, issues and debates within Art History as an increasingly expansive and globalised discipline. It features an…

    eBook – 2013-03-01
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Art After Appropriation: Essays on Art in the 1990s book cover

    Art After Appropriation

    Essays on Art in the 1990s, 1st Edition

    By John C. Welchman

    Beginning with the first comprehensive account of the discourse of appropriation that dominated the art world in the late 1970s and 1980s, Art After Appropriation suggests a matrix of inflections and refusals around the culture of taking or citation, each chapter loosely correlated with one year of…

    eBook – 2013-01-11

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