E-books: Art & Visual Culture

  • Intercultural Collaboration by Design: Drawing from Differences, Distances, and Disciplines Through Visual Thinking book cover

    Intercultural Collaboration by Design

    Drawing from Differences, Distances, and Disciplines Through Visual Thinking, 1st Edition

    By Kelly M. Murdoch-Kitt, Denielle J. Emans

    Intercultural Collaboration by Design introduces a framework for collaborating across cultures and learning to use multicultural perspectives to address pressing global issues. This handbook helps people work, learn, and teach across cultures. Through the activities highlighted in this book,…

    eBook – 2020-01-21
    Routledge

  • Liberalism, Nationalism and Design Reform in the Habsburg Empire: Museums of Design, Industry and the Applied Arts book cover

    Liberalism, Nationalism and Design Reform in the Habsburg Empire

    Museums of Design, Industry and the Applied Arts, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Rampley, Markian Prokopovych, Nóra Veszprémi

    Liberalism, Nationalism and Design Reform in the Habsburg Empire is a study of museums of design and applied arts in Austria-Hungary from 1864 to 1914. The Museum for Art and Industry (now the Museum of Applied Arts) as well as its design school occupies a prominent place in the study. The book…

    eBook – 2020-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art Museums and Exhibitions

  • The Magic Lantern at Work: Witnessing, Persuading, Experiencing and Connecting book cover

    The Magic Lantern at Work

    Witnessing, Persuading, Experiencing and Connecting, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martyn Jolly, Elisa deCourcy

    For centuries, various new media technologies have provided individuals with a set of powerful tools to affect their audiences. Among these the magic lantern show was perhaps the most pervasive, and persuasive. Around the world audiences gathered together in darkened rooms to see a sequence of…

    eBook – 2020-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Hope and Aesthetic Utility in Modernist Literature book cover

    Hope and Aesthetic Utility in Modernist Literature

    1st Edition

    By Tim DeJong

    "Hope" and "modernism" are two words that are not commonly linked. Moving from much-discussed negative affects to positive forms of feeling, Hope and Aesthetic Utility in Modernist Literature argues that they should be. This book contends that much of modernist writing and thought reveals a deeply…

    eBook – 2020-01-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Theatrical Speech Acts: Performing Language: Politics, Translations, Embodiments book cover

    Theatrical Speech Acts: Performing Language

    Politics, Translations, Embodiments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erika Fischer-Lichte, Torsten Jost, Saskya Iris Jain

    Theatrical Speech Acts: Performing Language explores the significance and impact of words in performance, probing how language functions in theatrical scenarios, what it can achieve under particular conditions, and what kinds of problems may arise as a result. Presenting case studies from around…

    eBook – 2020-01-10
    Routledge

  • What Painting Is book cover

    What Painting Is

    2nd Edition

    By James Elkins

    In this classic text, James Elkins communicates the experience of painting beyond the traditional vocabulary of art history. Alchemy provides a strange language to explore what it is a painter really does in the studio—the smells, the mess, the struggle to control the uncontrollable, the…

    eBook – 2019-12-24
    Routledge

  • 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

  • The Maternal in Creative Work: Intergenerational Discussions on Motherhood and Art book cover

    The Maternal in Creative Work

    Intergenerational Discussions on Motherhood and Art, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elena Marchevska, Valerie Walkerdine

    The Maternal in Creative Work examines the interrelation between art, creativity and maternal experience, inviting international artists, theorists and cultural workers to discuss their approaches to the central feminist question of the relation between maternity, generation and creativity. This…

    eBook – 2019-12-11
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Motherhood

  • Women’s Patronage and Gendered Cultural Networks in Early Modern Europe: Vittoria della Rovere, Grand Duchess of Tuscany book cover

    Women’s Patronage and Gendered Cultural Networks in Early Modern Europe

    Vittoria della Rovere, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, 1st Edition

    By Adelina Modesti

    This book examines the sociocultural networks between the courts of early modern Italy and Europe, focusing on the Florentine Medici court, and the cultural patronage and international gendered networks developed by the Grand Duchess of Tuscany, Vittoria della Rovere. Adelina Modesti uses Grand…

    eBook – 2019-12-10
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Documenting the Visual Arts book cover

    Documenting the Visual Arts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Hallas

    Bringing together an international range of scholars, as well as filmmakers and curators, this book explores the rich variety in form and content of the contemporary art documentary. Since their emergence in the late 1940s as a distinct genre, documentaries about the visual arts have made…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Sketching as Design Thinking book cover

    Sketching as Design Thinking

    1st Edition

    By Alma R. Hoffmann

    This book argues for the importance of sketching as a mode of thinking, and the relevance of sketching in the design process, design education, and design practice. Through a wide range of analysis and discussion, the book looks at the history of sketching as a resource throughout the design…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Cultural Reflections of Medusa: The Shadow in the Glass book cover

    Cultural Reflections of Medusa

    The Shadow in the Glass, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Hedgecock

    This project studies the patterns in which the Medusa myth shapes, constructs, and transforms new meanings of women today, correlating portrayals in ancient Greek myth, nineteenth- century Symbolist painting, and new, controversial, visions of women in contemporary art. The myth of the Medusa has…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

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