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  • Absence and Difficult Knowledge in Contemporary Art Museums

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Tali

    This book analyzes practices of collecting in European art museums from 1989 to the present, arguing that museums actualize absence both consciously and unconsciously, while misrepresentation is an outcome of the absent perspectives and voices of minority community members which are rarely…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art Museums and Exhibitions

  • Royal Events

    Rituals, Innovations, Meanings, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Laing, Warwick Frost

    Royal events such as coronations and jubilees encompass a wide spectrum of planned events involving monarchs and their families that are strategically designed to reinforce the role of royalty within social and political structures. Royal events may have a long heritage, but often involve…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Contemporary British Ceramics and the Influence of Sculpture

    Monuments, Multiples, Destruction and Display, 1st Edition

    By Laura Gray

    This book investigates how British contemporary artists who work with clay have managed, in the space of a single generation, to take ceramics from niche-interest craft to the pristine territories of the contemporary art gallery. This development has been accompanied (and perhaps propelled) by the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Cultures of the Countryside

    Art, Museum, Heritage, and Environment, 1970-2015, 1st Edition

    By Veronica Sekules

    Cultures of the Countryside examines the relationship between the museum and the micro-cultures of the countryside. Offering an exploration of museums and heritage projects in the UK that have attempted to introduce new ways of engagement between localities, objects, and people, this book considers…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge

  • Heritage of Death

    Landscapes of Emotion, Memory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mattias Frihammar, Helaine Silverman

    Today, death is being reconceptualised around the world as heritage, replete with material markers and intangible performances. These heritages of death are personal, national and international. They are vernacular as well as official, sanctioned as well as alternative. This book brings together…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Cultural Heritage and Tourism Series

  • Creativity and Learning in Later Life

    An Ethnography of Museum Education, 1st Edition

    By Shari Sabeti

    Creativity and Learning in Later Life examines how processes such as ‘creativity’ and ‘inspiration’ are experienced by writers who engage with the visual arts, and questions how age is perceived in relation to these processes. The author’s careful analysis challenges many of the assumptions on…

    Hardback – 2017-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Cultural Entrepreneurship

    The Cultural Worker’s Experience of Entrepreneurship, 1st Edition

    By Annette Naudin

    This book explores the lived experience of cultural entrepreneurship examining the challenges associated with cultural labour including the insecurities of managing precarious working conditions. Drawing on interviews conducted with cultural workers, Cultural Entrepreneurship focuses on how…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Entrepreneurship

  • Collecting and Displaying China's “Summer Palace” in the West

    The Yuanmingyuan in Britain and France, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Tythacott

    In October 1860, at the culmination of the Second Opium War, British and French troops looted and destroyed one of the most important palace complexes in imperial China—the Yuanmingyuan. Known in the West as the "Summer Palace," this site consisted of thousands of buildings housing a vast art…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Expanding Nationalisms at World's Fairs

    Identity, Diversity, and Exchange, 1851-1915, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Raizman, Ethan Robey

    Expanding Nationalisms at World’s Fairs: Identity, Diversity, and Exchange, 1851–1915 introduces the subject of international exhibitions to art and design historians and a wider audience as a resource for understanding the broad and varied political meanings of design during a period of rapid…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • William Hunter and his Eighteenth-Century Cultural Worlds

    The Anatomist and the Fine Arts, 1st Edition

    By Helen McCormack

    The eminent physician and anatomist Dr William Hunter (1718-1783) made an important and significant contribution to the history of collecting and the promotion of the fine arts in Britain in the eighteenth century. Born at the family home in East Calderwood, he matriculated at the University of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Law, Art and the Commons

    1st Edition

    By Merima Bruncevic

    The concept of the cultural commons has become increasingly important for legal studies. Within this field, however, it is a contested concept: at once presented as a sphere for creativity, democratic access and freedom of speech, but one that denies property rights and misappropriates the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Generative Systems Art

    The Work of Ernest Edmonds, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Franco

    In this unique book the author explores the history of pioneering computer art and its contribution to art history by way of examining Ernest Edmonds’ art from the late 1960s to the present day. Edmonds’ inventions of new concepts, tools and forms of art, along with his close involvement with the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

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