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  • Textiles, Identity and Innovation

    Proceedings of the 1st International Textile Design Conference (D-TEX 2017), November 2-4, 2017, Lisbon, Portugal

    Edited by Gianni Montagna

    D_TEX 2017 presents itself as a starting point at a crossroads of ideas and debates around the complex universe of Textile Design in all its forms, manifestations and dimensions. The textile universe, allied to mankind since its beginning, is increasingly far from being an area of exhausted…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01 
    CRC Press

  • Art and Cultural Production in the Gulf Cooperation Council

    Edited by Suzi Mirgani

    State-driven investments in art and cultural production in the states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are an important part of the search for longer-term alternatives to the longer-term unsustainability of the hydrocarbon-based economic development model. They also are an element in the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • The Persistence of Taste

    Art, Museums and Everyday Life After Bourdieu

    Edited by Malcolm Quinn, Dave Beech, Michael Lehnert, Carol Tulloch, Stephen Wilson

    This book offers an interdisciplinary analysis of taste in the wake of Pierre Bourdieu’s sociology of taste. It brings curators together with sociologists and art theorists and artists with design historians, art historians and cultural historians, with the common aim of developing rigorous and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Monographic Exhibitions and the History of Art

    Edited by Maia Wellington Gahtan, Donatella Pegazzano

    This edited collection traces the impact of monographic exhibitions on the discipline of art history from the first examples in the late eighteenth century through the present. Roughly falling into three genres (retrospectives of living artists, retrospectives of recently deceased artists, and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Why Art Photography?

    2nd Edition

    By Lucy Soutter

    The 2nd edition of Why Art Photography is an updated, expanded introduction to the ideas behind today’s striking photographic images. Lively, accessible discussions of key issues such as ambiguity, objectivity, fiction, authenticity and photography’s expanding field are supplemented with new…

    Paperback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge

  • The Live Art of Sociology

    By Cath Lambert

    The Live Art of Sociology attends to the importance of ‘the live’ in contemporary social and political life. Taking existing work in live sociology as a starting point, this book considers some of its aspirations through unique empirical investigations. Queer and feminist theory and methods are…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Michael Fried and Philosophy

    Modernism, Intention, and Theatricality

    Edited by Mathew Abbott

    This volume brings philosophers, art historians, intellectual historians, and literary scholars together to argue for the philosophical significance of Michael Fried’s art history and criticism. It demonstrates that Fried’s work on modernism, artistic intention, the ontology of art, theatricality,…

    Hardback – 2018-01-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Hellenomania

    Edited by Katherine Harloe, Nicoletta Momigliano, Alexandre Farnoux

    Hellenomania, the second volume in the MANIA series, presents a wide-ranging, multidisciplinary exploration of the modern reception of ancient Greek material culture in cultural practices ranging from literature to architecture, stage and costume design, painting, sculpture, cinema, and the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-17 
    Routledge
    British School at Athens - Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies

  • Painting the Novel

    Pictorial Discourse in Eighteenth-Century English Fiction

    By Jakub Lipski

    Painting the Novel: Pictorial Discourse in Eighteenth-Century English Fiction focuses on the interrelationship between eighteenth-century theories of the novel and the art of painting – a subject which has not yet been undertaken in a book-length study. This volume argues that throughout the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge
    British Literature in the Eighteenth Century

  • Contemporary British Ceramics and the Influence of Sculpture

    Monuments, Multiples, Destruction and Display

    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 – 2018-01-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Performance and Phenomenology

    Traditions and Transformations

    Edited by Maaike Bleeker, Jon Foley Sherman, Eirini Nedelkopoulou

    This book offers a timely discussion about the interventions and tensions between two contested and contentious fields, performance and phenomenology, with international case studies that map an emerging 21st century terrain of critical and performance practice. Building on the foundational texts…

    Paperback – 2018-01-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Benin Plaques

    A 16th Century Imperial Monument

    By Kathryn Wysocki Gunsch

    The 16th century bronze plaques from the kingdom of Benin are among the most recognized masterpieces of African art, and yet many details of their commission and installation in the palace in Benin City, Nigeria, are little understood. The Benin Plaques, A 16th Century Imperial Monument is a…

    Hardback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

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