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  • Aesthetic Disinterestedness

    Art, Experience, and the Self

    By Thomas Hilgers

    The concept of disinterestedness is often conceived of as an antiquated or even ideological paradigm. In spite of this, I claim that one cannot fully reject it if one wishes to understand the nature of art. Therefore, I defend a new and sophisticated account of disinterestedness, thereby also…

    Hardback – 2016-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Robert Seymour and Nineteenth Century Print Culture

    Sketches by Seymour and Comic Illustration

    By Brian Maidment

    Robert Seymour’s Sketches by Seymour was one of the nineteenth century’s most enduring and widely reprinted books. Each new edition added fresh layers of text, textual annotation, and paratextual elements, with the result that Sketches offers an exemplary account of the dynamics of Victorian…

    Hardback – 2016-12-28 
    Routledge
    Studies in Publishing History: Manuscript, Print, Digital

  • Looking Beyond Borderlines

    North America's Frontier Imagination

    By Lee Rodney

    American territorial borders have undergone significant and unparalleled changes in the last decade. They serve as a powerful and emotionally charged locus for American national identity that parallels the historical idea of the frontier. But the concept of the frontier, so central to American…

    Hardback – 2016-12-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Contemporary Art and Digital Culture

    By Melissa Gronlund

    Contemporary Art and Digital Culture analyses the impact of the internet and digital technologies upon contemporary art in last fifteen years. Art production from the mid-2000s to the present has been, and continues to be, deeply inflected by social media and the rise of the internet as a mass…

    Paperback – 2016-12-22 
    Routledge

  • Materializing Memory in Art and Popular Culture

    Edited by Laszlo Muntean, Liedeke Plate, Anneke Smelik

    Memory matters. It matters because memory brings the past into the present, and opens it up to the future. But it also matters literally, because memory is mediated materially. Materiality is the stuff of memory. Meaningful objects that we love (or hate) function not only as aide-mémoire but are…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Museums and Photography

    Displaying Death

    By Elena Stylianou, Theopisti Stylianou-Lambert

    Elena Stylianou is Assistant Professor of Art History and Theory at the European University, Cyprus. She earned a PhD in Art Theory from Columbia University, USA and completed her postdoctoral fellowship research at the University of London, UK. She has taught at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA),…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Comparativism in Art History

    Edited by Jas' Elsner

    Featuring some of the major voices in the world of art history, this volume explores the methodological aspects of comparison in the historiography of the discipline. The essays assess the strengths and weaknesses of the comparative practice in the history of art, and consider the larger issue of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19 
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Art, Creativity, and Psychoanalysis

    Perspectives from Analyst-Artists

    Edited by George Hagman

    Art, Creativity, and Psychoanalysis: Perspectives from Analyst-Artists collects personal reflections by therapists who are also professional artists. It explores the relationship between art and analysis through accounts by practitioners who identify themselves as dual-profession artists and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge

  • Wonder in Contemporary Artistic Practice

    Edited by Christian Mieves, Irene Brown

    Wonder has an established link to the history and philosophy of science. However, there is little acknowledgement of the relationship between the visual arts and wonder. This book presents a new perspective on this overlooked connection, allowing a unique insight into the role of wonder in…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Intersecting Art and Technology in Practice

    Techne/Technique/Technology

    Edited by Camille C Baker, Kate Sicchio

    This book focuses on the artistic process, creativity and collaboration, and personal approaches to creation and ideation in making digital and electronic technology-based art. Less interested in the outcome itself—the artefact, artwork or performance—contributors instead highlight the emotional,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Buddha to Krishna

    Life and times of a South Asian artist

    By Yashodhara Dalmia

    This book traces the emergence of modernism in art in South Asia by exploring the work of the iconic artist George Keyt. Closely interwoven with his life, Keyt’s art reflects the struggle and triumph of an artist with very little support or infrastructure. He painted as he lived, full of colour,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge India

  • The Routledge Companion to Medieval Iconography

    By Colum Hourihane

    Sometimes enjoying considerable favor, sometimes less, iconography has been an essential element in medieval art historical studies since the beginning of the discipline. Some of the greatest art historians-including Male, Warburg, Panofsky, Morey, and Schapiro-have devoted their lives to…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

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