Contemporary Art Products

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Australian Artists in the Contemporary Museum

    By Jennifer Barrett, Jacqueline Millner

    This unique book proposes a re-reading of the relationship between artists and the contemporary museum. In Australia in particular, the museum has played a significant role in the colonial project and this has generally been considered as the predominant mode of artists' engagement with such…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Curious Lessons in the Museum

    The Pedagogic Potential of Artists' Interventions

    By Claire Robins

    Amongst recent contemporary art and museological publications, there have been relatively few which direct attention to the distinct contributions that twentieth and twenty-first century artists have made to gallery and museum interpretation practices. There are fewer still that recognise the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • New Collecting: Exhibiting and Audiences after New Media Art

    Edited by Beryl Graham

    The collections of museums, galleries and online art organisations are increasingly broadening to include more new media art. Because new media is used as a means of documenting, archiving and distributing art, and because new media art might be interactive with its audiences, this highlights the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Urbanization and Contemporary Chinese Art

    By Meiqin Wang

    This book explores the relationship between the ongoing urbanization in China and the production of contemporary Chinese art since the beginning of the twenty-first century. Wang provides a detailed analysis of artworks and methodologies of art-making from eight contemporary artists who employ a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • How Folklore Shaped Modern Art

    A Post-Critical History of Aesthetics

    By Wes Hill

    Since the 1990s, artists and art writers around the world have increasingly undermined the essentialism associated with notions of "critical practice." We can see this manifesting in the renewed relevance of what were previously considered "outsider" art practices, the emphasis on first-person…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Perception and Agency in Shared Spaces of Contemporary Art

    Edited by Cristina Albu, Dawna Schuld

    This book examines the interconnections between art, phenomenology, and cognitive studies. Contributors question the binary oppositions generally drawn between visuality and agency, sensing and thinking, phenomenal art and politics, phenomenology and structuralism, and subjective involvement and…

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

  • Absence and Difficult Knowledge in Contemporary Art Museums

    By Margaret Tali

    Absence and Difficult Knowledge in Contemporary Art Museums analyses practices of collecting in European art museums from 1989 to the present, arguing that museums actualise absence both consciously and unconsciously, while misrepresentation is an outcome of the absent perspectives and voices of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art Museums and Exhibitions

  • Contemporary Citizenship, Art, and Visual Culture

    Making and Being Made

    Edited by Corey Dzenko, Theresa Avila

    Taking citizenship as a political position, cultural process, and intertwining of both, this edited volume examines the role of visual art and visual culture as sites for the construction and contestation of both state-sanctioned and cultural citizenships from the late 1970s to today. Contributors…

    Hardback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

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