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  • 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 – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • 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 – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Changing Representations of Nature and the City

    The 1960s-1970s and their Legacies

    Edited by Gabriel Gee, Alison Vogelaar

    The turn of the 1960s-70s, characterized by the rapid acceleration of globalization, prompted a radical transformation in the perception of urban and natural environments. The urban revolution and related prospect of the total urbanisation of the planet, in concert with rapid population growth and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    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 – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art Museums and Exhibitions

  • Cartographic abstraction in contemporary art

    seeing with maps

    By Claire Reddleman

    In this book, Claire Reddleman introduces her theoretical innovation "cartographic abstraction" – a material modality of thought and experience that is produced through cartographic techniques of depiction. Reddleman closely engages with selected artworks (by contemporary artists such as Joyce…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Russia - Art Resistance and the Conservative-Authoritarian Zeitgeist

    Edited by Lena Jonson, Andrei Erofeev

    This book explores how artistic strategies of resistance have survived under the conservative- authoritarian regime which has been in place in Russia since 2012. It discusses the conditions under which artists work as aesthetics change and the state attempts to defi ne what constitutes good taste.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Environment and the Arts

    Perspectives on Environmental Aesthetics

    Edited by Arnold Berleant

    This title was first published in 2002: The environment raises basic questions about many of the fundamental concepts and doctrines in aesthetics and the arts. Including new work by the leading international contributors to environmental aesthetics, this is the first book to deal with the relations…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Capsules: Typology of Other Architecture

    By Peter Šenk

    This book investigates the architectural, product design, and urban typology of the capsule which, beginning in the 1960s, broadened the concept of the basic building blocks of architecture to include a minimal living unit, called the "capsule." Here it is presented with regard to the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge

  • Infrastructure and the Architectures of Modernity in Ireland 1916-2016

    By Gary A. Boyd, John McLaughlin

    At the formation of the new Republic of Ireland, the construction of new infrastructures was seen as an essential element in the building of the new nation, just as the adoption of international style modernism in architecture was perceived as a way to escape the colonial past. Accordingly,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Image, Text, Architecture

    The Utopics of the Architectural Media

    By Robin Wilson

    Image, Text, Architecture brings a radical and detailed analysis of the modern and contemporary architectural media, addressing issues of architectural criticism, architectural photography and the role of journal editors. It covers examples as diverse as an article by British artist Paul Nash in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

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