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  • Confabulations : Storytelling in Architecture

    By Paul Emmons, Marcia F. Feuerstein, Carolina Dayer

    Paul Emmons is a registered architect and Professor at the Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center of Virginia Tech where he directs the PhD program in Architecture + Design Research. Marcia F Feuerstein is an architect and associate professor at the Washington Alexandria Architecture Center of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Sculptural Materiality in the Age of Conceptualism

    International Experiments in Italy

    By Marin R. Sullivan

    Sculptural Materiality in the Age of Conceptualism is structured around four distinct but interrelated projects initially realized in Italy between 1966 and 1972: Yayoi Kusama’s Narcissus Garden, Michelangelo Pistoletto’s Newspaper Sphere (Sfera di giornali), Robert Smithson’s Asphalt Rundown, and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • A Surrealist Stratigraphy of Dorothea Tanning’s Chasm

    By Catriona McAra

    In A Surrealist Stratigraphy of Dorothea Tanning’s Chasm, Catriona McAra offers the first critical study of the literary work of the celebrated American surrealist painter and soft sculptor. McAra fills a major gap in the scholarship, repositioning Tanning’s writing at the centre of her entire…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Mass-Observation and Visual Culture

    Depicting Everyday Lives in Britain

    By Lucy D. Curzon

    Mass-Observation and Visual Culture: Depicting Everyday Lives in Britain critically analyses the role that visual culture played in the early development of Mass-Observation, the innovative British anthropological research group founded in 1937. The group’s production and use of painting, collage,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-25 
    Routledge
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • Graffiti and Street Art

    Reading, Writing and Representing the City

    Edited by Konstantinos Avramidis, Myrto Tsilimpounidi

    Graffiti and street art have captured a global following in recent years, and the result is a proliferation of tags, paintings, stickers and stencils in slick metropolitan cities as well as unexpected locales in impoverished areas. Part of their appeal is that the forms allow viewers an…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24 
    Routledge

  • Ornament and Order

    Graffiti, Street Art and the Parergon

    By Rafael Schacter

    Over the last forty years, graffiti and street-art have become a global phenomenon within the visual arts. Whilst they have increasingly been taken seriously by the art establishment (or perhaps the art market), their academic and popular examination still remains within old debates which argue…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17 
    Routledge

  • How To Do Politics With Art

    Edited by Violaine Roussel, Anurima Banerji

    A major issue in the relation of art to the rest of society is the question of how art penetrates politics. From the perspective of most art scholars, this is a question of aesthetics—whether politics necessarily pollutes and debases the quality of the arts. From the perspective of social science,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-09 
    Routledge

  • Disability and Art History

    Edited by Ann Millett-Gallant, Elizabeth Howie

    This is the first book of its kind to feature interdisciplinary art history and disability studies scholarship. Art historians have traditionally written about images of figures with impairments and artworks by disabled artists, without integrating disability studies scholarship, while many…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Rethinking Place in South Asian and Islamic Art, 1500-Present

    Edited by Deborah S. Hutton, Rebecca M. Brown

    Place plays a fundamental role in the structuring of the discipline of Art History. And yet, place also limits the questions art historians can ask and impairs analysis of objects and locations in the interstices of established, ossified categories. The chapters in this interdisciplinary volume…

    Hardback – 2016-10-05 
    Routledge

  • Binding the Absent Body in Medieval and Modern Art

    Abject, Virtual, and Alternate Bodies

    Edited by Emily Kelley, Elizabeth Richards Rivenbark

    The absent body is represented in two distinct periods of art: medieval art using the absent body for religious reflection and contemporary art using the absent body from a secular perspective. Early examples of the absent body revolve around sacred images, especially Christian imagery representing…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Animism and Shamanism in Twentieth-Century Art

    Kandinsky, Ernst, Pollock, Beuys

    By Evan R. Firestone

    Wassily Kandinsky, Max Ernst, Jackson Pollock, and Joseph Beuys were the leading artists of their generations to recognize the rich possibilities that animism and shamanism offered. While each of these artists' connection with shamanism has been written about separately, Evan Firestone brings the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Film, Architecture and Spatial Imagination

    By Renee Tobe

    Films use architecture as visual shorthand to tell viewers everything they need to know about the characters in a short amount of time. Illustrated by a diverse range of films from different eras and cultures, this book investigates the reciprocity between film and architecture. Using a…

    Hardback – 2016-09-12 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

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