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  • Between Art Practice and Psychoanalysis Mid-Twentieth Century

    Anton Ehrenzweig in Context, 1st Edition

    By Beth Williamson

    The work of mid-twentieth century art theorist Anton Ehrenzweig is explored in this original and timely study. An analysis of the dynamic and invigorating intellectual influences, institutional framework and legacy of his work, Between Art Practice and Psychoanalysis reveals the context within…

    Hardback – 2015-03-28

  • Exhibiting Outside the Academy, Salon and Biennial, 1775-1999

    Alternative Venues for Display, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Graciano

    In recent years, there has been increasing scholarly interest in the history of museums, academies and major exhibitions. There has been, however, little to no sustained interest in the histories of alternative exhibitions (single artwork, solo artist, artist-mounted, entrepreneurial, privately…

    Hardback – 2015-01-28

  • Architecture's Pretexts

    Spaces of Translation, 1st Edition

    By Aarati Kanekar

    The aim of this book is to expose readers to architecture’s pretexts that include literary narratives, film, theatre, painting, music, and ritual, as a bridge between diverse intellectual territories and architecture. It introduces a selection of seminal modern and contemporary architectural…

    Paperback – 2015-01-22

  • The Paris Zone

    A Cultural History, 1840-1944, 1st Edition

    By James Cannon

    Since the mid-1970s, the colloquial term zone has often been associated with the troubled post-war housing estates on the outskirts of large French cities. However, it once referred to a more circumscribed space: the zone non aedificandi (non-building zone) which encircled Paris from the 1840s to…

    Hardback – 2015-01-05

  • Raw: Architectural Engagements with Nature

    1st Edition

    By Solveig Bøe, Hege Charlotte Faber

    Through cross-disciplinary explorations of and engagements with nature as a forming part of architecture, this volume sheds light on the concepts of both nature and architecture. Nature is examined in a raw intermediary state, where it is noticeable as nature, despite, but at the same time…

    Hardback – 2014-10-16

  • Legal Theory and the Humanities

    Volume V, 1st Edition

    By Peter Goodrich

    Edited by Maksymilian Del Mar

    The papers selected for this volume offer a panorama of problems and methods at the intersection of legal theory and the humanities. All taken from the last three decades, the papers discuss issues such as the role of the emotions and the imagination in legal reasoning, and the protection of the…

    Hardback – 2014-10-01
    The Library of Essays in Contemporary Legal Theory - Second Series

  • The Architecture Chronicle

    Diary of an Architectural Practice, 1st Edition

    By Jan Kattein

    During the last 30 years, technological, social, economic and environmental changes have brought about the most dramatic evolution to architectural practice that has taken place since the profession emerged during the Italian Renaissance. Whilst these changes have transformed the way architects…

    Paperback – 2014-09-28
    Design Research in Architecture

  • The Art and Politics of Asger Jorn

    The Avant-Garde Won't Give Up, 1st Edition

    By Karen Kurczynski

    A leading figure of the postwar avant-garde, Danish artist Asger Jorn has long been recognized for his founding contributions to the Cobra and Situationist International movements - yet art historical scholarship on Jorn has been sparse, particularly in English. This study corrects that imbalance,…

    Hardback – 2014-09-10

  • Witnessing Sadism in Texts of the American South

    Women, Specularity, and the Poetics of Subjectivity, 1st Edition

    By Claire Raymond

    Looking at works by Carrie Mae Weems, Toni Morrison, Emily Dickinson, Flannery O'Connor, Dorothy Allison, Carson McCullers, and Zora Neale Hurston, Claire Raymond uncovers a pattern of femininity constructed around representations of sadistic violence in American women's literature and photography…

    Hardback – 2014-05-01

  • Alois Riegl in Vienna 1875-1905

    An Institutional Biography, 1st Edition

    By Diana Reynolds Cordileone

    In Alois Riegl in Vienna 1875-1905: An Institutional Biography, Diana Cordileone applies standard methods of cultural and intellectual history for close readings of Riegl’s published texts, several of which are still unavailable in English. Further, the author compares Riegl’s work to several of…

    Hardback – 2014-02-12
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Design Research in Architecture

    An Overview, 1st Edition

    By Murray Fraser

    What is the role of design research in the types of insight and knowledge that architects create? That is the central question raised by this book. It acts as the introductory overview for Ashgate’s major new series, ’Design Research in Architecture’ which has been created in order to establish a…

    Paperback – 2013-12-31
    Design Research in Architecture

  • Marcel Duchamp and the Architecture of Desire

    1st Edition

    By Penelope Haralambidou

    While much has been written on Marcel Duchamp - one of the twentieth century's most beguiling artists - the subject of his flirtation with architecture seems to have been largely overlooked. Yet, in the carefully arranged plans and sections organising the blueprint of desire in the Large Glass, his…

    Paperback – 2013-12-24
    Design Research in Architecture

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