Theory of Art Products

  • Theory for Art History

    2nd Edition

    By Jae Emerling

    Theory for Art History provides a concise and clear introduction to key contemporary theorists, including their lives, major works, and transformative ideas.   Written to reveal the vital connections between art history, aesthetics, and contemporary philosophy, this expanded, second edition…

    Paperback – 2019-06-21 
    Routledge
    theory4

  • What Drawing and Painting Really Mean

    The Phenomenology of Image and Gesture, 1st Edition

    By Paul Crowther

    There are as many meanings to drawing and painting as there are cultural contexts for them to exist in. But this is not the end of the story. Drawings and paintings are made, and in their making embody unique meanings that transform our perception of space-time and sense of finitude. These meanings…

    Paperback – 2019-06-19 
    Routledge

  • Portraits in Early Modern English Drama

    Visual Culture, Play-Texts, and Performances, 1st Edition

    By Emanuel Stelzer

    Portraits in Early Modern English Drama studies the complex web of interconnections that grows out of the presentation of portraits as props in early modern English drama. Emanuel Stelzer considers this theory from the Elizabethan age up to the closing of the theatres. This book examines how the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • René Magritte and the Art of Thinking

    1st Edition

    By Lisa Lipinski

    For René Magritte, painting was a form of thinking. Through paintings of ordinary objects rendered with illusionism, Magritte probed the limits of our perception—what we see and cannot see, the nature of representation—as a philosophical system for presenting ideas, and explored perspective as a…

    Hardback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Photography, Temporality, and Modernity

    Time Warped, 1st Edition

    By Kris Belden-Adams

    This book examines the photography’s unique capacity to represent time with a degree of elasticity and abstraction. Part object-study, part cultural/philosophical history, it examines the medium’s ability to capture and sometimes "defy" time, while also traveling as objects across time-and-space…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge History of Photography

  • The Routledge Companion to Art and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Randy Martin

    The Routledge Companion to Art and Politics offers a thorough examination of the complex relationship between art and politics, and the many forms and approaches the engagement between them can take. The contributors - a diverse assembly of artists, activists, scholars from around the world –…

    Paperback – 2019-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

  • Measure and Design in American Painting, 1760-1860

    1st Edition

    By Lisa Fellows Andrus

    First published in 1977. The purpose of this study is to locate the sources for the American style of painting characterised by measure and design – the representation of the specific and familiar according to principles of pictorial order. The reader shall see that there were a variety of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Art and Culture in the Nineteenth Century

  • Victorian Painting

    Essays and Reviews: Volume One 1832-1848, 1st Edition

    By John Charles Olmsted

    First published in 1980. This anthology of fifty-three essays drawn from eleven weekly, monthly, and quarterly periodicals was assembled in order to reproduce in convenient form some of the more important articles on British painting published from 1832 to 1848 in Great Britain. Reviews of major…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Art and Culture in the Nineteenth Century

  • Victorian Painting

    Essays and Reviews: Volume Two 1849-1860, 1st Edition

    By John Charles Olmsted

    First published in 1983. This anthology of sixty-nine essays drawn from fourteen different journals was assembled in order to reproduce in convenient form some of the more important articles on British painting published from 1849 to 1860 in Great Britain. Reviews of major exhibitions form a large…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Art and Culture in the Nineteenth Century

  • The Architecture of Nothingness

    An Explanation of the Objective Basis of Beauty in Architecture and the Arts, 1st Edition

    By Frank Lyons

    It is a common enough assumption that good buildings make us feel good just as poor ones can make us feel insecure, depressed or even threatened. We may instantly decide that we ‘like’ one building more than another, in the same way that without thinking we choose one work of art or music over…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15
    Routledge

  • Visual Communication for Social Work Practice

    Power, Culture, Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Sonia M. Tascón

    How are we to understand how the dominance of visual images and representations in late modernity affects Social Work practice, research and education? Social workers are increasingly using still and moving images to illustrate their work, to create new knowledge, and to further specific groups’…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Photography and Ontology

    Unsettling Images, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donna West Brett, Natalya Lusty

    This edited collection explores the complex ways in which photography is used and interpreted: as a record of evidence, as a form of communication, as a means of social and political provocation, as a mode of surveillance, as a narrative of the self, and as an art form. What makes photographic…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge History of Photography

3Series in Theory of Art

Product Search