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  • Theory for Art History

    Adapted from Theory for Religious Studies by William E. Deal and Timothy K. Beal, 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 ideas. Written both for the student in need of a quick introduction or for the scholar brushing up on details, this new volume in the theory4 series provides key…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 

  • The Architecture of Nothingness

    An Explanation of the Objective Basis of Beauty in Architecture and the Arts

    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 – 2018-09-01 

  • Surfaces

    Transformations of Body, Materials and Earth

    Edited by Mike Anusas, Cris Simonetti

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Photography and Ontology

    Unsettling Images

    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 – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge History of Photography

  • Photography and the Contemporary Cultural Condition

    Commemorating the Present

    By Peter D. Osborne

    In this book, Osborne demonstrates why and how photography as photography has survived and flourished since the rise of digital processes, when many anticipated its dissolution into a generalized system of audio-visual representations or its collapse under the relentless overload of digital imagery…

    Hardback – 2018-07-10 
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Artist-Philosopher and New Philosophy

    By George Smith

    In The Artist-Philosopher and New Philosophy, Smith argues that Western Metaphysics has indeed come to what Heidegger describes as "an end." That is hardly to say philosophy as such is over or soon to disappear; rather, its purpose as a medium of cultural change and as a generator of history has…

    Hardback – 2018-07-03 
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Visual Culture, Power and Social Work Practice

    By Sonia Magdalena Tascon

    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 – 2018-06-18 
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Practicing Art/Science

    Experiments in an Emerging Field

    Edited by Philippe Sormani, Guelfo Carbone, Priska Gisler

    Over the last two decades, multiple initiatives of transdisciplinary collaboration across art, science, and technology have seen the light of day. Why, by whom, and under what circumstances are such initiatives promoted? What does their experimental character look like - and what can be learned,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-05 
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Unexpected Affinities

    The History of Type in Architectural Project from Laugier to Duchamp

    By Pablo Meninato

    While the concept of "type" has been present in architectural discourse since its formal introduction at the end of the eighteenth century, its role in the development of architectural projects has not been comprehensively analyzed. This book proposes a reassessment of architectural type throughout…

    Paperback – 2018-05-30 

  • Time in the History of Art

    Temporality, Chronology and Anachrony

    Edited by Dan Karlholm, Keith Moxey

    Addressed to students of the image--both art historians and students of visual studies--this book investigates the history and nature of time in a variety of different environments and media as well as the temporal potential of objects. Essays will analyze such topics as the disparities of power…

    Hardback – 2018-05-29 
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • The Persistence of Taste

    Art, Museums and Everyday Life After Bourdieu

    Edited by Malcolm Quinn, Dave Beech, Michael Lehnert, Carol Tulloch, Stephen Wilson

    This book offers an interdisciplinary analysis of the social practice of taste in the wake of Pierre Bourdieu’s sociology of taste. For the first time, this book unites sociologists and other social scientists with artists and curators, art theorists and art educators, and art, design and cultural…

    Hardback – 2018-05-11 

  • Remaking the Readymade

    Duchamp, Man Ray, and the Conundrum of the Replica

    By Adina Kamien-Kazhdan

    Replication and originality are central concepts in the artistic oeuvres of Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray. Remaking the Readymade reveals the underlying and previously unexplored processes and rationales for the collaboration between Duchamp, Man Ray, and Arturo Schwarz on the replication of…

    Hardback – 2018-04-17 
    Studies in Surrealism

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