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  • 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…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
    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…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
    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…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Art and Culture in the Nineteenth Century

  • Art : Process : Change

    Inside a Socially Situated Practice, 1st Edition

    By Loraine Leeson

    This book brings a practitioner’s insight to bear on socially situated art practice through a first-hand glimpse into the development, organisation and delivery of art projects with social agendas. Issues examined include the artist’s role in building creative frameworks, the relationship of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31
    Routledge

  • Practicing Art/Science

    Experiments in an Emerging Field, 1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
    Routledge

  • Wollheim, Wittgenstein, and Pictorial Representation

    Seeing-as and Seeing-in, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gary Kemp, Gabriele Mras

    Pictorial representation is one of the core questions in aesthetics and philosophy of art. What is a picture? How do pictures represent things? This collection of specially commissioned chapters examines the influential thesis that the core of pictorial representation is not resemblance but '…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Persistence of Taste

    Art, Museums and Everyday Life After Bourdieu, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Vision and Society

    Towards a Sociology and Anthropology from Art, 1st Edition

    By John Clammer

    The sociology of art is now an established sub-discipline of sociology. But little work has been done to explore the implications not of society on art, but of art on the nature and principles of sociology itself. Vision and Society explores the ways in which art (here mainly understood as visual…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • W.J.T. Mitchell's Image Theory

    Living Pictures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Krešimir Purgar

    W.J.T. Mitchell – one of the founders of visual studies – has been at the forefront of many disciplines such as iconology, art history and media studies. His concept of the pictorial turn is known worldwide for having set new philosophical paradigms in dealing with our vernacular visual world.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Perception and Agency in Shared Spaces of Contemporary Art

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Collaborative Art in the Twenty-First Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sondra Bacharach, Siv B. Fjærestad, Jeremy Neil Booth

    Collaboration in the arts is no longer a conscious choice to make a deliberate artistic statement, but instead a necessity of artistic survival. In today’s hybrid world of virtual mobility, collaboration decentralizes creative strategies, enabling artists to carve new territories and maintain…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Performing Beauty in Participatory Art and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Falk Heinrich

    This book investigates the notion of beauty in participatory art, an interdisciplinary form that necessitates the audience’s agential participation and that is often seen in interactive art and technology-driven media installations. After considering established theories of beauty, for example,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

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