Visual Arts Products

  • Why Art Photography?

    2nd Edition

    By Lucy Soutter

    The 2nd edition of Why Art Photography is an updated, expanded introduction to the ideas behind today’s striking photographic images. Lively, accessible discussions of key issues such as ambiguity, objectivity, fiction, authenticity and photography’s expanding field are supplemented with new…

    Paperback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge

  • Visual Ethics

    A Guide for Photographers, Journalists, and Filmmakers

    By Paul Martin Lester

    Visual Ethics addresses the need for critical thinking and ethical behaviour among professionals responsible for visual messages in photography and photojournalism, film, and digital media. From the author of Photojournalism: An Ethical Approach, published more than 20 years ago, this book goes…

    Paperback – 2018-01-26 
    Focal Press

  • Michael Fried and Philosophy

    Modernism, Intention, and Theatricality

    Edited by Mathew Abbott

    This volume brings philosophers, art historians, intellectual historians, and literary scholars together to argue for the philosophical significance of Michael Fried’s art history and criticism. It demonstrates that Fried’s work on modernism, artistic intention, the ontology of art, theatricality,…

    Hardback – 2018-01-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Contemporary British Ceramics and the Influence of Sculpture

    Monuments, Multiples, Destruction and Display

    By Laura Gray

    This book investigates how British contemporary artists who work with clay have managed, in the space of a single generation, to take ceramics from niche-interest craft to the pristine territories of the contemporary art gallery. This development has been accompanied (and perhaps propelled) by the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Benin Plaques

    A 16th Century Imperial Monument

    By Kathryn Wysocki Gunsch

    The 16th century bronze plaques from the kingdom of Benin are among the most recognized masterpieces of African art, and yet many details of their commission and installation in the palace in Benin City, Nigeria, are little understood. The Benin Plaques, A 16th Century Imperial Monument is a…

    Hardback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Starring Charles Dickens

    Multi-Media 'Boz' and the Culture of Celebrity

    By Joss Marsh

    As Joss Marsh observes in her stirring book on Dickens and cinema, Dickens was the first mass-mediated photographic celebrity of the modern era, more intimately "familiar" than any person in Britain besides the royal family. Suggesting Dickens's celebrity, as much as his work, contributed to the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-30 
    Routledge

  • Cities' Identity Through Architecture and Arts

    Proceedings of the International Conference on Cities' Identity through Architecture and Arts (CITAA 2017), May 11-13, 2017, Cairo, Egypt

    Edited by Hasan Hüseyin Balik, Anna Catalani, Adolf Sotoca

    Every city has its unique and valuable identity, this identity is revealed through its physical and visual form, it is seen through the eyes of its residents and users. The city develops over time, and its identity evolves with it. Reflecting the rapid and constant changes the city is subjected to,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-22 
    Routledge

  • Uncertain Images: Museums and the Work of Photographs

    By Elizabeth Edwards, Sigrid Lien

    Almost all museums hold photographs in their collections, and museum professionals and their audiences engage with photographs in a myriad of ways. Yet despite some three decades of critical museology and photographic theory, and an extensive debate on the politics of representation, outside art…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • The Pioneering Photographic Work of Hercule Florence

    By Boris Kossoy

    This book delivers an in-depth analysis of Hercule Florence, who is virtually unknown despite being among the world’s photographic pioneers. Based on the texts of various manuscripts, letters, diaries, notes, and advertisements, this book answers numerous questions surrounding Florence’s work,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge History of Photography

  • Cartographic abstraction in contemporary art

    seeing with maps

    By Claire Reddleman

    In this book, Claire Reddleman introduces her theoretical innovation "cartographic abstraction"—a material modality of thought and experience that is produced through cartographic techniques of depiction. Reddleman closely engages with selected artworks (by contemporary artists such as Joyce…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Visual Arts Management

    By Jeffrey Taylor

    The arts sector is of vital importance to the global economy and students involved in the visual arts are increasingly required to gain an understanding of the business side of the arts world. This textbook introduces the field of arts management with a focus on visual arts. Visual Arts Management…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge
    Mastering Management in the Creative and Cultural Industries

  • Applied Media Studies

    Edited by Kirsten Ostherr

    In the age of the maker movement, hackathons and do-it-yourself participatory culture, the boundaries between digital media theory and production have dissolved. Multidisciplinary humanities labs have sprung up around the globe, generating new forms of hands-on, critical and creative work. The…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge

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