Visual Arts Products

  • A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes

    3rd Edition

    By Richard Kostelanetz

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge

  • How Drawings Work

    A User-Friendly Theory

    By Susan C. Piedmont-Palladino

    Paperback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge

  • The Photography Reader

    History and Theory, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Liz Wells

    The Photography Reader is a comprehensive introduction to theories of photography; its production; and its uses and effects. Including articles by photographers from Edward Weston to Jo Spence, as well as key thinkers like Roland Barthes, Victor Burgin and Susan Sontag, the essays trace the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Selling Photography

    The Growth of British Photographic Manufacturing and Retailing, 1839–1914

    By MIchael Pritchard

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    Routledge
    The History of Retailing and Consumption

  • The Politics of Water in the Art and Festivals of Medici Florence

    From Neptune Fountain to Naumachia

    By Felicia M. Else

    This book tells the story of one dynasty's struggle with water, to control its flow and manage its representation. The role of water in the art and festivals of Cosimo I and his heirs, Francesco I and Ferdinando I de' Medici, informs this richly-illustrated interdisciplinary study. Else draws on a…

    Hardback – 2018-07-25 
    Routledge
    European Festival Studies: 1450-1700

  • The Pleasure of Pictures

    Pictorial Experience and Aesthetic Appreciation

    Edited by Jérôme Pelletier, Alberto Voltolini

    The general aim of this volume is to investigate the nature of the relation between pictorial experience and aesthetic appreciation. In particular, it is concerned with the character and intimacy of this relationship: is there a mere causal connection between pictorial experience and aesthetic…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Law and Justice in Japanese Popular Culture

    From Crime Fighting Robots to Duelling Pocket Monsters

    Edited by Thomas Giddens, Ashley Pearson, Kieran Tranter

    In a world of globalised media, Japanese popular culture has become a significant fountainhead for images, narrative, artefacts, and identity. From Pikachu, to instantly identifiable manga memes, to the darkness of adult anime, and the hyper-consumerism of product tie-ins, Japan has figured…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Appeal of the Philippines

    Spain, Cultural Representation and Politics.

    By José Miguel Díaz Rodríguez

    This book examines the different means through which Spain has revisited its ex-colony - the Philippines - since 2000. Focusing on several major exhibitions organised in the period 1998-2017, the ‘poetics’ (narratives and meaning) and ‘politics’ (institutional power) of Spanish representations of…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Photography and Migration

    Edited by Tanya Sheehan

    Written in the context of unprecedented dislocation and a global refugee crisis, this edited volume thinks through photography’s long and complex relationship to human migration. While contemporary media images largely frame migration in terms of trauma, victimhood, and pity, so much more can be…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21 
    Routledge

  • Female Body Image in Contemporary Art

    Dieting, Eating Disorders, Self-Harm, and Fatness

    By Emily L. Newman

    Numerous contemporary artists, particularly female artists, have chosen to examine the idealization of the female body. In this crucial book, Emily L. Newman focuses on a number of key themes including obesity, anorexia, bulimia, dieting, self-harm, and female body image. Many artists utilize their…

    Hardback – 2018-06-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • Artists in the Archive

    Creative and Curatorial Engagements with Documents of Art and Performance

    Edited by Paul Clarke, Simon Jones, Nick Kaye, Johanna Linsley

    Artists in the Archive explores the agency and materiality of the archival document through a stunning collection of critical writings and original artworks. It examines the politics and philosophy behind re-using remains, historicising this artistic practice and considering the breadth of ways in…

    Paperback – 2018-06-05 
    Routledge

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