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  • Aesthetics and Material Beauty

    Aesthetics Naturalized, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer A. McMahon

    In Aesthetics and Material Beauty, Jennifer A. McMahon develops a new aesthetic theory she terms Critical Aesthetic Realism - taking Kantian aesthetics as a starting point and drawing upon contemporary theories of mind from philosophy, psychology, and cognitive science. The creative process does…

    Paperback – 2009-06-22
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Art and Aesthetics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marta Herrero, David Inglis

    Under what social conditions do particular sorts of arts and aesthetics arise and flourish, and under what conditions do they decline and disappear? What types of artistic and aesthetic practices exist outside of museums, galleries, and other high-cultural institutions? In what ways are social…

    Hardback – 2008-11-25
    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

  • Learning to Look at Paintings

    2nd Edition

    By Mary Acton

    Learning to Look at Paintings is an accessible guide to the study and appraisal of paintings, drawings and prints. Mary Acton shows how you can develop visual, analytical and historical skills in learning to look at and understand an image by analysing how it works, what its pictorial elements are…

    Paperback – 2008-09-30

  • Mabuchi: William Anderson: The Pictorial Arts of Japan


    Edited by Aiko Mabuchi

    William Anderson (1842–1900) was a Scottish surgeon who lived in Tokyo in the early Meiji period. He also served as the first chairman of the Japan Society. He is now best remembered as a collector of Japanese art (his collection formed the basis of both the Japanese department of the British…

    Hardback – 2008-05-19
    Edition Synapse

  • Art History: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Diana Newall, Grant Pooke, Diana Newall

    Art History: The Basics is a concise and accessible introduction for the general reader and the undergraduate approaching the history of art for the first time at college or university. It will give you answers to questions like: What is art and art history? What are the main methodologies…

    Paperback – 2007-11-21
    The Basics

  • Design: The Key Concepts

    1st Edition

    By Catherine McDermott

    This is the essential student’s guide to Design – its practice, its theory and its history. Drawing from a wide range of international examples, respected design writer Catherine McDermott explores key topics including: international design – from Europe to Africa design history – from…

    Paperback – 2007-10-31
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Making Art History

    A Changing Discipline and its Institutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Mansfield

    Making Art History is a collection of essays by contemporary scholars on the practice and theory of art history as it responds to institutions as diverse as art galleries and museums, publishing houses and universities, school boards and professional organizations, political parties and…

    Paperback – 2007-05-16

  • Art History: The Key Concepts

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Harris

    Art History: The Key Concepts is a systematic, reliable and accessible reference guide to the disciplines of art history and visual culture. Containing entries on over 200 terms integral to the historical and theoretical study of art, design and culture in general, it is an indispensable source of…

    Paperback – 2006-09-29
    Routledge Key Guides

  • The Bible in Western Culture

    The Student's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Dee Dyas, Esther Hughes

    The influence of the Bible in Western culture is immeasurable, but these days few of us know much about it. Presenting concise and accessible introductions to the Bible's most important characters, stories and themes, this text encourages better understanding, study and analysis of the Christian…

    Paperback – 2005-06-14

  • The New Art History

    A Critical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Harris

    The New Art History provides a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental changes which have occurred in both the institutions and practice of art history over the last thirty years. Jonathan Harris examines and accounts for the new approaches to the study of art which have been grouped loosely…

    Paperback – 2001-09-20

  • Beyond the Frame

    Feminism and Visual Culture, Britain 1850 -1900, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Cherry

    Beyond the Frame rewrites the history of Victorian art to explore the relationships between feminism and visual culture in a period of heady excitement and political struggle. Artists were caught up in campaigns for women's enfranchisement, education and paid work, and many were drawn into…

    Paperback – 2000-11-23

  • Ingres Then, and Now

    1st Edition

    By Adrian Rifkin

    Ingres Then, and Now is an innovative study of one of the best-known French artists of the nineteenth century, Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres. Adrian Rifkin re-evaluates Ingres' work in the context of a variety of literary, musical and visual cultures which are normally seen as alien to him.…

    Paperback – 1999-12-23

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