History of Art & Design Products

  • Diaspora and Visual Culture

    Representing Africans and Jews, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Mirzoeff

    This is the first book to examine the connections between diaspora - the movement, whether forced or voluntary, of a nation or group of people from one homeland to another - and its representations in visual culture. Two foundational articles by Stuart Hall and the painter R.B. Kitaj provide points…

    Paperback – 1999-10-28

  • Differencing the Canon

    Feminism and the Writing of Art's Histories, 1st Edition

    By Griselda Pollock

    In this major book, Griselda Pollock engages boldly in the culture wars over `what is the canon?` and `what difference can feminism make?` Do we simply reject the all-male line-up and satisfy our need for ideal egos with an all women litany of artistic heroines? Or is the question a chance to…

    Paperback – 1999-02-04

  • Art, Space and the City

    1st Edition

    By Malcolm Miles

    Public art - the making, management and mediation of art outside its conventional location in museums and galleries, and the livable city - a concept involving user-centred strategies for urban planning and design, are both socially produced but have emerged from different fields and tend to be…

    Paperback – 1997-09-04

  • Greek Painted Pottery

    3rd Edition

    By R M Cook **Decd**, R. M. Cook

    Greek Painted Pottery has been used by classics and classical archaeology students for some thirty years. It thoroughly examines all painted pottery styles from the Protogeometric to the Hellenistic period from all areas of Greece and from the colonies in parts of Italy. In each case it covers the…

    Paperback – 1997-03-06

  • An Intimate Distance

    Women, Artists and the Body, 1st Edition

    By Rosemary Betterton

    An Intimate Distance considers a wide range of visual images of women in the context of current debates which centre around the body, including reproductive science, questions of ageing and death and the concept of 'body horror' in relation to food, consumption and sex. A feminist reclamation of…

    Paperback – 1996-10-03

  • Thinking About Exhibitions

    1st Edition

    By Bruce W. Ferguson, Reesa Greenberg, Sandy Nairne

    An anthology of writings on exhibition practice from artists, critics, curators and art historians plus artist-curators. It addresses the contradictions posed by museum and gallery sited exhibitions, as well as investigating the challenge of staging art presentations, displays or performances, in…

    Paperback – 1996-03-07

  • Design and Aesthetics

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mo Dodson, Jerry Palmer

    Design and Aesthetics: A Reader is a comprehensive student reader on design history and aesthetic theory. It includes contributions from many of the writers whose work has been foundational to these two fields, including classic articles by Raymond Williams and Roger Scruton, and newer articles…

    Paperback – 1995-12-28

  • Civilizing Rituals

    Inside Public Art Museums, 1st Edition

    By Carol Duncan

    Illustrated with over fifty photos, Civilizing Rituals merges contemporary debates with lively discussion and explores central issues involved in the making and displaying of art as industry and how it is presented to the community. Carol Duncan looks at how nations, institutions and private…

    Paperback – 1995-05-18

  • The Myth of Primitivism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Hiller

    This book explores the fusion of myth, history and geography which leads to ideas of primitivism, and looks at their construction, interpretation and consumption in Western culture. Contextualized by Susan Hiller's introductions to each section, discussions range from the origins of cultural…

    Paperback – 1991-06-06

  • Timeshift

    On Video Culture, 1st Edition

    By Sean Cubitt

    Focusing on the aesthetics of video, Timeshift tests current semiotic, postmodernist and psychoanalytic approaches in the laboratory of real-life video viewing.…

    Paperback – 1991-01-03

  • An Introduction to Design and Culture in the Twentieth Century

    1st Edition

    By Penny Sparke

    First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1986-05-01

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