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  • Photography and Doubt

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sabine T. Kriebel, Andrés Mario Zervigón

    Recent decades have seen photography’s privileged relationship to the real come under question. Spurred by the postmodern critique of photography in the 1980s and the rise of digital technologies soon thereafter, scholars have been asking who and what built this understanding of the medium in the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-21

  • Francis Bedford, Landscape Photography and Nineteenth-Century British Culture

    The Artist as Entrepreneur, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie Spencer

    Focusing on one broadly representative figure, Francis Bedford, this study emphasizes how photographs operated to form and transmit cultural ideas and values. The first writing on Bedford since the 1970s, the book examines the work of a man who was one of Victorian England's premier landscape…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17

  • Where Land Meets Sea

    Coastal Explorations of Landscape, Representation and Spatial Experience, 1st Edition

    By Anna Ryan

    Drawing together philosophical, empirical and academic thinking, this book focuses on generating awareness of the relationship forged between self and surroundings. It details research undertaken at two coastal sites, the South Wall in Dublin city and the Maharees peninsula in Co. Kerry, Ireland.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11

  • Francesca Woodman and the Kantian Sublime

    1st Edition

    By Claire Raymond

    In her feminist inquiry into aesthetics and the sublime, Claire Raymond reinterprets the work of the American photographer Francesca Woodman (1958-1981). Placing Woodman in a lineage of women artists beginning with nineteenth-century photographers Julia Margaret Cameron and Clementina, Viscountess…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03

  • Suffering and Sentiment in Romantic Military Art

    1st Edition

    By Philip Shaw

    In a moving intervention into Romantic-era depictions of the dead and wounded, Philip Shaw's timely study directs our gaze to the neglected figure of the common soldier. How suffering and sentiment were portrayed in a variety of visual and verbal media is Shaw's particular concern, as he examines a…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09

  • Surrealism, Feminism, Psychoanalysis

    1st Edition

    By Natalya Lusty

    How did women Surrealists such as Leonora Carrington and Claude Cahun take up the question of female identity in terms of their own aesthetic and intellectual practice? What was the response of women analysts such as Joan Riviere to Freud's psychoanalytic construction of femininity? These are…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09

  • Doing Family Photography

    The Domestic, The Public and The Politics of Sentiment, 1st Edition

    By Gillian Rose

    Family photography, a ubiquitous domestic tradition in the developed world, is now more popular than ever thanks to the development of digital photography. Once uploaded to PCs and other gadgets, photographs may be stored, deleted, put in albums, sent to relatives and friends, retouched, or put on…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09

  • Architecture in Nineteenth-Century Photographs

    Essays on Reading a Collection, 1st Edition

    By Micheline Nilsen

    Revealing that nineteenth-century photography goes beyond the functional to reflect the aesthetic, intellectual, and cultural concerns of the time, this study proposes that each photographic image of architecture be studied both as a primary visual document and an object of aesthetic inquiry. This…

    Paperback – 2016-09-02

  • Appropriated Photographs in French Surrealist Periodicals, 1924-1939

    1st Edition

    By Linda Steer

    The first monograph to analyze the Surrealist gesture of photographic appropriation, this study examines "found" photographs in three French Surrealist reviews published in the 1920s and 1930s: La Révolution surréaliste, edited by André Breton; Documents, edited by Georges Bataille; and Minotaure,…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Francesca Woodman's Dark Gaze

    The Diazotypes and Other Late Works, 1st Edition

    By Claire Raymond

    Focusing on the later work of the American photographer Francesca Woodman (1958-1981), Claire Raymond takes up the question of the disintegrative condition of the art she produced in the last year of her life. Departing from the techniques of her earlier compositions, Woodman worked in the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19

  • Digital Photography and Everyday Life

    Empirical Studies on Material Visual Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edgar Gómez Cruz, Asko Lehmuskallio

    Digital Photography and Everyday Life: Empirical studies on material visual practices explores the role that digital photography plays within everyday life. With contributors from ten different countries and backgrounds in a range of academic disciplines - including anthropology, media studies and…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

  • Vladimir Markov and Russian Primitivism

    A Charter for the Avant-Garde, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Howard, Irena Bužinska, Z.S. Strother

    Hailed as a brilliant theoretician, Voldemārs Matvejs (best known by his pen name Vladimir Markov) was a Latvian artist who spearheaded the Union of Youth, a dynamic group championing artistic change in Russia, 1910-14. His work had a formative impact on Malevich, Tatlin, and the Constructivists…

    Hardback – 2016-03-18
    Studies in Art Historiography

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