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  • Transatlantic Reflections on the Practice-Based PhD in Fine Art

    1st Edition

    By Jessica Schwarzenbach, Paul Hackett

    Once the US was the only country in the world to offer a doctorate for studio artists, however the PhD in fine art disappeared after pressures established the MFA as the terminal degree for visual artists. Subsequently, the PhD in fine art emerged in the UK and is now offered by approximately 40…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Synchronization and Title Sequences

    Audio-Visual Semiosis in Motion Graphics, 1st Edition

    By Michael Betancourt

    Synchronization and Title Sequences proposes a semiotic analysis of the synchronization of image and sound in motion pictures using title sequences. Through detailed historical close readings of title designs that use either voice-over, an instrumental opening, or title song to organize their…

    Hardback – 2017-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media Theory and Practice

  • Of Armor and Men in Medieval England

    The Chivalric Rhetoric of Three English Knights' Effigies, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Ann Dressler

    Despite the profusion of knightly effigies created between c. 1240 and c. 1330 for tombs throughout the British Isles, these commemorative figures are relatively unknown to art historians and medievalists. Until now, their rich visual impact and significance has been relatively unexplored by…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • German Romantic Painting Redefined

    Nazarene Tradition and the Narratives of Romanticism, 1st Edition

    By Mitchell Benjamin Frank

    The modernist aesthetic and, later, Nazi ideology split German Romantic painting into two opposed phases, an early progressive movement, represented by Caspar David Friedrich (1774-1840) and Philipp Otto Runge (1777-1810), and a later reactionary one - epitomized by Friedrich Overbeck (1789-1869)…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Apollinaire, Cubism and Orphism

    1st Edition

    By Adrian Hicken

    During the years before his death in 1918 Apollinaire’s reputation as poet and artistic animateur approached legendary proportions. This book is the first to present an extensive reassessment of Apollinaire’s role in the promotion of themes and iconography amongst his painter friends. Detailed…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Interpreting Visual Art

    A Survey of Cognitive Research About Pictures, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Weir, Evans Mandes

    Interpreting Visual Art explores the psychological and cognitive mechanisms that underlie one's interpretation of art. After the brain encodes visual information, this encoding is then processed by perceptual mechanisms to identify objects and depth in pictures. The brain incorporates many factors…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • Women Photographers and Feminist Aesthetics

    1st Edition

    By Claire Raymond

    Women Photographers and Feminist Aesthetics makes the case for a feminist aesthetics in photography by analysing key works of twenty-two women photographers, including cis- and trans-woman photographers. Claire Raymond provides close readings of key photographs spanning the history of photography,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03
    Routledge

  • Portraiture and Early Studio Photography in China and Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Luke Gartlan, Roberta Wue

    This volume explores the early history of the photographic studio and portrait in China and Japan. The institution of the photographic studio has received relatively little attention in the history of photography; contributors here investigate various manifestations of the studio as a place and as…

    Hardback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge

  • Shimon Attie's Writing on the Wall

    History, Memory, Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    By Peter Muir

    Shimon Attie's Writing on the Wall: History, Memory, Aesthetics theorises images from Attie's 'The Writing on the Wall 1991-1993' installation as a memorial activity, and as an index or habitation for history. The images, which appeared in Berlin's Scheunenviertel district, are suspended by the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • The Nabis and Intimate Modernism

    Painting and the Decorative at the Fin-de-Siècle, 1st Edition

    By Katherine M. Kuenzli

    Providing a fresh perspective on an important but underappreciated group of late nineteenth-century French painters, this is the first book to provide an in-depth account of the Nabis' practice of the decorative, and its significance for twentieth-century modernism. Over the course of the ten…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Re-Reading Leonardo

    The Treatise on Painting across Europe, 1550–1900, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Farago

    For nearly three centuries Leonardo da Vinci's work was known primarily through the abridged version of his Treatise on Painting, first published in Paris in 1651 and soon translated into all the major European languages. Here for the first time is a study that examines the historical reception of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Capturing Japan in Nineteenth-Century New England Photography Collections

    1st Edition

    By Eleanor M. Hight

    Capturing Japan in Nineteenth-Century New England Photography Collections examines the evidence left behind from a famous first encounter-that of prominent New England Americans with the remnants of feudal Japan in the 1870s and 1880s. The study reveals that, despite these Americans' varied reasons…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

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