Visual Arts Products

  • Conservation of Easel Paintings

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Joyce Hill Stoner, Rebecca Rushfield

    Conservation of Easel Paintings, 2nd edition provides a much-anticipated update to the previous edition, which has come to be known internationally as an invaluable and comprehensive text on the history, philosophy and methods of the treatment of easel paintings. Including 49 chapters written by…

    Hardback – 2020-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series in Conservation and Museology

  • Philosophy of Sculpture

    Historical Problems, Contemporary Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristin Gjesdal, Fred Rush, Ingvild Torsen

    Sculpture has been a central aspect of almost every art culture, contemporary or historical. This volume comprises thirteen essays at the cutting edge of thinking about sculpture in philosophical terms, representing approaches to sculpture from the perspectives of both Anglo-American and European…

    Hardback – 2020-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Objectification

    On the Difference Between Sex and Sexism, 1st Edition

    By Feona Attwood, Alan McKee, John Mercer, Susanna Paasonen, Clarissa Smith

    This is a concise and accessible introduction into the concept of objectification, one of the most frequently recurring terms in both academic and media debates on the gendered politics of contemporary culture, and core to critiquing the social positions of sex and sexism.   Objectification is an…

    Paperback – 2020-08-19 
    Routledge
    Gender Insights

  • Situated Knowing

    Epistemic Perspectives on Performance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ewa Bal, Mateusz Chaberski

    Situated Knowing aims to critically examine performance studies’ ideological and socio-political underpinnings while also challenging the Anglo-centrism of the discipline. This book reworks the concept of ‘situated knowledges’ put forward over thirty years ago by American biologist and philosopher…

    Hardback – 2020-08-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Picturing Courtiers and Nobles from Castiglione to Van Dyck

    Self Representation by Early Modern Elites, 1st Edition

    By John Peacock

    This interdisciplinary study examines painted portraiture as a defining metaphor of elite self-representation in early modern culture. Beginning with Castiglione’s Book of the Courtier (1528), the most influential early modern account of the formation of elite identity, the argument traces a path…

    Hardback – 2020-08-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • The Reception of the Printed Image in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries

    Multiplied and Modified, 1st Edition

    Edited by Grażyna Jurkowlaniec, Magdalena Herman

    This book examines the early development of the graphic arts from the perspectives of material things, human actors and immaterial representations while broadening the geographic field of inquiry to Central Europe and the British Isles and considering the reception of the prints on other continents…

    Hardback – 2020-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Dynamic Cartography

    Body, Architecture, and Performative Space, 1st Edition

    By Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez

    Dynamic Cartography analyses the works of Rudolf Laban, Lawrence Halprin, Anne Bogart, Adolphe Appia, Cedric Price, Joan Littlewood, and Heìlio Oiticica. They are practitioners who have worked on different areas of enquiry from the existing relations between body and space through movement, events…

    Paperback – 2020-07-28 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Art, Photography, and the Politics of Citizenship

    1st Edition

    By Vered Maimon

    This book analyzes recent artistic and activist projects in order to conceptualize the new roles and goals of a critical theory and practice of art and photography. Vered Maimon argues that current artistic and activist practices are no longer concerned with the “politics of…

    Hardback – 2020-07-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Lower Niger Bronzes

    Beyond Igbo-Ukwu, Ife, and Benin, 1st Edition

    By Philip M. Peek

    This book demonstrates that copper alloy casting was widespread in southern Nigeria and has been practiced for at least a millennium. Philip M. Peek’s research provides a critical context for the better known casting traditions of Igbo-Ukwu, Ife, and Benin. Both the necessary ores and casting…

    Hardback – 2020-07-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Capturing the Universe

    A Photographer’s Guide to Deep-Sky Imaging, 1st Edition

    By Chris Woodhouse

    This book provides a thorough introduction to and exploration of deep sky astrophotography for the digital photographer. With over 280 images, graphs, and tables, this introductory book uses a progressive and practical style to teach readers how to image the night sky using existing, affordable…

    Paperback – 2020-07-10 
    Focal Press

  • Digital Media Foundations

    An Introduction for Artists and Designers, 1st Edition

    By Richard Lewis, James Luciana

    Fully-updated and comprehensive, this second edition is a creative and practical introduction to the field of digital media for future designers, artists, and media professionals. It addresses the evolution of the field, its connections with traditional media, up-to-date developments, and…

    Paperback – 2020-07-06 
    Routledge

  • Robert Motherwell, Abstraction, and Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Robert Hobbs

    Employing an interdisciplinary approach, this book breaks new ground by considering how Robert Motherwell’s abstract expressionist art is indebted to Alfred North Whitehead’s highly original process metaphysics. Motherwell first encountered Whitehead and his work as a philosophy graduate student…

    Hardback – 2020-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Art History and Visual Studies

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