The Art Seminar

Series Editor: James Elkins

  • The Spirit of Oriental Poetry

    By Puran Singh

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2013-06-25
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  • Re-Enchantment

    Edited by James Elkins, David Morgan

    The near-absence of religion from contemporary discourse on art is one of the most fundamental issues in postmodernism. Artists critical of religion can find voices in the art world, but religion itself, including spirituality, is taken to be excluded by the very project of modernism. The sublime,…

    Paperback – 2008-10-06
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  • Renaissance Theory

    Edited by James Elkins, Robert Williams

    Renaissance Theory presents an animated conversation among art historians about the optimal ways of conceptualizing Renaissance art, and the links between Renaissance art and contemporary art and theory. This is the first discussion of its kind, involving not only questions within Renaissance…

    Paperback – 2008-04-25
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  • The State of Art Criticism

    Edited by James Elkins, Michael Newman

    Art criticism is spurned by universities, but widely produced and read. It is seldom theorized and its history has hardly been investigated. The State of Art Criticism presents an international conversation among art historians and critics that considers the relation between criticism and art…

    Paperback – 2007-12-17
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  • Landscape Theory

    Edited by Rachel DeLue, James Elkins

    Artistic representations of landscape are studied widely in areas ranging from art history to geography to sociology, yet there has been little consensus about how to understand the relationship between landscape and art. This book brings together more than fifty scholars from these multiple&…

    Paperback – 2007-12-17
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  • Photography Theory

    Edited by James Elkins

    Photography Theory presents forty of the world's most active art historians and theorists, including Victor Burgin, Joel Snyder, Rosalind Krauss, Alan Trachtenberg, Geoffrey Batchen, Carol Squiers, Margaret Iversen and Abigail Solomon-Godeau in animated debate on the nature of photography.…

    Paperback – 2006-12-13
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  • Is Art History Global?

    Edited by James Elkins

    This is the third volume in The Art Seminar, James Elkin's series of conversations on art and visual studies.Is Art History Global? stages an international conversation among art historians and critics on the subject of the practice and responsibility of global thinking within the discipline.…

    Paperback – 2006-12-13
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  • Art History Versus Aesthetics

    Edited by James Elkins

    In this unprecedented collection, over twenty of the world's most prominent thinkers on the subject including Arthur Danto, Stephen Melville, Wendy Steiner, Alexander Nehamas, and Jay Bernstein ponder the disconnect between these two disciplines. The volume has a radically innovative structure: it…

    Paperback – 2005-10-27
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