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Textbooks

  1. Learning to Look at Sculpture

    By Mary Acton

    Learning to Look at Sculpture is an accessible guide to the study and understanding of three dimensional art. Sculpture is all around us: in public parks, squares, gardens and railroad stations, as part of the architecture of buildings, or when used in commemoration and memorials and can even be considered in relation to furniture and industrial design. This book encourages you to consider the multiple forms and everyday guises sculpture can take.

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  2. History of Art

    A Student's Handbook, 5th Edition

    By Marcia Pointon 

    This fully revised edition of the History of Art: A Student's Handbook introduces students to the kinds of practices, challenges, questions and writings they will encounter in studying the history of art.

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New Titles

  1. Transformational Imagemaking

    Handmade Photography Since 1960 

    By Robert Hirsch

    Transformational Imagemaking: Handmade Photography Since 1960 is a groundbreaking survey of significant work and ideas by imagemakers who have pushed beyond the boundaries of photography as a window on our material world.

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  2. Art, Religion, Amnesia

    The Enchantments of Credulity

    By Donald Preziosi 

    Art, Religion, Amnesia addresses the relationship between art and religion in contemporary culture, directly challenging contemporary notions of art and religion as distinct social phenomena and explaining how such Western terms represent alternative and even antithetical modes of world-making. 

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Research & Reference

  1. New titles from Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

    The Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies series is our home for innovative research in the fields of Art and Visual Studies. It includes monographs and targeted edited collections that provide new insights into visual culture and art practice, theory, and research. 

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  2. Performing Beauty in Participatory Art and Culture

    By Falk Heinrich

    This book investigates the notion of beauty in participatory art, an interdisciplinary form that necessitates the audience’s agential participation and that is oftentimes seen in interactive art and technology-driven media installations.

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General Interest

  1. Dive Deeper – The Latest Apps from Focal Press

    Focal Press is dedicated to giving you access to leading-edge expert knowledge, techniques, and tools that allow you to create without limitation.

    As a part of this commitment, we would like to extend your learning even further by giving you access to our latest book companion apps, which are sure to be vital resources both in the classroom and the professional field.

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  2. Three New eBook Collections for Theatre, Media and Creative Arts from Routledge and Focal Press

    Three eBook collections are now available from Routledge and Focal Press, covering Theatre and Performing Arts, Media & Communication Studies and Creative and Media Arts

    These collections provide the best research and advice to readers wanting to know more about performing arts, develop their practical skills in a range of creative media, or researching the latest developments in the media and communication field. 

    Further information on these eCollections can be found on www.tandfebooks.com.

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News

  1. CHOICE Reviewed Titles from Routledge Music and Visual Arts

    The Routledge Music and Visual Arts list has developed a reputation for world-renowned scholarship and groundbreaking content. This is the opinion shared by many of the reviewers who look over our new texts on behalf of CHOICE Reviews, part of the American Library Association and the premier source for academic feedback. Please read on for the latest views from the academic community. 

    Nineteenth-Century Choral Music, edited by Donna M. Di Grazia is Essential!

    "Written by 25 eminent music scholars, the essays offer new, enlightening insights into a variety of topics relating to a century of choral literature…Supplemented with music examples and bibliographies, this is an important, distinguished contribution to the literature on choral music... Summing Up: Essential." - CHOICE, May 2013 

  2. The Portrait - An Excerpt from Visual Alchemy

    "A portrait is not simply a photograph or painting of a face. Indeed, it may not even show a face. Rather, a portrait is a revelation, a connection with the subject." - Digital Artist and author Catherine McIntyre

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