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Articles in the General Interest category

Routledge is committed to publishing information of the highest quality and we are a leading publisher of a wide range of books for everyone, from the general interest reader to the dedicated professional. Discover more about our featured selections below in Art & Visual Culture.

Recent General Interest Articles

  1. Excerpt - Transformational Imagemaking: Robert Heinecken

    Robert Heinecken - a "transformational imagemaker" who pushed beyond the traditional boundaries of photography during the 1960's, a time of social upheavals.

    An excerpt from Transformational Imagemaking by Robert Hirsch

  2. World Art Day Celebration

    In commemoration of the birth of Leonardo da Vinci, the 15th of April has been declared World Art Day by the International Association of Art (IAA). To help celebrate and raise awareness of creative activity worldwide, Routledge have put together a free online article collection.

    The articles will be availalbe until July 30th, 2014.

  3. Blog Post - Beauty and Idea

    For Digital Artist Catherine McIntyre, author of Visual Alchemy:The Fine Art of Digital Montage, there are two essentials for any work of art: that it should be beautiful, and that it should mean something. 

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  4. Blog Post - Is the photography we now have truly photography?

    In a recently posted excerpt from The Photographic Image in Digital Culture, 2e on MasteringPhoto.com, editor Martin Lister explores the question -  Is the photography we now have truly photography?

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  5. Review: Why Art Photography?

    Thank you to Source for reviewing the title Why Art Photography? by Lucy Soutter

    'Soutter has accomplished her mission: to those in the know and those who want to be, she has explained not just the whys but the how-tos of contemporary art photography.' - Source

  6. Inside Magazine Publishing Cover

    Featured Authors - David Stam & Andrew Scott

    An interview with co-editors David Stam and Andrew Scott, celebrating the launch of Inside Magazine Publishing.

    We caught up with David and Andrew to delve inside the magazine publishing industry and to find out a few facts about them…

  7. Review: Contemporary British Art

    Thanks to Art History for reviewing Routledge title: Contemporary British Art By Grant Pooke http://bit.ly/PNzxBB

    'Grant Pooke’s Contemporary British Art is one of the first (if not the first) survey books to be written on the art produced in Britain between 1987 and 2007, and a thorough account of recent artists, art practices and thematic tendencies is provided. Works of art are carefully described and discussed in a clear, jargon-free style, making this book accessible to a wide audience; it will undoubtedly become a mainstay of school and undergraduate reading lists.' - Art History

  8. Rave Reviews for ‘Reframing Photography’

    Thanks to philly artblog blog for their review of Reframing Photography By Rebekah Modrak & Bill Anthes:

    'Reframing Photography, the 560-page encyclopedic book on the subject includes everything about photography and then some. The book is for students, teachers and those in the self-taught orbit who want to do it themselves with a little help.' - philly artblog blog
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  9. Did you know that Routledge Art, Design and Visual Culture is on Facebook and Twitter?

    Become a fan of our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter to keep up-to-date with the latest news on our books and journals as well as interesting facts from the industry.

  10. The 2011 Art, Design and Visual Culture catalog is now available!

    For 2011, Routledge are pleased to offer you a diverse list of Art, Design and Visual Culture books, ranging from undergraduate and graduate textbooks, to readers and edited collections, to companions and scholarly monographs. To view the catalog online click here or email media_studies@routledge.com for a paper copy.

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