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Routledge has an illustrious history in research and reference publishing. You can explore this area of the site to learn more about our featured research, reference, monographs, handbooks and major works in Art & Visual Culture. In addition, you can visit one of following areas for broad representation of our reference publishing program:

Recent Research & Reference Articles

  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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  3. Art in the Asia-Pacific

    Intimate Publics

    Edited by Larissa Hjorth, Natalie King, Mami Kataoka 

    As social, locative, and mobile media render the intimate public and the public intimate, this volume interrogates how this phenomenon impacts art practice and politics. Contributors bring together the worlds of art and media culture to rethink their intersections in light of participatory social media. By focusing upon the Asia-Pacific region, they seek to examine how regionalism and locality affect global circuits of culture.

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  4. Spiritual Art and Art Education

    By Janis Lander

    This book is a study of contemporary spirituality as it is practiced in the world today, characterized by its secular and inclusive nature, and applied to art and art education. It identifies the issues facing a formal introduction of contemporary spiritual concepts into a secular and multicultural arts educational environment.

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  5. Beauty, Violence, Representation

    Explore the relationship among beauty, violence, and representation in a broad range of artistic and cultural texts, including literature, visual art, theater, film, and music.

    Read more about this book and recommend it to your librarian today!

  6. Performing Memory in Art and Popular Culture

    "Moving from embodied to externalized, from generational to historical and spectral memories, this collection of essays discusses challenging methodological problems that can revitalize the study of memory." -- Aleida Assmann, Universität Konstanz, Germany

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    Oscar nominations galore for the new Taylor & Francis (Routledge) eBooks video

    And the winner in the category of Best Short Film (Live Action) goes to ... eBooks for Libraries from Taylor & Francis (including all Routledge titles)! We are very proud of our new eBooks video (a bit too proud maybe). It gives you a great overview of what T&F eBooks are all about, how to trial them and how to purchase. Watch the vid here!

  8. The Pictorial Turn

    This seminal collection of essays is the first to be devoted to the pictorial turn. It brings together theorists from across the humanities and social sciences with a paleontologist and practising artists. Together they consider the relation between pictures and images, the power of landscape, the life of images, and the pictorial uncanny amongst many other things.

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