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  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. 

    Click here to view the latest titles from the series...

  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.

  3. Is the photography we now have truly photography?

    The changes which photography has undergone in the last two decades have created a degree of uncertainty about how we understand its contemporary status or condition. Indeed, that last phrase, ‘contemporary status or condition’ begs the question. Is the photography we now have truly photography?

    An excerpt from The Photographic Image in Digital Culture by Martin Lister

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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?

    Read the excerpt...

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