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  1. The Visual Culture Reader

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Mirzoeff

    Ten years after the last edition, this thoroughly revised and updated third edition of The Visual Culture Reader highlights the transformed and expanded nature of globalized visual cultures. It assembles key new writings, visual essays and specially commissioned articles, emphasizing the...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  2. An Introduction to Visual Culture

    2nd Edition

    By Nicholas Mirzoeff

    An Introduction to Visual Culture provides a wide-ranging introduction to the now established interdisciplinary field of visual culture. Mapping a global history and theory of visual culture, An Introduction to Visual Culture asks how and why visual media have become so central to everyday life....

    Published May 26th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Bodyscape

    Art, modernity and the ideal figure

    By Nicholas Mirzoeff

    Western art has long sought to visualize the perfect body. Whether composed from fragments or derived from a single model, this ideal, straight, white body is now in crisis. But what will take its place? In Bodyscape, Nicholas Mirzoeff traces the roots of our current obsession with body images from...

    Published May 18th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Watching Babylon

    The War in Iraq and Global Visual Culture

    By Nicholas Mirzoeff

    Groundbreaking and compelling, Watching Babylon examines the experience of watching the war against Iraq on television, on the internet, in the cinema and in print media. Mirzoeff shows how the endless stream of images flowing from the Gulf has necessitated a new form of visual thinking, one which...

    Published November 4th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Diaspora and Visual Culture

    Representing Africans and Jews

    Edited by Nicholas Mirzoeff

    This is the first book to examine the connections between diaspora - the movement, whether forced or voluntary, of a nation or group of people from one homeland to another - and its representations in visual culture. Two foundational articles by Stuart Hall and the painter R.B. Kitaj provide points...

    Published October 28th 1999 by Routledge

  6. An Introduction to Visual Culture

    By Nicholas Mirzoeff

    This is a wide-ranging and stimulating introduction to the history and theory of visual culture from painting to the computer and television screen. It will prove indispensable to students of art and art history as well as students of cultural studies. Mirzoeff begins by defining what visual...

    Published May 13th 1999 by Routledge

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