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  1. Theory for Art History

    Adapted from Theory for Religious Studies, by William E. Deal and Timothy K. Beal

    By Jae Emerling

    Series: theory4

    Theory for Art History provides clear and concise introductions to thirty key figures of contemporary theory: four essential predecessors – Freud, Marx, Nietzsche, and Saussure – and twenty-six major moderns from Adorno to Spivak. This book includes key concepts, biography, survey of...

    Published August 9th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Writing Back to Modern Art

    After Greenberg, Fried and Clark

    By Jonathan Harris

    Here for the first time is a full-length study of the 'critical modernisms' of the three leading art writers of the second half of the twentieth century, which helps us build a better understanding of the development of modern art writing and its relation to the 'post-modern' in art and society...

    Published June 29th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Emotionally Durable Design

    Objects, Experiences and Empathy

    By Jonathan Chapman

    In today's unsustainable world of goods, where products are desired, purchased, briefly used and then promptly landfilled to make way for more, consumption and waste are rapidly spiralling out of control with truly devastating ecological consequences. Why do we, as a consumer society, have such...

    Published June 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  4. Cultural Studies

    March, 19.2

    Published May 19th 2005 by Routledge

  5. The Politics of Heritage

    The Legacies of Race

    Edited by Jo Littler, Roshi Naidoo

    Series: Comedia

    While 'social inclusion' and 'cultural diversity' circulate frenetically as buzzwords, are we really ready to accept that ideas about 'race' and 'ethnicity', rather than being a peripheral concern, are at the core of how a nation's heritage is represented and imagined?This book interrogates just...

    Published February 7th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Revealing Art

    By Matthew Kieran

    Why does art matter to us, and what makes it good? Why is the role of imagination so important in art? Illustrated with carefully chosen colour and black-and-white plates of examples from Michaelangelo to Matisse and Poussin to Pollock, Revealing Art takes us on a compelling and provocative...

    Published November 25th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Modern Art: A Critical Introduction

    2nd Edition

    By Pam Meecham, Julie Sheldon

    Modern Art: A Critical Introduction traces the historical and contemporary contexts for understanding modern art movements, and the theories that influenced and attempted to explain them. Its radical approach foregoes the chronological approach to art movements in favour of looking at the ways in...

    Published November 25th 2004 by Routledge

  8. On the Strange Place of Religion in Contemporary Art

    By James Elkins

    Can contemporary art say anything about spirituality? John Updike calls modern art "a religion assembled from the fragments of our daily life," but does that mean that contemporary art is spiritual? What might it mean to say that the art you make expresses your spiritual belief? On the Strange...

    Published September 4th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Urban Culture

    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    Edited by Chris Jenks

    Series: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    This collection is an interdisciplinary study focusing on the various cultural aspects of city life. The works included are drawn from a broad range of canonical and secondary sources and emphasise the 'new', covering modernist and postmodernist perspectives of urban culture. The collection is...

    Published July 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  10. The Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture Reader

    Edited by Vanessa R. Schwartz, Jeannene M. Przyblyski

    Series: In Sight: Visual Culture

    This Reader brings together, for the first time, key writings about the nineteenth century, a key period in contemporary discussion of visual culture. Exploring such topics as photographs, exhibitions and advertising the editors suggest that 'modernity' rather than 'modernism' is a valuable...

    Published July 1st 2004 by Routledge