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Forthcoming History of Art Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Essays on Art (Routledge Revivals)

    By A. Clutton-Brock

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This collection of brief but insightful essays, though always returning to the author’s central conviction that the quality of artistic endeavour depends not on individuals of genius but on the attitude of the public towards art itself, examines a wide variety of unique but related issues: the...

    To Be Published May 18th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Art, Vision, and Nineteenth-Century Realist Drama

    Acts of Seeing

    By Amy Holzapfel

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    Realism in theatre is traditionally defined as a mere seed of modernism, a crude attempt to reproduce an exact copy of reality on stage. Art, Vision & Nineteenth-Century Realist Drama redefines realism as a complex and under-examined form of visual modernism, one that positioned theatre at the...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Urbanization and Contemporary Chinese Art

    By Meiqin Wang

    Series: Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

    This book explores the relationship between the ongoing urbanization in China and the production of contemporary Chinese art since the beginning of the twenty-first century. Wang provides a detailed analysis of artworks and methodologies of art-making from eight contemporary artists who employ a...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Everyday Practice of Public Art

    Art, Space, and Social Inclusion

    Edited by Cameron Cartiere, Martin Zebracki

    This multidisciplinary anthology is the first to explicitly address both the pedagogy and geographies of socially-engaged public art practice. Topics include: constructing new models for developing and commissioning temporary and performance based public artworks; the social inclusiveness of public...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Silk Roads

    Edited by Barbara Meisterernst

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    The areas covering the Silk Roads, the ancient and modern roads from China to the West, including the region of modern Xinjiang, have an enduring and most diverse history. The impact that the political, cultural, and economic exchange on the Silk Roads had on the world cannot be overestimated; this...

    To Be Published November 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Theory for Art History

    Adapted from Theory for Religious Studies by William E. Deal and Timothy K. Beal, 2nd Edition

    By Jae Emerling

    Series: theory4

    Theory for Art History provides a concise and clear introduction to key contemporary theorists, including their lives, major works, and ideas. Written both for the student in need of a quick introduction or for the scholar brushing up on details, this new volume in the theory4 series provides key...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Photography and Place

    Seeing and Not Seeing Germany After 1945

    By Donna West Brett

    Series: Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

    As a recording device, photography plays a unique role in how we collectively remember places and the events that have happened there. This book is the first comprehensive theoretical and historical analysis of German photography of place from 1945 to the present. Brett argues that the violent and...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. How Folklore Shaped Modern Art

    On the Uncritical ‘Other’ of Aesthetics

    By Wes Hill

    Series: Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

    This book addresses key debates about criticality in art by tracing the delimitations between folkloric and fine art production that have affected the modernist, postmodernist and contemporary eras in different ways. It looks at the tendency to equate highly valued art with the portrayal of an...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Critical Practice

    Artists, museums, ethics

    By Janet Marstine

    Series: Museum Meanings

    Critical Practice: Artists, Museums, Ethics is an ambitious work that blurs the boundaries among art history, museum studies, political science and applied ethics. It takes an interdisciplinary approach to represent key developments in institutional critique as they impact museums. The book...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Photograhy and Doubt

    Edited by Andrés Mario Zervigón, Sabine Kriebel

    To Be Published February 15th 2016 by Routledge