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  1. Why Art Photography?

    By Lucy Soutter

    Contemporary art photography is paradoxical. Anyone can look at it and form an opinion about what they see, yet it represents critical positions that only a small minority of well-informed viewers can usually access. Why Art Photography? provides a lively, accessible introduction to the ideas...

    Published February 17th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Fifty Key Writers on Photography

    Edited by Mark Durden

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    A clear and concise survey of some of the most significant writers on photography who have played a major part in defining and influencing our understanding of the medium. It provides a succinct overview of writing on photography from a diverse range of disciplines and perspectives and...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  3. An Introduction to Design and Culture

    1900 to the Present, 3rd Edition

    By Penny Sparke

    This third edition of An Introduction to Design and Culture has been revised and updated throughout to include issues of globalization, sustainability and digital/interactive design. New for this edition is a chapter which covers key changes in design culture. Design culture has changed...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  4. New Games

    Postmodernism After Contemporary Art

    By Pamela M. Lee

    Series: Theories of Modernism and Postmodernism in the Visual Arts

    Pamela M. Lee’s New Games revisits postmodernism in light of art history's more recent embrace of "the contemporary." What can the theories and practices associated with postmodernism tell us about the obsession with the contemporary in both the academy and the art world? In looking at work by Dara...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 26th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Live Art in LA

    Performance in Southern California, 1970 - 1983

    Edited by Peggy Phelan

    Live Art in LA: Performance Art in Southern California , 1970-1983 documents and critically examines one of the most fecund periods in the history of live art. The book forms part of the Getty Institute’s Pacific Standard Time initiative – a series of exhibitions, performance re-enactments and...

    Published May 20th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Ethics and Images of Pain

    Edited by Asbjørn Grønstad, Henrik Gustafsson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

    Few phenomena are as formative of our experience of the visual world as displays of suffering. But what does it mean to have an ethical experience of disturbing or traumatizing images? What kind of ethical proposition does an image of pain mobilize? How may the spectator learn from and make use of...

    Published April 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  8. Fifty Key Texts in Art History

    Edited by Diana Newall, Grant Pooke

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Fifty Key Texts in Art History is an anthology of critical commentaries selected from the classical period to the late modern. It explores some of the central and emerging themes, issues and debates within Art History as an increasingly expansive and globalised discipline. It features an...

    Published February 12th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Photography: History and Theory

    By Jae Emerling

    Photography: History and Theory introduces students to both the history of photography and critical theory. From its inception in the nineteenth century, photography has instigated a series of theoretical debates. In this new text, Jae Emerling therefore argues that the most insightful way to...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Julien-David Leroy and the Making of Architectural History

    By Christopher Drew Armstrong

    Series: The Classical Tradition in Architecture

    This book examines the career and publications of the French architect Julien-David Leroy (1724–1803) and his impact on architectural theory and pedagogy. Despite not leaving any built work, Leroy is a major international figure of eighteenth-century architectural theory and culture. Considering...

    Published August 21st 2011 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Ancient Egyptian Jewellery
    By Alix Wilkinson
    To Be Published October 19th 2014
  2. Celtic Craftsmanship in Bronze
    By H.E. Kilbride-Jones
    To Be Published October 19th 2014
  3. Animals into Art
    Edited by Howard Morphy
    To Be Published October 19th 2014
  4. The Rock Art of Africa
    By A.R. Willcox
    To Be Published October 19th 2014
  5. Negotiating Cultural Identity: Landscapes in Early Medieval South Asian History
    Edited by Himanshu Prabha Ray
    To Be Published October 30th 2014

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