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  1. Renaissance Theory

    Edited by James Elkins, Robert Williams

    Series: The Art Seminar

    Renaissance Theory presents an animated conversation among art historians about the optimal ways of conceptualizing Renaissance art, and the links between Renaissance art and contemporary art and theory. This is the first discussion of its kind, involving not only questions within Renaissance...

    Published April 25th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Art of the Brooklyn Bridge

    A Visual History

    By Richard Haw

    The Brooklyn Bridge is a pre-eminent global icon. It is the world’s most famous and beloved bridge, a "must-see" tourist hotspot, and a vital fact of New York life. For almost a hundred and forty years it has inspired artists of all descriptions, fueling a constant stream of paintings,...

    Published February 25th 2008 by Routledge

  3. A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Sublime and Beautiful

    By Edmund Burke

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Edited with an introduction and notes by James T. Boulton. 'One of the greatest essays ever written on art.'– The Guardian Edmund Burke’s A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful is one of the most important works of aesthetics ever published. Whilst many...

    Published February 1st 2008 by Routledge

  4. The State of Art Criticism

    Edited by James Elkins, Michael Newman

    Series: The Art Seminar

    Art criticism is spurned by universities, but widely produced and read. It is seldom theorized and its history has hardly been investigated. The State of Art Criticism presents an international conversation among art historians and critics that considers the relation between criticism and art...

    Published December 17th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Landscape Theory

    Edited by Rachel DeLue, James Elkins

    Series: The Art Seminar

    Artistic representations of landscape are studied widely in areas ranging from art history to geography to sociology, yet there has been little consensus about how to understand the relationship between landscape and art. This book brings together more than fifty scholars from these multiple&...

    Published December 17th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Encounters in the Virtual Feminist Museum

    Time, Space and the Archive

    By Griselda Pollock

    Continuing her feminist reconceptualisation of the ways we can experience and study the visual arts, world renowned art historian and cultural analyst, Griselda Pollock proposes a series of new encounters through virtual exhibitions with art made by women over the twentieth century. Challenging the...

    Published November 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  7. In the Aftermath of Art

    Ethics, Aesthetics, Politics

    By Donald Preziosi, Johanne Lamoureux

    Series: Critical Voices in Art, Theory and Culture

    By juxtaposing issues and problems, Donald Preziosi's latest collection of essays, In the Aftermath of Art, opens up multiple interpretive possibilities by bringing to the surface hidden resonances in the implications of each text. In re-reading his own writings, Preziosi opens up alternatives to...

    Published December 1st 2005 by Routledge

  8. Art and Ventriloquism

    By David Goldblatt

    Series: Critical Voices in Art, Theory and Culture

    This exciting collection of David Goldblatt's essays, available for the first time in one volume, uses the metaphor of ventriloquism to help understand a variety of art world phenomena. It examines how the vocal vacillation between ventriloquist and dummy works within the roles of artist, artwork...

    Published September 26th 2005 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. Pictures and Tears

    A History of People Who Have Cried in Front of Paintings

    By James Elkins

    Art Does art leave you cold? And is that what it's supposed to do? Or is a painting meant to move you to tears? Hemingway was reduced to tears in the midst of a drinking bout when a painting by James Thurber caught his eye. And what's bad about that? In Pictures and Tears, art historian James...

    Published February 23rd 2004 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The International Recording Industries
    Edited by Lee Marshall
    To Be Published August 31st 2014
  2. Ancient Egyptian Jewellery
    By Alix Wilkinson
    To Be Published October 20th 2014
  3. Celtic Craftsmanship in Bronze
    By H.E. Kilbride-Jones
    To Be Published October 20th 2014
  4. Animals into Art
    Edited by Howard Morphy
    To Be Published October 20th 2014
  5. The Rock Art of Africa
    By A.R. Willcox
    To Be Published October 20th 2014

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