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  1. 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 16th 2007 by Routledge

  2. 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 16th 2007 by Routledge

  3. 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 21st 2007 by Routledge

  4. 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 November 30th 2005 by Routledge

  5. 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 25th 2005 by Routledge

  6. 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 3rd 2004 by Routledge

  7. 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 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  8. The Photography Reader

    Edited by Liz Wells

    The Photography Reader is a comprehensive introduction to theories of photography; its production; and its uses and effects. Including articles by photographers from Edward Weston to Jo Spence, as well as key thinkers like Roland Barthes, Victor Burgin and Susan Sontag, the essays trace the...

    Published November 13th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Stories of Art

    By James Elkins

    Stories of Art is James Elkins's intimate history of art. Concise and original, this engaging book is an antidote to the behemoth art history textbooks from which we were all taught. As he demonstrates so persuasively, there can never be one story of art. Cultures have their own stories - about...

    Published September 26th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Race-ing Art History

    Critical Readings in Race and Art History

    Edited by Kymberly N. Pinder

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 8th 2002 by Routledge