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  1. Play and Participation in Contemporary Arts Practices

    By Tim Stott

    Series: Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

    This book engages debates in current art criticism concerning the turn toward participatory works of art. In particular, it analyzes ludic participation, in which play and games are used organizationally so that participants actively engage with or complete the work of art through their play. Here...

    To Be Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. Reflections on the Aesthetic Experience

    Psychoanalysis and the uncanny

    By Gregorio Kohon

    Series: New Library of Psychoanalysis 'Beyond the Couch' series

    Interest in the relationship between psychoanalysis and art - and other disciplines - is growing. In his new book Reflections on the Aesthetic: Psychoanalysis and the uncanny, Gregorio Kohon examines and reflects upon psychoanalytic understandings of estrangement, the Freudian notions of the...

    To Be Published August 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Arts Education and Literacies

    Edited by Amy Petersen Jensen, Roni Jo Draper

    Series: Routledge Research in Literacy

    In a struggling global economy, education is focused on core subjects such as language arts and mathematics, and the development of technological and career-readiness skills. Arts education has not been a central focus of education reform movements in the United States, and none of the current...

    To Be Published August 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Is Landscape...?

    Essays on the Identity of Landscape

    Edited by Gareth Doherty, Charles Waldheim

    Rather than promoting a singular way of understanding landscape, this book provides a compelling investigation into the multiple positions of landscape architecture. The framing question ‘is landscape…?’ creates a base from which scholars and professionals in landscape examine various definitions...

    To Be Published October 1st 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. 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

  8. Singularities: Dance and Visual Arts in the Age of Performance

    By Andre Lepecki

    To Be Published February 15th 2016 by Routledge

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