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  1. 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

  2. Visual Literacy

    Edited by James Elkins

    What does it mean to be visually literate? Does it mean different things in the arts and the sciences? In the West, in Asia, or in developing nations? If we all need to become "visually literate," what does that mean in practical terms? The essays gathered here examine a host of issues surrounding...

    Published October 10th 2007 by Routledge

  3. The Picturesque

    Architecture, Disgust and Other Irregularities

    By John Macarthur

    Series: The Classical Tradition in Architecture

    In this fresh and authoritative account John Macarthur presents the eighteenth century idea of the picturesque – when it was a risky term concerned with a refined taste for everyday things, such as the hovels of the labouring poor – in the light of its reception and effects in modern culture. In a...

    Published September 17th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Visual Communication

    Integrating Media, Art, and Science

    By Rick Williams, Julianne Newton

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    A well-rounded education in the 21st century requires not just verbal and mathematical proficiency, but also the ability to interpret, critique, create, and use visual communication on sophisticated levels. In today’s visual world, it is critically important to hold an appreciation for the...

    Published July 3rd 2007 by Routledge

  5. Freud's Art - Psychoanalysis Retold

    By Janet Sayers

    In Freud's Art – Psychoanalysis Retold Janet Sayers provides a refreshing new introduction to psychoanalysis by retelling its story through art. She does this by bringing together experts from psychoanalysis, art history, and art education to show how art and psychoanalysis illuminate...

    Published April 18th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Digital Encounters

    By Aylish Wood

    Digital Encounters is a cross media study of digital moving images in animation, cinema, games, and installation art. In a world increasingly marked by proliferating technologies, the way we encounter and understand these story-worlds, game spaces and art works reveals aspects of the ways in which...

    Published April 16th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Multi-media

    Video – Installation – Performance

    By Nick Kaye

    Multi-media charts the development of multi-media video, installation and performance in a unique dialogue between theoretical analysis and specially commissioned documentations by some of the world’s foremost artists. Nick Kaye explores the interdisciplinary history and character of experimental...

    Published April 11th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Abstract Space

    Beneath the Media Surface

    By Therese Tierney

    This visually stunning, conceptually rich and imaginative book investigates the cultural connection between new media and architectural imaging. Through a range of material, from theoretical texts to experimental design projects, Tierney explores notions of what the architectural image means...

    Published March 4th 2007 by Taylor & Francis

  9. Urban Culture

    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    Edited by Chris Jenks

    Series: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    This collection is an interdisciplinary study focusing on the various cultural aspects of city life. The works included are drawn from a broad range of canonical and secondary sources and emphasise the 'new', covering modernist and postmodernist perspectives of urban culture. The collection is...

    Published July 21st 2004 by Routledge

  10. Material Culture

    Edited by Victor Buchli

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    Material culture is the study of material products of human manufacturing processes, or 'the history of things'. Since material culture studies re-emerged within Anglo-American archaeology and anthropology in the late 1960s, this field of study has spread to a variety of other disciplines including...

    Published April 21st 2004 by Routledge