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Forthcoming Visual Arts Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Architecture's Pretexts

    Spaces of Translation

    By Aarati Kanekar

    The aim of this book is to expose readers to architecture’s pretexts that include literary narratives, film, theatre, painting, music, and ritual, as a bridge between diverse intellectual territories and architecture. It introduces a selection of seminal modern and contemporary architectural...

    To Be Published January 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Photography: A Critical Introduction

    5th Edition

    Edited by Liz Wells

    Photography: A Critical Introduction was the first introductory textbook to examine key debates in photographic theory and place them in their social and political contexts, and is now established as one of the leading textbooks in its field. Written especially for students in higher education and...

    To Be Published January 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. On Not Looking

    The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture

    Edited by Frances Guerin

    Series: Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

    On Not Looking: The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture focuses on the image, and our relationship to it, as a site of "not looking." The collection demonstrates that even though we live in an image-saturated culture, many images do not look at what they claim, viewers often do not look at the...

    To Be Published February 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Documenting World Politics

    A Critical Companion to IR and Non-Fiction Film

    Edited by Rens Van Munster, Casper Sylvest

    Series: Popular Culture and World Politics

    As a central component of contemporary culture, films mirror and shape political debate. Reflecting on this development, scholars in the field of International Relations (IR) increasingly explore the intersection of TV series, fiction film and global politics. So far, however, virtually no...

    To Be Published February 17th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Art and Protest in Putin's Russia

    By Lena Jonson

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    The Pussy Riot protest, and the subsequent heavy handed treatment of the protestors, grabbed the headlines, but this was not an isolated instance of art being noticeably critical of the regime. As this book, based on extensive original research, shows, there has been gradually emerging over recent...

    To Be Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  6. International Perspectives on Shojo and Shojo Manga

    The Influence of Girl Culture

    Edited by Masami Toku

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This collaborative book explores the artistic and aesthetic development of shojo, or girl, manga and discusses the significance of both shojo manga and the concept of shojo, or girl culture. It features contributions from manga critics, educators, and researchers from both manga’s home country of...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Videogames, Popular Culture and World Politics

    By Nick Robinson

    Series: Popular Culture and World Politics

    Videogames matter and they matter for world politics. The aim of this book is to demonstrate the way in which games contribute to the evolution of global politics and to show how global politics contributes to the development of games. Robinson seeks to achieve this in two ways. First, he...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Understanding Art Markets

    Inside the world of art and business, 2nd Edition

    By Iain Robertson

    The value of the global art market soared following the era of financial crisis in the world economy. This change is driven by a variety of factors examined in this comprehensive book: the evolving and intertwined relationship between auctioneering and dealing; the role of new art advisers and...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. The Illuminated Theatre

    Studies on the Suffering of Images

    By Joe Kelleher

    What sort of thing is a theatre image? How is it produced and consumed? Who is responsible for the images? Why do the images stay with us when the performance is over? How do we learn to speak of what we see and imagine? And how do we relate what we experience in the theatre to what we share with...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge