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Forthcoming Visual Arts Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 25 forthcoming new books in the subject of Visual Arts — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Multiculturalism and the Arts in European Cities

    Edited by Marco Martiniello

    This book discusses the tension, or even the contradiction, between ethno-cultural segregation and ethno-cultural mixing in the field of the arts. It focuses on the local artistic sphere in the multicultural EU cities of Amsterdam, Antwerp, Brussels, Cologne, Malmö and Vienna. The chapters show a...

    To Be Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Handbook of Sustainability and Fashion

    Edited by Kate Fletcher, Mathilda Tham

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The clothing industry employs 25 million people globally contributing to many livelihoods and the prosperity of communities, to women’s independence, and the establishment of significant infrastructures in poorer countries. Yet the fashion industry is also a significant contributor to the...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Knowledge Networks and Craft Traditions in the Ancient World

    Material Crossovers

    Edited by Katharina Rebay-Salisbury, Ann Brysbaert, Lin Foxhall

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    This edited volume investigates knowledge networks based on materials and associated technologies in Prehistoric Europe and the Classical Mediterranean. It emphasises the significance of material objects to the construction, maintenance, and collapse of networks of various forms – which are central...

    To Be Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Creativity in Peripheral Places

    Redefining the Creative Industries

    Edited by Chris Gibson

    Creativity is said to be the fuel of the contemporary economy. Dynamic industries such as film, music, television and design have changed the fortunes of entire cities, from Nashville to Los Angeles, Barcelona to Brisbane and beyond. Yet creativity remains mercurial – it is at the heart of...

    To Be Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Global Politics of Fashion

    Being Fab in a Dangerous World

    Edited by Andreas Behnke

    Series: Popular Culture and World Politics

    This book seeks to address and fill a puzzling omission in contemporary critical IR scholarship. Following on from the aesthetic turn in IR, critical and ‘postmodern’ IR has produced an impressive array of studies into movies, literature, music and art and the way these media produce...

    To Be Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Art, Culture and International Development

    Humanizing Social Transformation

    By John Clammer

    Series: Rethinking Development

    This innovative book places culture, specifically in the form of the arts, back at the centre of debates in development studies by introducing new ways of conceptualizing art in relation to development. It shows that culture is not simply an explanation of last resort, but is itself a rich,...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Visual Culture and Gender

    Edited by Annette Burfoot

    Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    Issues and themes in and around gender and visual culture have generated a huge and complex scholarly literature. Now, to enable users to make sense of an explosion of scholarship, this new title from Routledge’s Major Works publishing programme answers the need for an authoritative...

    To Be Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Companion to Design Research

    Edited by Paul Rodgers, Joyce Yee

    To Be Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Framing the Interpreter in Conflict

    Towards a Visual Perspective

    Edited by Anxo Fernández-Ocampo, Michaela Wolf

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Evolutionary Theory and Visual Culture

    The Darwin Effect

    Edited by Michael Dorsch, Jean M. Evans

    Series: Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

    Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution bore a decisive influence on aesthetic thought that was nothing if not diverse. From biological models to European paintings, Darwinian theory offered art historians and artists a rich, evocative lens through which to view the world anew. This volume explores...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge