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  1. Manga's Cultural Crossroads

    Edited by Jaqueline Berndt, Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer

    Series: Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

    Focusing on the art and literary form of manga, this volume examines the intercultural exchanges that have shaped manga during the twentieth century and how manga’s culturalization is related to its globalization. Through contributions from leading scholars in the fields of comics and Japanese...

    Published May 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Art in the Roman Empire

    By Michael Grant

    Michael Grant has specially selected some of the most significant examples of painting, portraits, architecture, mosaic, jewellery and silverware, to give a unique insight into the functions and manifestations of art in the Roman Empire. Art in the Roman Empire shows how many of the most impressive...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Why Art Photography?

    By Lucy Soutter

    Contemporary art photography is paradoxical. Anyone can look at it and form an opinion about what they see, yet it represents critical positions that only a small minority of well-informed viewers can usually access. Why Art Photography? provides a lively, accessible introduction to the ideas...

    Published February 18th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Dynamics and Performativity of Imagination

    The Image between the Visible and the Invisible

    Edited by Bernd Huppauf, Christoph Wulf

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    In this interdisciplinary anthology, essays study the relationship between the imagination and images both material and mental. Through case studies on a diverse array of topics including photography, film, sports, theater, and anthropology, contributors focus on the role of the...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Fifty Key Writers on Photography

    Edited by Mark Durden

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    A clear and concise survey of some of the most significant writers on photography who have played a major part in defining and influencing our understanding of the medium. It provides a succinct overview of writing on photography from a diverse range of disciplines and perspectives and...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Cities and Photography

    By Jane Tormey

    Series: Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

    Photographs display attitudes, agency and vision in the way cities are documented and imagined. Cities and Photography explores the relationship between people and the city, visualized in photographs. It provides a visually focused examination of the city and urbanism for a range of different...

    Published November 30th 2012 by Routledge

  7. New Games

    Postmodernism After Contemporary Art

    By Pamela M. Lee

    Series: Theories of Modernism and Postmodernism in the Visual Arts

    Pamela M. Lee’s New Games revisits postmodernism in light of art history's more recent embrace of "the contemporary." What can the theories and practices associated with postmodernism tell us about the obsession with the contemporary in both the academy and the art world? In looking at work by Dara...

    Published November 16th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Representations of Pain in Art and Visual Culture

    Edited by Maria Pia Di Bella, James Elkins

    Series: Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

    The presentation of bodies in pain has been a major concern in Western art since the time of the Greeks. The Christian tradition is closely entwined with such themes, from the central images of the Passion to the representations of bloody martyrdoms. The remnants of this tradition are evident in...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Image Studies

    Theory and Practice

    By Sunil Manghani

    Image Studies offers an engaging introduction to visual and image studies. In order to better understand images and visual culture the book seeks to bridge between theory and practice; asking the reader to think critically about images and image practices, but also simultaneously to make images and...

    Published November 9th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Post Critical Museology

    Theory and Practice in the Art Museum

    By Andrew Dewdney, David Dibosa, Victoria Walsh

    Post-Critical Museology considers what the role of the public and the experience of audiences means to the everyday work of the art museum. It does this from the perspectives of the art museum itself as well as from the visitors it seeks. Through the analysis of material gathered from a major...

    Published October 19th 2012 by Routledge