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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 94 new and published books in the subject of Visual Arts — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Seeing Differently

    A History and Theory of Identification and the Visual Arts

    By Amelia Jones

    Seeing Differently offers a history and theory of ideas about identity in relation to visual arts discourses and practices in Euro-American culture, from early modern beliefs that art is an expression of an individual, the painted image a "world picture" expressing a comprehensive and coherent...

    Published March 20th 2012 by Routledge

  2. An Introduction to Theatre Design

    By Stephen Di Benedetto

    This introduction to theatre design explains the theories, strategies, and tools of practical design work for the undergraduate student. Through its numerous illustrated case studies and analysis of key terms, students will build an understanding of the design process and be able to:...

    Published February 29th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Companion to Research in the Arts

    Edited by Michael Biggs, Henrik Karlsson

    The Routledge Companion to Research in the Arts is a major collection of new writings on research in the creative and performing arts by leading authorities from around the world. It provides theoretical and practical approaches to identifying, structuring and resolving some of the key issues in...

    Published January 5th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Professional Issues in Child and Youth Care Practice

    By Kiaras Gharabaghi

    This book provides an overview of the core professional issues in the field of child and youth care practice. The author explores themes ranging from relationships and the exploration of Self to career building and field-specific approaches to management. The book is written from a pragmatic...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Photography: History and Theory

    By Jae Emerling

    Photography: History and Theory introduces students to both the history of photography and critical theory. From its inception in the nineteenth century, photography has instigated a series of theoretical debates. In this new text, Jae Emerling therefore argues that the most insightful way to...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Visualizing Africa in Nineteenth-Century British Travel Accounts

    By Leila Koivunen

    Series: Routledge Research in Travel Writing

    This study examines and explains how British explorers visualized the African interior in the latter part of the nineteenth century, providing the first sustained analysis of the process by which this visual material was transformed into the illustrations in popular travel books. At that time,...

    Published September 18th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Entering the Picture

    Judy Chicago, The Fresno Feminist Art Program, and the Collective Visions of Women Artists

    Edited by Jill Fields

    Series: New Directions in American History

    In 1970, Judy Chicago and fifteen students founded the groundbreaking Feminist Art Program (FAP) at Fresno State. Drawing upon the consciousness-raising techniques of the women's liberation movement, they created shocking new art forms depicting female experiences. Collaborative work and...

    Published September 13th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Documentary

    Witness and Self-Revelation

    By John Ellis

    Digital technologies have transformed documentary for both filmmakers and audiences. Documentary: Witness and Self-Revelation takes an audience-centred approach to documentary, arguing that everyday experiences of what it feels like to film and to be filmed have developed a new sophistication and...

    Published July 19th 2011 by Routledge

  9. What Photography Is

    By James Elkins

    In What Photography Is, James Elkins examines the strange and alluring power of photography in the same provocative and evocative manner as he explored oil painting in his best-selling What Painting Is. In the course of an extended imaginary dialogue with Roland Barthes's Camera Lucida, Elkins...

    Published April 25th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Paper and Water: A Guide for Conservators

    By Gerhard Banik, Irene Bruckle

    Series: Routledge Series in Conservation and Museology

    This is the first compendium for conservation professionals involved in the preservation of paper artifacts in archives, libraries and fine art museums around the world. The global team of expert authors explain the principal interactions between paper and water, a topic of primary importance for...

    Published March 28th 2011 by Routledge