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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. An Introduction to Nineteenth-Century Art

    By Michelle Facos

    Using the tools of the "new" art history (feminism, Marxism, social context, etc.) An Introduction to Nineteenth-Century Art offers a richly textured, yet clear and logical, introduction to nineteenth-century art and culture. This textbook will provide readers with a basic historical framework of...

    Published March 20th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Reframing Photography

    Theory and Practice

    By Rebekah Modrak, Bill Anthes

    To fully understand photography, it is essential to study both the theoretical and the technical. In an accessible yet complex way, Rebekah Modrak and Bill Anthes explore photographic theory, history and technique to bring photographic education up-to-date with contemporary photographic practice....

    Published November 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  9. Art Of Memory

    By F A Yates

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 17th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Aesthetic Experience

    Edited by Richard Shusterman, Adele Tomlin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this volume, a team of internationally respected contributors theorize the concept of aesthetic experience and its value. Exposing and expanding our restricted cultural and intellectual presuppositions of what constitutes aesthetic experience, the book aims to re-explore and...

    Published October 14th 2010 by Routledge