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  1. Art History: The Key Concepts

    By Jonathan Harris

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Art History: The Key Concepts is a systematic, reliable and accessible reference guide to the disciplines of art history and visual culture. Containing entries on over 200 terms integral to the historical and theoretical study of art, design and culture in general, it is an indispensable source of...

    Published September 29th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Japonisme in Britain

    Whistler, Menpes, Henry, Hornel and nineteenth-century Japan

    By Ayako Ono

    Japan held a profound fascination for western artists in the latter half of the nineteenth century and the influence of Japonisme on western art was pervasive. Paradoxically, just as western artists were beginning to find inspiration in Japan and Japanese art, Japan was opening to the western world...

    Published April 6th 2006 by Routledge

  3. In the Aftermath of Art

    Ethics, Aesthetics, Politics

    By Donald Preziosi, Johanne Lamoureux

    Series: Critical Voices in Art, Theory and Culture

    By juxtaposing issues and problems, Donald Preziosi's latest collection of essays, In the Aftermath of Art, opens up multiple interpretive possibilities by bringing to the surface hidden resonances in the implications of each text. In re-reading his own writings, Preziosi opens up alternatives to...

    Published December 1st 2005 by Routledge

  4. The Bible in Western Culture

    The Student's Guide

    By Dee Dyas, Esther Hughes

    The influence of the Bible in Western culture is immeasurable, but these days few of us know much about it. Presenting concise and accessible introductions to the Bible's most important characters, stories and themes, this text encourages better understanding, study and analysis of the Christian...

    Published June 14th 2005 by Routledge

  5. The Photography Handbook

    2nd Edition

    By Terence Wright

    Series: Media Practice

    Revised and updated, this second edition of The Photography Handbook provides an introduction to the principles of photographic practice and theory and offers guidelines for the systematic study of photographic media. Including a new chapter on the ethics of photojournalism, and an expanded...

    Published April 1st 2004 by Routledge

  6. Photography: A Critical Introduction

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Liz Wells

    This seminal text for photography students identifies key debates in photographic theory, stimulates discussion and evaluation of the critical use of photographic images and ways of seeing. This new edition retains the thematic structure and text features of its predecessors but also expands...

    Published April 1st 2004 by Routledge

  7. Photographs Objects Histories

    On the Materiality of Images

    Edited by Elizabeth Edwards, Janice Hart

    This innovative volume explores the idea that while photographs are images, they are also objects, and this materiality is integral to their meaning and use. The case studies presented focus on photographs active in different institutional, political, religious and domestic spheres, where physical...

    Published March 25th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Architecture as Experience

    Radical Change in Spatial Practice

    Edited by Dana Arnold, Andrew Ballantyne

    Architecture as Experience investigates the perception and appropriation of places across intervals of time and culture. The particular concern of the volume is to bring together fresh empirical research and animate it through contact with theoretical sophistication, without overwhelming the...

    Published March 11th 2004 by Routledge

  9. The Photography Reader

    Edited by Liz Wells

    The Photography Reader is a comprehensive introduction to theories of photography; its production; and its uses and effects. Including articles by photographers from Edward Weston to Jo Spence, as well as key thinkers like Roland Barthes, Victor Burgin and Susan Sontag, the essays trace the...

    Published November 14th 2002 by Routledge

  10. The New Art History

    A Critical Introduction

    By Jonathan Harris

    The New Art History provides a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental changes which have occurred in both the institutions and practice of art history over the last thirty years. Jonathan Harris examines and accounts for the new approaches to the study of art which have been grouped loosely...

    Published September 20th 2001 by Routledge