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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 22 new and published books in the subject of Fine Art          — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Street Art, Public City

    Law, Crime and the Urban Imagination

    By Alison Young

    What is street art? Who is the street artist? Why is street art a crime? Since the late 1990s, a distinctive cultural practice has emerged in many cities: street art, involving the placement of uncommissioned artworks in public places. Sometimes regarded as a variant of graffiti, sometimes called...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Surrealism and the Exotic

    By Louise Tythacott

    Surrealism and the Exotic is the story of the obsessive relationship between surrealist and non-western culture. Describing the travels across Africa, Oceania, Mexico and the Caribbean made by wealthy aesthetes, it combines an insight into the mentality of early twentieth century collectors with...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Essays on Art (Routledge Revivals)

    By A. Clutton-Brock

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This collection of brief but insightful essays, though always returning to the author’s central conviction that the quality of artistic endeavour depends not on individuals of genius but on the attitude of the public towards art itself, examines a wide variety of unique but related issues: the...

    Published February 7th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Fine Art and Perceptual Neuroscience

    Field of Vision and the Painted Grid

    By Paul Hackett

    Series: Explorations in Cognitive Psychology

    Over the past decade, the integration of psychology and fine art has sparked growing academic interest among researchers of these disciplines. The author, both a psychologist and artist, offers up a unique merger and perspective of these fields. Through the production of fine art, which is directly...

    Published December 27th 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. A Female Poetics of Empire

    From Eliot to Woolf

    By Julia Kuehn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

    Many well-known male writers produced fictions about colonial spaces and discussed the advantages of realism over romance, and vice versa, in the ‘art of fiction’ debate of the 1880s; but how did female writers contribute to colonial fiction? This volume links fictional, non-fictional and...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 6th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 29th 2011 by Routledge

  8. 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 15th 2010 by Routledge

  9. CTTE 23.1

    Edited by VARIOUS AUTHORS

    First published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 6th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Italian Renaissance Frames at the V&A

    By Christine Powell, Zoe Allen

    This visually stunning and technically detailed book is an in-depth analysis of the materials and techniques used on thirty eight of the V&A's Renaissance frames. The book will teach the reader to recognise frame style, structure and surface decoration of the period, as well as additions and...

    Published September 29th 2009 by Routledge