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New and Published Books

  1. History of Art

    A Student's Handbook, 5th Edition

    By Marcia Pointon

    This fully revised edition of the History of Art: A Student's Handbook introduces students to the kinds of practices, challenges, questions and writings they will encounter in studying the history of art. Marcia Pointon conveys the excitement of Art History as a multi-faceted discipline addressing...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Collage and Architecture

    By Jennifer A.E. Shields

    Collage and Architecture is the first book to cover collage as a tool for design in architecture, making it a valuable resource for students and practitioners. Author Jennifer Shields uses the artworks and built projects of leading artists and architects, such as Le Corbusier, Daniel Libeskind, and...

    Published December 20th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Photographic Image in Digital Culture

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Martin Lister

    Series: Comedia

    This new edition of The Photographic Image in Digital Culture explores the condition of photography after some 20 years of remediation and transformation by digital technology. Through ten especially commissioned essays, by some of the leading scholars in the field of contemporary photography...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Spaces of the Hospital

    Spatiality and Urban Change in London 1680-1820

    By Dana Arnold

    The Spaces of the Hospital examines how hospitals operated as a complex category of social, urban and architectural space in London from 1680 to 1820. This period witnessed the transformation of the city into a modern metropolis. The hospital was very much part of this process and its spaces, both...

    Published July 7th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 13th 2013 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 15th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 8th 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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