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Forthcoming Theory of Art Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Psychological Roots of Modernism: Picasso and Jung

    By William A. Sikes

    A radically new interpretation of Picasso’s life and work by an important Jungian scholar, The Psychological Roots of Modernism is an exciting contribution to the fields of both Jungian psychology and cultural criticism. All of Picasso’s major works, from the Blue period masterpieces to the...

    To Be Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Handbook of Sustainability and Fashion

    Edited by Kate Fletcher, Mathilda Tham

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The clothing industry employs 25 million people globally contributing to many livelihoods and the prosperity of communities, to women’s independence, and the establishment of significant infrastructures in poorer countries. Yet the fashion industry is also a significant contributor to the...

    To Be Published August 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Companion to Art and Politics

    Edited by Randy Martin

    To Be Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Psychoanalysis and the Artistic Endeavor

    Conversations with literary and visual artists

    By Lois Oppenheim

    Series: Psychoanalysis in a New Key Book Series

    Psychoanalysis and the Artistic Endeavor offers an intriguing window onto the creative thinking of several well-known and highly creative individuals. Internationally renowned writers, painters, choreographers, and others converse with the author about their work and how it has been informed by...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Creativity: A Crtitical Realist Perspective

    By Lee Martin

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Creativity: A Critical Realist Perspective challenges conventional wisdom on how we define and understand the emergence of creativity. Enhancing creativity is increasingly being suggested as critical to resolving 21st century challenges such as climate change, population growth and enabling...

    To Be Published December 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. On Not Looking

    The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture

    Edited by Frances Guerin

    Series: Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

    On Not Looking: The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture focuses on the image, and our relationship to it, as a site of "not looking". The collection demonstrates that even though we live in an image-saturated culture, many images do not look at what they claim, viewers often do not look at the...

    To Be Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Theory for Art History

    Adapted from Theory for Religious Studies by William E. Deal and Timothy K. Beal, 2nd Edition

    By Jae Emerling

    Series: theory4

    Theory for Art History provides a concise and clear introduction to key contemporary theorists, including their lives, major works, and ideas. Written both for the student in need of a quick introduction or for the scholar brushing up on details, this new volume in the theory4 series provides key...

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Is Landscape...?

    Essays on the Identity of Landscape

    Edited by Gareth Doherty, Charles Waldheim

    Rather than promoting a singular way of understanding landscape, this book provides a compelling investigation into the multiple positions of landscape architecture. The framing question ‘is landscape…?’ creates a base from which scholars and professionals in landscape examine various definitions...

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Architecture's Pretexts

    By Aarati Kanekar

    This book considers ideas from one medium that might have been appropriated and transformed by others; highlighting their uniqueness and limitations. More specifically, this book addresses the manner in which this translation occurs across different forms of creation, construction, and expression....

    To Be Published January 4th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Evolutionary Theory and Visual Culture

    The Darwin Effect

    Edited by Michael Dorsch, Jean M. Evans

    Series: Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

    Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution bore a decisive influence on aesthetic thought that was nothing if not diverse. From biological models to European paintings, Darwinian theory offered art historians and artists a rich, evocative lens through which to view the world anew. This volume explores...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge