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  1. Photography: Theoretical Snapshots

    Edited by J.J. Long, Andrea Noble, Edward Welch

    Over the past twenty-five years, photography has moved to centre-stage in the study of visual culture and has established itself in numerous disciplines. This trend has brought with it a diversification in approaches to the study of the photographic image. Photography: Theoretical Snapshots...

    Published December 11th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Re-Enchantment

    Edited by James Elkins, David Morgan

    Series: The Art Seminar

    The near-absence of religion from contemporary discourse on art is one of the most fundamental issues in postmodernism. Artists critical of religion can find voices in the art world, but religion itself, including spirituality, is taken to be excluded by the very project of modernism. The sublime,...

    Published October 5th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Psyche and the Arts

    Jungian Approaches to Music, Architecture, Literature, Painting and Film

    Edited by Susan Rowland

    Does art connect the individual psyche to history and culture? Psyche and the Arts challenges existing ideas about the relationship between Jung and art, and offers exciting new dimensions to key issues such as the role of image in popular culture, and the division of psyche and matter in art form....

    Published May 7th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Renaissance Theory

    Edited by James Elkins, Robert Williams

    Series: The Art Seminar

    Renaissance Theory presents an animated conversation among art historians about the optimal ways of conceptualizing Renaissance art, and the links between Renaissance art and contemporary art and theory. This is the first discussion of its kind, involving not only questions within Renaissance...

    Published April 24th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Today and Tomorrow Volume 23 Art and Architecture

    Balbus or the Future of Architecture Heraclitus or the future of Films Euterpe or the Future of Art The Future of Futurism

    By Barman, Betts, McColvin, Rodker

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    Balbus: Or the Future of Architecture by Christian Barman This volume discusses the history and future of architecture by examining key social movements which have influenced architecture and town and country planning, such as the emancipation of women and urban traffic management in major European...

    Published April 15th 2008 by Routledge

  6. The State of Art Criticism

    Edited by James Elkins, Michael Newman

    Series: The Art Seminar

    Art criticism is spurned by universities, but widely produced and read. It is seldom theorized and its history has hardly been investigated. The State of Art Criticism presents an international conversation among art historians and critics that considers the relation between criticism and art...

    Published December 16th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Landscape Theory

    Edited by Rachel DeLue, James Elkins

    Series: The Art Seminar

    Artistic representations of landscape are studied widely in areas ranging from art history to geography to sociology, yet there has been little consensus about how to understand the relationship between landscape and art. This book brings together more than fifty scholars from these multiple&...

    Published December 16th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Doubt

    By Richard Shiff

    Series: Theories of Modernism and Postmodernism in the Visual Arts

    In an age where art history’s questions are now expected to receive answers, Richard Shiff presents a challenging alternative. In this essential new addition to James Elkins’s series Theories of Modernism and Postmodernism in the Visual Arts, Richard Shiff embraces doubt as a critical tool and asks...

    Published November 25th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Encounters in the Virtual Feminist Museum

    Time, Space and the Archive

    By Griselda Pollock

    Continuing her feminist reconceptualisation of the ways we can experience and study the visual arts, world renowned art historian and cultural analyst, Griselda Pollock proposes a series of new encounters through virtual exhibitions with art made by women over the twentieth century. Challenging the...

    Published November 21st 2007 by Routledge

  10. Visual Literacy

    Edited by James Elkins

    What does it mean to be visually literate? Does it mean different things in the arts and the sciences? In the West, in Asia, or in developing nations? If we all need to become "visually literate," what does that mean in practical terms? The essays gathered here examine a host of issues surrounding...

    Published October 10th 2007 by Routledge