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You are currently browsing 21–30 of 39 new and published books in the subject of Theory of Art — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. What Photography Is

    By James Elkins

    In What Photography Is, James Elkins examines the strange and alluring power of photography in the same provocative and evocative manner as he explored oil painting in his best-selling What Painting Is. In the course of an extended imaginary dialogue with Roland Barthes's Camera Lucida, Elkins...

    Published April 25th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Cross-Cultural Issues in Art

    Frames for Understanding

    By Steven Leuthold

    Cross-Cultural Issues in Art provides an engaging introduction to aesthetic concepts, expanding the discussion beyond the usual Western theorists and Western examples. Steven Leuthold discusses both contemporary and historical issues and examples, incorporating a range of detailed case studies...

    Published December 12th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Art and Phenomenology

    Edited by Joseph D. Parry

    Philosophy of art is traditionally concerned with the definition, appreciation and value of art. Through a close examination of art from recent centuries, Art and Phenomenology is one of the first books to explore visual art as a mode of experiencing the world itself, showing how in the words of...

    Published November 24th 2010 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

Forthcoming Books

  1. Creativity: A Crtitical Realist Perspective
    By Lee Martin
    To Be Published December 30th 2014
  2. Architecture's Pretexts: Spaces of Translation
    By Aarati Kanekar
    To Be Published January 8th 2015
  3. William Holman Hunt and Typological Symbolism (Routledge Revivals)
    By George P. Landow
    To Be Published January 8th 2015
  4. Ruskin (Routledge Revivals)
    By George P. Landow
    To Be Published January 8th 2015
  5. The Routledge Companion to Art and Politics
    Edited by Randy Martin
    To Be Published January 28th 2015

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