Thank you for your interest in Art, Design and Visual Culture titles from Routledge.
For 2013, we are pleased to offer you a diverse list of books, ranging from undergraduate and graduate textbooks, to readers, edited collections and scholarly monographs. This range reflects Routledge’s commitment to publishing for all levels of the academic community.
We are also delighted to announce that Focal Press has become part of the Taylor and Francis Group. Focal Press brings its readers expert advice, practical techniques, and inspiration from leaders in Photography, Filmmaking, Audio Engineering, Music Technology, Theatre, Gaming, Animation, and Communications. Visit www.focalpress.com throughout the year to read more about our 75th anniversary celebration which features: customer testimonials, spot lights on academy award winning authors, contests, and more.
This catalog focuses purely on our new and forthcoming titles, along with a few of our bestselling backlist. You can also find books on related areas, including media studies, film studies and cultural studies, with descriptions, full tables of contents, and additional information at our website: www.routledge.com/art.
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Natalie Foster, Senior Editor, Routledge
Cara St.Hilaire, Publisher, Focal Press
Using the tools of the "new" art history (feminism, Marxism, social context, etc.) An Introduction to Nineteenth-Century Art offers a richly textured, yet clear and logical, introduction to nineteenth-century art and culture. This textbook will provide readers with a basic historical framework of...
Published March 20th 2011 by Routledge
Ten years after the last edition, this thoroughly revised and updated third edition of The Visual Culture Reader highlights the transformed and expanded nature of globalized visual cultures. It assembles key new writings, visual essays and specially commissioned articles, emphasizing the...
Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge
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
Photography: A Critical Introduction was the first introductory textbook to examine key debates in photographic theory and place them in their social and political contexts, and is now established as one of the leading textbooks in its field. Written especially for students in further and higher...
Published May 11th 2009 by Routledge
Contemporary art photography is paradoxical. Anyone can look at it and form an opinion about what they see, yet it represents critical positions that only a small minority of well-informed viewers can usually access. Why Art Photography? provides a lively, accessible introduction to the ideas...
Published February 17th 2013 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Key Guides
A clear and concise survey of some of the most significant writers on photography who have played a major part in defining and influencing our understanding of the medium. It provides a succinct overview of writing on photography from a diverse range of disciplines and perspectives and...
Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge
Photography: History and Theory introduces students to both the history of photography and critical theory. From its inception in the nineteenth century, photography has instigated a series of theoretical debates. In this new text, Jae Emerling therefore argues that the most insightful way to...
Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge
A Practical Guide to Displaying Your Work, 2nd Edition
You have the camera, you have the skills, and you have the pictures. Now what? Author Shirley Read expertly leads you through the world of exhibiting your photography one minute detail at a time. From finding a space and designing the exhibition to actually constructing a show and...
Published June 16th 2013 by Focal Press