Museum and Heritage Studies

New and Key Titles 2014

Art

  1. Interpreting Art in Museums and Galleries

    By Christopher Whitehead

    In this pioneering book, Christopher Whitehead provides an overview and critique of art interpretation practices in museums and galleries. Covering the philosophy and sociology of art, traditions in art history and art display, the psychology of the aesthetic experience and ideas about learning and...

    Published December 1st 2011 by Routledge

  2. Rethinking Contemporary Art and Multicultural Education

    2nd Edition

    By New Museum

    For over a decade, Contemporary Art and Multicultural Education has served as the guide to multicultural art education, connecting everyday experience, social critique, and creative expression with classroom learning. The much-anticipated Rethinking Contemporary Art and Multicultural Education...

    Published December 14th 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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 13th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Contemporary Art and the Cosmopolitan Imagination

    By Marsha Meskimmon

    Contemporary Art and the Cosmopolitan Imagination explores the role of art in conceiving and reconfiguring the political, ethical and social landscape of our time. Understanding art as a vital form of articulation, Meskimmon argues that artworks do more than simply reflect and represent the...

    Published July 20th 2010 by Routledge

  5. The Practice of Public Art

    Edited by Cameron Cartiere, Shelly Willis

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Wide-ranging and timely, The Practice of Public Art brings together practicing artists, curators, activists, art writers, administrators, city planners, and educators from the United Kingdom and United States to offer differing perspectives on the many facets of the public art process. The Practice...

    Published December 24th 2009 by Routledge

  6. The Arts and Events

    By Hilary Du Cros, Lee Jolliffe

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    Cultural heritage and contemporary arts benefit from being showcased in events. Arts-related events are each unique in reflecting local culture; they may be therefore spontaneous (street art and so on) or planned (i.e. studio tours or arts festivals). The Arts and Events explores the nature and...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Multiculturalism and the Arts in European Cities

    Edited by Marco Martiniello

    This book discusses the tension, or even the contradiction, between ethno-cultural segregation and ethno-cultural mixing in the field of the arts. It focuses on the local artistic sphere in the multicultural EU cities of Amsterdam, Antwerp, Brussels, Cologne, Malmö and Vienna. The chapters show a...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge