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The Neural Imagination: Aesthetic and Neuroscientific Approaches to the Arts

by Irving Massey

Art and technology have been converging rapidly in the past few years; an important example of this convergence is the alliance of neuroscience with aesthetics, which has produced the new field of neuroaesthetics.Irving...


Venus in Exile: The Rejection of Beauty in Twentieth-century Art

by Wendy Steiner

Whereas previous eras had celebrated beauty as the central aim of art, the modernist avant-garde were deeply suspicious of beauty and its perennial symbols, woman and ornament, preferring instead the thrill...


In Contemporary

by Marcella Beccaria & Elena Volpato

A private art collection open to all: this is the ultimate aim of our Fondazione per l’Arte della Cassa di Risparmio di Torino. For ten years now, intense acquisition operations have made it possible to endow...


The Handbook of Visual Culture

by Ian Heywood & Barry Sandywell

A broad international overview of research across all aspects of visual culture. Designed for graduate students and scholars as the ultimate desktop reference.


Introduction to Electronic Art: Strangest Thing

by David Bard-Schwarz

Electronic art offers endless opportunities for reflection and interpretation. Works can be interactive or entirely autonomous and the viewer's perception and reaction to them may be challenged by constantly...


Thinking in Film: The Politics of Video Art Installation According to Eija-Liisa Ahtila

by Mieke Bal

What is a moving image, and how does it move us? In Thinking In Film, celebrated theorist Mieke Bal engages in an exploration - part dialogue, part voyage - with the video installations of Finnish artist Eija-Liisa...


Endless Andness: The Politics of Abstraction According to Ann Veronica Janssens

by Mieke Bal

In Endless Andness, Mieke Bal pioneers a new understanding of the political potential of abstract art which does not passively yield its meaning to the viewer but creates it anew - an art perceived not only...


Perspectives on Persian Painting: Illustrations to Amir Khusrau's Khamsah

by Dr Barbara Brend

This is a detailed study of the illustrations to Amir Khusrau's Khamsah, in which twenty discourses are followed by a brief parable, and four romances. Amir Khusrau (1253-1325) lived the greater part of adventurous...


Seeing Through the Seventies: Essays on Feminism and Art

by Laura Cottingham

In recent years, Laura Cottingham has emerged as one of the most visible feminist critics of the so-called post-feminist generation. Following a social-political approach to art history and criticism that accepts...


Fictions of Art History

by Mark Ledbury & Michael Hatt

Fictions of Art History, the most recent addition to the Clark Studies in the Visual Arts series, addresses art history’s complex relationships with fiction, poetry, and creative writing. Inspired by a 2010...


Framing Formalism: Riegl's Work

by Richard Woodfield

First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Introductory Lectures on Aesthetics

by Georg Hegel & Bernard Bosanquet

No philosopher has held a higher opinion of art than Hegel, yet nor was any so profoundly pessimistic about its prospects - despite living in the German golden age of Goethe, Mozart and Schiller. For if the...


Ways Around Modernism

by Stephen Bann

Stephen Bann examines the arguments for the centrality of French modernist painting. He begins by focusing particularly on the notion of the modernist break, as it has been interpreted with regard to painters...


Klee as in Clay

by Wilfred J. McConkey

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Asia Through Art and Anthropology: Cultural Translation Across Borders

by Fuyubi Nakamura, Morgan Perkins & Olivier Krischer

Exploring accounts of art forms ranging from painting to film, literature , fashion and performance Asia Through Art and Anthropology challenges established assumptions of the cultural products of Asia, making...


For Creative Geographies: Geography, Visual Arts and the Making of Worlds

by Harriet Hawkins

This book provides the first sustained critical exploration, and celebration, of the relationship between Geography and the contemporary Visual Arts. With the growth of research in the Geohumanities and the...


Body Style

by Theresa M. Winge

Reveals the subcultural body as a site for understanding identity, resistance, agency and fashion. The result of eleven years' research with urban subcultures from Europe, Australia, Asia and North America,...


Anthropology and Art Practice

by Arnd Schneider & Christopher Wright

Anthropology and Art Practice is a practice-based text looking at experimental work informed by the newly-reconfigured relationship between arts and anthropology. Focussing on key works from artists and anthropologists...


The Curatorial: A Philosophy of Curating

by Jean-Paul Martinon

Stop curating! And think what curating is all about. This book starts from this simple premise: thinking the activity of curating. To do that, it distinguishes between 'curating' and 'the curatorial'. If 'curating'...


The Past is the Present; It's the Future Too: The Temporal Turn in Contemporary Art

by Christine Ross

Offers a comprehensive understanding of contemporary media arts and articulates a closer link between present, past, and future.