Art History: The Key Concepts

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Author: Jonathan Harris

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0203627199

Category: Art

Page: 346

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Art History: The Key Concepts is a systematic, reliable and accessible reference guide to the disciplines of art history and visual culture. Containing entries on over 200 terms integral to the historical and theoretical study of art, design and culture in general, it is an indispensable source of knowledge for all students, scholars and teachers. Covering the development, present status and future direction of art history, entries span a wide variety of terms and concepts such as abstract expressionism, epoch, hybridity, semiology and zeitgeist. Key features include: a user-friendly A-Z format fully cross-referenced entries suggestions for further reading. Engaging and insightful, as well as easy to follow and use, Art History: The Key Concepts builds a radical intellectual synthesis for understanding and teaching art, art history and visual culture.

Art History

The Key Concepts

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Author: Jonathan P. Harris

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780415319775

Category: Art

Page: 346

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"Through extended cross-referencing, Art History: The Key Concepts builds a radical intellectual synthesis for understanding and teaching art, art history, and visual culture."--BOOK JACKET.

Key Writers on Art: The Twentieth Century

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Author: Chris Murray

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134597215

Category: Art

Page: 336

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Key Writers on Art: The Twentieth Century offers a unique and authoritative guide to modern responses to art. Featuring 48 essays on the most important twentieth century writers and thinkers and written by an international panel of expert contributors, it introduces readers to key approaches and analytical tools used in the study of contemporary art. It discusses writers such as Adorno, Barthes, Benjamin, Freud, Greenberg, Heuser, Kristeva, Merleau-Ponty, Pollock, Read and Sontag.

Gurdjieff: The Key Concepts

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Author: Sophia Wellbeloved

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135132496

Category: Religion

Page: 304

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This unique book offers clear definitions of Gurdjieff's teaching terms, placing him within the political, geographic and cultural context of his time. Entries look at diverse aspects of his Work, including: * possible sources in religious, Theosophical, occult, esoteric and literary traditions * the integral relationships between different aspects of the teaching * its internal contradictions and subversive aspects * the derivation of Gurdjieff's cosmological laws and Ennegram * the passive form of "New Work" teaching introduced by Jeanne de Salzmann.

Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts

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Author: Susan Hayward

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135120854

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 576

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Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts is an essential guide for anyone interested in film. Providing accessible coverage of a comprehensive range of genres, movements, theories and production terms, this is a must-have guide to a fascinating area of study and arguably the greatest art form of modern times. Now fully revised and updated for its fourth edition, the book includes new topical entries such as: CGI Convergence Cult cinema Digital cinema/Post-digital cinema Dogme 95• Movement-image/Time-image Quota quickies 3-D technology

Cinema Studies

The Key Concepts

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Author: Susan Hayward

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131721479X

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 616

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Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts is essential reading for anyone interested in film. Providing accessible coverage of a comprehensive range of genres, movements, theories and production terms, this is a must-have guide to a fascinating area of study and arguably the greatest art form of modern times. Now fully revised and updated for its fifth edition, the book includes entries on topics such as: Acting Audience CGI Convergence Cult cinema Digitisation and globalization Distribution Experimental film Transnational cinema World cinemas

Cinema Studies

The Key Concepts

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Author: Susan Hayward

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0415367816

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 586

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Ranging from Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan to Quentin Tarantino, and from auteur theory to the Hollywood Blockbuster, Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts has firmly established itself as the essential guide for anyone interested in film. Covering an impressive range of key genres, movements, theories and production terms, this third edition includes a fully updated bibliography, and has been revised and expanded to include new topical entries such as: female masquerade silent cinema exploitation cinema art direction national cinema political cinema. Authoritative yet accessible, Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts is undoubtedly a must-have guide to what is both a fascinating area of study and arguably the greatest art form of modern times.

Fifty Key Texts in Art History

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Author: Diana Newall,Grant Pooke

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136493069

Category: Art

Page: 288

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Fifty Key Texts in Art History is an anthology of critical commentaries selected from the classical period to the late modern. It explores some of the central and emerging themes, issues and debates within Art History as an increasingly expansive and globalised discipline. It features an international range of contributors , including art historians, artists, curators and gallerists. Arranged chronologically, each entry includes a bibliography for further reading and a key word index for easy reference. Text selections range across issues including artistic value, cultural identity, modernism, gender, psychoanalysis, photographic theory, poststructuralism and postcolonialism. Rozsika Parker and Griselda Pollock Old Mistresses, Women, Art & Ideology (1981) Victor Burgin’s The End of Art Theory: Criticism and Postmodernity (1986) Homi Bhabha The Location of Culture: Hybridity, Liminal Spaces and Borders (1994) Geeta Kapur When was Modernism in Indian Art? (1995) Judith Butler's Gender Trouble (1999) Georges Didi Huberman Confronting Images. Questioning the Ends of a Certain History of Art (2004)

Design: The Key Concepts

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Author: Catherine McDermott

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134361793

Category: Design

Page: 264

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This is the essential student’s guide to Design – its practice, its theory and its history. Drawing from a wide range of international examples, respected design writer Catherine McDermott explores key topics including: international design – from Europe to Africa design history – from Art Nouveau to punk sustainable design, recycling and green design design theory – from semiotics to gender, to postcolonialism design technology, graphic design and the web. Fully cross-referenced, with up-to-date guides for further reading, Design: The Key Concepts is an indispensable reference for students of design, design history, fashion, art and visual culture.

Key Writers on Art: From antiquity to the nineteenth century

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Author: Chris Murray

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415243017

Category: Art

Page: 261

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Arranged chronologically, features more than forty essays by an international panel of experts on art, art critiicism, and art therory tracing the evolution of art from ancient times to the twentieth century.