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Visual Culture and Contemporary Art: Reframing the Picture, Recasting the Object?

Marriner, R (2012) 'Visual Culture and Contemporary Art: Reframing the Picture, Recasting the Object?' In: Heywood, I and Sandywell, B, eds. The Handbook of Visual Culture. Berg, Oxford, pp. 164-183. ISBN 9781847885739

Abstract

The handbook embraces the extraordinary range of disciplines which now engage in the study of the visual - film and photography, television, fashion, visual arts, digital media, geography, philosophy, architecture, material culture, sociology, cultural studies and art history. Throughout, the Handbook is responsive to the cross-disciplinary nature of many of the key questions raised in visual culture around digitization, globalization, cyberculture, surveillance, spectacle, and the role of art. It guides readers new to the area, as well as experienced researchers, into the topics, issues and questions that have emerged in the study of visual culture since the start of the new millennium, conveying the boldness, excitement and vitality of the subject.

Item Type: Book Chapter or Section
Divisions: Bath School of Art and Design
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2012 12:38
Last Modified: 12 Jun 2014 21:47
URI: http://researchspace.bathspa.ac.uk/id/eprint/423
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