Visual Culture

Written By Richard Howells
Visual Culture
  • Publsiher : Polity
  • Release : 06 February 2012
  • ISBN : 0745650708
  • Pages : 300 pages
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Download or read book entitled Visual Culture by author: Richard Howells which was release on 06 February 2012 and published by Polity with total page 300 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. "The first part of the book is concerned with differing theoretical approaches to visual analysis, and includes chapters on iconology, form, art history, ideology, semiotics and hermeneutics. The second part shifts from a theoretical to a medium-based approach and comprises chapters on fine art, photography, film, television and new media. These investigate the complex relationship between reality and visual representation." -- Book Jacket.

An Introduction to Visual Culture

An Introduction to Visual Culture
  • Author : Nicholas Mirzoeff
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 274
  • ISBN : 0745650708
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Summary : The author traces the history and theory of visual culture asking how and why visual media have become so central to contemporary everday life. He explores a wide range of visual forms, including painting, sculpture, photography, television, cinema, virtual reality, and the Internet while addressing the subjects of race, ethnicity, ...

Visual Culture

Visual Culture
  • Author : Richard Howells,Joaquim Negreiros
  • Publisher : Polity
  • Release Date : 2012-02-06
  • Total pages : 300
  • ISBN : 0745650708
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Summary : "The first part of the book is concerned with differing theoretical approaches to visual analysis, and includes chapters on iconology, form, art history, ideology, semiotics and hermeneutics. The second part shifts from a theoretical to a medium-based approach and comprises chapters on fine art, photography, film, television and new media. ...

The Past in Visual Culture

The Past in Visual Culture
  • Author : Jilly Boyce Kay,,Cat Mahoney,Caitlin Shaw
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2016-12-21
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 0745650708
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Summary : In recent years digital technology has made available an inconceivably vast archive of old media. Images of the past--accessed with the touch of a finger--are now intertwined with those of the present, raising questions about how visual culture affects our relationship with history and memory. This collection of new essays ...

Visual Culture

Visual Culture
  • Author : John A. Walker,Sarah Chaplin
  • Publisher : Manchester University Press
  • Release Date : 1997-12-15
  • Total pages : 231
  • ISBN : 0745650708
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Summary : This book is about the expanding realm of visual culture: in architecture, art, design, advertising, photography, film, television, video, theatre performance, computer imagery and virtual reality. It is also about Visual Culture Studies, a relatively new academic discipline, or rather range of disciplines, that scholars employ to analyse visual artefacts. ...

Visual Culture

Visual Culture
  • Author : Jessica Evans,Stuart Hall,Open University
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications Limited
  • Release Date : 1999-07-06
  • Total pages : 478
  • ISBN : 0745650708
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Summary : `This collection of classic essays in the study of visual culture fills a major gap in this new and expanding intellectual field. Its major strength is its insistence on the importance of three central aspects of the study of visual culture: the sign, the institution and the viewing subject. It ...

Visual Culture

Visual Culture
  • Author : Chris Jenks
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Total pages : 269
  • ISBN : 0745650708
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Summary : Visual Culture is a collection of original and critical essays addressing 'vision' as a social and cultural process. The book exposes the organised but implicit structuring of a highly significant yet utterly routine dimension of social relations, the 'seen'. What we see, and the manner in which we come to ...

Killing Women

Killing Women
  • Author : Annette Burfoot,Susan Lord
  • Publisher : Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
  • Release Date : 2011-04-07
  • Total pages : 354
  • ISBN : 0745650708
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Summary : The essays in Killing Women: The Visual Culture of Gender and Violence find important connections in the ways that women are portrayed in relation to violence, whether they are murder victims or killers. The book’s extensive cultural contexts acknowledge and engage with contemporary theories and practices of identity politics ...

Visual Culture

Visual Culture
  • Author : Alexis L. Boylan
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 0745650708
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Summary : "A short, accesible critical guide to visual culture-what it means to look and see; how the visual impacts our lives, our era, our understandings of each other, and even how it is changing our brains"--...

The Visual Culture Reader

The Visual Culture Reader
  • Author : Nicholas Mirzoeff
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 737
  • ISBN : 0745650708
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Summary : This book brings together key writings as well as specially commissioned articles covering a wealth of visual forms including photography, painting, sculpture, fashion, advertising, television, cinema and digital culture. The reader features an introductory section tracing the development of visual culture studies in response to globalization and digital culture, and ...

The Nineteenth century Visual Culture Reader

The Nineteenth century Visual Culture Reader
  • Author : Vanessa R. Schwartz,Jeannene M. Przyblyski
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 405
  • ISBN : 0745650708
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Summary : The nineteenth century is central to contemporary discussions of visual culture. This reader brings together key writings on the period, exploring such topics as photographs, exhibitions and advertising....

The Feminism and Visual Culture Reader

The Feminism and Visual Culture Reader
  • Author : Amelia Jones,Professor of Art and Design and Vice Dean of Critical Studies Amelia Jones
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 560
  • ISBN : 0745650708
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Summary : Challenging the notion of feminism as a unified discourse, this book assembles writings that address art, film, architecture, popular culture, new media, and other visual fields from a feminist perspective. The book combines classic texts with six newly commissioned pieces. Articles are grouped into thematic sections, each introduced by the ...

A General Theory of Visual Culture

A General Theory of Visual Culture
  • Author : Whitney Davis
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-02-27
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 0745650708
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Summary : What is cultural about vision - or visual about culture? This book provides answers to these questions by presenting a framework for understanding visual culture. It argues that, in a fully consolidated visual culture, artifacts and pictures have been made to be seen in a certain way....

Art Design and Visual Culture

Art  Design and Visual Culture
  • Author : Malcolm Barnard
  • Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
  • Release Date : 1998-09-23
  • Total pages : 214
  • ISBN : 0745650708
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Summary : Read online Art Design and Visual Culture written by Malcolm Barnard, published by Macmillan International Higher Education which was released on 1998-09-23. Download full Art Design and Visual Culture Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

American Visual Culture

American Visual Culture
  • Author : Mark Rawlinson
  • Publisher : Berg Publishers
  • Release Date : 2009-07-01
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 0745650708
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Summary : Visual culture - art, advertising, architecture, cinema, television, cartography, video, the internet, and images of science - has shaped American national identity more than that of any other country. Covering the period from the late nineteenth century to the present day, the book explores how visual culture has at once ...

Visual Culture and Public Policy

Visual Culture and Public Policy
  • Author : Victor Bekkers,Rebecca Moody
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-08-21
  • Total pages : 244
  • ISBN : 0745650708
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Summary : Traditionally, images have played an important role in politics and policy making, mostly in relation to propaganda and public communication. However, contemporary society is inundated with visual material due to the increasing ubiquity of media and visual technologies that facilitate the production, distribution and consumption of images in new and ...