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Visual Culture

An Introduction

by John A. Walker

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Manchester University Press, Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave in Manchester, UK, New York, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arts, Modern -- 20th century,
  • Popular culture,
  • Visual communication,
  • Art and society,
  • Ut pictura poesis (Aesthetics)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn A. Walker & Sarah Chaplin.
    ContributionsChaplin, Sarah.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNX458 .W36 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 231 p.
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL667266M
    ISBN 100719050200, 0719050197
    LC Control Number97012983

    Description of the book "Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture": Visual culture is central to how we communicate. Our lives are dominated by images and by visual technologies that allow for the local and global circulation of ideas, information, and politics. Visual Culture Studies presents 13 engaging and detailed interviews with some of the most influential intellectuals working today on the objects, subjects, media and environments of visual culture. Exploring historical and theoretical questions of vision, the visual and visuality, this collection reveals the provocative insights of these thinkers as they have contributed in exhilarating ways.

      In a recent interview for Bryant’s Faculty Spotlight series, Maura Coughlin, Ph.D., Professor of Visual Studies, discussed her new, co-edited book, “Ecocriticism and the Anthropocene in Nineteenth-Century Art and Visual Culture. ” Coughlin and co-editor Emily Gephart, Lecturer in the Department of Visual and Material Studies at Tufts University, examine the effect of humankind on the. About this journal. Journal of Visual Culture welcomes compelling, critically engaged contributions that explore and expand trans-disciplinary global visual l of Visual Culture is an international refereed journal. "The Journal of Visual Culture is indispensable."Professor Christine Ross, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University.

    Visual Culture: the shared practices of a group, community, or society through which meanings are made out of visual, aural, and textual world of representations and the ways that looking practices are engaged in symbolic and communicative activities. PDF Download Visual Culture, by Richard Howells, Joaquim Negreiros. As one of the book compilations to suggest, this Visual Culture, By Richard Howells, Joaquim Negreiros has some strong factors for you to check out. This book is very appropriate with exactly what you require currently.


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This book looks at protest aesthetics, which we consider to be the visual and performative elements of protest, such as images, symbols, graffiti, art, as well as the choreography of protest actions in public spaces.Japanese Visual Culture is an academic series devoted to the visual culture of the Japanese archipelago of every era.

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