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The New Art History

Mark Crinson

Mark Crinson is Professor of Art History at Birkbeck, University of London. He is a board member of ABE Journal (Architecture Beyond Europe) and also vice-president of the European Architectural History Network. His previous books include Stirling and Gowan: Architecture from Austerity to Affluence (2012; winner of the Historians of British Art Prize, 2014) and Modern Architecture and the End of Empire (2003; winner of the Spiro Kostof Prize, 2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Richard J. Williams

Richard J. Williams is Professor of Contemporary Visual Cultures at the University of Edinburgh, UK. He has written and edited several books, including Regenerating Culture and Society (2011) and After Modern Sculpture (2000), and is a frequent contributor to The Times Higher on architecture and urbanism related topics. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Architecture of Art History : A Historiography

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Book chapter

...At some point in 1986, the London-based publishing house Camden Press put out a little book, The New Art History, edited by A. L. Rees and Frances Borzello (Figure 5.1).A. L. Rees and Frances Borzello (eds), The New Art History (London...

Place and Loss

The Intelligence of Place : Topographies and Poetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...All the new thinking is about loss/In this it resembles all the old thinking.1. Every person has a place of their own, even if it is unclear where that place is and what forms of attachment it entails. In the simplest sense we inhabit...

Watercolor

Polly Gould

Polly Gould is an artist who shows with Danielle Arnaud. She a tutor at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, UK and is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Antarctica, Art and Archive

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...In the Open Air Wilson brought his skills as a draughtsman and watercolor painter to bear upon the landscape of Antarctica in order to document and interpret the landscape for the waiting eyes of people elsewhere (Figs. 2.1 and 2.2...

Ruins and the Dis-ordering of Space

Tim Edensor

Tim Edensor is Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, Manchester Metropolitan University. He is the author of National Identity, Popular Culture and Everyday Life. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Industrial Ruins : Spaces, Aesthetics and Materiality

Berg, 2005

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...In this chapter, I explore the kinds of space ruins produce and discuss how they rebuke contemporary notions about order and its constitutive ‘goodness’. This will serve as a celebration of ruinous spaces which unfolds into a critique...

The secret security guard

Engaged Urbanism : Cities & Methodologies

I.B. Tauris, 2016

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...G4S training centre, Pitchford Street, 2012.G4S interview test, Pitchford Street, 2012.G4S interview test, Pitchford Street, 2012.Fireworks exploded noisily over the stadium at Stratford, bringing the London 2012 Olympic Games to a close. I...

Hide and seek

Engaged Urbanism : Cities & Methodologies

I.B. Tauris, 2016

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...Adam Walker-Smith, Street Level Entrance, 2013.Hide and Seek is a documentary photography project created by the photojournalist Adam Walker-Smith. Instigated by his discovery of the landscape design programme ‘Crime Prevention Through...

The Modernist Hospital

Peter Blundell Jones

Peter Blundell Jones is Professor of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture And Ritual : How Buildings Shape Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Hospital is a great white concrete structure with regular square windows and a flat roof. It was built not long ago and pictures of it appeared in the architectural reviews. There are a number of wings or transepts which jut out...

Retailing Retro

Sarah Elsie Baker

Sarah Baker is Lecturer in Culture and Context at the School of Design, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She has researched and published numerous articles focussed on consumption and domestic space. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Retro Style : Class, Gender and Design in the Home

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...The importance of retail spaces and those involved in the service industries in creating, establishing and communicating the value of goods has long been recognized by businesses and academic studies. As suggested in the previous chapter...

The Council of Industrial Design: Official Articulations of Street Furniture Design

Eleanor Herring

Eleanor Herring lectures in design history at Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, in product design at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and in fashion and sustainability at ESMOD, Berlin, Germany. She has published articles in various edited volumes and conference proceedings. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Street Furniture Design : Contesting Modernism in Post-War Britain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...By the early 1940s, the view that an official machine was necessary to ensure better standards in design was shared by many parties, both in and outside of government. Neither the Design and Industries Association nor the Council for Art...