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  • Walker, John Albert, 1938-
  • Arts, Modern -- 20th century.
  • Popular culture.
  • Visual communication.
  • Ut pictura poesis (Aesthetics)
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    Visual culture : an introduction / John A. Walker & Sarah Chaplin.
    by Walker, John Albert, 1938-
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    Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press, 1997.
  • Arts, Modern -- 20th century.
  • Popular culture.
  • Visual communication.
  • Ut pictura poesis (Aesthetics)
  • ISBN: 
    9780719050197 (hc.)
    9780719050206 (pbk.)
    viii, 231 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
    Concepts of 'culture' -- The concept of the 'visual' -- Visual culture as a field of study, and the origins of Visual Culture Studies -- Coping with theory -- Production, distribution and consumption model -- Institutions -- Looks, the gaze and surveillance -- Visual literacy and visual poetics -- Modes of analysis -- The pleasures of visual culture -- The canon and concepts of value -- Visual culture and commerce -- New technologies.
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    Chaplin, Sarah.
    "This book is about the expanding realm of visual cuture, which includes, amongst other things, the fields of 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." .. "Intended as an introductory guide, this book is designed for undergraduates studying the history and theory of fine arts, design and the mass media."--BOOK JACKET.
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
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