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Critical Luxury Studies : Art, Design, Media (Hardcover)

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A critical approach to contemporary luxury studies focusing on aesthetic, design-led and media practice with key case studiesAssembling the foremost scholars in this innovative, distinctive, and expanding subject, internationally well-known critical theorists John Armitage and Joanne Roberts present a ground-breaking aesthetic, design-led and media-related examination of the relations between historical and, crucially, contemporary ideas of luxury. Critical Luxury Studies offers a technoculturally inspired survey of the mediated arts and design, as well as a means of comprehending the socio-economic order with novel philosophical tools and critical methods of interrogation that are re-defining the concept of luxury in the twenty-first century.
Number of Pages: 225
Genre: Philosophy, Art
Sub-Genre: Aesthetics, Assemblage Art, Criticism
Series Title: Technicities
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Edinburgh Univ Pr
Language: English
Street Date: June 1, 2016
TCIN: 51125870
UPC: 9781474402613
Item Number (DPCI): 248-15-8047
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