The Winchester Guide to Keywords and Concepts for International Students in Art, Media and Design
September 2014, ©2014, Wiley-Blackwell
This welcome new resource for international students in art, design, and media provides clear explanations of the terminology they must master in order to fulfill their academic potential and enrich their professional careers.
- Offers a much-requested new resource that fills a gap in the academic market
- Tailored specifically to the needs of international students in art, design, and media
- Color-coded key words and phrases for quick reference
- Includes sections on study skills, academic expectations in Western institutions, methodologies, and important theorists
- An ideal handbook for curators and gallery staff everywhere for whom English is a non-native language
I KEY WORDS AND PHRASES IN ART, DESIGN AND MEDIA 1
Part A glossary 2
Part B Useful educational terms 83
Part C Verb list 90
Making behaviour 90
Creative behaviour 92
Complex, logical and judgemental behaviour 93
Study behaviour 94
II ILLUSTRATED ART OBJECTS 95
III STUDY SKILLS 113
Part A Defining principles 114
The Western educational style 114
Convergent and divergent thinking 115
Part B Study skills in art, media and design 117
What are BA honours, MA and PhD degrees? 117
What is practice-based postgraduate research? 119
Learning goals in art, media and design courses 120
Learning outcomes 121
IV METHODOLOGIES AND CULTURAL CONTEXT 125
Part A Some historical background 126
Part B Thinking about world-views 134
Creating your own world-view 136
Part C Methodological approaches in art, media and design 141
Historical background 141
V AN INTRODUCTION TO KEY THINKERS AND CONCEPTS IN ART, MEDIA AND DESIGN 151
Part A Background 156
1. Sociology 157
2. Psychology 159
3. Phenomenology 162
4. Philosophy of language 166
5. Marxism 169
6. Vitalism 172
Part B Contemporary thinkers and concepts 175
1. Structuralism 180
2. Hermeneutics 181
3. Pragmatism 183
4. Poststructuralism 185
5. Post-Marxism 189
6. Gender studies 199
7. Postcolonial theory 201
8. Postmodern vitalist theory 204
9. Technology, media and postmodernity 209
10. Posthumanism and cyberculture 215
VI OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION 221
Part A Graphics 222
Galleries and museums 222
Artists’ materials, book and computer shops 223
Art and design awards 223
Magazines, websites and blogs 224
Designers and agencies 224
Part B Fine art 227
Art shops and bookshops in london 227
Art and design awards 227
Magazines, websites and blogs 228
VII SUGGESTED GENERAL READING 231
General surveys 232
Key texts 232
Modern art 233
Contemporary art 235
New media 238
Global art 238
Annie Lu Makhoul is Associate Dean of
Internationalisation and head of the Department for International
Studies at the Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton,
UK. Dr. Makhoul has been working with international students,
particularly from Asia, for a decade and is responsible for the
development of Winchester School of Art’s international
Simon Morley is Visiting Fellow in the Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton, UK, and Assistant Professor at Dankook University, South Korea. A former Course Leader of the MA in Fine Art at Winchester School of Art, and lecturer at Sotheby’s Institute, Dr. Morley is a celebrated artist, writer, and lecturer who has exhibited his work internationally and is the author of Writing on the Wall: Word and Image in Modern Art (2003), and editor of The Sublime: Documents in Contemporary Art (2010). His writings and reviews have appeared in such publications as Third Text, Art Monthly, Tate Magazine, and The Independent on Sunday.
“This book will be useful to introduce the students to the keywords and concepts of art. It will be most useful as a supplementary textbook.” (Reference Reviews, 1 October 2015)
“With the increasing globalization of artistic discourses and the corresponding need to translate ideas and practices in diverse cultural contexts, this guide will be an extremely valuable resource.”
Gunalan Nadarajan, University of Michigan
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