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CRITICAL LUXURY STUDIES: ART, DESIGN, MEDIA. Ed. by John Armitage and Joanne Roberts. Edinburgh University Press, 2016. Technicities. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Oxford University Press. 242 pp. with 19 ills. (4 col.). 25 x 16 cm. ISBN 9781474402613 In English.
Publisher's description: A critical approach to contemporary luxury studies focusing on aesthetic, design-led and media practice with key case studies Assembling 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.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-2000 — Several Media, Criticism/Theory
Plans: 71
Worldwide Number: 171683
Hardcover $110.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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