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The following suggested reading is divided into sections corresponding to the main chapters of Image Studies: Theory & Practice: General | Understanding Images | Image & Text | Drawing & Painting | Photography | Visual Culture | Scientific Imaging | Image & Information. See also the Library section, which provides links to various materials.

NB. Suggestions always welcome for materials to be added to the list below and/or to the Library.

General

Berger, John (1972) Ways of Seeing.London: Penguin Books.

Debray, Régis (1996) Media Manifestos: On the Technological Transmission of Cultural Forms, trans. by Eric Rauth. London: Verso.

Elkins, James (2003) Visual Studies: A Skeptical Introduction.New York: Routledge.

Elkins, James (ed.) (2009) Visual Literacy. New York: Routledge.

Manghani, Sunil, Piper, Arthur and Simons, Jon (eds.) (2006) Images: A Reader. London: Sage.

Mitchell, W.J.T. (1987) Iconology: Image, Text, Ideology. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Mitchell, W.J.T. (1994) Picture Theory: Essays on Verbal and Visual Representation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Mitchell, W.J.T. (2005) What Do Pictures Want? The Lives and Loves of Images. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Stafford, Barbara Maria (1996) Good Looking: Essays on the Virtue of Images. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.

Sturken, Marita and Cartwright, Lisa (2009) Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture, 2nd Edition, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Taylor, Mark C. and Saarinen, Esa (1994) Imagologies: Media Philosophy. London: Routledge.

Understanding Images

Aumont, Jacques (1997) The Image, trans. by Claire Pajackowska. London: British Film Institute.

Belting, Hans (2005) ‘Image, Medium, Body: A New Approach to Iconology’, Critical Inquiry, Vol. 31, pp.302-319.

Elkins, James (1999) The Domain of Images. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

Elkins, James (ed.) (2007) Visual Practices Across the University. München: Wilhelm Fink Verlag.

Elkins, James and Naef, Maja (ed.) (2011) What is an Image? University Park, Pa.: Pennsylvania State University Press.

Manghani, Sunil, Piper, Arthur and Simons, Jon (eds.) (2006) Images: A Reader. London: Sage.

Messaris, Paul (1994) Visual Literacy: Image, Mind, and Reality. Colorado: Westview.

Mitchell, W.J.T. (1987) Iconology: Image, Text, Ideology. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Mitchell, W.J.T. (1994) Picture Theory: Essays on Verbal and Visual Representation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Mitchell, W.J.T. (2005) What Do Pictures Want? The Lives and Loves of Images. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Sontag, Susan (1979) On Photography. London: Penguin Books.

Stafford, Barbara Maria (1996) Good Looking: Essays on the Virtue of Images. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.

Image & Text

Barthes, Roland (1977) ‘The Rhetoric of the Image’ inImage Music Text, trans. by Stephen Heath. London: Fontana, pp.32-51.

Curtis, Neal (ed) (2010) The Pictorial Turn. London: Routledge.

Elkins, James (1999) The Domain of Images. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

Elkins, James (ed.) (2009) Visual Literacy. New York: Routledge.

Foucault, Michel (1983) This is Not a Pipe, trans. by James Harkness. Los Angeles: University of California Press.

Goodman, Nelson (1968) Languages of Art: An Approach to a Theory of Symbols. London: Oxford University Press.

Hunt, J.D., Lomas, D., and Corris, M. (2010) Art, Word and Image: Two Thousand Years of Visual/Textual Interaction. London: Reaktion Books.

Jay, Martin (1994) Downcast Eyes: The Denigration of Vision in Twentieth-Century French Thought. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Latour, Bruno and Weibel, Peter (ed.) (2002) Iconoclash: Beyond the Image Wars in Science, Religion, and Art. Karlsruhe: ZKM | Center for Art and Media

McCloud, Scott (1994) Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art. New York: HarperPerennial.

Manghani, Sunil, Piper, Arthur and Simons, Jon (eds.) (2006) Images: A Reader. London: Sage.

Mitchell, W.J.T. (1987) Iconology: Image, Text, Ideology. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Mitchell, W.J.T. (1994) Picture Theory: Essays on Verbal and Visual Representation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Drawing & Painting

Bal, Mieke (1991). Reading ‘Rembrandt’: Beyond the Word-Image Opposition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Bal, Mieke and Bryson, Norman (1991) ‘Semiotics and art history’, Art Bulletin, 73, pp.174-2008.

Bann, Stephen (1970) Experimental Painting: Construction, Abstraction, Destruction, Reduction. London: Studio Vista.

Barthes, Roland (1985) The Responsibility of Forms: Critical Essays on Music, Art, and Representation, trans. by Richard Howard. New York: Hill and Wang.

Berger, John (2005) Berger on Drawing. Cork: Occasional Press.

Berger, John (2011) Bento’s Sketchbook. London: Verso.

Derrida, Jacques (1987) The Truth in Painting, trans. by Geoff Bennington and Ian McLeod.Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Didi-Huberman, Georges (2005) Confronting Images: Questioning the Ends of a Certain History of Art, trans. by John Goodman. Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania State University Press.

Duff, Leo and Davies, Jo (ed.) (2005) Drawing – The Process. Bristol: Intellect.

Elkins, James (1998) On Pictures and the Words That Fail Them. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Elkins, James (2000) What Painting Is: How to Think Abut Oil Painting, Using the Language of Alchemy. New York: Routledge.

Garner, Steve (ed.) (2008) Writing on Drawing: Essays on Drawing Practice and Research. Bristol: Intellect.

Klee, Paul (1953 [1925]) Pedagogical Sketchbook, trans. by Sibyl Moholy-Nagy. London: Faber and Faber.

Rosand, David (2002) Drawing Acts: Studies in Graphic Expression. Cambridge: Cambridge Universtiy Press.

Photography

Ades, Dawn (1986) Photomontage. London: Thames and Hudson.

Batchen, Geoffrey (1999) Burning with Desire: the Conception of Photography. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Berger, John and Mohr, Jean (1995) Another Way of Telling. New York: Vintage International.

Bolter, Jay David and Grusin, Richard (2000) Remediation: Understanding New Media. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.

Cubitt, Sean (1998) Digital Aesthetics. London: Sage.

Elkins, James (2011) What Photography Is. New York: Routledge.

Evans, Jesscia (ed.) (1997) The Camerawork Essays: Context and Meaning in Photography. London: Rivers Oram Press.

Mitchell, W.T.J. (1994) ‘The Photographic Essay: Four Case Studies’ in Picture Theory. Chicago: Chicago University Press, pp.281-322.

Mitchell, William J. (1994) The Reconfigured Eye: Visual Truth in the Post-Photographic Era. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.

Modrak, Rebakah and Anthes, Bill (2010) Reframing Photography: Theory and Practice. London: Routledge.

Parr, Martin and Badger, Gerry (2004) The Photobook: A History (Volume 1). London: Phaidon Press.

Parr, Martin and Badger, Gerry (2006) The Photobook: A History (Volume 2). London: Phaidon Press.

Roberts, John (1998) The Art of Interruption: Realism, Photography and the Everyday.

Scott, Clive (1999) The Spoken Image: Photography and Language. London: Reaktion Books.

Sontag, Susan (1979) On Photography. London: Penguin Books.

Wells, Liz (ed.) (2000) Photography: A Critical Introduction, second edition. London: Routledge.

Visual Culture

Benjamin, Walter (1992) ‘The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction’ in Illuminations, trans. by Harry Zohn. London: Fontana Press, pp.211-244.

Berger, John (1972) Ways of Seeing.London: Penguin Books.

Bordo, Susan (1997) Twilight Zones: The Hidden Life of Cultural Images from Plato to O.J..California: University of California Press.

Bryson, Norman, Holly, Michael Ann and Moxey, Keith (eds.) (1994) Visual Culture: Images and Interpretations.Hannover: Wesleyan University Press.

Davis, Whitney (2011) A General Theory of Visual Culture. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Elkins, James (2003) Visual Studies: A Skeptical Introduction.New York: Routledge.

Evans, Jessica and Hall, Stuart (eds.) (1999) Visual Culture: The Reader.London: Sage.

Foster, Hal (Ed.) (1988) Vision and Visuality.Seattle: Bay Press.

Fuery, Patrick and Fuery, Kelli (2003) Visual Cultures and Critical Theory.London: Arnold.

Howells, Richard and Negreiros, Joaquim (2011) Visual Culture. Second Edition. Cambridge: Polity.

Mirzoeff, Nicholas (ed.) (2002) Visual Culture Reader.Second Edition. London: Routledge.

Mirzoeff, Nicholas (2009) An Introduction to Visual Culture.Second Edition. London: Routledge.

Mitchell, W.J.T. (2005) What Do Pictures Want? The Live and Loves of Images. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Rogoff, Irit (2002) ‘Studying Visual Culture’ in Nicholas Mirzoeff (ed.) Visual Culture Reader. Second Edition. London: Routledge, pp.24-36.

Rose, Gillian (2012) Visual Methodologies: An Introduction to the Interpretation of Visual Materials. 3rd Edition. London: Sage.

Sturken, Marita and Cartwright, Lisa (2009) Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture, 2nd Edition, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Scientific Imaging

Chen, Chaomei (2003) Mapping Scientific Frontiers: The Quest for Knowledge Visualization. London: Springer.

Elkins, James (ed.) (2007) Visual Practices Across the University. München: Wilhelm Fink Verlag.

Elkins, James (2008) Six Stories from the End of Representation: Images in Painting, Photography, Astronomy, Microscopy, Particle Physics, and Quantum Mechanics, 1980-2000. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Ford, Brian (1992) Images of Science: A History of Scientific Illustration. London: The British Library.

Frankel, Felice (2002) Envisioning Science: The Design and Craft of the Science Image. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.            

Galison, Peter (1997) Image and Logic: A Material Culture of Microphysics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Galison, Peter (2002) ‘Images Scatter into Data, Data Gather into Images’ in Latour and Weibel (ed.) Iconoclash: Beyond the Image Wars in Science, Religion and Art. MIT Press, pp.300-323.

Kemp, Martin (2006) Seen/Unseen: Art, Science, and Intuition from Leonardo to the Hubble Telescope. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Pauwels, Luc (ed.) (2006) Visual Cultures of Science: Rethinking Representational Practices in Knowledge Building and Science Communication. Hanover, NH: Dartmouth College Press.

Snow, C.P. (1998) The Two Cultures. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Sturken, Marita and Cartwright, Lisa (2009) ‘Scientific Looking, Looking at Science’ in Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture, 2nd Edition, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp.347-387.

Zeki, Semir (1999) Inner Vision. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Image & Information

Bergström, Bo (2008) Essentials of Visual Communication. London: Laurence King Publishing.

Bertin, Jacques (2011) Semiology of Graphics: Diagrams, Networks, Maps, trans. by William J. Berg. Redlands, California: Esri Press.

Cleveland, William S. (1993) Visualizing Data. New Jersey: Hobart Press.

Few, Stephen (2009) Now You See It: Simple Visualization Techniques for Quantitative Analysis. Oakland: Analytics Press.

Floch, Jean-Marie (2000) Visual Identities. London: Continuum.

Fry, Ben (2008) Visualizing Data.Sebastopol: O’Reilly.

Ingold, Tim (2007) Lines: A Brief History. London: Routledge.

Kress, Gunther (2010) Multimodality: A Social Semiotic Approach to Contemporary Communication. London: Routledge.

Kress, Gunther and van Leeuwen, Theo (2006b) Reading Images: The Grammar of Visual Design. Second Edition. London: Routledge.

Knight, Carolyn and Glaser, Jessica (2009) Diagrams: Innovative Solutions for Graphic Designers. Mies: RotorVision.

Lima, Manuel (2011) Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of Information. New York: Princeton Architectural Press

McCandless (2009) Information is Beautiful. London: Collins.

Meyer, Eric K. (1997) Designing Infographics: Theory, Creative Techniques and Practical Solutions. Indianapolis: Hayden Books.

Segaran, Toby and Hammerbacher, Jeff (eds.) (2009) Beautiful Data: The Stories Behind Elegant Data Solutions. Sebastopol: O’Reilly.

Spence, Robert (2001) Information Visualization. London: Addison-Wesley.

Steele, Julie and Iliinsky, Noah (eds.) (2010) Beautiful Visualization: Looking at Data Through the Eyes of Experts. Sebastopol: O’Reilly.

Steele, Julie and Iliinsky, Noah (2011) Designing Data Visualizations. Beijing: O’Reilly.

Tufte, Edward R. (1990) Envisioning Information. Connecticut: Graphics Press.

Tufte, Edward R. (1997) Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative. Connecticut: Graphics Press.

Tufte, Edward R. (2004) The Visual Display of Quantitative Information. Second Edition. Connecticut: Graphics Press.

Yau, Nathan (2011) Visualize This: The FlowingData Guide to Design, Visualization, and Statistics. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley.

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