Picturing the Beautiful Game

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The worlds most popular sport, soccer has long been celebrated as the beautiful game for its artistry and aesthetic appeal. Picturing the Beautiful Game: A History of Soccer in Visual Culture and Art is the first collection to examine the rich visual culture of soccer, including the fine arts, design, and mass media. Covering a range of topics related to the games imagery, this volume investigates the ways soccer has been promoted, commemorated, and contested in visual terms. Throughout various mediums and formatsincluding illustrated newspapers, modern posters, and contemporary artworkssoccer has come to represent issues relating to identity, politics, and globalization. As the contributors to this collection suggest, these representations of the game reflect society and soccers place in our collective imagination. Perspectives from a range of fields including art history, sociology, sport history, and media studies enrich the volume, affording a multifaceted visual history of the beautiful game.

Product Specifications

Format
Hardback
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Pages
232
Date Published
23 August 2018
Publication Place
United States
Size
161 x 239 x 24
ISBN
9781501334566
Subject(s)

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -

History of sport

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