Art in Motion, Revised Edition

Art in Motion, Revised Edition

Animation Aesthetics
Maureen Furniss
Distribution: World
Publication date: 02/05/2008
Format: Paperback 133 b&w illus.
ISBN: 978-0-861-96663-9
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Art in Motion is the first comprehensive examination of the aesthetics of animation in its many forms. It gives an overview of the relationship between animation studies and media studies, then focuses on specific aesthetic issues concerning flat and dimensional animation, full and limited animation, and new technologies. A series of studies on abstract animation, audiences, representation, and institutional regulators is also included.

Author Bio

Maureen Furniss teaches on the animation faculty at California Institute of the Arts. She is the founding editor of Animation Journal.

Reviews

“" . . . a truly splendid book, one of the three or four that anyone seriously interested in animation must absolutely have on their bookshelf." —Animation World Magazine “This is the important book in animation this year . . . “ —Communication Booknotes Quarterly Art in Motion provides thoughtful analysis of animation produced throughout the world. It is an essential resource for researchers, students of animation, and anyone with an interest in animation. It is also an essential textbook for undergraduate and graduate students of animation, media studies, film/TV studies, and Art Education.”

“Art in Motion: Animation Aesthetics is the first comprehensive examination of the aesthetics of animation in its many forms. It gives an overview of the relationship between animation studies and media studies on a larger scale, then focuses on specific aesthetic issues concerning flat and dimensional animation, full and limited animation, and new technologies.”

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