Richard Howells


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Tel. +44  (0)207  848 1357

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Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries

King's College London

London WC2R 2LS

Recent Publications

Visual Culture, third, revised and expanded edition, with Joaquim Negreiros, Cambridge, England and Malden, Massachusetts: Polity Press, 2019.


A Critical Theory of Creativity: Utopia, Aesthetics, Atheism and Design, London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, scholarly monograph, first published June 2015; paperback edtion 2017.


"Briliant and magisterial" Slavoj Žižek.



"Copies and Translations: Roger Fry, Old Masters and the Omega Workshops” in The British Art Journal, Volume XVI, No. 1, 2015 (Summer), pp. 47-57. ISSN 1647-2006.


"The Aesthetics of Utopia: Creation, Creativity and a Critical Theory of Design” in Thesis Eleven, Vol. 123(1), 2014, pp 41-61.

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