Richard Howells


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Tel. +44  (0)207  848 1357



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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