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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00
In?engaging with the full range of 'the arts', contributors to this volume?consider the relationship between law, justice, the ethical and the aesthetic. Art continually informs the ethics of a legal theory concerned to address how theoretical abstractions and concrete oppressions overlook singularity and spontaneity. Indeed, the exercise of the legal... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 18.95
Whether antiquities should be returned to the countries where they were found is one of the most urgent and controversial issues in the art world today, and it has pitted museums, private collectors, and dealers against source countries, archaeologists, and academics. Maintaining that the acquisition of undocumented antiquities by museums encourages... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00
Employing political philosophy to argue the need for social and public art projects to be a part of the everyday lives of Americans, Boros creates a new synthesis of philosophical ideas to support the political value of public art. more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 31.99
Stephen Eric Bronner revisits the groundbreaking innovations of the modernist project and its shaping of the radical imagination, as well as its creation of a new political vision for the twentieth century. Reading the artistic and intellectual achievements of the movement's leading figures against larger social, political, and cultural trends, Bronner... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 85.00
Using a performance studies lens, this book is a study of performance in the post-9/11 context of the so-called war on terror. It analyzes conventional theatre, political protest, performance art and other sites of performance to unpack the ways in which meaning has been made in the contemporary global sociopolitical environment. more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 35.00
Thomas Nast (1840-1902), the founding father of American political cartooning, is perhaps best known for his cartoons portraying political parties as the Democratic donkey and the Republican elephant. Nast's legacy also includes a trove of other political cartoons, his successful attack on the machine politics of Tammany Hall in 1871, and his wildly... more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 31.95
The makers of obi, the elegant and costly sash worn over kimono in Japan, belong to an endangered species. These families of manufacturers, weavers, and other craftspeople centered in the Nishijin weaving district of Kyoto have practiced their demanding craft for generations. In recent decades, however, as a result of declining markets for kimono,... more...
- Intellect 2007; US$ 10.00
Explores developments in electronic art, art/science collaboration, nongallery spaces, and 'virtual' fields. This volume examines issues surrounding the curation of art and performance exhibitions. It covers original theories and expanded concepts of curating contemporary art. more...
- Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 26.95
We say the camera doesn't lie, but we also know that pictures distort and deceive. In Picture Perfect , Kiku Adatto brilliantly examines the use and abuse of images today. Ranging from family albums to Facebook, political campaigns to popular movies, images of war to pictures of protest. Adatto reveals how the line between the person and the pose,... more...