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- Springer 2012; US$ 29.95
Trotz der Grundlagenwerke Luhmanns und Bourdieus hat die Soziologie die empirische Erforschung und theoretische Analyse der Kunst weitgehend vernachl ssigt. Ein soziologisch fundierter aktueller Aufriss des Kunstsystems liegt nicht vor. Einen Versuch dazu unternimmt M ller-Jentsch mit dieser Publikation, die fokussiert auf die soziologischen Begriffe... more...
- PM Press 2012; US$ 9.99
This installment of the Signal series features artwork inspired by anarchist movements in Japan, U.S. promotional posters from the 1910s, Mexican street art, revolutionary murals from 1970s Portugal, and much more. The series is dedicated to documenting the compelling graphics, art projects, and cultural movements of international resistance and liberation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00
In this book, Goriunova offers a critical analysis of the processes that produce digital culture. Digital cultures thrive on creativity, developing new forces of organization to overcome repetition and reach brilliance. In order to understand the processes that produce culture, the author introduces the concept of the art platform, a specific configuration... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 40.95
What is it to listen? How do we hear? How do we allow meanings to emerge between each other? 'This book is about what Freud called "freely" or "evenly suspended attention", a form of listening, a kind of receptive incomprehension, which is fundamental and mandatory for the practice of psychoanalysis and psychotherapy. The author steps outside... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 39.95
A blood stained shower curtain, a lighter that shows an airplane aboutto collide with the Twin Towers, plush slippers shaped like penises: the world of commodities today is marked by stylistic diversity, irony, and trash ? there are no limits on so-called bad taste. This book attempts to get to the bottom of the current fascination with the disgusting,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.00
Aesthetic Modernism and Masculinity in Fascist Italy is an interdisciplinary historical re-reading of a series of representative texts that complicate our current understanding of the portrayal of masculinity in the Italian fascist era. Examining paintings, films, music and literature in light of some of the ideological and material contradictions... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 149.95
This book studies three types of Guatemalan art that represent imagines of community. The particular techniques and structure of each set of works project an imagining of community that is unique to those pieces. Studying the pieces together lays the groundwork for re-imagining the relation of arts and society. This book contains nineteen color photographs. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95
What can neuroscience contribute to the psychodynamic understanding of creativity and the imagination? A Curious Intimacy is an innovative study into the interrelation between art and neuro-psychoanalysis which significantly narrows the divide between the humanities and the sciences. Situating our grasp of the creative mind within the... more...
- Twaweza Communications 2007; US$ 33.95
Art, Culture and Society Vol 1 is the first in a series of books to be published by Twaweza Communications on the relationship between art and society, with special reference to Kenya. It is part of a cultural leadership initiative being undertaken by the organization through a reexamination of the arts as they are produced and studied. This volume... more...