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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
All loved, and were loved by, their artists, and inspired them with an intensity of emotion akin to Eros. In a brilliant, wry, and provocative book, National Book Award finalist Francine Prose explores the complex relationship between the artist and his muse. In so doing, she illuminates with great sensitivity and intelligence the elusive emotional... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 157.00
`Culture' is one of the most frequently used terms in the French vocabulary. It sells not only books, newspapers and magazines but also consumer products and political parties. But what are the meanings of `culture populaire'? What have the French understood by it, and what is its history? Brian Rigby's lively and cogent study traces changing notions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 41.95
Performance and Evolution in the Age of Darwin reveals the ways in which the major themes of evolution were taken up in the performing arts during Darwin's adult lifetime and in the generation after his death. The period 1830-1900 was the formative period for evolutionary ideas. While scientists and theorists investigated the law and order of nature,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 45.95
Digital Currents explores the growing impact of digital technologies on aesthetic experience and examines the major changes taking place in the role of the artist as social communicator. Margot Lovejoy recounts the early histories of electronic media for art making - video, computer, the internet - in this richly illustrated book. She provides... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95
At what stage of their careers do great artists produce their most important work? In a series of studies that bring new insights and new dimensions to the study of artistic creativity, Galenson?s new book examines the careers of more than one hundred modern painters, poets and novelists to reveal a powerful relationship between age and artistic creativity.... more...
- HarperCollins US 2006; US$ 11.99
A sequel to Intellectuals addresses the creative side of genius in a series of portraits of men and women--including Durer, Shakespeare, Bach, T. S. Eliot, Dante, Chaucer, Dickens, Picasso, and Disney--and explores the influence of their work on their lives and on the development of art, literature, fashion, music, and other creative fields in the more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95
'Arts, Entertainment and Tourism' is a pioneering text that, by focusing on the consumer, investigates the relationship between these 3 industries and how this relationship can be developed to its best competitive advantage. Issue-led, this text draws on appropriate disciplines rather than using one single approach, to examine issues in arts and... more...
- Insomniac Press 2004; US$ 16.95
Belong is a look at how art, music and culture survive in places that much of the world only associates with war, poverty and civil strife ? like the Bob Marley cover band in Beirut or the architect / artist in Tel Aviv who wanted to incorporate the idea of destruction into new buildings. Over the years, Jennifer Morton and her cameramen have been... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 39.95
Focuses on the role of reflective practice, as a source and resource for teaching and learning and research in the arts (here being Art and Design, Dance, Drama and Music). This book aims to investigate the concept of reflection and its application to a range of contemporary arts education contexts for both teachers and learners. more...
- SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 59.00
This book explores the relationships between visual culture, social theory and the individual. Using a range of resources from Bourdieu's action theory and the contribution of actor network theory, through to the artistic explorations of Bacon and Newman, this book shows how the concept of the individual is being reconstructed. more...