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- Felix Meiner Verlag 2003; US$ 74.94
Hauptbeschreibung Die demokratisch organisierte Politik macht es nötig, Kompromisse einzugehen. Kunst dagegen verachtet den Kompromiß, das Mittlere wie das Mittelmaß und dringt geradezu feindselig und diktatorisch auf Alleinherrschaft. Die Beiträge des Bandes beziehen hierzu - gerade vor dem Hintergrund des 11. September 2001 - auf differenzierte... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2012; US$ 5.82
"The past, present, and future of art and art culture collide in this interdisciplinary study that strives to find new, universal meaning in a diverse art world. Using examples from contemporary painting, sculpture, film, and the digital arts, Penny Florence examines the link between the ?grand narratives? of modernism and today?s culture of difference.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 34.95
Artistic representations of landscape are studied widely in areas ranging from art history to geography to sociology, yet there has been little consensus about how to understand the relationship between landscape and art. This book brings together more than fifty scholars from these multiple disciplines to establish new ways of thinking about landscape... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 75.00
Feminist motherhood is a surprisingly unexplored subject. In fact, feminism and motherhood have been often thought of as incompatible. Profound, provocative, and innovative, Feminist Art and the Maternal is the first work to critically examine the dilemmas and promises of representing feminist motherhood in contemporary art and visual culture. Andrea... more...
- ECW Press 2008; US$ 17.95
Expressions of the author's political activism, these portraits of well-known politicians include George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, Condoleezza Rice, Bill Clinton, Henry Kissinger, Jean Chrétien, Brian Mulroney, Stephen Harper, Stockwell Day, Preston Manning, Mike Harris, Ernie Eves, and others. The portraits are not editorial... more...
- Tin House Books 2009; US$ 24.95
Blending memoir with Smith's own drawings and paintings, We Did Porn will do for alt porn what Hunter S. Thompson did for motorcycle gangs and Tom Wolfe for psychedelica. Punk artist and icon Zak Smith made a name for himself by visually re-creating Thomas Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow and drawing pictures of girls in the "naked girl business."... more...
- Shepheard-Walwyn 2009; US$ 9.95
A collection of rhyming couplets, these wry and witty poems ponder the foibles and vanities of mortals. Cartoon pen-and-ink drawings by well-known illustrator Barrington Barber accompany the limerick-like lyrics, which capture the ridiculous?such as absurdly trimmed mustaches and outrageous hairstyles?with humorous rhymes and amusing titles. Perfect... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 168.00
Portrayals of children became increasingly common in Greek literature and art during the Hellenistic period. It has long been thought that the reasons for this lie in the alienation of the Greeks as a result of the collapse of the polis and its structures, which was then compensated for by a concentration on private subjects. A review of recent research... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 132.00
The city is an essential theme of modernity in literature, architecture, photography and film. This book first focuses on ardent reactions to the metropolitan explosion in the nineteenth century, with Baudelaire and Poe as key figures. More recent representations of the city are then investigated, in Europe and the United States. Lombardo reflects... more...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95
In The Poetics of Slumberland , Scott Bukatman celebrates play, plasmatic possibility, and the life of images in cartoons, comics, and cinema. Bukatman begins with Winsor McCay?s Little Nemo in Slumberland to explore how and why the emerging media of comics and cartoons brilliantly captured a playful, rebellious energy characterized by hyperbolic... more...