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- D & M Publishers 2011; US$ 15.95
? Winner of the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Nonfiction The Thomas Crown Affair meets The Devil in the White City in this fast-paced, character-driven story that breaks open the secrets of international art theft A major work of investigative journalism, Hot Art is also Joshua Knelman 's tale of the young reporter chasing a story idea... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2012; US$ 19.95
Public art commissions--how to find them, how to get them. * First-hand advice from experienced public artists * Written by an artist for artists * Includes expert information on public art law Learn how to find, apply for, compete for, and win a public art commission. First-hand interviews with experienced public artists and arts administrators... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 1996; US$ 54.45
Biographische Informationen Winfried Speitkamp lehrt Neuere Geschichte an der Universität Gießen. Zuletzt veröffentlichte er die Bücher: »Deutsche Kolonialgeschichte« (2005), »Kleine Geschichte Afrikas« (2007) sowie »Der Rest ist für Sie! Kleine Geschichte des Trinkgeldes« (2008). more...
- Reaktion Books 2012; US$ 55.00
With the recent advent of technologies that make detecting art forgeries easier, the art world has become increasingly obsessed with verifying and ensuring artistic authenticity. In this unique history, Thierry Lenain examines the genealogy of faking and interrogates the anxious, often neurotic, reactions triggered in the modern art world by... more...
- Profile Books 2013; US$ 19.98
Like Sherlock Holmes's dog in the night time, sometimes the true significance of things lies in their absence. Rick Gekoski tells the very human stories that lie behind some of the greatest losses to artistic culture - and addresses the questions such disappearances raise. Some of the items are stolen (the Mona Lisa), some destroyed (like... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 90.00
Among the buildings on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., only the Pan American Union (PAU) houses an international organization. The first of many anticipated ?peace palaces?constructed in the early twentieth century, the PAU began with a mission of cultural diplomacy, and after World War II its Visual Arts Section became a leader in the burgeoning... more...
- Bitingduck Press 2003; US$ 9.95
Rogues in the Gallery exposes it all: the cozy insurance ransom racket, the professional gangs of art thieves, the specialists, the connections with the international drug racket and the Mafia. Hugh McLeave has researched the whys and wherefores of the question for years, drawing on resources available to him through agencies such as Interpol, the... more...
- Intellect 2000; US$ 10.00
As British cities lose the cultural connections with their industrial past, many seek to build new postindustrial futures through urban regeneration. Art projects play a key role in policymaking that aims to regenerate neglected neighbourhoods. This study focuses particularly on the ways in which newlydeveloped cultural institutions tend to be flagships... more...
- Intellect 2006; US$ 10.00
Many of the essays pinpoint the stagnancy of teaching methods today and discuss the reductive parameters enforced by the current curriculum. The radical tone that echoes through the entire series of papers is unmistakable. Throughout the book, postmodern theory informs the polemical debate concerning new directions in educative practice. Contributors... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 56.00
Now that the sale of a Picasso painting has exceeded US$100 million at auction, the forgers are extricating their bag of tricks. This fascinating collection of papers provides an eclectic coverage of the art and philatelic concerns in safeguarding the integrity of creative artists. It paints a broader swath of the problems in art authentication, including... more...