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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95
Mayernik argues that it was the absence of a coherent understanding of emulation that fostered the fissuring of artistic production in the later eighteenth century into those devoted to copying the past and those interested in continual novelty, a situation solidified over the course of the nineteenth century and mostly taken for granted today. This... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 32.95
InFlux: Contemporary Art in Asia brings together essays by leading critics and curators to examine modern and contemporary art-practice and its discourses in Asia. Covering diverse regions spanning China, India, Thailand, Iran, West Asia, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Hong Kong, Tibet and Cambodia, the book examines their multiple modernities and the arrival... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; Not Available
Enter The Universe According to Peter Max . A true Pop Art icon?one of the world?s most well-loved visual artists?Peter Max now offers us an intimate, unprecedented look at the inner workings of his imagination. Vibrantly colored artwork accompanies fifty evocative personal essays in which Max, for the first time ever, shares his life story and personal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Find original research and interpretive studies of the relations between homosexuality and the visual arts. Evidence for the role of homosexuality in artistic creation has often not survived, in part because the direct expression of homosexuality has often been condemned in Western societies. Gay and Lesbian Studies in Art History presents examples... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 34.95
Western Art and the Wider World explores the evolving relationship between the Western canon of art, as it has developed since the Renaissance, and the art and culture of the Islamic world, the Far East, Australasia, Africa and the Americas. Explores the origins, influences, and evolving relationship between the Western canon of art as it has... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 45.00
One of the most admired artists of the twentieth century, Max Ernst was a proponent of Dada and founder of surrealism, known for his strange, evocative paintings and drawings. In Prehistoric Future , Ralph Ubl approaches Ernst like no one else has, using theories of the unconscious—surrealist automatism, Freudian psychoanalysis, the concept... more...
- New Press, The 2013; US$ 35.00
Most people outside of the art world view art as something that is foreign to their experiences and everyday lives. A People?s Art History of the United States places art history squarely in the rough–and–tumble of politics, social struggles, and the fight for justice from the colonial era through the present day. Author and radical artist Nicolas... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Japan held a profound fascination for western artists in the latter half of the nineteenth century and the influence of Japonisme on western art was pervasive. Paradoxically, just as western artists were beginning to find inspiration in Japan and Japanese art, Japan was opening to the western world and beginning a process of thorough modernisation,... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 20.72
Hauptbeschreibung In der Moderne lassen sich zwei Achsen eines grundlegenden Widerspruchs im Verhältnis von Kunst und Gesellschaft ausmachen. Moshe Zuckermann geht der Frage nach, welche Bedeutung die in der klassischen Romantik geforderte Autonomie der Kunst im Zeitalter einer zunehmenden Institutionalisierung von Kunst noch haben kann. Darüber... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 25.95
How do dealers price contemporary art in a world where objective criteria seem absent? Talking Prices is the first book to examine this question from a sociological perspective. On the basis of a wide range of qualitative and quantitative data, including interviews with art dealers in New York and Amsterdam, Olav Velthuis shows how contemporary... more...