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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00
This volume proposes an in-depth exploration of the materiality of art and writing in modernism and the avant-garde. The essays explore how the avant-gardes and modernism attempted to establish the material specificity and hybridityof media and art forms. The collection sheds light on the full range and import of the aesthetics of matter in avant-garde... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 23.99
This timely book examines the power and role of the image in modern Middle Eastern societies. The essays explore the role and function of image making to highlight the ways in which the images "speak" and what visual languages mean for the construction of Islamic subjectivities, the distribution of power, and the formation of identity and belonging.... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2010; US$ 19.95
Get that arts grant and be more independent! In this book, artists and arts groups will find all they need to know to support themselves through grants and special projects. This expert guide, written by an insider who has been on both the grant-making and the grant-writing side of the arts, shows readers how to assess their personal strengths and... more...
- Lexington Books 2004; US$ 39.99
Providing a historical taxonomy of the early modernist art groups in Europe and America, Milton Cohen demonstrates how these groups were largely responsible for the artistic innovation and nearly all the avant-garde agitation and major events of these years. With concluding appendices intended for scholars and specialists, this engagingly written book... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 34.95
Earth Sound Earth Signal is a study of energies in aesthetics and the arts, from the birth of modern communications in the nineteenth century to the global transmissions of the present day. Douglas Kahn begins by evoking the Aeolian sphere music that Henry David Thoreau heard blowing along telegraph lines and the Aelectrosonic sounds of natural radio... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
Artistic Lives challenges recent policy discourses that celebrate the ability of cultural producers to create something from nothing, and, more generally, the myth of creativity as an individual phenomenon, divorced from social context. Presenting rich interview material with artists and arts professionals in London and Berlin, together with ethnographic... more...
- Auckland University Press 2001; US$ 31.99
Len Lye: A Biography tells for the first time the story of a unique, charismatic artist who was an innovator in many areas? film, kinetic sculpture, painting, photography and poetry. Born in New Zealand in 1901, Len Lye gained an international reputation in the arts and had friendships with many famous people? including Dylan Thomas, Robert Graves,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2005; US$ 31.95
Poetry of the Revolution tells the story of political and artistic upheavals through the manifestos of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Ranging from the Communist Manifesto to the manifestos of the 1960s and beyond, it highlights the varied alliances and rivalries between socialism and repeated waves of avant-garde art. Martin Puchner... more...
- facultas.wuv 2013; US$ 25.11
Hauptbeschreibung Die umstrittene Kunst der Moderne hat nicht nur die Zeitgenossen und Kunstwissenschaften, sondern auch die Philosophen zu unterschiedlichen Deutungsversuchen provoziert. Die Philosophie der modernen Kunst gibt einen Überblick über die Entwicklung der Theorien der Kunst seit dem 19. Jahrhundert. Ausgehend von den klassischen ästhetischen... more...