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  • Color and Empathyby Christine Brinckmann

    Amsterdam University Press 2015; US$ 98.99

    This book focuses on two areas of interest: the poetics of color in film and the affective responses of viewers. Each essay is built around the analysis of a particular film or group of related films, which are then used to explore a range of issues including the difference between black-and-white and color, the emergence of bold color schemes in... more...

  • Natura als Göttin im Mittelalterby Mechthild Modersohn

    De Gruyter 1997; US$ 119.71

    Die Natura des Mittelalters ist eine Traumerscheinung. So ist die Beschäftigung mit diesem Thema auch aus einem Seminar über ?Traum und Traumdeutung im Mittelalter" hervorgegangen. Etwas von dieser Entrückung hat sich über die Jahre erhalten, von der Spannung dieser Figur zwischen Traum und Empirie, zwischen Himmel und Erde, sei es während... more...

  • The Love Affair as a Work of Artby Dan Hofstadter

    Open Road Distribution 2015; US$ 8.99

    This series of entwined biographical sketches recounts how, in the Romantic Era, love affairs, often illicit, were transformed into novels, memoirs, and published correspondences. We make the intimate acquaintance of great writers like Mme de Staël, Chateaubriand, George Sand, and Anatole France, who, however, fall gradually under the suspicion of... more...

  • Temperaments: Memoirs of Henri Cartier-Bresson and Other Artistsby Dan Hofstadter

    Open Road Distribution 2015; US$ 8.99

    In these five profiles, four of which originally appeared in the  New Yorker , the author evokes the life and work of seven gifted artists. Among those presented, often through lively conversations, are Jean Hélion, Mark Rothko, R.B. Kitaj, and Dennis Creffield. Chief among those portrayed however is Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004), the great French... more...

  • Unexpected Artby Jenny Moussa Spring; Florentijn Hofman; Christian L. Frock

    Chronicle Books LLC 2015; US$ 21.99

    Graffiti made from cake icing, man-made clouds floating indoors, a luminous moon resting on water. Collected here are dozens of jaw-dropping artworks?site-specific installations, extraordinary sculptures, and groundbreaking interventions in public spaces?that reveal the exciting things that happen when contemporary artists play with the idea of place.... more...

  • Writings: Papers, Reviews, Articles, Short-Shorts, Thoughtsby José Flávio Nogueira Guimarães

    SBPRA 2014; Not Available

    Writings: Papers, Reviews, Articles, Short-Shorts, Thoughts is a collection of texts about contemporary trends in literature and film that the author has written over the years. "If I had to sum up the book, I would say it is about art."The journey starts with an analysis of the monster Leviathan and its representation in the Bible and in the secular... more...

  • Lost Tiesby Tim Anthony

    SBPRA 2014; Not Available

    The book of art work contains descriptive works in three parts. The first section contains a run of "stills" from an imaginary screenplay the artist conjured up. Over time, as the images develop, a sequence of chronological flow, time, and story ensue. This all happens by accident, but eventually he is able to incorporate all the images into a WWII... more...

  • Design Fundamentalsby Rose Gonnella; Christopher Navetta; Max Friedman

    Pearson Education 2015; US$ 29.99

    Miss Visual Elements and Principles of Composition class,  again ? That?s OK. You can borrow our notes. Lucky for you, we didn?t miss a single class the entire semester so you?ll find all of the important points explained in the notes, along with the class assignments. How does a dot turn into a line to create a shape that makes... more...

  • The Eye Still Seeksby Salima Hashmi; Martand Khosla

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 60.00

    A superb art book of one of the most arresting art movements in the world today Pakistan?s contemporary art scene is arguably the most exciting in South Asia. Wellknown curator, artist and teacher Salima Hashmi gives us a superb overview in this lavishly designed book, which includes interviews with artists such as Rashid Rana and pieces by writers... more...

  • A Teacup Collectionby Kathleen Morris; Molly Hatch

    Chronicle Books LLC 2015; US$ 12.99

    In paintings as pretty as the porcelain they depict, this gift book celebrates one of the finest teacup collections in the world: the 300-piece archive of the Clark Art Institute, which dates back to the eighteenth century and represents coveted designs of the day from Europe and China. Artist Molly Hatch, with exclusive access to this largely unviewed... more...