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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.00
In these ten intertwined essays, one of our most provocative young novelists proves that she is just as stylish and outrageous an art critic. For when Jeanette Winterson looks at works as diverse as the Mona Lisa and Virginia Woolf's The Waves , she frees them from layers of preconception and restores their power to exalt and unnerve, shock and... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2001; US$ 14.95
Beauty and Islam' explores aspects of aesthetics in classical Islamic thought in the light of contemporary theories, offering new perspectives on Islamic art and architecture with examples ranging from the Qur'an and the Alhambra to the works of present day artists and philosophers. Tracing the roots of Islamic aesthetics back to the works of the great... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
A lively and provocative account of the arts in Britain, Building Jerusalem suggests that even after fifty years of state planning of Britain's "leisure industries" the country is nevertheless approaching the millennium in a state of cultural confusion. Drawing on a wealth of historical material from Scotland, Wales, and English provincial towns,... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 25.00 US$ 17.50
Iconic, groundbreaking interviews of Alfred Hitchcock by film critic François Truffaut?providing insight into the cinematic method, the history of film, and one of the greatest directors of all time. In Hitchcock , film critic François Truffaut presents fifty hours of interviews with Alfred Hitchcock about the whole of his vast directorial career,... more...
- TAJ Books International 2014; US$ 5.99
The image most indelibly linked to the term Pin-Up Girl is a busty, longlegged, beautiful woman posing provocatively on calendars, posters, and in magazines primarily during the World War II years, most often in the U.S. militarys Yank magazine. These images make up the quintessential and most recognizable Pin-Up Girls, although they are only... more...
- CRC Press 2006; US$ 94.95
A major revision of the international bestseller on game programming! Graphics hardware has evolved enormously in the last decade. Hardware can now be directly controlled through techniques such as shader programming, which requires an entirely new thought process of a programmer. 3D Game Engine Design, Second Edition shows step-by-step how to... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 20.99
This title sets out to provide the a concise interpretation of the period 1945 to 2000. Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol, Cindy Sherman, and Damien Hirst are among many artists discussed, within the political and cultural worlds they inhabited. more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 9.99
Dada and Surrealism are two of the most important movements of modern art. This book provides an account of them in historical terms, but also explains why they are important in wider cultural terms. Themes of contemporary interest such as gender and identity politics are given particular prominence in this introduction. more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 8.99
The time when "fashion" was defined by French designers whose clothes could be afforded only by elite has ended. Now designers take their cues from mainstream consumers and creativity is channeled more into mass-marketing clothes than into designing them. Indeed, one need look no further than the Gap to see proof of this. In The End of Fashion,... more...