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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 18.00
In this lively narrative, award-winning author Michael Kammen presents a fascinating analysis of cutting-edge art and artists and their unique ability to both delight and provoke us. He illuminates America?s obsession with public memorials and the changing role of art and museums in our society. From Thomas Eakins?s 1875 masterpiece The Gross Clinic... more...
- F+W Media 2010; US$ 25.00
Finally, answers to the question: How are big ideas born? Creative directors, art directors and advertising copywriters are some of the great artists and thinkers of our time. Considering the scope and power of their influence in our culture, that's not such a crazy idea. Take an intimate look into the creative processes of some of the top minds... more...
- Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95
What happened to the insolence of the 18th-century libertines or to the carefree excesses of the Belle Époque and its legalized brothels? They have merely been inhibited and buried by the nowadays political correctness and the aggressive one-eyed morality. This book disregards conventional thinking and presents 800 reproductions that illustrate erotic... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 95.00
This much-needed collection examines the formation of a black British canon including writers, dramatists, film-makers and artists. Contributors including John McLeod, Michael McMillan, Mike Phillips and Alison Donnell discuss the textual, political and cultural history of black British and the term 'black British' itself. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
If you can't make it to one of Bruce Block's legendary visual storytelling seminars, then you need his book! Now in full color for the first time, this best-seller offers a clear view of the relationship between the story/script structure and the visual structure of a film, video, animated piece, or video game. You'll learn how to structure your visuals... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 18.00
On April 10, 2003, as the world watched a statue of Saddam Hussein come crashing down in the heart of Baghdad, a mob of looters attacked the Iraq National Museum. Despite the presence of an American tank unit, the pillaging went unchecked, and more than 15,000 artifacts—some of the oldest evidence of human culture—disappeared into the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 30.00
At the performance turn, this book takes a fresh 'how to' approach to Practice as Research, arguing that old prejudices should be abandoned and a PaR methodology fully accepted in the academy. Nelson and his contributors address the questions students, professional practitioner-researchers, regulators and examiners have posed in this domain. more...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2014; US$ 19.99
In the bestselling tradition of The Where, the Why, and the How , this offbeat illustrated history reveals 65 people you've probably never heard of, but who helped shape the word as we know it. Muses and neighbors, friends and relatives, accomplices and benefactors?such as Michael and Joy Brown, who gifted Harper Lee a year's worth of wages to help... more...
- Armand Colin 2014; US$ 45.99
Discipline émergente, la muséologie se situe à l?intersection de différents domaines des sciences sociales : sociologie, pédagogie, sciences de la communication, histoire. Elle s?intéresse à l?ensemble des musées, quelle qu?en soit la nature. Depuis la première édition de ce manuel, en 2003, la muséologie a affirmé sa place parmi les disciplines académiques... more...