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  • Write Your Way into Animation and Gamesby Christy Marx

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 41.95

    As the comics/games/animation industries converge, the writers who develop scripts for the entertainment industry need to know how to jump from one format to the next to keep their skills flexible and current. This book provides cutting-edge tips and techniques for writers who want to gain an edge in the animation and game industries. more...

  • The Dinner Partyby Judy Chicago; Arnold L. Lehman; Jane F. Gerhard

    The Monacelli Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    The official publication celebrating Judy Chicago?s feminist art masterpiece,  The Dinner Party  installation at the Brooklyn Museum, and an introduction to outstanding women in history.   Judy Chicago?s  The Dinner Party  is a defining work of feminist and contemporary art that brought women?s history to light on the national stage when it was completed... more...

  • Civilising Calibanby Frances Borzello

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 14.57

    'I wrote my thesis because it seemed incredible that a nineteenth century cleric could believe that paintings had the power to civilise his community of London's poorest. Yet that is what he did believe and his ideas were exported round the world. I still don't know whether he was right...' Frances Borzello What is the purpose of art? Aside from... more...

  • Die Wandmalereien aus Tall Misrife/Qatna im Kontext interkultureller Kommunikationby Constance von Rüden

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 98.49

    Der Fund der Wandmalereien im Palast von Qatna in Westsyrien stellte im Jahre 2000 eine der ersten großen Überraschungen in der Geschichte der modernen Ausgrabungen in Qatna dar. Mit ihren Spiralbändern, Miniaturlandschaften und Delphindarstellungen wirkten die Malereien in Syrien eigentümlich fremd, während sie hingegen den Fresken der Ägäis stark... more...

  • International Handbook of Research in Arts Educationby Liora Bresler

    Springer 2007; US$ 149.00

    Providing a distillation of knowledge in the various disciplines of arts education (dance, drama, music, literature and poetry and visual arts), this essential handbook synthesizes existing research literature, reflects on the past, and contributes to shaping the future of the respective and integrated disciplines of arts education. While research... more...

  • Thinking Artby Antoon Van den Braembussche

    Springer 2009; US$ 129.00

    Presents a systematic account of the classical, modern and postmodern theories of art. This book provides readers with a theoretical framework that can be used to think about art from a variety of perspectives. It shows how a fruitful cross-fertilization between theory and practice can be created. It explores theories of art from Plato to Derrida. more...

  • William Hogarthby Jenny Uglow

    Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 21.86

    Hogarth's prints hang in our pubs and leap out from our history-books. He painted the great and good but also the common people. His art is comically exuberant, 'carried away by a passion for the ridiculous', as Hazlitt said. In this rich, immensely pleasurable biography Jenny Uglow, acclaimed author of Elizabeth Gaskell, uncovers the man, but also... more...

  • Unnatural Wondersby Arthur Coleman Danto

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2005; US$ 8.99

    An Incisive Account of the Bizarre, Often Bewildering Art World of Today Arthur Danto's new collection finds him, and the art world, at a point when the art world has become pluralistic, even chaotic-with one medium as good as the next-when the moment for "next things" has passed. Since 1984, when Danto-already an eminent philosopher--became The... more...

  • Inside Bruegelby Edward Snow

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1997; US$ 8.99

    In this brilliant, original and lavishly illustrated book, Edward Snow undertakes an inquiry into a single painting by the Flemish master Peter Bruegel the Elder?the kaleidoscopic Children?s Games?in order to unlock the secrets of the great painter?s art. more...

  • Art Explainedby Robert Cumming

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2008; Not Available

    This fascinating book takes a stunning, visual approach to exploring and deconstructing everything you could want to know about 45 of the world's favourite paintings. Introductory text sets the scene for each picture, then captions and numerious annotations guide the reader all around the work, detailing the painter's techniques and intentions and... more...