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  • Splash 17by Rachel Rubin Wolf

    F+W Media 2016; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    A revealing gesture, a brilliant quality of light, a particularly perfect bloom... This volume of Splash is dedicated to those glorious sparks of inspiration, and the stories of how 129 artists fanned them into some of today's greatest watercolor paintings. The emotional connection between subject and artist resonates in these pages, delivering... more...

  • Artist's Painting Techniquesby DK

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2016; Not Available

    Whether you're trying your hand at painting for the first time or honing your artistic ability, Artist's Painting Techniques is the handiest guide to teach you how to paint . Starting with the basics such as observational skills and learning how to draw, Artist's Painting Techniques will guide you into working with watercolours, acrylics, and... more...

  • The Total Work of Artby David Imhoof; Margaret Eleanor Menninger

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 34.95

    For two centuries, Gesamtkunstwerk -the ideal of the "total work of art"-has exerted a powerful influence over artistic discourse and practice, spurring new forms of collaboration and provoking debates over the political instrumentalization of art. Despite its popular conflation with the work of Richard Wagner, Gesamtkunstwerk 's lineage and legacies... more...

  • New Uses of Bourdieu in Film and Media Studiesby Guy Austin

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 27.95

    Through his influential work on cultural capital and social mobility, the French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu has provided critical insights into the complex interactions of power, class, and culture in the modern era. Ubiquitous though Bourdieu's theories are, however, they have only intermittently been used to study some of the most important forms... more...

  • The Memory Arts in Renaissance Englandby William E. Engel; Rory Loughnane; Grant Williams

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 23.00 US$ 18.86

    This volume is the first critical anthology of contemporary writings and illustrations about memory in Renaissance England. more...

  • Indian Cinema: A Very Short Introductionby Ashish Rajadhyaksha

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    The Indian cinema sells 2.9 billion movie tickets annually, the largest in the world. Yet, as an economic entity, the Indian movie industry remains small, with an annual revenue that is 5% of Hollywood's. This volume throws light on the history of Indian cinema and the circumstances that saw the birth of one of the world's great countercultures. more...

  • Lessons in Classical Paintingby Juliette Aristides

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2016; US$ 29.99

    A companion volume to  Lessons in Classical Drawing and an atelier in book form, Lessons in Classical Painting breaks down the foundational skills and techniques of painting in a format that is accessible and manageable for all readers. With the same direct, easy-to-follow approach of Juliette Aristides's previous books,  Lessons in Classical... more...

  • Simon Quaglioby De Gruyter

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 98.00

    This publication brings the perspective of art historians to a subject often left to the world of theater science and history. Using the example of the Munich theater painter Simon Quaglio, who came from a family of Northern Italian artists, it examines the status and valuation of theater painting as a genre in the intellectual context of 19 th century... more...

  • Wandering Knights: China Legacies, Lived and Recalledby Robert W. Barnett

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 175.00

    A memoir of China during World War II, when Barnett, a US airman, shared friendship and scholarly interests with a young Chinese historian. They translated part of an ancient Chinese history, and met again in 1982. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or. more...

  • The Physics of Brandby Aaron Keller; Renee Marino

    F+W Media 2016; US$ 32.99 US$ 27.05

    Welcome to a brand-new way of thinking about branding. The Physics of Brand is an exploration of how brands evolve in time and space. Drawing on experience working with companies such as Patagonia, General Mills, Target, and more, this book provides an exciting new systems approach to branding. By focusing on how brands and people actually interrelate,... more...