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  • The Zoomorphic Imagination in Chinese Art and Cultureby Jerome Silbergeld; Eugene Y. Wang; Sarah Allan; Qianshen Bai; Susan Bush; Daniel Greenberg; Carmelita (Carma) Hinton; Judy Chungwa Ho; Kristina Kleutghen; Kathlyn Liscomb; Jennifer Purtle; Henrik Sørensen

    University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 75.00

    China has an age-old zoomorphic tradition. The First Emperor was famously said to have had the heart of a tiger and a wolf. The names of foreign tribes were traditionally written with characters that included animal radicals. In modern times, the communist government frequently referred to Nationalists as ?running dogs,? and President Xi Jinping,... more...

  • Petuliaby Tom Silvestri

    The Critical Press 2016; US$ 7.99

    An incisive and exciting study of Richard Lester's 1968 film classic Petulia . more...

  • Kiffy Rubboby Janine Burke; Helen Hughes

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2016; US$ 20.99

    How one woman helped to shape the Australian art world Kiffy Rubbo was a dynamic and unique force in Australian art in the 1970s. It was the time of ?the personal is political?, of the Vietnam War and the draft, of Indigenous rights and feminism. It was under Kiffy Rubbo?s leadership ? and at a time when the artistic community was increasingly... more...

  • Gottfried Lindauer?s New Zealandby Ngahiraka Mason

    Auckland University Press 2016; US$ 29.99

    From the 1870s to the early twentieth century, the Bohemian immigrant artist Gottfried Lindauer travelled to marae and rural towns around New Zealand and ? commissioned by M?ori and P?keh? ? captured in paint the images of key M?ori figures. For M?ori then and now, the faces of t?puna are full of mana and life. Now this definitive book on Lindauer?s... more...

  • Doctor Who: The Whoniverseby Justin Richards; George Mann

    Ebury Publishing 2016; US$ 49.34

    The Whoniverse is a never-before-seen history of the Human Race ? from the formation of Earth round the Racnoss eggs, and the creation of life by the destruction of the last Jagaroth spaceship, through to the eventual expansion of the sun and end of the world and beyond ? to New Earth, and Utopia? Along the way, The Whoniverse also explores... more...

  • Mimetic Contagionby Robert Germany

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 89.99 US$ 77.39

    This volume considers the phenomenon of mimetic contagion, whereby works of art draw viewers into direct imitation of themselves, and how it operates within specific historical contexts. Terence's Eunuch is used as a case study, situating the motif within the peculiarities of mid-second-century BC Rome and its anxieties about the power of art. more...

  • Listening to Typeby Alex W. White

    Allworth Press 2016; US$ 29.99

    With this visually stunning primer, designers will develop the skills and vision to produce truly innovative, eye-catching type design. All the basics of type design are covered, and in-depth information is provided on more advanced topics such as the differences between type applications, how typography creates identity, and what best inspires readers.... more...

  • The Big Book of Santaby Mary Engelbreit

    Andrews McMeel 2016; US$ 9.99

    Mary Engelbreit knows that many of our dearest childhood memories are linked to Christmastime. Now, those memories, illustrated by one of America's favorite artists, are gathered in this Big Book of Santa . This special edition contains Mary's favorite Santa works of art. You don't have to be a child to appreciate the magic of Christmas. By recalling... more...

  • Diagrammatik-Readerby Birgit Schneider; Christoph Ernst; Jan Wöpking

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 32.61

    Diagramme sind eine bestimmende Bildform der Gegenwart. Der Reader bietet erstmals eine gemeinsame Lektürebasis an, indem er die historischen Quell- und Schlüsseltexte zu verschiedenen Dimensionen des Denkens und Darstellens mit Diagrammen aus unterschiedlichen Perspektiven bündelt. Die Texte reichen von der griechischen Antike bis in den Poststrukturalismus,... more...

  • Dante und die bildenden Künsteby Maria Antonietta Terzoli; Sebastian Schütze

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 76.16

    This book is an inquiry into Dante and the visual arts, beginning from early portraits of Dante and the famous ekphrasis at the beginning of the Purgatorio, and extending to the sources for Dante?s "visibile parlare," his relationship to Giotto, Dante illustrations in manuscript and printed editions, and the great interpretations of Dante by Donatello,... more...