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- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00
Bertolt Brecht once worried that our sympathy for the victims of a social problem can make the problem?s ?beauty and attraction? invisible. In The Beauty of a Social Problem , Walter Benn Michaels explores the effort to overcome this difficulty through a study of several contemporary artist-photographers whose work speaks to questions of political... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00
Hybrid Heritage on Screen provides a long overdue thorough analysis of the 1980s 'Raj Revival'. It examines imperial nostalgia and troubled ethnic, gender and class relations during the Thatcher Era as represented in cinema and television. more...
- Grove/Atlantic, Inc. 2015; US$ 20.00
We?re the states who thought of uniting into the best country in the world, and we?re the only country that thought of making the word part of our name. Brazil doesn?t call itself “Brazil of America.? So we?ve got a right to call ourselves “America? for short, any time we want. It?s a beautiful word, and everybody knows it means us. Andy Warhol... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 40.00
I am down to a pencil, a pen, and a bottle of ink. I hope one day to eliminate the pencil. Al Hirschfeld redefined caricature and exemplified Broadway and Hollywood, enchanting generations with his mastery of line. His art appeared in every major publication during nine decades of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, as well as on numerous... more...
- The New Press 2015; US$ 27.95
Andy McSmith is a senior reporter at The Independent . He is the author of No Such Thing as Society , Faces of Labour , Kenneth Clarke , John Smith , and the novel Innocent in the House . He has visited Russia numerous times and was present when Margaret Thatcher met Mikhail Gorbachev and when Tony Blair met Vladimir Putin. He was educated... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 28.00
In the digital age, photography confronts its future under the competing signs of ubiquity and obsolescence. While technology has allowed amateurs and experts alike to create high-quality photographs in the blink of an eye, new electronic formats have severed the original photochemical link between image and subject. At the same time, recent cinematic... more...
- Walter Lavina 2015; US$ 7.99
Fractal Flames are algorithmically generated images. The software was originally written in 1992 by Scott Draves and released as open source. Over the years it has been greatly expanded, and is now widely used to create art and special effects. The shape, texture and color of the Fractal Flames is specified by a long string of numbers - a kind of genetic... more...
- F+W Media 2015; US$ 14.99
Discover your "Aha" moment--right now! What's the best way to become more creative? Just change how you think! This book challenges you to go against your default ways of thinking in order to write, design, and build something extraordinary. Featuring more than 100 challenges, exercises, and prompts, each page guides you as you push past the way... more...