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  • The Quest for Goldby Andrew Fekete

    Liverpool University Press 2017; US$ 22.99

    The Quest for Gold is an edited version of writings by visionary Andrew Fekete - a painter, architect, poet and writer - that occurs against the background of his sexuality and his membership of the gay community in London in the 1980s. more...

  • The Off-Screenby Eyal Peretz

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 65.00 US$ 58.99

    From the Renaissance on, a new concept of the frame becomes crucial to a range of artistic media, which in turn are organized around and fascinated by this frame. The frame decontextualizes, cutting everything that is within it from the continuity of the world and creating a realm we understand as the realm of fiction. The modern theatrical stage,... more...

  • Hollywood Aestheticby Todd Berliner

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 26.99

    Hollywood Aesthetic offers the first comprehensive appraisal of Hollywood's capacity to provide aesthetic pleasure to mass audiences. Grounded in film history and in the psychological and philosophical literature in aesthetics, Hollywood Aesthetic explains how Hollywood creates, for huge numbers of people, some of their most exhilarating experiences... more...

  • Enamelling on Copperby Pat Johnson

    Crowood 2017; US$ 23.99

    Copper enamelling - essentially, the melting of glass enamel grains onto a copper surface - is an exciting and fascinating technique. Enamelling on Copper highlights the unique interactions between copper and enamels, and gives a detailed account of working with this wonderful combination. The basic technique - simply sifting ground enamels onto... more...

  • Culture Jammingby Marilyn DeLaure; Moritz Fink; Mark Dery

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 25.00

    Coined in the 1980s, ?culture jamming? refers to an array of tactics deployed by activists to critique, subvert, and otherwise ?jam? the workings of consumer culture. Ranging from media hoaxes and advertising parodies to flash mobs and street art, these actions seek to interrupt the flow of dominant, capitalistic messages that permeate our daily lives.... more...

  • Fear, Illustratedby Julie M. Elman

    Parallax Press 2017; US$ 16.99

    The Fear Project is a visually stunning, light-hearted, and compelling visual exploration of the fears people confront in their daily lives. For many years artist Julie Elman has collected common and not-so-common fears people have shared with her. Elman transforms the fears from words into multi-media collages full of color and intensity. The... more...

  • The Art of Philosophyby Susanna Berger

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 65.00 US$ 59.15

    Delving into the intersections between artistic images and philosophical knowledge in Europe from the late sixteenth to the early eighteenth centuries, The Art of Philosophy shows that the making and study of visual art functioned as important methods of philosophical thinking and instruction. From frontispieces of books to monumental prints created... more...

  • Portraits of Courageby George W. Bush; Laura Bush; Peter Pace

    The Crown Publishing Group 2017; US$ 35.00

    A vibrant collection of oil paintings and stories by President George W. Bush honoring the sacrifice and courage of America?s military veterans.  With Forewords by former First Lady Laura Bush and General Peter Pace, 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.    Growing out of President Bush?s own outreach and the ongoing work of the George W.... more...

  • A Tokyo Anthologyby Sumie Jones; Charles Shiro Inouye; Anthony H. Chambers; Joel Cohn; Rebecca L. Copeland; Alan Cummings; James Dorsey; Peter Duus; Matthew Fraleigh; Howard Hibbett; Ken K. Ito; Matthew Koenigsberg; Dylan McGee; John Pierre Mertz; J. Scott Miller; Shinji Nobuhiro; Aiko Okamoto-MacPhail; M. Cody Poulton; Laurel Rasplica Rodd; Eiji Sekine; Stephen Snyder; Takashi Wakui

    University of Hawaii Press 2017; US$ 35.00

    The city of Tokyo, renamed after the Meiji Restoration, developed an urban culture that was a dynamic integration of Edo?s highly developed traditions and Meiji renovations, some of which reflected the influence of Western culture. This wide-ranging anthology?including fictional and dramatic works, essays, newspaper articles, political manifestos,... more...

  • The Roman Streetby Jeremy Hartnett

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 100.00

    In this book, Jeremy Hartnett explores the role of the ancient Roman street as the primary venue for social performance and political negotiations. more...