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  • "Lux et color"by Christin Klaus

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 21.44

    Hauptbeschreibung Glas- und Spiegelinstallationen, Farbfeldmalerei sowie dem Fotorealismus nahestehende Darstellungen - dies sind nur einige Beispiele für die Diskontinuitäten im Kunstschaffen des international bekannten Künstlers Gerhard Richter. Herausstechend aus Richters künstlerisch vielfältigen Oeuvre ist das von ihm entworfene Südquerhausfenster... more...

  • "Photos of the Gods"by Christopher Pinney

    Reaktion Books 2004; US$ 29.00

    Drawing on years of archival research, interviews with artists and publishers, and the ethnographic study of their rural consumers, Christopher Pinney traces the intimate connections between the production and consumption of mass-produced images in India and the struggle against colonial rule. more...

  • "Something Urgent I Have to Say to You"by Herbert Leibowitz

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 40.99

    Herbert Leibowitz?s ?Something Urgent I Have to Say to You? provides a new perspective on the life and poetry of the doctor poet William Carlos Williams, a key American writer who led one of the more eventful literary lives of the twentieth century. Friends with most of the contemporary innovators of his era?Ezra Pound, James Joyce, Ford Madox... more...

  • 'You Should See Yourself'by Vincent Brook; Vincent Brook; Andrea Most; Janet Handler Burstein; Jan Lewis; James Fisher; Judah Cohen; Marsha Edelman; Rebecca Rossen; Ruth Weisberg; MacDonald Moore; Deborah Moore; Daniel Itzkovitz; Donald Weber; Michelle Byers; Rosalin Krieger; Ruth Johnston

    Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 24.95

    Bringing together fourteen new essays by leading scholars, You Should See Yourself examines the fluctuating representations of Jewishness in a variety of areas of popular culture and high art, including literature, the media, film, theater, music, dance, painting, photography, and comedy. Contributors explore the evolution that has taken place... more...

  • The "Femme" Fatale in Brazilian Cinemaby Antônio Márcio da Silva

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    In film, the femme fatale has long been constructed as a beautiful heterosexual Caucasian woman. Da Silva shows the need to incorporate diverse ethnic groups and male homosexuals into the range of "femmes" fatales and examines how the Brazilian representations cross gender, race, and class and offer alternatives to the dominant Hollywood model. more...

  • The $12 Million Stuffed Sharkby Don Thompson

    St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 17.99

    Why would a smart New York investment banker pay $12 million for the decaying, stuffed carcass of a shark? By what alchemy does Jackson Pollock?s drip painting No. 5, 1948 sell for $140 million?             Intriguing and entertaining, The $12 Million Stuffed Shark is a Freakonomics approach to the economics and psychology of the contemporary... more...

  • The $12 Million Stuffed Sharkby Don Thompson

    Doubleday Canada 2009; US$ 22.00

    The $12 Million Stuffed Shark delves into the economics and psychology of the contemporary art world ? artists, dealers, auction houses, and wealthy collectors. If it?s true ? as so often said ? that 85 percent of new contemporary art is bad, why were record prices achieved at auction for works by 131 contemporary artists in 2006 alone, with astonishing... more...

  • $20,000by Bill Drummond

    Beautiful Books 2011; US$ 8.99

    An investigation into the meaning and value of one art item, from a provocateur of the art and music worlds Celebrated musician and artist Bill Drummond turns his attention to the world of modern art. Several years ago he bought a photograph by the Turner Prize–winning artist Richard Long for $20,000. After owning it for some time, he decided... more...

  • (Con)Fusing Signs and Postmodernby Robert Neustadt

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 150.00

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The (Moving) Pictures Generationby Vera Dika

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00

    Beginning in the late 1970s, a number of visual artists in downtown New York City returned to an exploration of the cinematic across mediums. Vera Dika considers their work within a greater cultural context and probes for a deeper understanding of the practice. more...