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  • Dysfunction and Decentralization in New Media Art and Educationby Robert W. Sweeny

    Intellect 2015; US$ 40.00

    When using digital technologies, many types of dysfunction can occur, ranging from hardware malfunctions to software errors and human ineptitude. Many new media artworks employ various strategies of dysfunctionality in order to explore issues of power within societies and culture. Dysfunction and Decentralization in New Media Art and Education examines... more...

  • Joe’s Neighboursby Mendelson Joe

    ECW Press 2016; US$ 21.99

    Outsider artist Mendelson Joe is a painter, activist, musician, and renowned "self-taughter." But to the people living in the sparsely populated region west of Algonquin Park, he is also a neighbour. With his latest book, Joe commemorates his neighbours in a series of portraits whose subjects range from Canadian musical icon Hawksley Workman... more...

  • Brushstroke and Emergenceby James D. Herbert

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 35.00

    No pictorial device in nineteenth-century French painting more clearly represented the free-ranging self than the loose brushstroke. From the romantics through the impressionists and post-impressionists, the brushstroke bespoke autonomous artistic individuality and freedom from convention. Yet the question of how much we can credit to the individual... more...

  • Les Précurseurs de la renaissanceby Eugène Müntz; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Extrait :"Ce n'est pas l'histoire des origines de la Renaissance que je présente au lecteur : retracer quelques-uns des épisodes qui caractérisent le mieux la reprise des études classiques, ces études qui ont renouvelé toutes les faces de la civilisation, telle est mon unique ambition." À PROPOS DES ÉDITIONS LIGARAN : Les éditions LIGARAN proposent... more...

  • How Folklore Shaped Modern Artby Wes Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Since the 1990s, artists and art writers around the world have increasingly undermined the essentialism associated with notions of "critical practice." We can see this manifesting in the renewed relevance of what were previously considered "outsider" art practices, the emphasis on first-person accounts of identity over critical theory, and the proliferation... more...

  • Becoming Pastby Jane Blocker

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    Is there such a thing as contemporary art history? The contemporary, after all—as much as we may want to consider it otherwise—is being made history as it happens. By what means do we examine this moving target? These questions lie at the center of Jane Blocker’s Becoming Past . The important point is not whether there is—or should be—contemporary... more...

  • Apostleby Tom Bissell

    Faber & Faber 2016; US$ 13.99

    Peter, Matthew, Thomas, John :Who were these men and what was their relationship to Jesus? Tom Bissell gives us rich and deeply informed answers to those ancient questions. Written with warmth, humour, and a rare acumen, Apostle is a brilliant and exhaustive synthesis of travel writing, centuries of biblical history, and a deep lifelong relationship... more...

  • Janet Laurenceby Prudence Gibson

    NewSouth 2015; US$ 29.99

    Well-known for her installations and major public art commissions that engage with architectural and biological forms, acclaimed Australian artist Janet Laurence is fascinated by the interplay of plant species, animals and people. In her work, represented in all major collections in Australia, Laurence constructs atmospheric spaces that allow for deep... more...

  • Chaïm Soutineby Klaus H. Carl

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 8.95

    Chaïm Soutine (1893-1943), the unconventional and controversial painter of Belorussian origin, combines influences of classic European painting with Post-Impressionism and Expressionism. As a member of the Artists from Belarus, a group within the Parisian School, he created an oeuvre mainly consisting of landscapes, still lifes, and portraits. His... more...

  • Chaïm Soutineby Klaus H. Carl

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 8.95

    Chaïm Soutine (1893-1943), peintre d’origine biélorusse, inconventionnel et controversé, combine influences de la peinture classique européenne avec postimpressionnisme et expressionnisme. En tant que membre des artistes de Belarus, un groupe de l’école de paris, il a créé une œuvre principalement composée de paysages, de natures mortes... more...