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- Reaktion Books 1996; US$ 35.00
In the first exploration of Chinese paintings as both material products and pictorial representations, The Double Screen shows how the collaboration and tension between material form and image gives life to a painting. A Chinese painting is often reduced to the image it bears; its material form is dismissed; its intimate connection with social... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 56.00
Digital technology is increasingly used to provide access to documentary heritage, but this activity leads to changes in how documents are understood and handled. Starting from the observation that the conceptual and practical changes triggered by digital technology in the ?Memory of the World? do not seem to accurately reflect its stated philosophy,... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 70.00
Wie konnte man 1945 einfach wieder anfangen? Diese Frage stellt sich ganz besonders für die deutschen Museen und ihren Umgang mit der Kunst der Moderne. Die meisten Museen waren stark beschädigt, die modernen Kunstwerke 1937 in der Aktion "Entartete Kunst" konfisziert, zerstört oder verkauft worden. Künstler, Kuratoren und Direktoren waren,... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2012; US$ 20.81
Über 3000 Jahre schützte er, regierte er, war er Ägypten: der Pharao. Er garantierte mit seiner Person die Existenz des Landes, sicherte es gegen seine Feinde und bewahrte die Welt davor, ins "Chaos" abzugleiten. Über 330 Könige aus 30 Dynastien regierten ein Reich, das länger bestand als jedes andere danach. Ausgehend von der Beschreibung... more...
- The American University in Cairo Press 2010; US$ 19.99
A thought-provoking and richly illustrated look at tradition and innovation in the work of the world-renowned architect more...
- Arcade Publishing 2013; US$ 22.95
Wolfgang Paalen was a central figure in internationalist surrealist circles in the late 1930s. Artist and intellectual, he was a European whose fascination with archaic cultures led him finally to Mexico, where he founded the influential magazine DYN in 1941. In the bold texts from DYN that make up Form and Sense , we encounter a unique artistic... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 7.95
Although most associated with the 1920s and 30s, Art Deco began in France prior to World War I. During the interwar years the style evolved and was adopted by an international elite set as the perfect expression of modern opulence and elegance in an age that gave birth to jazz, the Charleston, speakeasies, glamorous Hollywood films and engineering... more...
- For Beginners 2007; US$ 14.95
What kind of artists put a mustache on the Mona Lisa? Enter a urinal in an art competition? Declare their own independent republic? Hijack a ship? Dadas! And what happens in such a movement? With Dada, many of the artists declared their own ?Pope? and continued their journey (with no destination) into Surrealism, creating burning giraffes, ?amoebic?... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 23.99
Hans Ulrich Obrist curated his first exhibit in his kitchen when he was twenty-three years old. Since then he has staged more than 250 shows internationally, many of them among the most influential exhibits of our age. Ways of Curating is a compendium of the insights Obrist has gained from his years of extraordinary work in the art world. It skips... more...