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- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99
L'exposition Futur antérieur. L'avant-garde et le livre yiddish (1914-1939) qui s'est tenue au musée d'Art et d'Histoire du judaïsme (M.A.H.J.) à Paris, du 11 février au 17 mai 2009, fut une révélation à bien des égards. Elle permit de réfuter l'image folkloriste qui colle à la littérature... À PROPOS DE L?ENCYCLOPAEDIA UNIVERSALIS Reconnue mondialement... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 35.95
On March 17, 2011, many Syrians rose up against the authoritarian Asad regime that had ruled them with an iron fist for forty years. Initial successes were quickly quashed, and the revolution seemed to devolve into a civil war pitting the government against its citizens and extremist mercenaries. As of late 2015, almost 300,000 Syrians have been killed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Visual artists, craftspeople, musicians, and performers have been supported by the development community for at least twenty years, yet there has been little grounded and critical research into the practices and politics of that support. This new Routledge book remedies that omission and brings together varied perspectives from artists, policy-makers,... more...
- Quirk Books 2017; US$ 50.00
This lavishly illustrated volume amasses nearly 500 of the best and most striking posters designed by artists working in the 1930s and early 1940s for the government-sponsored Works Progress Administration, or WPA. Posters for the People presents these works for what they truly are: highly accomplished and powerful examples of American art. All are... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2016; US$ 29.00
Sabotage is the deliberate disruption of a dominant system, be it political, military or economic. Yet in recent decades, sabotage has also become an artistic strategy ? most notably in Latin America. In Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Chile and Argentina, artists are producing radical, unruly or even iconoclastic work that resists state violence, social... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
American territorial borders have undergone significant and unparalleled changes in the last decade. They serve as a powerful and emotionally charged locus for American national identity that correlates with the historical idea of the frontier. But the concept of the frontier, so central to American identity throughout modern history, has all but... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 10.99
The destruction of ancient monuments by the Taliban and the Islamic State have shocked observers worldwide. Art historian Maxwell Anderson's Antiquities: What Everyone Needs to Know® analyzes continuing threats to our heritage as well as a balanced account of treaties and laws, collections past and present, forgeries, and other controversial issues.... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 18.19
Just as William Goldman, the ultimate screenwriter, took us inside Hollywood, Simon de Pury, the ultimate art player, will take us inside an even more secretive business, whose staggering prices, famous collectors, and high crimes are front page news almost every day. The former Chairman of Sotheby's Europe, the former owner of Sotheby's rival Phillips... more...
- Encounter Books 2005; US$ 17.99
"The Rape of the Masters" exposes the charlatanry that fuels much academic art history and leaks into the art world generally, affecting galleries, museums and catalogues. It also provides an engaging antidote to the tendentious, politically motivated assaults on our treasured sources of culture and civilization. more...