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  • Del ocaso al amanecerby Liliana Checa; Sergio Dextre; Luis Villacorta

    Editorial UPC 2015; US$ 10.00

    Este libro repasa la historia del arte desde fines de la Edad Media hasta el periodo barroco, considerando el contexto histórico y sus artistas más representativos. Toma en cuenta la escultura, la pintura y la arquitectura. more...

  • The Art of Public Spaceby Kim Gurney

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    A journey through Johannesburg via three art projects raises intriguing notions about the constitutive relationship between the city, imagination and the public sphere- through walking, gaming and performance art. Amid prevailing economic validations, the trilogy posits art within an urban commons in which imagination is all-important. more...

  • Catalan Cartoonsby Rhiannon McGlade

    University of Wales Press 2016; US$ 120.00

    This book offers a critical and cognitive focus that captures the history and influence of the rich Catalan cartooning tradition against the shifting political landscape in the period 1898-1982. more...

  • A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Womenby Siri Hustvedt

    Simon & Schuster 2016; US$ 35.00 US$ 24.50

    A compelling and radical collection of essays on art, feminism, neuroscience, psychology, and philosophy from prize-winning novelist Siri Hustvedt, the acclaimed author of The Blazing World and What I Loved . Siri Husvedt has always been fascinated by biology and how human perception works. She is a lover of art, the humanities, and the sciences.... more...

  • See You in the Streetsby Ruth Sergel

    University of Iowa Press 2016; US$ 21.00

    In 1911, a fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City took the lives of 146 workers, most of them young immigrant women and girls. Their deaths galvanized a movement for social and economic justice then, but today?s laborers continue to battle dire working conditions. How can we bring the lessons of the Triangle fire back into practice... more...

  • Antimodernism and Artistic Experienceby Lynda Lee Jessup

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 41.95

    Scholars in art history, anthropology, history, and feminist media studies explore Western antimodernism of the turn of the 20th century as an artistic response to a perceived loss of ?authentic? experience. more...

  • Stolen Imagesby Raoul Peck; Bertrand Tavernier; Catherine Temerson

    Seven Stories Press 2012; US$ 24.95

    Among today?s leading filmmakers, none brings to the screen such a deep awareness of how power is channeled from First to Third World societies, or exhibits such great human sensitivity, as Raoul Peck. Collected here for the first time are Peck?s three early feature and documentary screenplays as well as his seminal film  Lumumba .  In this collection... more...

  • Intermedialitiesby Henk Oosterling; Ewa Plonowska Ziarek

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 39.99

    As an alternative to universalism and particularism, Intermedialities: Philosophy, Arts, Politics proposes 'intermedialities' as a new model of social relations and intercultural dialogue. The concept of 'intermedialities' stresses the necessity of situating debates concerning social relations in the divergent contexts of new media and avant-garde... more...

  • The Networkby Lincoln Schatz

    Smithsonian 2013; US$ 39.95

    As the nation grapples with some of the greatest developments and challenges to date, The Network presents a dynamic portrait of the people who help shape America's current technology, policy, and education. Drawing inspiration from Richard Avedon's 1976 photographic portfolio, The Family , The Network consists of generative video portraits of... more...

  • The Art of Controversyby Victor S Navasky

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 26.95

    A lavishly illustrated, witty, and original look at the awesome power of the political cartoon throughout history to enrage, provoke, and amuse. As a former editor of  The New York Times Magazine  and the longtime editor of  The Nation,  Victor S. Navasky knows just how transformative?and incendiary?cartoons can be. Here Navasky guides readers through... more...