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  • 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...

  • This Is Modern Artby Kevin Coval; Idris Goodwin

    Haymarket Books 2016; US$ 14.99

    A glimpse into the lives of anonymous graffiti artists that asks us to question the true purpose of art. more...

  • The Creative Undergroundby Paul Clements

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book examines how the visionary creative ideas of avant-garde and resistant groups, also represented by utopian literature and art manifestos, reinvents society. A range of these original texts are critically evaluated in relation to cultural, historical and socio-political contexts and effects, in addition to a variety of artistic and cultural... more...

  • Le Futurisme à Paris (Paris - 2008)by Encyclopædia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    À Paris, le Centre Georges-Pompidou présentait, du 15 octobre 2008 au 26 janvier 2009, une exposition consacrée au Futurisme à Paris, significativement sous-titrée, d'après Mikhaïl Larionov, «une avant-garde explosive». Elle se transportera ensuite à Rome (Scuderie al Quirinale) puis à... À PROPOS DE L?ENCYCLOPAEDIA UNIVERSALIS Reconnue mondialement... more...

  • Les Années pop 1956-1968 (Paris - 2001)by Encyclopædia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    En 1962, la Boutique de Ben ou The Store de Claes Oldenburg troublaient à leur manière la mince frontière qui séparait encore galerie et commerce, commerçant et artiste et, finalement, objet d'art et produit de consommation... À PROPOS DE L?ENCYCLOPAEDIA UNIVERSALIS Reconnue mondialement pour la qualité et la fiabilité incomparable de ses publications,... more...

  • Art and Obscenityby Kerstin Mey

    I.B.Tauris 2006; US$ 14.95

    Explicit material is more widely available in the internet age than ever before, yet the concept of ?obscenity? remains as difficult to pin down as it is to approach without bias: notions of what is ?obscene? shift with societies? shifting mores, and our responses to explicit or disturbing material can be highly subjective. In this intelligent and... 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...