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  • 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...

  • Art dans les pays socialistes (Les Grands Articles d'Universalis)by Encyclopaedia Universalis; Les Grands Articles

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 4.99

    L'étude des arts plastiques : peinture, sculpture, architecture, dans les pays socialistes ne peut être abordée avec les critères habituels de l'histoire de l'art, puisque, à chaque moment du développement esthétique, il faut confronter les réalisations au contexte politique et aux prises de position idéologiques des dirigeants comme des artistes,...... 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$ 25.99

    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 Hustvedt 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Architecture of Percier and Fontaine and the Struggle for Sovereignty in Revolutionary Franceby Iris Moon

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 150.00

    As the official architects of Napoleon, Charles Percier (1764?1838) and Pierre-François-Léonard Fontaine (1762?1853) designed interiors that responded to the radical ideologies and collective forms of destruction that took place during the French Revolution. The architects visualized new forms of imperial sovereignty by inverting the symbols of monarchy... more...