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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 27.95
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...
- Reaktion Books 2012; US$ 32.00
When the Iron Curtain fell in 1989, Eastern Europe saw a new era begin, and the widespread changes that followed extended into the world of art. Art and Democracy in Post-Communist Europe examines the art created in light of the profound political, social, economic, and cultural transformations that occurred in the former Eastern Bloc after the... more...
- Windgather Press 2012; US$ 22.28
Over the past 50 years, the subject of garden history has been firmly established as an academic discipline. While many have explored what was created in gardens throughout history, the reasons as to why they were created has naturally been more diverse. Depending on the background of the author, the ideas have ranged from aesthetic values deriving... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
This book investigates creative responses to the Nazi period in the work of three artists, Felix Nussbaum, Charlotte Salomon and Arnold Daghani, focusing on their use of pictorial narrative. It analyses their contrasting aesthetic strategies and their innovative forms of artistic production. In contrast with the autonomous, modernist art object, their... more...
- Melville House 2015; US$ 20.00
A photo of a secret CIA prison. A map designed to help visitors reach Malibu?s notoriously inaccessible public beaches. Guidebooks to factories, prisons, and power plants in upstate New York. An artificial reef fabricated from 500 tons of industrial waste. These are some of the more than one hundred projects represented in Experimental Geography ,... more...