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- I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 14.95
This is a truly encyclopedic survey of artists? responses - both official and personal - to the horrors of war. 'Art and War' reveals the sheer diversity of artists? portrayals of this most devastating aspect of the human condition - from the ?heroic? paintings of Benjamin West and John Singer Sargent to brutal and iconic works by artists from Goya... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 50.95
In cinema studies today, rarely do we find a direct investigation into the culture of capitalism and how it has been refracted and fabricated in global cinema production under neoliberalism. However, the current economic crisis and the subsequent Wall Street bailout in 2008 have brought about a worldwide skepticism regarding the last four decades of... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 57.95
In a series of newly commissioned essays by both established and emerging scholars, Globalization and Contemporary Art probes the effects of internationalist culture and politics on art across a variety of media. Globalization and Contemporary Art is the first anthology to consider the role and impact of art and artist in an increasingly... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 21.95
Subversive and incendiary, this full-color poster book reworks classic war propaganda to comment on corporate corruption, domestic spying, election fraud, gay marriage, blind patriotism, the "War on Terror," and surveillance in America today. With laughs and jeers, Wright?s distinctive artwork and astute political commentary offers timely and clever... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 18.95
A full-color trouncing of the Bush Dynasty from cult-favorite Village Voice cartoonist Ward Sutton, Sutton Impact brings together for the first time the artist?s hilarious, irreverent social commentary and his vivid poster art. More than two hundred pieces document the flights and folly of an era, from politics to popular music, excoriating the USA... more...
- The New Press 2011; US$ 24.99
In the last thirty years of the Soviet Communist project, Viktor Koretsky?s art struggled to solve an enduring riddle: how to ensure or restore Communism?s moral health through the production of a distinctively Communist vision. In this sense Koretsky?s art demonstrates what an avant-garde late Communist art? would have looked like if we had ever... more...
- eContent Management Pty Ltd 2006; US$ 45.00
The arts constitute a garden in which we commune with the life force and grow physically, intellectually, emotionally and spiritually, and without which we cannot live. We have a responsibility to tend this garden, and to nourish its enduring cycles of evolution and growth. This ground-breaking and vital book shows us how. It is the result of sustained... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 14.95
Snapshots taken by American soldiers of Iraqi prisoners stripped naked, humiliated and tortured, shocked the worldin 2004. But, as Private Pictures reveals, far from this beinga phenomenon of the digital and Internet age, soldiers havebeen taking photographs of war for more than 100 years.Janina Struk has traced thousands of soldiers? images and follows... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 16.99
Brave New Avant Garde is a collection of essays that ask the questions: what is an adequate model of contemporary avant garde practice and what are its theoretical premises? With this it asks the related question, echoing Alain Badiou: must the avant garde hypothesis be abandoned? Brave New Avant Garde stands in opposition to postmodern... more...