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Philosophy & Social Aspects

  • The Auctioneerby Simon de Pury; William Stadiem

    St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 26.99

    Just as William Goldman, the ultimate screenwriter, took us inside Hollywood, Simon de Pury, the ultimate art player, will take us inside an even more secretive business, whose staggering prices, famous collectors, and high crimes are front page news almost every day. The former Chairman of Sotheby's Europe, the former owner of Sotheby's rival Phillips... more...

  • The Riddling between Oedipus and the Sphinxby Yuan Yuan

    UPA 2016; US$ 74.99

    The Riddling between Oedipus and the Sphinx, Ontology, Hauntology, and Heterologies of the Grotesque probes the polemic status of the other and the dubious nature of the subject from a heterodox perspective of an emblematic grotesque figure, the Sphinx?the mystical trickster and the guardian of sacred knowledge in Egyptian culture. more...

  • You Only Live Twiceby Mike Hoolboom; Chase Joynt

    Coach House Books 2016; US$ 6.99

    YOLT explores two artists? lives before and after transitions: from female-to-male, and from near-dead to alive. more...

  • 1989, The Numberby Kevin Coval; Nate Marshall

    Haymarket Books 2016; US$ 0.01

    For hip-hop heads 89 was the peak of the Golden Era and the Crack Epidemic. 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...

  • David's Slingby Victoria C. Gardner Coates

    Encounter Books 2016; US$ 27.99

    Throughout Western history, the societies that have made the greatest contributions to the spread of freedom have created iconic works of art to celebrate their achievements. Yet despite the enduring appeal of these worksfrom the Parthenon to Michelangelo?s David to Picasso?s Guernica histories of both art and democracy have ignored this phenomenon.... more...

  • The Composition of Movements to Comeby Stevphen Shukaitis

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2015; US$ 38.99

    This text theorizes political change from within social movement via an engagement with autonomist politics and radical aesthetics. more...

  • Photography and Placeby Donna West Brett

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    As a recording device, photography plays a unique role in how we remember places and events that happened there. This includes recording events as they happen, or recording places where something occurred before the photograph was taken, commonly referred to as aftermath photography. This book presents a theoretical and historical analysis of German... more...

  • Dangerous Dossiersby Herbert Mitgang

    Open Road Distribution 2015; US$ 4.99

    Dangerous Dossiers is as powerful and relevant today as it was when it first made worldwide headlines 25 years ago: a chilling reminder of the dangers of unfettered government intrusion into the lives and beliefs of private citizens, whether famous or not. This shocking account by award-winning author and former New York Times cultural reporter... more...

  • No Laughing Matterby Angela Rosenthal; David Bindman; Adrian W. B. Randolph

    Dartmouth College Press 2015; US$ 39.99

    The role of race and ethnicity in global humor more...