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- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 18.32
In this remarkable collection of 100 manifestos from the last 100 years, Alex Danchev presents the cacophony of voices of such diverse movements as Futurism, Dadaism, Surrealism, Feminism, Communism, Destructivism, Vorticism, Stridentism, Cannibalism and Stuckism, taking in along the way film, architecture, fashion, and cookery. Artists' manifestos... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 43.99
A multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary volume exploring the damage to the arts, arts? funding and education through the rhetoric, manipulation and auditing of value. The collection includes contributions from anthropology, the history of art, literature, education, musicology, political science, and philosophy. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 8.45
'If artists betray the social conscience and the basic principles of being human, where does art stand then?' Ai Weiwei - artist, architect, curator, publisher, poet and urbanist - extended the notion of art and is one of the world's most significant creative and cultural figures. In this series of interviews, conducted over several years with... more...
- Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 15.99
Since the 1990s, performative art has been increasingly accepted into the cultural mainstream, becoming a familiar and popular feature of art galleries and museums, as shown by the Tate Modern's recent 'Collecting the Performative' project. As art historian Roselee Goldberg notes,'The term "performative", used to describe the unmediated engagement... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
American Documentary Filmmaking in the Digital Age examines the recent challenges to the conventions of realist documentary through the lens of war documentary films by Ken Burns, Michael Moore, and Errol Morris. During the twentieth century, the invention of new technologies of audiovisual representation such as cinema, television, video, and digital... more...
- Reaktion Books 2004; US$ 19.95
From the pet that we live with and care for, to news items such as animal cloning, and the use of various creatures in film, television and advertising, animals are a constant presence in our lives.Animal is a timely overview of the many ways in which we live with animals, and assesses many of the paradoxes of our relationships with them: for example,... more...
- 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...