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- NYU Press 2016; US$ 24.00
Two of the most recognizable images of twentieth-century art are Pablo Picasso?s ?Guernica? and the rather modest mass-produced poster by an unassuming illustrator, Lorraine Schneider ?War is Not Healthy for Children and Other Living Things.? From Picasso?s masterpiece to a humble piece of poster art, artists have used their talents to express dissent... more...
- Andrews McMeel 2016; US$ 9.99
Mary Engelbreit knows that many of our dearest childhood memories are linked to Christmastime. Now, those memories, illustrated by one of America's favorite artists, are gathered in this Big Book of Santa . This special edition contains Mary's favorite Santa works of art. You don't have to be a child to appreciate the magic of Christmas. By recalling... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
W.J.T. Mitchell ? one of the founders of visual studies ? has been at the forefront of many disciplines such as iconology, art history and media studies. His concept of the pictorial turn is known worldwide for having set new philosophical paradigms in dealing with our vernacular visual world. This book will help both students and seasoned scholars... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 18.95
In this landmark work, Jed Perl captures the excitement of a generation of legendary artists?Jackson Pollack, Joseph Cornell, Robert Rauschenberg, and Ellsworth Kelly among them?who came to New York, mingled in its lofts and bars, and revolutionized American art. In a continuously arresting narrative, Perl also portrays such less well known figures... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 7.99
With the candid quirkiness of Awkward Family Photos and the confessional intimacy of PostSecret , Ransom Riggs's Talking Pictures is a haunting collection of antique found photographs?with evocative inscriptions that bring these lost personal moments to life?from the author of the New York Times bestselling illustrated novel Miss Peregrine?s... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 7.99
Kawaii is a word that originated in 1970s Japan when schoolgirls adopted the term to describe everything cute. This word is now understood world-wide and identifies a particular trend of visual aesthetics (Hello Kitty being the most famous). Kawaii is a recognizable art form practiced by artists all over the world and covers the visual gamut from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 37.95
This revised edition of a now classic text includes a new introduction by Henry Jenkins, explaining ?Why Fiske Still Matters? for today?s students, followed by a discussion between former Fiske students Kevin Glynn, Jonathan Gray, and Pamela Wilson on the theme of ?Reading Fiske and Understanding the Popular?. Both underline the continuing relevance... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2012; US$ 1.99
Dracula is Bram Stoker?s classic gothic tale of Count Dracula, one of the most famous characters ever created in fiction, his relationship with Jonathan and Mina Harker, pursuit by Professor van Helsing and ultimate destruction in the name of love. Intent on immigrating to England, Count Dracula enlists the services of Jonathan Harker to arrange... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95
Analyses a wide range of film and still photographs to explore culturally dominant images and how they work. Extensively illustrated, this challenging collection of essays is essential reading for all students of media and women's studies. more...