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  • Airy Plumeflightsby Timothy O'Neill

    The Lilliput Press 1994; US$ 7.28

    Part One tells the story of Daniel, an apprentice scribe in a ninth-century Celtic monstery and is set against the background of daily life there. He describes being introduced to the ancient arts of cleaning animal hides for vellum, mixing inks, and preparing parchment and quills before working with master scribes and illuminators on transcribing... more...

  • To Have and To Holdby Philipp Blom

    Overlook 2004; US$ 12.99

    More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA more...

  • Inexorable Modernityby Hiroshi Nara

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 36.99

    The book represents a compilation of case studies about Japanese intellectuals' relationships to modernity in three majors arenas of art (art and aesthetics, theater, and literature) beginning in the 1850s to the 1970s. It discusses how inevitable wave of modernity was responded to, discussed, assimilated, changed by some of the most notable practitioners... more...

  • The Porcelain Thiefby Huan Hsu

    Crown Publishing Group 2015; US$ 27.00

    Hsu, a first-generation Chinese American, returns to China to discover the fate of his great-great-grandfather's long-buried porcelain collection and, in the process, unearths the key to understanding his family's history over the past one hundred years of Chinese history   In the tradition of the best works of history that uncover a forgotten family... more...

  • Konzeptionen der Kunstdidaktikby Cornelia Bering; Kunibert Bering

    ATHENA-Verlag 2014; US$ 14.44

    Die technologische Entwicklung der letzten Jahre bedingt eine tiefgreifende Veränderung der Wahrnehmungsverhältnisse, womit die Anforderungen an die Kompetenz der visuellen Wahrnehmungsfähigkeiten enorm gestiegen sind. Die ästhetische Erziehung steht damit vor neuen Aufgaben. Der vorliegende, für zahlreiche Fachseminare im Rahmen der Ausbildung von... more...

  • Why We Make Artby Richard Hickman

    Intellect 2005; US$ 10.00

    Does art have any use or real purpose in today?s society? Why do governments around the world spend millions on art education? Rejecting the vogue for social and cultural accounts of the nature of art-making, this book is largely psychological in its approach to discussing art-making and its place in education. The ?we? in the title is intentionally... more...

  • Handbook of Research and Policy in Art Educationby Elliot W. Eisner; Michael D. Day

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 125.95

    The Handbook of Research and Policy in Art Education marks a milestone in the field of art education. Sponsored by the National Art Education Association and assembled by an internationally known group of art educators, this 36-chapter handbook provides an overview of the remarkable progress that has characterized this field in recent decades. Organized... more...

  • Cosmopatriotsby Edwin Jurriens; Jeroen de Kloet

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 84.00

    This volume analyzes mediated articulations of “cosmopatriotism” in East and South-East Asian popular cultures and arts. Cosmopatriots navigate between a loyalty to the home country and a sense of longing for and belonging to the world. Rather than searching for the truly globalized cosmopolitans, the authors of this collection look for the... more...

  • The Creativity Handbookby Carolyn Boriss-Krimsky

    Charles C Thomas 1999; US$ 34.95

    The purpose of this handbook is to demystify art for parents and teachers and to help them understand what the art experience is like for the child/adolescent. The book discusses visual art concepts in simple terms and presents art as a vehicle for educationally transformative experiences. The book also provides sample dialogs between adults and children... more...

  • Writing for Visual Thinkersby Andrea Marks

    Pearson Education 2011; US$ 27.99

    Writing can be a challenge, especially for artists and designers who tend to be more visual than verbal. Writing for Visual Thinkers: A Guide for Artists and Designers is designed to help people who think in pictures?a segment of learners that by some estimates includes almost 30 percent of the population?gain skills and confidence in their... more...