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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
The Semiotics of Movement in Space explores how people move through buildings and interact with objects in space. Focusing on visitors to the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney, McMurtrie analyses and interprets movement and space relations to highlight new developments and applications of spatial semiotics as he proposes that people?s movement... more...
- University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 70.00
Buddhists around the world celebrate the benefits of worshipping Kannon (Avalokite?vara), a compassionate savior who is one of the most beloved in the Buddhist pantheon. When Kannon appears in multiple manifestations, the deity?s powers are believed to increase to even greater heights. This concept generated several cults throughout history: among... more...
- University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 68.00
Buddhism, often described as an austere religion that condemns desire, promotes denial, and idealizes the contemplative life, actually has a thriving leisure culture in Asia. Creative religious improvisations designed by Buddhists have been produced both within and outside of monasteries across the region?in Nepal, Japan, Korea, Macau, Hong Kong,... more...
- Octopus 2016; US$ 18.99
You have the artistic talent, but do you know how to make a success of it? The thing they don't teach you in art school is just how active and engaged you need to be; you'll have to become your own finance, business and marketing manager, as well as a researcher, curator and administrator. What They Didn't Teach You in Art School is the ultimate... more...
- University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 75.00
China has an age-old zoomorphic tradition. The First Emperor was famously said to have had the heart of a tiger and a wolf. The names of foreign tribes were traditionally written with characters that included animal radicals. In modern times, the communist government frequently referred to Nationalists as ?running dogs,? and President Xi Jinping,... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2016; US$ 20.99
How one woman helped to shape the Australian art world Kiffy Rubbo was a dynamic and unique force in Australian art in the 1970s. It was the time of ?the personal is political?, of the Vietnam War and the draft, of Indigenous rights and feminism. It was under Kiffy Rubbo?s leadership ? and at a time when the artistic community was increasingly... more...
- Parkstone International 2016; US$ 9.95
Die Kunst Sibiriens ist ein faszinierendes Studienobjekt und die Artefakte, die in den Archiven des Russischen Museums für Ethnografie in Sankt Petersburg entdeckt wurden, sind nicht weniger als atemberaubend. Kunst, Gegenstände des Alltags und Fotografien, die um die vorletzte Jahrhundertwende datieren, bezeugen die reiche Kultur eines Volkes, das... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
India?s Kochi-Muziris Biennale has been described as one of the most significant newly emergent biennales, alongside Shanghai, Sharjah and Dakar. However, there have been few sustained and critical studies of these events as specific sites of production and reception of contemporary art. This book, engaging with the Kochi Biennale, provides... more...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2016; US$ 12.99
This book is duct tape for the mouth of every artist's inner critic. Silencing that stifling voice once and for all, this salve for creatives introduces ten truths they must face in order to defeat self-doubt. Each encouraging chapter deconstructs a pivotal moment on the path to success?fear of the blank page, the dangers of jealousy, sharing work... more...