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- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 59.99
This book positions the lyrical as key to rethinking the dynamics of Chinese modernity and emphasizes Chinese lyricism?s deep roots in its own native traditions, along with Western influences. Although the lyrical may seem like an unusual form for representing China?s social and political crises in the mid-twentieth century, David Der-wei Wang contends... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2015; US$ 65.00
The growth of Shanghai in the late nineteenth century gave rise to an exciting new art world in which a flourishing market in popular art became a highly visible part of the treaty ports commercialized culture. Art Worlds examines the relationship between the citys visual artists and their urban audiences. Through a discussion of images... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95
Hybrid Drawing Techniques: Design Process and Presentation reaffirms the value of traditional hand drawing in the design process by demonstrating how to integrate it with digital techniques; enhancing and streamlining the investigative process while at the same time yielding superior presentation images. This book is a foundations guide to both... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 25.00
If the source of manga and anime is physically located in Japan, the temptation for many critics and scholars is to ask what aspects of Japanese culture and history gave rise to these media. This ninth volume of Mechademia ?an annual collection of critical work on anime and manga?challenges the tendency to answer the question of origins by reductively... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
This volume presents a scholarly investigation of the ways educators engage in artistic and contemplative practices ? and why this matters in education. Arts-based learning and inquiry can function as a powerful catalyst for change by allowing spiritual practices to be present within educational settings, but too often the relationship between art,... more...
- Parkstone International 2014; US$ 19.90
Maître incontesté de l?estampe japonaise, Hokusai n?a cessé d?inspirer les artistes occidentaux, en particulier les peintres impressionnistes. Il a traité tous les sujets, profanes et sacrés, et il est aussi célèbre pour ses vues du mont Fuji que pour ses planches érotiques. Complément utile de vos visites, réelles ou virtuelles, ce livre abondamment... more...