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- The Text Publishing Company 2011; US$ 24.95
Is science the only path to knowledge? In this sparkling and provocative book Jonah Lehrer shows us that celebrated artists discovered real, tangible truths about the mind, anticipating the findings of neuroscience. It's a riveting account of the importance of art in the quest to understand the human brain. more...
- Rutgers University Press 2005; US$ 24.95
What does it mean to look like a lesbian? Though it remains impossible to conjure a definitive image that captures the breadth of this highly nuanced term, today at least we are able to consider an array of visual representations that have been put into circulation by lesbians themselves over the last six or seven decades. In the early twentieth... more...
- Reaktion Books 2012; US$ 32.00
When the Iron Curtain fell in 1989, Eastern Europe saw a new era begin, and the widespread changes that followed extended into the world of art. Art and Democracy in Post-Communist Europe examines the art created in light of the profound political, social, economic, and cultural transformations that occurred in the former Eastern Bloc after the... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; Not Available
With more than 130 raw and revolutionary photographs, The Dirty Side of Glamour showcases Tyler Shields?s unrestrained creative spirit and offers a visual commentary on fame, excess, youth, the trappings of celebrity, and the power of letting go. more...
- RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95
Regional artists can play a positive role in shaping public debate and supporting democratic transition in the Middle East. This report explores the challenges artists have faced since the Arab uprisings, U.S. government programs to support arts in the region, and the wide array of nongovernmental activities to engage Arab artists, offering recommendations... more...
- F+W Media 2013; US$ 19.99
Bring on the doodles! Zen doodle, that is! In Zen Doodle: Tons of Tangles , you'll find gorgeous images of the best doodle art from around the world. This collection of drawings and painted canvases from dozens of contributors features thousands of tangle patterns and doodle designs to inspire you to doodle anything and everything. Create a mythical,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95
Sociology Looks at the Arts is intended as a concise yet nuanced introduction to the sociology of art. This book will provide a foundation for teaching and discussing a range of questions and perspectives used by sociologists who study the relationship between the arts ? including music, performing arts, visual arts, literature, film and new media... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Art matters. It affects us in our daily lives and is full of meanings that are valuable to all of us. As a catalyst for social interactions, art may either cause public conflict and create dissensions or facilitate mutual understanding and strengthen collective bonds. All of this is grounded in practices that develop and change along social interaction,... more...