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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
Beginning with Richard Drew?s controversial photograph of a man falling from the North Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11,?Learning How to Fall?investigates the changing relationship between world events and their subsequent documentation, asking: ? Does the mediatization of the event overwhelm the fact of the event itself? How... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 47.95
In a major analysis of pictorial forms from the late Middle Ages to the Enlightenment, Christopher Braider argues that the painted image provides a metaphor and model for all other modes of expression in Western culture?particularly literature, philosophy, religion, and science. Because critics have conventionally explained visual images in terms... more...
- NRC Research Press 2001; US$ 12.95
The book presents speeches, comments, biographical sketches, background information, stories, and recommendations drawn from the Millennium Conferences on Creativity in the Arts and Sciences, a series of events staged in 1999 and 2000 to help Canada mark the arrival of the new Millennium. more...
- NRC Research Press 2001; US$ 12.95
Cet ouvrage constitue une compilation de discours, de commentaires, de sommaires biographiques, d'information documentaire, de récits et de recommandations glanés lors des Conférences du millénaire sur la créativité dans les arts et les sciences, série d'événements organisés en 1999 et 2000 visant à marquer l'arrivée du nouveau millénaire au Canada. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
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...
- Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 25.00
A blood stained shower curtain, a lighter that shows an airplane about to collide with the Twin Towers, plush slippers shaped like penises: the world of commodities today is marked by stylistic diversity, irony, and trash ? there are no limits on so-called bad taste. This book attempts to get to the bottom of the current fascination with... 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...
- 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...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 44.00
This book treats arts as part of science, from the unified perspective of Science Matters. It contains 17 chapters, with 18 contributors who are prominent humanists, professional artists, or scientists. It consists of three parts: Part I: Philosophy and History of Arts; Part II: Arts in Action; Part III: Understanding Arts. The book is aimed at both... more...