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  • Leisure Spaceby Judith O'Callaghan; Paul Hogben

    UNSW Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    Dinner at Australia Square’s revolving Summit Restaurant, sipping cocktails at the Kings Cross Chevron-Hilton, hanging out at a Skyline drive-in ... Mid-twentieth-century Sydneysiders embraced leisure like never before. Leisure Space details the architecture and design that transformed their city - through its new hotels, motels, restaurants,... more...

  • Women Writers and Artistsby B. J. Elliott; Jo-Ann Wallace

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    In this beautifully illustrated and provocative study, Bridget Elliott and Jo-Ann Wallace reappraise women's literary and artistic contribution to Modernism. Through comparative case studies, including Natalie Barney, Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell and Gertrude Stein, the authors examine the ways in which women responded to Modernism and created their... more...

  • Online Evaluation of Creativity and the Artsby Hiesun Cecilia Suhr

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Social media have dramatically popularized practices of evaluation, especially of cultural products and artistic expressions. The practices of "liking" and rating any shared contents such as music to blogs, film, videos, photographs to artwork and performances are ubiquitous in today?s digital environments. As a result, creative producers are increasingly... more...

  • A New Framework for Building Participation in the Artsby Kevin F. McCarthy; Kimberly Jinnett

    RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95

    This work looks at the process by which individuals become involved in the arts and attempts to identify ways in which arts institutions can most effectively influence this process. more...

  • Magritte's Labyrinthby Ellen Handler Spitz

    Argo-Navis 2014; US$ 4.99

    Gertrude Stein once asked why certain painted pictures engrave themselves into our minds with fierce tenacity. Why do they unsettle us? The enigmatic art of Belgian Surrealist artist René Magritte has long been subject to art historical and philosophical inquiry and mined by the worlds of advertising, illustration, and film. Yet Stein's questions... more...

  • Performance and Cultural Politicsby Elin Diamond

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Performance and Cultural Politics is a groundbreaking collection of essays which explore the historical and cultural territories of performance, written by the foremost scholars in the field. The essays, exploring performance art, theatre, music and dance, range from Oscar Wilde to Eric Clapton; from the Rose Theatre to U.S. Holocaust museums. The... more...

  • Artistic Bedfellowsby Holly Crawford

    University Press of America 2008; US$ 46.99

    This is a collection of historical essays, critical papers, case studies, interviews, and comments from scholars and practitioners that shed new light on the growing field of collaborative art. It examines the field broadly, while asking specific questions with regard to issues of interdisciplinary and cultural difference, as well as the psychological... more...

  • The Politics of Dialogic Imaginationby Katsuya Hirano

    University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 75.00

    In  The Politics of Dialogic Imagination , Katsuya Hirano seeks to understand why, with its seemingly unrivaled power, the Tokugawa shogunate of early modern Japan tried so hard to regulate the ostensibly unimportant popular culture of Edo (present-day Tokyo)—including fashion, leisure activities, prints, and theater. He does so by examining... more...

  • Art Entrepreneurshipby Mikael Scherdin; Ivo Zander

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This pioneering book explores the connections between art and artistic processes and entrepreneurship. The authors expertly identify several areas and issues where research on art and artistic processes can inform and develop the traditional field of entrepreneurship research. Nine original chapters by an international group of scholars take a detailed... more...

  • Performing the Iranian Stateby Staci Gem Scheiwiller

    Anthem Press 2013; US$ 99.00

    This book discusses what it means to “perform the State,” what this action means in relation to the country of Iran and how these various performances are represented. more...