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  • Psychoanalysis and the Artistic Endeavorby Lois Oppenheim

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Psychoanalysis and the Artistic Endeavor offers an intriguing window onto the creative thinking of several well-known and highly creative individuals.? Internationally renowned writers, painters, choreographers, and others converse with the author about their work and how it has been informed by their life experience.? Creative process frames the... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Art and Politicsby Randy Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 225.00

    The Routledge Companion to Art and Politics offers a thorough examination of the complex relationship between art and politics, and the many forms and approaches the engagement between them can take. The contributors - a diverse assembly of artists, activists, scholars from around the world ? discuss and demonstrate ways of making art and politics... more...

  • Stitch Drawby Rosie James

    Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 18.94

    A guide to figurative stitching with the sewing machine using the thread and needle almost as a pencil. A look that is growing in popularity, figurative stitch work needs some guidance and a leading exponent of the style reveals the basics but also how to expand your repertoire to really showcase your creativity. The book covers: How to set up... more...

  • The Explicit Body in Performanceby Rebecca Schneider

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The Explicit Body in Performance interrogates the avant-garde precedents and theoretical terrain that combined to produce feminist performance art. Among the many artists discussed are: * Carolle Schneemann * Annie Sprinkle * Karen Finley * Robbie McCauley * Ana Mendieta * Ann Magnuson * Sandra Bernhard * Spiderwoman Rebecca Schneider tackles... more...

  • Against the Flowby Peter Abbs

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 63.95

    At once provocative and inspiring , Against the Flow is a work of polemic from an internationally respected writer and thinker on arts education. Peter Abbs argues that contemporary education ignores the aesthetic and ethical as a result of being in thrall to such forces as the market economy and managerial and functional dictates. He identifies the... more...

  • Methods and Nationsby Michael J. Shapiro

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 53.95

    Methods and Nations critiques one of the primary deployments of twentieth-century social science: comparative politics whose major focus has been "nation-building" in the "Third World," often attempting to universalize and render self-evident its own practices. International relations theorists, unable to resist the "cognitive imperialism" of a state-centric... more...

  • Artistic Citizenshipby Mary Schmidt Campbell; Randy Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 44.95

    Artistic Citizenship asks the question: how do people in the creative arts prepare for, and participate in, civic life? This volume, developed at NYU?s Tisch School, identifies the question of artistic citizenship to explore civic identity ? the role of the artist in social and cultural terms. With contributions from many connected to the Tisch... more...

  • Racism on the Victorian Stageby Hazel Waters

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 36.00

    A study of the black presence on the Victorian English stage. more...

  • Art and Complexityby J. Casti; A. Karlqvist

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 73.95

    This title is the result of a one-week workshop sponsored by the Swedish research agency, FRN, on the interface between complexity and art. Among others, it includes discussions on whether "good" art is "complex" art, how artists see the term "complex", and what poets try to convey in word about complex behavior in nature. more...

  • Entrepreneurship in the Creative Industriesby C. Henry

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Aims to inform academics, policy makers, support agencies and creative entrepreneurs about issues on the Creative Industries research agenda, and platforms. This book provides insights into the creative entrepreneurial process from an international perspective. more...