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  • 101 Top Techniques for Artistsby SAA

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 22.99

    101 Top Techniques for Artists is a colourful compendium packed full of practical tips and techniques by 101 of today?s most popular leading artists. Each technique is presented in clear, simple step-by-step instructions that describe how to complete the project yourself, including a full list of materials and detailed images to guide you along... more...

  • ARTSby Maria Burguete; Lui Lam

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 108.00

    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...

  • Abstraction in Artificial Intelligence and Complex Systemsby Lorenza Saitta; Jean-Daniel Zucker

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    Abstraction is a fundamental mechanism underlying both human and artificial perception, representation of knowledge, reasoning and learning. This mechanism plays a crucial role in many disciplines, notably Computer Programming, Natural and Artificial Vision, Complex Systems, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Art, and Cognitive Sciences.... more...

  • Aesthetic Modernism and Masculinity in Fascist Italyby John Champagne

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00

    Aesthetic Modernism and Masculinity in Fascist Italy is an interdisciplinary historical re-reading of a series of representative texts that complicate our current understanding of the portrayal of masculinity in the Italian fascist era. Examining paintings, films, music and literature in light of some of the ideological and material contradictions... more...

  • Against the Flowby Peter Abbs

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 63.95

    This book calls for education to become an end in itself, as opposed to the means to an end, and for a place to be found in contemporary education for the spiritual, the aesthetic and the ethical. more...

  • Archaeologizing' Heritage?by Michael Falser; Monica Juneja

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book investigates what has constituted notions of 'archaeological heritage' from colonial times to the present. It includes case studies of sites in South and Southeast Asia with a special focus on Angkor, Cambodia. The contributions, the subjects of which range from architectural and intellectual history to historic preservation and restoration,... more...

  • Artby Parveen Adams

    Karnac Books 2003; US$ 33.95

    Each of the contributors addresses the theoretical questions by pursuing a definite artistic problem, including a close look at the relation between the image and the object in Hitchcock's Vertigo, the sexual aesthetics of Caravaggio, the artistic pen of Barthes, and how Cronenberg's film Crash functions as a sinthome. more...

  • Art, Community and Environmentby Glen Coutts; Timo Jokela

    Intellect 2008; US$ 10.00

    Art, Community and Environment investigates wide-ranging issues raised by the interaction between art practice, community participation, and the environment, both natural and urban. This volume brings together a distinguished group of contributors from the United Kingdom, Australia, and Finland to examine topics such as urban art, community participation,... 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...

  • Art Platforms and Cultural Production on the Internetby Olga Goriunova

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    In this book, Goriunova offers a critical analysis of the processes that produce digital culture. In order to understand these processes, the author introduces the concept of the art platform, a specific configuration of creative passions, codes, events, individuals and works that are propelled by cultural currents and maintained through digitally... more...