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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$ 114.00

    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 New York 2013; US$ 129.00

    Collects, describes and compares various approaches to abstraction proposed in the literature of various fields Discusses why abstraction plays a key role in AI artifacts, using concrete examples, such as cartographic generalization and human/robot interaction Provides a conceptualization framework to design effective systems more...

  • Advances in Architectural Geometry 2014by Philippe Block; Jan Knippers; Niloy J. Mitra; Wenping Wang

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 169.00

    This book contains 24 technical papers presented at the fourth edition of the Advances in Architectural Geometry conference, AAG 2014, held in London, England, September 2014. It offers engineers, mathematicians, designers, and contractors insight into the efficient design, analysis, and manufacture of complex shapes, which will help open up new horizons... more...

  • Aesthetic Modernism and Masculinity in Fascist Italyby John Champagne

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    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

    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...

  • 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...

  • Architecture and Mathematics from Antiquity to the Futureby Kim Williams; Michael J. Ostwald

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 149.00

    Every age and every culture has relied on the incorporation of mathematics in their works of architecture to imbue the built environment with meaning and order. Mathematics is also central to the production of architecture, to its methods of measurement, fabrication and analysis. This two-volume edited collection presents a detailed portrait of the... more...

  • Architecture and Mathematics from Antiquity to the Futureby Kim Williams; Michael J. Ostwald

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 149.00

    Every age and every culture has relied on the incorporation of mathematics in their works of architecture to imbue the built environment with meaning and order. Mathematics is also central to the production of architecture, to its methods of measurement, fabrication and analysis. This two-volume edited collection presents a detailed portrait of the... 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...