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  • Effects Of The Nationby Carl Good; John Waldron

    Temple University Press 2009; US$ 27.95

    What is the effect of a "nation"? In this age of globalization, is it dead, dying, or only dormant? The essays in this groundbreaking volume use the arts in Mexico to move beyond the national and the global to look at the activity of a community continually re-creating itself within and beyond its own borders. Mexico is a particularly apt focus,... more...

  • Action Art: A Bibliography of Artists' Performance from Futurism to Fluxus and Beyondby John Gray

    ABC-CLIO 1993; US$ 75.00

    This comprehensive international bibliography is the first to attempt documentation of this diverse field, covering the history of Artist's Performance. It focuses on its early twentieth-century antecedents in such movements as Futurism, Dada, Russian Constructivism, and the Bauhaus as well as its peak period in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s with such... more...

  • Second Skinby Anne Anlin Cheng

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 19.99

    Through the figure of Josephine Baker, Second Skin tells the story of an unexpected yet enduring intimacy between the invention of a modernist style and the theatricalization of black skin at the turn of the twentieth century. more...

  • Peregrinatio in terram sanctamby Bernhard von Breydenbach; Isolde Mozer

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 280.00

    Die Inkunabel Peregrinatio in terram sanctam des Bernhard von Breydenbach war ein Bestseller seiner Zeit. Der 1486 erstmals auf Deutsch erschienene Pilgerbericht beeindruckte zunächst durch seine außergewöhnlichen Holzschnitt-Panoramen. Die vorliegende vollständige Edition und Übertragung des frühneuhochdeutschen Textes stellt dagegen die... more...

  • Wirtschaftliche und soziale Risiken auf den Arbeitsmärkten von Künstlernby Carroll Haak

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 21.63

    Das Ziel der vorliegenden Studie ist es, die gegenwärtige wirtschaftliche und soziale Situation der Künstler in ihrer Gesamtheit darzustellen. Dabei werden die spezifischen Strukturmerkmale und Risiken für die Berufsgruppen der Musiker, der darstellenden Künstler und der bildenden Künstler herausgearbeitet. Außerdem wird die Bedeutung der Institutionen... more...

  • Modernism at the Barricadesby Stephen Eric Bronner

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    Stephen Eric Bronner revisits the modernist project’s groundbreaking innovations, its experimental imagination, and its utopian politics. Reading the artistic and intellectual achievements of the movement’s leading figures against larger social, political, and cultural trends, he follows the rise of a flawed yet salient effort at liberation and its... more...

  • Xwelíqwiyaby Rena Point Bolton; Richard Daly

    Athabasca University Press 2013; US$ 34.95

    Xwelíqwiya is the life story of Rena Point Bolton, a Stó:lō matriarch, artist, and craftswoman. more...

  • A Companion to Spanish Women's Studiesby Xon de Ros

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2012; US$ 29.99

    After an introductory survey of the development of women's studies in the context of Spain, twenty-one chronologically ordered essays by scholars from Britain, the United States, Spain and Mexico explore women's roles in the cultural production of their time from the Middle Ages to the present. The essays of the first half examine the work of the earliest... more...

  • French Riviera and Its Artistsby John Baxter

    Museyon 2015; US$ 15.99

    Get swept up in the glitz and glamour of the French Riviera as author and filmmaker John Baxter takes readers on a whirlwind tour through the star-studded cultural history of the Côte d’Azur that’s sure to delight travelers, Francophiles, and culture lovers alike. Readers will discover the dramatic lives of the legendary artists, writers, actors,... more...

  • Weimar Surfacesby Janet Ward

    University of California Press 2001; US$ 33.95

    Germany of the 1920s offers a stunning moment in modernity, a time when surface values first became determinants of taste, activity, and occupation: modernity was still modern, spectacle was still spectacular. Janet Ward's luminous study revisits Weimar Germany via the lens of metropolitan visual culture, analyzing the power that 1920s Germany holds... more...