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- Allworth Press 2012; US$ 19.95
"The past, present, and future of art and art culture collide in this interdisciplinary study that strives to find new, universal meaning in a diverse art world. Using examples from contemporary painting, sculpture, film, and the digital arts, Penny Florence examines the link between the “grand narratives? of modernism and today?s culture of difference.... more...
- De Gruyter Open 2009; US$ 0.00
Farben sind für uns sowohl objektive, als auch phänomenale Eigenschaften. In seinem Buch argumentiert Fabian Dorsch, daß keine ontologische Theorie der Farben diesen beiden Seiten unseres Farbbegriffes gerecht werden kann. Stattdessen sollten wir akzeptieren, daß letzterer sich auf zwei verschiedene Arten von Eigenschaften bezieht: die repräsentierten... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 16.00
For a woman in the Western world, there is no escaping beauty. Either she possesses it, or she lacks it. If she lacks it, she may hope to gain it. If she already has it, she will certainly lose it. But what is "it"? Not an objective thing, Francette Pacteau tells us, but a generic term for an unspecifiable number of psychological experiences in the... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2015; US$ 105.00
Contrary to critics who have called it the ?undecade,? the 1970s were a time of risky, innovative art?and nowhere more so than in Britain, where the forces of feminism and labor politics merged in a radical new aesthetic. In Art Labor, Sex Politics Siona Wilson investigates the charged relationship of sex and labor politics as it played out in... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00
Literatur und Kunst des europäischen Abendlands sind durch die Imagination von Farben geprägt. Die hier versammelten Beiträge arbeiten den Zusammenhang auf, der zwischen ästhetischen, religiösen und sozialen Farbdiskursen sowie ihren literarischen und bildkünstlerischen Verhandlungen besteht. An ausgewählten Beispielen vor allem der deutschen Literatur-... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 28.00
Jan Svankmajer wrote this remarkable book on tactile art when he stopped directing films and experimented intensively with tactile art after repeated censorship by the communist governmnent of Czechoslovakia. Illustrated with over 100 imges, this book is organised around many reproductions of Svanmajker's wondrous tactile art objects, tactile poems,... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 75.00
Feminist motherhood is a surprisingly unexplored subject. In fact, feminism and motherhood have been often thought of as incompatible. Profound, provocative, and innovative, Feminist Art and the Maternal is the first work to critically examine the dilemmas and promises of representing feminist motherhood in contemporary art and visual culture. Andrea... more...
- Shepheard-Walwyn 2009; US$ 9.95
A collection of rhyming couplets, these wry and witty poems ponder the foibles and vanities of mortals. Cartoon pen-and-ink drawings by well-known illustrator Barrington Barber accompany the limerick-like lyrics, which capture the ridiculous—such as absurdly trimmed mustaches and outrageous hairstyles—with humorous rhymes and amusing titles. Perfect... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00
Portrayals of children became increasingly common in Greek literature and art during the Hellenistic period. It has long been thought that the reasons for this lie in the alienation of the Greeks as a result of the collapse of the polis and its structures, which was then compensated for by a concentration on private subjects. A review of recent research... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 144.00
The city is an essential theme of modernity in literature, architecture, photography and film. This book first focuses on ardent reactions to the metropolitan explosion in the nineteenth century, with Baudelaire and Poe as key figures. More recent representations of the city are then investigated, in Europe and the United States. Lombardo reflects... more...