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- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 33.00
This book examines transformations in art and critical theory in the aftermath of Auschwitz and Hiroshima and analyzes the current "war on terror" as a symptom of the failure to critically process those historical traumas. more...
- De Gruyter Open 2009; US$ 195.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 36.95
Artistic representations of landscape are studied widely in areas ranging from art history to geography to sociology, yet there has been little consensus about how to understand the relationship between landscape and art. This book brings together more than fifty scholars from these multiple disciplines to establish new ways of thinking about landscape... 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...
- Tin House Books 2009; US$ 24.95
Blending memoir with Smith's own drawings and paintings, We Did Porn will do for alt porn what Hunter S. Thompson did for motorcycle gangs and Tom Wolfe for psychedelica. Punk artist and icon Zak Smith made a name for himself by visually re-creating Thomas Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow and drawing pictures of girls in the "naked girl business."... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 138.00
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...