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Art and the state. Public art

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  • Hot Artby Josh Knelman

    D & M Publishers 2011; US$ 15.95

    ? Winner of the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Nonfiction The Thomas Crown Affair meets The Devil in the White City in this fast-paced, character-driven story that breaks open the secrets of international art theft A major work of investigative journalism, Hot Art is also Joshua Knelman 's tale of the young reporter chasing a story idea... more...

  • The Artist's Guide to Public Artby Lynn Basa

    Allworth Press 2012; US$ 19.95

    Public art commissions--how to find them, how to get them. * First-hand advice from experienced public artists * Written by an artist for artists * Includes expert information on public art law Learn how to find, apply for, compete for, and win a public art commission. First-hand interviews with experienced public artists and arts administrators... more...

  • Art Forgeryby Thierry Lenain

    Reaktion Books 2012; US$ 55.00

    With the recent advent of technologies that make detecting art forgeries easier, the art world has become increasingly obsessed with verifying and ensuring artistic authenticity. In this unique history, Thierry Lenain examines the genealogy of faking and interrogates the anxious, often neurotic, reactions triggered in the modern art world by... more...

  • Making Art Panamericanby Claire F. Fox

    University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 90.00

    Among the buildings on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., only the Pan American Union (PAU) houses an international organization. The first of many anticipated ?peace palaces?constructed in the early twentieth century, the PAU began with a mission of cultural diplomacy, and after World War II its Visual Arts Section became a leader in the burgeoning... more...

  • Kunst und Öffentlichkeitby Dagmar Danko; Olivier Moeschler; Florian Schumacher

    Springer 2014; US$ 39.99

    Kunst steht im Zentrum der Offentlichkeit: Skulpturen, Installationen, Interventionen und Happenings im stadtischen Raum; bestehende oder geplante prestigetrachtige Kunst- und Kulturhauser; offentliche Dispute um Kunst und Kultur als mogliche Akteurinnen oder Außenseiterinnen von sozialen, politischen, okonomischen und digitalen Revolutionen; Kunstwerke... more...

  • Beyond the Battlefieldby Catherine Speck

    Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 45.00

    World Wars I and II changed the globe on a scale never seen before or since, and from these terrible conflicts came an abundance of photographs, drawings, and other artworks attempting to make sense of the turbulent era. In this generously illustrated book, Catherine Speck provides a fascinating account of women artists during wartime in America,... more...

  • Lost, Stolen or Shreddedby Rick Gekoski

    Profile Books 2013; US$ 11.98

    Like Sherlock Holmes' dog in the night time, sometimes the true significance of things lies in their absence. Rick Gekoski tells the very human stories that lie behind some of the greatest losses to artistic culture - and addresses the questions such disappearances raise. Some of the items are stolen (the Mona Lisa), some destroyed (like... more...

  • Die Verwaltung der Geschichteby Winfried Speitkamp

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 1996; US$ 39.22

    Reihe Kritische Studien zur Geschichtswissenschaft - Band 114 more...

  • Rogues in the Galleryby Hugh McLeave

    Bitingduck Press 2003; US$ 9.95

    Rogues in the Gallery exposes it all: the cozy insurance ransom racket, the professional gangs of art thieves, the specialists, the connections with the international drug racket and the Mafia. Hugh McLeave has researched the whys and wherefores of the question for years, drawing on resources available to him through agencies such as Interpol, the... more...

  • Locality, Regeneration & Divers[c]itiesby Sarah Bennett; John Butler

    Intellect 2000; US$ 10.00

    As British cities lose the cultural connections with their industrial past, many seek to build new postindustrial futures through urban regeneration. Art projects play a key role in policymaking that aims to regenerate neglected neighbourhoods. This study focuses particularly on the ways in which newlydeveloped cultural institutions tend to be flagships... more...