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  • 20@OMIby Joan Kaghan; Leslie Alan Horvitz

    Argo-Navis 2013; US$ 9.99

    A celebration in words and pictures, 20@OMI offers a vivid portrait of a renowned international, nonprofit arts center in upstate New York. This handsome, lavishly illustrated volume recounts how Art Omi grew from its modest beginnings as an artists? residency program in a converted barn into a thriving arts center boasting four artists residency... more...

  • Delight in the Art of Collageby Lisa M. Pace

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 24.99 US$ 20.49

    Delight in the Details! Add a bit of vintage detail to your collage work! In Delight in the Art Collage , Lisa M. Pace shares an abundance of mixed-media techniques and leads you step-by-step through 40 vintage-inspired projects ! Inside, you'll find projects that focus on textiles, metal, paper, beeswax, and more. You will follow along with... more...

  • Fanatiker der Sachlichkeitby Ruth Heftrig

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    The art historian Richard Hamann dealt with modern art in different roles. The book examines the interactions between university and non-university research in art history, also with a view to political fields. How did the "fanatic of objectivity" position himself on modernity compared to other art historians? more...

  • Fractal Dimensionsby Eric Hammel

    IPS Books 2014; US$ 4.99

    The concept behind fractal geometry is extremely difficult to explain . . . but easy to see and enjoy. Eric Hammel, a professional author of military history books, is unable to explain fractals in a way that will be clear to anyone else, but most mathematicians can?t explain fractals in language most people can understand. The simplest explanation... more...

  • Telematic Embraceby Roy Ascott; Edward A. Shanken

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76

    Long before e-mail and the Internet permeated society, Roy Ascott, a pioneering British artist and theorist, coined the term "telematic art" to describe the use of online computer networks as an artistic medium. In Telematic Embrace Edward A. Shanken gathers, for the first time, an impressive compilation of more than three decades of Ascott's philosophies... more...

  • Art History: A Very Short Introductionby Dana Arnold

    OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    This clear and concise new introduction examines all the major debates and issues using a wide range of well-known examples. Importantly, this book explains how the traditional emphasis on periods and styles originates in western art production and can obscure other approaches, as well as art from non-western cultures. more...

  • Edges of Empireby Jocelyn Hackforth-Jones; Mary Roberts

    Wiley 2008; US$ 133.95 US$ 116.09

    Edges of Empire is a timely reassessment of the history and legacy of Orientalist art and visual culture through its focus on the intersection between modernization, modernism and Orientalism. Covers indigenous art and agency, contemporary practices of collection and display, and a survey of key Orientalist tropes Contains original essays... more...

  • Digital Art Historyby Anna Bentkowska-Kafel; Trish Cashen; Hazel Gardiner

    Intellect Books Ltd 2005; US$ 32.00

    This book looks at the transformation that Art and Art history is undergoing through engagement with the digital revolution. Since its initiation in 1985, CHArt (Computers and the History of Art) has set out to promote interaction between the rapidly developing new Information Technology and the study and practice of Art. It has become increasingly... more...

  • Compelling Visualityby Claire Farago; Robert Zwijnenberg

    University of Minnesota Press 2003; US$ 75.00

    Takes up the commonly unexplored question of what is actually present in art?what aspects have survived the vicissitudes of time. International and interdisciplinary, this volume conducts readers into a discussion of the significance of personal response to works of art. more...

  • The State of Art Criticismby James Elkins; Michael Newman

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 39.95

    Art criticism is spurned by universities, but widely produced and read. It is seldom theorized and its history has hardly been investigated. The State of Art Criticism presents an international conversation among art historians and critics that considers the relation between criticism and art history and poses the question of whether criticism may... more...