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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95
What is computer art? Do the concepts we usually employ to talk about art, such as 'meaning', 'form' or 'expression' apply to computer art? A Philosophy of Computer Art is the first book to explore these questions. Dominic Lopes argues that computer art challenges some of the basic tenets of traditional ways of thinking about... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 21.00
People all over the world make art and take pleasure in it, and they have done so for millennia. But acknowledging that art is a universal part of human experience leads us to some big questions: Why does it exist? Why do we enjoy it? And how do the world?s different art traditions relate to art and to each other? Art Without Borders is an... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2009; US$ 52.95
Discover the tips, tricks and techniques that really work for concept artists, matte painters and animators. Compiled by the team at 3dtotal.com, Digital Painting Techniques, Volume 1 offers digital inspiration with hands-on insight and techniques from professional digital artists. More than just a gallery book - within Digital Painting Techniques... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 105.00
Rosalind Krauss is, without visible rival, the most influential American art writer since Clement Greenberg. Together with her colleagues at ^IOctober^R, the journal she co-founded, she has played a key role in the introduction of French theory into the American art world. In the 1960s, though first a follower of Greenberg, she was inspired by her... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2006; US$ 18.00
From Henry Darger's elaborate paintings of young girls caught in a vicious war to the sacred art of the Reverend Howard Finster, the work of outsider artists has achieved unique status in the art world. Celebrated for their lack of traditional training and their position on the fringes of society, outsider artists nonetheless participate in a traditional... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 92.00
André Malraux was a major figure in French intellectual life in the twentieth century. A key component of his thought is his theory of art which presents a series of fundamental challenges to traditional explanations of the nature and purpose of art devel more...
- University of Chicago Press 2006; US$ 46.00
?The longer you work, the more the mystery deepens of what appearance is, or how what is called appearance can be made in another medium."?Francis Bacon, painter This, in a nutshell, is the central problem in the theory of art. It has fascinated philosophers from Plato to Wittgenstein. And it fascinates artists and art historians, who have... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 179.00
Compiled and presented by Jean Szenec, this anthology helps the contemporary reader to familiarize himself with Diderot?s aesthetic thought in all its greatness. It includes eight illustrations and is followed by texts from Jean Starobinski, Michel Delon, and Arthur Cohen. more...