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  • 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...

  • Leon Battista Alberti and Nicholas Cusanusby Charles H. Carman

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    Providing a fresh evaluation of Alberti’s text On Painting (1435), along with comparisons to various works of Nicholas Cusanus this study reveals a hitherto unsuspected shared epistemology of vision. Analyzing a range of artworks in light of Alberti’s and Cusanus’s ideals of vision, the author attributes a more deeply Christian Neoplatonic... 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...

  • The Work of Art in a Digital Ageby Melissa Langdon

    Springer 2014; US$ 109.00

    This book explores digital artists? articulations of globalization. Digital artworks from around the world are examined in terms of how they both express and simulate globalization?s impacts through immersive, participatory and interactive technologies. The author highlights some of the problems with macro and categorical approaches to the study of... more...

  • Essays on Artby A. Clutton-Brock

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This collection of brief but insightful essays, though always returning to the author?s central conviction that the quality of artistic endeavour depends not on individuals of genius but on the attitude of the public towards art itself, examines a wide variety of unique but related issues: the relationship between natural and artistic beauty; the... more...

  • Augmented Reality Artby Vladimir Geroimenko

    Springer 2014; US$ 109.00

    This is the first ever book on augmented reality art. It is written by a team of world-leading artists, researchers and practitioners, pioneering in the use of augmented reality technology as a novel artistic medium. The book explores a wide range of major aspects of augmented reality art and its enabling technology. It is intended to be a starting... more...

  • Unter Verdachtby Karin Bachmann; Adrian Tobler

    SJW - Schweizerisches Jugendschriftenwerk 2014; US$ 5.99

    Als Herr Scholl sich bückte, sah er, wie auf der anderen Seite des Regals ein Junge Zigaretten in der Jackentasche verschwinden liess. Das Gesicht konnte er nicht erkennen, nur die Jacke. Den Kerl wollte er schnappen! more...

  • Bildwerteby Gundolf S. Freyermuth; Lisa Gotto

    transcript 2014; US$ 34.14

    Mit dem Übergang von der industriellen zur digitalen Kultur kommen neue Bildmedien auf - aber sie entstehen nicht aus dem Nichts. Sie bilden sich allmählich heraus, in einem komplexen Wechselspiel von technologischen und sozialen, ästhetischen und epistemologischen Faktoren. Die Beiträge des Bandes widmen sich diesem Wandel der Bildformen, der im Zuge... more...

  • Recto Versoby Angela Bartram; Nader El-Bizri; Douglas Gittens

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This volume explores the place of the sketchbook in contemporary art and architecture. Drawing upon a diverse range of theories, practices, and reflections common to the contemporary conceptualisation of the sketchbook and its associated environments, it offers a dialogue in which the sketchbook can be understood as a pivotal working tool that contributes... more...

  • The Perception of Picturesby Margaret A. Hagen

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    The Perception of Pictures more...