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  • Inside and outside the White Cube. Between Categories - Brian O´Doherty / Patrick Ireland und sein Werkby Ingmar Lähnemann

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 79.59

    Hauptbeschreibung Ingmar Lähnemann behandelt in seiner Studie das Werk des Künstlers Brian O'Doherty, der von 1972 bis 2008 als politische Aktion unter dem Namen Patrick Ireland künstlerisch tätig war. Ausgehend von O'Dohertys/Irelands "insider/outsider"-Position zwischen hoher fachlicher Anerkennung und geringer Bekanntheit in den Institutionen... more...

  • Die Grenzgänge des Johann Sebastian Bachby Andreas Kruse

    Springer 2013; US$ 29.95

    In Johann Sebastian Bachs Musik werden Grenzgänge hörbar, die unser Leben begleiten: In seiner Kirchenmusik wird die Grenze zwischen Weltlichem und Göttlichem an vielen Themen durchgespielt, und in der „Kunst der Fuge“ glaubt man den Tod zu hören, wenn eine Stimme nach der anderen verklingt. Andreas Kruse, führender... more...

  • TRIGON 10by Guardini Stiftung e.V.

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 23.35

    Hauptbeschreibung »Der Titel "TRIGON" ist ein sprechendes Symbol. Die Alten bezeichneten damit ein Ballspiel, dessen Teilnehmer in den Ecken eines Dreiecks standen und sich den Ball zuspielten. Zu diesem lebendigen und gegenseitig bereichernden Austausch der drei wesentlichen Erkenntnisweisen unserer Zeit - GLAUBE, WISSENSCHAFT UND KUNST - sucht... more...

  • Affairs of the Artby Katrina Strickland

    Melbourne University Press 2013; Not Available

    The reputations of artists are curious things, influenced by factors beyond the quality of the work. Affairs of the Art explores the role those left behind play in burnishing an artist's reputation after he or she dies. Through interviews with those handling the estates of artists including Fred Williams, Brett Whiteley, John Brack, Howard Arkley,... more...

  • Art in Greeceby W. Deonna; A. de Ridder

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Originally published between 1920-70, The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize the most up to date findings and theories of historians,... more...

  • POPby Steven Heller

    Allworth Press 2010; US$ 24.95

    “Pop culture is often maligned as fleeting, but history shows that sometimes what is pop in one culture has time-honored resonance in later ones. This book is an attempt to show that pop culture, especially as seen through the lenses of design, illustration, satiric and political art (and other things), is integral to a broader understanding of who... more...

  • The Fence-Painting Fortnight of Destinyby Meshel Laurie

    Allen & Unwin 2013; US$ 15.45

    A memoir about growing up, growing wise and stepping into the world of Dogs in Space . more...

  • Art the Movesby Roger Horrocks

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 21.88

    One of the most original artists to have emerged from New Zealand, Len Lye (1901–1980) had a passion for movement from an early age. This fascination shaped his urgent and pioneering films and kinetic sculptures and contributed to his remarkable work in painting, photography and writing. Lye had a big idea – that movement could be the basis for a... more...

  • Image on the Edgeby Michael Camille

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 24.95

    What do they all mean – the lascivious ape, autophagic dragons, pot-bellied heads, harp-playing asses, arse-kissing priests and somersaulting jongleurs to be found protruding from the edges of medieval buildings and in the margins of illuminated manuscripts? Michael Camille explores that riotous realm of marginal art, so often explained away... more...

  • The Art of Sukumar Boseby Venka Purushothaman

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2013; US$ 103.87

    To commemorate the centenary of artist Sukumar Bose (1912-1986), this book attempts to take an incisive look at the artist, his works and the context of his art production in South and Southeast Asia. Bose’s art varied from the traditional to the decorative and ornamental, with a hint of the Oriental flavour. His work demonstrated traces of the... more...