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  • Griechische Kunstwerke im politischen Leben Roms und Konstantinopelsby Alessandra Bravi

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    This study traces the history of Greek works of art that were first taken to Rome in the Republican era and later moved to Constantinople in the 4th century AD. It examines the effects of these changes in location on their meaning by presenting the available written and archeological evidence on art in public spaces. more...

  • A Life in Architectureby James Birrell

    University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 16.99

    In A Life In Architecture James Birrell reflects on his life in architecture: the influence of architect Roy Grounds; his respect for Walter Burley Griffin's original Canberra plan and his emphasis on the value of incorporating the landscape in its entirely into building design and planning; and his own significant contribution to Australia's post-war... more...

  • Kompositionby Albrecht Rissler

    dpunkt.verlag 2014; US$ 29.91

    Alle Bereiche der bildenden Kunst verbindet die Aufgabe, Einzelkomponenten von Motiven zu einem überzeugenden Ganzen zusammenzufügen. Die Fotografie ist dabei in besonderem Maße geeignet, die vielfältigen Möglichkeiten kompositorischer Gestaltung darzustellen. Zudem lässt sich das Display einer digitalen Kamera hervorragend als Arbeitsgerät einsetzen,... more...

  • Performing Beauty in Participatory Art and Cultureby Falk Heinrich

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book investigates the notion of beauty in participatory art, an interdisciplinary form that necessitates the audience?s agential participation and that is often seen in interactive art and technology-driven media installations. After considering established theories of beauty, for example, Plato, Alison, Hume, Kant, Gadamer and Santayana through... more...

  • Die Position des David Wojnarowiczby Helge H. Paulsen

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 27.61

    Die Postmoderne reflektiert und inspiriert unser tägliches Leben wie keine andere Epoche der modernen Kunst. Jegliche Form der aktuellen Popkultur kann als Symptom der Postmoderne verstanden werden - dennoch wird sie fälschlicherweise oft als Historismus verkannt. Die avantgardistische Forderung der Verbindung von Leben und Kunst spiegelt sich in ihr... more...

  • Die fabelhaften Bekenntnisse des Genossen Alfred Kurellaby Martin Schaad

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2014; US$ 20.71

    Was muss geschehen, damit ein Mann vom Freigeist zum Berufsrevolutionär und dogmatischen Stalinisten wird? Der Schriftsteller und DDR-Kulturfunktionär Alfred Kurella (1895-1975) glaubte, dass Menschen nach einer festgelegten Parteilinie geformt werden müssen, und zählte sich selbst zu den Auserwählten, die das Formen übernehmen können. Abweichungen... more...

  • Rembrandtby Émile Michel

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 8.95

    Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669) has long been considered one of the greatest artists in European history. His paintings have launched imitations and homages, including best-selling novels, a recent TV series, and even a handful of popular films. Now, for the first time, this lovely text by Émile Michel is paired with carefully curated selections from... more...

  • Between the Black Box and the White Cubeby Andrew V. Uroskie

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 90.00

    Today, the moving image is ubiquitous in global contemporary art. The first book to tell the story of the postwar expanded cinema that inspired this omnipresence,  Between the Black Box and the White Cube  travels back to the 1950s and 1960s, when the rise of television caused movie theaters to lose their monopoly over the moving image, leading cinema... more...

  • Dokumentarische Texte der Berliner Papyrussammlung aus ptolemäischer und römischer Zeitby Fabian Reiter

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    In celebration of the reopening of the permanent exhibition of the Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection at the ?Neues Museum,? this volume presents editions of previously unpublished Greek documentsfrom the Berlin papyrus collection. Numerous papyrologists from all over the world provideinsights into the administration, everyday life and legal world... more...

  • Henri Matisseby Catherine C. Bock Weiss

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 195.00

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...