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  • Der Rote Fadenby Meike Fischer

    dpunkt.verlag 2015; Not Available

    Das vorliegende Buch soll dem Leser dabei helfen, sowohl kleinere als auch sehr umfangreiche Fotoprojekte gezielt zu planen und bis hin zur Präsentation durchzuführen. Es eignet sich sowohl für Einsteiger mit fotografischen Grundkenntnissen, die bisher ausschließlich Einzelbilder aufgenommen haben, als auch für fortgeschrittene Fotografen, die bereits... more...

  • Head and Heartby Mary Storm

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 105.00

    An extensive study of self-sacrificial images in Indian art, this book examines concepts such as head-offering, human sacrifice, blood, suicide, valour, self-immolation, and self-giving in the context of religion and politics to explore why these images were produced and how they became paradigms of heroism. more...

  • Traditional African Artby Avner Shakarov; Lyubov Senatorova

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 55.00

    The art of sub-Saharan Africa reveals the marvelous achievements of tribal artists--their names unknown--over thousands of years. Their aesthetic ideal finds form in wood, ivory, fabric, bronze and iron. This illustrated study of traditional African art includes pieces from Western Sudan, the Congolese Basin, the Guinea coast, Gabon, Democratic Republic... more...

  • Video Art Historicizedby Dr Malin Hedlin Hayden; Professor Richard Woodfield

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Video art emerged as an art form that from the 1960s and onwards challenged the concept of art - hence, art historical practices. From the perspective of artists, critics, and scholars engaged with this new medium, art was seen as too limiting a notion. Important issues were to re-think art as a means for critical investigations and a demand for visual... more...

  • Der Wettbewerb zur Wiener Ringstraßeby Harald Stühlinger

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 91.00

    150 years ago, Franz Joseph I inaugurated the Vienna Ringstrasse. Just a few years earlier, in 1858, the project was the subject of an urban architectural competition, which included a total of 85 submissions, only 30 of which have been preserved today. The book examines the Ringstrasse competition in its broader historical and urban architectural... more...

  • Paul Kleeby Annie Bourneuf

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 45.00

    The fact that Paul Klee (1879?1940) consistently intertwined the visual and the verbal in his art has long fascinated commentators from Walter Benjamin to Michel Foucault. However, the questions it prompts have never been satisfactorily answered?until now. In  Paul Klee , Annie Bourneuf offers the first full account of the interplay between the... more...

  • Art, Psychoanalysis, and Adrian Stokesby Janet Sayers

    Karnac Books 2015; US$ 29.95

    Illustrated with Barbara Hepworth's abstract stone carving, with other works of art, and with fascinating vignettes from Adrian Stokes's writing, this biography highlights his revolutionary emphasis on the materials-led inspiration of architecture, sculpture, painting, and the avant-garde creations of the Ballets Russes. In also detailing... more...

  • Circulations in the Global History of Artby Assoc Prof Catherine Dossin; Dr Béatrice Joyeux-Prunel; Professor Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann; Professor Richard Woodfield

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    The project of global art history calls for balanced treatment of artifacts and a unified approach. This volume emphasizes questions of transcultural encounters and exchanges as circulations. It presents a strategy that highlights the processes and connections among cultures, and also responds to the dynamics at work in the current globalized art... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of American Art, 1940sâ??1980sby Assoc Prof Catherine Dossin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    In The Rise and Fall of American Art, 1940s-1980s, Catherine Dossin challenges the now-mythic perception of New York as the undisputed center of the art world between the end of World War II and the fall of the Berlin Wall, a position of power that brought the city prestige, money, and historical recognition. Dossin reconstructs the concrete factors... more...

  • creativeGIRLby Danielle Donaldson

    F+W Media 2015; US$ 24.99

    Find your artistic creativity with delicate doodles, big colors and lavish layers! CreativeGIRL features art projects that teach you how to draw and paint your story using pencils, watercolor paints and simple mixed-media supplies. Danielle Donaldson shows you how to draw the pretty pictures from your imagination, infuse your art with delightful... more...