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  • Arts, Culture and the Making of Global Citiesby L. Kong; C. Chia-ho; C. Tsu-Lung

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    While global cities have mostly been characterized as sites of intensive and extensive economic activity, the quest for global city status also increasingly rests on the creative production and consumption of culture and the arts. Arts, Culture and the Making of Global Cities examines such ambitions and projects undertaken in five major cities in Asia:... more...

  • Vladimir Markov and Russian Primitivismby Jeremy Howard; Irena Bu?inska; Z. S. Strother

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    This volume introduces the Latvian artist and champion of artistic change in early twentieth-century Russia, Voldemars Matvejs (Vladimir Markov), as a pioneering art photographer and assembles for the first time five of his most important essays. This book challenges hardening narratives of primitivism by reexamining the enthusiasm for world art in... more...

  • Historische Aufführungspraxis: Historizität vs. Authentizität Ein ethisches Problem?by Hans-Christian Günther

    Traugott Bautz 2015; US$ 16.00

    Der Verfasser ist Hans-Christian Günther Akademischer Oberrat und apl. Professor für Klassische Philologie an der Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Vizepräsident der ,International Association for Comparative Studies of China and the West', Herausgeber der Reihen ,Studies on the Interaction of Art, Thought and Power' (IATP, Brill), Mitherausgeber... more...

  • Mit Einbaum und Paddel zum Fischfang. Holzartefakte von endmesolithischen und frühneolithischen Küstensiedlungen an der südwestlichen Ostseeküsteby Stefanie Klooß

    Wachholtz Verlag 2015; US$ 32.92

    Mit der Arbeit ?Mit Einbaum und Paddel zum Fischfang - Holzartefakte von endmesolithischen und frühneolithischen Küstensiedlungen an der südwestlichen Ostseeküste? von Stefanie Klooß aus Kiel liegt als Band 6 der Schriftenreihe ?Untersuchungen und Materialien zur Steinzeit in Schleswig-Holstein und im Ostseeraum? nunmehr der zweite Band unter gemeinsamer... more...

  • Electronics for Artistsby Simon Quellen Field

    Chicago Review Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    With today?s modern technology?LEDs, servomotors, motion sensors, speakers, and more?artwork can incorporate elements of light, sound, and motion for dramatic effects. Author and educator Simon Quellen Field has developed a primer for creative individuals looking for new ways to express themselves though electronically enhanced art. Following step-by-step... more...

  • A Companion to American Artby John Davis; Jennifer A. Greenhill; Jason D. LaFountain

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

    A Companion to American Art presents 35newly-commissioned essays by leading scholars that explore themethodology, historiography, and current state of the field ofAmerican art history. Features contributions from a balance of established andemerging scholars, art and architectural historians, and otherspecialists Includes several paired... more...

  • Three Kentucky Artistsby Jr. J. Winston Coleman

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 28.00

    The three artists whose lives are the subjects of Three Kentucky Artists -- Joel Tanner Hart, Samuel Woodson Price, and Edward Troye -- enjoyed considerable fame in their own day, though they are now little known outside of Kentucky. Each made a lasting contribution to the social and cultural life of central Kentucky in the nineteenth century.... more...

  • Images in Sandby Janis Sternbergs

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    In 1965 Janis Sternbergs made a few playful lines in some sand on his studio table and was struck by the image he had created. A photograph of this confluence of shadows showed what seemed to be a great earth sculpture of vast depth and breadth. So began an art form which united the talents and skills of engraver, sculptor, painter, and photographer.... more...

  • A Combat Artist in World War IIby Edward Reep

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Many artists have fought in wars, and renowned painters have recorded heroic scenes of great battles, but those works were usually done long after the battles were waged. Artists have also been commissioned to visit, briefly, war-torn areas and make notes of the devastation and horror. Yet few artists who were members of any armed services have drawn... more...

  • This Is Not a Photo Opportunityby Martin Bull

    PM Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    This Is Not a Photo Opportunity is a street-level, full-color showcase of some of Banksy?s most innovative pieces ever. Banksy, Britain?s now-legendary ?guerilla? street artist, has painted the walls, streets, and bridges of towns and cities throughout the world. Once viewed as vandalism, Banksy?s work is now venerated, collected, and preserved.... more...