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Theory. Philosophy. Aesthetics of the visual arts

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  • Between Object & Eventby Lars Blunck

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2003; US$ 43.52

    Partizipation, die aktive Teilhabe des Ausstellungspublikums, wurde Ende der fünfziger und zu Beginn der sechziger Jahre als neue Parole in der Kunst ausgegeben; einer Kunst, die sich gegen die Hochkunstattitüde des Abstrakten Expressionismus und gegen einen versteinerten Werkbegriff wendete. Kunst sollte sich nicht mehr in einem musealen Artefakt... more...

  • Bildkulturen Iby Anna Zika

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2011; US$ 18.89

    In einer Gegenwart, die von inflationär verbreiteten Bildern ebenso besessen wie überfordert scheint, könnte das individuelle - künstlerische oder private, stille oder bewegte - Bild von Bedeutungsverlust bedroht sein. Während die Disziplin der "Bildwissenschaft" seit den 1990er Jahren suggeriert, es gebe eine Wissenschaft vom Bild an sich,... more...

  • Black Art in Brazilby Kimberly L. Cleveland

    University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 74.95

    Kimberly Cleveland highlights the work of five Brazilian artists from all over the country who work in a wide range of media, including photography, sculpture, and installation art. She shows how each conveys ?blackness? through his or her unique visual vocabulary and points out the ways this reflects their lived experiences. more...

  • Buchkunst im Mittelalter und Kunst der Gegenwart - Scrinium Kilonenseby Hans W Stork; Babette Tewes; Christian Waszak

    Traugott Bautz 2008; US$ 48.26

    Inhaltsverzeichnis GeleitwortTabula GratulatoriaChristian Waszak (Kiel)Laudatio der Studenten anlässlich des 60. Geburtstags von Herrn Kuder am 11. April 2003Uwe Albrecht (Kiel)Ein Brief Arthur Haseloffs zur Bombardierung Lübecks Palmarum 1942 und weitere unveröffentlichte Zeitzeugnisse zur Zerstörung der Hansestadt im Zweiten WeltkriegRegina Becker... more...

  • Cabinet of Curiositiesby Colleen J. Sheehy

    University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 90.00

    The richly illustrated essays in Cabinet of Curiosities records the creative processes behind an installation designed by contemporary artist Mark Dion at the Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum at the University of Minnesota, a collaboration of museum staff, students, and collection curators.Cabinet of Curiosities offers commentary on the ways in which... more...

  • Chagallby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 3.50

    Marc Chagall nació en el seno de una familia judía sumamente estricta, para la cual la prohibición de la representación de la figura humana tenía la fuerza de un dogma. El no haber pasado el examen de admisión de la escuela Stieglitz no evitó que Chagall se uniera posteriormente a esa famosa escuela fundada por la sociedad imperial para el fomento... more...

  • The Changing Concept of Reality in Artby Deborah Rosenthal; Erwin Rosenthal

    Arcade Publishing 2013; US$ 22.95

    "The transmutation of artistic form," writes Erwin Rosenthal, "depends on individual decisions and cultural development. But there are basic laws of self-expression which do not change, which are perpetual because they accord with the structure of the human mind and soul." These penetrating studies explore the deep psychological and formal affinities... 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...

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

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

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

  • A Companion to British Artby Dana Arnold; David Peters Corbett

    Wiley 2013; US$ 54.95

    This companion is a collection of newly-commissioned essays written by leading scholars in the field, providing a comprehensive introduction to British art history. A generously-illustrated collection of newly-commissioned essays which provides a comprehensive introduction to the history of British art Combines original research with a survey... more...