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Theory. Philosophy. Aesthetics of the visual arts

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  • Art's Way Outby John Baldacchino

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.99

    In taking the critique of inclusion and entry as a first step, Art?s Way Out?s discussion of art, politics and learning aims to delineate what an exit pedagogy would look like: where culture is neither seen as a benign form of inclusion nor as a hegemonic veil by which we are all subscribed to the system via popularized forms of artistic and cultural... more...

  • Snail Mail My Emailby Ivan Cash

    Sourcebooks 2012; US$ 22.99

    Feeling nostalgic for the almost forgotten written letter, author and former ad man Ivan Cash fell upon a simple idea: he invited anyone in the world to send him an email, and he'd write it out in a letter and mail it, for free. Participants could even request a doodle or to seal it with a kiss. What started out as a personal art project exploded... more...

  • Globalizing Contemporary Artby Lotte Philipsen

    Aarhus University Press 2010; US$ 27.72

    Today, contemporary art is a global phenomenon. Biennales, museums, art fairs, galleries, auction houses, academies and audiences for contemporary visual art are all institutions whose presence on a global scale has widened tremendously during the past two decades. Thus, by including contemporary art from non-Western regions, these traditional Western... more...

  • Eric Hopkinsby Carl Little

    Down East Books 2011; US$ 49.99

    From his earliest work with glass to the stunning aerial panoramas of Maine islands that have gained him far-reaching fame, Eric Hopkins has consistently explored boundaries-of medium, of space, of vision. Nurtured on North Haven Island, Hopkins attended the Rhode Island School of Design and the Montserrat College of Art and taught at the Haystack... more...

  • Imagining the Presentby Richard Kalina

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 56.95

    Bringing together twenty-nine of Lawrence Alloway?s most influential essays in one volume, this fascinating collection provides valuable perspectives on the art and visual culture of the second half of the twentieth century. Lawrence Alloway ranks among the most important critics of his time, and his contributions to the spirited and contentious... more...

  • Selves and Subjectivitiesby Manijeh Mannani; Veronica Thompson

    Athabasca University Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    The self and the other in the works of Canadian contemporary artists. more...

  • Constructing the Image of Muhammad in Europeby Michelina Di Cesare; Heather Coffey; Alberto Saviello; Avinoam Shalem

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 63.00

    thevolume represents a significant contribution to the complex history of the conceptualization and pictorialization of the Prophet Muhammad in the West. It gives a rapid and though deep overview of the history of the making of an image of the Prophet Muhammad in Europe and thus reflects the whole history of the making of the image of Islam... more...

  • Die Seidenstrasse heuteby Christoph Müller; Peter Gysling; Der Schweizerische Beobachter; Karin Schneuwly

    Beobachter-Edition 2012; US$ 49.99

    Auf den Spuren von Marco Polo reist der Journalist Peter Gysling zusammen mit einer DOK-Equipe des Schweizer Radio und Fernsehens von Venedig zum Kaspischen Meer, durch Zentralasien bis nach Xian in China.Der opulente Bildband zeigt eindrücklich die Höhepunkte der Reise und ergänzt mit Hintergrundinformationen die persönlichen Erlebnisberichte der... more...

  • Italian Renaissance Artby Christiane L. Joost-Gaugier

    Wiley 2012; US$ 45.95 US$ 39.82

    Richly illustrated, and featuring detailed descriptions of works by pivotal figures in the Italian Renaissance, this enlightening volume traces the development of art and architecture throughout the Italian peninsula in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. A smart, elegant, and jargon-free analysis of the Italian Renaissance – what... more...

  • A Companion to Renaissance and Baroque Artby Babette Bohn; James M. Saslow

    Wiley 2012; US$ 56.95 US$ 49.36

    A Companion to Renaissance and Baroque Art provides a diverse, fresh collection of accessible, comprehensive essays addressing key issues for European art produced between 1300 and 1700, a period that might be termed the beginning of modern history. Presents a collection of original, in-depth essays from art experts that address various aspects... more...