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- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 29.95
Der Band greift die aktuelle Diskussion um Multikulturalismus in Form eines interdisziplinären Streitgesprächs zwischen Soziologie, Kulturtheorie und Pädagogik auf und ergänzt sie durch neue theoretische Perspektiven. more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 39.99
Der vorliegende Band fasst verschiedene neuere soziologische Perspektiven auf die Kunst zusammen, die auf der ersten Tagung des Arbeitskreises Kunstsoziologie diskutiert wurden. Primär geht es hierbei um Analysen von Praktiken, Systemen, Kunstwerken sowie Kunstorten, die in den verschiedenen Beiträgen je nach Schwerpunktsetzung theoretisch und/oder... more...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 129.00
This book details collaborations between contemporary art, heritage, anthropologica, and archaeological practitioners, exploring the creative interplay of ?art? and ?archaeology? so new modes of expression can build new understanding of the world. more...
- Springer India 2013; US$ 129.00
This revealing discussion of the relevance of Michel Foucault?s work to post-colonial development focuses on his later works on biopolitics. It includes contributions from authors who have made influential contributions to the postcolonial literature. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 149.00
The link between mathematics and art remains as strong today as it was in the earliest instances of decorative and ritual art. Arts, architecture, music and painting have for a long time been sources of new developments in mathematics, and vice versa. Many great painters have seen no contradiction between artistic and mathematical endeavors, contributing... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 10.50
Mijnheer de Rector Magnificus, Mevrouw de Decaan, Zeer Gewaardeerde Toehoorders, Dutch data on graying audiences 'Public interest in art is declining and the young are defecting en masse.' Actually, the story is quite the opposite. more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 73.99
Examines the dark side of Thomas Eakins' life and work in this biography that changes our understanding of this American icon. Based on close study of hiss work and new research in the Bregler papers, it shows he was not merely uncompromising, but harsh and brutal both in his personal life and in his painting. more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 34.95
Otl Aicher (1922-1991) was an outstanding personality in modern design, he was a co-founder of the legendary Hochschule für Gestaltung (HfG), the Ulm School of Design, Germany. His works since the fifties of the last century in the field of corporate design and his pictograms for the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich are major achievements in the... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 14.95
What is 'art' in the sense of the Islamic tradition? Mohammed Hamdouni Alami argues that Islamic art has historically been excluded from Western notions of art; that the Western aesthetic tradition's preoccupation with the human body has meant that Islamic and Western art being perceived as inherently at odds. However, the move away from this 'anthropomorphic... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 196.00
This anthology examines the relationship between mathematics and the fine arts from medieval to contemporary times, and uses important historical paradigms to investigate the impact of mathematically structuring knowledge, and quantification, formalization and abstraction processes on creativity in music, visual arts and poetry. The focus... more...