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Theory. Philosophy. Aesthetics of the visual arts

  • Performing Beauty in Participatory Art and Cultureby Falk Heinrich

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book investigates the notion of beauty in participatory art, an interdisciplinary form that necessitates the audience?s agential participation and that is often seen in interactive art and technology-driven media installations. After considering established theories of beauty, for example, Plato, Alison, Hume, Kant, Gadamer and Santayana through... more...

  • Die Position des David Wojnarowiczby Helge H. Paulsen

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 27.76

    Die Postmoderne reflektiert und inspiriert unser tägliches Leben wie keine andere Epoche der modernen Kunst. Jegliche Form der aktuellen Popkultur kann als Symptom der Postmoderne verstanden werden - dennoch wird sie fälschlicherweise oft als Historismus verkannt. Die avantgardistische Forderung der Verbindung von Leben und Kunst spiegelt sich in ihr... more...

  • Die fabelhaften Bekenntnisse des Genossen Alfred Kurellaby Martin Schaad

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2014; US$ 20.82

    Was muss geschehen, damit ein Mann vom Freigeist zum Berufsrevolutionär und dogmatischen Stalinisten wird? Der Schriftsteller und DDR-Kulturfunktionär Alfred Kurella (1895-1975) glaubte, dass Menschen nach einer festgelegten Parteilinie geformt werden müssen, und zählte sich selbst zu den Auserwählten, die das Formen übernehmen können. Abweichungen... more...

  • Rembrandtby Émile Michel

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 8.95

    Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669) has long been considered one of the greatest artists in European history. His paintings have launched imitations and homages, including best-selling novels, a recent TV series, and even a handful of popular films. Now, for the first time, this lovely text by Émile Michel is paired with carefully curated selections from... more...

  • Between the Black Box and the White Cubeby Andrew V. Uroskie

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 90.00

    Today, the moving image is ubiquitous in global contemporary art. The first book to tell the story of the postwar expanded cinema that inspired this omnipresence,  Between the Black Box and the White Cube  travels back to the 1950s and 1960s, when the rise of television caused movie theaters to lose their monopoly over the moving image, leading cinema... more...

  • Henri Matisseby Catherine C. Bock Weiss

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 195.00

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Art in the Asia-Pacificby Larissa Hjorth; Natalie King; Mami Kataoka

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    As social, locative, and mobile media render the intimate public and the public intimate, this volume interrogates how this phenomenon impacts art practice and politics. Contributors bring together the worlds of art and media culture to rethink their intersections in light of participatory social media. By focusing upon the Asia-Pacific region, they... more...

  • Vincent van Goghby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 9.50

    The incarnation of the myth of a cursed artist, Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) is a legend who became a reference for modern art. An Expressionist during the Post-Impressionist movement, his art was misunderstood during his lifetime. In Holland, he partook in the Dutch realist painting movement by studying peasant characters. Anxious and depressed, Vincent... more...

  • Vincent van Goghby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 9.50

    Incarnation du mythe de l?artiste maudit, Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) est devenu une référence de l?art contemporain. Expressionniste pendant le courant postimpressioniste, son art fut incompris tout au long de sa vie. Vincent van Gogh réalisa plus de 2000 ?uvres mais n?en vendra qu?une seule tout au long de sa vie. Peintre autodidacte, sa peinture... more...

  • Picturing Science, Producing Artby Peter Galison; Caroline A. Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...