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  • Menschengesichteby Karsten Lichau

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    Karsten Lichau explores the strains and breaks in Picard?s early works (1914?1933). The focus is on a literary trope that was both controversial and illuminative: the human countenance. This study combines close textual readings with contextualization in cultural history, opening new perspectives on Picard?s contribution to the literary... more...

  • Creativity, The Arts and Older Peopleby Levent Altinay; Kate Ringham; Maureen Brookes; Richard Teare

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

    Music, art, dance, drama and writing provide a means of communication for everyone, even those people who otherwise have difficulty communicating and connecting with others in their daily life. Creative activity can bring communities together, using a universal language of self-expression that crosses cultural and generational divides. The papers in... more...

  • Design Ecologiesby Lisa Tilder; Lisa Blotstein

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 27.99

    Contemporary architects are under increasing pressure to offer a sustainable future. But with all the focus on green building there has been little investigation into the meaningful connections between architectural design, ecological systems, and environmentalism. A new generation of architects, landscape architects, designers, and engineers aims... more...

  • Volumeby Kenneth FitzGerald; Rudy VanderLans

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    Volume?a word that refers to sound, collections, and the measurement of space?is a crucial characteristic of both graphic design and popular music. While expressing different aspects of these two pervasive cultural mediums, the term also introduces a discussion on their many links.  Volume: Writings on Graphic Design, Music, Art, and Culture  is a... more...

  • The Business of Designby Keith Granet

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 31.99

    The Business of Design  debunks the myth that business sense and creative talent are mutually exclusive and, unlike other lackluster business books, is written and illustrated to captivate a visually thinking audience. For nearly thirty years, consultant Keith Granet has helped design professionals pursue their passion and turn a profit. From billing... more...

  • The Winchester Guide to Keywords and Concepts for International Students in Art, Media and Designby Annie Makhoul; Simon Morley

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.95

    This welcome new resource for international students in art, design, and media provides clear explanations of the terminology they must master in order to fulfill their academic potential and enrich their professional careers. Offers a much-requested new resource that fills a gap in the academic market Tailored specifically to the needs of international... more...

  • Vibrant Architectureby Rachel Armstrong

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    This book explores how matter may become a codesigner of our living spaces. The possibility of promoting architectural liveliness by incorporating ?vibrant matter? into the built environment is explored as a new practice in sustainable buildings. The resultant ?vibrant architecture? raises the possibility of environmentally positive spaces... more...

  • ARTocracyby

    Jovis Berlin 2011; US$ 17.97

    Kunst im öffentlichen Raum - das kann weit mehr sein als die Aufwertung von Straßen und Plätzen durch Plastiken und Skulpturen. ARTocracy stellt eine autonome Welt der Kunst vor, die - zielgerichtet im Dialog mit den Künstlern - ebenso die Geschichte wie die gegenwärtige Gesellschaft und den Alltag der Menschen einbezieht. Dieses Handbuch gewährt dabei... more...

  • Eine Galerie findenby Cai Wagner

    Jovis Berlin 2011; US$ 12.29

    Künstler ohne Galerie haben im Kunstmarkt heute kaum Chancen. Spätestens nach Ende des Studiums an der Kunsthochschule wird die Suche nach einer Galerievertretung notwendig. Wer dies ein paar Jahre nach Abschluss noch nicht geschafft hat, hat ein ernstes Problem.Jeder Künstler weiß von den Schwierigkeiten zu berichten. Wie und warum der eine Künstler... more...

  • Der Künstler in der Fremdeby Uwe Fleckner; Maike Steinkamp; Hendrik Ziegler

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00

    Art historians and cultural scholars have become interested in the subject of exile as the locus of artistic experience as well as in the travels and wanderings of painters, sculptors, and architects in search of new insights about the world. Researchers have also focused on artworks created in the context of migration. This volume broadens... more...