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  • Photo Archives and the Idea of Nationby Costanza Caraffa; Tiziana Serena

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 70.00

    The question of the (photographic) construction and representation of national identity is not limited to the ?long 19th century?, but is a current issue in the post-colonial, post-global, digital world. The essays by international contributors aim at studying the relationship between photographic archives and the idea of nation, yet without... more...

  • Kunstpolitik der Berliner Museen 1919-1959by Timo Saalmann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    Through this history the State Museums in Berlin appear in a new light. Berlin's Museum Island was the focus of a discussion about national ownership from the late German Empire until the post-war period. Timo Saalmann discusses the social significance of the interactions between art and politics as well as the role of the Prussian Cultural... more...

  • The Witch in the Western Imaginationby Lyndal Roper

    University of Virginia Press 2012; US$ 43.50

    In an exciting new approach to witchcraft studies, The Witch in the Western Imagination examines the visual representation of witches in early modern Europe. With vibrant and lucid prose, Lyndal Roper moves away from the typical witchcraft studies on trials, beliefs, and communal dynamics and instead considers the witch as a symbolic ... more...

  • Animierte Musik ? Beseelte Zeichenby Saskia Jaszoltowski

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 40.69

    Zeichentrickfilme mit Mickey Mouse, Tom und Jerry oder Bugs Bunny waren in Hollywoods Goldenem Zeitalter integraler Bestandteil des Kinoprogramms und erfreuten sich größter Beliebtheit. Mit Anbruch des Tonfilms konnten sich die Cartoonfiguren nicht nur visuell gebärden, sondern auch durch Musik, Geräusche und Stimme unmittelbar akustisch äußern, um... more...

  • Göttliche Kinderby Michaela Stark

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 61.07

    Mythen von Geburt und Kindheitstaten der Götter und Heroen sind sowohl in der literarischen Überlieferung als auch in der Bilderwelt des antiken Griechenland präsent. Michaela Stark betrachtet das momentan in der Forschung intensiv diskutierte Thema "Kindheit" von einem neuen Standpunkt aus und gewinnt auf dieser Grundlage neue Erkenntnisse... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...