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  • Ornament and Orderby Rafael Schacter

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Based on an in-depth ethnographic study working with some of the world’s most influential Independent Public Artists, this book takes a completely new approach. Placing these illicit aesthetic practices within a broader historical, political, and aesthetic context, it argues that they are in fact both intrinsically ornamental (working within a... more...

  • Difference / Indifferenceby Moira Roth; Jonathan D Katz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Multi-mediaby Nick Kaye

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Multi-media charts the development of multi-media video, installation and performance in a unique dialogue between theoretical analysis and specially commissioned documentations by some of the world?s foremost artists. Nick Kaye explores the interdisciplinary history and character of experimental practices shaped in exchanges between music, installation,... more...

  • Legislating Creativityby Dustin Kidd

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    How does political policy-making shape the creative activities of artists? Do the political interests of artists influence actual political practices in any way? Legislating Creativity examines the relationship between art and politics through an analysis of controversial art projects tied to the National Endowment for the Arts during the Culture... more...

  • Art History: The Basicsby Grant Pooke; Diana Newall

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95

    Art History: The Basics is a concise and accessible introduction for the general reader and the undergraduate approaching the history of art for the first time at college or university. It will give you answers to questions like: What is art and art history? What are the main methodologies used to understand art? How have... more...

  • Continuity and Change in Artby Sidney J. Blatt; Ethel S. Blatt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    The representation of the form of objects and of space in painting, from paleolithic through contemporary time, has become increasingly integrated, complex, and abstract. Based on a synthesis of concepts drawn from the theories of Piaget and Freud, this book demonstrates that modes of representation in art evolve in a natural developmental order and... more...

  • Artistic Practicesby Tasos Zembylas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Art matters. It affects us in our daily lives and is full of meanings that are valuable to all of us. As a catalyst for social interactions, art may either cause public conflict and create dissensions or facilitate mutual understanding and strengthen collective bonds. All of this is grounded in practices that develop and change along social interaction,... more...

  • Women and Creativityby Frances Thomson-Salo; Laura Tognoli Pasquali

    Karnac Books 2014; US$ 31.95

    This latest book in the Psychoanalysis and Women series includes writings from practising psychoanalysts mainly from Italy and Europe. They take a wide sweep in exploring many aspects of women's creativity with an emphasis throughout the chapters the contribution of dreaming to creativity. It takes as its starting point creativity in clinical work... more...

  • Griechische Kunstwerke im politischen Leben Roms und Konstantinopelsby Alessandra Bravi

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    This study traces the history of Greek works of art that were first taken to Rome in the Republican era and later moved to Constantinople in the 4th century AD. It examines the effects of these changes in location on their meaning by presenting the available written and archeological evidence on art in public spaces. more...

  • A Life in Architectureby James Birrell

    University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 16.99

    In A Life In Architecture James Birrell reflects on his life in architecture: the influence of architect Roy Grounds; his respect for Walter Burley Griffin's original Canberra plan and his emphasis on the value of incorporating the landscape in its entirely into building design and planning; and his own significant contribution to Australia's post-war... more...