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  • Arts, Culture and the Making of Global Citiesby L. Kong; C. Chia-ho; C. Tsu-Lung

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    While global cities have mostly been characterized as sites of intensive and extensive economic activity, the quest for global city status also increasingly rests on the creative production and consumption of culture and the arts. Arts, Culture and the Making of Global Cities examines such ambitions and projects undertaken in five major cities in Asia:... more...

  • Vladimir Markov and Russian Primitivismby Jeremy Howard; Irena Bu?inska; Z. S. Strother

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    This volume introduces the Latvian artist and champion of artistic change in early twentieth-century Russia, Voldemars Matvejs (Vladimir Markov), as a pioneering art photographer and assembles for the first time five of his most important essays. This book challenges hardening narratives of primitivism by reexamining the enthusiasm for world art in... more...

  • Mit Einbaum und Paddel zum Fischfang. Holzartefakte von endmesolithischen und frühneolithischen Küstensiedlungen an der südwestlichen Ostseeküsteby Stefanie Klooß

    Wachholtz Verlag 2015; US$ 33.47

    Mit der Arbeit ?Mit Einbaum und Paddel zum Fischfang - Holzartefakte von endmesolithischen und frühneolithischen Küstensiedlungen an der südwestlichen Ostseeküste? von Stefanie Klooß aus Kiel liegt als Band 6 der Schriftenreihe ?Untersuchungen und Materialien zur Steinzeit in Schleswig-Holstein und im Ostseeraum? nunmehr der zweite Band unter gemeinsamer... more...

  • Art Labor, Sex Politicsby Siona Wilson

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; US$ 105.00

    Contrary to critics who have called it the ?undecade,? the 1970s were a time of risky, innovative art?and nowhere more so than in Britain, where the forces of feminism and labor politics merged in a radical new aesthetic. In Art Labor, Sex Politics Siona Wilson investigates the charged relationship of sex and labor politics as it played out in... more...

  • Electronics for Artistsby Simon Quellen Field

    Chicago Review Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    With today?s modern technology?LEDs, servomotors, motion sensors, speakers, and more?artwork can incorporate elements of light, sound, and motion for dramatic effects. Author and educator Simon Quellen Field has developed a primer for creative individuals looking for new ways to express themselves though electronically enhanced art. Following step-by-step... more...

  • A Far Cornerby Scott Ezell

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 27.95

    In 2002, after living ten years in Asia, American poet and musician Scott Ezell used his advance from a local record company to move to Dulan, on Taiwan?s remote Pacific coast. He fell in with the Open Circle Tribe, a loose confederation of aboriginal woodcarvers, painters, and musicians who lived on the beach and cultivated a living connection with... more...

  • Chinese Animationby Rolf Giesen

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 55.00

    With an output of more than 250,000 minutes annually, and with roughly 5,000 producers and production units around, the Chinese are leading the field of animated films. Although it is almost impossible to completely cover 90 years of filmmaking, this book provides a comprehensible introduction to the industry's infancy, its Golden Age (Shanghai... more...

  • A Companion to American Artby John Davis; Jennifer A. Greenhill; Jason D. LaFountain

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

    A Companion to American Art presents 35newly-commissioned essays by leading scholars that explore themethodology, historiography, and current state of the field ofAmerican art history. Features contributions from a balance of established andemerging scholars, art and architectural historians, and otherspecialists Includes several paired... more...

  • The Spanish Presence in Sixteenth-Century Italyby Piers Baker-Bates; Miles Pattenden

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    The essays collected here evaluate the broad range of contexts in which Spaniards were present in early modern Italy. They consider diplomacy, sanctity, art, politics and even popular verse. Each essay excavates how Italians who came into contact with the Spanish crown’s power perceived and interacted with the wider range of identities brought... more...

  • The Lighter Side of Teachingby Aaron Bacall

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.95

    A sense of humor is essential for effective teaching! As educators, we often take ourselves a bit too seriously, so veteran educator and illustrator Aaron Bacall offers a little perspective with these lighthearted cartoons that all teachers can relate to. Whether used as materials for staff development meetings or as an individual break in a... more...