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  • Embodied Avatarsby Uri McMillan

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 23.20

    Tracing a dynamic genealogy of performance from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century, Uri McMillan contends that black women artists practiced a purposeful self-objectification, transforming themselves into art objects. In doing so, these artists raised new ways to ponder the intersections of art, performance, and black female embodiment. ... more...

  • Thinking About Artby Penny Huntsman

    Wiley 2015; US$ 49.95

    Thinking about Art explores some of the greatest works of art and architecture in the world through the prism of themes, instead of chronology, to offer intriguing juxtapositions of art and history. The book ranges across time and topics, from the Parthenon to the present day and from patronage to ethnicity, to reveal art history in new and varied... more...

  • LaFosse & Alexander's Origami Jewelryby Michael G. LaFosse; Richard L. Alexander

    Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 16.95

    Make your own origami jewelry! In this new paper craft book from world renowned origami artists, Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander, you'll be delighted to discover how quick, fun and inexpensive it is to make durable DIY jewelry that you'll actually be able to wear! LaFosse & Alexander's Origami Jewelry will show you how to create... more...

  • Utilitarianism and the Art School in Nineteenth-Century Britainby Malcolm Quinn

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The mid-nineteenth century saw the introduction of publicly funded art education as an alternative to the established private institutions. Quinn explores the ways in which members of parliament applied Bentham?s utilitarian philosophy to questions of public taste. more...

  • The Early Modern Child in Art and Historyby Matthew Knox Averett

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Childhood is not only a biological age, it is also a social construct. The essays in this collection range chronologically from the fifteenth to the eighteenth century, and geographically across England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain. They chart the depictions of children in various media including painting, sculpture and the graphic arts. more...

  • Monstrous Births and Visual Culture in Sixteenth-Century Germanyby Jennifer Spinks

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Presents an exmination of printed representations of monstrous births in German-speaking Europe from the end of the fifteenth century and through the sixteenth century, beginning with a seminal series of broadsheets from the late 1490s by humanist Sebastian Brant, and including prints by Albrecht Durer and Hans Burgkmair. more...

  • The Development of the Art Market in Englandby Thomas M Bayer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book gives a comprehensive account of the history and underlying economics of the modern art market in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Britain. more...

  • Christmas Tree Surprise Boxby Diana Crick

    Annie's 2015; US$ 5.99

    From the creators of Scor-Pal(R) scoring boards, Christmas Tree Surprise Boxes provide the joy of crafting and gift-giving all in one package! These delightful boxes can be filled with small tokens or treats ideal gift, no matter the occasion or season. Whether you need a bright and cheerful patterned box for a birthday celebration or you?re crafting... more...

  • Manga Workshop Charactersby Sophie Chan

    F+W Media 2015; US$ 22.99

    Create your own manga characters! The manga universe is diverse--full of cute chibis, soulful romantics, cunning villains and sassy schoolgirls. Whether you want to tell love stories, create fantasy worlds or explore the drama of everyday life, you can do it with the help of self-taught manga artist and YouTube celebrity Sophie-Chan. You'll learn... more...

  • Barry Le Vaby Michael Maizels

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    Of the conceptual artists who began their careers in the 1960s and 1970s?Bruce Nauman, Chris Burden, Vito Acconci, and Mel Bochner among them?Barry Le Va may be the most elusive. As this first study of his work reveals, his rigorously planned art was instigated to mask its creator?s intentions and methods, presenting itself as an ?aftermath? of modernism?s... more...