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  • Ruskin (Routledge Revivals)by George P. Landow

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Ruskin, the great Victorian critics of art and society, had an enormous influence on his age and our own. A highly successful propagandist for the arts, he did much both to popularize high art and to bring it to the masses. A brilliant theorist and practical critics of realism, he also produced the finest nineteenth-century discussions of fantasy,... more...

  • Die Kapelle des Monte di Pietā in Romby Antje Scherner

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2009; US$ 56.30

    Im barocken Rom erlebten römische Privat- und Familienkapellen eine beispiellose Aufwandssteigerung, mit der die Bauherren im Dienste von Religion und familiärem Sozialprestige Glanzpunkte in den oftmals schlichteren Kirchenräumen setzten. Die Bevorzugung von Marmorskulpturen gegenüber der bisherigen Malerei ist dabei eine der hervorstechenden Entwicklungen.... more...

  • Christus am Kreuzby Anna Lehmann

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2010; US$ 16.03

    Das Buch widmet sich dem Passionsbild in Italien im Kontext einer intensivierten, auf das Leiden Christi zielenden Frömmigkeitspraxis um 1300. Im Zentrum der Fallstudie steht die monumentale Kreuzigung Christi des in Deutschland bislang unbekannten Maestro di Sant'Anastasia. Erstmals werden die einstige Aufstellung und Funktion dieses Hauptwerkes spätmittelalterlicher... more...

  • Perspectives on Art Educationby Ruth Mateus-Berr; Michaela Götsch

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 49.00

    The symposium "Perspectives on Art Education" (Vienna, May 28 - 30, 2015) is dedicated to these changes: What does the training need today in terms of artistic practice, research, and communication skills? What explanations do historical and contemporary approaches offer? What new strategies are needed in teaching and learning? How can... more...

  • Essaysby Hermann Bahr; Gottfried Schnödl

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2011; US$ 19.80

    In ?Essays? von 1912 versammelt Hermann Bahr Texte aus beinahe 15 Jahren kulturjournalistischer und kunstkritischer Tätigkeit. Portraits (Goethe, Whitman, Otto Wagner) stehen neben programmatischen Essays (Impressionismus, Gegen die große Stadt), Artikel zu breiten kulturellen Strömungen (Modernisten, Barbaren) neben solchen,... more...

  • The Idea of Artby Anthony Bond

    NewSouth 2015; US$ 39.99

    Curator Anthony Bond began building a contemporary international art collection at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney in 1984. The collection now features many important artists, including Anselm Kiefer, Antony Gormley, Francis Bacon, Anish Kapoor and Doris Salcedo.In The Idea of Art, Bond discusses the guiding philosophies that steered his... more...

  • Future City Architecture for Optimal Livingby Stamatina Th. Rassia; Panos M. Pardalos

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 109.00

    This book offers a wealth of interdisciplinary approaches to urbanization strategies in architecture centered on growing concerns about the future of cities and their impacts on essential elements of architectural optimization, livability, energy consumption and sustainability. It portrays the urban condition in architectural terms, as well as the... more...

  • The Routledge International Handbook of the Arts and Educationby Mike Fleming; Liora Bresler; John O'Toole

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 215.00

    This International Handbook brings together leading writers on Arts in Education to provide a much-needed, authoritative guide to the main debates in the field and an informed account of contemporary developments in policy and practice. Providing a detailed overview of key concepts and practical challenges, the book combines theoretical insight... more...

  • Ethno-Technoby Guillermo Gķmez-Peņa

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    Guillermo Gķmez-Peņa has spent many years developing his unique style of performance-activism; his theatricalizations of postcolonial theory. In Ethno-Techno: Writings on Performance, Activism and Pedagogy, he pushes the boundaries still further, exploring what's left for artists to do in a post-9/11 repressive culture of what he calls 'the mainstream... more...

  • Nonprofit Enterprise in the Artsby Paul J. DiMaggio

    Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 154.99

    This multi-disciplinary collection of essays explores the significance of the nonprofit form for cultural industries in America, the financing of nonprofit arts organizations, and the constraints that patterns of funding place on the missions that artists and trustees may wish to pursue. more...