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  • Arts and Cultural Leadership in Asiaby Jo Caust

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Arts and cultural activity in Asia is increasingly seen as important internationally, and Asia?s growing prosperity is enabling the full range of artistic activities to be better encouraged, supported and managed. At the same time, cultural frameworks and contexts vary hugely across Asia, and it is not appropriate to apply Westerns theories and models... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2015; 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...

  • Emotion and the Artsby Mette Hjort; Sue Laver

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 60.00

    This collection of essays addresses emotion in relation to the arts, and considers such topics as the paradox of fiction, emotion in the pure and abstract arts, and the rationality and ethics of emotional responses. It is aimed at students and scholars of philosophy, literary studies, and art. more...