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  • Psyche and the Artsby Susan Rowland

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 47.95

    Does art connect the individual psyche to history and culture? Psyche and the Arts challenges existing ideas about the relationship between Jung and art, and offers exciting new dimensions to key issues such as the role of image in popular culture, and the division of psyche and matter in art form. Divided into three sections - Getting into... more...

  • Cultural Appropriation and the Artsby James O. Young

    Wiley 2008; US$ 97.95

    "Thank goodness for James O. Young! Finally someone has cut through the cant associated with cultural appropriation, weighed the issues with care and a keen eye for irony, and clarified the ethical limits of intercultural borrowing. This concise, accessible book will be a bracing tonic for anyone interested in the global art market, cultural property,... more...

  • Margaret Cavendish in de Nederlandenby Thijs Weststeijn

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 29.85

    A beautiful portrait of the seventeenth century phylosopher and her life in Rotterdam and Antwerp more...

  • Feminist Art and the Maternalby Andrea Liss

    University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 75.00

    Feminist motherhood is a surprisingly unexplored subject. In fact, feminism and motherhood have been often thought of as incompatible. Profound, provocative, and innovative, Feminist Art and the Maternal is the first work to critically examine the dilemmas and promises of representing feminist motherhood in contemporary art and visual culture. Andrea... more...

  • On Criticismby Noel Carroll

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 23.95

    In a recent poll of practicing art critics, 75 percent reported that rendering judgments on artworks was the least significant aspect of their job. This is a troubling statistic for philosopher and critic Noel Carroll, who argues that that the proper task of the critic is not simply to describe, or to uncover hidden meanings or agendas, but instead to... more...

  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY Collage and Altered Artby Roni Johnson

    Wiley 2009; US$ 21.99

    Roni Johnson is a lifelong artist and professional designer for manufacturers and retail companies in the rubber stamp and altered arts industries. She maintains the blog Ink Stains (inkstainswithroni.blogspot.com), where she offers up a variety of card sketches, altered projects and layouts, and other goodies. Her work has been published in many... more...

  • Good and Plentyby Tyler Cowen

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 21.95

    Americans agree about government arts funding in the way the women in the old joke agree about the food at the wedding: it's terrible--and such small portions! Americans typically either want to abolish the National Endowment for the Arts, or they believe that public arts funding should be dramatically increased because the arts cannot survive in... more...

  • Artistic Bedfellowsby Holly Crawford

    UPA 2008; US$ 46.99

    Holly Crawford, (Ph.D.), is an artist and art historian. She is the Director of AC Institute, a nonprofit organization for research in contemporary art. more...

  • The Myth of Popular Cultureby Perry Meisel

    Wiley 2009; US$ 111.95

    “Perry Meisel’s study of popular culture is a surprising enhancement of received opinion and common wisdom on that vexed subject. Moving from Shakespeare through Freud on to Bobby Dylan would seem something of a descent, yet Meisel provides a perspective that has its own descriptive justice. Even if I am not wholly persuaded that Dylan’s... more...

  • Latinos in the Artsby Steven Otfinoski

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 54.00

    From the beginnings of the colonization of the US, Latino art has been a creative and physical presence in the Southwest, southern Florida, and much of California. This work traces the accomplishments of 178 performing and visual artists. A bibliography directs the reader to sources for further information about Latino Americans and the arts. more...