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  • Untersuchungen zur Ontologie der Kunstby Roman Ingarden

    De Gruyter 1962; US$ 154.00

    Untersuchungen Zur Ontologie Der Kunst: Musikwerk Bild Architektur Film. more...

  • Länderby Andreas Beyer; Günter Meißner

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 363.00

    The Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon (AKL) presents in each volume around 1,000 biographies of artists from all over the globe and throughout the ages from antiquity to the present. It contains not only painters, sculptors, and graphic designers, but gives equal weight to architects, designers, photographers, calligraphers, or craftsmen,... more...

  • Live Art in LAby Peggy Phelan

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    Live Art in LA: Performance Art in Southern California , 1970-1983 documents and critically examines one of the most fecund periods in the history of live art. The book forms part of the Getty Institute’s Pacific Standard Time initiative – a series of exhibitions, performance re-enactments and research projects focused on the greater Los Angeles... more...

  • Transforming Education through the Artsby Brian Caldwell; Tanya Vaughan

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 50.95

    This timely book takes up the challenge of maintaining programs in the arts in the face of unrelenting pressure from two directions; the increasing focus on literacy and numeracy in schools, teamed with the cut-backs in public funding that often affect the arts most severely. Drawing on the wealth of evidence already available on the impact of the... more...

  • Aa is for Aesthetic (RLE Edu K)by Peter Abbs

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This volume reaffirms the indispensable place of the arts in any coherent curriculum. The author hopes that the specific arguments formulated in the book will advance the conservationist post-Modernist aesthetic. more...

  • The Rationality of Feeling (RLE Edu K)by David Best

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This volume emphasizes the necessity for arts teachers to nurture the personal development of their students by expanding their artistic understanding and creativity. In aiming to provide a broader understanding for the effective teaching of the arts, the author provides powerful reasons for seeing the arts as agents of learning, understanding and... more...

  • Women of the Underground: Artby Zora von Burden

    Manic D Press, Inc. 2012; US$ 16.99

    The unconventional, the radical, the subversive, the unorthodox: revealing interviews with underground women artists. more...

  • Intimacy Across Visceral and Digital Performanceby Maria Chatzichristodoulou; Rachel Zerihan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    Consisting of critical analyses, theoretical provocations and practical reflections by leading scholars/practitioners from the fields of performance studies, live art and creative technology, these essays examine the rise of intimate performance works and question the socio-historical contexts provoking those aesthetic and affective developments. more...

  • The Sociology of Art (Routledge Revivals)by Arnold Hauser

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1982, The Sociology of Art considers all forms of the arts, whether visual arts, literature, film, theatre or music from Bach to the Beatles. The last book to be completed by Arnold Hauser before his death in 1978, it is a total analysis of the spiritual forces of social expression, based upon comprehensive historical experience... more...

  • Imaging Disasterby Gennifer Weisenfeld

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 65.00

    Focusing on one landmark catastrophic event in the history of an emerging modern nation—the Great Kanto Earthquake that devastated Tokyo and surrounding areas in 1923—this fascinating volume examines the history of the visual production of the disaster. The Kanto earthquake triggered cultural responses that ran the gamut from voyeuristic and macabre... more...