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  • The Aesthetics of Matterby Sarah Posman; Anne Reverseau; David Ayers; Sascha Bru; Benedikt Hjartarson

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00

    This volume proposes an in-depth exploration of the materiality of art and writing in modernism and the avant-garde. The essays explore how the avant-gardes and modernism attempted to establish the material specificity and hybridityof media and art forms. The collection sheds light on the full range and import of the aesthetics of matter... more...

  • Guide to Getting Arts Grantsby Ellen Liberatori

    Allworth Press 2010; US$ 19.95

    Get that arts grant and be more independent! In this book, artists and arts groups will find all they need to know to support themselves through grants and special projects. This expert guide, written by an insider who has been on both the grant-making and the grant-writing side of the arts, shows readers how to assess their personal strengths and... more...

  • Visual Culture in the Modern Middle Eastby Christiane Gruber; Sune Haugbolle

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 23.99

    This timely book examines the power and role of the image in modern Middle Eastern societies. The essays explore the role and function of image making to highlight the ways in which the images "speak" and what visual languages mean for the construction of Islamic subjectivities, the distribution of power, and the formation of identity and belonging.... more...

  • Werkzeuge und Instrumenteby Philippe Cordez; Matthias Krüger

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 70.00

    Was verbindet Hammer, Pinsel und Geige? Werkzeuge und Instrumente vermitteln zwischen menschlichem Körper und Materie. So genießen diese Objekte eine genuine Gemeinsamkeit, und doch gründet gerade in der Differenz beider Begriffe die abendländische Unterscheidung zwischen handwerklichen und künstlerischen bzw. musikalischen oder wissenschaftlichen... more...

  • Len Lyeby Roger Horrocks

    Auckland University Press 2001; US$ 31.99

    The life of an extraordinary New Zealander told for the first time. A charismatic personality Lye was a major New Zealand artist and a leading figure in international modernism who lived in London and New York but always retained a South Pacific energy and informality. There is a growing interest in his work and it is well illustrated in this book.... more...

  • Poetry of the Revolutionby Martin Puchner

    Princeton University Press 2005; US$ 36.95

    Poetry of the Revolution tells the story of political and artistic upheavals through the manifestos of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Ranging from the Communist Manifesto to the manifestos of the 1960s and beyond, it highlights the varied alliances and rivalries between socialism and repeated waves of avant-garde art. Martin... more...

  • Philosophie der modernen Kunstby Konrad Paul Liessmann

    facultas.wuv 2013; US$ 20.81

    Die umstrittene Kunst der Moderne hat nicht nur die Zeitgenossen und Kunstwissenschaften, sondern auch die Philosophen zu unterschiedlichen Deutungsversuchen provoziert. Die Philosophie der modernen Kunst gibt einen Überblick über die Entwicklung der Theorien der Kunst seit dem 19. Jahrhundert. Ausgehend von den klassischen ästhetischen Konzeptionen... more...

  • Modernismby Robin Walz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    Robin Walz?s updated Modernism , now part of the Seminar Studies series, has been updated to include significant primary source material and features to make it more accessible for students returning to, or studying the topic for the first time. The twentieth century was a period of seismic change on a global scale, witnessing two world wars,... more...

  • 2014by Günter Berghaus

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    Volume 4 (2014) of the International Yearbook of Futurism Studies is again an open issue that addresses reactions to Italian Futurism in 16 countries (Argentina, Armenia, Brazil, Egypt, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Holland, Hungary, Japan, Portugal, Russia, Slovenia, Spain, USA), and in the artistic media of photography, theatre... more...

  • Symptom of Beautyby Francette Pacteau

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 16.00

    For a woman in the Western world, there is no escaping beauty. Either she possesses it, or she lacks it. If she lacks it, she may hope to gain it. If she already has it, she will certainly lose it. But what is "it"? Not an objective thing, Francette Pacteau tells us, but a generic term for an unspecifiable number of psychological experiences in the... more...