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- UNP - Nebraska 2013; US$ 55.00
In this study of surrealism and ghostliness, Katharine Conley provides a new, unifying theory of surrealist art and thought based on history and the paradigm of puns and anamorphosis. In Surrealist Ghostliness , Conley discusses surrealism as a movement haunted by the experience of World War I and the repressed ghost of spiritualism. From the perspective... more...
- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 39.99
The book represents a compilation of case studies about Japanese intellectuals' relationships to modernity in three majors arenas of art (art and aesthetics, theater, and literature) beginning in the 1850s to the 1970s. It discusses how inevitable wave of modernity was responded to, discussed, assimilated, changed by some of the most notable practitioners... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00
Für die Kulturgeschichte des westlichen Abendlandes seit der Antike sind Imaginationen von Farben in Literatur und Kunst konstitutiv. Besonders das christliche Mittelalter bedient sich der Farben, vielfach in Form einer bildkünstlerischen oder sprachlich erzeugten Zusammensetzung monochromer Flächen, um etwa die Substantiierung des Göttlichen... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00
Die körperlich-plastische Wirkung von Artefakten stellt eine maßgebliche Grundlage ihrer bildaktiven Kompetenz dar. Im Gegensatz zur Auffassung, dass Bilder als virtuelle Medien allein dem Visus verpflichtet seien, steht die Erkenntnis einer Bildwahrnehmung, die stets auf mehrere Sinne ausgerichtet ist. In diesem Band sind Beiträge versammelt,... more...
- Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 14.57
Len Lye: A Biography tells for the first time the story of a unique, charismatic artist who was an innovator in many areas ? film, kinetic sculpture, painting, photography and poetry. Born in New Zealand in 1901, Len Lye gained an international reputation in the arts and had friendships with many famous people ? including Dylan Thomas, Robert Graves,... more...
- F+W Media 2013; US$ 19.99 US$ 16.39
Bring on the doodles! Zen doodle, that is! In Zen Doodle: Tons of Tangles , you'll find gorgeous images of the best doodle art from around the world. This collection of drawings and painted canvases from dozens of contributors features thousands of tangle patterns and doodle designs to inspire you to doodle anything and everything. Create a mythical,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95
This comprehensively revised, illustrated edition discusses recent performance work and takes into consideration changes that have taken place since the book's original publication in 1996. Marvin Carlson guides the reader through the contested definition of performance as a theatrical activity and the myriad ways in which performance has been interpreted... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
Sociology Looks at the Arts is intended as a concise yet nuanced introduction to the sociology of art. This book will provide a foundation for teaching and discussing a range of questions and perspectives used by sociologists who study the relationship between the arts ? including music, performing arts, visual arts, literature, film and new media... more...
- SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99
The Mediterranean is a multifaceted conglomeration of parts that cannot be assembled into a whole. Its various histories characterised by imperial and nationalistic aspirations, imbalances of power and economies, political struggles, diverse cultural, religious and linguistic realities as well as the countless myths spawned by people over the ages... more...