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  • Sociology Looks at the Artsby Julia Rothenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    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...

  • Mediterranean Art and Educationby John Baldacchino; Raphael Vella

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 41.15

    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...

  • Kunstpolitik der Berliner Museen 1919-1959by Timo Saalmann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 119.00

    Die weltberühmten Sammlungen der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin verbinden Kunst und Politik in ganz besonderer Weise. Wie Museumsleute vom späten Kaiserreich über die Weimarer Republik und das "Dritte Reich" hinweg bis zur Nachkriegszeit als politische Akteure auftraten, zeigt diese Studie. Timo Saalmann stellt damit nicht nur heraus, wie... more...

  • Tate Introductions: Matisseby Juliette Rizzi

    Tate Enterprises Ltd 2014; US$ 3.99

    Henri Matisse is a leading figure of modern art and one of the most significant colourists of all time. In a career spanning over half a century, Matisse made a large body of work encompassing drawing, painting, sculpture and ceramics. After 1948 he was prevented from painting by ill health but, although confined to bed, he produced a number of works... more...

  • Artistic Practicesby Tasos Zembylas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Art matters. It affects us in our daily lives and is full of meanings that are valuable to all of us. As a catalyst for social interactions, art may either cause public conflict and create dissensions or facilitate mutual understanding and strengthen collective bonds. All of this is grounded in practices that develop and change along social interaction,... more...

  • Difference / Indifferenceby Moira Roth; Jonathan D Katz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Sex and Drugs before Rock 'n' Rollby Benjamin B. Roberts

    Amsterdam University Press 2012; US$ 49.99

    Sex and Drugs Before the Rock ’n’ Roll is a fascinating volume that presents an engaging overview of what it was like to be young and male in the Dutch Golden Age. Here, well-known cohorts of Rembrandt are examined for the ways in which they expressed themselves by defying conservative values and norms. This study reveals how these young men rebelled,... more...

  • Art's Emotionsby Damien Freeman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 32.95

    Despite the very obvious differences between looking at Manet’s Woman with a Parrot and listening to Elgar’s Cello Concerto, both experiences provoke similar questions in the thoughtful aesthete: why does the painting seem to express reverie and the music, nostalgia? How do we experience the reverie and nostalgia in such works of art? Why do we... more...

  • Management and the Artsby William James Byrnes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 56.95

    The fifth edition of Management and the Arts provides you with theory and practical applications from all arts management perspectives including planning, marketing, finance, economics, organization, staffing, and group dynamics. Regardless of whether you are a manager in a theatre, museum, dance company, or opera, you will gain useful insights... more...

  • The Aesthetic Impulseby Malcolm Ross

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    The Aesthetic Impulse explains aesthetic as describing a significant area of the school curriculum that would include but not be confined to the creative arts. Organized into 10 chapters, this book begins with a discussion on arts education. Subsequent chapters explain art, sensibility, aesthetics, and the vernacular principle. The concept of arts... more...