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- 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...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00
Music, art, dance, drama and writing provide a means of communication for everyone, even those people who otherwise have difficulty communicating and connecting with others in their daily life. Creative activity can bring communities together, using a universal language of self-expression that crosses cultural and generational divides. The papers in... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 14.95
Jan Svankmajer wrote this remarkable book on tactile art when he stopped directing films and experimented intensively with tactile art after repeated censorship by the communist governmnent of Czechoslovakia. Illustrated with over 100 imges, this book is organised around many reproductions of Svanmajker's wondrous tactile art objects, tactile poems,... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
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...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
Features papers presented at one of Exeter University's Annual Creative Arts Summer Schools, together with especially solicited material. Contributors have focussed on the idea of the aesthetic as a special dimension of education, and the volume embraces a wide range of perspectives - philosophical accounts of the arts, aesthetics and creativity,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95
The Arts and Personal Growth focuses on the influence of arts education to personal growth, including the development of curriculum that puts the study of the arts at the core and learning of the arts in different time frames and educational considerations. The book is composed of papers derived from the conference conducted at Dillington House in... more...
- 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...