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  • The Aesthetic Imperativeby Malcolm Ross

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    The Aesthetic Imperative: Relevance and Responsibility in Arts Education is a collection of papers that covers various concerns in assessment in the context of arts education. In the first chapters, the text examines the predicament of the arts. The next two chapters relate assessment in the context of esthetic education and evaluation in the arts.... more...

  • Learning How to Fallby T Nikki Cesare Schotzko

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Beginning with Richard Drew?s controversial photograph of a man falling from the North Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11,?Learning How to Fall?investigates the changing relationship between world events and their subsequent documentation, asking: ? Does the mediatization of the event overwhelm the fact of the event itself? How... more...

  • Installation and the Moving Imageby Catherine Elwes

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 25.99

    Film and video have a double nature; they create an illusory world, a reality elsewhere and a material presence that both dramatises and demystifies the magic trick of moving pictures. Since the 1960s, artists have systematically explored filmic and televisual phenomena in the controlled environments of galleries and museums, drawing on multiple antecedents... more...

  • Refiguring the Realby Christopher Braider

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 47.95 US$ 38.36

    In a major analysis of pictorial forms from the late Middle Ages to the Enlightenment, Christopher Braider argues that the painted image provides a metaphor and model for all other modes of expression in Western culture?particularly literature, philosophy, religion, and science. Because critics have conventionally explained visual images in terms... more...

  • Art Meets Mathematics in the Fourth Dimensionby Stephen Lipscomb

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 109.00

    To see objects that live in the fourth dimension we humans would need to add a fourth dimension to our three-dimensional vision. An example of such an object that lives in the fourth dimension is a hyper-sphere or ?3-sphere.? The quest to imagine the elusive 3-sphere has deep historical roots: medieval poet Dante Alighieri used a 3-sphere to convey... more...

  • Towards an Inclusive Arts Educationby Kate Hatton; Kerry Freedman; Daniel Goodley; Anna Hickey-Moody; Sylvia Theuri; Michael McMillan; Bernice Donszelmann; Caroline Stevenson; Samantha Broadhead; Eldrid Herrington

    Institute of Education Press 2015; US$ 41.95

    This collection offers a theoretical perspective for tutors, teacher trainers and arts students on how to achieve inclusion in arts education. It identifies the absences in institutional thinking and suggests how we can work towards better theoretical and cultural understanding of inclusion in the field of arts education. more...

  • Arts and Cultural Leadership in Asiaby Jo Caust

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Arts and cultural activity in Asia is increasingly seen as important internationally, and Asia?s growing prosperity is enabling the full range of artistic activities to be better encouraged, supported and managed. At the same time, cultural frameworks and contexts vary hugely across Asia, and it is not appropriate to apply Westerns theories and models... more...

  • Perspectives on Art Educationby Ruth Mateus-Berr; Michaela Götsch

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 49.00

    The symposium "Perspectives on Art Education" (Vienna, May 28 - 30, 2015) is dedicated to these changes: What does the training need today in terms of artistic practice, research, and communication skills? What explanations do historical and contemporary approaches offer? What new strategies are needed in teaching and learning? How can... more...

  • Ruskin (Routledge Revivals)by George P. Landow

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Ruskin, the great Victorian critics of art and society, had an enormous influence on his age and our own. A highly successful propagandist for the arts, he did much both to popularize high art and to bring it to the masses. A brilliant theorist and practical critics of realism, he also produced the finest nineteenth-century discussions of fantasy,... more...

  • The Idea of Artby Anthony Bond

    NewSouth 2015; US$ 39.99

    Curator Anthony Bond began building a contemporary international art collection at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney in 1984. The collection now features many important artists, including Anselm Kiefer, Antony Gormley, Francis Bacon, Anish Kapoor and Doris Salcedo.In The Idea of Art, Bond discusses the guiding philosophies that steered his... more...