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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
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...
- HarperCollins 2013; Not Available
With more than 130 raw and revolutionary photographs, The Dirty Side of Glamour showcases Tyler Shields?s unrestrained creative spirit and offers a visual commentary on fame, excess, youth, the trappings of celebrity, and the power of letting go. more...
- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 36.99
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...
- Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 11.50
In deze les worden drie ontwikkelingen uiteengezet en de zachte burgerschapscompetenties toegelicht, om vervolgens in te gaan op de manier waarop het lectoraat deze vraag uitwerkt in onderzoeken die uitgevoerd worden door de lector, docenten en studenten van het Domein Maatschappij en Recht, in het bijzonder door docenten en studenten Culturele en... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 43.95
A blood stained shower curtain, a lighter that shows an airplane aboutto collide with the Twin Towers, plush slippers shaped like penises: the world of commodities today is marked by stylistic diversity, irony, and trash ? there are no limits on so-called bad taste.This book attempts to get to the bottom of the current fascination with the disgusting,... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 28.00
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...
- Search Institute Press 2012; US$ 14.99
Based on compelling research and the author?s personal experience running programs that support arts in education, this collection of practical advice not only explains why arts education is vital but also provides tools and resources to help develop and maintain sustainable arts programs for young people. This helpful guide provides arts educators... more...
- Auckland University Press 2005; US$ 23.99
This fascinating look at artists and their intimate partners takes nine well-known New Zealand couples and explores the many aspects of their lives?particularly how the presence of an artistic companion or soul mate impacts the art they produce. Combining the pleasures of gossip with information about how these artists have conducted their lives,... more...