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  • Theater in a Crowded Fireby Lee Gilmore

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    Every summer, thousands gather from around the world in the blistering heat of Nevada?s Black Rock Desert for the seven-day celebration of art, community, and fire known as Burning Man. Culminating in the spectacular incineration of a wooden effigy, this festival is grand-scale theater for self-expression, personal transformation, eclectic spirituality,... more...

  • The Psychology of Beautyby Ethel D. Puffer

    The Floating Press 1905; US$ 5.99

    THE human being who thrills to the experience of beauty in nature and in art does not forever rest with that experience unquestioned. The day comes when he yearns to pierce the secret of his emotion, to discover what it is, and why, that has so stung him - to defend and to justify his transport to himself and to others. He seeks a reason for the faith... more...

  • Embodied Avatarsby Uri McMillan

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 23.20

    Tracing a dynamic genealogy of performance from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century, Uri McMillan contends that black women artists practiced a purposeful self-objectification, transforming themselves into art objects. In doing so, these artists raised new ways to ponder the intersections of art, performance, and black female embodiment. ... more...

  • Creative Methods of Inquiry in Arts Marketingby Gretchen Larsen

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    this ebook contains seven papers on changing environment of arts marketing, which poses challenges to researchers and necessitates creative methods of enquiry. Creative enquiry in arts marketing includes the use of both established and innovative interpretive methods and can aid our understanding of the relationship between art and the market. more...

  • Expressionism as an International Literary Phenomenonby Ulrich Weisstein

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1973; US$ 210.00

    Ulrich Weisstein?s collection of 21 essays offers a comparative study of Expressionism as a Modernist movement whose dynamic core lay in Germany and Austria-Hungary, but which transformed artistic practices in other European countries. The focus, Weisstein argues, ?must be strictly and sharply aimed at a specific body of works and opinions?a relatively... more...

  • The Victory Testsby Mark Rowe

    SportsBooks 2011; US$ 20.99

    One minute before 7pm on Tuesday, May 22, 1945 a packed Lord's roared as Australia beat England in the last over of the first Victory Test. A fortnight after Victory in Europe, the result did not matter -- only the cricket. The five matches between a near full-strength England and Australian servicemen, at least one of whom had just been released... more...

  • Umbruch und Identitätszerfallby Emilija Mancic

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 42.94

    Dem vorliegenden Werk liegt die Auffassung zugrunde,dass Fragen von Kultur, Identität und Geschichte als wechselseitige Entwicklungs- und Konstruktions momente im transnationalen und transregionalen Zusammenhang begriffen werden können. Das Buch analysiert die deutsche Romantik als Anreger der europäischen Romantik und ihr Verhältnis zu den Identitätsnarrationen,... more...

  • Sexed Universals in Contemporary Artby Penny Florence

    Allworth Press 2012; US$ 19.95

    "The past, present, and future of art and art culture collide in this interdisciplinary study that strives to find new, universal meaning in a diverse art world. Using examples from contemporary painting, sculpture, film, and the digital arts, Penny Florence examines the link between the “grand narratives? of modernism and today?s culture of difference.... more...

  • Kulturmarketingby Bernd Günter; Andrea Hausmann

    Springer 2012; US$ 19.95

    Eine der wichtigsten Aufgaben von Kulturmanagern ist die zielgruppenorientierte Vermittlung und Vermarktung der Leistungen von Kulturbetrieben. Die hiermit verbundenen Aufgaben werden dem Marketing zugeordnet, das in anderen Branchen bereits seit langem erfolgreich eingesetzt wird. Es gilt in seinem heutigen Verständnis als prägendes, umfassendes... more...

  • Perspectives on Perceptionby Mary Margaret McCabe; Mark Textor

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 126.00

    Perception and its puzzles have given rise to philosophical reflection from antiquity to recent times: What do we perceive? How do we talk about what we perceive? What is the nature of our subjective experience? How can we talk about our subjective experience? In this book a distinguished group of philosophers addresses questions like... more...