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  • Democratic Artby Sharon Ann Musher

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 36.00

    Throughout the Great Recession American artists and public art endowments have had to fight for government support to keep themselves afloat. It wasn?t always this way. At its height in 1935, the New Deal devoted $27 million?roughly $469 million today?to supporting tens of thousands of needy artists, who used that support to create more than 100,000... more...

  • Der Künstler in der Fremdeby Uwe Fleckner; Maike Steinkamp; Hendrik Ziegler

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00

    Art historians and cultural scholars have become interested in the subject of exile as the locus of artistic experience as well as in the travels and wanderings of painters, sculptors, and architects in search of new insights about the world. Researchers have also focused on artworks created in the context of migration. This volume broadens... more...

  • Stitch Drawby Rosie James

    Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 18.94

    A guide to figurative stitching with the sewing machine – using the thread and needle almost as a pencil. A look that is growing in popularity, figurative stitch work needs some guidance and a leading exponent of the style reveals the basics but also how to expand your repertoire to really showcase your creativity. The book covers: How to set up... more...

  • Performance and Cultural Politicsby Elin Diamond

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    Performance and Cultural Politics is a groundbreaking collection of essays which explore the historical and cultural territories of performance, written by the foremost scholars in the field. The essays, exploring performance art, theatre, music and dance, range from Oscar Wilde to Eric Clapton; from the Rose Theatre to U.S. Holocaust museums. The... more...

  • Tanz + Bildende Kunstby Nele Lipp

    ATHENA-Verlag 2015; US$ 15.53

    Das Thema Tanz und Bildende Kunst im Feld seiner wechselseitigen Beziehungen erfreut sich - nicht zuletzt befördert durch postmodern-interdisziplinäres Denken - eines steigenden Interesses in der Fachwelt. In fünf Essays analysiert Nele Lipp im vorliegenden Band detailliert und mit Hilfe des eingeführten Begriffs des ­'ZusammenDenkens' die Wechselbeziehung... 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...

  • Architecture and Mathematics from Antiquity to the Futureby Kim Williams; Michael J. Ostwald

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 149.00

    Every age and every culture has relied on the incorporation of mathematics in their works of architecture to imbue the built environment with meaning and order. Mathematics is also central to the production of architecture, to its methods of measurement, fabrication and analysis. This two-volume edited collection presents a detailed portrait of the... more...

  • Psychoanalysis and the Artistic Endeavorby Lois Oppenheim

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Psychoanalysis and the Artistic Endeavor offers an intriguing window onto the creative thinking of several well-known and highly creative individuals.? Internationally renowned writers, painters, choreographers, and others converse with the author about their work and how it has been informed by their life experience.? Creative process frames the... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Art and Politicsby Randy Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 225.00

    The Routledge Companion to Art and Politics offers a thorough examination of the complex relationship between art and politics, and the many forms and approaches the engagement between them can take. The contributors - a diverse assembly of artists, activists, scholars from around the world ? discuss and demonstrate ways of making art and politics... more...

  • Architecture and Mathematics from Antiquity to the Futureby Kim Williams; Michael J. Ostwald

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 149.00

    Every age and every culture has relied on the incorporation of mathematics in their works of architecture to imbue the built environment with meaning and order. Mathematics is also central to the production of architecture, to its methods of measurement, fabrication and analysis. This two-volume edited collection presents a detailed portrait of the... more...