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  • Vibrant Architectureby Rachel Armstrong

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    This book explores how matter may become a codesigner of our living spaces. The possibility of promoting architectural liveliness by incorporating ?vibrant matter? into the built environment is explored as a new practice in sustainable buildings. The resultant ?vibrant architecture? raises the possibility of environmentally positive spaces... more...

  • Ruins and Fragmentsby Robert Harbison

    Reaktion Books 2015; US$ 35.00

    What is it about ruins that are so alluring, so puzzling, that they can hold some of us in endless wonder over the half-erased story they tell? In this elegant book, Robert Harbison explores the captivating hold these remains and broken pieces?from architecture, art, and literature?have on us. Why are we, he asks, so suspicious of things that are... 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...

  • The Routledge International Handbook of the Arts and Educationby Mike Fleming; Liora Bresler; John O'Toole

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 215.00

    This International Handbook brings together leading writers on Arts in Education to provide a much-needed, authoritative guide to the main debates in the field and an informed account of contemporary developments in policy and practice. Providing a detailed overview of key concepts and practical challenges, the book combines theoretical insight... more...

  • My Fair Ladiesby Julie Wosk

    Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Taking us on a fascinating tour across a wide variety of media, from sci-fi films to underwear ads, My Fair Ladies introduces us to a bevy of lifelike, manmade women, from automatons to artificial intelligent robots. Julie Wosk considers how this figure of the ?perfect woman? has come to embody not only fantasies, but also fears about gender and... more...

  • My Fair Ladiesby Julie Wosk

    Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Taking us on a fascinating tour across a wide variety of media, from sci-fi films to underwear ads, My Fair Ladies introduces us to a bevy of lifelike, manmade women, from automatons to artificial intelligent robots. Julie Wosk considers how this figure of the ?perfect woman? has come to embody not only fantasies, but also fears about gender and... more...

  • 2015by Günter Berghaus

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    This special issue investigates the role of Futurism in the ?uvre of a number of women artists and writers, including women actively supporting Futurism (e.g. R??ena Zátková, Edyth von Haynau, Olga Rozanova, Eva Kühn), others periodically involved with the movement (e.g. Valentine de Saint Point, Aleksandra Ekster, Mary Swanzy), others... more...

  • French Riviera and Its Artistsby John Baxter

    Museyon 2015; US$ 15.99

    Get swept up in the glitz and glamour of the French Riviera as author and filmmaker John Baxter takes readers on a whirlwind tour through the star-studded cultural history of the Côte d?Azur that?s sure to delight travelers, Francophiles, and culture lovers alike. Readers will discover the dramatic lives of the legendary artists, writers, actors,... 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...