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  • The Sociology of Art (Routledge Revivals)by Arnold Hauser

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1982, The Sociology of Art considers all forms of the arts, whether visual arts, literature, film, theatre or music from Bach to the Beatles. The last book to be completed by Arnold Hauser before his death in 1978, it is a total analysis of the spiritual forces of social expression, based upon comprehensive historical experience... more...

  • Imaging Disasterby Gennifer Weisenfeld

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 65.00

    Focusing on one landmark catastrophic event in the history of an emerging modern nation—the Great Kanto Earthquake that devastated Tokyo and surrounding areas in 1923—this fascinating volume examines the history of the visual production of the disaster. The Kanto earthquake triggered cultural responses that ran the gamut from voyeuristic and macabre... more...

  • Strategic Management in the Artsby Lidia Varbanova

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95

    Strategic Management in the Arts looks at the unique characteristics of organisations in the arts and culture sector and shows readers how to tailor a strategic plan to help these diverse organizations meet their objectives. Strategic management is an essential element that drives an organisation’s success, yet many cultural organizations have... more...

  • Artist, Researcher, Teacherby Alan Thornton

    Intellect Books Ltd 2013; US$ 20.00

    This book is aimed at all art practitioners, professionals and students who see their practices and identities embracing many aspects of the cultures of art, research and education. It may also be of interest to those in other fields who are concerned with identity formation and professional roles and practices. Challenging conventional wisdom about... more...

  • On Edgeby C. Carr

    Wesleyan University Press 2012; US$ 25.99

    The state of performance art in the 80s and 90s, documented by the form’s leading critic. more...

  • Art and Democracy in Post-Communist Europeby Piotr Piotrowski

    Reaktion Books 2012; US$ 32.00

    When the Iron Curtain fell in 1989, Eastern Europe saw a new era begin, and the widespread changes that followed extended into the world of art. Art and Democracy in Post-Communist Europe examines the art created in light of the profound political, social, economic, and cultural transformations that occurred in the former Eastern Bloc after the... more...

  • A Companion to Media Authorshipby Jonathan Gray; Derek Johnson

    Wiley 2013; US$ 56.95 US$ 51.26

    A Companion to Media Authorship offers 28 groundbreaking chapters which investigate the practices, attributions, and meanings of authorship. Revitalizing the study within media and cultural studies, this diverse and global collection provides the definitive work on the subject. Rethinks cultures of authorship and challenges the concept of auteurism... more...

  • A Companion to Luis Buñuelby Rob Stone; Gutié; Juliá rrez-Albilla; n Daniel

    Wiley 2013; US$ 56.95 US$ 51.26

    A Companion to Luis Buñuel presents a collection of critical readings by many of the foremost film scholars that examines and reassesses myriad facets of world-renowned filmmaker Luis Buñuel’s life, works, and cinematic themes. A collection of critical readings that examine and reassess the controversial filmmaker’s life,... more...

  • Performing the Iranian Stateby Staci Gem Scheiwiller

    Anthem Press 2013; US$ 99.00

    This book discusses what it means to “perform the State,” what this action means in relation to the country of Iran and how these various performances are represented. more...

  • Performing Memory in Art and Popular Cultureby Liedeke Plate; Anneke Smelik

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This volume pursues a new line of research in cultural memory studies by understanding memory as a performative act in art and popular culture. The authors take their cue from the observation that art and popular culture enact memory and generate processes of memory. They do memory, and in this doing of memory new questions about the cultural dimensions... more...