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  • Cognitive Processes in the Perception of Artby W. R. Crozier; A. J. Chapman

    Elsevier Science 1984; US$ 72.95

    This book reviews progress and describes original research in the cognitive psychology of the arts. The invited contributors are leading authorities, and the topics which they cover include psychological approaches to symbols and meaning in art, issues in experimental aesthetics, the development in children of artistic production and appreciation,... more...

  • ART/WORKby Heather Darcy Bhandari; Jonathan Melber

    Free Press 2009; US$ 14.99

    The definitive, must-have guide to pursuing an art career—the fully revised and updated edition of Art/Work , now in its fourteenth printing, shares the tools artists of all levels need to make it in this highly competitive field. Originally published in 2009, Art/Work was the first practical guide to address how artists can navigate the crucial... more...

  • Chromophobiaby David Batchelor

    Reaktion Books 2000; US$ 19.95

    The central argument of Chromophobia is that a chromophobic impulse - a fear of corruption or contamination through color - lurks within much Western cultural and intellectual thought. more...

  • A Philosophy of Computer Artby Dominic Lopes

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95

    What is computer art? Do the concepts we usually employ to talk about art, such as ‘meaning’, ‘form’ or ‘expression’ apply to computer art?   A Philosophy of Computer Art is the first book to explore these questions. Dominic Lopes argues that computer art challenges some of the basic tenets of traditional ways of thinking about and making art... more...

  • Art Without Bordersby Ben-Ami Scharfstein

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 21.00 US$ 17.85

    People all over the world make art and take pleasure in it, and they have done so for millennia. But acknowledging that art is a universal part of human experience leads us to some big questions: Why does it exist? Why do we enjoy it? And how do the world’s different art traditions relate to art and to each other? Art Without Borders is an... more...

  • Digital Painting Techniquesby 3DTotal.com

    Taylor & Francis 2009; US$ 52.95

    Discover the tips, tricks and techniques that really work for concept artists, matte painters and animators. Compiled by the team at 3dtotal.com, Digital Painting Techniques, Volume 1 offers digital inspiration with hands-on insight and techniques from professional digital artists. More than just a gallery book - within Digital Painting Techniques... more...

  • Winckelmann und die Mythologie der Klassikby Heinz Georg Held

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 126.00

    Das bilaterale Kulturzentrum Villa Vigoni am Comer See widmet sich u.a. mit zahlreichen Fachtagungen der Vertiefung und Erforschung der deutsch-italienischen Beziehungen in Literatur, Wissenschaft, Kultur und Politik. In der Schriftenreihe der Villa Vigoni werden herausragende Ergebnisse dieser Tagungen der an den biliteralen Beziehungen... more...

  • Rosalind Krauss and American Philosophical Art Criticism: From Formalism to Beyond Postmodernismby David Carrier

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 105.00

    Rosalind Krauss is, without visible rival, the most influential American art writer since Clement Greenberg. Together with her colleagues at ^IOctober^R, the journal she co-founded, she has played a key role in the introduction of French theory into the American art world. In the 1960s, though first a follower of Greenberg, she was inspired by her... more...

  • Everyday Geniusby Gary Alan Fine

    University of Chicago Press 2006; US$ 18.00 US$ 15.30

    From Henry Darger's elaborate paintings of young girls caught in a vicious war to the sacred art of the Reverend Howard Finster, the work of outsider artists has achieved unique status in the art world. Celebrated for their lack of traditional training and their position on the fringes of society, outsider artists nonetheless participate in a traditional... more...

  • Art and the Human Adventureby Derek Allan

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 92.00

    André Malraux was a major figure in French intellectual life in the twentieth century. A key component of his thought is his theory of art which presents a series of fundamental challenges to traditional explanations of the nature and purpose of art devel more...