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  • Abject visionsby Rina Arya; Nicholas Chare

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 105.00

    This major new volume brings together leading international scholars to debate the continuing importance and relevance of the concept of abjection for the interpretation of modern and contemporary culture. This genuinely interdisciplinary collection includes important new essays that draw on the work of Georges Bataille, Judith Butler, Julia Kristeva... more...

  • Museum Storage and Meaningby Mirjam Brusius; Kavita Singh

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Beyond their often beautiful exhibition halls, many museums contain vast, hidden spaces in which objects may be stored, conserved, or processed. Museums can also include unseen archives, study rooms, and libraries which are inaccessible to the public. This collection of essays focuses on this domain, an area that has hitherto received little attention.... more...

  • Rhetoric Review V18#2 Surveyby Theresa Jarnagi Enos

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 22.95

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Kuratieren als antirassistische Praxisby Natalie Bayer; Belinda Kazeem-Kaminski; Nora Sternfeld

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 45.99

    Die Publikation reflektiert Aufgaben, Strategien und Handlungsformen von Museen und Ausstellungen aus der Perspektive der postkolonialen Museologie sowie der kritischen Migrations- und Regimeforschung. Die kritische Analyse der existierenden Ansätze soll Kuratieren als antirassistische Praxis denkbar machen. Orientiert auf Handlungsmacht und auf... more...

  • Art Themesby Marjorie Cohee Manifold

    Indiana University Press 2017; US$ 89.99

    Flexible in approach and full of colorful examples, this textbook provides a basic introduction to what art is and can be in the lives of people who do not necessarily think of themselves as "artists." You will be taught about a variety of art themes, genres, materials, and processes that appeal to novice art makers. The lessons are organized by themes... more...

  • Engaged with the Artsby John Tusa

    I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 55.00

    John Tusa has been Managing Director of London’s Barbican Centre for more than a decade. In that time he has been a notable controversialist, speaking up for the need for the arts, defending their achievements and arguing for more funding.This selection of John Tusa’s passionately argued, candid and challenging essays on the arts in Britain today... more...

  • The Buddhist Caves at Aurangabad: Transformations in Art and Religionby Pia Brancaccio

    BRILL 2010; US$ 154.00

    This is a study that focuses on the art and architecture of a group of Buddhist rock-cut monuments excavated on the western edge of the Deccan Plateau in India. It analyses the various cultural, historical and religious phenomena that shaped the caves at Aurangabad through the first seven centuries of the Common Era and it comments on the Buddhist... more...

  • The Way of the Brushby Fritz van Briessen

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 34.95

    The first paperback edition of this backlist classic, The Way of the Brush examines the technique, style, traditions, and methods of ink-painting. Illustrated with over 250 paintings and packed with instructions, The Way of the Brush covers every aspect of the art, from brushstrokes, composition, and the painting surface to meaning, perspective,... more...

  • Landscape Paintingby Mitchell Albala

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2011; US$ 35.00

    Because nature is so expansive and complex, so varied in its range of light, landscape painters often have to look further and more deeply to find form and structure, value patterns, and an organized arrangement of shapes. In Landscape Painting , Mitchell Albala shares his concepts and practices for translating nature's grandeur, complexity, and color... more...

  • Basic Drawing Made Amazingly Easyby Christopher Hart

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2012; US$ 21.99

    The third title in a bestselling series, Basic Drawing Made Amazingly Easy is a complete drawing book for the beginning artist. Based on a series of lessons that begin with the five basic shapes (circle, oval, square, cylinder, and rectangle) combined with the five basic components of drawing (line, mass, perspective, light, and shading), the book... more...