1204 books (61 pages) in this category
by Dominic McIver Lopes
<p>Dominic McIver Lopes articulates and defends a 'buck passing theory of art', namely that a work of art is nothing but a work in one of the arts. Having traced philosophical interest in theories of art to a reaction to certain puzzle cases of ...eBook
Women Artists of the Two World Wars
by Catherine Speck
<p><i>Beyond the Battlefield</i> provides a fascinating account of female creativity in America, Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand during the turbulent era of twentieth-century conflict. This book looks at women ...
Art, Feminism and Technoscience
by Lindsay Kelley
<p>What do new technologies taste like? A growing number of contemporary artists are working with food, live materials and scientific processes, in order to explore and challenge the ways in which manipulation of biological materials informs oureBook
by Jeremy Mynott
A History Since the 1950s
by Eddie Chambers
<p>Black artists have been making major contributions to the British art scene for decades, since at least the middle of the 20th century. Sometimes, these artists - with backgrounds in the countries of Africa, the Caribbean, and South Asia - ...eBook
by Grackle & Pigeon
At some point as kids, we all threw a blanket over two chairs and called it our clubhouse-who ever said the fun needs to stop Artistic duo Grackle + Pigeon hereby declares that growing up is optional, and presents you with twenty-plus artisanal ...
by Barry Blitt
Barry Blitt's cartoons have been expertly lampooning politics and culture in America for more than two decades. His wry and provocative <i>New Yorker</i> covers often become the defining image of a political moment, earning him adoration from ...
by Kathy Acker
'You exist in this darkness. Rebels. Creeps. Outcasts. Loners. People who hate everybody'<BR><BR>This is the story of Janey, who lived in a locked room, where she found a scrap of paper and began to write down her life. It's a story of lust, ...
Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant and Their Circle
by Richard Shone
The Arts in Christchurch 1933–1953
by Peter Simpson
<p>‘Why was it then that out of the hundreds of towns and universities in the English-speaking lands scattered over the seven seas, only one should at that time act as a focus of creative literature of more than local significance; that it ...eBook
Portraiture, Performance and Patronage, 1730–1830
by Elizabeth Eger
<p>The conversation parties of the bluestockings, held to debate contemporary ideas in eighteenth-century Britain, were vital in encouraging female artistic achievement. The bluestockings promoted links between learning and virtue in the public ...eBook
by Maggie Nelson
<p><strong>A <em>Guardian</em> Book of the Year</strong></p> <p><strong><em>Maggie Nelson is one of the most electrifying writers at work in America today, among the sharpest and most supple thinkers of her generation -</em> Olivia ...eBook
by Phaidon Editors
by Mireille M. Lee
<p>This is the first general monograph on ancient Greek dress in English to be published in more than a century. By applying modern dress theory to the ancient evidence, this book reconstructs the social meanings attached to the dressed body in ...eBook
by Albert Schachter & Hans Beck
<p>Boiotia was - next to Athens and Sparta - one of the most important regions of ancient Greece. Albert Schachter, a leading expert on the region, has for many decades pioneered and fostered the exploration of it and its people through his ...eBook
by Laurinda Dixon
by Virginia Rembers
<div>Long before computer games were invented, HiEronymus Bosch was painting terrifying, yet strangely likable, monsters, often with a touch of humour. His works are assertive statements about the mental dangers that befalls those who abandon ...
This inspiring print set offers sixteen designs to transform a blank wall into a personalized display. Each set of sixteen images has been specially selected from the TASCHEN collection as the most loved, and most interesting, examples of ...