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Aesthetic Theology and Its Enemies

Judaism in Christian Painting, Poetry, and Politics

by David Nirenberg

<p>Through most of Western European history, Jews have been a numerically tiny or entirely absent minority, but across that history Europeans have nonetheless worried a great deal about Judaism. Why should that be so? This short but powerfully ...

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After 1851

The Material and Visual Cultures of the Crystal Palace at Sydenham

by Kate Nichols & Sarah Victoria Turner

<p>Echoing Joseph Paxton's question at the close of the Great Exhibition, 'What is to become of the Crystal Palace?', this interdisciplinary essay collection argues that there is considerable potential in studying this unique architectural and ...

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Against the Tide

Salmon Women Pioneers in Colonial New South Wales

by Perry Ann Snodgrass

<p>Pride in their new country, hard work, entrepreneurship, love affairs and heartbreak are part of the story of four young women and their lives in colonial New South Wales.<br /> <br /> Against the Tide is a true story of the three wives and ...

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Analogous and Digital

by Otl Aicher

<p>Otl Aicher (1922-1991) was an outstanding personality in modern design, he was a co-founder of the legendary Hochschule für Gestaltung (HfG), the Ulm School of Design, Germany. His works since the fifties of the last century in the field of ...

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Analyzing Design Review Conversations

by Adams, Robin S.

Design is ubiquitous. Speaking across disciplines, it is a way of thinking that involves dealing with complex, open-ended, and contextualized problems that embody the ambiguities and contradictions in everyday life. It has become a part of ...

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Analyzing Design Review Conversations

by Robin S. Adams & Junaid A. Siddiqui

<p>Design is ubiquitous. Speaking across disciplines, it is a way of thinking that involves dealing with complex, open-ended, and contextualized problems that embody the ambiguities and contradictions in everyday life. It has become a part of ...

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Ancient Art of Dowsing

by Duane Ose

<p>This book answers all the questions on dowsing, informing the reader as to why and how dowsing works. Moreover, it has the instructions to test oneself to become a dowser. Dowsing locates all objects that I refer to as targets, then to also ...

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Architecture since 1400

by Kathleen James-Chakraborty

<DIV><P>The first global history of architecture to give equal attention to Western and non-Western structures and built landscapes, <EM>Architecture since 1400</EM> is unprecedented in its range, approach, and insight. From Tenochtitlan’s Great

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Art & Beauty

by Maurice de Wulf

<p>This work attempts to establish a philosophy of art that is both intellectual and objective. At first sight it may appear that these goals are at variance with contemporary ideas. On closer examination, however, the reader will see that the ...

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Art + Fashion

Collaborations and Connections Between Icons

by E.P. Cutler & Julien Tomasello

<p>A volume of magnificent proportions, <em>Art + Fashion</em> is as exciting and elegant as the creative partnerships it celebrates. Spanning numerous eras, men and women's fashion, and a wide range of art mediums, these 25 collaborative ...

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Art and Homosexuality

A History of Ideas

by Christopher Reed

<p>This bold, globe-spanning survey is the first book to thoroughly explore the radical, long-standing interdependence between art and homosexuality. It draws examples from the full range of the Western tradition, including classical, ...

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Art and Its Global Histories

A Reader

by Diana Newall

<p>The Reader Art and Its Global Histories represents an invaluable teaching tool, offering content ranging from academic essays and excerpts, new translations, interviews with curators and artists, to art criticism. The introduction sets out ...

ISBN: 9781526119933

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Art and Public History

Approaches, Opportunities, and Challenges

by Rebecca Bush & K. Tawny Paul

<p><em>Art and Public History: Approaches, Opportunities, and Challenges</em> examines the relationship between art and public history, outlining opportunities, challenges, and insights drawn from recent initiatives. With a special eye towards ...

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Art and Science

by Eliane Strosberg

<div>Today, art and science are often defined in opposition to each other: one involves the creation of individual aesthetic objects, and the other the discovery of general laws of nature. Throughout human history, however, the boundaries have ...

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Art in Crisis

The Lost Center

by Hans Sedlmayr

<p>The history of art from the early nineteenth century on- ward is commonly viewed as a succession of conflicts between innovatory and established styles that culminated in the formalism and aesthetic autonomy of high modernism. In Art and ...

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Art Is Not What You Think It Is

by Donald Preziosi & Claire Farago

<p><em>Art Is Not What You Think It Is</em> utilizes original research to present a series of critical incursions into the current state of debate on the idea of art, making manifest what has been largely missing or unsaid in those ...

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Art Power

by Boris Groys

<p>A new book by Boris Groys acknowledges the problem and potential of arts complex relationship to power.</p> ...

ISBN: 9780262260770

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Art, Animals, and Experience

Relationships to Canines and the Natural World

by Elizabeth Sutton

<p>Elizabeth Sutton, using a phenomenological approach, investigates how animals in art invite viewers to contemplate human relationships to the natural world. Using Rembrandt van Rijn’s etching of <em>The Presentation in the Temple</em> (c. ...

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Artists in Offices

An Ethnography of an Academic Art Scene

by Judith E. Adler

<p>Universities have become important sources of patronage and professional artistic preparation. With the growing academization of art instruction, young artists are increasingly socialized in bureaucratic settings, and mature artists find ...

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Baroque

by John Rupert Martin

<p>This is a nonchronological introduction to Baroque, one of the great periods of European art. John Martin's descriptions of the essential characteristics of the Baroque help one to gain an understanding of the style. His illustrations are ...

ISBN: 9780429981753

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