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Machine Art in the Twentieth Century

by Andreas Broeckmann

<p><strong>An investigation of artists' engagement with technical systems, tracing art historical lineages that connect works of different periods.</strong></p> <p>“Machine art” is neither a movement nor a genre, but encompasses diverse ways in

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Make It New

A History of Silicon Valley Design

by Barry M. Katz

<p><strong>The role of design in the formation of the Silicon Valley ecosystem of innovation.</strong></p> <p>California's Silicon Valley is home to the greatest concentration of designers in the world: corporate design offices at flagship ...

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Making Design Theory

by Johan Redström

<p><strong>A new approach to theory development for practice-driven research, proposing that theory is something made in and through design.</strong></p> <p>Tendencies toward “academization” of traditionally practice-based fields have forced ...

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MALICE AFORETHOUGHT

THE KILLING OF A UNIQUE GENIUS

by Paul Hemenway Altrocchi, MD

Malice Aforethought is the story of murder-one—the premeditated, cold-blooded killing and obliteration of the name and life-story of the world’s greatest writing genius, William Shakespeare. This shameful tale has finally been unraveled, slowly ...

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Marxism and the History of Art: From William Morris to the New Left

by Hemingway, Andrew

The first comprehensive introduction to Marxist approaches to art history. 'The best in the field.' Esther Leslie ...

ISBN: 9781783716159

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Memory Traces

Analyzing Sacred Space at Five Mesoamerican Sites

by Cynthia Kristan-Graham & Laura M. Amrhein

<p>In <em>Memory Traces</em>, art historians and archaeologists come together to examine the nature of sacred space in Mesoamerica. Through five well-known and important centers of political power and artistic invention in Mesoamerica—Tetitla at

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Merleau-Ponty

Space, Place, Architecture

by Patricia M. Locke & Rachel McCann

<p>Phenomenology has played a decisive role in the emergence of the discourse of place, now indispensable to many disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, and the contribution of Merleau-Ponty’s thought to architectural theory and ...

ISBN: 9780821445365

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Michelangelo

by Howard Hibbard

<p>In this masterly, Howard Hibbard relates Michelangelo's art to his life and to the times in which he lived, relying on the earliest biographies and the latest scholarly research as well as on Michelangelo's own letters and poems. What emerges

ISBN: 9780429978579

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Migration into art

Transcultural identities and art-making in a globalised world

by Anne Ring Petersen

<p>This book addresses a topic of increasing importance to artists, art historians and scholars of cultural studies, migration studies and international relations: migration as a profoundly transforming force that has remodelled artistic and art

ISBN: 9781526121936

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Migrations, Arts and Postcoloniality in the Mediterranean

by Celeste Ianniciello

<p>This book is focused on the transcultural memory of the Mediterranean region and the different ways it is articulated by contemporary art practices and museum projects linked to migrations, exile, diaspora and transnationality. The artistic ...

ISBN: 9781351061926

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Milestones of Art: Pablo Picasso: The King

by Willi Bloess

Involved in expressionism, cubism, and surrealism, Picasso was an outstanding painter during the first half of the 20th century. Innumerable publications to his person have appeared. In contrast to them, this short guide delivers an overview of ...

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Milestones of Art: Salvador Dali: The Paranoia-Method

by Willi Bloess

His whole life-long, the surrealistic painter Dali was obsessed to come to terms with three key moments of his childhood in Spain. 1. The fear that in his parents eyes, he is only a rebirth of the dead first son, 2. the shocking effect that the ...

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Modern Art on Display

The Legacies of Six Collectors

by K. Porter Aichele

<p><em>Modern Art on Display</em>: <em>The Legacies of Six Collectors</em> is structured as a sequence of case studies that pair collectors of modern art with artists they particularly favored: Duncan Phillips and Augustus Vincent Tack; Albert ...

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Modernist Art in Ethiopia

by Elizabeth W. Giorgis

<p>If modernism initially came to Africa through colonial contact, what does Ethiopia’s inimitable historical condition—its independence save for five years under Italian occupation—mean for its own modernist tradition? In <em>Modernist Art in ...

ISBN: 9780821446539

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Montage Depictions Of The Life Of Jesus

by James William Allen

Stories of Jesus have been told throughout time, but the great fine art masters brought the narrative to light in very unique and poignant ways. Scholars and students of the Bible, appreciators of art, and people who simply seek understanding ...

ISBN: 9781493123643

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Mountain Temples and Temple Mountains

Architecture, Religion, and Nature in the Central Himalayas

by Nachiket Chanchani

<p>From approximately the third century BCE through the thirteenth century CE, the remote mountainous landscape around the glacial sources of the Ganga (Ganges) River in the Central Himalayas in northern India was transformed into a region ...

ISBN: 9780295744520

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Mulata Nation

Visualizing Race and Gender in Cuba

by Alison Fraunhar

<p>Repeatedly and powerfully throughout Cuban history, the mulata, a woman of mixed racial identity, features prominently in Cuban visual and performative culture. Tracing the figure, Alison Fraunhar looks at the representation and performance ...

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Museographs: Illuminated Manuscripts

by Caron Caswell Lazar

Before the printing press introduced the notion of mass production to the Renaissance world, the written word was one of spiritual significance and unfathomable mystique. Sacred texts predominated and books were acceptable means of procuring ...

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Narrating the Landscape

Print Culture and American Expansion in the Nineteenth Century

by Matthew N. Johnston

<p>The American nineteenth century saw a largely rural nation confined to the Eastern Seaboard conquer a continent and spawn increasingly dense commercial metropolises. This time of unprecedented territorial and economic growth has long been ...

ISBN: 9780806154954

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National Identity and Nineteenth-Century Franco-Belgian Sculpture

by Jana Wijnsouw

<p>This book elaborates on the social and cultural phenomenon of national schools during the nineteenth century, via the less studied field of sculpture and using Belgium as a case study. The role, importance of, and emphasis on certain aspects ...

ISBN: 9781351778145

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