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Artistic Visions of the Anthropocene North

Climate Change and Nature in Art

by Gry Hedin & Ann-Sofie N. Gremaud

<p>In the era of the Anthropocene, artists and scientists are facing a new paradigm in their attempts to represent nature. Seven chapters, which focus on art from 1780 to the present that engages with Nordic landscapes, argue that a number of ...

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Asking the Audience

Participatory Art in 1980s New York

by Adair Rounthwaite

<DIV><P>The 1980s was a critical decade in shaping today’s art production. While newly visible work concerned with power and identity hinted at a shift toward multiculturalism, the ‘80s were also a time of social conservatism that resulted in ...

ISBN: 9781452953878

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Barry Le Va

The Aesthetic Aftermath

by Michael Maizels

<DIV><P>Of the conceptual artists who began their careers in the 1960s and 1970s—Bruce Nauman, Chris Burden, Vito Acconci, and Mel Bochner among them—Barry Le Va may be the most elusive. As this first study of his work reveals, his rigorously ...

ISBN: 9781452944852

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Becoming Andy Warhol

by Nick Bertozzi

<p>Celebrated during his lifetime as much for his personality as for his paintings, Andy Warhol (192887) is the most famous and influential of the Pop artists, who developed the notion of 15 minutes of fame, and the idea that an artist could be ...

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Becoming Past

History in Contemporary Art

by Jane Blocker

<DIV><P>Is there such a thing as contemporary art history? The contemporary, after all—as much as we may want to consider it otherwise—is being made history as it happens. By what means do we examine this moving target? These questions lie at ...

ISBN: 9781452944951

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Born in 1947? What else happened?

by Ron Williams

<p>ABOUT THESE SERIES ....But after that, I realised that I knew very little about these parents of mine. They had been born about the start of the Twentieth Century, and they died in 1970 and 1980. For their last 50 years, I was old enough to ...

ISBN: 9780995354920

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Calder: The Conquest of Space

The Later Years: 1940-1976

by Jed Perl

<p><strong>The concluding volume of the first authorized biography of one of the most important, influential, and beloved of twentieth-century sculptors, and one of the greatest artists in the cultural history of America--a vividly written, ...

ISBN: 9780451494122

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California Society of Printmakers: One Hundred Years, 1913-2013

by Maryly Snow & Sylvia Solochek Walters

<p>This award-winning amply illustrated volume of informative essays and vibrant prints by the current members of the California Society of Printmakers was published to commemorate its 2013 centennial year. Readers interested in knowing more ...

ISBN: 9780989540803

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Cold War Expressionism: Perverting the Politics of Perception/Bombast, Blacklists and Blockades in the Postwar Art World

by Dennis Broe

<p>Cold War Expressionism is an expose of the art world after World War II where a new triumphalism and a growing conservatism on the part of the US helped bring to power a depoliticized art which went under the rubric of Abstract Expressionism ...

ISBN: 9781311346049

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Collaborative Art in the Twenty-First Century

by Sondra Bacharach, Siv B. Fjærestad & Jeremy Neil Booth

<p>Collaboration in the arts is no longer a conscious choice to make a deliberate artistic statement, but instead a necessity of artistic survival. In today’s hybrid world of virtual mobility, collaboration decentralizes creative strategies, ...

ISBN: 9781317387435

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Collective Situations

Readings in Contemporary Latin American Art, 1995–2010

by Grant H. Kester & Bill Kelley Jr.

<p>In <em>Collective Situations</em> scholars, artists, and art collectives present a range of socially engaged art practices that emerged in Latin America during the Pink Tide period, between 1995 and 2010. This volume's essays, interviews, and

ISBN: 9780822372493

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Collision

The Contemporary Art Scene in Houston, 1972–1985

by Pete Gershon

<p>Winner, 2019 Ron Tyler Award for Best Illustrated Book, sponsored by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA)</p> <p>In this expansive and vigorous survey of the Houston art scene of the 1970s and 1980s, author Pete Gershon describes ...

ISBN: 9781623496333

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Contemporary Art and the Church

A Conversation Between Two Worlds

by W. David O. Taylor & Taylor Worley

<p>The church and the contemporary art world often find themselves in an uneasy relationship in which misunderstanding and mistrust abound. Drawn from the 2015 biennial CIVA conference, these reflections from theologians, pastors, and practicing

ISBN: 9780830890309

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Contemporary Art and the Cosmopolitan Imagination

by Meskimmon, Marsha

<P><EM>Contemporary Art and the Cosmopolitan Imagination</EM> explores the role of art in conceiving and reconfiguring the political, ethical and social landscape of our time. Understanding art as a vital form of articulation, Meskimmon argues ...

ISBN: 9781136937064

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Contemporary Artists Working Outside the City

Creative Retreat

by Sarah Lowndes

<p>This book reflects on the motivations of creative practitioners who have moved out of cities from the mid-1960s onwards to establish creative homesteads. The book focuses on desert exile painter Agnes Martin, radical filmmaker and gardener ...

ISBN: 9781351777872

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Contemporary Citizenship, Art, and Visual Culture

Making and Being Made

by Corey Dzenko & Theresa Avila

<p>Taking citizenship as a political position, cultural process, and intertwining of both, this edited volume examines the role of visual art and visual culture as sites for the construction and contestation of both state-sanctioned and cultural

ISBN: 9781351260268

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Contemporary Visual Culture and the Sublime

by Temenuga Trifonova

<p>In the course of its long and tumultuous history the sublime has alternated between spatial and temporal definitions, from its conceptualization in terms of the grandeur and infinity of Nature (spatial), to its postmodern redefinition as an ...

ISBN: 9781315299136

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Costume, Makeup, and Hair

by Adrienne L. McLean, Drake Stutesman, Mary Desjardins & others

<p>Movie buffs and film scholars alike often overlook the importance of makeup artists, hair stylists, and costumers. With precious few but notable exceptions, creative workers in these fields have received little public recognition, even when ...

ISBN: 9780813572970

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Critical Landscapes

Art, Space, Politics

by Emily Eliza Scott & Kirsten J Swenson

<p>From Francis Alÿs and Ursula Biemann to Vivan Sundaram, Allora &amp; Calzadilla, and the Center for Urban Pedagogy, some of the most compelling artists today are engaging with the politics of land use, including the growth of the global ...

ISBN: 9780520961319

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Curious Visions of Modernity: Enchantment, Magic, and the Sacred

by David L Martin

Haunted by a secret knowledge and a repressed enchantment, Western rationality is not what it seems. ...

ISBN: 9780262298100

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