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Domestic Scenes: The Art of Ramiro Gomez

by Lawrence Weschler & Cris Scorza

<p><strong>Award-winning author Lawrence Weschler’s book on the young Mexican American artist Ramiro Gomez explores questions of social equity and the chasms between cultures and classes in America.</strong><br />  <br /> Gomez, born in 1986 ...

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Entry Points

The Vera List Center Field Guide on Art and Social Justice No. 1

by Chelsea Haines & Carin Kuoni

<p>Providing a lively snapshot of the state of art and social justice today on a global level, <em>Entry Points</em> accompanies the inaugural Vera List Center Prize for Art and Politics, launched at The New School on the occasion of the ...

ISBN: 9780822373957

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Exhibiting Craft and Design

Transgressing the White Cube Paradigm, 1930–Present

by Alla Myzelev

<p><em>Exhibiting Craft and Design:</em> *Transgressing the White Cube Paradigm, 1930–present *investigates the ways that craft and design objects were collected, displayed, and interpreted throughout the second half of the twentieth century and

ISBN: 9781351724920

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Experimental Beijing

Gender and Globalization in Chinese Contemporary Art

by Sasha Su-Ling Welland

<p>During the lead-up to the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the censorious attitude that characterized China's post-1989 official response to contemporary art gave way to a new market-driven, culture industry valuation of art. Experimental artists who ...

ISBN: 9780822372479

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Film Awake The Philosopher

by Ash D Solomon

<p>Another powerful Metaphor – Terry has travelled full circle since the 'Dive Years' earlier in the boxing ring. All bloodied and bruised. Terry is transformed into a vision of 'Christ on the Waterfront' as he is helped to his unsteady feet by ...

ISBN: 9781386038580

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Fred W. McDarrah: New York Scenes

by ABRAMS

<p>During his 50-year association with the <em>Village Voice</em>, Fred W. McDarrah (1926–2007) covered the city’s downtown scenes, producing an unmatched and encyclopedic visual record of people, movements, and events. McDarrah frequented the ...

ISBN: 9781683352129

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From Shtetl to Stardom

Jews and Hollywood

by Vincent Brook & Michael Renov

<p>The outsized influence of Jews in American entertainment from the early days of Hollywood to the present has proved an endlessly fascinating and controversial topic, for Jews and non-Jews alike. From Shtetl to Stardom: Jews and Hollywood ...

ISBN: 9781612494791

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From Shtetl to Stardom: Jews and Hollywood

by Renov, Michal

The outsized influence of Jews in American entertainment from the early days of Hollywood to the present has proved an endlessly fascinating and controversial topic, for Jews and non-Jews alike. From Shtetl to Stardom: Jews and Hollywood takes ...

ISBN: 9781612494784

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Globalization and Contemporary Art

by Jonathan Harris

<p>In a series of newly commissioned essays by both established and emerging scholars, <em>Globalization and Contemporary Art</em> probes the effects of internationalist culture and politics on art across a variety of media. <em>Globalization ...

ISBN: 9781444396997

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Graffiti: A Children's Guide to the Origin's of Hip Hop

by Lamont Clark

<p>Hip Hop culture is more than Rap music. Graffiti is one of the five elements of Hip Hop culture.This is a book about the origins of Graffiti writing in the United States. This book will help children of all ages learn about how the art of ...

ISBN: 9781311131577

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Hélio Oiticica

Folding the Frame

by Irene V. Small

<p>Hélio Oiticica (1937–80) was one of the most brilliant Brazilian artists of the 1960s and 1970s. He was a forerunner of participatory art, and his melding of geometric abstraction and bodily engagement has influenced contemporary artists from

ISBN: 9780226260334

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Here/There

Telepresence, Touch, and Art at the Interface

by Kris Paulsen

<p><strong>An examination of telepresence technologies through the lens of contemporary artistic experiments, from early video art through current “drone vision” works.</strong></p> <p>&quot;Telepresence” allows us to feel present—through ...

ISBN: 9780262338257

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Historical Dictionary of Contemporary Art

by Ann Lee Morgan

<p>The <em>Historical Dictionary of Contemporary Art</em> illuminates important artists, styles, and movements of the past 70 years. Beginning with the immediate post-World War II period, it encompasses earlier 20th century masters, including ...

ISBN: 9781442276680

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Hot Metal

Material Culture and Tangible Labour

by Jesse Adams Stein

<p>The world of work is tightly entwined with the world of things. Hot metal illuminates connections between design, material culture and labour between the 1960s and the 1980s, when the traditional crafts of hot-metal typesetting and ...

ISBN: 9781526106049

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Iconoclastic Fervor

Sally Hazelet Drummond's Road to Abstraction

by Hillary Sullivan

<p>Sally Hazelet Drummond is believed to be the first female graduate of the Hite Art Institute with a masters in painting in 1952. It was during her study at the University of Louisville that she further explored Abstract Expressionism, a style

ISBN: 9781938462221

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Installation Art and the Practices of Archivalism

by David Houston Jones

<p>On the leading edge of trauma and archival studies, this timely book engages with the recent growth in visual projects that respond to the archive, focusing in particular on installation art. It traces a line of argument from practitioners ...

ISBN: 9781317679066

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Irrational Judgments

Eva Hesse, Sol LeWitt, and 1960s New York

by Kirsten Swenson

<p><em>Irrational Judgments</em> examines the close friendship and significant exchange of ideas between Eva Hesse (1936–1970) and Sol LeWitt (1928–2007) in New York City during the 1960s. Taking its title from LeWitt’s statement “Irrational ...

ISBN: 9780300214345

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Japanese Tattoos

History * Culture * Design

by Brian Ashcraft & Hori Benny

<p><strong>Thinking of getting a Japanese-style tattoo? Want to avoid a permanent mistake? <em>Japanese Tattoos</em> is an insider's look at the world of Japanese <em>irezumi</em> (tattoos).</strong></p> <p><em>Japanese Tattoos</em> explains ...

ISBN: 9781462918591

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Joan Mitchell

Lady Painter

by Patricia Albers

<p>“Gee, Joan, if only you were French and male and dead.” —New York art dealer to Joan Mitchell, the 1950s</p> <p>She was a steel heiress from the Midwest—Chicago and Lake Forest (her grandfather built Chicago’s bridges and worked for Andrew ...

ISBN: 9780307595980

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Learning from Madness

Brazilian Modernism and Global Contemporary Art

by Kaira M. Cabañas

<p>Throughout the history of European modernism, philosophers and artists have been fascinated by madness. Something different happened in Brazil, however, with the “art of the insane” that flourished within the modernist movements there. From ...

ISBN: 9780226556314

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