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Perception and Agency in Shared Spaces of Contemporary Art

by Cristina Albu & Dawna Schuld

<p>This book examines the interconnections between art, phenomenology, and cognitive studies. Contributors question the binary oppositions generally drawn between visuality and agency, sensing and thinking, phenomenal art and politics, ...

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Performance

by Diana Taylor

<p>&quot;Performance&quot; has multiple and often overlapping meanings that signify a wide variety of social behaviors. In this invitation to reflect on the power of performance, Diana Taylor explores many of its uses and iterations: artistic, ...

ISBN: 9780822375128

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Photography After Conceptual Art

by Diarmuid Costello & Margaret Iversen

<i>Photography After Conceptual Art</i> presents a series of original essays that address substantive theoretical, historical, and aesthetic issues raised by post-1960s photography as a mainstream artistic medium  <ul><li>Selected by Choice as ...

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Photography after Photography

Gender, Genre, History

by Abigail Solomon-Godeau

<p>Presenting two decades of work by Abigail Solomon-Godeau, *Photography after Photography *is an inquiry into the circuits of power that shape photographic practice, criticism, and historiography. As the boundaries that separate photography ...

ISBN: 9780822373629

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Photography and Place

Seeing and Not Seeing Germany After 1945

by Donna West Brett

<p>As a recording device, photography plays a unique role in how we remember places and events that happened there. This includes recording events as they happen, or recording places where something occurred before the photograph was taken, ...

ISBN: 9781317565635

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Photography, Temporality, and Modernity

Time Warped

by Kris Belden-Adams

<p>This book examines the photography’s unique capacity to represent time with a degree of elasticity and abstraction. Part object-study, part cultural/philosophical history, it examines the medium’s ability to capture and sometimes ...

ISBN: 9781351004244

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Play and the Artist’s Creative Process

The Work of Philip Guston and Eduardo Paolozzi

by Elly Thomas

<p><em>Play and the Artist’s Creative Process</em> explores a continuity between childhood play and adult creativity. The volume examines how an understanding of play can shed new light on processes that recur in the work of Philip Guston and ...

ISBN: 9781000006872

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Raymond Jonson and the Spiritual in Modernist and Abstract Painting

by Herbert R. Hartel, Jr.

<p>This is the most thorough and detailed monograph on the artwork of Raymond Jonson. He is one of many artists of the first half of the twentieth-century who demonstrate the richness and diversity of an under-appreciated period in the history ...

ISBN: 9781351778022

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Rebels in Paradise

The Los Angeles Art Scene and the 1960s

by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp

<p><strong>The extraordinary story of the artists who propelled themselves to international fame in 1960s Los Angeles</strong></p> <p>Los Angeles, 1960: There was no modern art museum and there were few galleries, which is exactly what a number

ISBN: 9781429958998

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REMEX

Toward an Art History of the NAFTA Era

by Amy Sara Carroll

<p>REMEX presents the first comprehensive examination of artistic responses and contributions to an era defined by the North American Free Trade Agreement (1994–2008). Marshaling over a decade’s worth of archival research, interviews, and ...

ISBN: 9781477311035

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Rothko

The Color Field Paintings

by Janet Bishop

<p>Mark Rothko's iconic paintings are some of the most profound works of twentieth-century Abstract Expressionism. This collection presents fifty large-scale artworks from the American master's color field period (1949–1970) alongside essays by ...

ISBN: 9781452156606

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Sacred to the Touch

Nordic and Baltic Religious Wood Carving

by Thomas A. DuBois

<p>With near-mythical forests of birch and pine, the Nordic and Baltic countries boast a rich tradition of religious wood carving that is in many ways emblematic of their cultures. Sacred to the Touch examines the spiritual and intellectual ...

ISBN: 9780295742427

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Samuel Beckett and Contemporary Art

by Robert Reginio, David Houston Jones & Katherine Weiss

<p>This groundbreaking collection from scholars and artists on the legacy of Beckett in contemporary art provides readers with a unique view of this important writer for page, stage, and screen. The volume argues that Beckett is more than an ...

ISBN: 9783838268491

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Seeing Power

Art and Activism in the Twenty-first Century

by Nato Thompson

<p><strong>In our chaotic world of co-opted imagery, does art still have power?</strong></p> <p>A fog of images andinformation permeates the world nowadays: from advertising, television, radio, and film to the glut produced by the new economy ...

ISBN: 9781612190457

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Shades of Life: A Collection of Poems

by Sukanya Basu Mallik

<p>Life is more than what we see and what we perceive it to be. It’s simpler than we think and it’s more complex than we presume. It’s both interesting and boring—and yes, it’s brief. Life is a double-edged sword with two sides to everything: ...

ISBN: 9781986127998

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Since '45

America and the Making of Contemporary Art

by Katy Siegel

<p><em>Since ’45</em> details the collision of American history and modern art. Since World War II, New York has been the indisputable center of the art world, and as Katy Siegel shows, it has had a profound influence on the preoccupations that ...

ISBN: 9781780232386

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Soft is Fast

Simone Forti in the 1960s and After

by Meredith Morse

<p><strong>An innovative analysis of Simone Forti's interdisciplinary art, viewing her influential 1960s “dance constructions” as negotiating the aesthetic strategies of John Cage and Anna Halprin.</strong></p> <p>Simone Forti's art developed ...

ISBN: 9780262334679

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Solvent Form

Art and destruction

by Jared Pappas-Kelley

<p>This book is about the destruction of art, both in terms of objects that have been destroyed - lost in fires, floods or vandalism - and the general concept of art operating through object and form. Through re-examinations of such events as ...

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Symbolism, Decadence And The Fin De Siècle: French and European Perspectives

by McGuinness, Dr Patrick

<p><p><BR>This is a comparative and interdisciplinary book exploring a variety of perspectives on the artistic culture of France, and its neighbours, in the period 1870-1914.</p> <BR><P></p> ...

ISBN: 9780859899451

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The Age of the Avant-garde

1956-1972

by Hilton Kramer

<p>Hilton Kramer, well known as perhaps the most perceptive, courageous, and influential art critic in America, is also the founder and co-editor (with Roger Kimball) of <em>The New Criterion</em>. This comprehensive book collects a sizable ...

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