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Mondrian

by Jp. A. Calosse

<p>Piet Mondrian (7 March 1872 1 February 1944) was a Dutch painter inspired by the Cubism of Picasso. His art evolved into an abstract geometric style termed Neo-Plasticism , painting mostly abstract checkerboards in primary colours, he ...

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Morris Graves

Selected Letters

by Vicki Halper & Lawrence Fong

<p>Morris Graves is a major American painter with roots in the Pacific Northwest. Morris Graves: Selected Letters draws on a vast cache of the his unpublished correspondence, dating from his teenage years until his death in 2001. Few visual ...

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Multiplicity, Embodiment and the Contemporary Dancer

Moving Identities

by Dr Jennifer Roche

In recent years, the practice of contemporary dancers has altered significantly in the transition from canonical choreographic vocabularies to a proliferation of choreographic signatures within mainstream and independent dance. Dancers are often

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Munch

by Patrick Bade

<p>Edvard Munch (12 December 1863 - 23 January 1944) was a Norwegian Expressionist painter, whom many identify as the pioneer of expressionism in modern painting. He quickly earned a reputation for belonging to a new artistic era in Germany and ...

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New Orleans Rhythm and Blues After Katrina

Music, Magic and Myth

by Michael Urban

<p>Music, magic and myth are elements essential to the identities of New Orleans musicians. The city's singular contributions to popular music around the world have been unrivaled; performing this music authentically requires collective ...

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On the Fascination of Objects

Greek and Etruscan Art in the Shefton Collection

by John Boardman, Andrew Parkin & Sally Waite

<SPAN STYLE= "" >The Shefton Collection in Newcastle upon Tyne contains a fine array of Greek and Etruscan objects and takes its name from its founder Professor Brian Shefton (1919 – 2012). In spite of the importance of this collection it has ...

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Oscar Wilde's Society Plays

by Michael Y. Bennett

As the first collection of essays specifically about Oscar Wilde's comedies, the contributors re-evaluate Oscar Wilde's society plays as "comedies of manners" to see whether this is actually an apt way to read Wilde's most emblematic plays. ...

ISBN: 9781137410948

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Painter of Pedigree

Thomas Weaver of Shrewsbury – Animal Artist of the Agricultural Revolution

by Lawrence Trevelyan Weaver

<p>The industrial and agricultural revolutions transformed the face of Britain. Fiery blast furnaces, pit-head steam engines and fuming lime-kilns scarred a landscape cut across by canals, turnpikes and railways. Within enclosed pasture and ...

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Painting the Town Red

Politics and the Arts During the 1919 Hungarian Soviet Republic

by Bob Dent

<p>The intensely political cultural production that erupted during Hungary's short-lived Soviet Republic of 1919 encompassed music, art, literature, film and theatre. Painting the Town Red is the little-known history of these ...

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Paris Postcards

The Golden Age

by Leonard Pitt

<p>This collection of postcards provides a window into a world now lost forever: Paris in its golden age. Leonard Pitt’s selection offers a stimulating view of an era in which both Paris and the ‘carte postale’ were in vogue. Pitt’s choice of ...

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Performance and Temporalisation

Time Happens

by Dr Stuart Grant, Dr Jodie McNeilly & Dr Maeva Veerapen

<p ><span style="font-style:italic;" >Performance and Temporalisation</span> features a diverse collection of scholars and artists gathered from across performance studies, philosophy, architecture, film and new media studies writing of a moment

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Performances of Capitalism, Crises and Resistance

Inside/Outside Europe

by Marilena Zaroulia & Philip Hager

<p >This engaging study examines the issue of crisis in European performance since the collapse of global financial markets in 2008. The book's chapters examine diverse performances of crisis primarily in three cities with a loaded past and ...

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Performing Palimpsest Bodies

Postmemory Theatre Experiments in Mexico

by Leen Van Brussel, Nico Carpentier & Benjamin de Cleen

<p>This volume gathers the work of the Brussels group of critical media and communication scholars that deploy discourse theory as theoretical backbone and analytical research perspective. The book seeks to show the value and applicability of ...

ISBN: 9781789380552

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Performing Process

Sharing Dance and Choreographic Practice

by Emma Meehan & Hetty Blades

<p>Choreographic process is increasingly examined, shared and discussed in a variety of academic, artistic and performative contexts. More than ever before, post-show discussions, artistic blogs, books, archives, seminars and sharings provide ...

ISBN: 9781783208968

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Performing the Nation in Global Korea

Transnational Theatre

by Dr Hyunjung Lee

<p >By illuminating the complex interconnections between the performing body and individual and collective identities, this book reveals contemporary South Korean performance as social and political practice through the workings of ...

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Photography, Music and Memory

Pieces of the Past in Everyday Life

by Emily Keightley & Michael Pickering

The two most salient technologies of remembering in everyday life are photography and recorded music. <SPAN style="FONT-STYLE: italic">Photography, Music and Memory</SPAN> is a refreshing ethnographic study in which Michael Pickering and Emily ...

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Picasso

by Jp. A. Calosse

<p>Pablo Picasso is among the most famous figures in 20th-century art, whose works testify to the parallelism of his life and art and underline the impact of important encounters and events.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781781605912

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Planet Cosplay

Costume Play, Identity and Global Fandom

by Paul Mountfort, Anne Peirson-Smith & Adam Geczy

<p>This book examines cosplay from a set of ground-breaking disciplinary approaches, highlighting the latest and emerging discourses around this popular cultural practice. Planet Cosplay comprises chapters from scholars who are widely published ...

ISBN: 9781783209576

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Pollock

by Gerry Souter

<p>" At the beginning, the canvas is white, void, then the cautious start, then the running of the paint from the pot onto the white of the surface... Hans Namuth. Born in 1912, in a small town in Wyoming, Jackson Pollock embodied the American ...

ISBN: 9781781606339

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Pornography and Seriality

The Culture of Producing Pleasure

by Sarah Schaschek

<p >Pornography is repetitious to a degree that is hard to find anywhere else in audiovisual culture. Characters, acts, and shots reappear endlessly in films and online clips. Why is this highly predictable material arousing at all? And why are ...

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