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An Encyclopedia of American Culture

by Marek Golebiowski

<p>This encyclopedia aims to provide a ready reference to various aspects of American culture. The time frame is from the colonial period to the end of the 20th century. The areas covered are fine arts (painting, sculpture, photography); ...

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An Introduction to Community Dance Practice

by Diane Amans

<p>This popular core textbook offers a clear introduction to community dance practice today, preparing students for the realities of employment in this dynamic and widely studied field. The text is edited by a highly-regarded professional with ...

ISBN: 9781137603401

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An Introduction to Computer Graphics for Artists

by Andrew Paquette

<p><em>An Introduction to Computer Graphics for Artists</em> is an application-independent, reader-friendly primer for anyone with a serious desire to understand 3D Computer Graphics. Written by a veteran of the computer graphics industry whose ...

ISBN: 9781447151005

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An Introduction to the Philosophy of Art

by Richard Eldridge

<p>An Introduction to the Philosophy of Art is a clear and compact survey of philosophical theories of the nature and value of art, including in its scope literature, painting, sculpture, music, dance, architecture, movies, conceptual art and ...

ISBN: 9781139862196

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Ancient Mediterranean Sea in Modern Visual and Performing Arts

Sailing in Troubled Waters

by Dr Rosario Rovira Guardiola

<p>When thinking about the Mediterranean, Fernand Braudel's haunting words resound like an echo of the sea and its millenary history. From Prehistory until today, the Mediterranean has been setting, witness and protagonist of mythical ...

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Andrea Mantegna and the Italian Renaissance

by Joseph Manca

<p>Mantegna; humanist, geometrist, archaeologist, of great scholastic and imaginative intelligence, dominated the whole of northern Italy by virtue of his imperious personality. Aiming at optical illusion, he mastered perspective. He trained in ...

ISBN: 9781783107544

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Animal Horror Cinema

Genre, History and Criticism

by Katarina Gregersdotter, Johan Höglund & Nicklas Hållén

<p>This first full-length scholarly study about animal horror cinema defines the popular subgenre and describes its origin and history in the West. The chapters explore a variety of animal horror films from a number of different perspectives. ...

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Anime Aesthetics

Japanese Animation and the 'Post-Cinematic' Imagination

by Alistair D. Swale

<p>Japanese animation has been given fulsome academic commentary in recent years. However, there is arguably a need for a more philosophically consistent and theoretically integrated engagement. While this book covers the key thinkers of ...

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Antiquities

What Everyone Needs to Know®

by Maxwell L. Anderson

<p>The destruction of ancient monuments and artworks by the Taliban in Afghanistan and the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has shocked observers worldwide. Yet iconoclastic erasures of the past date back at least to the mid-1300s BCE, during the

ISBN: 9780190614959

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Applied Theatre Second Edition

International Case Studies and Challenges for Practice

by Monica Prendergast

<p>Six years after its initial publication, Applied Theatrereturns with a second edition. As the first book to assist practitioners and students to develop critical frameworks for implementing their own theatrical projects, it served as a vital ...

ISBN: 9781783206278

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Archive Everything

Mapping the Everyday

by Gabriella Giannachi

<p><strong>How the archive evolved to include new technologies, practices, and media, and how it became the apparatus through which we map the everyday.</strong></p> <p>In <em>Archive Everything</em>, Gabriella Giannachi traces the evolution of

ISBN: 9780262335423

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Art & Visual Culture: A Reader

by Angeliki Lymberopolou

ISBN: 9781849760485

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ART + CLIMATE = CHANGE

by Guy Abrahams, Kelly Gellatly & Bronwyn Johnson

<p>In a period of profound environmental and social upheaval, climate change has become one of our greatest challenges. Yet for many of us, fear, confusion and frustration mean we are reluctant to consider, let alone act on this pressing ...

ISBN: 9780522869576

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Art after Money, Money after Art

Creative Strategies Against Financialization

by Max Haiven

<p>We imagine that art and money are old enemies, but this myth actually reproduces a violent system of global capitalism and prevents us from imagining and building alternatives.*BR**BR*From the chaos unleashed by the 'imaginary' money in ...

ISBN: 9781786803191

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Art and Animals

by Giovanni Aloi

<p>'Art is continually haunted by the animal,' wrote Deleuze and Guattari. Over the past two decades, animals have quite literally invaded the gallery space, from Joseph Beuy's co-habiting with a coyote, Janis Kounelli's instillation of live ...

ISBN: 9780857732750

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Art and Archaeology

Collaborations, Conversations, Criticisms

by Ian Alden Russell & Andrew Cochrane

<p>This volume presents a collection of interdisciplinary collaborations between contemporary art, heritage, anthropological, and archaeological practitioners. Departing from the proceedings of the Sixth World Archaeological Congress’s ...

ISBN: 9781461489900

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Art and Authority

Moral Rights and Meaning in Contemporary Visual Art

by K. E. Gover

<p>People engage with authored works all the time. They buy paintings, read books, and download songs. They might even be artists themselves. And yet they tend to take the concept of authorship for granted. The basic idea that an artist as ...

ISBN: 9780191081316

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Art and Form

From Roger Fry to Global Modernism

by Sam Rose

<p>This important new study reevaluates British art writing and the rise of formalism in the visual arts from 1900 to 1939. Taking Roger Fry as his starting point, Sam Rose rethinks how ideas about form influenced modernist culture and the ...

ISBN: 9780271084282

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Art and its Objects

by Richard Wollheim

<p>Richard Wollheim's classic reflection on art considers central questions regarding expression, representation, style, the significance of the artist's intention and the essentially historical nature of art. Presented in a fresh series livery ...

ISBN: 9781316430347

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Art and Laughter

by Sheri Klein

<p>This is the first book to take seriously - though not too seriously - the surprisingly neglected role of humour in art.</p> <p>'Art and Laughter' looks back to comic masters such as Hogarth and Daumier and to Dada, Surrealism and Pop Art, ...

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