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At Home

by Lezli Rubin-Kunda

In this intimate investigation of the artistic process, Lezli Rubin-Kunda explores the nuanced path of creative work and the way artists make sense of home and place within their art practice and their lives....


Il corpo con le ali. Eadweard Muybridge, Dirk Baumanns e il disegno futurista

by Giancarlo Carpi

"La ricomposizione relazionale dell’amico Joe Montez dei materiali di Baumanns, nella sua analogia alla ricomposizione fotografica del movimento in Muyebrige, sposta verso l’interpretazione la ricostruzione...


Art, History, and Postwar Fiction

by Kevin Brazil

Art, History, and Postwar Fiction explores the ways in which novelists responded to the visual arts from the aftermath of the Second World War to the present day. If art had long served as a foil to enable novelists...


How Art Works

by Ellen Winner

There is no end of talk and of wondering about 'art' and 'the arts.' This book examines a number of questions about the arts (broadly defined to include all of the arts). Some of these questions come from philosophy....


After the Great Refusal

by Mikkel Bolt Rasmussen

After the Great Refusal offers a Western Marxist reading of contemporary art focusing on the continued presence (or absence) of the avant-garde’s transgressive impulse. Taking art’s ability to contribute...


Tombs of the Ancient Poets

by Nora Goldschmidt & Barbara Graziosi

This volume explores the ways in which the tombs of the ancient poets - real or imagined - act as crucial sites for the reception of Greek and Latin poetry. Drawing together a range of examples, the collection...


The Aesthetic Animal

by Henrik Hogh-Olesen

The Aesthetic Animal answers the ultimate questions of why we adorn ourselves, embellish our things and surroundings, and produce art, music, song dance, and fiction. Humans are aesthetic animals that spend...


Art after empire

by Warren Carter

This book explores the relationship between art and visual culture in Europe and the 'wider world' from the early twentieth century to the contemporary era of globalisation. Artists such as Pablo Picasso explored...


Art, commerce and colonialism 1600-1800

by Emma Barker

Art, Commerce and Colonialism 1600-1800 examines European art, architecture and design of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in the light of the continent's growing engagement with the rest of the world....


The Anthem Handbook of Screen Theory

by Hunter Vaughan & Tom Conley

‘The Anthem Handbook of Screen Theory’ offers a unique and progressive survey of screen theory and how it can be applied to a range of moving-image texts and sociocultural contexts. Focusing on the ‘handbook’...


Decolonize!

by renata summo o'connell

Art, curating, critiquing practices today take place in a world where notions of postcolonial, neo-colonial, decolonial, global, co-exist and continue to play roles that puzzle as well as challenge us. This...


The Oxford Dictionary of American Art & Artists

by Ann Lee Morgan

This new edition of The Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists has been fully revised and updated as well as including dozens of new entries offering an insightful and informative view of America's artistic...


Art of the Ordinary

by Richard Deming

Cutting across literature, film, art, and philosophy, Art of the Ordinary is a trailblazing, cross-disciplinary engagement with the ordinary and the everyday. Because, writes Richard Deming, the ordinary is...


Picturing Identity

by Hertha D. Sweet Wong

In this book, Hertha D. Sweet Wong examines the intersection of writing and visual art in the autobiographical work of twentieth and -twenty-first century American writers and artists each of whom employ a mix...


Your Art Will Save Your Life

by Beth Pickens

  • Partially a self-help book, partially a political manifesto, Beth Pickens combines practical advice for those seeking out a creative career while contextualizing it for the current time. As conversations about...

  • Rembrandt's Roughness

    by Nicola Suthor

    Roughness is the sensual quality most often associated with Rembrandt's idiosyncratic style. It best defines the specific structure of his painterly textures, which subtly capture and engage the imagination...


    Jack London, Six Novels, Complete and Unabridged - The Call of the Wild, The Sea-Wolf, White Fang, Martin Eden, The Valley of the Moon, The Star Rover

    by Jack London

    Contents: The Son of the Wolf The God of his Fathers & Other Stories A Daughter of the Snows The Call of the Wild The Sea Wolf The Faith of Men & Other Stories The Game Tales of the Fish Patrol Moon-Face & Other...


    Brontë Sisters: Complete Poems

    by Bronte Sisters, Charlotte Brontë & Emily Brontë

    CONTENTS Pilate's Wife's Dream. Faith and Despondency. A Reminiscence. Mementos. Stars. The Philosopher. The Arbour. Home. The Wife's Will. Remembrance. Vanitas Vanitatum, Omnia Vanitas. The Wood. A Death-Scene....


    Thomas Hardy: Complete Novels

    by Thomas Hardy

    Here you will find the complete novels of Thomas Hardy in the chronological order of their original publication. - Desperate Remedies - Under the Greenwood Tree - A Pair of Blue Eyes - Far from the Madding Crowd...


    Allen, James: Complete Works (Classic Inspirational and Self-Help Books)

    by James Allen

    CONTENTS: 1901 - From Poverty to Power 1902 - As A Man Thinketh 1903 - All These Things Added 1903 - Through the Gates of Good or Christ and Conduct 1904 - Byways to Blessedness 1904 - Out From The Heart 1907...