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Papi in Posa

by Paolo Appignanesi, Francesco Buranelli, Pietro Cannata & Isabella Colucci et al.

The exhibition entitled “Papi in Posa,” i.e., “Papal Portraiture,” with the highly refined and historically significant Braschi Palace – home of the Museum of Rome – in 2004, and now in Washington,...


D'ARS magazine n° 218

by D'ars

D’ARS Magazine è una collana in formato ePub che dal 2014 offre al pubblico una raccolta di articoli tratti da D’ARS - periodico di arti e culture contemporanee in due lingue (italiano e inglese). Diretto...


The Turtle Tamer of Istanbul

by Gianluca Costantini & Elettra Stamboulis

A graphic novel that recounts the life of the extraordinary intellectual Osman Hamdi Bey, painter, politician, archeologist and founder of the most important cultural institutions of 20th century Turkey. In...


Shoot an Iraqi

by Wafaa Bilal & Kari Lydersen

Wafaa Bilal's childhood in Iraq was defined by the horrific rule of Saddam Hussein, two wars, a bloody uprising and time spent interned in chaotic refugee camps in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. Bilal eventually made...


Phenomenology for Actors

by Daniel Johnston

This book gives new insight into acting and theatre-making through phenomenology (the study of how the world shows itself to conscious experience). It examines Being-in-the-world in everyday life with exercises...


Modelling Cultural and Art Institutions

by Biljana Tanurovska-Kjulavkovski

How do we think and imagine cultural and art institutions nowadays? How they need to be transformed to meet the needs of the artists and professionals in the field?

This book examines the theoretical and practical...


Exhibiting the Foreign on U.S. Soil

by Kathleen Berrin

The uneasy relationship between the arts, US art museums, and the federal government has not been thoroughly explored by scholars. This book focuses on the development of “national diplomacy exhibitions”...


The National Imaginarium

by Magdy Mounir El-Shammaa

A cultural, social, and economic history of Egyptian cinema of the twentieth century

Spanning a century of Egyptian filmmaking, this work weaves together culture, history, politics, and economics to form a narrative...


Modelling Cultural and Art Institutions

by Biljana Tanurovska-Kjulavkovski

How do we think and imagine cultural and art institutions nowadays? How they need to be transformed to meet the needs of the artists and professionals in the field?

This book examines the theoretical and practical...


Art As Witness

by Helen T. Boursier

Art As Witness is an invitation for professors, researchers, clergy, educators, students, and activists to creatively integrate the arts in theology and religious studies for a practical theology of arts-based...


The Rex Reward System

by Rex Romaine Bahr

This book is about getting better safer control of countries and the world and a way to support the Governments and the people in a more respectable way.


Finally Got the News

by Brad Duncan, Interference Archive, Dan Berger & Johanna Brenner et al.

Finally Got the News uncovers the hidden legacy of the radical Left of the 1970s, a decade when vibrant social movements challenged racism, imperialism, patriarchy, and capitalism. It combines written contributions...


The Implicated Subject

by Michael Rothberg

When it comes to historical violence and contemporary inequality, none of us are completely innocent. We may not be direct agents of harm, but we may still contribute to, inhabit, or benefit from regimes of...


Loose Lips Sink Ships

by Frederick W. Sarkis

As it relates to my concern for the future of our children in America, what follows is my book on the Loose Lips of Donald Trump, our current President of the United States.


Peril and Intrigue Under El Sexto Sol

by Lorenzo Cano

A MODERN-DAY STORY FILLED WITH SUSPENSE, HUMOR AND ROMANCE. PERIL AND INTRIGUE UNDER EL SEXTO SOL follows San Antonio, Texas Professor Tony Carranza and his cadre of students to Mexico City and smack into the...


The World of Jak Smyrl

by Joan A. Inabinet & L. Glen Inabinet

"I was just a poor artist. I couldn't afford a 'C.'"

This quip by Jak Smyrl, born Oscar Jackson Smyrl, Jr., in Camden, South Carolina, captures all the charm, humility, and humor of a one-of-a-kind character,...


The Filipino Primitive

by Sarita Echavez See

How museums’ visual culture contributes to knowledge accumulation

Sarita See argues that collections of stolen artifacts form the foundation of American knowledge production. Nowhere can we appreciate more...


Prosthetic Pedagogy of Art, The

by Charles R. Garoian

Uses autobiographical and cultural narratives related to art research and practice to explore, experiment, and improvise multiple correspondences between and among learners? own lived experiences and understandings,...


Performance / Media / Art / Culture

by Jacki Apple & Marina LaPalma

Experience the interdisciplinary performance scene of the 1980s and beyond through the eyes of one of its most compelling witnesses. Jacki Apple?s Performance / Media / Art / Culture traces performance...


Dance and Authoritarianism

by Anthony Shay

Everyone who viewed the opening ceremonies of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games can understand the power of dance and mass movement in the service of politics. While examples of such public performances and huge...