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Product Description: While the importance of the relationship between anthropology and contemporary art has long been recognized, the discussion has tended to be among scholars from North America, Europe, and Australia; until now, scholarship and experiences from other regions have been largely absent from mainstream debate...read more

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9781474231251 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 23, 2017, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: While the importance of the relationship between anthropology and contemporary art has long been recognized, the discussion has tended to be among scholars from North America, Europe, and Australia; until now, scholarship and experiences from other regions have been largely absent from mainstream debate.

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9781474231244 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 23, 2017), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: While the importance of the relationship between anthropology and contemporary art has long been recognized, the discussion has tended to be among scholars from North America, Europe, and Australia; until now, scholarship and experiences from other regions have been largely absent from mainstream debate.

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Product Description: Cubism and futurism were closely related movements that vied with each other in the economy of renown. Perception, dynamism, and the dynamism of perception―these were the issues that passed back and forth between the two. Cubism, Futurism, and Technologies of the Spirit: Spiritual Machines and the Cinematic Effect shows how movement became, in the traditional visual arts, a central factor with the advent of the cinema: gone were the days when an artwork strived merely to lift experience out the realm of change and flow...read more

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9781771122450 | Wilfrid Laurier Univ Pr, March 15, 2017, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Cubism and futurism were closely related movements that vied with each other in the economy of renown.

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Product Description: Sound is an integral part of contemporary art. Once understood to be a marginal practice, increasingly we encounter sound in art exhibitions through an array of sound making works in various art forms, at times played to very high audio levels...read more
By Paul Hegarty (editor)

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9781501304378 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, June 1, 2017, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Sound is an integral part of contemporary art.

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9781501304361 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, June 1, 2017), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Sound is an integral part of contemporary art.

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Product Description: This volume explores the conservation and presentation of dress in museums and beyond as a complex, collaborative process. Recognizing this process as a dynamic interaction of investigation, interpretation, intervention, re-creation, and display, Refashioning and Redress: Conserving and Displaying Dress examines the ways in which these seemingly static exhibitions of “costume” or “fashion” are actively engaged in cultural production...read more
By Dinah D. Eastop (editor)

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9781606065112 | J Paul Getty Museum Pubns, February 28, 2017, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: This volume explores the conservation and presentation of dress in museums and beyond as a complex, collaborative process.

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Product Description: Zen art poses a conundrum. On the one hand, Zen Buddhism emphasizes the concept of emptiness, which among other things asserts that form is empty, that all phenomena in the world are illusory. On the other hand, a prodigious amount of artwork has been created in association with Zen thought and practice...read more

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9781606065129 | J Paul Getty Museum Pubns, February 28, 2017, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Zen art poses a conundrum.

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Product Description: Presented through case studies and essays, Entangled: Threads and Making explores perceptions of the female artist, tackling gender assumptions and questions pertaining to the aesthetics of gender in art. Given the current political climate surrounding the status of gender, the book questions the perception of a feminine “compulsion” to produce work with the hands, and the use of equipment and materials in relation to gender...read more
By Karen Wright (editor)

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9781911164166 | Black Dog Pub Ltd, February 21, 2017, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Presented through case studies and essays, Entangled: Threads and Making explores perceptions of the female artist, tackling gender assumptions and questions pertaining to the aesthetics of gender in art.

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Product Description: With forty major loans, including paintings, engravings, lithographs, watercolors, sculpture, and decorative arts, this new volume studies the way in which the visual arts in Europe perceived, or imagined, the black figure during the "long" nineteenth century (ca.1750-1914).
By David Bindman (introduced by)

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9781907804496 | D Giles Ltd, February 14, 2017, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: With forty major loans, including paintings, engravings, lithographs, watercolors, sculpture, and decorative arts, this new volume studies the way in which the visual arts in Europe perceived, or imagined, the black figure during the "long" nineteenth century (ca.

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Product Description: A bold book, built of close readings, striking in its range and depth, The Signifying Eye shows Faulkner's art take shape in sweeping arcs of social, labor, and aesthetic history. Beginning with long-unpublished works (his childhood sketches and his hand-drawn and hand-illustrated play The Marionettes) and early novels (Mosquitoes and Sartoris), working through many major works (The Sound and the Fury, As I Lay Dying, Sanctuary, Light in August, and Absalom, Absalom!), and including more popular fictions (The Wild Palms and The Unvanquished) and late novels (notably Intruder in the Dust and The Town), The Signifying Eye reveals Faulkner's visual obsessions with artistic creation as his work is read next to Wharton, Cather, Toomer, and―in a tour de force intervention―Willem de Kooning...read more

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9780820350554 | Reprint edition (Univ of Georgia Pr, February 1, 2017), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A bold book, built of close readings, striking in its range and depth, The Signifying Eye shows Faulkner's art take shape in sweeping arcs of social, labor, and aesthetic history.

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Product Description: Founded in 1984, Parkett has long been an important source of literature on international contemporary art. Each biannual issue is a collaboration with four artists, in which their work is explored in fully illustrated essays by leading writers and critics...read more

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9783907582596 | Parkett Pub, January 24, 2017, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Founded in 1984, Parkett has long been an important source of literature on international contemporary art.
9783907582428 | Bilingual edition (Parkett Pub, September 30, 2008), cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Parkett 82 features sculptor, diarist and preeminent Feminist Louise Bourgeois; the theatrical, shamanistic Polish artist Pawel Althamer and New York sculptor Rachel Harrison.
9783907582411 | Parkett Pub, January 1, 2008, cover price $32.00
9783907582404 | Bilingual edition (Parkett Pub, December 15, 2007), cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Volume 80 of Parkett features Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Mark Grotjahn and the team of Allora & Calzadilla.

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Product Description: Humor and Violence examines the rich history of portraying Europeans in Central African art in images ranging from heart-wrenching scenes of human trafficking to playful parodies of colonialists. Z. S. Strother contends that the dialectic of humor and violence reveals deep insights into the psychology of power and resistance that continues to operate in the region today...read more

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9780253022677 | Indiana Univ Pr, January 21, 2017, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Humor and Violence examines the rich history of portraying Europeans in Central African art in images ranging from heart-wrenching scenes of human trafficking to playful parodies of colonialists.

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Product Description: From Alfred Hitchcock to David Lynch and Quentin Tarantino, Surrealism and cinema have long inspired one another, crossing paths in some of the most fruitful and fascinating artistic collaborations of the twentieth century. This book examines the Surrealist movement, including key figures like Salvador Dali and Elsa Schiaparelli, and the impact it had upon movies and Hollywood, both directly and through their still-influential afterlives...read more

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9781941629246 | Critical Pr, January 10, 2017, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: From Alfred Hitchcock to David Lynch and Quentin Tarantino, Surrealism and cinema have long inspired one another, crossing paths in some of the most fruitful and fascinating artistic collaborations of the twentieth century.

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Product Description: In One and Five Ideas eminent critic, historian, and former member of the Art & Language collective Terry Smith explores the artistic, philosophical, political, and geographical dimensions of Conceptual Art and conceptualism. These four essays and a conversation with Mary Kelly—published between 1974 and 2012—contain Smith's most essential work on Conceptual Art and his argument that conceptualism was key to the historical transition from modern to contemporary art...read more
By Robert Bailey (editor)

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9780822361121 | Duke Univ Pr, January 6, 2017, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: In One and Five Ideas eminent critic, historian, and former member of the Art & Language collective Terry Smith explores the artistic, philosophical, political, and geographical dimensions of Conceptual Art and conceptualism.

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9780822361312 | Reprint edition (Duke Univ Pr, January 6, 2017), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: In One and Five Ideas eminent critic, historian, and former member of the Art & Language collective Terry Smith explores the artistic, philosophical, political, and geographical dimensions of Conceptual Art and conceptualism.

Product Description: In this fiercely ambitious study, Meredith Anne Hoy seeks to reestablish the very definitions of digital art and aesthetics in art history. She begins by problematizing the notion of digital aesthetics, tracing the nineteenth- and twentieth-century movements that sought to break art down into its constituent elements, which in many ways predicted and paved the way for our acceptance of digital art...read more

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9781512600216 | Dartmouth College, January 3, 2017, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: In this fiercely ambitious study, Meredith Anne Hoy seeks to reestablish the very definitions of digital art and aesthetics in art history.

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9781512600223 | Dartmouth College, January 3, 2017, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: In this fiercely ambitious study, Meredith Anne Hoy seeks to reestablish the very definitions of digital art and aesthetics in art history.

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Product Description: What is Chinese painting? When did it begin? And what are the different associations of this term in China and the West? In Chinese Painting and Its Audiences, which is based on the A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts given at the National Gallery of Art, leading art historian Craig Clunas draws from a wealth of artistic masterpieces and lesser-known pictures, some of them discussed here in English for the first time, to show how Chinese painting has been understood by a range of audiences over five centuries, from the Ming Dynasty to today...read more

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9780691171937 | Princeton Univ Pr, December 27, 2016, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: What is Chinese painting?

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Product Description: A zone of deprivation and emptiness but also a space for adventure and even divine revelation, the desert has historically resisted human domination, even as it has continued to tantalize the cultural imagination. Cabinet issue 63, with a special section on “The Desert,” includes Maria Golia on the long history of tomb raiding in Egypt; Margaret Spelling on her recent visit to the town built in the Andalusian desert as a set for Italian spaghetti westerns; and Jonathan Randall on climate change and the shifting boundaries of the world’s deserts...read more

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9781932698718 | Cabinet, December 27, 2016, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: A zone of deprivation and emptiness but also a space for adventure and even divine revelation, the desert has historically resisted human domination, even as it has continued to tantalize the cultural imagination.

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Product Description: The artists' books made in Russia between 1910 and 1915 are like no others. Unique in their fusion of the verbal, visual, and sonic, these books are meant to be read, looked at, and listened to. Painters and poets--including Natalia Goncharova, Velimir Khlebnikov, Mikhail Larionov, Kazimir Malevich, and Vladimir Mayakovsky-- collaborated to fabricate hand-lithographed books, for which they invented a new language called zaum (a neologism meaning "beyond the mind"), which was distinctive in its emphasis on "sound as such" and its rejection of definite logical meaning...read more

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9781606065082 | J Paul Getty Museum Pubns, December 21, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: The artists' books made in Russia between 1910 and 1915 are like no others.

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Product Description: In De Gustibus Peter Kivy deals with a question that has never been fully addressed by philosophers of art: why do we argue about art? We argue about the 'facts' of the world either to influence people's behaviour or simply to get them to see what we take to be the truth about the world...read more

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9780198746782 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 15, 2015, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: In De Gustibus Peter Kivy deals with a question that has never been fully addressed by philosophers of art: why do we argue about art?

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Product Description: Actors, Networks, Theories / D'un discours qui ne serait pas du semblant explores the notion of deferred receptions of theories and art through language, context and translations. Through examinations of texts and artists’ works, the book explores the gap that manifests itself between the publication of a text in one language and that of its translation, or between the inaugural presentation of an artwork in one context and its subsequent display...read more

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9781910433911 | Bilingual edition (Black Dog Pub Ltd, December 13, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Actors, Networks, Theories / D'un discours qui ne serait pas du semblant explores the notion of deferred receptions of theories and art through language, context and translations.

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Product Description: In 1954, the French writer, politician, and publisher André Malraux (1901–1976) posed at home for a photographer from the magazine Paris Match, surrounded by pages from his forthcoming book Le musée imaginaire de la sculpture mondiale...read more

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9781606065013 | J Paul Getty Museum Pubns, December 10, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In 1954, the French writer, politician, and publisher André Malraux (1901–1976) posed at home for a photographer from the magazine Paris Match, surrounded by pages from his forthcoming book Le musée imaginaire de la sculpture mondiale.

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Product Description: The Surviving Image, originally published in French in 2002, is the result of Georges Didi-Huberman’s extensive research into the life and work of foundational art historian Aby Warburg. Warburg envisioned an art history that engaged with anthropology, psychoanalysis, and philosophy in order to understand the “life” of images...read more

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9780271072081 | Sew edition (Pennsylvania State Univ Pr, December 5, 2016), cover price $79.95 | About this edition: The Surviving Image, originally published in French in 2002, is the result of Georges Didi-Huberman’s extensive research into the life and work of foundational art historian Aby Warburg.

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Product Description: The ways in which painting is taught within art schools and academies has, in recent years, undergone several significant changes. As the barriers between media eroded into more fluid borders, art schools have responded by adapting and evolving...read more

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9781911164104 | Black Dog Pub Ltd, November 29, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The ways in which painting is taught within art schools and academies has, in recent years, undergone several significant changes.

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Product Description: This book offers the first in-depth analysis of the relationship between art and design, which led to the creation of 'pop'. Challenging accepted boundaries and definitions, the authors seek out various commonalities and points of connection between these two exciting areas...read more
By Alex Seago (editor)

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9781474226196 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, June 29, 2017, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: This book offers the first in-depth analysis of the relationship between art and design, which led to the creation of 'pop'.

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9781474226189 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, June 29, 2017), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This book offers the first in-depth analysis of the relationship between art and design, which led to the creation of 'pop'.

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Product Description: In 2014, the Metropolitan Museum presented Assyria to Iberia at the Dawn of the Classical Age, an unprecedented exhibition that offered a comprehensive overview of art, diplomacy, and cultural exchange in the ancient Near East and across the Mediterranean at the beginning of what is now known as the classical age...read more

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9781588396068 | Reprint edition (Metropolitan Museum of Art, November 15, 2016), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: In 2014, the Metropolitan Museum presented Assyria to Iberia at the Dawn of the Classical Age, an unprecedented exhibition that offered a comprehensive overview of art, diplomacy, and cultural exchange in the ancient Near East and across the Mediterranean at the beginning of what is now known as the classical age.

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Product Description: Nine interviews with Francis Bacon spanning over twenty years from 1962 to 1986 which give invaluable insight into the creative mind of one of the twentieth century’s greatest artistsSince its first publication, this book―with its subsequent revised and augmented editions―has been considered a classic of its kind...read more

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9780500292532 | Thames & Hudson, November 15, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Nine interviews with Francis Bacon spanning over twenty years from 1962 to 1986 which give invaluable insight into the creative mind of one of the twentieth century’s greatest artistsSince its first publication, this book―with its subsequent revised and augmented editions―has been considered a classic of its kind.

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Product Description: A bold new critique of the accepted history of figurative painting in the twentieth centuryFor thousands of years pictorial representations have engaged humankind, yet in the twentieth century, with the arrival of abstraction and the accompanying liberation of painting from figuration and bourgeois tradition, figurative painting became fraught with difficulty...read more

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9780500239452 | Thames & Hudson, November 15, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: A bold new critique of the accepted history of figurative painting in the twentieth centuryFor thousands of years pictorial representations have engaged humankind, yet in the twentieth century, with the arrival of abstraction and the accompanying liberation of painting from figuration and bourgeois tradition, figurative painting became fraught with difficulty.

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