Boeken over kunsttheorie

  • Elizabeth Harney, Ruth B. Phillips boeken
    Elizabeth Harney, Ruth B. Phillips - Mapping Modernisms

    Prompting a reevaluation of canonical understandings of twentieth century art history, Mapping Modernisms provides an analysis of how indigenous artists and art from Africa, Oceania, and the Americas became recognized as modern. (Zachte kaft)

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  • Lieven de Cauter boeken
    Lieven de Cauter - The Dwarf in the Chess Machine

    This thorough study on the work of the German-Jewish philosopher Walter Benjamin exposes - in Benjamin’s own metaphor - the ‘dwarf of theology’ hidden in the machinery of his work, his own form of ‘historical materialism’. In doing so it unearths and… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Roger Sansi boeken
    Roger Sansi - Art, Anthropology and the Gift

    In recent decades, the dialogue between art and anthropology has been both intense and controversial. Art, Anthropology and the Gift provides a much-needed and comprehensive overview of this dialogue, whilst also exploring the reciprocal nature of the two… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Eric Maisel boeken
    Eric Maisel - Fearless Creating

    Offers writers, artists, and performers advice on overcoming the fear of the blank page and empty canvas, and tells how to use this emotion to artistic advantage (Zachte kaft)

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  • Stephen Nachmanovitch boeken
    Stephen Nachmanovitch - Free Play

    Discusses the inner sources of spontaneous creation, explains how to learn the skills of improvisation, and suggests ways to overcome common obstacles to creativity (Zachte kaft)

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  • Cynthia A. Freeland boeken
    Cynthia A. Freeland - Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction

    Explains why innovation and controversy are valued in the arts, bringing together philosophy, art theory, and many examples. This work discusses blood, beauty, culture, money, sex, web sites, and research on the brain's role in perceiving art. It is suitable… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Lynne Cooke boeken
    Lynne Cooke - Outliers and American Vanguard Art

    Some 250 works explore three distinct periods in American history when mainstream and outlier artists intersected, ushering in new paradigms based on inclusion, integration, and assimilation. The exhibition aligns work by such diverse artists as Charles… (Harde kaft)

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  • Mark Rothko boeken
    Mark Rothko - The Artist's Reality

    A classic text offering insight into the work and artistic philosophies of Mark Rothko (Zachte kaft)

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  • Arthur C. Danto boeken
    Arthur C. Danto - What Art Is

    What is it to be a work of art? Renowned author and critic Arthur C. Danto addresses this fundamental and complex question (Zachte kaft)

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  • Maggie Nelson boeken
    Maggie Nelson - The Art of Cruelty

    Discusses whether the brutal imagery present in today's reality and entertainment will shock society into a less alienated state and help create a just social order or whether focusing on representations of cruelty simply makes society more cruel. 10,000 first… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Michel Pastoureau boeken
    Michel Pastoureau - Black

    Black is the favourite colour for a wide range of people, from priests to penitents, artists and ascetics, fashion designers and fascists, and has stood for powerfully opposed ideas: authority, humility, sin, holiness, rebellion, conformity, wealth and poverty… (Harde kaft)

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  • Griselda Pollock boeken
    Griselda Pollock - Griselda Pollock

    Griselda Pollock betrachtet anhand einer Auswahl von Arbeiten das künstlerische Werk Charlotte Salomons, die als schwangere Jüdin 1943 in Auschwitz ermordet wurde. Bereits 1940 war sie im französischen Konzentrationslager Gurs interniert worden, wo sie… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Mario Bellatin boeken
    Mario Bellatin - Mario Bellatin

    ario Bellatins schriftstellerisches OEuvre zeichnet sich durch eine experimentelle und fragmentarische Erzählweise aus, in der er Realität und Fiktion kunstvoll miteinander verknüpft. In seinem Beitrag entwirft der Autor, der immer von seinen Büchern… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Eva Kit-Wah Man boeken
    Eva Kit-Wah Man - Issues of Contemporary Art and Aesthetics in Chinese Context

    This book discusses how China's transformations in the last century have shaped its arts and its philosophical aesthetics. For instance, how have political, economic and cultural changes shaped its aesthetic developments? Further, how have its long-standing… (Harde kaft)

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  • As Radical as Reality Itself

    This collection of essays, by a number of established scholars and artists, proposes new directions for Marxist cultural theory and the criticism of modern visual culture. It addresses a diverse range of topics, including the state and revolution, Communist… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Ines Schlenker boeken
    Ines Schlenker - Hitler's Salon

    From 1937 to 1944 the National Socialist regime organized a series of high-profile art exhibitions at the purpose-built Haus der Deutschen Kunst in Munich. Boasting huge numbers of participants and visitors and high sales figures, the Große Deutsche… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Ayreen Anasta, Rene Gabri boeken
    Ayreen Anasta, Rene Gabri - Ayreen Anastas & Rene Gabri

    Notebook 089 is a result of the immense changes that took place in the world since 1989. With the end of the Cold War, the utopian neoliberal fantasy of a world-capitalist expansion unfettered by the limits of any borders (psychic, physical, ethical, national,… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Fredi Fischli, Niels Olsen boeken
    Fredi Fischli, Niels Olsen - Theater Objects - A Stage for Architecture and Art

    In der Ausstellung Theater Objects. A Stage for Architecture and Art bilden unterschiedlich gestaltete Bühnen das verbindende Element zwischen Kunst und Architektur. Sie bieten theatralische Tableaus, auf denen international renommierte KünstlerInnen und… (Zachte kaft)

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  • What Is Art Education?

    This edited book gathers seven established art educators-educator artists who address art and its education from the philosophical position of Deleuze and Guattari. This book raises questions as to where the future of art and its education might be heading if… (Harde kaft)

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  • The Artful Mind

    Cognitively human minds produced a list of behavioral singularities that indicate a discontinuity between them and all other living things. This fact gives rise to questions such as: How did the artful mind emerge? How did the artful mind emerge? This work… (Harde kaft)

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  • Howard Gardner boeken
    Howard Gardner - Art Education and Human Development

    Briefly surveys the principles governing human development, and argues that policies in art education must take into account cultural values, development level, and individual differences (Zachte kaft)

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  • Richard Yot boeken
    Richard Yot - Light for Visual Artists: Understanding and Using Light in Art

    Presents an overview of the basic principles and applications of light for different media such as photography, graphic design, and film, along with examples that illustrate each concept (Zachte kaft)

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  • Christopher Butler boeken
    Christopher Butler - Postmodernism: A Very Short Introduction

    Postmodernism has become the buzzword of contemporary society over the last decade. But how can it be defined? In this highly readable introduction the mysteries of this most elusive of concepts are unraveled, casting a critical light upon the way we live now,… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Hilary Robinson boeken
    Hilary Robinson - Feminism Art Theory

    Charting over 45 years of feminist debate on the significance of gender in the making and understanding of art, Feminism-Art-Theory: An Anthology 1968-2010 gathers together 88 crucial texts from North America, Europe, Australasia, and elsewhere. (Harde kaft)

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  • Stephen Davies boeken
    Stephen Davies - The Philosophy of Art

    Now available in a fully revised and updated second edition, this accessible and insightful introduction outlines the central theories and ongoing debates in the philosophy of art. (Zachte kaft)

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