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Art and Future: Energy, Climate, Cultures

Stupples, Peter. , Stupples, Peter.

(2018)  | 9781527504103 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 221pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
AUD 155.95 (inc. GST), AUD 141.77 (ex. GST),
This selection of essays examines the future of art in a changing world. In particular, contributors discuss the agency of art in conditions of ecological threats to the natural world, to climate change and the effects of globalisation, neoliberal economics and mass tourism. Following the lead of Chicago-based...

Spanish Royal Patronage 1412-1804: Portraits as Propaganda

Ann Zaho, Margaret. ColĂłn Mendoza, Ilenia.

(2018)  | 9781527504028 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 193pp | Availability last checked: 1/1/2018
AUD 147.95 (inc. GST), AUD 134.50 (ex. GST),
Portraits have a long history in royal courts as a way of communicating the monarch’s status, rulership, and even piety. This anthology places such art works studied in the context of their commission, production, and display. Artists use different representational strategies to convey important information...

Creative collaboration in art practice, research, and pedagogy.

Shields, M. Kathryn. Spillane, Sunny.

(2018)  | 9781527503526 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 435pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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Art and the Challenge of Markets Volume 1: National Cultural Politics and the Challenges of Marketization and Globalization

Alexander, Victoria. Hägg, Samuli. Häyrynen, Simo. Sevänen, Erkki.

(2018)  | 9783319645858 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxii, 349pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
AUD 244.95 (inc. GST), AUD 222.68 (ex. GST),
Part One: Introduction1. Varieties of National Cultural Politics and Art Worlds in an Era of Increasing Marketization and GlobalizationPart Two: Contemporary National Cultural Policies and Art Worlds in North America and Europe2. The United States of Art – A Case Apart?3. Enterprise Culture and the...

Art and the Challenge of Markets Volume 2: From Commodification of Art to Artistic Critiques of Capitalism

Alexander, Victoria. Hägg, Samuli. Häyrynen, Simo. Sevänen, Erkki.

(2018)  | 9783319646435 | Springer | hbk. | book | vi, 335pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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Part One: Introduction1. The Capitalist Economy as a Precondition and Restraint of Modern and Contemporary Art WorldsPart Two: Contemporary Capitalist Economy and the Demands of Art’s Societal Utility and Responsibility2. Culturalization of the Economy and the Artistic Qualities of Contemporary...

Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain: One Hundred Years Later

Kilroy, Robert.

(2018)  | 9783319691572 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 168pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
AUD 111.95 (inc. GST), AUD 101.77 (ex. GST),
This book marks the centenary of Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain by critically re-examining the established interpretation of the work. It introduces a new methodological approach to art-historical practice rooted in a revised understanding of Lacan, Freud and Slavoj Žižek. In weaving an alternative narrative,...

Against Art and Culture

Dee, Liam.

(2018)  | 9789811070914 | Springer | hbk. | book | iii, 300pp | Availability last checked: 15/3/2018
AUD 188.95 (inc. GST), AUD 171.77 (ex. GST),
Offering a negative definition of art in relation to the concept of culture, this book establishes the concept of ‘art/culture’ to describe the unity of these two fields around named-labour, idealised creative subjectivity and surplus signification. Contending a conceptual and social reality of a combined...

Contemporary art and community altruism in oaxaca : hybrid agency.

Pyatt, Neil.

(2018)  | 9781527503731 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 235pp | Availability last checked: 1/1/2018
AUD 166.95 (inc. GST), AUD 151.77 (ex. GST),
"This book relates the longitudinal participant observation and analysis of the behaviour of the Oaxacan art community, focusing on the cultural production, interaction and collective action of its members as an integrated sector of civil society.It presents a theoretical framework that succinctly defines...

Women in art and literature networks : spinning webs.

Camus, Marianne. Dupont, Valèrie.

(2018)  | 9781527503748 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 215pp | Availability last checked: 1/1/2018
AUD 158.95 (inc. GST), AUD 144.50 (ex. GST),
"This book examines the place of women in art and literature from the 19th century to the present day, whether as artists, critics or collectors. It centers on the concept of the network, as a possible point of entry for women into cultural circles long seen as male territories. Within the framework...


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