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Circles and Circuits: Chinese Caribbean Art

Chang, Alexandra.
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(2017)  | 9780998745107 | Duke University Press | pbk. | book | 120pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
AUD 76.95 (inc. GST), AUD 69.95 (ex. GST),
Circles and Circuits: Chinese Caribbean Art examines artistic production inCuba, Trinidad, Jamaica, and Panama, where large immigrant populations andpolitical, economic, and socio-cultural conditions enabled the development ofrich art practices in the Chinese diasporic community. The volume touches...

Unconsolable contemporary : observing gerhard richter.

Rabinow, Paul.
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(2017)  | 9780822369967 | Duke University Press | hbk. | book | 176pp | Availability last checked: 25/10/2017
AUD 136.95 (inc. GST), AUD 124.50 (ex. GST),
Paul Rabinow continues his explorations of "a philosophic anthropology of the contemporary" by examining the work of German painter Gerhard Richter. Defining the contemporary as a moving ratio in which the modern becomes historical, Rabinow uses Richter's work to illustrate how meaning is created within...

Unconsolable contemporary : observing gerhard richter.

Rabinow, Paul.
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(2017)  | 9780822370017 | Duke University Press | pbk. | book | 176pp | Availability last checked: 16/11/2017
AUD 37.95 (inc. GST), AUD 34.50 (ex. GST),
Paul Rabinow continues his explorations of "a philosophic anthropology of the contemporary" by examining the work of German painter Gerhard Richter. Defining the contemporary as a moving ratio in which the modern becomes historical, Rabinow uses Richter's work to illustrate how meaning is created within...

Cyprus and its Conflicts: Representations, Materialities, and Cultures

Carpentier, Nico. Doudaki, Vaia.
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(2017)  | 9781785337246 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 324pp | Availability last checked: 28/10/2017
AUD 187.95 (inc. GST), AUD 170.86 (ex. GST),
The Mediterranean island of Cyprus is the site of enduring political, military,and economic conflict. This interdisciplinary collection takes Cyprus as ageographical, cultural and political point of reference for understanding howconflict is mediated, represented, reconstructed, experienced, and transformed.Through...

Art themes : choices in art learning and making.

Manifold, Marjorie Cohee.
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(2017)  | 9780253022929 | Indiana University Press | pbk. | book | 640pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
AUD 159.95 (inc. GST), AUD 145.41 (ex. GST),
Flexible in approach and full of colorful examples, this textbook provides abasic introduction to what art is and can be in the lives of people who do notnecessarily think of themselves as "artists." You will be taught about a varietyof art themes, genres, materials, and processes that appeal to novice...

Performing the secular : representation, religion and the public sphere.

Gluhovic, Milija. Menon, Jisha.
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(2017)  | 9781137496072 | Springer Palgrave | hbk. | book | 258pp | Availability last checked: 18/10/2017
AUD 194.95 (inc. GST), AUD 177.23 (ex. GST),
With a foreword from Rustom Bharucha, this book is a timely anthology which aims to unsettle our habituated modes of thinking about the place of the secular in cultural productions. The last decade alone has witnessed many religious protests against cultural productions, which have led, in some cases,...

Light in a socio-cultural perspective.

Lubashevsky, Ruth. Milano, Ronit.
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(2017)  | 9781443879071 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 155pp | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
AUD 138.95 (inc. GST), AUD 126.32 (ex. GST),
"The awareness of "light" as both a concept and a phenomenon existed long before it became a matter of scientific interest. This volume investigates the many ways in which light has been conceptualized throughout history. Employing different methodological approaches derived from various disciplines...

Famous Works of Art—And How They Got That Way

Nici, John.
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(2017)  | 9781538104958 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 19/10/2017
AUD 34.95 (inc. GST), AUD 31.77 (ex. GST),
In a world filled with great museums and great paintings, Leonardo da Vinci’sMona Lisa is the reigning queen. Her portrait rules over a carefully designedsalon, one that was made especially for her in a museum that may seem intendedfor no other purpose than to showcase her virtues. What has made this...

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Performing the secular : representation, religion and the public sphere.

Gluhovic, Milija. Menon, Jisha.
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(2017)  | 9781137496072 | Springer Palgrave | hbk. | book | 258pp | Availability last checked: 18/10/2017
AUD 194.95 (inc. GST), AUD 177.23 (ex. GST),
With a foreword from Rustom Bharucha, this book is a timely anthology which aims to unsettle our habituated modes of thinking about the place of the secular in cultural productions. The last decade alone has witnessed many religious protests against cultural productions, which have led, in some cases,...

Unconsolable contemporary : observing gerhard richter.

Rabinow, Paul.
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(2017)  | 9780822370017 | Duke University Press | pbk. | book | 176pp | Availability last checked: 16/11/2017
AUD 37.95 (inc. GST), AUD 34.50 (ex. GST),
Paul Rabinow continues his explorations of "a philosophic anthropology of the contemporary" by examining the work of German painter Gerhard Richter. Defining the contemporary as a moving ratio in which the modern becomes historical, Rabinow uses Richter's work to illustrate how meaning is created within...

 

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