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Funding challenges and successes in arts education.

Challons-Lipton, Siulolovao. Emanuel, Richard.
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(2017)  | 9781522525813 | Information Science Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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Art and public history : approaches, opportunities, and challenges.

Bush, Rebecca. Paul, K. Tawny.
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(2017)  | 9781442268449 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 272pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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Art and Public History: Approaches, Opportunities, and Challenges examines the relationship between art and public history, outlining opportunities, challenges, and insights drawn from recent initiatives. With a special eye towards audience engagement and challenging historical narratives, all of the...

Representations of the blessed virgin mary in world literature and art.

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(2017)  | 9781498554343 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 174pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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This interdisciplinary study explores Marian imagery and representations in world literature and art throughout the centuries. This book demonstrates the widespread deep veneration of the image of the Blessed Virgin Mary in various countries and different Christian traditions. Devotion to the Holy Virgin...

Art and public history : approachcb.

BUSH, Paul.
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(2017)  | 9781442268432 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 272pp
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The Art of Public History: Approaches, Opportunities, and Challenges examines the relationship between art and public history, outlining opportunities, challenges, and insights drawn from recent initiatives. With a special eye towards audience engagement and challenging historical narratives, all of...

Art for an Undivided Earth: The American Indian Movement Generation

Horton, Jessica L.
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(2017)  | 9780822369547 | Duke University Press | hbk. | book | 312pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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In Art for an Undivided Earth Jessica L. Horton reveals how the spatialphilosophies underlying the American Indian Movement (AIM) were refigured by ageneration of artists searching for new places to stand. Upending the assumptionthat Jimmie Durham, James Luna, Kay WalkingStick, Robert Houle, and others...

Visitor-centered exhibitions and edu-curation in art museums.

Love, Ann Rowson. Villeneuve, Pat.
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(2017)  | 9781442278998 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 298pp
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Visitor-Centered Exhibitions and Edu-Curation in Art Museums promotes balanced practices that are visitor-centered while honoring the integrity and powerful storytelling of art objects. Book examples present best practices that move beyond the turning point, where curation and education are engaged...

Blind visitors art museums and.

HAYHOE, Simon.
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(2017)  | 9781442272057 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 234pp | Availability last checked: 20/6/2017
AUD 141.95 (inc. GST), AUD 129.05 (ex. GST),
Blind Visitor Experiences at Art Museums seeks to answer two questions:1.Given the guiding principle of visual art being understood only by sight, what do people understand when sight is diminished or not there?2.Moreover, given the experience of blindness, what are the effects of vision loss or no...

Art for an Undivided Earth: The American Indian Movement Generation

Horton, Jessica L.
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(2017)  | 9780822369813 | Duke University Press | pbk. | book | 312pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
AUD 50.95 (inc. GST), AUD 46.32 (ex. GST),
In Art for an Undivided Earth Jessica L. Horton reveals how the spatialphilosophies underlying the American Indian Movement (AIM) were refigured by ageneration of artists searching for new places to stand. Upending the assumptionthat Jimmie Durham, James Luna, Kay WalkingStick, Robert Houle, and others...

Migrating the Black Body: The African Diaspora and Visual Culture

Raiford, Leigh. Raphael-Hernandez, Heike. , Raiford, Leigh. Raphael-Hernandez, Heike.
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(2017)  | 9780295999562 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 392pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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Migrating the Black Body explores how visual mediafrom painting to photography,from global independent cinema to Hollywood movies, from posters and broadsidesto digital media, from public art to graphic novelshas shaped diasporicimaginings of the individual and collective self. How is the travel of...

Flying Under the Radar with the Royal Chicano Air Force: Mapping a Chicano/a Art History

Diaz, Ella Maria.
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(2017)  | 9781477312308 | University Of Texas Press | pbk. | book | 386pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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The Royal Chicano Air Force produced major works of visual art, poetry, prose,music, and performance during the second half of the twentieth century and firstdecades of the twenty-first. Materializing in Sacramento, California, in 1969and established between 1970 and 1972, the RCAF helped redefine the...

Flying Under the Radar with the Royal Chicano Air Force: Mapping a Chicano/a Art History

Diaz, Ella Maria.
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(2017)  | 9781477312032 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 386pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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The Royal Chicano Air Force produced major works of visual art, poetry, prose,music, and performance during the second half of the twentieth century and firstdecades of the twenty-first. Materializing in Sacramento, California, in 1969and established between 1970 and 1972, the RCAF helped redefine the...

Queering Contemporary Asian American Art

Bernabe, Jan Christian. Kina, Laura.
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(2017)  | 9780295742007 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 296pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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Queering Contemporary Asian American Art takes Asian American differences as itspoint of departure, and brings together artists and scholars to challengenormative assumptions, essentialisms, and methodologies within Asian Americanart and visual culture. Taken together, these nine original artist interviews,cutting-edge...

Displaying Time: The Many Temporalities of the Festival of India

Brown, Rebecca M.
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(2017)  | 9780295741987 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | pbk. | book | 248pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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From the fluttering fabric of a tent, to the blurred motion of the potterswheel, to the rhythm of a horse puppets wooden hoovesthese scenes make up a setof mid-1980s art exhibitions as part of the U.S. Festival of India. The festivalwas conceived at a meeting between Indira Gandhi and Ronald Reagan...

Queering Contemporary Asian American Art

Bernabe, Jan Christian. Kina, Laura. , Bernabe, Jan Christian. Kina, Laura.
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(2017)  | 9780295741376 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | pbk. | book | 296pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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Queering Contemporary Asian American Art takes Asian American differences as itspoint of departure, and brings together artists and scholars to challengenormative assumptions, essentialisms, and methodologies within Asian Americanart and visual culture. Taken together, these nine original artist interviews,cutting-edge...

Displaying Time: The Many Temporalities of the Festival of India

Brown, Rebecca M.
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(2017)  | 9780295999944 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 248pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
AUD 168.95 (inc. GST), AUD 153.59 (ex. GST),
From the fluttering fabric of a tent, to the blurred motion of the potterswheel, to the rhythm of a horse puppets wooden hoovesthese scenes make up a setof mid-1980s art exhibitions as part of the U.S. Festival of India. The festivalwas conceived at a meeting between Indira Gandhi and Ronald Reagan...

The Art of Contact: Comparative Approaches to Greek and Phoenician Art

Martin, S. Rebecca.
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(2017)  | 9780812249088 | Univ of Pennsylvania Press | hbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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The proem to Herodotus's history of the Greek-Persian wars relates thelong-standing conflict between Europe and Asia from the points of view of theGreeks' chief antagonists, the Persians and Phoenicians. However humorous orfantastical these accounts may be, their stories, as voiced by a Greek, reveal...

Makeup man:from rocky to star : makeup man:from rocky to star.

PAGE, Westmore.
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(2017)  | 9781630761905 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2017
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Headline: A peak behind the Hollywood mask by one of its foremost makeup artistsIn Hollywood's heyday, almost every major studio had a Westmore heading up the makeup department. Since 1917, there has never been a time when Westmores weren't shaping the visages of stardom. For their century-long dedication...

Ars Judaica, Volume 13 : The Bar-Ilan Journal of Jewish Art.

Yaniv, Bracha. Rajner, Mirjam. Rodov, Ilia.
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(2017)  | 9781906764654 | Ars Judaica | pbk. | book | 128pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2017
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Ars Judaica is an annual publication of the Department of Jewish Art at Bar-Ilan University. The book showcases the Jewish contribution to the visual arts and architecture from antiquity to the present from a variety of perspectives, including history, iconography, semiotics, psychology, sociology,...

Suspended License: Censorship and the Visual Arts

Childs, Elizabeth C.
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(2017)  | 9780295997445 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 413pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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The Eighth Lively Art: Conversations with Painters, Poets, Musicians, and the Wicked Witch of the West

Wehr, Wesley.
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(2017)  | 9780295996363 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 302pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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As a young artist and musician Wesley Wehr became a friend and often a confidantof many of the painters, poets, and musicians who lived or worked in theNorthwest in the 1950s and 1960s. Drawing on his journals, Wehr provides anengagingly written, intriguing, and informative series of vignettes of paintersMark...

Art and Design Education: Perspectives, Challenges and Opportunities

Manning, Aaron. , Manning, Aaron.
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(2017)  | 9781536109191 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | pbk. | book | 100pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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This book reviews new research on art and design education. The first chapter helps to understand the arts as a common, specific and specialised field of education. Chapter Two examines diverse fan art communities and remixes pertaining to The Hunger Games major motion pictures and novels as art education...

The Heart of the Mission: Latino Art and Politics in San Francisco

Cordova, Cary.
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(2017)  | 9780812249309 | Univ of Pennsylvania Press | hbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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In The Heart of the Mission, Cary Cordova combines urban, political, and arthistory to examine how the Mission District, a longtime bohemian enclave in SanFrancisco, has served as an important place for an influential and largelyignored Latino arts movement from the 1960s to the present. Well before...

Continuity between the world and art, and the problem of globalization.

De, Haro Pedro Aullòn.
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(2017)  | 9781443873222 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 115pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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"This book represents a synthetic challenge to create a general aesthetics overcoming the problem of mimesis and any subordination of art, by using the ancient concept of continuity. Consequently, it traces an ontology of continuity considering nature as landscape, the persons who inhabit it as character,...

Dialogues between art and business : collaborations, cooptations, and autonomy in a knowledge society.

Strau, Anke.
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(2017)  | 9781443898652 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 195pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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"The relationship between the fine art and the business sphere has never been harmonious; it has been rejected, fought about, ignored, exploited, criticised and questioned, but it is still omnipresent. Commonly assumed to be antagonistic, situating art and the business organisation sphere in the discourses...

Breaking Resemblance: The Role of Religious Motifs in Contemporary Art

Alexandrova, Alena.
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(2017)  | 9780823274475 | Fordham University Press | hbk. | book | 280pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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In recent decades curators and artists have shown a distinct interest inreligion, its different traditions, manifestations in public life, gestures andimages. Breaking Resemblance explores the complex relationship betweencontemporary art and religion by focusing on the ways artists re-work religiousmotifs...

Paris in architecture, literature and art.

Spangler, May.
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(2017)  | 9781433139581 | Peter Lang Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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Paris in architecture, literature and art.

Spangler, May.
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(2017)  | 9781433135354 | Peter Lang Publishing | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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South of Pico: African American Artists in Los Angeles in the 1960s and 1970s

Jones, Kellie.
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(2017)  | 9780822361640 | Duke University Press | pbk. | book | 416pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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In South of Pico Kellie Jones explores how the artists in Los Angeles's blackcommunities during the 1960s and 1970s created a vibrant, productive, andengaged activist arts scene in the face of structural racism. Emphasizing theimportance of African American migration, as well as L.A.'s housing andemployment...

South of Pico: African American Artists in Los Angeles in the 1960s and 1970s

Jones, Kellie.
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(2017)  | 9780822361459 | Duke University Press | hbk. | book | 416pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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In South of Pico Kellie Jones explores how the artists in Los Angeles's blackcommunities during the 1960s and 1970s created a vibrant, productive, andengaged activist arts scene in the face of structural racism. Emphasizing theimportance of African American migration, as well as L.A.'s housing andemployment...

Ante-matter : activist art and the failure of capitalism.

Sholette, Gregory.
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(2017)  | 9780745336886 | Pluto Press UK | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
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'The archive has split open. We are its dead capital. It is the dawn of the dead,' thus concluded Sholette's 2010 book Dark Matter: Art and Politics in the Age of Enterprise Culture. Since that time waves of progressive cultural activists have emerged on the world stage to challenge neoliberal capitalism,...

Ruby a. black : eleanor roosevelt, puerto rico, and political journalism in washington.

Beasley, Maurine H.
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(2017)  | 9781498519496 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 274pp | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
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This book presents the story of Ruby A. Black, a feminist who broke new ground for women in Washington journalism in the 1920s and 1930s as a correspondent for a Puerto Rican newspaper and the first biographer of Eleanor Roosevelt. It offers access, for the first time in an English-language publication,...

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Blind visitors art museums and.

HAYHOE, Simon.
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(2017)  | 9781442272057 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 234pp | Availability last checked: 20/6/2017
AUD 141.95 (inc. GST), AUD 129.05 (ex. GST),
Blind Visitor Experiences at Art Museums seeks to answer two questions:1.Given the guiding principle of visual art being understood only by sight, what do people understand when sight is diminished or not there?2.Moreover, given the experience of blindness, what are the effects of vision loss or no...

 

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