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Frameworks for Mallarme
Frameworks for Mallarme (November 2008)
The Photo and the Graphic of an Interdisciplinary Aesthetic
Gayle Zachmann - Author

The influence of photography and visual culture on the French poet, journalist, and critic.

Countering the conventional image of the deliberately obscure “ivory-tower poet,” Frameworks for Mallarmé presents Stéphane Mallarmé as a journalist and critic who was actively engaged with the sociocultural and technological shifts of his era. Gayle Zachmann introduces a writer wh...(Read More)
 
 
Reading Objects 2008
Reading Objects 2008 (September 2008)
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art - Author

Poems, short stories, and other personal reactions to works in the permanent collection of the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz.

This illustrated catalogue documents the third in a series of interdisciplinary exhibitions periodically hosted by the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, in which faculty and staff from across the State University of New York at New Paltz are asked to respond to works fr...(Read More)
 
 
Spectacle Pedagogy
Spectacle Pedagogy (April 2008)
Art, Politics, and Visual Culture
Charles R. Garoian - Author
Yvonne M. Gaudelius - Author

Examines the interrelationships between art, politics, and visual culture post-9/11.

This book examines the complex interrelationships between art, politics, and visual culture through the concept of spectacle pedagogy. In a series of essays Charles R. Garoian and Yvonne M. Gaudelius utilize the narratives of collage, montage, assemblage, installation, and performance art to expose, examine, and critique the pervasi...(Read More)
 
 
Identity, Memory, and Diaspora
Identity, Memory, and Diaspora (February 2008)
Voices of Cuban-American Artists, Writers, and Philosophers
Jorge J. E. Gracia - Editor
Lynette M. F. Bosch - Editor
Isabel Alvarez Borland - Editor

Offers a detailed picture of the lives of Cuban Americans through interviews with artists, writers, and philosophers.

This fascinating volume contains interviews with nineteen prominent Cuban-American artists, writers, and philosophers who tell their stories and share what they consider important for understanding their work. Struggling with issues of Cuban-American identity in particular and social identity in gen...(Read More)
 
 
Environmental Values in Christian Art
Environmental Values in Christian Art (November 2007)
Susan Power Bratton - Author

Discusses the expression of environmental values in Christian art as it displaced pagan aesthetics from the third century to the Reformation.

This book looks at what art reveals about the environmental values of Christianity. As western Europe transitioned to Christianity, pagan religious aesthetics changed or were displaced. Focusing on Christian art and architecture from early third-century Rome to seventeenth-ce...(Read More)
 
 
Decadent Culture in the United States
Decadent Culture in the United States (November 2007)
Art and Literature against the American Grain, 1890-1926
David Weir - Author

The paradoxes of the American decadent movement in the 1890s and 1920s.

Decadent Culture in the United States traces the development of the decadent movement in America from its beginnings in the 1890s to its brief revival in the 1920s. During the fin de siècle, many Americans felt the nation had entered a period of decline since the frontier had ended and the country’s “manifest de...(Read More)

 
 
The Japanese Arts and Self-Cultivation
The Japanese Arts and Self-Cultivation (November 2007)
Robert E. Carter - Author
Eliot Deutsch - Foreword by

Explores how spiritual values are learned and mind and body developed through the practice of the Japanese arts.

It is through the practice of the arts, and not through rules or theory that moral and spiritual values are taught in Japan. Author Robert E. Carter examines five arts (or “ways” in Japan): the martial art of aikido, Zen landscape gardening, the Way of Tea, the Way of Flowers, and ...(Read More)
 
 
Judy Pfaff
Judy Pfaff (April 2007)
New Prints and Drawings
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art - Author

Explores the recent print work of Judy Pfaff, one of America’s leading sculptors, printmakers, installation artists, and set designers.

With an introductory essay by curator Brian Wallace, this illustrated exhibition catalogue explores the recent print work created at Tandem Press in Madison, Wisconsin, by Judy Pfaff, one of America’s leading sculptors, printmakers, installation artists, and set de...(Read More)

 
 
Indian Ladder
Indian Ladder (January 2007)
A Lyric Journey
John Yang - Photographer

Beautiful landscape photographs of the Helderberg Escarpment in New York State by renowned photographer John Yang.

Since 2001, New York City photographer John Yang has captured in amazing detail the beauty of the landscape around Thacher Park, fifteen miles west of Albany, New York. The park is marked by a massive wall of rock nearly 1,100 feet in height, known as the Helderberg Escarpment. It is a prominent ...(Read More)

 
 
Modeling Life
Modeling Life (October 2006)
Art Models Speak about Nudity, Sexuality, and the Creative Process
Sarah R. Phillips - Author

A fascinating consideration of the work of life models and the models’ own perspectives on their craft.

This is a book about life modeling. Unlike the painter whose name appears beside his finished portrait, the life model, posing nude, perhaps for months, goes unacknowledged. Standing at a unique juncture—between nude and naked, between high and low culture, between art and pornography—the life ...(Read More)
 
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