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Constantin Meunier
A Dialogue with Allan Sekula
Hilde van Van Gelder
This book is the outcome of a collaborative research project between LGC, the Leuven Museumsite and STUK Arts Centre. Constantin Meunier (1831–1905) was a Belgian painter and sculptor. On the occasion of the centennial anniversary of Constantin...



Costa Rica
A Journey through Nature
Adrian Hepworth takes readers on a spectacular photographic journey through one of the most biologically diverse countries on the planet.



Counter Culture
The American Coffee Shop Waitress
Candacy A. Taylor
"Career waitresses do more than just serve food. They are part psychiatrist, part grandmother, part friend, and they serve every walk of American life: from the retired and the widowed, to the wounded and the lonely, and from the working class to the...



The Counter-Arts Conspiracy
Art and Industry in the Age of Blake
Morris Eaves



Counterpreservation
Architectural Decay in Berlin since 1989
Daniela Sandler
In Berlin, decrepit structures do not always denote urban blight. Decayed buildings are incorporated into everyday life as residences, exhibition spaces, shops, offices, and as leisure space. In this book, Daniela Sandler introduces the concept of counterpreservation as a way to understand this intentional appropriation of...



Critical Realism in Contemporary Art
Around Allan Sekula's Photography
As scratches of reality, Sekula's photographs and films leave their traces in our minds. They encourage, yes, even force reflection, and through that, slow changes can probably become a reality, certainly at the level of the individual.



The Deceivers
Art Forgery and Identity in the Nineteenth Century
Aviva Briefel
The nineteenth century witnessed an unprecedented increase in art forgery, caused both by the advent of national museums and by a rapidly growing bourgeois interest in collecting objects from the past. This rise had profound repercussions on...



Deep Skin
Elizabeth Bishop and Visual Art
Peggy Samuels
Elizabeth Bishop, who constructed poems of crystalline visual accuracy, is often regarded as the most painterly of twentieth-century American poets. In Deep Skin, Peggy Samuels explores Bishop's attraction to painters who experimented with dynamic...



Definitions of Art
Stephen Davies
In the last thirty years, work in analytic philosophy of art has flourished, and it has given rise to considerably controversy. Stephen Davies describes and analyzes the definition of art as it has been discussed in Anglo-American philosophy...



Democracy and the Arts
Politics has taken a cultural turn in America, and the arts are at the center of today's culture wars. In this book, some of our most prominent cultural critics explore the relationships between culture and politics as played out in the world of...



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