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Compiled in this volume is original material on Japanese arts and culture from the prehistoric era to the Meiji Restoration (1867). These sources, including many translated here for the first time, are placed in their historical context and outfitted with brief commentaries, allowing the reader to make connections to larger concepts and values found in Japanese culture. This book contains material on the visual and literary arts, as well as primary texts on topics not easily classified in Western categories, such as the martial and culinary arts, the art of tea, and flower arranging. More than sixty color and black-and-white illustrations enrich the collection and provide further insights into Japanese artistic and cultural values. Also included are a bibliography of English-language and Japanese sources and an extensive list of suggested further readings.

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Genre: Art
Author: Stephen Addiss
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Release: 2006-01-01
File: 253 Pages
ISBN-13: 082482878X

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Systematic review of the economics of the arts and performing arts.

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Genre: Art
Author: Heilbrun James
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 2001-04-23
File: 410 Pages
ISBN-13: 0521637120

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This book studies the relationship between the arts and the economy. By applying economic thinking to arts and culture, it analyses markets for art and cultural goods, highlights specific facets of art auctions and discusses determinants of the economic success of artists. The author also sheds new light on various cultural areas, such as the performing and visual arts, festivals, films, museums and cultural heritage. Lastly, the book discusses cultural policies, the role of the state in financing culture, and the relationship between the arts and happiness.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Bruno S. Frey
Publisher: Springer
Release: 2019-03-30
File: 134 Pages
ISBN-13: 9783030157487

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"Clement Greenberg is, internationally, the best-known American art critic popularly considered to be the man who put American vanguard painting and sculpture on the world map. . . . An important book for everyone interested in modern painting and sculpture."—The New York Times

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Genre: Art
Author: Clement Greenberg
Publisher: Beacon Press
Release: 1971-06-01
File: 288 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780807097021

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This collection offers insight into different study approaches to disability art and culture practices, and asks: what does it mean to approach disability-focused cultural production and consumption as generative sites of meaning-making? International scholars and practitioners use ethnographic and participatory action research approaches; textual and discourse analysis; as well as other methods to discover how disability figures into our contemporary world(s). Chapters within the collection explore, amongst other topics, deaf theatre productions, representations of disability on-screen, community engagement projects and disabled bodies in dance. Disability Arts and Culture provides a comprehensive overview and a range of case studies benefitting both the practitioner and scholar.

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Genre: Art
Author: Petra Kuppers
Publisher: Intellect Books
Release: 2019-04-24
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 9781789380019

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"In this book Clive Robertson examines the subject of arts administration through the three major topics of 'artist-run culture as movement and apparatus', 'custody battles with/at the Canada Council' and Carings for art and culture'. Includes interviews with Paule Leduc, Roch Carrier, Edythe Goodriche, and Bruce Russell." -- From Art Metropole website (viewed 23 May 2018).

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Genre: Art
Author: Clive Robertson
Publisher: YYZ Books
Release: 2006
File: 288 Pages
ISBN-13: 0920397360

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Genre: Arts
Author:
Publisher:
Release: 1998
File: Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015071237641

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Presenting the latest technological developments in arts and culture, this volume demonstrates the advantages of a union between art and science. Electronic Visualisation in Arts and Culture is presented in five parts: Imaging and Culture New Art Practice Seeing Motion Interaction and Interfaces Visualising Heritage Electronic Visualisation in Arts and Culture explores a variety of new theory and technologies, including devices and techniques for motion capture for music and performance, advanced photographic techniques, computer generated images derived from different sources, game engine software, airflow to capture the motions of bird flight and low-altitude imagery from airborne devices. The international authors of this book are practising experts from universities, art practices and organisations, research centres and independent research. They describe electronic visualisation used for such diverse aspects of culture as airborne imagery, computer generated art based on the autoimmune system, motion capture for music and for sign language, the visualisation of time and the long term preservation of these materials. Selected from the EVA London conferences from 2009-2012, held in association with the Computer Arts Society of the British Computer Society, the authors have reviewed, extended and fully updated their work for this state-of-the-art volume.

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Genre: Computers
Author: Jonathan P. Bowen
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release: 2013-09-07
File: 291 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781447154068

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Genre: Arts
Author: Delta State Council for Arts and Culture
Publisher:
Release: 1993
File: Pages
ISBN-13: UCAL:B4317528

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For one semester/quarter courses on Introduction to the Humanities or Cultural Studies. Now in full color, Arts and Culture provides an introduction to global civilizations and their artistic achievements, history, and cultures. The authors consider two important questions: What makes a work a masterpiece of its type? And what qualities of a work enable it to be appreciated over time? Critical thinking is also highlighted throughout the text with 4 different box features that ask students to explore connections across the humanities and different cultures. These boxes are entitled Connections, Cross Currents, Then & Now, and Cultural Impact boxes. Open the new fourth edition of Arts and Culture and open a world of discovery.

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Genre: Art
Author: Janetta Rebold Benton
Publisher: Pearson College Division
Release: 2012
File: 649 Pages
ISBN-13: 0132134969

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