arts and culture

The Economics Of Art And Culture
Author: Heilbrun James
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release Date: 2001-04-23
Pages: 410
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Systematic review of the economics of the arts and performing arts.

Traditional Japanese Arts And Culture
Author: Stephen Addiss
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Pages: 253
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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.

Policy Matters
Author: Clive Robertson
Publisher: YYZ Books
Release Date: 2006
Pages: 288
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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).

Disability Arts And Culture
Author: Petra Kuppers
Publisher: Intellect Books
Release Date: 2019-04-24
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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.

Africa  Arts And Cultures
Author: British Museum
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date: 2000
Pages: 224
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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This strikingly illustrated, authoritative reassessment of African art is based on the world-renowned collection housed in the British Museum. By presenting art from across the continent, past and present, the volume offers an innovative approach that allows the reader to appreciate African art in its totality. 200 illustrations, 150 in color.

Economics Of Art And Culture
Author: Bruno S. Frey
Publisher: Springer
Release Date: 2019-03-30
Pages: 134
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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.

Arts And Culture
Author: Janetta Rebold Benton
Publisher: Pearson College Division
Release Date: 2012
Pages: 649
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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.

Blue
Author: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Release Date: 2015-04-28
Pages: 176
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Blue, the world's favorite color, is elegantly showcased in more than 200 artworks from the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Representing a diversity of movements, cultures, and media that spans the ages and the globe, the objects in Blue range from ancient Egyptian jewelry and traditional Japanese prints to Impressionist paintings and indigo-dyed textiles. Short essays from museum curators on the significance and symbolism of the color at various times and places provide historical context for this visual feast. With page edges dyed blue, this distinctive volume is a bijou treasure.

Points Of Contact
Author: Susan Crutchfield
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Release Date: 2000
Pages: 297
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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A richly diverse collection of essays, memoir, poetry and photography on aspects of disability and its representation in art

Spy Glass On Delta State Council For Arts And Culture
Author: Delta State Council for Arts and Culture
Publisher:
Release Date: 1993
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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