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Colonial art books

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Recently Published

Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts at 25 by Rebecca J. Dobkins, Prudence F. Roberts Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts at 25
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Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts at 25 explores the first twenty-five years of a remarkable nonprofit printmaking and traditional arts studio based on the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in eastern Oregon, the only such center located...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Colonized through Art American Indian Schools and Art Education, 1889-1915 by Marinella Lentis Colonized through Art American Indian Schools and Art Education, 1889-1915

Explores how the US federal government used art education for American Indian children as an instrument for the colonization of consciousness , hoping to instil the values and ideals of Western society while simultaneously maintaining a political, social, economic, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Displaying Time The Many Temporalities of the Festival of India by Rebecca M. Brown Displaying Time The Many Temporalities of the Festival of India

From the fluttering fabric of a tent, to the blurred motion of the potter's wheel, to the rhythm of a horse puppet's wooden hooves-these scenes make up a set of mid-1980s art exhibitions as part of the U.S. Festival of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/05/2017

Begin to See The Photographers of Black Mountain College by Julie J. Thomson Begin to See The Photographers of Black Mountain College


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2017

The Mouse and the Myth Sacred Art and Secular Ritual of Disneyland by Dorene Koehler The Mouse and the Myth Sacred Art and Secular Ritual of Disneyland


Format: Book - Released: 24/04/2017

We Wanted a Revolution Black Radical Women, 1965-85 by Catherine Morris We Wanted a Revolution Black Radical Women, 1965-85

Published in tandem with the Brooklyn Museum's exhibit We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85, this Sourcebook republishes an array of rare and little-known documents from the period by artists, writers, and cultural critics, demonstrating the diversity of black...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/04/2017

Queering Contemporary Asian American Art by Susette Min, Kyoo Lee Queering Contemporary Asian American Art
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Queering Contemporary Asian American Art takes Asian American differences as its point of departure, and brings together artists and scholars to challenge normative assumptions, essentialisms, and methodologies within Asian American art and visual culture. Taken together, these nine original artist...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/04/2017

Humor and Violence Seeing Europeans in Central African Art by Z. S. Strother Humor and Violence Seeing Europeans in Central African Art

Humor and Violence examines the rich history of portraying Europeans in Central African art in images ranging from heart-wrenching scenes of human trafficking to playful parodies of colonialists. Z. S. Strother contends that the dialectic of humor and violence reveals...
Format: Book - Released: 26/12/2016

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Circles and Circuits Chinese Caribbean Art by Alexandra Chang Circles and Circuits Chinese Caribbean Art

This catalog-which examines Chinese Caribbean art in Cuba, Trinidad, Jamaica, and Panama-accompanies the exhibition, Circles and Circuits: Chinese Caribbean Art, presented in two parts: History and Art of the Chinese Caribbean Diaspora at the California African American Museum and Contemporary...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/09/2017

Never Alone, Except for Now Art, Networks, Populations by Kris Cohen Never Alone, Except for Now Art, Networks, Populations

Juxtaposing contemporary art against familiar features of the Web such as emoticons, Kris Cohen explores how one can be connected to people and places online while simultaneously being alone and isolated. This phenomenon lies in the space between populations built...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/10/2017

Never Alone, Except for Now Art, Networks, Populations by Kris Cohen Never Alone, Except for Now Art, Networks, Populations

Juxtaposing contemporary art against familiar features of the Web such as emoticons, Kris Cohen explores how one can be connected to people and places online while simultaneously being alone and isolated. This phenomenon lies in the space between populations built...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/10/2017

Collective Situations Readings in Contemporary Latin American Art, 1995? 2010 by Bill Kelley Collective Situations Readings in Contemporary Latin American Art, 1995? 2010

This volume's essays, interviews, and artist statements-many of which are appearing in English for the first time-present a range of socially engaged art practices in Latin America between 1995 and 2010 that rethink the boundaries between art and activism.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/11/2017

Collective Situations Readings in Contemporary Latin American Art, 1995? 2010 by Bill Kelley Collective Situations Readings in Contemporary Latin American Art, 1995? 2010

This volume's essays, interviews, and artist statements-many of which are appearing in English for the first time-present a range of socially engaged art practices in Latin America between 1995 and 2010 that rethink the boundaries between art and activism.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/11/2017

Michael Taylor Traversing Parallels by Michael J. Amy, Andrew Page, Michael Taylor, Susan Warner Michael Taylor Traversing Parallels
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Format: Hardback - Released: 11/11/2017

Arts of Global Africa The Newark Museum Collection by Christa Clarke Arts of Global Africa The Newark Museum Collection


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

American Sabor Latinos and Latinas in US Popular Music / Latinos y latinas en la musica popular estadounidense by Marisol Berrios-Miranda, Shannon Dudley, Michelle Habell-Pallan American Sabor Latinos and Latinas in US Popular Music / Latinos y latinas en la musica popular estadounidense
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Evoking the pleasures of music as well as food, the word sabor signifies a rich essence that makes our mouths water or makes our bodies want to move. American Sabor traces the substantial musical contributions of Latinas and Latinos in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/12/2017

American Sabor Latinos and Latinas in US Popular Music / Latinos y latinas en la musica popular estadounidense by Marisol Berrios-Miranda, Shannon Dudley, Michelle Habell-Pallan American Sabor Latinos and Latinas in US Popular Music / Latinos y latinas en la musica popular estadounidense
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Evoking the pleasures of music as well as food, the word sabor signifies a rich essence that makes our mouths water or makes our bodies want to move. American Sabor traces the substantial musical contributions of Latinas and Latinos in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/12/2017

Sacred to the Touch Nordic and Baltic Religious Wood Carving by Thomas A. DuBois Sacred to the Touch Nordic and Baltic Religious Wood Carving

With near-mythical forests of birch and pine, the Nordic and Baltic countries boast a rich tradition of religious wood carving that is in many ways emblematic of their cultures. Sacred to the Touch examines the spiritual and intellectual projects of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/12/2017

Sacred to the Touch Nordic and Baltic Religious Wood Carving by Thomas A. DuBois Sacred to the Touch Nordic and Baltic Religious Wood Carving

With near-mythical forests of birch and pine, the Nordic and Baltic countries boast a rich tradition of religious wood carving that is in many ways emblematic of their cultures. Sacred to the Touch examines the spiritual and intellectual projects of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/12/2017

Other books in this genre

Marshall Plan Modernism Italian Postwar Abstraction and the Beginnings of Autonomia by Jaleh Mansoor Marshall Plan Modernism Italian Postwar Abstraction and the Beginnings of Autonomia

Focusing on the work of Italian artists Lucio Fontana, Alberto Burri, and Piero Manzoni, Jaleh Mansoor demonstrates and reveals how abstract painting in post-WWII Italy critiqued the economic violence of the Marshall Plan and American hegemony, broke with fascist-associated futurism,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2016

Marshall Plan Modernism Italian Postwar Abstraction and the Beginnings of Autonomia by Jaleh Mansoor Marshall Plan Modernism Italian Postwar Abstraction and the Beginnings of Autonomia

Focusing on the work of Italian artists Lucio Fontana, Alberto Burri, and Piero Manzoni, Jaleh Mansoor demonstrates and reveals how abstract painting in post-WWII Italy critiqued the economic violence of the Marshall Plan and American hegemony, broke with fascist-associated futurism,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2016

Fugitive Testimony On the Visual Logic of Slave Narratives by Janet Neary Fugitive Testimony On the Visual Logic of Slave Narratives

Fugitive Testimony examines African American slave narratives in light of contemporary artists' use of the genre within their visual art at the end of the twentieth century. It identifies a sustained representational strategy employed by black cultural producers across time...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/09/2016

Fugitive Testimony On the Visual Logic of Slave Narratives by Janet Neary Fugitive Testimony On the Visual Logic of Slave Narratives

Fugitive Testimony examines African American slave narratives in light of contemporary artists' use of the genre within their visual art at the end of the twentieth century. It identifies a sustained representational strategy employed by black cultural producers across time...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2016

The Interface IBM and the Transformation of Corporate Design, 1945 1976 by John Harwood The Interface IBM and the Transformation of Corporate Design, 1945 1976

In 1956, IBM tapped the industrial designer and architect Eliot F. Noyes to reinvent the company's corporate image, from stationery and curtains to typewriters and computers to laboratory and administration buildings. IBM would go on to assemble a cast of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2016

Visiting with the Ancestors Blackfoot Shirts in Museum Spaces by Laura Peers, Alison K. Brown Visiting with the Ancestors Blackfoot Shirts in Museum Spaces
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In 2010, five magnificent Blackfoot shirts, now owned by the University of Oxford's Pitt Rivers Museum, were brought to Alberta to be exhibited at the Glenbow Museum, in Calgary, and the Galt Museum, in Lethbridge. The shirts had not returned...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/06/2016

Heaven, Hell, and Everything in Between Murals of the Colonial Andes by Ananda Cohen Suarez Heaven, Hell, and Everything in Between Murals of the Colonial Andes

Examining the vivid, often apocalyptic church murals of Peru from the early colonial period through the nineteenth century, Heaven, Hell, and Everything in Between explores the sociopolitical situation represented by the artists who generated these murals for rural parishes. Arguing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/06/2016

Heaven, Hell, and Everything in Between Murals of the Colonial Andes by Ananda Cohen Suarez Heaven, Hell, and Everything in Between Murals of the Colonial Andes

Examining the vivid, often apocalyptic church murals of Peru from the early colonial period through the nineteenth century, Heaven, Hell, and Everything in Between explores the sociopolitical situation represented by the artists who generated these murals for rural parishes. Arguing...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/06/2016

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