Since the 1990s, critics and curators have broadly accepted the notion that participatory art is the ultimate political art: that by encouraging an audience to take part an artist can promote new emancipatory social relations. Around the world, the champions of this form of expression are numerous, ranging from art historians such as Grant Kester,…
Art and the American experience
Was ist ein Bild?
A fully illustrated overview of the work of David Nash, a contemporary British sculptor famous for his work with natural materials.
The long cultural moment that arose in the wake of 9/11 and the conflict in the Middle East has fostered a global wave of surveillance and counterinsurgency. Performance in a Militarized Culture explores the ways in which we experience this new status quo. Addressing the most commonplace of everyday interactions, from mobile phone calls to…
“…Large public libraries may wish to add this guide because of its comprehensive list of training programs. Emphasizes the value of museum training programs.” Reference Books Bulletin
Dazzling treasures illuminate women’s lives through 3,000 years of ancient Egypt.
American Paintings in the Brooklyn Museum: The making of a collection
Die Kunst und das schöne Heim
Anhand kleiner japanischer Kunstfiguren, die in einer Bankiersfamilie in Paris, Wien und Tokyo von Generation zu Generation weitergegeben wurden, wird das Leben der jüdischen Oberschicht vom späten 19. Jahrhundert bis nach dem 2. Weltkrieg rekonstruiert.