ELKINS, J: Art and Globalization

 Art and Globalization, book coverElkins, James; Valiavicharska, Zhivka; Kim, Alice. Art and Globalization. Pennsylvania State University Press, 2010. ISBN: 9780271037172. Factory sealed. Very Good. Paperback. (#26506) $80.00

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Art and Globalization brings political and cultural theorists together with writers and historians concerned specifically with the visual arts in order to test the limits of the conceptualization of the global in art.

Among the major writers on contemporary international art represented in this book are Rasheed Araeen, Joaquín Barriendos, Susan Buck-Morss, John Clark, Iftikhar Dadi, T. J. Demos, Néstor García Canclini, Charles Green, Suman Gupta, Harry Harootunian, Michael Ann Holly, Shigemi Inaga, Fredric Jameson, Caroline Jones, Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann, Anthony D. King, Partha Mitter, Keith Moxey, Saskia Sassen, Ming Tiampo, and C. J. W.-L. Wee.

First book in the Stone Art Theory Institutes Series. 304p. Measures 7×10 inches.

DAEDALUS: On Beauty (Fall 2002)

DAEDALUS: On Beauty (Fall 2002), BOOK COVER Miller, James (editor). Daedalus: On Beauty (Fall 2002). Cambridge: American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2002. ISBN: 0877240353. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26483) $25.00

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Authors include Susan Sontag, Plotinus, Arthur C. Danto, Dave Hickey.

Also a comment by John Steinbruner & Jeffrey Lewis on “The Unsettled Legacy of the Cold War” and Cass R. Sunstein on a danger of deliberative democracy. 131p.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CULTURAL STUDIES: Vol 1, No. 1, Apr 1998

Hartley, John (editor). International Journal of Cultural Studies (Vol 1, No. 1, Apr 1998). Sage, 1998. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#26438) $12.00

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Illustrated. Articles include an interview with Richard Hoggart, October 1997 (by Mark Gibson and John Hartley), “Stuart Hall and the Antinomian Tradition” by Chris Rojek, “Cultural Studies and Academic Stardom” by Joe Moran, “African Cultural Studies” by Keyan Tomaselli and more. Book reviews. 160p.

CAL ACADEMY: Pacific Discovery: Musical Instruments, Amchitka, Himalaya, Sunflower Trees (Volume XXIX Number 4, July/August 1976)

Pacific Discovery: Musical Instruments, Amchitka, Himalaya, Sunflower Trees (Volume XXIX Number 4, July/August 1976). California Academy of Sciences, 1976. Unmarked. Slight foxing on the cover. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26371) $12.00

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B/W illustrations throughout. 33p. Measures 8.5×11 inches.

Topics include a short editorial on The Wattis Hall of Man and articles on the material of music, atomics at Amchitka, In the Himalaya, and Sunflower trees of the Galapagos.

IONE, A: Klee and Kandinsky: Polyphonic Painting, Chromatic Chords and Synaesthesia

Ione, Amy. Klee and Kandinsky: Polyphonic Painting, Chromatic Chords and Synaesthesia. Exeter, UK: Imprint Academic, 2004. Unmarked throughout. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26370) $10.00

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Offprint from Art and the Brain III, the Journal of Consciousness Studies, 11, No. 3/4, 2004. pp148-58. References. Table of Contents of the issue inside the cover.

SNOW, CP: The Two Cultures and A Second Look

Snow, C. P. The Two Cultures and A Second Look. Cambridge University Press, 1974. ISBN: 052109576X. Unmarked text. 107p. Good. Paperback. (#26369) $10.00

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An expanded version of the two cultures and the scientific revolution. Classic text of the 1959 Rede Lecture that introduced the “two cultures” concept speaking of a gulf he perceived between the scientist and non-scientist.

IONE, A: Examining Semir Zeki’s ‘Neural Concept Formation and Art: Dante, Michelangelo, Wagner’

Ione, Amy Examining Semir Zeki’s ‘Neural Concept Formation and Art: Dante, Michelangelo, Wagner’. Exeter, UK: Imprint Academic, 2003. Unmarked throughout. Bumped corner. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26367) $10.00

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Offprint from the Journal of Consciousness Studies, 10, No. 2, 2003. pp58-66. References.