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  1. Blog Post - Beauty and Idea

    For Digital Artist Catherine McIntyre, author of Visual Alchemy:The Fine Art of Digital Montage, there are two essentials for any work of art: that it should be beautiful, and that it should mean something. 

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  2. Blog Post - Is the photography we now have truly photography?

    In a recently posted excerpt from The Photographic Image in Digital Culture, 2e on MasteringPhoto.com, editor Martin Lister explores the question -  Is the photography we now have truly photography?

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  3. Art in the Asia-Pacific

    Intimate Publics

    Edited by Larissa Hjorth, Natalie King, Mami Kataoka 

    As social, locative, and mobile media render the intimate public and the public intimate, this volume interrogates how this phenomenon impacts art practice and politics. Contributors bring together the worlds of art and media culture to rethink their intersections in light of participatory social media. By focusing upon the Asia-Pacific region, they seek to examine how regionalism and locality affect global circuits of culture.

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  4. Spiritual Art and Art Education

    By Janis Lander

    This book is a study of contemporary spirituality as it is practiced in the world today, characterized by its secular and inclusive nature, and applied to art and art education. It identifies the issues facing a formal introduction of contemporary spiritual concepts into a secular and multicultural arts educational environment.

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  5. Review: Why Art Photography?

    Thank you to Source for reviewing the title Why Art Photography? by Lucy Soutter

    'Soutter has accomplished her mission: to those in the know and those who want to be, she has explained not just the whys but the how-tos of contemporary art photography.' - Source

  6. Art, Religion, Amnesia

    The Enchantments of Credulity

    By Donald Preziosi 

    Art, Religion, Amnesia addresses the relationship between art and religion in contemporary culture, directly challenging contemporary notions of art and religion as distinct social phenomena and explaining how such Western terms represent alternative and even antithetical modes of world-making. 

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  7. Learning to Look at Sculpture

    By Mary Acton

    Learning to Look at Sculpture is an accessible guide to the study and understanding of three dimensional art. Sculpture is all around us: in public parks, squares, gardens and railroad stations, as part of the architecture of buildings, or when used in commemoration and memorials and can even be considered in relation to furniture and industrial design. This book encourages you to consider the multiple forms and everyday guises sculpture can take.

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  8. History of Art

    A Student's Handbook, 5th Edition

    By Marcia Pointon 

    This fully revised edition of the History of Art: A Student's Handbook introduces students to the kinds of practices, challenges, questions and writings they will encounter in studying the history of art.

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  9. Inside Magazine Publishing Cover

    Featured Authors - David Stam & Andrew Scott

    An interview with co-editors David Stam and Andrew Scott, celebrating the launch of Inside Magazine Publishing.

    We caught up with David and Andrew to delve inside the magazine publishing industry and to find out a few facts about them…

  10. Fine Art and Perceptual Neuroscience: Field of Vision and the Painted Grid

    New in the Explorations in Cognitive Psychology series, this book exists at the intersection of perceptual neuroscience, psychology, fine art and art history. It addresses the act of painting and the process of looking. Specifically, it examines vision and the effects of visual impairment and how these can be interpreted through painting within a theoretical framework of visual neuroscience.

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