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Spirituals and the Blues

Orbis Books, 1992

Fine Arts ML 3556 .C66

Coomaraswamy, Ananda K.

Dance of Siva: Essays on Indian Art and Culture

Dover 1985

DS 423 .C6 1985

This work contains fourteen provocative essays, together unfolding the vast metaphysical India. Art, the universe, social organization, attitudes toward feminism, problems of the family, romantic love, and marriage are discussed. Enhancing the text are 27 photographs of visual art and sculpture. (RL)
Costa, Arthur

Discovering & Exploring Habits of Mind

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development 2000

LB 1590.3 .D6 2000

Cothran, Helen, ed.

Illegal Immigration

Gale Group, 2001

JV 6483 .I5 2001

Illegal immigration is presented through four general questions concerning its controversial societal, political and economic issues. Within each chapter, a section addresses the “yes” and “no” answers to each general question using excerpts from relevant resources and historical documents.

Croce, Arlene

Writing in the Dark, Dancing in The New Yorker

Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2000

GV 1624.5 .N4 C79 2000

This work is a collection of articles written for The New Yorker during Croce’s 30 years as a dance critic for the magazine. In the introduction the author provides valuable contextual information about the state of the magazine, the world, and dance during the time that the essays were penned. The 100-plus articles touch on the most well-known and controversial figures and issues of the time. An index is included. Croce’s article on Pilobolus is a perceptive description of this group’s work, their interaction, and unpredictability. Her article on Alvin Ailey’s Revelations seeks to position that work in the context of the recent works by Ailey’s American Dance Theater.
Cruz, Amanda, Amelia Jones and Elizabeth Smith
Cindy Sherman: Retrospective

Thames & Hudson, 2000

TR647 .S4654 1997

This comprehensive catalogue traces the career of Cindy Sherman, examining her achievements as one of the leading American artists of our time. Provocative and engaging, the vivid physicality of Sherman’s photographs is the key to their dramatic power. By exploring the myriad constructions of female identity and culture, Sherman imitates and confronts assorted representational stereotypes, becoming for many an icon of the contemporary concerns of feminism and postmodernism. Essayists Amanda Cruz, Elizabeth A.T. Smith, and Amelia Jones offer keen insight and observations from several distinct vantage points, demonstrating that Sherman’s work is a lens through which to view contemporary art and its ongoing concern with the profound issues of the structures of the self. More than 200 images show the breadth of Sherman’s body of work, from the Untitled Film Stills of the 1970s to series such as Centerfolds, Fashion, Disasters, Fairy Tales, and History Portraits, as well as photographs influenced by surrealist artists. Also included are intriguing excerpts from Sherman’s notebooks, selections from her contact sheets, and numerous Polaroid studies, all of which shed light on the artist’s process.

Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly & Isabella Selega Csikszentmihalyi

Optimal Experience Psychological Studies of Flow in Consciousness

Cambridge University Press HUP

BF 311 .O63 1988

“Flow” is the term used by the authors to describe the field of intrinsic motivation. Their work is based on the study of artists, and their motivation and involvement in each piece of work, and how intrinsic motivation is needed for self-actualization.. This work led to the study of play and imagination in children. (MN)

Dancyger, Ken
The Technique if Film and Video Editing: History, Theory, and Practice

Elsevier Science & Technology Books, 2006

TR899 .D26 2007

The Technique of Film & Video Editing contains the best training for aspiring directors and editors, providing a detailed, precise look at the artistic and aesthetic principles and practices of editing for both picture and sound. A comprehensive history of editing is accomplished through analyses of photographs from dozens of classic and contemporary films and videos. Practical skills are grounded by an exposition of the ideas and styles of editing through which the director can understand the visual tools at his or her disposal. This book puts into context the storytelling choices an editor will have to make against a background of theory, history, and practices. Covering cutting edge topics such as the influence of new technology on the art of editing and the appropriation of style over content, the latest edition examines the editing characteristics of nonlinear storytelling. As well, there is new material focusing on the trend of documentary as mainstream entertainment (e.g., Fahrenheit 9/11, The Fog of War) and the possibilities that digital audio effects present.
Daniell, David (Editor)

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