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Posing for Posterity

Royal Indian Portraits

The arrival of photography in India in 1840 began a rivalry between its practitioners and the painters of traditional miniatures and portraits. The novelty of...

By Pramod Kumar KG and Shriji Arvind Singh

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Manchester University Press

The Rise of the Modern Art Market in London

1850-1939

This is the first book to investigate the modern London art market, establishing the central importance of London for the development of the modern retail...

"...This is the first book to investigate the modern London art market, establishing the central importance of London for the development of the modern retail.... This is the first book to investigate the modern London art market, establishing the central importance of London for the development of the modern retail market in fine art.Leading experts track the emergence and development of the structures and practices that have come to characterize the commercial art system, including the commercial..."

By Pamela Fletcher and Anne Helmreich

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Alexander Sokurov's Russian Ark is generally acclaimed as a milestone in cinematography. In this film, Sokurov reversed the idea of montage, creating instead...

By Birgit Beumers and Nancy Condee

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Five Directors

Auteurism from Assayas to Ozon

Auteurism -- the idea that a director of a film is its source of meaning and should retain creative control over the finished product -- has been one of film...

Kate Ince

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Love and Monsters

The Doctor Who Experience, 1979 to the Present

Scholar and Whofan Miles Booy has written the first historical account of the public interpretation of Doctor Who. Love and Monsters begins in 1979 with the...

Miles Booy

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Nip/Tuck

Television That Gets Under Your Skin

Promoted as a "disturbingly perfect" and "deeply shallow" television show and created by the mind behind Glee, Ryan Murphy, Nip/Tuck has been among the most...

"...Promoted as a "disturbingly perfect" and "deeply shallow" television show and created by the mind behind Glee, Ryan Murphy, Nip/Tuck has been among the most.... Promoted as a "disturbingly perfect" and "deeply shallow" television show and created by the mind behind Glee, Ryan Murphy, Nip/Tuck has been among the most popular and controversial shows on television. The misadventures and soap opera-esque entanglements of the lives of plastic surgeons Christian Troy and Sean McNamara won Golden Glob..."

By Roz Kaveney and Jennifer Stoy

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Timed Out

Art and the Transnational Caribbean

Timed Out is a pioneering study of modern and contemporary art in the aftermath of empire. It addresses the current ‘global turn’ in the study of art by way of...

"...Timed Out is a pioneering study of modern and contemporary art in the aftermath of empire. It addresses the current ‘global turn’ in the study of art by way of.... Timed Out is a pioneering study of modern and contemporary art in the aftermath of empire. It addresses the current ‘global turn’ in the study of art by way of the transnational Caribbean, offering an in-depth account of the Atlantic world in relation to the mainstream history of art. It looks at why art of the Anglophone Caribbean a..."

Leon Wainwright

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Stop the Clocks!

Time and Narrative in Cinema

The clock plays a significant part in our understanding of temporality, but while it simplifies, regulates, and coordinates, it fails to reflect and...

Helen Powell

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The Cinema of Tarkovsky

Labyrinths of Space and Time

In this book, Nariman Skakov explores the phenomenon of spatio-temporal lapse in Tarkovsky's cinema - from Ivan's Childhood (1962) to Sacrifice (1986). He...

Nariman Skakov

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The Photobook

From Talbot to Ruscha and Beyond

The photograph found a home in the book before it won for itself a place on the gallery wall. Only a few years after the birth of photography, the publication...

"...The photograph found a home in the book before it won for itself a place on the gallery wall. Only a few years after the birth of photography, the publication.... The photograph found a home in the book before it won for itself a place on the gallery wall. Only a few years after the birth of photography, the publication of Henry Fox Talbot's The Pencil of Nature heralded a new genre in the history of the book, one in which the photograph was the primary vehicle of expression and communication, ..."

By Patrizia Di Bello, Colette Wilson and Shamoon Zamir

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Authorship and the Films of David Lynch

Aesthetic Receptions in Contemporary Hollywood

This important new contribution to studies on authorship and film explores the ways in which shared and disputed opinions on aesthetic quality, originality,...

Antony Todd

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New Argentine Cinema

Argentine filmmaking from the mid-1990s to the present has enjoyed worldwide success. New Argentine Cinema explores this cinema in order to discover the...

Jens Andermann

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Painting Canada

Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven

Tom Thomson developed an artistic language that captured the unique qualities of the Canadian landscape - dazzling in color and in tune with the subtle...

By Ian A.C. Dejardin, Anna Hudson, Katerina Atanassova, Nils Ohlsen and Mariëtta Jansen

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