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Risk and Uncertainty in the Art World

by Anna M. Dempster Bloomsbury Publishing (April 10, 2014)

This edited book offers the first complete overview of risk in the art market by bringing together contributions from a wide range of international thought-leaders on the topic Â? both practitioners and leading...

Recollections of a Picture Dealer

by Ambroise Vollard Dover Publications (June 19, 2012)

Art merchant recounts selling the works of Cézanne; partying with Renoir, Forain, Degas, and Rodin; the studios of Manet, Matisse, Picasso, and Rousseau; encounters with Gertrude Stein, Zola, others. 33 illustrations....

Making It in the Art World

by Brainard Carey Allworth (November 11, 2011)

Learn how today’s artists survive, exhibit, and earn money, without selling out! This book explains how to be a professional artist and new methods to define and realize what success means. Whether you’re...

Guide to Getting Arts Grants

by Ellen Liberatori Allworth (September 07, 2010)

Get that arts grant and be more independent! In this book, artists and arts groups will find all they need to know to support themselves through grants and special projects. This expert guide, written by an...

Selling Graphic and Web Design

by Donald Sparkman Allworth (September 07, 2010)

Expert guidance on selling graphic design, in print and online. Attract today’s savvy design clients! A veteran designer who turned his small business into a multimillion-dollar new-media company shares his...

Selling Art Without Galleries

by Daniel Grant Allworth (September 21, 2010)

The first guide to selling art independently. This comprehensive resource shows artists how to make a living from their art—without relying on galleries. Through interviews with a range of successful artists,...

The Law (in Plain English) for Galleries

by Leonard D. Duboff Allworth (July 01, 1999)

The second edition of this definitive guide is for gallery owners, dealers, and artists' reps who want to understand the law and successfully tackle the business and legal issues they face every day in their...

The Fine Artist's Guide to Marketing and Self-Promotion

by Julius Vitali Allworth (August 01, 2003)

Filled with innovative tips and advice for the fine artist on a budget, The Fine Artist's Guide to Marketing and Self-Promotion teaches you how to function as your own press agent. Learn how to create attention...

Inside the Business of Illustration

by Steven Heller & Marshall Arisman Allworth (October 01, 2004)

his guide to the ins and outs of today's dynamic illustration business tells budding illustrators everything that their teacher didn't know or their art director didn't tell them. Using an entertaining, running...

Fine Art Publicity

by Susan Abbott Allworth (February 01, 2005)

This savvy resource helps artists and art professionals generate the publicity that keeps their artwork and business in the public spotlight. Provided are practical tools for attracting the media's attention...

New Markets for Artists

by Brainard Carey Allworth (August 01, 2012)

This book is like a language course that is meant to enhance your ability to communicate your art and creative ideas to the world. In the new millennium, artists must create new models for exhibitions and sales....

The Education of a Design Entrepreneur

by Steven Heller Allworth (April 02, 2006)

New from the editor of the pioneering EDUCATION OF . . . series, this benchmark collection of fifty essays and interviews provides students and working designers with a firm understanding of the pitfalls and...

Inside the Business of Graphic Design

by Catharine Fishel Allworth (September 01, 2002)

Inside the Business of Graphic Design casts a precise and realistic light on the risks, requirements, and rewards of running a creative and successful design business. Six sections discuss the entire cycle of...

The Artist's Guide to Public Art

by Lynn Basa, Barbara T. Hoffman & Mary Jane Jacob Allworth (July 09, 2019)

“What artists don’t know—but need to know.” —Jack Becker, Public Art Review

A Comprehensive Guide to the Complex World of Public Art

Learn how to find, apply for, compete for, and win a public art commission....

(Im)perfection Subverted, Reloaded and Networked: Utopian Discourse across Media

by Barbara Klonowska, Zofi Kolbuszewska & Grzegorz Maziarczyk Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (April 20, 2015)

This study explores various intersections between the traditional utopian discourse and such media as music, comic books, TV series, feature films, documentaries, fan fiction, computer games and web projects,...

Designing Democracy

by Kathleen Hooper Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 30, 2014)

How can firmly established democracies aid and support emerging democracies? Historically, where has this been done? This book looks at the American Information Centers and their involvement in democratic re-education...

Democratising the Museum

by Pille Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt & Pille Runnel Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (March 26, 2014)

Democratising the museum is a collection of articles reflecting upon the problem of how participation, technologically mediated or not, can support the museum in the process of becoming more accessible. The...

Scotland 2014 and Beyond – Coming of Age and Loss of Innocence?

by Klaus Peter Müller Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (March 09, 2015)

This book examines Scotland from a great variety of international and disciplinary perspectives, offering viewpoints from ordinary citizens as well as experts in culture, history, literature, sociology, politics,...

Transcultural Identity Constructions in a Changing World

by Irene Gilsenan Nordin, Chatarina Edfeldt, Lung-Lung Hu & Herbert Jonsson et al. Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (December 11, 2015)

This volume takes a broad outlook on the concept of transculturality. Contributions from 19 authors and specialists, of almost as many diverse origins, grapple with this concept, each in their own way. How can...

Narrative Design

by Giulia Cordin Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (April 08, 2016)

Designers are usually considered as problem solvers: but what if, instead of solving problems, they pose them? The author opens a discussion on the role and the emerging strategies of designers in today’s...

Building Bridges for Multimodal Research

by Janina Wildfeuer Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (October 02, 2015)

While multimodality is one of the most influential semiotic theories for analysing media artefacts, the concepts of this theory are heterogeneous and widespread. The book takes the differences between approaches...

Staging Memory

by Stefania Del Monte Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (June 26, 2015)

Memory in postcolonial Italy and Libya has been used, reinterpreted and staged by political powers and the media. This book investigates the roots of myth, colonial amnesia and censorship in postwar Italy, as...

Creative Paths to Television Journalism

by Jacek Dabala Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (April 30, 2015)

The book is a scholarly and creative consideration of audiovisual broadcasting and what makes a TV performance professional. It combines an academic approach to TV News with a practical understanding of production...

New York, New York!

by Sabine Sielke & Björn Bosserhoff Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (November 27, 2015)

Once a center of transatlantic cultural exchange and the avant-garde arts, New York City has transformed into a global metropolis. This book traces a shift that took shape as cultural practices and media underwent...

Images of Knowledge

by Samantha L. Smith, Trine Krigsvoll Haagensen, Nora S. Vaage & Rasmus T. Slaattelid Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (April 22, 2016)

The authors consider the relationship between knowledge and image, though multi-faceted, to be one of reciprocal dependence. But how do images carry and convey knowledge? The ambiguities of images means that...

Digital Literature for Children

by Mireia Manresa & Neus Real Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (December 29, 2015)

This book is the result of a research project carried out by the research group GRETEL from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) on children’s and adolescents’ digital literary education. It offers...

Mobile Media and the Change of Everyday Life

by Joachim Höflich, Georg F. Kircher, Christine Linke & Isabel Schlote Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (June 25, 2012)

This volume is dedicated to the subject of mobile communication and the transition in everyday life. Mobile media have become a part of the media ensemble and lead to specific media communication practices....

Translating Politeness Across Englishes

by Rehana Mubarak-Aberer Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (June 13, 2017)

Due to the increasing lingua-cultural heterogeneity of today’s users of English, it has become necessary to examine politeness, translation and transcultural communication from a different perspective. This...

Metaphoricity of Conventionalized Diegetic Images in Comics

by Michal Szawerna Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (June 30, 2017)

This book offers a cognitive-semiotic approach to metaphoricity of visual representations in static visual narratives referred to as comics. It implements this approach in an exploration of conventionalized...

Audiovisual Translation – Research and Use

by Mikolaj Deckert Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (July 20, 2017)

This book explores two strands of Audiovisual Translation referred to as «research» and «use». As their points of convergence as well as divergence are brought to light, the contributors show that the two...

Sustainable and Solidary Education

by Oana-Adriana Duta, Monica Tilea & Alina Stela Resceanu Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (April 12, 2017)

This volume of thematic studies offers multifaceted interpretations of education for sustainable and solidary development (ESSD). It is a joint work of academics, teachers and researchers covering the domain...

Private and Public on Social Network Sites

by Jingwei Wu Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (June 19, 2017)

This book explores the boundary between «the private» and «the public» on Social Network Sites based on the sociability framework. The author analyses the roles of social norms and influences, benefits,...

Textuality and Contextuality

by Aneta Smolinska Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (July 11, 2017)

This study offers a contrastive analysis of culturally grounded differences in discourse by comparing advertising strategies in three European languages: (British) English, French and Polish. Taking a critical...

Poland’s New Ways of Public Diplomacy

by Beata Ociepka Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (June 28, 2017)

This book analyzes when and how Poland implemented public diplomacy. The author explains it as a form of external political communication of governments conducted in cooperation with non-state actors to position...

Information Society and its Manifestations: Economy, Politics, Culture

by Borut Roncevic & Matevž Tomšic Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (December 15, 2016)

The book provides a compilation of idiosyncratic manifestations of information society in techno-economic, political and cultural spheres. The contributors focus on the increasing complexity within information...

Approaching Transnational America in Performance

by Birgit M. Bauridl & Pia Wiegmink Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (December 13, 2016)

The volume is uniquely located at the interdisciplinary crossroads of Performance Studies and transnational American Studies. As both a method and an object of study, performance deepens our understanding of...

Storytelling and Education in the Digital Age

by Matteo Stocchetti Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (November 02, 2016)

While the importance of the role of storytelling can hardly be overestimated, the impact of digitalization on this role is more ambivalent. In this second book-length publication of the programme Media and Education...

Tweets from the Campaign Trail

by Caja Thimm, Alex Frame, Arnaud Mercier & Gilles Brachotte Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (December 10, 2016)

Hailed by many as a game-changer in political communication, Twitter has made its way into election campaigns all around the world. The European Parliamentary elections, taking place simultaneously in 28 countries,...

Identity in Communicative Contexts

by Kamila Ciepiela Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (October 14, 2016)

The central focus of the book is the identification of the ways people engage in communicative encounters to (re)constitute personal and social identities. Its aim is to identify some principal themes that have...

Trust in Communication Management

by Aydemir Okay Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (August 05, 2016)

This book aspires to make an expedient contribution to the trust-based body of knowledge. Various disciplines analyze the notion of "trust", by addressing it from their own perspectives. The fact that the importance...

New Visions of the Child in Italian Cinema

by Danielle Hipkins & Roger Pitt Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (August 06, 2014)

The figure of the child has long been a mainstay of Italian cinema, conventionally interpreted as a witness of adult shortcomings, a vessel of innocence, hope and renewal, or an avatar of nostalgia for the (cinematic)...

Cinema at the Shore

by Fiona Handyside Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (January 30, 2014)

From Brigitte Bardot in her bikini at the Cannes Film Festival, to François Ozon’s intimate portrayals of grief and loss, some of the most iconic and challenging moments in French cinema are associated with...

Discovering Women’s History

by Christa Spreizer Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (July 25, 2014)

Discovering Women’s History brings to light the work of a selection of German-speaking women journalists from the first half of the twentieth century who made significant contributions to German life and culture,...

The Paradigm Case

by Bernard McCarron Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (November 03, 2015)

With the migration of cinema into the art gallery, artists have been turning, with remarkable regularity and ingenuity, to Alfred Hitchcock-related images, sequences and iconography. The world of Hitchcock’s...

Opera, Exoticism and Visual Culture

by Hyunseon Lee & Naomi D. Segal Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (January 19, 2015)

As a uniquely hybrid form of artistic output, straddling music and theatre and high and popular culture, opera offers vast research possibilities not only in the field of music studies but also in the fields...

The Cinema of the Swimming Pool

by Christopher Brown & Pam Hirsch Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (July 25, 2014)

The swimming pool frequently appears in film not merely as a setting but as a dynamic site where social, political, cultural and aesthetic forces converge. What is it about this space that has so fascinated...


by Jennifer Creech & Thomas O. Haakenson Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (August 31, 2015)

How does the visual nature of spectacle inform the citizenry, destabilize the political, challenge aesthetic convention and celebrate cultural creativity? What are the limits – aesthetic, political, social,...

Between Hollywood and Godlywood

by Nathalie Dupont Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (March 16, 2015)

This book sheds new light on the relationship between conservative Christianity and Hollywood through a case study of Walden Media, which produced The Chronicles of Narnia franchise. Financed by a conservative...

Korean Screen Cultures

by Andrew David Jackson & Colette Balmain Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (December 29, 2015)

The «Korean Wave», or Hallyu phenomenon, has brought South Korean popular culture to the global population. Studies on Korean visual culture have therefore often focused on this aspect, leaving North Korea...

Mothers on Mothers

by Rebecca Feasey Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (December 29, 2015)

From Supernanny to Gilmore Girls, from Katie Price to Holly Willoughby, a wide range of examples of mothers and motherhood appear on television today. Drawing on questionnaires completed by mothers across the...