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Books with Information on Several Artists Plus Books on Fundamentals
A sample of books available in the Pepperdine University Libraries.
A Companion to Digital Art by Christiane Paul
Publication Date: 2016-03-02
Reflecting the dynamic creativity of its subject, this guide spans the evolution, aesthetics, and practice of today's digital art, combining fresh, emerging perspectives with the nuanced insights of leading theorists. Explores the history and evolution of digital art; its aesthetics and politics; as well as its often turbulent relationships with established institutions
A Companion to Media Authorship by Jonathan Gray (Editor); Derek Johnson (Editor)
Publication Date: 2013-02-12
Offers 28 groundbreaking chapters which investigate the practices, attributions, and meanings of authorship. Rethinks cultures of authorship and challenges the concept of auteurism across multiple media forms. Moves beyond notions of the individual to focus on how authorship is collaborative, contested, and networked, examining cultures of authorship and the practicalities of how it works. Examines a wide range of media, including television, social media, radio, videogames, transmedia, music, and comic books. Offers an impressive global focus, including pieces on Mexican music, amateur film production in Nairobi slums, tele-serial production in Kinshasa, Hong Kong film, and the marketing of Bollywood
Digital Art by Christiane Paul
Call Number: N7433.8 .P38 2015
Publication Date: 2015
This third, updated and expanded edition investigates key areas of digital art practice including the emergence and impact of location-based media, interactive public installation, augmentive and mixed reality, social networking and file-sharing and tablet technologies. It explores themes raised by digital artworks, such as viewer interaction, artificial life and intelligence, political and social activism, networks and telepresence, and issues surrounding the collection, presentation and preservation of digital art. It also looks at the impact of digital techniques and media on traditional forms of art such as printing, painting, photography and sculpture, as well as exploring the ways in which entirely new forms such as internet and software art, digital installation and virtual reality have emerged as recognized artistic practices.
New Art by Roxana Marcoci; Diana Murphy; Eve Sinaiko
Call Number: Oversize N6493 1990 .N48 1997
Publication Date: 1997
New Art includes work by more than 100 artists from around the globe. Most but not all of the artists are under the age of 50, and all of the works were made since 1990. Painting, sculpture, photography, drawing, installation and video are featured.
Moving Image by Omar Kholeif
Call Number: NX650.M64 M68 2015
Publication Date: 2015
This anthology examines the expanded field of the moving image in recent art, tracing the genealogies of contemporary moving image work in performance, body art, experimental film, installation, and site-specific art from the 1960s to the present day.
The Fundamentals of Digital Art by Richard Colson
Call Number: N7433.8 .C57 2007
Publication Date: 2007-12-10
A clear, up-to-the-minute look at digital art, this book offers complete explanations of physical computing, using data sources, programming, networks for artists, and experimental practices in digital media. Extensive illustrations, ranging from work by established digital artists to recent student work, make every point.
Art and Electronic Media by Edward A. Shanken (Editor); Adam Hooper (Designed by); Kristin Fiore (Contribution by)
Call Number: Oversize N7433.8 .A78 2014
Publication Date: 2014-09-08
A comprehensive, timely international survey that addresses the relationship between art and electronic technology, this volume explores the presence and meanings of mechanics, light, graphics, robots, virtual reality and the Web in the art and visual culture of the last hundred years. It also considers the reaction, development and future of artistic practice in the face of new technology.
Videogames and Art by Andy Clarke (Editor); Grethe Mitchell (Editor)
Call Number: N7433.8 .V53 2007
Publication Date: 2007-03-22
Videogames are firmly enmeshed in modern culture. Acknowledging the increasing cultural impact of this rapidly changing industry on artistic and creative practices, Videogames and Art features in-depth essays that offer an unparalleled overview of the field. Together, the contributions position videogame art as an interdisciplinary mix of digital technologies and the traditional art forms. Of particular interest in this volume are machinima, game console artwork, politically oriented videogame art, and the production of digital art.
Snap to Grid: a user's guide to digital arts, media, and cultures by Peter Lunenfeld
Call Number: QA76.9.C66 L86 2000
Publication Date: 2000-04-13
In Snap to Grid, an idiosyncratic guide to the interactive, telematic era, Peter Lunenfeld maps out the trajectories that digital technologies have traced upon our cultural imaginary. His clear-eyed evaluation of new media includes an impassioned discussion - informed by the discourses of technology, aesthetics and cultural theory - of the digital artists, designers and makers who matter most.
Radical Presence: black performance in contemporary art by Bill Arning (Foreword by); Valerie Cassel Oliver (Editor); Naomi Beckwith (Text by); Yona Backer (Text by)
Call Number: NX456.5.P38 R33 2013
Publication Date: 2013
"Radical Presence" chronicles the emergence of black performance practices in contemporary art, providing a critical framework for discussing the history of black performance within the visual arts over the last 50 years. Over five decades of performance art practices by such artists as Benjamin Patterson, David Hammons, Senga Nengudi, Lorraine O'Grady, Adrian Piper and Ulysses Jenkins are presented along representatives of subsequent generations such as Carrie Mae Weems, William Pope.L, Terry Adkins, Sherman Fleming, Danny Tisdale, Lyle Ashton Harris, Clifford Owens, Kalup Linzy and Adam Pendleton, among others.
Generations and Geographies in the Visual Arts by Griselda Pollock (Editor)
Call Number: N72.F45 G46 1996
Publication Date: 1996-12-24
Generations and Geographies collects a unique assembly of artists, curators, critics and researchers to consider the question of sexual difference and its significance in the production and reception of visual representation by women artists.Generations indicates a sense of awareness of the historical and political positioning of women, whereas Geographies calls attention to their location in terms of nationality, imperialism, migration, exile, diaspora and social difference.
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