Titles

4 Titles

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Ambitious Alignments

edited by Stephen H. Whiteman, Sarena Abdullah, Yvonne Low, Phoebe Scott
This new volume explores the art and architecture of Southeast Asia in the postwar period. Ten essays by emerging scholars draw upon unexplored archives and works of art, bearing witness to rich local histories and uncovering complex artistic exchanges across Cambodia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and beyond. The collection sheds new light on the significance of...

Apparition

Rebecca Coyle, Philip Hayward
Long before virtual reality captured the imagination, holography provided artists with a new, challenging, three-dimensional medium. Its very immateriality demanded that artists approach its illusions in unforeseen and inventive ways. Apparition provides the first detailed study of holographic art in Australia, of the artists producing it and the scientific institutions assisting them. It includes examinations of the work of Paula Dawson, Alexander, and Margaret Benyon and of the...

Apparitions

Geoffrey Batchen
An engaging and provocative account of photography's first commercial applications in England and their global implications. This book addresses a persistent gap in the study of photography's history, moving beyond an appreciation of single breakthrough works to consider the photographic image's newfound reproducibility and capacity for circulation through newsprint and other media in the nineteenth century.

Asian Modernities

John Clark
Winner of the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand's Best Book prize. Asian Modernities is a groundbreaking comparison of two contemporary Asian art cultures. This is the first analysis that defines a space for Asian modernity without direct reference to Euroamerica. Based on John Clark's extensive primary research using vernacular written and interview materials in Chinese and Thai, Asian Modernities also develops theoretical perspectives on genealogies of...