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  1. About Looking
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1980
    A collection of essays covering a wide range of topics from photographs and media, to zoos and forests, grouped around the theme of how people look at things.
  2. Anarchism
    A Documentary History of Libertarian Ideas

    Resource Type: Book
  3. Anarchy and Art
    From the Paris Commune to the Fall of the Berlin Wall

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2007
  4. Antonio Gaudi: Modernismo in Barcelona
    30 Postcards

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1992
  5. Art and Aesthetics on the Left
    An interview with Andrew Hemingway

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Andrew Hemingway is an art historian and Professor Emeritus at University College London. His books include Artists on the Left. American Artists and the Communist Movement 1926-1956 (Yale University Press, 2002) and The Mysticism of Money: Precisionist Painting and Machine Age America (Periscope Publishing, 2013).
  6. Art And Community
    Community Arts Group

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1987
  7. Art and Labour
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1884
    Says Morris: "By art, I do not mean only pictures and sculpture, nor only these and architecture, that is beautiful building properly ornamented; these are only a portion of art, which comprises, as I understand the word a great deal more; beauty produced by the labour of man both mental and bodily, the expression of the interest man takes in the life of man upon the earth with all its surroundings, in other words the human pleasure of life is what I mean by art."
  8. Art and Mankind: Larousse Encyclopdeia of Modern Art
    From 1800 to the Present Day

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1965
  9. Art and Sexual Politics
    Why Have There No Great Women Artists?

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1973
    Examines cultural and ideological biases about female artists
  10. Art and Socialism
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1884
    Morris sees work as a necessity of human life, not merely as a means of obtaining a livelihood. Morris insists that only socialism can restore work to its proper, central position.
  11. Art is a Way of Knowing
    A Guide to Self-Knowledge and Spiritual Fulfillment through Creativity

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1995
    Making art -- giving form to the images that arise in our mind's eye, our dreams, and our everyday lives -- is a form of spiritual practice through which knowledge of ourselves can ripen into wisdom.
  12. The Art of AIDS
    From Stigma to Conscience

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1994
    Examines AIDS as an increasingly common theme in drama, dance, music, film,television, painting, photography and theatre. Reveals not only the expected themes of death and dying, but also the issues of spirituality and healing, political and social action, sexuality and responsibility, isolation and community, racism and heterosexism.
  13. The Art of Robert Bateman
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1981
  14. Art, Politics, and the Imagination
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1996
    The work of our best artists throws into sharp relief what is painfully missing from most activists' work: a fusion of living experience with political insight.
  15. Art Under Plutocracy
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1884
    Morris asks "What kind of an account shall we be able to give to those who come after us of our dealings with the earth, which our forefathers handed down to us still beautiful, in spite of all the thousands of years of strife and carelessness and selfishness?"
  16. Art, Wealth, and Riches
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1883
    A lecture by William Morris, delivered in Manchester in 1883. Morris poses the question "Is art to be limited to a narrow class who only care for it in a very languid way, or is it to be the solace and pleasure of the whole people?"
  17. Artscape
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  18. The Blue Book
    Resource Type: Book
  19. Brandon University
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  20. Canadian Artists and art resource directory - Artists In Canada
    Resource Type: Website
    A national directory of Canadian artists, art galleries, associations and art resources. Websites related to the visual arts in Canada.
  21. The City in History
    Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1961
    Beginning with an interpretation of the origin and nature of the city, Mumford follows the city's development from Egypt and Mesopotamia through Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages to the modern world.
  22. The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2003
  23. Connexions
    Volume 3, Number 5 - September 1978

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1978
  24. Connexions Digest
    Volume 12, Number 2 - Issue 48 - Winter 1988-89 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1989
  25. Connexions Digest
    Issue 51 - May 1990 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1990
  26. Connexions Digest
    Issue 52 - August 1990 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1990
  27. Courbet
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1997
  28. Crayons of Askalan
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Published: 2011
    In 1975, at the age of fifteen, Palestinian artist Zuhdi Al Adaw is sentenced and confined in the high security prison of Askalan, Israel for fifteen years. With the help of his fellow prisoners and their families, he manages to stay alive by smuggling in colour crayons and smuggling out his allegorical artwork done on pillowcases, so it finds its way to the outside world.
  29. Creative Collage Techniques
    A ste-by-step guide including 52 demonstrations and the work of over 60 artists

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2000
  30. Critical Theory
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1972
    Essays by the founder of the Institute for Social Research in Frankfurt.
  31. Culture of Complaint
    The Fraying of America

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1993
    Propaganda-talk, euphemism, and evasion are so much a part of American usage today that they cross all party lines and ideological divides. The art of not answering the question, of cloaking unpleasant realities in abstraction or sugar, is so perfectly endemic that we expect nothing else.
  32. Dada
    Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia

    Resource Type: Article
    Dada or Dadaism is a cultural movement that began in Zürich, Switzerland, during World War I and peaked from 1916 to 1922. The movement primarily involved visual arts, literature, poetry, art manifestoes, art theory, theatre, and graphic design, and concentrated its anti-war politics through a rejection of the prevailing standards in art through anti-art cultural works.
  33. Dada, Surrealism, and Their Heritage
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1977
    A survey of Dada and Surrealism, describing their birth and development, their philosophies, the works of art they prodcued, and their contribution to the art of the present.
  34. Decline of the English Murder
    And Other Essays

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1981
    A collection of essays by George Orwell.
  35. Dictionary of Art
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1996
  36. Docs Populi
    Documents for the public

    Resource Type: Website
    Dedicated to documenting and publishing oppositional artwork of the late 20th century.
  37. Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1979
  38. Early Days on the Great Lakes
    The Art of William Armstrong

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1971
    Paintings and sketches of the Great Lakes and the poeple who lived there, most of them from the 1850s to 1870s.
  39. Elaine Farragher's Website
    The Art of Elaine Farragher

    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2008
  40. Encyclopedia of Themes and Subjects in Painting
    Resource Type: Book
  41. Encyclopedia of World Art
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1968
  42. Excellence at the National Gallery of Canada
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2010
    Terms like #the good# and #excellent# have been used to exclude minorities and perpetuate a dominant monoculture. NGC#s current mandate of #excellence# raises serious questions about its ability to represent a culturally diverse nation.
  43. Eye in the Sky
    Surveillance and the Art of Arnold Mesches

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Round about the turn of this century Arnold Mesches, who is neither monk nor medievalist nor Christian, began illuminating manuscripts from the world that long since had killed God but appropriated or accommodated to a version of His all-seeing eye. The manuscripts in question: Mesches’ FBI file, 1945 to 1972.
  44. The Female Body in Western Culture
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1986
    The female body has occupied a central place in the Western imagination, inspiriing both attraction and fear, seen as both beautiful and unclean, alluring and dangerous, a source of pleasure and evil. In this book, twenty-three scholars and critics explore these representations and their implications for contemporary art and culture.
  45. Film as a Subversive Art
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1974
    Analyzes how aesthetic, sexual and ideological subversives use film to change and demystify.
  46. Five Hundred Self-Portraits
    Resource Type: Book
  47. Forged
    Why Fakes are the Great Art of Our Age

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2013
    Keats uncovers what forgeries -- and our reactions to them -- reveal about changing conceptions of creativity, identity, authorship, integrity, authenticity, success, and how we assign value to works of art.
  48. George Grosz
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1994
  49. Great Paintings of All Time
    100 Masterpieces from the Early Renaissance to Abstract Expressionism

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1965
  50. The Group of Seven
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1970
    Paintings, commentary, and history of the Group of Seven.
  51. H. Zille
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1966
  52. Inocente
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Published: 2012
    Inocente is both a timeless story about the transformative power of art and a timely snapshot of the new face of homelessness in America: children.
  53. John Reed Clubs and Proletarian Art - Part I
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    The writings of Marx and Engels provide no support for the idea, frequently associated with Marxism, that the movement of the working class to emancipate itself from capitalism and build a classless society requires a proletarian or revolutionary art as an aid to its struggles.
  54. Kaethe-Kollwitz-Museum, Berlin
    Resource Type: Website
  55. Kandinsky
    A Revolution in Painting

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2000
  56. Kingston Field Naturalists Sponsor Celebration of Nature
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    Kingston Field Naturalists today announced sponsorship of Celebration of Nature, an art show and sale celebrating its 60th anniversary. The show and sale will be held at Sydenham St. United Church on May 2nd, between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
  57. Knaurs Mal- und Zeichenbuch
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1976
  58. Light and Shade for the Artist
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1975
  59. The Lives of Amiri Baraka
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    A tribute to the life of author and poet Amiri Baraka who was active in the American Black Arts movement.
  60. Lost, Stolen or Shredded
    Stories of Missing Works of Art and Literature

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2013
    Gekoski explores in depth the greater questions tremendous losses of art raise - such as the rights artists and authors have over their own work, the importance of the search for perfection in creativity, and what motivated people to queue to see the empty space where the Mona Lisa once hung in the Louvre.
  61. Ludwig Richter
    Künster-Monographien

    Resource Type: Book
  62. Make Art! Change the World! Starve!
    The Fallacy of Art as Social Justice - Part I

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
  63. Max Ernst
    Retrospektive zum 100. Geburtstag

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1991
  64. M.C. Escher: The Graphic Work
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
  65. Morris, William - Internet Archive - Index
    Resource Type: Article
  66. The Natural Way to Draw
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1941
  67. On Creating Revolutionary Literature and Art
    Speech to Workers in the Field of Literature and Art, November 7, 1964

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1972
  68. Ontario College of Art & Design (OCAD)
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  69. Other Conundrums
    Race, Culture, and Canadian Art

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2000
    A collection of essays on Canadian art.
  70. People's Aesthetics
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1995
    An essay on self-proclaimed "progressives" and their hypocritical defense of cultural hierarchies and consumption of popular or lower middle class culture for camp value. He opines that the distinction between craft and art is class based.
  71. Perspective Without Pain
    Volume 1, Part 1 - The Basics

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1991
  72. Perspective Without Pain
    Volume 2, Part 1 - Curves and Inclines

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1991
  73. Picasso: The Artist of Century
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1972
  74. Radical Perspectives in the Arts
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1972
    An anthology of Marxist literary and cultural criticism.
  75. Rembrandt Radierungen
    Resource Type: Book
  76. Revolutionary Soviet Film Posters
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1974
  77. Sex, Art and American Culture
    Resource Type: Book
    Sex, Art and American Culture are a series of essays that first appeared in the New York Times, the Boston Globe, Esquire and elsewhere. Her thoughts on sex and most other things are shaped by the 60's. The writings are insightful, witty and lucid. The writings are insightful, witty and lucid but then overshadowed by her dogmatism , hubris and lack of common sense.
  78. Stilkunde
    Von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1965
  79. Technics and Civilization
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1963
    A history of the machine and a critical study of its effects on civilization.
  80. Tokyo National Museum
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  81. Toronto Artists Protest Koffler Fundraiser
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    Toronto Artists Protest Koffler Fundraiser: Silence Tastes Badâ## Put Free Speech on the Menu.
    Artists and supporters speak out for freedom of association at the launch of the Koffler Gallery fundraiser, ARTFUL DISH, Thursday, June 4, 10 AM.
  82. The 20th Century Artbook
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1999
    500 full-page colour plates of twentieth century art works. Each image is accompanied by a brief text commenting on the work and its creater.
  83. The Uses of Literacy
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1957
    In this partly autobiographical book Hoggart observes the loss of an authentic popular culture and denounces the imposition of mass culture by the culture industries.
  84. Ways of Seeing
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1972
    Seeing establishes our place in the surrounding world; we explain that world with words, but words can never undo the fact that we are surrounded by it.

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