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Jonathan Harris Globalization and Contemporary Art Jonathan Harris Globalization and Contemporary Art Новинка

Jonathan Harris Globalization and Contemporary Art

9945.4 руб.
In a series of newly commissioned essays by both established and emerging scholars, Globalization and Contemporary Art probes the effects of internationalist culture and politics on art across a variety of media. Globalization and Contemporary Art is the first anthology to consider the role and impact of art and artist in an increasingly borderless world. First major anthology of essays concerned with the impact of globalization on contemporary art Extensive bibliography and a full index designed to enable the reader to broaden knowledge of art and its relationship to globalization Unique analysis of the contemporary art market and its operation in a globalized economy
Jonathan Harris The Global Contemporary Art World Jonathan Harris The Global Contemporary Art World Новинка

Jonathan Harris The Global Contemporary Art World

6158.34 руб.
The final installment in the critically-acclaimed trilogy on globalization and art explores the growing dominance of Asian centers of art This book takes readers on a fascinating journey around five Asian centers of contemporary art and its myriad institutions, agents, forms, materials, and languages, while posing vital questions about the political economy of culture and the power of visual art in a multi-polar world. He analyzes the financial powerhouse of Art Basel Hong Kong, new media art in South Korea, the place of the Kochi Biennale within contemporary art in India, transnational art and art education in China, and the geo-politics of art patronage in Palestine, and he develops a highly original synthesis of theoretical perspectives and empirical research. Drawing on detailed case studies and personal insights gained from his extensive experience of the contemporary art scene in Asia, Professor Harris examines the evolving relationship between the western centers of art practice, collection, and validation and the emerging “peripheries” of Asian Tiger societies with burgeoning art centers. And he arrives at the somewhat controversial conclusion that dominance of the art world is rapidly slipping away from Europe and North America. The Global Contemporary Art World is essential reading for undergraduates and postgraduate students in modern and contemporary art, art history, art theory and criticism, cultural studies, the sociology of culture, and globalization studies. It is also a vital resource for research students, academics, and professionals in the art world.
Printio Contemporary art Printio Contemporary art Новинка

Printio Contemporary art

1650 руб.
Холст 30x40 — рамка: БЕЗ РАМКИ.
Amelia Jones A Companion to Contemporary Art Since 1945 Amelia Jones A Companion to Contemporary Art Since 1945 Новинка

Amelia Jones A Companion to Contemporary Art Since 1945

12413.99 руб.
A Companion to Contemporary Art is a major survey covering the major works and movements, the most important theoretical developments, and the historical, social, political, and aesthetic issues in contemporary art since 1945, primarily in the Euro-American context. Collects 27 original essays by expert scholars describing the current state of scholarship in art history and visual studies, and pointing to future directions in the field. Contains dual chronological and thematic coverage of the major themes in the art of our time: politics, culture wars, public space, diaspora, the artist, identity politics, the body, and visual culture. Offers synthetic analysis, as well as new approaches to, debates central to the visual arts since 1945 such as those addressing formalism, the avant-garde, the role of the artist, technology and art, and the society of the spectacle.
Anjali Prabhu Contemporary Cinema of Africa and the Diaspora Anjali Prabhu Contemporary Cinema of Africa and the Diaspora Новинка

Anjali Prabhu Contemporary Cinema of Africa and the Diaspora

7100.59 руб.
Analyzing art house films from the African continent and the African diaspora, this book showcases a new generation of auteurs with African origins from political, aesthetic, and spectatorship perspectives. Focuses on art house cinema and discusses commercial African cinema Enlarges our understanding of African film to include thematic and aesthetic influence Highlights aesthetic and political aspects including racial identity, women’s issues, and diaspora Heavily illustrated with over 90 film stills Features selected stills integral to the filmic analysis in full color Moves beyond Western-oriented analytical paradigms
Hodgkin Beatrice Affordable Contemporary Art. A Guide to Buying and Collecting Hodgkin Beatrice Affordable Contemporary Art. A Guide to Buying and Collecting Новинка

Hodgkin Beatrice Affordable Contemporary Art. A Guide to Buying and Collecting

2406 руб.
Affordable Contemporary Art is a handbook for people who want to know and understand more about buying and collecting art; who'd like to build their confidence when making choices about investing in individual pieces and building a collection. This book is also useful for people interested in working in galleries or auction houses, for artists, and for students of studio art.
Company Gardens Company Gardens Новинка

Company Gardens

5100 руб.
Green areas of all kinds have gained significance for contemporary urban planning. In addition to the importance for the structure and appearance of urban spaces, these...
Art Now 2 Art Now 2 Новинка

Art Now 2

1012 руб.
"This is an indispensable vademecum for those interested in contemporary art and the shape of things to come." - The Art Newspaper, London Unless you regularly trawl the Chelsea galleries, hang out at the Tate Modern, peruse the Pompidou, attend every Biennale, and religiously read Artforum, you could likely use a primer on the art scene in the world today. Fortunately we've created our second Art Now volume to keep art fans abreast of the latest trends and hottest names. Not only will you discover the most important artists in the international art market, you'll also learn how the art scene has changed dramatically in recent years - notably with a return to figurative painting and an increase in political topics. Featuring over 135 artists in A-Z entries, plus a special section about gallery representation and current market prices, Art Now Vol. 2 is the guide to what's happening and who's who in contemporary art. A-Z artist entries include: - short biography - exhibition history and bibliographical information - images of important recent work The editor and author: Uta Grosenick lives and works as a freelance author and editor in Cologne. For TASCHEN she has edited, among other books, the following publications: Women Artists, 2001; ART NOW, 2002 (together with Burkhard Riemschneider); Buttner, 2003; ART NOW II, 2005, and numerous books from the Basic Genre Series.
Helen Westgeest Video Art Theory. A Comparative Approach Helen Westgeest Video Art Theory. A Comparative Approach Новинка

Helen Westgeest Video Art Theory. A Comparative Approach

6520.79 руб.
Video Art Theory: A Comparative Approach demonstrates how video art functions on the basis of a comparative media approach, providing a crucial understanding of video as a medium in contemporary art and of the visual mediations we encounter in daily life. A critical investigation of the visual media and selected video artworks which contributes to the understanding of video as a medium in contemporary art The only study specifically devoted to theorizing the medium of video from the perspective of prominent characteristics which result from how video works deal with time, space, representation, and narrative The text has emerged out of the author’s own lectures and seminars on video art Offers a comparative approach which students find especially useful, offering new perspectives
Ivan Stojmenovic Mobile Ad Hoc Networking. The Cutting Edge Directions Ivan Stojmenovic Mobile Ad Hoc Networking. The Cutting Edge Directions Новинка

Ivan Stojmenovic Mobile Ad Hoc Networking. The Cutting Edge Directions

11599.33 руб.
"An excellent book for those who are interested in learning the current status of research and development . . . [and] who want to get a comprehensive overview of the current state-of-the-art." —E-Streams This book provides up-to-date information on research and development in the rapidly growing area of networks based on the multihop ad hoc networking paradigm. It reviews all classes of networks that have successfully adopted this paradigm, pointing out how they penetrated the mass market and sparked breakthrough research. Covering both physical issues and applications, Mobile Ad Hoc Networking: Cutting Edge Directions offers useful tools for professionals and researchers in diverse areas wishing to learn about the latest trends in sensor, actuator, and robot networking, mesh networks, delay tolerant and opportunistic networking, and vehicular networks. Chapter coverage includes: Multihop ad hoc networking Enabling technologies and standards for mobile multihop wireless networking Resource optimization in multiradio multichannel wireless mesh networks QoS in mesh networks Routing and data dissemination in opportunistic networks Task farming in crowd computing Mobility models, topology, and simulations in VANET MAC protocols for VANET Wireless sensor networks with energy harvesting nodes Robot-assisted wireless sensor networks: recent applications and future challenges Advances in underwater acoustic networking Security in wireless ad hoc networks Mobile Ad Hoc Networking will appeal to researchers, developers, and students interested in computer science, electrical engineering, and telecommunications.
Mary Thomas Urban Geography. A Critical Introduction Mary Thomas Urban Geography. A Critical Introduction Новинка

Mary Thomas Urban Geography. A Critical Introduction

7901.85 руб.
Urban Geography a comprehensive introduction to a variety of issues relating to contemporary urban geography, including patterns and processes of urbanization, urban development, urban planning, and life experiences in modern cities. Reveals both the diversity of ordinary urban geographies and the networks, flows and relations which increasingly connect cities and urban spaces at the global scale Uses the city as a lens for proposing and developing critical concepts which show how wider social processes, relations, and power structures are changing Considers the experiences, lives, practices, struggles, and words of ordinary urban residents and marginalized social groups rather than exclusively those of urban elites Shows readers how to develop critical perspectives on dominant neoliberal representations of the city and explore the great diversity of urban worlds
Thierry Mugler Thierry Mugler Новинка

Thierry Mugler

14000 руб.
Thierry Mugler has, since the creation of his label in 1974, continuously revolutionized contemporary fashion with his singular, imaginative vision. Beyond creating his...
Borelli Laird Fashion Illustration by Fashion Designers Borelli Laird Fashion Illustration by Fashion Designers Новинка

Borelli Laird Fashion Illustration by Fashion Designers

4196 руб.
Showcases the fashion sketches of sixty contemporary fashion designers, selected for their talent in the art of illustration.
Worsley Harriet 100 Ideas that Changed Fashion Worsley Harriet 100 Ideas that Changed Fashion Новинка

Worsley Harriet 100 Ideas that Changed Fashion

2146 руб.
This book brings together the artists that are creating the aesthetics of the next decade. All the artists in the book were born after 1970. These are artists who have passed the post-art school no mans land and are making waves in the contemporary art world. It includes an innovative. new generation of artists who work on a global scale from Madrid to Athens, Los Angeles to Paris, Berlin to S?o Paulo. There are members of the Bowery school of New Yorks Lower East Side such as Agathe Snow, the new wave of underground Berlin artists that include Ozlem Altin and Sven Johne, and new installation artists to emerge post-Murakami in Tokyo, like Teppei Kaneuji. Including painting, sculpture, installation art, photography, performance work, collage, video and new technology, 100 New Artists brings together the new themes, media, imagery and ideas emerging in contemporary art practice. This is a vital new wave of art post conceptualism, post-minimalism, post pop. Not only a snapshot of art at this moment, 100 New Artists is a place to discover the people who will define our aesthetic future.
Pam Meecham A Companion to Modern Art Pam Meecham A Companion to Modern Art Новинка

Pam Meecham A Companion to Modern Art

14136.53 руб.
A Companion to Modern Art presents a series of original essays by international and interdisciplinary authors who offer a comprehensive overview of the origins and evolution of artistic works, movements, approaches, influences, and legacies of Modern Art. Presents a contemporary debate and dialogue rather than a seamless consensus on Modern Art Aims for reader accessibility by highlighting a plurality of approaches and voices in the field Presents Modern Art’s foundational philosophic ideas and practices, as well as the complexities of key artists such as Cezanne and Picasso, and those who straddled the modern and contemporary Looks at the historical reception of Modern Art, in addition to the latest insights of art historians, curators, and critics to artists, educators, and more
Art Cinema Art Cinema Новинка

Art Cinema

1467 руб.
Debate over cinema's credibility as an art form is as old as the medium itself, and largely defined in terms of formal, psychological, ideological, social, or auteurist theories. To explore how artists are also using the medium to investigate a wider range of aesthetic issues that are generally related to modern and contemporary art practices, this book is broken down into 10 subgenres, including abstraction, collage, appropriation, post-surrealism, structuralism, duration, parody, and expanded cinema. The history of each subgenre is illustrated by over 300 films and filmmakers, from past masters such as Hans Richter, Man Ray, and Stan Brakhage to contemporary artists Stan Douglas, Pipilotti Rist, and Doug Aitken; from art-house legends David Lynch, Jean-Luc Godard, and Luis Bunuel to underground icons and contemporary artists Kenneth Anger, Matthew Barney, Bruce Conner, Michael Snow, Owen Land, and Paul McCarthy. About the editor: Paul Duncan has edited 50 film books for TASCHEN, including the award-winning The Ingmar Bergman Archives, and authored Alfred Hitchcock and Stanley Kubrick in the Film Series. About the author: Paul Young, a journalist and curator based in Los Angeles, has a master's degree in film directing, and has lectured on the state of video art in Berlin, Barcelona, and Madrid. He curated the exhibit "Remote Viewing: New Video Art from Europe, the Best of Loop" in Los Angeles and Madrid, and his articles have appeared in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and ARTnews.
Paul Wood Western Art and the Wider World Paul Wood Western Art and the Wider World Новинка

Paul Wood Western Art and the Wider World

8000.46 руб.
Western Art and the Wider World explores the evolving relationship between the Western canon of art, as it has developed since the Renaissance, and the art and culture of the Islamic world, the Far East, Australasia, Africa and the Americas. Explores the origins, influences, and evolving relationship between the Western canon of art as it has developed since the Renaissance and the art and culture of the Islamic world, the Far East, Australasia, Africa and the Americas Makes the case for ‘world art’ long before the fashion of globalization Charts connections between areas of study in art that long were considered in isolation, such as the Renaissance encounter with the Ottoman Empire, the influence of Japanese art on the 19th-century French avant-garde and of African art on early modernism, as well as debates about the relation of ‘contemporary art’ to the past. Written by a well-known art historian and co-editor of the landmark Art in Theory volumes
Urban Ruins. Memorial Value and Contemporary Role Urban Ruins. Memorial Value and Contemporary Role Новинка

Urban Ruins. Memorial Value and Contemporary Role

2090 руб.
This monograph discusses the role that ruins play in urban centers in terms of their meaning, testimony, and value, and the opportunities they provide. After an outline of...
Charles Green Biennials, Triennials, and Documenta. The Exhibitions that Created Contemporary Art Charles Green Biennials, Triennials, and Documenta. The Exhibitions that Created Contemporary Art Новинка

Charles Green Biennials, Triennials, and Documenta. The Exhibitions that Created Contemporary Art

2896.22 руб.
This innovative new history examines in-depth how the growing popularity of large-scale international survey exhibitions, or 'biennials', has influenced global contemporary art since the 1950s. Provides a comprehensive global history of biennialization from the rise of the European star-curator in the 1970s to the emergence of mega-exhibitions in Asia in the 1990s Introduces a global array of case studies to illustrate the trajectory of biennials and their growing influence on artistic expression, from the Biennale de la Méditerranée in Alexandria, Egypt in 1955, the second Havana Biennial of 1986, New York’s Whitney Biennial in 1993, and the 2002 Documenta11 in Kassel, to the Gwangju Biennale of 2014 Explores the evolving curatorial approaches to biennials, including analysis of the roles of sponsors, philanthropists and biennial directors and their re-shaping of the contemporary art scene Uses the history of biennials as a means of illustrating and inciting further discussions of globalization in contemporary art
Akbar Rahbar G. Quality of Service in Optical Packet Switched Networks Akbar Rahbar G. Quality of Service in Optical Packet Switched Networks Новинка

Akbar Rahbar G. Quality of Service in Optical Packet Switched Networks

9351.68 руб.
This book is a comprehensive study on OPS networks, its architectures, and developed techniques for improving its quality of switching and managing quality of service. The book includes: Introduction to OPS networks, OOFDM networks, GMPLS-enabled optical networks, QoS in OPS networks Hybrid contention avoidance/resolution schemes in both long-haul and metro optical networks Hybrid optical switching schemes
McDonald Jo A Companion to Rock Art McDonald Jo A Companion to Rock Art Новинка

McDonald Jo A Companion to Rock Art

16004.66 руб.
This unique guide provides an artistic and archaeological journey deep into human history, exploring the petroglyphic and pictographic forms of rock art produced by the earliest humans to contemporary peoples around the world. Summarizes the diversity of views on ancient rock art from leading international scholars Includes new discoveries and research, illustrated with over 160 images (including 30 color plates) from major rock art sites around the world Examines key work of noted authorities (e.g. Lewis-Williams, Conkey, Whitley and Clottes), and outlines new directions for rock art research Is broadly international in scope, identifying rock art from North and South America, Australia, the Pacific, Africa, India, Siberia and Europe Represents new approaches in the archaeological study of rock art, exploring issues that include gender, shamanism, landscape, identity, indigeneity, heritage and tourism, as well as technological and methodological advances in rock art analyses
Art: A Visual History Art: A Visual History Новинка

Art: A Visual History

1503 руб.
This beautifully illustrated book offers a comprehensive guide to western artists, themes, paintings, techniques and stories. Packed full of large, full-colour images of iconic works and lesser-known gems, Art: A Visual History covers over six-hundred and fifty artists, providing an expansive view of art history.Covering every era, from early art in 3000BCE to contemporary work, with chronological features on the major schools and movements and close-up critical appraisals of twenty-two masterpieces, this book is a broad but thorough introduction to art history. A firm foundation in the subject is ensured by an exhaustive glossary of art terms which reinforces technical knowledge such as an ability to identify impressionism from expressionism.Art: A Visual History addresses the question 'what makes great art?' With detailed referencing, crisp reproductions and a fresh new look, this book is a must-have for anyone with an interest in art history.
Living in Style: The New Art Deco Living in Style: The New Art Deco Новинка

Living in Style: The New Art Deco

4400 руб.
What does a contemporary Art Deco interior look like to you? Is it glittering and cabaret-like, featuring marabou trims, sequin scales, and striking chevron stripes? Or is...
Cotton Charlotte The Photograph as Contemporary Art Cotton Charlotte The Photograph as Contemporary Art Новинка

Cotton Charlotte The Photograph as Contemporary Art

2735 руб.
In the 21st century photography has come of age as a contemporary art form Almost two centuries after photography was first invented, the art world has fully embraced photography as a legitimate medium, equal in status to painting and sculpture. In light of these exciting developments, this book provides an introduction to contemporary art photography, identifying its most important features and themes and celebrating its exciting pluralism through an overview of its most important and innovative practitioners. The nearly 250 photographers whose work is reproduced in the book range from established artists such as Isa Genzken, Jeff Wall, Sophie Calle, Thomas Demand, Nan Goldin and Sherrie Levine to emerging talents such as Walead Beshty, Jason Evans, Lucas Blalock, Sara VanDerBeek and Viviane Sassen. This new edition brings the story of contemporary art photography up to date with a revised introduction outlining the evolution of photography from documentary tool to art form, and an updated final chapter focusing on the younger generation of artists who emphasize the technical and material properties of photography, employ it as part of a wider pan-media practice, or respond to evolving new modes of dissemination in the digital age. Charlotte Cotton is a curator and writer. She has held positions including Head of the Wallis Annenberg Photography Department at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Head of Programming at the Photographers' Gallery, London, Creative Director at the National Media Museum, UK and Curator of Photography at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. Cotton has curated a number of exhibitions on contemporary photography and her publications include Imperfect Beauty, Then Things Went Quiet and Guy Bourdin. 3rd Edition.
Lindemann Adam Collecting Contemporary Lindemann Adam Collecting Contemporary Новинка

Lindemann Adam Collecting Contemporary

2540 руб.
Words from the wise: insiders' tips on how to navigate the art market like a pro Art is about life, the art market is about money. -Damien Hirst Whether you're an art fan, aficionado, or collector, this completely unique book should be on your required reading list. Like a textbook for a class given by all of the world's leading experts, Collecting Contemporary is the one and only book to teach you everything you ever wanted to know about the contemporary art market. The introduction explains the ABCs of buying art on the primary and secondary markets, at auction, and at art fairs and gives an overview of the world art scene and its social circles. The main body of the book brings together tell-all interviews with the biggest players in the global art market: the Critic (Rimanelli), the Dealer (Boesky, Brunnet/Hackert, Coles, Deitch, Fortes, Gagosian, Gladstone, Glimcher, Hetzler, Lybke, Perrotin, Rosen, Shave, Wirth), the Consultant (Cortez, Fletcher, Heller, Segalot, Westreich), the Collector (Brant, Broad, Habsburg, Joannou, Lambert, Lehmann, Lopez, Paz, Pinault, Rothschild Foundation, Saatchi), the Auction House Expert (Cappellazzo, de Pury, Meyer), and the Museum Curator/Director (Dennison, Eccles, Heiss, Lowry, Peyton-Jones). Rounding up the book are chapters on the year in art collecting-giving a timeline of the most important annual auctions, exhibitions, fairs, etc. around the world-as well as a glossary of terms every art savvy player should know. The text is illustrated by the work of the hottest artists in today's market, including Matthew Barney, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Damien Hirst, Mike Kelley, Martin Kippenberger, Jeff Koons, Takashi Murakami, Richard Serra, Cindy Sherman, Andy Warhol, Lisa Yuskavage, and many more. All in all, these elements add up to the equivalent of an invaluable and privileged real-world collector's education-all between the covers of one book. About the author: Adam Lindemann started collecting tribal art as well as works of artists of the 80s before turning to contemporary art, which has been his passion for the past several years. This book was conceived as a short handbook of information and advice for new collectors, but Lindemann's research eventually led him to an international tour of the art world and personal interviews with some of its leading figures. The results are shared with the reader on these pages-along with images of over a hundred art works which help define the contemporary art market today. Издание на английском языке.
Cher Knight Krause A Companion to Public Art Cher Knight Krause A Companion to Public Art Новинка

Cher Knight Krause A Companion to Public Art

14136.53 руб.
A Companion to Public Art is the only scholarly volume to examine the main issues, theories, and practices of public art on a comprehensive scale. Edited by two distinguished scholars with contributions from art historians, critics, curators, and art administrators, as well as artists themselves Includes 19 essays in four sections: tradition, site, audience, and critical frameworks Covers important topics in the field, including valorizing victims, public art in urban landscapes and on university campuses, the role of digital technologies, jury selection committees, and the intersection of public art and mass media Contains “artist’s philosophy” essays, which address larger questions about an artist’s body of work and the field of public art, by Julian Bonder, eteam (Hajoe Moderegger and Franziska Lamprecht), John Craig Freeman, Antony Gormley, Suzanne Lacy, Caleb Neelon, Tatzu Nishi, Greg Sholette, and Alan Sonfist.
Cilliam T. John Howe Fantasy Art Workshop w/CD Cilliam T. John Howe Fantasy Art Workshop w/CD Новинка

Cilliam T. John Howe Fantasy Art Workshop w/CD

1638 руб.
As the sophistication of computer-based drawing and painting programs has increased in recent years, so the popularity of fantasy art has grown and been taken up by a wider audience. Produced in association with brand-leading magazine "ImagineFX", this book instructs readers on a step-by-step basis how to produce top quality digital fantasy in a variety of styles from manga to gothic. With reference to a small number of creative painting programs (including Corel Draw, and Corel Painter) which are world standard and suitable for Macintosh and PC, the book explains in plain language, and with the help of step-by-step screen grabs, how to progress from basic 'pencil' roughs to first stage line art and ultimately finished colour art. Included are a series of 'Fantasy Master' profiles throughout the book from leading fantasy artists — Boris Vallejo, Alan Lee, Todd Lockwood, Jim Burns, Linda Begkvist, and many more. The book also targets specific aspects of art creation, including making your characters lifelike, creating scenes as diverse as manga and fairy woodlands, 3D imagery, speed painting, producing oil, watercolour and other effects. (20,000 words). It is a complete practical guide to creating digital fantasy art. It is produced in association with "ImaginFX", the world's leading fantasy magazine. The future titles include "Fantasy Art Landscapes" and "Fantasy Art Creatures".
Dumbadze Alexander Contemporary Art. 1989 to the Present Dumbadze Alexander Contemporary Art. 1989 to the Present Новинка

Dumbadze Alexander Contemporary Art. 1989 to the Present

7776.04 руб.
An engaging account of today’s contemporary art world that features original articles by leading international art historians, critics, curators, and artists, introducing varied perspectives on the most important debates and discussions happening around the world. Features a collection of all-new essays, organized around fourteen specific themes, chosen to reflect the latest debates in contemporary art since 1989 Each topic is prefaced by an introduction on current discussions in the field and investigated by three essays, each shedding light on the subject in new and contrasting ways Topics include: globalization, formalism, technology, participation, agency, biennials, activism, fundamentalism, judgment, markets, art schools, and scholarship International in scope, bringing together over forty of the most important voices in the field, including Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, David Joselit, Michelle Kuo, Raqs Media Collective, and Jan Verwoert A stimulating guide that will encourage polemical interventions and foster critical dialogue among both students and art aficionados
Russian Urban Art: History and Conflicts Russian Urban Art: History and Conflicts Новинка

Russian Urban Art: History and Conflicts

1870 руб.
The book takes the format of an opinion-based essay. The author examines the power of street art in Russia by exploring its historical background, extending from...
John Davis A Companion to American Art John Davis A Companion to American Art Новинка

John Davis A Companion to American Art

14136.53 руб.
A Companion to American Art presents 35 newly-commissioned essays by leading scholars that explore the methodology, historiography, and current state of the field of American art history. Features contributions from a balance of established and emerging scholars, art and architectural historians, and other specialists Includes several paired essays to emphasize dialogue and debate between scholars on important contemporary issues in American art history Examines topics such as the methodological stakes in the writing of American art history, changing ideas about what constitutes “Americanness,” and the relationship of art to public culture Offers a fascinating portrait of the evolution and current state of the field of American art history and suggests future directions of scholarship
Art Encyclopedia Art Encyclopedia Новинка

Art Encyclopedia

1277 руб.
This beautiful art book for children charts the evolution of the greatest cultural achievements in painting, sculpture and photography.Art: A Children's Encyclopedia traces the development of painting, from prehistoric cave drawings to the Mona Lisa to contemporary street art. Get to grips with world-famous sculptures, including the Terracotta Army and Michelangelo's David. Find out about photography, from pinhole cameras to digital imagery and iconic photography such as Neil Leifer's Ali versus Liston.With amazing facts, clear explanations, and stunning photography, Art: A Children's Encyclopedia is the essential introduction to the art world for children.
Yi Qian Heterogeneous Cellular Networks Yi Qian Heterogeneous Cellular Networks Новинка

Yi Qian Heterogeneous Cellular Networks

11236.18 руб.
A timely publication providing coverage of radio resource management, mobility management and standardization in heterogeneous cellular networks The topic of heterogeneous cellular networks has gained momentum in industry and the research community, attracting the attention of standardization bodies such as 3GPP LTE and IEEE 802.16j, whose objectives are looking into increasing the capacity and coverage of the cellular networks. This book focuses on recent progresses, covering the related topics including scenarios of heterogeneous network deployment, interference management in the heterogeneous network deployment, carrier aggregation in a heterogeneous network, cognitive radio, cell selection/reselection and load balancing, mobility and handover management, capacity and coverage optimization for heterogeneous networks, traffic management and congestion control. This book enables readers to better understand the technical details and performance gains that are made possible by this state-of-the-art technology. It contains the information necessary for researchers and engineers wishing to build and deploy highly efficient wireless networks themselves. To enhance this practical understanding, the book is structured to systematically lead the reader through a series of case-studies of real world scenarios. Key features: Presents this new paradigm in cellular network domain: a heterogeneous network containing network nodes with different characteristics such as transmission power and RF coverage area Provides a clear approach by containing tables, illustrations, industry case studies, tutorials and examples to cover the related topics Includes new research results and state-of-the-art technological developments and implementation issues
The State Tretyakov Gallery At Krymsky Val. A Guide to Russian Art of the 20th Century The State Tretyakov Gallery At Krymsky Val. A Guide to Russian Art of the 20th Century Новинка

The State Tretyakov Gallery At Krymsky Val. A Guide to Russian Art of the 20th Century

3950 руб.
This is the first Guide to The State Tretyakov Gallery collections of modem art. The articles written by the researchers of the Department of Modern Art contain descriptions of the most representative works by prominent masters of the 20th century and analyses of the artists' legacies in the context of contemporary art life. This book offers many discoveries because most of these art works and artists have not been thoroughly explored before. This edition is intended for a general audience.
Art Now Art Now Новинка

Art Now

718 руб.
Highlights from our popular Art at the Turn of the Millennium. Two pages, with illustrations and biographical / bibliographical information, are devoted to each artist. You'd be hard-pressed to find a more comprehensive guide in such a compact format! About the Series: More bang for your buck! "... a fast-food, high-energy fix on the topic at hand." The New York Times Book Review About the editors: Uta Grosenick lives and works as a freelance author and editor in Cologne. For TASCHEN she has edited, among other books, the following publications: Women Artists, 2001; ART NOW, 2002 (together with Burkhard Riemschneider); Buttner, 2003; ART NOW II, 2005, and numerous books from the Basic Genre Series. Art historian Burkhard Riemschneider runs an art gallery in Berlin and has published several monographs on contemporary artists. Издание на английском языке.
Helen Hume D. The Art Teacher's Book of Lists Helen Hume D. The Art Teacher's Book of Lists Новинка

Helen Hume D. The Art Teacher's Book of Lists

2178.71 руб.
A revised and updated edition of the best-selling resource for art teachers This time-tested book is written for teachers who need accurate and updated information about the world of art, artists, and art movements, including the arts of Africa, Asia, Native America and other diverse cultures. The book is filled with tools, resources, and ideas for creating art in multiple media. Written by an experienced artist and art instructor, the book is filled with vital facts, data, readings, and other references, Each of the book's lists has been updated and the includes some 100 new lists Contains new information on contemporary artists, artwork, art movements, museum holdings, art websites, and more Offers ideas for dynamic art projects and lessons Diverse in its content, the book covers topics such as architecture, drawing, painting, graphic arts, photography, digital arts, and much more.
Solorzano Helen, Frazier Laurie Contemporary Topics 1. Intermediate. Academic Listening and Note Taking Skills (+DVD) Solorzano Helen, Frazier Laurie Contemporary Topics 1. Intermediate. Academic Listening and Note Taking Skills (+DVD) Новинка

Solorzano Helen, Frazier Laurie Contemporary Topics 1. Intermediate. Academic Listening and Note Taking Skills (+DVD)

3591 руб.
Who are some of the key figures in the history of abstract art? Can video games be good for children? What are some ethical approaches to decision-making? You'll find the answers to these and other questions in Contemporary Topics 1, which features college lectures from several academic disciplines, including art history, media studies, and psychology. Contemporary Topics 1 prepares students for the challenge of college lectures with practice in a wide range of listening, speaking and note-taking skills and strategies. The lectures (available on CD and DVD) were filmed in realistic academic setting before live student audiences. Third edition.
Lindemann Adam Collecting Contemporary Art Lindemann Adam Collecting Contemporary Art Новинка

Lindemann Adam Collecting Contemporary Art

1012 руб.
Whether you're an art fan, aficionado, or collector, this completely unique book should be on your required reading list. Like a textbook for a class given by all of the world's leading experts, Collecting Contemporary Art is the one and only book to teach you everything you ever wanted to know about the contemporary art market. The introduction explains the ABCs of buying art on the primary and secondary markets, at auction, and at art fairs and gives an overview of the world art scene and its social circles. The main body of the book brings together tell-all interviews with the biggest players in the global art market: the Critic (Rimanelli), the Dealer (Boesky, Brunnet/Hackert, Coles, Deitch, Fortes, Gagosian, Gladstone, Glimcher, Hetzler, Lybke, Perrotin, Rosen, Shave, Wirth), the Consultant (Cortez, Fletcher, Heller, Segalot, Westreich), the Collector (Brant, Broad, Habsburg, Joannou, Lambert, Lehmann, Lopez, Paz, Pinault, Rothschild Foundation, Saatchi), the Auction House Expert (Cappellazzo, de Pury, Meyer), and the Museum Curator/Director (Dennison, Eccles, Heiss, Lowry, Peyton-Jones). Rounding up the book are chapters on the year in art collecting-giving a timeline of the most important annual auctions, exhibitions, fairs, etc. around the world-as well as a glossary of terms every art savvy player should know. The text is illustrated by the work of the hottest artists in today's market, including Matthew Barney, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Damien Hirst, Mike Kelley, Martin Kippenberger, Jeff Koons, Takashi Murakami, Richard Serra, Cindy Sherman, Andy Warhol, Lisa Yuskavage, and many more. All in all, these elements add up to the equivalent of an invaluable and privileged real-world collector's education-all between the covers of one book.
Guy Pujolle Mobile and Wireless Networks Guy Pujolle Mobile and Wireless Networks Новинка

Guy Pujolle Mobile and Wireless Networks

12323.55 руб.
This book presents the state of the art in the field of mobile and wireless networks, and anticipates the arrival of new standards and architectures. It focuses on wireless networks, starting with small personal area networks and progressing onto the very large cells of wireless regional area networks, via local area networks dominated by WiFi technology, and finally metropolitan networks. After a description of the existing 2G and 3G standards, with LTE being the latest release, LTE-A is addressed, which is the first 4G release, and a first indication of 5G is provided as seen through the standardizing bodies. 4G technology is described in detail along with the different LTE extensions related to the massive arrival of femtocells, the increase to a 1 Gbps capacity, and relay techniques. 5G is also discussed in order to show what can be expected in the near future. The Internet of Things is explained in a specific chapter due to its omnipresence in the literature, ad hoc and mesh networks form another important chapter as they have made a comeback after a long period of near hibernation, and the final chapter discusses a particularly recent topic: Mobile-Edge Computing (MEC) servers.
Peter Lamarque Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art. The Analytic Tradition, An Anthology Peter Lamarque Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art. The Analytic Tradition, An Anthology Новинка

Peter Lamarque Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art. The Analytic Tradition, An Anthology

4858.62 руб.
For over fifty years, philosophers working within the broader remit of analytic philosophy have developed and refined a substantial body of work in aesthetics and the philosophy of art, curating a core foundation of scholarship which offers rigor and clarity on matters of profound and perennial interest relating to art and all forms of aesthetic appreciation. Now in its second edition and thoroughly revised, Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art—The Analytic Tradition: An Anthology captures this legacy in a comprehensive introduction to the core philosophical questions and conversations in aesthetics. Through 57 key essays selected by leading scholars Peter Lamarque and Stein Haugom Olsen, this anthology collects modern classics as well as new contributions on essential topics such as the identification and ontology of art, interpretation, values of art, art and knowledge, and fiction and the imagination. New to this edition are selections which treat aesthetic experience more widely, including essays on the aesthetics of nature and aesthetics in everyday life. Other carefully-chosen pieces analyze the practice and experience of specific art forms in greater detail, including painting, photography, film, literature, music, and popular art such as comics. This bestselling collection is an essential resource for students and scholars of aesthetics, designed to foster a foundational understanding of both long-standing and contemporary topics in the field.
New Museums New Museums Новинка

New Museums

1932 руб.
New Museums" examines the boom in architecturally ambitious museum projects in detail, beginning with the Guggenheim Bilbao's groundbreaking role in the development of contemporary museum architecture and continuing with a beautifully illustrated tour of thirty-one examples of the most innovative and exciting museum architecture around the world. Among the projects presented here are Yoshio Taniguchi's redesign of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Herzog & de Meuron's Tate Modern in London, Tadao Ando's Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Zaha Hadid's Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, Renzo Piano's Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas, and Alvaro Siza's Museu Serralves in Oporto, Portugal.
Cosmic Shift: Russian Contemporary Art Writing Cosmic Shift: Russian Contemporary Art Writing Новинка

Cosmic Shift: Russian Contemporary Art Writing

3310 руб.
Russia looms large in our global consciousness, but most of its presence is felt politically instead of artistically. While Moscow is the largest city in Europe, its...
Susanne Charlesworth M. Urban Pollution. Science and Management Susanne Charlesworth M. Urban Pollution. Science and Management Новинка

Susanne Charlesworth M. Urban Pollution. Science and Management

14089.01 руб.
Multidisciplinary treatment of the urgent issues surrounding urban pollution worldwide Written by some of the top experts on the subject in the world, this book presents the diverse, complex and current themes of the urban pollution debate across the built environment, urban development and management continuum. It uniquely combines the science of urban pollution with associated policy that seeks to control it, and includes a comprehensive collection of international case studies showing the status of the problem worldwide. Urban Pollution: Science and Management is a multifaceted collection of chapters that address the contemporary concomitant issues of increasing urban living and associated issues with contamination by offering solutions specifically for the built environment. It covers: the impacts of urban pollution; historical urban pollution; evolution of air quality policy and management in urban areas; ground gases in urban environments; bioaccessibility of trace elements in urban environments; urban wastewater collection, treatment, and disposal; living green roofs; light pollution; river ecology; greywater recycling and reuse; containment of pollution from urban waste disposal sites; bioremediation in urban pollution mitigation; air quality monitoring; urban pollution in China and India; urban planning in sub–Saharan Africa and more. Deals with both the science and the relevant policy and management issues Examines the main sources of urban pollution Covers both first-world and developing world urban pollution issues Integrates the latest scientific research with practical case studies Deals with both legacy and emerging pollutants and their effects The integration of physical and environmental sciences, combined with social, economic and political sciences and the use of case studies makes Urban Pollution: Science and Management an incredibly useful resource for policy experts, scientists, engineers and those interested in the subject.
Pharrell: A Fish Doesn't Know It's Wet Pharrell: A Fish Doesn't Know It's Wet Новинка

Pharrell: A Fish Doesn't Know It's Wet

6150 руб.
Places and Spaces I've Been, this volume documents the continuing adventures in art and design of one of the most influential figures in contemporary music and popular...
Visona Monica Blackmun A Companion to Modern African Art Visona Monica Blackmun A Companion to Modern African Art Новинка

Visona Monica Blackmun A Companion to Modern African Art

15481.02 руб.
Offering a wealth of perspectives on African modern and Modernist art from the mid-nineteenth century to the present, this new Companion features essays by African, European, and North American authors who assess the work of individual artists as well as exploring broader themes such as discoveries of new technologies and globalization. A pioneering continent-based assessment of modern art and modernity across Africa Includes original and previously unpublished fieldwork-based material Features new and complex theoretical arguments about the nature of modernity and Modernism Addresses a widely acknowledged gap in the literature on African Art
Alberta Andreotti Globalised Minds, Roots in the City. Urban Upper-middle Classes in Europe Alberta Andreotti Globalised Minds, Roots in the City. Urban Upper-middle Classes in Europe Новинка

Alberta Andreotti Globalised Minds, Roots in the City. Urban Upper-middle Classes in Europe

6883.25 руб.
Globalised Minds, Roots in the City utilises empirical evidence from four European cities to explore the role of urban upper middle classes in the transformations experienced by contemporary European societies. Presents new empirical evidence collected through an original comparative research about professionals and managers in four European cities in three countries Features an innovative combination of approaches, methods, and techniques in its analyses of European post-national societies Reveals how segments of Europe’s urban population are adopting “exit” or “partial exit” strategies in respect to the nation state Utilises approaches from classic urban sociology, globalization and mobility studies, and spatial class analysis Includes in depth interviews, social networking techniques, and classic questions of political representation and values
20th Century Photography 20th Century Photography Новинка

20th Century Photography

544 руб.
"Defining images of photographic art in this century." -Photo Art International, United Kingdom. The photographic collection of the Museum Ludwig Cologne is one of the most important collections of contemporary photography in the world. This book provides a fascinating insight into its rich diversity: conceptual art, abstraction, reportage - about 200 works works by around 100 of the 20th century's most famous international photographers, from Ansel to Joel Peter Witkin.
Govenar Alan Art for Life Govenar Alan Art for Life Новинка

Govenar Alan Art for Life

1228 руб.
At the age of ten, Don Ed Hardy recognized the unique force of tattoo art. Growing up in the center of 1950s and early 60s California pop culture, he went on to earn an art school degree and then learned to tattoo by apprenticing himself to master artists. Over the past forty years Hardy has revolutionized this ancient tradition while also bringing fresh energy to the classical mediums of painting, printmaking and ceramics through his exhibitions across the United States and abroad. His technical brilliance and mesmerizing imagery have created an indelible style on skin and in the worlds of fashion and contemporary art. Hardy’s sense of design is at once startling, seductive, frightening, and enchanting, transcending categories of time and culture, high and low. Don Ed Hardy is Art for Life. Text in English, German, French.
Linda Walsh A Guide to Eighteenth-Century Art Linda Walsh A Guide to Eighteenth-Century Art Новинка

Linda Walsh A Guide to Eighteenth-Century Art

2896.22 руб.
A Guide to Eighteenth-Century Art offers an introductory overview of the art, artists, and artistic movements of this exuberant period in European art, and the social, economic, philosophical, and political debates that helped shape them. Covers both artistic developments and critical approaches to the period by leading contemporary scholars Uses an innovative framework to emphasize the roles of tradition, modernity, and hierarchy in the production of artistic works of the period Reveals the practical issues connected with the production, sale, public and private display of art of the period Assesses eighteenth-century art’s contribution to what we now refer to as ‘modernity’ Includes numerous illustrations, and is accompanied by online resources examining art produced outside Europe and its relationship with the West, along with other useful resources
Anne Haila Urban Land Rent. Singapore as a Property State Anne Haila Urban Land Rent. Singapore as a Property State Новинка

Anne Haila Urban Land Rent. Singapore as a Property State

6883.25 руб.
In Urban Land Rent, Anne Haila uses Singapore as a case study to develop an original theory of urban land rent with important implications for urban studies and urban theory. Provides a comprehensive analysis of land, rent theory, and the modern city Examines the question of land from a variety of perspectives: as a resource, ideologies, interventions in the land market, actors in the land market, the global scope of land markets, and investments in land Details the Asian development state model, historical and contemporary land regimes, public housing models, and the development industry for Singapore and several other cities Incorporates discussion of the modern real estate market, with reference to real estate investment trusts, sovereign wealth funds investing in real estate, and the fusion between sophisticated financial instruments and real estate
Luonan Chen Biomolecular Networks. Methods and Applications in Systems Biology Luonan Chen Biomolecular Networks. Methods and Applications in Systems Biology Новинка

Luonan Chen Biomolecular Networks. Methods and Applications in Systems Biology

9714.13 руб.
Alternative techniques and tools for analyzing biomolecular networks With the recent rapid advances in molecular biology, high-throughput experimental methods have resulted in enormous amounts of data that can be used to study biomolecular networks in living organisms. With this development has come recognition of the fact that a complicated living organism cannot be fully understood by merely analyzing individual components. Rather, it is the interactions of components or biomolecular networks that are ultimately responsible for an organism's form and function. This book addresses the important need for a new set of computational tools to reveal essential biological mechanisms from a systems biology approach. Readers will get comprehensive coverage of analyzing biomolecular networks in cellular systems based on available experimental data with an emphasis on the aspects of network, system, integration, and engineering. Each topic is treated in depth with specific biological problems and novel computational methods: GENE NETWORKS—Transcriptional regulation; reconstruction of gene regulatory networks; and inference of transcriptional regulatory networks PROTEIN INTERACTION NETWORKS—Prediction of protein-protein interactions; topological structure of biomolecular networks; alignment of biomolecular networks; and network-based prediction of protein function METABOLIC NETWORKS AND SIGNALING NETWORKS—Analysis, reconstruction, and applications of metabolic networks; modeling and inference of signaling networks; and other topics and new trends In addition to theoretical results and methods, many computational software tools are referenced and available from the authors' Web sites. Biomolecular Networks is an indispensable reference for researchers and graduate students in bioinformatics, computational biology, systems biology, computer science, and applied mathematics.
Plevyak Thomas Next Generation Telecommunications Networks, Services, and Management Plevyak Thomas Next Generation Telecommunications Networks, Services, and Management Новинка

Plevyak Thomas Next Generation Telecommunications Networks, Services, and Management

9575.12 руб.
An unprecedented look into the present and future of next generation networks, services, and management in the telecommunications industry The telecommunications industry has advanced in rapid, significant, and unpredictable ways into the twenty-first century. Next Generation Telecommunications Networks, Services, and Management guides the global industry and academia even further by providing an in-depth look at current and developing trends, as well as examining the complex issues of developing, introducing, and managing cutting-edge telecommunications technologies. This is an orchestrated set of original chapters written expressly for this book by topic experts from around the globe. It addresses next generation technologies and architectures, with the focus on networks, services, and management. Key topics include: Opportunities and challenges of next generation telecommunications networks, services, and management Tri/Quad Play and IP-based networks and services Fault, Configuration, Accounting, Performance, and Security (FCAPS) requirements Convergence and an important convergence vehicle, IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Next generation operations and network management architecture Ad hoc wireless and sensor networks and their management Next generation operations and network management standards from a strategic perspective A defining look at the future in this field This book will serve as a contemporary reference for the growing global community of telecommunication and information professionals in industry, government, and academia. It will be important to faculty and graduate students of telecommunications as a graduate textbook.
Frank H. P. Fitzek Mobile Clouds. Exploiting Distributed Resources in Wireless, Mobile and Social Networks Frank H. P. Fitzek Mobile Clouds. Exploiting Distributed Resources in Wireless, Mobile and Social Networks Новинка

Frank H. P. Fitzek Mobile Clouds. Exploiting Distributed Resources in Wireless, Mobile and Social Networks

7612.29 руб.
Includes a preface written by Professor Leonard Kleinrock, Distinguished Professor of Computer Science, UCLA, USA This book discusses and explores the concept of mobile cloud, creating an inspiring research space for exploiting opportunistic resource sharing, and covering from theoretical research approaches to the development of commercially profitable ideas. A mobile cloud is a cooperative arrangement of dynamically connected communication nodes sharing opportunistic resources. In this book, authors provide a comprehensive and motivating overview of this rapidly emerging technology. The book explores how distributed resources can be shared by mobile users in very different ways and for various purposes. The book provides many stimulating examples of resource-sharing applications. Enabling technologies for mobile clouds are also discussed, highlighting the key role of network coding. Mobile clouds have the potential to enhance communications performance, improve utilization of resources and create flexible platforms to share resources in very novel ways. Energy efficient aspects of mobile clouds are discussed in detail, showing how being cooperative can bring mobile users significant energy saving. The book presents and discusses multiple examples of mobile clouds applications, based on both existing commercial initiatives as well as proof-of-concept test-beds. Visions and prospects are also discussed, paving the way for further development. As mobile networks and social networks become more and more reliant on each other, the concept of resource sharing takes a wider and deeper meaning, creating the foundations for a global real-time multidimensional resource pool, the underlying infrastructure for shareconomy. Above all, this is an inspiring book for anyone who is concerned about the future of wireless and mobile communications networks and their relationship with Social networks. Key Features: Provides fundamental ideas and promising concepts for exploiting opportunistic cooperation and cognition in wireless and mobile networks Gives clear definitions of mobile clouds from different perspectives Associates mobile and wireless networks with social networks, creating a vast fertile ground for novel developments in both research and practical applications Considers research directions, emerging trends and visions This book is an excellent resource for wireless/networking researchers in industry and academia, students and mobile phone programmers. Managers interested in new technology developments, service providers, network operators, and those working in the gaming industry will also find the book insightful.
Gulru Necipoglu A Companion to Islamic Art and Architecture, 2 Volume Set Gulru Necipoglu A Companion to Islamic Art and Architecture, 2 Volume Set Новинка

Gulru Necipoglu A Companion to Islamic Art and Architecture, 2 Volume Set

28634.82 руб.
The two-volume Companion to Islamic Art and Architecture bridges the gap between monograph and survey text by providing a new level of access and interpretation to Islamic art. The more than 50 newly commissioned essays revisit canonical topics, and include original approaches and scholarship on neglected aspects of the field. This two-volume Companion showcases more than 50 specially commissioned essays and an introduction that survey Islamic art and architecture in all its traditional grandeur Essays are organized according to a new chronological-geographical paradigm that remaps the unprecedented expansion of the field and reflects the nuances of major artistic and political developments during the 1400-year span The Companion represents recent developments in the field, and encourages future horizons by commissioning innovative essays that provide fresh perspectives on canonical subjects, such as early Islamic art, sacred spaces, palaces, urbanism, ornament, arts of the book, and the portable arts while introducing others that have been previously neglected, including unexplored geographies and periods, transregional connectivities, talismans and magic, consumption and networks of portability, museums and collecting, and contemporary art worlds; the essays entail strong comparative and historiographic dimensions The volumes are accompanied by a map, and each subsection is preceded by a brief outline of the main cultural and historical developments during the period in question The volumes include periods and regions typically excluded from survey books including modern and contemporary art-architecture; China, Indonesia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Sicily, the New World (Americas)
Jonathan Houdmont Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology. Global Perspectives on Research and Practice, Volume 2 Jonathan Houdmont Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology. Global Perspectives on Research and Practice, Volume 2 Новинка

Jonathan Houdmont Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology. Global Perspectives on Research and Practice, Volume 2

7463.73 руб.
Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology: Global Perspectives on Research and Practice, Volume 2 continues a definitive reference series published in association with the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology (EAOHP) and the Society for Occupational Health Psychology (SOHP). The series summarizes state-of-the-art research and practice in the field of occupational health psychology. Volume 2 of the most important and influential research series in the rapidly growing field of occupational health psychology Presents state-of-the-art research along with its implications for real-world practice Provides in-depth reviews of hot topics, including new work from several top international experts in the field Volume 2 includes increased North American contributions, sourced by a dedicated North America editor
The Advent of Abstraction: Russia, 1914-1923 The Advent of Abstraction: Russia, 1914-1923 Новинка

The Advent of Abstraction: Russia, 1914-1923

4860 руб.
Russian avant-garde art the exciting art movement that flourished in Russia in the years surrounding the 1917 revolution resulted in remarkable works of art, architecture,...
Nirwan Ansari Green Mobile Networks. A Networking Perspective Nirwan Ansari Green Mobile Networks. A Networking Perspective Новинка

Nirwan Ansari Green Mobile Networks. A Networking Perspective

8336.52 руб.
Green communications is a very hot topic. As mobile networks evolve in terms of higher rates/throughput, a consequent impact on operating costs is due to (aggregate) network energy consumption. As such, design on 4G networks and beyond have increasingly started to focus on `energy efficiency’ or so-called ‘green’ networks. Many techniques and solutions have been proposed to enhance the energy efficiency of mobile networks, yet no book has provided an in-depth analysis of the energy consumption issues in mobile networks nor has detailed theories, tools and solutions for solving the energy efficiency problems. This book presents the techniques and solutions for enhancing energy efficiency of future mobile networks, and consists of three major parts. The first part presents a general description of mobile network evolution in terms of both capacity and energy efficiency. The second part discusses the advanced techniques to green mobile networks. The third part discusses the solutions that enhance mobile network energy efficiency as well as provides future directions. Whilst the reader is expected to have basic knowledge of wireless communications, the authors present a brief introduction of the evolution of mobile networks, providing the knowledge base for understanding the content of the book. In addition, complicated network problems are illustrated using simple examples. This will help the reader understand the concept and intuition of various techniques and solutions. Incorporates the latest research results from both academia and industry, providing an up-to-date overview of existing technologies and solutions on making mobile networks greener Consists of three sections with a gradually increasing technical depth on green mobile networks, providing the reader with a systematic view of the research area, and helping those with different technical backgrounds to better understand the content Covers existing enabling technologies for green mobile networking, including an innovative discussion of state-of-the-art solutions and algorithms
Lorenzo Beatriz Advanced Wireless Networks. Cognitive, Cooperative & Opportunistic 4G Technology Lorenzo Beatriz Advanced Wireless Networks. Cognitive, Cooperative & Opportunistic 4G Technology Новинка

Lorenzo Beatriz Advanced Wireless Networks. Cognitive, Cooperative & Opportunistic 4G Technology

13988.65 руб.
With 40% new material the new edition of Advanced Wireless Networks provides a comprehensive representation of the key issues in 4G wireless networks. Focussing on cognitive, cooperative and opportunistic paradigms to provide further increase in network efficiency, the book explores and addresses issues in wireless internet, mobile cellular and WLAN, as well as sensor, ad hoc, bio-inspired, active and cognitive networks. It examines the problem of cross-layer optimisation and network information theory as well as adaptability and reconfigurability in wireless networks. This book is an integral description of future wireless networks and the interconnection between their elements. The information is presented in a logical order within each chapter making it ideal for all levels of reader including researchers involved in modelling and analysis of future networks as well as engineers working in the area. Each chapter starts with introductory material and gradually includes more sophisticated models and mathematical tools concluding with a comprehensive list of references. Fully updated throughout with five new chapters on Opportunistic Communications; Relaying and Mesh Networks; Topology Control; Network Optimization; and Cognitive Radio Resource Management Unifies the latest research on cognitive, cooperative and opportunistic paradigms in wireless communications Provides efficient analytical tools for network analysis Discusses security issues, an essential element of working with wireless networks Supports advanced university and training courses in the field Companion website containing extra appendix on Queuing theory
Paolo Santi Mobility Models for Next Generation Wireless Networks. Ad Hoc, Vehicular and Mesh Networks Paolo Santi Mobility Models for Next Generation Wireless Networks. Ad Hoc, Vehicular and Mesh Networks Новинка

Paolo Santi Mobility Models for Next Generation Wireless Networks. Ad Hoc, Vehicular and Mesh Networks

9949.14 руб.
Mobility Models for Next Generation Wireless Networks: Ad Hoc, Vehicular and Mesh Networks provides the reader with an overview of mobility modelling, encompassing both theoretical and practical aspects related to the challenging mobility modelling task. It also: Provides up-to-date coverage of mobility models for next generation wireless networks Offers an in-depth discussion of the most representative mobility models for major next generation wireless network application scenarios, including WLAN/mesh networks, vehicular networks, wireless sensor networks, and opportunistic networks Demonstrates the practices for designing effective protocol/applications for next generation wireless networks Includes case studies showcasing the importance of properly understanding fundamental mobility model properties in wireless network performance evaluation
100 Contemporary Artists 100 Contemporary Artists Новинка

100 Contemporary Artists

4048 руб.
This special two-volume edition features 100 of the most exciting artists from TASCHEN's seminal Art at the Turn of the Millennium and the renowned Art Now! series - gathered in a comprehensive survey of contemporary art at the start of the 21st century. The selection includes a wide variety of works by pioneering artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat, Marlene Dumas, Damien Hirst, Mike Kelley, Jeff Koons, Albert Oehlen, Richard Prince, Charles Ray, Cindy Sherman, and Christopher Wool - alongside a younger generation including Glenn Brown, Natalie Djurberg, Tom Friedman, Mark Grotjahn and Terence Koh. About the editor: Hans Werner Holzwarth was a photographer before launching a corporate design firm. He has collaborated on book designs with Robert Frank, Nan Goldin, Albert Oehlen, Richard Prince, Kiki Smith, and John Waters. For TASCHEN, he edited Jeff Koons, Christopher Wool, and Art Now Vol 3. Издание на английском, французском и немецком языках.
Donald Nonini M. A Companion to Urban Anthropology Donald Nonini M. A Companion to Urban Anthropology Новинка

Donald Nonini M. A Companion to Urban Anthropology

14567.07 руб.
A Companion to Urban Anthropology presents a collection of original essays from international scholars on key issues in urban anthropology and broader cross-disciplinary urban studies. Features newly commissioned essays from 35 leading international scholars in urban and global studies Includes essays in classic areas of concern to urban anthropologists such as built structures and urban planning, community, security, markets, and race Covers emergent areas in the field including: 21st-century cities borders, citizenship, sustainability, and urban sexualities

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Includes a preface written by Professor Leonard Kleinrock, Distinguished Professor of Computer Science, UCLA, USA This book discusses and explores the concept of mobile cloud, creating an inspiring research space for exploiting opportunistic resource sharing, and covering from theoretical research approaches to the development of commercially profitable ideas. A mobile cloud is a cooperative arrangement of dynamically connected communication nodes sharing opportunistic resources. In this book, authors provide a comprehensive and motivating overview of this rapidly emerging technology. The book explores how distributed resources can be shared by mobile users in very different ways and for various purposes. The book provides many stimulating examples of resource-sharing applications. Enabling technologies for mobile clouds are also discussed, highlighting the key role of network coding. Mobile clouds have the potential to enhance communications performance, improve utilization of resources and create flexible platforms to share resources in very novel ways. Energy efficient aspects of mobile clouds are discussed in detail, showing how being cooperative can bring mobile users significant energy saving. The book presents and discusses multiple examples of mobile clouds applications, based on both existing commercial initiatives as well as proof-of-concept test-beds. Visions and prospects are also discussed, paving the way for further development. As mobile networks and social networks become more and more reliant on each other, the concept of resource sharing takes a wider and deeper meaning, creating the foundations for a global real-time multidimensional resource pool, the underlying infrastructure for shareconomy. Above all, this is an inspiring book for anyone who is concerned about the future of wireless and mobile communications networks and their relationship with Social networks. Key Features: Provides fundamental ideas and promising concepts for exploiting opportunistic cooperation and cognition in wireless and mobile networks Gives clear definitions of mobile clouds from different perspectives Associates mobile and wireless networks with social networks, creating a vast fertile ground for novel developments in both research and practical applications Considers research directions, emerging trends and visions This book is an excellent resource for wireless/networking researchers in industry and academia, students and mobile phone programmers. Managers interested in new technology developments, service providers, network operators, and those working in the gaming industry will also find the book insightful.
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