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Curve Culture Volume 2: Contemporary Graphics By Paul Andersen
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Curve Culture, Volume 2 documents how regular curvature is used in contemporary graphic design. A collection of recent logos is accompanied by a formal analysis of select examples. This book is a... More > follow up to Volume I, which documents how architecture has deployed regular curvature since the advent of the fillet in the early 20th century.< Less
Needle Culture: Contemporary Mixed Media Textiles By Darcy Falk, Juliarose Loffredo
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Provocative, controversial, sublime, and funny textile artworks, including beaded and knitted works, textile collage, art quilts, embroideries, and weavings. Catalog for the art exhibition, Needle... More > Culture: Contemporary Mixed Media Textiles, on display from May 20 through June 24, 2006 at the Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, Arizona.< Less
Responding to the Present Culture: Architecture that Addresses a Sensitivity to Contemporary and Pop Culture By Joseph Kotay
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It’s been stated time and time again that art imitates life. Thus, art is a reflection of the culture that surrounds it, and serves as a representation of the era it belongs to. If there is... More > a strong connection between architecture and art, then it can also be argued that architecture should always respond to the culture of the present time period. This book will investigate several subtopics that break down how the contemporary and pop culture, that defined the end of the twentieth century to the present, has impacted the built environment. This alone can be a broad topic of discussion, so I will begin by focusing first on Hip Hop culture, and how architectural practice has responded to the trends that derived from this art form.< Less
Contemporary Christianity By Jimmie L. Chapman
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Contemporary Christianity takes an objective look at the trend to the contemporary in the Christian Religion. Dr. Jimmie L. Chapman, a retired Christian minister of forty five years, draws on his... More > experiences and studies to present what he believes to be a covert effort to compromise the purity of the Christian religion. He sees many modern churches, as well as many individual Christians, unwitting cooperatives in the contemporary movement. “Too many Christians have fallen for the idea that Christianity has lost touch with the contemporary culture and is no longer relevant. The contemporary movement is disguised as an effort to bring Christianity up to date,” he said.< Less
Contemporary Christianity By Jimmie L. Chapman
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Contemporary Christianity takes an objective look at the trend to the contemporary in the Christian Religion. Dr. Jimmie L. Chapman, a retired Christian minister of forty five years, draws on his... More > experiences and studies to present what he believes to be a covert effort to compromise the purity of the Christian religion. He sees many modern churches, as well as many individual Christians, unwitting cooperatives in the contemporary movement. “Too many Christians have fallen for the idea that Christianity has lost touch with the contemporary culture and is no longer relevant. The contemporary movement is disguised as an effort to bring Christianity up to date,” he said.< Less
Does the Media Present a Disempowered Image of Women in Contemporary Sport Culture? By Farrukh Khan
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Since historical times, competitive sport has been an important ingredient in the systematic construction and promotion the ideals of masculinity in society. However, times have changed and women now... More > enjoy a position of far greater equality than they ever did before. An increasingly larger number of girls and women now participate in sports once considered the exclusive domain of males, but criticism about their depiction in media created image of sport culture continue. It appears that post – feminism is not about the absence of feminism despite the wishes of some women to achieve absolute equality regardless of natural differences. This essay presents an examination of the image of women in contemporary sport culture and tries to discover if they have been ascribed a disempowered image.< Less
Does the Media Present a Disempowered Image of Women in Contemporary Sport Culture? By Farrukh Khan
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Since historical times, competitive sport has been an important ingredient in the systematic construction and promotion the ideals of masculinity in society. However, times have changed and women now... More > enjoy a position of far greater equality than they ever did before. An increasingly larger number of girls and women now participate in sports once considered the exclusive domain of males, but criticism about their depiction in media created image of sport culture continue. It appears that post – feminism is not about the absence of feminism despite the wishes of some women to achieve absolute equality regardless of natural differences. This essay presents an examination of the image of women in contemporary sport culture and tries to discover if they have been ascribed a disempowered image.< Less
Is Golf in America Heading for a Fiscal Cliff?: How Golf Is Threatened by Contemporary Culture By Garry Carl
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‘Fiscal Cliff’ is a golf book about modern day culture and how that culture is impacting on a pastime that 36 million North Americans call their own. Think about the stakes. At $89... More > billion dollars annually, the golf industry is comparable in size to the movie industry. While golf continues to grow in Asia, on this continent interest is waning, participation is sliding, along with a multitude of course closings. Recently, the New York Times proclaimed that “the game has been flat since 2000." As golf aficionados stay silent, one insider speaks out. Throughout his consultancy at KPMG and Global Golf Advisors, Garry Carl has written extensively and insightfully on the cultural challenges facing golf. His book tells the story of the personalities who built the game and a society along with it. And chronicles how that society changed, yet golf failed to change with it. Now, as the ancient game finds itself at a crossroad, he provides some provocative thoughts worth considering.< Less
CONTEMPORARY DRAWING AS PREPARATION By David Judson
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The exhibition includes the work of 18 contemporary mature artists who work by preparing thoughtful drawings as a study format of preparation. Both the studies and finished works are presented. The... More > exhibition visually yields unique information about contemporary processes of art making. The artists included are Wes Christensen, John Frame, D.J. Hall, F. Scott Hess, Tom Knechtel, Laura Lasworth, David Ligare, Dan McCleary, Jim Morphesis, Deni Ponty, Tino Rodriguez, Aaron Smith, Jon Swihart, Masami Teraoka, Ruth Weisberg, Patty Wickman, Jerome Witken and Peter Zokosky. Works are being loaned by artists, private collectors and contemporary art galleries.< Less
CONTEMPORARY DRAWING AS PREPARATION By David Judson
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The exhibition includes the work of 18 contemporary mature artists who work by preparing thoughtful drawings as a study format of preparation. Both the studies and finished works are presented. The... More > exhibition visually yields unique information about contemporary processes of art making. The artists included are Wes Christensen, John Frame, D.J. Hall, F. Scott Hess, Tom Knechtel, Laura Lasworth, David Ligare, Dan McCleary, Jim Morphesis, Deni Ponty, Tino Rodriguez, Aaron Smith, Jon Swihart, Masami Teraoka, Ruth Weisberg, Patty Wickman, Jerome Witken and Peter Zokosky. Works are being loaned by artists, private collectors and contemporary art galleries.< Less