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Books on Art and Environmental Activism
Art and Climate by The Art and Climate catalog presents a wide spectrum of artwork dealing with climate change: critical analysis, provocative warning, or illustrating alternative ways of life.
Call Number: N6512.75.C55 K86 2013
Art and Ecology Now by The first survey of its kind to explore contemporary art that focuses on ecology. From land art and earthworks in the 1960s to conceptual art of the new millennium, ecology-focused art has been a prominent genre in the art world for decades.
Call Number: N8217.E28 B76 2014
Beyond Green: Toward a Sustainable Art by Includes texts by and interviews with individual artists, along with substantial essays by exhibition curator Stephanie Smith and design historian Victor Margolin. What results is a bracing volume that will be of interest to practitioners and aficionados of design and art alike, as well as to environmentalists.
Call Number: N6496.C52 D383 2005
Ecotopia by Works by more than 40 artists and photographers from 20 countries, documenting recent environmental disasters and exploring the effects of environmental change around the world through their art.
Call Number: TR645.N532 I58 2006
Far Field by Amply illustrated and including fascinating first person accounts of projects at the poles, this cutting-edge volume will have important implications for contemporary cultural studies and the critical study of climate change.
Call Number: N72.S3 F37 2012
Green Patriot Posters by This book brings together the strongest contemporary graphic design currently promoting sustainability and the fight against climate change. Collectively, essays by Michael Bierut, Steven Heller, Edward Morris and Dmitri Siegel look back in time to posters and ideas that set the stage for the current movement.
Call Number: NC1849.S87 G74 2010
A Hundred Seas Rising by Inspired by Dickens' novel, A Tale of Two Cities, A Hundred Seas Rising explores how literature might be implicated in the imagination and trajectories of revolutions.
Call Number: NX547.6.C43 A4 2012
Just Seeds RESOURCED Portfolio by Portfolio of hand-produced prints organized and created by by the Justseeds Artists' Cooperative in 2010. It focuses on resource extraction and climate issues, and includes 26 artist prints,.
Call Number: [ArtBk] GE195 .R47 2010
Land and Environmental Art by The traditional landscape genre was radically transformed in the 1960s when many artists stopped merely representing the land and made their mark directly in the environment. Drawn by vast, uncultivated spaces of desert and mountain as well as by post-industrial wastelands, artists such as Michael Heizer, Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson moved earth to create colossal primal symbols.
Call Number: N6494.E27 L36 2010
To Life! Eco-Art in Pursuit of a Sustainable Planet by To Life! Eco Art in Pursuit of a Sustainable Planet documents the burgeoning eco art movement from A to Z, presenting a panorama of artistic responses to environmental concerns, from Ant Farm’s anti-consumer antics in the 1970s to Marina Zurkow’s 2007 animation that anticipates the havoc wreaked upon the planet by global warming.
Call Number: N6498.E26 W45 2012
Weather Report by Accompanies the exhibit "Weather Report : Art and Climate Change", curated by Lucy R. Lippard and organized by the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art in collaboration with EcoArts, September 14-December 21, 2007.
Call Number: N8261.W42 L57 2007
Yes Naturally: How Art Saves the World by Yes Naturally shows how culture and nature reinforce each other and in the process create new conditions for a better world. In Yes Naturally artists and thinkers invite us to jettison our formulaic notions of nature, culture and technology; they make us look at ourselves, our society and our interaction with the earth in a different way.
Call Number: N6494.E6 Y47 2013
Books on Photography and the Environment
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