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The Arts: General & Reference

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On Being an Artist

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On Being an Artist

Michael Craig-Martin

Theory of art

Hardback

Provides lesson after valuable lesson to anyone wishing to know what it means and what it takes to be an artist today. In... [more]

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A Kingdom of Images: French Print in the Age of Louis XIV, 1660-1715

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A Kingdom of Images: French Print in the Age of Louis XIV, 1660-1715

Peter Furhing

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

Features the golden age of French printmaking. This catalogue features more than one hundred prints from the Getty Research... [more]

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Andrea del Sarto: The Renaissance Workshop in Action

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Andrea del Sarto: The Renaissance Workshop in Action

Julian Brooks

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

This publication is issued on the occasion of the exhibition Andrea del Sarto: The Renaissance Workshop in Action, on view... [more]

$79.99

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Art of the Animal: Fourteen Women Artists Explore  the Sexual Politics of Meat

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Art of the Animal: Fourteen Women Artists Explore the Sexual Politics of...

Kathryn Eddy, Janell O'Rourke, L. A Watson, Janell O'Rourke

Theory of art; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes)

Hardback

Featuring work by the editors, Nava Atlas, Sunaura Taylor, Yvette Watt, Angela Singer, Hester Jones, Suzy Gonzalez, Renee... [more]

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Teaching Artist Handbook: Tools, Techniques, and Ideas to Help Any Artist Teach

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Teaching Artist Handbook: Tools, Techniques, and Ideas to Help Any Artist...

Nick Jaffe, Becca Jaffe, Barbara Hackett Cox

The Arts: General & Reference; Teaching of a specific subject

Paperback

Based on the premise that teaching artists have the ability to engage students as fellow artists, this book includes a collection... [more]

$34.99

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Pataphysics: A Useless Guide

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Pataphysics: A Useless Guide

Andrew Hugill

Theory of art

Paperback

Of all the French cultural exports over the last 150 years or so, 'pataphysics -- the science of imaginary solutions and the... [more]

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Realism After Modernism: The Rehumanization of Art and Literature

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Realism After Modernism: The Rehumanization of Art and Literature

Devin Fore

Theory of art; Literary studies: from c 1900 -

Paperback

The human figure made a spectacular return in visual art and literature in the 1920s. Following modernism's withdrawal, nonobjective... [more]

$59.99

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The Art Rules: Wisdom and Guidance from Art World Experts

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The Art Rules: Wisdom and Guidance from Art World Experts

Paul Klein

Art: financial aspects

Paperback

Filling a major void, the author gives practitioners the tools they need to realize their potential. He shows, success is... [more]

$44.99

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Summers of Discontent: The Purpose of the Arts Today

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Summers of Discontent: The Purpose of the Arts Today

Raymond Tallis, Julian Spalding

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

An original readable, understandable (and brief) discussion of the need for arts, one of the great philosophical mysteries,... [more]

$17.99

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Women Artists: The Linda Nochlin Reader

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Women Artists: The Linda Nochlin Reader

Maura Reilly, Maura Reilly

Theory of art; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Feminism & feminist theory

Hardback

Providing an overview of Nochlins life and work, this book includes both her major thematic texts and her monographic texts... [more]

$60.00

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The Social Studio: Fashion, Food, Art & Community

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The Social Studio: Fashion, Food, Art & Community

Morgan Brown

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

The Social Studio: Fashion, Food, Art & Community celebrates Melbourne's multicultural community of artists, foodies and fashionistas... [more]

$45.00

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Prizing Diversity: The Josephine Ulrick Prizes, 1998-2014

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Prizing Diversity: The Josephine Ulrick Prizes, 1998-2014

Virginia Rigney, Nigel Krauth

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

This publication celebrates the generosity of two Gold Coast arts identities - Win Schubert and the late Josephine Ulrick... [more]

$60.00

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Method Meets Art: Arts-Based Research Practice

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Method Meets Art: Arts-Based Research Practice

Patricia Leavy

The Arts: General & Reference; Research methods: general

Paperback

Presents an introduction to arts-based research (ABR) practices, which scholars in multiple disciplines are using to reveal... [more]

$82.00

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The Flemish Merchant of Venice: Daniel Nijs and the Sale of the Gonzaga Art Collection

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The Flemish Merchant of Venice: Daniel Nijs and the Sale of the Gonzaga...

Christina Anderson

Art: financial aspects; Renaissance art; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Biography: historical, political & military

Hardback

During the years 1627 and 1628, Charles I of England purchased the cream of the Gonzaga art collection, belonging to the dukes... [more]

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The Art of Forgery: The Minds, Motives and Methods of Master Forgers

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The Art of Forgery: The Minds, Motives and Methods of Master Forgers

Noah Charney

Art & Architecture; Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks

Hardback

A gripping account of the world's most famous forgers [more]

$39.95

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Photography and the Art of Chance

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Photography and the Art of Chance

Robin Kelsey

Theory of art; Photography & photographs

Hardback

As anyone who has wielded a camera knows, photography has a unique relationship to chance. It also represents a struggle to... [more]

$69.99

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A Companion to American Art

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A Companion to American Art

John Davis, Jennifer A. Greenhill, Jason D. LaFountain

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles

Hardback

A Companion to American Art presents 35 newly-commissioned essays by leading scholars that explore the methodology, historiography,... [more]

$278.95

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Sculptures of Melbourne

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Sculptures of Melbourne

Mark S. Holsworth

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

Sculptures of Melbourne explores major changes in the nature of public sculpture. When Melbourne was established, sculpture... [more]

$29.95

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Outside in: The Architecture of Smith and Williams

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Outside in: The Architecture of Smith and Williams

Jocelyn Gibbs

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

Presents works of two pioneering postwar architects. This volume features an array of images, and unveils authors architectural... [more]

$59.99

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Katte Art Collection

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Katte Art Collection

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

Collection of works from the Katte Art Collections featuring Australian artists circa 1945 to 2009. The Katte Art Collection... [more]

$49.95

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The Curator's Handbook: Museums, Commercial Galleries, Independent Spaces

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The Curator's Handbook: Museums, Commercial Galleries, Independent Spaces...

Adrian George

Art & Architecture; Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Museums & museology

Hardback

A handbook for curators and curatorial students, that maps out every stage of the exhibition-making process from initial idea... [more]

$45.00

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Universal Principles of Art: 100 Key Concepts for Understanding, Analyzing, and Practicing Art

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Universal Principles of Art: 100 Key Concepts for Understanding, Analyzing,...

John A Parks

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

This year's edition of The One Show features the very best work from around the world from the 2013 One Show and One Show... [more]

$45.00

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Halo: The Poster Collection

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Halo: The Poster Collection

Insight Editions

The Arts: General & Reference; Science fiction

Paperback

Since its inception, the award-winning Halo franchise has revolutionised gaming through its innovative design and striking... [more]

$28.99

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Australia - Images and Inspiration

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Australia - Images and Inspiration

Mocco Wollert

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

AUSTRALIA -Images and Inspiration combines the talents of two very creative Australians -author Mocco Wollert and visual artist... [more]

$28.00

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Renew Marxist Art History

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Renew Marxist Art History

Warren Carter, Barnaby Haran

Theory of art; Marxism & Communism

Paperback

From the early decades of the 20th century until the 1980s, Marxist art history was at the forefront of radical approaches... [more]

$75.00

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