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The Arts: General & Reference

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Peggy Guggenheim: The Shock of the Modern

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Peggy Guggenheim: The Shock of the Modern

Francine Prose

Art: financial aspects; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

A spirited portrait of the colorful, irrepressible, and iconoclastic American collector who fearlessly advanced the cause... [more]

$38.95

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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]

$69.00

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J. Paul Getty Museum Handbook of the Collection

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J. Paul Getty Museum Handbook of the Collection

Getty Museum

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

Offers an overview of the Getty's collections and provides a history of the museum and its founder. This volume features treasures... [more]

$35.95

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Epistemology of Aesthetics

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Epistemology of Aesthetics

Dieter Mersch

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Identifying artistic practices as modes of thought that do not make use of language in a way that can easily be translated... [more]

$26.95

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Art and Contemporaneity

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Art and Contemporaneity

Frank Ruda, Jan Voelker

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Art is often said to be timeless, but specific works of art always take place within time and maintain a dynamic balance between... [more]

$52.95

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Installation and the Moving Image

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Installation and the Moving Image

Catherine Elwes

Theory of art; Installation art

Paperback

Film and video create an illusory world, a reality elsewhere, and a material presence that both dramatizes and demystifies... [more]

$47.95

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Inclusive Arts Practice and Research: A Critical Manifesto

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Inclusive Arts Practice and Research: A Critical Manifesto

Alice Fox, Hannah Macpherson

The Arts: General & Reference; Inclusive education & mainstreaming; Creative therapy (eg art, music, drama)

Paperback

Inclusive Arts Practice and Research interrogates an exciting and newly emergent field: the creative collaborations between... [more]

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Environmental Management for Collections: Alternative Conservation Strategies for Hot and Humid Climates

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Environmental Management for Collections: Alternative Conservation Strategies...

Vincent L Beltran And Michael Henry, Senior Scientist Shin Maekawa, Michael Henry

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks

Paperback

In recent years more cultural institutions in hot and humid climates have been installing air-conditioning systems to protect... [more]

$96.00

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No Medium

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No Medium

Craig Dworkin

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

Close readings of ostensibly blank works from unprinted pages to silent music that point to a new understanding of media.... [more]

$34.95

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Beyond Speculation: Art and Aesthetics without Myths

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Beyond Speculation: Art and Aesthetics without Myths

Jean-Marie Schaeffer

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

Rejecting not only the identification of the aesthetic with the work of art, but also the Kantian association of the aesthetic... [more]

$67.00

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Luxus: The Sumptuous Arts of Greece and Rome

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Luxus: The Sumptuous Arts of Greece and Rome

Kenneth Lapatin

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

Offers an integrated contextual analysis of artifacts fashioned from a wide variety of luxury materials. This volume address... [more]

$103.00

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Playing for Time: Making Art as If the World Mattered

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Playing for Time: Making Art as If the World Mattered

Lucy Neal

The Arts: General & Reference; Sustainability

Paperback

In response to planetary challenges artists must reclaim their traditional role in communities as truth-tellers and agents... [more]

$39.99

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Queer Saint: The Cultured Life of Peter Watson

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Queer Saint: The Cultured Life of Peter Watson

Adrian Clark, Jeremy Dronfield

Art: financial aspects; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

From the mystery of his obscure family origins to the enigma surrounding his premature death, this book follows legendary... [more]

$45.00

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The Rhythm of Thought: Art, Literature, and Music After Merleau-Ponty

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The Rhythm of Thought: Art, Literature, and Music After Merleau-Ponty

Jessica Wiskus

The Arts: General & Reference; Phenomenology & Existentialism

Paperback

Presents a fresh perspective on Merleau-Ponty's philosophy. The author offers fresh contexts to approach art, philosophy and... [more]

$35.95

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Fashionable Art

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Fashionable Art

Adam Geczy, Jacqueline Millner

Theory of art; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Material culture

Paperback

Nominated for the 2016 Art in Literature: Mary Lynn Kotz Award, Library of Virginia Owing to digitization, globalization and... [more]

$39.99

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Thinking the Antipodes: Australian Essays

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Thinking the Antipodes: Australian Essays

Peter Beilharz

The Arts: General & Reference; History; Philosophy

Paperback

In 1956 Bernard Smith wrote that we in Australia were migratory birds. This was to become a leading motif of his own thinking... [more]

$45.41

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Inside the Sideshow Studio: A Modern Renaissance Environment

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Inside the Sideshow Studio: A Modern Renaissance Environment

Sideshow Collectibles

The Arts: General & Reference; Fiction-related items

Hardback

<p><i>Inside the Sideshow Studio</i>&nbsp;takes readers on a behind-the-scenes tour of a unique creative environment&acirc;&euro;&rdquo;the... [more]

$42.99

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Stolen Masterpiece Tracker: Inside the Billion Dollar World of Stolen Masterpieces

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Stolen Masterpiece Tracker: Inside the Billion Dollar World of Stolen Masterpieces...

Thomas McShane

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Autobiography: general; Organised crime; Espionage & secret services

Paperback

Legendary FBI undercover agent Thomas McShane is one of the world s foremost authorities on the billion-dollar art theft business... [more]

$24.99

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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]

$37.95

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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]

$57.95

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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]

$104.00

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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]

$83.00

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Art and Truth After Plato

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Art and Truth After Plato

Tom Rockmore

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Western philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Presents a fresh look at an ancient question, bringing it into contemporary relief. This volume offers a comprehensive account... [more]

$59.95

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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]

$39.95

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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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