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The Arts: General & Reference

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Do it: The Compendium

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Do it: The Compendium

Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Kate Fowle, Bruce Altshuler, Independent Curators International

Theory of art

Paperback

Began in Paris in 1993 as a conversation between the artists Christian Boltanski and Bertrand Lavier and Obrist himself, who... [more]

$55.00

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Oral History in the Visual Arts

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Oral History in the Visual Arts

Matthew Partington, Linda Sandino

The Arts: General & Reference; Fashion & textiles: design; Museums & museology; Research methods: general; Oral history

Paperback

Through a wide range of international case studies, this interdisciplinary volume maps how oral history interviews contribute... [more]

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Black Mountain College: Experiment in Art

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Black Mountain College: Experiment in Art

Martin Brody, Robert Creeley, Vincent Katz, Kevin Power

Theory of art; Art & design styles: Surrealism & Dada

Paperback

Unavailable for several years, a generously illustrated book that documents the most successful experiment in the history... [more]

$85.00

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Modern French Visual Theory: A Critical Reader

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Modern French Visual Theory: A Critical Reader

Nigel Saint, Andy Stafford

Theory of art; History of Western philosophy

Paperback

Offers approachable, clear and original accounts of French thinkers who specialise in visual theory, with connections explained... [more]

$47.95

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Glam: The Art of Excess

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Glam: The Art of Excess

Darren Pih

Theory of art; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections

Paperback

'Glam' emerged in the early 1970s and remains one of the most instantly recognisable but critically derided styles of twentieth... [more]

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A Meeting of East and West: Days Gone by

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A Meeting of East and West: Days Gone by

Wu Ramsay Christine

The Arts: General & Reference; Photographs: collections; Biography: general; Society & culture: general

Hardback

In Days Gone By, Volume 2: A Meeting of East and West, Christine Wu Ramsay continues the personal story of her life in an... [more]

$74.95

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Flourishing Flowers in the National Gallery of Victoria

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Flourishing Flowers in the National Gallery of Victoria

Kirsty Grant

Theory of art; Children's literature studies: general

Hardback

Some of the world's most striking works of art are inspired by botanicals and flowers, and the NGV's collection boasts a number... [more]

$19.95

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Curious Cats in the National Gallery of Victoria

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Curious Cats in the National Gallery of Victoria

Theory of art; Literature: history & criticism

Hardback

Curious Cats in the National Gallery of Victoria is one of three titles in the NGV's new gift book series. Laurie Benson's... [more]

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Dashing Dogs in the National Gallery of Victoria

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Dashing Dogs in the National Gallery of Victoria

Frances Lindsay

Theory of art; Literature: history & criticism

Hardback

The NGV collection contains a vast number of works featuring man's best friend. Dashing Dogs in the National Gallery of Victoria... [more]

$19.95

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Essential Graphic Design Solutions

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Essential Graphic Design Solutions

Robin Landa (Kean University)

The Arts: General & Reference; Education

Paperback

ESSENTIAL GRAPHIC DESIGN SOLUTIONS features PART 1: FUNDAMENTALS OF GRAPHIC DESIGN, of the bestseller, GRAPHIC DESIGN SOLUTIONS,... [more]

$67.95

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Collecting Art for Love, Money and More

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Collecting Art for Love, Money and More

Ethan Wagner, Thea Westreich Wagner

Art: financial aspects

Hardback

The first book to fully and candidly address the art of collecting fine art. [more]

$39.95

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Art of the Twentieth Century and Beyond: Movements, Theories, Schools, and Tendencies

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Art of the Twentieth Century and Beyond: Movements, Theories, Schools, and...

Loredana Parmesani, Giorgio Marconi

Theory of art; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -

Paperback

Following an analysis of the theories and poetics that traversed the historical avant-gardes and the neo-avant-gardes of the... [more]

$27.99

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The Melancholy Art

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The Melancholy Art

Michael Ann Holly

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles

Hardback

Melancholy is not only about sadness, despair, and loss. As Renaissance artists and philosophers acknowledged long ago, it... [more]

$56.95

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100 Ideas That Changed Art

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100 Ideas That Changed Art

Michael Bird

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles

Paperback

From the earliest cave paintings through to the internet and street art, this inspiring book chronicles the 100 most influential... [more]

$42.99

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New Markets for Artists: How to Sell, Fund Projects, and Exhibit Using Social Media, DIY Pop-ups, Ebay, Kickstarter, and Much More

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New Markets for Artists: How to Sell, Fund Projects, and Exhibit Using Social...

Brainard Carey

Art: financial aspects

Paperback

Artists living in the new millennium must create new models for exhibitions and sales. They must also be aware of new modes... [more]

$32.99

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Methods & Theories of Art History

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Methods & Theories of Art History

Anne D'Alleva

Theory of art

Paperback

Art historical theory is a forum of intense, often passionate debate. This book provides an accessible introduction to the... [more]

$21.99

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Art Theft: and the Case of the Stolen Turner

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Art Theft: and the Case of the Stolen Turner

Sandy Nairne

Art & Architecture; Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks

Paperback

This text provides a description of the events surrounding the theft of two important paintings by J.M.W. Turner in 1994,... [more]

$34.99

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The Art Book

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The Art Book

Phaidon Editors, Jane Ace

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; Reference works

Paperback

The Art Book, New Edition is an accessible, informative and fun A-Z guide featuring artists from medieval times to the present... [more]

$75.00

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Painting: Mysteries and Confessions: A Collection of Writings by Tess Jaray

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Painting: Mysteries and Confessions: A Collection of Writings by Tess Jaray...

RA Tess Jaray

Theory of art; Individual artists, art monographs

Paperback

Considers the work of painters past and present whom the author admires, from Giotto and Piero to such contemporaries as Basil... [more]

$37.99

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Commissioning Contemporary Art: A Handbook for Curators, Collectors and Artists

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Commissioning Contemporary Art: A Handbook for Curators, Collectors and...

Louisa Buck, Daniel McClean

Art: financial aspects; Art & design styles: from c 1960

Hardback

Provides a guide to commissioning contemporary art. This text is supplemented with copious quotations and insights from some... [more]

$39.99

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Franz Mayer of Munich: Architecture, Glass, Art

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Franz Mayer of Munich: Architecture, Glass, Art

Bernhard G. Graf, Gottfried Knapp

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Mosaics: artworks; Stained glass: artworks

Hardback

Franz Mayer of Munich is one of the worlds foremost studios for mosaics and stained glass. Founded in 1847, it is dedicated... [more]

$100.00

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Artists in Conversation

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Artists in Conversation

Janet Hawley

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Encyclopaedias & reference works

Hardback

A behind-the-scenes look at the lives of some of the world's most infamous artists. This beautifully presented collection... [more]

$19.95

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Outre Journal

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Outre Journal

Martin McIntosh

The Arts: General & Reference; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Antiques & collectables

Hardback

Outre Journal is an almanac of overlooked vintage subject matter with an emphasis on art, photography and culture. With an... [more]

$25.00

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In Praise of Landscape: The Art of John Borrack

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In Praise of Landscape: The Art of John Borrack

Lucy Grace Ellem

The Arts: General & Reference; Individual artists, art monographs

Hardback

This magnificent book, authored by Lucy Ellem, outlines the life and career of a major proponent of the art of watercolour.... [more]

$99.95

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Cultivating Your Creative Life: How to Find Balance, Beauty, and Success as an Artist

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Cultivating Your Creative Life: How to Find Balance, Beauty, and Success...

Alena Hennessey

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

Cultivating Your Creative Life: How to Find Balance, Beauty, and Success as an Artist is a multifaceted book where creativity... [more]

$29.99

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