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The Arts: General & Reference

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Fictions of Art History

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Fictions of Art History

Michael Hatt

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles

Paperback

Addresses art history's complex relationships with fiction, poetry, and creative writing. Inspired by a 2010 conference, this... [more]

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What's Changing?: Theories and Practices in the Restoration of Contemporary Art

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What's Changing?: Theories and Practices in the Restoration of Contemporary...

Maria Cristina Mundici, Antonio Rava

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Art & design styles: from c 1960

Paperback

Explores the evolution of a relatively new field of art restoration through critical contributions. This volume, culled from... [more]

$65.00

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Drawing with Hand, Head and Heart: A Natural Approach to Learning the Art of Drawing

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Drawing with Hand, Head and Heart: A Natural Approach to Learning the Art...

Van James

Theory of art; Drawing & drawings

Paperback

Drawing with Hand, Head, and Heart is a comprehensive and practical guide to the art of drawing and to the process of visual... [more]

$56.95

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Roy G. Biv: An Exceedingly Surprising Book About Colour

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Roy G. Biv: An Exceedingly Surprising Book About Colour

Jude Stewart

Theory of art; History

Hardback

A visually stunning, brilliantly original reference on the colors of the rainbow, from Sweden's black socks of envy to the... [more]

$24.99

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9.5 Theses on Art and Class: And Other Writings

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9.5 Theses on Art and Class: And Other Writings

Ben Davis

Theory of art

Paperback

Ben Davis draws the curtain back on the contemporary art world to assail its commodified roots. [more]

$27.99

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Art as Therapy

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Art as Therapy

Alain De Botton, John Armstrong

Art & Architecture; Theory of art

Hardback

In this book Alain de Botton and John Armstrong propose a new way of looking at art, suggesting that it can be useful, relevant... [more]

$45.00

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Lost Art

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Lost Art

Jennifer Mundy

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks

Hardback

Damaged, attacked, rejected, destroyed, transient ... there are many ways that art can become lost. Based on the award winning... [more]

$39.95

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The History of Loot and Stolen Art: From Antiquity Until the Present Day

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The History of Loot and Stolen Art: From Antiquity Until the Present Day...

Ivan Lindsay

The Arts: General & Reference; Crime & criminology

Hardback

From the Ancients, Greeks, Romans, Vikings, Moors and Charlemagne, the author traces how a lust for pride of ownership and... [more]

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Interaction of Color

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Interaction of Color

Josef Albers

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Art techniques & principles

Paperback

The 50th anniversary edition of a classic text, featuring an expanded selection of color studies [more]

$23.99

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Spheres of Action: Art and Politics

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Spheres of Action: Art and Politics

Peter Osborne, Eric Alliez

Theory of art

Paperback

This collection of essays by leading figures within French, Italian and German art, cultural and political theory offers a... [more]

$35.00

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Art and Words

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Art and Words

National Gallery of Victoria

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

The thoughts of Shakespeare, Victor Hugo, Oscar Wilde, Andy Warhol and others meet the National Gallery of Victoria's International... [more]

$9.95

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Wisdom of the Mountain: Art of the Omie

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Wisdom of the Mountain: Art of the Omie

Judith Ryan

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

Celebrates the dynamism of a vital living art form synonymous with Omie culture and presents the work of fourteen strongly... [more]

$39.95

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Gustave Moreau and the Eternal Feminine

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Gustave Moreau and the Eternal Feminine

Marie-Cecile Forest, Ted Gott

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; Individual artists, art monographs; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections

Paperback

Published to coincide with the exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria, which rungs to April 2011. [more]

$49.95

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This Wondrous Land: Colonial Art on Paper

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This Wondrous Land: Colonial Art on Paper

Alisa Bunbury

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

Paperback

ThisWondrous Land presents works of art selected from the National Gallery of Victoria's renowned collection together with... [more]

$69.95

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Fred Kruger: Intimate Landscapes

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Fred Kruger: Intimate Landscapes

Isobel Crombie

The Arts: General & Reference; Individual artists, art monographs; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Indigenous peoples

Paperback

Fred Kruger was one of the leading landscape photographers of the 19th century in Australia, working extensively throughout... [more]

$49.95

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Yellow Power, Yellow Soul: The Radical Art of Fred Ho

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Yellow Power, Yellow Soul: The Radical Art of Fred Ho

Roger Norman Buckley, Tamara Roberts

The Arts: General & Reference; Individual artists, art monographs; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups

Paperback

Explores the life, work, and persona of saxophonist Fred Ho, an unabashedly revolutionary artist whose illuminating and daring... [more]

$54.95

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Blue Mythologies: Reflections on a Colour

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Blue Mythologies: Reflections on a Colour

Carol Mavor

Theory of art; Cultural studies

Hardback

Carol Mavor takes in the many shades and meanings of the colour blue, including those of science, Hinduism, Christianity,... [more]

$49.99

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Art Power

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Art Power

Boris Groys

Theory of art; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Art & design styles: Postmodernism

Paperback

A new book by Boris Groys acknowledges the problem and potential of art's complex relationship to power. [more]

$37.95

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Treasures of Canberra

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Treasures of Canberra

Betty Churcher, Lucy Quinn

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Antiques & collectables

Hardback

Every object tells a tale, and many of Australia's most treasured possessions can be found in Canberra: now, these amazing... [more]

$69.99

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Culture and Values, Volume 1: A Survey of the Humanities

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Culture and Values, Volume 1: A Survey of the Humanities

Lawrence S Cunningham (University of California Davis), John J Reich, Lois Fichner-Rathus (The College of New Jersey)

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

CULTURE AND VALUES: A SURVEY OF THE HUMANITIES takes you on a fascinating tour of some of the world's most significant examples... [more]

$144.95

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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]

$49.95

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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]

$19.95

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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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