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The Arts: General & Reference titles - 8,973 results

More About Art: Visual Arts 7-10

More About Art: Visual Arts 7-10

Sally Dewar, Lisa Malcolm

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Secondary schools; Teaching of a specific subject; Art: general interest (Children's&YA)

Paperback

Explores the many art forms and artmaking practices of Australian and international artists. Students will improve their artmaking... [more]

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Writings on Art

Writings on Art

Mark Rothko

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Individual artists, art monographs; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

Includes 90 documents, short essays, letters, statements and lectures, written by Rothko. This book includes annotation and... [more]

$41.95

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Master Pieces: The Curator's Game

Master Pieces: The Curator's Game

Thomas Hoving

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Museums & museology

Paperback

As director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art for a decade, Thomas Hoving brought art to a new level of public awareness by... [more]

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Laocoon: An Essay Upon the Limits of Painting and Poetry

Laocoon: An Essay Upon the Limits of Painting and Poetry

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

The Arts: General & Reference; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

In this essay on the origins, forms, and influences of painting and poetry, Lessing helped frame modern conceptions of the... [more]

$19.95

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Reading Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art: Selected Texts with Interactive Commentary

Reading Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art: Selected Texts with Interactive...

Christopher Janaway

Theory of art; Philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Designed for readers with no or little prior knowledge of the subject, this concise anthology brings together key texts in... [more]

$42.95

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And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos

And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos

John Berger

The Arts: General & Reference; Literary essays; Fiction & Literature

Paperback

Those who read or listen to our stories see everything as though through a lens. This lens is the secret of narration, and... [more]

$23.95

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How to Talk to Children About Art

How to Talk to Children About Art

Francoise Barbe-Gall

The Arts: General & Reference; Advice on parenting; Children's & Educational; Art: general interest (Children's&YA)

Paperback

This wonderful guide offers a series of simple talking points - according to three age ranges - about 30 famous paintings.... [more]

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Grace Cossington Smith

Grace Cossington Smith

Deborah Hart

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

Crossington Smith's life spanned nearly a century and this new book examines the development of her work covering the metropolis,... [more]

$89.00

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Experience World History Through Time -Teacher Resource

Experience World History Through Time -Teacher Resource

Jan Brady

The Arts: General & Reference; History

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Fleming's Arts and Ideas

Fleming's Arts and Ideas

Mary Warner Marien, William Fleming

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles

Paperback

Chronologically explores a breadth of humanities topics from antiquity to the present. New author Mary Warner Marien continues... [more]

$187.95

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On Beauty: A History of a Western Idea

On Beauty: A History of a Western Idea

Umberto Eco

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

Sumptuously illustrated and fascinatingly written - a vast store of wisdom about the nature of beauty itself. [more]

$79.95

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Historical Grammar of the Visual Arts

Historical Grammar of the Visual Arts

Alois Riegl

Art & Architecture; Theory of art

Hardback

A survey of the different visual arts within a sweeping conception of the history of culture by a highly influential figure... [more]

$57.95

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Dog Training

Dog Training

Gwen Bailey

The Arts: General & Reference; Dogs as pets

Paperback

Bursting with expert information on all your dog training needs, but small enough to fit in your pocket or hold in one hand,... [more]

$13.95

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Art of the Japanese Masters

Art of the Japanese Masters

Sandra Forty

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

Four artists are showcased, Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806), Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), Toshusai Sharaku (c1770-C1825), and... [more]

$29.95

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The Other Futurism: Futurist Activity in Venice, Padua, and Verona

The Other Futurism: Futurist Activity in Venice, Padua, and Verona

Willard Bohn

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Literary studies: from c 1900 -

Hardback

The Other Futurism looks at particular examples of literature, visual arts, and the performing arts and, using a series of... [more]

$85.00

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Conceptions II

Conceptions II

Luis Royo

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

Hardback

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$25.95

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Creative Arts Marketing

Creative Arts Marketing

Elizabeth Hill, Catherine O'Sullivan, Terry O'Sullivan

The Arts: General & Reference; Business & Economics; Sales & marketing

Paperback

As a comprehensive overview of all aspects of marketing in the sector, this book provides coverage of knowledge and best practice... [more]

$101.00

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Sacred Monsters, Sacred Masters

Sacred Monsters, Sacred Masters

John Richardson

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography: general; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

Paperback

Known for his award-winning biography of Picasso, who befriended the author in the 1950s, this title consists of curious and... [more]

$39.95

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Postmodernism: A Very Short Introduction

Postmodernism: A Very Short Introduction

Christopher Butler

Theory of art; Literary theory; Philosophy; Cultural studies

Paperback

Postmodernism has been a buzzword of contemporary society for the last decade. But how can it be defined? In this Very Short... [more]

$14.95

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Teaching Art in a Postmodern World: Theories, Teacher Reflections and Interpretive Frameworks

Teaching Art in a Postmodern World: Theories, Teacher Reflections and Interpretive...

Lee Emery

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; Art Forms; Teaching skills & techniques; Teaching of a specific subject; Art: general interest (Children's&YA)

Paperback

What is postmodern art and how does it impact on art teaching? For secondary art teachers the transition from modernist to... [more]

$54.95

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Macmillan Interpreting Art: A Guide for Students

Macmillan Interpreting Art: A Guide for Students

Marshall

Theory of art

Paperback

Emphasises the development of skills in understanding and interpreting art. It addresses new areas of study and theory such... [more]

$78.99

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Kant's Theory of Taste: A Reading of the Critique of Aesthetic Judgment

Kant's Theory of Taste: A Reading of the Critique of Aesthetic Judgment...

Henry E. Allison

Theory of art; Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

An important study of Kant's aesthetics, from a leading Kant scholar. [more]

$64.95

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Nothing If Not Critical: Selected Essays on Art and Artists

Nothing If Not Critical: Selected Essays on Art and Artists

Robert Hughes

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles

Paperback

A generous selection of forthright essays on art and artists. Hughes tackles the lives and works of over 80 artists, from... [more]

$32.95

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Art and Illusion: A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation

Art and Illusion: A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation...

Ernst H. Gombrich

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Examines the history and psychology of pictorial representation in light of present-day theories of visual perception information... [more]

$75.00

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Outsider Art: Spontaneous Alternatives

Outsider Art: Spontaneous Alternatives

Colin Rhodes

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -

Undefined

Surveys the history and reception of outsider art, work produced outside the mainstream of modern Western art. From the spirit-guided... [more]

$24.95

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