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The Arts: General & Reference titles - 8,843 results

The Purloined Clinic: Selected Writings

The Purloined Clinic: Selected Writings

Janet Malcolm

Theory of art; Literary studies: general; Psychology; Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology)

Paperback

A collection of essays, profiles, and criticism includes a portrait of New Yo art insider Ingrid Sischy, a study of the impact... [more]

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Carolingian Culture: Emulation and Innovation

Carolingian Culture: Emulation and Innovation

Rosamond McKitterick

The Arts: General & Reference; History; European history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500

Paperback

A collection of essays on the remarkable cultural and intellectual creativity of the Carolingians in eight- and ninth-century... [more]

$61.95

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The Science for Conservators Series

The Science for Conservators Series

Museums & Galleries CommissionConservation Unit

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Storage, maintenance & preservation of collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Industrial chemistry

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Scientific concepts are basic to the conservation of artefacts of every type, yet many conservators have little or no scientific... [more]

$72.00

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The Science for Conservators Series

The Science for Conservators Series

Museums & Galleries CommissionConservation Unit

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Storage, maintenance & preservation of collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Pigments, dyestuffs & paint technology

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Scientific concepts are basic to the conservation of artefacts of every type, yet many conservators have little or no scientific... [more]

$72.00

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The Science For Conservators Series

The Science For Conservators Series

Museums & Galleries CommissionConservation Unit, Conservatio, Conservatio, Conservatio The, The Conservation Unit Museums and Galleries Commission

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Storage, maintenance & preservation of collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Industrial chemistry

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Scientific concepts are basic to the conservation or artefacts of every type, yet many conservators have little or no scientific... [more]

$72.00

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The Philosophy of Art

The Philosophy of Art

F.W.J. von Schelling

Theory of art; Philosophy; History of Western philosophy

Paperback

Sets out an ordered system of the arts - music, painting, sculpture, narrative, poetry and tragedy - based on the precepts... [more]

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Theory of the Avant-garde

Theory of the Avant-garde

Peter Burger

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics

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Symmetry

Symmetry

Hermann Weyl

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics; Mathematics & Sciences

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Defines symmetry through a discussion of its many uses in a wide variety of fields both academic and natural. [more]

$28.95

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Romanticism

Romanticism

Hugh Honour

Theory of art; Art & design styles: Romanticism

Paperback

A study of the influence Romanticism exerts upon Western culture. [more]

$138.95

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Concerning the Spiritual in Art

Concerning the Spiritual in Art

Wassily Kandinsky

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

Paperback

Pioneering work by the great modernist painter, considered by many to be the father of abstract art and a leader in the movement... [more]

$10.95

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The Art of Color: The Subjective Experience and Objective Rationale of Color

The Art of Color: The Subjective Experience and Objective Rationale of Color...

Johannes Itten

Art & Architecture; Theory of art

Hardback

In this book, the world's foremost color theorist examines two different approaches to understanding the art of color. Subjective... [more]

$155.00

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Reality Hunger: A Manifesto

Reality Hunger: A Manifesto

David Shields

The Arts: General & Reference; Literature: history & criticism; Literary studies: general

Paperback

Questions every assumption we ever made about art, the novel, journalism, poetry, film, TV, rap, stand-up, graffiti, sampling,... [more]

$22.95

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Breakfast at Sotheby's: An A-Z of the Art World

Breakfast at Sotheby's: An A-Z of the Art World

Philip Hook

Art & Architecture; Art: financial aspects; History of Art & Design Styles; Material culture

Paperback

A revealing exploration of how art acquires its financial value. [more]

$22.99

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Halo: The Poster Collection

Halo: The Poster Collection

Insight Editions

The Arts: General & Reference; Science fiction

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$32.99

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The Poet's Freedom: A Notebook on Making

The Poet's Freedom: A Notebook on Making

Susan Stewart

The Arts: General & Reference; Literary theory; Literary studies: poetry & poets

Undefined

Why do we need new art? How free is the artist in making? And why is the artist, and particularly the poet, a figure of freedom... [more]

$49.95

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Posh Coloring Book: Christmas Designs for Fun and Relaxation

Posh Coloring Book: Christmas Designs for Fun and Relaxation

Michael O'Mara Books Ltd

The Arts: General & Reference; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts

Paperback

For fun and relaxation during the yuletide season, curl up with Posh Coloring Book: Christmas Designs and color away the... [more]

$14.95

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Pocket Posh Coloring Book: Vintage Designs for Fun & Relaxation

Pocket Posh Coloring Book: Vintage Designs for Fun & Relaxation

Andrews McMeel Publishing

The Arts: General & Reference; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts

Paperback

For fans of the elegant vintage style, Pocket Posh Vintage Designs captures a day long past when art and design were in... [more]

$9.95

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Pocket Posh Coloring Book: Pretty Designs for Fun & Relaxation

Pocket Posh Coloring Book: Pretty Designs for Fun & Relaxation

Andrews McMeel Publishing

The Arts: General & Reference; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts

Paperback

Pocket Posh Pretty Designs gives all creative types the opportunity to personalize over one hundred pages of the most beautiful... [more]

$9.95

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Veronica Mars and Philosophy: Investigating the Mysteries of Life (Which is a Bitch Until You Die)

Veronica Mars and Philosophy: Investigating the Mysteries of Life (Which...

George A. Dunn

The Arts: General & Reference; Television; Philosophy; Popular philosophy

Paperback

Veronica Mars and Philosophy explores the philosophical issues that underpin this critically acclaimed neo-noir detective... [more]

$22.95

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Defining Creativity: The Art and Science of Great Ideas

Defining Creativity: The Art and Science of Great Ideas

Wouter Boon

Theory of art

Paperback

Defining Creativity comprehensively explains what creativity is, from a biological, psychological and socio-cultural standpoint.... [more]

$29.99

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Joseph Ari Aloi AKA JK5: An Archive of Sketches, Tattoos, Drawings, Paintings,and Objects

Joseph Ari Aloi AKA JK5: An Archive of Sketches, Tattoos, Drawings, Paintings,and...

Joseph Ari Aloi

The Arts: General & Reference; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Individual artists, art monographs

Paperback

The first monograph collecting the vast and colourful output of the eclectic artist and intergalactic visionary JK5 [more]

$75.00

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Abba: The Official Photo Book

Abba: The Official Photo Book

Petter Karlsson

The Arts: General & Reference; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups

Hardback

This is the first complete and authorized official photobook on ABBA, one of the greatest pop groups of the 20th century.... [more]

$75.00

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Ways of Curating

Ways of Curating

Hans-Ulrich Obrist

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of art; Society & culture: general; Cultural studies; Popular culture; Material culture

Hardback

Drawing on his own experiences and inspirations - from staging his first exhibition in his tiny Zurich kitchen in 1986 to... [more]

$35.00

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Freehand: Sketching Tips and Tricks Drawn from Art

Freehand: Sketching Tips and Tricks Drawn from Art

Helen Birch

The Arts: General & Reference; Painting & art manuals

Paperback

A tribute to the joy of drawing - packed with how-to's, advice, ideas and inspiration on all aspects of drawing and sketching.... [more]

$22.95

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All the Happiness in the World

All the Happiness in the World

Jesse Hunter

The Arts: General & Reference; Individual photographers

Hardback

In this visual feast Jesse takes you around the world experiencing the smiling faces and all the happiness that the world... [more]

$18.95

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