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The Arts: General & Reference

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Photographic Theory: An Historical Anthology

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Photographic Theory: An Historical Anthology

Andrew E. Hershberger

Theory of art; Photography & photographs

Paperback

This anthology offers contemporary readers a comprehensive resource of pertinent articles and information spanning the history... [more]

$69.95

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Brett Whiteley: A Sensual Line 1957 - 67

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Brett Whiteley: A Sensual Line 1957 - 67

Kathie Sutherland

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography: general

Hardback

Kathie Sutherland's expertly written account of Brett Whiteley's formative decade, 1957-67, is essential reading for all who... [more]

$130.00

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Masterclass: Graphic Design: Guide to the World's Leading Graduate Schools

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Masterclass: Graphic Design: Guide to the World's Leading Graduate Schools...

Merel Kokhuis, Carmel McNamara, Sarah De Boer-Schultz, Marlous Van Rossum-Willems

Theory of art; Graphic design; Organisation & management of education; Teaching staff

Paperback

A practical student guide to thirty of the world's leading schools that offer a master's degree in graphic design. [more]

$49.99

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Masterclass: Fashion Design: Guide to the World's Leading Graduate Schools

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Masterclass: Fashion Design: Guide to the World's Leading Graduate Schools...

Sarah De Boer-Schultz, Marlous Van Rossum-Willems, Jane Szita, Carmel McNamara

Theory of art; Fashion & textiles: design; Organisation & management of education; Teaching staff

Paperback

A practical student guide to thirty of the world's leading schools that offer a master's degree in fashion design. [more]

$49.99

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Freelancing in the Creative Industries eBook

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Freelancing in the Creative Industries eBook

Karen Le Rossignol, Claire Wilson

The Arts: General & Reference; Advice on careers & achieving success

Electronic book text

What are the most challenging aspects of freelancing in the creative Industries? Freelancing requires a breadth of skills... [more]

$53.95

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The Psychology of Visual Art: Eye, Brain and Art

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The Psychology of Visual Art: Eye, Brain and Art

George Mather

Theory of art; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Perception

Paperback

A contemporary and interdisciplinary perspective on the study of art, connecting and integrating ideas from across the humanities... [more]

$56.95

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Scheherazade's Children: Global Encounters with the Arabian Nights

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Scheherazade's Children: Global Encounters with the Arabian Nights

Philip F. Kennedy, Marina Warner

The Arts: General & Reference; Literary studies: general; Folklore, myths & legends

Paperback

A dynamic, living and breathing cross-cultural phenomenon that has left its mark on fields as disparate as the European novel... [more]

$46.95

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The Fleeting Promise of Art: Adorno's Aesthetic Theory Revisited

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The Fleeting Promise of Art: Adorno's Aesthetic Theory Revisited

Peter Uwe Hohendahl

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Peter Uwe Hohendahl reexamines Adorno's writings on aesthetics in light of the unexpected return of the aesthetic to today's... [more]

$45.95

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The Market

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The Market

Natasha Degen

The Arts: General & Reference; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Politics & government

Paperback

Surveys contemporary artists' critical and creative responses to the global art market's influence on issues of value, patronage,... [more]

$49.95

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Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists

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Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists

Sharon Louden

Art: financial aspects; Advice on careers & achieving success

Paperback

Includes forty essays that are written in the artists' own voices and take the form of narratives, statements, and interviews.... [more]

$63.00

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Inventing Falsehood, Making Truth: Vico and Neapolitan Painting

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Inventing Falsehood, Making Truth: Vico and Neapolitan Painting

Malcolm Bull

Theory of art; History of art & design styles: c 1600 to c 1800; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900

Hardback

Can painting transform philosophy? This title looks at Neapolitan art around 1700 through the eyes of the philosopher Giambattista... [more]

$44.95

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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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Humanities in the Twenty-First Century: Beyond Utility and Markets

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Humanities in the Twenty-First Century: Beyond Utility and Markets

Eleonora Belfiore, Anna Rosser Upchurch

The Arts: General & Reference; Humanities; Society & culture: general

Paperback

This collection of essays by scholars with expertise in a range of fields, cultural professionals and policy makers explores... [more]

$62.10  $55.90

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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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How Literature Plays with the Brain: The Neuroscience of Reading and Art

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How Literature Plays with the Brain: The Neuroscience of Reading and Art...

Paul B. Armstrong

Theory of art; Literary theory

Hardback

Examines the parallels between certain features of literary experience and functions of the brain. For critics and students... [more]

$93.00

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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]

$99.99

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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]

$23.95

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Take a Closer Look

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Take a Closer Look

Daniel Arasse

Art & Architecture; Theory of art

Hardback

What happens when we look at a painting? What do we think about? What do we imagine? How can we explain, even to ourselves,... [more]

$62.00

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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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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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Old Mistresses: Women, Art and Ideology

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Old Mistresses: Women, Art and Ideology

Rozsika Parker, Griselda Pollock

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; Gender studies: women

Paperback

How was it possible, by the later twentieth century, to have erased women as artists from art history so comprehensively that... [more]

$34.95

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