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The Arts: General & Reference

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Radical History and the Politics of Art

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Radical History and the Politics of Art

Gabriel Rockhill

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics; Social & political philosophy

Paperback

Gabriel Rockhill opens new space for rethinking the relationship between art and politics. Rather than understanding the two... [more]

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Ovid and the Metamorphoses of Modern Art from Botticelli to Picasso

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Ovid and the Metamorphoses of Modern Art from Botticelli to Picasso

Paul Barolsky

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Art styles not defined by date; Small-scale, secular & domestic scenes in art

Hardback

Written in the spirit of Ovid, this book traces the art derived from Ovid's Metamorphoses from the Renaissance onwards. It... [more]

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How to Look at Art

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How to Look at Art

Susie Hodge

Theory of art

Paperback

Following on from her bestselling book How to Survive Modern Art, Susie Hodge once again tackles a dauntingly complex subject:... [more]

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Retracing the Expanded Field: Encounters Between Art and Architecture

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Retracing the Expanded Field: Encounters Between Art and Architecture

Spyros Papapetros, Julian Rose

Theory of art; Theory of architecture

Hardback

Expansion, convergence, adjacency, projection, rapport, and intersection are a few of the terms used to redraw the boundaries... [more]

$72.00

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The Lord of the Rings: The Definitive Movie Posters

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The Lord of the Rings: The Definitive Movie Posters

Insight Editions

The Arts: General & Reference; Poster art; Films, movies & cinema

Paperback

J.R.R. Tolkienâ??s fantastical world of hobbits, elves, dwarves, and orcs comes to life in this beautiful selection... [more]

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The Believer, Issue 107

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The Believer, Issue 107

Heidi Julavits, Andrew Leland, Vendela Vida

The Arts: General & Reference; Serials, periodicals, abstracts, indexes

Paperback

<p><i>The Believer</i> is a monthly magazine where length is no object. It features long articles, interviews, and book&nbsp;<span... [more]

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The Believer

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The Believer

Heidi Julavits, Andrew Leland, Vendela Vida

The Arts: General & Reference; Serials, periodicals, abstracts, indexes

Paperback

Features long articles, interviews, and book reviews, as well as poems, comics, and a two-page vertically-oriented Schema... [more]

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Representations of Working in Arts Education: Stories of Learning and Teaching

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Representations of Working in Arts Education: Stories of Learning and Teaching...

Narelle Lemon, Susanne Garvis, Christopher Klopper, Christopher Klopper

The Arts: General & Reference; Teaching staff

Hardback

Provides key insights from stakeholders across the teaching and learning spectrum and offers examples of pedagogical practice... [more]

$119.00

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Photography and its Violations

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Photography and its Violations

John Roberts

Theory of art; Photography & photographs

Hardback

Theorists critique photography for objectifying its subjects and manipulating appearances for the sake of art. In this bold... [more]

$63.00

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On Slowness: Toward an Aesthetic of the Contemporary

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On Slowness: Toward an Aesthetic of the Contemporary

Lutz Koepnick

The Arts: General & Reference; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

Speed is an obvious facet of contemporary society, whereas slowness has often been dismissed as conservative and antimodern.... [more]

$66.00

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VIP Vision in Design: A Guidebook for Innovators

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VIP Vision in Design: A Guidebook for Innovators

Paul Hekkert, Matthijs van Dijk

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

The first book about how to formulate a vision for new and appropriate products. [more]

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The Believer

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The Believer

Heidi Julavits, Andrew Leland, Vendela Vida

The Arts: General & Reference; Serials, periodicals, abstracts, indexes

Paperback

Features long articles, interviews, and book reviews, as well as poems, comics, and a two-page vertically-oriented Schema... [more]

$14.99

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Paul Durand-Ruel: Memoirs of the First Impressionist Art Dealer (1831-1922)

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Paul Durand-Ruel: Memoirs of the First Impressionist Art Dealer (1831-1922)...

Flavie Durand-Ruel, Paul-Louis Durand-Ruel

Art: financial aspects; Art & design styles: Impressionism & Post-Impressionism; Memoirs

Hardback

Presents memoirs that recount key events, from author's grandparents desperate flight from the Terror in 1793, to his fathers... [more]

$65.00

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Mathematics in Twentieth-century Literature and Art: Content, Form, Meaning

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Mathematics in Twentieth-century Literature and Art: Content, Form, Meaning...

Robert Tubbs

Theory of art; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Mathematics

Paperback

An insightful tour of the great masters of the last century and an argument that challenges long-held paradigms, Mathematics... [more]

$54.95

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Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, and the World of Elizabethan Art: Painting and Patronage at the Court of Elizabeth I

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Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, and the World of Elizabethan Art: Painting...

Elizabeth Goldring

Art: financial aspects; History of art & design styles: c 1400 to c 1600; British & Irish history

Hardback

Presents the survey of aristocratic art-collecting and patronage in Elizabethan England, as seen through the activities of... [more]

$83.00

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How to Visit an Art Museum: Tips for a Truly Rewarding Visit

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How to Visit an Art Museum: Tips for a Truly Rewarding Visit

Johan Idema

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

What do you do when the label simply reads Untitled, 1973 ? Where to look when a painting offers you a picturesque but undisguised... [more]

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Start Up: Top Arts 2014

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Start Up: Top Arts 2014

David Hurlston, Gina Panebianco, Michaela McGuire

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

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$19.95

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Material Inventions: Applying Creative Arts Research

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Material Inventions: Applying Creative Arts Research

Estelle Barrett, Barbara Bolt

Theory of art; Research methods: general

Hardback

This is a timely follow-up to Practice as Research: Approaches to Creative Arts Enquiry and will be indispensable to researchers,... [more]

$143.00

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Art and Alchemy: Mystery of Transformation

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Art and Alchemy: Mystery of Transformation

Dedo Von Kerssenbrock-Krosigk, Beat Wismer

Theory of art

Paperback

The idea of transforming stones into silver, common copper into gold, has captured the popular imagination for centuries.... [more]

$70.00

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The Rhythmic Event: Art, Media, and the Sonic

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The Rhythmic Event: Art, Media, and the Sonic

Eleni Ikoniadou

Theory of art; Media studies

Hardback

The sonic has come to occupy center stage in the arts and humanities. In the age of computational media, sound and its subcultures... [more]

$51.95

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Art and Ecology Now

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Art and Ecology Now

Andrew Brown

Theory of art

Paperback

Eco awareness has had an enormous impact across all cultural and political spectrums, not least in the art world. This book... [more]

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An Anthropology of Images: Picture, Medium, Body

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An Anthropology of Images: Picture, Medium, Body

Hans Belting

Theory of art; Social & cultural anthropology

Paperback

Proposes an anthropological theory for interpreting human picture making. Refusing to reduce images to their material embodiment... [more]

$53.95

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The Last of Us: The Poster Collection

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The Last of Us: The Poster Collection

The Arts: General & Reference; Poster art; Films, movies & cinema

Paperback

Filled with haunting imagery of a dystopian world, The Last of Us: The Poster Collection showcases beautifully&nbsp;rendered... [more]

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Art as Therapy: Works from the Collection of the NGV

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Art as Therapy: Works from the Collection of the NGV

Alain de Botton, John Armstrong

Art & Architecture; Theory of art

Paperback

Renowned philosophers & authors Alain de Botton & John Armstrong explore therapeutic potential of art, contextualise fifty-eight... [more]

$19.95

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Where Does Art Come from?: How to Find Inspiration and Ideas

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Where Does Art Come from?: How to Find Inspiration and Ideas

William Kluba

The Arts: General & Reference; Art & design styles: Conceptual art; Reference works; Psychology

Paperback

William Kluba, author, takes an in-depth look at the origins of inspiration and ideas, to help us better understand where... [more]

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