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The Arts: General & Reference titles - 9,111 results

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]

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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]

$25.95

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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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$182.95

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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

'On Beauty' is neither a history of art, nor a history of aesthetics but Umberto Eco draws on the histories of both these... [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]

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The Mind in the Cave: Consciousness and the Origins of Art

The Mind in the Cave: Consciousness and the Origins of Art

David J. Lewis-Williams

Theory of art; History

Paperback

The author combines a lifetime of anthropological research with the most recent neurological insights in this text. Illuminating... [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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Luis Royo Conceptions

Luis Royo Conceptions

Luis Royo

The Arts: General & Reference; Drawing & drawings; Individual artists, art monographs; Art techniques & principles

Hardback

Fantasy is one of the most challenging art subjects to create, but Luis Royo is one of the masters who makes the genre come... [more]

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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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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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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 -

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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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Shadows and Enlightenment

Shadows and Enlightenment

Michael Baxandall

Theory of art; Painting & paintings; Cognition & cognitive psychology

Paperback

This text draws on contemporary cognitive science, 18th-century theories of visual perception and art history to discuss shadows... [more]

$34.95

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The Rules of Art: Genesis and Structure of the Literary Field

The Rules of Art: Genesis and Structure of the Literary Field

Pierre Bourdieu

Theory of art; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Philosophy

Paperback

This study of Flaubert and the modern literary field draws upon the history of literature and art from the mid-19th century... [more]

$69.95

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Art in Museums

Art in Museums

Susan M. Pearce

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Museums & museology; Cultural studies; Sociology & anthropology

Hardback

Aims to canvass past and contemporary problems of cultural representation and of the relationship between the artist, the... [more]

$180.00

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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]

$31.95

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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; Pigments, dyestuffs & paint technology

Paperback

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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