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The Arts: General & Reference

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What art is

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What art is

Arthur C. Danto

Art & Architecture; Theory of art

Paperback

What is it to be a work of art? Part philosophical monograph and part memoiristic meditation, this book challenges the popular... [more]

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Defining Creativity: The Art and Science of Great Ideas

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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]

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Pain in the Arts

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Pain in the Arts

John Tusa

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

This new book is a fearless and passionate defense of the performing and visual arts at a time of increasing 'Pain in the... [more]

$59.95

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Modernism and the Frankfurt School

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Modernism and the Frankfurt School

Tyrus Miller

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

An introduction to the Frankfurt School's important attempts to relate the social, political, and philosophical conditions... [more]

$168.00

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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 Felton Illuminated Manuscripts in the National Gallery of Victoria

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The Felton Illuminated Manuscripts in the National Gallery of Victoria

Margaret M. Manion

Theory of art

Hardback

Celebrates the Gallery's small but distinguished collection of illuminated manuscripts and eloquently comments on the development... [more]

$99.95

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Accounting for Taste: The Lowensteins Arts Management Collection

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Accounting for Taste: The Lowensteins Arts Management Collection

Sasha Grishin

The Arts: General & Reference; Indigenous peoples

Hardback

Author Sasha Grishin has used a musical analogy to categorise the more than 250 lavishly reproduced artworks by 135 artists... [more]

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The Art of Grahame King

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The Art of Grahame King

Sasha Grishin

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

Hardback

Grahame King's life as an artist began with his mastery of the art of colour reproduction as a photolithographic colour etcher... [more]

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Hegel and the Art of Negation: Negativity, Creativity and Contemporary Thought

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Hegel and the Art of Negation: Negativity, Creativity and Contemporary Thought...

Andrew Hass

Theory of art; History: theory & methods; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Enlightenment; Ethics & moral philosophy; Philosophy of religion

Paperback

Why is the philosopher Hegel returning as a potent force in contemporary thinking? Why, after a long period when Hegel and... [more]

$49.95

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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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The Revolutionary Century: Art in Asia 1900-2000

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The Revolutionary Century: Art in Asia 1900-2000

Alison Carroll

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; History of art & design styles: c 1600 to c 1800

Hardback

This book, with nearly 200 colour plates, aims to introduce the major themes and practices of art in Asia over the years 1900-2000.... [more]

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Dean Bowen

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Dean Bowen

Sheridan Palmer

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

Hardback

Dean Bowen is a Melbourne painter, sculptor and printmaker who is represented in major Australian and international collections.... [more]

$110.00

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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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Melancholia's Dog: Reflections on Our Animal Kinship

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Melancholia's Dog: Reflections on Our Animal Kinship

Alice A. Kuzniar

The Arts: General & Reference; Literary studies: general; Animals & society

Paperback

An attempt to understand human attachment to the canis familiaris in terms of reciprocity and empathy, this title tackles... [more]

$29.95

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Queen Caroline: Cultural Politics at the Early Eighteenth-Century Court

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Queen Caroline: Cultural Politics at the Early Eighteenth-Century Court...

Joanna Marschner

The Arts: General & Reference; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history

Hardback

As the wife of King George II, Caroline of Ansbach became queen of England in 1727. This volume intends to survey Caroline's... [more]

$82.00

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Karl Blossfeldt: The Complete Published Work

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Karl Blossfeldt: The Complete Published Work

Hans Christian Adam

The Arts: General & Reference; Individual photographers

Hardback

A fascination for flora: Timeless photos in which plants become sculptures German photography pioneerKarl Blossfeldt(1865... [more]

$49.99

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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]

$55.95

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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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Visual Politics of Psychoanalysis: Art and the Image in Post-traumatic Cultures

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Visual Politics of Psychoanalysis: Art and the Image in Post-traumatic Cultures...

Griselda Pollock

Theory of art; Cultural studies

Paperback

Activists working in post-traumatic societies have resisted psychoanalytical terms because they fear that pathologizing individual... [more]

$49.95

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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]

$49.95

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Seeing from Above: The Aerial View in Visual Culture

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Seeing from Above: The Aerial View in Visual Culture

Mark Dorrian, Frederic Pousin

Theory of art

Paperback

The view from above, or the 'bird's-eye' view, has become so ingrained in contemporary visual culture that it is now hard... [more]

$46.95

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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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Brian Froud's World of Faerie

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Brian Froud's World of Faerie

Brian Froud

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

Hardback

In this long-awaited sequel to his international bestsellers Faeries and Good Faeries/Bad Faeries, Froud offers a wealth... [more]

$420.00

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Aquatique

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Aquatique

Brian Oglesbee

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

A collection of black and white photographs which capture Brian Oglesbee's brilliantly creative use of water. Oglesbee's photographs... [more]

$553.00

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