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Surface: Matters of Aesthetics, Materiality, and Media

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Surface: Matters of Aesthetics, Materiality, and Media

Giuliana Bruno

The Arts: General & Reference; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

What is the place of materiality - the expression or condition of a physical substance - in our visual age of rapidly changing... [more]

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Van Gogh on Demand: China and the Readymade

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Van Gogh on Demand: China and the Readymade

Winnie Won Yin Wong

Art & Architecture; Theory of art

Paperback

In the Guangdong province in southeastern China lies Dafen, a village that houses thousands of workers who paint Van Goghs,... [more]

$67.00

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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]

$22.95

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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]

$29.99

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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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Unfamiliar streets: The Photographs of Richard Avedon, Charles Moore, Martha Rosler, and Philip-Lorca diCorcia

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Unfamiliar streets: The Photographs of Richard Avedon, Charles Moore, Martha...

Katherine A. Bussard

Theory of art; Photography & photographs; Individual photographers; Urban communities

Hardback

Revolutionizing the history of street photography, this book explores the work of Richard Avedon (1923-2004), Charles Moore... [more]

$88.00

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Panaesthetics: On the Unity and Diversity of the Arts

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Panaesthetics: On the Unity and Diversity of the Arts

Daniel Albright

Theory of art; Social & cultural history; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

While comparative literature is a well-recognized field of study, the notion of comparative arts remains unfamiliar to many.... [more]

$44.95

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The Duchess's Shells: Natural History Collecting in the Age of Cook's Voyages

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The Duchess's Shells: Natural History Collecting in the Age of Cook's Voyages...

Dr. Beth Fowkes Tobin

The Arts: General & Reference; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

Margaret Cavendish Bentinck, the 2nd Duchess of Portland (1715-1785), was one of the wealthiest women in 18th-century Britain.... [more]

$63.00

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After Constructivism

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After Constructivism

Brandon Taylor

Theory of art; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

Hardback

When Constructivism emerged shortly after the Russian Revolution, its central principles concerned structure and efficiency... [more]

$79.00

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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]

$99.95

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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]

$79.00

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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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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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