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The Arts: General & Reference

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Art Power

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Art Power

Boris Groys

Theory of art; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Art & design styles: Postmodernism

Paperback

A new book by Boris Groys acknowledges the problem and potential of art's complex relationship to power. [more]

$35.95

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Bakhtin Reframed: Interpreting Key Thinkers for the Arts

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Bakhtin Reframed: Interpreting Key Thinkers for the Arts

Deborah J. Haynes

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Rehabilitating some of Bakhtin's neglected ideas and reframing him as a philosopher of aesthetics, Bakhtin Reframed will be... [more]

$31.95

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Black Mountain College: Experiment in Art

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Black Mountain College: Experiment in Art

Martin Brody, Robert Creeley, Vincent Katz, Kevin Power

Theory of art; Art & design styles: Surrealism & Dada

Paperback

Unavailable for several years, a generously illustrated book that documents the most successful experiment in the history... [more]

$85.00

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Oral History in the Visual Arts

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Oral History in the Visual Arts

Matthew Partington, Linda Sandino

The Arts: General & Reference; Fashion & textiles: design; Museums & museology; Research methods: general; Oral history

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Through a wide range of international case studies, this interdisciplinary volume maps how oral history interviews contribute... [more]

$39.99

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Modern French Visual Theory: A Critical Reader

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Modern French Visual Theory: A Critical Reader

Nigel Saint, Andy Stafford

Theory of art; History of Western philosophy

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Offers approachable, clear and original accounts of French thinkers who specialise in visual theory, with connections explained... [more]

$47.95

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Culture and Values, Volume 1: A Survey of the Humanities

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Culture and Values, Volume 1: A Survey of the Humanities

Lawrence S Cunningham (University of Notre Dame, Indiana University of Notre Dame University of Notre Dame), John J Reich, Lois Fichner-Rathus, PhD (The College of New Jersey)

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

CULTURE AND VALUES: A SURVEY OF THE HUMANITIES takes you on a fascinating tour of some of the world's most significant examples... [more]

$144.95

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Glam: The Art of Excess

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Glam: The Art of Excess

Darren Pih

Theory of art; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections

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'Glam' emerged in the early 1970s and remains one of the most instantly recognisable but critically derided styles of twentieth... [more]

$49.95

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A Meeting of East and West: Days Gone by

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A Meeting of East and West: Days Gone by

Wu Ramsay Christine

The Arts: General & Reference; Photographs: collections; Biography: general; Society & culture: general

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In Days Gone By, Volume 2: A Meeting of East and West, Christine Wu Ramsay continues the personal story of her life in an... [more]

$74.95

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Flourishing Flowers in the National Gallery of Victoria

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Flourishing Flowers in the National Gallery of Victoria

Kirsty Grant

Theory of art; Children's literature studies: general

Hardback

Some of the world's most striking works of art are inspired by botanicals and flowers, and the NGV's collection boasts a number... [more]

$19.95

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Curious Cats in the National Gallery of Victoria

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Curious Cats in the National Gallery of Victoria

Theory of art; Literature: history & criticism

Hardback

Curious Cats in the National Gallery of Victoria is one of three titles in the NGV's new gift book series. Laurie Benson's... [more]

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Dashing Dogs in the National Gallery of Victoria

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Dashing Dogs in the National Gallery of Victoria

Frances Lindsay

Theory of art; Literature: history & criticism

Hardback

The NGV collection contains a vast number of works featuring man's best friend. Dashing Dogs in the National Gallery of Victoria... [more]

$19.95

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Graphic Design Solutions

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Graphic Design Solutions

Robin Landa (Kean University)

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

Graphic Design Solutions is the most comprehensive, how-to reference on graphic design and typography. Covering print and... [more]

$139.95

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A Visual Language: Elements of Design

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A Visual Language: Elements of Design

David Cohen, Scott Anderson

Theory of art

Paperback

This second edition is a practical book with a strong methodology. Starting with the basics of drawing and composition, it... [more]

$39.99

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Essential Graphic Design Solutions

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Essential Graphic Design Solutions

Robin Landa (Kean University)

The Arts: General & Reference; Education

Paperback

ESSENTIAL GRAPHIC DESIGN SOLUTIONS features PART 1: FUNDAMENTALS OF GRAPHIC DESIGN, of the bestseller, GRAPHIC DESIGN SOLUTIONS,... [more]

$67.95

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Carnal Knowledge: Towards a New Materialism Through the Arts

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Carnal Knowledge: Towards a New Materialism Through the Arts

Barbara Bolt, Estelle Barrett

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

Carnal Knowledge is an outcome of the renewed energy and interest in moving beyond the discursive construction of reality... [more]

$47.95

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Collecting Art for Love, Money and More

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Collecting Art for Love, Money and More

Ethan Wagner, Thea Westreich Wagner

Art: financial aspects

Hardback

The first book to fully and candidly address the art of collecting fine art. [more]

$39.95

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Danse Macabre

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Danse Macabre

Stephen King

Theory of art; Literary essays; Popular culture

Paperback

Entertaining non-fiction from the number one bestselling writer now reissued with a new cover in B format and supported by... [more]

$19.99

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Art of the Twentieth Century and Beyond: Movements, Theories, Schools, and Tendencies

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Art of the Twentieth Century and Beyond: Movements, Theories, Schools, and...

Loredana Parmesani, Giorgio Marconi

Theory of art; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -

Paperback

Following an analysis of the theories and poetics that traversed the historical avant-gardes and the neo-avant-gardes of the... [more]

$27.99

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The Melancholy Art

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The Melancholy Art

Michael Ann Holly

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles

Hardback

Melancholy is not only about sadness, despair, and loss. As Renaissance artists and philosophers acknowledged long ago, it... [more]

$56.95

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Adorno Reframed: Interpreting Key Thinkers for the Arts

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Adorno Reframed: Interpreting Key Thinkers for the Arts

Geoff Boucher

Theory of art; Philosophy

Paperback

Dismissed as a miserable elitist who condemned popular culture in the name of 'high art', Theodor W. Adorno (1903-1969) is... [more]

$31.95

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100 Ideas That Changed Art

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100 Ideas That Changed Art

Michael Bird

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles

Paperback

From the earliest cave paintings through to the internet and street art, this inspiring book chronicles the 100 most influential... [more]

$42.99

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Methods & Theories of Art History

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Methods & Theories of Art History

Anne D'Alleva

Theory of art

Paperback

Art historical theory is a forum of intense, often passionate debate. This book provides an accessible introduction to the... [more]

$21.99

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Art Theft: and the Case of the Stolen Turner

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Art Theft: and the Case of the Stolen Turner

Sandy Nairne

Art & Architecture; Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks

Paperback

This text provides a description of the events surrounding the theft of two important paintings by J.M.W. Turner in 1994,... [more]

$34.99

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The Art Book

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The Art Book

Phaidon Editors, Jane Ace

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; Reference works

Paperback

The Art Book, New Edition is an accessible, informative and fun A-Z guide featuring artists from medieval times to the present... [more]

$75.00

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Painting: Mysteries and Confessions: A Collection of Writings by Tess Jaray

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Painting: Mysteries and Confessions: A Collection of Writings by Tess Jaray...

RA Tess Jaray

Theory of art; Individual artists, art monographs

Paperback

Considers the work of painters past and present whom the author admires, from Giotto and Piero to such contemporaries as Basil... [more]

$37.99

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