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The Arts: General & Reference titles - 9,117 results

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; Industrial chemistry

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Scientific concepts are basic to the conservation of artefacts of every type, yet many conservators have little or no scientific... [more]

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The Science For Conservators Series

The Science For Conservators Series

Museums & Galleries CommissionConservation Unit, Conservatio, Conservatio, Conservatio The, The Conservation Unit Museums and Galleries Commission

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Storage, maintenance & preservation of collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Industrial chemistry

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Scientific concepts are basic to the conservation or artefacts of every type, yet many conservators have little or no scientific... [more]

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The Shock of the New: Art and the Century of Change

The Shock of the New: Art and the Century of Change

Robert Hughes

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

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An illustrated 100-year history of modern art, from cubism to pop and avant-guard. . [more]

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The Philosophy of Art

The Philosophy of Art

F.W.J. von Schelling

Theory of art; Philosophy; History of Western philosophy

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Sets out an ordered system of the arts - music, painting, sculpture, narrative, poetry and tragedy - based on the precepts... [more]

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Theory of the Avant-garde

Theory of the Avant-garde

Peter Burger

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics

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Symmetry

Symmetry

Hermann Weyl

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics; Mathematics & Sciences

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Defines symmetry through a discussion of its many uses in a wide variety of fields both academic and natural. [more]

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Romanticism

Romanticism

Hugh Honour

Theory of art; Art & design styles: Romanticism

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A study of the influence Romanticism exerts upon Western culture. [more]

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Concerning the Spiritual in Art

Concerning the Spiritual in Art

Wassily Kandinsky

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles

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Pioneering work by the great modernist painter, considered by many to be the father of abstract art and a leader in the movement... [more]

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The Art of Color: The Subjective Experience and Objective Rationale of Color

The Art of Color: The Subjective Experience and Objective Rationale of Color...

Johannes Itten

Art & Architecture; Theory of art

Hardback

In this book, the world's foremost color theorist examines two different approaches to understanding the art of color. Subjective... [more]

$155.00

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Reality Hunger: A Manifesto

Reality Hunger: A Manifesto

David Shields

The Arts: General & Reference; Literature: history & criticism; Literary studies: general

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Questions every assumption we ever made about art, the novel, journalism, poetry, film, TV, rap, stand-up, graffiti, sampling,... [more]

$22.95

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Rembrandt's Eyes

Rembrandt's Eyes

Simon Schama

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; History of art & design styles: c 1600 to c 1800; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography: general; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Interweaving of seventeenth-century Holland, this book allows us to see Rembrandt in a completely fresh and original way.... [more]

$39.99

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Halo: The Poster Collection

Halo: The Poster Collection

Insight Editions

The Arts: General & Reference; Science fiction

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$32.99

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The Writing Life

The Writing Life

David Malouf

The Arts: General & Reference; Literary studies: general; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

Hardback

Who else, but a writer, is really able to interrogate the work of other writers? From Christina Stead, Les Murray and Patrick... [more]

$29.99

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The Making of MONA

The Making of MONA

Adrian Franklin

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Biography: general; Museums & museology; Travel & holiday guides; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

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Adrian Franklin, professor of sociology at the University of Tasmania, has pieced together the story of the creation of MONA,... [more]

$59.99

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Germany: The Memories of a Nation

Germany: The Memories of a Nation

Neil MacGregor

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; Art styles not defined by date; Architecture; History; Regional & national history

Hardback

Guides us through the complex history, culture and identity of this most mercurial of countries by telling the stories behind... [more]

$49.99

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The Poet's Freedom: A Notebook on Making

The Poet's Freedom: A Notebook on Making

Susan Stewart

The Arts: General & Reference; Literary theory; Literary studies: poetry & poets

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Why do we need new art? How free is the artist in making? And why is the artist, and particularly the poet, a figure of freedom... [more]

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Marvel Vehicles: Owner's Workshop Manual

Marvel Vehicles: Owner's Workshop Manual

Alex Irvine

The Arts: General & Reference; Comic book & cartoon art; Graphic novels: superheroes; Fiction-related items

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They may be best known for getting around on their own steam, but sometimes even Marvel Super Heroes need some extra torque.... [more]

$65.00

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How to Write About Contemporary Art

How to Write About Contemporary Art

Gilda Williams

Theory of art; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Writing & editing guides

Paperback

Suitable for students, arts professionals and other aspiring writers, this book navigates readers through the key elements... [more]

$24.99

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Veronica Mars and Philosophy: Investigating the Mysteries of Life (Which is a Bitch Until You Die)

Veronica Mars and Philosophy: Investigating the Mysteries of Life (Which...

George A. Dunn

The Arts: General & Reference; Television; Philosophy; Popular philosophy

Paperback

Veronica Mars and Philosophy explores the philosophical issues that underpin this critically acclaimed neo-noir detective... [more]

$22.95

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How to Look at Art

How to Look at Art

Susie Hodge

Theory of art; Art: general interest (Children's&YA)

Paperback

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

$24.95

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Joseph Ari Aloi AKA JK5: An Archive of Sketches, Tattoos, Drawings, Paintings,and Objects

Joseph Ari Aloi AKA JK5: An Archive of Sketches, Tattoos, Drawings, Paintings,and...

Joseph Ari Aloi

The Arts: General & Reference; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Individual artists, art monographs

Paperback

The first monograph collecting the vast and colourful output of the eclectic artist and intergalactic visionary JK5 [more]

$75.00

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Abba: The Official Photo Book

Abba: The Official Photo Book

Petter Karlsson

The Arts: General & Reference; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups

Hardback

This is the first complete and authorized official photobook on ABBA, one of the greatest pop groups of the 20th century.... [more]

$75.00

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Ways of Curating

Ways of Curating

Hans-Ulrich Obrist

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of art; Society & culture: general; Cultural studies; Popular culture; Material culture

Hardback

Drawing on his own experiences and inspirations - from staging his first exhibition in his tiny Zurich kitchen in 1986 to... [more]

$35.00

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Freehand: Sketching Tips and Tricks Drawn from Art

Freehand: Sketching Tips and Tricks Drawn from Art

Helen Birch

The Arts: General & Reference; Painting & art manuals

Paperback

A tribute to the joy of drawing - packed with how-to's, advice, ideas and inspiration on all aspects of drawing and sketching.... [more]

$22.95

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All the Happiness in the World

All the Happiness in the World

Jesse Hunter

The Arts: General & Reference; Individual photographers

Hardback

In this visual feast Jesse takes you around the world experiencing the smiling faces and all the happiness that the world... [more]

$18.95

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