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The Arts: General & Reference titles - 8,027 results

The Preference for the Primitive: Episodes in the History of Western Taste and Art

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The Preference for the Primitive: Episodes in the History of Western Taste...

Leonie Gombrich, Ernst H. Gombrich

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles

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Professor Gombrich's last book and first narrative work in over 20 years. [more]

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Claiming Ground: 25 Years of Tasmania's Art for Public Buildings

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Claiming Ground: 25 Years of Tasmania's Art for Public Buildings

Noel Frankham

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Art: general interest (Children's&YA)

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Claiming ground looks at the many public art purchases that have resulted around Tasmania through the Art for Public Buildings... [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

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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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Substance of Shadows

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Substance of Shadows

Jutta Feddersen

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

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Jutta Feddersen grew up at the heart of an affluent family with a large house and garden in rural Germany, living a life regulated... [more]

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The Australian Artworld: Aesthetics in a Global Market

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The Australian Artworld: Aesthetics in a Global Market

Annette Van Den Bosch

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

A unique history of the Australian art market since World War II. Van den Bosch traces the development of the Australian art... [more]

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Yosl Bergner a Meeting of Culture

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Yosl Bergner a Meeting of Culture

Frank Klepner

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

All about the life of painter Yosl Bergner who was born in Vienna in 1920 and who arrived in Australia in 1937, migrating... [more]

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Egyptian Fakes: Masterpieces That Duped the Art World and the Experts Who Uncovered Them

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Egyptian Fakes: Masterpieces That Duped the Art World and the Experts Who...

Jean-Jacques Fiechter

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; History

Hardback

A market has existed for copies of Egyptian artifacts from as early as the Phoenicians, but the appearance of fakes gathered... [more]

$65.00

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Getting Heard: Achieving an Effective Arts Advocacy

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Getting Heard: Achieving an Effective Arts Advocacy

Chris Puplick

Art: financial aspects; Theatre Studies

Paperback

Australia's political system is remarkably open. Most interest groups have a voice to government, but the arts record is unimpressive.... [more]

$14.95

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Art and Humanist Ideals: Contemporary Perspectives

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Art and Humanist Ideals: Contemporary Perspectives

William Kelly

Theory of art

Hardback

An anthology of selected texts and images from around the world. Raises issues relating to the roles of art and artists in... [more]

$44.95

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Fleming's Arts and Ideas

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Fleming's Arts and Ideas

William Fleming, Mary Warner Marien

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles

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Chronologically explores a breadth of humanities topics from antiquity to the present. New author Mary Warner Marien continues... [more]

$117.95

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Conversations in Colombia

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Conversations in Colombia

Hans-Ulrich Obrist

Theory of art

Paperback

A series of conversations held in 2011 with artists, filmmakers, writers and even the former mayor of Bogotá serendipitously... [more]

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Making Media Studies: The Creativity Turn in Media and Communications Studies

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Making Media Studies: The Creativity Turn in Media and Communications Studies...

David Gauntlett

The Arts: General & Reference; Public speaking guides; Communication studies; Society & culture: general; Sociology & anthropology

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The Business of Being an Artist

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The Business of Being an Artist

Daniel Grant

Art: financial aspects; Individual artists, art monographs; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Art techniques & principles

Paperback

This text explains how an artist can: get exhibited; find galleries; promote their work; choose a second career; use safe... [more]

$34.00  $30.60

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Idiot's Guides: Zen Doodling

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Idiot's Guides: Zen Doodling

David Williams (MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology)

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

Doodling isn't necessarily a mindless pursuit. There's hidden discipline, order, and joy behind artful scribbles. Idiot's... [more]

$33.95  $30.55

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The Art Rules: Wisdom and Guidance from Art World Experts

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The Art Rules: Wisdom and Guidance from Art World Experts

Paul Klein

Art: financial aspects

Paperback

A well-known advocate and proponent of art in Chicago, Paul Klein is a longtime gallerist whose friendships with artists,... [more]

$38.40  $34.55

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Getting In!: The Ultimate Guide to Creating an Outstanding Portfolio, Earning Scholarships and Securing Your Spot at Art School

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Getting In!: The Ultimate Guide to Creating an Outstanding Portfolio, Earning...

Nancy Crawford

Theory of art; Higher & further education, tertiary education; Study & learning skills: general; Popular psychology

Paperback

If you are passionate about Getting In! to the world s leading art schools, being awarded scholarships to attend, and succeeding... [more]

$33.95  $30.55

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Rereading the Machine in the Garden: Nature and Technology in American Culture

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Rereading the Machine in the Garden: Nature and Technology in American Culture...

Eric Erbacher, Nicole Maruo-Schroder, Florian Sedlmeier

The Arts: General & Reference; Anthologies (non-poetry); Social & cultural anthropology; Travel & holiday guides

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Reexamines the trope of the machine in the garden that laid out by Leo Marx years ago. Extending the relevance of Marx's theory... [more]

$135.95  $122.35

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The People's Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age

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The People's Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age...

Astra Taylor

Art: financial aspects; Dance & Performing arts; Media studies; Music industry; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Paperback

Subtitle in pre-publication: And other digital delusions. [more]

$30.30  $27.25

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The Copyright Zone: A Legal Guide for Photographers and Artists in the Digital Age

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The Copyright Zone: A Legal Guide for Photographers and Artists in the Digital...

Edward C. Greenberg, Jack Reznicki

Art: financial aspects; Photography & photographs; Law as it applies to other professions; Intellectual property law

Paperback

If you license or publish images, this guide is as indispensable as your camera. It provides specific information on the legal... [more]

$76.15  $68.55

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A Piercing Light: Beauty, Faith, and Human Transcendence

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A Piercing Light: Beauty, Faith, and Human Transcendence

James Jacobs

Theory of art; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

The meeting of Jacques Maritain and the avant-garde artist Jean Cocteau in the summer of 1925 produced two significant results:... [more]

$67.35  $60.60

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Environmental Management for Collections - Alternative Conservation Strategies for Hot and Humid Climates

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Environmental Management for Collections - Alternative Conservation Strategies...

Senior Scientist Shin Maekawa (both at Getty Conservation Institute Getty Conservation Institute both at Getty Conservation Institute Getty Conservation Institute), Vincent L Beltran, Michael Henry

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks

Paperback

In recent years more cultural institutions in hot and humid climates have been installing air-conditioning systems to protect... [more]

$169.60  $152.65

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Historical Perspectives in the Conservation of Works of Art on Paper

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Historical Perspectives in the Conservation of Works of Art on Paper

Margaret Holben Ellis

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks

Paperback

This book is the seventh in the Readings in Conservation series, which gathers and publishes texts that have been influential... [more]

$178.00  $160.20

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Manuscript Cultures of Colonial Mexico and Peru - New Questions and Approaches

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Manuscript Cultures of Colonial Mexico and Peru - New Questions and Approaches...

Thomas B F Cummins, Emily Engel, Barbara Anderson, Juan Ossio

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

This volume showcases dynamic developments in the field of manuscript research that go beyond traditional textual, iconographic,... [more]

$127.40  $114.65

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Speculations (the Future is ____ )

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Speculations (the Future is ____ )

Gopal Balakrishnan, Ray Brassier, Ted Chiang, Jayce Clayton

Theory of art

Paperback

In summer 2013 Triple Canopy invited writers, artists, scientists, activists, economists and technologists to bet on the future:... [more]

$34.30  $30.85

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Social Work Artfully: Beyond Borders & Boundaries

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Social Work Artfully: Beyond Borders & Boundaries

Christina Sinding, Hazel Estella Barnes

The Arts: General & Reference; Social work

Paperback

The past two decades have witnessed a vigorous challenge to social work. A growing global convergence between the market and... [more]

$127.35  $114.60

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