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The Arts: General & Reference titles - 8,075 results

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]

$49.95

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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]

$69.95

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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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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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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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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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Teaching Artist Handbook: Tools, Techniques, and Ideas to Help Any Artist Teach

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Teaching Artist Handbook: Tools, Techniques, and Ideas to Help Any Artist...

Nick Jaffe, Becca Jaffe, Barbara Hackett Cox

The Arts: General & Reference; Teaching of a specific subject

Paperback

Based on the premise that teaching artists have the ability to engage students as fellow artists, this book includes a collection... [more]

$58.20  $52.40

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Method Meets Art: Arts-Based Research Practice

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Method Meets Art: Arts-Based Research Practice

Patricia Leavy

The Arts: General & Reference; Research methods: general

Paperback

Presents an introduction to arts-based research (ABR) practices, which scholars in multiple disciplines are using to reveal... [more]

$123.15  $110.85

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Art Collector Report

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Art Collector Report

Christoph Noe, Lasse Steiner, Magnus Resch

Art: financial aspects; History of Art & Design Styles

Paperback

Which city in the world currently has the highest density of contemporary art collectors? Which country? Why does Germany... [more]

$77.05  $69.35

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In the Spirit of the Studio, Second Edition: Learning from the Atelier of Reggio Emilia

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In the Spirit of the Studio, Second Edition: Learning from the Atelier of...

Lella Gandini

The Arts: General & Reference; Education

Paperback

This critically acclaimed, lavishly illustrated book will help educators create the highest quality learning opportunities... [more]

$95.80  $86.20

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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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Wabi-Sabi - Further Thoughts

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Wabi-Sabi - Further Thoughts

Leonard Koren

Theory of art

Paperback

A follow-up book to the classic Wabi-Sabi: for Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers. [more]

$28.25  $24.85

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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

Paperback

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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Freak Art Scrapbook

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Freak Art Scrapbook

Julia Hendrickson

Theory of art

Paperback

In 1913, the year that the Armory Show hit Chicago, an anonymous Chicago artist gathered every newspaper clipping from the... [more]

$58.90  $53.00

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Making a Museum in the 21st Century

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Making a Museum in the 21st Century

Melissa Chu

Theory of art

Paperback

Making a Museum in the 21st Century addresses some of the most pressing issues for museums in a new era of popularity and... [more]

$39.95  $35.95

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The Believer

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The Believer

Vendela Vida, Heidi Julavits, Andrew Leland

The Arts: General & Reference; Serials, periodicals, abstracts, indexes

Paperback

Intends to introduce readers to the best work in the world of art, culture, and thought - whether that means literature, painting,... [more]

$21.25  $18.70

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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]

$39.95  $35.95

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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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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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The Believer: The Art Issue

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The Believer: The Art Issue

Vendela Vida, Heidi Julavits, Karolina Waclawiak, Andrew Leland

The Arts: General & Reference; Serials, periodicals, abstracts, indexes

Paperback

The Believer's mission is to introduce readers to the best and most interesting work in the world of art, culture, and thought--whether... [more]

$21.25  $18.70

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Religious Painting: Pablo Picasso and Max Von Moos

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Religious Painting: Pablo Picasso and Max Von Moos

Juan Jose Lahuerta

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; Religious subjects depicted in art; Politics & government

Paperback

The Spanish Civil War caused a considerable revival of certain themes of religious art. 1938, one year after Picasso painted... [more]

$80.00  $72.00

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Source Material

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Source Material

Jasper Morrison, Jonathan Olivares, Marco Velardi, Vitra Design Museum

The Arts: General & Reference; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design

Paperback

Source Material presents objects and keepsakes that have had a pivotal effect on the work of around 60 creative minds from... [more]

$47.15  $42.45

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