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The Arts: General & Reference

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Art and Words

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Art and Words

National Gallery of Victoria

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

The thoughts of Shakespeare, Victor Hugo, Oscar Wilde, Andy Warhol and others meet the National Gallery of Victoria's International... [more]

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Wisdom of the Mountain: Art of the Omie

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Wisdom of the Mountain: Art of the Omie

Judith Ryan

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

Celebrates the dynamism of a vital living art form synonymous with Omie culture and presents the work of fourteen strongly... [more]

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Gustave Moreau and the Eternal Feminine

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Gustave Moreau and the Eternal Feminine

Marie-Cecile Forest, Ted Gott

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; Individual artists, art monographs; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections

Paperback

Published to coincide with the exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria, which rungs to April 2011. [more]

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This Wondrous Land: Colonial Art on Paper

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This Wondrous Land: Colonial Art on Paper

Alisa Bunbury

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

Paperback

ThisWondrous Land presents works of art selected from the National Gallery of Victoria's renowned collection together with... [more]

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Fred Kruger: Intimate Landscapes

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Fred Kruger: Intimate Landscapes

Isobel Crombie

The Arts: General & Reference; Individual artists, art monographs; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Indigenous peoples

Paperback

Fred Kruger was one of the leading landscape photographers of the 19th century in Australia, working extensively throughout... [more]

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Your Everyday Art World

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Your Everyday Art World

Lane Relyea

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

Hardback

A critic takes issue with the art world's romanticizing of networks and participatory projects, linking them to the values... [more]

$55.95

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Blue Mythologies: Reflections on a Colour

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Blue Mythologies: Reflections on a Colour

Carol Mavor

Theory of art; Cultural studies

Hardback

Carol Mavor takes in the many shades and meanings of the colour blue, including those of science, Hinduism, Christianity,... [more]

$49.99

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Perpetual Inventory

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Perpetual Inventory

Rosalind E. Krauss

Theory of art; Art & design styles: Postmodernism

Paperback

In essays that span three decades, one of contemporary art's most esteemed critics celebrates artists who have persevered... [more]

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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]

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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]

$37.95

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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

Paperback

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

$43.95

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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]

$87.00

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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 California Davis), John J Reich, Lois Fichner-Rathus (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

Paperback

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

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The Rhythm of Thought: Art, Literature, and Music After Merleau-Ponty

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The Rhythm of Thought: Art, Literature, and Music After Merleau-Ponty

Jessica Wiskus

The Arts: General & Reference; Phenomenology & Existentialism

Hardback

Holding the poetry of Stephane Mallarme, the paintings of Paul Cezanne, the prose of Marcel Proust, and the music of Claude... [more]

$67.00

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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

Hardback

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]

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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]

$19.95

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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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Artist, Researcher, Teacher: A Study of Professional Identity in Art and Education

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Artist, Researcher, Teacher: A Study of Professional Identity in Art and...

Alan Thornton

Theory of art; Education

Paperback

Challenging conventional wisdom about specialization and professional identity, the author shows that many individuals have... [more]

$39.95

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The Rise of the Modern Art Market in London: 1850-1939

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The Rise of the Modern Art Market in London: 1850-1939

Pamela M. Fletcher, Anne Helmreich

Art: financial aspects

Paperback

The first study of how the art market developed in London and made the city the capital of the international trade in art.... [more]

$41.95

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The Aesthetics of Imagination in Design

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The Aesthetics of Imagination in Design

Mads Nygaard Folkmann

Theory of art; Art & design styles: Postmodernism; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design

Hardback

A theoretically informed investigation that relates the philosophies of aesthetics and imagination to understanding design... [more]

$71.00

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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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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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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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