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The Arts: General & Reference

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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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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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New Markets for Artists: How to Sell, Fund Projects, and Exhibit Using Social Media, DIY Pop-ups, Ebay, Kickstarter, and Much More

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New Markets for Artists: How to Sell, Fund Projects, and Exhibit Using Social...

Brainard Carey

Art: financial aspects

Paperback

Artists living in the new millennium must create new models for exhibitions and sales. They must also be aware of new modes... [more]

$32.99

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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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Commissioning Contemporary Art: A Handbook for Curators, Collectors and Artists

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Commissioning Contemporary Art: A Handbook for Curators, Collectors and...

Louisa Buck, Daniel McClean

Art: financial aspects; Art & design styles: from c 1960

Hardback

Provides a guide to commissioning contemporary art. This text is supplemented with copious quotations and insights from some... [more]

$39.99

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Franz Mayer of Munich: Architecture, Glass, Art

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Franz Mayer of Munich: Architecture, Glass, Art

Bernhard G. Graf, Gottfried Knapp

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Mosaics: artworks; Stained glass: artworks

Hardback

Franz Mayer of Munich is one of the worlds foremost studios for mosaics and stained glass. Founded in 1847, it is dedicated... [more]

$100.00

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Outre Journal

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Outre Journal

Martin McIntosh

The Arts: General & Reference; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Antiques & collectables

Hardback

Outre Journal is an almanac of overlooked vintage subject matter with an emphasis on art, photography and culture. With an... [more]

$25.00

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In Praise of Landscape: The Art of John Borrack

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In Praise of Landscape: The Art of John Borrack

Lucy Grace Ellem

The Arts: General & Reference; Individual artists, art monographs

Hardback

This magnificent book, authored by Lucy Ellem, outlines the life and career of a major proponent of the art of watercolour.... [more]

$99.95

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Cultivating Your Creative Life: How to Find Balance, Beauty, and Success as an Artist

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Cultivating Your Creative Life: How to Find Balance, Beauty, and Success...

Alena Hennessey

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

Cultivating Your Creative Life: How to Find Balance, Beauty, and Success as an Artist is a multifaceted book where creativity... [more]

$29.99

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In My View: Personal Reflections on Art by Today's Leading Artists

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In My View: Personal Reflections on Art by Today's Leading Artists

Simon Grant, Tomma Abts

Theory of art

Hardback

A collection of reflections by 78 contemporary artists in which each artist reveals the influence and inspiration he or she... [more]

$42.99

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All is not lost

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All is not lost

Powerhouse Museum Conservation Department,

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks

Paperback

This sturdy, spiral bound flip-book is for museums, historical societies and anyone who has items that have been affected... [more]

$10.00

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The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art

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The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art...

Don Thompson

Art & Architecture; Art: financial aspects; Economics

Paperback

Why would a smart New York investment banker pay twelve million dollars for the decaying, stuffed carcass of a shark? [more]

$19.99

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Di Bresciani: Compositions in Colour

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Di Bresciani: Compositions in Colour

Bresciani Di

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

The paintings of Di Bresciani, artist and musician, are currently exhibited at the Perc Tucker Regional Gallery in Townsville... [more]

$99.95

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Stealing the Mystic Lamb: The True Story of the World's Most Coveted Masterpiece

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Stealing the Mystic Lamb: The True Story of the World's Most Coveted Masterpiece...

Noah Charney

Art & Architecture; Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; History of art & design styles: c 1400 to c 1600

Paperback

Jan van Eyck‚??s Ghent Altarpiece is on any art historian‚??s list of the ten most important paintings ever made. Often referred... [more]

$26.99

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Doing Research in Design

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Doing Research in Design

Christopher Crouch, Jane Pearce

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

Paperback

A comprehensive exploration of design research methods, with particular focus on the social impacts of design. [more]

$39.99

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Art and Feminism

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Art and Feminism

Peggy Phelan

Theory of art; Feminism & feminist theory

Paperback

The rich diversity of art informed by feminism since the 1960s. [more]

$29.95

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Art and Photography

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Art and Photography

David Campany

Theory of art; Photography & photographs

Paperback

The first major survey of photography's place in recent art history. [more]

$29.95

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The Artist's Body

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The Artist's Body

Amelia Jones

Theory of art; Performance art; Cultural studies

Paperback

A survey of the use of the artist's body in 20th-century art. [more]

$24.95

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The Studio

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The Studio

Jens Hoffmann

The Arts: General & Reference; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -

Paperback

Charts the historical and theoretical evolution of the contemporary studio from a site for fabrication to a situation for... [more]

$59.95

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An Opening: Twelve Love Stories About Art

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An Opening: Twelve Love Stories About Art

Stephanie Radok

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of art

Paperback

For over twenty years Stephanie Radok has written about and witnessed the emergence of contemporary Aboriginal art and the... [more]

$24.95

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Understanding Art (with Coursemate Printed Access Card)

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Understanding Art (with Coursemate Printed Access Card)

Lois Fichner-Rathus, PhD (The College of New Jersey), Fichner-Rathus

The Arts: General & Reference; Education

Paperback

UNDERSTANDING ART provides a balanced approach to appreciating art, incorporating coverage of masterworks from the past and... [more]

$139.95

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The Music of Painting: Music, Modernism and the Visual Arts from the Romantics to John Cage

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The Music of Painting: Music, Modernism and the Visual Arts from the Romantics...

Peter Vergo

The Arts: General & Reference; Painting & paintings; Music

Paperback

Fascinating overview of the links between modern art and music. [more]

$49.95

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