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The Arts: General & Reference

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Tokyo Vertigo: Extreme-city

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Tokyo Vertigo: Extreme-city

Stephen Barber

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

From the narrow alleyways of the Golden Gai to the flashing ads and jumbotrons of Shibuya street crossings to the skyscrapers... [more]

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Sacred Exchanges: Images in Global Context

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Sacred Exchanges: Images in Global Context

Robyn Ferrell

Art: financial aspects; Art of indigenous peoples

Hardback

As the international art market globalizes the indigenous image, its identity, status, value, and purpose changes in local... [more]

$108.00

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The Art of Insanity: An Analysis of Ten Schizophrenic Artists

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The Art of Insanity: An Analysis of Ten Schizophrenic Artists

Hans Prinzhorn

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

Paperback

Collecting ten case histories along with over ninety illustrations, this title focuses on the author's anthropological synthesis... [more]

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Forms of Attention: Botticelli and Hamlet

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Forms of Attention: Botticelli and Hamlet

Frank Kermode

The Arts: General & Reference; Literary theory; Shakespeare studies & criticism

Paperback

Includes essay on Botticelli that traces the artist's sudden popularity in the nineteenth century for reasons that have more... [more]

$29.95

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Beneath the Winds: Masterpieces of Southeast Asian Art from the Art Gallery of South Australia

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Beneath the Winds: Masterpieces of Southeast Asian Art from the Art Gallery...

James Bennett

The Arts: General & Reference; Oriental art

Paperback

Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Art Gallery of South Australia, 18 November - 29 January 2012. [more]

$59.95

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Conservation of Cultural Heritage: Key Principles and Approaches

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Conservation of Cultural Heritage: Key Principles and Approaches

Hanna M. Szczepanowska

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Museums & museology

Paperback

This textbook aims to provide a broad overview of museum conservation and preservation, ranging across both more traditional... [more]

$98.99

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Digital Photography

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Digital Photography

Bruce Warren

The Arts: General & Reference; Photographic equipment & techniques; Education

Paperback

Turn your enthusiasm into striking photographs! The perfect companion wherever you go, DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY provides a straightforward,... [more]

$52.95

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The Avant-garde: Race, Religion, War

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The Avant-garde: Race, Religion, War

Mike Sell

The Arts: General & Reference; Cultural studies

Paperback

Redefines the historical, geographical, ideological, disciplinary, and theoretical boundaries of avant-garde studies and raises... [more]

$55.95

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Ai Weiwei Speaks: with Hans Ulrich Obrist

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Ai Weiwei Speaks: with Hans Ulrich Obrist

Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Weiwei Ai

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

Ai Weiwei - artist, architect, curator, publisher, poet and urbanist - extended the notion of art and is one of the world's... [more]

$12.95

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Art Forgery: The History of a Modern Obsession

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Art Forgery: The History of a Modern Obsession

Thierry Lenain

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; History of Art & Design Styles

Hardback

Art Forgery charts the changing status of art forgery from the time of its appearance in the Renaissance, when it was initially... [more]

$84.95

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Surrealism: The Poetry of Dreams

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Surrealism: The Poetry of Dreams

Queensland Art Gallery, Centre Pompidou

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Art & design styles: Surrealism & Dada; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections

Paperback

The first English-language publication on the Centre Pompidou's surrealist collection, Surrealism: The Poetry of Dreams has... [more]

$60.00

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Wildflower

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Wildflower

Cassey Liberman

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Individual artists, art monographs

Hardback

Ellis Rowan was a superbly talented and highly skilled Australian artist of the late 19th and early 20th century. In a time... [more]

$29.95

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101 Things to Learn in Art School

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101 Things to Learn in Art School

Kit White

Art & Architecture; Theory of art

Hardback

Artist and teacher White delivers and develops art school lessons, striking an instructive balance between technical advice... [more]

$38.95

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A Field Guide to a New Meta-field: Bridging the Humanities-neurosciences Divide

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A Field Guide to a New Meta-field: Bridging the Humanities-neurosciences...

Barbara Maria Stafford, Barbara Maria Stafford

The Arts: General & Reference; Neurosciences

Paperback

Marshals a distinguished group of thinkers to forge a dialogue among the emerging brain sciences, the liberal arts, and social... [more]

$68.00

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The Walls of Berlin: Urban Surfaces, Art, Film

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The Walls of Berlin: Urban Surfaces, Art, Film

Stephen Barber

The Arts: General & Reference; Films, movies & cinema; Cultural studies; Urban communities

Paperback

Berlin's unique history of conflict, violence, and transformation has created an arena of extraordinary urban surfaces, from... [more]

$47.95

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Hossein Valamanesh: Out of Nothingness

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Hossein Valamanesh: Out of Nothingness

Mary Knights, Ian North

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

Hardback

Deceptively simple, Valamanesh's work is often made with elemental substances, natural materials, found objects - Persian... [more]

$49.95

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A History of Pain: Trauma in Modern Chinese Literature and Film

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A History of Pain: Trauma in Modern Chinese Literature and Film

Michael Berry

The Arts: General & Reference; Literary studies: general

Paperback

The portrayal of historical atrocity in fiction, film, and popular culture can reveal much about the function of individual... [more]

$67.00

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Switching Codes: Thinking Through New Technology in the Humanities and the Arts

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Switching Codes: Thinking Through New Technology in the Humanities and the...

Michele Barbera, Charles Bernstein, Albert Borgmann

The Arts: General & Reference; Cultural studies; Media studies; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

The profound impact of information technology on intellectual and cultural life is universally acknowledged. This title brings... [more]

$69.00

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Patricia Piccinini

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Patricia Piccinini

Jane Messenger

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

Hardback

Surveys the career of one of Australia's pre-eminent contemporary artists. This is the first major book on Piccinini and is... [more]

$75.00

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Thinking Jewellery: On the Way Towards a Theory of Jewellery

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Thinking Jewellery: On the Way Towards a Theory of Jewellery

Wilhelm Lindermann

Theory of art; Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design

Hardback

Marks a departure towards a theory of jewellery, something hitherto non-existent. This book answers the question: What do... [more]

$80.00

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Design and Crime: (And Other Diatribes)

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Design and Crime: (And Other Diatribes)

Hal Foster

Theory of art; Social & political philosophy; Cultural studies

Paperback

Art critic with influential critique of art and architecture. [more]

$19.99

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Cross-Cultural Issues in Art: Frames for Understanding

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Cross-Cultural Issues in Art: Frames for Understanding

Steven Leuthold

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of art

Paperback

Cross-Cultural Issues in Art provides an engaging introduction to aesthetic concepts, expanding the discussion beyond the... [more]

$90.99

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Many Faces of Inspiration: Conversations on Australian Creativity

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Many Faces of Inspiration: Conversations on Australian Creativity

Antony Jeffrey

The Arts: General & Reference; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

For 35 years Jeffrey has been dealing on a daily basis with leading musicians, actors, singers, composers, and people behind... [more]

$34.95

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Ruins: Reflexions About Violence, Chaos & Transience

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Ruins: Reflexions About Violence, Chaos & Transience

Hans Dieter Schaal

The Arts: General & Reference; Photography & photographs; Theory of architecture; Landscape art & architecture

Hardback

Chaos and anarchy represent the opposite pole to an ordered life. Infernal threats, ambushes, fiery rain and other catastrophes... [more]

$119.00

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21st Century: Art in the First Decade

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21st Century: Art in the First Decade

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The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections

Paperback

Will accompany the exhibition of the same name, and will feature critical texts by a range of Australian and international... [more]

$50.00

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