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The Arts: General & Reference titles - 8,991 results

The Rules of Art: Genesis and Structure of the Literary Field

The Rules of Art: Genesis and Structure of the Literary Field

Pierre Bourdieu

Theory of art; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Philosophy

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This study of Flaubert and the modern literary field draws upon the history of literature and art from the mid-19th century... [more]

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Art in Museums

Art in Museums

Susan M. Pearce

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Museums & museology; Cultural studies; Sociology & anthropology

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Aims to canvass past and contemporary problems of cultural representation and of the relationship between the artist, the... [more]

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The Purloined Clinic: Selected Writings

The Purloined Clinic: Selected Writings

Janet Malcolm

Theory of art; Literary studies: general; Psychology; Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology)

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A collection of essays, profiles, and criticism includes a portrait of New Yo art insider Ingrid Sischy, a study of the impact... [more]

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Carolingian Culture: Emulation and Innovation

Carolingian Culture: Emulation and Innovation

Rosamond McKitterick

The Arts: General & Reference; History; European history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500

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A collection of essays on the remarkable cultural and intellectual creativity of the Carolingians in eight- and ninth-century... [more]

$61.95

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The Science for Conservators

The Science for Conservators

Museums & Galleries CommissionConservation Unit

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Storage, maintenance & preservation of collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Pigments, dyestuffs & paint technology

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Scientific concepts are basic to the conservation of artefacts of every type, yet many conservators have little or no scientific... [more]

$72.00

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The Science for Conservators

The Science for Conservators

Museums & Galleries CommissionConservation Unit

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Storage, maintenance & preservation of collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Industrial chemistry

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Scientific concepts are basic to the conservation of artefacts of every type, yet many conservators have little or no scientific... [more]

$72.00

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The Science For Conservators Series

The Science For Conservators Series

Museums & Galleries CommissionConservation Unit, Conservatio, Conservatio, Conservatio The, The Conservation Unit Museums and Galleries Commission

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Storage, maintenance & preservation of collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Industrial chemistry

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Scientific concepts are basic to the conservation or artefacts of every type, yet many conservators have little or no scientific... [more]

$72.00

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The Philosophy of Art

The Philosophy of Art

F.W.J. von Schelling

Theory of art; Philosophy; History of Western philosophy

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Sets out an ordered system of the arts - music, painting, sculpture, narrative, poetry and tragedy - based on the precepts... [more]

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Theory of the Avant-garde

Theory of the Avant-garde

Peter Burger

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics

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Symmetry

Symmetry

Hermann Weyl

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics; Mathematics & Sciences

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Defines symmetry through a discussion of its many uses in a wide variety of fields both academic and natural. [more]

$28.95

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Romanticism

Romanticism

Hugh Honour

Theory of art; Art & design styles: Romanticism

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A study of the influence Romanticism exerts upon Western culture. [more]

$138.95

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The Art of Color: The Subjective Experience and Objective Rationale of Color

The Art of Color: The Subjective Experience and Objective Rationale of Color...

Johannes Itten

Art & Architecture; Theory of art

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In this book, the world's foremost color theorist examines two different approaches to understanding the art of color. Subjective... [more]

$155.00

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The Futurist Cookbook

The Futurist Cookbook

Filippo Tommaso Marinetti

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960; Cookery, food & drink

Paperback

Features recipes for ice cream on the moon; candied atmospheric electricities; nocturnal love feasts; sculpted meats. [more]

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How to Read Oceanic Art

How to Read Oceanic Art

Eric Kjellgren

Theory of art; Art of indigenous peoples; History

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Art from Oceania, the region encompassing the islands of the central and south Pacific, spans hundreds of distinct artistic... [more]

$34.95

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Enduring Bronze: Ancient Art, Modern Views

Enduring Bronze: Ancient Art, Modern Views

Carol C. Mattusch

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; History of art: ancient & classical art; Sculpture; History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Antiques & collectables

Paperback

Ancient bronze statuary provides a sense of immediacy, a window directly back to the classical world. The wistful expression... [more]

$54.95

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Firewood Banksia

Firewood Banksia

Philippa Nikulinsky

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Botanical art; Botany & plant sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

A dazzling and wondrous celebration of banksia menziesii (Firewood or Menzies' Banksia) by one of Australia's best botanical... [more]

$35.00

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The Poet's Freedom: A Notebook on Making

The Poet's Freedom: A Notebook on Making

Susan Stewart

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of art; Literary theory; Literary studies: poetry & poets

Undefined

Why do we need new art? How free is the artist in making? And why is the artist, and particularly the poet, a figure of freedom... [more]

$49.95

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Advanced Tattoo Art Revised

Advanced Tattoo Art Revised

Doug Mitchell

The Arts: General & Reference; Body art & tattooing

Paperback

Advanced Tattoo Art takes you inside the shops of ten well-known and very experienced artists spread across the country-... [more]

$47.99

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All the Cats in the World

All the Cats in the World

Jesse Hunter

The Arts: General & Reference; Photographs: collections; Cats as pets; Gift books

Hardback

Cute and uplifting, this book celebrates cats everywhere, with photographs taken all around the world, it is a quirky take... [more]

$16.95

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How to Draw Nearly Everything

How to Draw Nearly Everything

Victor Perard, Victor Perard

Theory of art; Drawing & drawings; Art techniques & principles

Paperback

Beginners of all ages can learn to draw figures, faces, landscapes, trees, flowers, and animals of all kinds. Well-illustrated... [more]

$23.95

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Wiel Arets: Inspiration and Process in Architecture

Wiel Arets: Inspiration and Process in Architecture

Wiel Arets, Kenneth Frampton, Francesca Serrazanetti, Matteo Schubert

The Arts: General & Reference; Individual architects & architectural firms; Miscellaneous items

Paperback

Exacting, oversized perspective views alternate with schematic diagrams, fixing nascent ideas onto paper. These materials... [more]

$49.99

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Airbrush Bible

Airbrush Bible

Timothy Remus

The Arts: General & Reference; Motorcycles: general interest

Paperback

Whether your goal is reality flames on a motorcycle tank, or a three-dimensional eagle in mid-pounce, this new book offers... [more]

$49.99

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The Practical Handbook for the Emerging Artist

The Practical Handbook for the Emerging Artist

Margaret R. Lazzari

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

Paperback

Helps visual art students make the transition from art school to their own practice. This title focuses on various aspects... [more]

$124.95

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Selected Writings on Art and Literature

Selected Writings on Art and Literature

Charles Baudelaire, P. Charvet

The Arts: General & Reference; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Literary essays; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

Paperback

Discusses works by great painters such as Delacroix and Ingres. This title features writings on Poe, Flaubert and Gautier.... [more]

$9.95

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Reality Hunger: A Manifesto

Reality Hunger: A Manifesto

David Shields

The Arts: General & Reference; Literature: history & criticism; Literary studies: general

Paperback

Questions every assumption we ever made about art, the novel, journalism, poetry, film, TV, rap, stand-up, graffiti, sampling,... [more]

$22.95

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