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Portraits in art

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Michael Jackson: On The Wall

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Michael Jackson: On The Wall

Nicholas Cullinan

Portraits in art; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups

Hardback

Published to accompany the exhibition of the same name held at the National Portrait Gallery, London, June 28-October 21,... [more]

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Emma Hamilton and Late Eighteenth-Century European Art: Agency, Performance, and Representation

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Emma Hamilton and Late Eighteenth-Century European Art: Agency, Performance,...

Ersy Contogouris

History of art & design styles: c 1600 to c 1800; Portraits in art; Social & cultural history; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women

Hardback

Outgrowth of the author's thesis (doctoral--Universit e de Montr eal, 2014) under the title: Emma Hamilton, a model of agency... [more]

$242.00

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First World War Poets

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First World War Poets

Alan Judd, David Crane

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Portraits in art; Poetry anthologies

Paperback

The National Portrait Gallery's series of compact, fully illustrated, historical guides to literary and artisticpersonalities... [more]

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What Great Paintings Say. Faces of Power

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What Great Paintings Say. Faces of Power

Rainer & Rose-Marie Hagen, Rainer Hagen

History of Art & Design Styles; Portraits in art

Hardback

Discover the hidden details concealed within depictions of powerful figures of the past, from the sixth-century prostitute... [more]

$25.00

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Academie Royale: A History in Portraits

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Academie Royale: A History in Portraits

Hannah Williams

History of art & design styles: c 1600 to c 1800; Portraits in art; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

Paperback

From its establishment in 1648 until its disbanding in 1793 after the French Revolution, the Academie Royale de Peinture et... [more]

$79.99

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Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now

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Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now

Asma Naeem

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Portraits in art

Hardback

National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. in association with Princeton University Press, Princeton... [more]

$92.99

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Portraiture and Critical Reflections on Being

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Portraiture and Critical Reflections on Being

Euripides Altintzoglou (University of Wolverhampton)

History of Art & Design Styles; Portraits in art; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

This book analyzes the philosophical origins of dualism in portraiture in Western culture during the Classical period, through... [more]

$242.00

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500 Self-Portraits

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500 Self-Portraits

Liz Rideal, Julian Bell

Art & Architecture; Portraits in art

Hardback

A compelling collection of self-portraits from throughout recorded history, revised to include captivating contemporary works... [more]

$39.95

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Jane Austen and her World

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Jane Austen and her World

Josephine Ross

Portraits in art; Biography: literary

Paperback

To coincide with the bicentenary of Jane Austen's death ( and her appearance on English banknotes ) in July 2017, this illuminating... [more]

$19.99

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The Portrait Sketchbook: Learn the art of drawing from the masters

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The Portrait Sketchbook: Learn the art of drawing from the masters

Art & Architecture; Drawing & drawings; Portraits in art; Painting & art manuals

Paperback

An exercise book that will challenge all levels of artist in their pursuit of a true likeness, letting them hone their own... [more]

$19.99

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Murillo: The Self-Portraits

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Murillo: The Self-Portraits

Xavier F. Salomon, Letizia Treves

Individual artists, art monographs; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Portraits in art

Hardback

This catalogue is published in conjunction with the exhibition Murillo: The Self-Portraits, on view at The Frick Collection... [more]

$62.99

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Selfie: The Changing Face of Self Portraits

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Selfie: The Changing Face of Self Portraits

Susie Brooks

Portraits in art; Art: general interest (Children's&YA)

Paperback

Think the 'selfie' is a modern phenomenon...? Think again! [more]

$21.99

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National Portrait Gallery: 100 Portraits

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National Portrait Gallery: 100 Portraits

Nicholas Cullinan

Portraits in art

Paperback

100 Portraits presents a selection of images of significant individuals who have shaped the last four centuries of British... [more]

$19.99

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Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun: Behind the mask, another mask

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Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun: Behind the mask, another mask

Sarah Howgate, Dawn Ades

Art & design styles: Surrealism & Dada; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Individual artists, art monographs; Portraits in art

Hardback

Claude Cahun and Gillian Wearing came from different backgrounds and different times - about a century apart. Together with... [more]

$55.00

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Howard Hodgkin: Absent Friends

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Howard Hodgkin: Absent Friends

Paul Moorhouse

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Portraits in art

Hardback

Hodgkin's art can be seen as providing memorials for people, many of whom are friends, whose absence is countered by the corresponding... [more]

$60.00

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Representing Duchess Anna Amalia's Bildung: A Visual Metamorphosis in Portraiture from Political to Personal in Eighteenth-Century Germany

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Representing Duchess Anna Amalia's Bildung: A Visual Metamorphosis in Portraiture...

Christina K. Lindeman

Art: financial aspects; History of art & design styles: c 1600 to c 1800; Portraits in art

Hardback

The cultural milieu in the Age of Goethe of eighteenth-century Germany is given fresh context in this art historical study... [more]

$242.00

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BP Portrait Award 2016

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BP Portrait Award 2016

Ali Smith, Nicholas Cullinan

Portraits in art

Paperback

Featuring works from an international list of artists, the BP Portrait Award highlights the vitality of portrait painting... [more]

$21.99

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Re-framing Representations of Women: Figuring, Fashioning, Portraiting and Telling in the 'Picturing' Women Project

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Re-framing Representations of Women: Figuring, Fashioning, Portraiting and...

Dr. Susan Shifrin

History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Portraits in art; Gender studies: women

Paperback

Explores the processes inherent in gender representation. This study offers scholarship that confronts historical patterns... [more]

$88.99

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Portrait of the Artist

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Portrait of the Artist

Anna Reynolds, Lucy Peter

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Portraits in art

Hardback

Focuses on self-portraits and other images of the artist from within the Royal Collection. This book showcases self-portraits... [more]

$60.00

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Roman Portraits - Sculptures in Stone and Bronze in the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Roman Portraits - Sculptures in Stone and Bronze in the Collection of The...

Paul Zanker

History of art: ancient & classical art; Sculpture; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Portraits in art; History

Hardback

Portraits are among the most compelling artistic records of Greek and Roman culture. In this richly illustrated book featuring... [more]

$114.99

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Hockney's Portraits and People

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Hockney's Portraits and People

Marco Livingstone, Kay Heymer

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Portraits in art

Paperback

Explores different formal ways of representing the passage of time and at the same time the unavoidable but marvellous stillness... [more]

$45.00

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Selfie: The Changing Face of Self Portraits

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Selfie: The Changing Face of Self Portraits

Susie Brooks

Portraits in art; Art: general interest (Children's&YA)

Hardback

Think the 'selfie' is a modern phenomenon...? Think again! [more]

$17.99

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Russia and the Arts: The Age of Tolstoy and Tchaikovsky

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Russia and the Arts: The Age of Tolstoy and Tchaikovsky

Rosalind P. Blakesley, Tatiana L. Karpova

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Painting & paintings; Portraits in art; Cultural studies

Paperback

Starting with the Exposition Universelle in Paris in 1867, at which a distinct Russian school of painting was recognised,... [more]

$55.00

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This Is a Portrait If I Say So: Identity in American Art, 1912 to Today

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This Is a Portrait If I Say So: Identity in American Art, 1912 to Today...

Anne Collins Goodyear, Jonathan Walz, Kathleen Campagnolo

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Painting & paintings; Portraits in art

Hardback

The first in-depth exploration of the rise and evolution of abstract, symbolic, and conceptual portraiture in American art... [more]

$99.00

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Gerhard Richter - Brigid Polk: Koenigsklasse III

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Gerhard Richter - Brigid Polk: Koenigsklasse III

Sabine Knust, Tilman Spengler

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Portraits in art

Paperback

In 1970 in Munich Gerhard Richter met Brigid Berlin alias Brigid Polk, Andy Warhol's legendary muse and enfant terrible of... [more]

$40.00

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