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The Arts: General & Reference

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Significant Others: Creativity and Intimate Partnership

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Significant Others: Creativity and Intimate Partnership

Whitney Chadwick, Isabelle de Courtivron

The Arts: General & Reference; Biography; Advocate - Biography

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A series of 13 essays on artist and writer couples who share both sexual and artistic bonds. The contributors, who are critics... [more]

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Whiteley on Trial

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Whiteley on Trial

Gabriella Coslovich

Art & Architecture; Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs

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Whiteley on Trial investigates a remarkable court case and exposes the avarice of the art world, the disdain for connoisseurship... [more]

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Aphorisms

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Aphorisms

Margaret Preston

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: from c 1900 -

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Margaret Preston's 92 Aphorisms have only appeared in a rare limited edition Recent Paintings 1929. This compilation offers... [more]

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The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to Return a Literary Inheritance

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The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to...

Anders Rydell

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Library & information sciences; History; History: specific events & topics; Advocate - History

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While the Nazi party was being condemned by much of the world for burning books, they were already hard at work perpetrating... [more]

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Granta 141: Canada

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Granta 141: Canada

Madeleine Thien, Sigrid Rausing

The Arts: General & Reference; Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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In this special issue of Granta, we celebrate the diversity of social, political and literary life in Canada. [more]

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Francis Bacon: The Logic of Sensation

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Francis Bacon: The Logic of Sensation

Gilles Deleuze (No current affiliation)

Theory of art; Philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics

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Francis Bacon is Deleuze's long-awaited work on Bacon, widely regarded as the one of the most radical painters of the twentieth... [more]

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The Tunnel at the End of the Light: Essays on Movies and Politics

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The Tunnel at the End of the Light: Essays on Movies and Politics

Jim Shepard

The Arts: General & Reference; Electronic, holographic & video art; Film, TV & Radio; Literary essays; Politics & government

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The first book of nonfiction from one of our great fiction writers. [more]

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Beg, Steal and Borrow: Artists Against Originality

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Beg, Steal and Borrow: Artists Against Originality

Robert Shore

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Art & design styles: from c 1960

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'Art is theft,' Picasso once proclaimed. The wily old Spaniard was being provocative - he often equated theft to what could... [more]

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The Story of Looking

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The Story of Looking

Mark Cousins

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Photography & photographs; Film theory & criticism; Prose: non-fiction; History: specific events & topics

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An investigation into the elements of looking, combining art and science and painting a portrait of our culture, by critically-acclaimed... [more]

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Material Imagination: Art in Europe, 1946-72

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Material Imagination: Art in Europe, 1946-72

Natalie Adamson, Steven Harris

Art & Architecture; Theory of art

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Material Imagination examines the interrelated concepts of matter, materialism, and materiality in postwar European art, from... [more]

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The Books that Shaped Art History: From Gombrich and Greenberg to Alpers and Krauss

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The Books that Shaped Art History: From Gombrich and Greenberg to Alpers...

Richard Shone, John-Paul Stonard

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

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Reassesses the impact of some of the most important texts of art history. This book provides a varied and invaluable overview... [more]

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Uncharted Territory: Culture and Commerce in Hong Kong's Art World: Penguin Specials

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Uncharted Territory: Culture and Commerce in Hong Kong's Art World: Penguin...

Magnus Renfrew

Art: financial aspects; History; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

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Hong Kong has the once in a generation opportunity to assert itself as the creative and cultural hub of Asia, and to rival... [more]

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Mt.Fuji

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Mt.Fuji

Shigeki Yamashita

The Arts: General & Reference; Travel & holiday

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Mt. Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan, and due to its beautiful shape, it has long been a sacred destination for Japanese.... [more]

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The Seduction of Curves: The Lines of Beauty That Connect Mathematics, Art, and the Nude

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The Seduction of Curves: The Lines of Beauty That Connect Mathematics, Art,...

Allan McRobie

The Arts: General & Reference; Mathematics & Sciences; Geometry; Topology; Engineering: general

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A lavishly illustrated book that explores the language of curves that spans the human body, science, engineering, and artCurves... [more]

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Culture Heist: Art versus Money

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Culture Heist: Art versus Money

Judith White

Art: financial aspects; History

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A much-loved cultural institution facing a cost-cutting government, a board dominated by the big end of town, and a management... [more]

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The Handbook of Visual Culture

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The Handbook of Visual Culture

Ian Heywood (Lancaster University, UK), Barry Sandywell

The Arts: General & Reference; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies

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A broad international overview of research across all aspects of visual culture. Designed for graduate students and scholars... [more]

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The Meaning of Art: Faber Modern Classics

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The Meaning of Art: Faber Modern Classics

Herbert Read

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles

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Explains the persistence of certain principles and aspirations throughout the history of art. This title provides a basis... [more]

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Hitler's Art Thief: Hildebrand Gurlitt, the Nazis, and the Looting of Europe's Treasures

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Hitler's Art Thief: Hildebrand Gurlitt, the Nazis, and the Looting of Europe's...

Susan Ronald

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Biography: historical, political & military; History

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The sensational story of a cache of masterpieces that vanished during the Nazi terror-a bizarre tale of secret deals and the... [more]

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Brunswick Street: Art & Revolution

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Brunswick Street: Art & Revolution

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Society & culture: general

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Brunswick Street, Art & Revolution is the story of a street that became a culture. It consists of a series of interviews... [more]

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Platform Papers 50 - The Restless Giant: Changing cultural values in regional Australia

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Platform Papers 50 - The Restless Giant: Changing cultural values in regional...

Lindy Hume

The Arts: General & Reference; Theatre Studies; Cultural studies

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Looking back at the conclusions of Lyndon Terracini's Platform Paper in 2007, A Regional State of Mind, Lindy Hume finds a... [more]

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Antiquities: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

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Antiquities: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

Maxwell L. Anderson (Research Affiliate, Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University)

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Art: financial aspects; Art Forms; History

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The destruction of ancient monuments by the Taliban and the Islamic State have shocked observers worldwide. Art historian... [more]

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Mickey Mouse: Emblem of an American Spirit

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Mickey Mouse: Emblem of an American Spirit

Garry Apgar, Garry Apgar

The Arts: General & Reference; Film, TV & Radio

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Mickey Mouse: Emblem of the American Spirit tells the compelling story of how Walt Disney's beloved graphic alter ego, the... [more]

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Christie's: The Jewellery Archives Revealed

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Christie's: The Jewellery Archives Revealed

Vincent Meylan

Art: financial aspects; Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Antiques & collectables: jewellery

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Full access to Christie's archives has been granted, resulting in the inclusion of previously unseen material and images in... [more]

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The Artist's Way: A Course in Discovering and Recovering Your Creative Self

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The Artist's Way: A Course in Discovering and Recovering Your Creative Self...

Julia Cameron

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Writing & editing guides; Self-help & personal development

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The international bestseller which has helped millions recover their creativity reissued in a beautiful new edition. [more]

$37.99

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How Art Can Make You Happy

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How Art Can Make You Happy

Bridget Watson Payne

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Self-help & personal development

Hardback

For all those people who love art but don't make time for it and feel guilty as a result, How Art Can Make You Happy is the... [more]

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