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The Arts: General & Reference

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The Archaeology of Art: Materials, Practices, Affects

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The Archaeology of Art: Materials, Practices, Affects

Andrew Meirion Jones, Andrew Cochrane

Theory of art; Archaeological theory; Anthropology

Paperback

How can archaeologists interpret ancient art and images if they do not treat them as symbols or signifiers of identity?<br... [more]

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Multimodality and Aesthetics

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Multimodality and Aesthetics

Elise Seip Tonnessen, Frida Forsgren

The Arts: General & Reference; Art styles not defined by date; linguistics; Literary studies: general

Hardback

This volume explores the relationship between aesthetics and traditional multimodal communication to show how all semiotic... [more]

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Digital Art, Aesthetic Creation: The Birth of a Medium

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Digital Art, Aesthetic Creation: The Birth of a Medium

Paul Crowther (Alma Mater Europaea - Institutum Studiorum Humanitatis)

The Arts: General & Reference; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Photography & photographs; Philosophy: aesthetics; Computing: general

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Is art created with computers really art? This book answers `yes.' Computers can generate visual art with unique aesthetic... [more]

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Arts and Business: Building a Common Ground for Understanding Society

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Arts and Business: Building a Common Ground for Understanding Society

Elena Raviola, Peter Zackariasson

The Arts: General & Reference; Research & development management

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Arts and Business aims at bringing arts and business scholars together in a dialogue about a number of key topics that today... [more]

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Installation Art and the Practices of Archivalism

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Installation Art and the Practices of Archivalism

David Houston Jones (University of Exeter UK)

Theory of art; Installation art

Paperback

On the leading edge of trauma and archival studies, this timely book engages with the recent growth in visual projects that... [more]

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Gestures of Seeing in Film, Video and Drawing

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Gestures of Seeing in Film, Video and Drawing

Asbjorn Gronstad (University of Bergen, Norway), Henrik Gustafsson (University of Tromso, Norway), Oyvind Vagnes (University of Bergen, Norway)

Theory of art; Media studies

Paperback

The first book of its kind, Gestures of Seeing in Film, Video and Drawing engages broadly with the often too neglected yet... [more]

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Hugh Lane: The Art Market and the Art Museum, 1893-1915

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Hugh Lane: The Art Market and the Art Museum, 1893-1915

Morna O'Neill

Art: financial aspects

Hardback

This book charts a geography of the art market and the art museum in the early 20th century through the legacy of one influential... [more]

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Why Art Museums?: The Unfinished Work of Alexander Dorner

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Why Art Museums?: The Unfinished Work of Alexander Dorner

Sarah Ganz Blythe (Director of Education, RISD), Andrew Martinez (Archivist)

The Arts: General & Reference; Museums & museology

Hardback

Alexander Dorner's radical ideas about the purpose of museums and art, examined through his tenure as Director of the RISD... [more]

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Visual Communication for Social Work Practice: Power, Culture, Analysis

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Visual Communication for Social Work Practice: Power, Culture, Analysis...

Sonia M. Tascon (University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia.)

Theory of art; Social work

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How are we to understand how the dominance of visual images and representations in late modernity affects Social Work practice,... [more]

$231.00

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The Story of Scottish Design

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The Story of Scottish Design

Philip Long, Joanna Norman

The Arts: General & Reference; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Architecture

Hardback

The first major survey of Scottish design history from 1500 to present day. [more]

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Cultural Mobility in the Interwar Avant-Garde Art Network: Poland, Belgium and the Netherlands

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Cultural Mobility in the Interwar Avant-Garde Art Network: Poland, Belgium...

Michal Wenderski (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan)

The Arts: General & Reference; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; History: theory & methods; Social & cultural history

Hardback

This book explores the issue of cultural mobility within the interwar network of the European avant-garde, focusing on selected... [more]

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Photography and Ontology: Unsettling Images

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Photography and Ontology: Unsettling Images

Donna West Brett (The University of Sydney, Australia), Natalya Lusty (University of Sydney, Australia)

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; Photography & photographs; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

This edited collection explores the complex ways in which photography is used and interpreted: as a record of evidence, as... [more]

$242.00

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Adrian Piper: A Reader

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Adrian Piper: A Reader

Cornelia Butler, David Platzker

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government

Paperback

Published in conjunction with MoMA's retrospective exhibition and in collaboration with the artist, this scholarly volume... [more]

$65.00

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Materializing Gender in Eighteenth-Century Europe

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Materializing Gender in Eighteenth-Century Europe

Jennifer G. Germann, Heidi A. Strobel

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; Museums & museology; History; European history

Paperback

Art history has enriched the study of material culture as a scholarly field. This interdisciplinary volume enhances this literature... [more]

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Designing Modern Norway: A History of Design Discourse

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Designing Modern Norway: A History of Design Discourse

Kjetil Fallan

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; European history

Paperback

Designing Modern Norway: A History of Design Discourse is an intellectual history of design and its role in configuring the... [more]

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Visual Cultures of Foundling Care in Renaissance Italy

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Visual Cultures of Foundling Care in Renaissance Italy

Diana Bullen Presciutti

The Arts: General & Reference; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Health & Self-Help

Paperback

The social problem of infant abandonment captured the public's imagination in Italy during the fifteenth century, a critical... [more]

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: In Modernity's Wake (1989): The Ameurunculus Letters

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: In Modernity's Wake (1989): The Ameurunculus Letters

Michael Phillipson

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics; Sociology

Paperback

First published in 1988, this book attempts to tackle the problem of how to write about art, culture, and the issues of postmodernism... [more]

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: Painting, Language and Modernity (1985)

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: Painting, Language and Modernity (1985)

Michael Phillipson

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics; Sociology

Paperback

First published in 1985, this book draws together the author's artistic with analytical practices which had been developed... [more]

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

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

Magnus Renfrew

Theory of art; Art: financial aspects; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Paperback

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

$9.99

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Australian Art Exhibitions: Opening Your Eyes

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Australian Art Exhibitions: Opening Your Eyes

Aliso Joanna Mendelssohn

Theory of art

Hardback

This pioneering publication outlines the exciting and often controversial development of Australia's public galleries and... [more]

$100.00

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National Gallery Technical Bulletin: Volume 38

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National Gallery Technical Bulletin: Volume 38

Paul Ackroyd, Nelly von Aderkas, Rachel Billinge, Jill Dunkerton

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Painting & paintings

Paperback

Features contributions by curators, scientists, and conservators, on materials and techniques of painting, and the scientific... [more]

$84.99

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New Directions in Mobile Media and Performance

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New Directions in Mobile Media and Performance

Camille C. Baker (University for the Creative Arts Epsom, UK)

The Arts: General & Reference; Art Forms

Hardback

New Directions in Mobile Media and Performance explores various performative projects and forms of expression that have emerged... [more]

$221.00

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Artistic Approaches to Cultural Mapping: Activating Imaginaries and Means of Knowing

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Artistic Approaches to Cultural Mapping: Activating Imaginaries and Means...

Nancy Duxbury, W.F. Garrett-Petts, Alys Longley

The Arts: General & Reference; Cultural studies; Sociology; Human geography; Cartography, map-making & projections

Hardback

Making space for imagination can shift research and community planning from a reflective stance to a future forming orientation... [more]

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On Discomfort: Moments in a Modern History of Architectural Culture

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On Discomfort: Moments in a Modern History of Architectural Culture

Andrew Leach, David Ellison

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of architecture; Sociology; Human geography; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

Examining discomfort's physical, emotional, conceptual, psychological and aesthetic dimensions, the contributors to this volume... [more]

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Graffiti and Street Art: Reading, Writing and Representing the City

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Graffiti and Street Art: Reading, Writing and Representing the City

Konstantinos Avramidis, Myrto Tsilimpounidi

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of art; Popular culture; Sociology; Human geography

Paperback

Graffiti and street art images are ubiquitous, and they enjoy a very special place in collective imaginary due to their ambiguous... [more]

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