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The Arts: General & Reference

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Colour in Art

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Colour in Art

John Gage

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

Paperback

Provides an introduction to the place and power of colour in life and art. This work includes reproductions of works by such... [more]

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Colors: Where They Come from etc.

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Colors: Where They Come from etc.

Anne Varichon

Art & Architecture; Theory of art

Hardback

Colour is one of the most basic means of human expression. This work presents a comprehensive history of colour: its origins,... [more]

$49.95

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The Artful Mind: Cognitive Science and the Riddle of Human Creativity

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The Artful Mind: Cognitive Science and the Riddle of Human Creativity

Mark Turner

Theory of art; Architecture; Theory of music & musicology; Philosophy of mind; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Cognitively human minds produced a list of behavioral singularities that indicate a discontinuity between them and all other... [more]

$56.95

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Seen | Unseen: Art, science, and intuition from Leonardo to the Hubble telescope

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Seen | Unseen: Art, science, and intuition from Leonardo to the Hubble telescope...

Mr Martin Kemp

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; Photography & photographs; Philosophy: aesthetics; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Hardback

Presenting an analysis of the interconnections between science and the visual arts, this book takes the reader on an illustrated... [more]

$79.95

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Arts Marketing Insights: The Dynamics of Building and Retaining Performing Arts Audiences

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Arts Marketing Insights: The Dynamics of Building and Retaining Performing...

Joanne Scheff Bernstein

The Arts: General & Reference; Business & Economics; Sales & marketing

Hardback

Audience behavior began to shift dramatically in the mid 1990s. Since then, people have become more spontaneous in purchasing... [more]

$34.95

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Psychoanalysis and the Image: Transdisciplinary Perspectives

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Psychoanalysis and the Image: Transdisciplinary Perspectives

Griselda Pollock

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics; Psychology; Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology)

Paperback

Psychoanalysis and the Image brings together an influential team of international scholars who demonstrate innovative ways... [more]

$59.95

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Stealing History: Tomb Raiders, Smugglers, and the Looting of the Ancient World

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Stealing History: Tomb Raiders, Smugglers, and the Looting of the Ancient...

Roger Atwood

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; History; Antiques & collectables

Paperback

Part detective story and part meditation on the power of art and culture, this work is an account of how the past is being... [more]

$24.95

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Falling Upwards: Essays in Defense of the Imagination

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Falling Upwards: Essays in Defense of the Imagination

Lee Siegel

The Arts: General & Reference; Popular culture

Hardback

From renowned critic Lee Siegel--hailed as a model of original thinking and passionate writing --a sometimes scathing, always... [more]

$45.00

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Libraries

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Libraries

Professor of Semiotics Umberto Eco (University of Bologna)

The Arts: General & Reference; Photography & photographs; Architecture

Hardback

Libraries are a book producer's dream. Since nobody photographs libraries... [more]

$99.95

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Metacreation: Art and Artificial Life

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Metacreation: Art and Artificial Life

Mitchell Whitelaw

Art & Architecture; Theory of art

Paperback

The first detailed examination of a-life art, where new media artists adopt, and adapt, techniques from artificial life. [more]

$27.95

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Fairies in Nineteenth-Century Art and Literature

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Fairies in Nineteenth-Century Art and Literature

Nicola Bown (Birkbeck College, University of London)

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

This book examines the fairy in the work of many Victorian painters, novelists and poets. [more]

$75.00

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Berries

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Berries

Roger Yepsen

The Arts: General & Reference; Cookery, food & drink

Hardback

All about berries, both usual and unusual, with beautiful watercolor illustrations and ninety recipes. [more]

$38.95

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Representations of War in Ancient Rome

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Representations of War in Ancient Rome

Sheila Dillon (Duke University, North Carolina), Katherine E. Welch (New York University)

The Arts: General & Reference; History of art: ancient & classical art; History

Hardback

How Romans represented war, in both visual imagery and in literary accounts. [more]

$160.00

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Fantasy Art Now: The Very Best in Contemporary Fantasy Art & Illustration

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Fantasy Art Now: The Very Best in Contemporary Fantasy Art & Illustration...

Martin McKenna

The Arts: General & Reference; Illustration

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This collection brings together the freshest and most exciting talents in the world of fantasy illustration. Featuring artists... [more]

$59.95

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Master Pieces: The Curator's Game

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Master Pieces: The Curator's Game

Thomas Hoving

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Museums & museology

Paperback

A stunning visual game that helps readers enjoy, appreciate, and identify great works of art. [more]

$31.95

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Hang-Ups: Essays on Painting (Mostly)

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Hang-Ups: Essays on Painting (Mostly)

Simon Schama

Art & Architecture; Theory of art

Paperback

Pre-eminent author and art historian Simon Schama has written widely on art for many years to great acclaim. [more]

$41.95

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Imaginistix: The Art of Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell

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Imaginistix: The Art of Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell

Boris Vallejo, Julie Bell

The Arts: General & Reference; Illustration

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Named after their Web site, Imaginistix brings together a collection of... [more]

$59.95

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Art History Versus Aesthetics

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Art History Versus Aesthetics

James Elkins

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Raising interesting issues, and answering questions, this collection presents over twenty of the world's most prominent thinkers... [more]

$39.95

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The Philosophy of Art

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The Philosophy of Art

Stephen Davies

Theory of art; Philosophy

Paperback

* Presents a clear and insightful introduction to central topics and on-going debates in the philosophy of art. * Eight sections... [more]

$37.95

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Beauty and Art: 1750-2000

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Beauty and Art: 1750-2000

Elizabeth Prettejohn

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; Art & design styles: Pre-Raphaelite art; Art & design styles: Art Nouveau; Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960; Art & design styles: from c 1960

Paperback

What do we mean when we call a work of art beautiful? How do perceptions of beauty change with the passage of time? This title... [more]

$43.95

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Caves to Canvas

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Caves to Canvas

Don Williams

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference

Mixed media product

Caves to Canvas is highly valued for its analysis of artists and artwork, from prehistoric times to the present day. Diary... [more]

$79.95

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The Felton Illuminated Manuscripts in National Gallery of Victoria

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The Felton Illuminated Manuscripts in National Gallery of Victoria

Margaret M. Manion

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

A colour-illustrated volume that brings the author's scholarship to the study of four major manuscripts purchased between... [more]

$66.00

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Master Narratives and their Discontents

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Master Narratives and their Discontents

James Elkins

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

Argues that the story of modernism and postmodernism is almost always told in terms of four narratives. Works are of art and... [more]

$31.00

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Theory for Art History: Adapted from Theory for Religious Studies, by William E. Deal and Timothy K. Beal

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Theory for Art History: Adapted from Theory for Religious Studies, by William...

Jae Emerling

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

Paperback

Providing concise introduction to the intersection between critical theory and art history, this is the second volume in Routledge's... [more]

$56.00

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The Art of Responsive Drawing

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The Art of Responsive Drawing

Raymond N. Greenwell, Nathan P. Ritchey, Nathan Goldstein

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Drawing & drawings

Paperback

Suitable for undergraduate Foundation, Fine Arts, Illustration, and Graphic Design courses in Basic or Advanced Drawing, this... [more]

$108.95

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