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The Arts: General & Reference

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Aesthetics of the Margins / The Margins of Aesthetics: Wild Art Explained

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Aesthetics of the Margins / The Margins of Aesthetics: Wild Art Explained...

David Carrier, Joachim Pissarro

Theory of art; Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960; Philosophy: aesthetics

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Examines art that stands outside the margins of the art world, the critical and cultural conditions that made this exclusion... [more]

$79.00

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New Art, New Markets

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New Art, New Markets

Iain Robertson

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Art: financial aspects

Paperback

This fully revised second edition updates the reader on rapidly evolving markets. As well as surveying emerging art markets... [more]

$66.00

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Social Practices

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Social Practices

Chris Kraus

Theory of art

Paperback

Essays on and around art and art practices by the author of I Love Dick. [more]

$43.99

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Slavs and Tatars: Wripped Scripped

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Slavs and Tatars: Wripped Scripped

Slavs and Tatars

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

Pop culture, polemics, science: the latest antic by the artist collective [more]

$55.00

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Genre Imagery in Early Modern Northern Europe: New Perspectives

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Genre Imagery in Early Modern Northern Europe: New Perspectives

Arthur J. DiFuria

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; Painting & paintings; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

Paperback

Exploring the rich variety of pictorial rhetoric in early modern northern European genre images, this volume deepens our understanding... [more]

$77.99

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India in Art in Ireland

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India in Art in Ireland

Kathleen James-Chakraborty

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Colonialism & imperialism

Paperback

India in Art in Ireland is the first book to address how the relationship between these two ends of the British Empire played... [more]

$77.99

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Nanomaterials in Architecture and Art Conservation

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Nanomaterials in Architecture and Art Conservation

Gerald Ziegenbalg, Milos Drdacky, Claudia Dietze, Dirk Schuch

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Architecture; Materials science

Hardback

The conservation and protection of buildings that constitute our cultural heritage are complex tasks calling for a comprehensive... [more]

$292.00

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How to Get to Great Ideas: A system for smart, extraordinary thinking

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How to Get to Great Ideas: A system for smart, extraordinary thinking

Dave Birss

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics; Business innovation; Management: leadership & motivation; Advertising

Hardback

A tangible approach to building the intangible skill of creativity, offering a simple new theory about how to have original... [more]

$29.99

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Gallery Ready: A Creative Blueprint for Visual Artists

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Gallery Ready: A Creative Blueprint for Visual Artists

Franceska Alexander

Art: financial aspects; Individual artists, art monographs; Teaching of a specific subject

Paperback

Show artists what you need to do to make your artwork gallery ready. [more]

$27.99

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A Philosophy of the Art School

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A Philosophy of the Art School

Michael Newall (University of Kent, UK)

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

Hardback

Until now, research on art schools has been largely occupied with the facts of particular schools and teachers. This book... [more]

$242.00

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Europe and the Sea

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Europe and the Sea

Dorlis Blume, Christiana Brennecke, Ursula Breymayer, Thomas Eisentraut

The Arts: General & Reference; History

Hardback

The history and culture of Europe has been decisively shaped by the exploration and use of the seas surrounding Europe.... [more]

$70.00

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Why You Like This Photo: The science of perception

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Why You Like This Photo: The science of perception

Brian Dilg

Theory of art; Photographic equipment & techniques; Popular science

Hardback

Combining science and photography, Brian Dilg explores the reasons behind Why You Like This Photo. [more]

$24.99

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Learning as a Creative and Developmental Process in Higher Education: A Therapeutic Arts Approach and Its Wider Application

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Learning as a Creative and Developmental Process in Higher Education: A...

Judie Taylor, Clive Holmwood

The Arts: General & Reference; Higher & further education, tertiary education; Teaching of a specific subject

Hardback

Much has been written about the importance of creativity in learning and education over the last few decades. This unique... [more]

$242.00

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L.A. Chic: A Locational History of Los Angeles Fashion

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L.A. Chic: A Locational History of Los Angeles Fashion

Susan Ingram, Markus Reisenleitner

The Arts: General & Reference; History of the Americas

Paperback

Los Angeles is undergoing a makeover. Leaving behind its image as all freeways and suburbs, sunshine and noir, it is reinventing... [more]

$85.00

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Critical Articulations of Hope from the Margins of Arts Education: International Perspectives and Practices

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Critical Articulations of Hope from the Margins of Arts Education: International...

Eeva Anttila (Theatre Academy of University of the Arts, Finland.), Anniina Suominen (Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Finland.)

The Arts: General & Reference; Moral & social purpose of education; Teaching of a specific subject

Hardback

Critical Articulations of Hope from the Margins of Arts Education presents perspectives on arts education from marginalized... [more]

$242.00

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Art, EcoJustice, and Education: Intersecting Theories and Practices

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Art, EcoJustice, and Education: Intersecting Theories and Practices

Raisa Foster (University of Tampere, Finland), Jussi Makela (University of Tampere, Finland), Rebecca A. Martusewicz (Eastern Michigan University, USA)

The Arts: General & Reference; Philosophy & theory of education

Paperback

Emphasizing the importance of contemporary art forms in EcoJustice Education, this book examines the interconnections between... [more]

$75.99

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Management of Art Galleries

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Management of Art Galleries

Magnus Resch

The Arts: General & Reference; Management & management techniques

Paperback

The latest edition of the bestselling guide to running a successful gallery, told from the expert perspective of art-world... [more]

$39.95

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Managing Organisational Success in the Arts

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Managing Organisational Success in the Arts

David Stevenson (Queen Margaret University, UK)

Art: financial aspects; Museums & museology; Management: leadership & motivation; Organisational theory & behaviour; Non-profitmaking organisations

Hardback

The creative and cultural industries are a dynamic and rapidly expanding field of enterprise. Yet all too often the dominant... [more]

$221.00

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Weather as Medium: Toward a Meteorological Art

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Weather as Medium: Toward a Meteorological Art

Janine Randerson (Senior Lecturer, Auckland University of Technology)

The Arts: General & Reference; Meteorology & climatology

Hardback

An exploration of artworks that use weather or atmosphere as the primary medium, creating new coalitions of collective engagement... [more]

$73.00

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Everything Is Connected - Art and Conspiracy

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Everything Is Connected - Art and Conspiracy

Douglas Eklund, Ian Alteveer, Meredith A. Brown, John Miller, Kathryn Olmsted

The Arts: General & Reference; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Politics & government

Hardback

A timely exploration of artists whose work addresses the subject of conspiracy and media manipulation in modern culture [more]

$94.99

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Moved to Tears: Rethinking the Art of the Sentimental in the United States

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Moved to Tears: Rethinking the Art of the Sentimental in the United States...

Rebecca Bedell

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles

Hardback

A bold new view of sentimental art's significance in American visual culture from the eighteenth to the twentieth century... [more]

$85.00

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The Architecture of Nothingness: An Explanation of the Objective Basis of Beauty in Architecture and the Arts

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The Architecture of Nothingness: An Explanation of the Objective Basis of...

Frank Lyons (Director, Humane Architecture, UK)

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Hardback

It is a common enough assumption that good buildings make us feel good just as poor ones can make us feel insecure, depressed... [more]

$242.00

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The Artists Who Will Change the World

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The Artists Who Will Change the World

Omar Kholeif (King's College London/FACT, Liverpool, UK))

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; Other graphic art forms; Politics & government

Hardback

The essential guide for any art aficionado keen to put their finger on the pulse of tomorrow's art. [more]

$35.00

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Philosophy and the Arts in Central Europe, 1500-1700: Teaching and Texts at Schools and Universities

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Philosophy and the Arts in Central Europe, 1500-1700: Teaching and Texts...

Joseph S. Freedman

Theory of art; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; History of Western philosophy; Philosophy & theory of education

Hardback

Investigates the scope, content and organization of academic instruction in philosophy and the arts at European schools and... [more]

$208.00

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New Geographies of Abstract Art in Postwar Latin America

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New Geographies of Abstract Art in Postwar Latin America

Mariola V. Alvarez (Temple University), Ana M. Franco

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

Hardback

This edited volume examines the history of abstract art across Latin America after 1945. This form of art grew in popularity... [more]

$242.00

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