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The Arts: General & Reference

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The Science For Conservators Series: Volume 3: Adhesives and Coatings

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The Science For Conservators Series: Volume 3: Adhesives and Coatings

Conservation Unit Museums and Galleries Commission

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Storage, maintenance & preservation of collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Industrial chemistry

Paperback

Scientific concepts are basic to the conservation of artefacts of every type, yet many conservators have little or no scientific... [more]

$72.00

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The Science For Conservators Series: Volume 1: An Introduction to Materials

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The Science For Conservators Series: Volume 1: An Introduction to Materials...

The Conservation Unit Museums and Galleries Commission, Conservatio, Conservatio, Conservatio The, The Conservation Unit Museums and Galleries Commission

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Storage, maintenance & preservation of collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Industrial chemistry

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Scientific concepts are basic to the conservation or artefacts of every type, yet many conservators have little or no scientific... [more]

$72.00

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The Shock of the New: Art and the Century of Change

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The Shock of the New: Art and the Century of Change

Robert Hughes

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

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An illustrated 100-year history of modern art, from cubism to pop and avant-guard. . [more]

$55.00

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Picasso On Art: A Selection of Views

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Picasso On Art: A Selection of Views

Dore Ashton, Pablo Picasso

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Painting & paintings; Art Treatments & Subjects

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An anthology of Pablo Picasso's statements about art [more]

$21.99

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Aspects of Symmetry: Selected Erice Lectures

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Aspects of Symmetry: Selected Erice Lectures

Sidney Coleman (Harvard University, Massachusetts)

Theory of art; Mathematics & Sciences; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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For almost twenty years Sidney Coleman has been giving review lectures on frontier topics in theoretical high-energy physics... [more]

$84.95

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The Creative Process: Reflections on the Invention in the Arts and Sciences

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The Creative Process: Reflections on the Invention in the Arts and Sciences...

Brewster Ghiselin

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Literary theory; History of ideas

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This anthology brings together material from 38 well-known writers, artists and scientists who attempt to describe the process... [more]

$40.95

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Symmetry

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Symmetry

Hermann Weyl

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics; Mathematics & Sciences

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Defines symmetry through a discussion of its many uses in a wide variety of fields both academic and natural. [more]

$28.95

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Concerning the Spiritual in Art

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Concerning the Spiritual in Art

Wassily Kandinsky

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

Paperback

Pioneering work by the great modernist painter, considered by many to be the father of abstract art and a leader in the movement... [more]

$10.95

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The Dehumanization of Art and Other Essays on Art, Culture, and Literature

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The Dehumanization of Art and Other Essays on Art, Culture, and Literature...

Jose Ortega y Gasset

Theory of art

Paperback

The Dehumanization of Art and Other Essays on Art, Culture and Literature . [more]

$65.00

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Looking at Jewelry (Looking at series) - A Guide to Terms, Styles, and Techniques

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Looking at Jewelry (Looking at series) - A Guide to Terms, Styles, and Techniques...

Susanne Gansicke, Yvonne J. Markowitz

The Arts: General & Reference; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Reference works; Antiques & collectables; Antiques & collectables: jewellery; Jewellery & beadcraft

Paperback

What is a cabochon? What are the various types of gilding? What is vermeil? This accessible book - the first of its kind -... [more]

$34.99

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The Photography Cultures Reader: Representation, Agency and Identity

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The Photography Cultures Reader: Representation, Agency and Identity

Liz Wells

Theory of art; Photography & photographs

Paperback

The Photography Cultures Reader: Representation, Agency and Identity engages with contemporary debates surrounding photographic... [more]

$69.99

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Tate: Brief Lessons in Rule Breaking

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Tate: Brief Lessons in Rule Breaking

Frances Ambler

The Arts: General & Reference; Non-graphic art forms

Paperback

Find the confidence to take bigger creative risks, get rebellious and stop playing it safe. [more]

$16.99

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Tate: Brief Lessons in Creativity

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Tate: Brief Lessons in Creativity

Frances Ambler

The Arts: General & Reference; Non-graphic art forms

Paperback

Banish creative block with inspirational words from Hockney, Pollock and more. [more]

$16.99

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Duty Free Art: Art in the Age of Planetary Civil War

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Duty Free Art: Art in the Age of Planetary Civil War

Hito Steyerl

Theory of art

Paperback

What is the function of art in the era of digital gloablisation? [more]

$22.99

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Techne Theory: A New Language for Art

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Techne Theory: A New Language for Art

Henry Staten (University of Washington, USA)

Theory of art; Philosophy

Paperback

Only since the Romantic period has art been understood in terms of an ineffable aesthetic quality of things like poems, paintings,... [more]

$43.99

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Slow Art: The Experience of Looking, Sacred Images to James Turrell

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Slow Art: The Experience of Looking, Sacred Images to James Turrell

Arden Reed

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

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Americans, on average, spend between six and ten seconds looking at individual artworks in museums or galleries. This book... [more]

$57.99

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Sam Francis - The Artist's Materials

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Sam Francis - The Artist's Materials

Debra Burchett-Lere, Aneta Zebala

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Painting & paintings; Prints & printmaking; Art techniques & principles; Biography: general

Paperback

The next title in the respected Artist's Materials series offers groundbreaking analysis of Sam Francis's working methods... [more]

$64.00

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Landscape into Eco Art: Articulations of Nature Since the '60s

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Landscape into Eco Art: Articulations of Nature Since the '60s

Mark Cheetham

Theory of art; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Environmentalist thought & ideology

Paperback

Explores the practices of ecological art, a genre addressing the widespread public concern with rapid climate change and related... [more]

$79.00

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Publishing Manifestos: An International Anthology from Artists and Writers

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Publishing Manifestos: An International Anthology from Artists and Writers...

Michalis Pichler (Director)

Theory of art; Publishing industry

Hardback

Manifestos by artists, authors, editors, publishers, designers, zinesters explore publishing as artistic practice. [more]

$64.99

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The Production Sites of Architecture

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The Production Sites of Architecture

Sophia Psarra (University College London, UK)

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

The Production Sites of Architecture examines the intimate link between material sites and meaning. It explores questions... [more]

$69.99

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Joerg Breu the Elder: Art, Culture, and Belief in Reformation Augsburg

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Joerg Breu the Elder: Art, Culture, and Belief in Reformation Augsburg

Andrew Morrall

The Arts: General & Reference; Western philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance, c 500 to c 1600; Church history

Paperback

This text covers the life of the Renaissance painter Jorg Breu the Elder. It looks at his life and works, as well as his influences... [more]

$62.99

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Paris by Design

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Paris by Design

Jorgensen EVA

The Arts: General & Reference; Travel & holiday guides

Hardback

Paris by Design is the definitive Paris book for the design-savvy traveler and creatively curious Francophile. With a combination... [more]

$45.00

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Modern Architecture and the End of Empire

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Modern Architecture and the End of Empire

Mark Crinson

The Arts: General & Reference; City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of architecture; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Paperback

Mark Crinson's study is concerned with the relation between architecture and those events and processes that make up the so-called... [more]

$73.99

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The Cultural Devolution: Art in Britain in the Late Twentieth Century

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The Cultural Devolution: Art in Britain in the Late Twentieth Century

Neil Mulholland

Theory of art; British & Irish history; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Paperback

What happened to art in Britain when the balance began to shift from public to private subsidy following the IMF crisis in... [more]

$58.99

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Knockout: The Art of Boxing

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Knockout: The Art of Boxing

Ken Regan

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

Chronicling the legacy of boxing's biggest names-including the great Muhammad Ali-and their impact on the sweet science,... [more]

$49.99

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