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The Arts: General & Reference

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Representations of Working in Arts Education: Stories of Learning and Teaching

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Representations of Working in Arts Education: Stories of Learning and Teaching...

Narelle Lemon, Susanne Garvis, Christopher Klopper, Christopher Klopper

The Arts: General & Reference; Teaching staff

Hardback

Provides key insights from stakeholders across the teaching and learning spectrum and offers examples of pedagogical practice... [more]

$119.00

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How to Write About Contemporary Art

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How to Write About Contemporary Art

Gilda Williams

Theory of art; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Writing & editing guides

Paperback

Suitable for students, arts professionals and other aspiring writers, this book navigates readers through the key elements... [more]

$24.99

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Textiles of Southeast Asia: Tradition, Trade and Transformation

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Textiles of Southeast Asia: Tradition, Trade and Transformation

Robyn J. Maxwell, Mattiebelle Gittinger

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

An updated classic for collectors and students by the most trusted voices in the field [more]

$49.99

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Inert Cities: Globalization, Mobility and Suspension in Visual Culture

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Inert Cities: Globalization, Mobility and Suspension in Visual Culture

Stephanie Hemelryk Donald, Christoph Lindner

Theory of art; Cultural studies; Urban communities

Paperback

Chapters explore what happens when photography, film, mixed media works, architecture and design intervene in public spaces... [more]

$39.99

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My Grandfather's Gallery: A Family Memoir of Art and War

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My Grandfather's Gallery: A Family Memoir of Art and War

Anne Sinclair

The Arts: General & Reference; Biography; Memoirs; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

A singular man in the history of modern art, betrayed by Vichy, is the subject of this riveting family memoir. [more]

$32.99

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How to Visit an Art Museum: Tips for a Truly Rewarding Visit

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How to Visit an Art Museum: Tips for a Truly Rewarding Visit

Johan Idema

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

What do you do when the label simply reads Untitled, 1973 ? Where to look when a painting offers you a picturesque but undisguised... [more]

$24.99

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Paul Durand-Ruel: Memoirs of the First Impressionist Art Dealer (1831-1922)

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Paul Durand-Ruel: Memoirs of the First Impressionist Art Dealer (1831-1922)...

Flavie Durand-Ruel, Paul-Louis Durand-Ruel

Art: financial aspects; Art & design styles: Impressionism & Post-Impressionism; Memoirs

Hardback

Presents memoirs that recount key events, from author's grandparents desperate flight from the Terror in 1793, to his fathers... [more]

$65.00

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Radical History and the Politics of Art

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Radical History and the Politics of Art

Gabriel Rockhill

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics; Social & political philosophy

Paperback

Gabriel Rockhill opens new space for rethinking the relationship between art and politics. Rather than understanding the two... [more]

$55.99

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Ovid and the Metamorphoses of Modern Art from Botticelli to Picasso

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Ovid and the Metamorphoses of Modern Art from Botticelli to Picasso

Paul Barolsky

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Art styles not defined by date; Small-scale, secular & domestic scenes in art

Hardback

Written in the spirit of Ovid, this book traces the art derived from Ovid's Metamorphoses from the Renaissance onwards. It... [more]

$54.99

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The Believer

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The Believer

Heidi Julavits, Andrew Leland, Vendela Vida

The Arts: General & Reference; Serials, periodicals, abstracts, indexes

Paperback

A monthly magazine where length is no object. Presented in recycled acid-free heavy stock paper, it features long articles,... [more]

$19.99

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The World of Postsecret

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The World of Postsecret

Frank Warren

The Arts: General & Reference; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem

Hardback

Another collection of never-before seen, artistically created postcards from around the world revealing the shocking, soulful,... [more]

$42.99

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How to Look at Art

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How to Look at Art

Susie Hodge

Theory of art

Paperback

Following on from her bestselling book How to Survive Modern Art, Susie Hodge once again tackles a dauntingly complex subject:... [more]

$24.95

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Bali: Island of the Gods

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Bali: Island of the Gods

Robyn Maxwell

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Architecture; Antiques & collectables

Paperback

For Australians, Bali is easily the best known and most frequently visited island of Indonesia. It is thus surprising that... [more]

$39.95

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The Lord of the Rings: The Definitive Movie Posters

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The Lord of the Rings: The Definitive Movie Posters

Insight Editions

The Arts: General & Reference; Poster art; Films, movies & cinema

Paperback

J.R.R. Tolkienâ??s fantastical world of hobbits, elves, dwarves, and orcs comes to life in this beautiful selection... [more]

$28.99

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Photography and its Violations

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Photography and its Violations

John Roberts

Theory of art; Photography & photographs

Hardback

Theorists critique photography for objectifying its subjects and manipulating appearances for the sake of art. In this bold... [more]

$63.00

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On Slowness: Toward an Aesthetic of the Contemporary

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On Slowness: Toward an Aesthetic of the Contemporary

Lutz Koepnick

The Arts: General & Reference; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

Speed is an obvious facet of contemporary society, whereas slowness has often been dismissed as conservative and antimodern.... [more]

$74.00

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Retracing the Expanded Field: Encounters Between Art and Architecture

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Retracing the Expanded Field: Encounters Between Art and Architecture

Spyros Papapetros, Julian Rose

Theory of art; Theory of architecture

Hardback

Expansion, convergence, adjacency, projection, rapport, and intersection are a few of the terms used to redraw the boundaries... [more]

$74.99

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Another Light: Jacques-Louis David to Thomas Demand

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Another Light: Jacques-Louis David to Thomas Demand

Michael Fried

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles

Hardback

A compilation of fascinating and original essays by one of today's most important art historians [more]

$74.99

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Mathematics in Twentieth-century Literature and Art: Content, Form, Meaning

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Mathematics in Twentieth-century Literature and Art: Content, Form, Meaning...

Robert Tubbs

Theory of art; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Mathematics

Paperback

An insightful tour of the great masters of the last century and an argument that challenges long-held paradigms, Mathematics... [more]

$54.99

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Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, and the World of Elizabethan Art: Painting and Patronage at the Court of Elizabeth I

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Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, and the World of Elizabethan Art: Painting...

Elizabeth Goldring

Art: financial aspects; History of art & design styles: c 1400 to c 1600; British & Irish history

Hardback

Presents the survey of aristocratic art-collecting and patronage in Elizabethan England, as seen through the activities of... [more]

$76.00

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The Believer, Issue 107

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The Believer, Issue 107

Heidi Julavits, Andrew Leland, Vendela Vida

The Arts: General & Reference; Serials, periodicals, abstracts, indexes

Paperback

<p><i>The Believer</i> is a monthly magazine where length is no object. It features long articles, interviews, and book&nbsp;<span... [more]

$14.99

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Start Up: Top Arts 2014

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Start Up: Top Arts 2014

David Hurlston, Gina Panebianco, Michaela McGuire

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

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$19.95

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Where Does Art Come from?: How to Find Inspiration and Ideas

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Where Does Art Come from?: How to Find Inspiration and Ideas

William Kluba

The Arts: General & Reference; Art & design styles: Conceptual art; Reference works; Psychology

Paperback

William Kluba, author, takes an in-depth look at the origins of inspiration and ideas, to help us better understand where... [more]

$28.99

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Material Inventions: Applying Creative Arts Research

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Material Inventions: Applying Creative Arts Research

Estelle Barrett, Barbara Bolt

Theory of art; Research methods: general

Hardback

This is a timely follow-up to Practice as Research: Approaches to Creative Arts Enquiry and will be indispensable to researchers,... [more]

$124.00

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The Rhythmic Event: Art, Media, and the Sonic

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The Rhythmic Event: Art, Media, and the Sonic

Eleni Ikoniadou

Theory of art; Media studies

Hardback

The sonic has come to occupy center stage in the arts and humanities. In the age of computational media, sound and its subcultures... [more]

$51.99

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