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The Arts: General & Reference

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On Art

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On Art

Ilya Kabakov

Theory of art; Art & design styles: Abstract Expressionism; Individual artists, art monographs

Paperback

The first collection in English of the writings of Russian conceptual artist Ilya Kabakov, a leading figure in the avant garde... [more]

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Body without Organs, Body without Image: Ernesto Neto's Anti-Leviathan (Undoing the Image 1)

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Body without Organs, Body without Image: Ernesto Neto's Anti-Leviathan (Undoing...

Eric Alliez, Jean-Claude Bonne

Theory of art

Paperback

A close analysis of the work of Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto reveals the fundamental stakes of a contemporary art in the... [more]

$49.99

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Graphite 10

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Graphite 10

3dtotal Publishing

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

Paperback

GRAPHITE is an art magazine featuring over 100 pages of inspirational images, interviews and tutorials in an elegant quarterly... [more]

$27.99

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Art as Human Practice: An Aesthetics

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Art as Human Practice: An Aesthetics

Georg W. Bertram (Institute for Philosophy, Free University of Berlin, Germany)

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

Paperback

How is art both distinct and different from the rest of human life, while also mattering in and for it? This central yet overlooked... [more]

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Eight lectures delivered to the students of the Royal Academy: Eight lectures delivered to the students of the Royal Academy

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Eight lectures delivered to the students of the Royal Academy: Eight lectures...

George Clausen

Theory of art; Media studies

Paperback

The author delivers these eight lectures to the students of The Royal Academy of Arts about the aims and ideals of art. He... [more]

$69.99

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Revival: Six Lectures on Painting (1904): Delivered to the Students of the Royal Academy of Arts in London, January 1904

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Revival: Six Lectures on Painting (1904): Delivered to the Students of the...

George Clausen

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

The chapters in this volume were delivered at lectures to students of the Royal Academy of Arts in January 1904 by George... [more]

$69.99

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Landscapes: John Berger on Art

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Landscapes: John Berger on Art

John Berger

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles

Paperback

What does art tell us about ourselves? John Berger on the politics and consolations of creativity. [more]

$32.99

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Math Art: Truth, Beauty, and Equations

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Math Art: Truth, Beauty, and Equations

Stephen Ornes

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

From geometry in motion to the possibilities of pi, this stunning volume reveals how art inspired the beauty and poetry of... [more]

$37.99

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Speculative Aesthetics

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Speculative Aesthetics

James Trafford, Robin Mackay, Luke Pendrell

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

An examination of the new technological mediations between the human sensorium and the planetary media network and of the... [more]

$27.99

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Becoming-Matisse: Between Painting and Architecture (Undoing the Image 2)

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Becoming-Matisse: Between Painting and Architecture (Undoing the Image 2)...

Eric Alliez (Kingston University, London)

Theory of art; Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960; Individual artists, art monographs; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

A reevaluation of Matisse that reveals the complex function of his work and thought in contemporary art's escape from the... [more]

$64.99

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A Dictionary of the American Avant-Gardes

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A Dictionary of the American Avant-Gardes

Richard Kostelanetz

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; Performance art; Theatre Studies

Hardback

For this American edition of his legendary arts dictionary of information and opinion, the distinguished critic and arts historian... [more]

$315.00

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Frame Work: Honour and Ornament in Italian Renaissance Art

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Frame Work: Honour and Ornament in Italian Renaissance Art

Alison Wright

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Renaissance art

Hardback

My husband Jan finished me on 17 June 1439. . . . My age was 33 years. So speaks Margaret van Eyck from the frame of her... [more]

$129.00

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Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965-1975

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Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965-1975

Melissa Ho, Thomas Crow, Martha Rosler, Mignon Nixon, Erica Levin

The Arts: General & Reference; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Vietnam War

Hardback

Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name, on view at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington,... [more]

$165.00

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The Design Philosophy Reader

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The Design Philosophy Reader

Anne-Marie Willis (German University in Cairo, Egypt)

Theory of art; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design

Paperback

What is design philosophy and why is it needed? This important book explains the discipline's recent emergence, the key questions... [more]

$59.99

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Surpassing Modernity: Ambivalence in Art, Politics and Society

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Surpassing Modernity: Ambivalence in Art, Politics and Society

Andrew McNamara (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)

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

Paperback

For the past thirty to forty years, cultural analysis has focused on developing terms to explain the surpassing of modernity.... [more]

$39.99

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Digital Painting Techniques Volume 8

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Digital Painting Techniques Volume 8

3dtotal Publishing

Theory of art; Electronic, holographic & video art; Art Treatments & Subjects; Art techniques & principles; Digital TV & media centres: consumer & user guides

Paperback

Learn all the latest digital painting techniques with the eighth volume in this essential series for any digital artist. [more]

$75.00

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Artist's Guide to the Anatomy of the Human Head: Defining Structure and Capturing Emotions

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Artist's Guide to the Anatomy of the Human Head: Defining Structure and...

3DTotal Publishing

Theory of art; Human figures depicted in art; Portraits in art; Art techniques & principles

Paperback

Learn how to define structure and capture emotions with this comprehensive artist's guide to drawing the human head. [more]

$43.95

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Ecologies, Agents, Terrains

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Ecologies, Agents, Terrains

Christopher P. Heuer, Rebecca Zorach

Theory of art; Conservation of the environment

Paperback

A related conference, titled Ecologies, Agents, Terrains, was held May 4-6, 2017 at the Clark. [more]

$47.99

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Gan's Constructivism: Aesthetic Theory for an Embedded Modernism

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Gan's Constructivism: Aesthetic Theory for an Embedded Modernism

Kristin Romberg

The Arts: General & Reference; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Politics & government

Hardback

This compelling new account of Russian constructivism repositions the agitator Aleksei Gan as the movement's chief protagonist... [more]

$128.00

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A Short History of the Shadow

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A Short History of the Shadow

Victor I. Stoichita

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles

Paperback

In this investigative tour de force, now available in a new format edition, Victor I. Stoichita untangles the history of one... [more]

$37.99

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Seven Keys to Modern Art

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Seven Keys to Modern Art

Simon Morley

The Arts: General & Reference; Art & design styles: from c 1960

Hardback

A unique guide to making sense of modern and contemporary art through seven different approaches, focusing on twenty major... [more]

$39.99

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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; Theatre Studies; Management: leadership & motivation; Organisational theory & behaviour; Non-profitmaking organisations

Paperback

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

$62.99

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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

Paperback

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

$73.99

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A Ransomed Dissident: A Life in Art Under the Soviets

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A Ransomed Dissident: A Life in Art Under the Soviets

Igor Golomstock

The Arts: General & Reference; Autobiography: historical, political & military; European history; Social & cultural history

Hardback

The extraordinary story of the man who introduced Western art into Soviet Russia [more]

$40.00

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The Central Collecting Point in Munich - A New Beginning for the Restitution and Protection of Art

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The Central Collecting Point in Munich - A New Beginning for the Restitution...

Iris Lauterbach

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; European history

Hardback

A compelling exploration of the many issues surrounding the restoration and restitution of Nazi-stolen art at the end of World... [more]

$122.00

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