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The Arts: General & Reference

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The Uncertain Image

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The Uncertain Image

Ulrik Ekman (University of Copenhagen, Denmark), Daniela Agostinho (University of Copenhagen, Denmark), Nanna Bonde Thylstrup (Aarhus University, Denmark), Kristin Veel (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

The Arts: General & Reference; Photography & photographs; Media studies

Hardback

Citizens of networked societies are almost incessantly accompanied by ecologies of images. These ecologies of still and moving... [more]

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Parables

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Parables

Torin M Finser

The Arts: General & Reference; Education; Open learning, home learning, distance education; Teaching of a specific subject

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Torin Finser writes that parables involve looking down (or out) to find an often-overlooked object, and then looking up... [more]

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The Archaeology of Art: Materials, Practices, Affects

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The Archaeology of Art: Materials, Practices, Affects

Andrew Meirion Jones, Andrew Cochrane

Theory of art; Archaeological theory; Anthropology

Paperback

How can archaeologists interpret ancient art and images if they do not treat them as symbols or signifiers of identity?<br... [more]

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Multimodality and Aesthetics

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Multimodality and Aesthetics

Elise Seip Tonnessen, Frida Forsgren

The Arts: General & Reference; Art styles not defined by date; linguistics; Literary studies: general

Hardback

This volume explores the relationship between aesthetics and traditional multimodal communication to show how all semiotic... [more]

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Digital Art, Aesthetic Creation: The Birth of a Medium

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Digital Art, Aesthetic Creation: The Birth of a Medium

Paul Crowther (Alma Mater Europaea - Institutum Studiorum Humanitatis)

The Arts: General & Reference; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Photography & photographs; Philosophy: aesthetics; Computing: general

Hardback

Is art created with computers really art? This book answers `yes.' Computers can generate visual art with unique aesthetic... [more]

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Arts and Business: Building a Common Ground for Understanding Society

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Arts and Business: Building a Common Ground for Understanding Society

Elena Raviola, Peter Zackariasson

The Arts: General & Reference; Research & development management

Paperback

Arts and Business aims at bringing arts and business scholars together in a dialogue about a number of key topics that today... [more]

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Installation Art and the Practices of Archivalism

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Installation Art and the Practices of Archivalism

David Houston Jones (University of Exeter UK)

Theory of art; Installation art

Paperback

On the leading edge of trauma and archival studies, this timely book engages with the recent growth in visual projects that... [more]

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Gestures of Seeing in Film, Video and Drawing

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Gestures of Seeing in Film, Video and Drawing

Asbjorn Gronstad (University of Bergen, Norway), Henrik Gustafsson (University of Tromso, Norway), Oyvind Vagnes (University of Bergen, Norway)

Theory of art; Media studies

Paperback

The first book of its kind, Gestures of Seeing in Film, Video and Drawing engages broadly with the often too neglected yet... [more]

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Hugh Lane: The Art Market and the Art Museum, 1893-1915

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Hugh Lane: The Art Market and the Art Museum, 1893-1915

Morna O'Neill

Art: financial aspects

Hardback

This book charts a geography of the art market and the art museum in the early 20th century through the legacy of one influential... [more]

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Why Art Museums?: The Unfinished Work of Alexander Dorner

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Why Art Museums?: The Unfinished Work of Alexander Dorner

Sarah Ganz Blythe (Director of Education, RISD), Andrew Martinez (Archivist)

The Arts: General & Reference; Museums & museology

Hardback

Alexander Dorner's radical ideas about the purpose of museums and art, examined through his tenure as Director of the RISD... [more]

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Vile Days: The Village Voice Art Columns, 1985-1988

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Vile Days: The Village Voice Art Columns, 1985-1988

Gary Indiana

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

Hardback

Gary Indiana's collected columns of art criticism from the Village Voice, documenting, from the front lines, the 1980s New... [more]

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Photography and the Art Market

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Photography and the Art Market

Juliet Hacking

Art: financial aspects; Photography & photographs

Hardback

An essential guide to the state of the market for art photography today. [more]

$76.00

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Visual Communication for Social Work Practice: Power, Culture, Analysis

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Visual Communication for Social Work Practice: Power, Culture, Analysis...

Sonia M. Tascon (University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia.)

Theory of art; Social work

Hardback

How are we to understand how the dominance of visual images and representations in late modernity affects Social Work practice,... [more]

$231.00

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The Story of Scottish Design

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The Story of Scottish Design

Philip Long, Joanna Norman

The Arts: General & Reference; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Architecture

Hardback

The first major survey of Scottish design history from 1500 to present day. [more]

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Cultural Mobility in the Interwar Avant-Garde Art Network: Poland, Belgium and the Netherlands

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Cultural Mobility in the Interwar Avant-Garde Art Network: Poland, Belgium...

Michal Wenderski (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan)

The Arts: General & Reference; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; History: theory & methods; Social & cultural history

Hardback

This book explores the issue of cultural mobility within the interwar network of the European avant-garde, focusing on selected... [more]

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Dancing with the Gods: Reflections on Life and Art

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Dancing with the Gods: Reflections on Life and Art

Kent Nerburn

The Arts: General & Reference; Self-help & personal development

Hardback

Guidance and wisdom for young artists, from award-winning artist and writer Kent Nerburn [more]

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Photography and Ontology: Unsettling Images

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Photography and Ontology: Unsettling Images

Donna West Brett (The University of Sydney, Australia), Natalya Lusty (University of Sydney, Australia)

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; Photography & photographs; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

This edited collection explores the complex ways in which photography is used and interpreted: as a record of evidence, as... [more]

$242.00

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Adrian Piper: A Reader

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Adrian Piper: A Reader

Cornelia Butler, David Platzker

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government

Paperback

Published in conjunction with MoMA's retrospective exhibition and in collaboration with the artist, this scholarly volume... [more]

$65.00

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Materializing Gender in Eighteenth-Century Europe

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Materializing Gender in Eighteenth-Century Europe

Jennifer G. Germann, Heidi A. Strobel

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; Museums & museology; History; European history

Paperback

Art history has enriched the study of material culture as a scholarly field. This interdisciplinary volume enhances this literature... [more]

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Writing the Modern: Selected Texts on Art and Art History in Singapore, Malaysia & Southeast Asia, 1973 - 2015

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Writing the Modern: Selected Texts on Art and Art History in Singapore,...

T.K. Sabapathy

Theory of art

Paperback

T.K. Sabapathy has been writing on the art of Southeast Asia for over four decades (1973-2015), as a critic, curator and art... [more]

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Designing Modern Norway: A History of Design Discourse

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Designing Modern Norway: A History of Design Discourse

Kjetil Fallan

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; European history

Paperback

Designing Modern Norway: A History of Design Discourse is an intellectual history of design and its role in configuring the... [more]

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Visual Cultures of Foundling Care in Renaissance Italy

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Visual Cultures of Foundling Care in Renaissance Italy

Diana Bullen Presciutti

The Arts: General & Reference; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Health & Self-Help

Paperback

The social problem of infant abandonment captured the public's imagination in Italy during the fifteenth century, a critical... [more]

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: In Modernity's Wake (1989): The Ameurunculus Letters

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: In Modernity's Wake (1989): The Ameurunculus Letters

Michael Phillipson

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics; Sociology

Paperback

First published in 1988, this book attempts to tackle the problem of how to write about art, culture, and the issues of postmodernism... [more]

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: Painting, Language and Modernity (1985)

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: Painting, Language and Modernity (1985)

Michael Phillipson

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics; Sociology

Paperback

First published in 1985, this book draws together the author's artistic with analytical practices which had been developed... [more]

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Uncharted Territory: Culture and Commerce in Hong Kong's Art World

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Uncharted Territory: Culture and Commerce in Hong Kong's Art World

Magnus Renfrew

Theory of art; Art: financial aspects; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Paperback

Hong Kong has the once in a generation opportunity to assert itself as the creative and cultural hub of Asia, and to rival... [more]

$9.99

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