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The Arts: General & Reference

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National Gallery Technical Bulletin: Volume 38

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National Gallery Technical Bulletin: Volume 38

Paul Ackroyd, Nelly von Aderkas, Rachel Billinge, Jill Dunkerton

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Painting & paintings

Paperback

Features contributions by curators, scientists, and conservators, on materials and techniques of painting, and the scientific... [more]

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New Directions in Mobile Media and Performance

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New Directions in Mobile Media and Performance

Camille C. Baker (University for the Creative Arts Epsom, UK)

The Arts: General & Reference; Art Forms

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New Directions in Mobile Media and Performance explores various performative projects and forms of expression that have emerged... [more]

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Artistic Approaches to Cultural Mapping: Activating Imaginaries and Means of Knowing

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Artistic Approaches to Cultural Mapping: Activating Imaginaries and Means...

Nancy Duxbury, W.F. Garrett-Petts, Alys Longley

The Arts: General & Reference; Cultural studies; Sociology; Human geography; Cartography, map-making & projections

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Making space for imagination can shift research and community planning from a reflective stance to a future forming orientation... [more]

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On Discomfort: Moments in a Modern History of Architectural Culture

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On Discomfort: Moments in a Modern History of Architectural Culture

Andrew Leach, David Ellison

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of architecture; Sociology; Human geography; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

Examining discomfort's physical, emotional, conceptual, psychological and aesthetic dimensions, the contributors to this volume... [more]

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Graffiti and Street Art: Reading, Writing and Representing the City

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Graffiti and Street Art: Reading, Writing and Representing the City

Konstantinos Avramidis, Myrto Tsilimpounidi

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of art; Popular culture; Sociology; Human geography

Paperback

Graffiti and street art images are ubiquitous, and they enjoy a very special place in collective imaginary due to their ambiguous... [more]

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The Artist's Guide to Selling Work

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The Artist's Guide to Selling Work

Annabelle Ruston

Art: financial aspects

Paperback

This best-selling guide provides all the advice artists and craftspeople need to sell their work in today's competitive market.... [more]

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Four Metaphors of Modernism: From Der Sturm to the Societe Anonyme

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Four Metaphors of Modernism: From Der Sturm to the Societe Anonyme

Jenny Anger

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

Paperback

Herwath Walden's Der Sturm--the journal, gallery, performance venue, press, theater, bookstore, and art school in Berlin (1910-1932)--has... [more]

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The DIY Movement in Art, Music and Publishing: Subjugated Knowledges

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The DIY Movement in Art, Music and Publishing: Subjugated Knowledges

Sarah Lowndes (Glasgow School of Art, UK)

The Arts: General & Reference; Popular culture; Media studies; Sociology

Paperback

This book considers the history of Do It Yourself art, music and publishing, demonstrating how DIY strategies have transitioned... [more]

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The Uses of Excess in Visual and Material Culture, 1600-2010

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The Uses of Excess in Visual and Material Culture, 1600-2010

Julia Skelly

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of art; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Agriculture & related industries

Paperback

Although the idea of excess has often been used to degrade, many of the essays in this collection demonstrate how it has also... [more]

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Michael Baxandall, Vision and the Work of Words

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Michael Baxandall, Vision and the Work of Words

Peter Mack, Robert Williams

The Arts: General & Reference; Historiography

Paperback

'The most important art historian of his generation' is how some scholars have described the late Michael Baxandall (1933-2007),... [more]

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Rural Modernity, Everyday Life and Visual Culture

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Rural Modernity, Everyday Life and Visual Culture

Rosemary Shirley

The Arts: General & Reference; History; Social & cultural history; Human geography; Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

Paperback

Through the lens of the everyday, this book explores 'the countryside' as an inhabited and practised realm with lived rhythms... [more]

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Eighteenth-Century Thing Theory in a Global Context: From Consumerism to Celebrity Culture

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Eighteenth-Century Thing Theory in a Global Context: From Consumerism to...

Ileana Baird, Christina Ionescu

The Arts: General & Reference; Literature: history & criticism; Literary theory; Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800

Paperback

Exploring Enlightenment attitudes toward things and their relation to human subjects, this collection offers a geographically... [more]

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Sculpting Simulacra in Medieval Germany, 1250-1380

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Sculpting Simulacra in Medieval Germany, 1250-1380

Assaf Pinkus

The Arts: General & Reference; Art styles not defined by date; Medieval history

Paperback

This book constitutes the first art-historical attempt to theorize the idiosyncratic character of German Gothic sculpture... [more]

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British Art in the Nuclear Age

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British Art in the Nuclear Age

Catherine Jolivette

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of art; Military history; Social & political philosophy; History of science

Paperback

Rooted in the study of objects, this book addresses the role of art and visual culture in discourses surrounding nuclear science... [more]

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Cuckoldry, Impotence and Adultery in Europe (15th-17th century)

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Cuckoldry, Impotence and Adultery in Europe (15th-17th century)

Sara F. Matthews-Grieco

The Arts: General & Reference; Theatre Studies; Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

Paperback

In Renaissance and early modern Europe, various constellations of phenomena-ranging from sex scandals to legal debates to... [more]

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The Organic School of the Russian Avant-Garde: Nature's Creative Principles

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The Organic School of the Russian Avant-Garde: Nature's Creative Principles...

Isabel Wunsche (Jacobs University Bremen)

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

Paperback

The artists of the Organic School of the Russian avant-garde found inspiration as well as a model for artistic growth in the... [more]

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William Hunter's World: The Art and Science of Eighteenth-Century Collecting

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William Hunter's World: The Art and Science of Eighteenth-Century Collecting...

E. Geoffrey Hancock, Nick Pearce, Mungo Campbell

The Arts: General & Reference; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Social & cultural history; History of science; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Paperback

Despite William Hunter's stature as one of the most important collectors and men of science of the eighteenth century, and... [more]

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Consuming Surrealism in American Culture: Dissident Modernism

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Consuming Surrealism in American Culture: Dissident Modernism

Sandra Zalman

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Paperback

Consuming Surrealism in American Culture: Dissident Modernism argues that Surrealism worked as a powerful agitator to disrupt... [more]

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The Painted Closet of Lady Anne Bacon Drury

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The Painted Closet of Lady Anne Bacon Drury

H.L. Meakin

The Arts: General & Reference; Literature: history & criticism; Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800; History

Paperback

Lady Anne Bacon Drury (1572-1624) devised dozens of panels comprised of pictures and Latin mottoes for the walls of her closet... [more]

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Sculptors and Design Reform in France, 1848 to 1895: Sculpture and the Decorative Arts

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Sculptors and Design Reform in France, 1848 to 1895: Sculpture and the Decorative...

Claire Jones

The Arts: General & Reference; Art styles not defined by date; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Paperback

Challenging perceptions of sculpture and the autonomous artist, this book begins with a critique of the Rodin scholarship,... [more]

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Textiles, Fashion, and Design Reform in Austria-Hungary Before the First World War: Principles of Dress

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Textiles, Fashion, and Design Reform in Austria-Hungary Before the First...

Rebecca Houze

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Regional geography

Paperback

Filling a critical gap in Vienna 1900 studies, this book offers a new reading of fin-de-siecle culture in the Austro-Hungarian... [more]

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Zen Paintings in Edo Japan (1600-1868): Playfulness and Freedom in the Artwork of Hakuin Ekaku and Sengai Gibon

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Zen Paintings in Edo Japan (1600-1868): Playfulness and Freedom in the Artwork...

Galit Aviman

The Arts: General & Reference; Art styles not defined by date; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Religion: general; Society & culture: general

Paperback

This book explores the playfulness and free-spirited attitude reflected in the artwork of two prominent Japanese Zen monk-painters:... [more]

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Stitching the World: Embroidered Maps and Women's Geographical Education

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Stitching the World: Embroidered Maps and Women's Geographical Education...

Judith A. Tyner

The Arts: General & Reference; History; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Human geography

Paperback

From the late eighteenth century until about 1840, schoolgirls in the British Isles and the United States created embroidered... [more]

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Old Women and Art in the Early Modern Italian Domestic Interior

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Old Women and Art in the Early Modern Italian Domestic Interior

Erin J. Campbell

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

Paperback

Though portraits of old women mediate cultural preoccupations just as effectively as those of younger women, the scant published... [more]

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Remote Performances in Nature and Architecture

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Remote Performances in Nature and Architecture

Bruce Gilchrist, Jo Joelson

The Arts: General & Reference; Architecture; Human geography; Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

Paperback

Outlandia is an off-grid artists' fieldstation, a treehouse imagined by artists London Fieldworks (Bruce Gilchrist & Jo Joelson)... [more]

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