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The Arts: General & Reference

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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

Hardback

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

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The Artists Who Will Change the World

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The Artists Who Will Change the World

Omar Kholeif (King's College London/FACT, Liverpool, UK))

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; Other graphic art forms; Politics & government

Hardback

The essential guide for any art aficionado keen to put their finger on the pulse of tomorrow's art. [more]

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Creating Stylized Characters

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Creating Stylized Characters

3dtotal Publishing

Theory of art; Electronic, holographic & video art; Human figures depicted in art; Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts

Paperback

Learn how to create vibrant character designs with the step-by-step guidance of professional artists from the illustration... [more]

$67.99

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New Geographies of Abstract Art in Postwar Latin America

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New Geographies of Abstract Art in Postwar Latin America

Mariola V. Alvarez (Temple University), Ana M. Franco

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

Hardback

This edited volume examines the history of abstract art across Latin America after 1945. This form of art grew in popularity... [more]

$242.00

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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

Paperback

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

$19.99

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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]

$62.99

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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]

$242.00

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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]

$77.99

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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]

$77.99

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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]

$94.99

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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]

$84.99

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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]

$74.99

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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]

$49.99

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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]

$242.00

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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]

$77.99

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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]

$77.99

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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]

$58.99

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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]

$58.99

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