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The Arts: General & Reference

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George Hadfield: Architect of the Federal City

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George Hadfield: Architect of the Federal City

Julia King

The Arts: General & Reference; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; History of architecture; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Paperback

During his lifetime, the work of architect George Hadfield (1763-1826) was highly regarded, both in England and the United... [more]

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The Encyclopaedic Dictionary in the Eighteenth Century: Architecture, Arts and Crafts: v. 1: John Harris and the Lexicon Technicum: Architecture, Arts and Crafts

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The Encyclopaedic Dictionary in the Eighteenth Century: Architecture, Arts...

Terence M. Russell

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

First published in 1997, this volume examines two of Sir Francis Bacon's civil essays, Sir Henry Wotton's The Elements of... [more]

$189.00

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Sweetness and Strength: The Reception of Michelangelo in Late Victorian England

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Sweetness and Strength: The Reception of Michelangelo in Late Victorian...

Lene Ostermark-Johansen

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

This text explores the reinvention of Michelangelo in the Victorian era. Lene Ostermark-Johansen shows how the critical discussion... [more]

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Looking at Men: Art, Anatomy and the Modern Male Body

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Looking at Men: Art, Anatomy and the Modern Male Body

Anthea Callen

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

Beginning in 1800, Looking at Men explores how the modern male body was forged through the intimately linked professions of... [more]

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Architectures of Transversality: Paul Klee, Louis Kahn and the Persian Imagination

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Architectures of Transversality: Paul Klee, Louis Kahn and the Persian Imagination...

Shima Mohajeri (University of Washington, USA)

Theory of art; Theory of architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms; History of architecture

Hardback

Outgrowth of the author's thesis (doctoral--Texas A & M University, 2013) under the title: On the dialectic of silence: Klee,... [more]

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Dialogue on the Errors and Abuses of Painters

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Dialogue on the Errors and Abuses of Painters

Givanni Andrea Gilio, Michael Bury, Lucinda Byatt, Carol M. Richardson

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; History of art & design styles: c 1400 to c 1600; Painting & paintings

Paperback

Essential - and engaging - reading for anyone interested in the issues that concerned artists and patrons in the sixteenth... [more]

$92.00

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Binding Space: The Book as Spatial Practice

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Binding Space: The Book as Spatial Practice

Marian Macken

The Arts: General & Reference; Art styles not defined by date; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Theory of architecture

Paperback

Books orient, intrigue, provoke and direct the reader while editing, interpreting, encapsulating, constructing and revealing... [more]

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Women Architects in India: Histories of Practice in Mumbai and Delhi

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Women Architects in India: Histories of Practice in Mumbai and Delhi

Mary N. Woods

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Society & culture: general; Gender studies, gender groups

Paperback

With a study of how women have shaped the modern Indian built environment from the independence struggle, this book reveals... [more]

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Deaccessioning and its Discontents: A Critical History

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Deaccessioning and its Discontents: A Critical History

Martin Gammon (President, Pergamon Art Group)

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Museums & museology

Hardback

The first history of the deaccession of objects from museum collections that defends deaccession as an essential component... [more]

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The Artist-Philosopher and New Philosophy

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The Artist-Philosopher and New Philosophy

George Smith (Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts, USA)

Theory of art; History of Western philosophy; Cultural studies

Hardback

In The Artist-Philosopher and New Philosophy, Smith argues that Western Metaphysics has indeed come to what Heidegger describes... [more]

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Artangel and Financing British Art: Adapting to Social and Economic Change

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Artangel and Financing British Art: Adapting to Social and Economic Change...

Charlotte Gould (Sorbonne Nouvelle University)

Art: financial aspects; History of Art & Design Styles; Museums & museology

Hardback

The Artangel Trust has been credited with providing artists with all the money and logistics they need to create one-off dream... [more]

$242.00

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Jeremy Kirwan-Ward: You Can See It From Here

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Jeremy Kirwan-Ward: You Can See It From Here

Margaret Moore

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

Jeremy Kirwan-Ward- You Can See It From Here is a stunning visual survey of one Australia's most loved multi-disciplinary... [more]

$59.99

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The Postconceptual Condition

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The Postconceptual Condition

Peter Osborne

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

Paperback

Tracking the postconceptual dimensions of contemporary art [more]

$36.99

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Visual Typologies from the Early Modern to the Contemporary: Local Contexts and Global Practices

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Visual Typologies from the Early Modern to the Contemporary: Local Contexts...

Tara Zanardi, Lynda Klich

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

Hardback

Visual Typologies from the Early Modern to the Contemporary investigates the pictorial representation of types from the sixteenth... [more]

$242.00

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Academics, Artists, and Museums: 21st-Century Partnerships

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Academics, Artists, and Museums: 21st-Century Partnerships

Irina D. Costache, Clare Kunny

The Arts: General & Reference; Museums & museology

Hardback

Academics, Artists, and Museums examines twenty-first century partnerships between the museum and higher education sectors,... [more]

$242.00

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How to Talk to Children About Art

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How to Talk to Children About Art

Francoise Barbe-Gall

The Arts: General & Reference; Teaching of a specific subject; Educational: Art & design

Paperback

All-new edition of this successful title offers a series of simple talking points - according to three age ranges - about... [more]

$24.99

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Creative Practices for Visual Artists: Time, Space, Process

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Creative Practices for Visual Artists: Time, Space, Process

Kenneth Steinbach (Bethel University, Minnesota, USA)

Theory of art

Paperback

Contrary to popular belief, the practice of art isn't just a product of innate talent or artistic vision; artwork emerges... [more]

$65.99

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Multidisciplinarity: Projects for Social Change in Art and Culture

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Multidisciplinarity: Projects for Social Change in Art and Culture

Luisa Santos

The Arts: General & Reference; Cultural studies; Project management; Public ownership & nationalisation; Sport & leisure industries

Hardback

In Manifesto for an Independent Revolutionary Art Andre Breton and Diego Rivera, under the effects of German fascism and Russian... [more]

$137.00

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Art, EcoJustice, and Education: Intersecting Theories and Practices

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Art, EcoJustice, and Education: Intersecting Theories and Practices

Raisa Foster (University of Tampere, Finland), Jussi Makela (University of Tampere, Finland), Rebecca A. Martusewicz (Eastern Michigan University, USA)

The Arts: General & Reference; Philosophy & theory of education

Hardback

Emphasizing the importance of contemporary art forms in EcoJustice Education, this book examines the interconnections between... [more]

$200.00

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Photography and the Contemporary Cultural Condition: Commemorating the Present

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Photography and the Contemporary Cultural Condition: Commemorating the Present...

Peter D. Osborne (University of the Arts London, UK)

The Arts: General & Reference; Photography & photographs

Hardback

In this book, Osborne demonstrates why and how photography as photography has survived and flourished since the rise of digital... [more]

$221.00

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Jeppe Hein: Einatmen - Innehalten - Ausatmen

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Jeppe Hein: Einatmen - Innehalten - Ausatmen

Jeppe Hein, Hirsch, Marie-Amelie Zu Salm-Salm

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

New from Jeppe Hein: Breath as an Artistic Theme [more]

$65.00

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Pop Art and Popular Music: Jukebox Modernism

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Pop Art and Popular Music: Jukebox Modernism

Melissa L. Mednicov (Sam Houston State University)

Theory of art; Art & design styles: Pop art; Media studies; Gender studies, gender groups; Ethnic studies

Hardback

This book offers an innovative and interdisciplinary approach to Pop art scholarship through a recuperation of popular music... [more]

$242.00

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The Appeal of the Philippines: Spain, Cultural Representation and Politics

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The Appeal of the Philippines: Spain, Cultural Representation and Politics...

Jose Luis Diaz Rodriguez

Art: financial aspects; Colonialism & imperialism; International relations

Hardback

This book examines the different means through which Spain has revisited its ex-colony - the Philippines - since 2000. Focusing... [more]

$242.00

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The Truth Is Always Grey: A History of Modernist Painting

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The Truth Is Always Grey: A History of Modernist Painting

Frances Guerin

Theory of art; Art & design styles: Modernist design & Bauhaus

Paperback

Frances Guerin argues that painters select grey to respond to a key question of modernist art: What is painting? Presenting... [more]

$44.99

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Superhumanity: Design of the Self

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Superhumanity: Design of the Self

Nick Axel, Beatriz Colomina, Nikolaus Hirsch, Anton Vidokle, Mark Wigley

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics; The self, ego, identity, personality

Paperback

Superhumanity seeks to explore and challenge our understanding of design by engaging with and departing from the concept... [more]

$49.99

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