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The Arts: General & Reference

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Curious Lessons in the Museum: The Pedagogic Potential of Artists' Interventions

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Curious Lessons in the Museum: The Pedagogic Potential of Artists' Interventions...

Claire Robins

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of art; Theatre Studies; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Paperback

Amongst recent contemporary art and museological publications, there have been relatively few which direct attention to the... [more]

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Gurlitt Status Report

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Gurlitt Status Report

Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland GmbH

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

When over 1,000 artworks by outstanding artists of the modern era appeared on the scene in 2012, the find was celebrated as... [more]

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The Landscape Photographer's Guide to Photoshop: A Visualization-Driven Workflow

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The Landscape Photographer's Guide to Photoshop: A Visualization-Driven...

Guy Tal

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

The first step to creating an expressive photograph happens before you even click the shutter: it is the act of visualizing... [more]

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The Hermeneutic Spiral and Interpretation in Literature and the Visual Arts

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The Hermeneutic Spiral and Interpretation in Literature and the Visual Arts...

Michael O'Toole (Murdoch University, Australia)

The Arts: General & Reference; Literary studies: general

Hardback

This collection brings together eighteen of the author's original papers, previously published in a variety of academic journals... [more]

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Australian Artists in the Contemporary Museum

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Australian Artists in the Contemporary Museum

Jennifer Barrett, Jacqueline Millner

The Arts: General & Reference; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Paperback

In Australia, the artist's engagement with the museum is traditionally regarded as having an important role in the colonial... [more]

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On Surface and Place: Between Architecture, Textiles and Photography

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On Surface and Place: Between Architecture, Textiles and Photography

Peta Carlin

The Arts: General & Reference; Architecture; Theory of architecture; Human geography

Hardback

On Surface and Place is a rich and poetic exploration of surfaces which foregrounds their significance in our understanding... [more]

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Towards an Aesthetics of Production

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Towards an Aesthetics of Production

Sebastion Egenhofer

Theory of art

Paperback

Throughout the twentieth century, critical art history often chose to ally itself with a restrictive brand of formalism. As... [more]

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Food Democracy: Critical Lessons in Food, Communication, Design and Art

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Food Democracy: Critical Lessons in Food, Communication, Design and Art...

Oliver Vodeb

Theory of art; Food & society; Pressure groups & lobbying; General cookery & recipes

Paperback

In a world where privatization and capitalism dominate the global economy, the essays in this book ask how to make socially... [more]

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Narrative, Identity, and the Map of Cultural Policy: Once Upon a Time in a Globalized World

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Narrative, Identity, and the Map of Cultural Policy: Once Upon a Time in...

Constance DeVereaux, Martin Griffin

The Arts: General & Reference; Cultural studies; Anthropology; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Paperback

In the twenty-first century arts and cultural policies are global as well as local. This can lead to merging and clashing... [more]

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Estudios Doctorales en Educacion Musical y Artistica de Espana y Portugal: Vision y Recorrido

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Estudios Doctorales en Educacion Musical y Artistica de Espana y Portugal:...

David Forrest, Maravillas Daz-Gomez, Alberto Cabedo-Mas

The Arts: General & Reference; Education

Paperback

Doctoral studies in music and arts education in Spain and Portugal: View and journey is the first time that a group of music... [more]

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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

Hardback

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

$231.00

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Play and Participation in Contemporary Arts Practices

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Play and Participation in Contemporary Arts Practices

Tim Stott (Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland)

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

Paperback

This book engages debates in current art criticism concerning the turn toward participatory works of art. In particular, it... [more]

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Urbanization and Contemporary Chinese Art

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Urbanization and Contemporary Chinese Art

Meiqin Wang (California State University Northridge, USA)

The Arts: General & Reference; Society & culture: general; Urban communities

Paperback

This book explores the relationship between the ongoing urbanization in China and the production of contemporary Chinese art... [more]

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Human Flourishing, Liberal Theory, and the Arts: A Liberalism of Flourishing

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Human Flourishing, Liberal Theory, and the Arts: A Liberalism of Flourishing...

Menachem Mautner (Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel)

Theory of art; Political science & theory; Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies; Nationalism

Hardback

This book claims that in addition to autonomy, liberal tradition recognizes human flourishing as an ideal of the good life.... [more]

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The Evolution of the Image: Political Action and the Digital Self

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The Evolution of the Image: Political Action and the Digital Self

Marco Bohr (Loughborough University, UK), Basia Sliwinska (Middlesex University, UK)

Theory of art; Cultural studies; Media studies

Hardback

This volume addresses the evolution of the visual in digital communities, offering a multidisciplinary discussion of the ways... [more]

$231.00

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Laszlo Moholy-Nagy: Painting after Photography

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Laszlo Moholy-Nagy: Painting after Photography

Joyce Tsai

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

Hardback

This provocative book examines crucial philosophical questions L szl Moholy-Nagy explored in theory and practice throughout... [more]

$99.00

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Museum and Gallery Studies: The Basics

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Museum and Gallery Studies: The Basics

Rhiannon Mason, Alistair Robinson

The Arts: General & Reference; Museums & museology; Cultural studies

Paperback

Museum and Gallery Studies: The Basics is an accessible guide for the student approaching Museum and Gallery Studies for the... [more]

$29.99

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3.5 Square Meters: Constructive Responses to Natural Disasters

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3.5 Square Meters: Constructive Responses to Natural Disasters

Maya Vinitsky

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

Natural disasters and their consequences dominate the news almost on a daily basis. Quick - impact preventive and aid measures... [more]

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Visual Arts Management

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Visual Arts Management

Jeffrey Taylor (State University of New York, USA)

The Arts: General & Reference; Management & management techniques

Paperback

The arts sector is of vital importance to the global economy and students aspiring to a career in the visual arts are increasingly... [more]

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Arts Leadership in Contemporary Contexts

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Arts Leadership in Contemporary Contexts

Josephine Caust (University of Melbourne, Australia)

The Arts: General & Reference; Museums & museology; Management: leadership & motivation; Media, information & communication industries

Hardback

This book explores and critiques different aspects of arts leadership within contemporary contexts. While this is an exploration... [more]

$231.00

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Medieval and Renaissance Famagusta: Studies in Architecture, Art and History

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Medieval and Renaissance Famagusta: Studies in Architecture, Art and History...

Michael J. K. Walsh, Peter W. Edbury, Nicholas S.H. Coureas

The Arts: General & Reference; Classical history & classical civilisation; Medieval history; Industrialisation & industrial history; Archaeology

Paperback

There was a time seven centuries ago when Famagusta's wealth and renown could be compared to that of Venice or Constantinople.... [more]

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Keywords in Remix Studies

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Keywords in Remix Studies

Eduardo Navas, Owen Gallagher, Xtine Burrough

The Arts: General & Reference; Cultural studies; Media studies

Paperback

Keywords in Remix Studies consists of twenty-four chapters authored by researchers who share interests in remix studies and... [more]

$71.99

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Curatorial Activism: Towards an Ethics of Curating

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Curatorial Activism: Towards an Ethics of Curating

Maura Reilly, Lucy Lippard

The Arts: General & Reference; Museums & museology

Hardback

A handbook of new curatorial strategies based on pioneering examples of curators working to offset racial and gender disparities... [more]

$39.99

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Place and Space in the Medieval World

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Place and Space in the Medieval World

Meg Boulton (University of York), Jane Hawkes (University of York), Heidi Stoner (University of York)

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; European history; Medieval history; Social & cultural history

Hardback

This book addresses the critical terminologies of place and space (and their role within medieval studies) in a considered... [more]

$242.00

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Love & Lament: An Essay on the Arts in Australia in the Twentieth

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Love & Lament: An Essay on the Arts in Australia in the Twentieth

Margaret Plant

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

Spanning music, theatre, film, literature, as well as other forms of visual art including architecture and photography, this... [more]

$60.00

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