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The Arts: General & Reference

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Deleuze and Art

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Deleuze and Art

Anne Sauvagnargues (niversity of Paris, Nanterre, France)

Theory of art; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Philosophy: aesthetics

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An examination of how art shapes Deleuze's thought; reconstructing the social and intellectual contexts that informed the... [more]

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James Mason

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James Mason

Sarah Thomas

The Arts: General & Reference; Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema

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This engaging critical study moves beyond the image of the brooding, destructive man at odds with employers and his own star... [more]

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Posthuman Glossary

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Posthuman Glossary

Rosi Braidotti (Utrecht University, The Netherlands), Maria Hlavajova

Theory of art; Literary studies: general; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Human geography

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If art, science, and the humanities have shared one thing, it was their common engagement with constructions and representations... [more]

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59 Paintings: In which the artist considers the process of thinking about and making work

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59 Paintings: In which the artist considers the process of thinking about...

Paul Winstanley

Theory of art

Hardback

British artist Paul Winstanley (born 1954) has established an international reputation for his atmospheric photorealistic... [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

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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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David Smith: Collected Writings, Lectures, and Interviews

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David Smith: Collected Writings, Lectures, and Interviews

David Smith

The Arts: General & Reference; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Sculpture; Individual artists, art monographs; Politics & government

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This comprehensive sourcebook is destined to become a lasting and definitive resource on the art and aesthetic philosophy... [more]

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Chaos and Awe: Painting for the 21st Century

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Chaos and Awe: Painting for the 21st Century

Mark W. Scala (Chief Curator, Frist Center for the Visual Arts)

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

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Fifty paintings, reproduced in color, by an international array of contemporary artists, show the aptness and relevance of... [more]

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Authors in Court: Scenes from the Theater of Copyright

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Authors in Court: Scenes from the Theater of Copyright

Mark Rose

Theory of art; Literary studies: general; Legal history; Copyright law

Paperback

Mark Rose uses case studies to show how gender and gentility have influenced the self-presentation of authors in court and... [more]

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Feminist Perspectives on Art: Contemporary Outtakes

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Feminist Perspectives on Art: Contemporary Outtakes

Jacqueline Millner, Catriona Moore

The Arts: General & Reference; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Gender studies, gender groups

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When the body is foregrounded in artwork - as in much contemporary performance, sculptural installation and video work - so... [more]

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Representing Multiculturalism in Comics and Graphic Novels

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Representing Multiculturalism in Comics and Graphic Novels

Carolene Ayaka (University of Chichester, UK), Ian Hague (University of Chichester, UK)

The Arts: General & Reference; Literature: history & criticism; Popular culture; Media studies; Ethnic studies

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Multiculturalism, and its representation, has long presented challenges for the medium of comics. This book presents a wide... [more]

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Part-Architecture: The Maison de Verre, Duchamp, Domesticity and Desire in 1930s Paris

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Part-Architecture: The Maison de Verre, Duchamp, Domesticity and Desire...

Emma Cheatle

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of art; Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Sociology

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Arts Governance: People, Passion, Performance

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Arts Governance: People, Passion, Performance

Ruth Rentschler (University of South Australia, Australia)

The Arts: General & Reference; Management & management techniques

Paperback

Since the crisis in governance which led to a shortage of capable board members, recent years have seen the emergence of the... [more]

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Diffractive Technospaces: A Feminist Approach to the Mediations of Space and Representation

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Diffractive Technospaces: A Feminist Approach to the Mediations of Space...

Dr. Federica Timeto

The Arts: General & Reference; Library & information sciences; Cultural studies; Sociology; Human geography

Paperback

The entanglements of information and materiality in our media environment, that new information and communication technologies... [more]

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Shipwreck in Art and Literature: Images and Interpretations from Antiquity to the Present Day

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Shipwreck in Art and Literature: Images and Interpretations from Antiquity...

Carl Thompson

The Arts: General & Reference; Literary studies: general

Paperback

Tales of shipwreck have always fascinated audiences, and as a result there is a rich literature of suffering at sea, and an... [more]

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Sharks in the Arts: From Feared to Revered

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Sharks in the Arts: From Feared to Revered

Vivenne Ruth Westbrook, Barbara Beall, Shaun P. Collin, Mark Nicholls

The Arts: General & Reference; Cultural studies; Media studies; Social & cultural anthropology; Fishes (ichthyology)

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This book is the most thorough exploration to date of the many ways in which a wild creature has been absorbed, reimagined... [more]

$242.00

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Why Art Photography?

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Why Art Photography?

Lucy Soutter

Theory of art; Special kinds of photography

Paperback

The second edition of Why Art Photography? is an updated, expanded introduction to the ideas behind today's striking photographic... [more]

$54.99

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Design and Visual Culture from the Bauhaus to Contemporary Art: Optical Deconstructions

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Design and Visual Culture from the Bauhaus to Contemporary Art: Optical...

Edit Toth (Pennsylvania State University, Altoona)

The Arts: General & Reference; Art & design styles: Modernist design & Bauhaus; Photography & photographs; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Philosophy

Hardback

This book complements the more textually-based Bauhaus scholarship with a practice-oriented and creative interpretive method,... [more]

$242.00

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Craft, Community and the Material Culture of Place and Politics, 19th-20th Century

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Craft, Community and the Material Culture of Place and Politics, 19th-20th...

Janice Helland, Beverly Lemire, Alena Buis

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of art; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Colonialism & imperialism

Paperback

With object study at the core, this book brings together a collection of essays that address the past and present of craft... [more]

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Visual Acuity and the Arts of Communication in Early Modern Germany

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Visual Acuity and the Arts of Communication in Early Modern Germany

Jeffrey Chipps Smith

The Arts: General & Reference; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

Paperback

During the early modern period, visual imagery was put to ever new uses as many disciplines adopted visual criteria for testing... [more]

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On Not Looking: The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture

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On Not Looking: The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture

Frances Guerin (University of Kent, UK)

Theory of art

Paperback

On Not Looking: The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture focuses on the image, and our relationship to it, as a site of... [more]

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Elizabeth Robins Pennell, Nineteenth-Century Pioneer of Modern Art Criticism

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Elizabeth Robins Pennell, Nineteenth-Century Pioneer of Modern Art Criticism...

Kimberly Morse Jones

The Arts: General & Reference; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Press & journalism

Paperback

Mining various archives and newspaper repositories, Elizabeth Robins Pennell, Nineteenth-Century Pioneer of Modern Art Criticism... [more]

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The Uses of Art in Public Space

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The Uses of Art in Public Space

Julia Lossau (University of Bremen, Germany), Quentin Stevens (RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia)

The Arts: General & Reference; City & town planning - architectural aspects; Human geography

Paperback

This book links two fields of interest which are too seldom considered together: the production and critique of art in public... [more]

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Mobility and Fantasy in Visual Culture

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Mobility and Fantasy in Visual Culture

Lewis Johnson (Bahcesehir UEniversitesi, Turkey)

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

This volume offers a varied and informed series of approaches to questions of mobility-actual, social, virtual, and imaginary-as... [more]

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The Antonio II Badile Album of Drawings: The Origins of Collecting Drawings in Early Modern Northern Italy

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The Antonio II Badile Album of Drawings: The Origins of Collecting Drawings...

Evelyn Karet

The Arts: General & Reference; Art styles not defined by date; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Paperback

Tracing the provenance of the earliest album of drawings from its assemblage in the late 1530s to its dismantling in the 1950s.... [more]

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Victorian Perceptions of Renaissance Architecture

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Victorian Perceptions of Renaissance Architecture

Katherine Wheeler

The Arts: General & Reference; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; History of architecture; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900

Paperback

In the mid-1880s The Builder, an influential British architectural journal, published an article characterizing Renaissance... [more]

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