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The Arts: General & Reference

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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]

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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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Art and Cultural Production in the Gulf Cooperation Council

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Art and Cultural Production in the Gulf Cooperation Council

Suzi Mirgani

The Arts: General & Reference; Cultural studies; Politics & government

Hardback

State-driven investments in art and cultural production in the states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are an important... [more]

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John Berger's Ways of Seeing

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John Berger's Ways of Seeing

Emmanouil Kalkanis

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

Ways of Seeing is a key art-historical work that continues to provoke widespread debate. It is comprised of seven different... [more]

$41.99

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The Practice of Art & Science: The European Digital Art and Science Network

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The Practice of Art & Science: The European Digital Art and Science Network...

Gerfried Stocker

Theory of art; Art: financial aspects; Electronic, holographic & video art; Philosophy of science

Paperback

The European Digital Art and Science Network collaborates with the Ars Electronica Futurelab to offer residencies for artists.... [more]

$49.99

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Best Business Practices for Photographers

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Best Business Practices for Photographers

John Harrington

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

Covers the essential business topics that professional photographers need to know in order to succeed, including best practices... [more]

$89.99

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Blue: The History of a Color

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Blue: The History of a Color

Michel Pastoureau

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; Social & cultural history

Hardback

Blue has a long and topsy-turvy history in the Western world. This work traces the changing meanings of blue from its rare... [more]

$84.99

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Remixing and Drawing: Sources, Influences, Styles

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Remixing and Drawing: Sources, Influences, Styles

Ellen Mueller

Theory of art; Teaching of a specific subject; Educational: Art & design

Hardback

This succinct book articulates a clear framework for remixing in drawing at intermediate and advanced levels. It begins by... [more]

$94.99

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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

Hardback

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

$242.00

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The Art of Magic: The Gathering - Ixalan

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The Art of Magic: The Gathering - Ixalan

James Wyatt

The Arts: General & Reference; Graphic novels: Manga

Hardback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$57.99

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Michael Fried and Philosophy: Modernism, Intention, and Theatricality

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Michael Fried and Philosophy: Modernism, Intention, and Theatricality

Mathew Abbott (Federation University Australia)

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

This volume brings philosophers, art historians, intellectual historians, and literary scholars together to argue for the... [more]

$252.00

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Why Art Photography?

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Why Art Photography?

Lucy Soutter

Theory of art; Special kinds of photography

Hardback

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

$198.00

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Women, Art, and Architecture in Northern Italy, 1520-1580: Negotiating Power

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Women, Art, and Architecture in Northern Italy, 1520-1580: Negotiating Power...

Katherine A. McIver

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

Paperback

Investigating the gender and material culture, this book provides a fresh dimension to Renaissance patronage studies by considering... [more]

$75.99

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The Pocket Universal Principles of Art: 100 Key Concepts for Understanding, Analyzing, and Practicing Art

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The Pocket Universal Principles of Art: 100 Key Concepts for Understanding,...

John A. Parks

Theory of art

Paperback

The Pocket Universal Principles of Art is a portable but still comprehensive reference for all artists, and a companion volume... [more]

$17.99

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Salad for President: A Cookbook Inspired by Artists

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Salad for President: A Cookbook Inspired by Artists

Julia Sherman

The Arts: General & Reference; Salads

Hardback

A gorgeous, artfully curated collection of more than 80 salad recipes, with contributions from guest artists [more]

$49.99

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Francis Bacon: The Logic of Sensation

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Francis Bacon: The Logic of Sensation

Gilles Deleuze (No current affiliation)

Theory of art; Philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Francis Bacon is Deleuze's long-awaited work on Bacon, widely regarded as the one of the most radical painters of the twentieth... [more]

$34.99

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Inconsistencies

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Inconsistencies

Marcus Steinweg

Theory of art; Popular philosophy

Paperback

Meditations, aphorisms, maxims, notes, and comments construct a philosophy of thought congruent with the inconsistency of... [more]

$37.99

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Shanzhai: Deconstruction in Chinese

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Shanzhai: Deconstruction in Chinese

Byung-Chul Han (Professor, Universitat der Kunste Berlin)

Theory of art; Popular philosophy

Paperback

Tracing the thread of decreation in Chinese thought, from constantly changing classical masterpieces to fake cell phones... [more]

$29.99

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British Models of Art Collecting and the American Response: Reflections Across the Pond

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British Models of Art Collecting and the American Response: Reflections...

Inge Reist

The Arts: General & Reference; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Paperback

This collection of fourteen essays by distinguished art and cultural historians examine points of similarity and difference... [more]

$79.99

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In-Between: Architectural Drawing and Imaginative Knowledge in Islamic and Western Traditions

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In-Between: Architectural Drawing and Imaginative Knowledge in Islamic and...

Hooman Koliji

The Arts: General & Reference; Art styles not defined by date; Theory of architecture; Philosophy: aesthetics; Society & culture: general

Paperback

Contemporary technical architectural drawings, in establishing a direct relationship between the drawing and its object, tend... [more]

$79.99

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Image, Text, Architecture: The Utopics of the Architectural Media

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Image, Text, Architecture: The Utopics of the Architectural Media

Robin Wilson

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of architecture; City & town planning - architectural aspects; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Cultural studies

Paperback

Image, Text, Architecture brings a radical and detailed analysis of the modern and contemporary architectural media, addressing... [more]

$79.99

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Ottonian Imperial Art and Portraiture: The Artistic Patronage of Otto III and Henry II

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Ottonian Imperial Art and Portraiture: The Artistic Patronage of Otto III...

Eliza Garrison

The Arts: General & Reference; Medieval history; Religion: general

Paperback

Ottonian Imperial Art and Portraiture represents the first art historical consideration of the patronage of the Ottonian Emperors... [more]

$75.99

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Outliers and American Vanguard Art

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Outliers and American Vanguard Art

Lynne Cooke

Theory of art; Naive art; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections

Hardback

Since the last century, the relationship between vanguard and self-taught artists has been defined by contradiction. The established... [more]

$125.00

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William Kentridge: Process as Metaphor and Other Doubtful Enterprises

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William Kentridge: Process as Metaphor and Other Doubtful Enterprises

Leora Maltz-Leca

Theory of art; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Individual artists, art monographs

Hardback

What does it mean to render the processes of making art-cutting, pasting, and projecting light-as a series of metaphors for... [more]

$97.00

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Promote, Tolerate, Ban - Culture and Art in Cold War Hungary

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Promote, Tolerate, Ban - Culture and Art in Cold War Hungary

Cristina Cuevas-Wolf, Isotta Poggi

The Arts: General & Reference; European history

Hardback

Promote, Tolerate, Ban presents the clash between Socialist modern and radical aesthetics shaped by the cultural policies... [more]

$79.00

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