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The Arts: General & Reference

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The Philosophy of Art History

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The Philosophy of Art History

Arnold Hauser

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

Paperback

First published in 1959, this book is concerned with the methodology of art history, and so with questions about historical... [more]

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The Routledge Companion to Photography and Visual Culture

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The Routledge Companion to Photography and Visual Culture

Moritz Neumuller

The Arts: General & Reference; Photography & photographs; Cultural studies

Hardback

The Routledge Companion to Photography and Visual Culture is a seminal reference source for the ever-changing field of photography.<br... [more]

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Territories of the Visual in Spain and Spanish America: Visual Studies and UK Hispanism

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Territories of the Visual in Spain and Spanish America: Visual Studies and...

Jo Evans (University College London, UK), Julia Biggane (University of Aberdeen, UK), Nuria Triana-Toribio (University of Kent, Canterbury, UK)

The Arts: General & Reference; Films, movies & cinema; Dance; Hispanic & Latino studies; Anthropology

Paperback

While studying the theory and contemporary impact of 'embodied' viewing, this book celebrates the emergence and development... [more]

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Artistic Responses to Travel in the Western Tradition

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Artistic Responses to Travel in the Western Tradition

Sarah Lippert

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; History: specific events & topics; Travel writing

Hardback

In an era when ease of travel is greater than ever, it is also easy to overlook the degree to which voyages of the body -... [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 Routledge International Handbook of Intercultural Arts Research

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The Routledge International Handbook of Intercultural Arts Research

Pamela Burnard (University of Cambridge, UK.), Elizabeth Mackinlay (University of Queensland, Australia.), Kimberly Powell (Pennsylvania State University, USA.)

The Arts: General & Reference; Cultural studies; Higher & further education, tertiary education

Paperback

For artists, scholars, researchers, educators and students of arts theory interested in culture and the arts, a proper understanding... [more]

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Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture

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Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture

Marita Sturken, Lisa Cartwright

The Arts: General & Reference; Communication studies; Media studies; Information technology industries

Paperback

This introduction to visual culture explores the ways we use and understand images. Bridging the analysis of art, film, new... [more]

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Contemporary Artists Working Outside the City: Creative Retreat

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Contemporary Artists Working Outside the City: Creative Retreat

Sarah Lowndes (Glasgow School of Art, UK)

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; History of the Americas; Industrialisation & industrial history; Urban communities

Hardback

This book reflects on the motivations of creative practitioners who have moved out of cities from the mid-1960s onwards to... [more]

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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]

$252.00

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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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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]

$84.00

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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]

$34.95

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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]

$77.99

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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]

$252.00

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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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Plundering Beauty: A History of Art Crime during War

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Plundering Beauty: A History of Art Crime during War

Arthur Tompkins

Art & Architecture; Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; True crime; War crimes

Hardback

Arthur Tompkins presents examples of art crimes from wars through history, including the Fourth Crusade, the Napoleonic era,... [more]

$57.99

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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 Laszlo Moholy-Nagy explored in theory and practice throughout... [more]

$99.00

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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]

$69.99

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