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The Arts: General & Reference

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Enthusiast's Guide to Lightroom: 50 Photographic Principles You Need to Know

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Enthusiast's Guide to Lightroom: 50 Photographic Principles You Need to...

Rafael Concepcion

The Arts: General & Reference

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The Last of the Light: About Twilight

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The Last of the Light: About Twilight

Peter Davidson

The Arts: General & Reference; Literature: history & criticism; History of ideas

Paperback

A meditation on twilight in Western thought, painting, and literature. This ambitious account of the arts of the evening,... [more]

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On Photography: A Philosophical Inquiry

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On Photography: A Philosophical Inquiry

Diarmuid Costello (University of Warwick, UK)

Theory of art; Photography & photographs; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

What is photography? Is it a source of knowledge or an art? Many have said the former because it records the world automatically,... [more]

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Architecture and the Historical Imagination: Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc, 1814-1879

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Architecture and the Historical Imagination: Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc,...

Martin Bressani

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; History of architecture; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Paperback

The importance of Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc (1814-1879) within modern architecture cannot be overstated. Key theoretician... [more]

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Gendering Modernism: A Historical Reappraisal of the Canon

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Gendering Modernism: A Historical Reappraisal of the Canon

Maria Bucur (Indiana University Bloomington, USA)

Theory of art; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Social & cultural history

Paperback

A critical narrative of how gender norms and the modernist movement shaped one another in the early 20th century, using vivid... [more]

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A History of the Western Art Market: A Sourcebook of Writings on Artists, Dealers, and Markets

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A History of the Western Art Market: A Sourcebook of Writings on Artists,...

Titia Hulst

Art: financial aspects

Paperback

This is the first sourcebook to trace the emergence and evolution of art markets in the Western European economy, framing... [more]

$65.00

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Revival: Six Lectures on Painting (1904): Delivered to the Students of the Royal Academy of Arts in London, January 1904

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Revival: Six Lectures on Painting (1904): Delivered to the Students of the...

George Clausen

The Arts: General & Reference

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The chapters in this volume were delivered at lectures to students of the Royal Academy of Arts in January 1904 by George... [more]

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Revival: Aims and Ideals in Art (1906): Eight lectures delivered to the students of the Royal Academy

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Revival: Aims and Ideals in Art (1906): Eight lectures delivered to the...

George Clausen

The Arts: General & Reference

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George Clausen delivers these eight lectures to the students of The Royal Academy of Arts about the aims and ideals of art.... [more]

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Reading the Reverse Facade of Reims Cathedral: Royalty and Ritual in Thirteenth-Century France

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Reading the Reverse Facade of Reims Cathedral: Royalty and Ritual in Thirteenth-Century...

Donna L. Sadler

The Arts: General & Reference; History of architecture; Medieval history; Religion: general; History of religion

Paperback

Interpreting the iconography in the light of Latin texts associated with Reims Cathedral, its history and its ceremonial use,... [more]

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Fragonard and the Fantasy Figure: Painting the Imagination

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Fragonard and the Fantasy Figure: Painting the Imagination

Melissa Percival

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

A fresh interpretation of the group of Fragonard's paintings known as the 'figures de fantaisie', Fragonard and the Fantasy... [more]

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Perception and Agency in Shared Spaces of Contemporary Art

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Perception and Agency in Shared Spaces of Contemporary Art

Cristina Albu (University of Missouri - Kansas City, USA), Dawna Schuld (Texas A&M University, USA)

Theory of art

Hardback

This book examines the interconnections between art, phenomenology, and cognitive studies. Contributors question the binary... [more]

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Hans Hollein and Postmodernism: Art and Architecture in Austria, 1958-1985

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Hans Hollein and Postmodernism: Art and Architecture in Austria, 1958-1985...

Eva Branscome (University College London, UK)

Theory of art; Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Social & cultural history

Hardback

Set within the broader context of post-war Austria and the re-education initiatives set up by the Allied forces, particularly... [more]

$231.00

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Corporate Imaginations: Fluxus Strategies for Living

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Corporate Imaginations: Fluxus Strategies for Living

Mari Dumett

The Arts: General & Reference; Art & design styles: Conceptual art; Electronic, holographic & video art; Politics & government

Hardback

The first extended study of the renowned artists' collective Fluxus, Corporate Imaginations examines the group's emergence... [more]

$117.00

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Contemporary Citizenship, Art, and Visual Culture: Making and Being Made

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Contemporary Citizenship, Art, and Visual Culture: Making and Being Made...

Corey Dzenko (Monmouth University), Theresa Avila (School of Transborder Studies, Arizona State University)

Theory of art; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Sociology; Civil rights & citizenship

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Taking citizenship as a political position, cultural process, and intertwining of both, this edited volume examines the role... [more]

$252.00

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Absence and Difficult Knowledge in Contemporary Art Museums

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Absence and Difficult Knowledge in Contemporary Art Museums

Margaret Tali (Maastricht University)

The Arts: General & Reference; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Museums & museology

Hardback

This book analyzes practices of collecting in European art museums from 1989 to the present, arguing that museums actualize... [more]

$242.00

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Capture One Pro 10: Mastering Raw Development, Image Processing, and Asset Management

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Capture One Pro 10: Mastering Raw Development, Image Processing, and Asset...

Sascha Erni

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

Historically, Capture One Pro software has been regarded primarily as an amazing RAW file converter for high-end cameras.... [more]

$72.99

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Pissing Figures

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Pissing Figures

Jean Claude Lebensztejn, Jeff Nagy

Theory of art; Human figures depicted in art

Paperback

Jean - Claude Lebensztejn's history of the urinating figure in art, Pissing Figures 1280 - 2014, is at once a scholarly inquiry... [more]

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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

Hardback

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

$185.00

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Arts-Based Research in Education: Foundations for Practice

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Arts-Based Research in Education: Foundations for Practice

Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor (University of Georgia, USA.), Richard Siegesmund (at Northern Illinois University, USA.)

The Arts: General & Reference; Education

Hardback

Introduces readers to definitions and examples of arts-based educational research, presents tensions and questions in the... [more]

$231.00

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Alive in Shape and Color - 17 Paintings by Great Artists and the Stories They Inspired

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Alive in Shape and Color - 17 Paintings by Great Artists and the Stories...

Lawrence Block

The Arts: General & Reference; Fiction & Literature

Hardback

In his brilliant follow-up to In Sunlight or In Shadow, Lawrence Block has gathered together the best talent from popular... [more]

$40.95

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Gallery Sound

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Gallery Sound

Caleb Kelly (University of New South Wales, Australia)

Theory of art; Theory of music & musicology

Paperback

Sound is an integral part of contemporary art. Once understood to be a marginal practice, increasingly we encounter sound... [more]

$45.99

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Introducing Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art

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Introducing Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art

Darren Hudson Hick (Texas Tech University, USA)

The Arts: General & Reference; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Specifically engaging with contemporary art examples, this title offers a comprehensive introduction designed to help students... [more]

$43.99

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Aesthetics of Ugliness: A Critical Edition

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Aesthetics of Ugliness: A Critical Edition

Karl Rosenkranz

Theory of art; Theory of architecture; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

In this key text in the history of art and aesthetics, Karl Rosenkranz shows ugliness to be the negation of beauty without... [more]

$49.99

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The Complete Color Harmony, Pantone Edition: Expert Color Information for Professional Results

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The Complete Color Harmony, Pantone Edition: Expert Color Information for...

Leatrice Eiseman

Theory of art; Art techniques & principles; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design

Paperback

The only color guide a designer will ever need; The Complete Color Harmony, Pantone Edition has been completely updated with... [more]

$29.99

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Dali the Wines of Gala

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Dali the Wines of Gala

Hans Werner Holzwarth

The Arts: General & Reference; General cookery & recipes; Parties, etiquette & entertaining

Hardback

Following up on the best-selling cookbook Les diners de Gala, in this delightfully eccentric guide the surrealist master shares... [more]

$125.00

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