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The Arts: General & Reference

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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]

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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]

$77.99

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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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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]

$252.00

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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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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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Morpho

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Morpho

Michel Lauricella

The Arts: General & Reference; Drawing & drawings; Human figures depicted in art; Art techniques & principles; Reference works

Spiral bound

In this book, Michel Lauricella presents both his artistic and systematic methods for drawing the human body--with drawing... [more]

$54.99

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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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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]

$31.99

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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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