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The Arts: General & Reference

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Anatomy Drawing School: Human and Animal

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Anatomy Drawing School: Human and Animal

Andras Szunyoghy

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Drawing & drawings; Human figures depicted in art; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Art techniques & principles

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A comprehensive guide to the role of human and animal anatomy in fine arts [more]

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600 Questions on Art

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600 Questions on Art

Caudal Masson

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Trivia & quiz question books

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Like 'Trivial Pursuit' for art lovers of all ages 600 trivia questions on every aspect of art - learn while having fun! Who... [more]

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Landscapes: John Berger on Art

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Landscapes: John Berger on Art

John Berger

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles

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A major new work from the world's leading writer on art [more]

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The Munich Art Hoard: Hitler's Dealer and His Secret Legacy

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The Munich Art Hoard: Hitler's Dealer and His Secret Legacy

Catherine Hickley

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; History of Art & Design Styles; History

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In February 2012, in a Munich flat belonging to an elderly recluse, German customs authorities seized an astonishing hoard... [more]

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Everything is Happening: Journey into a Painting

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Everything is Happening: Journey into a Painting

Michael Jacobs

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Art & design styles: Baroque; Painting & paintings; Travel writing

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A gripping and beguiling blend of art history, memoir and travel writing which delves into the mysteries and meanings of Las... [more]

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Doctor Who: The Whoniverse

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Doctor Who: The Whoniverse

Justin Richards, George Mann

The Arts: General & Reference; Television; Science fiction

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Tells the history of the Human Race - from the formation of Earth round the Racnoss eggs, and the creation of life by the... [more]

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Platform Papers #48: When the Goal Posts Move

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Platform Papers #48: When the Goal Posts Move

Ben Eltham

The Arts: General & Reference; Theatre Studies

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In May 2015 the Federal Arts Minister, George Brandis, dropped a funding bombshell that divided the arts like nothing... [more]

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Art as Therapy

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Art as Therapy

Alain de Botton, John Armstrong

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Clinical psychology; Creative therapy (eg art, music, drama)

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Two authorities on popular culture reveal the ways in which art can enhance mood and enrich lives - now available in paperback... [more]

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Platform Papers #45: Paying the Piper: There Has to be a Better Way

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Platform Papers #45: Paying the Piper: There Has to be a Better Way

Cathy Hunt

Art: financial aspects; Theatre Studies

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<p>In 2008 arts strategist Cathy Hunt co-authored Platform Papers 15,&nbsp;<i>A Sustainable Arts Sector: What will it take?&nbsp;</i>In... [more]

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Mathematics and Art: A Cultural History

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Mathematics and Art: A Cultural History

Lynn Gamwell

Theory of art; Mathematics & Sciences

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This is a cultural history of mathematics and art, from antiquity to the present. Mathematicians and artists have long been... [more]

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The Orpheus Clock: the search for my family's art treasures stolen by the Nazis

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The Orpheus Clock: the search for my family's art treasures stolen by the...

Simon Goodman

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Memoirs; History; The Holocaust; Family history, tracing ancestors

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The passionate, gripping true story of one man's single-minded quest to reclaim what the Nazis stole from his family &ndash;... [more]

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Everybody Loves Paris

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Everybody Loves Paris

Leslie Jonath

The Arts: General & Reference; Travel & holiday

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Illustrations by renowned artists from around the world, including Emma Block, Matte Stephens, Sarah McMenemy, and more. [more]

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Platform Papers 41: Education and the Arts:: Creativity in the promised new order

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Platform Papers 41: Education and the Arts:: Creativity in the promised...

Meg Upton, Naomi Edwards

The Arts: General & Reference; Theatre Studies

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A radical rethink of arts companies' education programs and their purpose. [more]

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A The Making of MONA

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A The Making of MONA

Adrian Franklin

Art & Architecture; Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Museums & museology

Hardback

Adrian Franklin, professor of sociology at the University of Tasmania, has pieced together the story of the creation of MONA,... [more]

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Rendez-vous with Art

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Rendez-vous with Art

Philippe de Montebello, Martin Gayford

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles

Hardback

Focuses on how we experience art, how we look at it, how we think about it. This book is structured in the form of a series... [more]

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Aesthetic Theory

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Aesthetic Theory

Theodor W. Adorno

Theory of art; Philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics

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This text on aesthetics includes major sections on: Art, Society, Aesthetics; the Categories of the Ugly, the Beautiful, the... [more]

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The Beauty of the Real: What Hollywood Can Learn from Contemporary French Actresses

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The Beauty of the Real: What Hollywood Can Learn from Contemporary French...

Mick LaSalle

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

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The Golden Age of women's films is happening right now-not here, but in France-and Mick LaSalle is your guide. [more]

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Beauty: A Very Short Introduction

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Beauty: A Very Short Introduction

Roger Scruton (Research Professor, Institute for the Psychological Sciences, Arlington, Virginia)

Theory of art; Philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics

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From Botticelli to birdsong, Mozart, and the Turner Prize, Roger Scruton explores what it means for something to be beautiful.... [more]

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Theory of Sets

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Theory of Sets

E. Kamke

Theory of art; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Introductory treatment emphasizes fundamentals, covering rudiments; arbitrary sets and their cardinal numbers; ordered sets... [more]

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The Art Instinct: Beauty, Pleasure, and Human Evolution

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The Art Instinct: Beauty, Pleasure, and Human Evolution

Denis Dutton (The University of Canterbury, New Zealand)

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics; Anthropology; Popular science; Evolution

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The need to create art is found in every human society, manifest in many different ways across many different cultures. Is... [more]

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English Through Art: 100 Activities to Develop Language Skills & CD-ROM

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English Through Art: 100 Activities to Develop Language Skills & CD-ROM...

Peter Grundy, Hania Bociek, Kevin Parker

The Arts: General & Reference; ELT resource books for teachers; Languages & ESL

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English through ART brings together 100 highly varied, original, ready-to-use activities to foster real communication in English... [more]

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The Art of the Actor: The Essential History of Acting from Classical Times to the Present Day

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The Art of the Actor: The Essential History of Acting from Classical Times...

Jean Benedetti

The Arts: General & Reference; Theatre Studies; Acting techniques

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How did acting begin? What is its history, and what have the great thinkers on acting said about the art and craft of performance?... [more]

$65.99

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And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos

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And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos

John Berger

The Arts: General & Reference; Literary essays; Fiction & Literature

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Those who read or listen to our stories see everything as though through a lens. This lens is the secret of narration, and... [more]

$23.95

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The Mind in the Cave: Consciousness and the Origins of Art

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The Mind in the Cave: Consciousness and the Origins of Art

David J. Lewis-Williams

Theory of art; History

Paperback

The author combines a lifetime of anthropological research with the most recent neurological insights in this text. Illuminating... [more]

$32.99

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Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia

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Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia

Orlando Figes

The Arts: General & Reference; History; European history; Social & cultural history; Cultural studies

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A history of Russia's mighty culture. It covers the lives of those who have shaped its culture, and the enduring spirit of... [more]

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