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The Arts: General & Reference

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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

Hardback

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

Paperback

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

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Great Works: Encounters with Art

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Great Works: Encounters with Art

Michael Glover

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

Hardback

This fully illustrated book offers a highly enjoyable and intelligently-written tour through art history, with the renowned... [more]

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Going Once: 250 Years of Culture, Taste and Collecting at Christie's

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Going Once: 250 Years of Culture, Taste and Collecting at Christie's

Phaidon, Phaidon

Art & Architecture; Art: financial aspects; History: specific events & topics

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A celebration of evolving taste, told through the stories behind 250 objects sold by the world's largest auction house [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

Paperback

<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

Hardback

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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Platform Papers #44: Cultural Precincts - Art or Commodity?

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Platform Papers #44: Cultural Precincts - Art or Commodity?

Justin MacDonnell

The Arts: General & Reference; Theatre Studies

Paperback

An estimated $250 billion will be spent worldwide in the current decade on creating &acirc;??cultural precincts&acirc;??:... [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

Paperback

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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Death And The Eternal Forever

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Death And The Eternal Forever

Ron English

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

Explores the belief that all art is the futile attempt to cheat death, and death is the thing that gives all art meaning.... [more]

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Everybody Loves Paris

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Everybody Loves Paris

Leslie Jonath

The Arts: General & Reference; Travel & holiday

Hardback

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

Paperback

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

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33 Artists in 3 Acts

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33 Artists in 3 Acts

Sarah Thornton

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

A generational touchstone by the leading authority on the art world, a captivating book in three parts which seeks to answer... [more]

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From Deserts the Prophets Come: The Creative Spirit in Australia

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From Deserts the Prophets Come: The Creative Spirit in Australia

Geoffrey Serle

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; Anthologies (non-poetry)

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Originally published in 1973, this landmark book is a short history of literature, art, music, theatre, architecture, science... [more]

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2014 Archibald Prize

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2014 Archibald Prize

Art & Architecture; Theory of art

Paperback

2014 Archibald Prize [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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Platform Papers 36: Re valuing the Artist in the New World Order: Re-valuing the Artist in the New World Order

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Platform Papers 36: Re valuing the Artist in the New World Order: Re-valuing...

David Pledger

The Arts: General & Reference; Theatre Studies

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What is the real value we put on our artists? The author examines the long-awaited National Cultural Policy and finds it offers... [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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Platform Papers 34: It's Culture, Stupid!: Reflections of an Arts Bureaucrat

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Platform Papers 34: It's Culture, Stupid!: Reflections of an Arts Bureaucrat...

Leigh Tabrett

Art: financial aspects; Theatre Studies

Paperback

In 2005, with a lifelong interest in the arts, a career background in higher education and no professional experience of arts... [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

Hardback

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

Paperback

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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Sculpture of Margel Hinder

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Sculpture of Margel Hinder

Ian Crawford

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

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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

Paperback

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]

$54.95

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