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The Arts: General & Reference

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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]

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Theory of Sets

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Theory of Sets

E. Kamke

Theory of art; Mathematics & Sciences

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

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Postmodernism: A Very Short Introduction

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Postmodernism: A Very Short Introduction

Christopher Butler

Theory of art; Literary theory; Philosophy; Cultural studies

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Postmodernism has become the buzzword of contemporary society over the last decade. But how can it be defined? In this introduction... [more]

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What is Art?

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What is Art?

Leo Tolstoy

Theory of art; Literary essays

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During the decades of his world fame, Tolstoy wrote this series of essays and polemics on issues of morality, social justice... [more]

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Looking at Jewelry: A Guide to Terms, Styles, and Techniques

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Looking at Jewelry: A Guide to Terms, Styles, and Techniques

Susanne Gansicke, Yvonne J Markowitz

The Arts: General & Reference; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Reference works; Antiques & collectables; Antiques & collectables: jewellery; Jewellery & beadcraft

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What is a cabochon? What are the various types of gilding? What is vermeil? This accessible book - the first of its kind -... [more]

$34.99

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100 Ideas that Changed Art

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100 Ideas that Changed Art

Michael Bird

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles

Paperback

From the earliest cave paintings through to the internet and street art, this inspiring book chronicles the 100 most influential... [more]

$29.99

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A Philosophy of Luxury

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A Philosophy of Luxury

Lambert Wiesing

Theory of art; Philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics; Ethics & moral philosophy; Cultural studies

Paperback

In this thought-provoking book Lambert Wiesing asks simply: What is luxury? Drawing on a fascinating range of examples, he... [more]

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I Like to Watch: Arguing My Way Through the TV Revolution

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I Like to Watch: Arguing My Way Through the TV Revolution

Emily Nussbaum

The Arts: General & Reference; Television; Literary essays; Society & Social Sciences; Politics & government

Hardback

From The New Yorker's fiercely original, Pulitzer Prize-winning culture critic, a provocative collection of new and previously... [more]

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Practical Color Combinations: A Resource Book with Over 2500 Sample Color Schemes

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Practical Color Combinations: A Resource Book with Over 2500 Sample Color...

Naomi Kuno

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference

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Practical Color Combinations introduces 125 color palettes that have each been created using approximately ten different individual... [more]

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Beginning Drawing Atelier: An Instructional Sketchbook

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Beginning Drawing Atelier: An Instructional Sketchbook

Juliette Aristides

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

Atelier education is centered on the belief that working in a studio, not sitting in the lecture hall, is the best place to... [more]

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Michelangelo: Sculptor in Bronze

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Michelangelo: Sculptor in Bronze

Victoria Avery

Art & Architecture; Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Renaissance art; Sculpture; Individual artists, art monographs

Hardback

The conclusions of an important interdisciplinary approach to Michelangelo studies conducted by a team of international experts... [more]

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Idols: The Power of Images

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Idols: The Power of Images

Annie Caubet

The Arts: General & Reference; History

Hardback

A unique journey through time and space to the origins of the figuration of the human body, from the Neolithic era to the... [more]

$105.00

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The Icon Hunter: A Refugee's Quest to Reclaim Her Nation`s Stolen Heritage

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The Icon Hunter: A Refugee's Quest to Reclaim Her Nation`s Stolen Heritage...

Tasoula Georgiou Hadjitofi

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Biography: general; Gender studies: women; Politics & government

Paperback

One woman's pursuit of justice leads her on a riveting adventure into the world of art trafficking. [more]

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Future Cities: Architecture and the Imagination

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Future Cities: Architecture and the Imagination

Paul Dobraszczyk

Theory of art; Architecture; Architectural structure & design

Hardback

Architects, artists, film-makers and fiction writers have long been inspired to imagine cities of the future, but their speculative... [more]

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Home: Drawings by Syrian Children

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Home: Drawings by Syrian Children

Ben Quilty

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

Ben Quilty has assembled this heartbreaking and awe-inspiring collection of drawings by Syrian children. These drawings form... [more]

$45.00

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Fantastic Worlds: Art of William Stout

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Fantastic Worlds: Art of William Stout

Ed Leimbacher

The Arts: General & Reference; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design

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From his cult movie posters to his epic paleoart, celebrate the life and work of William Stout with this stunning monograph... [more]

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The Hermitage: The Biography of a Great Museum

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The Hermitage: The Biography of a Great Museum

Geraldine Norman

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Museums & museology; History

Hardback

Tells the story of the Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, from its time as a showcase for the art treasures of the Tsars,... [more]

$59.99

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Everyday Sketching and Drawing: Five Steps to a Unique and Personal Sketchbook Habit

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Everyday Sketching and Drawing: Five Steps to a Unique and Personal Sketchbook...

S. Reddy, Gary Faigin

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

Why do so many adults come to view drawing as difficult or fraught with anxiety? Traditional art instruction is often bogged... [more]

$44.99

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Acrylic Painting Mediums and Methods: A Contemporary Guide to Materials, Techniques, and Applications

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Acrylic Painting Mediums and Methods: A Contemporary Guide to Materials,...

Rheni Tauchid

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

Acrylics have grown into the most adaptable art material for the modern age. Developments in the pigment industry have given... [more]

$71.95

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Foucault on Painting

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Foucault on Painting

Catherine M. Soussloff

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Catherine M. Soussloff argues that Michel Foucault's sustained engagement with European art history critically addresses... [more]

$37.99

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Aesthetics and the Sciences of Mind

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Aesthetics and the Sciences of Mind

Greg Currie (University of York), Matthew Kieran (University of Leeds), Aaron Meskin (University of Leeds), Jon Robson (University of Nottingham)

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics; Psychology; Neurosciences

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How far should philosophical accounts of the value and interpretation of art be sensitive to the scientific approaches used... [more]

$40.95

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An Introduction to Pontormo: A great but neglected painter and draftsman of the first part of the 16th century

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An Introduction to Pontormo: A great but neglected painter and draftsman...

Jonah Jones

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

The author's aim is to re-evaluate the contribution of Pontormo in the history of art and the Italian Renaissance. The book... [more]

$39.95

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Street Art

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Street Art

Alessandra Mattanza, Preface by Chris Versteeg

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

Meet 20 of the most creative, original street artists from around the world--including... [more]

$80.00

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Whiteley on Trial

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Whiteley on Trial

Gabriella Coslovich

Art & Architecture; Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs

Paperback

Whiteley on Trial investigates a remarkable court case and exposes the avarice of the art world, the disdain for connoisseurship... [more]

$32.99

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My Foolish Heart: A Pop-Up Book of Love

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My Foolish Heart: A Pop-Up Book of Love

Nick Bantock

The Arts: General & Reference; Health & Self-Help

Hardback

This distinctive pop-up book brings new dimension to the many faces of love, making it a refreshingly unique Valentine's Day... [more]

$24.99

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