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The Arts: General & Reference

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The Books that Shaped Art History: From Gombrich and Greenberg to Alpers and Krauss

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The Books that Shaped Art History: From Gombrich and Greenberg to Alpers...

Richard Shone, John-Paul Stonard

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -

Paperback

Reassesses the impact of some of the most important texts of art history. This book provides a varied and invaluable overview... [more]

$29.99

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The Philosophy of Creativity: New Essays

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The Philosophy of Creativity: New Essays

Elliot Samuel Paul (Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Barnard College), Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D. (Scientific Director, The Imagination Institute, and researcher, Positive Psychology Center, University of Pennsylvania)

Theory of art; Philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Creativity pervades human life. It is the mark of individuality, the vehicle of self-expression, and the engine of progress... [more]

$54.95

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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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Culture Heist: Art versus Money

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Culture Heist: Art versus Money

Judith White

Art & Architecture; Art: financial aspects

Paperback

A much-loved cultural institution facing a cost-cutting government, a board dominated by the big end of town, and a management... [more]

$29.95

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Strong Is the New Pretty

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Strong Is the New Pretty

Kate Parker

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

Inspired by the popular photo project of the same title that went viral in the spring of 2015, Strong Is the New Pretty is... [more]

$32.95  $29.65

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Aphorisms

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Aphorisms

Margaret Preston

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: from c 1900 -

Paperback

Margaret Preston's 92 Aphorisms have only appeared in a rare limited edition Recent Paintings 1929. This compilation offers... [more]

$12.95

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The Meaning of Art: Faber Modern Classics

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The Meaning of Art: Faber Modern Classics

Herbert Read

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

Paperback

Explains the persistence of certain principles and aspirations throughout the history of art. This title provides a basis... [more]

$22.99

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Places to Visit Before They Disappear

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Places to Visit Before They Disappear

Jasmina Trifoni

The Arts: General & Reference; Travel & holiday

Hardback

War, climate change, natural disasters, and our own destructive behavior have endangered some of Earth's most precious treasures,... [more]

$80.00

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The Essential Guide to Business for Artists and Designers

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The Essential Guide to Business for Artists and Designers

Alison Branagan (Visual Arts Consultant, UK)

Art: financial aspects; Business & Economics; Entrepreneurship; Small businesses & self-employed

Paperback

A guide for artists about how to set up and run successful businesses [more]

$37.99

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Blind Visitor Experiences at Art Museums

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Blind Visitor Experiences at Art Museums

Simon Hayhoe

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Museums & museology; Cultural studies; Disability: social aspects

Hardback

Through case studies and findings from participant observations in classes and touch tours for blind and visually impaired... [more]

$124.00

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Christie's: The Jewellery Archives Revealed

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Christie's: The Jewellery Archives Revealed

Vincent Meylan

Art: financial aspects; Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Antiques & collectables: jewellery

Hardback

Full access to Christie's archives has been granted, resulting in the inclusion of previously unseen material and images in... [more]

$110.00

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The Artist's Way: A Course in Discovering and Recovering Your Creative Self

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The Artist's Way: A Course in Discovering and Recovering Your Creative Self...

Julia Cameron

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Writing & editing guides; Self-help & personal development

Paperback

The international bestseller which has helped millions recover their creativity reissued in a beautiful new edition. [more]

$37.99

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The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to Return a Literary Inheritance

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The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to...

Anders Rydell

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Library & information sciences; History; History: specific events & topics

Hardback

When Nazi soldiers ransacked Europe's libraries and bookshops, large and small, the books they stole were not burned. Instead,... [more]

$51.95

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Red: The History of a Color

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Red: The History of a Color

Michel Pastoureau

Art & Architecture; Theory of art

Hardback

Translation of: Rouge: histoire d'une couleur. [more]

$94.99

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Inclinations: A Critique of Rectitude

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Inclinations: A Critique of Rectitude

Adriana Cavarero

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Literature: history & criticism

Paperback

Cavarero refutes a long-standing set of assumptions in moral philosophy by contesting the classical figure of the homo erectus... [more]

$50.95  $45.85

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How Art Can Make You Happy

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How Art Can Make You Happy

Bridget Watson Payne

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Self-help & personal development

Hardback

For all those people who love art but don't make time for it and feel guilty as a result, How Art Can Make You Happy is the... [more]

$24.99

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Culture and Values: A Survey of the Humanities, Volume II

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Culture and Values: A Survey of the Humanities, Volume II

John Reich, Lawrence Cunningham, Lois Fichner-Rathus

Theory of art; Literary studies: general; History: theory & methods; Social & cultural anthropology; Psychology

Paperback

Introduces students to art, music, philosophy, and literature in a new and exciting format, from the beginnings of civilization... [more]

$149.95

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Something Wicked from Japan

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Something Wicked from Japan

Ei Nakau

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

Ghosts, demons, Yokai... This is the nightmarish collection of supernatural beings from Japanese folklore as portrayed in... [more]

$54.95

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Nikon Coolpix P900: Learning the Basics: (Booklet)

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Nikon Coolpix P900: Learning the Basics: (Booklet)

Bill Stonehem

The Arts: General & Reference; Photography & photographs

Paperback

The Nikon Coolpix P900 is a large camera with a profound 83x lens. It is able to capture images from wide angle scenes and... [more]

$30.95  $27.85

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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)

Hardback

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

$24.95

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The Arts Dividend: Why Investment in Culture Pays

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The Arts Dividend: Why Investment in Culture Pays

Darren Henley

Art & Architecture; Art: financial aspects

Paperback

An illuminating account of the importance of public investment in arts and culture [more]

$37.95  $34.15

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The Art Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

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The Art Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

DK

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

Leather / fine binding

Explores the ideas behind one hundred iconic works of art while examining their historical context. [more]

$46.95

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50 Artists You Should Know

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50 Artists You Should Know

Thomas Koster

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Art styles not defined by date; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections

Paperback

Now available in a new edition, this attractive, entertaining and bestselling book on 50 of the greatest artists the world... [more]

$35.99

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Culture Crash: The Killing of the Creative Class

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Culture Crash: The Killing of the Creative Class

Scott Timberg

Art: financial aspects; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Consumerism

Paperback

When artists and artisans can't make a living, the health of America's culture is at risk [more]

$29.99

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Ai Weiwei

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Ai Weiwei

Hans Werner Holzwarth

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Individual artists, art monographs; Politics & government

Hardback

Renowned for his political remarks and social media activity almost as much as for his social interventions, contemporary... [more]

$145.00

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