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The Arts: General & Reference

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A Short Book About Art

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A Short Book About Art

Dana Arnold

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Art styles not defined by date

Paperback

This short book introduces the reader to the key concepts in art from ancient times to the present day. Unlike many previous... [more]

$24.99

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Egon Schiele - Jenny Saville (German Edition)

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Egon Schiele - Jenny Saville (German Edition)

Oskar Batschmann, Martin Harrison, Diethard Leopold, Helena Perena Saez, Franz Smola

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

An encounter between a seminal Austrian Expressionist and a Young British Artist [more]

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The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History

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The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure...

Robert M. Edsel

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

Paperback

What if I told you that there was an epic story about World War II that has not been told, involving the most unlikely group... [more]

$19.99

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The Bloomsbury Group

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The Bloomsbury Group

Frances Spalding

The Arts: General & Reference; Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

Paperback

The National Portrait Gallery's series of compact, fully illustrated, historical guides to literary and artistic personalities... [more]

$19.99

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Making: Anthropology, Archaeology, Art and Architecture

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Making: Anthropology, Archaeology, Art and Architecture

Tim Ingold

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Architecture; Archaeological theory; Anthropology; Social & cultural anthropology

Paperback

Takes a fresh approach to the study of four related disciplines: anthropology, archaeology, art and architecture. This title... [more]

$60.99

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The Art of Cruelty: A Reckoning

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The Art of Cruelty: A Reckoning

Maggie Nelson (CalArts)

Art & Architecture; Theory of art

Paperback

This is criticism at its best. -Carolyn Kellogg, Los Angeles Times [more]

$31.95

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Witch in the Western Imagination

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Witch in the Western Imagination

Roper

The Arts: General & Reference; History; European history

Hardback

In an exciting new approach to witchcraft studies, The Witch in the Western Imagination examines the visual representation... [more]

$76.95

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The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art

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The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art...

Don Thompson

Art & Architecture; Art: financial aspects; Economics

Paperback

Why would a smart New York investment banker pay twelve million dollars for the decaying, stuffed carcass of a shark? [more]

$18.99

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The Music of Painting: Music, Modernism and the Visual Arts from the Romantics to John Cage

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The Music of Painting: Music, Modernism and the Visual Arts from the Romantics...

Peter Vergo

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Painting & paintings; Music

Paperback

Fascinating overview of the links between modern art and music. [more]

$49.95

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The Queer Art of Failure

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The Queer Art of Failure

Judith Halberstam

The Arts: General & Reference; Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture

Paperback

Proposes low theory as a means of recovering ways of being and forms of knowledge not legitimized by existing systems and... [more]

$44.95

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The Power of Art

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The Power of Art

Simon Schama, CBE

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

Paperback

* 'Great art has dreadful manners...' Simon Schama observes at the start of his epic exploration of the power, and whole point,... [more]

$55.00

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A Night at the Majestic

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A Night at the Majestic

Richard Davenport-Hines

Theory of art; Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960; Individual artists, art monographs; History

Paperback

One May night in 1922, in a grand hotel in Paris, five of the greatest artists of the 20th century sat down to supper. [more]

$25.95

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Ways of Seeing

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Ways of Seeing

John Berger

Art & Architecture; Theory of art

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Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognizes before it can speak. But, there is also another sense in which seeing... [more]

$19.99

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5-Minute Sketching -- Architecture: Super-Quick Techniques for Amazing Drawings

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5-Minute Sketching -- Architecture: Super-Quick Techniques for Amazing Drawings...

Liz Steel

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Drawing & drawings; Art techniques & principles

Paperback

The next craze, after coloring books, is sketching. [more]

$37.95

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What Good are the Arts?

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What Good are the Arts?

John Carey

Art & Architecture; Theory of art

Paperback

From one of the country's most eminent reviewers and academics, a delightfully sceptical and devastatingly intelligent assessment... [more]

$23.95

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Georges Braque et le Paysage: de L'Estaque a Varangeville (1906-1963)

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Georges Braque et le Paysage: de L'Estaque a Varangeville (1906-1963)

Collectif, Georges Braque

The Arts: General & Reference; Languages & ESL

Hardback

- Seul ouvrage sur les paysages peints de Georges Braque. Dans la p riode fauve comme dans la p riode cubiste, le paysage... [more]

$59.95

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Julius Caesar in Western Culture

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Julius Caesar in Western Culture

Maria Wyke

The Arts: General & Reference; Literary studies: general; History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Cultural studies

Paperback

This interdisciplinary volume explores the significance of Julius Caesar to different periods, societies and people.<br /><br... [more]

$85.95

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Art As Experience

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Art As Experience

John Dewey

Art & Architecture; Theory of art

Paperback

Based on John Dewey's lectures on esthetics, delivered as the first William James Lecturer at Harvard in 1932, Art as Experience... [more]

$31.95

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Foundations of Art and Design

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Foundations of Art and Design

Alan Pipes

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

Paperback

Alan Pipes here provides an engaging introduction to the fundamentals of art and design for students embarking on graphic... [more]

$30.00

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An Introduction to Art Techniques

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An Introduction to Art Techniques

DK, Michael Wright, James Horton

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Art techniques & principles; Reference works

Paperback

Illustrating a complete range of art techniques through full-color, step-by-step photographs, this elaborately instructional... [more]

$71.95

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The Shock of the New: Art and the Century of Change

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The Shock of the New: Art and the Century of Change

Robert Hughes

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

Paperback

An illustrated 100-year history of modern art, from cubism to pop and avant-guard. . [more]

$55.00

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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]

$50.00

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Masters of Comics: Inside the Studios of the Worlds Premier Graphic Storytellers

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Masters of Comics: Inside the Studios of the Worlds Premier Graphic Storytellers...

Joel Meadows, Mark Verheiden

The Arts: General & Reference; Fiction-related items

Paperback

Go inside the master's studio and explore the creative spaces and processes of the legendary artists who brought you Batman:... [more]

$39.99

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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

According to the sociologist Max Weber, luxury is the product of a refusal of utilitarian orientation toward use , whilst... [more]

$35.99

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Utrecht, Caravaggio and Europe

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Utrecht, Caravaggio and Europe

Bernd Ebert, Liesbeth M. Helmus

The Arts: General & Reference; Art & design styles: Baroque

Paperback

What a shock it must have been for the Utrecht painters Hendrick ter Brugghen, Gerard van Honthorst and Dirck van Baburen... [more]

$90.00

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