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The Arts: General & Reference

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Research in the Creative and Media Arts: Challenging Practice

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Research in the Creative and Media Arts: Challenging Practice

Desmond Bell

The Arts: General & Reference; Art Forms; Research methods: general; Media studies

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In Research in the Creative and Media Arts, Desmond Bell looks at contemporary art and design practice, arguing that research... [more]

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Evolutionary and Neurocognitive Approaches to Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts

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Evolutionary and Neurocognitive Approaches to Aesthetics, Creativity and...

Colin Martindale, Paul Locher, Vladimir M. Petrov, Arnold Berleant

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics; Cognition & cognitive psychology

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Describes fresh approaches to aesthetics, creativity and psychology of the arts, approaching these topics from a point of... [more]

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Tate: Brief Lessons in Rule Breaking

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Tate: Brief Lessons in Rule Breaking

Frances Ambler

The Arts: General & Reference; Non-graphic art forms

Paperback

Find the confidence to take bigger creative risks, get rebellious and stop playing it safe. [more]

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The Photography Cultures Reader: Representation, Agency and Identity

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The Photography Cultures Reader: Representation, Agency and Identity

Liz Wells

Theory of art; Photography & photographs

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The Photography Cultures Reader: Representation, Agency and Identity engages with contemporary debates surrounding photographic... [more]

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Duty Free Art: Art in the Age of Planetary Civil War

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Duty Free Art: Art in the Age of Planetary Civil War

Hito Steyerl

Theory of art

Paperback

What is the function of art in the era of digital gloablisation? [more]

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My Tiny Atlas: Our World Through Your Eyes

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My Tiny Atlas: Our World Through Your Eyes

Emily Nathan

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

A collection of images created by the Tiny Atlas Quarterly community of professional photographers and casual shooters. [more]

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Law, Art and the Commons

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Law, Art and the Commons

Merima Bruncevic

The Arts: General & Reference; Cultural studies; Intellectual property law; Social law

Paperback

Based on author's thesis (doctoral - Geoteborgs universitet, 2014) issued under title: Fixing the shadows: access to art and... [more]

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A Dictionary of the American Avant-Gardes

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A Dictionary of the American Avant-Gardes

Richard Kostelanetz

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; Performance art; Theatre Studies

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For this American edition of his legendary arts dictionary of information and opinion, the distinguished critic and arts historian... [more]

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Postmodernism: Philosophy and the Arts

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Postmodernism: Philosophy and the Arts

Hugh J. Silverman

The Arts: General & Reference; Philosophy

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The language and politics of postmodernism are analysed, and particular sites' - painting, film, dance, fashion, architecture... [more]

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The Routledge Companion to Design Studies

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The Routledge Companion to Design Studies

Penny Sparke, Fiona Fisher

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Cultural studies

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Since the 1990s, in response to dramatic transformations in the worlds of technology and the economy, design - a once relatively... [more]

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Bridging Communities through Socially Engaged Art

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Bridging Communities through Socially Engaged Art

Alice Wexler (SUNY New Paltz, USA), Vida Sabbaghi

The Arts: General & Reference; Social issues & processes

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Promoting the expansion of art in society and education, this book highlights the significance of the arts as an instrument... [more]

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Techne Theory: A New Language for Art

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Techne Theory: A New Language for Art

Henry Staten (University of Washington, USA)

Theory of art; Philosophy

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Only since the Romantic period has art been understood in terms of an ineffable aesthetic quality of things like poems, paintings,... [more]

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Creative States of Mind: Psychoanalysis and the Artist's Process

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Creative States of Mind: Psychoanalysis and the Artist's Process

Patricia Townsend

The Arts: General & Reference; Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology)

Paperback

Edited version of the author's thesis (doctoral--University College, 2018) under the title: Artist's creative process: a Winnicottian... [more]

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Silent Kingdom: A World Beneath the Waves

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Silent Kingdom: A World Beneath the Waves

Christian Vizl

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

Silent Kingdom reveals the world beneath the waves in an ethereal collection of black-and-white underwater photography.<br... [more]

$75.00

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Slow Art: The Experience of Looking, Sacred Images to James Turrell

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Slow Art: The Experience of Looking, Sacred Images to James Turrell

Arden Reed

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

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Americans, on average, spend between six and ten seconds looking at individual artworks in museums or galleries. This book... [more]

$57.99

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Sam Francis - The Artist's Materials

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Sam Francis - The Artist's Materials

Debra Burchett-Lere, Aneta Zebala

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Painting & paintings; Prints & printmaking; Art techniques & principles; Biography: general

Paperback

The next title in the respected Artist's Materials series offers groundbreaking analysis of Sam Francis's working methods... [more]

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Research in the Creative and Media Arts: Challenging Practice

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Research in the Creative and Media Arts: Challenging Practice

Desmond Bell

The Arts: General & Reference; Art Forms; Research methods: general; Media studies

Hardback

In Research in the Creative and Media Arts, Desmond Bell looks at contemporary art and design practice, arguing that research... [more]

$231.00

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Landscape into Eco Art: Articulations of Nature Since the '60s

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Landscape into Eco Art: Articulations of Nature Since the '60s

Mark Cheetham

Theory of art; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Environmentalist thought & ideology

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Explores the practices of ecological art, a genre addressing the widespread public concern with rapid climate change and related... [more]

$79.00

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Arts in Place: The Arts, the Urban and Social Practice

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Arts in Place: The Arts, the Urban and Social Practice

Cara Courage (University of Brighton, UK)

The Arts: General & Reference; Urban communities; Human geography

Paperback

This interdisciplinary book explores the role of art in placemaking in urban environments, analysing how artists and communities... [more]

$77.99

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The Production Sites of Architecture

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The Production Sites of Architecture

Sophia Psarra (University College London, UK)

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

The Production Sites of Architecture examines the intimate link between material sites and meaning. It explores questions... [more]

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Joerg Breu the Elder: Art, Culture, and Belief in Reformation Augsburg

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Joerg Breu the Elder: Art, Culture, and Belief in Reformation Augsburg

Andrew Morrall

The Arts: General & Reference; Western philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance, c 500 to c 1600; Church history

Paperback

This text covers the life of the Renaissance painter Jorg Breu the Elder. It looks at his life and works, as well as his influences... [more]

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Modern Architecture and the End of Empire

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Modern Architecture and the End of Empire

Mark Crinson

The Arts: General & Reference; City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of architecture; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Paperback

Mark Crinson's study is concerned with the relation between architecture and those events and processes that make up the so-called... [more]

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Revival: Memory and Desire (2002): Painting in Britain and Ireland at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

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Revival: Memory and Desire (2002): Painting in Britain and Ireland at the...

Kenneth McConkey

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; British & Irish history

Paperback

This title was first published in 2002. 'Memory and Desire' is a lavishly illustrated account of the art world in Britain... [more]

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The Cultural Devolution: Art in Britain in the Late Twentieth Century

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The Cultural Devolution: Art in Britain in the Late Twentieth Century

Neil Mulholland

Theory of art; British & Irish history; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Paperback

What happened to art in Britain when the balance began to shift from public to private subsidy following the IMF crisis in... [more]

$58.99

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The Routledge Companion to Art and Politics

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The Routledge Companion to Art and Politics

Randy Martin (New York University, USA)

The Arts: General & Reference; Politics & government

Paperback

The Routledge Companion to Art and Politics offers a thorough examination of the complex relationship between art and politics,... [more]

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