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The Arts: General & Reference

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A History of Art History

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A History of Art History

Christopher Wood

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

Hardback

In this wide-ranging and authoritative book, the first of its kind in English, Wood tracks the evolution of the historical... [more]

$79.99

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The Pursuit of Art: Travels, Encounters and Revelations

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The Pursuit of Art: Travels, Encounters and Revelations

Martin Gayford

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

One of our leading art critics and writers, Martin Gayford, recounts his travels and meetings with the world's greatest artists.... [more]

$35.00

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Wild Elephants

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Wild Elephants

Samuel Wasser, Art Wolfe

The Arts: General & Reference; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

In Wild Elephants, Art Wolfe seeks to capture on camera just what makes elephants so special and so worth saving.<br /><br... [more]

$75.00

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Theory for Art History: Adapted from Theory for Religious Studies, by William E. Deal and Timothy K. Beal

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Theory for Art History: Adapted from Theory for Religious Studies, by William...

Jae Emerling

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles

Paperback

With chapters devoted to each major thinker of the twentieth and twenty-first century including: Walter Benjamin and Jacques... [more]

$62.99

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Animism and Shamanism in Twentieth-Century Art: Kandinsky, Ernst, Pollock, Beuys

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Animism and Shamanism in Twentieth-Century Art: Kandinsky, Ernst, Pollock,...

Evan R. Firestone (Professor Emeritus of Art History, University of Georgia, USA.)

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

Paperback

Wassily Kandinsky, Max Ernst, Jackson Pollock, and Joseph Beuys were the leading artists of their generations to recognize... [more]

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Queer Difficulty in Art and Poetry: Rethinking the Sexed Body in Verse and Visual Culture

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Queer Difficulty in Art and Poetry: Rethinking the Sexed Body in Verse and...

Jongwoo Jeremy Kim (University of Louisville, USA), Christopher Reed (Pennsylvania State University, USA)

Theory of art; Literary theory; Gender studies, gender groups

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Augmenting recent developments in theories of gender and sexuality, this anthology marks a compelling new phase in queer scholarship.... [more]

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Silver in Georgian Dublin: Making, Selling, Consuming

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Silver in Georgian Dublin: Making, Selling, Consuming

Alison Fitzgerald

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; British & Irish history; Economic history

Paperback

Georgian Dublin is synonymous with a period of unprecedented expansion in the market for luxury goods. At a time when new... [more]

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Painting and Narrative in France, from Poussin to Gauguin

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Painting and Narrative in France, from Poussin to Gauguin

Peter Cooke, Nina Lubbren

The Arts: General & Reference; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Painting & paintings; European history

Paperback

Before Modernism, narrative painting was one of the most acclaimed and challenging modes of picture-making in Western art,... [more]

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The Architecture of Percier and Fontaine and the Struggle for Sovereignty in Revolutionary France

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The Architecture of Percier and Fontaine and the Struggle for Sovereignty...

Iris Moon

The Arts: General & Reference; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; History of architecture; Politics & government; Revolutionary groups & movements

Paperback

As the official architects of Napoleon, Charles Percier (1764-1838) and Pierre-Francois-Leonard Fontaine (1762-1853) designed... [more]

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Gender, Space, and the Gaze in Post-Haussmann Visual Culture: Beyond the Flaneur

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Gender, Space, and the Gaze in Post-Haussmann Visual Culture: Beyond the...

Temma Balducci

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Industrialisation & industrial history

Paperback

Charles Baudelaire's flaneur, as described in his 1863 essay The Painter of Modern Life, remains central to understandings... [more]

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Science, Technology, and Utopias: Women Artists and Cold War America

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Science, Technology, and Utopias: Women Artists and Cold War America

Christine Filippone

The Arts: General & Reference; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; History of science

Paperback

The rise of proxy wars, the Space Race, and cybernetics during the Cold War marked science and technology as vital sites of... [more]

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Light for Visual Artists Second Edition: Understanding and Using Light in Art & Design

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Light for Visual Artists Second Edition: Understanding and Using Light in...

Richard Yot

Theory of art; Art techniques & principles

Paperback

Discover and explore the way light can be used to create realistic and fantastical effects in a wide range of visual media... [more]

$49.99

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John Petts and the Caseg Press

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John Petts and the Caseg Press

Alison Smith

Theory of art; Art styles not defined by date; Literature: history & criticism; British & Irish history

Paperback

A history of the Caseg Press. By focusing on the engravings produced under the Caseg heading, and the illustrations Petts... [more]

$58.99

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Contemporary Perspectives on Art and International Development

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Contemporary Perspectives on Art and International Development

Polly Stupples, Katerina Martina Teaiwa

The Arts: General & Reference; Development studies

Paperback

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Arts Education and Curriculum Studies: The Contributions of Rita L. Irwin

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Arts Education and Curriculum Studies: The Contributions of Rita L. Irwin...

Mindy R. Carter (McGill University, Canada.), Valerie Triggs (University of Regina, Canada.)

The Arts: General & Reference; Moral & social purpose of education; Teaching of a specific subject

Paperback

Highlighting Rita L. Irwin's significant work in the fields of curriculum studies and arts education, this collection honors... [more]

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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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Signs & Symbols: An illustrated guide to their origins and meanings

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Signs & Symbols: An illustrated guide to their origins and meanings

Miranda Bruce-Mitford

Theory of art; Encyclopaedias & reference works; Cultural studies; Media studies

Hardback

From ancient hieroglyphs to modern-day graffiti, this book lets you discover the secrets, origins and meanings of over 2,000... [more]

$39.99

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Theory for Art History: Adapted from Theory for Religious Studies, by William E. Deal and Timothy K. Beal

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Theory for Art History: Adapted from Theory for Religious Studies, by William...

Jae Emerling

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles

Hardback

With chapters devoted to each major thinker of the twentieth and twenty-first century including: Walter Benjamin and Jacques... [more]

$231.00

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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]

$16.99

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Tate: Brief Lessons in Creativity

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Tate: Brief Lessons in Creativity

Frances Ambler

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

Paperback

Banish creative block with inspirational words from Hockney, Pollock and more. [more]

$16.99

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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

Paperback

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

$69.99

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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]

$22.99

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Women Architects and Modernism in India: Narratives and Contemporary Practices

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Women Architects and Modernism in India: Narratives and Contemporary Practices...

Madhavi Desai (Madhavi Desai Adjunct Faculty Faculty of Architecture Cept University Ahmedabad India)

The Arts: General & Reference; History of architecture

Paperback

Studies on architecture in South Asia continue to ignore women in canonical histories of the discipline. This book attempts... [more]

$77.99

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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]

$49.99

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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

Paperback

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

$77.99

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