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The Arts: General & Reference

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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]

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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

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

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Representation and Memory in Graphic Novels

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Representation and Memory in Graphic Novels

Golnar Nabizadeh (University of Dundee, UK)

Theory of art; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Cultural studies; Popular culture; Sociology

Hardback

This book analyses the relationship between comics and cultural memory. By focussing on a range of landmark comics from the... [more]

$242.00

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French Encounters with the Ottomans, 1510-1560

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French Encounters with the Ottomans, 1510-1560

Pascale Barthe

The Arts: General & Reference; General & world history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

Paperback

Focusing on early Renaissance Franco-Ottoman relations, this book fills a gap in studies of Ottoman representations by early... [more]

$77.99

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Angela Carter and Surrealism: 'A Feminist Libertarian Aesthetic'

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Angela Carter and Surrealism: 'A Feminist Libertarian Aesthetic'

Anna Watz (Linkoeping University, Sweden)

Theory of art; Literary studies: from c 1900 -

Paperback

Based on the author's disseration (doctoral)--Linkeoping University, 2012. [more]

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Shedding New Light on Art Museum Additions: Front Stage and Back Stage Experiences

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Shedding New Light on Art Museum Additions: Front Stage and Back Stage Experiences...

Altaf Engineer (Architects For Society, USA), Kathryn H. Anthony (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)

The Arts: General & Reference; Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; Museums & museology

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Vast sums of money spent to design, construct, and maintain museum additions demand great accountability of museum leaders... [more]

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On Art

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On Art

Ilya Kabakov

Theory of art; Art & design styles: Abstract Expressionism; Individual artists, art monographs

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The first collection in English of the writings of Russian conceptual artist Ilya Kabakov, a leading figure in the avant garde... [more]

$75.00

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Body without Organs, Body without Image: Ernesto Neto's Anti-Leviathan (Undoing the Image 1)

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Body without Organs, Body without Image: Ernesto Neto's Anti-Leviathan (Undoing...

Eric Alliez, Jean-Claude Bonne

Theory of art

Paperback

A close analysis of the work of Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto reveals the fundamental stakes of a contemporary art in the... [more]

$49.99

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Graphite 10

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Graphite 10

3dtotal Publishing

The Arts: General & Reference; Serials, periodicals, abstracts, indexes

Paperback

GRAPHITE is an art magazine featuring over 100 pages of inspirational images, interviews and tutorials in an elegant quarterly... [more]

$27.99

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Eight lectures delivered to the students of the Royal Academy: Eight lectures delivered to the students of the Royal Academy

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Eight lectures delivered to the students of the Royal Academy: Eight lectures...

George Clausen

Theory of art; Media studies

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The author delivers these eight lectures to the students of The Royal Academy of Arts about the aims and ideals of art. He... [more]

$69.99

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Revival: Six Lectures on Painting (1904): Delivered to the Students of the Royal Academy of Arts in London, January 1904

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Revival: Six Lectures on Painting (1904): Delivered to the Students of the...

George Clausen

The Arts: General & Reference

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The chapters in this volume were delivered at lectures to students of the Royal Academy of Arts in January 1904 by George... [more]

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Math Art: Truth, Beauty, and Equations

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Math Art: Truth, Beauty, and Equations

Stephen Ornes

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

From geometry in motion to the possibilities of pi, this stunning volume reveals how art inspired the beauty and poetry of... [more]

$37.99

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Art and Design Pedagogy in Higher Education: Knowledge, Values and Ambiguity in the Creative Curriculum

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Art and Design Pedagogy in Higher Education: Knowledge, Values and Ambiguity...

Susan Orr (University of the Arts London, UK), Alison Shreeve (Buckinghamshire New University, UK)

The Arts: General & Reference; Philosophy & theory of education; Higher & further education, tertiary education; Teaching of a specific subject

Paperback

Art and Design Pedagogy in Higher Education provides a contemporary volume that offers a scholarly perspective on tertiary... [more]

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Landscapes: John Berger on Art

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Landscapes: John Berger on Art

John Berger

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles

Paperback

What does art tell us about ourselves? John Berger on the politics and consolations of creativity. [more]

$32.99

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The Shape of Difficulty: A Fan Letter to Unruly Objects

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The Shape of Difficulty: A Fan Letter to Unruly Objects

Bret L. Rothstein

Theory of art; Humanities; Puzzles & quizzes

Hardback

Examines the subculture of enigmatology: mechanical puzzles, their makers, and those who aspire to solving them. Argues that... [more]

$59.99

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Publishing Manifestos: An International Anthology from Artists and Writers

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Publishing Manifestos: An International Anthology from Artists and Writers...

Michalis Pichler (Director)

Theory of art; Publishing industry

Hardback

Manifestos by artists, authors, editors, publishers, designers, zinesters explore publishing as artistic practice. [more]

$64.99

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Knockout: The Art of Boxing

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Knockout: The Art of Boxing

Ken Regan

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

Chronicling the legacy of boxing's biggest names-including the great Muhammad Ali-and their impact on the sweet science,... [more]

$49.99

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Speculative Aesthetics

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Speculative Aesthetics

James Trafford, Robin Mackay, Luke Pendrell

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

An examination of the new technological mediations between the human sensorium and the planetary media network and of the... [more]

$27.99

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Becoming-Matisse: Between Painting and Architecture (Undoing the Image 2)

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Becoming-Matisse: Between Painting and Architecture (Undoing the Image 2)...

Eric Alliez (Kingston University, London)

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

Paperback

A reevaluation of Matisse that reveals the complex function of his work and thought in contemporary art's escape from the... [more]

$64.99

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The Danish Avant-Garde and World War II: The Helhesten Collective

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The Danish Avant-Garde and World War II: The Helhesten Collective

Kerry Greaves (University of Copenhagen)

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Second World War

Hardback

This is the first book to focus on Helhesten (The Hell-Horse), an avant-garde artists' collective active during the Nazi occupation... [more]

$242.00

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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

Hardback

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

$315.00

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Frame Work: Honour and Ornament in Italian Renaissance Art

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Frame Work: Honour and Ornament in Italian Renaissance Art

Alison Wright

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Renaissance art

Hardback

My husband Jan finished me on 17 June 1439. . . . My age was 33 years. So speaks Margaret van Eyck from the frame of her... [more]

$129.00

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One Artist, One Material

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One Artist, One Material

Frame

The Arts: General & Reference; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Interviews with 50 world-renowned artists exploring how the physical qualities of the material they're working with influences... [more]

$49.99

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The Design Philosophy Reader

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The Design Philosophy Reader

Anne-Marie Willis (German University in Cairo, Egypt)

Theory of art; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design

Paperback

What is design philosophy and why is it needed? This important book explains the discipline's recent emergence, the key questions... [more]

$59.99

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Surpassing Modernity: Ambivalence in Art, Politics and Society

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Surpassing Modernity: Ambivalence in Art, Politics and Society

Andrew McNamara (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics; Social & political philosophy

Paperback

For the past thirty to forty years, cultural analysis has focused on developing terms to explain the surpassing of modernity.... [more]

$39.99

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