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The Arts: General & Reference

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Critic as Artist, The

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Critic as Artist, The

Wilde Oscar

The Arts: General & Reference; Literary essays

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In arguably the most complete exploration of his aesthetic thinking, and certainly the most entertaining, Wilde harnesses... [more]

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Limelight August 2019

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Limelight August 2019

Limelight

The Arts: General & Reference

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Cover story- Wonder Women- The Australian Ballet performs Sylvia in a new production by Stanton Welch for which the lead ballerinas... [more]

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An Introduction to Design and Culture: 1900 to the Present

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An Introduction to Design and Culture: 1900 to the Present

Penny Sparke

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

Hardback

An Introduction to Design and Culture provides a comprehensive guide to the changing relationships between design and culture... [more]

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Genuine Fakes: How Phony Things Teach Us About Real Stuff

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Genuine Fakes: How Phony Things Teach Us About Real Stuff

Lydia Pyne (University of Texas of Austin, USA)

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; History of science; Popular science

Hardback

Hstorian Pyne explores how the authenticity of eight genuine fakes depends on their unique combinations of history, science,... [more]

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What They Didn't Teach You in Art School: What you need to know to survive as an artist

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What They Didn't Teach You in Art School: What you need to know to survive...

Rosalind Davis, Annabel Tilley

The Arts: General & Reference; Advice on careers & achieving success

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A career guide for artists, covering everything they need to know about building a successful business after graduating [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

This introduction to light for students and visual artists explores the way light can be used to create realistic and fantastical... [more]

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Advancing Multimodal and Critical Discourse Studies: Interdisciplinary Research Inspired by Theo Van Leeuwen's Social Semiotics

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Advancing Multimodal and Critical Discourse Studies: Interdisciplinary Research...

Sumin Zhao (University of Southern Denmark, Denmark), Emilia Djonov (Macquarie University, Australia), Anders Bjorkvall (OErebro University, Sweden), Morten Boeriis (University of Southern Denmark, Denmark)

The Arts: General & Reference; Sociolinguistics; Media studies

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As a founder and leading figure in multimodality and social semiotics, Theo van Leuween has made significant contributions... [more]

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The Routledge Companion to Medieval Iconography

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The Routledge Companion to Medieval Iconography

Colum Hourihane

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; History; Medieval history; Religion: general

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Sometimes enjoying considerable favor, sometimes less, iconography has been an essential element in medieval art historical... [more]

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The Routledge Companion to Arts Management

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The Routledge Companion to Arts Management

William J. Byrnes (Southern Utah University, USA), Aleksandar Brkic (Goldsmiths, University of London, UK)

The Arts: General & Reference; Management & management techniques

Hardback

The Routledge Companion to Arts Management contains perspectives from international scholars, educators, consultants, and... [more]

$368.00

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Hans Ulrich Obrist - Sharp Tongues, Loose Lips, Open Eyes, Ears to the Ground

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Hans Ulrich Obrist - Sharp Tongues, Loose Lips, Open Eyes, Ears to the Ground...

Paul Chan, Hans-Ulrich Obrist

Theory of art

Paperback

Following the best-selling Everything You Always Wanted to Know About [more]

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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

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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]

$77.99

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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

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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

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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

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

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Blue Mythologies: Reflections on a Colour

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Blue Mythologies: Reflections on a Colour

Carol Mavor

Theory of art; Cultural studies

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Carol Mavor takes in the many shades and meanings of the colour blue, including those of science, Hinduism, Christianity,... [more]

$34.99

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Exploring Art: A Global, Thematic Approach, Revised

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Exploring Art: A Global, Thematic Approach, Revised

Margaret Lazzari (Roski School of Art and Design, University of Southern California), Dona Schlesier (Divine Word College)

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

EXPLORING ART: A GLOBAL, THEMATIC APPROACH, Revised Fifth Edition teaches students art basics and then shows how important... [more]

$144.95

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Intelligence, Creativity and Fantasy: Proceedings of the 5th International Multidisciplinary Congress (PHI 2019), October 7-9, 2019, Paris, France

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Intelligence, Creativity and Fantasy: Proceedings of the 5th International...

Mario S. Ming Kong (Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal), Maria do Rosario Monteiro (CHAM, FCSH, Universidade de NOVA, Lisboa, Portugal), Maria Joao Pereira Neto

The Arts: General & Reference; Architecture; Cultural studies

Hardback

The texts presented in Proportion Harmonies and Identities (PHI) - INTELLIGENCE, CREATIVITY AND FANTASY were compiled with... [more]

$374.00

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Hinges: Sakaki Hyakusen and the Birth of Nanga Painting

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Hinges: Sakaki Hyakusen and the Birth of Nanga Painting

Julia M White

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Oriental art; Individual artists, art monographs; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Museums & museology

Hardback

Hinges: Sakaki Hyakusen and the Birth of Nanga Painting is the first US exhibition focusing on the art of Sakaki Hyakusen... [more]

$108.00

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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

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Visual artists, craftspeople, musicians, and performers have been supported by the development community for at least twenty... [more]

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Developing Literacy and the Arts in Schools

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Developing Literacy and the Arts in Schools

Georgina Barton (University of Southern Queensland, USA)

The Arts: General & Reference; Literacy strategies; Teaching of a specific subject

Hardback

The teaching of the arts and literacy in schools is often at odds with one another. The desire for schools to improve results... [more]

$221.00

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Along the Indian Highway: An Ethnography of an International Travelling Exhibition

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Along the Indian Highway: An Ethnography of an International Travelling...

Cathrine Bublatzky (Assistant Professor, Department of Visual and Media Anthropology, Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies, Germany)

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; Archaeological theory

Hardback

This book is an ethnographic study of the travelling art exhibition Indian Highway that presented Indian contemporary art... [more]

$294.00

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Drawing as a Way of Knowing in Art and Science

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Drawing as a Way of Knowing in Art and Science

Gemma Anderson

The Arts: General & Reference; Science: general issues

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In recent history, the arts and sciences have often been considered opposing fields of study, but a growing trend in drawing... [more]

$83.00

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