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The Arts: General & Reference

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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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The Seven Ancient Wonders in the Early Modern World

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The Seven Ancient Wonders in the Early Modern World

Inmaculada Rodriguez-Moya, Victor Minguez

The Arts: General & Reference; History of architecture; Classical history & classical civilisation; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Social & cultural history

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This monograph is a study of the artistic production that formed part of the various lists of the Seven Wonders that lasted... [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 Persuasive Actor: Rhetorical Power on the Contemporary Stage

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The Persuasive Actor: Rhetorical Power on the Contemporary Stage

Milan Dragicevich

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

'A must-have for all actors who encounter speeches that are longer than three sentences. On the surface, that would... [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

Paperback

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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The Essence of Art: Victorian Advice on the Practice of Painting

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The Essence of Art: Victorian Advice on the Practice of Painting

Craig Harrison

Theory of art; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Painting & paintings

Hardback

First published in 1999, this book asks what kind of advice was available to somebody wishing to embark upon oil painting... [more]

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Hot, Cold, Heavy, Light, 100 Art Writings 1988-2018

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Hot, Cold, Heavy, Light, 100 Art Writings 1988-2018

Peter Schjeldahl

Theory of art

Hardback

Hot Cold Heavy Light collects 100 writings-some long, some short-that taken together forma group portrait of many of the world's... [more]

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The Glen Park Library: A Fairy Tale of Disruption

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The Glen Park Library: A Fairy Tale of Disruption

Pamela M. Lee (Professor, Yale University)

Theory of art; Advertising & society; Impact of science & technology on society

Hardback

How Silicon Valley, the dark net, and digital culture have affected our relationship to knowledge, history, language, aesthetics,... [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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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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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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Other Things

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Other Things

Bill Brown

Theory of art; Literary studies: general; Philosophy: aesthetics; Material culture

Paperback

From the pencil to the puppet to the drone--the humanities and the social sciences continue to ride a wave of interest in... [more]

$65.00

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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 -

Paperback

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

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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

Paperback

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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Arte Ambientale, Urban Space, and Participatory Art

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Arte Ambientale, Urban Space, and Participatory Art

Martina Tanga

Theory of art; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Cultural studies; Urban communities; Politics & government

Hardback

Working in 1970s Italy, a group of artists-namely Ugo La Pietra, Maurizio Nannucci, Francesco Somaini, Mauro Staccioli, Franco... [more]

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Art and the Committed Eye: The Cultural Functions of Imagery

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Art and the Committed Eye: The Cultural Functions of Imagery

Richard Leppert

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

In Art and the Committed Eye Richard Leppert examines Western European and American art from the fifteenth to the twentieth... [more]

$242.00

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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]

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Rene Magritte and the Art of Thinking

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Rene Magritte and the Art of Thinking

Lisa Lipinski (The George Washington University)

Theory of art; Art & design styles: Surrealism & Dada; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

For Rene Magritte, painting was a form of thinking. Through paintings of ordinary objects rendered with illusionism, Magritte... [more]

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The Digital Plenitude: The Decline of Elite Culture and the Rise of New Media

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The Digital Plenitude: The Decline of Elite Culture and the Rise of New...

Jay David Bolter (Wesley Chair of New Media, Georgia Institute of Technology)

The Arts: General & Reference; Media studies

Hardback

How the creative abundance of today's media culture was made possible by the decline of elitism in the arts and the rise of... [more]

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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]

$69.99

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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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