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The Arts: General & Reference

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The Nature and Art of Workmanship

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The Nature and Art of Workmanship

David Pye

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Decorative arts; Furniture & furnishings manufacture; DIY: carpentry & woodworking

Paperback

One of the classic books on the theory of craftsmanship and design. [more]

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Dahnmudo DVD

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Dahnmudo DVD

Best Life Media, First Last (Loyola University Maryland, USA)

The Arts: General & Reference; Psychology; Combat sports & self-defence

DVD

Now through this three-DVD set you can get detailed instruction in all basic DahnMuDo forms from master DahnMuDo trainer Owoon... [more]

$86.00

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The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History

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The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure...

Robert M. Edsel

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

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What if I told you that there was an epic story about World War II that has not been told, involving the most unlikely group... [more]

$55.00

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Deeper than Reason: Emotion and its Role in Literature, Music, and Art

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Deeper than Reason: Emotion and its Role in Literature, Music, and Art

Jenefer Robinson

Theory of art; Theory of music & musicology; Literary studies: general; Philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics; Cultural studies; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology

Paperback

Takes the insights of modern scientific research on the emotions and uses them to illuminate questions about our emotional... [more]

$61.95

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What Do Pictures Want?: The Lives and Loves of Images

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What Do Pictures Want?: The Lives and Loves of Images

W. J. T. Mitchell

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

Opening new vistas in iconology and the emergent field of visual culture, he also considers the importance of Dolly the Sheep... [more]

$39.95

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5-Minute Sketching -- Architecture: Super-Quick Techniques for Amazing Drawings

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5-Minute Sketching -- Architecture: Super-Quick Techniques for Amazing Drawings...

Liz Steel

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Drawing & drawings; Art techniques & principles

Paperback

The next craze, after coloring books, is sketching. [more]

$37.95

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Label Art

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Label Art

Alan Weller

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference

Mixed media product

This unique collection of over 400 designs, reproduced from rare original materials, is a lively, multi-use gallery of fruits,... [more]

$68.00

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What Good are the Arts?

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What Good are the Arts?

John Carey

Art & Architecture; Theory of art

Paperback

From one of the country's most eminent reviewers and academics, a delightfully sceptical and devastatingly intelligent assessment... [more]

$23.95

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Georges Braque et le Paysage: de L'Estaque a Varangeville (1906-1963)

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Georges Braque et le Paysage: de L'Estaque a Varangeville (1906-1963)

Collectif, Georges Braque

The Arts: General & Reference; Languages & ESL

Hardback

- Seul ouvrage sur les paysages peints de Georges Braque. Dans la p riode fauve comme dans la p riode cubiste, le paysage... [more]

$59.95

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Julius Caesar in Western Culture

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Julius Caesar in Western Culture

Maria Wyke

The Arts: General & Reference; Literary studies: general; History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Cultural studies

Paperback

This interdisciplinary volume explores the significance of Julius Caesar to different periods, societies and people.<br /><br... [more]

$85.95

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The Philosophy of Art

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The Philosophy of Art

Stephen Davies

Theory of art; Philosophy

Paperback

* Presents a clear and insightful introduction to central topics and on-going debates in the philosophy of art. * Eight sections... [more]

$37.95

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Traditional Ironwork Designs

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Traditional Ironwork Designs

Josef Feller

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Residential buildings, domestic buildings

Paperback

An exceptional collection of outstanding examples of German ironwork. More than 270 illustrations depict a wide range of Dusseldorf... [more]

$19.95

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Excel Revise in a Month: HSC Visual Arts

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Excel Revise in a Month: HSC Visual Arts

Craig Malyon

The Arts: General & Reference; Educational material; Educational: Art & design; Educational: study & revision guides

Paperback

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$19.95

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Art's Prospect: The Challenge of Tradition in an Age of Celebrity

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Art's Prospect: The Challenge of Tradition in an Age of Celebrity

Roger Kimball

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Cultural studies

Paperback

Illuminates some of the chief spiritual itineraries of modern art. [more]

$29.95

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The Mind in the Cave: Consciousness and the Origins of Art

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The Mind in the Cave: Consciousness and the Origins of Art

David J. Lewis-Williams

Theory of art; History

Paperback

The author combines a lifetime of anthropological research with the most recent neurological insights in this text. Illuminating... [more]

$32.99

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Foundations of Art and Design

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Foundations of Art and Design

Alan Pipes

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Art Forms; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design

Paperback

Alan Pipes here provides an engaging introduction to the fundamentals of art and design for students embarking on graphic... [more]

$30.00

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Nothing If Not Critical

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Nothing If Not Critical

Robert Hughes

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles

Paperback

A generous selection of forthright essays on art and artists. Hughes tackles the lives and works of over 80 artists, from... [more]

$24.99

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The Shape of Ancient Thought: Comparative Studies in Greek and Indian Philosophies

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The Shape of Ancient Thought: Comparative Studies in Greek and Indian Philosophies...

Thomas McEvilley

Theory of art; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Oriental & Indian philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

A comparative study of early Eastern and Western philosophy. It seeks to prove that the seemingly separate metaphysical schemes... [more]

$89.95

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An Introduction to Art Techniques

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An Introduction to Art Techniques

DK, Michael Wright, James Horton

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Art techniques & principles; Reference works

Paperback

Illustrating a complete range of art techniques through full-color, step-by-step photographs, this elaborately instructional... [more]

$71.95

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At Home with Art

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At Home with Art

Estelle Ellis, Caroline Seebohm, Christopher Simon Sykes

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Residential buildings, domestic buildings

Hardback

A study of art lovers, their passion for art and their desire to bring home the works that have captured their hearts. It... [more]

$50.00

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Aesthetics: Volume 2

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Aesthetics: Volume 2

G. W. F. Hegel

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Hegel's Aesthetics gives full expression to his theory of art. He considers the nature of art, surveys the history of art... [more]

$68.95

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Art Investigator

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Art Investigator

Michele Stockley

Art & Architecture; Theory of art

Paperback

Art investigator brings the art of the past and present alive and makes it relevant to Australian students. By exploring a... [more]

$78.95

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Touched With Fire

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Touched With Fire

Kay Redfield Jamison

Theory of art; Literary theory; Psychology; Behavioural theory (Behaviourism); Health systems & services; Clinical psychology

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Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$29.99

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Free Play: Improvisation in Life and Art

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Free Play: Improvisation in Life and Art

Stephen Nachmanovitch

Theory of art; Psychology; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

Paperback

Discusses the inner sources of spontaneous creation, explains how to learn the skills of improvisation, and suggests ways... [more]

$26.95

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The Science For Conservators Series: Volume 2: Cleaning

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The Science For Conservators Series: Volume 2: Cleaning

Conservation Unit Museums and Galleries Commission

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Storage, maintenance & preservation of collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Pigments, dyestuffs & paint technology

Paperback

Scientific concepts are basic to the conservation of artefacts of every type, yet many conservators have little or no scientific... [more]

$72.00

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