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The Arts: General & Reference

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WINTER

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WINTER

Kirsteen McSwein

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

An elegant gift book, celebrating the joys (and sometimes the travails) of the winter season through art, spanning several... [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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Duchamp, Aesthetics and Capitalism

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Duchamp, Aesthetics and Capitalism

Julian Jason Haladyn (OCAD University)

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

Hardback

This book is a significant re-thinking of Duchamp's importance in the twenty-first century, taking seriously the readymade... [more]

$94.99

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Thinking Design Through Literature

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Thinking Design Through Literature

Susan Yelavich

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; History of architecture; Literature: history & criticism

Hardback

This book deploys literature to explore the social lives of objects and places. The first book of its kind, it embraces things... [more]

$242.00

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Aesthetic Value

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Aesthetic Value

Alan Goldman

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

At the heart of aesthetics lie fundamental questions about value in art and the objectivity of aesthetic valuation. A theory... [more]

$242.00

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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]

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Be More Japan: The Art of Japanese Living

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Be More Japan: The Art of Japanese Living

DK Eyewitness

The Arts: General & Reference; Fashion & society; TV & society; National & regional cuisine; Travel & holiday guides

Hardback

Be More Japan is a bible of all things Japanese - from the country's fascinating, ancient traditions to its unique and influential... [more]

$34.99

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The Story of Painting: How art was made

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The Story of Painting: How art was made

DK

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; Renaissance art; Art & design styles: Baroque; Art techniques & principles

Hardback

A fascinating new history of art, this gloriously illustrated book reveals how materials, techniques, and ideas have evolved... [more]

$39.99

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Para-Platforms - On the Spatial Politics of Right-Wing Populism

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Para-Platforms - On the Spatial Politics of Right-Wing Populism

Markus Miessen, Zoe Ritts, Mahmoud Keshavarz, Angela Nagle, Benjamin H. Bratton

Theory of art; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies

Paperback

An investigation of the social, spatial, and material reality of right-wing populism. [more]

$53.99

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How to Spell the Fight

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How to Spell the Fight

Natascha Sadr Haghighian

Theory of art

Paperback

Following a thread, from string figures though algorithms. [more]

$19.99

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The Illustrated Baburnama

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The Illustrated Baburnama

Som Prakash Verma (former Professor, Department of History, Aligarh Muslim University, India)

The Arts: General & Reference; History; Cultural studies

Paperback

This book presents the Persian Baburnama, a key primary source and the earliest record of Babur`s memoirs. The authoritative... [more]

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Art and Art Therapy with the Imprisoned: Re-Creating Identity

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Art and Art Therapy with the Imprisoned: Re-Creating Identity

David Gussak

The Arts: General & Reference; Counselling & advice services; Prisons; Creative therapy (eg art, music, drama)

Hardback

Through the author's experiences, investigations and discussions with artists, art therapists and inmates from around the... [more]

$221.00

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Lamb Land: The Art Of Marion Peck

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Lamb Land: The Art Of Marion Peck

Marion Peck

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

A major figure in Pop-Surrealism, Marion Peck is a unique artist on the contemporary scene. Simultaneously inspired by Peter... [more]

$70.00

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Border Bang

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Border Bang

Jorge R. Guitierrez

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

Border Bang is a passionate love letter to the Tijuana, Mexico, and US border, documenting the bootleg artefacts sold to locals... [more]

$35.00

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Museum and Gallery Publishing: From Theory to Case Study

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Museum and Gallery Publishing: From Theory to Case Study

Sarah Anne Hughes

The Arts: General & Reference; Museums & museology; Publishing industry

Hardback

Museum and Gallery Publishing examines the theory and practice of general and scholarly publishing associated with museum... [more]

$221.00

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Rethinking Research in the Art Museum

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Rethinking Research in the Art Museum

Emily Pringle (Tate Research Centre, UK)

The Arts: General & Reference; Museums & museology; Research methods: general

Hardback

Rethinking Research in the Art Museum presents an original and radical perspective on how research can function as an agent... [more]

$179.00

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A Philosophy of Luxury

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A Philosophy of Luxury

Lambert Wiesing

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics; Ethics & moral philosophy; Cultural studies

Hardback

In this thought-provoking book Lambert Wiesing asks simply: What is luxury? Drawing on a fascinating range of examples, he... [more]

$189.00

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Boom: The Megadealers Behind the Irresistible Rise of the Contemporary Art Market

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Boom: The Megadealers Behind the Irresistible Rise of the Contemporary Art...

Michael Shnayerson

Art: financial aspects; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Biography: business & industry

Hardback

A behind-the-scenes look at the egomaniacs, geniuses, and canny promoters who shaped the world of modern art and created the... [more]

$45.00

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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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Titian And Venetian Painting, 1450-1590

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Titian And Venetian Painting, 1450-1590

Bruce Cole

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

As well as providing an introduction to the life and works of Titian, who is sometimes referred to as the founder of modern... [more]

$242.00

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Italian Renaissance Art

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Italian Renaissance Art

Laurie Schneider Adams

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

A readable, student-friendly, lavishly-illustrated introduction to one of the greatest periods of artistic genius in western... [more]

$242.00

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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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The Art of Protest: Culture and Activism from the Civil Rights Movement to the Present

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The Art of Protest: Culture and Activism from the Civil Rights Movement...

T. V. Reed

The Arts: General & Reference; Religious freedom & freedom of worship; Political activism

Paperback

This new edition of T. V. Reed's acclaimed classic offers accounts of ten key progressive movements in postwar America, from... [more]

$39.99

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