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The Arts: General & Reference

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Research in the Creative and Media Arts: Challenging Practice

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Research in the Creative and Media Arts: Challenging Practice

Desmond Bell

The Arts: General & Reference; Art Forms; Research methods: general; Media studies

Hardback

In Research in the Creative and Media Arts, Desmond Bell looks at contemporary art and design practice, arguing that research... [more]

$231.00

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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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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

$69.99

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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]

$77.99

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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]

$65.00

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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]

$65.00

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Paris by Design:An Inspired Guide to the City's Creative Side: An Inspired Guide to the City's Creative Side

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Paris by Design:An Inspired Guide to the City's Creative Side: An Inspired...

Jorgensen EVA

The Arts: General & Reference; Travel & holiday guides

Hardback

Paris by Design is the definitive Paris book for the design-savvy traveler and creatively curious Francophile. With a combination... [more]

$45.00

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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]

$26.99

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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]

$65.00

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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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Library of Light: Encounters With Artists And Designers

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Library of Light: Encounters With Artists And Designers

Jo Joelson

The Arts: General & Reference; Electronic, holographic & video art

Hardback

Structured around four thematic essays - Political Light, Mediating Light, Performance Light and Absent Light - this book... [more]

$107.00

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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]

$125.00

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Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965-1975

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Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965-1975

Melissa Ho, Thomas Crow, Martha Rosler, Mignon Nixon, Erica Levin

The Arts: General & Reference; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Vietnam War

Hardback

Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name, on view at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington,... [more]

$135.00

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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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World's Fair of 1900: Retrospective Exhibition of French Art 1800-1889

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World's Fair of 1900: Retrospective Exhibition of French Art 1800-1889

Theodore Reff

The Arts: General & Reference; Painting & paintings; History

Hardback

Published in 1981: This book is two-hundred Catalogues of the Major Exhibitions reproduced in facsimile in forty-seven volumes.... [more]

$189.00

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The Bible and the Printed Image in Early Modern England: Little Gidding and the pursuit of scriptural harmony

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The Bible and the Printed Image in Early Modern England: Little Gidding...

Michael Gaudio

The Arts: General & Reference; History; Religion: general; Christianity; Protestantism & Protestant Churches

Paperback

The first book-length study of the fifteen surviving Little Gidding bible concordances, this book examines the visual culture... [more]

$77.99

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World's Fair of 1889

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World's Fair of 1889

Theodore Reff

The Arts: General & Reference; Art Forms; History

Hardback

Published in 1981. This book is two hundred catologues of the Exihibitions reproduced in facsimile in forty-seven volumes.... [more]

$208.00

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Artist's Guide to the Anatomy of the Human Head: Defining Structure and Capturing Emotions

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Artist's Guide to the Anatomy of the Human Head: Defining Structure and...

3DTotal Publishing

Theory of art; Human figures depicted in art; Portraits in art; Art techniques & principles

Paperback

Learn how to define structure and capture emotions with this comprehensive artist's guide to drawing the human head. [more]

$62.99

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World's Fair of 1855

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World's Fair of 1855

Theodore Reff

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

Hardback

Published in 1981: This is two-hundred catalogues of the Major Exhibitions reproduced in facsimile in forty-seven volumes.... [more]

$315.00

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Living Drama Student Book with 1 Access Code for 26 Months

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Living Drama Student Book with 1 Access Code for 26 Months

Bruce Burton

The Arts: General & Reference

Paperback

Living Drama comprehensively covers all of the content, skills and knowledge senior drama and theatre studies students need.... [more]

$72.95

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