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The Arts: General & Reference

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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]

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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]

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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

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$208.00

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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

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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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Ecologies, Agents, Terrains

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Ecologies, Agents, Terrains

Christopher P. Heuer, Rebecca Zorach

Theory of art; Conservation of the environment

Paperback

A related conference, titled Ecologies, Agents, Terrains, was held May 4-6, 2017 at the Clark. [more]

$47.99

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Cubism and Abstract Art

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Cubism and Abstract Art

Alfred H. Barr, Jr.

The Arts: General & Reference

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Originally published in 1936, in this classic account of the development of abstract art Alfred Barr analyses the many diverse... [more]

$208.00

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Renaissance Splendor: Catherine de' Medici's Valois Tapestries

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Renaissance Splendor: Catherine de' Medici's Valois Tapestries

Elizabeth Cleland, Marjorie E. Wieseman

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Renaissance art; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Textile design & theory

Hardback

Featuring detailed scenes of court pageantry and life-size portraits of members of the French Valois dynasty woven in wool,... [more]

$74.99

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Louise Jopling: A Biographical and Cultural Study of the Modern Woman Artist in Victorian Britain

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Louise Jopling: A Biographical and Cultural Study of the Modern Woman Artist...

Patricia de Montfort

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Gender studies: women

Paperback

Louise Jopling: A Biographical and Cultural Study is the first in-depth study of this nineteenth-century painter who was among... [more]

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Gan's Constructivism: Aesthetic Theory for an Embedded Modernism

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Gan's Constructivism: Aesthetic Theory for an Embedded Modernism

Kristin Romberg

The Arts: General & Reference; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Politics & government

Hardback

This compelling new account of Russian constructivism repositions the agitator Aleksei Gan as the movement's chief protagonist... [more]

$128.00

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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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Adventures in Drawing: A Guided Sketchbook

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Adventures in Drawing: A Guided Sketchbook

Scott Campbell

The Arts: General & Reference; Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts; Stationery items

Paperback

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

$22.99

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A Short History of the Shadow

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A Short History of the Shadow

Victor I. Stoichita

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles

Paperback

In this investigative tour de force, now available in a new format edition, Victor I. Stoichita untangles the history of one... [more]

$37.99

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Seven Keys to Modern Art

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Seven Keys to Modern Art

Simon Morley

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

Hardback

A unique guide to making sense of modern and contemporary art through seven different approaches, focusing on twenty major... [more]

$39.99

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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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Managing Organisational Success in the Arts

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Managing Organisational Success in the Arts

David Stevenson (Queen Margaret University, UK)

Art: financial aspects; Theatre Studies; Management: leadership & motivation; Organisational theory & behaviour; Non-profitmaking organisations

Paperback

The creative and cultural industries are a dynamic and rapidly expanding field of enterprise. Yet all too often the dominant... [more]

$62.99

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The Architecture of Nothingness: An Explanation of the Objective Basis of Beauty in Architecture and the Arts

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The Architecture of Nothingness: An Explanation of the Objective Basis of...

Frank Lyons (Director, Humane Architecture, UK)

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

It is a common enough assumption that good buildings make us feel good just as poor ones can make us feel insecure, depressed... [more]

$73.99

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Art, Aesthetics and Colour: Aristotle - Thomas Aquinas - Rudolf Steiner, An Anthology of Original Texts

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Art, Aesthetics and Colour: Aristotle - Thomas Aquinas - Rudolf Steiner,...

Aristotle, Rudolf Steiner

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics; Theosophy & Anthroposophy

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An anthology of commentaries on art, aesthetics and colour by three of western culture's greatest intellects. [more]

$27.99

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Socially Engaged Art and the Neoliberal City

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Socially Engaged Art and the Neoliberal City

Cecilie Sachs Olsen (Royal Holloway University of London UK)

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

What are the social functions of art in the age of neoliberal urbanism? This book discusses the potential of artistic practices... [more]

$242.00

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The Central Collecting Point in Munich - A New Beginning for the Restitution and Protection of Art

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The Central Collecting Point in Munich - A New Beginning for the Restitution...

Iris Lauterbach

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; European history

Hardback

A compelling exploration of the many issues surrounding the restoration and restitution of Nazi-stolen art at the end of World... [more]

$119.00

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Vanguardia: Socially Engaged Art and Theory

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Vanguardia: Socially Engaged Art and Theory

Marc James Leger

Theory of art; Political activism

Hardback

Vanguardia chronicles and theorises changing forms of socially engaged art and radical politics since the rise of the anti-globalisation... [more]

$53.99

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The Business of Watercolour

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The Business of Watercolour

Simon Fenwick, Greg Smith

The Arts: General & Reference; Art Forms; Painting & paintings

Hardback

First published in 1997, this volume will revolutionise the study of watercolour painting in Britain. The Royal Watercolour... [more]

$208.00

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Can Art Aid in Resolving Conflicts?: 100 Perspectives

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Can Art Aid in Resolving Conflicts?: 100 Perspectives

Noam Lemelshtrich Latar, Ornat Lev-er, Jerry Wind

The Arts: General & Reference; Peace studies & conflict resolution

Hardback

A pioneering survey of leading and emerging global artists, curators and art practitioners on the question: can art aid in... [more]

$55.00

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Art Markets in Europe, 1400-1800

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Art Markets in Europe, 1400-1800

Michael North, David Ormrod

The Arts: General & Reference; European history; Medieval history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Economic history

Paperback

The reinvention of art-history during the 1980s has provided a serious challenge to the earlier formalist and connoisseurial... [more]

$83.99

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Works of Heart: Building Village Through the Arts

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Works of Heart: Building Village Through the Arts

Lynne Elizabeth, Suzanne Young

The Arts: General & Reference; Multicultural education; Teaching of a specific subject; Politics & government

Paperback

A full-color celebration of citizen artists revitalizing their communities. [more]

$55.99

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Occasions of State: Early Modern European Festivals and the Negotiation of Power

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Occasions of State: Early Modern European Festivals and the Negotiation...

Professor J. R. Mulryne, Krista de Jonge

The Arts: General & Reference; Theatre Studies; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Industrialisation & industrial history

Hardback

This sixth volume in the European Festival Studies series stems from a joint conference (Venice, 2013) between the Society... [more]

$221.00

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