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The Arts: General & Reference

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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 Art of Self Invention: Image and Identity in Popular Visual Culture

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The Art of Self Invention: Image and Identity in Popular Visual Culture...

Joanna Finkelstein

Theory of art; Human figures depicted in art; Photographs: portraits; Theatre Studies; Film theory & criticism; Society & Social Sciences

Paperback

Both an exploration of the ways in which we fashion our public identity and a manual of modern sociability, this book explores... [more]

$48.00

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Korean Film Directors: Park Chan Wook

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Korean Film Directors: Park Chan Wook

Kim Young-jin, Yong-Jin Kim

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

Paperback

An introductory guide to Park Chan-wook, the 2004 Cannes Grand Pix winner and one of the most acclaimed and popular Korean... [more]

$44.95

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Erotic Fantasy Art

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Erotic Fantasy Art

Duddlebug, Aly Fell

The Arts: General & Reference

Hardback

Erotic Fantasy Art brings together for the first time the finest, freshest, and most exciting talents in the world of erotic... [more]

$46.95

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Wild Sketches 1

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Wild Sketches 1

Luis Royo

The Arts: General & Reference; Fantasy; Graphic novels

Paperback

Wild Sketches Volume 2 features a collection of never-before-seen sketches, with 200 black-and-white images, all full of... [more]

$17.95

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Cambridge Introductions to Literature: The Cambridge Introduction to Modernism

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Cambridge Introductions...

Pericles Lewis (Yale University, Connecticut)

The Arts: General & Reference; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: general; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Cultural studies

Paperback

This introduction explains in a readable, lively style how modernism emerged, how it is defined, and how it developed in different... [more]

$51.95

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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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Colour in Art

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Colour in Art

John Gage

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

Paperback

Provides an introduction to the place and power of colour in life and art. This work includes reproductions of works by such... [more]

$29.95

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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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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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The Artful Mind: Cognitive Science and the Riddle of Human Creativity

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The Artful Mind: Cognitive Science and the Riddle of Human Creativity

Mark Turner

Theory of art; Architecture; Theory of music & musicology; Philosophy of mind; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Cognitively human minds produced a list of behavioral singularities that indicate a discontinuity between them and all other... [more]

$56.95

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Fashion: The Twentieth Century

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Fashion: The Twentieth Century

Francois Baudot

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

Paperback

A leading French fashion writer spotlights the achievements of Chanel, Nina Ricci, Donna Karan, Gianni Versace, Calvin Klein,... [more]

$55.00

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Candida Hofer: Libraries

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Candida Hofer: Libraries

Professor of Semiotics Umberto Eco (University of Bologna)

The Arts: General & Reference; Photography & photographs; Architecture

Hardback

Libraries are a book producer's dream. Since nobody photographs libraries... [more]

$99.95

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Metacreation: Art and Artificial Life

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Metacreation: Art and Artificial Life

Mitchell Whitelaw

Art & Architecture; Theory of art

Paperback

The first detailed examination of a-life art, where new media artists adopt, and adapt, techniques from artificial life. [more]

$27.95

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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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The Artist's Reality: Philosophies of Art

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The Artist's Reality: Philosophies of Art

Mark Rothko

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Individual artists, art monographs; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Discusses Rothko's ideas on the modern art world, art history, myth, beauty, the challenges of being an artist in society,... [more]

$49.00

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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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The Art of Responsive Drawing

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The Art of Responsive Drawing

Nathan Goldstein, Nathan P. Ritchey, Nathan Goldstein

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Drawing & drawings

Paperback

Suitable for undergraduate Foundation, Fine Arts, Illustration, and Graphic Design courses in Basic or Advanced Drawing, this... [more]

$108.95

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And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos

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And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos

John Berger

The Arts: General & Reference; Literary essays; Fiction & Literature

Paperback

Those who read or listen to our stories see everything as though through a lens. This lens is the secret of narration, and... [more]

$23.95

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That Divine Order: Music and the Visual Arts from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

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That Divine Order: Music and the Visual Arts from Antiquity to the Eighteenth...

Peter Vergo

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of music & musicology

Hardback

This scholarly, yet jargon-free, exploration of the relationship between music and the visual arts examines how that relationship... [more]

$99.95

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The Oxford Handbook of Aesthetics

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The Oxford Handbook of Aesthetics

Jerrold Levinson (Department of Philosophy, University of Maryland)

Theory of art; Theory of music & musicology; Literary theory; Philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Part of the Handbook series, this book talks about an area where philosophy meets the arts - aesthetics. It offers a guide... [more]

$76.95

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Interaction of Color

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Interaction of Color

Josef Albers

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Art techniques & principles; Teaching of a specific subject

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Conceived as a handbook and teaching aid for artists, instructors, and students, this book presents ideas of colour experimentation,... [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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