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  • How to Write About Contemporary Art
    How to Write About Contemporary Art (English, Paperback) Gilda Williams

    Suitable for students, arts professionals and other aspiring writers, this book navigates readers through the key elements of style and content, from the aims and structure of a piece to its tone and language.

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  • Understanding a Photograph
    Understanding a Photograph (English, Paperback) John Berger

    Contains essays and previously uncollected pieces written for exhibitions and catalogues in which Berger probes the work of photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson and W Eugene Smith - and the lives of those photographed - with fierce engagement, intensity and tenderness.

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  • Art as Therapy
    Art as Therapy (English, Paperback) Alain Botton, John Armstrong

    Two authorities on popular culture reveal the ways in which art can enhance mood and enrich lives - now available in paperback

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  • Ways of Seeing
    Ways of Seeing (English, Paperback) John Berger

    Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognizes before it can speak. But, there is also another sense in which seeing comes before words. It is seeing which establishes our place in the surrounding world. The relation between what we see and what we know is never settled. This is a book on art in various languages.

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  • Reductionism in Art and Brain Science
    Reductionism in Art and Brain Science (English, Hardback) Eric R. Kandel

    Pre-publication subtitle: From figuration to abstraction of form, line, color, and light.

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  • How to See
    How to See (English, Hardback) David Salle

    A masterclass in contemporary art by one of the pre-eminent painters of our time.

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  • White
    White (English, Hardback) Kenya Hara

    White is not a book about colors. It is rather Kenya Haras attempt to explore the essence of -White-, which he sees as being closely related to the origin of Japanese aesthetics - symbolizing simplicity and subtlety. The central concepts discussed by Kenya Hara in this publication are emptiness and the absolute void.

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  • We'll Always Have Casablanca
    We'll Always Have Casablanca (English, Hardback) Noah Isenberg

    A Los Angeles Times Bestseller

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  • Landscapes
    Landscapes (English, Hardback) John Berger

    A major new work from the world's leading writer on art

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  • Beyond Caravaggio
    Beyond Caravaggio (English, Hardback) Letizia Treves

    A fascinating examination of Caravaggio and others who adopted his dramatic style of painting

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  • 100 Artists' Manifestos
    100 Artists' Manifestos (English, Paperback) Alex Danchev

    A collection of 100 manifestos from the last 100 years is cacophony of voices from such diverse movements as Futurism, Dadaism, Surrealism, Destructivism, and Stuckism, taking in along the way film, architecture, fashion, and cookery. It gathers together an international array of artists of every stripe, including Kandinsky, Gilbert and George.

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  • Methods & Theories of Art History
    Methods & Theories of Art History (English, Paperback) Anne D'Alleva

    Art historical theory is a forum of intense, often passionate debate. This book provides an accessible introduction to the range of critical theories used in analysing art. It covers a range of approaches, presenting individual arguments, controversies and divergent perspectives.

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  • Jerusalem, 1000-1400 - Every People Under Heaven
    Jerusalem, 1000-1400 - Every People Under Heaven (English, Hardback) Barbara Drake Boehm, Melanie Holcomb

    A comprehensive and timely exploration of the key role Jerusalem played in shaping the art and culture of the Middle Ages

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  • A Forger's Tale
    A Forger's Tale (Hardback) Shaun Greenhalgh

    The riveting account of how Britain's most prolific and versatile forger hoodwinked the art world.

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  • Max Beckmann in New York
    Max Beckmann in New York (English, Hardback) Sabine Rewald

    An up close and personal look at the life and work of a major 20th-century artist

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  • The Futurist Cookbook
    The Futurist Cookbook (English, Paperback) Filippo Tommaso Marinetti

    Features recipes for ice cream on the moon; candied atmospheric electricities; nocturnal love feasts; sculpted meats.

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  • Bento's Sketchbook
    Bento's Sketchbook (English, Paperback) John Berger

    A meditation, in words and images, on the practice of drawing, by the author of Ways of Seeing.

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  • A History of Pictures
    A History of Pictures (English, Hardback) David Hockney, Martin Gayford

    A picture, says David Hockney, is the only way that we can communicate what we see. Here, in a collaboration with art critic Martin Gayford, he explores the many ways that artists have pictured the world, sharing sparkling insights and ideas that will delight every art lover and art maker. Readers who thrilled to Hockney's Secret Knowledge know that he has an uncanny ability to get into the minds...

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  • The Berlin Painter and His World
    The Berlin Painter and His World (English, Hardback) J. Michael Padgett

    The Berlin Painter was the name given by British classicist and art historian Sir John Beazley to an otherwise anonymous Athenian red-figure vase-painter. The artist's long career extended from about 505 B.C. well into the 460s, and his elegant renderings of daily life and mythological stories offer invaluable insight into the social, political, religious, and artistic workings of early...

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  • The Queer Art of Failure
    The Queer Art of Failure (English, Paperback) Judith Halberstam

    Proposes "low theory" as a means of recovering ways of being and forms of knowledge not legitimized by existing systems and institutions

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