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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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  • 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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  • The Seduction of Curves
    The Seduction of Curves (English, Hardback) Allan McRobie

    A lavishly illustrated book that explores the language of curves that spans the human body, science, engineering, and art...

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  • Art Inc.
    Art Inc. (English, Paperback) Lisa Congdon

    Practical guidance on turning your art into a profitable business, with real-world insights from the pros.

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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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  • Something Wicked from Japan
    Something Wicked from Japan (English, Paperback) Ei Nakau

    Ghosts, demons, Yokai... This is the nightmarish collection of supernatural beings from Japanese folklore as portrayed in Ukiyo-e masterpieces!

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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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  • Materiality
    Materiality (English, Paperback) Petra Lange-Berndt $23.79
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  • The Notebooks
    The Notebooks (English, Hardback) Jean-Michel Basquiat

    Printed in the style of a school composition book.

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  • Pantone
    Pantone (English, Calendar) Pantone Inc.

    This irresistible chunky box of postcards features a vibrant selection of 100 different oversized colour chips from Pantone, the world colour authority.

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  • Art & Fear
    Art & Fear (English, Paperback) David Bayles, Ted Orland

    "This is a book about making art. Ordinary art. Ordinary art means something like: all artnot made by Mozart. After all, art is rarely made by Mozart-like people; essentially?statistically speaking?therearen't any people like that. Geniuses get made once-a-century or so, yet good art gets made all the time, so to equate the making of art with the workings of genius removes this intimately human...

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  • Participation
    Participation (English, Paperback) Claire Bishop

    This title explores the desire to move viewers out of the role of passive observers and into the role of producers.

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  • Mind in the Cave
    Mind in the Cave (English, Paperback) David J. Lewis-Williams

    The author combines a lifetime of anthropological research with the most recent neurological insights in this text. Illuminating glimpses into the ancient mind are interwoven with the self-evolving story of modern-day cave discoveries and research.

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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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  • The Value of Art
    The Value of Art (English, Paperback) Michael Findlay

    Now available in an updated paperback edition, this fascinating and critically acclaimed book explains the market for art - and art's value for all of us.

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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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  • 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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  • The Art of Horror
    The Art of Horror (English, Hardback) Stephen Jones

    A celebration of horror related art presented by some of the genre's most respected names.

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  • The Book of Trees
    The Book of Trees (English, Hardback) Manuel Lima

    This book exposes our long-lasting obsession with trees, as metaphors for organising and representing hierarchical information and provide a broad visual framework for the various types of executions, many dating back hundreds of years.

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  • Before They Pass Away
    Before They Pass Away (English, Hardback) Jimmy Nelson

    Abridged version of the global bestseller

    $51.78 $65.00
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