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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Golden Section (English, Paperback) Scott Olsen

    What was the golden secret known to Leonardo da Vinci, Kepler, Plato and the ancient magicians? Can there really be a key to nature and life itself? This book aims to unravel a mystery, a code that seems to underly life, the universe and everything, a pattern we instinctively recognise as beautiful, and which nature herself uses at every scale.

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    Art as Therapy (English, Paperback) Alain Botton, Dr. 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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    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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    100 Artists' Manifestos (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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    Interaction of Color (English, Paperback) Josef Albers

    The 50th anniversary edition of a classic text, featuring an expanded selection of color studies

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    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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    Landscapes (English, Hardback) John Berger

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

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    The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction (Paperback) Walter Benjamin

    Explores how the age of mass media means audiences can listen to or see a work of art repeatedly - and what the troubling social and political implications of this are.

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    Adobe for Fashion: Illustrator CS6 (English, Paperback) Robin Schneider

    The ultimate guide to drawing fashion flats. Beginners will be drawing flats like a pro in no time. Professional users will find a wealth of tips and tricks to increase productivity. Learn to: Master the pen tool; Draw technical flats with ease; Organize layers for quick and easy editing; Create custom brush and symbol libraries; Design seamless patterns; Generate multiple color ways fast. A great...

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    How to Write Art History (Paperback) Anne D'Alleva

    Enables students to get the most from their art history course. This book introduces two basic art historical methods - formal analysis and contextual analysis - revealing how to use these methods in writing papers and in class discussion. It is particularly helpful for those considering a career in this rewarding discipline.

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    Art is the Highest Form of Hope & Other Quotes by Artists (English, Hardback) Phaidon Editors

    Advice, strong opinions, and personal revelations by the world's greatest artists - exclusively researched for this new book

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    About Looking (English, Paperback) John Berger

    The follow-up to the seminal Ways of Seeing, one of the most influential books on art

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    Art/Work (English, Paperback) Heather Darcy Bhandari, Jonathan Melber

    A gallery director and an arts/entertainment lawyer offer aspiring artists the ultimate resource on the business of being an artist.

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    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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    Fujifilm X-T2, the: 120 X-Pert Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Camera (English, Paperback) Rico Pfirstinger

    In this book, popular Fuji Rumors "X-Pert Corner" columnist Rico Pfirstinger teaches about the little-known capabilities of the Fujifilm X-T2, which he’s discovered through months of in-depth research and experimentation with the camera. After a brief overview of the camera’s basic functions, Rico cuts to the chase and provides a plethora of tips and practical instructions not found in the...

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