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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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  • 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 & 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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  • Dark Side of the Boom
    Dark Side of the Boom (English, Paperback) Georgina Adam

    Drawing on a series of tenaciously wrought interviews with artists, collectors, lawyers, bankers and convicted artist forgers, the author charts the voracious commodification of artists and art objects, and art's position in the clandestine puzzle of the highest echelons of global capital.

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  • Art in Theory 1900-2000 - an Anthology of Changing Ideas 2E
    Art in Theory 1900-2000 - an Anthology of Changing Ideas 2E (English, Paperback) Charles Harrison

    * New edition of this popular anthology of twentieth-century art-theoretical texts. * Now updated to include the results of new research, together with significant contributions from the 1990s. * Includes writings by critics, philosophers, politicians and literary figures.

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  • On Being An Artist
    On Being An Artist (English, Hardback) Michael Craig-Martin

    Provides lesson after valuable lesson to anyone wishing to know what it means and what it takes to be an artist today. In this book the author gives practical advice and insights gained from his own professional highs and lows. It is a mix of reminiscence, personal philosophy.

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  • Framed Perspective Vol. 2
    Framed Perspective Vol. 2 (English, Paperback) Marcos Mateu-Mestre

    Building on the foundation established with the first book in the series, Framed Perspective 2 guides artists through the challenging tasks of projecting shadows in proper perspective on a variety of environments and working with characters in perspective set in particular situation or setting. Author and artist Marcos Mateu-Mestre reveals the many techniques and mechanics he has used to become...

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  • Interaction of Color
    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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  • 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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  • The Sublime
    The Sublime (English, Paperback) Simon Morley

    Examines how contemporary artists and theorists explore ideas of the sublime.

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  • The Art of Magic: The Gathering - Ixalan
    The Art of Magic: The Gathering - Ixalan (English, Hardback) James Wyatt

    Magnificent hardcover art books featuring the incredible images and lore of Magic: The Gathering!

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  • The Drawing Book
    The Drawing Book (Paperback) Sarah Simblet

    Develop your drawing talents and re-discover the world around you with this new edition, now 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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  • 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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  • Character Design Quarterly 1
    Character Design Quarterly 1 (English, Paperback) 3dtotal Publishing

    Character Design Quarterly is the ultimate source of inspiration and education for artists and animators interested in character development.

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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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  • The Story of Looking
    The Story of Looking (English, Hardback) Mark Cousins

    An investigation into the elements of looking, combining art and science and painting a portrait of our culture, by critically-acclaimed writer and filmmaker Mark Cousins

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  • The Everyday
    The Everyday (English, Paperback) Stephen Johnstone

    Collection of writings by artists, theorists and critics on the subject of contemporary art.

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  • The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction
    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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  • 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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