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  • A New Way of Seeing by Kelly Grovier
    A New Way of Seeing (English, Hardback) Kelly Grovier

    A new way of appreciating art that puts the artwork front and centre, brought to us by one of the freshest and most exciting new voices in cultural criticism.

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  • 100 Artists' Manifestos by Alex Danchev
    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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  • Ways of Seeing by John Berger
    Ways of Seeing (Multiple languages, 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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  • Interaction of Color by Josef Albers
    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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  • How to See the World by Nicholas Mirzoeff
    How to See the World (Paperback) Nicholas Mirzoeff

    In recent decades, we have witnessed an explosion in the number of visual images we encounter, as our lives have become increasingly saturated with screens. Drawing on art history, theory and everyday experience, this book provides an overview of how visual materials shape and define our lives.

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  • The Power of Art by Simon Schama
    The Power of Art (English, Paperback) Simon Schama

    * 'Great art has dreadful manners...' Simon Schama observes at the start of his epic exploration of the power, and whole point, of art.

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  • Creating Stylized Characters by 3dtotal Publishing
    Creating Stylized Characters (English, Paperback) 3dtotal Publishing

    Learn how to create vibrant character designs with the step-by-step guidance of professional artists from the illustration and animation industries.

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  • Understanding a Photograph by John Berger
    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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  • Graphite 4: Concept Drawing by 3dtotal Publishing
    Graphite 4: Concept Drawing (English, Paperback) 3dtotal Publishing

    GRAPHITE is an art magazine featuring over 100 pages of inspirational images, interviews and tutorials in an elegant quarterly format.

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  • Ways of Curating by Hans-Ulrich Obrist
    Ways of Curating (English, Paperback) Hans-Ulrich Obrist

    Moving from meetings with artists to the creation of the first public museums in the 18th century, recounting the practice of inspirational figures such as Diaghilev, skipping between exhibitions, continents and centuries, the author argues that curation is far from a static practice.

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  • The Art of Cruelty by Maggie Nelson
    The Art of Cruelty (English, Paperback) Maggie Nelson

    "This is criticism at its best."-Carolyn Kellogg, Los Angeles Times

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  • The Futurist Cookbook by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti
    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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  • Participation by Claire Bishop
    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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  • How to Get to Great Ideas by Dave Birss
    How to Get to Great Ideas (English, Hardback) Dave Birss

    A tangible approach to building the intangible skill of creativity, offering a simple new theory about how to have original and valuable ideas.

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  • Color Problems by Emily Noyes Vanderpoel
    Color Problems (English, Paperback) Emily Noyes Vanderpoel

    Originally published in 1902, Color Problems examines the theory of color in 117 conceptual plates by Emily Noyes Vanderpoel.

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  • Methods & Theories of Art History by Anne D'Alleva
    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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  • How to Write Art History by Anne D'Alleva
    How to Write Art History (English, 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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  • Colour by David Hornung
    Colour (English, Paperback) David Hornung

    Taking a practical approach to colour, this book is suitable for art students and professionals alike. It includes much-enhanced sections on key colour principles such as colour perception, visual structure, materials and techniques, psychological experience of colour, and colour composition in digital formats.

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  • Golden Section by Scott Olsen
    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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  • The Complete Color Harmony, Pantone Edition by Leatrice Eiseman
    The Complete Color Harmony, Pantone Edition (English, Paperback) Leatrice Eiseman

    The only color guide a designer will ever need; The Complete Color Harmony, Pantone Edition has been completely updated with Pantone colors and new text.

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