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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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  • Craft by Tanya Harrod
    Craft (English, Paperback) Tanya Harrod

    Part of the acclaimed series of anthologies which document major themes and ideas in contemporary art. A vital resource through which to understand the ways technologies, materials, techniques and tools are investigated through the lens of craft in contemporary art.

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  • What's Next? by Linda Weintraub
    What's Next? (English, Paperback) Linda Weintraub

    A comprehensive and accessible introduction to neo- and eco-materialism as they relate to art and artistic practice.

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

    The essential handbook for students, arts professionals and other aspiring writers on contemporary art.

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  • Beg, Steal and Borrow by Robert Shore
    Beg, Steal and Borrow (English, Paperback) Robert Shore

    Beg, Steal and Borrow offers a comprehensive and provocative survey of artistic borrowing.

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  • Art as Human Practice by Georg W. Bertram
    Art as Human Practice (English, Paperback) Georg W. Bertram

    How is art both distinct and different from the rest of human life, while also mattering in and for it? This central yet overlooked question in contemporary philosophy of art is at the heart of Georg Bertram's new aesthetic. Drawing on the resources of diverse philosophical traditions ? analytic philosophy, French philosophy, and German post-Kantian philosophy ? his book offers a systematic...

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  • Old Mistresses by Rozsika Parker
    Old Mistresses (English, Paperback) Rozsika Parker, Griselda Pollock

    How was it possible, by the later twentieth century, to have erased women as artists from art history so comprehensively that the idea of 'the artist' was exclusively masculine? Why was this erasure more radical in the twentieth century than ever before? This book offers a radical challenge to a women-free Art History.

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  • Aesthetic Theory by Theodor W. Adorno
    Aesthetic Theory (English, Paperback) Theodor W. Adorno

    Theodor Adorno (1903-69) was undoubtedly the foremost thinker of the Frankfurt School, the influential group of German thinkers that fled to the US in the 1930s, including such thinkers as Herbert Marcuse and Max Horkheimer. His work has proved enormously influential in sociology, philosophy and cultural theory. Aesthetic Theory is Adorno's posthumous magnum opus and the culmination of a...

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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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  • On Photography by Susan Sontag
    On Photography (English, Paperback) Susan Sontag

    Features a critique of photography that asks forceful questions about the moral and aesthetic issues surrounding this art form. This title examines the ways in which we use these omnipresent images to manufacture a sense of reality and authority in our lives.

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  • Beauty: A Very Short Introduction by Roger Scruton
    Beauty: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Roger Scruton

    From Botticelli to birdsong, Mozart, and the Turner Prize, Roger Scruton explores what it means for something to be beautiful. This thought-provoking introduction to the philosophy of beauty draws conclusions that some may find controversial, but, as Scruton shows, help us to find greater sense of meaning in the beautiful objects around us.

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  • Why You Like This Photo by Brian Dilg
    Why You Like This Photo (English, Hardback) Brian Dilg

    Combining science and photography, Brian Dilg explores the reasons behind Why You Like This Photo.

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  • Colour Psychology Today by June McLeod
    Colour Psychology Today (English, Paperback) June McLeod

    To pursue excellence through the intelligent appliance of colour.

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  • A Writer of Our Time by Joshua Sperling
    A Writer of Our Time (English, Hardback) Joshua Sperling

    The first intellectual biography of the life and work of John Berger

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  • An Anthropology of Images by Hans Belting
    An Anthropology of Images (English, Paperback) Hans Belting

    Proposes an anthropological theory for interpreting human picture making. Refusing to reduce images to their material embodiment yet acknowledging the importance of the historical media in which images are manifested, this book presents a challenging and provocative account of what pictures are and how they function.

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  • Sloppy Craft by Elaine Cheasley Paterson
    Sloppy Craft (English, Paperback) Elaine Cheasley Paterson

    Sloppy Craft: Postdisciplinarity and the Crafts brings together leading international artists and critics to explore the possibilities and limitations of the idea of 'sloppy craft' - craft that is messy or unfinished looking in its execution or appearance, or both. The contributors address 'sloppiness' in contemporary art and craft practices including painting, weaving, sewing and ceramics,...

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  • What it Means to Write About Art by Jarrett Earnest
    What it Means to Write About Art (English, Paperback) Jarrett Earnest $26.69 $32.50
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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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  • Situation by Claire Doherty
    Situation (English, Paperback) Claire Doherty

    Key texts on the notion of "situation" in art and theory that consider site, place, and context, temporary interventions, remedial actions, place-making, and public space.

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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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