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Theory of art

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Posthuman glossary
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If art, science, and the humanities have shared one thing, it was their common engagement with constructions and representations of the human. Under t...
The value of art
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In straightforward prose that doesn't mystify art or deny its special allure, prominent art dealer and market expert Michael Findlay offers an up-clos...

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How can you create images that are authentic expressions of your vision, images that you are invested in and that foster joy in the process of their c...
Create dangerously
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'To create today is to create dangerously'Camus argues passionately that the artist has a responsibility to challenge, provoke and speak up for those ...

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Black--favorite color of priests and penitents, artists and ascetics, fashion designers and fascists--has always stood for powerfully opposed ideas: a...
Philosophy's artful conversation
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This title provides a searching examination of theory's role in the arts and humanities. Expanding the insights of his 'Elegy for Theory' and drawing on Ludwig Wittgenstein. G.H. von Wright, P.M.S. Hacker, Richard Rorty, and Charles Taylor, Rodowick provides a blueprint of a philosophy of the humanities.

Pedagogical Sketchbook
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'One of the most famous of modern art documents - a poetic primer, prepared by the artist for his Bauhaus pupils, which has deeply affected modern thi...
Perspective as symbolic form
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Erwin Panofsky's Perspective as Symbolic Form is one of the great works of modern intellectual history, the legendary text that has dominated all art ...

Lives of the artists, lives of the architects
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From world-renowned curator Hans Ulrich Obrist, Lives of the Artists, Lives of the Architects offers a unique opportunity to learn about the lives and...
The futurist cookbook
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Part manifesto, part artistic joke, Fillippo Marinetti's Futurist Cookbook is a provocative work about art disguised as an easy-to-read cookbook. Here...

Art and illusion
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Described by Kenneth Clark as 'one of the most brilliant books of art criticism that I have ever read', Art and Illusion is a classic study of image-m...
The sight of death
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Why do we find ourselves returning to certain pictures time and again? What is it we are looking for? How does our understanding of an image change ov...

The work of art in the age of mechanical reproduction
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One of the most important works of cultural theory ever written, Walter Benjamin's groundbreaking essay explores how the age of mass media means audie...
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Part of the acclaimed 'Documents of Contemporary Art' series of anthologies . I welcome this new book about materiality. It explores questions ...

Great works
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Every Saturday for the best part of a decade, thousands of people have been turning to the pages of the British newspaper The Independent to read Mich...
Our aesthetic categories
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The zany, the cute, and the interesting saturate postmodern culture, dominating the look of its art and commodities as well as our ways of speaking about the ambivalent feelings these objects often inspire. In this radiant study Ngai offers an aesthetic theory for the hypercommodified, mass-mediated, performance-driven world of late capitalism.