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Theory of art

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Art as therapy
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Two authorities on popular culture reveal the ways in which art can enhance mood and enrich lives - now available in paperback This passionate, though...
The art of art history
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What is art history? Why, how, and where did it originate, and how have its methods changed over time? The history of art has been written and rewritt...

The artist's way
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'Fascinating . . . I really love this . . . Three times in the last decade I've committed to doing The Artist's Way's program, and each time I've lear...
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...

Understanding a photograph
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John Berger's writings on photography are some of the most original of the twentieth century. This selection contains many groundbreaking essays and p...
The art of creative thinking
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A scuba diving company faces bankruptcy because sharks have infested the area. Solution? Open the world's first extreme diving school.The Art of Creat...

How to see the world
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In recent decades, we have witnessed an explosion in the number of visual images we encounter, as our lives have become increasingly saturated with sc...
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 ...

Black
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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...
Chromaphilia
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Unlock the secrets of colour - learn how and why it has been used in art over the centuriesThis vibrant and compelling book uses 240 artworks as case ...

Biennials and beyond
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The story of the most influential art exhibitions from 1960, Biennials and Beyond assembles a wealth of rare and never before published documentation,...
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...

Visual arts practice and affect
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Visual Arts Practice and Affect brings together a group of artist scholars to explore how visual arts can offer unique insights into the understanding...
Signs & symbols
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Discover the fascinating origins and meanings of over 2,000 signs and symbols from mythology and religion to astrology and ancient tribes in this comp...

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...
The mind in the cave
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What does the breathtakingly beautiful art depicted on the walls of caves such as Lascaux, Chauvet and Altamira, tell us about the nature of the ances...

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...
Chroma
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A poetic, passionate and intensely personal exploration of colour written during the final year of Derek Jarman's life -- with a new introduction by A...

The Hockneys
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'Never Worry What the Neighbours Think' was the philosophy that Kenneth Hockney used to inspire his children - David Hockney, one of the world's great...
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...