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Theory of art

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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 ...
Inside the white cube
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When these essays first appeared in Artforum in 1976, their impact was immediate. They were discussed, annotated, cited, collected, and translated-the...

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...

Aesthetic Marx
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The whole of Marx's project confronts the narrow concerns of political philosophy by embedding it in social philosophy and a certain understanding of ...
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...

Chaos, territory, art
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Instead of treating art as a unique creation that requires reason and refined taste to appreciate, Elizabeth Grosz argues that art-especially architec...
Beauty
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Beauty can be consoling, disturbing, sacred, profane; it can be exhilarating, appealing, inspiring, chilling. It can affect us in an unlimited variety...

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...
Composition in art
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Learn principles of composition, classical and modern, through analysis of works from Middle Ages to present - Goya, CÚzanne, Hopper, many others. Exc...

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...
A jar of wild flowers
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'John Berger has made the world a better place to live in. These essays tell us how he succeeded in that task.'Arundhati RoyIn this collection of essa...

Six years
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In Six Years Lucy R. Lippard documents the chaotic network of ideas that has been labeled conceptual art. The book is arranged as an annotated chronol...
An introduction to the philosophy of art
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An Introduction to the Philosophy of Art is a clear and compact survey of philosophical theories of the nature and value of art, including in its scop...

Modernism
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Is a tower block, your unmade bed, your lavatory basin, or the bicycle chained to the gate next door a work of art? Why should a novel have a beginnin...
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...
Signs & symbols
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Decode the secrets and uncover the origins and meanings of over 2,000 signs and symbols, from ancient hieroglyphs to modern-day logos.Why is a heart p...