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Art inSight: Understanding Art and Why It Matters
ISBN: PB: 9781789381177, Intellect, January 2020
175 pp., 24.7x17.1 cm, 65 colour plates
A first encounter with art is like meeting a stranger: it opens you to new ideas, people, places, and parts of yourself. In "Art inSight: Conversations with Cultures", Fanchon Silberstein delves into the first known art and explores what it can revea...
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£21,00
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Culture, Technology and the Image Techniques of Engaging with Visual Culture
ISBN: HB: 9781789381115, Intellect, January 2020
175 pp., 24.7x17.1 cm, 45 halftones
"Culture, Technology and the Image" explores the technologies deployed when images are archived, accessed, and distributed. The chapters discuss the ways in which habits and techniques used in learning and communicating knowledge about images are aff...
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£71,00
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MASKS Bowie & Artists of Artifice
ISBN: PB: 9781789381085, Intellect, January 2020
320 pp., 24.7x17.1 cm, 5 halftones
This interdisciplinary anthology explores the complex relationships in an artist's life between fact and fiction, presentation and existence, and critique and creation, and examines the work that ultimately results from these tensions. Using a combi...
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£30,00
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Donald Judd: Metals The Artist's Materials
ISBN: PB: 9781606065686, Getty Publications, December 2019
168 pp., 25.4x19.1 cm, 46 colour illus., 47 black&white illus.
A leading figure in the Minimalist movement in the visual arts, Donald Judd (1928-1994) pioneered the use of industrial materials and techniques, avoiding traditional substances and the direct use of his own hands. While recent decades have witnessed...
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£30,00
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#Nodes Entangling Sciences and Humanities
ISBN: HB: 9781789380736, Intellect, October 2019
540 pp., 24.7x17.1 cm
"#Nodes" is not a book about science, nor about art, literature, or the humanities – or maybe it is about all of them at once. This collection investigates reality from these perspectives and others, demonstrating the possibility of intense interdisc...
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£57,00
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African Luxury Aesthetics and Politics
ISBN: HB: 9781783209934, Intellect, October 2019
180 pp., 24.7x17.1 cm, 6 halftones
Moving far beyond predominant views of Africa as a place to be "saved", and even more recent celebratory formulations of it as "rising", "African Luxury: Aesthetics and Politics" highlights and critically interrogates the visual and material cultures...
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£75,00
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Idea of the Avant Garde And What It Means Today 2
ISBN: PB: 9781789380880, Intellect, October 2019
434 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm, 130 halftones
The concept of the avant garde is highly contested, whether one consigns it to history or claims it for present-day or future uses. The first volume of "The Idea of the Avant Garde: And What It Means Today" provided a lively forum on the kinds of rad...
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£28,00
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Performance / Media / Art / Culture Selected Essays 1983-2018
ISBN: PB: 9781789380859, Intellect, October 2019
272 pp., 24.7x17.1 cm
Experience the interdisciplinary performance scene of the 1980s and beyond through the eyes of one of its most compelling witnesses. Jacki Apple's "Performance / Media / Art / Culture" traces performance art, multimedia theater, audio arts, and dance...
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Lari Pittman Declaration of Independence
ISBN: HB: 9783791356891, Prestel Publishing, October 2019
208 pp., 28x24 cm, 150 colour illus.
One of the most prolific and exuberant painters of the past three decades, Lari Pittman creates works that mirror the social fabric of his time. This dazzling volume follows Pittman's trajectory as his visual language evolved and his technical master...
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£39,95
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Thinking 3D Books, Images and Ideas from Leonardo to the Present
ISBN: HB: 9781851245253, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2019
200 pp., 25.9x23.7 cm, 80 colour illus.
During the Renaissance, artists and illustrators developed the representation of truthful three-dimensional forms into a highly skilled art. As reliable illustrations of three-dimensional subjects became more prevalent, they also influenced the way i...
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£35,00
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