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Ignite the Power of Art Advancing Visitor Engagement in Museum Experiences
ISBN: PB: 9780300167542, Yale University Press, December 2010
104 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 8 tables, 60 colour illus.
How do visitors like to experience art? What makes for an enriching museum visit? The Dallas Museum of Art undertook a groundbreaking seven-year research initiative to answer these questions, examining how people connect with art and identifying pref...
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£10,99
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Bridget Riley Arcadia
ISBN: PB: 9781857094978, National Gallery London, December 2010
56 pp., 26.8x22.6 cm, 50 colour illus.
For 50 years Bridget Riley has been regarded as Britain's most important abstract painter, renowned for her large abstract paintings, with their complex, repetitive geometric shapes and undulating linear patterns. Given the graphic nature of these wo...
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Art of the Ancient Near East A Resource for Educators
ISBN: PB: 9780300167085, Metropolitan Museum of Art, December 2010
156 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 5 black&white illus., 75 colour illus.
This essential guide for educators focuses on the variety of art produced by the rich and complex cultures that flourished in what today is known as the Middle East during a vast period between about 8,000 B. C. and 650 A. D. Included in this box are...
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£60,00
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Neo-avant-garde and Postmodern Postwar Architecture in Britain and Beyond
ISBN: HB: 9780300166187, Yale University Press, December 2010
336 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 97 colour illus.
The neo-avant-garde and postmodernism have long been understood in terms of their re-working of modernism and a narrative emphasizing rupture and new beginnings. Compelling continuities between the two, especially in postwar Britain, suggest that a n...
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£50,00
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From Land to Mouth The Agricultural "Economy" of the Wola of the New Guinea Highlands
ISBN: HB: 9780300142266, Yale University Press, December 2010
512 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 172 black&white illus.
Offers a comparison of the apparently incomparable: our capitalist economy to the subsistence-cum-exchange order of the Wola people in the Was Valley.
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£75,00
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Cloisonne Chinese Enamels from the Ming and Qing Dynasties
ISBN: HB: 9780300167207, Yale University Press, December 2010
368 pp., 30.5x24.1 cm, 20 black&white illus., 300 colour illus.
The technique of applying brilliant enamel ornament to metalwork, known as cloisonne, reached its peak in China from the fourteenth century on. This sumptuously illustrated survey, which accompanies an exhibition at the Bard Graduate Center, situates...
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Question of Command Counterinsurgency from the Civil War to Iraq
ISBN: PB: 9780300168075, Yale University Press, November 2010
368 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 7 maps, 20 black&white illus.
According to the prevailing view of counterinsurgency, the key to defeating insurgents is selecting methods that will win the people's hearts and minds. The hearts-and-minds theory permeates not only most counterinsurgency books of the twenty-first c...
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£29,00
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Walter Crane The Arts and Crafts, Painting and Politics, 1875-1890
ISBN: HB: 9780300167689, Yale University Press, November 2010
320 pp., 25.6x19.2 cm, 100 black&white illus., 20 colour illus.
Walter Crane (1845-1915) was one of the most important, versatile and radical artists of the nineteenth century: a painter, decorator, designer, book illustrator, poet, author, teacher, art theorist, and socialist. Crane's astonishingly diverse body...
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£65,00
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Collector without Walls Norton Simon and His Hunt for the Best
ISBN: HB: 9780300166729, Yale University Press, November 2010
480 pp., 30x25.2 cm, 2500 colour illus.
The American art collector Norton Simon assembled his astonishing collection of more than 8,000 artworks in just thirty-five years. In 1966, with no permanent home for the growing collection, Simon created his 'museum without walls' programme – lendi...
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Glatstein Chronicles
ISBN: PB: 9780300095142, Yale University Press, November 2010
480 pp., 21x14 cm
In 1934, with World War II on the horizon, writer Jacob Glatstein (1896-1971) travelled from his home in America to his native Poland to visit his dying mother. One of the foremost Yiddish poets of the day, he used his journey as the basis for two hi...
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£21,00
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