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Autobiography: Artworks

Autobiography: Artworks

by: Barbara Steiner

 

The first publication in an exciting new series for the 21st century, Autobiography is designed as a 'portable exhibition' based on a subject of central importance to art and everyday life. Barbara Steiner and Jun Yang, two 'author-creators' selected from the world's leading artists, curators and...


ISBN: 9780500930052

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Art

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The Ravished Image: An Introduction to the Art of Restoring Paintings

The Ravished Image: An Introduction to the Art of Restoring Paintings

by: Sarah Walden

 

Why do some Old Masters shout at you from gallery walls like colours on a TV screen? Do these paintings still represent what the artist intended? The pictures we see today are frequently a world away from what they looked like when they left the easel. Partly it is the effects of time. More often...


ISBN: 9781903933411

Publisher: Gibson Square Books Ltd

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Art

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Buddhism in the Western Himalaya: A Study of the Tabo Monastery

Buddhism in the Western Himalaya: A Study of the Tabo Monastery

by: Laxman,S. Thakur

 

A detailed analysis of one of the earliest surviving Buddhist temples in the western Himalaya. The author studies architectural developments, sculptures, murals and inscriptions to study the evolution of Tabo Monastery from the year 99 to 1996.


ISBN: 9780195647761

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Art

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Art Works: Money

Art Works: Money

by: Katy Siegel

 

This unique 'exhibition in a book' presents some of the most challenging art to deal with the place and function of money in the contemporary world. Arranged into themed 'rooms', it reflects a wide range of artistic attitudes and practices. Some artists depict or use real money directly in their...


ISBN: 9780500930045

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Art

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Visual Culture: An Introduction

Visual Culture: An Introduction

by: Richard Howells

 

An introductory textbook on visual literacy, exploring how meaning is both made and transmitted in an increasingly visual world. It is designed to introduce students to the analysis of all kinds of visual texts, whether drawings, paintings, photographs, films, advertisements, television...


ISBN: 9780745624129

Publisher: Blackwell Publishers

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Art

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Arts and Crafts of India

Arts and Crafts of India

by: Ilay Cooper

 

From the most basic artefacts and traditions of village life - bowls and spoons, brightly coloured wooden toys - to intricately carved stone or metal tablets from the Mughal courts, this book presents an array of arts and crafts from India. Photographs complement a thorough discussion of each...


ISBN: 9780500278635

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Art

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Portraiture

Portraiture

by: Shearer West

 

This fascinating new book explores the world of portraiture from a number of vantage points, and asks key questions about its nature. How has portraiture changed over the centuries? How have portraits represented their subjects, and how have they been interpreted? Issues of identity, modernity,...


ISBN: 9780192842589

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Art

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Key Writers on Art: the Twentieth Century

Key Writers on Art: the Twentieth Century

by: Chris Murray

 

Key Writers on Art: The Twentieth Century offers a unique and authoritative guide to modern responses to art. written by an international panel of expert contributors. Featuring 48 essays on the most important twentieth century writers and thinkers and written by an internatinal panel of expert...


ISBN: 9780415222020

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Art

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Twenty-first Century Design

Twenty-first Century Design

by: Marcus Fairs

 

"Twenty-first Century Design" is the a fascinating survey of the contemporary design landscape, guiding the reader through the intoxicating array of contemporary movements, styles and trends, and identifying today's leading designers, as well as future design classics. This pioneering publication...


ISBN: 9781844422692

Publisher: Carlton Books Ltd

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Art

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Abstract Expressionists

Abstract Expressionists

by: Rachel Barnes

 

This series explores the lives of significant artists and their contemporaries, studied in the context of their school or period. Each book explains how the artists were affected by contempory world events such as the World Wars and in turn how society was affected by the artists work - Also...


ISBN: 9780431116556

Publisher: Pearson Education, Oxford

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Art

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