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Fighting History

by Edited by M.G.Sullivan

ISBN: 9781849763585

Binding: Hardback


Finn Juhl

by Editors Phaidon

ISBN: 9780714878065

Binding: Hardback



Photography, Writing, and Surprising Illumination

by Kate Flint

Flash! is a cultural history of flash photography, from its mid-nineteenth beginnings to the present day.  All photography requires light, but the light of flash photography is quite distinctive: artificial, sudden, shocking, ...

ISBN: 9780198808268

Binding: Hardback



Interior, Landscape and Architecture in the Era of Liquid Modernity

by Penny Sparke, Patricia Brown, Patricia Lara-Betancourt & others

<p><em>Flow</em> combines cutting-edge scholarship with practitioner perspectives to address the concept of 'flow' and how it connects interiors, landscapes and buildings, expanding on traditional notions of architectural prominence. ...

ISBN: 9781472568021

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Flying Too Close to the Sun

Myths in Art from Classical to Contemporary

by James Cahill

ISBN: 9780714875231

Binding: Hardback


Food and Knowledge in Renaissance Italy

Bartolomeo Scappi's Paper Kitchens

by Deborah L Krohn

<p>Though Bartolomeo Scappi's Opera (1570), the first illustrated cookbook, is well known to historians of food, up to now there has been no study of its illustrations, unique in printed books through the early seventeenth century. In Food and ...

ISBN: 9781317134558

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Form as Revolt

Carl Einstein and the Ground of Modern Art

by Sebastian Zeidler

<p>The German writer and art critic Carl Einstein (1885–1940) has long been acknowledged as an important figure in the history of modern art, and yet he is often sidelined as an enigma. In <em>Form as Revolt</em> Sebastian Zeidler recovers ...

ISBN: 9781501701894

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France and the Visual Arts since 1945

Remapping European Postwar and Contemporary Art

by Prof Catherine Dossin

<p>Taking on the myth of France's creative exhaustion following World War II, this collection of essays brings together an international team of scholars, whose research offers English readers a rich and complex overview of the place of France ...

ISBN: 9781501341533

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Francisco Goya

A true artistic visionary


<p><strong>Keen to learn but short on time? Find out everything you need to know about the life and work of Francisco Goya in just 50 minutes with this straightforward and engaging guide!</strong> </p> <p>Francisco Goya is one of the most ...

ISBN: 9782806272911

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Frescoes for Mr. Rockefeller's City

by Archibald MacLeish

<p>Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original ...

ISBN: 9781473356764

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Fresh Cream

Contemporary Art in Culture

by Iwona Blazwick

ISBN: 9780714839240

Binding: Hardback



by Wolf Norbet

The most important German artist of his generation, Caspar David Friedrich (1774ndash;1840), championed themes of solitude, nature, and the sublime. In his symbolic and anti-classical scenes of moonrises, mountains, and seas, he emphasized an ...

ISBN: 9783836560719

Binding: Hardback



by Martin Sylvia

With motion and machines as its most treasured tropes, Futurism was founded in 1909 by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, along with painters Giacomo Balla, Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carragrave;, and Gino Severini. With affiliate painters, sculptors, ...

ISBN: 9783836505833

Binding: Hardback


Galleries of Maoriland

Artists, Collectors and the Maori World, 1880–1910

by Roger Blackley

<p><em>Galleries of Maoriland</em> introduces us to the many ways in which European colonists to New Zealand (called Pakeha by the indigenous Maori) discovered, created, propagated and romanticised the Maori world at the turn of the century ...

ISBN: 9781776710201

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Gardens of Renaissance Europe and the Islamic Empires

Encounters and Confluences

by Mohammad Gharipour

<p>The cross-cultural exchange of ideas that flourished in the Mediterranean during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries profoundly affected European and Islamic society. <em>Gardens of Renaissance Europe and the Islamic Empires</em> ...

ISBN: 9780271080673

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Gauguin’s Challenge

New Perspectives After Postmodernism

by Norma Broude

<p>Several decades have now passed since postcolonial and feminist critiques presented the art-historical world with a demythologized Paul Gauguin (1848-1903), a much-diminished image of the artist/hero who had once been universally admired as ...

ISBN: 9781501325175

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Geometry & Art

How Mathematics transformed Art during the Renaissance

by David Wade

<p><b>A fascinating and authoritative look at how geometry changed the world of art forever.</b><br></p><p><i>Geometry &amp; Art</i> follows the artists of the Renaissance, whose search for perspective and visual depth led them to the study of ...

ISBN: 9781627951050

Binding: Hardback


Glam:The Performance of Style

The Performance of Style

by Darren Pih

ISBN: 9781849760928

Binding: Paperback



A History

by Stephen Gundle

<p>Glamour is one of the most tantalizing and bewitching aspects of contemporary culture - but also one of the most elusive. The aura of celebrity, the style of the fashion world, the vanity of the rich and beautiful, and the publicity-driven ...

ISBN: 9780191623370

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Global Art and the Cold War

by John J. Curley

ISBN: 9781786272294

Binding: Hardback