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A Whakapapa of Tradition: One Hundred Years of Ngati Porou Carving, 1830-1930

by Ngarino Ellis

<p>The chieftainess Te Ao Kairau lived in the north of the Waiapu Valley. Desiring carving for the meeting houses that she was having erected, she chose her nephew Iwirakau to travel to Uawa to learn the arts of carving at the Rawheoro whare ...

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Aboriginal Art and Australian Society

Hope and Disenchantment

by Laura Fisher

<p>This book is an investigation of the way the Aboriginal art phenomenon has been entangled with Australian society’s negotiation of Indigenous people’s status within the nation. Through critical reflection on Aboriginal art’s idiosyncrasies as

ISBN: 9781783085330

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About Looking

by John Berger

As a novelist, art critic, and cultural historian, John Berger is a writer of dazzling eloquence and arresting insight whose work amounts to a subtle, powerful critique of the canons of our civilization. In <I>About Looking</I> he explores our ...

ISBN: 9780747599579

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Abstract Painter of Moderation

by Li Lei

In partnership with Intron International Cultural Development, the Unicorn Chinese Artists series features leading Chinese contemporary artists whose works are not yet well known enough outside China. Features new unpublished paintings from Li ...

ISBN: 9781911604846

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Academic posters

A textual and visual metadiscourse analysis

by Larissa DAngelo

<p>This volume presents a cross-disciplinary analysis of academic poster presentations, taking into consideration the text and visuals that posters display depending on the discipline within which they are created. As the academic poster is a ...

ISBN: 9783035196252

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Adversarial Design

by Carl DiSalvo

<p><strong>An exploration of the political qualities of technology design, as seen in projects that span art, computer science, and consumer products.</strong></p> <p>In <em>Adversarial Design</em>, Carl DiSalvo examines the ways that ...

ISBN: 9780262300575

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Aegean Art and Architecture

by Donald Preziosi

ISBN: 9780192842084

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Aesthetic Experiences and Classical Antiquity

The Significance of Form in Narratives and Pictures

by Jonas Grethlein

<p>In this bold book, Jonas Grethlein proposes a new dialogue between the fields of Classics and aesthetics. Ancient material, he argues, has the capacity to challenge and re-orientate current debates. Comparisons with modern art and literature ...

ISBN: 9781108135535

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Aesthetic Hybridity in Mughal Painting, 1526–1658

by Dr Valerie Gonzalez, Professor Ann Rosalind Jones, Professor Jyotsna Singh & others

<p>The first specialized critical-aesthetic study to be published on the concept of hybridity in early Mughal painting, this book investigates the workings of the diverse creative forces that led to the formation of a unique Mughal pictorial ...

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African Art: Temporis

by Maurice Delafosse

<p>African Art invites you to explore the dynamic origins of the vast artistic expressions arising from the exotic and mystifying African continent.</p> <p>Since the discovery of African art at the end of the nineteenth century during the ...

ISBN: 9781783107865

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African Dream Machines

Style, Identity and Meaning of African Headrests

by Anitra Nettleton

<p>African Dream Machines takes African headrests out of the category of functional objects and into the more rarefied category of ‘art’ objects. Styles in African headrests are usually defined in terms of western art and archaeological ...

ISBN: 9781868146123

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After Modern Art

1945 - 2017

by David Hopkins

ISBN: 9780199218455

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After Modern Art

1945-2017

by David Hopkins

<p>Contemporary art can be baffling and beautiful, provocative and disturbing. This pioneering book presents a new look at the controversial period between 1945 and 2015, when art and its traditional forms were called into question. It focuses ...

ISBN: 9780191084492

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After Modernist Painting

The History of a Contemporary Practice

by Craig Staff

<p>Since the publication of Clement Greenberg's 'Modernist Painting' in 1960, the status of painting and its continued legitimacy as a medium has been repeatedly placed under question. As such, painting has had to continually redefine its own ...

ISBN: 9780857733153

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Afterlife

A History of Life after Death

by Philip C. Almond

<p>For in that sleep of death what dreams may come? The end of life has never meant the extinction of hope. People perpetually have yearned for, and often been terrified by, continuance beyond the horizon of mortality. Ranging across time and ...

ISBN: 9780857728951

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Against Ambience and Other Essays

by PhD Seth Kim-Cohen

<p><em>Against Ambience</em> diagnoses - in order to cure - the art world's recent turn toward ambience. Over the course of three short months - June to September, 2013 - the four most prestigious museums in New York indulged the ambience of ...

ISBN: 9781501310348

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Agnes Martin

Her Life and Art

by Nancy Princenthal

<p>Over the course of a career that spanned fifty years, Agnes Martin's austere, serene work anticipated and helped to define Minimalism, even as she battled psychological crises and carved out a solitary existence in the American Southwest. 'I ...

ISBN: 9780500772874

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Agnes Martin

Night Sea

by Suzanne P. Hudson

<p><strong>A close examination of Agnes Martin's grid painting in luminous blue and gold.</strong></p> <p>Agnes Martin's <em>Night Sea</em> (1963) is a large canvas of hand-drawn rectangular grids painted in luminous blue and gold. In this ...

ISBN: 9781846381737

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Akademie X: Lessons in Art + Life

by Editors Phaidon

ISBN: 9780714867366

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Alberto Giacometti: A Line Through Time

by Claudia;Winner, Calvin Milburn

Published to mark the 50th anniversary of the artist's death, <i>Alberto Giacometti- A Line Through Time</i> presents an illuminating introduction to Giacometti's artistic career, key themes in his work and the context of European modernism in ...

ISBN: 9781350004313

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