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Sappho

by Page DuBois

<p>Sappho has been constructed as many things: proto-feminist, lesbian icon and even – by the Victorians – chaste headmistress of a girls' finishing school. Yet ironically, as Page DuBois shows, the historical poet herself remains elusive. We ...

ISBN: 9780857739858

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Savage Messiah

by Laura Oldfield Ford

<i>Savage Messiah</i> collects the entire set of Laura Oldfield Ford's fanzine to date. Part graphic novel, part artwork, the book is both an angry polemic against the marginalization of the city's working class and an exploration of the cracks ...

ISBN: 9781786637857

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Scandinavian Design

Alternative Histories

by Kjetil Fallan

<p>Scandinavian design is still seen as democratic, functional and simple, its products exemplifying the same characteristics now as they have done since the 1950s. But both the essence and the history of Scandinavian design are much more ...

ISBN: 9780857852182

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Scottish and Irish Romanticism

by Murray Pittock

<p>Scottish and Irish Romanticism is the first single-author book to address the main non-English Romanticisms of the British Isles. Murray Pittock begins by questioning the terms of his chosen title as he searches for a definition of ...

ISBN: 9780191617003

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Screen Ecologies

Art, Media, and the Environment in the Asia-Pacific Region

by Larissa Hjorth, Sarah Pink, Kristen Sharp & others

<p><strong>How new media and visual artists provide alternative ways for understanding and visualizing the entanglements of media and the environment in the Asia-Pacific.</strong></p> <p>Images of environmental disaster and degradation have ...

ISBN: 9780262334020

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Sculptural Photographs

From the Calotype to Digital Technologies

by Patrizia di Bello

<p>This is the first monograph exploring how, throughout its history, sculpture has provided a model to conceptualize photography as an art of mechanical reproduction. While there is a growing body of work examining how photography has ...

ISBN: 9781350028241

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Sculpture and Social Dynamics in Preclassic Mesoamerica

by Julia Guernsey

<p>This book examines the functions of sculpture during the Preclassic period in Mesoamerica and its significance in statements of social identity. Julia Guernsey situates the origins and evolution of monumental stone sculpture within a broader ...

ISBN: 9781139539951

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Second World Postmodernisms

Architecture and Society under Late Socialism

by Vladimir Kulic

<p>If postmodernism is indeed 'the cultural logic of late capitalism', why did typical postmodernist themes like ornament, colour, history and identity find their application in the architecture of the socialist Second World? How do we explain ...

ISBN: 9781350014435

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Seeing from Above

The Aerial View in Visual Culture

by Professor Mark Dorrian & Frédéric Pousin

<p>From sixteenth-century Roman maps, to the Luftwaffe's aerial survey of Warsaw, the London Eye to Google Earth, visual culture is saturated with aerial imagery. The aerial view - the image of everywhere- has become natural, desirable, ...

ISBN: 9780857734327

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Sensations:The Story of British Art from Hogarth to Banksy

The Story of British Art from Hogarth to Banksy

by Jones Jonathan

ISBN: 9781786272973

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Sex & Violence, Death & Silence

Encounters with recent art

by Gordon Burn

<p>'The Pop artists were among the first to understand the desire of consumers to change their lives through the purchase of clean, manufactured commodities. YBA, on the other hand, was more interested in the dirt that accrues beneath the ...

ISBN: 9780571265053

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider: The Official Art Book

by Paul Davies

<p><b>Embargoed to the 14th September 2018</b></p><p>Experience Lara Croft’s defining moment as she becomes the Tomb Raider.</p> <p>As she races to save the world from a Maya apocalypse, Lara will ultimately be forged into the Tomb Raider she is

ISBN: 9781785659492

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Shadow-Makers

A Cultural History of Shadows in Architecture

by Professor Stephen Kite

<p>The making of shadows is an act as old as architecture itself. From the gloom of the medieval hearth through to the masterworks of modernism, shadows have been an essential yet neglected presence in architectural ...

ISBN: 9781472588111

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Shakespeare | Cut

Rethinking cutwork in an age of distraction

by Bruce R. Smith

<p>In distracted times like the present, Shakespeare too has been driven to distraction. Shakespeare | Cut considers contemporary practices of cutting up Shakespeare in stage productions, videogames, book sculptures, and YouTube postings, but it

ISBN: 9780191081859

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Shakespeare and Visual Culture

by Armelle Sabatier

<p>Statues coming to life and lively portraits ready to breathe in Shakespeare? This new volume re-assesses the key role played by visual culture in his drama and poetry by providing readers with an up-to-date guide to the main publications on ...

ISBN: 9781472568076

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Sherrie Levine

by Howard Singerman

<p><strong>Texts—including essays, reviews, and statements by the artist—on the work of Sherrie Levine.</strong></p> <p>The artist Sherrie Levine (b. 1947) is best known for her appropriations of work by other artists—most famously for her ...

ISBN: 9780262348454

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Shifting Stones, Shaping the Past

Sculpture from the Buddhist Stupas of Andhra Pradesh

by Catherine Becker

<p>In this wide-ranging exploration of the creation and use of Buddhist art in Andhra Pradesh, India, Catherine Becker examines how material remains and visual experiences shape and reveal essential human concerns. <em>Shifting Stones, Shaping ...

ISBN: 9780190202156

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Short Book About Art, A

by Dana Arnold

ISBN: 9781854379078

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Short Life in a Strange World: Birth to Death in 42 Panels

by Toby Ferris

<p>Sure to be hailed alongside H is for Hawk and The Hare with Amber Eyes, an exceptional work that is at once an astonishing journey across countries and continents, an immersive examination of a great artist’s work, and a moving and intimate ...

ISBN: 9780008340971

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Short Story of Art, The:A Pocket Guide to Key Movements, Works, T

"A Pocket Guide to Key Movements, Works, Themes and Techniques"

by Susie Hodge

ISBN: 9781780679686

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