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Art and Laughter

by Sheri Klein

<p>This is the first book to take seriously - though not too seriously - the surprisingly neglected role of humour in art.</p> <p>'Art and Laughter' looks back to comic masters such as Hogarth and Daumier and to Dada, Surrealism and Pop Art, ...

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Art and Obscenity

by Kerstin Mey

<p>Explicit material is more widely available in the internet age than ever before, yet the concept of 'obscenity' remains as difficult to pin down as it is to approach without bias: notions of what is 'obscene' shift with societies' shifting ...

ISBN: 9780857732781

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Art and Politics

A Small History of Art for Social Change Since 1945

by Claudia Mesch

<p>Contemporary art is increasingly concerned with swaying the opinions of its viewier. To do so, the art employs various strategies to convey a political message. This book provides readers with the tools to decode and appreciate political art,

ISBN: 9780857734105

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Art and Psychoanalysis

by Maria Walsh

<p>Often derided as unscientific and self-indulgent, psychoanalysis has been an invaluable resource for artists, art critics and historians throughout the twentieth century and numerous encounters between art and psychoanalysis have sparked ...

ISBN: 9780857732798

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Art and Rhetoric in Roman Culture

by Jas Elsner & Michel Meyer

<p>Rhetoric was fundamental to education and to cultural aspiration in the Greek and Roman worlds. It was one of the key aspects of antiquity that slipped under the line between the ancient world and Christianity erected by the early Church in ...

ISBN: 9781139984799

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Art and Risk in Ancient Yoruba

Ife History, Power, and Identity, c. 1300

by Suzanne Preston Blier

<p>In this book, Suzanne Preston Blier examines the intersection of art, risk and creativity in early African arts from the Yoruba center of Ife and the striking ways that ancient Ife artworks inform society, politics, history and religion. ...

ISBN: 9781107720503

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Art and Science

by Sîan Ede

<p>Scientists weave incredible stories, invent wild hypotheses and ask difficult questions about the meaning of life. They create visual images, models and scenarios that are gruesome, baffling or beguiling. Contemporary scientists frequently ...

ISBN: 9780857732804

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Art and Technology in Early Modern Europe

by Richard Taws

<p>In 12 essays by a distinguished group of art historians, <i>Art and Technology in Early Modern Europe</i> explores the relationship between artistic and technological advances from the Renaissance to the Industrial Revolution.</p> <ul> ...

ISBN: 9781119291688

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Art and Visual Culture: 1000-1600

by Kim W Woods

ISBN: 9781849760935

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Art and War

by Laura Brandon

<p>This is a truly encyclopedic survey of artists' responses - both official and personal - to the horrors of war.</p> <p>'Art and War' reveals the sheer diversity of artists' portrayals of this most devastating aspect of the human condition - ...

ISBN: 9780857732811

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Art as Organism

Biology and the Evolution of the Digital Image

by Charissa N. Terranova

<p>What if modernism had been characterised by evolving, interconnected and multi-sensory images – rather than by the monolithic objects often described by its artists and theorists? In this groundbreaking book, Charissa Terranova unearths a ...

ISBN: 9780857728944

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Art as Therapy

by Alain de Botton

ISBN: 9780714865911

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Art Book, The

by DK

Embark on a tour of the world's greatest artistic movements and works, from prehistoric cave paintings to performance art with <i>The Art Book</i>, the latest in the stunning <i>Big Ideas </i>series. <BR><i>The Art Book </i>explores the most ...

ISBN: 9780241239018

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Art by the Book

Painting Manuals and the Leisure Life in Late Ming China

by J. P. Park

<p>Sometime before 1579, Zhou Lujing, a professional writer living in a bustling commercial town in southeastern China, published a series of lavishly illustrated books, which constituted the first multigenre painting manuals in Chinese history.

ISBN: 9780295807034

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Art Cities of the Future

21st-Century Avant-Gardes

by Antawan I. rd

ISBN: 9780714865362

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Art Deco

by Victoria Charles

Architecture, painting, furniture, and sculpture, dissected by the author, proclaim the druthers for sharp lines and broken angles. Although ephemeral, the Art Deco movement keeps on influencing contemporary design. ...

ISBN: 9781844848461

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Art Deco Painting

by Edward Lucie-Smith

ISBN: 9780714835761

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Art Hats in Renaissance City

Reflections & Aspirations of Four Generations of Art Personalities

by Lee Renee Foong Ling

<p><em>Art Hats in Renaissance City</em> is an anthology of the personal reflections and aspirations of four generations in the new ecostructure in Singapore, from those who help formulate policies to that of the individual artists, who have ...

ISBN: 9789814630795

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Art History 101

A Millennia of Art History Condensed into 20 Accessible Chapters

by Annie Labatt

<p>Have you ever found art museums intimidating and art history a baffling mix of periods, names, and styles? Annie Labatt’s<i> Art History 101&nbsp;</i>aims to remove this inaccessibility issue in the art world by breaking the history of art ...

ISBN: 9781595348784

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Art History For Dummies

by Jesse Bryant Wilder

Art history is more than just a collection of dates and foreign-sounding names, obscure movements and arcane isms. Every age, for the last 50,000 years has left its unique imprint on the world, and from the first cave paintings to the ceiling of

ISBN: 9780470099100

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