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Art in Public

Politics, Economics, and a Democratic Culture

by Lambert Zuidervaart

<p>This book examines fundamental questions about funding for the arts: why should governments provide funding for the arts? What do the arts contribute to daily life? Do artists and their publics have a social responsibility? Challenging ...

ISBN: 9780511852695

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Art in the Making

Artists and their Materials from the Studio to Crowdsourcing

by Adamson & Bryan-Wilson

<p>Todays artists have an unprecedented level of choice with regard to materials and methods available to them, yet the processes involved in making artworks are rarely addressed in books or exhibitions on art. Here, Glenn Adamson and Julia ...

ISBN: 9780500773420

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Art Is the Highest Form of Hope & Other Quotes by Artists

by Editors Phaidon

ISBN: 9780714872438

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Art Line Thought

by S.B. Mallin

<p><em>Art Line Thought</em> discusses the main issues that beset our time and philosophy by locating these same issues in artworks and describing closely what is shown there. While respecting their differences, art and philosophy are thus made ...

ISBN: 9789400915947

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Art Markets in Europe, 1400–1800

by Michael North & David Ormrod

<p>The reinvention of art-history during the 1980s has provided a serious challenge to the earlier formalist and connoisseurial approaches to the discipline, in ways which can only help economic and social historians in the current drive to ...

ISBN: 9781351957045

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Art Nouveau and the Classical Tradition

by Dr Richard Warren

<p>Art Nouveau was a style for a new age, but it was also one that continued to look back to the past. This new study shows how in expressing many of their most essential concerns – sexuality, death and the nature of art – its artists drew ...

ISBN: 9781474298568

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Art of Clean Up

Life Made Neat and Tidy

by Ursus Wehrli

<DIV>The modern world can get messy. Fortunately, Swiss artist Ursus Wehrli is a man of obsessive order, as he demonstrates with eye-catching surprise in <B>The Art of Clean Up</B>. Already a bestseller in Germany, this compulsive title has sold

ISBN: 9781452114163

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Art of War

by Victoria Charles & Sun Tzu

<p>Over the course of history, many wars have changed the political and cultural landscape of our world. While these events are defined by their upheaval and violence, they frequently contribute to the formation of the identity of entire ...

ISBN: 9781783107797

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Art Rethought

The Social Practices of Art

by Nicholas Wolterstorff

<p>Human beings engage works of the arts in many different ways: they sing songs while working, they kiss icons, they create and dedicate memorials. Yet almost all philosophers of art of the modern period have ignored this variety and focused ...

ISBN: 9780191064845

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Art Since 1989

by Kelly Grovier

<p>The years since 1989 have seen a complete untethering of what art can be, who makes it and where it can be found, which has been matched by a reassessment of art's appropriate place in society and the financial value that should be attached ...

ISBN: 9780500772935

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Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction

by Cynthia Freeland

<p>In today's art world many strange, even shocking, things qualify as art. In this Very Short Introduction Cynthia Freeland explains why innovation and controversy are valued in the arts, weaving together philosophy and art theory with many ...

ISBN: 9780191579325

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Art Thieves, Fakers and Fraudsters: The New Zealand Story

by Penelope Jackson

Penelope Jackson documents New Zealand's most scandalous art crimes of the last 100 years - some notorious but others covered up by embarrassed owners and institutions. They include a near-life-sized nude mysteriously stolen from the ...

ISBN: 9781927249512

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Art Under Attack:Histories of British Iconoclasm

Histories of British Iconoclasm

by Tabitha Barber

ISBN: 9781849760300

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Art's Teachings, Teaching's Art

Philosophical, Critical and Educational Musings

by Tyson Lewis & Megan Laverty

<p>This volume examines the interface between the teachings of art and the art of teaching, and asserts the centrality of aesthetics for rethinking education. Many of the essays in this collection claim a direct connection between critical ...

ISBN: 9789401771917

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Art, Aesthetics, and the Brain

by Joseph P. Huston, Marcos Nadal, Francisco Mora & others

<p>Humans have engaged in artistic and aesthetic activities since the appearance of our species. Our ancestors have decorated their bodies, tools, and utensils for over 100,000 years. The expression of meaning using color, line, sound, rhythm, ...

ISBN: 9780191648885

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Art, Education and Gender

The Shaping of Female Ambition

by Gill Hopper

<p>Why do girls study art and why do girls become primary teachers? This book examines and reveals the powerful influence of the family, the school and the state in shaping female identity and constructing notions of gender appropriateness. It ...

ISBN: 9781137408570

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Art, Ethics and Provocation

by Anna Suwalska-Kolecka & Izabella Penier

<p>The main purpose of this volume is to look into a wide spectrum of artistic ventures which cross boundaries and challenge habitual thinking, consequently involving an element of provocation. While it is true that not all great art is ...

ISBN: 9783653962024

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Art, Literature and Culture from a Marxist Perspective

by Tony McKenna

<p>This title offers a Marxist take on a selection of artistic and cultural achievements from the rap music of Tupac Shakur to the painting of Van Gogh, from HBO's Breaking Bad to Balzac's Cousin Bette , from the magical realm of Harry Potter to

ISBN: 9781137526618

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Art, Truth and Time

Essays in Art

by Sister Anselma Scollard, OSB

<p>Art, Truth and Time is a book which endeavours to show that artistic creation depends as much upon the body, as it does the soul, and the soul’s intelligent use of the body’s way of understanding. When there occurs a complete disjunction ...

ISBN: 9781912387557

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Art: A Definitive Visual Guide

by Andrew Graham-Dixon

Truly comprehensive in scope, <i>Art</i> shows you masterpieces from over 700 artists, including Leonardo da Vinci, Picasso, and Van Gogh. An invaluable reference book for any art lover, it showcases the works; everything from Italian baroque ...

ISBN: 9780241257104

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