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Art History's History (2ND 01 Edition)
Art History's History (2ND 01 Edition)
by Vernon Hyde Minor
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Written in jargon-free, reader-friendly language, this is one of the first volumes to make art historical theory accessible to those at the introductory level. A review of contemporary theory of art history provides readers with lucid prose and concrete... (read more)

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Critical Terms for Art History, Second Edition
Critical Terms for Art History, Second Edition
by Nelson
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"Art" has always been contested terrain, whether the object in question is a medieval tapestry or Duchamp's Fountain. But questions about the categories of "art" and "art history" acquired increased urgency during the 1970s, when new developments in... (read more)

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Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo
Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo
by Hayden Herrera
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 445-448) and index.... (read more)

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Historical Grammar of the Visual Arts
Historical Grammar of the Visual Arts
by Alois Riegl
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andlt;Pandgt;The work of Alois Riegl (1858-1905) has been highly influential in art history of the modern age. Riegl, the most important member of the so-called Vienna School, developed a refined technique of visual or formal analysis that departed from... (read more)

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Life in Ceramics: Five Contemporary Korean Artists
Life in Ceramics: Five Contemporary Korean Artists
by Burglind Jungmann
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Korean ceramics stand out as highly individual, marked by an inherent spontaneity and playful design. This book focuses on five artists with established reputations in Korea, whose works acknowledge and engage with Korean ceramic tradition while... (read more)

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On Painting
On Painting
by Leon Battis Alberti
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In his discussion of painting Alberti writes of the process of vision, how the painter can present with his hand what he has understood with his mind, and the moral and artistic pre-requisites of the painter.... (read more)

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Disasters of War (Dover Books on Fine Art)
Disasters of War (Dover Books on Fine Art)
by Francisco Goya
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Visual indictment of war's horrors, modeled after Spanish insurrection (1808), the resultant Peninsular War and following famine. Miseries of war graphically demonstrated in 83 prints; includes veiled attacks on various people, the Church, and the State.... (read more)

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Semiotext(e) Intervention #08: Where Art Belongs
Semiotext(e) Intervention #08: Where Art Belongs
by Chris Kraus
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Chris Kraus examines artistic enterprises of the past decade that reclaim the use of lived time as a material in the creation of visual art.... (read more)

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Wabi Sabi
Wabi Sabi
by Andrew Juniper
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Wabi sabi, the quintessential Japanese design aesthetic, is quickly gaining popularity around the world, as evidenced by recent articles in andlt;iandgt;Timeandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;Iandgt;The Chicago Tribuneandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;Kyoto... (read more)

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Artist's Eyes (09 Edition)
Artist's Eyes (09 Edition)
by Michael Marmor
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In this fascinating juxtaposition of science and art history, ophthalmologists Michael Marmor and James Ravin examine the role of vision and eye disease in art. They focus on the eye, where the process of vision originates, and investigate how aspects of... (read more)

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Janson's History of Art: The Western Tradition (Myartslab)
Janson's History of Art: The Western Tradition (Myartslab)
by Penelope J. E. Davies
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This package contains the following components: -0136017851: VangoNotes Coupon -020568517X: Janson's History of Art: The Western... (read more)

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Arts in Spain (99 Edition)
Arts in Spain (99 Edition)
by John F. Moffitt
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From the dawn of mankind's artistic achievement in the cave paintings of Altamira, to Picasso's groundbreaking Les Demoiselles d'Avignon and beyond, the arts in Spain tangibly illustrate the unique course of Spanish history. In this wide-ranging critical... (read more)

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Gardner's Art Through the Ages: Non-Western Perspectives (with Artystudy, Timeline Printed Access Card)
Gardner's Art Through the Ages: Non-Western Perspectives (with Artystudy, Timeline Printed Access Card)
by Fred S. Kleiner
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A beautiful book that you will want to keep on your coffee table long after you complete your art history survey course, GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: NON-WESTERN PERSPECTIVE and its accompanying ArtStudy CD-ROM is a comprehensive and thoughtfully... (read more)

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After Modern Art, 1945-2000 (Oxford History of Art)
After Modern Art, 1945-2000 (Oxford History of Art)
by David Hopkins
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Following a clear timeline, the author highlights key movements of modern art, giving careful attention to the artists' political and cultural worlds. Styles include Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Minimalism, Conceptualism, Postmodernism, and... (read more)

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Contemporary African Art Since 1980
Contemporary African Art Since 1980
by Okwui (edt) Enwezor
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Contemporary African Art Since 1980 is the first major survey of the work of contemporary African artists from diverse situations, locations, and generations who work either in or outside of Africa, but whose practices engage and occupy the social and... (read more)

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The Surreal Body: Fetish and Fashion
The Surreal Body: Fetish and Fashion
by Ghislaine Wood
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The Surrealists endlessly manipulated and fetishized the bodyespecially the female body. The emerging mechanics of fashion promotion ensured that this new vision of the body was widely seen as the fashion magazine played an innovative role in promoting a... (read more)

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Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures
Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures
by Robert K Wittman
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Surrealism (10 Edition)
Surrealism (10 Edition)
by Mary Ann Caws
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Surrealism is a survey of the twentieth century's longest lasting and, arguably, most influential art movement. Championed and held together by Andre Breton for over forty years, Surrealism was France's major avant-garde artistic tendency from 1924... (read more)

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The Arts of China to A.D. 900 (Pelican History of Art / Yale University Press)
The Arts of China to A.D. 900 (Pelican History of Art / Yale University Press)
by William Watson
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This lavishly illustrated book surveys China's immense wealth of arts, architecture, and artifacts from Neolithic and Bronze Age China to the era of the Tang Dynasty. It is the first in a major three-volume series on the arts of China.... (read more)

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Absolut Book: The Absolut Vodka Advertising Story
Absolut Book: The Absolut Vodka Advertising Story
by Richard Lewis
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A New York Times bestseller, Absolut Book is the behind-the-scenes account of the birth and growth of this award-winning campaign and provides a definitive illustrated history of one of the most successful ad campaigns ever. It is a collector's delight... (read more)

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