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Nature of Art (3RD 12 Edition)
Nature of Art (3RD 12 Edition)
by Thomas E. Wartenberg
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What is art? THE NATURE OF ART: AN ANTHOLOGY explores that question and shows you how it has been answered over the years by both Western and non-Western thinkers. You will not only read selections from these great writers but you will also get study... (read more)

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Representing Women (99 Edition)
Representing Women (99 Edition)
by Linda Nochlin
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Women - as warriors, workers, mothers, sensual women, even absent mothers - haunt 19th- and 20th-century Western painting. This text brings together Linda Nochlin's most important and pioneering writings on the subject, as she considers work by Miller... (read more)

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The Art of Mesoamerica (World of Art)
The Art of Mesoamerica (World of Art)
by Mary Ellen Miller
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Mary Ellen Miller evocatively surveys the artistic achievements of the high pre-Columbian civilizations--Olmec, Maya, Teotihuacan, Toltec, Aztec--as well as those of their less-well-known contemporaries. Their pyramids and palaces, jades and brightly... (read more)

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Ukiyo-e
Ukiyo-e
by Tadashi Kobayashi
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Japanese woodblock prints, or ukiyo-e, occupy a singular position in the lexicon of world art. They enthralled such Western artists as Whistler, Manet, Degas, and van Gogh, and gave rise to a wave of "japonisme" in the salons of Paris, London, and New... (read more)

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A Short Guide to Writing about Art (Short Guide)
A Short Guide to Writing about Art (Short Guide)
by Sylvan Barnet
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Key Benefit: A Short Guide to Writing About Art, Eighth Edition, the best-selling book of its kind, equips students to analyze pictures (drawings, paintings, photographs), sculptures and architecture, and prepares them with the tools they need to... (read more)

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Child Art in Context: A Cultural and Comparative Perspective
Child Art in Context: A Cultural and Comparative Perspective
by Claire Golomb
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"Child Art in Context examines the process of creative expression in child art from an innovative sociocultural and historical perspective. More than 100 drawings and sculptures illustrate the genesis and development of representational skill and its... (read more)

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When the Moon Waxes Red: Representation, Gender and Cultural Politics
When the Moon Waxes Red: Representation, Gender and Cultural Politics
by T Mihn Ha Trinh
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In this new collection of her provocative essays on Third World art and culture, Trinh Minh-ha offers new challenges to Western regimes of knowledge. Bringing to her subjects an acute sense of the many meanings of the marginal, she examines topics such... (read more)

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Loot: The Battle Over the Stolen Treasures of the Ancient World
Loot: The Battle Over the Stolen Treasures of the Ancient World
by Sharon Waxman
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“Fast-paced and compelling . . . Waxman has an array of wondrous tales to tell . . . Considerable, admirable, and totally absorbing.”—The Boston Globe For the past two centuries, the West has plundered the treasures of the ancient world... (read more)

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Critical Issues in American Art : a Book of Reading (98 Edition)
Critical Issues in American Art : a Book of Reading (98 Edition)
by Mary Ann Calo
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This anthology of essays on different critical approaches and methodologies for the analysis and interpretation of American art and artists is designed for students and teachers in American art history and American studies programs. It contains twenty... (read more)

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Roman Art
Roman Art
by Paul Zanker
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Traditional studies of Roman art have sought to identify an indigenous style distinct from Greek art and in the process have neglected the large body of Roman work that creatively recycled Greek artworks. Now available in paperback, this fresh... (read more)

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Sketching (11 Edition)
Sketching (11 Edition)
by Eissen Koos
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In 2011, following the phenomenal global success of Sketching, which has sold over ninety thousand copies to date, authors Koos Eissen and Roselien Steur debut the sequel entitled Sketching: The Basics. In fact, prequel would be a better word for this... (read more)

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Artist's Guide To Human Anatomy (04 Edition)
Artist's Guide To Human Anatomy (04 Edition)
by Gottfried Bammes
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This profusely illustrated book by a master of the subject offers a complete course in transforming the study of anatomy into art, with emphasis on the skills needed to draw the human body "from the inside." Each stage of the course progresses logically... (read more)

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Greek Art A&i (Art & Ideas)
Greek Art A&i (Art & Ideas)
by Nigel Jonath Spivey
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Nigel Spivey sets the formation of the classical style in its proper historical context. He considers how Greek art was inextricably bound up with the social, religious, philosophical and political factors of the period and explains the art not only in... (read more)

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Complete Printmaker
Complete Printmaker
by John Ross
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The most comprehensive up-to-date guide to printmaking on the market today, the revised, expanded, fully illustrated edition of this classic, containing 40 color plates and 600 black-and-white illustrations, covers every aspect of fine printing.... (read more)

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Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction
Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction
by Cynthia A Freeland
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About the Series: Oxford's Very Short Introductions offers concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects--from Islam to Sociology, Politics to Classics, and Literary Theory to History. Not simply a textbook of definitions, each volume... (read more)

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Painted Word (08 Edition)
Painted Word (08 Edition)
by Tom Wolfe
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"America's nerviest journalist" (Newsweek) trains his satirical eye on Modern Art in this "masterpiece" (The Washington Post) Wolfe's style has never been more dazzling, his wit never more keen. He addresses the scope of Modern Art, from its founding... (read more)

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Animator's Reference Book (05 Edition)
Animator's Reference Book (05 Edition)
by Les Pardew
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"The Animator's Reference Book" serves as a visual reference guide for animators to show common human motion. It is an update of a classic series of reference books by Eadweard Muybridge. Although these books are generally heralded as the best reference... (read more)

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Screen Printing (97 Edition)
Screen Printing (97 Edition)
by Sam Hoff
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Entire screen printing process with in-depth explanations, each stage of the process. Technological advances and latest industry trends are reviewed. Photographs, charts, diagrams and graphics illustrate the procedures and concepts behind the techniques... (read more)

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Ultimate Drawing & Painting Bible (09 Edition)
Ultimate Drawing & Painting Bible (09 Edition)
by Trudy Friend
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Here is the ultimate guide to core drawing and painting techniques, brought to you by renowned artist, author and teacher, Trudy Friend. Explore the essential techniques that Trudy has developed over theyears, from the key line and brush strokes that... (read more)

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Minoan and Mycenaean Art (Rev 97 Edition)
Minoan and Mycenaean Art (Rev 97 Edition)
by Reynold Higgins
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The magnificent works of ancient Crete, Mycenae, and the Cycladic Islands are awe-inspiring in their richness and variety. All the significant works of art and architecture that are our legacy from those great civilizations are described and illustrated... (read more)

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