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- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 27.50
On July 9, 1975, Dutch-born artist Bas Jan Ader set sail from Chatham, Massachusetts, on a thirteen-foot sailboat. He was bound for Falmouth, England, on the second leg of a three-part piece titled In Search of the Miraculous . The damaged boat was found south of the western tip of Ireland nearly a year later. Ader was never seen again. ... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 23.99
Joanna Grabski and Carol Magee bring together a compelling collection that shows how interviews can be used to generate new meaning and how connecting with artists and their work can transform artistic production into innovative critical insights and knowledge. The contributors to this volume include artists, museum curators, art historians, and anthropologists,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
Tapestry Conservation: Principles and Practice explores current practice and recent research in tapestry conservation, promoting awareness of recent developments among conservators and custodians of tapestries. The book facilitates more informed conservation practice and decision-making, and helps custodians to select the most appropriate method of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 31.95
What is conceptual art? Is it really a kind of art in its own right? Is it clever ? or too clever? Of all the different art forms it is perhaps conceptual art which at once fascinates and infuriates the most. In this much-needed book Peter Goldie and Elisabeth Schellekens demystify conceptual art using the sharp tools of philosophy. They explain... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 495.00
In 850 analytical articles, this two-volume set explores the developments that influenced the profound changes in thought and sensibility during the second half of the eighteenth century and the first half of the nineteenth century. The Encyclopedia provides readers with a clear, detailed, and accurate reference source on the literature, thought,... more...
- The Word Machine 2013; US$ 8.74
What makes a man move from wrongdoing to do-gooding? From thieving to philosophizing? In the case of Bird it was the pursuit of art. It was the drawing of women in bedrooms and art rooms, on beaches and in bed and breakfasts. Bird grew civilized through his pursuits, moving on to found an international movement that works with troubled people: ex... more...
- Melbourne University Publishing 2013; Not Available
The reputations of artists are curious things, influenced by factors beyond the quality of the work. Affairs of the Art explores the role those left behind play in burnishing an artist?s reputation after he or she dies. Through interviews with those handling the estates of artists including Fred Williams, Brett Whiteley, John Brack, Howard Arkley,... more...
- Medallion Press 2013; US$ 9.99
Through stunning photographs and step-by-step instructions, designer and lifestyle expert Kelly Edwards brings a myriad of looks, tastes, and approaches to chic home design in this guidebook. From the kitchen and the bedroom to the home office and the out-of-doors, Kelly illustrates how to achieve the best color, texture, proportion, and overall design... more...
- NewSouth 2013; US$ 55.99
As Director of the National Gallery of Victoria from 1892 to 1935, L. Bernard Hall was Australian arts most influential administrator and teacher, yet his achievements have been virtually written out of history. In this book Gwen Rankin uncovers Halls fascinating story. Never as conservative as sometimes suggested, Hall came to Australia... more...