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- Quercus 2014; US$ 9.99
A human skull is discovered in Madrid. A serial killer takes a life in London . . . The race is on, to own the most notorious relic of all time . . . A scorching short story and an enticing prequel to Alex Connorâ??s Memory of Bones . more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2013; US$ 139.00
Samuel van Hoogstraten was not only one of Rembrandt’s most successful pupils but also a versatile painter in his own right. His experiments in optical illusion also attracted the interest of the natural scientists of his time, and he wrote some of the first Dutch novels, plays, and a treatise on painting. This rich interdisciplinary study examines... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2013; US$ 49.95
Installation art has become mainstream in artistic practices. However, acquiring and displaying such artworks means that curators and conservators are challenged to deal with obsolete technologies, ephemeral materials, and other issues concerning care and management of these artworks. By analyzing three in-depth case studies, the author sheds new... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2000; US$ 18.17
Dialogue is an illustrated collection of essays from one of Australia's most important artists. It draws directly on Burn's own experience to offer readers a critical view of the history of Australian art and the concerns of recent art. more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99
Theorists critique photography for “objectifying? its subjects and manipulating appearance for the sake of art. In this bold counterargument, John Roberts recasts photography?s violating powers and aesthetic technique as part of a complex “social ontology? that exposes the hierarchies, divisions, and exclusions behind appearances. Photography must... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 20.99
Contemporary art can be baffling and beautiful, provocative and disturbing. This pioneering book presents a new look at the controversial period between 1945 and 2000, when art and its traditional forms were called into question. It focuses on the relationship between American and European art, and challenges previously held views about the origins... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 7.99
From Berlin to Boston, and St Petersburg to Sydney, ancient Egyptian art fills the galleries of some of the world's greatest museums, while the architecture of Egyptian temples and pyramids has attracted tourists to Egypt for centuries. But what did Egyptian art and architecture mean to the people who first made and used it - and why has it had... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 34.00
Practice-led research is a burgeoning area across the creative arts, with studio-based doctorates frequently favoured over traditional research. Yet until now there has been little published guidance for students embarking on such research. Designed specifically as a research training tool, the book is structured on the model used by most research... more...