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  • Key Writers on Art: From Antiquity to the Nineteenth Centuryby Chris Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 30.95

    Key Writers on Art: From Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century offers a unique and authoritative guide to theories of art from Ancient Greece to the end of the Victorian era, written by an international panel of expert contributors. Arranged chronologically to provide an historical framework, the 43 entries analyze the ideas of key philosophers, historians,... more...

  • A Companion to Art Theoryby Carolyn Wilde; Paul Smith

    Wiley 2008; US$ 240.00 US$ 208.00

    The Companion provides an accessible critical survey of Western visual art theory from sources in Classical, Medieval and Renaissance thought through to contemporary writings. more...

  • Videogames and Artby Grethe Mitchell; Andy Clarke

    Intellect Books Ltd 2007; US$ 51.00

    Videogame art is developing as an area of burgeoning interest, departing from embryonic roots into a flourishing division of scholarly study. The collection provides both an overview of the field, positioning it within a social and commercial context with reference to other forms of digital and pictorial art, and to the mainstream videogames industry.... more...

  • Multi-mediaby Nick Kaye

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 43.95

    Multi-media charts the development of multi-media video, installation and performance in a unique dialogue between theoretical analysis and specially commissioned documentations by some of the world?s foremost artists. Nick Kaye explores the interdisciplinary history and character of experimental practices shaped in exchanges between music, installation,... more...

  • Biographies & Spaceby Dana Arnold; Joanna Sofaer Derevenski

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Bringing together a collection of high-profile authors, Biographies and Space presents essays exploring the relationship between biography and space and how specific subjects are used as a means of explaining sets of social, cultural and spatial relationships. Biographical methods of historical investigation can bring out the authentic voice of... more...

  • Digital Art Mastersby 3dtotal.Com

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 43.95

    Meet some of the finest digital 2D and 3D artists working in the industry today, from Patrick Beaulieu, Philip Straub, Benita Winckler, Alessandro Baldasseroni to Khalid Al Muharraqi, Marcel Baumann and Marek Denko and see how they work. More than just a gallery book - in Digital Arts Masters each artist has written a breakdown overview, with supporting... more...

  • After Criticismby Gavin Butt

    Wiley 2008; US$ 150.95 US$ 130.82

    It has recently become apparent that criticism has fallen on hard times. Either commodification is deemed to have killed it off, or it has become institutionally routine. This book explores contemporary approaches which have sought to renew criticism's energies in the wake of a 'theatrical turn' in recent visual arts practice, and the emergence of... more...

  • Cognitive Processes in the Perception of Artby W.R. Crozier; A.J. Chapman

    Elsevier Science 1984; US$ 72.95

    This book reviews progress and describes original research in the cognitive psychology of the arts. The invited contributors are leading authorities, and the topics which they cover include psychological approaches to symbols and meaning in art, issues in experimental aesthetics, the development in children of artistic production and appreciation,... more...

  • ART/WORKby Heather Darcy Bhandari; Jonathan Melber

    Free Press 2009; US$ 17.99

    Find Out What They Didn't Teach You in Art School The most comprehensive guide of its kind, Art/Work gives artists of every level the tools they need to make it in an art world so competitive one dealer likens it to "The Sopranos, except nobody gets killed." Whether you're an art school grad looking for a gallery, a mid-career artist managing... more...

  • Chromophobiaby David Batchelor

    Reaktion Books 2000; US$ 19.95

    The central argument of Chromophobia is that a chromophobic impulse - a fear of corruption or contamination through color - lurks within much Western cultural and intellectual thought. more...