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Feminism Art Theory: An Anthology 1968 - 2014

Paperback, 10/04/2015, £29.99
£26.99
Charting over 45 years of feminist debate on the significance of gender in the making and understanding of art, the long-anticipated new edition of Feminism-Art-Theory has been extensively updated and reworked.

Cut & Paste: 21st-Century Collage

Paperback, 04/08/2014, £12.95
£11.66
Collage is at the cutting edge of visual design, and can be seen everywhere from advertisements, magazine editorials and fashion stories to street art, album covers, animation and website design.

One Hundred Great Paintings

Hardback, 08/10/2010, £24.99
£22.49
Presents one hundred great works from the National Gallery Collection, each by a different artist.

Abstract Vaudeville: The Work of Rose English

Hardback, 01/06/2014, £37.00
£33.30

Leadership Material: How Personal Experience Shapes Executive Presence

Hardback, 18/05/2017, £20.00
£18.00
Become a better leader by accessing the source of your professional influence.

Social Sculpture: The Rise of the Glasgow Art Scene

Paperback, 07/06/2010, £14.99
£13.49
Sarah Lowndes looks back at the rise of the Glasgow art scene through the decades.

HFT the Gardener

Hardback, 08/02/2016, £34.95
£31.46
HFT The Gardener extends Treister's fascination with esoteric translation, the cybernetics of consciousness, and the hallucinatory aesthetics that radiate from real-world circulations of power.

Craft of the Lead Pencil

Hardback, 31/08/2016, £8.99
£8.09
Originally published in 1946, this little treatise on the simple art of pencil drawing is the perfect antidote to the myriad 'how-to' books that fill the bookshelves.

Lives of the Artists, Lives of the Architects

Hardback, 07/05/2015, £22.00
£19.80
The author has been conducting ongoing conversations with the world's greatest living artists since he began in Switzerland, aged 19, with Fischli and Weiss. In this book, he chooses nineteen of the greatest figures and presents their conversations, offering the reader intimacy with the artists and insight into their creative processes.

26 Postcards from the Collections - A Bodleian Library A to Z

05/09/2014, £9.99
£8.99
Structured around the alphabet, this book contains twenty-six detachable postcards, each featuring a rare or beautiful masterpiece. Presented in a handsome paper binding, these beautiful cards are perfect for you to display, or send to friends.

Weak Messages Create Bad Situations

Hardback, 23/10/2014, £25.00
£22.50
A manifesto from the Turner Prize-nominated artist, with over 400 new works

50 Art Movements You Should Know

Paperback, 24/03/2014, £14.99
£13.49

Analysis of Performance Art: A Guide to its Theory and Practice

Paperback, 24/08/1999, £27.99
£25.19
Artists as performers have radically altering our notion of what constitutes visual art. This text puts forward a method for teaching the subject as a discipline distinct from dance, drama, painting or sculpture.

Why Your Five Year Old Could Not Have Done That: Modern Art Explained

Paperback, 01/10/2012, £9.99
£8.99
Gives you an understanding of the ways in which modern art differs from realistic works of earlier centuries. This book examines 100 works of modern art that have attracted critical and public hostility from Cy Twomblys scribbled "Olympia", Jean-Michel Basquiats crude but spontaneous "LNAPRK", and more.

Why You Can Go out Dressed Like That: Modern Fashion Explained

Paperback, 01/09/2014, £9.99
£8.99
Numerous designers have pioneered cutting-edge garments and collections throughout the evolution of fashion. But all too often a lack of obvious fit or purpose has been mistaken for a lack of design sophistication. This title champions the improbable, the provocative, the uncomfortable and the seemingly ridiculous.

Why You Can Build it Like That: Modern Architecture Explained

Paperback, 24/08/2015, £9.99
£8.99
Examines buildings from the past half century or so that pushed the boundaries of what was architecturally acceptable when they were built. This book explores the history of these buildings and their makers, presenting relevant biographical factors and socio-cultural influences that impacted on the distinctive designs.

Complete Book of Silk Screen Printing Production

Paperback, 18/04/1998, £10.99
£9.89

Dada Art and Anti Art

Paperback, 29/08/1978, £8.95
£8.06
In this first-hand account, the author, closely associated with the radical and transforming movement from its earliest days, records and traces Dada's history from its inception around 1916, in wartime Zurich, to its collapse in the Paris of the 1920s.

Landscape And Western Art

Paperback, 21/10/1999, £12.99
£10.99
What is landscape? How does it differ from "land"? This book explores issues raised by the great range of ideas and images of the natural world in Western art since the Renaissance. Topics include landscape as cultural construct and landscape art as picturesque. Context is considered throughout.

Sculpture Since 1945

Paperback, 30/04/1998, £12.99
£11.69
In the OXFORD HISTORY OF ART series, a look at innovative and avant-garde sculpture in relation to contemporary events, festivals, commissions and the changing functions of museums. Explores Anti-form, minimalism, Earth Art, Performance Art and other forms, presenting a holistic picture of post-war sculpture which will stimulate future debate.

Shadows: The Depiction of Cast Shadows in Western Art

Hardback, 01/10/2014, £14.99
£13.49
Discusses the way shadows were represented - or ignored - by artists from the Renaissance to the 17th century and then describes how Romantic, Impressionist and Surrealist artists exploited the device of the cast shadow to enhance the illusion of realism or drama in their representations.

London: Volume 6: Westminster

Paperback, 29/05/2003, £35.00
£31.50
A guide to the architectural treasures of Westminster, covering the Abbey, Parliament, the Royal Parks, London's West End, Belgravia and Pimlico. For each area there is a detailed gazetteer and brief introduction. Maps, plans, photographs and an illustrated glossary are provided.

 

 

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