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There is widespread agreement that art is 'very important' - but it can be remarkably hard to say quite why. Yet if art is to enjoy its privileges, it has to be able to demonstrate its relevance in understandable ways to the widest possible audience. Alain de Botton and John Armstrong ... read more

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: 9780714865911
: Phaidon Press Ltd
: Phaidon Press Ltd
: 270mm X 205mm
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: Alain de Botton
: Hardback
: 1
: en
: 240
: 150
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Art as Therapy
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The artistic stagnation of Vienna at the end of the 19th century was rudely shaken by the artists of the Vienna Secession. Their work shocked a conservative public, but their successive exhibitions, their magazine Ver Sacrum, an... read more

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: 9780714868783
: Phaidon Press Limited
: Phaidon Press Ltd
: 29cm x 25cm
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: Peter Vergo
: Hardback
: 4th Revised edition
: en
: 240
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Art in Vienna 1898-1918 - Klimt, Kokoschka, Schiele and their contemporaries
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In this book, Bojan Bujic sets into an appropriate cultural context the immensely rich life of a composer who is, arguably, the key musical personality of the twentieth century. A major force in the development of modern music, Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951) is famous for abandoning ... read more

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: 9780714846149
: Phaidon Press Ltd
: Phaidon Press Ltd
: 23.00 cmmm X 15.60 cmmm X 1.00 cmmm
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: Bojan Bujic
: BC
: en
: 240
: 80 bw
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ARNOLD SCHOENBERG
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 Fine Art

A timely survey that addresses the relationship between art and electronic technology, including mechanics, light, graphics, robots, virtual reality and the web.

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: 9780714868585
: Phaidon Press
: Phaidon Press Ltd
: 290mm X 250mm
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: Edward A. Shanken
: Paperback
: en
: 304
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Art and Electronic Media
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 Fine Art

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Andy Warhol (1928 - 1987) captured the popular culture of his age through his iconic drawings, paintings, films and prints.He made as great an impact on the world of art as any of his contemporaries, ushering in a fundamental transformation in our visual culture to the mediated image. Yet perhaps his ... read more

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: 9780714861586
: Phaidon Press
: Phaidon Press Ltd
: 245mm X 172mm
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: Joseph D. Ketner
: Hardback
: 1
: en
: 146
: 120
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Andy Warhol Phaidon Focus
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One of the most critically acclaimed and influential artists working today, Anselm Kiefer(b1945) has played a major role in shaping the landscape of post-war German and, indeed, international art. Kiefer's vision encompasses philosophy, history, literature, politics and co... read more

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: 9780714861432
: Phaidon Press Limited
: Phaidon Press Ltd
: 245mm X 172mm
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: Matthew Biro
: Hardback
: 1
: en
: 146
: 120
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Anselm Kiefer Phaidon Focus
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To the general public, Andy Warhol is known as a painter of famous faces, from Liz & Marilyn & Jackie & Marlon to his own ever-changing self-portrait. Less known are the portraits he made thoughout his career of socialites, art dealers, collectors, politicians, & cult figures. This book provides an overview of this topic.

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: 9780714849669
: Phaidon Press Limited
: Phaidon Press Ltd
: 290mm X 250mm
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: Tony Shafrazi; Carter Ratcliff; Robert Rosenblum
: Paperback
: 1
: English
: 320
: Colour
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Andy Warhol Portraits
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Assembled from the wisdom of 36 legendary art teachers – all of them artists or critics at the top of their field – Akademie X: Lessons in Art + Life is an ideal curriculum for the aspiring artist.
Each of the book’s "tutors" has provided a uni... read more

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: 9780714867366
: Phaidon Press
: Phaidon Press Ltd
: 290mm X 214mm
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: Marina Abramovic
: Hardback
: 215
: en
: 352
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Akademie X: Lessons + Tutors in Art
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John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) was American by parentage, but spent most of his life in London where he became a prolific and fashionable portrait painter, known for his elegant ladies and sophisticated gentlemen. This is a guide to the painter, with occasional quotes from Henry James.

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: 9780714835440
: Phaidon Press Ltd
: Phaidon Press Ltd
: 120mm X 100mm X 13mm
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: John Singer Sargent
: Paperback
: Miniature ed
: 160
: 100 colour illustrations
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The Age of Elegance: Paintings of John Singer Sargent
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 Fine Art

Series:Art & Ideas S.
Reading Level:very good

Aboriginal art has survived the colonial period to become a major feature of contemporary Australian society. This book surveys the great variety in Aboriginal art, from ancient rock paintings to powerful modern works in acrylic on canvas. The patterns and symbols of Aboriginal art,... read more

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: 9780714837529
: Phaidon Press Limited
: Phaidon Press Ltd
: 220mm X 160mm X 27mm
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: MORPHY HOWARD
: Paperback
: 1
: English
: very good
: 448
: 200 colour & 50 b&w illustrations, map, further reading lists, glossary, index
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Aboriginal Art
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The 21st‐Century Art Book is an A‐to‐Z guide of contemporary artists featuring established art‐world figures – Maurizio Cattelan, Cindy Sherman, Jeff Wall – alongside rising stars of the next generations. Global in scope, the book features work from 50 co... read more

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: 9780714867397
: Phaidon Press
: Phaidon Press Ltd
: 270mm X 180mm X 3mm
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: The Editors of Phaidon Press
: Hardback
: en
: 304
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The Twenty First Century Art Book
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An accessible introduction to the whole of art history, from prehistoric times to the present day - now revised and expanded. This updated edition includes over 25 new entries that expand the scope of the book further into the 21s... read more

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: 9780714870090
: Phaidon Press Ltd
: Phaidon Press Ltd
: 220mm X 220mm
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: Hardback
: Revised and updated ed
: 656
: illustrations
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30,000 Years of Art: The Story of Human Creativity Across Time & Space
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