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History of art / art & design styles

Paperback. An introduction to the work of Claude Monet. Series: Colour Library. Num Pages: 128 pages, 50 colour and 36 b&w illustrations, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 3JH; 3JJ; ACVT; AFC; AGB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 302 x 226 x 8. Weight in Grams: 518.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
Phaidon Press
Condition
New
SKU
9780714827230
ISBN
9780714827230

€ 19.99
€ 12.03

Paperback. Presents a scholarly history of Britain's dominant fine art institution from its foundation in 1768 to the beginning of the Victorian age. This book places the Royal Academy of Arts in the contexts of the metropolitan, British, and European art worlds and explores its influence on the notion of a national school of art. Series: Oxford Historical Monographs. Num Pages: 392 pages, numerous halftones. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JF; 3JH; ACQ; ACV; HBJD1; HBLL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 157 x 234 x 21. Weight in Grams: 582.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
386
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199279098
ISBN
9780199279098

€ 91.25

Paperback. Translator(s): Gladding, Jody. Series: European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought and Cultural Criticism. Num Pages: 176 pages, 18 illus. BIC Classification: AC; HPN; JFCD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 202 x 131 x 12. Weight in Grams: 220.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231157216
ISBN
9780231157216

€ 27.99
€ 25.34

Hardcover. Series: Leonardo Book Series. Num Pages: 272 pages, 79 b&w illus. BIC Classification: ACXJ; AFKV; AGB; APF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 238 x 185 x 20. Weight in Grams: 606.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
The MIT Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780262028493
ISBN
9780262028493

€ 43.99
€ 33.27

Hardcover. Series: October Books. Num Pages: 592 pages, 114 b&w illus. BIC Classification: 3JJ; ACX; AGZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 242 x 189 x 40. Weight in Grams: 1460.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
The MIT Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780262028523
ISBN
9780262028523

€ 54.99
€ 41.48

Paperback. A new theory of the readymade via a new reading of Picabia and a new writing of Dada. Series: October Books. Num Pages: 496 pages, 122 b&w illus. BIC Classification: ACXD7; AGB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 178 x 23. Weight in Grams: 1089.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
MIT Press Ltd United States
Number of pages
496
Condition
New
SKU
V9780262514866
ISBN
9780262514866

€ 32.99
€ 25.52

Paperback. Focuses on a set of contemporary paintings in the traditional technique by the Nepalese artist Romio Shrestha and his assistants in Kathmandu. Editor(s): Williamson, Laila; Young, Serinity (American Museum of Natural History, USA). Num Pages: 248 pages, 88 color illus. BIC Classification: 1F; ACBP; AJC; GTB; MBX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 304 x 14. Weight in Grams: 1030.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
University of Washington Press United States
Number of pages
248
Condition
New
SKU
V9780295988696
ISBN
9780295988696

€ 44.99
€ 40.53

Paperback. Editor(s): Raiford, Leigh; Raphael-Hernandez, Heike. Num Pages: 392 pages, 64 black & white illustrations, 21 colour plates, 64 b&w illus., 21 color plates. BIC Classification: ACV; ACX; AGH; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
University of Washington Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780295999579
ISBN
9780295999579

€ 30.43

Paperback. Num Pages: 256 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: ABA; ACQ; AGB; HPN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 127 x 46. Weight in Grams: 248.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Dover Publications
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486795256
ISBN
9780486795256

€ 14.99
€ 12.28

Hardcover. A dynamic tale of art and friendship, set between the World Wars, against the backdrop of a rapidly changing world Num Pages: 336 pages, 215 illustrations, 145 in colour. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJ; ACXD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 165. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Thames & Hudson
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500239551
ISBN
9780500239551

€ 31.99
€ 22.76

Paperback. The edition offers a unique insight into the role of satire in British politics during the Napoleonic era and shows the subtle artistry of Gillray's designs. Num Pages: 292 pages, 37 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1DBK; ACV. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 244 x 170 x 16. Weight in Grams: 530.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
292
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521101851
ISBN
9780521101851

€ 42.30

Paperback. Dedicated to the works of Reyes, this book covers the production of Reyes' career from the mid-1990s - starting with the celebrated series of semi-utopian architectural structures, passing through his performance and video pieces of the early 2000s, and culminating with the collaborative projects in which he has been engaged. Editor(s): Falconi, Jose Luis. Series: David Rockefeller Centre for Latin American Studies, Art Catalogs. Num Pages: 98 pages, 48 colour photographs. BIC Classification: ACX; AGB; AGC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 133. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Harvard University, The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies United States
Number of pages
98
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674025158
ISBN
9780674025158

€ 50.99
€ 42.03

Hardcover. The National Gallery of Art houses one of the most important collections of French old master paintings outside France. This book catalogues nearly one hundred paintings of the collection, from works by Francois Clouet in the sixteenth century to paintings by Elisabeth Louise Vigee Le Brun in the eighteenth. Editor(s): Rand, Richard. Series: National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogues. Num Pages: 552 pages, 118 color illus. 214 b&w illus. BIC Classification: 1DDF; 3J; ACN; AGC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 290 x 253 x 46. Weight in Grams: 3250.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
552
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691145358
ISBN
9780691145358

€ 90.78
€ 90.52

Paperback. Painter and draughtsman, novelist, satirist, pamphleteer and critic, Lewis' multifarious activities defy easy categorisation. After the Second World War, spent in penniless and bitter exile in Canada, he returned to London. It coincided, tragically, with the realisation that he was going blind. Num Pages: 704 pages, 16pp b&w halftones. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 2AB; ACXD; AGB; BG; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 158 x 36. Weight in Grams: 708.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Vintage Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
704
Condition
New
SKU
V9780712673396
ISBN
9780712673396

€ 19.99
€ 19.76

Hardcover. Presenting the vases and the is imagery in their full narrative glory, this book interprets the informs and stories along a variety of themes, from the adventures of gods and mythological heroes, to expressive scenes of sexual intimacy and depictions of social, family and domestic life. Num Pages: 156 pages, 130 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; ACG; AFP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 269 x 257 x 20. Weight in Grams: 1174.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
British Museum Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
156
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714122779
ISBN
9780714122779

€ 31.99
€ 22.99

Hardcover. The perfect introduction to the life and work of Francis Bacon. Series: Phaidon Focus. Num Pages: 144 pages, 120. BIC Classification: ACX; AFC; AGB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 257 x 187 x 16. Weight in Grams: 616.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Phaidon Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714861333
ISBN
9780714861333

€ 18.99
€ 15.07

Hardcover. Analyses art from an Australian Aboriginal community to interpret Aboriginal claims about the relationship between their art, identity and culture, and how the art should be protected in law. The issue that the claims are true is relevant to North American debates about the appropriation of art, and this book engages with this literature. Series Editor(s): Stewart, Dr Pamela J.; Strathern, Professor Andrew. Series: Anthropology and Cultural History in Asia and the Indo-Pacific. Num Pages: 224 pages, Includes 25 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1MBF; ACBK; JFSL9; JHMC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Group United Kingdom
Edition
illustrated ed
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780754644033
ISBN
9780754644033

€ 133.66

Hardcover. Suitable for those who want to learn about Leonardo da Vinci, an influential artist, engineer, inventor and scientist, this book explores Leonardo's life, including his background, early career, influences and relationships. It features a gallery of over 300 of Leonardo's major paintings, drawings and designs. Num Pages: 256 pages, 500 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: ACND; AGB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 237 x 303 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1350. His Life and Works in 500 Images. 256 pages, 500 colour illustrations. Suitable for those who want to learn about Leonardo da Vinci, an influential artist, engineer, inventor and scientist, this book explores Leonardo's life, including his background, early career, influences and relationships. It features a gallery of over 300 of Leonardo's major paintings, drawings and designs. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: ACND; AGB. Dimension: 237 x 303 x 27. Weight: 1612.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Anness
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780754823261
ISBN
9780754823261

€ 20.99
€ 16.63

Hardcover. Series: Jewish Encounters. Num Pages: 224 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DVUA; 3JH; 3JJ; ACXD1; AFC; AGB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 135 x 25. Weight in Grams: 355.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Schocken Books United States
Edition
First Edition, Third Printing
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780805242010
ISBN
9780805242010

€ 25.99
€ 19.42

Paperback. Originally published by Viking Press in 1971; republished vy the Modern Library in 1998 with a new foreword. Num Pages: 152 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: ACX; AGB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 156 x 11. Weight in Grams: 240.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Museum of Modern Art United States
Edition
New
Number of pages
152
Condition
New
SKU
V9780870708978
ISBN
9780870708978

€ 16.99
€ 13.44

Paperback. A vivid portrayal of life in Pompeii's sister city, this book includes a detailed description of the ancient Villa dei Papiri, on which the present Getty Museum in Malibu is modeled. Num Pages: 222 pages, 118 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; ACG; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 17. Weight in Grams: 520.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1989
Publisher
J. Paul Getty Museum
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780892361649
ISBN
9780892361649

€ 24.50

Hardcover. Most nights Brian Clarke draws and paints on paper at his West London home. Between December 2013 and August 2015 his subject has been 'Night Orchids'. These drawings and paintings vary from delicate white line drawings on black card to stained glass. They are coloured paintings of startling variety; the urge that drives these nights is curiosity. Num Pages: 450 pages. BIC Classification: ACXJ; AGB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 350 x 270. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Heni Publishing
Condition
New
SKU
V9780993316104
ISBN
9780993316104

€ 110.71
€ 96.97

Hardcover. From the long list of Peter Kardia's ex-students from the 60s and 70s, 25 well-known artists have been invited to participate in an exhibition celebrating Peter Kardia's radical teaching methods and its influence on these artists. Three essays help to place this work in context. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations (some col.). BIC Classification: 1DBK; ACXJ; AFKB; AGC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 283 x 229 x 20. Weight in Grams: 1028.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Ac Black
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408114995
ISBN
9781408114995

€ 54.99
€ 43.77

Hardcover. Without question, the tache (blot, patch, stain) is a central and recurring motif in nineteenth-century modernist painting. Manet's and the Impressionists' rejection of academic finish produced a surface where the strokes of paint were presented directly, as patches or blots, then indirectly as legible signs. Cezanne, Seurat. Series Editor(s): Woodfield, Professor Richard. Series: Studies in Art Historiography. Num Pages: 190 pages, Includes 20 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: ACV; AFC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 167 x 243 x 17. Weight in Grams: 560.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Ashgate Pub Co
Edition
Ill
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472429445
ISBN
9781472429445

€ 115.87

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