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Pacific Art in Detail
  

Pacific Art in Detail (Hardback)

By Newell, Jennifer

Across the great breadth of the Pacific, artists have always employed a wide variety of materials and techniques to create objects for specific purposes, from the domestic to the sacred, from the elegantly simple to the sumptuously ornate, and from the historic to the contemporar ...

ISBN 9781877385759
Published 6 May 2011 by Te Papa Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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Anthropology, Art and Aesthetics

Anthropology, Art and Aesthetics (Paperback, New edition)

Edited by Coote, Jeremy; Shelton, Anthony

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Using case-studies from various non-Western societies, this text explores the connection between art, anthropology and aesthetics. It should interest those concerned with the anthropology of art or material culture, or in the theory of art or aesthetics.

ISBN 9780198279457
Published 31 March 1994 by Oxford University Press (S1)
Interest Age All ages
Series Oxford Studies in Social & Cultural Anthropology
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Art and Agency: An Anthropological Theory

Art and Agency: An Anthropological Theory (Hardback)

By Gell, Alfred

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Completed just before Alfred Gell's death in January 1997, this book embodies the characteristics for which he was admired. The book aims to challenge the basis of the way art has been viewed in the human sciences. It presents a fundamental theory for an anthropology of art.

ISBN 9780198280132
Published 1 April 1998 by Oxford University Press (S1)
Interest Age Young Adults
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Art and Agency: An Anthropological Theory

Art and Agency: An Anthropological Theory (Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Gell, Alfred

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Completed just before Alfred Gell's death in January 1997, this book embodies the characteristics for which he was admired. The book aims to challenge the basis of the way art has been viewed in the human sciences. It presents a fundamental theory for an anthropology of art.

ISBN 9780198280149
Published 1 July 1998 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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History of Modern Art
 

History of Modern Art (Paperback, 7th Revised edition)

By Arnason, H. H.; Mansfield, Elizabeth C.

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Long considered the survey of modern art, this engrossing and liberally illustrated text traces the development of trends and influences in painting, sculpture, photography and architecture from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. Retaining its comprehensive nature and ...

ISBN 9780205259472
Published 12 December 2012 by Pearson Education (US)
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History of Modern Art: Volume I

History of Modern Art: Volume I (Paperback, 7th Revised edition)

By Arnason, H. H.; Mansfield, Elizabeth C.

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Long considered the survey of modern art, this engrossing and liberally illustrated text traces the development of trends and influences in painting, sculpture, photography and architecture from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. Retaining its comprehensive nature and ...

ISBN 9780205259489
Published 18 December 2012 by Pearson Education (US)
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History of Modern Art: Volume II

History of Modern Art: Volume II (Paperback, 7th Revised edition)

By Arnason, H. H.; Mansfield, Elizabeth C.

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Long considered the survey of modern art, this engrossing and liberally illustrated text traces the development of trends and influences in painting, sculpture, photography and architecture from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. Retaining its comprehensive nature and ...

ISBN 9780205259496
Published 18 December 2012 by Pearson Education (US)
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Terror and the Sublime in Art and Critical Theory: From Auschwitz to Hiroshima to September 11
 

Terror and the Sublime in Art and Critical Theory: From Auschwitz to Hiroshima to September 11 (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Ray, Gene

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The eleven interconnected essays of this book penetrate the dense historical knots binding terror, power, and the aesthetic sublime from World War II to September 11th and beyond. Ray argues that globalization cannot be separated from the collective tasks of working through histo ...

ISBN 9780230110489
Published 7 March 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan
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Series Studies in European Culture and History
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Outrage: Art, Controversy, and Society
 

Outrage: Art, Controversy, and Society (Hardback)

Edited by Howells, Richard; Ritivoi, Andreea Deciu; Schachter, Judith

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A study of controversy in the arts, and the extent to which such controversies are socially rather than just aesthetically conditioned. The collection pays special attention to the vested interests and the social dynamics involved, including class, religion, culture, and - above ...

ISBN 9780230353978
Published 10 October 2012 by Palgrave Macmillan
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Art in the Asia-Pacific: Intimate Publics

Art in the Asia-Pacific: Intimate Publics (Hardback)

Edited by Hjorth, Larissa; King, Natalie; Kataoka, Mami

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As social, locative, and mobile media render the intimate public and the public intimate, this volume interrogates how this phenomenon impacts art practice and politics. Contributors bring together the worlds of art and media culture to rethink their intersections in light of par ...

ISBN 9780415722742
Published 10 March 2014 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies
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