History of art & design

    Pierre Koenig

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    Saarinen

    By Pierluigi Serraino

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    Pompeii

    By Paul Wilkinson

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    The resonant ruins of Pompeii are perhaps the most direct route back to the living, breathing world of the ancient Romans.

    Eisenstein on Paper: Graphic Works by the Master of Film

    By Ian Christie

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    Sergei Eisenstein is regarded as one of cinema's greatest revolutionaries; his use of montage, symbolic images and skilful editing transformed the possibilities of filmmaking and dramatically modernized the artform. Yet he was also a prolific graphic artist who sketched continuously throughout his life. This book chronicles his life and career.

    Bodies of Clay

    By European Association of Archaeologists

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    First comprehensive consideration of the role, function, social context and significance of pots shaped to mimic the human body or parts thereof among prehistoric communities

    Why Are We 'Artists'?

    By Jessica Lack

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    'Art is not a luxury. Art is a basic social need to which everyone has a right'.This extraordinary collection of 100 artists' manifestos from across the globe over the last 100 years brings together activists, post-colonialists, surrealists, socialists, nihilists and a host of other voices. From the Negritude movement in...

    Madness and Modernism

    By Louis A. Sass

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    Madness and Modernism provides a phenomenological study of schizophrenic disorders, criticizing some standard conceptions of these disorders. Sass argues that many aspects of this group of disorders can actually involve more sophisticated albeit dysfunctional forms of mind and experience.

    Growing Up with the Impressionists

    By Julie Manet

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    Julie Manet, the niece of Edouard Manet and the most famous female Impressionist artist, Berthe Morisot, was born in Paris on 14th November 1878 into a wealthy and cultured milieu at the height of the Impressionist era.

    Rembrandt

    By Sophie Collins

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    The Biographic series presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world's greatest thinkers and creatives. It takes the 50 defining facts, dates, thoughts, habits and achievements of each subject, and uses infographics to convey all of them in vivid snapshots.

    Degas

    By Katie Greenwood

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    The Biographic senes presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world's greatest thinkers and creatives. It takes the 50 defining facts, dates, thoughts, habits and achievements of each subject, and uses infographics to convey all of them in vivid snapshots.

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