Theory of art

    Work of Art

    By Michael Jackson

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    Art making as a way of mediating between inner and outer realities.

    Landscapes

    By John Berger

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    A major new work from the world's leading writer on art

    Art as Therapy

    By John Armstrong

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    Two authorities on popular culture reveal the ways in which art can enhance mood and enrich lives - now available in paperback

    Photography and Doubt

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    Recent decades have seen photography's privileged relationship to the real come under question. Spurred by the postmodern critique of photography in the 1980s and the rise of digital technologies soon thereafter, scholars have been asking who and what built this understanding of the medium in the first place. Photography and...

    Foucault on the Arts and Letters: Perspectives for the 21st Century

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    A collection of new essays addressing Foucault's thought and its impact on thinking about the visual arts, literature and aesthetic discourse in the 21st century.

    The Spatial Politics of the Sculptural: Art, Capitalism and the Urban Space

    By Euyoung Hong

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    Spatial Politics of the Sculptural explores an expanded idea of the sculptural from a multi-disciplinary perspective.

    Symmetry

    By Hermann Weyl

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    Symmetry is a classic study of symmetry in mathematics, the sciences, nature, and art from one of the twentieth century's greatest mathematicians. Hermann Weyl explores the concept of symmetry beginning with the idea that it represents a harmony of proportions, and gradually departs to examine its more abstract varieties and...

    Visual Arts Practice and Affect

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    Visual Arts Practice and Affect brings together a group of artist scholars to explore how visual arts can offer unique insights into the understanding of place, memory and affect.

    Tirdad Zolghadr - Traction

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    Experience: Culture, Cognition, and the Common Sense

    Hardback £23.46

    A book that produces sensory experiences while bringing the concept of experience itself into relief as a subject of criticism and an object of contemplation.

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