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History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -

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  1. The Nature of Order, Four-Volume Set

    In the four books in The Nature of Order, Alexander constructs an entirely new cosmology, grounded in the latest scientific knowledge, and integrating the perennial wisdom of the centrality of human experience and values. In this way, he reunifies for the field of architecture the 400-year old split of Body (structure) and Soul (feeling). Learn More
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  2. The Nature of Order, Book 2: The Process of Creating Life

    Alexander presents a living world that is of necessity generated by processes to create locally adapted spontaneous structure. He shows us how to do for buildings and cities what DNA does for grass on hills and trees in forests: allowing each thing to become what it needs to be, as it arises from its own circumstances. Learn More
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  3. The Nature of Order, Book 1: The Phenomenon of Life

    Alexander proposes a scientific view of the world in which all space-matter has perceptible degrees of life and sets this understanding of order as an intellectual basis for a new architecture. He introduces the concept of living structure and defines the fifteen properties from which, according to his observations, all wholeness is built. Learn More
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  4. The Nature of Order, Book 4: The Luminous Ground

    Includes hundreds of photographic examples of buildings, public places, streets, rooms and gardens, most built by Alexander and his colleagues, in a great variety of cultures, showing how buildings and details governed by living process will be connected to human feeling, and what shape they must have. Learn More
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  5. The Nature of Order, Book 3: A Vision of A Living World

    Includes hundreds of photographic examples of buildings, public places, streets, rooms and gardens, most built by Alexander and his colleagues, in a great variety of cultures, showing how buildings and details governed by living process will be connected to human feeling, and what shape they must have. Learn More
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  6. African American Arts

    These essays reflect on national and transnational legacies of African American activism as an element of artistic practice, particularly as they concern artistic expression and race relations, and the intersections of creative processes with economic, sociological, and psychological inequalities. Learn More
    £31.50

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  7. The Visual is Political

    Examines the growth of feminist photography as it unfolded in Britain during the 1970s and 1980s. Klorman-Eraqi looks at the application of feminist theory, photojournalism, advertising, photo montage, punk subculture, and politicized street activity to emphasize the statement and challenge that the photographic language of these works posed. Learn More
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  8. The Visual Culture of Women's Activism in London, Paris and Beyond

    Examines the domains of public space and the private, domestic realm and the interstices between them by focusing on ways that women enter the public arena while using the domestic politics of the private one to propel them forward in their cause for social justice, equality, and citizenship. Learn More
    £55.50

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  9. Beyond Representation in Contemporary Caribbean Art

    Explores the ways in which Caribbean individuals and communities have recurred to art and visual creativity to create and sustain public spaces of discussion and social interaction. The book analyzes contemporary Caribbean art in relation to broader discussions of citizenship, cultural agency, critical geography, migration, and social justice. Learn More
    £27.50

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  10. Expressions of Place

    This title embarks on a journey across the rural and urban landscapes of Louisiana via the talents of 37 artists located around the state. Many are acclaimed professionals whose paintings are included in major collections regionally and nationally. Others have found their followings closer to home. All strive to express impressions of the land with artistic styles that range from traditional to the symbolic and almost totally abstract. Learn More
    £37.50

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  11. African American Arts

    These essays reflect on national and transnational legacies of African American activism as an element of artistic practice, particularly as they concern artistic expression and race relations, and the intersections of creative processes with economic, sociological, and psychological inequalities. Learn More
    £58.95

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  12. Spirited Prospect

    A lively, scholarly survey of the great artists, works, and movements that make up the history of Western art. This is an ideal textbook for introductory courses in the history of art, as well as courses in studio art and Western civilization at all levels. Learn More
    £71.50

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  13. Gathering

    Marian Pastor Roces is one of the most original thinkers in Southeast Asia addressing the interactions of politics, privilege, state patronage, creativity, tradition, and contemporary art. Gathering is the first collection of essays by Roces, and features an introduction by Rustom Bharucha, and a foreword by Elena Mirano. Learn More
    £60.50

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  14. The Visual is Political

    Examines the growth of feminist photography as it unfolded in Britain during the 1970s and 1980s. Klorman-Eraqi looks at the application of feminist theory, photojournalism, advertising, photo montage, punk subculture, and politicized street activity to emphasize the statement and challenge that the photographic language of these works posed. Learn More
    £78.50

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  15. Picturing Cuba

    Explores the evolution of Cuban visual art and its links to Cuban cultural identity. Featuring artwork from the Spanish colonial, republican, and postrevolutionary periods, as well as the contemporary diaspora, these richly illustrated essays trace the creation of Cuban art through shifting political, social, and cultural circumstances. Learn More
    £32.50

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  16. The Art of Gerald Garston

    Shows the distinctiveness of Garston's flat, solid colorful figures - work that is often compared to that of early American folk artists and the pre-Renaissance paintings of Giotto and Duccio. Learn More
    £39.50

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