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Ancient Egyptian Art and ArchitectureA Very Short Introduction

Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short Introduction  

Christina Riggs

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2014
Published Online: 
Oct 2014
eISBN: 
9780191781261
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199682782.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199682782
What did Egyptian art and architecture mean to the people who first made and used it—and why has it had such an enduring appeal? Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short ... More
Art HistoryA Very Short Introduction

Art History: A Very Short Introduction  

Dana Arnold

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2004
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775444
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192801814.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192801814
Art History: A Very Short Introduction provides the tools necessary to study art history. The challenge of using verbal and written language to analyse visual form and experience is ... More
Art TheoryA Very Short Introduction

Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction  

Cynthia Freeland

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2003
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776014
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804631.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192804631
In today's art world many strange, even shocking, things qualify as art. Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction discusses beauty, blood, culture, money, museums, sex, and politics, ... More
The Avant GardeA Very Short Introduction

The Avant Garde: A Very Short Introduction  

David Cottington

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2013
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777790
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199582730.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199582730
The Avant Garde: A Very Short Introduction explores the concept of the ‘avant-garde’ and examines its wider context through the development of western modernity, capitalist culture, and the ... More
Contemporary ArtA Very Short Introduction

Contemporary Art: A Very Short Introduction  

Julian Stallabrass

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2006
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776175
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806468.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192806468
Contemporary Art: A Very Short Introduction takes us inside the international art world to argue that behind contemporary art's variety and apparent unpredictability lies a grim uniformity. ... More
Dada and SurrealismA Very Short Introduction

Dada and Surrealism: A Very Short Introduction  

David Hopkins

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2004
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775611
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192802545.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192802545
Dada and Surrealism: A Very Short Introduction focuses on the many debates surrounding these movements: the Marquis de Sade's Surrealist deification, issues of quality, the idea of the ... More
DesignA Very Short Introduction

Design: A Very Short Introduction  

John Heskett

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2005
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776748
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854469.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192854469
Design: A Very Short Introduction transforms the way we think about design. How does design affect our everyday activities? Do we appreciate its place in our daily lives? Simple objects, ... More
Modern ArtA Very Short Introduction

Modern Art: A Very Short Introduction  

David Cottington

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2005
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775857
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803641.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192803641
Modern Art: A Very Short Introduction examines many key aspects of this subject, including the issue of controversy in modern art, from Manet's Dejeuner sur L'Herbe (1863) to Picasso's Les ... More
PhotographyA Very Short Introduction

Photography: A Very Short Introduction  

Steve Edwards

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2006
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775390
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192801647.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192801647
Photography: A Very Short Introduction examines the definition, importance, and meaning of photography by combining a sense of the historical development of photography with an analysis of ... More
Renaissance ArtA Very Short Introduction

Renaissance Art: A Very Short Introduction  

Geraldine A Johnson

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2005
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775833
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803542.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192803542
Renaissance Art: A Very Short Introduction provides a broad cultural-historical context for some of the Renaissance's most famous artists and works of art, introducing both famous and ... More

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