Visual Arts and Music
Visual Arts and Music
Art; Architecture; Design; Photography & Cinema; Music

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  1. MUSIC AND THE MIND

    MUSIC AND THE MIND
    Essays in Honour of John Sloboda

    Edited by IRÈNE DELIÈGE and JANE DAVIDSON

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    The Musical Mind, published in 1985 and written by the relatively unknown John Sloboda, was ground-breaking in raising crucial questions about music's status as a form of human expression.... Learn More

  2. THE AGE OF THE DREAM PALACE

    THE AGE OF THE DREAM PALACE
    Cinema and Society in 1930s Britain

    JEFFREY RICHARDS

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    The period between the two world wars is often called 'the golden age of the cinema' in Britain. Richards, a compulsive moviegoer and professional historian, tells the absorbing story of the cinema du... Learn More
  3. EDVARD GRIEG IN ENGLAND

    EDVARD GRIEG IN ENGLAND

    LIONEL CARLEY

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    When Edvard Grieg gave his first concerts in London, he had the world at his feet. English writers described him as the most popular of all living composers, commenting on the 'Grieg fever' that raged... Learn More
  4. COURT ON CANVAS

    COURT ON CANVAS
    Tennis in Art

    Edited by ANN SUMNER

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    A celebration of the origins of the game in Birmingham and an exploration of the ways in which tennis has inspired artists from the mid-nineteenth century onwards. The book guides us from the origins ... Learn More
  5. ENGLISH MEDIEVAL ALABASTERS

    ENGLISH MEDIEVAL ALABASTERS
    With a Catalogue of the Collection in the Victoria and Albert Museum

    FRANCIS CHEETHAM

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    English alabasters represent an unique contribution to medieval art. Less sophisticated, perhaps, than other contemporary forms of religious art, they were a neglected area of study until this volume ... Learn More
  6. FACING BEAUTY

    FACING BEAUTY
    Painted Women and Cosmetic Art

    AILEEN RIBEIRO

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    A work of meticulous historical and cultural scholarship, this book discusses the shifting perceptions of female beauty, concentrating on the period from about 1540 to 1940. It begins with the Renaiss... Learn More
  7. RUSSIA

    RUSSIA
    A World Apart

    SIMON MARSDEN and DUNCAN McLAREN

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    This is a haunting evocation of the ruined country estates of the Russian aristocracy of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Revolution, civil war, invasion, anarchy and casual indifference have ... Learn More
  8. TABBOO!

    TABBOO!
    The Art of Stephen Tashjian

    Edited by LIA GANGITANO

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    A monograph on the young American underground painter, puppeteer, performer and member of the so-called Boston School. The subject matter is drag, glamour, ladies' shoes, lingerie, hairdos and vinyl. ... Learn More
  9. THE FACE OF BRITAIN

    THE FACE OF BRITAIN
    The Nation Through Its Portraits

    SIMON SCHAMA
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    A tour de force about the exchange of looks from which British portraits have been made over the centuries: images of the modest and the mighty; of friends and lovers; heroes and working people. Toget... Learn More
  10. FIRES WERE STARTED

    FIRES WERE STARTED
    British Cinema and Thatcherism

    Edited by LESTER FRIEDMAN

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    An analysis of the responses of British film to the policies and political ideology of the Conservative governments of Margaret Thatcher. This second edition includes contributions from some of the le... Learn More

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