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Fine Arts

Cambridge Scholars Publishing has developed a vibrant collection of fine arts books, presenting focused critical works alongside thought-provoking collections from leading academic conferences in the field. Titles in the fine arts series draw also upon issues related to architecture, photography and museum curation to provide diverse insights and valuable context.  Together, these titles offer access to a unique fine arts library reaching from medieval art to British Pop Art and beyond.

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Collective and Collaborati...

Whilst both collective and collaborative drawing is being widely explored internationally, both within and beyond educational institutions, there is surprisingly little serious research published on the topic. This realisation led to the first international Drawing Conversations Symposium, accompanied by the Drawn Conversations Exh...
£64.99

Colour in Sculpture

This book introduces the reader to the art of sculpture across five millennia up to the present, and from the Near East to the west. In each of the eleven chapters, a number of selected works are discussed to exemplify the circumstances and conditions for making pieces of sculpture – objects peculiar to place, time and context. Wit...
£49.99

Compelling Form

Compelling Form: Architecture as Visual Persuasion is an assessment of the visual persuasiveness of buildings. It demonstrates that architecture is as capable of social influence as speeches or advertisements are and that an awareness of this influence provides an insight into buildings’ cultural roles. The book considers a diverse...
£44.99

Conflict, Identity, and Pr...

Conflict, Identity, and Protest in American Art explores the powerful relationship between artistic production and cultures of conflict in the United States. Such a theme continues to provoke practitioners and scholars across a range of media and disciplines, especially as definitions of war and protest evolve and change in the twe...
£41.99

Consciousness, Theatre, Li...

The essays collected in this volume were initially presented at the Second International Conference on Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts, held at the University of Wales Aberystwyth, May 5-7, 2007. The conference was organised on the basis of the success of its predecessor in 2005, and on the basis of the success of t...
£44.99

Conservation Issues in Mod...

This volume represents a forum for conservators, conservation scientists, artists and heritage managers. It includes the voices of many of the different partners involved in the complex task of preserving artworks:• The vital experience of artists who create murals and are sometimes asked to treat their creations;• Theoretical refl...
£62.99

Conspiracy Dwellings

Conspiracy Dwellings: Surveillance in Contemporary Art brings together nine illustrated essays of theorists and art practitioners about artworks made in the midst of conflict or from the position of commentary and critique in topics that span from the ‘70s to the present day. The contributors Anthony Downey, Christine Eyene, Liam ...
From £19.99

Contemporary Art and Commu...

This book relates the longitudinal participant observation and analysis of the behaviour of the Oaxacan art community, focusing on the cultural production, interaction and collective action of its members as an integrated sector of civil society.It presents a theoretical framework that succinctly defines and discusses postmodernism...
£64.99

Continuity between the Wor...

This book represents a synthetic challenge to create a general aesthetics overcoming the problem of mimesis and any subordination of art, by using the ancient concept of continuity. Consequently, it traces an ontology of continuity considering nature as landscape, the persons who inhabit it as character, and the passage of the char...
£58.99

Cover Up the Dirty Parts! ...

Cover Up the Dirty Parts! takes on directly not only questions regarding the relationship between government funding for the arts and political censorship, but also deeper philosophical questions regarding liberty, the definition of art, the role of vague terms in language and law, and the epistemological role of both free expressi...
£44.99

Creativity and Reproductio...

The study investigates the engravers’ rise within the French academic system and demonstrates their success in transforming a reproductive medium into a creative and original art genre. In the nineteenth century, graphic artists developed an artistic language that was independent and on par with the original model that they reprodu...
£39.99

Critical Cartography of Ar...

Critical Cartography of Art and Visuality in the Global Age poses fundamental questions and pinpoints topical discussions central to the field of contemporary art studies in the global age. Resulting from a series of conversations that took place at the international conference “Critical Cartography of Art and Visuality in the Glob...
£52.99
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