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Art & Design

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    John Dewey

    Art As Experience

    $29.00

    Based on John Dewey’s lectures on esthetics, delivered as the first William James Lecturer at Harvard in 1932, Art as Experience has grown to be considered internationally as the most distinguished work ever written by an American on the formal structure and characteristic effects of all the arts: architecture, sculpture, painting, music, and literature.Paperback: 370 PagesProduct Dimensions: 129 x 198 mmISBN: 9780399531972Published by Perigee Books

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  • Julian Davison

    Black And White

    $44.00

    The Black and White house in Singapore is the most distinctive and imposing of the island's colonial architectural legacy. Surviving examples are testament to their physical and aesthetic durability - a unique tropical style with a colorful pedigree of architectural influences. Today these beautiful houses continue to serve their original purpose as gracious family homes but with others successfully adapted as restaurants, offices and artisan's studios. Written and photographed with flair and...

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  • Will Farmer

    Clarice Cliff

    $22.00

    There are few pieces of pottery more recognisable than those designed by Clarice Cliff. For many the epitome of Art Deco, characterised by bold colour and lines, geometric shapes, and stylised representations of the countryside, Clarice Cliff's 'bizarre' pottery is collected all over the world. Using a wealth of colour illustrations, Will Farmer traces the story of Clarice Cliff and the pottery that she created. Employed in The Potteries from the age of thirteen, Clarice was talented and reso...

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  • Lunarin

    Duae CD

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    Lunarin consists of an Unholy Trinity of Linda Ong, Ho Kah Wye and Loo Eng Teck. They have been playing together for more than 15 years. Initially inspired by grunge bands such as Alice in Chains and Soundgarden, the Unholy Trinity has since expanded their musical horizons to create a soundscape reminiscent of the progressive art-rock / heavy metal stylings of Tool, A Perfect Circle and Mastodon coupled with the lyrical sensitivities of PJ Harvey and Tori Amos. When not busy banging out heavy...

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    Susan Sontag

    On Photography

    $24.00

    Susan Sontag's groundbreaking critique of photography asks forceful questions about the moral and aesthetic issues surrounding this art form. Photographs are everywhere, and the 'insatiability of the photographing eye' has profoundly altered our relationship with the world. Photographs have the power to shock, idealize or seduce, they create a sense of nostalgia and act as a memorial, and they can be used as evidence against us or to identify us. In these six incisive essays, Sontag examines ...

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  • Mark E. Smith

    Renegade

    $28.00

    The Fall are one of the most distinctive British bands ever, their music - odd, spare, cranky and repetitious - an acknowledged influence on The Smiths, The Happy Mondays, Nirvana and Franz Ferdinand. And Mark E. Smith IS The Fall - 66 members came and went over the years yet he remained its charismatic leader until his death in 2018. 'If it's me and yer granny on bongos, it's The Fall.' - Mark E. Smith Mark was a professional outsider and all-round enemy of compromise, a true enigma. There h...

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  • Charles Baudelaire

    The Painter Of Modern Life

    $15.00

    Poet, aesthete and hedonist, Baudelaire was also one of the most groundbreaking art critics of his time. Here he explores beauty, fashion, dandyism, the purpose of art and the role of the artist, and describes the painter who, for him, expresses most fully the drama of modern life.Paperback: 128 pagesProduct Dimensions: 111 x 181 mmISBN: 9780141192765Published by Penguin Books

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  • Tupac Shakur

    The Rose That Grew From Concrete

    $19.00

    His talent was unbounded, a raw force that commanded attention and respect. His death was tragic – a violent homage to the power of his voice. His legacy is indomitable – remaining vibrant and alive. Here now, are Tupac Shakur’s most honest and intimate thoughts conveyed through the pure art of poetry – a mirror into his enigmatic life and its many contradictions. Written in his own hand at the age of nineteen, they embrace his spirit, his energy and his ultimate message of hope. These poems...

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  • RZA

    The Tao Of Wu

    $29.00

    The RZA, founder of the Wu-Tang Clan, imparts the lessons he's learned on his journey from the Staten Island projects to international superstardom. A devout student of knowledge in every form in which he's found it, he distills here the wisdom he's acquired into seven pillars, each based on a formative event in his life-from the moment he first heard the call of hip-hop to the death of his cousin and Clan-mate, Russell Jones, aka ODB. Delivered in RZA's unmistakable style, at once surprising...

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