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  1. Pigment Compendium

    By Nicholas Eastaugh, Valentine Walsh, Tracey Chaplin, Ruth Siddall

    This is an essential purchase for all painting conservators and conservation scientists dealing with paintings and painted objects. It provides the first definitive manual dedicated to optical microscopy of historical pigments. Illustrated throughout with full colour images reproduced to the...

    Published June 15th 2008 by Routledge

  2. The Art Business

    By Iain Robertson

    Edited by Iain Robertson

    By the time you read this book, the art world may have witnessed the sale of its first $500 million painting. Whilst for some people money is anathema to art this is clearly a wealthy international industry, and a market with its own conventions and pressures. Drawing on the vast experience of...

    Published April 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  3. Art History: The Basics

    By Diana Newall, Grant Pooke, Diana Newall

    Series: The Basics

    Art History: The Basics is a concise and accessible introduction for the general reader and the undergraduate approaching the history of art for the first time at college or university. It will give you answers to questions like: What is art and art history? What are the main methodologies...

    Published November 20th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Design: The Key Concepts

    By Catherine McDermott

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    This is the essential student’s guide to Design – its practice, its theory and its history. Drawing from a wide range of international examples, respected design writer Catherine McDermott explores key topics including: international design – from Europe to Africa design history – from...

    Published October 30th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography

    Edited by John Hannavy

    The Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography is the first comprehensive encyclopedia of world photography up to the beginning of the twentieth century. It sets out to be the standard, definitive reference work on the subject for years to come. Its coverage is global – an important ‘first’ in...

    Published August 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  6. Making Art History

    A Changing Discipline and its Institutions

    Edited by Elizabeth Mansfield

    Making Art History is a collection of essays by contemporary scholars on the practice and theory of art history as it responds to institutions as diverse as art galleries and museums, publishing houses and universities, school boards and professional organizations, political parties and...

    Published May 15th 2007 by Routledge

  7. History of the Restoration and Conservation of Works of Art

    By Alessandro Conti, Helen Glanville

    At times controversial and uncompromising, always intellectually honest, Alessandro Conti’s book is - astonishingly – the only attempt to comprehensively chart in time, the changing impact of man’s desire to preserve for future generations the materials, meaning and appearances of works of art....

    Published April 16th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Light for Art's Sake

    By Christopher Cuttle

    Conservation scientists in museums and galleries have a clear understanding of the damage that light can inflict on an object, but what of the designers that create exhibitions to display these precious items? Light for Arts Sake provides a basis for a level of professional expertise for lighting...

    Published March 26th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Material Matters

    Architecture and Material Practice

    Edited by Katie Lloyd Thomas

    Bringing together texts and work by theorists and practitioners who are making material central to their work, this book reflects the diverse areas of inquiry which are expanding current material discourse. Focusing on the cultural, political, economic, technological and intellectual forces which...

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  10. Art History: The Key Concepts

    By Jonathan Harris

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Art History: The Key Concepts is a systematic, reliable and accessible reference guide to the disciplines of art history and visual culture. Containing entries on over 200 terms integral to the historical and theoretical study of art, design and culture in general, it is an indispensable source of...

    Published September 28th 2006 by Routledge