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The Artistic Mother

RRP $49.99

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Are you a busy Momma who loves art but can never fit it in? When you have kids to feed and errands to run, finding the time to create meaningful art can be difficult. In The Artistic Mother, Shona Cole, mother of five and mixed media artist to boot, helps you make the time and space in your life for your artistic passion while incorporating your love for your children into your art. Shona guides you through the Artist's Workshop, a 12-week course that includes step-by-step instructions for making artwork inspired by your children. You'll also be introduced to seven other artistic mothers from whom you can draw inspiration and encouragement.

Discover within the pages:

  • The Artist's Workshop, a 12-week art course that teaches you how to bring creativity back into your life

  • Step-by-step instructions for more than 12 finished art pieces celebrating motherhood and family

  • A weekly action plan to help you make the best use of your time

  • Artist Spotlights that introduce you to 7 inspiring artist-mommas

  • Tips on creating time and space in your life for your art

  • A beginner's guide to each of three much-loved arts: poetry, photography and mixed media
Don't go another day without bringing together your two passions: motherhood and art!


The Artistic Links Between William Shakespeare And Sir Thomas More

RRP $274.99

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The Halletts' investigation differs from anything that has been written about the relationship between Thomas More and William Shakespeare in that it approaches the subject from a dramaturgical point of view. This book defines, in specific terms, what Shakespeare learned from his study of More's History  and how he learned it. 


Artistic Judgement

RRP $38.00

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Artistic Judgement sketches a framework for an account of art suitable to philosophical aesthetics. It stresses differences between artworks and other things; and locates the understanding of artworks both in a narrative of the history of art and in the institutional practices of the art world. Hence its distinctiveness lies in its strong account of the difference between, on the one hand, the judgement and appreciation of art and, on the other, the judgement and appreciation of all the other things in which we take an aesthetic interest. For only by acknowledging this contrast can one do justice to the importance regularly ascribed to art. The contrast is explained by appealing to an occasion-sensitive account of understanding, drawn from Charles Travis directly, but with Gordon Baker (and Wittgenstein) as also proximate rather than remote. On this basis, it argues, first, that we need to offer accounts of key topics only as far as questions might be raised in respect of them (hence, not exceptionlessly); and, second, that we should therefore defend the view that the meaning of artworks can be changed by later events (the historical character of art, or forward retroactivism) and that art has an institutional character, understood broadly on the lines of Terry Diffey's Republic of Art. Besides providing a general framework, Artistic Judgement also explores the applications of the ideas to specific artworks or classes of them.



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