Figuring it Out

Figuring it Out : What are We? Where Do We Come From?

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"Figuring It Out", new in paperback this autumn, is a compelling, richly illustrated analysis by a distinguished archaeologist of why the processes of archaeological investigation and discovery have been paralleled by the installations and art works of many artists, from the beginning of the 20th century to the present day. Central to the exploration is a group of leading contemporary artists, including Richard Long, Mark Dion, Barry Flanagan, Antony Gormley, Eduardo Paolozzi and David Mach, whose works are notable for an engagement with our world.

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 186 x 260 x 20mm | 839.16g
  • Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 175 illustrations, 55 in colour
  • 0500286450
  • 9780500286456
  • 623,192

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Professor Lord Colin Renfrew is Disney Professor of Archaeology and Director of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research at the University of Cambridge. Among his previous books is Archaeology: Theories, Methods and Practice (with Paul Bahn), also published by Thames & Hudson, and the standard textbook on the subject.

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