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Cameron: Songs for the Witch Woman

"'Rise up! I have surpassed the tomb you dreamed for me,' declared Cameron in 1956. An exhortation to her deceased husband, rocket scientist and occultist Jack Parsons (1914–1952), Cameron's prose implied a spiritual breakthrough and a fearless resolve to continue on the magical path Parsons had introduced to her in 1946. Originally published in Wallace Berman's avant-garde art journal Semina, today Cameron's words resonate not only as mystical poetry, but as a shot across the bow of time: that her art not be buried with her body, that we see her art undead and always alive." Excerpt from Yael Lipschutz' text and Autumn (1955) are reproduced from Cameron: Songs for the Witch Woman, one of the featured Semina-related titles in our store this week at the LAABF.


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Gregory R. Miller & Co., founded in 2004, publishes high quality books about contemporary art and artists. The books aim not only to enhance our understanding and appreciation of art but also to make a contribution to the broader cultural dialogue of which contemporary art is an essential part. Gregory R. Miller & Go. publishes books by and about contemporary artists at all stages of their careers, from emerging to established, with a particular focus on artists whose work can be ideally represented in book form. Writers are vital to the publications, and their writings are often integrally combined with the images and artworks contained in the books.


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Artist's Books LibraryWhile important precedents can be found for the artist’s book in numerous Futurist, Dada, Surrealist and Situationist publications, the book as a medium equivalent to painting or sculpture was consolidated in the early 1960s, its leading exponents being Ed Ruscha, Sol Lewitt and Dieter Roth. Today, the ubiquity of the term attests to its massive international expansion as a practice at the beginning of the twenty-first century.

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Now located in the historic Helms Bakery district, Arcana: Books on the Arts is one of the world's premier visual arts bookstores specializing in rare and collectible Modern & Contemporary Art, Photography, Design, Architecture, Cinema, Music and Fashion. Arcana has long been a favorite shopping haunt for insiders in the worlds of film, fashion, art, photography, and commercial production. Its vast selection of rare, out-of-print and new books & catalogues from around the world is unparalleled. >>visit bookstore website

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Pierre-Joseph Redouté: Botanical Artist to the Court of France
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CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 1/30/2015

Join ARTBOOK @ MoMA PS1 for a Wael Shawky Book Launch

Join ARTBOOK @ MoMA PS1 for a Wael Shawky Book LaunchJoin us Saturday, January 31 at 4PM for the launch of Wael Shawsky's new book, 'Horsemen Adore Perfumes and Other Stories,' hosted by Hoor Al-Qasimi, Director of the Sharjah Art Foundation, and Klaus Biesenbach, Director of MoMA PS1 and Chief Curator at Large, MoMA. Shawsky will appear in conversation with Al-Qasimi prior to signing.

CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 1/30/2015

Visit ARTBOOK at the LAABF 2015!

Visit ARTBOOK at the LAABF 2015!Join us January 29 - February 1 in BOOTH E08 at Printed Matter's LA Art Book Fair. Our store features books and ephemera related to 'Semina Culture,' a STEIDL store, signed sets of The Los Angeles Project series books by UCCA/Koenig and limited editions by the Haas Brothers and John Baldessari!

DAN NADEL | DATE 1/28/2015

Never Wrong: Dan Nadel's Best-Of Spring 2015

Never Wrong: Dan Nadel's Best-Of Spring 2015Maybe you know him as the daring Publisher of PictureBox; maybe as the curator and editor of the 2014 art bestseller 'What Nerve.' Or maybe you've met with him in his role as Key Accounts Sales Director. Whichever, Dan Nadel is always right.

CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 1/27/2015

BOOKS AND BEERS: Join Louise Sandhaus & Quindar at The Standard, Hollywood

BOOKS AND BEERS: Join Louise Sandhaus & Quindar at The Standard, HollywoodJanuary 28 at 6PM, The Standard, Hollywood, ARTBOOK and Metropolis Books invite you to a book signing with Louise Sandhaus, author of 'Earthquakes, Mudslides, Fires & Riots', followed by a special performance by Quindar, a joint project between Mikael Jorgensen and James Merle Thomas.

HERBERT PFOSTL | DATE 1/22/2015

BEST OF 2014: Georges Braque & Others: The Selected Art Writings of Trevor Winkfield, 1990-2009

BEST OF 2014: Georges Braque & Others: The Selected Art Writings of Trevor Winkfield, 1990-2009 "Not very familiar with the work of Trevor Winkfield, I was upset for years about his painting on the cover of Raymond Roussel's 'How I Wrote Certain of My Books,' published by Exact Change in 1996. But after reading these selected art writings, I began to sense the what and why of color and of composition in his paintings, however foxed they still leave me..."

CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 1/21/2015

Art Catalogues at LACMA Book Launch (and Music Lesson) for Kaz Oshiro

Art Catalogues at LACMA Book Launch (and Music Lesson) for Kaz OshiroSunday, January 25 at 4PM, artist Kaz Oshiro will take a private music lesson—his first—from John Wiese at Art Catalogues at LACMA. Oshiro will sign copies of his new monograph from Damiani during the reception.

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For the complete list of new monographs, museum exhibition catalogues, artists' books, visual arts journals, and trade titles shipping this week, go to What's New?

Ray Johnson
Ray Johnson
KARMA

Hbk, 9.75 x 12.25 in. / 296 pgs / 296 color. | 1/27/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9781938560828 | $45.00




Futurist Depero 1913-1950
Futurist Depero 1913-1950
FUNDACIóN JUAN MARCH

Clth, 11.25 x 12.75 in. / 462 pgs / 650 color. | 1/27/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9788470756252 | $75.00




Pieter Hugo: Kin
Pieter Hugo: Kin
APERTURE

Clth, 11.75 x 9.25 in. / 164 pgs / 80 color. | 3/24/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9781597113014 | $75.00




Saul Steinberg
Saul Steinberg
NIEVES

Slip, Pbk, 4 vols, 9 x 10 in. / 72 pgs / illustrated throughout. | 1/27/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9783905999563 | $60.00




Emil Nolde: Flowers
Emil Nolde: Flowers
DUMONT BUCHVERLAG

Hbk, 7.25 x 5.75 in. / 80 pgs / 30 color. | 2/24/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9783832194826 | $24.95




Albert York
Albert York
MATTHEW MARKS GALLERY

Clth, 10 x 11.25 in. / 184 pgs / 90 color / 2 bw. | 1/27/2015 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9781880146866 | $50.00




Emil Nolde: My Garden Full of Flowers
Emil Nolde: My Garden Full of Flowers
DUMONT BUCHVERLAG

Hbk, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 134 pgs / 70 color / 20 bw. | 2/24/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9783832194833 | $45.00




Yuichi Yokoyama: Ourselves
Yuichi Yokoyama: Ourselves
NIEVES

Pbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 36 pgs / 36 color. | 1/27/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9783905999556 | $20.00




Element 47: The Art Collection
Element 47: The Art Collection
MARQUAND BOOKS

Clth, 9.5 x 11 in. / 176 pgs / 136 color / 6 bw. | 1/27/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9780692222003 | $45.00




Osmos Magazine: Issue 05
Osmos Magazine: Issue 05
OSMOS

Pbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 97 pgs / illustrated throughout. | 2/28/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9780991660803 | $25.00




Object:Photo. Modern Photographs: The Thomas Walther Collection 1909-1949
Object:Photo. Modern Photographs: The Thomas Walther Collection 1909-1949
THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

Clth, 9.5 x 12 in. / 400 pgs / 473 color. | 1/31/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9780870709418 | $75.00




Album
Album
PRIMARY INFORMATION/TEKNISK INDUSTRI AS

Pbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 430 pgs / 420 color. | 12/31/2014 | In stock
ISBN 9780985136499 | $30.00




The Plot Thickens
The Plot Thickens
FRAENKEL GALLERY

Hbk, 10 x 11 in. / 256 pgs / 99 color. | 12/31/2014 | In stock
ISBN 9781881337393 | $65.00




Free to Love
Free to Love
INTERNATIONAL HOUSE PHILADELPHIA

Pbk, 5.25 x 7.75 in. / 128 pgs / 47 duotone. | 12/31/2014 | In stock
ISBN 9780615934525 | $19.95




Mangini Studio
Mangini Studio
CANDELA BOOKS

Hbk, 8.5 x 10.5 in. / 96 pgs / 54 color. | 12/31/2014 | In stock
ISBN 9780984573943 | $55.00




Puddle, Pothole, Portal
Puddle, Pothole, Portal
SCULPTURECENTER

Pbk, 9 x 11 in. / 110 pgs / illustrated throughout. | 12/31/2014 | In stock
ISBN 9780989338929 | $30.00




Gustave Courbet
Gustave Courbet
HATJE CANTZ

Hbk, 9.75 x 12 in. / 192 pgs / 150 color. | 1/31/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9783775738637 | $75.00




SOM Journal 9
SOM Journal 9
HATJE CANTZ

Pbk, 6.75 x 8.75 in. / 192 pgs / 198 color. | 1/31/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9783775737043 | $30.00




Phyllida Barlow: Scree
Phyllida Barlow: Scree
DES MOINES ART CENTER

Pbk, 9 x 11.75 in. / 76 pgs / 30 color / 1 duotone. | 12/31/2014 | In stock
ISBN 9781879003675 | $50.00




Cruzamentos: Contemporary Art in Brazil
Cruzamentos: Contemporary Art in Brazil
WEXNER CENTER FOR THE ARTS, THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY

Hbk, 9.75 x 12.25 in. / 224 pgs / 140 color / 26 bw. | 12/31/2014 | In stock
ISBN 9781881390534 | $59.95




The Complete Designers' Lights II
The Complete Designers' Lights II
JRP|RINGIER

Pbk, 8.25 x 9.75 in. / 400 pgs / 613 color. | 1/31/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9783037643563 | $95.00




Black Forest
Black Forest
CANDELA BOOKS

Hbk, 7 x 9.5 in. / 128 pgs / 72 color. | 12/31/2014 | In stock
ISBN 9780984573936 | $45.00




Composite Landscapes
Composite Landscapes
HATJE CANTZ

Hbk, 12 x 9.5 in. / 176 pgs / 250 color. | 1/31/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9783775738194 | $75.00




Peter Hebeisen: Battlefields
Peter Hebeisen: Battlefields
HATJE CANTZ

Hbk, 11 x 12.75 in. / 160 pgs / 50 color. | 1/31/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9783775738361 | $60.00




Steve Sabella: Works 1997-2013
Steve Sabella: Works 1997-2013
HATJE CANTZ

Clth, 9.25 x 9.25 in. / 208 pgs / 180 color. | 1/31/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9783775737678 | $75.00




Des Moines Art Center Collects
Des Moines Art Center Collects
DES MOINES ART CENTER

Hbk, 9.25 x 12.25 in. / 496 pgs / 300 color / 10 duotone. | 12/31/2014 | In stock
ISBN 9781879003637 | $95.00




Vienna's Ringstrasse
Vienna's Ringstrasse
HATJE CANTZ

Hbk, 11.5 x 12.5 in. / 228 pgs / 200 color. | 1/31/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9783775737739 | $85.00




Hans Purrmann: Catalogue Raisonné of the Drawings 1895-1966
Hans Purrmann: Catalogue Raisonné of the Drawings 1895-1966
HATJE CANTZ

Clth, 9.5 x 12.25 in. / 480 pgs / 1330 color. | 1/31/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9783775736800 | $150.00




Ars Electronica 2014
Ars Electronica 2014
HATJE CANTZ

Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 450 pgs / 600 color. | 1/31/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9783775738491 | $60.00




Gustave Courbet: Art to Read Series
Gustave Courbet: Art to Read Series
HATJE CANTZ

Pbk, 4.75 x 7.5 in. / 128 pgs / 40 color. | 1/31/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9783775738774 | $25.00




Cyberarts 2014
Cyberarts 2014
HATJE CANTZ

Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 192 pgs / 298 color. | 2/24/2015 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9783775739238 | $45.00
















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