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CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 12/9/2016

Janet Sternburg Talk and Signing at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel

Janet Sternburg Talk and Signing at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel
Join ARTBOOK and Hauser Wirth & Schimmel Saturday, December 10 for a talk and book signing with artist Janet Sternburg, whose new monograph ‘Overspilling World’ showcases nearly two decades of work by the author and photographer.


CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 12/6/2016

Yamamoto Masao Book Launch at Spaces Corners

Yamamoto Masao Book Launch at Spaces Corners Friday December 9, Spaces Corners at ICP Museum and Radius Books present a book launch and signing with renowned Japanese photographer Yamamoto Masao, who will be signing advance copies of his superb new monograph, 'Tori.'


CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 12/14/2016

Never Built New York at Center for Architecture

Never Built New York at Center for Architecture
Wednesday, December 14 from 6-8PM, Metropolis Books and the AIA New York Center for Architecture present 'Never Built New York' authors Sam Lubell and Greg Goldin in conversation with Barry Bergdoll for an Oculus Book Talk on the history of visionary unbuilt architecture throughout the five boroughs of New York City.


CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 12/7/2016

Michael Fried & James Welling Launch 'Promesse du Bonheur' at 192 Books

Michael Fried & James Welling Launch 'Promesse du Bonheur' at 192 BooksJoin 192 Books next TUESDAY, December 13 to celebrate the publication of 'Promesse du Bonheur: Poems by Michael Fried, Photographs by James Welling,' published by David Zwirner Books / Nonsite. At 7PM, Fried and Welling will appear in conversation. Reading to follow.


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Ed Panar: Animals That Saw Me, Volume Two

Featured image is reproduced from Ed Panar: Animals That Saw Me, Volume Two one of our favorite Stocking Stuffer Gift Books of 2016. Cats, dogs, raccoons, frogs, groundhogs and other creatures make appearances, regarding the photographer, and us, as we regard them back. "If you have suffered from trauma, one of the most healing things that can happen to you is being seen," Timothy Morton writes. "Being seen doesn't have to mean that someone actually lays their eyes on you, although that certainly helps. Being seen means that your being is held by the other person without comment, without praise or blame or indifference, just with some kind of open care."

 

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Ed Panar: Animals That Saw Me

Published by The Ice Plant, 2016

STAFF PICKS | FROM THE SHELVES

Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Books for Him

Nick Brandt: Inherit the Dust
George Shiras: In the Heart of the Dark Night
Jim Marshall: Jazz Festival
Total Excess
Muhammad Ali: Fighter's Heaven 1974
Henry Leutwyler: Document
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band 1975: Photographs by Barbara Pyle
Anderson & Low: On the Set of James Bond's Spectre
Fred Mortagne: Attraper au vol
Philip Trager: New York in the 1970s

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Donald Judd Writings

DONALD JUDD WRITINGS

Edited by Flavin Judd, Caitlin Murray.

JUDD FOUNDATION/DAVID ZWIRNER BOOKS

ISBN: 9781941701355 | US $39.95

Pub Date: 11/22/2016
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Kai Althoff: and then leave me to the common swifts

KAI ALTHOFF: AND THEN LEAVE ME TO THE COMMON SWIFTS

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

ISBN: 9781633450189 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 10/25/2016
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Iggy Pop Life Class

IGGY POP LIFE CLASS

By Jeremy Deller. Foreword by Anne Pasternak. Preface and text by Sharon Matt Atkins. Text by Mark Beasley, Frances Borzello.

HENI PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9780993316135 | US $24.95

Pub Date: 10/25/2016
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Peter Hujar: Lost Downtown

PETER HUJAR: LOST DOWNTOWN

Text by Vince Aletti.

STEIDL/PACE MCGILL

ISBN: 9783958291065 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 10/25/2016
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William Eggleston: The Democratic Forest

WILLIAM EGGLESTON: THE DEMOCRATIC FOREST

Text by Alexander Nemerov.

DAVID ZWIRNER BOOKS|STEIDL

ISBN: 9781941701423 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 11/22/2016
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Total Excess

TOTAL EXCESS

Edited by Dagon James. Foreword by David Talbot. Afterword by Peter Frampton.

REEL ART PRESS

ISBN: 9781909526402 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 11/15/2016
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Paul Gauguin: Ramblings of a Wannabe Painter

PAUL GAUGUIN: RAMBLINGS OF A WANNABE PAINTER

Introduction by Donatien Grau.

DAVID ZWIRNER BOOKS

ISBN: 9781941701393 | US $12.95

Pub Date: 11/22/2016
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Kandinsky, Marc, and Der Blaue Reiter

KANDINSKY, MARC, AND DER BLAUE REITER

Edited with text by Ulf Küster. Text by Andreas Beyer, Oskar Bätschmann, Cathrin Klingsöhr-Leroy, Marta Ruiz del Árbol.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775741699 | US $85.00

Pub Date: 10/25/2016
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Robert Frank: Hold Still, Keep Going

ROBERT FRANK: HOLD STILL, KEEP GOING

Edited by Ute Eskildsen. Text by Ute Eskildsen, Christoph Ribbat, Wolfgang Beilenhoff. Interview by Ute Eskildsen.

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783869309040 | US $40.00

Pub Date: 11/22/2016
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Speak its Name! Quotations by and about Gay Men and Women

SPEAK ITS NAME! QUOTATIONS BY AND ABOUT GAY MEN AND WOMEN

Edited by Christopher Tinker. Introduction by Simon Callow.

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY

ISBN: 9781855147256 | US $24.95

Pub Date: 11/22/2016
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Henry Leutwyler: Document

HENRY LEUTWYLER: DOCUMENT

Introduction by Karen Eileen Overbey.

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783869309699 | US $75.00

Pub Date: 11/22/2016
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William Kentridge

WILLIAM KENTRIDGE

Text by Jaap Guldemond, William Kentridge.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789462082137 | US $35.00

Pub Date: 11/22/2016
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William Kentridge: Thick Time

WILLIAM KENTRIDGE: THICK TIME

Edited with text by Iwona Blazwick. Text by Homi Bhabha, Sabine Breitwieser, Michael Juul Holm, Joseph Koerner, Denise Wendel.

WHITECHAPEL GALLERY

ISBN: 9780854882502 | US $35.00

Pub Date: 11/22/2016
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Robert Polidori: Hotel Petra

ROBERT POLIDORI: HOTEL PETRA

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783958291843 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 11/22/2016
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Miles Aldridge: Please Return Polaroid

MILES ALDRIDGE: PLEASE RETURN POLAROID

Text by Miles Aldridge.

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783958290990 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 11/22/2016
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Chardin and Rembrandt

CHARDIN AND REMBRANDT

By Marcel Proust. Translated by Jennie Feldman. Afterword by Alain Madeleine-Perdrillat.

DAVID ZWIRNER BOOKS

ISBN: 9781941701508 | US $12.95

Pub Date: 11/22/2016
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The Artist Estate: A Handbook for Artists, Executors, and Heirs

THE ARTIST ESTATE: A HANDBOOK FOR ARTISTS, EXECUTORS, AND HEIRS

Text by Loretta Würtenberger, Karl von Trott.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775741330 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 10/25/2016
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Apichatpong Weerasethakul Sourcebook

APICHATPONG WEERASETHAKUL SOURCEBOOK

INDEPENDENT CURATORS INTERNATIONAL

ISBN: 9780916365912 | US $39.95

Pub Date: 11/22/2016
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Curtis Moffat: Silver Society

CURTIS MOFFAT: SILVER SOCIETY

Edited with text by Martin Barnes. Text by Mark Haworth-Booth, James Stevenson.

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783958290273 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 11/22/2016
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Félix González-Torres

FéLIX GONZáLEZ-TORRES

Edited by Julie Ault. Text by Robert Storr, Miwon Kwon, et al.

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783869309217 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 11/22/2016
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Marianne Vitale: From Here to Nowhere

MARIANNE VITALE: FROM HERE TO NOWHERE

Text by Carlo McCormick, Andrew Goldstein.

KARMA, NEW YORK

ISBN: 9781942607410 | US $25.00

Pub Date: 11/22/2016
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Promesse du Bonheur

PROMESSE DU BONHEUR

By Michael Fried. Photographs by James Welling.

DAVID ZWIRNER BOOKS/NONSITE

ISBN: 9781941701430 | US $25.00

Pub Date: 11/22/2016
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Donald Baechler: Early Work

DONALD BAECHLER: EARLY WORK

Text by David Rimanelli.

CHEIM & READ

ISBN: 9781944316006 | US $49.95

Pub Date: 11/22/2016
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Constant: Space + Colour

CONSTANT: SPACE + COLOUR

Text by Ludo van Halem, Trudy Nieuwenhuijs-van der Horst, Laura Stamps.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789462083011 | US $40.00

Pub Date: 11/22/2016
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