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Guggenheim Museum Publications

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Hardcover, 8 x 10 in. / 128 pgs / 110 color.

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A unique and surprising book on Josef Albers, accompanying a major Guggenheim exhibition on the influence of Mexico on Albers' work
  • Josef Albers (1888 - 1976) was both a student and a teacher at the Bauhaus.
  • With rise of the Nazis in 1933, he and his wife Anni Albers emigrated to North Carolina, where they founded the art department at Black Mountain College.
  • In 1950, they moved to New Haven, Connecticut, where Josef Albers became Director of Department of Design at Yale University School of Art.
  • He is best known for his homage to the square paintings.
  • Albers traveled repeatedly to Mexico from 1935-1968 and was profoundly inspired by ancient Mexican art and architecture.
  • This book is the first to feature the photographs Albers took of the Aztec pyramids & shrines together with the paintings that were inspired by Mexico.
  • The structural similarities between Aztec architecture and Albers' paintings are striking -- and will be eye-opening to anyone who thinks they know Albers!
  • Josef Albers books of paintings sell out quickly: Josef Albers in America (Hatje Cantz), Josef Albers (Silvanna), Josef Albers: Minimal Means, Maximum Effect (La Fabrica), Josef Albers: Homage to the Square (RM), Josef Albers: No Tricks, No Twinkling (Konig) are all -- unfortunately -- OUT OF PRINT.
  • Only 2 other books are in print currently on his paintings: the $100 T&H book from 2006 and the new David Zwirner book.
  • Contributors to this books are: Lauren Hinkson, Curator, Guggenheim Museum, and Joaquin Barriendos, Professor, Columbia University

EXHIBITION SCHEDULE

New York
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 11/03/17–02/18/18

Albers in the "promised land of abstract art”: the little-known influence of Mexico

  

GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM PUBLICATIONS

Josef Albers in Mexico

By Lauren Hinkson. Text by Joaquin Barríendos.

Albers in "the promised land of abstract art”: the little-known influence of Mexico

“Mexico is truly the promised land of abstract art,” Josef Albers wrote to his former Bauhaus colleague Vasily Kandinsky in 1936. Josef Albers in Mexico reveals the profound link between the art and architecture of ancient Mesoamerica and Albers’ abstract works on canvas and paper. With his wife, the artist Anni Albers, Albers toured pre-Columbian archeological sites and monuments during his 12 or more trips to Mexico and other Latin American countries between 1935 and 1968. On each visit, Albers took black-and-white photographs of pyramids, shrines, sanctuaries and landscapes, which he later assembled into rarely seen photo collages. The resulting works demonstrate Albers’ continued formal experimentation with geometry, this time accentuating a pre-Columbian aesthetic.

Josef Albers in Mexico brings together photographs, photo collages, prints and significant paintings from the Variants/Adobe (1946–66) and Homage to the Square (1950–76) series from the collections of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and the Anni and Josef Albers Foundation. Two scholarly essays, an illustrated map and vivid color reproductions of paintings and works on paper illuminate this little-known period in the influential artist’s practice.


Josef Albers in Mexico

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JOSEF ALBERS MONOGRAPHS + ARTIST'S BOOKS

Josef Albers: Midnight and Noon

JOSEF ALBERS: MIDNIGHT AND NOON

Introduction by Nicholas Fox Weber. Text by Josef Albers, Elaine de Kooning, Colm Tóibín.

DAVID ZWIRNER BOOKS

ISBN: 9781941701621 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 3/28/2017
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Josef Albers in Mexico

JOSEF ALBERS IN MEXICO

By Lauren Hinkson. Text by Joaquin Barríendos.

GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9780892075362 | US $49.95

Pub Date: 11/21/2017
Forthcoming


One and One Is Four: The Bauhaus Photocollages of Josef Albers

ONE AND ONE IS FOUR: THE BAUHAUS PHOTOCOLLAGES OF JOSEF ALBERS

Edited with text by Sarah Hermanson Meister. Text by Elizabeth Otto, Lee Ann Daffner.

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

ISBN: 9781633450172 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 10/25/2016
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Josef Albers: No Tricks, No Twinkling of the Eyes

JOSEF ALBERS: NO TRICKS, NO TWINKLING OF THE EYES

Edited by Tone Hansen, Milena Hoegsberg.

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

ISBN: 9783863356149 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 5/26/2015
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Josef Albers: Minimal Means, Maximum Effect

JOSEF ALBERS: MINIMAL MEANS, MAXIMUM EFFECT

Text by Nicholas Fox Weber, Jeannette Redensek.

LA FáBRICA/FUNDACIóN JUAN MARCH

ISBN: 9788415691747 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 10/31/2014
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Josef Albers: Art as Experience

JOSEF ALBERS: ART AS EXPERIENCE

Edited by Nicholas Fox Weber.

SILVANA EDITORIALE

ISBN: 9788836625970 | US $35.00

Pub Date: 10/31/2013
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Josef Albers: Spirituality and Rigor

JOSEF ALBERS: SPIRITUALITY AND RIGOR

Edited by Nicholas Fox Weber. Text by Fabio de Chirico, Fiona Kearney, Paolo Papone, Marco Pierini, Colm Tóibín, Juile Agoos.

SILVANA EDITORIALE

ISBN: 9788836625963 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 10/31/2013
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Josef Albers

JOSEF ALBERS

Text by Marco Pierini, Nicolas Fox Weber.

SILVANA EDITORIALE

ISBN: 9788836621415 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 3/31/2012
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Josef Albers in America: Paintings on Paper

JOSEF ALBERS IN AMERICA: PAINTINGS ON PAPER

Edited by Heinz Liesbrock, Michael Semff. Text by Isabelle Dervaux, Heinz Liesbrock, Michael Semff.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775725873 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 4/30/2011
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Josef Albers: Observation and Formulation

JOSEF ALBERS: OBSERVATION AND FORMULATION

Text by Martin Krampen.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775723527 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 9/30/2009
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Josef Albers: Homage to the Square

JOSEF ALBERS: HOMAGE TO THE SQUARE

Edited by Nicholas Fox Weber, Brenda Danilowitz. Text by Edgardo Ganado Kim, Juan Palomar Verea.

RM/FUNDACIóN DE ARQUITECTURA TAPATíA LUíS BARRAGáN/THE JOSEF AND ANNI ALBERS FOU

ISBN: 9788492480388 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 12/31/2009
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Josef Albers: Interaction of Color

JOSEF ALBERS: INTERACTION OF COLOR

YALE

ISBN: 9780300115956 | US $16.00

Pub Date: --
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A BAUHAUS LIBRARY

Bauhaus: 1919–1933

BAUHAUS: 1919–1933

D.A.P./THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

ISBN: 9781942884194 | US $75.00

Pub Date: 9/26/2017
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Josef Albers in Mexico

JOSEF ALBERS IN MEXICO

By Lauren Hinkson. Text by Joaquin Barríendos.

GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9780892075362 | US $49.95

Pub Date: 11/21/2017
Forthcoming


Desk in Exile

DESK IN EXILE

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SPECTOR BOOKS / BAUHAUS DESSAU FOUNDATION

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Xanti Schawinsky: The Album

XANTI SCHAWINSKY: THE ALBUM

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JRP|RINGIER

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Pub Date: 4/26/2016
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Max Bill

MAX BILL

FUNDACION JUAN MARCH

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Pub Date: 2/23/2016
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The Bauhaus: #itsalldesign

THE BAUHAUS: #ITSALLDESIGN

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VITRA DESIGN MUSEUM

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Pub Date: 11/24/2015
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FLORENCE HENRI: MIRROR OF THE AVANT-GARDE 1927–40

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APERTURE

ISBN: 9781597113328 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 6/23/2015
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From Bauhaus to Buenos Aires: Grete Stern & Horacio Coppola

FROM BAUHAUS TO BUENOS AIRES: GRETE STERN & HORACIO COPPOLA

Edited with text by Roxana Marcoci, Sarah Meister. Text by Jodi Roberts.

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

ISBN: 9780870709616 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 5/26/2015
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Xanti Schawinsky: Head Drawings and Faces of War

XANTI SCHAWINSKY: HEAD DRAWINGS AND FACES OF WAR

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THE DRAWING CENTER

ISBN: 9780942324891 | US $25.00

Pub Date: 8/25/2015
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Josef Albers: Minimal Means, Maximum Effect

JOSEF ALBERS: MINIMAL MEANS, MAXIMUM EFFECT

Text by Nicholas Fox Weber, Jeannette Redensek.

LA FáBRICA/FUNDACIóN JUAN MARCH

ISBN: 9788415691747 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 10/31/2014
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Josef Albers: No Tricks, No Twinkling of the Eyes

JOSEF ALBERS: NO TRICKS, NO TWINKLING OF THE EYES

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WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

ISBN: 9783863356149 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 5/26/2015
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Lyonel Feininger: Woodcuts

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KERBER

ISBN: 9783866788251 | US $70.00

Pub Date: 9/30/2014
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Cape Cod Modern

CAPE COD MODERN

Foreword by Kenneth Frampton. Text by Peter McMahon, Christine Cipriani. Photographs by Raimund Koch.

METROPOLIS BOOKS

ISBN: 9781935202165 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 6/30/2014
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Paul Klee: Bauhaus Master

PAUL KLEE: BAUHAUS MASTER

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LA FáBRICA/FUNDACIóN JUAN MARCH

ISBN: 9788415691266 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 9/30/2013
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Alfred Ehrhardt: Das Watt

ALFRED EHRHARDT: DAS WATT

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EDITIONS XAVIER BARRAL

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Pub Date: 2/28/2014
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Lucia Moholy: Between Photography and Life 1894-1989

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SILVANA EDITORIALE

ISBN: 9788836625406 | US $35.00

Pub Date: 10/31/2013
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Josef Albers: Art as Experience

JOSEF ALBERS: ART AS EXPERIENCE

Edited by Nicholas Fox Weber.

SILVANA EDITORIALE

ISBN: 9788836625970 | US $35.00

Pub Date: 10/31/2013
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Josef Albers: Spirituality and Rigor

JOSEF ALBERS: SPIRITUALITY AND RIGOR

Edited by Nicholas Fox Weber. Text by Fabio de Chirico, Fiona Kearney, Paolo Papone, Marco Pierini, Colm Tóibín, Juile Agoos.

SILVANA EDITORIALE

ISBN: 9788836625963 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 10/31/2013
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THE BAUHAUS IN CALCUTTA

HATJE CANTZ

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Pub Date: 12/31/2013
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Josef Albers

JOSEF ALBERS

Text by Marco Pierini, Nicolas Fox Weber.

SILVANA EDITORIALE

ISBN: 9788836621415 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 3/31/2012
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László Moholy-Nagy: The Art of Light

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LA FáBRICA

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Pub Date: 9/30/2010
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The Bauhaus at the Newsstand

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Text by Patrick Rössler.

KERBER

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Pub Date: 1/31/2010
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Bauhaus Conflicts 1919-2009

BAUHAUS CONFLICTS 1919-2009

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HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775724883 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 1/31/2010
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Bauhaus

BAUHAUS

Text by Michael Siebenbrodt, Jeff Wall, Klaus Weber.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775724159 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 11/30/2009
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Bauhaus Dessau: Architecture-Design-Concept

BAUHAUS DESSAU: ARCHITECTURE-DESIGN-CONCEPT

Text by Kirsten Baumann.

JOVIS

ISBN: 9783939633112 | US $35.00

Pub Date: 7/1/2007
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Bauhaus: Art to Hear Series

BAUHAUS: ART TO HEAR SERIES

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775724517 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 11/30/2009
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Icon of Modernism: The Bauhaus Building Dessau

ICON OF MODERNISM: THE BAUHAUS BUILDING DESSAU

Edited by Walter Prigge.

JOVIS

ISBN: 9783936314847 | US $29.95

Pub Date: 4/1/2007
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UMBAUHAUS

Edited by Matthias Hollwich and Rainer Weisbach.

JOVIS

ISBN: 9783936314960 | US $29.95

Pub Date: 3/15/2005
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Theater at the Bauhaus

THEATER AT THE BAUHAUS

Edited by Marie Neumllers and Burghard Duhm.

JOVIS

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Pub Date: 9/15/2006
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The Path of Modernism

THE PATH OF MODERNISM

Text by Gert Kähler.

JOVIS

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Pub Date: 12/31/2009
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László Moholy-Nagy: The Photograms

LáSZLó MOHOLY-NAGY: THE PHOTOGRAMS

Edited by Hattula Moholy-Nagy, Renate Heyne, Floris M. Neusüss. Text by Herbert Molderings.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775723411 | US $150.00

Pub Date: 1/31/2010
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Josef Albers: Homage to the Square

JOSEF ALBERS: HOMAGE TO THE SQUARE

Edited by Nicholas Fox Weber, Brenda Danilowitz. Text by Edgardo Ganado Kim, Juan Palomar Verea.

RM/FUNDACIóN DE ARQUITECTURA TAPATíA LUíS BARRAGáN/THE JOSEF AND ANNI ALBERS FOU

ISBN: 9788492480388 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 12/31/2009
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The Prints of Anni Albers: Catalogue Raisonné

THE PRINTS OF ANNI ALBERS: CATALOGUE RAISONNé

Edited by Nicholas Fox Weber, Brenda Danilowitz.

RM/THE JOSEF AND ANNI ALBERS FOUNDATION

ISBN: 9788492480524 | US $70.00

Pub Date: 10/31/2009
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Walter Gropius With Adolf Meyer: Haus Auerbach

WALTER GROPIUS WITH ADOLF MEYER: HAUS AUERBACH

Essays by Barbara Happe and Martin S. Fischer. Preface by Annemarie Jaeggi.

WASMUTH

ISBN: 9783803006356 | US $35.00

Pub Date: 3/2/2004
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In Paul Klee's Enchanted Garden

IN PAUL KLEE'S ENCHANTED GARDEN

Text by Michael Baumgartner, Arnfinn Bř-Rygg, Richard Hoppe-Sailer, Ole-Henrik Moe, Osamu Okuda.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775721011 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 8/1/2008
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Kandinsky

KANDINSKY

Edited by Tracey Bashkoff. Text by Vivian Endicott Barnett, Christian Derouet, Matthias Haltemann, Annegret Hoberg, Gillian McMillan.

GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM

ISBN: 9780892073900 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 10/31/2009
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Vasily Kandinsky

VASILY KANDINSKY

Text by Carola Giedion-Welcker, Max Bill.

POLIGRAFA

ISBN: 9788434312135 | US $25.00

Pub Date: 7/31/2009
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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe & Lilly Reich: Furniture and Interiors

LUDWIG MIES VAN DER ROHE & LILLY REICH: FURNITURE AND INTERIORS

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775719216 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 6/1/2007
Out of print | Not Available


Mies van der Rohe: Objects and Furniture Design

MIES VAN DER ROHE: OBJECTS AND FURNITURE DESIGN

Edited by Patricia de Muga, Laura G. Hintze, Sandra Dachs.

POLIGRAFA

ISBN: 9788434311824 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 9/30/2010
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Bauhaus N° 5: Tropics

BAUHAUS N° 5: TROPICS

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783940064684 | US $15.00

Pub Date: 9/1/2013
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Craft Becomes Modern: The Bauhaus in the Making

CRAFT BECOMES MODERN: THE BAUHAUS IN THE MAKING

KERBER

ISBN: 9783735603432 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 8/22/2017
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One and One Is Four: The Bauhaus Photocollages of Josef Albers

ONE AND ONE IS FOUR: THE BAUHAUS PHOTOCOLLAGES OF JOSEF ALBERS

Edited with text by Sarah Hermanson Meister. Text by Elizabeth Otto, Lee Ann Daffner.

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

ISBN: 9781633450172 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 10/25/2016
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Update!

UPDATE!

Edited by Annett Zinsmeister.

JOVIS

ISBN: 9783868591026 | US $39.95

Pub Date: 11/30/2011
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Big Plans! Modern Figures, Visionaries, and Inventors

BIG PLANS! MODERN FIGURES, VISIONARIES, AND INVENTORS

Text by Beat Wyss, Patrick Rössler, Kurt Möser, Christiane Keim, Torsten Blume, Janek Müller.

KERBER

ISBN: 9783735601858 | US $49.95

Pub Date: 9/27/2016
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Tel Aviv: The White City

TEL AVIV: THE WHITE CITY

Edited by Jochen Visscher.

JOVIS

ISBN: 9783939633754 | US $19.95

Pub Date: 12/31/2012
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Xanti Schawinsky

XANTI SCHAWINSKY

Edited by Raphael Gygax, Heike Munder. Text by Torsten Blume, Eva Díaz, Raphael Gygax, Juliet Koss, Tobias Peper.

JRP|RINGIER

ISBN: 9783037643976 | US $59.95

Pub Date: 8/25/2015
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The New Masters’ Houses in Dessau, 1925–2014

THE NEW MASTERS’ HOUSES IN DESSAU, 1925–2014

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783944669731 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 8/22/2017
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