ART CRITICISM, THEORY AND HISTORY

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David Zwirner Books

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Paperback, 4.25 x 7 in. / 72 pgs.

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Catalog: SPRING 2018 p. 63   

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The Psychology of an Art Writer

By Vernon Lee. Foreword by Dylan Kenny.

Vernon Lee—a pseudonym of Violet Piaget (1856–1935)—is the most important female aesthetician to come out of 19th-century England. Though she was widely known for her supernatural fictions, Lee never gained the recognition she so clearly deserved for her contributions in the fields of aesthetics, philosophy of empathy and art criticism. An early follower of Walter Pater, she wrote with an extreme attention to her own responses to artworks, and a level of psychological sensitivity rarely seen in any aesthetic writing. Today, she is largely understudied and rarely read, her aesthetic writings long out of print.

Now, David Zwirner Books reintroduces her writing through the first-ever English publication of The Psychology of an Art Writer (1903) along with selections from her groundbreaking Gallery Diaries (1901–4), breathtaking accounts of Lee’s own experiences with the great paintings and sculptures she traveled to see. Ranging from assessments of the way mood affects our ability to appreciate art to descriptions of powerful personal experiences with artworks, these writings provide profound insights into the fields of psychology and aesthetics.


The Psychology of an Art Writer

STATUS: Forthcoming | 4/24/2018

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EKPHRASIS READER SERIES
Letters to a Young Painter

LETTERS TO A YOUNG PAINTER

By Rainer Maria Rilke.

DAVID ZWIRNER BOOKS

ISBN: 9781941701645 | US $12.95

Pub Date: 11/21/2017
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Summoning Pearl Harbor

SUMMONING PEARL HARBOR

By Alexander Nemerov.

DAVID ZWIRNER BOOKS

ISBN: 9781941701652 | US $12.95

Pub Date: 11/21/2017
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Ramblings of a Wannabe Painter

RAMBLINGS OF A WANNABE PAINTER

By Paul Gaugin. Introduction and translation by Donatien Grau.

DAVID ZWIRNER BOOKS

ISBN: 9781941701393 | US $12.95

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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Degas and His Model

DEGAS AND HIS MODEL

By Alice Michel. Translated by Jeff Nagy.

DAVID ZWIRNER BOOKS

ISBN: 9781941701553 | US $12.95

Pub Date: 8/22/2017
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Pissing Figures 1280–2014

PISSING FIGURES 1280–2014

By Jean-Claude Lebensztejn. Translated by Jeff Nagy.

DAVID ZWIRNER BOOKS

ISBN: 9781941701546 | US $14.95

Pub Date: 8/22/2017
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FORTHCOMING AND NEW: CRITICISM AND THEORY

An Associative Art History

AN ASSOCIATIVE ART HISTORY

By Tomáš Pospiszyl. Edited by Vít Havránek. Text by Sven Spieker.

JRP|RINGIER

ISBN: 9783037645178 | US $29.95

Pub Date: 3/27/2018
Forthcoming


Marathon Marathon

MARATHON MARATHON

Edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Nadja Argyropoulou.

DESTE FOUNDATION FOR CONTEMPORARY ART

ISBN: 9786185039240 | US $35.00

Pub Date: 2/27/2018
Forthcoming


You Are Here

YOU ARE HERE

Edited with text by Omar Kholeif. Foreword by Ed Halter. Text by Sam Ashby, Basel Abbas, Ruanne Abu Rahme, Brad Troemel, et al.

HOME AND SPACE

ISBN: 9780956957177 | US $25.00

Pub Date: 2/27/2018
Forthcoming


Spiyt th'Words: Rereading Pettibon’s Twitter

SPIYT TH'WORDS: REREADING PETTIBON’S TWITTER

By Andrew Durbin.

DAVID ZWIRNER BOOKS

ISBN: 9781941701751 | US $16.95

Pub Date: 5/22/2018
Forthcoming


Artists Working from Life

ARTISTS WORKING FROM LIFE

ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS

ISBN: 9781910350904 | US $32.95

Pub Date: 1/23/2018
Forthcoming


Cabinet 67

CABINET 67

Edited by Sina Najafi.

CABINET

ISBN: 9781932698824 | US $12.00

Pub Date: 6/26/2018
Forthcoming


Fifty Years of Great Art Writing

FIFTY YEARS OF GREAT ART WRITING

Text by Michael Fried, David Sylvester, Anne Seymour, Anthony Vidler, Dore Ashton, et al.

HAYWARD PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9781853323522 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 4/24/2018
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Giotto and His Works in Padua

GIOTTO AND HIS WORKS IN PADUA

By John Ruskin. Introduction by Robert Hewison.

DAVID ZWIRNER BOOKS

ISBN: 9781941701799 | US $12.95

Pub Date: 4/24/2018
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Craig Owens: Portrait of a Young Critic

CRAIG OWENS: PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG CRITIC

By Lyn Blumenthal & Kate Horsfield. Preface by Kate Horsfield. Introduction by Lynne Tillman. Interview by Lyn Blumenthal.

BADLANDS UNLIMITED

ISBN: 9781943263134 | US $18.00

Pub Date: 3/27/2018
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Whitewalling: Art, Race, & Protest in 3 Acts

WHITEWALLING: ART, RACE, & PROTEST IN 3 ACTS

By Aruna D'Souza.

BADLANDS UNLIMITED

ISBN: 9781943263141 | US $19.99

Pub Date: 5/22/2018
Forthcoming


Video Writings by Artists

VIDEO WRITINGS BY ARTISTS

Edited by Eugeni Bonet. Text by Stephen Beck, AA Bronson, Peter Campus, Peter d'Agostino, Douglas Davis, Jon Dovey, Juan Downey, et al.

MOUSSE PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9788867492831 | US $28.00

Pub Date: 2/27/2018
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Adrian Piper: A Reader

ADRIAN PIPER: A READER

Edited by Connie Butler, David Platzker. Text by Diarmuid Costello, Jörg Heiser, Kobena Mercer, Nizan Shaked, Vid Simoniti, Elvan Zabunyan.

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

ISBN: 9781633450332 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 4/24/2018
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