PUBLISHER
DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art

BOOK FORMAT
Hardcover, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 88 pgs / 75 color / 21 bw.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Forthcoming

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D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: SPRING 2019 p. 126   

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ISBN 9786185039325 TRADE
List Price: $35.00 CDN $49.95

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Check out our Spring 2019 catalog, featuring more than 500 new books on art & culture. We welcome new publishers Arquine, Atelier Éditions, August Editions, The Design Museum, London, Eakins Press, Editions Patrick Frey, Fulgur Press, Kasmin, Lisson Gallery, Marciano Art Foundation, Marsilio Editori, Onomatopee and Ridinghouse to our list in 2019!

  

DESTE FOUNDATION FOR CONTEMPORARY ART

Kara Walker: Figa

Edited by Karen Marta. Preface by Dakis Joannou. Introduction and text by Kara Walker.

Featured photograph, by Ari Marcopoulos, is reproduced from 'Kara Walker: Figa.'

Kara Walker’s (born 1969) Figa, a sculpture monumental in both size and symbol, was installed at the DESTE Foundation’s Hydra Slaughterhouse in 2017. Once a part of Walker’s colossal 2014 installation A Subtlety at the Domino Sugar Refinery in Brooklyn, Figa is made up of the hand piece from the anamorphic sphinx that gestures a “fig sign,” at once both a symbol of fertility and a “fuck you.” In making a return to the site of the Sugar Factory work and the work’s progeny in Hydra, this book offers critical insight on A Subtlety and Figa. Through extensive photographic documentation of the installation of the hand sculpture in Hydra by Ari Marcopoulos and seven fables written by Walker illustrating the power of folklore, mythology and black identity across the history of the United States, Figa in book form captures a blockbuster exhibition in two parts.


Featured photograph, by Ari Marcopoulos, is reproduced from 'Kara Walker: Figa.'

Kara Walker: Figa

STATUS: Forthcoming | 5/21/2019

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KARA WALKER MONOGRAPHS + ARTIST'S BOOKS

Kara Walker: Figa

KARA WALKER: FIGA

Edited by Karen Marta. Preface by Dakis Joannou. Introduction and text by Kara Walker.

DESTE FOUNDATION FOR CONTEMPORARY ART

ISBN: 9786185039325
USD $35.00
| CAN $49.95

Pub Date: 5/21/2019
Forthcoming


Kara Walker: Dust Jackets for the Niggerati

KARA WALKER: DUST JACKETS FOR THE NIGGERATI

Text by Hilton Als, James Hannaham, Christopher Stackhouse, Kevin Young.

GREGORY R. MILLER & CO.

ISBN: 9780982681367
USD $45.00
| CAN $60 UK £ 40

Pub Date: 9/30/2013
Active | In stock




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