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DATE 4/29/2014

Lygia Clark: The Abandonment of Art

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The Way We Were: The Photography of Julian Wasser

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The Eye of the Storm: Gerhard Richter Catalogue Raisonné, Volume 3


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Lygia Clark: The Abandonment of Art

DATE 4/29/2014

Lygia Clark: The Abandonment of Art

In 1963, Brazilian artist Lygia Clark wrote, "I am a totality… I already exist before the after. The after is what anticipates the act. The after is the moment of the transcendent immanent [act]. To feel a deep identification with the times, therefore to obtain the identification with the collective, it is necessary to walk with the work." Featured image, of the artwork "Caminhando," also produced in 1963, is reproduced from Lygia Clark: The Abandonment of Art, the excellent and truly substantial catalog to the major retrospective opening at The Museum of Modern Art, New York this week.

Pirate Nightmare Vice Explosion: Inherited Remnants of an Amateur Dadaist’s Library

DATE 4/27/2014

Pirate Nightmare Vice Explosion: Inherited Remnants of an Amateur Dadaist’s Library

In the late 1990s, comic artist Michael Kupperman bought a stack of vintage men's magazines from an old-timey store near the Port Authority. Upon closer inspection, he discovered that their original owner had modified them to create his own hybrid magazines. Kupperman writes, "I was instantly captivated by this bizarre goldmine and took most of the restructured collection; more than three hundred magazines, filling several boxes. Back at my apartment I took them apart again, putting the most interesting pages and all of the covers in clear plastic-sleeved binders, so I could have them available for study and easy reference. In a way I was continuing the cycle that the original owner had started; but I have got a lot of use out of them. I've mined them for visual reference, imitated the ads, parodied the language, been inspired by the contradictions; they've become part of my vocabulary as an artist. The remaking that the original owner subjected them to gave me license to become more intimate and casual with them than I would've otherwise felt comfortable with. Which, of course, eventually resulted in this book." Pirate Nightmare Vice Explosion launches Thursday, May 1 at Desert Island in Brooklyn.

The Way We Were: The Photography of Julian Wasser

DATE 4/26/2014

The Way We Were: The Photography of Julian Wasser

Featured image—of Jack Nicholson and Angelica Huston, photographed at Nicholson's home on Mulholland Drive for a 1971 issue of Stern magazine—is reproduced from The Way We Were: The Photography of Julian Wasser, published by Damiani. Advance copies of the book are available at our booth at Paris Photo Los Angeles; Wasser will sign on Saturday, April 26 at 4:00 PM.
In the book, Wasser writes about the period post-1964, "Whether shooting the beautiful people or social documentary my intent as a photographer never changed: to be where things were happening, to meet the people who were responsible for the world we live in, and through my pictures, to evoke in viewers what I saw and felt at the instant I tripped the shutters."

DATE 4/25/2014

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Cuba in Revolution

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Lightopia

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Julian Hoeber

DATE 1/17/2014

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DATE 1/14/2014

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