ARTBOOK LOGO

ARTBOOK BLOG

FROM THE SHELVES
WHAT'S NEW?
EVENTS
BOOKS IN THE MEDIA
AT FIRST SIGHT
FEATURED IMAGES
EX LIBRIS
ARTBOOK INTERVIEWS
EXCERPTS & ESSAYS

RECENT POSTS

DATE 5/29/2015

Joel Meyerowitz: Retrospective

DATE 5/29/2015

Barbara Kasten: Stages

DATE 5/28/2015

Joel Meyerowitz: Retrospective

DATE 5/26/2015

Barbara Kasten: Stages

DATE 5/24/2015

Richard Misrach: The Mysterious Opacity of Other Beings

DATE 5/23/2015

Pop Art Myths

DATE 5/22/2015

Beach Seeing: Richard Misrach's Mysterious Opacity of Other Beings

DATE 5/22/2015

Pop Art Myths

DATE 5/20/2015

Andrew Savulich: The City

DATE 5/20/2015

How Posters Work

DATE 5/19/2015

Zanele Muholi at the Brooklyn Museum

DATE 5/19/2015

How Posters Work

DATE 5/18/2015

Gillian Laub's 'Southern Rites' debuts on HBO tonight

DATE 5/18/2015

Florence Henri: Mirror of the Avant-garde 1927–40

DATE 5/17/2015

ARTBOOK & König Books: This Week at Frieze NY!

DATE 5/17/2015

John McCracken: Works from 1963-2011

DATE 5/16/2015

Marlene Dumas: Sweet Nothings

DATE 5/16/2015

Saturday: Sarah Thornton Signing at Frieze New York

DATE 5/15/2015

Yoko Ono: One Woman Show, 1960–1971

DATE 5/15/2015

ARTBOOK & König Books present Fluxus & Yoko Ono titles at Frieze

DATE 5/14/2015

Mina Stone: Cooking for Artists

DATE 5/14/2015

Art Book Lovers Unite! ARTBOOK & König Books Return to Frieze New York

DATE 5/14/2015

Ladies of the Avant-Garde

DATE 5/13/2015

Christopher Williams: Printed in Germany

DATE 5/11/2015

Chris Burden: 1946 – 2015

DATE 5/10/2015

Swedish Details

DATE 5/9/2015

Swedish Details

DATE 5/8/2015

Ingenious 'Hokusai'

DATE 5/7/2015

Ernst Haas: On Set

DATE 5/6/2015

Jean Prouvé Architecture: 5 Volume Box Set

DATE 5/5/2015

Celebrating the Whitney Museum's Inaugural Show

DATE 5/5/2015

Stephen Sprouse: Xerox/Rock/Art

DATE 5/4/2015

Jesse Pearson on 'Dennis Hopper: Drugstore Camera' & 'Dennis Feldman: Hollywood Boulevard'

DATE 5/3/2015

Both Sides of Sunset: Photographing Los Angeles

DATE 5/2/2015

Ed Templeton: Wayward Cognitions

DATE 5/1/2015

We ♥ Los Angeles

DATE 5/1/2015

Both Sides of Sunset: Photographing Los Angeles

DATE 5/1/2015

James Mollison: Playground

DATE 4/30/2015

50 Artists to Sign 'Both Sides of Sunset' at Paris Photo Los Angeles

DATE 4/28/2015

Dayanita Singh: Museum of Chance

DATE 4/26/2015

Peter Doig

DATE 4/26/2015

Caspar Wolf and the Aesthetic Conquest of Nature

DATE 4/26/2015

Visit ARTBOOK at Paris Photo Los Angeles

DATE 4/24/2015

Off the Richter Scale! 'Earthquakes, Mudslides, Fires & Riots: California and Graphic Design, 1936-1986' Launches at AIGA SF

DATE 4/24/2015

Black Dolls

DATE 4/24/2015

Tseng Kwong Chi: Performing for the Camera

DATE 4/22/2015

303 Gallery Launches Jens Hoffmann: (Curating) From A to Z

DATE 4/21/2015

Jan Schoonhoven

DATE 4/21/2015

Hokusai

DATE 4/18/2015

Edward Weston: The Flame of Recognition

DATE 4/17/2015

Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty


BOOKS IN THE MEDIA

CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 1/18/2013

'Old All-Stars Who Still Dazzle the Eye' in the New York Times


In today's New York Times Paper Gallery column, Dana Jennings reviews "Old All-Stars Who Still Dazzle the Eye," including two books from the ARTBOOK | D.A.P. list.

"Glen Canyon Dam, Page, Arizona, 1983," by Joel Sternfeld, is reproduced from American Prospects.

Below are Jennings
"Glen Canyon Dam, Page, Arizona, 1983," by Joel Sternfeld, is reproduced from American Prospects.

Below are Jennings' reviews of Mati Klarwein, "whose album covers shimmer with a cryptic hippie cool that seduced Miles Davis and Carlos Santana" and Joel Sternfeld, "whose reissued photographs snap us back to the dingy grays and ochers of the early 1980s."
"Sometimes you just need to tip your cap to the all-stars," Jennings writes, "the perennial crowd pleasers whose work stays in print year after year, whose worth still spurs debate decades after their deaths and whose images inescapably show up on the walls of college dorm rooms and your finer dive bars."


'Old All-Stars Who Still Dazzle the Eye' in the New York Times
MATI & THE MUSIC: 52 Record Covers 1955/2005
Text by Serge Bramly
184 pages. RM/Librairie 13. $45.

Mati Klarwein liked to call himself the most famous unrecognized artist in the world. That’s a fair self-call given that he painted two of the 1970s’ enduring pop-culture images, the album covers of Miles Davis’s Bitches Brew and Carlos Santana’s Abraxas. The Santana sums up Klarwein’s style: Sculptural figures are set in a hypersurreal phantasmagoria that seems to reflect some groovy non-Western mythology, all complemented by an ample supply of bared breasts. (Klarwein was a master of the gratuitous breast.) Other covers include albums by Jimi Hendrix (below), the Last Poets, Gregg Allman — and, oh, Leonard Bernstein.
'Old All-Stars Who Still Dazzle the Eye' in the New York Times
"Hendrix" (ca. 1974) is reproduced from MATI & THE MUSIC



'Old All-Stars Who Still Dazzle the Eye' in the New York Times
JOEL STERNFELD: American Prospects
140 pages (unnumbered). D.A.P. $125.

In the late 1970s and early ’80s Joel Sternfeld crisscrossed the country, from Beverly Hills, Calif., to Aroostook County, Me., capturing Thoreau’s lives of quiet desperation whipsawed by the American dream in transition. One of the most powerful images here is of a potato harvest (below). A bone-weary girl waits on a barrel of potatoes on a gray Maine day. The horizon looms before her, but rather than being limitless it seems as if it means to crush her. American Prospects, first issued in 1987, is an essential document in understanding both 20th- and 21st-century America.
'Old All-Stars Who Still Dazzle the Eye' in the New York Times
"Potato Harvest, Aroostook County, Maine, October 1982," by Joel Sternfeld, is reproduced from American Prospects.
'Old All-Stars Who Still Dazzle the Eye' in the New York Times
'Old All-Stars Who Still Dazzle the Eye' in the New York Times
'Old All-Stars Who Still Dazzle the Eye' in the New York Times

Mati & The Music: 52 Record Covers 1955-2005

Mati & The Music: 52 Record Covers 1955-2005

RM/LIBRAIRIE 213
Hbk, 12 x 12 in. / 184 pgs / illustrated throughout.

DATE 3/11/2013

Mariana Cook: Justice

Mariana Cook: Justice


ARTBOOK LOGO
 
 

the artworld's favorite source for books on art and culture

  

CUSTOMER SERVICE
orders@artbook.com
212 627 1999
M-F 9-5 EST

TRADE ACCOUNTS

800 338 2665

CONTACT

JOBS + INTERNSHIPS

NEW YORK
Showroom by Appointment Only
155 Sixth Avenue
New York NY 10013
Tel   212 627 1999

LOS ANGELES
Showroom by Appointment Only
818 S. Broadway, Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Tel. 323 969 8985

ARTBOOK LLC
D.A.P. | Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.


All site content Copyright C 2000-2013 by Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. and the respective publishers, authors, artists. For reproduction permissions, contact the copyright holders.

ARTBOOK AMPERSAT

The D.A.P. Catalog
www.artbook.com