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Barbara London

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Soundings: A Contemporary Score

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK
Text by Barbara London, Anne Hilde Neset.

Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 72 pgs / 70 color. | 7/31/2013 | In stock
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Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Some Things Happen More Often Than All of the Time

TURNER/A&R PRESS
Introduction by Patricia Espinosa, Sergio Vela, María Teresa Franco, Aimée Servitje, Viviana Kuri. Text by José Luis Barrios, Manuel DeLanda, Barbara London, Príamo Lozada, Cuauhtémoc Medina, Victor Stoichitas, Bárbara Perea.

Hardback, 7.5 x 10 in. / 176 pgs / 48 color / 9 bw. | 12/15/2007 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9788475067926 | $34.00


Sam Taylor-Wood

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART CLEVELAND
Foreword by Jill Snyder. Text by Margo A. Crutchfield, Barbara London, Linda Nochlin.

Paperback, 9.5 x 12 / 100 pgs / 35 color. | 3/1/2008 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9781880353387 | $30.00


Jim Sanborn: Atomic Time

CORCORAN GALLERY OF ART
Edited by Jonathan P. Binstock. Essays by Milena Kalinovska, Barbara London and Howard Morland Foreword by Jacquelyn Days Serwer.

Hardcover, 10.25 x 11.75 in. / 96 pgs / 53 color / 5 bw. | 1/2/2004 | In stock
ISBN 9780886750725 | $29.95


Media_City Seoul 2000

MEDIA_CITY SEOUL 2000
Includes Ryu Byounghak, Anne-Marie Duguet, H.D. Gadamer, Udo Kittelmann, Alexander Kluge, Rem Koolhaas, Barbara London, Geert Lovink, Lev Manovich, Jeremy Millar, Paul D. Miller, Nam June Paik, Marian Pastor Roces.

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Video Acts

P.S.1 CONTEMPORARY ART CENTER
Artwork by Dara Birnbaum, Peter Campus, Valie Export, Steve McQueen, Pippiloti Rist, Marina Abramovic, Vito Acconci, Vito Acconci, Darren Almond, Dan Graham, Gary Hill, Joan Jonas, Mike Kelley, Tony Oursler, Nam June Paik, Jim Shaw, Bill Viola, William WPhotographs by Martha Rosler. Edited by Klaus Biesenbach, Alanna Heiss, Anthony Huberman. Text by Christopher Eamon, Barbara London, Glenn Lowry.

Paperback, 10 x 13 in. / 200 pgs / 312 color | 2/2/2003 | Not available
ISBN 9780970442857 | $30.00


Video Spaces

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK
Essay by Barbara London. Introduction by Samuel R. Delany.

Paperback, 9 x 12 in. / 80 pgs / 40 color / illustrated throughout. | 7/2/2002 | Not available
ISBN 9780870706462 | $22.50


Foci: Interviews With 10 International Curators

APEXART CURATORIAL PROGRAM
Interviews and Introduction by Carolee Thea. Edited by Carolee Thea and Gregory Williams. Foreword by Barry Schwabsky.

Paperback, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 144 pgs / 23 color / 28 bw. | 8/2/2001 | Not available
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Soundings: A Contemporary ScoreSoundings: A Contemporary Score

Published by The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Text by Barbara London, Anne Hilde Neset.

Soundings: A Contemporary Score investigates the ways in which some of the most innovative contemporary artists are working with sound today. These artists approach sound from a variety of disciplines--visual arts, architecture, performance, computer programming and music--yet they share an interest in working with, rather than against or independent of, a given situation or environment. Their responses include architectural interventions, visualizations of inaudible sound, explorations of sound ricocheting within a gallery, and a range of field recordings--of bats, abandoned buildings in Chernobyl, bells in New York City and a factory in Taiwan. Published in conjunction with MoMA’s first major exhibition of sound art, Soundings presents an overview essay by Barbara London, Associate Curator in MoMA’s Department of Media and Performance Art; a recent history of sonic art by writer Anne Hilde Neset; and a section on each of the featured artists, featuring a brief interview and illustrated with installation shots, field photographs and documentation of performances. The diversity of these works echoes the complexities of the contested field of sound art, but together they posit something specific: that sound can elicit--from both the maker and the audience--modes of active, focused listening and a heightened relationship between interior and exterior space. The artists included here are Tristan Perich, Carsten Nicolai, Richard Garet, Haroon Mirza, Sergei Tcherepnin, Camille Normet, Jana Winderen, Hong-Kai Wang, Susan Philipsz, Toshiya Tsunoda, Luke Fowler, Jacob Kirkegaard, Christine Sun Kim, Florian Hecker, Marco Fusinato and Stephen Vitiello.

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Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Some Things Happen More Often Than All of the TimeRafael Lozano-Hemmer: Some Things Happen More Often Than All of the Time

Published by Turner/A&R Press.
Introduction by Patricia Espinosa, Sergio Vela, María Teresa Franco, Aimée Servitje, Viviana Kuri. Text by José Luis Barrios, Manuel DeLanda, Barbara London, Príamo Lozada, Cuauhtémoc Medina, Victor Stoichitas, Bárbara Perea.

This first major monograph on the electronic artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer was produced on the occasion of the 2007 Venice Biennale, where Lozano-Hemmer presented six interactive installations--becoming the first artist to officially represent Mexico at the Biennale. Born in Mexico City in 1967, Lozano-Hemmer studied Physical Chemistry at Concordia University in Montreal, and now uses his background in the sciences to create the large-scale, public-space installations for which he is known. Working with the concept of "relational architecture," Lozano-Hemmer's installations employ everything from robotics to sensors to cell phones and video projections to create social situations that alter the ways people relate to urban space. Describing his piece, "Subtitled Public" in an interview in this very nicely designed book, Lozano-Hemmer says, "I look for the 'special defects' that allow me to activate the imperfections, the disruptions; 'to disrupt' seems to be the most precise term for describing what I want to do."

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Sam Taylor-WoodSam Taylor-Wood

Published by Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland.
Foreword by Jill Snyder. Text by Margo A. Crutchfield, Barbara London, Linda Nochlin.

A leading artist of her generation, Sam Taylor-Wood came to prominence in the mid-1990s as one of the YBAs (Young British Artists), alongside such artists as Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin, who were quickly propelled to celebrity status for their provocative and sensational works. Taylor-Wood has since become renowned for deftly manipulating the signature media of our age--photography, film and video--into compelling psychological portraits that tap into the ethos of our times. Documenting the artist's first major solo museum exhibition in the United States, this catalogue illustrates and discusses a selection of her most significant works from the mid-1990s to the present. Key pieces include the film "Hysteria" (1997), which portrays a woman's tumultuous descent from exhilaration to psychic disintegration; a selection from the 2002-2004 Crying Men photographs, which depict male film stars in moments of sorrow and introspection; "David" (2004), an hour-long video portrait of soccer icon David Beckham, sleeping; and the 2004 Self Portrait Suspended series. This volume provides an overview of the artist's work of the last 10 years, with commentary on Taylor-Wood's exploration of such themes as the inner psyche, vulnerability--both emotional and physical--suspended states of being and the aspiration to transcend human limits.

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Jim Sanborn: Atomic TimeJim Sanborn: Atomic Time

Pure Science and Seduction

Published by Corcoran Gallery of Art.
Edited by Jonathan P. Binstock. Essays by Milena Kalinovska, Barbara London and Howard Morland Foreword by Jacquelyn Days Serwer.

In Atomic Time, sculptor, photographer and conceptual artist Jim Sanborn has combined his longstanding interests in invisible natural forces and secrecy, pairing together two separate but related projects: a series of photographs called Atomic Time and images of his latest work, the room-sized installation Critical Assembly. Inspired by the Manhattan Project, the first nuclear weapons program at the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, Critical Assembly is a representation of what was once a secret site of government-sponsored research. The installation includes actual examples of electronic instruments, hardware, furniture, tools and materials from the Los Alamos Laboratory of the 1940s, 50s and 60s, which Sanborn acquired from retirees living in New Mexico who worked on the Project. The photographs in the Atomic Series are distinguished by an intense cobalt blue-like color, similar to the true color of radioactivity. Half of the series is of abstract images made by exposing sheet film to actual pieces of uranium ore; the other represents an assortment of radium-dial alarm clocks made between 1920 and 1950, acquired from regions around the Trinity Site in New Mexico, where the first atomic bomb exploded.

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Video ActsVideo Acts

Single Channel Works from the Collections of Pamela and Richard Kramlich and the New Art Trust

Published by P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center.
Artwork by Dara Birnbaum, Peter Campus, Valie Export, Steve McQueen, Pippiloti Rist, Marina Abramovic, Vito Acconci, Vito Acconci, Darren Almond, Dan Graham, Gary Hill, Joan Jonas, Mike Kelley, Tony Oursler, Nam June Paik, Jim Shaw, Bill Viola, William WPhotographs by Martha Rosler. Edited by Klaus Biesenbach, Alanna Heiss, Anthony Huberman. Text by Christopher Eamon, Barbara London, Glenn Lowry.

Today, video is a familiar tool at the artist's disposal. But to those who experimented with the technology in the 1960s and 70s--when affordable equipment became commercially available--the capabilities inherent in the medium were unknown. Vito Acconci, Joan Jonas and Bruce Nauman, among other American pioneers, used videotape to document and extend their performance work. Acconci, for one, produced conceptual, performance-based video work in the 70s that consisted of ruthless interrogations of the artist and viewer, as though defining the video medium were a matter of universal urgency. Video Acts provides a historical overview of video art created for display on a single monitor, with more than 100 pieces, dating from the mid-60s through 2000, including numerous landmarks in the development of this young medium by Marina Abramovic, Gilbert & George, Acconci, Jonas and Nauman, as well as more recent work by Tony Oursler, Darren Almond, Pipilotti Rist and others redefining the genre.

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P.S.1 CONTEMPORARY ART CENTER

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Paperback, 10 x 13 in. / 200 pgs / 312 color

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Video Spaces

Eight Installations

Published by The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Essay by Barbara London. Introduction by Samuel R. Delany.

Space, time, love, violence, and the human body: these are but some of the themes explored in this provocative book of state-of-the-art video installations. Each a separate and carefully delineated environment created through multimedia technologies, the eight installations described and illustrated here were produced by an accomplished international group of artists: Judith Barry and Brad Miskell, New York; Stan Douglas, Vancouver; Teiji Furuhashi, Kyoto; Gary Hill, Seattle; Chris Marker, Paris; Marcel Odenbach, Cologne; Tony Oursler, New York; and Bill Viola, Long Beach, California. In the related exhibition, which ran at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, in 1995, the viewer entered the space and became part of what he or she observed. Vivid, complex, and endlessly inventive, these works demonstrate the range and sophistication of an art form born in the last decades of the 20th century.

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THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

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Foci: Interviews With 10 International CuratorsFoci: Interviews With 10 International Curators

Published by ApexArt Curatorial Program.
Interviews and Introduction by Carolee Thea. Edited by Carolee Thea and Gregory Williams. Foreword by Barry Schwabsky.

Foci gathers together interviews with ten of the most renowned curators working internationally in the field of contemporary art. The interviews are rich with wide-ranging dialogue and cover issues such as the relationship between the exhibit and its location, art as the barometer for the age, the role of architecture, fashion and design in shaping art, the notions of national and gender identity in art, as well as more specific issues concerning personal curatorial styles. Interviews with Kasper Koenig, Rosa Martinez, Hou Hanru, Harald Szeemann, Vasif Kortun, Maria Hlavajova, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Dan Cameron, Yuko Hasegawa and Barbara London give the reader a fascinating insight into the work and thought process of some of the most creative individuals in today's art world.

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Media_City Seoul 2000Media_City Seoul 2000

Published by media_city seoul 2000.
Includes Ryu Byounghak, Anne-Marie Duguet, H.D. Gadamer, Udo Kittelmann, Alexander Kluge, Rem Koolhaas, Barbara London, Geert Lovink, Lev Manovich, Jeremy Millar, Paul D. Miller, Nam June Paik, Marian Pastor Roces.

Featuring an astonishing array of work by such artists and architects as Nam June Paik, Rem Koolhaas, Vito Acconci, Laurie Anderson, Chantal Akerman, Matthew Barney, Pierre Bismuth, Stefano Boeri, Christian Boltanski, Marco Brambilla, Angela Bulloch, Cai Guo-Qiang, Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, Dan Graham, Rodeny Graham, Lynn Hershmann, Gary Hill, Arthur Jafa, Joan Jonas, Kim Young-Jin, Charles Long and Stereolab, Bruce Nauman, Tony Oursler, Chan-Kyong Park, Paul Pfeiffer, Pipilotti Rist, Sam Taylor-Wood and Bill Viola--as well as a number of emerging Korean artists--media_city seoul 2000documents the recent international cultural festival in the South Korean capital city of Seoul.media_city seoul 2000 takes as its focus today's increasingly media-defined and media-centered cultural and physical landscape, and presents multimedia and video art along with architectural projects, as well as essays by Barbara London and Hans Ulrich Olbrist, and interviews with Nam June Paik, Rem Koolhaas and the philosopher Hans-Georg Gadamer.

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