CONTENTS | CRITICISM AND THEORY

Art Criticism, Theory and History

             

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Aesthetic Justice Edited by Pascal Gielen, Niels Van Tomme. Text by Zoe Beloff, Arne De Boever, Mark Fisher, et al. Can art express questions about justice? Could art, perhaps, even create justice? In Aesthetic Justice, sociologist Pascal Gielen and curator Niels Van Tomme invite a variety of artists and critical thinkers—including Zoe Beloff, Arne De >>more
Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789078088868
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Pub Date: 03/24/2015 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Art Collector Report Foreword and text by Christoph Noe, Lasse Steiner, Magnus Resch. Which city in the world currently has the highest density of contemporary art collectors? Which country? Why does Germany have nearly as many private art museums as the United States? What are the future trends >>more
Moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 9783869845302
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Pub Date: 02/24/2015 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Auctioneers Who Made Art History Edited by Dirk Boll. Text by Ursula Bode, Dirk Boll, Barbara Bongartz, This Brunner, Walter Feilchenfeldt, Celina Fox, James Goodwin, Rose Maria Gropp, Albert Kriemler, Daniella Luxembourg, et al. Procurement analysis, sales planning, customer orientation, brand management—the art market is changing more rapidly than ever before. The price that a work of art commands influences its place in the art-historical canon. Auction houses have >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775739030
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Pub Date: 03/24/2015 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Cultural Anthropophagy Introduction by Pablo Lafuente. Text by Lisette Lagnado, Renato Sztutman, Mirtes Marins de Oliveira, Carmen Mörsch, Catrin Seefranz. Interviews by Paulo Herkenhoff. The 1998 Bienal de São Paulo remade art history from a Brazilian perspective, and presented a new model for exhibition-making in the era of postcolonial globalization. The show employed the Brazilian notion of anthropophagy as >>more
Afterall Books
ISBN 9783863355548
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Pub Date: 01/31/2015 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Curating Research Edited with introduction by Paul O'Neill, Mick Wilson. Text by Hyunjoo Byeon, Carson Chan & Joanna Warsza, Chris Fite-Wassilak, et al. This anthology of newly commissioned texts presents a series of detailed examples of the different kinds of knowledge production that have recently emerged within the field of curatorial practice. The first volume of its kind >>more
Open Editions/De Appel
ISBN 9780949004031
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Pub Date: 01/27/2015 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Fairland: Explorations, Insights and Outlooks on the Future of Art Fairs Edited by Francesco Garutti. Text by Stefano Baia Curioni, et al. How do we imagine the art fair of the future? In addition to considering the issues usually invoked in discussions about the contemporary art fair—the relationship between fairs and biennials, questions about the potential cultural >>more
Koenig Books
ISBN 9783863355494
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Faux Vagin Edited by Gerhard Graulich, Kornelia Röder. Text by Thomas Zaunschirm. Duchamp's automobile license plate titled "Faux Vagin" is considered Duchamp's last readymade. In his analysis, the author of this third volume in the Poiesis series confronts the basic questions of readymades as an independent art >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775739306
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 272 pgs / 47 color.
Pub Date: 03/24/2015 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Invalid Format Edited by Triple Canopy. Contributions by David Auerbach, Claire Barliant, Zoe Beloff, Gabriella Coleman, Dan Fox, Renee Gladman, Rachel Harrison, Karl Holmqvist, Aaron Kunin, David Levine, Tan Lin, Nick Mauss, James McCourt, Stuart Sherman, Florine Stettheimer, David Wojnarowicz, Bryan Zanisnik. Invalid Format is an archive of the publishing activities of Triple Canopy, the New York–based magazine. It explores how works that were originally presented online, on stage, or at symposia might be transposed to the >>more
Triple Canopy
ISBN 9780984734641
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Parachute: The Anthology, Vol. III Edited by Chantal Pontbriand. Text by Guy Bellavance, Douglas Crimp, Georges Didi-Huberman, Philippe Dubois, Anne-Marie Duguet, Peggy Gale, Geert Lovink, Laura U. Marks, Laura Mulvey, David Thomas, et al. Following two precious volumes of writings from the 1970s–90s Canadian magazine ParachuteMuseums, Art History, and Theory and Performance & Performativity—the essays collected in this third volume focus on photography, film, video >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037643822
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Reinventing the Company for the Digital Age Text by Francisco González, et al. The seventh edition of Spanish banking group BBVA's annual series is dedicated to unveiling the new digital business models for twenty-first century companies. Esteemed experts from BBVA, The Economist, Harvard University, Columbia Business School >>more
Turner
ISBN 9788416142927
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Pbk, 6.75 x 10 in. / 484 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/28/2015 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Speculations (The future is ______) Text by Gopal Balakrishnan, Ray Brassier, Ted Chiang, Jace Clayton, Samuel Delany, Silvia Federici, Rivka Galchen, David Graeber, N. Katherine Hayles, Josh Kline, Rachel Kushner, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Naeem Mohaiemen, Evgeny Morozov, Hu+o+ng Ngô, Trevor Paglen, Christian Parenti, Srikanth Reddy, David Rieff, Kim Stanley Robinson, Norman Rush, Astra Taylor, et al. In summer 2013 Triple Canopy invited writers, artists, scientists, activists, economists and technologists to bet on the future: which future do you want to see realized? How precisely can you describe it? What demands might >>more
Triple Canopy
ISBN 9780984734658
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Pub Date: 03/24/2015 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
The Shape of Evidence By Sophie Berrebi. The first in Valiz's new vis-à-vis series of accessible introductions to academic subjects in contemporary art, architecture and design, The Shape of Evidence examines the use of the document in contemporary art, focusing on artworks >>more
Valiz/vis-à-vis series
ISBN 9789078088981
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What Is Art? Edited by Sandro Droschl, Christian Egger. Text by Marina Grinic, Antonia Majaca, Suzana Milevska. This catalogue accompanies the exhibition What Is Art? held at the Graz Halle für Kunst und Medien, Austria. The contributors review Eastern European performance art from the 1970s, including such events as the Slovenian artists' >>more
Moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 9783869845098
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.25 in. / 180 pgs / 140 color.
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Moving Together By Rudi Laermans. Published in Valiz's new Antennae series devoted to new research in art, photography, architecture and design, Moving Together examines contemporary dance from both a practical and theoretical perspective. The author, Professor Rudi Laerman >>more
Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789078088523
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Sculpture Now Edited by Julia Kelly, Jon Wood. Sculpture Now assembles essays, statements, interviews, letters, poems and other texts by artists from all over the world on sculpture as it has been developed and practiced from 1990 to the present. Illustrated with works >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775733472
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The Symbol Gives Rise to Thought: Writings on Art by Marina Warner Edited by Vivian Sky Rehberg. This collection brings together a selection of writings on art by the internationally acclaimed novelist, historian and critic Marina Warner. For 30 years Warner has published widely on a range of art-world subjects and objects, >>more
Violette Editions
ISBN 9781900828390
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Pbk, 6.75 x 11 in. / 400 pgs / 80 color / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/30/2015 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Women's Work. Is Never Done By Catherine de Zegher. Introduction by Griselda Pollock, Jean Fisher. As perhaps the preeminent international feminist director and curator of her generation, Catherine de Zegher has made some of the most significant exhibitions of women artists of the past 25 years, most famously the groundbreaking >>more
AsaMER
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6(0) Ways Text by Sarah Ahmed, Lilet Breddels, Iftikhar Dadi, Clementine Deliss, Stuart Hall, Sarat Maharaj, Shervin Nekuee, Simon Sheikh, Jeremy Till. The western modernist view continues to influence contemporary art discourse. 6(0) Ways interrogates the most fundamental premises of the modernist approach and casts a new light on a changed contemporary practice. >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056626846
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 208 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 08/30/2010 Active/In stock
60 Wrd/Min Art Critic By Lori Waxman. Afterword by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev. "Are you an artist? Do you need a review?" Operating from a small, single-room structure installed at Documenta 13, Chicago-based art historian and "60 wrd/min art critic" Lori Waxman offered free reviews to any artist >>more
onestar press
ISBN 9782915359442
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Pbk, 5.5 x 9 in. / 150 pgs / 253 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/31/2014 Active/In stock
8th Berlin Biennial for Conteporary Art Text by Tarek Atoui, Juan A. Gaitán, Natasha Ginwala, Catalina Lozano, Mariana Munguía, Olaf Nicolai, Danh Vo. From May 29 to August 3, 2014, the 8th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, curated by Juan A. Gaitán, presents an exhibition at three venues throughout the city: Haus am Waldsee, Dahlem Museums–National Museums in >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775738408
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Pbk, 5.75 x 8.25 in. / 240 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 Active/In stock
9 Evenings Reconsidered Edited by Catherine Morris. Essays by Clarisse Bardiot and Michelle Kuo. Texts by Lucy Lippard and Brian O'Doherty. Introduction by Jane Farver. In 1966, a Bell Laboratories physicist brought a group of avant-garde artists together with 10 open-minded members of the science and technology fields for 9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering, a series of investigatory Happenings which >>more
MIT List Visual Arts Center
ISBN 9780938437697
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Paperback, 8.25 x 13 in. / 88 pgs / 4 color and 60 duotones.
Pub Date: 08/15/2006 Active/Awaiting stock
A Pocket History of 20th-Century Chinese Art By Lü Peng. A landmark text for novices and scholars alike, Pocket History of 20th-Century Chinese Art presents Lü Peng's comprehensive and definitive account of Chinese art in a new, more portable format. The nation's foremost art expert >>more
Charta
ISBN 9788881587964
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7.5 in. / 1,124 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/30/2011 Active/In stock
A Question of Evidence Inspired by visits to Asian countries under dictatorship, A Question of Evidence examines the inroads artists can make into the status of political documents. Most of the contributing artists collaborate with grassroots collectives that manage >>more
Walther König
ISBN 9783865605696
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Pbk, 5.75 x 9.5 in. / 190 pgs / 23 color / 65 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2009 Active/In stock
Air Guitar Text by Dave Hickey. The 23 essays (or "love songs") that make up the now classic volume Air Guitar trawl a "vast, invisible underground empire" of pleasure, through record stores, honky-tonks, art galleries, jazz clubs, cocktail lounges, surf shops >>more
Art Issues Press
ISBN 9780963726452
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 208 pgs / 1 color / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/02/1997 Active/In stock
All that Dutch: International Cultural Politics Edited by Ben Hurkmans, Gitta Luiten, Taco de Neef, Henk Pröpper and Femke van Woerden-Tausk. Essays by George Lawson, Aaron Betsky, Catherine David, Chris Dercon and Els Van Der Plas. Dutch international cultural policy is unusually generous, an international exemplar. And it has recently become the subject of heated debate at home. Though there are no plans to cut back, there are questions: the government's >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056624637
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Paperback, 6.25 x 8.75 in. / 118 pgs / 26 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2006 Active/In stock
Archetypes and Historicity By Mario Diacono. Gallerist and art writer Mario Diacono (born 1930) has been among postwar painting’s liveliest advocates, espousing, exhibiting and writing about the work of Alex Katz, Julian Schnabel, Francesco Clemente, Mimmo Paladino, Sigmar Polke, Georg Baselitz >>more
Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836623259
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Flexi, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 416 pgs / 90 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2012 Active/In stock
Art & Activism in the Age of Globalization Edited by Ruben De Roo, Karel Vanhaesebrouck, Lieven de Cautier. What roles can art and activism play in a post-Fordist "society of the spectacle"? Can activist art effect real change? Art & Activism in the Age of Globalization asks these and other pressing questions facing >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056627799
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Pbk, 5.75 x 9 in. / 334 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 05/31/2011 Active/In stock
Art Czar: The Rise and Fall of Clement Greenberg By Alice Goldfarb Marquis. In the years of his greatest dominance, Clement Greenberg almost single-handedly established Jackson Pollock and the New York School at the center of the American art world. His work set the tone for art criticism >>more
MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878467013
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Clothbound, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 336 pgs / 35 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/01/2006 Active/In stock
Art Is a Problem By Joshua Decter. Edited by John Miller. In this volume of selected essays, interviews, curatorial texts and reviews, spanning 1986-2012, Joshua Decter examines contemporary art in relation to its various ideological, public, discursive, and social contexts. The book encompasses seven chapters: >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037641958
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Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 446 pgs / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2014 Active/Awaiting stock
Art On the Edge...and Over In this highly accessible introduction to American art since the 1970s, Linda Weintraub offers art lovers a readable exploration of some of the most important artists and movements of the past three decades. Today artists >>more
Art Insights,Inc.
ISBN 9780965198813
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Paperback, 6.75 x 9 in. / 264 pgs / 114 b&w / 28 color.
Pub Date: 01/02/1997 Active/In stock
Art On the Edge...and Over In this highly accessible introduction to American art since the 1970s, Linda Weintraub offers art lovers a readable exploration of some of the most important artists and movements of the past three decades. Today artists >>more
Art Insights,Inc.
ISBN 9780965198806
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Hardcover, 6.75 x 9 in. / 164 pgs / 114 b&w / 28 color.
Pub Date: 02/02/1997 Active/Awaiting stock
Art and Subjecthood Many contemporary artworks evoke the human figure: consider the omnipresence of the mannequin in the work of artists like John Miller, Thomas Hirschhorn, Heimo Zobernig, or David Lieske. Or the revival of a minimalist vocabulary >>more
Sternberg / Institut fuer Kunstkritik
ISBN 9781934105757
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Art and/or Design? Edited by Annett Zinsmeister.Text by Katia Baudin, Alex Coles, Christine Hill, El Ultimo Grito, Louise Schouwenberg, Wolfgang Ullrich, Annett Zinsmeister. Today artists design furnishings and lighting, even offering interior design consulting, while designers create functionless objects in limited editions. Where is the dividing "line between the two? The essays in Art and/or Design? attempt to >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783868592559
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 192 pgs / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 Active/In stock
Art for Sale By Dirk Boll. How is an English auction different from a Dutch auction? What distinguishes a vintage print from a period, modern or estate print? Dirk Boll, Managing Director of Christie's in Zurich, explains these and other technical >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775728157
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Pbk, 5 x 7.5 in. / 192 pgs.
Pub Date: 07/31/2011 Active/In stock
Art in Its Own Terms Edited by Rackstraw Downes. According to the important American poet John Ashbery, “To read Fairfield Porter is to rediscover art through the eyes of someone whose intuitive love and understanding of it has been matched by few contemporaries,” while >>more
MFA Publications/artWorks
ISBN 9780878467433
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Paperback, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 288 pgs / 46 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/01/2008 Active/In stock
Art/Design Text by Annett Zinsmeister. Annett Zinsmeister has developed an interdisciplinary teaching practice based on her work as an artist and educator. Her studies investigating creative processes and perceptions of space and objects are of equal relevance to artists, designers >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783868592665
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 224 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 Active/In stock
Arthur C. Danto: Remarks on Art and Philosophy Edited by Marion Boulton Stroud. "What makes something a work of art?" This was the question that philosopher Arthur C. Danto (1924–2013) asked himself after seeing Andy Warhol’s "Brillo Box" at a 1964 exhibition at the Stable Gallery in New >>more
A.S.A.P.
ISBN 9780979764271
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Clth, 6.75 x 9 in. / 144 pgs / 6 color / DVD (NTSC).
Pub Date: 03/31/2014 Active/In stock
Artist-Run Spaces In the 1960s and 70s, as the parameters of art expanded to incorporate architecture and performance and increasingly drew on urban theory and the politics of everyday life, the model of the artist-run gallery space >>more

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Artist?: The Hypothesis of Bodiness By Fré Ilgen. Through the writings of Dutch artist Fré Ilgen, Artist? offers familiar as well as surprising insight into the human need to create and experience art. Well researched and masterfully executed, Ilgen's approach discusses the various >>more
Wasmuth
ISBN 9783803033642
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Hbk, 9.25 x 11.25 in. / 298 pgs / 130 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2014 Active/Awaiting stock
Artists Talk: 1969-1977 Edited by Peggy Gale. Foreword by Paul Greenhalgh. An essay by Peggy Gale introduces this transcription of historic talks by internationally known artists, recorded some 30 years ago at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Included are >>more
The Press of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
ISBN 9780919616400
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 423 pgs / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/15/2005 Active/In stock
Arts of Japan: MFA Highlights Edited by Anne Nishimura Morse. The MFA's holdings of Japanese art make up the finest and most comprehensive collection outside of Japan. This stunning overview features many of the collection's best-known and most beloved works, including such rare paintings as >>more
MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878467143
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Paperback, 7 x 9 in. / 320 pgs / 175 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/01/2008 Active/In stock
Benjamin's Blind Spot Edited by Lise Patt.Contributors include Vance Bell, David Brottman, Martin Gantman, David Gross, Erich Hertz, Petra Kuppers, Rajeev S. Patke, Colin Rhodes, Gerhard Richter, Marquard Smith, Carsten Strathausen. Walter Benjamin's 1936 essay ''The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction'' revolutionized the way we look at the social function of the work of art, and the paradigms through which we appreciate >>more
Institute of Cultural Inquiry
ISBN 9781889917047
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Paperback, 7.5 x 9 in. / 128 pgs / 200 b&w / 1 duotone.
Pub Date: 07/02/2001 Active/Awaiting stock
Beyond Preconceptions By Lawrence Rinder. Contributions by Milena Kalinovska, Jiri and Jana Sevcik. Text by Paulo Herkenhoff, Michael Newman. Bold and necessary in both critical approach and geographical range, Beyond Preconceptions: The Sixties Experiment provides a look at parallel art developments in Eastern and Western Europe and in North and South America in the >>more
Independent Curators International, New York
ISBN 9780916365585
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Hardcover, 9 x 11 in. / 128 pgs / 40 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/02/2000 Active/In stock
Black Sphinx: On the Comedic in Modern Art Edited and with introduction by John C. Welchman. Text by Jessica Chalmers, Janet Whitmore, Simon Critchley. Black Sphinx collects 12 essays on comedy in contemporary art by leading philosophers, art historians and theorists. Philosopher Simon Critchley and art historian Janet Whitmore consider the origins of comedic genres and survey some of >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783905770964
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 280 pgs / 53 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2010 Active/In stock
Bruce Altshuler: Biennials and Beyond >>more
Phaidon
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Bruce Altshuler: Salon to Biennial >>more
Phaidon
ISBN 9780714844053
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Byproduct Edited by Marisa Jahn. Byproduct presents texts from a variety of artists, activists, curators and interdisciplinary thinkers examining projects by cultural practitioners "embedded" in non-art industries. Working with the symbolic languages of these institutions, these >>more
YYZ Books/REV-
ISBN 9780920397510
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Pbk, 7 x 10 in. / 192 pgs / 100 duotone.
Pub Date: 05/31/2011 Active/Awaiting stock
Chris Kraus: Where Art Belongs In Where Art Belongs, Chris Kraus examines artistic enterprises of the past decade that reclaim the use of lived time as a material in the creation of visual art. In four interlinked essays, Kraus expands >>more
MIT/Semiotexte
ISBN 9781584350989
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Closer than Fiction Edited and with introduction by Brigitte Franzen, Anna Sophia Schultz. Foreword by Isabel Pfeiffer-Poensgen, Hortensia Völckers. Text by Kathrin Barutzki, Wolfgang Becker, Hans-Christian Dany, Thomas Hecken, Manfred Henningsen, John Brinckerhoff Jackson, Jean-Claude Lebensztejn, Lucy Lippard, Alexandra Puntigam, Uwe M. Schneede, Martino Stierli, Annette Urban. Closer than Fiction serves as the reading companion to the 2011 Hyper Real exhibition of photorealist art held at the Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst in Germany. Scholarly essays place American hyperrealism and photorealism in >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783863351199
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Flexi, 7.75 x 9.5 in. / 384 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2012 Active/In stock
Collection Diary By Bob Nickas. For one year, respected critic and curator Bob Nickas put his money where his eyes are: he decided to become a collector, someone who takes art off gallery walls instead of hanging it there. His >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9782940271689
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Paperback, 4.5 x 6.5 in. / 64 pgs / 20 color.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005 Active/In stock
Commissioning Contemporary Art: A Handbook for Curators, Collectors and Artists In an age of blockbuster exhibitions and public art projects, the most exciting artworks are often those that have been specially commissioned for a specific site or event. This invaluable guide reveals and demystifies every >>more
T&H
ISBN 9780500238981
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Community Art Edited by Paul De Bruyne, Pascal Gielen. Italian philosopher Antonio Negri has declared that “Every kind of change belongs to a form of community art,” inverting the convention that community art can be an integral component of social change and extending the >>more
Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789078088509
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 373 pgs / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2011 Active/In stock
Contemporary Art Theory By Igor Zabel. Edited by Igor Spanjol. Igor Zabel (1958–2005) was one of Slovenia’s foremost curators and writers. Published as a part of JRP | Ringier’s Documents critical writings series (published with Les presses du reel), this important collection of Zabel’s writings--his >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037642382
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Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 302 pgs / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2013 Active/In stock
Contemporary Practices Text by Ackbar Abbas. >>more
Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571921
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Paperback, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs.
Pub Date: 10/02/1999 Active/In stock
Courage To Be Alone Artwork by Michelangelo Pistoletto, Anne Poirier, Patrick Poirier, Sarkis, Nahum Tevet, Ilya Kabakov, Giulio Paolini, Franz West, Gilbert & George. Edited by Lóránd Hegyi. The essays gathered in this book are the result of an historical-anthropological observation: after the crisis in narration, carefully analyzed in the recent past by François Lyotard, we confront ourselves today with the tendency, in >>more
Charta
ISBN 9788881585076
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Paperback, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 96 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/15/2005 Active/In stock
Curiosity and Method: Ten Years of Cabinet Magazine Edited by Sina Najafi. Since its launch in late 2000, Cabinet magazine has become a touchstone for a certain approach to understanding culture, one that shuns orthodox distinctions--high/low, serious/humorous, professional/amateur--in favor of a commitment to the idea t >>more
Cabinet Books
ISBN 9781932698565
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Clth, 8.75 x 11 in. / 528 pgs / 339 color / 113 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/31/2012 Active/In stock
DOCUMENTARY Whitechapel Documents of Contemporary Art After a long period in eclipse, documentary has undergone a marked revival in recent art. This has been spurred by two phenomena: the exhibition of photographic and video work on political issues at Documenta and >>more
MIT
ISBN 9780262518291
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David Robbins: The Velvet Grind Edited by Lionel Bovier, Fabrice Stroun. Asked to contribute to Artforum's “Top Ten” column, David Robbins used one of his entries for “Electricity: That we don't annually celebrate Electricity Day is unfathomable.” That sense of whimsy, even amid an advanced critical >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783905701029
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Paperback, 6 x 8.5 in. / 320 pgs / 16 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/15/2006 Active/In stock
Delusive Spaces Text by Eric Kluitenberg. In 2006, NBC posted clips from its fall lineup on YouTube, and the government produced antidrug spots. As new media is gaining not only street cred but real market share, traditional media outlets are increasingly >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056626174
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Paperback, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 391 pgs.
Pub Date: 04/01/2008 Active/In stock
Demonstrations Text by Sabine Witt, Britta Peters, Fanti Baum, et al. Between the “Arab Spring” and the Occupy movement, 2011 will certainly be remembered as the year of insurrection, and this volume could not come at a more timely moment. Demonstrations offers an interdisciplinary discussion of >>more
Moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 9783869842882
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Clth, 7.25 x 9.5 in. / 480 pgs / 135 color / 33 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2012 Active/In stock
Difference on Display Text by Ine Gevers, Renu Addlahka, Michel Callon, Johnson Cheu, Amade M'Charek. In society, what passes for normal, and who gets to decide? Who “looks” normal, and where do we draw the line? At a facial wrinkle, at a visible prosthesis, pills to increase intelligence, drastic cosmetic >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056627157
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 384 pgs / 280 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2010 Active/In stock
Draw it with your eyes closed: the art of the art assignment Art school is at a point of unprecedented popularity both as an enterprise and as an object of critical inquiry. This book examines the complex and often unruly state of art education by focusing on >>more
Paper Monument
ISBN 9780979757549
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During the Exhibition the Gallery Will Be Closed By Camiel van Winkel. In this collection of essays, Amsterdam art historian and critic Camiel van Winkel digs up the conceptual roots of contemporary art, design and photography to argue that the art of today is, as a whole, >>more
Valiz
ISBN 9789078088561
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 304 pgs / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/31/2012 Active/In stock
Eli Broad: The Art of Being Unreasonable: Lessons in Unconventional Thinking Eli Broad's embrace of "unreasonable thinking" has helped him build two Fortune 500 companies, amass personal billions, and use his wealth to create a new approach to philanthropy. He has helped to fund scientific research >>more
John Wiley & Sons
ISBN 9781118173213
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Engadin Art Talks Edited by Cristina Bechler, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Beatrix Ruf. Text by Vito Acconci, Doug Aitken, Simone Forti, Hamish Fulton, Sarah Morris, Mai-Thu Perret, Tobias Rehberger, Lawrence Weiner, Cerith Wyn Evans, Annalisa & Peter Zumthor. This volume compiles ideas and projects from well-known artists, architects, designers, filmmakers and researchers on mountainous regions not only in Switzerland, but worldwide. It includes writings by Vito Acconci, Doug Aitken, Ron Arad, Nairy Baghramia >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037643501
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Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 264 pgs / 43 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2014 Active/In stock
Ethics in Aesthetics Edited by Annett Zinsmeister. Text by Stephan Bohle, Christian Demand, Raphie Etgar, Renate Flagmeier, Johan Holten, Leiko Ikemura, Derrick de Kerckhove, Césare Peeren, Michaela Ott, Rainer Leschke, Annett Zinsmeister. In 1790, Immanuel Kant elevated “the beautiful to a symbol of the morally good.” Two hundred years later, “more ethics, less aesthetics” was the tagline chosen for the 2000 Venice Biennial for architecture. This volume >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783868591910
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Pbk, 6 x 9.5 in. / 256 pgs / 25 color / 80 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 Active/In stock
Exile of the Imaginary: Politics Aesthetics Love Edited by Juli Carson. Text by Parveen Adams, Juli Carson, Gregory Ulmer. This collection of art-historic, psychoanalytic and linguistic essays ponders the relationship between post-conceptual art practice and the legacy of Roland Barthes's famed A Lover's Discourse: Fragments--specifically, Barthes's assertion that lov >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865602114
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Paperback / 9.5 x 6.75 in / 184 pgs/ illustrated throughout
Pub Date: 07/01/2007 Active/Awaiting stock
Expressive Edge By Margaret Sheffield Analyzing the history of sculpture from an unusual angle, Margaret Sheffield tackles the character and function of "edge" in sculptural line, from classical Greece to the present. She identifies three kinds of sculptural edge: the >>more
Charta
ISBN 9788881587377
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 120 pgs / 10 color / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/31/2010 Active/Awaiting stock
Figure of Motion Edited by Annett Zinsmeister. Text by Inge Baxmann, Margitta Buchert, Söke Dinkla, Christophe Girot, Scott de Lahunta, Claus Pias, Stephan Rammler, Annett Zinsmeister. Interviews with Michael Schumacher, Chris Bangle. From the twitch of a finger to the expansion of the universe, motion informs and shapes every facet of our world and culture. Figure of Motion is itself a dynamic publication, shifting easily from renaissance >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783868591101
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 240 pgs / 85 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2012 Active/In stock
Forgetting the Art World >>more
MIT
ISBN 9780262017732
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Frieze Projects: Artists Commissions and Talks Organized by Polly Staple. Edited by Melissa Gronlund. Since the inaugural Frieze Art Fair in 2003, Frieze Projects, an off-shoot of London's frieze magazine, has pursued an ambitious curatorial program, inviting a selection of emerging and established artists to realize work responding specifically >>more
Frieze
ISBN 9780955320101
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Paperback, 7.75 x 10.2 in. / 320 pgs / 160 color / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/01/2007 Active/In stock
From Image to Interaction By Arjen Mulder. In From Image to Interaction, Amsterdam-based essayist and media theorist Arjen Mulder retells the past 500 years of visual arts to construe their culmination in the interactive art of today. Mulder investigates the origins of >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056628192
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8 in. / 240 pgs / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2011 Active/Awaiting stock
Gender Check: A Reader Edited by Bojana Pejic. Following the collapse of the Berlin wall and the Soviet Bloc in 1989, gender studies and the theorization of feminism boomed in eastern Europe, from the Baltics to the Caucasus. Bojana Pejic's substantial companion volume >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865608833
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Pbk, 7 x 9.75 in. / 380 pgs.
Pub Date: 04/30/2011 Active/In stock
Geo-Graphics: A Map of Art Practices in Africa, Past and Present Edited by Anne-Marie Bouttiaux, David Adjaye. Text by Jean Muteba Rahier, Ken Ndiaye, Gustaaf Verswijver, Viviane Baeke, Julien Volper, Didier Schaub, Yacouba Konatè, et al. Confronting contemporary African art’s awkward coexistence with earlier African art as “ethnographic artifact,” Geo-Graphics celebrates the flourishing of African art on the international circuit, while simultaneously asserting its ancestry and cr >>more
Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836616589
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Pbk, 9.5 x 11.25 in. / 384 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2010 Active/In stock
Gerhard Richter: Doubt And Belief In Painting By Robert Storr. Robert Storr's is one of the sharpest minds in American art museums. --The New York Review of Books
[Gerhard Richter is] Europe's most challenging modern painter. --Michael Kimmelman
Gerhard Richter is widely recognized as one of >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870703553
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9.75 in. / 336 pgs / 198 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/02/2003 Active/Not available
Global Studies Edited by Hans Belting, Jacob Birken, Peter Weibel, Andrea Buddensieg. Text by Thomas Fillitz, Rania Gaafar, Anthony Gardner, Birgit Hopfener, Nicola Müllerschön, Adele Tan et al. This is the third volume in Hans Belting and Peter Weibel’s Global Art and the Museum series, which analyzes how globalization affects the industry of contemporary art. Alongside case studies of individual artists, Global Studies >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775732024
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 456 pgs / 22 color / 74 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/31/2012 Active/In stock
Grant H. Kester: The One and the Many: Contemporary Collaborative Art in a Global Context Collaborative and collective art practices have proliferated around the world over the past fifteen years. In The One and the Many, Grant H. Kester provides an overview of the broader continuum of collaborative art, ranging >>more
Duke
ISBN 9780822349877
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Griselda Pollock: Allo-Thanatography or Allo-Auto-Biography: A Few Thoughts on One Painting in Charlotte Salomon's 'Leben? oder Theater?' Pollock looks at the epic art-text narratives of Charlotte Salomon, who was murdered in Auschwitz in 1943. >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775728775
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Pbk, 5.75 x 8.25 in. / 32 pgs / 5 color.
Pub Date: 01/31/2012 Active/In stock
Hans Ulrich Obrist & Rem Koolhaas: The Conversation Series In this traditional paperback, renowned critic and curator Hans Ulrich Obrist teams up with Dutch avant-garde architect and paradigm-shifting intellectual, Rem Koolhaas, for a discussion of Koolhaas's work in China, his designs for Prada, architecture >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865600776
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Paperback, 5.5 x 8 in. / 68 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 Active/Awaiting stock
Hans Ulrich Obrist & Thomas Demand: The Conversation Series Volume number 10 in the Conversation Series with the influential museum director, curator, writer and conversationalist Hans Ulrich Obrist, is given over to an intensive talk with the important German conceptual artist, Thomas Demand, who >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865602046
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Paperback, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 174 pgs / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/01/2007 Active/Awaiting stock
Hans Ulrich Obrist & Yona Friedman: The Conversation Series "People make too much of architecture. I have a running quarrel with architects who overestimate architecture. Reality is at eye-level with people walking down the street." Born in 1923 in Budapest, Hungary, Yona Friedman is >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865601711
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Paperback, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 126 pgs / 29 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/01/2007 Active/In stock
Hans Ulrich Obrist: Battery City: A Post-Olympic Beijing Mini-Marathon Edited and with text by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Hu Fan. On January 31, 2008, Swiss curator, critic and historian Hans Ulrich Obrist conducted a "marathon" of conversations in Beijing, after the example of his famous Serpentine Gallery marathons. This marathon called on artists, cultural producers >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037640968
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Pbk, 4.75 x 8.25 in. / 138 pgs / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2010 Active/In stock
High Price: Art Between the Market and Celebrity Culture During almost any conversation about art, the elephant in the room – whether it’s mentioned or not – is money. Paradoxically, in a world in which the global art market often plays the role of >>more
RAM/Sternberg
ISBN 9781933128795
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Hou Hanru: On The Mid-Ground Edited by Yu Hsiao-Hwei. Essay by Hou Hanru. Hou Hanru is undoubtedly one of the most dynamic and innovative curators and critics on the contemporary art scene today. Known for such ground-breaking exhibitions as Cities on the Move (co-curated with Hans Ulrich Obrist), >>more
Timezone 8
ISBN 9789628638826
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Paperback, 6.5 x 8.75 in. / 281 pgs / 120 color / 194 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/02/2003 Active/In stock
How to Do Things with Art By Dorothea von Hantlemann. Edited by Karen Marta. Foreword by Hans Ulrich Obrist. Art has never been as culturally and economically prominent as it is today. How can artists themselves shape the social relevance and impact of their work? In How to Do Things with Art, German art >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037641040
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Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 208 pgs / 19 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2010 Active/In stock
I Like Your Work : Art and Etiquette The art world is now both socially professional and professionally social. Curators visit artists’ studios; collectors, dealers, and journalists assemble for a reception and reconvene later for dinner; everyone goes to parties. We exchange introductions >>more
Paper Monument
ISBN 9780979757525
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Iconography and Archetypes By Mario Diacono. Gallerist and art writer Mario Diacono (born 1930) has been among postwar painting's liveliest advocates, espousing, exhibiting and writing about the work of Alex Katz, Julian Schnabel, Francesco Clemente, Mimmo Paladino, Sigmar Polke, Georg Baselitz >>more
Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836616336
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Flexi, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 488 pgs / 90 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2011 Active/Awaiting stock
Illuminating Video: An Essential Guide To Video Art Edited and introduction by by Doug Hall and Sally Jo Fifer. Foreword by David Ross. Preface by David Bolt. This book is an insightful evaluation of video art since its early beginnings, examining its theoretical, aesthetic and social implications. >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9780893813901
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 568 pgs / 145 reproductions throughout.
Pub Date: 06/15/2005 Active/Not available
Image and Narrative By Jaroslav Vostry, Miroslav Vojtechovsky. Image plus narrative equals tableau--or “scenicity,” the phenomenon of staging, in the visual and dramatic arts and in commerce. In this original and imaginative volume, scenicity is taken to describe any creative arrangement in a >>more
Kant
ISBN 9788074370533
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Pbk, 7 x 9.5 in. / 304 pgs / 79 color / 114 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/31/2013 Active/In stock
Imaginary Economics Edited by Olav Velthuis. A British artist who destroys all of his belongings, a Dutch artist's initiative that charts organization cultures, a Swiss artist who sells his right to participate in an exhibition via an online auction, an American >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056624019
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Paperback, 4.75 x 7.75 in. / 128 pgs / 16 color.
Pub Date: 05/15/2005 Active/Awaiting stock
Impuls Marcel Duchamp Edited by Kornelia Röder, Antonia Napp. Text by Gerhard Graulich, Kornelia Röder. With this volume, the Duchamp Research Center at the Staatliches Museum in Schwerin, Germany, inaugurates a new series titled Poesis, collecting the most recent research on Marcel Duchamp from the world's foremost scholars at work >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775731829
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 208 pgs / 38 color.
Pub Date: 12/31/2011 Active/In stock
In Favor Of Today's Art By Francois Dagognet. French philosopher Francois Dagognet explores the transition from image to environment to installation in the history of art and the history of domestic objects. An important contribution to the ongoing debate of modernism. >>more
Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571259
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Paperback, 6.5 x 8.5 / 160 pgs / 21 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/02/1993 Active/In stock
In the Making By Linda Weintraub. From the first page to the last, from Thomas Kinkaid (really!) to Matthew Barney, this book serves as a launching pad. Conclusions are perpetually delayed. Resolutions are continually postponed. The text is written for takeoff, >>more
D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.
ISBN 9781891024597
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Paperback, 8 x 10 in. / 415 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 07/02/2003 Active/In stock
Inclinations: Further Writing and Interviews By Stuart Morgan By Stuart Morgan. Edited by Ian Hunt. When Stuart Morgan died at age 54 in 2002, London's Guardian newspaper wrote, "Stuart Morgan became known during the 1980s in Europe and the United States as the most significant British writer on contemporary art. >>more
Frieze
ISBN 9780952741480
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Paperback, 6 x 9.25 in. / 448 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 Active/In stock
Institutions by Artists Edited by Jeff Khonsary, Kristina Lee Podesva. Introduction by Lorna Brown. Text by AA Bronson, Vincent Bonin, Luis Camnitzer, Barnaby Drabble, Michele Faguet, Makiko Hara, Ola Khalidi, Diala Khasawnih, Markus Meissen, Peta Rake, Jeffry Swartz, Keith Wallace, Pan Wendt. Artist-run initiatives in North America provided a space for the presentation and legitimization of experimental work and for the assertion of socially progressive and politically radical ideas and questions. In making such spaces available, artist-run >>more
Fillip Editions
ISBN 9781927354025
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Pbk, 4.75 x 7.5 in. / 224 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 11/30/2012 Active/Awaiting stock
Intangible Economies Edited by Antonia Hirsch. Text by Juan A. Gaitán, Melanie Gilligan, Antonia Hirsch, Candice Hopkins, Olaf Nicolai, Patricia Reed, Monika Szewczyk, Jan Verwoert. Treating the idea of an economy as a general system of exchange, Intangible Economies advances the idea that personal relationships are produced by economic activity, and that desire generates economic transactions. Intangible Economies, sp >>more
Fillip Editions
ISBN 9781927354032
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7.5 in. / 176 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 11/30/2012 Active/Awaiting stock
Interviews Volume 1 By Gerald Matt Text by Gerald Matt. Contributions by Matthew Barney, Anri Sala, Tony Matelli, Tracey Moffatt, Shirin Neshat. During his long and illustrious career as a curator, Gerald Matt, the current Director of Kunsthalle Vienna, had many insightful conversations with the top artists of the day. Gathered here are 40 interviews with contemporary >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865601889
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 360 pgs / 103 color / 21 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/01/2007 Active/In stock
Invalid Format: An Anthology of Triple Canopy Edited by Triple Canopy. Text by Rivka Galchen, Adam Helms, et al. Invalid Format is an archive of the widespread publishing activities of Triple Canopy, the editorial collective and online magazine based in New York, Los Angeles and Berlin. The book, designed in collaboration with Project Projects, >>more
Triple Canopy
ISBN 9780984734603
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 336 pgs / 156 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/31/2012 Active/Awaiting stock
Invalid Format: An Anthology of Triple Canopy Invalid Format is an archive of the widespread activities of Triple Canopy, the New York–based magazine and publisher. The book translates into print work that originally appeared in other forms. The third volume of Invalid >>more
Triple Canopy
ISBN 9780984734634
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 288 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 02/28/2014 Active/In stock
JFL: What Does Why Mean? >>more
J&L Books
ISBN 9780974690841
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Paperback, 5.25 x 7.75 in. / 200 pgs
Pub Date: 06/01/2007 Active/In stock
Jac Leirner in Conversation with Adele Nelson Text by Robert Storr. This third publication in the Fundación Cisneros' Conversaciones/Conversations series puts Brazilian conceptual artist Jac Leirner in dialogue with art historian Adele Nelson. Leirner (born 1961) emerged in the early 1990s at the forefront >>more
Fundación Cisneros/Colección Patricia Phelps De Cisneros
ISBN 9780982354445
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Hbk, 6 x 9.25 in. / 220 pgs / 46 color / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2011 Active/In stock
John Miller: The Price Club By John Miller. Edited by Lionel Bovier. For writer, critic and artist John Miller, the issue of the production-reception of a work of art is a genuine dialectic. He argues that the artist has no choice but to address the sociopolitical questions >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9782940271054
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Paperback, 6 x 8.5 in. / 192 pgs.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005 Active/In stock
Joseph Beuys: The Felt Hat Artwork by Joseph Beuys. The Felt Hat provides a much-needed and accessible introduction to the work of this seminal twentieth-century artist. The book traces Beuys' life from his birth in Krefels Germany in 1921 through his early studies in >>more
Charta
ISBN 9788881580651
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Paperback, 6 x 8.5 in. / 240 pgs / 39 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/02/1997 Active/Awaiting stock
Judgment and Contemporary Art Criticism Edited by Melanie O'Brian, Jeff Khonsary. Text by Jeff Derksen, Diedrich Diederichsen, James Elkins, Maria Fusco, Sven Lütticken, Tom Morton, Kristina Lee Podesva, William Wood, Tirdad Zolghadr. Matters of value and judgment are the subject of recently intensified debate within art criticism. Has art criticism suffered a collective failure of nerve as names and styles boom and bust with increasing rapidity? Conversely, >>more
Fillip Editions/Artspeak
ISBN 9780973813364
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7.5 in. / 176 pgs.
Pub Date: 04/30/2011 Active/Awaiting stock
Kahnweiler: My Galleries And Painters Interviews with Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler by Francis Cr»mieux. Introduction by John Russell. Picasso's lifelong dealer and one of the major gallery owners of the twentieth century, Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler is a key figure in the development of modern art. He opened his first Paris gallery in 1907, then >>more
MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466528
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Paperback, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 176 pgs / 27 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/02/2003 Active/Awaiting stock
Limor Shifman. Memes: In Digital Culture (MIT Press Essential Knowledge ) In December 2012, the exuberant video “Gangnam Style” became the first YouTube clip to be viewed more than one billion times. Thousands of its viewers responded by creating and posting their own variations of the >>more
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ISBN 9780262525435
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Listen Here Now! Argentine Art of the 1960s Edited by Ines Katzenstein and Andrea Giunta. Essays by Ana Longoni, Mariano Mestman, Marcelo E. Pacheco and Oscar Tern. In recent writings and exhibitions on postwar art, the avant-garde of 1960s Argentina has emerged as one of the most vital and original of that extraordinarily dynamic period. Although these artists were as radical as >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870703669
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Paperback, 6 x 9.25 in. / 304 pgs / 95 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/02/2004 Active/Awaiting stock
Looking through Duchamp’s Door By Hans Belting. In this new book by Hans Belting, three essays are united by one theme—the persistence of perspective after its supposed demise in the hands of modernism. Belting addresses perspective in the works of Marcel Duchamp, >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865606051
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Pbk, 6 x 9.25 in. / 192 pgs / 35 color / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2010 Active/In stock
Luis Camnitzer in Conversation with Alexander Alberro The Fundación Cisneros’ Conversaciones/Conversations series publishes firsthand testimonies of leading artists and intellectuals from Latin America. German-born Uruguayan Luis Camnitzer (born 1937) has been an influential artist, theorist, teacher >>more
Fundación Cisneros/Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros
ISBN 9780982354490
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Hbk, 6 x 9.25 in. / 240 pgs / 124 color.
Pub Date: 05/31/2014 Active/In stock
Making History: Wu Hung on Contemporary Art Making History collects the most provocative and insightful essays of Wu Hung, the esteemed scholar and critic of Chinese contemporary art and culture. Written in clear and readable prose, this volume contains detailed analyses of >>more
Blue Kingfisher
ISBN 9789889961701
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Hbk, 8 x 11 in. / 278 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 02/01/2009 Active/Awaiting stock
Manet and the Execution of Emperor Maximillian Essay by John Elderfield. The execution of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico, in 1867, was the subject of a quartet of paintings by the French Impressionist and early Modernist Edouard Manet. These works are rarely shown together, and in fact >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870704239
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Paperback, 7.5 x 9.25 in. / 200 pgs / 112 illustrations.
Pub Date: 11/15/2006 Active/In stock
Modernism And Modernity Edited by Benjamin H.D. Buchloh, Serge Guilbauta and David Solkin. Essays by T.J. Clark, Hollis Clayson, Nicole Dubreuil-Blondin, Thomas Crow, Clement Greenberg, John Wilson Foster, Allan Sekula, Henri Lefebvre, Marcelin Pleynet, Paul Hayes Tucker, et al. Modernism and Modernity: The Vancouver Conference Papers, was originally published as the proceedings from a conference held in Vancouver, in 1983. Due to its popularity, this reprint is being issued with the same insightful and >>more
The Press of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
ISBN 9780919616417
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 296 pgs / 43 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/15/2005 Active/Awaiting stock
Museum Inc: Inside the Global Art World Has corporate business overtaken the art world? It's no secret that art and business have always mixed, but their relationship today sparks more questions than ever. Museum, Inc. describes the new art conglomerates from an >>more
Paradigm
ISBN 9780976147510
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Museums Of Tomorrow Edited by Maurice Berger. Introduction by Barbara Buhler-Lynes. Conversations with Alexander Alberro, Maxwell Anderson, George Baker, Stefano Basilico, Jonathan Binstock, Dan Cameron, Donna de Salvo and Olu Oguibe. What is the future of the art museum? Should artists and critics have greater say in museum programming? What role can new museum technologies play in the future of the art museum? How should art >>more
The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture/Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
ISBN 9781890761073
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Natasha Degen. The Market (Whitechapel: Documents of Contemporary Art) Transnational markets hold sway over all aspects of contemporary culture, and that has transformed the environment of recent art, blurring the previously discrete realms of price and value, capital and creativity. Artists have responded not >>more
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Native Land Text by by Paul Virillo, Raymond Depardon, Diller, Scofidio + Renfro, Mark Hansen, Laura Kurgan, Ben Rubin. Filmmaker Raymond Depardon and eminent philosopher Paul Virilio discuss the relationship between ideas of homeland and rootedness, at a time when human migration has reached an unprecedented scale. Illustrating their dialogue, the artists and architects >>more
Actes Sud
ISBN 9782742789047
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Pub Date: 10/31/2010 Active/In stock
Nettitudes By Josephine Bosma. In the 1990s, net art burst onto the scene as a radical reflection on the role of technology in contemporary art. In Nettitudes, Dutch art critic Josephine Bosma documents the tumultuous history of art as >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056628000
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Pub Date: 08/31/2011 Active/Awaiting stock
New Relations in Art and Society Edited by Friederike Wappler. Text by Claire Bishop, Thomas Hirschhorn, Franz Erhardt Walther, Lawrence Weiner, Jacques Ranciere, Astrod Wege. Theodor W. Adorno described artworks as “windowless monads”: closed, autonomous worlds that both contain society and turn away from it. This essential contradiction is at the core of any discussion of art that aspires to >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037641897
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Newtopia Edited by Katerina Gregos, Elena Sorokina. Text by Ariella Azoulay, Stephane Hessel, Lina Khatib, Samuel Moyn, Raoul Vaneigem. Newtopia: The State of Human Rights looks at human rights through the work of 70 international contemporary artists. Many of these artists come from countries or regions where human rights has been or is a >>more
Ludion
ISBN 9789461300751
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Nicolas Bourriaud: The Radicant If modernity warrants a return to the origin of art, then French curator and art critic Nicolas Bourriaud is right when he claims that this is the time to redefine the concept of -what is >>more
RAM/Lukas&Sternberg
ISBN 9781933128429
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Nikolaus Hirsch, Markus Miessen: What Is Critical Spatial Practice? (Critical Spatial Practice 1) What, today, can be understood as a critical modality of spatial practice? This question, and others, were posed to protagonists from the fields of architecture, art, philosophy, and literature by architectural theorists and curators Nikolaus >>more
Sternberg Press
ISBN 9783943365276
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Now is the Time Edited by Margriet Schavemaker, Christel Vesters, Ingrid Commandeur, Jelle Bouwhuis, Gijs Frieling. The twentieth century was brought to a definitive conclusion by the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York. What developments has art undergone since this violent end to an era, and what significance >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056627218
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Of Bridges & Borders Vol. II Edited by Sigismond de Vajay. Text by Marc Augé, Jenny Holzer, Lawrence Weiner, Ricardo Menéndez Salmón, Saskia Sassen, Graciela Speranza, Fatima Velez, Diana Wechsler, Lawrence Weiner, Olivier Zybok. Anthropologists, writers, philosophers, artists, sociologists and architects from around the world gather in this second Of Bridges & Borders volume to voice their views of the challenges facing society today. The content ranges from anecdotes >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037642634
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Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 384 pgs / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 Active/In stock
Open 06 Essays by Lieven de Cauter, Sven Lütticken, Thomas Y. Levin, Gijs Van Oenen, Guus Beumer, Jouke Kleerebezem, Q.S. Serafijn, and Willem van Weelden. Post 9-11, post Iraqi invasion, post (we wish) the War on Terrorism, there is a great deal of interest in safety in the public domain, both in the political realm and among the general public. >>more
nai010 publishers/SKOR
ISBN 9789056623821
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Paperback, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 176 pgs / 90 color.
Pub Date: 08/02/2004 Active/In stock
Open 07: (No) Memory Edited by Liesbeth Melis and Jorinde Seijdel. Essays by Wolfgang Ernst, Jouke Kleerebezem, Geert Lovink, Sven Lütticken, Rudi Laermans, Paul Meurs, Frank van Vree and Cor Wagenaar. How can cultural heritage be made accessible without resisting new developments, or turning city and countryside into a museum? What is the impact of the media and digital storage techniques on the social and historic >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056623937
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 176 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 03/15/2005 Active/Awaiting stock
Open 08: (In)Visibility Edited by Liesbeth Melis and Jorinde Sijdel. In today's hypervisualized culture, has every message or social agenda been usurped by styling, commerc, and fashion? What position does art occupy in conveying the meanings of everyday design? What position should it occupy? And >>more
nai010 publishers/SKOR
ISBN 9789056624330
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Paperback, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 176 pgs / 90 color.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005 Active/Awaiting stock
Owning Art: The Contemporary Art Collector's Handbook By Louisa Buck, Judith Greer. This sharp, practical look at the contemporary art market declares its irreverence early with a full-page, large print citation of Jenny Holzer's truism, "Money creates taste." Louisa Buck and Judith Greer's analyses of buyers' interests >>more
Cultureshock Media
ISBN 9780954699918
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Clothbound, 6 x 8 in. / 276 pgs.
Pub Date: 04/01/2007 Active/Awaiting stock
Parachute: The Anthology Edited by Alexander Alberro, Chantal Pontbriand. In 1975, a small group of enterprising, discontented members of Quebec’s art community posed the question: “What do we know about contemporary art outside of Quebec, in Canada or abroad? Do we know what contemporary >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037641965
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Parachute: The Anthology, Volume II Edited by Chantal Pontbriand. Text by Nora M. Alter, Jim Drobnick, Stephen Horne, Ruth Kerkham, Johanne Lamoureux, Marc James Léger, Kate Linker, Birgit Pelzer, Bruce Hugh Russell, William Wood, Alexander Alberro. In 1975, a small group of enterprising, discontented members of the international art community in Quebec posed the question: “What do we know of contemporary art outside of Quebec, in Canada or abroad? Do we >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037642832
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Participation Is Risky Edited by Liesbeth Huybrechts. Text by Liesbeth Huybrechts, Cristiano Storni, Yanki Lee, Selina Schepers, Jessica Schoffelen, Katrien Dreessen. Equated with notions of public interaction, the term "participation" is often used very loosely, especially within the contexts of new media and innovation research. Among a recent generation of artists and designers working in new >>more
Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789078088776
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Play & Prosume Edited by Brigitte Felderer, Margarete Jahrmann. Text by Gerald Bast, Martha Blassnigg, Rudmer Canjels, Brigitte Felderer, Bert Hogenkamp, Margarete Jahrmann, Fares Kayali, Johann Lurf, Thomas Macho, Robert Pfaller, Bernhard Seiter, Gejus van Diggele, Martyn Woodward et al. Play & Prosume is a research project conducted by the Universities of Plymouth, Amsterdam, Applied Arts Vienna, the EYE Film Institute Amsterdam and the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision. Through various texts, this book >>more
Moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 9783869844114
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Postmodernism: A Virtual Discussion Edited by Maurice Berger. Contributions by Robert Rosenblum, Michelle Wallace, Maxwell Anderson, Catherine Lord, Jonathan Weinberg, Olu Oguibe, Michael Leja, Dan Cameron, Yvonne Rainer, Donna deSalvo, Simon Leung, Chrissie Iles, Jennifer Gonzalez, Wendy Ewald, Kellie Jones, David Ross, and Jerry Saltz. What is Postmodernism, and is it a useful concept for understanding American art and visual culture of the past 40 years? When and to what extent did Modernism wane as a phenomenon in American art? >>more
The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture/Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
ISBN 9781890761059
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Questioning History: Imagining the Past in Contemporary Art Text by Frank van der Stok, Frits Gierstberg, Flip Bool. During the past several decades, contemporary artists have asked critical questions about the way in which history is constructed through images, particularly those that are disseminated by the mass media. As the media has increasingly >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056626594
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Pub Date: 03/01/2009 Active/Awaiting stock
Re/New Marxist Art History Edited by Warren Carter, Barnaby Haran, Frederic J. Schwartz. From the early decades of the twentieth century until the 1980s, Marxist art history was at the forefront of radical approaches to the discipline. But in the last two decades of the century and into >>more
Art / Books
ISBN 9781908970114
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ReNew Marxist Art History Edited by Warren Carter, Barnaby Haran, Frederic J. Schwartz. From the early decades of the twentieth century until the 1980s, Marxist art history was at the forefront of radical approaches to the discipline. But in the last two decades of the century and into >>more
Art / Books
ISBN 9781908970121
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Rethinking the Contemporary Art School Edited by Brad Buckley, John Conomos. With great timeliness, Rethinking the Contemporary Art School examines the very basis of the art school and its role in society. The book considers various art-school models—innovative graduate programs, independent stand-alone schools and art sch >>more
The Press of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
ISBN 9780919616493
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 237 pgs.
Pub Date: 05/31/2010 Active/In stock
Robert Lehman Lectures On Contemporary Art No. 2 Edited by Lynne Cooke, Karen Kelly Bettina Funcke. Essays by Beatriz Colomina, Juan Maidagan, Dave Hickey, Michael Newman, Robert Farris Thompson, David Sylvester and Marina Warner. Foreword by Michael Govan. Finally Available Since 1992, Dia has presented the Robert Lehman Lectures on Contemporary Art. Like the Foundation's “Discussions in Contemporary Culture” symposia series, the Lehman lectures are an example of Dia's ongoing commitment to cross-disciplin >>more
Dia Art Foundation
ISBN 9780944521786
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Paperback, 5.5 x 8 in. / 200 pgs / 18 color / 100 b&w.
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Robert Lehman Lectures On Contemporary Art No.3 Edited by Lynne Cooke, Karen Kelly, Bettina Funcke. Essays by Lynne Cooke, Jonathan Crary, Russel Fergusson, Boris Groys, Pamela Kort, Bérènice Reynaud, Victor Stoichita, Elaine Showalter, Jan Tumlir and Peter Wollen. Foreword by Michael Govan. This third volume of collected theoretical and critical essays focuses on Dia's exhibitions from 1998 through 2000. As in the first two volumes, nine diverse contributors are included, ranging from art historian Jonathan Crary and >>more
Dia Art Foundation
ISBN 9780944521779
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Robert Lehman Lectures on Contemporary Art No. 4 Edited by Lynne Cooke, Karen Kelly and Barbara Schröder. Essays by Dave Hickey, Rosalind Krauss, Ulrich Loock, Alexander Alberro, Jan Avgikos, Richard Shiff, Dirk Snauwaert, Miwon Kwon, Colin Gardner. Foreword by Philippe Vergne. Since 1992, the Dia Center for the Arts has presented the Robert Lehman Lectures on Contemporary Art—an example of Dia's ongoing commitment to cross-disciplinary critical discourse. This fourth volume of collected theoretical and critical essays >>more
Dia Art Foundation
ISBN 9780944521793
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Robert Lehman Lectures on Contemporary Art No. 5 Introduction by Lynne Cooke. Text by Benjamin H. D. Buchloh, Rebecca Comay, Brian Dillon, Mark Godfrey, Branden W. Joseph, Tom McDonough, Molly Nesbit, Marina Warner. From 1992 to 2004, Dia Art Foundation presented the Robert Lehman Lectures on Contemporary Art, in which a distinguished array of scholars, critics and cultural historians engaged in cross-disciplinary critical discourse around Dia's exhibition program. >>more
Dia Art Foundation
ISBN 9780944521809
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8 in. / 176 pgs / 12 color / 45 b&w.
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Room 5: Arcade Edited by Nina Pearlman. Essays by Kathy Battista, Robert Clough, Pierandrea Gebbia, Francis Gooding, Lorens Holm, Catherine James, Mark Morris, Toby Newton, Barbara Penner, Weizman & Herz Architects Segal, John Tercier, Fabrizio Trifiro and Bernard Vere, et al. The second issue in the series Room 5, Arcade features reflections on female urinals and edible architecture; a consideration of scatalogical elements in the work of Kurt Schwitters; an analysis of hypothermia as a primary >>more
The London Consortium
ISBN 9780853159506
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 224 pgs / 35 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/02/2002 Active/In stock
Secret Publicity By Sven Lütticken. These thought-provoking essays from the first laureate of the Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture's Prize for Art Criticism consider the central role of publicity as both a subject of and a power >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056624675
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Paperback, 5.25 x 7.75 in. / 208 pgs / 38 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2006 Active/In stock
See It Again, Say It Again Edited by Janneke Wesseling. More often than not, a work of art is produced through a dialectic of action and reflection--a zooming into and out of the material at hand (be it physical or conceptual) that eventually arrives at >>more
Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789078088530
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Pub Date: 11/30/2011 Active/In stock
Seen, Written By Klaus Kertess. Curator and historian, gallerist and writer: Klaus Kertess has long been a decisive and forward-thinking presence in the art world. He founded the Bykert Gallery in 1966, where he represented artists including Chuck Close, Ralph >>more
Gregory R. Miller & Co.
ISBN 9780980024296
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Pbk, 7 x 9 in. / 220 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/31/2011 Active/In stock
Self-Organised Edited by Stine Herbert, Anne Szefer Karlsen. Text by Julie Ault, Maibritt Borgen, Céline Condorelli & Johan Frederik Hartle, Anthony Davies, Stephan Dillemuth & Jakob Jakobsen, Charles Esche, Barnaby Drabble, et al. The current economic situation and society’s low confidence in its institutions demands that artists become more imaginative in their self-organization. If labels such as ‘alternative,’ ‘non-profit’ and ‘artist-run’ dominated the self-organized art scene >>more
Open Editions/Hordaland Art Centre
ISBN 9780949004178
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Flexi, 6.25 x 8.5 in. / 168 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 Active/In stock
Sewn in the Sweatshops of Marx Joseph Beuys, Andy Warhol, Yves Klein, and Marcel Duchamp form an unlikely quartet, but they each played a singular role in shaping a new avant-garde for the 1960s and beyond. Each of them staged brash, >>more
Chicago
ISBN 9780226922386
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She’s Got What It Takes By Deanna Sirlin. She’s Got What It Takes gathers American painter and installation artist Deanna Sirlin’s essays on the lives and work of nine historically important (and frequently marginalized) living American women artists: Jennifer Bartlett, Louise Fishman, Ja >>more
Charta
ISBN 9788881588671
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Shifting Gravity Edited by Ute Meta Bauer, Hou Hanru. Text by Tarek Abou El Fetouh, Hoor Al Quasimi, Shahidul Alam, Elke aus dem Moore, Ute Meta Bauer, Jee-Sook Beck, Raphael Chikukwa, Joseph Grima, Hou Hanru, Evelyne Jouanno, Lian Ladia, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Marc Schmitz, Alia Swastika, Wato Tsereteli, Jonathan Watkins, Zheng Yan, Ursula Zeller. The rapidly expanding activities in contemporary art and the rising number of biennials established in Asia during the last two decades have had significant implications for the construction of contemporary art history. How can we >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775736930
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 228 pgs / 59 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2013 Active/In stock
Shifting Map Edited by Edith Rijnja. Essays by Reinaldo Laddaga and Charles Esche. Introduction by Gertrude Flentge. The phenomenon of artists' platforms and artists' initiatives have been gaining in popularity and strength over recent years, in the Netherlands and beyond. Artists form groups and organize themselves in order to change something in >>more
nai010 publishers/Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten/Rain Artists' Initiatives
ISBN 9789056623685
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Paperback, 6.75 x 10 in. / 216 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 08/02/2004 Active/In stock
Site of Sound: Of Architecture and the Ear Edited by Brandon LaBelle, Claudia Martinho. With the publication of its first volume in 1999, Site of Sound established itself as the critical voice for current trends in sound art and audio theory. In this much-anticipated second volume, the anthology addresses >>more
Errant Bodies Press
ISBN 9780982743904
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Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 304 pgs / 50 color / 40 b&w / Audio CD.
Pub Date: 09/30/2011 Active/In stock
Smoke Shadows: Jannis Kounellis Interviewed by Jérôme Sans Jannis Kounellis: Smoke Shadows is the first in a series of pocket-book interviews with key cultural figures by internationally renowned curator, cultural agitator and pioneer Jérôme Sans. Here, Sans looks back with Kounellis over the >>more
Blue Kingfisher
ISBN 9789881506498
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7.25 in. / 96 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 11/30/2012 Active/In stock
Sound And The Visual Arts By Jean-Yves Bosseur. Text by Luca Beatrice. Musician and musicologist Jean-Yves Bosseur explores the growing relationship between the plastic arts and music in the world of contemporary art. This trend is shown in its aesthetic and historical context through interviews with Iannis >>more
Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571266
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Paperback, 6.5 x 8.5 / 160 pgs / 14 color / 14 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/02/1993 Active/In stock
Spheres of Action: Art and Politics Contemporary art is increasingly part of a wider network of cultural practices, related through a common set of references in cultural theory. Within Europe, relations between national theoretical traditions have become more fluid and dynamic, >>more
MIT
ISBN 9780262518437
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Subverting Disambiguities Edited by Anke Hoffmann, Yvonne Volkart. Text by Zbynek Baladrán, Sabina Baumann, Elke Bippus, Rossella Biscotti, Mladen Stilinovic, Ivan Buharov, Matthew Fuller, Graham Harwood, Karen Geyer et al. Subverting Disambiguities is a collective reflection on themes raised by exhibitions curated at the Shedhalle Zurich by Anke Hoffmann and Yvonne Volkart, between 2009 and 2012. Composed of theoretical essays, artist and curatorial statements, inst >>more
Moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 9783869843551
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Flexi, 6.75 x 9.25 in. / 320 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 Active/In stock
Suzanne Lacy : Leaving Art Since the 1970s, the performance and conceptual artist Suzanne Lacy has explored women’s lives and experiences, as well as race, ethnicity, aging, economic disparities, and violence, through her pioneering community-based art. Combining aesthetics and po >>more
Duke
ISBN 9780822345695
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Teaching Art in the Neoliberal Realm Edited by Pascal Gielen, Paul De Bruyne. Text by Tessa Overbeek, Jeroen Boomgaard, Paul De Bruyne, Pascal Gielen, Stefan Hertmans, Barend van Heusden, et al. Throughout the world, the educational field is being transformed into a marketplace in which institutions must compete for students, and are called on to assess their cultural contributions in terms of finance and management. Is >>more
Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789078088578
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Flexi, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 288 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 05/31/2012 Active/In stock
That Bodies Speak Has Been Known For A Long Time Edited by Sabine Breitwieser, Hemma Schmutz and Tanja Widmann. Essays by Dietrich Kamer, Ursula Biemann, Sigrid Adorf, Giorgio Agamben, Anja Streither and Jutta Koether. Taking its title from Deleuze, this exhibition and catalogue consider the body linguistically. In what sense do bodies produce language, how are they themselves grasped and defined by it, and what spaces for action are >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783883758022
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Paperback, 6.25 x 8.25 in. / 154 pgs / 30 color / 45 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/02/2004 Active/Awaiting stock
The 1980s: An Internet Conference Edited and with an introduction by Maurice Berger. Foreword by Barbara Buhler Lynes. In his introduction to The 1980s: An Internet Conference, moderator Maurice Berger writes, "As Fredric Jameson reminds us in his essay "Periodizing the 1960s," decades are never neat, clearly defined episodes. Their boundaries are porous, >>more
The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture/Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
ISBN 9781890761097
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 240 pgs.
Pub Date: 11/15/2006 Active/In stock
The Aesthetics of Risk: SoCCAS Symposium Vol. III Edited by John C. Welchman. Text by Jane Blocker, Douglas Crimp, Rachel Greene, Richard Shiff, et. al. This anthology of essays, images and dialogues exploring contemporary art's engagements with risk--physical, social, political and aesthetic--brings readers into the conference from which the book takes its title, a third annual collaboration between the >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783905770551
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Paperback, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 416 pgs / 16 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/01/2008 Active/Awaiting stock
The Art Life: On Creativity and Career Edited by Stuart Horodner, Stacie Lindner. Introduction and foreword by Stuart Horodner. The Art Life: On Creativity and Career is a collection of solicited and selected texts that address the philosophical and practical issues that affect art-making and the marketplace. It brings together visual artists, curators, dealers, >>more
Atlanta Contemporary Art Center
ISBN 9781450790659
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 183 pgs / 30 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2012 Active/In stock
The Artist's Reality: Philosophies of Art One of the most important artists of the twentieth century, Mark Rothko (1903–1970) created a new and impassioned form of abstract painting over the course of his career. Rothko also wrote a number of essays >>more
Yale
ISBN 9780300115857
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The Best Most Useless Dress: Selected Writings of Claudia La Rocco Edited by Paul Chan. Introduction by Elizabeth Robinson. Widely known as an incisive critic for The New York Times and Artforum, Claudia La Rocco is also a poet and performer whose hybrid texts are as mercurial and imaginative as her criticism. The Best >>more
Badlands Unlimited
ISBN 9781936440665
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Pbk, 5 x 8 in. / 148 pgs / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 Active/In stock
The Biennial Reader Edited by Elena Filipovic, Marieke van Hal, Solveig Øvstebo. Texts by Carlos Basualdo, Daniel Buren, John Clark, Okwui Enwezor, Bruce Ferguson, Milena Hoegsberg, Ranjit Hoskote, Caroline A. Jones, Jakouba Konaté, Gerardo Mosquera, Rafal Niemojewski, et al. Born as a vehicle for national propaganda, the art biennial today has become an outsize phenomenon mobilizing not only artists, curators and gallerists but sponsors, celebrities and politicians, commanding huge press attention and deciding the >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775726108
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Pbk, 2 vols., 6.5 x 10 in. / 568 pgs / 20 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2010 Active/Not available
The Blaue Reiter Almanac Edited by Wassily Kandinsky and Franz Marc. Introduction by Klaus Lankheit. The Blaue Reiter (Blue Rider) art movement was founded in 1911 by the young painters Wassily Kandinsky and Franz Marc, and was active in Europe until 1914. Originally published in Munich in 1912 and edited >>more
MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878467006
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Hardcover, 5.75 x 8.25 in. / 296 pgs / 150 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/15/2005 Active/Awaiting stock
The Captured Museum Edited by Barbara Steiner. A provocative two-year research project by the Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst in Leipzig, Carte Blanche offered an exhibition space for a fee. Collectors, businesses or commercial galleries that rented the space were allowed to do >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783868590593
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Pbk, 8 x 10.75 in. / 256 pgs / 200 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2011 Active/In stock
The Digital Wunderkammer By Hubert Burda. Text by Peter Sloterdijk, Bazon Brock, Hans Belting, Horst Bredekamp, Friedrich Kittler. As digital technology advances at breakneck speed, Images are circulating quicker than ever before. But what is the status of the image in the digital era? In The Digital Wunderkammer, art historian Hubert Burda (born >>more
Wilhelm Fink Verlag, Munich
ISBN 9783770551934
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Hbk, 8.25 x 11.75 in. / 202 pgs / 58 color / 16 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2011 Active/In stock
The Eighth Day: The Transgenic Art Of Eduardo Kac Artwork by Eduardo Kac. Edited by Sheilah Britton, Dan Collins. Contributions by Edward Lucie-Smith. Text by Steve Baker, Carol Becker, N. Katherine Hayles, Arlindo Machado, Gunalan Nadarajan, Alan Rawls, William Rawls, Jeanne Wilson-Rawls. If there is no eighth day in the biblical account of things, perhaps it's time to add another, now that we have the means. The transgenic art of Eduardo Kac does just that, raising often >>more
The Institute for Studies in the Arts, Arizona State University
ISBN 9780972429108
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 180 pgs / 32 color.
Pub Date: 06/02/2003 Active/Awaiting stock
The Ethics of Art Edited by Guy Cools, Pascal Gielen. Text by Karolien Byttebier, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Guy Cools, Arne De Boever, Pascal Gielen, Kathelin Gray, Sébastien Hendrickx, Navtej Johar, Denise Kenney, Mala Kline, Jeroen Peeters, Frans Poelstra, Christel Stalpaert, Robert Steijn, Lise Uyterhoeven, Benjamin Verdonck, Sara Wookey. The Ethics of Art explores the growing ethical consciousness within the artistic community, as it relates to art's production and distribution mechanisms. It attempts to show how the artistic community engages in creative, social dialogue >>more
Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789078088875
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 352 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/30/2014 Active/In stock
The Global Contemporary And The Rise Of New Art Worlds The geography of the visual arts changed with the end of the Cold War. Contemporary art was no longer defined, exhibited, interpreted, and acquired according to a blueprint drawn up in New York, London, Paris, >>more
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ISBN 9780262518345
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The Image Society Edited by Warna Oosterbaan, Frits Gierstberg, Mariåtte Haveman. Text by Jose van Dijck, Frank van Vree, Kitty Zijlmans, Pauline Terreehorst. We live in an age in which text is gradually losing ground to the image. People read less and spend ever more time in front of the computer screen or the TV. Events and personal >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056622848
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Paperback, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 96 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/02/2003 Active/In stock
The Making of Art Edited by Martina Weinhart. Text by Max Hollein. The mechanisms, rhetoric and strategies of today's art world are probably closer to popular conceptions of the film industry than to the romantic image of the solitary studio-bound artist--so byzantine are the relations between artists, >>more
Walther König
ISBN 9783865605863
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Pbk, 8.25 x 10.75 in. / 240 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2009 Active/In stock
The Murmuring of the Artistic Multitude By Pascal Gielen. Here, art sociologist Pascal Gielen examines the notion that the global art economy—with its ever-renewable youth quota, its gender imbalance, flexible working hours and short-term contracts (or lack of contracts)—is wholly congruent with the worst >>more
Valiz
ISBN 9789078088349
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 368 pgs / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2010 Active/In stock
The Pop Revolution By Alice Goldfarb Marquis. “This book is a social history of Pop art, a group portrait of both the artists and the people who made some of them rich and famous in just a few years, while setting in >>more
MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878467440
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Clth, 6 x 9.25 in. / 222 pgs / 16 color / 18 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2010 Active/In stock
The Regime of Visibility By Camiel van Winkel. Camiel van Winkel, the longtime editor of Archis: Magazine for Architecture, the City and Visual Culture, examines and interprets key interfaces between visual art and other forms of culture, and argues that our continuously expanding >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056624255
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Paperback, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 224 pgs / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2006 Active/Awaiting stock
The Secession Talks Edited by Sylvia Liska. The Secession Talks is a compilation of 50 artists’ talks that accompanied exhibitions at the Vienna Secession between 1998 and 2010. The talks take place between artists and well-known critics, art historians, curators and fellow >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783863350925
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Flexi, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 628 pgs / 103 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2012 Active/Awaiting stock
The Secret Files of Gilbert & George Edited by Nicolas Tremblay. By Hans Ulrich Obrist. For the last 40 years Gilbert & George have united and divided the international art scene with equal parts insolence and elegance. Their oeuvre, with its repeating figures and reprising themes of shit, piss, blood, >>more
JRP|Ringier/ BDV Bureau des videos
ISBN 9783905770582
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DVD video, PAL Multizone, 5.5 x 7.5 in.
Pub Date: 07/01/2007 Active/In stock
The Teaching Manual to In the Making PDF By Linda Weintraub. When D.A.P. first published art historian, educator and curator Linda Weintraub's now-classic In the Making: Creative Options for Contemporary Art in 2003, a generation of studio art and art history teachers swiftly course adopted the >>more
ARTBOOK | DIGITAL
ISBN 9781938922718
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PDF ONLY / 147 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/30/2014 Active/In stock
The Unexpected Guest Edited by Sally Tallant, Paul Domela. Text by Rosi Braidotti, Costas Douzinas, Lorenzo Fusi, Kenneth Goldsmith, Jacques Rancière, Stuart Hall, David Scott, Achille Mbembe, Pelin Tan. Hospitality is the welcome we extend to strangers, an attitude and a code of conduct, and a metaphor encompassing issues of the body, territory, politics, ecology and the hosting of data. Published on the occasion >>more
Art / Books
ISBN 9781908970039
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 320 pgs / 243 color / 65 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2013 Active/In stock
Theft Is Vision By Bob Nickas. Theft is Vision gathers essays and interviews from the past ten years by the influential New York critic and curator Bob Nickas, offering a personal, shoot-from-the-hip take on the American art scene. More of a >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783905770360
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Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 160 pgs / 24 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/01/2007 Active/In stock
Thinking Contemporary Curating By Terry Smith. Introduction by Kate Fowle. What is contemporary curatorial thought? Current discourse on the topic is heating up with a new cocktail of bold ideas and ethical imperatives. These include: cooperative curating, especially with artists; the reimagination of museums; curating >>more
Independent Curators International (ICI)
ISBN 9780916365868
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Pbk, 6.25 x 8.5 in. / 256 pgs / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2012 Active/In stock
Thomas Lawson: Mining For Gold By Thomas Lawson. Edited by Lionel Bovier and Fabrice Stroun. More than any artist-writer of his generation, Thomas Lawson has the makeup of a true journalist. He is an embedded correspondent, a polemical editorialist, sending his first-person dispatches from the front lines. He knows the >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9782940271221
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Paperback, 6 x 8.5 in. / 240 pgs.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005 Active/In stock
Time Action Vision By Christian Höller. Edited by Anne-Julie Raccoursier. In Time Action Vision, Christian Höller, of the interdisciplinary Critical Curatorial Cybermedia program at the University of Art and Design in Geneva, conducts 12 conversations on the topics of cultural studies, postcolonialism, globalization, ac >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037641248
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Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 222 pgs / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2010 Active/In stock
Tom Finkelpearl: What We Made - Conversations on Art and Social Cooperation In What We Made, Tom Finkelpearl examines the activist, participatory, coauthored aesthetic experiences being created in contemporary art. He suggests social cooperation as a meaningful way to think about this work and provides a framework >>more
Duke
ISBN 9780822352891
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Utopics: Systems and Landmarks Edited by Simon Lamunière. Text by Nicolas Bourriaud, Fabienne Bideau, Philippe Cuenat, Ildiko Dao. A superbly selected A–Z glossary of utopian structures, zones and acts in art and beyond, Utopics is a guide to artistically “living otherwise”—whether through imaginative design solutions (Andrea Zittel, Lang & Baumann), artist republics (Ian >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037640562
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Clth, 6.5 x 9 in. / 162 pgs / 80 color / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2010 Active/In stock
Variantology 1: On Deep Time Relations of Arts, Sciences and Technologies Edited by Siegfried Zielinski, Silvia Wagnermaier. On Deep Time Relations of Arts, Sciences and Technologies--this new journal's subtitle sounds intense, but its simple mandate is to study inexact copies wherever they appear--twins, photographs, memories, Warhol silkscreens, forwarded e-mails: wha >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783883759142
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Paperback, 6.25 x 9.25 in. / 384 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 Active/Awaiting stock
Variantology 2: On Deep Time Relations of Arts, Sciences and Technologies Edited by Siegfried Zielinski, David Link, Eckhard Fuerlus, Nadine Minkwitz. Text by Amir Alexander, Peter Blegvad, Oksana Bulgakova, Andrea Hacker. What does a thirteenth-century Majorcan missionary have to do with logical machines? Were the astrolabes of the late Middle Ages really only used to calculate the orbits of stars and planets, or were they philosophical >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865600509
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Paperback, 6.25 x 9.25 in. / 350 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 Active/Awaiting stock
Variantology 3 Edited by Eckhard Fürlus. Text by Siegfried Zielinski, Arianna Borrelli, Francesca Bray, Chen Cheng-Yi. The editors of this newest installation of the challenging international art-meets-science-meets-technology journal Variantology endeavor to explain the overlapping and independent histories of European and Chinese media, moving from reflections a >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865603661
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Pbk, 6.25 x 9.25 in. / 478 pgs / 88 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/01/2008 Active/In stock
Variantology 4 Edited by Eckhard Fürlus and Siegfried Zielinski. Text by Ulrich Alertz, Hans Belting, Arianna Borrelli, Almut Sh. Bruckstein, Vilem Flusser, Irit Batsry, et al. Variantology 4 revisits the early western encounter with the technological marvels of early Arabic culture. It presents scholarship on a range of subjects relating to the overlap between the arts and the sciences, from musical >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865607324
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Pbk, 6.25 x 9.25 in. / 518 pgs / 136 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2011 Active/Awaiting stock
Variantology V: Neapolitan Affairs Edited by Siegfried Zielinski, Eckhard Furlus. The Biblioteca Nazionale in Naples boasts one of Europe's most beautiful collections of books and manuscripts. It was there that the Variantologists met for what may be their final congress. Their discussions traversed the "deep >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865608871
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Pbk, 6.25 x 9.25 in. / 608 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 09/30/2011 Active/In stock
Varieties of Audio Mimesis By Allen S. Weiss. This investigation of the metaphoric relationship between music and landscape is also a study of the poetics of onomatopoeia and a theory of sound in the arts. The history of European musicology is perennially revised >>more
Errant Bodies Press
ISBN 9780977259441
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Paperback, 5.5 x 7.75 in. / 109 pgs.
Pub Date: 11/01/2007 Active/In stock
Vital Beauty Edited by Joke Brouwer, Arjen Mulder, Lars Spuybroek. Text by Thierry Bardini, Joke Brouwer, Gustav Fechner, Mark Frost, George Gessert, Tim Ingold, Arjen Mulder, John Ruskin, Daniel N. Stern, Lars Spuybroek, Caroline Van Eck, Wendy Steiner. As defined by the great art writer John Ruskin more than 150 years ago, “vital beauty” denotes an aesthetic of “sympathies”--that is, a beauty that embodies and demonstrates affinity with sentience in all its forms. >>more
nai010 publishers/V2
ISBN 9789056628567
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Pbk, 6.25 x 9 in. / 256 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/30/2012 Active/In stock
Vortex Of Silence By Doris von Drathen. German art historian and critic Doris von Drathen has here produced a collection of 24 texts on 24 of the world's famous contemporary artists. In it, she proposes nothing less than a new method of >>more
Charta
ISBN 9788881584475
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 304 pgs / 80 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/02/2004 Active/Awaiting stock
Warhol's Dream By Saul Anton. "12 February 1972--I had slept badly. I decided to go out for breakfast, but when I got down to the street, there was no one there, and I thought, Andy, you must be still dreaming. >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783905770353
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Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 120 pgs / 16 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/01/2007 Active/In stock
Warren Neidich: Blow-Up Introduction by Norman Bryson. In Blow-Up, a collection of essays that tackle aesthetics from the angle of neuroscience, Warren Neidich proposes a different and wholly original paradigm for thinking through cultural history and the philosophy of the human subject. >>more
D.A.P./UCR/California Museum of Photography
ISBN 9781891024801
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Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 192 pgs / 22 color.
Pub Date: 10/02/2003 Active/In stock
Ways of Seeing John Berger's Ways of Seeing is one of the most stimulating and the most influential books on art in any language. First published in 1972, it was based on the BBC television series about which >>more
Penguin
ISBN 9780140135152
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We Roma Edited by Daniel Baker, Maria Hlavajova. Text by Albert Atkin, Huub van Baar, Zygmunt Bauman, Delaine & Damian James le Bas, Ethel Brooks, Agnes Daróczi, Tony Gatlif & Cécile Kovacshazy, Ian Hancock, Sanja Ivekovi?, Timea Junghaus, Irit Rogoff, Regina Römhild & Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung, Salman Rushdie, Mike Sell. Merging theoretical models derived from anthropology and from contemporary art discourse, We Roma: A Critical Reader in Contemporary Art looks at the Roma (i.e. Romany, or gypsy) lifestyle and examines its resonances with current civic >>more
Valiz/BAK, Utrecht
ISBN 9789077288160
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Pbk, 4.5 x 6.5 in. / 240 pgs / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2014 Active/In stock
What Is Contemporary Art? Who gets to say what counts as contemporary art? Artists, critics, curators, gallerists, auctioneers, collectors, or the public? Revealing how all of these groups have shaped today’s multifaceted definition, Terry Smith brilliantly shows that an >>more
Chicago
ISBN 9780226764313
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White: Whiteness And Race In Contemporary Art Edited by Maurice Berger Essays by Maurice Berger, David Roediger and Patricia Williams. Over the past 20 years, the cultural and scholarly discourse around race has exploded to include the study of whiteness and white privilege, representing a radical shift in the way we think and talk about >>more
The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture
ISBN 9781890761066
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 90 pgs / 12 color.
Pub Date: 11/02/2003 Active/Awaiting stock
Wu Hung on Contemporary Chinese Artists Edited by Wu Hung. The companion volume to Making History: Wu Hung on Contemporary Art, this selection of essays on Chinese contemporary artists and their work brings to bear the critical acumen of one of China's leading commentators on >>more
Blue Kingfisher
ISBN 9789881803436
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Hbk, 8.25 x 11.25 in. / 268 pgs / 200 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2009 Active/Awaiting stock
e-flux journal : What is Contemporary Art? This book began as a two-part issue of e-flux journal devoted to the question: What is contemporary art? At this point, has modernity become our antiquity? A single hegemonic ''ism'' has replaced clearly distinguishable movements >>more
RAM/Sternberg
ISBN 9781934105108
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e-flux journal: Hito Steyerl In Hito Steyerl’s writing we begin to see how, even if the hopes and desires for coherent collective political projects have been displaced onto images and screens, we must look frankly at the technology that >>more
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VISUAL BOOK INDEX | OUT OF PRINT

7th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art Edited by Artur Zmijewski, Joanna Warsza. This reader accompanies the seventh Berlin Biennale for Contemporary art, with text and interviews that address the premise of this year’s iteration: How can art transform politics and bring about real change in our society? >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783863351298
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Flexi, 6 x 8.5 in. / 416 pgs / 19 color / 32 b&w / Audio CD.
Pub Date: 08/31/2012 Out of print/Not available
Art & Economy Edited by Zdenek Felix and Beate Hentschel, Dirk Luckow. Essays by Konstantin Adamopoulos, Gerard A. Goodrow, Susan Hapgood, Michael Hutter, Helene Karmasin, Michael Muller, Andreas Spiegel, Wolfgang Ullrich. Globalization expands and contracts daily, as art and artists cross and recross borders. Motorcycles, fashion houses, and vacuum cleaners find themselves exhibited in art museums, complete with their corporate identities intact. Corporate collections gro >>more
Hatje Cantz Publishers
ISBN 9783775711265
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Hardcover, 8.25 x 11.75 in. / 256 pgs / 120 color
Pub Date: 05/02/2002 Out of print/Not available
Art&D Edited by Joke Brouwer, Arjen Mulder, and Anne Nigten. Art&D considers changes in art practice due to media, to that new branch of art making known primarily as electronic art. Use of radio and video came first, about 25 years ago, but over the >>more
nai010 publishers/V2-Organization
ISBN 9789056623890
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 256 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 01/02/2005 Out of print/Not available
Arts in Society Edited by Pascal Gielen, Paul de Bruyne. In an essay included in this volume, the Italian philosopher Paolo Virno argues that the arts have become a component of what he calls the post-Fordist production process, and have consequently sacrificed what little autonomy >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056627119
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 206 pgs / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2010 Out of print/Not available
Branding From A To Z By Bernd Kreutz. We live in a world of brands. Brands play a crucial role in business competition, but have also become an important social phenomenon. Brands are represented by signs and symbols, gestures and images. They stand >>more
Hatje Cantz Publishers
ISBN 9783775791595
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Paperback, 7.25 x 9.5 in. / 64 pgs / 37 color / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/02/2004 Out of print/Not available
Brands & Desires By Bernd Kreutz. Brands identify products and services. Yet a brand is much more than a “brand name” or a “brand logo” on a “brand-name product.” Brands reflect individual and collective desires that go far beyond a product's >>more
Hatje Cantz Publishers
ISBN 9783775791588
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Paperback, 7.25 x 9.5 in. / 104 pgs / 44 color.
Pub Date: 02/02/2004 Out of print/Not available
Clement Greenberg: Between The Lines By Thierry de Duve. The late critic Clement Greenberg remains best known as the man who almost single-handedly put Jackson Pollock, Barnett Newman and Clyfford Still on the map of modern art. His formalist conception of art was violently >>more
Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571532
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Paperback, 4.75 x 6.25 in. / 160 pgs.
Pub Date: 05/02/1996 Out of print/Not available
Conflicts With Modernism Or The Absence Of Kurt Schwitters Contributions by Rudi Fuchs. >>more
GACHNANG & SPRINGER
ISBN 9783906127347
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Paperback, 5.5 x 8.5 / 50 pgs.
Pub Date: 05/02/1992 Out of print/Not available
Critique/Kritik Edited by Nina Roos, Anders Kreuger. Text by Rita Roos. Critic and theorist Rita Roos (1956-1996) grew up a member of Finland's indigenous Swedish-speaking minority, a population of 350,000 with a strong writing culture. When she died in her fortieth year, she left behind the >>more
Veenman Publishers
ISBN 9789086900398
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Clothbound, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 296 pgs.
Pub Date: 07/01/2007 Out of print/Not available
Deep Design By Libby Lumpkin. >>more
Art Issues Press/Foundation for Advanced Critical
ISBN 9780963726469
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 128 pgs / 30 color
Pub Date: 10/02/1999 Out of print/Not available
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Gallerists But Were Afraid to Ask By Andrea Bellini. The massive expansion of the art market in recent decades has aroused much intrigue about how galleries operate, particularly as critics, artists and independent curators take the lead in opening their own spaces, enhancing the >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037640876
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Pbk, 4.25 x 6.5 in. / 334 pgs / 53 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2011 Out of print/Not available
Exhibiting the New Art Edited by Christian Rattemeyer. Texts by Wim Beeren, Charles Harrison, Harald Szeemann, Tommaso Trini, Claudia Di Lecce, Steven ten Thije. Introduction by Teresa Gleadowe. Afterall Books' new Exhibition Histories series responds to an increased interest in exhibition history with its inaugural volume on two of the most famous exhibitions of the 1960s: Wim Beeren's Op Losse Schroeven (Stedelijk Museum, >>more
Afterall Books
ISBN 9783865608598
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Pbk, 6.25 x 8.75 in. / 280 pgs / 15 color / 106 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2011 Out of print/Not available
Great Bear Edited by Dick Higgins. Introduction by Alison Knowles, Hannah Higgins. Texts by John Cage, Allan Kaprow, Claes Oldenburg. During the glory days of Something Else Press (1964-1974), its founder, the poet, editor and scholar Dick Higgins created the Great Bear imprint to publish pamphlets that were quickly printed and easily disseminated, guaranteeing wide >>more
Primary Information
ISBN 9780978869717
US $150.00 CAN $150.00 SDNR30
Boxed, 5.75 x 8.75 in. / 20 Pamphlets.
Pub Date: 10/01/2007 Out of print/Not available
Information Is Alive Edited by Joke Brouwer and Arjen Mulder. Essays by Manuel de Landa, Boris Groys, Winy Maas, Brian Massumi, Sadie Plant, Arjun Appadurai, Scott Lash, Simon Conway Morris, Antonio Damasio, George Dyson, Ryszard Kapuscinski and Ingo Günter. The archive has of late proven to be a powerful metaphor: history is viewed as an archive of facts from which one can draw at will; our bodies have become a genetic archive since being >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056623104
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9 in. / 192 pgs / 192 color.
Pub Date: 07/02/2003 Out of print/Not available
Institutional Critique and After Edited by John C. Welchman. Essays by Alexander Alberro, Jens Hoffmann, Andrea Fraser, Renee Green, Isabelle Graw and Lauri Firstenberg, et. al. This contemporary reassessment of the Institutional Critique movement, launched in the late 1960s by artists including Michael Asher and Hans Haacke, grew out of a symposium held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783905701654
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Paperback, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 400 pgs / 76 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/15/2006 Out of print/Not available
Interact or Die: There Is Drama In The Networks Text by Brian Massumi, Detlef Mertins, Lars Spuybroek, Moortje Marres, Christian Hübler. The 1990s dream of cyberspace and its immaterial possibilities seems now to belong to the distant past: our future will be material for some time to come. And yet, modern biology has shown that matter >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056625771
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 208 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 07/01/2007 Out of print/Not available
Interaction Edited by Jordan Crandall, Amy Scholder, Foreword by John S. Johnson. INTERACTION began as online forum, hosted by Eyebeam Atelier, featuring an international group of artists, scholars, critics, architects, students, technicians, and curators. Discussing the transformations wrought by the Internet--particularly the >>more
D.A.P./EYEBEAM ATELIER
ISBN 9781891024245
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Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 168 pgs / 34 b&w
Pub Date: 04/02/2001 Out of print/Not available
Joseph Beuys: Mapping The Legacy Edited by Gene Ray. Essays by Lukas Beckmann, Benjamin Buchloch, Mel Chin, Pamela Kort, Kim Levin, Peter Nisbet, Gene Ray, Max Reithmann and Joan Rothfuss. A distinguished group of critics, art historians and artists gathered at the Ringling Museum to take part in an international symposium on the legacy of Joseph Beuys. The papers presented here examine the artist's various >>more
D.A.P./Ringling Museum
ISBN 9781891024030
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Paperback, 7.5 x 10 in. / 224 pgs / 20 color / b&w / 70 duotone.
Pub Date: 11/02/2001 Out of print/Not available
Last Chance For Eden Edited by MaLin Wilson. Text by Dave Hickey, Christopher Knight. Introduction by Dave Hickey. 130 collected essays by Los Angeles Times art critic Christipher Knight, five time winner of the Chemical Bank Award for distinguished newspaper criticism. Jargon-free morally serious tone. >>more
Art Issues Press
ISBN 9780963726445
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 448 pgs / 1 color / 75 b&w
Pub Date: 09/02/1996 Out of print/Not available
Last Chance For Eden Text by Christopher Knight. >>more
ART ISSUES PRESS
ISBN 9780963726421
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Hardcover, 6 x 9 / 448 pgs / 21 b&w
Pub Date: 04/02/1995 Out of print/Not available
Let's Entertain Contributors include Philippe Vergne, Dike Blair, Akiko Busch, Susan Davis, Emma Duncan, Joshua Gamson. Let's Entertain: Life's Guilty Pleasures examines the 'spectacularization' of everyday experience through the twin lenses of contemporary art practice and cultural criticism, and challenges us not to simply renounce entertainment, but to understan >>more
Walker Art Center
ISBN 9780935640663
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Hardcover, 6.5 x 9 in. / 320 pgs / 150 color / 75 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/02/2000 Out of print/Not available
Making Art Of Databases Edited by Joke Brouwer and Arjen Mulder. Essays by Lev Manovich, Brian Massumi, Rafael Lazano-Hemmer, Scott Lash, Sher Doruff and Joel Ryan. In recent centuries a whole range of exact systems has been developed in order to describe and categorize spoken and written communication: phonologically, morphologically, syntactically, semantically, pragmatically, stylistically. But there is nothing s >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056623098
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9 in. / 112 pgs / 112 color.
Pub Date: 08/02/2003 Out of print/Not available
Mythomania Contributions by Bernard Welt. This important book is a dissection of contemporary culture's dominant myths and icons. Welt's essays explore topics such as Michael Jackson, Dr. Seuss, Star Trek, and television game shows. >>more
Art Issues Press
ISBN 9780963726438
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Paperback, 6 X 9 in. / 128 pgs / 25 b&w
Pub Date: 08/02/1996 Out of print/Not available
Net.Art.2.0 Edited by Tilman Baumgärtel. This follow-up to the first very successful net-art book documents developments in net art from 1999 to the present. A large portion of the thematically-designed book consists of interviews with artists such as Julia Scher, >>more
Verlag Fur Moderne Kunst Nurnberg
ISBN 9783933096661
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Paperback, 8.25 x 9.5 in. / 264 pgs / 97 color / 39 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/15/2005 Out of print/Not available
New Commitment: In Architecture, Art And Design Essays by Hans Aarsman, Aaron Betsky, René Boomkens, Jeroen Boomgaard, Ole Bouman, Lieven de Cauter, Chris Dercon, Bas Heijne, Hilde Heynen, Hans Ibelings, Rutger Pontzen, Arnold Reijndorp, Janny Rodermond, et al. Of late, the disciplines of art, design, and architecture have been called upon to engage in current social issues--a development which surely has some connection with recent international political and economic trends. If the 1990s >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056623470
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Hardcover, 5.5 x 8.75 in. / 160 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/02/2004 Out of print/Not available
New Histories >>more
ICA Boston
ISBN 9780910663519
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Paperback, 7.5 x 10 in. / 208 pgs / 36 color / 81 b&w
Pub Date: 01/02/1997 Out of print/Not available
On Per Kirkeby Edited by Bo Bjerggaard. This illustrated volume of essays, penned by Siegfried Gohr, is published in honor of Per Kirkeby's seventieth birthday. A writer and curator, Gohr is a professor at the Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf and has been acquainted >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775723213
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Hbk, 6.75 x 9 in. / 128 pgs / 48 color.
Pub Date: 02/01/2009 Out of print/Not available
Open 09: Sound Edited by Jorinde Seijdel, Liesbeth Melis. Essays by Jonathan Sterne, Dirk van Weelden, Edwin Carels, Moniek Toebosch and Suzanne van de Ven. In recent years both art and architecture have looked anew at the element of sound, and that interest has led to increased study of sound's potential to lend social or spatial meaning. What are the >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056624576
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Paperback, 6.75 x 9.25 in. / 160 pgs / 60 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2006 Out of print/Not available
Open 10: (In)tolerance Edited by Jorinde Seijdel and Liesbeth Melis. Essays by Max Bruinsma, Jeroen Boomgaard, Lonnie van Brummelen, Martijn Engelbrecht, Siebren de Haan, Marion Hamm, Joke Hermes, Maurice Nio, Paul Gerry, Gijs Van Oenen, The Buggers, et al. Open is a notebook on art and the public domain, published twice a year. Open considers the interaction between art, commissioner, place and public in relation to developments within new media, architecture, urbanism, landscape architecture >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056624934
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Paperback, 6.25 x 9.25 in. / 160 pgs / 60 color and 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/15/2006 Out of print/Not available
P0Es1S: The Aesthetics Of Digital Poetry Edited by Christiane Heibach and Karin Wenz. Essays by Mark Amerika, Giselle Beiguelman, Friedrich W. Block, Mark Bernstein, Nika Bertram, Simon Biggs, Philippe Bootz, John Cayley, Florian Cramer, Eduardo Kac, Bill Seaman, et al. Digital poetry is a rapidly developing genre in the arts, marked by the most recent developments in media technology. Illustrating and reflecting the use of languages and sign systems in the symbol machine computer and >>more
Hatje Cantz Publishers
ISBN 9783775713450
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Paperback, 7 x 11.5 in. / 432 pgs / 70 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/02/2004 Out of print/Not available
Political, Minimal Edited by Klaus Biesenbach. Text by Jenny Schlenzka, Michael Archer. Political, Minimal surveys works of art from the past 40 years that use a strongly reduced, geometrical formal vocabulary, but which nonethless manage to retain slim narrative clues, through a repertoire of shapes such as >>more
Verlag für moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 9783941185074
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Pbk, 9 x 9 in. / 148 pgs / 44 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2009 Out of print/Not available
Public Art Edited by Florian Matzner. Includes by Vito Acconci, Daniel Buren, Dan Graham, Hans Haacke, Ilya Kabakov, Joseph Kosuth, and Lawrence Weiner. Few topics in the visual arts in recent years have created such controversy as the debate surrounding the significance and potential of public art. In this massive book-the first of its kind-over 50 authors take >>more
Hatje Cantz Publishers
ISBN 9783775790734
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Paperback, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 748 pgs / 250 b&w
Pub Date: 09/02/2001 Out of print/Not available
Public Art Edited by Florian Matzner. Now in Paperback Everyone is an artist....I am really convinced that humankind will not survive without having realized the social body, the social order, into an artwork. --Joseph Beuys

Few topics in the visual >>more
Hatje Cantz Publishers
ISBN 9783775791489
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Paperback, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 400 pgs / 255 color
Pub Date: 04/02/2004 Out of print/Not available
Pure Views Text by Lü Peng, Bai Hua. Curated by Lü Peng, Pure Views gathers more than 80 pieces by both established and emerging artists from China. The title references an artwork by Song Dynasty painter Xia Gui, as a hint that contemporary >>more
Charta
ISBN 9788881588213
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Pbk, 8.5 x 7.75 in. / 208 pgs / 71 color / 35 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/30/2011 Out of print/Not available
Raising Frankenstein Edited and with introduction by Kitty Scott. Texts by Barbara Fischer, Teresa Gleadowe, Francesco Manacorda, Cuauhtémoc Medina, Lourdes Morales. The postwar ascent of the curator as both cultural broker and creative participant in the work of art has seen the discipline acquire a brief but rich history of its own, peopled with names that >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865609182
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Pbk, 5 x 7.5 in. / 112 pgs / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2011 Out of print/Not available
Raw Among the Ruins Edited by Lisette Smits, Alexis Vaillant. Text by Phillip van den Bossche, Brian Dillon, Raimundas Malasauskas, Raymond Roussel. This small, poetic exhibition catalogue features work by Marc Camille Chaimowicz, Jason Fox, Richard Hawkins, Jonathan Horowitz, Neck Relph and Oliver Payne, Re-magazine, and T.J. Wilcox, among others. In the words of Robert Smithson, "The >>more
Veenman Publishers
ISBN 9789086900671
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Paperback, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 86 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 07/01/2007 Out of print/Not available
Rembrandt's Nose: Of Flesh and Spirit in the Master’s Portraits By Michael Taylor. The year 2006 marked the 400th anniversary of the birth of one of the greatest portrait painters that ever lived, the Dutch seventeenth-century master, Rembrandt. Although Rembrandt is among the most important artists in western >>more
D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.
ISBN 9781933045443
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Hardcover, 5.5 x 7.5 in. / 168 pgs/ 49 duotone.
Pub Date: 07/01/2007 Out of print/Not available
Robert Lehman Lectures On Contemporary Art Artwork by Brice Marden, Lawrence Weiner. Photographs by Stephen Bann. Contributions by John Vinci. Text by Anne Rorimer. These are the first six provocative lectures on contemporary art initiated by the Dia Center. Artists discussed include Lawrence Weiner, Ketherina Fritsch, Robert Gober and Joseph Beuys. >>more
Dia Art Foundation
ISBN 9780944521755
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Paperback, 5.25 x 8 in. / 208 pgs
Pub Date: 06/02/1997 Out of print/Not available
Roger Shattuck: The Innocent Eye By Roger Shattuck. In this volume, one of the great polymaths of our time focuses on the often disputed contributions of modern, primarily French, art and literature to contemporary culture. Emphasizing individual works and artists over theory and >>more
MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466542
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 368 pgs / 9 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/02/2003 Out of print/Not available
Science & Fiction Edited by Stefan Iglhaut, Thomas Spring. The worlds of science and fiction were once strictly separated. Increasingly, however, they interfere with one another: science becomes an object of art and art gives fresh impetus to scientific research. Science + Fiction explores >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783936314229
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Paperback, 11.75 x 6.25 in. / 96 pgs / 50 color
Pub Date: 10/02/2003 Out of print/Not available
Science + Fiction, Volume 2 Edited by Stefan Iglhaut and Thomas Spring. Essays by Homi Bhabha, Wilhelm Krull, Ulrich Beck, Thomas Beth, Wolf Singer, Lydia Haustein, Helga Nowotny, Lorraine Daston, Rudolf Stichweh, Peter Weingart, Roslynn Haynes, Christina von Braun, et al. A play of combinations, Science + Fiction confronts modern science with its artistic reflection. On the top half of each page runs a panorama of fantastic pictures, while below appear essays and interviews on image >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783936314267
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Hardcover, 12 x 6.25 in. / 252 pgs / 170 color.
Pub Date: 08/02/2004 Out of print/Not available
Site Of Sound Edited by Brandon LaBelle. Contributions by Steve Roden. >>more
Errant Bodies Press
ISBN 9780965557023
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Paperback, 7 x 7 in. / 96 pgs / 20 b&w
Pub Date: 06/02/1999 Out of print/Not available
Stimuli Contributions by Bartomeu Mari. Text by Georg Stimmel, Jos ten Berge. >>more
Witte de With Publishers
ISBN 9789073362451
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 48 pgs / 6 b&w
Pub Date: 08/02/2000 Out of print/Not available
Technology: Art, Fairs And Theatre Essay by Petran Kockelkoren. Throughout history, developments in technology have impacted and transformed the limits of the human sensorium, from the camera obscura to the stereoscope to the multimedia apparatuses of today. In the perspective paintings of the Renaissance, >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056622350
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Paperback, 7.75 x 4.75 in. / 92 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 06/02/2003 Out of print/Not available
The Art Of Branding By Bernd Kreutz. As advertising genius Bernd Kreutz tells us, when Picasso first launched his marketing campaign to establish himself as a brand, “marketing” as we know it did not exist. Yet he recognized its potentials, and, by >>more
Hatje Cantz Publishers
ISBN 9783775791571
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Paperback, 7.25 x 9.5 in. / 48 pgs / 51 color / 24 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/02/2004 Out of print/Not available
The Gift: Generous Offerings, Threatening Hospitality Edited by Gianfranco Maraniello, Sergio Risaliti, and Antonio Somaini. Essays by Jean Baudrillard, Dan Cameron, Jean-Luc Nancy, Harald Szeemann. Hovering potentially between generosity and insult, seduction and trap, homage and defiance, the gift is a gesture with which relations are established and desires intertwined. In a world in which personal interactions are more and >>more
Charta
ISBN 9788881583331
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Paperback, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 520 pgs / 120 color / 126 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/02/2002 Out of print/Not available
The Invisible Dragon Text by Dave Hickey. An intellectual tour-de-force, this collection of essays asks one of the key questions of our time: Why has talk about art so conspicuously avoided the subject of beauty in recent years? A classic in contemporary >>more
Art Issues Press/Foundation for Advanced Critical Studies
ISBN 9780963726407
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 64 pgs / 7 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/02/1993 Out of print/Not available
The New Gatekeepers Edited by Christopher W. Hawthorne, Mark Schapiro and András Szántó. Essays by Amy Adler, Carol Becker, Louis Menand, Roger Newman, Rochelle Gurstein, Charles Mann, Cass R. Sunstein, et al. Disputes over free expression in the arts have always loomed as struggles between creativity and repression, transgression and outrage, candor and hypocrisy. But while high-profile shootouts at art museums and less visible skirmishes at schools, >>more
National Arts Journalism Program
ISBN 9780974638300
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Paperback, 7.25 x 9.25 in. / 200 pgs / 33 color / 32 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/02/2004 Out of print/Not available
The Wild, Wild East: An American Art Critic's Adventures in China By Barbara Pollack. A lively and opinionated romp through China's contemporary art scene, Wild, Wild East is based on firsthand encounters with the artists, dealers, collectors, curators and auction specialists who have made Chinese contemporary art the fastest >>more
Blue Kingfisher
ISBN 9789881803498
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 208 pgs / 20 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/31/2010 Out of print/Not available
The World Of Jeffrey Vallance Artwork by Jeffrey Vallance. Text by Dave Hickey. Inventive, witty, and full of pointed insights, Jeffrey Vallance will startle you with his most outrageous fictions, proposals, and artistic anecdotes. >>more
Art Issues Press
ISBN 9780963726414
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 80 pgs / 20 b&w
Pub Date: 10/02/1994 Out of print/Not available
Think Art Contributions by Andreas Broeckmann, Nathalie Heinich, Catherine Ingraham, Felix Janssen, Jean-Marie Schaeffer. >>more
Witte de With Publishers
ISBN 9789073362413
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Paperback, 6.75 x 9.75 in. / 184 pgs / 2 b&w
Pub Date: 08/02/1999 Out of print/Not available
Under Construction: Perspectives on Institutional Practice Edited by Vanessa Joan Müller, Nicolaus Schafhausen. Museums, galleries, foundations, collectors, artists, viewers--how do they all come together? How is that changing? This collection of essays and some photographs from a Cologne working group called European Kunsthalle tackles the fundamental issues faci >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865601193
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Paperback, 7.75 x 9.5 in. / 250 pgs / 36 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 Out of print/Not available
Universal Experience: Art, Life, And The Tourist'S Eye Essays by Francesco Bonami, Carol Becker, Alain de Boton, Lucy Lippard, Susan Sontag and Nancy Spector. Foreword by Robert Fitzpatrick. Drawing from such disciplines as anthropology, sociology, economics, art criticism and travel writing, Universal Experience is both a sizeable illustrated catalogue of the exhibition at the MCA, Chicago and a companion to the experience of >>more
D.A.P./MCA, Chicago
ISBN 9781933045023
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 272 pgs / 170 color.
Pub Date: 03/15/2005 Out of print/Not available
Who Cares Foreword and essay by Doug Ashford. Introduction by Anne Pasternak. In 2005, the great New York cultural arts organization Creative Time brought together 39 artists, educators and thinkers over a series of intimate dinner parties. Critical conversations were initiated, ideas were discussed and challenged, and >>more
Creative Time Books
ISBN 9781928570028
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9 in. / 160 pgs / 40 color.
Pub Date: 10/15/2006 Out of print/Not available
Witness to Her Art Edited by Rhea Anastas, Michael Brenson. Foreword by Tom Eccles. Text by Adrian Piper, Kara Walker, Daniela Rossell, Mona Hatoum, Cady Noland, Jenny Holzer, Monika Sprüth, Rhea Anastas, Michael Brenson, Norton Batkin, Johanna Burton, Aruna D'Souza, Pamela Franks, Janet Kraynak, David Levi Strauss, Cuauhtémoc Medina, Ann Reynolds, Hamza Walker. This radical new study aims to change the way that some of the most influential artists of the past 40 years are seen--all of them women. Emphasizing questions of autonomy, critical intelligence and artistic intention, >>more
Bard College
ISBN 9781931493550
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Paperback, 8 x 10 in. / 336 pgs / 240 color / 76 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 Out of print/Not available


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