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Ellen Gallagher: Don't Axe Me Foreword by Lisa Phillips. Text by Gary Carrion-Murayari. Over the past two decades, Ellen Gallagher (born 1965) has created a body of work exploring notions of materiality, history and language. In her early paintings, Gallagher dispersed fields of repeated bulging lips and eyes--borrowed >>more
New Museum
ISBN 9780915557004
US $49.95 CAN $49.95 TRADE
Hbk, 8.75 x 11.75 in. / 122 pgs / 79 color.
Pub Date: 01/31/2014 Active/In stock
William Kentridge & Nalini Malani: The Shadow Play as Medium of Memory Text by Andreas Huyssen. This comparative study of contemporary artists William Kentridge (born 1955) and Nalini Malani (born 1946) focuses on their use of the shadow play as a medium of memory. Independently of each other, both artists have >>more
ISBN 9788881588756
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Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 80 pgs / 32 color.
Pub Date: 09/10/2013 Active/In stock
Deborah Grant: Christ You Know It Ain’t Easy!! Introduction by Claire Gilman. Text by Theresa Leininger-Miller. For the past decade, Deborah Grant has interwoven historical accounts and personal experiences with references to contemporary political issues in her ongoing series Random Select. Grant culls material from a variety of sources including magazine >>more
The Drawing Center
ISBN 9780942324815
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 64 pgs / 35 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 Active/In stock
Rashaad Newsome: FIVE Text by Evan Danza. This publication accompanies the presentation of Rashaad Newsome’s Five, a multimedia performance presented at The Drawing Center in New York, that highlights the art of voguing--which is characterized by angular, linear and rigid body movements-- >>more
The Drawing Center
ISBN 9780942324822
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 48 pgs / 20 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 Active/In stock
Keziah Jones & Native Maqari: Captain Rugged Captain Rugged is a multimedia graphic-novel collaboration between Nigerian musicians and artists Keziah Jones (born 1968) and Native Maqari (born 1980) that describes Nigeria’s oil boom of the 1970s. The hero, Captain Rugged, was conceived >>more
ISBN 9788862083409
US $45.00 CAN $45.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 120 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/31/2014 Active/In stock
Buddy Esquire: King of the Hip Hop Flyer Edited by Johan Kugelberg. Known as the "King of the Flyer," Buddy Esquire was the premier show flyer artist in the Bronx during the earliest days of hip hop. Combining influences ranging from Bronx Art Deco architecture to superhero >>more
Sinecure Books
ISBN 9781938265068
US $50.00 CAN $50.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 8.5 x 10.75 in. / 320 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 06/30/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Black Fire! New Spirits! Edited by Stuart Baker. At the start of the 1960s, jazz entered a unique period of revolution as African-American musicians redefined the art form in the context of the Civil Rights Movement, Afro-centric rhythm and thought and an ideology >>more
Soul Jazz Books
ISBN 9780957260016
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Hbk, 12.5 x 12.5 in. / 208 pgs / 75 color / 125 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/31/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Houston Rap Edited by Johan Kugelberg. Foreword by Bun B. Text by Lance Scott Walker. The Houston, Texas, neighborhoods of Fifth Ward, Third Ward and South Park have grown to be hallowed ground for modern rap culture, populated with celebrities, entrepreneurs, support networks and a micro-economy of their own. Photographer >>more
Sinecure Books
ISBN 9781938265051
US $49.95 CAN $49.95 FLAT40
Hbk, 8.5 x 11.25 in. / 272 pgs / 209 color / 63 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2013 Active/In stock
Houston Rap Tapes By Lance Scott Walker. Edited by Johan Kugelberg, Michael P. Daley. Foreword by Willie D. Photographs by Peter Beste. Houston Rap Tapes is the companion to Houston Rap, Peter Beste’s intimate photo book on this important hip hop culture. Houston Rap Tapes complements Beste’s photography with a series of oral histories conducted by writer >>more
Sinecure Books
ISBN 9781938265082
US $25.00 CAN $25.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 288 pgs / 288 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2014 Active/In stock

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