Fall 2018 Featured Film & Performing Arts

The ARTBOOK | D.A.P. staff selection for the most notable film and performing arts titles of the 2018 Fall season include Reel Art Press's 'Once Upon a Time in the West: Shooting a Masterpiece,' published on the 50th anniversary of Sergio Leone's Western masterpiece; MoMA's fascinating book on the seminal work of the Judson Dance Theater; and the National Portrait Gallery of London's "Michael Jackson: On the Wall," gathering artworks depicting the King of Pop from Warhol to KAWS.

Once Upon a Time in the West: Shooting a Masterpiece
Foreword by Quentin Tarantino. Text by Christopher Frayling.

"Once Upon a Time in the West was the movie that made me consider filmmaking."–Quentin Tarantino

Sergio Leone's film Once Upon a Time in the Westset out to be the ultimate Western—a celebration of the power >>more

Reel Art Press
ISBN 9781909526334
US $75.00 CAN $99.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 336 pgs / 80 color / 250 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/19/2019 Awaiting stock

Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never Done
By Ana Janevski, Thomas J. Lax. Text by Giampaolo Bianconi, Harry CH Choi, Vivian A. Crockett, Danielle Goldman, Elizabeth Gollnick, Adrian Heathfield, Ana Janevski, Martha Joseph, Thomas J. Lax, Victor “Viv” Liu, Jenny Harris, Sharon Hayes, Malik Gaines, Benjamin Piekut, Kristin Poor, Julia Robinson, Gloria Sutton.

Using "ordinary" movements, the Judson Dance Theater stripped dance of its theatrical conventions

Taking its name from the Judson Memorial Church, a socially engaged Protestant congregation in New York's Greenwich Village, Judson Dance Theater was organized >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633450639
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 200 pgs / 128 color / 92 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock

Michael Jackson: On the Wall
Edited with text by Nicholas Cullinan. Text by Margo Jefferson, Zadie Smith.

Icon as muse: Michael Jackson in art, from Warhol to KAWS

Since Andy Warhol first used his image in 1982, Michael Jackson has become the most depicted cultural figure in contemporary art. But while his impact >>more

National Portrait Gallery
ISBN 9781855147119
US $49.95 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 10.75 x 11 in. / 252 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 08/28/2018 In stock

Broken Music
Edited by Ursula Block, Michael Glasmeier. Preface by René Block, Ursula Block. Text by Michael Glasmeier, Theodor W. Adorno, Jean Dubuffet, Milan Knížák, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Hans Rudolf Zeller. Afterword by Christiane Seiffert.

Facsimile edition of the definitive guide to records by artists

Broken Music is an essential guide and discography for recordings and audio works by visual artists, originally published in 1989 and edited by Ursula Block (founder >>more

Primary Information
ISBN 9780991558599
US $34.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 10.25 in. / 280 pgs / 22 color / 599 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/20/2018 Awaiting stock

BAM: Next Wave Festival
Edited by Steven Serafin, Susan Yung. Introduction by Kristy Edmunds. Foreword by Katy Clark, Adam E. Max. Preface by Harvey Lichtenstein. Text by Joseph V. Melillo, Tom Sellar, Susan Yung, Wendy Perron, Roger Oliver, Mark Swed, Dan Cameron. Interviews by Anne Bogart, Karen Brooks Hopkins, Colleen Jennings-Roggensack, David Lang, Beth Morrison, José Parlá, Marianne Weems, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar.

Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Next Wave Festival, founded in 1983 by impresario Harvey Lichtenstein, gathered performances in which genres mixed and traditions were upended. Events held in downtown lofts were given larger venues at BAM. >>more

Print Matters Productions, Inc.
ISBN 9780999297100
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11 in. / 336 pgs / 208 color / 37 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock

La Nilsson: My Life in Opera
By Birgit Nilsson. Preface by Georg Solti. Afterword by Peggy Tuller.

First published to wide acclaim in Sweden (1995) and Germany (1997), the autobiography of opera legend Birgit Nilsson (1918–2005) is finally available in an English translation (itself first published by Northeastern University Press in 2007). >>more

Verlag für moderne Kunst
ISBN 9783903228252
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 352 pgs / 56 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/22/2018 In stock

Charles Atlas
Edited with text by Raphael Gygax. Text by Jennifer Harris, Martin Jäggi, Elisabeth Bronfen

For almost 50 years, New York–based artist Charles Atlas (born 1949) has been a leading figure in film and video art, creating seminal works documenting dance and performance art, involving choreographers such as Merce Cunningham >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037645369
US $39.95 CAN $53.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 128 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 01/22/2019 Awaiting stock

John Cage: 4'33''– Sounds Like Silence
Edited with text by Dieter Daniels, Inke Arns. Text by Brandon LaBelle, David Toop, Dörte Schmidt, Julia H. Schröder, Jan Theben. Contributions by Hans-Friedrich Bormann, William Letterman, Kyle Gann, Branden W. Joseph, et al.

John Cage's (1912–92) 4'33" premiered on August 29, 1952, distilling the composer's philosophical explorations of silence into four minutes, thirty-three seconds of performed, charged silence. Elegantly, provocatively, the piece asked: what does silence sound like?

Cage's >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783940064417
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 13 in. / 288 pgs / 229 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock

Sasha Gusov: The Bolshoi
Edited by Alexander Borodin. Preface by Andrei Konchalovsky. Introduction by Galina Shlepyanov.

Sasha Gusov: The Bolshoi presents a remarkable behind-the-scenes study of the dancers, musicians and onlookers at the legendary Bolshoi Ballet through the lens of the acclaimed Russian photographer (born 1960). Gusov's affection for his subjects >>more

La Fábrica
ISBN 9788417048105
US $70.00 CAN $92.50 TRADE
Clth, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 180 pgs / 110 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock

Film Culture 80: The Legend of Barbara Rubin
By Jonas Mekas. Edited by Chuck Smith, Charity Coleman, Christian Hiller, Anne König, Sebastian Mekas, Sarai Meyron, Marc Siegel. Text by John Cavanaugh, Richard Foreman, Christian Hiller, Jonas Mekas, Ara Osterweil, Barbara Rubin, Marc Siegel, Chuck Smith, Amy Taubin.

Having entered the New York underground in the 1960s while still a teenager, filmmaker Barbara Rubin (1945–80) quickly became one of its key figures. Her pioneering 1963 double-projection film Christmas on Earth, featuring painted and >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959052023
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 10.25 in. / 200 pgs / 25 color / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/27/2018 Awaiting stock

The Book of the Teatro Real
Introduction by Mario Vargas Llosa. Text by Gregorio Marańón, Ignacio García-Belenguer, Rubén Amón, Joan Matabosch.

In honor of its bicentennial, this richly illustrated, large-format book tells the story of Madrid's famous opera house, the Teatro Real, including a foreword by Nobel Prize winner Mario Vargas Llosa and various texts examining >>more

La Fábrica
ISBN 9788417048563
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Pbk, 8.75 x 11 in. / 208 pgs / 66 color / 37 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock

An Homage to The Sound of Music
Text by Ted Chapin, Gery Keszler, Janina Lebiszczak. Photographs by Markus Morianz, Alfred Morina, Werner Streitfelder.

Since its premiere in 1993, the Life Ball festival, held in Vienna's Rathausplatz, has been committed to eliminating the taboos of HIV and AIDS in our society by supporting organizations and projects around the world. >>more

Verlag für moderne Kunst
ISBN 9783903228559
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 FLAT40
Pbk, 9.5 x 12.25 in. / 112 pgs / 52 color / 18 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/12/2018 In stock

Angénieux and Cinema
Edited with text by Edith Bertrand. Text by Eric Perrin, Nadine Besse, Alain Renaud.

This book looks at the history of the Angénieux zoom lens, long fabled in Hollywood, responsible for NASA's documentation of the first moon landing in 1969 and, more recently, heavily deployed in Game of Thrones. >>more

Silvana Editorale
ISBN 9788836638598
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 240 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 01/22/2019 Awaiting stock

Jef Cornelis: Curating in the 1980s
Edited with text by Yves Aupetitallot. Text by Jef Cornelis.

The sixth DVD in JRP|Ringier's Archives series brings together two films by Belgian filmmaker Jef Cornelis (born 1941) on curator Rudi Fuchs' inaugural show at the Castello di Rivoli in 1985 and the groundbreaking 1987 >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037645291
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 FLAT40
DVD, 5.5 x 7.5 in. / 24 pgs / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/22/2019 Awaiting stock

Separate Cinema: The First 100 Years of Black Poster Art
Edited by John Duke Kisch, Tony Nourmand. Foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Text by John Duke Kisch, Peter Doggett. Afterword by Spike Lee.

This magnificent volume is a celebration of the first 100 years of black film poster art. A visual feast, these images recount the diverse and historic journey of the black film industry from the earliest >>more

Reel Art Press
ISBN 9781909526068
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 320 pgs / 270 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/06/2014 In stock


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