Spring 2017 Featured Latin-American Titles

The ARTBOOK | D.A.P. staff selection of the best Latin-American titles of Spring 2017.

Frank Walter: The Last Universal Man, 1926–2009 By Barbara Paca. Antiguan artist and writer Frank Walter (1926–2009) was an eccentric character now considered to be vastly under-recognized. Intellectually brilliant, Walter entertained delusions of aristocratic grandeur, namely the belief that the white slave-owners in his family >>more
Radius Books
ISBN 9781942185185
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 196 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 06/27/2017 | Forthcoming
Gabriel Orozco: Orbita nocturna Afterword by Heidi Zuckerman. Resisting confinement to a single medium, critically acclaimed Mexican artist Gabriel Orozco (born 1962) explores the poetry of chance encounters while blurring the boundary between art and the everyday. Known for works such as the >>more
Aspen Art Press
ISBN 9780934324779
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 SDNR40
Pbk, 2 vols, 7.5 x 9.5 in. / 304 pgs / 250 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 | In stock
Luis Cruz Azaceta: No Exit Text by Carlos A. Aguilera. Luis Cruz Azaceta: No Exit is the first substantial overview of the work of the Cuban-American artist Luis Cruz Azaceta (born 1942). Azaceta’s childhood memories in Cuba (where he remained until he was 18 years >>more
ISBN 9788416714315
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.75 x 11 in. / 176 pgs / 130 color.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | In stock
Jaime Davidovich in Conversation with Daniel R. Quiles Introduction by John Hanhardt. As a fixture on the SoHo-based experimental art scene of the 1970s and 1980s, Argentine-American video/television-art pioneer and conceptual artist Jaime Davidovich (born 1936) has worked in a broad variety of mediums throughout his long >>more
Fundación Cisneros/Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros
ISBN 9780984017362
US $25.00 CAN $32.50 TRADE
Hbk, 6 x 9 in. / 240 pgs / 40 color.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 | In stock
The Eye of the Beholder: Julia Pastrana's Long Journey Home Text by Laura Anderson Barbata, Jan Bondeson, Grant Kester, Bess Lovejoy, et al. Born in Sinaloa, Mexico, Julia Pastrana (1834–1860) was a gifted singer, musician and dancer who could converse in English, Spanish and French. She also suffered from one of the most extreme cases of hypertrichosis terminalis >>more
ISBN 9780692762189
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 296 pgs / 50 color / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/24/2017 | Forthcoming
Pamela Hanson: Private Room Text by Jack Pierson. This collector’s edition of Pamela Hanson’s Private Room, limited to 25 copies plus three artist proofs, includes the book and a print signed and numbered by Hanson. Private Room is a series of photographs of >>more
ISBN 9788862085083
US $500.00 CAN $650.00 SDNR20
Special edition, 6.75 x 9 in. / 96 pgs / 60 color.
Pub Date: 04/25/2017 | Forthcoming
Graciela Iturbide: Mi Ojo Graciela Iturbide (born 1942), a winner of the 2008 Hasselblad Foundation Award, has been acclaimed as one of Latin America’s greatest photographers for her photographic exploration of her native Mexico’s landscapes and inhabitants in stark >>more
ISBN 9788416282814
US $39.00 CAN $50.00 SDNR40
Pbk, 5.5 x 5.25 in. / 128 pgs / 49 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | In stock
Told and Untold: The Photo Stories of Kati Horna in the Illustrated Press Edited by Gabriela L. Rangel. Foreword by Susan Segal. Text by Michel Otayek, Christina L. De Leon, Antonella Pelizzari, Andrea Geyer, et al. Told and Untold, published in association with the first US solo exhibition dedicated to Kati Horna (1912–2000), features photographs—some never before seen—displayed alongside the newspapers and magazines in which they circulated. Though she is now >>more
Americas Society
ISBN 9781879128781
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 TRADE
Clth, 7.5 x 10.5 in. / 188 pgs / 53 color / 65 duotone / 44 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/25/2017 | In stock
Sam Is Not My Uncle Text by Alfons González. Uncle Sam with his hands cut off; the head of the Statue of Liberty impaled on a bayonet; a trash can decorated with the Stars and Stripes: these are some of the striking images with >>more
ISBN 9788416282685
US $25.00 CAN $32.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.25 x 9.25 in. / 120 pgs / 92 color.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 | In stock
Art Nouveau in Buenos Aires By Anat Meidan. Buenos Aries boasts a number of impressive buildings in a range of architectural styles. But when Anat Meidan, an art collector with a passion for La Belle Époque, moved to the city, she was delighted >>more
Ediciones Polígrafa
ISBN 9788434313613
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Clth, 10 x 11.75 in. / 240 pgs / 274 color.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | In stock
Teodoro González de León Foreword by Miquel Adrià. Introduction by William J.R. Curtis. This substantial volume offers an overview of the work of Mexican architect Teodoro González de León (1926–2016), who built over 50 projects in his native country. >>more
Arquine / Secretaría de Cultura / El Colegio Nacional / Fondo de Cultura Económi
ISBN 9786079489083
US $69.95 CAN $90.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 10.5 x 11.5 in. / 552 pgs / 75 color / 500 duotone / 375 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | In stock
Against the Tide Introduction by Rodrigo Espinosa Marty, Ernesto Ottone Ramírez. Text by José Bengoa, et al. Against the Tide features the 15 projects chosen for the Chilean Pavilion at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale. Built with only readily available local materials, each of these projects emphasizes the >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775741897
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 160 pgs / 106 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | In stock
Jonathan Hernández: Descabezados Mexican conceptual artist Jonathan Hernández's (born 1972) artist's book consists of headlines taken from Mexican newspapers, which are combined to construct links between lines, forming a chronological logbook of the play of information. >>more
RM/Ediciones El Mojado
ISBN 9788416282586
US $29.00 CAN $37.50 FLAT40
Pbk, 8 x 11.25 in. / 240 pgs / 52 color.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | In stock
Rocío García's Confessions Edited by Susana Santoyo. This volume arose from a long conversation between the Cuban artist Rocío García (born 1969) and curator Corina Matamoros, in which García discusses the various influences on her narrative painting, from comics to politics. The >>more
ISBN 9788416714339
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 168 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | In stock
Valeska Soares Edited by Stefano Cernuschi, Isabel Diegues. Text by Jens Hoffmann. Interview by Kelly Taxter, Valeska Soares. The first comprehensive monograph detailing over 10 years of work by Brazilian, New York–based artist Valeska Soares (born 1957), this profusely illustrated volume documents the artist’s installations, wall works and environments that explore the subjectivity >>more
Mousse Publishing
ISBN 9788867492299
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 FLAT40
Hbk, 9.5 x 13 in. / 208 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 | Forthcoming
Alicia Penalba Foreword by Hans Ulrich Obrist. Text by Mercedes Casanegra, Elisabeth Lebovici, Jön Merkert. Argentinian Alicia Penalba (1913–82) became a sculptor in France in the ‘50s; her work was soon sought after for museum collections and graced public spaces across Europe. This volume draws on the artist’s personal archive, >>more
ISBN 9788416282784
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 FLAT40
Pbk, 8.50 x 11 in. / 280 pgs / 195 color.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | Awaiting stock
Ricardo Basbaum: Diagrams, 1994–Ongoing Edited by Will Holder, Emily Pethick. Foreword by Binna Choi, Emily Pethick. Text by Ricardo Basbaum, Guy Brett, et al. This volume offers the first comprehensive study of Rio de Janeiro–based artist and writer Ricardo Basbaum’s (born 1961) diagrams, created both as autonomous pieces and parts of other installations. >>more
Errant Bodies Press
ISBN 9780988937581
US $28.00 CAN $37.50 FLAT40
Pbk, 9 x 13 in. / 226 pgs / 48 color / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | In stock
Situational Diagram Edited by Karin Schneider, Begum Yasar. Text by Sabu Kohso, et al. Situational Diagram is a collection of essays and creative propositions by cultural theorists, philosophers, artists and activists. Contributors include Sabu Kohso, Aliza Shvarts, Jaleh Mansoor, Jean-Luc Nancy, Simon O’Sullivan, Anne Querrien, Abrahão de Oliveira Santos, >>more
Dominique Lévy
ISBN 9781944379094
US $25.00 CAN $32.50 FLAT40
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 262 pgs / 30 color / 9 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/28/2017 | In stock
Roberto Rébora: Matter and Discourse of Faith Prologue by Philip Ball. Text by Erick Castillo, Eduardo Milán, Jorge Contreras, Juan José Gurrola, Miguel Cervantes, et al. Interview by Josué Ramírez. Combining the painting and poetry of Mexican artist Roberto Rébora (born 1963), Matter of Speech and Discourse features the painter’s portraits—both monochromatic and colorful—and murals. >>more
ISBN 9786077711131
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 FLAT40
Flexi, 8.5 x 9.5 in. / 216 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | In stock
Matters of Gravity Foreword by Michio Kaku. Text by Kerry Doyle, Rob La Frenais, Tania Aedo, et al. Featuring the work of nine Mexican artists in video, performance, sculpture, drawing and installation, Matters of Gravity reflects on the force of gravity through its absence. Artists are Tania Candiani, Ale de la Puente, Ivan >>more
ISBN 9788416714438
US $35.00 CAN $45.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 304 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 07/25/2017 | Forthcoming
Colette Urbajtel French-Mexican photographer Colette Urbajtel (born 1934) captures scenes in tranquil places, small events—occasionally the amusing or ironical—plants, animals and insects. This artist’s book gathers 52 images selected by the photographer herself, a testament to the >>more
RM/Archivo Manuel Álvarez Bravo
ISBN 9788416282838
US $35.00 CAN $45.00 FLAT40
Clth, 8.25 x 10.25 in. / 92 pgs / 52 color.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | In stock
Alfredo Cortina: PHotoBolsillo Text by Ariel Jiménez. A photographer, broadcasting pioneer, author, publicist, collector, designer and more, Alfredo Cortina (1903–88) was a truly remarkable figure in 20th-century Venezuela. This volume compiles his photographs, a treasure trove of a testimony to the Caracas >>more
La Fábrica
ISBN 9788416248728
US $19.95 CAN $25.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 5 x 7 in. / 96 pgs / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | In stock
Carlos Cazalis: Sangre de Reyes Text by John Lee Anderson, Jacques Durand, José Cueli, Patricia Mendoza, et al. Spanish-Mexican photographer Carlos Cazalis (born 1969) followed the matador José Tomás through three countries to create this cinematic volume on modern-day bullfighting. Blood of Kings cycles through the exhilarating and dangerous world of a controversial >>more
ISBN 9788416282753
US $38.00 CAN $49.95 FLAT40
Hbk, 6.75 x 9.75 in. / 192 pgs / 77 color.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | In stock
José Luis Cuevas: New Era Controversial Mexican photographer José Luis Cueva’s (born 1973) New Era evokes a time of spiritual darkness: full of symbolic echoes, the series suggests the coming of the apocalypse. In images of mystical objects, landscapes burn >>more
RM/Fundación Bancomer/Fundación Televisa
ISBN 9788416282739
US $37.50 CAN $47.50 FLAT40
Hbk, 8.75 x 12.75 in. / 152 pgs / 73 color.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | In stock
Toni Meneguzzo: Gauchillos Text by Toni Meneguzzo, Andrés Salas, Daphné Anglès, Jean Blanchaert, Tommaso Basilio. Gauchillos follows the footsteps of Gauchito Gil and San la Muerte, two of many folk saints unrecognized by the Roman Catholic Church but flourishing in Argentina. The book includes evocative photographs of pilgrims, gauchos and >>more
ISBN 9788862085137
US $35.00 CAN $45.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 11 x 8.5 in. / 184 pgs / 140 color.
Pub Date: 04/25/2017 | Forthcoming
Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen Text by Andrea Andersson, Julia Bryan-Wilson, Lucy Lippard, Macarena Gomez-Barris. Vicuña makes art of gathered materials from the ocean, the river and the street
Beginning and ending at the edge of the ocean, Chilean­born artist and poet Cecilia Vicuña's (born 1948) artist's book serves as both >>more
ISBN 9781938221156
US $32.95 CAN $42.50 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 8 in. / 148 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 04/25/2017 | In stock

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