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Spring 2016 Featured Literature, Criticism & Writings

Our top reads for 2016 in cultural studies, criticism and avant-garde literature come from indie publishers including Atlas Press, Badlands, Kaya, Siglio, Valiz, Four Corners, Cabinet, Pioneer Works and Wakefield, as well as one special photo-essay by Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison, published by Steidl and a long-awaited reprint of Donald Judd's Complete Writings, alongside Carolee Thea's On Curating II, Inventory Press' Blueprint for Counter Education and Karma's collection of Bob Nickas' writings, The Dept of Corrections.

Invisible Man: Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem Foreword by Peter W. Kunhardt Jr., Douglas Druick. Introduction by Matthew S. Witkovsky, John F. Callahan. Text by Michal Raz-Russo, Jean-Christophe Cloutier. It is relatively unknown that the photographer Gordon Parks was close friends with Ralph Ellison, author of the acclaimed 1952 novel Invisible Man. Even less known is the fact that their common vision of racial >>more
Steidl/The Gordon Parks Foundation/The Art Institute of Chicago
ISBN 9783958291096
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Clth, 9.75 x 11.5 in. / 128 pgs / 79 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/28/2016 | In stock
Donald Judd: Complete Writings 1959–1975 Complete Writings 1959–1975 was first published in 1975 by The Press of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, and since then it has been the primary source for Donald Judd’s early writing. Working >>more
Judd Foundation
ISBN 9781938922930
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Pbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 240 pgs / 300 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016 | In stock
An Auteurist History of Film By Charles Silver. Beginning in 2009, The Museum of Modern Art offered a weekly series of film screenings titled An Auteurist History of Film. Inspired by Andrew Sarris’ seminal work The American Cinema, which developed on the idea >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870709777
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Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 256 pgs / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/24/2016 | Forthcoming
Blueprint for Counter Education By Maurice R. Stein, Larry Miller and Marshall Henrichs. Text by Paul Cronin, Adam Michaels, Jeffrey Schnapp. Maurice R. Stein and Larry Miller’s Blueprint for Counter Education is one of the defining (but neglected) works of radical pedagogy of the Vietnam War era. Originally published as a boxed set by Doubleday in >>more
Inventory Press
ISBN 9781941753095
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Boxed, Pbk, 2 vols, 8 x 10.75 in. / 272 pgs / 3 duotone / 400 b&w / 3 posters.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 | In stock
On Curating II By Carolee Thea. Edited by Carolee Thea, Thomas Micchelli. On Curating 2, Carolee Thea's new volume of interviews with 14 of today’s leading curators, explores the lively system of art biennials that is thriving around the world—particularly outside Europe and America. Spawned by their >>more
D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers
ISBN 9781938922909
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 136 pgs / 84 color / 4 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016 | In stock
Notes on My Dunce Cap By Jesse Ball. A text for those curious about education as a context for creativity and collaboration, and for teachers who want to reconsider hierarchy in their classrooms, Jesse Ball’s Notes on My Dunce Cap includes advisory material >>more
Pioneer Works Press
ISBN 9780990593546
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Pbk, 4.75 x 7.25 in. / 150 pgs / 1 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016 | In stock
The Dept. of Corrections This volume is comprised of years of recent writing by the influential New York–based critic and curator Bob Nickas, widely considered one of the few independent voices still at work today. The 50 essays and >>more
Karma, New York
ISBN 9781942607199
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.125 in. / 416 pgs / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016 | In stock
Notes on Glaze In the spring of 2010, the Brooklyn-based quarterly magazine Cabinet invited poet and cultural critic Wayne Koestenbaum to begin writing a regular column. Entitled "Legend," the column had a highly unusual premise. Every three months, >>more
Cabinet Books
ISBN 9781932698589
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Hbk, 5.5 x 8 in. / 96 pgs / 14 color / 4 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/24/2016 | Forthcoming
Marcel Broodthaers: My Ogre Book, Shadow Theater, Midnight Translated by Elizabeth Zuba. This intimate and gorgeously produced book pairs Belgian artist-poet Marcel Broodthaers’ first two collections of poetry, My Ogre Book (1957) and Midnight (1960)—both previously unpublished in English—with an 80-image projection work, Shadow Theater (1973–74), made >>more
Siglio
ISBN 9781938221118
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Clth, 6 x 7.75 in. / 160 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016 | Out of print
An Anecdoted Topography of Chance Introduction by Alastair Brotchie, Malcolm Green. Illustrated by Roland Topor. Originally published by Something Else Press in 1966 and now acknowledged as one of the most important and entertaining artists’ books of the postwar period, An Anecdoted Topography of Chance is a unique collaborative work >>more
Atlas Press
ISBN 9781900565738
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Hbk, 7 x 9.25 in. / 272 pgs / 4 color / 131 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016 | In stock
No-ISBN: On Self-Publishing Edited by Bernhard Cella, Leo Findeisen, Agnes Blaha. Text by Sylvie Boulanger, Ulises Carrión, Gabriele Cram, Constant Dullaart, Kenneth Goldsmith, Kit Hammonds, et al. In 2009, Austrian artist Bernhard Cella posted flyers outside the New York Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1 asking artists to submit their book projects circulating without an International Standard Book Number (ISBN), the lack >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783863358198
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Pbk, 4.75 x 7 in. / 506 pgs / 497 color.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016 | Awaiting stock
Rolling the R's By R. Zamora Linmark. Illuminated by pop fantasies, Donna Summer disco tracks and teen passion, the fiercely earnest characters in Rolling the R’s come to life against a background of burning dreams and neglect in a small 1970s Hawaiian >>more
Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030511
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 180 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016 | In stock
Kuntalini By Tamara Faith Berger. Eat ass, pray, love. Twenty-five year-old Yoo-hoo experiences a sexual awakening in her yoga class. She breaks up with her boyfriend and travels to Niagara Falls where she meets a cold-fish teen prostitute and an >>more
Badlands Unlimited
ISBN 9781936440955
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 200 pgs / 2 duotone / 1 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 | In stock
Sweating Blood By Léon Bloy. Introduction and translation by Erik Butler. First published in French in 1893, Sweating Blood describes the atrocities of war in 30 tales of horror and inhumanity from the pen of the "Pilgrim of the Absolute," Léon Bloy. Writing with blood, sweat, >>more
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9781939663177
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 232 pgs.
Pub Date: 05/24/2016 | Forthcoming
The Cathedral of Mist By Paul Willems. Introduction and translation by Edward Gauvin. Illustrations by Bette Burgoyne. First published in French in 1983, The Cathedral of Mist is a collection of stories from the last of the great Francophone Belgian fantasists: distilled tales of distant journeys, buried memories and impossible architecture. Described >>more
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9781939663184
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 112 pgs / 6 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/24/2016 | Forthcoming
The Pig By Oskar Panizza. Introduction by Erik Butler. "The Pig is the Sun...." So begins Oskar Panizza’s outrageously heretical and massively erudite essay on the pig, originally published in 1900 in his journal Zurich Discussions. Moving from the Rig Veda to the Edda >>more
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9781939663153
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 120 pgs / 2 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 | In stock
A Terrace in Rome By Pascal Quignard. Translated by Douglas Penick, Charles Ré. A Terrace in Rome describes the tormented life of Geoffroy Meaume, a 17th-century engraver of encrypted shadows and erotic prints. After a passionate affair in his youth concludes with his face being burned by acid >>more
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9781939663160
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 128 pgs / 1 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/24/2016 | In stock
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad. Project by Fiona Banner. Photographs by Paolo Pellegrin. For the latest in the Four Corners Familiars series, artist Fiona Banner (born 1966) recasts Joseph Conrad’s novella Heart of Darkness as a luxury magazine with new photographs by Magnum photographer Paolo Pellegrin. First published >>more
Four Corners Books
ISBN 9781909829053
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Pbk, 9.75 x 12.75 in. / 312 pgs / 16 color / 150 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016 | In stock
Shakespeare and His Contemporaries By Charles Nicholl. William Shakespeare and his peers helped create not only a new kind of theatre in the Elizabethan era but also a new form of language. In an age of religious and political upheaval, they gave >>more
National Portrait Gallery
ISBN 9781855145801
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8 in. / 136 pgs / 54 color / 24 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 | In stock
Pepys and His Contemporaries By Richard Ollard. The Diary of Samuel Pepys is an indisputable treasure of English literature, and one of the most important documentary sources of the English Restoration period. Pepys’ Diary, maintained daily for almost ten years, records his >>more
National Portrait Gallery
ISBN 9781855145856
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8 in. / 120 pgs / 47 color / 9 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 | In stock
Charles Dickens and His Circle By Lucinda Hawksley. In this new volume, historian and award-winning author Lucinda Hawksley explores the life of her great-great-great-grandfather, Charles Dickens (1812–70)—one of the first people to whom the term “celebrity” in its modern sense was applied, and >>more
National Portrait Gallery
ISBN 9781855145962
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.75 in. / 120 pages  / 45 color.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 | In stock
Interrupting the City Edited by Sander Bax, Pascal Gielen, Bram Ieven. Text by Sander Bax, Bojana Cveji´c, Lieven De Cauter, Pascal Gielen, Odile Heynders, Bram Ieven, Vanessa Joosen, Jenniffer Miller, et al. Interrupting the City explores the ways in which artistic practices and interventions intersect with the public sphere. The tactics by which an intervention is achieved may vary, ranging from a media offensive to a riot >>more
Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789492095022
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 328 pgs.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 | In stock
Mobile Autonomy Edited by Nico Dockx, Pascal Gielen. Text by A Dog Republic, Nico Dockx, Jef Geys, Pascal Gielen, Erik Hagoort, Thomas Hirschhorn, et al. Autonomous labor and its attendant values have now become familiar tools of neoliberal capitalism: work has become freelance, flexible, mobile, project-based, hybrid and temporary. If these conditions are novel to the general economy, this way >>more
Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789492095107
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 256 pgs / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 | In stock
I Cry: The Desire to Be Rejected By Chris Cheney, Amy Lawless. I Cry: The Desire to Be Rejected is a collaborative, hybrid composition by Chris Cheney and Amy Lawless: part essay, part poem and part social media collage. In the composition of this book, the authors >>more
Pioneer Works Press
ISBN 9780990593553
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Pbk, 4.75 x 7.25 in. / 110 pgs / 1 duotone / 31 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016 | In stock
The Image-Matter By Dominique Peysson. Translated by Vanessa Place It is now possible for scientists to control the structure of matter at a scale so minute that previously unimaginable properties emerge. Organic matter may even be hybridized with nonorganic matter, as the border between >>more
DIS VOIR
ISBN 9782914563802
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Pbk, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs / 20 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/28/2016 | In stock
33 Texts: 93,614 Words: 581,035 Characters Edited by Lionel Bovier. Introduction by George Baker. Los Angeles–based artist Walead Beshty (born 1976) has long maintained an active writing career alongside his work in the visual arts. Writing on a variety of media, including essays on cinema, painting, sculpture and photography, >>more
JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037644423
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Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 336 pgs / 24 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016 | In stock
Today We Should Be Thinking About Edited and text by Anthony Huberman. The Artist's Institute in New York dedicates each six-month season to a single artist, whose work becomes the occasion for a series of exhibitions, public programs and graduate seminars with contemporary thinkers in art, music, >>more
Koenig Books
ISBN 9783863357047
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Pbk, 7.5 x 11.5 in. / 650 pgs.
Pub Date: 01/26/2016 | In stock
British Black Art By Sophie Orlando. The conditions of development of British Black Art are tied up with a social and cultural history of Europe, especially the anti-immigration policies of Margaret Thatcher and their consequences, such as the Brixton riots of >>more
DIS VOIR
ISBN 9782914563765
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Pbk, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs / 30 color / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 | Forthcoming
Curating & Politics Edited by Gerd Elise Mørland. Text by Heidi Bale Amundsen, Ekaterina Degot, T. J. Demos, Reesa Greenberg, Gerd Elise Mørland, Andrea Phillips, Cecilia Sjöholm. Since the 1990s, exhibition discourse has revolved around the figure of the professional curator. Consequently, curatorial politics is usually considered the direct outcome of a curator’s acts and intentions. Now, however, new institutional models and >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775740791
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Pbk, 6 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs / 30 color.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016 | In stock
When Art Meets Money Text by Stephan Egger, Thomas Mazzurana, Franz Schultheis, Erwin Single. Art Basel is more than just a fair in the commercial sense of the word, more than a concentrated gathering of dealers offering their goods for sale to interested buyers. It is the site of >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783863357443
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Pbk, 6.75 x 10 in. / 258 pgs / 52 color.
Pub Date: 01/26/2016 | In stock
South as a State of Mind Edited by Quinn Latimer, Adam Szymczyk. For the first time in its history, Documenta, traditionally held in Kassel, Germany, will be bilocated as it expands to Athens, Greece. South as a State of Mind, a biannual journal founded in Athens in >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783863358440
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Pbk, 9 x 11.75 in. / 260 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 06/28/2016 | In stock
What's the Use? Edited by Nick Aikens, Thomas Lange, Jorinde Seijdel, Steven ten Thije. Text by Nick Aikens, Christina Aushana, Zdenka Badovinac, Manuel Borja-Villel, Tania Bruguera, John Byrne, Jesús Carrillo, Christina Clausen, constructLab, et al. Is art only art insofar as it refuses to be useful? At a moment when the boundaries between public and private have been radically redrawn—politically, economically and culturally—how do we understand art’s ability to know >>more
Valiz
ISBN 9789492095121
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 512 pgs / 100 color / 200 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/28/2016 | Forthcoming
Could Have, Would Have, Should Have By Tiqui Atencio. Illustrations by Pablo Helguera. What does it take to be a serious art collector? What drives someone to go after a particular work, regardless of the cost? Tiqui Atencio has been collecting since she was 18 years old; decades >>more
Art / Books
ISBN 9781908970244
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Hbk, 6 x 9 in. / 240 pgs / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/29/2016 | Forthcoming
Great Masters and Unicorns By Konrad O. Bernheimer. According to legend, the horn of the unicorn could counteract poison and purify water. The collector Lehmann Bernheimer used to cite this myth regarding an item in his collection, which for centuries had been treasured >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775740692
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Hbk, 5.75 x 8.75 in. / 344 pgs / 46 color.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016 | In stock
Robert Motherwell: In the Studio By John E. Scofield. In 1975, in the midst of a series of European retrospectives, Robert Motherwell (1915–91) hired a young man named John E. Scofield to be his first full-time studio assistant. Now, in honor of Motherwell’s centenary, >>more
Bernard Jacobson Gallery
ISBN 9781872784564
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Pbk, 5.5 x 7.75 in. / 47 pgs / 10 color / 5 duotone.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016 | In stock
Robert Motherwell: The Making of an American Giant By Bernard Jacobson. In Robert Motherwell: The Making of an American Giant, published to coincide with Motherwell's centenary, author Bernard Jacobson examines Motherwell's art in the context of 20th-century American culture. America's music and literature were indigenous triumphs, >>more
21 Publishing
ISBN 9781901785159
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Clth, 7.75 x 9.5 in. / 120 pgs / 6 color / 3 duotone / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/27/2015 | Awaiting stock
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