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Fall 2018 Featured Literature, Criticism & Writings

We have an extraordinary selection of reading books on our Fall 2018 list, including "The Sacred Conspiracy," a collection of George Bataille's papers for the Secret Society of Acéphale and his lectures to the College of Sociology; two books by influential French Symbolist poet Stéphane Mallarmé; Karen Green's "Frail Sister"—a found, collaged and lovingly amended inquiry into how women disappear; and several new literary translations from Wakefield Press and Ugly Duckling Presse that are sure to receive much attention.

Protest: The Aesthetics of Resistance
Edited by Basil Rogger, Jonas Vögeli, Ruedi Widmer. Text by Michelle Akanji, Friedrich von Borries, Delphine Chapuis, Teju Cole, Hans-Christian Dani, Steven Duncombe, Anna Feigenbaum, Philipp Felsch, Marleen Fitterer, Meret Fischli, Corinne Gisel, Johannes Hedinger, Knut Henkel, Henriette Herm, Larissa Holaschke, Ines Kleesattel, Wolfgang Kraushaar, Wong Chi Lui, Elisio Macamo, Eva Mackensen, Franziska Meierhofer, Tine Melzer, Rabih Mroué, Maybell Eequay Reiter, et al.

Resistance: aesthetic tactics from the suffragettes to 1968 to our tumultuous present

"Make Love Not War," "Soyez réalistes, demandez l'impossible," "Keine Macht für Niemanden," "We are the 99%": the history of the last 50 years has >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785607
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Pbk, 6.25 x 9.5 in. / 448 pgs / 126 color / 73 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/12/2018 In stock


Karen Green: Frail Sister

From the author of Bough Down, a found, collaged and lovingly amended inquiry into how women disappear

Artist and writer Karen Green's second book originated in a search for a woman who had vanished: her Aunt >>more

Siglio
ISBN 9781938221194
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Hbk, 7.5 x 10 in. / 168 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 10/23/2018 In stock


The Book
By Stéphane Mallarmé. Introduction and translation by Sylvia Gorelick.

The French poet Stéphane Mallarmé (1842–98) was modernism's great champion of the book as both a conceptual and material entity: perhaps his most famous pronouncement is "everything in the world exists in order to end >>more

Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972422
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 240 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock


A Blow of Dice Never Will Abolish Chance: A Poem
By Stéphane Mallarmé. Translated by Holly Cundiff.

Among the most influential works of the French poet Stéphane Mallarmé (1842–98), Un Coup de dés jamais n'abolira le Hasard feels to this day revolutionary and resoundingly contemporary, both for the suggestive power of its >>more

Lucia|Marquand
ISBN 9780999652237
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Slip, pbk, 2 vols, 11 x 15 in. / 64 pgs / 3 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/12/2018 In stock


The Sacred Conspiracy
By Georges Bataille. Edited with introduction by Alastair Brotchie, Marina Galletti. Text by Roger Caillois, Pierre Klossowski, Michel Leiris, et al. Illustrations by André Masson. Translation by John Harman, Natasha Lehrer.

Georges Bataille's secret society, long the stuff of legend, is now revealed in its texts, meditations, rules and prohibitions

This book recounts what must be one of the most unusual intellectual journeys of modern times, >>more

Atlas Press
ISBN 9781900565950
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Hbk, 6.75 x 9.25 in. / 480 pgs / 95 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/24/2018 In stock


Surreal Lovers
By Margaret Hooks.

Surreal Lovers recounts the lives and loves of a group of artists and writers during one of the most creative and catastrophic periods of human history. It centers on the life of the painter Max >>more

La Fábrica
ISBN 9788417048006
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 376 pgs / 22 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 Out of stock


René d'Harnoncourt and the Art of Installation
By Michelle Elligott.

D'Harnoncourt redefined exhibition making and the parameters of art itself

René d'Harnoncourt served as the director of the Museum of Modern Art from 1949 to 1968, and was known for his conscientious approach to curating exhibitions >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633450509
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Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 176 pgs / 204 color.
Pub Date: 11/20/2018 In stock


Piggy Goes to University
By Ezra Elia, Miriam Elia.

Piggy Goes to University is the story of a precocious young pig, and his rise to the forefront of the Anti-Piggist social justice movement. Journeying from the rural fringes of the United Union of Pigs >>more

Dung Beetle Ltd
ISBN 9780992834951
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Hbk, 6 x 6.5 in. / 80 pgs / 20 duotone / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/23/2018 In stock


Che Guevara
Edited by Daniele Zambelli, Flavio Andreini, Camilo Guevara March, María del Carmen Ariet.

Fifty years after his death, this book tells the story of the Marxist revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara (1928–67)—exploring his legacy as a historical figure, but also encountering him as a human being.

Taking its subtitle Tú >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857237404
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Pbk, 9 x 11 in. / 192 pgs / 224 color.
Pub Date: 08/28/2018 In stock


Little Women
By Louisa M. Alcott. Abridged by W. Dingwall Fordyce. Illustrations by Norman Little.

Louisa May Alcott's beloved children's novel Little Women is one of the classics of American literature. The novel follows the lives of the March sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, and details their passage from >>more

Art / Books
ISBN 9781908970404
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Hbk, 7.75 x 10 in. / 80 pgs / 8 color.
Pub Date: 12/18/2018 In stock


Song of Arirang
By Nym Wales, Kim San. Edited with afterword by Dongyoun Hwang. Introduction by Arlif Dirlik. Text by George O. Totten III.

First published in 1941 and long unavailable, Song of Arirang tells the true story of Korean revolutionary Kim San (Jang Jirak), who left colonized Korea as a teenager to fight against Japanese imperialism and fought >>more

Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030566
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Pbk, 5 x 7 in. / 512 pgs / 7 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 Awaiting stock


I Even Regret Night
By Lalbihari Sharma. Edited and translated by Rajiv Mohabir. Introduction by Gaiutra Bahadur.

Award-winning Indo-Caribbean poet Rajiv Mohabir (born 1981) brings his own poetic swagger and family history to a groundbreaking translation of Lalbihari Sharma's Holi Songs of Demerara, originally published in India in 1916—the only known literary >>more

Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030597
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 80 pgs / 12 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/19/2019 Awaiting stock


Readymade Bodhisattva
Edited with text by Sunyoung Park, Park Sang Joon.

Readymade Bodhisattva: The Kaya Anthology of South Korean Science Fiction presents the first book-length English-language translation of science and speculative fiction from South Korea, bringing together 13 classic and contemporary stories from the 1960s through >>more

Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030573
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Pbk, 5 x 7.5 in. / 528 pgs / 16 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 Awaiting stock


Letters, Dreams, and Other Writings
By Remedios Varo. Introduction and translation by Margaret Carson.

While the reputation of Remedios Varo (1908–63) the surrealist painter is now well established, Remedios Varo the writer has yet to be fully discovered. Her writings, which were never published during her life let alone >>more

Wakefield Press
ISBN 9781939663399
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 128 pgs / 1 color / 2 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/27/2018 In stock


Ideas Have No Smell: Three Belgian Surrealist Booklets
By Paul Nougé, Paul Colinet, Louis Scutenaire. Edited with translation by M. Kasper. Introduction by Mary Ann Caws.

The Belgian surrealist movement, like its contemporary French cousin, included both visual artists—René Magritte most famously—and writers, who were also its theorists. They shared with the Parisians a fierce commitment to personal, political and aesthetic >>more

Ugly Duckling Presse
ISBN 9781946433138
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Slip, Pbk, 3 vols, 4.75 x 5.75 in. / 60 pgs / 1 color / 17 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/23/2018 In stock


Treatise on Modern Stimulants
By Honoré de Balzac. Introduction and translation by Kassy Hayden. Illustrations by Pierre Alechinsky.

Honoré de Balzac's Treatise on Modern Stimulants is a meditation on five stimulants—tea, sugar, coffee, alcohol and tobacco—by an author very conscious of the fact that his gargantuan output of work was driven by an >>more

Wakefield Press
ISBN 9781939663382
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 80 pgs / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/20/2018 In stock


Whiskey Tales
By Jean Ray. Translation and afterword by Scott Nicolay.

Originally published in French in 1925, Whiskey Tales immediately established the reputation of the Belgian master of the weird, Jean Ray (1887–1964), whose writings in the coming years would come to chart out a literary >>more

Wakefield Press
ISBN 9781939663368
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8 in. / 240 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 Awaiting stock


Günter Grass: Six Decades
Edited by G. Fritz Margull, Hilke Ohsoling. Translation by Krishna Winston.

Six Decades grants us a privileged look behind the normally closed door of Nobel Laureate Günter Grass' (1927–2015) studio. For well over half a century Grass worked unceasingly as a writer, sculptor and graphic artist. >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783869309682
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Clth, 7.25 x 9.5 in. / 608 pgs / 200 color / 660 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 Awaiting stock


New Forms of Art and Contagious Mental Illness
By Carl Julius Salomonsen. Translated by Andrew Hodgson.

Over the years 1919–20, the celebrated medical scientist and doctor Carl Julius Salomonsen began giving public lectures and publishing pamphlets regarding a new "epidemic" that had begun to affect the European populace: the increasing ubiquity >>more

New Documents
ISBN 9781927354315
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Hbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 96 pgs / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 Awaiting stock


The Trade of the Teacher
By Mieke Bal. Edited with text by Jeroen Lutters.

Over a number of meetings, the theorist, critic, video artist and occasional curator Mieke Bal (born 1946) engaged in a conversation on the art of teaching with the cultural analyst Jeroen Lutters. Looking for a >>more

Valiz/vis-à-vis
ISBN 9789492095565
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 160 pgs / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock


Plan and Play, Play and Plan
Edited by Janwillem Schrofer. Text by Carlos Amorales, David Bade, Marlene Dumas, Claudia Fontes, Alica Framis, Meschac Gaba, Ryan Gander, Antony Gormley, et al.

"Visual artist" is a term with manifold variations and meanings. But how, as an artist (or designer, photographer or other "independent creator"), do you become who you are and who you would like to be? >>more

Valiz
ISBN 9789492095404
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 288 pgs / 32 color / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock


Hirst Interviews
Interviews by Hans Ulrich Obrist. Introduction by Michael Bracewell.

Between 2006 and 2016, two of contemporary art's biggest names—curator Hans Ulrich Obrist and artist, entrepreneur and art collector Damien Hirst (born 1965)—met to conduct a series of conversations. The two cover a wide variety >>more

Heni Publishing
ISBN 9781912122059
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Pbk, 6 x 9.75 in. / 260 pgs / 20 color.
Pub Date: 06/21/2022 Awaiting stock


Esopus 25
Edited by Tod Lippy.

The 25th issue of the award-winning arts annual includes artist's projects by Noriko Ambe, Paolo Arao, Tina Barney, John Edmonds, Elizabeth Ferry and Anish Kapoor; Francine Prose's reflections on an early Renaissance painting at the >>more

Esopus Foundation Ltd.
ISBN 9780989911740
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Pbk, 9 x 11.5 in. / 256 pgs / 400 color / 25 b&w /Audio CD.
Pub Date: 06/12/2018 In stock


Ralph Gibson: Self-Exposure

Ralph Gibson's career-long passion for the printed page culminates in his amazing life story

Self-Exposure is the autobiography of celebrated American art photographer Ralph Gibson. With his 80th birthday on the horizon in January 2019 and >>more

Heni Publishing
ISBN 9781912122103
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Pbk, 9 x 13 in. / 396 pgs / 285 color.
Pub Date: 11/20/2018 In stock


Gustav Metzger: Writings
Edited by Mathieu Copeland.

Bringing together more than 350 texts written between 1953 and 2016, this comprehensive volume establishes artist and activist Gustav Metzger (1926–2017) as one of the towering figures of the 20th century, a long-overdue recognition of >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037645352
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Pbk, 5.25 x 7.5 in. / 576 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 Awaiting stock


The Halifax Conference

This book presents the transcript of a conference held at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design on October 5–6, 1970, organized by Seth Siegelaub. Attendees at the event included Carl Andre, Joseph Beuys, >>more

New Documents
ISBN 9781927354322
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7.5 in. / 144 pgs / 1 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 Awaiting stock


Pat Passlof: To Whom the Shoe Fits
Edited with afterword by David Jacobsen Loncle.

Pat Passlof (1928–2011) was a distinguished painter in the abstract expressionist tradition, who studied with Willem de Kooning and was active in New York's downtown art community from the 1950s to her death. Passlof was >>more

The Milton Resnick and Pat Passlof Foundation
ISBN 9780692999554
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Clth, 6.25 x 8.25 in. / 62 pgs / 9 color.
Pub Date: 08/28/2018 In stock


Andrea Fraser: Collected Interviews, 1990–2018
Edited by Rhea Anastas, Alejandro Cesarco. Text by Judith Batalion, Vincenzo de Bellis, Gregg Bordowitz, Sabine Breitwieser, Stuart Comer, Joshua Decter, Yilmaz Dziewior, Jörg Heiser, Miwon Kwon, Bennett Simpson.

This substantial archive offers an ideal point of entry into the work and reception of Los Angeles–based performance artist and writer Andrea Fraser (born 1965). The interview format provides particular insight into Fraser's self-positioning as >>more

Koenig Books
ISBN 9783960983613
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Pbk, 7 x 11 in. / 450 pgs / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 Awaiting stock


Laura Carpenter: The Gallery Years, 1974–1996

Laura Carpenter was instrumental in bringing contemporary art to Santa Fe in the mid-1990s. She began her career as a gallerist in Dallas, Texas, showing artists such as Jean-Michel Basquiat and Martin Puryear. Upon her >>more

Radius Books
ISBN 9781942185413
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Hbk, 8.75 x 11.5 in. / 224 pgs / 130 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 Awaiting stock


The Long 1980s
Edited with text by Nick Aikens, Teresa Grandas, Nav Haq, Beatriz Herráez, Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez.

The Long 1980s speculates on the significance of the 1980s for the arts and society today. Arguing that the 1980s saw a fundamental reorientation in the relationship between governments and their publics, this volume explores >>more

Valiz/L'internationale
ISBN 9789492095497
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Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 416 pgs / 400 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock


Kiki Smith: 2000 Words
Edited by Karen Marta, Massimiliano Gioni. Text by Margot Norton.

The art of Kiki Smith (born 1954) confronts what it means to be human. Her sculptures are often feminine figures that become personifications of sexuality, trauma and abjection. This monograph contains an essay by Margot >>more

DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art
ISBN 9786185039301
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Pbk, 7.25 x 10 in. / 84 pgs / 32 color.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock


Kerstin Brätsch: 2000 Words
Edited by Karen Marta, Massimiliano Gioni. Text by Massimiliano Gioni.

Through painting, performance, sculpture and design, New York–based artist Kerstin Brätsch (born 1979) depicts the mutation of images over time, and the volatility of data consumption. This book includes an essay by Massimiliano Gioni on >>more

DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art
ISBN 9786185039288
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Pbk, 7.25 x 10 in. / 82 pgs / 26 color.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock


Andra Ursuta: 2000 Words
Edited by Karen Marta, Massimiliano Gioni. Text by Ali Subotnick.

Imbued with the collective memories of Romanian culture, Andra Ursuta's (born 1979) work uses her grim past to tackle our harsh present. This book includes an essay by Ali Subotnik on Ursuta's stark recreations of >>more

DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art
ISBN 9786185039271
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Pbk, 7.25 x 10 in. / 96 pgs / 36 color.
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
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Hbk, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 352 pgs / 56 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/22/2018 In stock


Grounds for Possible Music
Edited with text by Julia Eckhardt. Contributions by Antye Greie, Andrea Parkins, Aurélie Lierman, Bonnie Jones, Cathy Lane, Susanne Kirchmayr, Felicity Ford, Heimo Lattner, Jaume Ferrete Vázquez, Judith Laub, Marc Matter, Marijs Boulogne, Marion Wasserbauer, Myriam Van Imschoot, Pali Meursault, Peter Westenberg, Richard Scott, et al.

Gender, voice, language and identity are particularly pertinent topics for musical creation—for the shaping of a canon, and for interactions in the field. All four are strongly contextually determined, and necessarily raise issues of paradigms >>more

Errant Bodies Press
ISBN 9780997874426
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Pbk, 8.5 x 10.5 in. / 144 pgs / 10 color / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/24/2018 In stock


Andrei Monastyrski: Elementary Poetry
Edited with translation by Brian Droitcour, Yelena Kalinsky. Introduction by Boris Groys.

Russian poet, author, artist and art theorist Andrei Monastyrski (born 1949) is, along with Ilya Kabakov, one of the founders of conceptualism in Russia, and a protagonist of Collective Actions, a group of artists who >>more

Ugly Duckling Presse/Soberscove Press
ISBN 9781937027681
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Pbk, 5.75 x 8.25 in. / 224 pgs / 6 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 Awaiting stock


Institutions by Artists
Edited by Jeff Khonsary, Antonia Pinter. Text by Ken Becker, Tania Bruguera, Dana Claxton, Sean Dockray, Chris Fitzpatrick, Jessi Khadivi, Sarah Lowndes, Phillip Monk, Antonia Pinter, Post Brothers, Christopher Regimbal. Contributions by Matei Bejenaru, Christopher Cozier, Jeff Derksen, Dirk Fleischmann, Sam Gould, Candice Hopkins, Deirdre Logue, Jaleh Mansoor, John O’Brian, Claire Tancons, Gregory Sholette, Slavs and Tatars, Julia Bryan-Wilson.

The second volume of Institutions by Artists looks at various global artist-run centers and initiatives within the historical contexts that saw their emergence—among them Western Front (Vancouver), Alice Yard (Trinidad and Tobago), ASCO (Los Angeles) >>more

Fillip Editions
ISBN 9781927354339
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7.5 in. / 240 pgs / 2 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 Awaiting stock


In the World: Essays on Contemporary South African Art
By Ashraf Jamal.

In the World presents a collection of essays by Cape Town cultural analyst and art critic Ashraf Jamal focused on 24 South African artists working in painting, photography, sculpture and performance. Aimed at a wide, >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857235639
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 416 pgs / 112 color.
Pub Date: 08/28/2018 In stock


C-A-T Spells Murder
Edited by Alex Da Corte, Sam McKinness. Text by Alissa Bennett, Francesca Gavin, Bob Nickas, Sarah Nicole Prickett, Collier Schorr, Jia Tolentino, et al.

Artist Alex Da Corte (born 1980) worked with writer and artist Sam McKinness to compile this book of 24 stories and fictional essays on the themes of the Telephone, Paranoia, Romance in the Night, Suburbia, >>more

Karma, New York
ISBN 9781942607908
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 272 pgs / 12 color / 24 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/12/2018 In stock


Failed Images
By Ernst van Alphen.

Failed Images approaches photography in terms of its divergence from the reality it would claim to show. How does the photograph transform that which exists before the camera? A variety of factors influence the way >>more

Valiz/vis-à-vis
ISBN 9789492095459
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 280 pgs / 150 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock


The Constituent Museum
Edited with text by John Byrne, Elinor Morgan, November Paynter, Aida Sánchez de Serdio, Adela Železnik.

The Constituent Museum is inspired by a simple question: What would happen if museums put relationships at the center of their operations? Museums often organize their relationships with the public as "educational," but this role >>more

Valiz/L'internationale
ISBN 9789492095428
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Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 320 pgs / 200 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock


Courageous Citizens
Edited by Bas Lafleur, Wietske Maas, Susanne Mors. Text by John Akomfrah, Rosi Braidotti, Vasyl Cherepanyn, Bojana Cveji, Fatima El-Tayeb, Pascal Gielen, Stuart Hall, David Harvey, Ivan Krastev, Wietske Maas, Marina Naprushkina, Lia Perjovschi, Saskia Sassen, Ana Vujanovi, Katherine Watson, Forensic Architecture.

This book highlights the change-making capacity of culture by exploring the intellectual and practical interventions of "courageous citizens." These citizens can be thinkers, artists, activists and collectives—those whose thoughts, ideas and actions play a pivotal >>more

Valiz
ISBN 9789492095510
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9 in. / 272 pgs / 20 color.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock


Exploring Commonism
Edited with text by Nico Dockx, Pascal Gielen.

There is a new ideology in the making: "commonism," which focuses on the reciprocating movements of the commons (i.e., the cultural and natural resources accessible to and held by all members of a society). After >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789492095473
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 448 pgs / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/20/2018 In stock


The Transhistorical Museum
Edited with text by Eva Wittocx, Ann Demeester, Melanie Bühler. Text by Mieke Bal, Peter Capreau, Maria Iñigo Clavo, Bice Curiger, Penelope Curtis, Hendrik Folkerts, Hanneke Grootenboer, et al.

Since the turn of the 21st century, there has been a significant expansion in the field of transhistorical exhibition practice—that is, exhibitions in which objects from various art-historical periods and cultural contexts are put on >>more

Valiz/vis-à-vis
ISBN 9789492095527
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 280 pgs / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock


Brazilian Intelligence
By Max Bense. Edited with afterword by Georg Vrachliotis.

This travelogue by German philosopher Max Bense (1910–90) explores 1960s Brazil. Published for the first time in English, and including unpublished archival material, this important work of German postwar literature records his encounters with concrete >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959052146
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Pbk, 4.25 x 7.25 in. / 80 pgs / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 Awaiting stock


Localizing the Contemporary
By Peter J. Schneemann. Text by Kari Conte, Thierry Dufrêne, Valérie Knoll, Damian Lentini, Diego Mantoan, et al.

This publication gathers together 18 essays about the Kunsthalle Bern as a role model and a place for artistic intervention and production, elaborating the examinations to which numerous international artists have subjected the building itself.

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JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037645284
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 360 pgs / 20 color / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/28/2018 In stock


WdW Review
Edited by Defne Ayas, Adam Kleinman. Contributions by Natalia Antonova, Orit Gat, Annie Godfrey Larmon, et al.

Following Volume I (2013–2016), this anthology documents reflections published in 2016 and 2017 on WdW Review, the online platform for the Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art in Rotterdam, bringing together the website's four >>more

Witte de With Publishers
ISBN 9789491435539
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 112 pgs / 34 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/22/2018 In stock


Blessing and Transgressing: A Live Institute
By Defne Ayas. Contributions by Eric Baudelaire, AA Bronson, Bik Van der Pol, Heman Chong, Douglas Coupland, Rana Hamadeh, Goshka Macuga, et al.

Published at the end of curator Defne Ayas’ six-year directorship of the Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art in Rotterdam, this richly illustrated publication celebrates the institution’s programs and collaborations while ruminating on their >>more

Witte de With Publishers
ISBN 9789491435553
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 320 pgs / 58 color / 105 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock


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