20th Century Movements & Monographs
Ad Reinhardt: Art Is Art and Everything Else Is Everything Else Edited by Manuel Fontán del Junco and María Toledo. Text by Alex Bacon, Manuel Fontán del Junco, Pepe Karmel, Prudence Peiffer, Miguel Peña, Jordi Teixidor, María Toledo, José María Yturralde, Lynn Zelevansky.

The first monographic exhibition on the artist in Spain and one of the most complete surveys ever curated in Europe, Art Is Art and Everything Else Is Everything Else illustrates Ad Reinhardt’s tremendous influence on >>more
Fundación Juan March
ISBN 9788470756689
US $70.00 CAN $95.00 SDNR40
Clth, 9 x 11.25 in. / 300 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 03/15/2022 In stock

AFRICOBRA: Messages to the People Edited by Jeffreen Hayes. Foreword by Chana Sheldon. Text by Leslie Guy.

A Chicago Tribune 2020 holiday gift guide pick

AfriCOBRA (African Commune of Bad Relevant Artists) was founded on the South Side of Chicago in 1968 by a group of five young Black artists. Today, it is >>more
Gregory Miller/Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami
ISBN 9781941366301
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Hbk, 9.25 x 11 in. / 176 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 01/05/2021 In stock

Afro-Atlantic Histories Edited with text by Adriano Pedrosa, Tomás Toledo. Text by Ayrson Heráclito, Deborah Willis, Hélio Menezes, Kanitra Fletcher, Lilia Moritz Schwarcz, Vivian Crockett.

Named one of the best books of 2021 by Artforum

Afro-Atlantic Histories brings together a selection of more than 400 works and documents by more than 200 artists from the 16th to the 21st centuries that >>more
DelMonico Books/Museu de Arte de São Paulo
ISBN 9781636810027
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Hbk, 8.25 x 10.75 in. / 400 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 12/07/2021 In stock

Agnes Martin: The Distillation of Color Text by Agnes Martin, Durga Chew-Bose, Olivia Laing, Bruce Hainley, Andria Hickey, Marc Glimcher.

This handsomely designed, concise volume celebrates Agnes Martin’s pursuit of beauty, happiness and innocence in her nonobjective art created while living in the desert of New Mexico. From her multicolored striped works to compositions of >>more
Pace Publishing
ISBN 9781948701396
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Clth, 7.75 x 9.75 in. / 168 pgs / 21 color / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/04/2022 Out of stock

Alexander Calder: Modern from the Start Edited with text by Cara Manes. Text by Alexander Calder, Alexander S. C. Rower.

Alexander Calder’s work first appeared in the Museum of Modern Art’s galleries in 1930, in the exhibition Painting and Sculpture by Living Americans. Over the next decades the artist’s connection with the Museum would be >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633451162
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Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 144 pgs / 113 color.
Pub Date: 03/02/2021 In stock

Another World: The Transcendental Painting Group Edited with text by Michael Duncan. Text by Scott Shields, MaLin Wilson Powell, Catherine Whitney, Ilene Susan Fort, Dane Rudhyar.

Founded in Santa Fe and Taos, New Mexico, in 1938, at a time when social realism reigned in American art, the Transcendental Painting Group (TPG) sought to promote abstract art that pursued enlightenment and spiritual >>more
DelMonico Books/Crocker Art Museum
ISBN 9781942884873
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Hbk, 8.5 x 11.5 in. / 240 pgs / 140 color / 35 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/06/2021 In stock

Betye Saar: Black Doll Blues Foreword by Julie Roberts. Text by Rachel Federman, Katherine Jentleson. Interview by Maddy Inez Leeser.

This volume features new watercolor works on paper and assemblages by Betye Saar (born 1926) that incorporate the artist’s personal collection of Black dolls. These watercolors showcase the artist’s experimentation with vivid color and layered >>more
Roberts Projects
ISBN 9781733664769
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Hbk, 9 x 12 in. / 223 pgs / 178 color / 9 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/01/2022 In stock

Black Ivy: A Revolt in Style Edited with text by Jason Jules. Art direction and design by Graham Marsh.

Named one of the best books of 2021 by The Financial Times

From the most avant-garde jazz musicians, visual artists and poets to architects, philosophers and writers, Black Ivy: A Revolt in Style charts a period >>more
Reel Art Press
ISBN 9781909526822
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Hbk, 9 x 10.75 in. / 224 pgs / 100 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/21/2021 In stock

Black Lives 1900: W.E.B. Du Bois at the Paris Exposition Introduction by Jacqueline Francis, Stephen G. Hall. Foreword by David Adjaye. Contribution by Henry Louis Gates Jr.

At the 1900 Paris Exposition the pioneering sociologist and activist W.E.B. Du Bois presented an exhibit representing the progress of African Americans since the abolition of slavery. In striking graphic visualisations and photographs (taken by >>more
Redstone Press
ISBN 9781942884538
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Flexi, 9.75 x 12.5 in. / 144 pgs / 50 color / 54 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/29/2019 In stock

Close-Up Edited with text by Theodora Vischer. Text by Tere Arcq, Andreas Beyer, Tamar Garb, Peter Geimer, Anna-Carola Krausse, Sylvie Patry, Uwe M. Schneede, Jennifer Thompson, Hilda Trujillo.

This superbly conceived publication looks at nine women artists whose careers were devoted primarily to portraiture, analyzing both the work they produced and the unique ways in which each artist captured her subjects’ likenesses and >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775747578
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Pbk, 7.5 x 10.25 in. / 344 pgs / 215 color.
Pub Date: 12/07/2021 In stock

Darrel Ellis Text by Derek Conrad Murray, Steven G. Fullwood, Tiana Reid. Contributions by Sadie Barnette, Alanna Fields, S*an D. Henry-Smith, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, Ariel Goldberg.

Known for his experimental approach to painting and photography, New York–based mixed-media artist Darrel Ellis (1958–92) explored the psychic terrain between surface, memory and lyric self-representation. Working in part from his late father’s photographs, Ellis >>more
Visual AIDS, New York
ISBN 9781732641556
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Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 208 pgs / 210 color.
Pub Date: 03/08/2022 In stock

Dia: An Introduction to Dia's Locations and Sites Edited with preface by Kamilah N. Foreman, Matilde Guidelli-Guidi, Sophia Larigakis. Introduction by Jessica Morgan.

Released with the reopening of Dia Chelsea in New York, this handy guidebook maps Dia Art Foundation’s constellation of 11 art spaces across the globe. Designed with art lovers and dedicated art tourists in mind, >>more
Dia Art Foundation
ISBN 9780944521922
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Hbk, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 112 pgs / 56 color / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/11/2021 In stock

Edward Hopper: A Fresh Look on Landscape Edited with text by Ulf Küster. Text by Erika Doss, David Lubin, Katharina Rüppell.

Edward Hopper’s world-famous, instantly recognizable paintings articulate an idiosyncratic view of modern life, unfolding in a world of lonely lighthouses, gas stations, movie theaters, bars and hotel rooms. With his impressive subjects, independent pictorial vocabulary >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775746540
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Clth, 12 x 11 in. / 168 pgs / 110 color.
Pub Date: 04/07/2020 In stock

Enchanted Modernities Edited with text by Christopher V. Scheer, Sarah Victoria Turner, James G. Mansell. Text by Helena Capkova, Deniz Ertan, Anna Gawboy, Katie J.T. Herrington, Paul Ivey, Katie Lee-Koven, Rachel Middleman, Christine Ödlund, Marco Pasi, Gauri Viswanathan, David Wall.

“It is in America that the transformation will take place, and has already silently commenced.” With these words, written in The Secret Doctrine in 1888, occultist philosopher Helena Blavatsky drew a direct connection between the >>more
ISBN 9781527228818
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Clth, 9.25 x 12.5 in. / 160 pgs / 61 color / 13 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/17/2019 Out of stock

Engineer, Agitator, Constructor: The Artist Reinvented Edited by Jodi Hauptman, Adrian Sudhalter. Text by Jenny Anger, Barbora Bartunkova, Barry Bergdoll, Benjamin Buchloh, Jane Cavalier, Masha Chlenova, Jean-Louis Cohen, Olivia Crough, Lee Ann Daffner, Noam Elcott, Katie Farris, Devin Fore, Maria Gough, Ilya Kaminsky, William Kentridge, Christina Kiaer, Juliet Kinchin, Iva Knobloch, Juliet Koss, Megan Luke, Ellen Lupton, Erika Mosier, Chris McGlinchey, Laura Neufeld, Libby Otto, Kristin Romberg, Jeffrey Schnapp, Martino Stierli, Jenny Tobias, Robert Wiesenberger, Andrés Zervigón.

“We regarded ourselves as engineers, we maintained that we were building things … we put our works together like fitters.” So declared the artist Hannah Höch, describing a radically new approach to artmaking in the >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633451087
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Clth, 9.5 x 12 in. / 312 pgs / 344 color.
Pub Date: 06/23/2020 In stock

Faith Ringgold: Politics / Power Text by Faith Ringgold, Michele Wallace, Kirsten Weiss.

Alongside reproductions of key works made between 1967 and 1981, Faith Ringgold: Politics / Power provides an overview of Ringgold's seminal artistic and activist work, and its historical context during these years, including accounts by >>more
Weiss Publications
ISBN 9783948318130
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Clth, 8.25 x 11.25 in. / 104 pgs / 47 color.
Pub Date: 03/22/2022 In stock

Felix Gonzalez-Torres: Photostats Edited by Lisa Pearson, Richard Kraft. Text by Mónica de la Torre, Ann Lauterbach.

Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1957-96) is one of the most significant artists to have emerged in the 1980s. An artist whose beautiful, restrained and often mutable works are abundant in compelling contradictions, Gonzalez-Torres was committed to a >>more
ISBN 9781938221262
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Clth, 8.25 x 6.5 in. / 88 pgs / 26 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/20/2020 In stock

Four Generations Edited by Courtney J. Martin. Introduction by Mary Schmidt Campbell. Text by Christopher Bedford, Joost Bosland, Mary Schmidt Campbell, Andrianna Campbell, Alexis Clark, Nicholas Cullinan, Elvira Dyangani, Jacqueline Francis, Gary Garrels, Mark Godfrey, Thelma Golden, Jamillah James, Hannah Johnston, Eungie Joo, Norman L. Kleeblatt, Thomas J. Lax, Courtney J. Martin, Lucy H. Partman, Lawrence Rinder, James Rondeau, Katy Siegel, Franklin Sirmans, Philippe Vergne, Zoe Whitley. Jessica Morgan in conversation with Leonardo Drew, Jen Mergel with Shinique Smith, Courtney J. Martin with Mark Bradford & Charles Gaines, Gary Garrels with Kevin Beasley, Pamela Joyner & Alfred Giuffrid with Courtney J. Martin. Afterword by Pamela Joyner & Alfred Giuffrida.

The Joyner/Giuffrida Collection of Abstract Art is widely recognized as one of the most significant collections of modern and contemporary work by artists of the African diaspora and from the continent of Africa itself. Four >>more
Gregory R. Miller & Co.
ISBN 9781941366264
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Hbk, 8 x 10.25 in. / 528 pgs / 325 color.
Pub Date: 11/26/2019 In stock

Francis Bacon: Man and Beast Text by Stephen F. Eisenman, Catherine Howe, Michael Peppiatt, Anna Testar.

Despite his harsh habits of self-editing and a relatively late start, the British painter Francis Bacon produced a considerable body of work that continues to electrify. In 1969, Bacon became interested in bullfighting and painted >>more
Royal Academy of Arts
ISBN 9781912520558
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Hbk, 9 x 11 in. / 160 pgs / 114 color / 26 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/20/2021 In stock

Frédéric Bruly Bouabré: World Unbound Edited with text by Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi.

The Ivorian artist Frédéric Bruly Bouabré created an unmistakable and entirely unique body of work, first as a writer and linguist, and then in a dazzling series of colorful drawings on a multitude of subjects, >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633451308
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Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 96 pgs / 485 color.
Pub Date: 05/31/2022 In stock

Georgia O’Keeffe Text by Catherine Millet, Marta Ruiz del Árbol, Ariel Plotek, Didier Ottinger. Contributions by Dale Kronkright, Susana Pérez, Andrés Sánchez Ledesma, Ubaldo Sedano, Marta Palao, Anna Hiddleston-Galloni.

Offering a complete survey of Georgia O’Keeffe’s illustrious career, this magnificent new book ranges from the works produced between 1910 and 1920 that made her a pioneer of abstraction to her celebrated flower paintings and >>more
D.A.P./Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
ISBN 9788417173494
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Hbk, 8.75 x 11 in. / 316 pgs / 171 color / 74 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/13/2021 Out of stock

Gerhard Richter: Landscape Text by Hubertus Butin, Ann Cotten, T.J. Demos, Matias Faldbakken, Cathérine Hug, Lisa Ortner-Kreil.

Gerhard Richter’s paintings combine photorealism and abstraction in a manner that is completely unique to the German artist. A master of texture, Richter has experimented with different techniques of paint application throughout his career. His >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775747134
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Hbk, 10.25 x 8.25 in. / 240 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 12/01/2020 In stock

Godzilla: Asian American Arts Network Edited by Howie Chen.

A New York Times critics' pick | Best Art Books 2021

This anthology gathers writings, documentation and ephemera from Godzilla: Asian American Arts Network, a collective based in New York from 1990 to 2001, which was >>more
Primary Information
ISBN 9781736534625
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Pbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 448 pgs.
Pub Date: 11/16/2021 Out of stock

Information By Kynaston McShine. Text by Lucy Lippard, et al.

In the summer of 1970, the Museum of Modern Art in New York mounted the now legendary exhibition Information, one of the first surveys of conceptual art. Conceived by MoMA’s celebrated curator Kynaston McShine as >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870709760
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Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 208 pgs / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/08/2019 In stock

Judd Edited with text by Ann Temkin. Text by Erica Cooke, Tamar Margalit, Christine Mehring, James Meyer, Annie Ochmanek, Yasmil Raymond, Jeffrey Weiss.

Published to accompany the first US retrospective exhibition of Donald Judd’s sculpture in more than 30 years, Judd explores the work of a landmark artist who, over the course of his career, developed a material >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633450325
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Clth, 9 x 10.5 in. / 304 pgs / 350 color.
Pub Date: 03/17/2020 In stock

Kathy Acker: Get Rid of Meaning Edited by Anja Casser, Matias Viegener.

The American author Kathy Acker was one of the most influential writers of the 20th century. Working through a tradition spanning Bataille, Burroughs, Schneemann, French critical theory and pornography, she wrote numerous novels, essays, poems >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783753301181
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Pbk, 13.5 x 9.75 in. / 394 pgs / 337 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/11/2023 In stock

Kay Nielsen: An Enchanted Vision Text by Meghan Melvin with Alison Luxner.

The Danish artist Kay Nielsen’s luminous interpretations of fairy tales and legends from around the world are among the most celebrated book illustrations of the 20th century, unsurpassed in their dramatic intensity and intricate detail. >>more
MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468805
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Hbk, 8.5 x 11.25 in. / 168 pgs / 115 color.
Pub Date: 11/02/2021 In stock

Luchita Hurtado Introduction and interview by Hans Ulrich Obrist. Afterword by Manuela Wirth. Edited by Karen Marta.

Over the course of her long and rich life, Venezuelan-born American painter Luchita Hurtado created a stunning body of work that only received the widespread attention it deserves toward the end of her life. In >>more
Hauser & Wirth Publishers
ISBN 9783906915609
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Hbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 288 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 02/23/2021 In stock

Marcel Duchamp By Robert Lebel. Edited by Jean-Jacques Lebel and Association Marcel Duchamp. Foreword by Harald Falckenberg. Introduction by Michaela Unterdörfer. Text by Marcel Duchamp, André Breton, Henri-Pierre Roché, Jean-Jacques Lebel, Man Ray, Michael Taylor.

A New York Times critics' pick | Best Art Books 2021

Marcel Duchamp, the artist’s first legendary monograph and draft catalogue raisonné, was written by art historian and novelist Robert Lebel and published in French in >>more
Hauser & Wirth Publishers
ISBN 9783906915517
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Slip, hbk, 2 vols, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 252 pgs. / 167 color.
Pub Date: 12/14/2021 In stock

Matisse: The Red Studio By Ann Temkin, Dorthe Aagesen.

Created in 1911, Henri Matisse’s The Red Studio would go on to become one of the most influential works in the history of modern art. The painting, which has hung in MoMA’s galleries since 1949, >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633451322
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Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 224 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 05/31/2022 In stock

Media Burn: Ant Farm and the Making of an Image Text by Steve Seid.

This book examines the complex set of cultural references and art-making strategies informing Ant Farm’s seminal 1975 performance Media Burn in which a customized Cadillac, dubbed the Phantom Dream Car, was driven through a wall >>more
Inventory Press/RITE Editions
ISBN 9781941753354
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Pbk, 9 x 12 in. / 128 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 11/24/2020 In stock

Meret Oppenheim: My Exhibition Edited with text by Nina Zimmer, Natalie Dupêcher, Anne Umland.

Over the course of her protean career, Meret Oppenheim produced witty, unconventional bodies of work that defy neat categorizations of medium, style and subject matter. “Nobody will give you freedom,” she stated in 1975, “you >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633451292
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Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 184 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2021 In stock

Milford Graves: A Mind-Body Deal Introduction by Mark Christman. Text by Jake Nussbaum, Melvin Gibbs, John Corbett, Carlo Ventura, Milford Graves, Blake Bradford.

Milford Graves (born 1941) has been a revelatory force in music since the mid-1960s, liberating the drummer from the role of “timekeeper” to instrumental improviser and giving rise to the free-jazz movement, with groundbreaking performances >>more
Inventory Press/Ars Nova Workshop
ISBN 9781941753378
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Pbk, 7.5 x 10 in. / 176 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 01/24/2023 Out of stock

Milton Avery Text by Edith Devaney, Erin Monroe, Marla Price, Waqas Wajahat.

Born in 1885 to a working-class family in Connecticut, Milton Avery left school at 16 to work in a factory. Intending to study lettering but soon transferring to painting, he attended evening school for 15 >>more
Royal Academy of Arts
ISBN 9781912520435
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Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 144 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 11/09/2021 Out of stock

Object Lessons Edited with text by Francesca Esmay, Ted Mann, Jeffrey Weiss. Preface by Nancy Spector, Lena Stringari. Text by Martha Buskirk, Virginia Rutledge.

Winner of the 2022 Robert Motherwell Book Award

Based upon the research of the Panza Collection Initiative, an ambitious, 10-year study project, Object Lessons focuses on four works by key figures of 1960s Minimalism and Conceptual >>more
Guggenheim Museum
ISBN 9780892075560
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Hbk, 8 x 10.75 in. / 324 pgs / 202 color / 55 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/06/2021 In stock

Philip Guston Now Text by Harry Cooper, Mark Godfrey, Alison de Lima Greene, Kate Nesin. Contributions by Jennifer Roberts, Tacita Dean, Peter Fischli, Trenton Doyle Hancock, William Kentridge, Glenn Ligon, David Reed, Dana Schutz, Amy Sillman, Art Spiegelman, Rirkrit Tiravanija.

A Wall Street Journal 2020 holiday gift guide pick

Philip Guston—perhaps more than any other figure in recent memory—has given contemporary artists permission to break the rules and paint what, and how, they want. His winding >>more
D.A.P./National Gallery of Art
ISBN 9781942884569
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Clth, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 280 pgs / 275 color.
Pub Date: 06/02/2020 In stock

Picasso and Paper Text by Violette Andres, Stephen Coppel, Ann Dumas, Emmanuelle Hincelin, Christopher Lloyd, Emilia Philippot, Johan Popelard, Claustre Rafart Planas, William H. Robinson.

Picasso’s artistic output is astonishing in its ambition and variety. Picasso and Paper examines a particular aspect of his legendary capacity for invention: his imaginative and original use of paper. He used it as a >>more
Royal Academy of Arts
ISBN 9781912520176
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Hbk, 9.25 x 11.25 in. / 328 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 03/24/2020 In stock

Picasso: Painting the Blue Period Edited by Susan Behrends Frank, Kenneth Brummel. Essays by Patricia Favero, Marilyn McCully, Eduard Vallès, Sandra Webster-Cook.

This lavishly illustrated volume reexamines Pablo Picasso’s famous Blue Period (1901–04) in paintings, works on paper and sculpture. Relying on new information gleaned from technical studies performed on The Blue Room (Le Tub) (1901), Crouching >>more
DelMonico Books/Art Gallery of Ontario/The Phillips Collection
ISBN 9781942884927
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Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 336 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2021 In stock

Poor Richard by Philip Guston Afterword by Harry Cooper.

In the summer of 1971—two years before the Watergate hearings—Richard Nixon was an incumbent whose grip on power was being tested by the Pentagon Papers. Inspired in part by the work of his friend Philip >>more
D.A.P./National Gallery of Art
ISBN 9781942884576
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Pbk, 8.5 x 7 in. / 96 pgs / 76 color.
Pub Date: 06/02/2020 In stock

Private Eye: The Imagist Impulse in Chicago Art Text by John Corbett, Jim Dempsey, Thea Liberty-Nichols, Dennis Adrian.

This amply illustrated catalog surveys the work of the group of artists known as the Chicago Imagists, who exhibited together in the late 1960s, and whose influence continues to spread 50 years later. Drawing from >>more
Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields
ISBN 9781646570140
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Hbk, 9 x 11 in. / 208 pgs / 180 color.
Pub Date: 07/06/2021 In stock

Ray Johnson and William S. Wilson: Frog Pond Splash Edited by Elizabeth Zuba. Text by William S. Wilson.

A New York Times critics' pick | Best Art Books 2020

Dubbed "Ray Johnson's Boswell," writer and logophile William S. Wilson was one of legendary artist Ray Johnson's closest friends and biggest champions. He was also >>more
ISBN 9781938221279
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Hbk, 5.5 x 7.25 in. / 88 pgs / 37 color.
Pub Date: 11/20/2020 Out of stock

Really Free: The Radical Art of Nellie Mae Rowe By Katherine Jentleson. Foreword by Rand Suffolk. Text by Katherine Jentleson, Ruchi Mital, Destinee Filmore. Poem by Vanessa German.

A New York Times critics' pick | Best Art Books 2021

During the last 15 years of her life, Nellie Mae Rowe lived on Paces Ferry Road, a major thoroughfare in Vinings, Georgia, and welcomed visitors >>more
DelMonico Books/High Museum of Art
ISBN 9781636810287
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Clth, 9.75 x 11 in. / 276 pgs / 283 color / 11 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2021 In stock

Rip Tales: Jay DeFeo's Estocada and Other Pieces By Jordan Stein.

In 1965, Jay DeFeo (1929–89) was evicted from her San Francisco apartment, along with the 2,000-pound colossus of a painting for which she would become legendary, The Rose. The morning after it was carried out >>more
Soberscove Press
ISBN 9781940190297
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Pbk, 5.75 x 8.75 in. / 160 pgs / 54 color / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/07/2021 Out of stock

Rosemary Mayer: Ways of Attaching Edited by Eva Birkenstock, Laura McLean-Ferris, Robert Leckie, Stephanie Weber. Introduction by Eva Birkenstock, Simon Castets, Matthias Mühling, Robert Leckie. Text by Rosemary Mayer, Laura McLean-Ferris, Jenny Nachtigal, Jenni Sorkin.

A comprehensive catalog on the work of New York artist Rosemary Mayer (1943–2014), Ways of Attaching provides an overview of the artist’s work, moving from early conceptual experiments of the late 1960s through to textile >>more
ISBN 9783753301631
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Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 352 pgs / 226 color / 26 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/21/2023 In stock

See Red Women's Workshop Foreword by Sheila Rowbotham. Text by Prudence Stevenson, Susan Mackie, Anne Robinson, Jess Baines.

A feminist silkscreen poster collective founded in London in 1974 by three former art students, the See Red Women’s Workshop grew out of a shared desire to combat sexist images of women and to create >>more
Four Corners Books
ISBN 9781909829077
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Pbk, 8.75 x 12.25 in. / 184 pgs / 90 color / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 In stock

Shapes From Out of Nowhere Introduction by Adrienne Spinozzi. Text by Glenn Adamson, Robert A. Ellison, Jr.

A comprehensive overview of 20th-century non-representational ceramics from the earliest years of the modernist revolution to the postwar period through to the present, Shapes From Out of Nowhere features an unparalleled gathering of over 150 >>more
August Editions
ISBN 9781947359062
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Clth, 10 x 12 in. / 272 pgs / 275 color.
Pub Date: 02/23/2021 Out of stock

Shigeko Kubota: Liquid Reality Edited with text by Erica Papernik-Shimizu. Text by Gloria Sutton.

Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, Shigeko Kubota: Liquid Reality sheds new light on the multilayered practice of Shigeko Kubota (1937–2015), who broke new ground with her intrepid video >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633451285
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Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 112 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 09/21/2021 In stock

Sol LeWitt: Four Basic Kinds of Lines & Colour

Originally published in 1977, Four Basic Kinds of Lines & Colour is a classic artist’s book by preeminent conceptual artist Sol LeWitt (1928–2007). Featuring 34 pages of drawings, the work is an early example of >>more
Primary Information/Printed Matter, Inc.
ISBN 9781732098664
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Pbk, 8 x 8 in. / 36 pgs / 16 color / 16 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/17/2019 In stock

Sophie Taeuber-Arp: A Life through Art By Silvia Boadella. Translated by Tess Lewis.

A Wall Street Journal 2021 holiday gift guide pick

Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1889–1943) was a pioneer of modern art. She was at the center of Zurich’s Dada movement and is considered the most important female Swiss artist >>more
ISBN 9788857243320
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Pbk, 8.5 x 10.25 in. / 224 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 07/13/2021 In stock

Sophie Taeuber-Arp: Living Abstraction Edited by Anne Umland, Walburga Krupp, Charlotte Healy. Text by Laura Braverman, Leah Dickerman, Briony Fer, Mark Franko, Maria Gough, Jodi Hauptman, Medea Hoch, Juliet Kinchin, Eva Reifert, Natalia Sidlina, T’ai Smith, Adrian Sudhalter, Jana Teuscher, Michael White, Annie Wilker.

A New York Times critics' pick | Best Art Books 2021

Accompanying the first retrospective of Taeuber-Arp’s work in the United States in 40 years, Sophie Taeuber-Arp: Living Abstraction is a comprehensive survey of this multifaceted >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633451070
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Clth, 9 x 10.5 in. / 352 pgs / 435 color.
Pub Date: 06/15/2021 In stock

Soul of a Nation Edited with text by Mark Godfrey, Zoé Whitley. Contributions by Linda Goode Bryant, Susan E. Cahan, David Driskell, Edmund Barry Gaither, Jae Jarrell, Wadsworth Jarrell, Samella Lewis.

In the period of radical change that was 1963–83, young black artists at the beginning of their careers confronted difficult questions about art, politics and racial identity. How to make art that would stand as >>more
ISBN 9781942884170
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Hbk, 8.5 x 10 in. / 256 pgs / 203 color / 33 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017 In stock

The Soul of a Nation Reader Edited with text by Mark Godfrey, Allie Biswas. Afterword by Zoé Whitley.

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What is “Black art”? This question was posed and answered time and time again between 1960 and 1980 by artists, curators and critics deeply affected by this >>more
Gregory R. Miller & Co.
ISBN 9781941366325
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Pbk, 7.25 x 9 in. / 628 pgs / 35 color.
Pub Date: 06/01/2021 In stock

The Bloomsbury Group Text by Frances Spalding.

The Bloomsbury Group was a union of friends who transformed British culture with their approach to art, design and society. The group aimed to rebel and challenge what they felt were the religious, artistic, social >>more
National Portrait Gallery, London
ISBN 9781855147232
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Hbk, 5.5 x 7.75 in. / 120 pgs / 48 color / 21 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/02/2021 In stock

The Blue Rider: Group Dynamics Edited with text by Matthias Mühling, Annegret Hoberg, Anna Straetmans. Text by Isabelle Jansen, Vanessa Joan Müller.

“The whole work, called art, knows no borders and peoples, but humanity,” wrote artists Franz Marc and Wassily Kandinsky in the manifesto for their new collective in 1911. Dubbed Der Blaue Reiter (the Blue Rider), >>more
Hatje cantz
ISBN 9783775748414
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Pbk, 7.75 x 10.75 in. / 446 pgs / 605 color.
Pub Date: 09/21/2021 In stock

The Irascibles: Painters Against the Museum (New York, 1950) Text by Daniel Belasco, Bradford R. Collins, Beatriz Cordero, Charles H. Duncan, Horacio Fernández, Manuel Fontán del Junco, Sanford Hirsch, Frauke V. Josenhans, Marin R. Sullivan, María Toledo, Inés Vallejo.

In 1950, 18 American abstract painters signed an open letter addressed to the president of the Metropolitan Museum of Art to express their intense disapproval of the museum’s contemporaneous exhibit American Painting Today: 1950. The >>more
Fundación Juan March
ISBN 9788470756658
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Hbk, 9 x 11.5 in. / 304 pgs / 137 color / 102 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/14/2020 In stock

Vasily Kandinsky: Around the Circle Edited with text by Tracey Bashkoff, Megan Fontanella. Text by Mark Antliff, Patricia Leighten, George E. Lewis.

One of the foremost artistic innovators of abstraction in the 20th century, Vasily Kandinsky sought to liberate painting from its ties to the natural world and promote the spiritual in art. This richly illustrated publication >>more
Guggenheim Museum
ISBN 9780892075591
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Hbk, 8.75 x 10 in. / 196 pgs / 125 color / 55 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/07/2021 In stock

What Is Now Known Was Once Only Imagined: An (Auto)biography of Niki de Saint Phalle By Nicole Rudick.

Known best for her exuberant, often large-scale sculptural works that celebrate the abundance and complexity of female desire, imagination and creativity, Niki de Saint Phalle viewed making art as a ritual, a performance—a process connecting >>more
ISBN 9781938221316
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Hbk, 7.75 x 10 in. / 268 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 02/21/2022 In stock

Writing the Future: Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation Edited by Liz Munsell, Greg Tate. Text by J. Faith Almiron, Dakota DeVos, Hua Hsu, Carlo McCormick.

In the early 1980s, art and writing labeled as graffiti began to transition from New York City walls and subway trains onto canvas and into art galleries. Young artists who freely sampled from their urban >>more
MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468713
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Hbk, 9.5 x 10.75 in. / 200 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 05/05/2020 Out of stock