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Charta

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Paperback, 8 x 10 in. / 416 pgs / 460 color.

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Catalog: SPRING 2003

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CHARTA

The Fourth Sex

Adolescent Extremes

Artwork by Jake Chapman, Dinos Chapman, Gillian Wearing, Tracey Emin, Gavin Turk, Vanessa Beecroft, Richard Billingham, Robert Gober, Dan Graham, Andreas Gursky, Bill Henson, Mike Kelley, Mike Kelley, Raymond Pettibon, Elizabeth Peyton, Richard Prince, Photographs by Larry Clark, Rineke Dijkstra, Katy Grannan, Justine Kurland, Collier Schorr, Jeff Wall. Edited by Francesco Bonami, Maria Luisa Frisa. Text by Takashi Murakami, Wolfgang Tillmans.

Omnivorous and indefatigable, suggestible but independent, adolescents don't want to be balanced. They love extremes of everything from fashion and art to music and the Internet. Observed and studied by experts of all kinds, their behavior monitored by psychologists, educators, and marketing executives, adolescents represent a decisive and increasingly valuable segment of the buying public. They adore and consume trendy clothes and brand-new bands; they must be cool regardless of the cost. And adults turn to them more and more for clues on how to remain forever young and hip. The Fourth Sex turns a critical, illustrated spotlight on adolescence, a territory of transition crisscrossed by the most varied creative energies. A series of iconographic materials begins in the 1960s and moves up to the present, revealing clothes, behavior patterns, novels, and visual artworks created or inspired by the transnational tribe that are teenagers. Excerpted authors include David Foster Wallace, Arata Isozaki, Philip Roth, William Golding, J.G. Ballard, Beavis & Butthead, Jim Carroll, Stephen King, Vladimir Nabokov, Douglas Coupland, Dick Hebdige, Bret Easton Ellis, and Dave Eggers. Represented artists include Vanessa Beecroft, Raymond Pettibon, Mike Kelley, Elizabeth Peyton, Karen Kilimnik, Charles Ray, Takashi Murakami, Larry Clark, Rineke Dijkstra, Paul McCarthy, Richard Prince, Gilbert & George, Gavin Turk, and Richard Billingham. And modeled fashion and lifestyle designers include Malcolm MacLaren, Paco Rabanne, Benetton, Veronique Branquinho, Comme des Gar°ons, Stssy, Coca-Cola, PlayStation, Diesel, Katherine Hamnett, and David Sims. The book's shifting, politically incorrect graphic style gives form and color to all the contradictions and ambiguities of an unhappy age that we never cease to remember with nostalgia and the occasional twinge of pain. Published in association with Fondazione Pitti Immagine Discovery.
The Fourth Sex

FORTHCOMING AND NEW: FASHION

Moments

MOMENTS

Edited by Linda Loppa.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857231761
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Pub Date: 11/15/2016
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Italian Glamour

ITALIAN GLAMOUR

By Enrico Quinto, Paolo Tinarelli.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857224282
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Pub Date: 4/21/2015
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Uman: The Essays, #5

UMAN: THE ESSAYS, #5

By Joachim Bessing.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857207827
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Pub Date: 9/6/2011
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Dictionary Dressings

DICTIONARY DRESSINGS

Edited by Femke de Vries. Introduction by Femke de Vries, Ruby Hoette. Text by Joke Roobaard, Barbara Brownie.

ONOMATOPEE

ISBN: 9789491677601
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Pub Date: 10/20/2017
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11'' x 17''

11'' X 17''

By Elisa van Joolen.

ONOMATOPEE

ISBN: 9789491677144
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Pub Date: 10/21/2014
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Italian Fashion Now

ITALIAN FASHION NOW

Text by Maria Luisa Frisa.

MARSILIO EDITORI

ISBN: 9788831798129
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Pub Date: 9/6/2011
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Simonetta

SIMONETTA

Text by Maria Luisa Frisa, Judith Cark, Vittoria C. Caratozzolo.

MARSILIO EDITORI

ISBN: 9788831793995
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Pub Date: 9/2/2008
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Giorgio Armani

GIORGIO ARMANI

Text by Giusi Ferre.

MARSILIO EDITORI

ISBN: 9788831720755
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Pub Date: 2/16/2016
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In Praise of Hands

IN PRAISE OF HANDS

Text by Franco Cologni. Photographs by Patrick Gries, Francesco Cito.

MARSILIO EDITORI

ISBN: 9788831714860
USD $90.00
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Pub Date: 9/10/2013
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Female Chic

FEMALE CHIC

Edited by Gina Bucher.

EDITION PATRICK FREY

ISBN: 9783906803111
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Pub Date: 5/1/2016
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Haute Couture in the Kitchen

HAUTE COUTURE IN THE KITCHEN

By Paola Caovilla.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788876244346
USD $75.00
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Pub Date: 5/9/2006
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Dictionary Dressings

DICTIONARY DRESSINGS

Edited by Femke de Vries. Introduction by Femke de Vries, Ruby Hoette. Text by Joke Roobaard, Barbara Brownie.

ONOMATOPEE

ISBN: 9789491677601
USD $30.00
| CAN $45

Pub Date: 10/20/2017
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