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Human Game: Winners and Losers

Edited by Francesco Bonami, Maria Luisa Frisa and Stefano Tonchi. Essays by Ashley Heath, Andrea Lissoni, Mathilda McQuaid, Toby Miller, Peter de Potter, Stefano Pistolini, Olivier Saillard, Roberta Sassatelli, Nick Sullivan, et.al.

How did sports grow from primeval playground games into the worldwide business we know today? This reflection on athletics and their increasingly central role in contemporary society examines their metamorphosis from purely social activities into disciplines combining technology, economy, medicine, communication, fashion and art. The increasing spread of sports culture has altered habits and ways of dressing all over the world, marking us all as members of the tribe of athletes (never mind the infighting between Nike and Adidas or high-tech and retro factions). This powerful compilation of research, analysis and visuals looks into the influence of sports, sports celebrities and sportswear in fields as varied as film, fashion, art, advertising and architecture. Designed by acclaimed graphic firm "Hola", the book is organized under themes such as Speed, Protection, Functioning, Lightness, Sensuality, Resistance, Tradition, Mutation, Unisex and Entertainment. Media phenomena considered include Tiger Woods, Lance Armstrong, Mike Tyson and Venus and Serena Williams alongside fashion forces like Nike, Reebok, Adidas and Puma, with illustrations of the ways in which garments are transformed and specific trends become cult objects. Their influence on high-end fashion is seen in the work of Giorgio Armani, Prada, Stella McCartney and Lagerfeld for Chanel. And then there is the work of contemporary artists like Matthew Barney, Uri Tzaig, Douglas Gordon, Angela Bulloch and Annika Larson, pieces that both engage with and analyze these trends, approaching sport as a symbolic territory. This look into the connections between athletics and our social, political and cultural life begins to parse the meaning of our culture's biggest obsession.
Human Game: Winners and Losers

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Revolution in the Making

REVOLUTION IN THE MAKING

Edited by Paul Schimmel, Jenni Sorkin. Text by Elizabeth Smith, Anne Wagner.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857230658
USD $55.00
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Pub Date: 6/21/2016
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Some Pigeons Are More Equal Than Others

SOME PIGEONS ARE MORE EQUAL THAN OTHERS

By Eric Ellingsen.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784655
USD $50.00
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Pub Date: 12/15/2015
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Art on the Cutting Edge

ART ON THE CUTTING EDGE

By Lea Vergine.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788881187409
USD $29.95
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Pub Date: 7/1/2001
Active | In stock


Art in Iraq Today

ART IN IRAQ TODAY

Edited by Dia Al-Azzawi. Text by Charles Pocock, Samar Faruqi.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857211572
USD $85.00
| CAN $105

Pub Date: 5/15/2012
Out of stock indefinitely | Not available


Lights On

LIGHTS ON

Edited by Gunnar B. Kvaran, Hanne Beate Ueland, Grete Arbu.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788861307926
USD $45.00
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Pub Date: 4/14/2009
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Food

FOOD

Edited by Adelina von Fürstenberg.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857224985
USD $55.00
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Pub Date: 5/19/2015
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Good Dreams, Bad Dreams

GOOD DREAMS, BAD DREAMS

Edited by Massimiliano Gioni. Contributions by Richard Prince.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857232386
USD $65.00
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Pub Date: 2/21/2017
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Art of the Twentieth Century, Box Set

ART OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, BOX SET

By Gabriella Belli, Carlo Bertelli, Germano Celant, Ester Coen, Ida Gianelli. Edited by Valerio Terraroli.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857222240
USD $240.00
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Pub Date: 10/21/2014
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From Picasso to Koons

FROM PICASSO TO KOONS

Edited by Diane Venet. Text by Barbara Rose, Adrien Goetz.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857211565
USD $70.00
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Pub Date: 9/14/2011
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Summer Autumn Winter... and Spring

SUMMER AUTUMN WINTER... AND SPRING

By Till Ferath, Sam Bardaouil.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857214849
USD $35.00
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Pub Date: 4/21/2015
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Art of the Twentieth Century, Volume III

ART OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, VOLUME III

By Valerio Terraroli, Gabriella Belli, Carlo Bertelli, Germano Celant, Ester Coen, Ida Gianelli.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788861301948
USD $60.00
| CAN $78

Pub Date: 11/11/2008
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Art of the Twentieth Century, Volume V

ART OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, VOLUME V

Edited by Valerio Terraroli.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857201283
USD $60.00
| CAN $78

Pub Date: 10/19/2010
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