CONTEMPORARY ART MOVEMENTS

PUBLISHER
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

BOOK FORMAT
Hardcover, 8.5 x 11 in. / 464 pgs / 138 color / 39 bw.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Active

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: SPRING 2019 p. 133   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9780984056651 TRADE
List Price: $34.95 CDN $49.95 GBP £30.00

AVAILABILITY
Out of stock

EXHIBITION SCHEDULE

Houston, TX
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 08/25/18–01/06/19

BROWSE THE 2019 FALL CATALOG

Preview our Fall 2019 catalog, featuring more than 500 new books on art, photography, design, architecture, film, music and visual culture.

  

CONTEMPORARY ARTS MUSEUM HOUSTON

Walls Turned Sideways

Artists Confront the Justice System

Edited with text by Risa Puleo. Foreword by Bill Arning, Gean Moreno, Natalia Zuluaga. Text by Elizabeth Alexander, Jimmy Santiago Baca, Evan Bissell, Andy Campbell, Melanie Crean, Stephen F. Eisenman, Nicole R. Fleetwood, Michel Foucault, et al.

Prison Industrial Complex illustration is reproduced from 'Walls Turned Sideways.'

Walls Turned Sideways accompanies the largest museum presentation to investigate the criminal justice system in the US. What is the social role and responsibility of the artist in times of political urgency? What functions can only art and artists fulfill in the political landscape? This catalog discusses the work of more than 30 artists from across the nation, with works spanning the past 40 years, who address the criminal justice system and the prison industrial complex. The book’s title derives from a quote by political activist and author Angela Davis: “Walls turned sideways are bridges.” Artists featured include Josh Begley, Zach Blas, Luis Camnitzer, James Drake, Chris Burden, Martin Wong, Andrea Fraser, Coco Fusco and Paula Heredia, Titus Kaphar, Kapwani Kiwanga, Autumn Knight, Deana Lawson, Shaun Leonardo, Glenn Ligon, Lucky Pierre, Mark Menjivar, Trevor Paglen, Anthony Papa, Laurie Jo Reynolds, Dread Scott and Rodrigo Valenzuela. The book comes with two inserts: a poster by Ashley Hunt on the prison industrial complex, and a pamphlet of comics by various artists.


Prison Industrial Complex illustration is reproduced from 'Walls Turned Sideways.'

PRAISE AND REVIEWS

L'Officiel

An exhibition catalogue demonstrates art's power to uncover truths- in this case America's entrenched system of mass incarceration.

Walls Turned Sideways

STATUS: Out of stock

Temporarily out of stock pending additional inventory.

FORTHCOMING AND NEW: ART

Good Dreams, Bad Dreams

GOOD DREAMS, BAD DREAMS

Edited by Massimiliano Gioni. Contributions by Richard Prince.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857232386
USD $65.00
| CAN $85

Pub Date: 2/21/2017
Active | In stock


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
| CAN $315

Pub Date: 10/21/2014
Active | In stock


From Picasso to Koons

FROM PICASSO TO KOONS

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

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857211565
USD $70.00
| CAN $90

Pub Date: 9/14/2011
Active | In stock


Summer Autumn Winter... and Spring

SUMMER AUTUMN WINTER... AND SPRING

By Till Ferath, Sam Bardaouil.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857214849
USD $35.00
| CAN $45

Pub Date: 4/21/2015
Active | In stock


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
Active | In stock


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
Active | In stock


Neoludica Art and Videogames 2011-1966

NEOLUDICA ART AND VIDEOGAMES 2011-1966

By Luca Traini, Debora Ferrari.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857211640
USD $35.00
| CAN $45

Pub Date: 9/4/2012
Active | In stock


Art of the Twentieth Century and Beyond

ART OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY AND BEYOND

By Loredana Parmesani.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857214085
USD $24.95
| CAN $29.95

Pub Date: 11/6/2012
Active | In stock


The Great Mother

THE GREAT MOTHER

By Massimiliano Gioni.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857228600
USD $45.00
| CAN $57.5

Pub Date: 4/5/2016
Active | In stock


When Trash Becomes Art

WHEN TRASH BECOMES ART

By Lea Vergine.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788876247286
USD $19.95
| CAN $25.95

Pub Date: 6/5/2007
Active | In stock


Also-Space: From Hot to Something Else

ALSO-SPACE: FROM HOT TO SOMETHING ELSE

ONOMATOPEE

ISBN: 9789491677595
USD $25.00
| CAN $34.95

Pub Date: 2/1/2017
Active | In stock


Terrazza

TERRAZZA

Text by Laura Barreca, Andrea Lissoni, Luca Lo Pinto, Costanza Paissan.

MARSILIO EDITORI

ISBN: 9788831716420
USD $55.00
| CAN $70 UK £ 50

Pub Date: 3/24/2015
Active | In stock



print icon


arrow back


arrow next


ARTBOOK LOGO
 
 

the art world's source for books on art & culture

  

CUSTOMER SERVICE
orders@artbook.com
212 627 1999
M-F 9-5 EST

TRADE ACCOUNTS

800 338 2665

CONTACT

JOBS + INTERNSHIPS

NEW YORK
Showroom by Appointment Only
75 Broad Street, Suite 630
New York NY 10004
Tel   212 627 1999

LOS ANGELES
Showroom by Appointment Only
818 S. Broadway, Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Tel. 323 969 8985

ARTBOOK LLC
D.A.P. | Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.


All site content Copyright C 2000-2017 by Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. and the respective publishers, authors, artists. For reproduction permissions, contact the copyright holders.

ARTBOOK AMPERSAT

The D.A.P. Catalog
www.artbook.com