ART CRITICISM, THEORY AND HISTORY

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The Lure of the Biographical

On the (Self-) Representation of Artists

By Sandra Kisters.

In The Lure of the Biographical, Sandra Kisters focuses on the relationship between an artwork and the personal image of an artist.

An artist’s biography can be a potent source of inspiration and mythology, and this book explores how artists use their biographical image in order to make a name for themselves, and how other parties—such as critics, art historians and art dealers—make connections between personal lives and bodies of work, and for what purpose.

Through detailed case studies of the biographies and oeuvres of Auguste Rodin, Georgia O’Keeffe and Francis Bacon, The Lure of the Biographical explores what mechanisms and strategies are at play in creating an artist’s image, and, in addition, proposes a model for research into questions of artistic self-representation.


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Conceptual Art in a Curatorial Perspective

CONCEPTUAL ART IN A CURATORIAL PERSPECTIVE

By Nathalie Zonnenberg.

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ISBN: 9789078088769
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Pub Date: 4/23/2019
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Failed Images

FAILED IMAGES

By Ernst van Alphen.

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ISBN: 9789492095459
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Pub Date: 6/26/2018
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The Transhistorical Museum

THE TRANSHISTORICAL MUSEUM

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ISBN: 9789492095527
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Pub Date: 6/26/2018
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Brian O'Doherty/Patrick Ireland: Word, Image and Institutional Critique

BRIAN O'DOHERTY/PATRICK IRELAND: WORD, IMAGE AND INSTITUTIONAL CRITIQUE

VALIZ/VIS-à-VIS

ISBN: 9789492095244
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Pub Date: 11/21/2017
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The Lure of the Biographical

THE LURE OF THE BIOGRAPHICAL

By Sandra Kisters.

VALIZ/VIS-à-VIS

ISBN: 9789492095251
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Pub Date: 11/21/2017
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The Shape of Evidence

THE SHAPE OF EVIDENCE

By Sophie Berrebi.

VALIZ/VIS-à-VIS

ISBN: 9789078088981
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Pub Date: 4/28/2015
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FORTHCOMING AND NEW: CRITICISM AND THEORY

Oslo Pilot (2015–17)

OSLO PILOT (2015–17)

MOUSSE PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9788867493425
USD $37.00
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Pub Date: 2/19/2019
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The Trials of Art

THE TRIALS OF ART

Edited by Daniel Mcclean.

RIDINGHOUSE

ISBN: 9781905464036
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Pub Date: 10/1/2007
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Ch-ch-ch-changes

CH-CH-CH-CHANGES

Edited by David Mollin, John Reardon.

RIDINGHOUSE

ISBN: 9781905464135
USD $35.00
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Pub Date: 10/1/2009
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The Collected Writings of Jon Thompson

THE COLLECTED WRITINGS OF JON THOMPSON

By Jon Thompson.

RIDINGHOUSE

ISBN: 9781905464371
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Pub Date: 4/1/2011
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The Space Between: Collected Writings

THE SPACE BETWEEN: COLLECTED WRITINGS

By Michael Bracewell.

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ISBN: 9781905464388
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Pub Date: 10/1/2011
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Medium of Contingency

MEDIUM OF CONTINGENCY

Introduction by Robin Mackay. Text by Reza Negarestani, Elie Ayache, Matthew Poole.

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ISBN: 9781905464395
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Pub Date: 3/15/2011
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Dawn Ades: Writings on Art and Anti-Art

DAWN ADES: WRITINGS ON ART AND ANTI-ART

Edited by Doro Globus.

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ISBN: 9781905464630
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Pub Date: 6/19/2015
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Lawrence Gowing: Selected Writings on Art

LAWRENCE GOWING: SELECTED WRITINGS ON ART

Text by Sarah Whitfield.

RIDINGHOUSE

ISBN: 9781905464654
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Pub Date: 4/1/2016
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Ticio Escobar: The Invention of Distance

TICIO ESCOBAR: THE INVENTION OF DISTANCE

RIDINGHOUSE

ISBN: 9781905464951
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Pub Date: 8/1/2014
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Somebody's Got To Do It: Selected Writings by Pavel Buchler Since 1987

SOMEBODY'S GOT TO DO IT: SELECTED WRITINGS BY PAVEL BUCHLER SINCE 1987

RIDINGHOUSE

ISBN: 9781909932319
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Pub Date: 5/1/2017
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Navigation

NAVIGATION

ONOMATOPEE

ISBN: 9789491677915
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Pub Date: 8/25/2016
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Artist-Run Europe

ARTIST-RUN EUROPE

ONOMATOPEE

ISBN: 9789491677564
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Pub Date: 9/1/2016
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