Adam Pendleton: Pasts, Futures, and Aftermaths Introduction by Adam Pendleton. Interviews with Thomas Hirschhorn, Ishmael Houston-Jones, Joan Jonas, Lorraine O’Grady, and Joan Retallack.
In 2011, artist Adam Pendleton (born 1984) assembled Black Dada Reader, a compendium of texts, documents and positions that elucidated a practice and ethos of "Black Dada." Resembling a school course reader, the book was >>more
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Pub Date: 09/28/2021 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
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Hbk, 8.25 x 10.75 in. / 400 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 12/07/2021 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
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Pub Date: 10/29/2019 In stock
Eva Hesse: Diaries Edited by Barry Rosen with Tamara Bloomberg.
“Giving life to a once white piece of linen stretched on 4 pieces of wood, to create a rich visual experience is indeed an intriguing complete experience,” wrote Eva Hesse in a 1957 diary entry >>more
Hauser & Wirth Publishers
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Flexi, 5.5 x 8 in. / 904 pgs / 1 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/12/2020 In stock
There are few art-world figures as influential—and as little known—as Dick Higgins (1938–98), cofounder of Fluxus, "polyartist," poet, scholar, theorist, composer, performer and, not least, the publisher of the legendary Something Else Press. In 1965 >>more
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Pbk, 7.25 x 9.75 in. / 336 pgs / 95 color / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/20/2018 In stock
This massive volume comprises over 80 interviews published across a 13-year span of Lauren O’Neill-Butler’s career as a writer, educator, editor and cofounder of November magazine. The majority of the interviews first appeared on Artforum.com’s >>more
Karma Books, New York
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 456 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/15/2022 In stock
When the great German art theorist and historian Aby Warburg (1866–1929) left for the United States in September 1895, few would have guessed that his search for the symbolic strata of art would prove to >>more
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Hbk, 7 x 9.5 in. / 176 pgs / 120 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/25/2023 Awaiting stock
Marcel Duchamp: The Afternoon Interviews By Calvin Tomkins. In 1964, Calvin Tomkins spent a number of afternoons interviewing Marcel Duchamp in his apartment on West 10th Street in New York. Casual yet insightful, Duchamp reveals himself as a man and an artist whose >>more
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Pub Date: 02/28/2013 Out of stock
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
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Pbk, 5.75 x 8.75 in. / 160 pgs / 54 color / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/07/2021 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
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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.
A New York Magazine 2021 holiday gift guide pick
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.
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Pbk, 7.25 x 9 in. / 628 pgs / 35 color.
Pub Date: 06/01/2021 In stock
This substantial volume publishes for the first time a series of interviews conducted with seminal East Coast artists and their associates, including Kenneth Noland, Jim Dine, Roy Lichtenstein, Marcella Brenner, Helen Jacobson, Clement Greenberg, Helen >>more
Circle Books/Smithsonian Institution
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Pbk, 5 x 7.5 in. / 624 pgs / 334 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/08/2023 Awaiting stock
Upgrade Available By Julia Christensen. Edited by Karen Kelly, Barbara Schroeder. Conversations with Ravi Agarwal, Cory Arcangel, Lori Emerson, Jessica Gambling, Rick Prelinger, Bobbye Tigerman, Laura Welcher.
This volume documents an ongoing investigation by artist Julia Christensen (born 1976) into how our relentless "upgrade culture"—the perceived notion that we need to constantly upgrade our electronics to remain relevant—fundamentally impacts our experience of >>more
Dancing Foxes Press
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Pbk, 7.75 x 9.5 in. / 144 pgs / 56 color.
Pub Date: 06/23/2020 In stock
This compelling volume explores the practices and life stories of artists across multiple mediums, including painting, photography, sculpture and land art. Offering readers an intimate, contemplative view of each remarkable creator, Why I Make Art >>more
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8 in. / 336 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 07/05/2022 Out of stock
Wicked Arts Assignments Edited with text by Emiel Heijnen, Melissa Bremmer. Interviews by Pavèl van Houten, Jorge Lucero, Nina Paim, Erik Schrooten, Stephanie Springgay.
The almost 100 arts assignments compiled in this instructive new volume are designed to foster cross-disciplinary creativity in the visual arts, performance, theater, music and design. Everyone who teaches the arts knows the value of >>more
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Pbk, 6 x 8.75 in. / 304 pgs / 140 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/02/2021 In stock
This volume offers a panoramic collection of interviews and writings from an artist for whom language has always been a significant means of creative expression. Arranged chronologically, the assembled texts reflect Tillmans’ thinking on photography, >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.75 in. / 352 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 02/08/2022 In stock