ARTBOOK LOGO

ARTBOOK BLOG

RECENT POSTS

DATE 2/4/2022

Fotografiska New York presents photographer Mel D. Cole in conversation with Coltrane Curtis for the launch of 'American Protest'

DATE 2/1/2022

Celebrate Black History with these 2022 Staff Picks!

DATE 1/27/2022

Drake's NYC presents the launch of 'Black Ivy' with Jason Jules

DATE 1/24/2022

A poetic meditation on color in Agnes Martin's paintings

DATE 1/22/2022

'Hayao Miyazaki' is BACK IN STOCK!

DATE 1/20/2022

'Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs' is Back in Stock!

DATE 1/18/2022

The first major monograph on N. Dash

DATE 1/17/2022

Celebrate Martin Luther King with 'Leonard Freed: Black in White America'

DATE 1/14/2022

Memphis meets Beat in 'Sottsass: Poltronova 1958–1974'

DATE 1/12/2022

Romance and magic, decadence and ruins in 'Francesca Woodman: Alternate Stories'

DATE 1/11/2022

Join us at the Atlanta Gift & Home Winter Market!

DATE 1/10/2022

Hot Book Alert! 'Nudism in a Cold Climate' is NEW from Atelier Éditions

DATE 1/8/2022

Magical 'Kiki Smith: Memory' is New from Deste Foundation

DATE 1/6/2022

Transforming toxicity into beauty, Richard Kraft's penalty cards track Donald Trump's transgressions in office

DATE 1/4/2022

In Silvana's Joe Colombo catalogue raisonné, a future-facing "total design" ethos

DATE 1/3/2022

PCG Studio presents Jordan Stein in conversation with Hilton Als for the virtual launch of 'Rip Tales: Jay DeFeo's Estocada and Other Pieces'

DATE 1/3/2022

On View Now!

DATE 1/1/2022

Preview the Artbook | D.A.P. Spring 2022 Catalog

DATE 1/1/2022

Happy New Year from Artbook | D.A.P.!

DATE 12/26/2021

New ways of thinking and seeing for a new year

DATE 12/24/2021

Happy Holidays from Artbook | D.A.P.!

DATE 12/22/2021

Happy Holidays from Artbook | D.A.P.

DATE 12/20/2021

Hot book alert! 'Yo! The Early Days of Hip Hop 1982–84' is NEW from Soul Jazz Books

DATE 12/16/2021

Highly anticipated 'Tauba Auerbach — S v Z' opens this week at SFMOMA!

DATE 12/14/2021

Cooper Hewitt presents 'The Architecture of Health,' a Virtual Talk with Michael Murphy and Michael Kimmelman

DATE 12/14/2021

Super-hot 'Black Ivy: A Revolt in Style' is a New Release this week!

DATE 12/12/2021

For the gardener in your life: David Hockney's recent iPad drawings of springtime in Normandy

DATE 12/11/2021

Artbook @ Hauser & Wirth LA Bookstore & Aperture present a book launch and signing with photographer Philip Montgomery for 'American Mirror'

DATE 12/10/2021

Vasily Kandinsky: Around the Circle is NEW from the Guggenheim

DATE 12/8/2021

Superb 400-page 'Afro-Atlantic Histories' is NEW from DelMonico Books and Museo de Arte de São Paolo

DATE 12/8/2021

SFAI presents the launch of Jordan Stein's 'Rip Tales: Jay DeFeo's Estocada and Other Pieces'

DATE 12/6/2021

Provocative, prescient 'Gillian Wearing: Wearing Masks' is on view now at the Guggenheim

DATE 12/5/2021

'Led Zeppelin Vinyl' is a Staff Pick Holiday Gift Book for Music (& Design) Lovers!

DATE 12/4/2021

Artbook @ MoMA PS1 & Damiani Books present Mike Mandel speaking and signing 'Zone Eleven'

DATE 12/4/2021

Mike Mandel selects unknown Ansel Adams in 'Zone Eleven'

DATE 12/3/2021

The Brooklyn Rail presents 'On Edward Hicks' with Sanford Schwartz, Choghakate Kazarian and Brandt Junceau

DATE 12/1/2021

Hot book alert! 'Frida Kahlo: Her Universe' is a New Release this week!

DATE 11/29/2021

🌴 The time is right for 'Godlis: Miami' 🌴

DATE 11/28/2021

Get festive! 'A Small Book of Jewish Comedians' is the undisputed staff favorite Hannukah gift book of 2021

DATE 11/27/2021

Remarkable 'Hayao Miyazaki' is a Staff Pick Holiday Gift Book, 2021!

DATE 11/26/2021

In celebration of Native American Heritage Day

DATE 11/25/2021

Happy Thanksgiving from Artbook | D.A.P.!

DATE 11/23/2021

Read an excerpt from 'The Outwardness of Art: Selected Writings of Adrian Stokes'

DATE 11/21/2021

Viva Mexico!

DATE 11/20/2021

Artbook @ MoMA PS1 and Damiani Books present Martin Parr, Pierpaolo Ferrari & Sam Stourdzé for the online launch of 'ToiletMartin PaperParr Book'

DATE 11/19/2021

Holiday Gift Guide 2021: Stocking Stuffers

DATE 11/19/2021

'Andrea Bowers' opens this week at MCA Chicago!

DATE 11/19/2021

Andrea Bowers and Lucía Sanromán in conversation at MCA Chicago

DATE 11/18/2021

New from Sophie Calle and Siglio Press: 'The Hotel'

DATE 11/18/2021

Holiday Gift Guide 2021: For the Art Lover

DATE 11/17/2021

Holiday Gift Guide 2021: For the Photographer and Photography Collector


AT FIRST SIGHT

CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 10/15/2012

Tatlin: New Art for a New World

Now available: the first English-language overview of the pioneering Russian artist, inventor, architect, engineer, designer and avant garde hero Vladimir Tatlin’s work in more than 25 years. Below is a selection of images from the book, followed by the closing passage of Gian Casper Bott's introductory essay, reproduced from Tatlin: New Art for a New World.


Tatlin: New Art for a New World
Presentation of Tatlin's "Letatlin" at a glider show in Moscow, 1933.

Tatlin: New Art for a New World
Spar of "Letatlin," 1929-32.

Tatlin: New Art for a New World
Design for a street kiosk of the NGIZ (New State Publishers), 1924.

Tatlin: New Art for a New World
"Streltsy," costume design for the epilogue of Mikhail Glinka's opera, A Life for the Tsar, 1913.

Tatlin: New Art for a New World
"Sailor (Self-Portrait)," 1911.

Tatlin's "Corner Counter-Relief," 1914-15.
Tatlin: New Art for a New World
Tatlin: New Art for a New World
"Counter-Relief (Material Combination)," 1914.

Tatlin: New Art for a New World
Tatlin and his assistants Joseph Meyerson and Tevel Shapiro working on the model for the "Monument to the Third International" Petrograd, 1920.


"The more closely Tatlin is studied the more incomprehensible he seems to become. His oeuvre, which was always change-directed and never failed to take into account the overall social context, is still intriguing today because it has now been almost one hundred years since he laid the foundations for tendencies that continue to be relevant, powerfully inspirational, and very much alive in contemporary art.
Fearless when it came to unfamiliar subjects, Tatlin, who liked working in a collective, was a master of interdisciplinarity and synthesis, in the brining together of things and materials, forms of presentation and aspects of aesthetic effectiveness that prior to his time did not belong together per se or a priori. With his set and costume designs Tatlin brought theater into the exhibition halls, and with his Tower model he turned architecture into an exhibition object.
'The new world is already standing at the door,' the poet Aleksandr Blok (1880-1921) wrote: '…we have experienced what others live through in a hundred years; nor has it been without meaning that we have seen the new century scattering its seeds upon the earth in the thunder and lightning of terrestrial and subterranean elements; in the flashes of this lightning all the centuries appeared before us and they made us wise with belated wisdom.'" - Gian Casper Bott

Tatlin: New Art for a New World
ABOVE: Tatlin with assistant in front of the model of the "Monument to the Third International" in the workshop Material, Space, and Construction, the workshop for mosaics of the former Acadey of Fine Arts, Petrograd, 1920.

Tatlin: New Art for a New World

Tatlin: New Art for a New World

HATJE CANTZ
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 240 pgs / 120 color / 88 b&w.



Xanti Schawinsky

DATE: 8/23/2015

Axel Hoedt

DATE: 7/31/2015

New York Is ...

DATE: 9/11/2014

Libuse Niklová

DATE: 5/13/2014

This Is Mars: Preview

DATE: 8/7/2013


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