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Cindy ShermanCindy Sherman
Goya: Order & DisorderGoya: Order & Disorder
Frankenstein: The First Two Hundred YearsFrankenstein: The First Two Hundred Years
The Sick RoseThe Sick Rose
The Anatomical VenusThe Anatomical Venus
California Infernal: Anton LaVey & Jayne MansfieldCalifornia Infernal: Anton LaVey & Jayne Mansfield
This Is No Dream: Making Rosemary's BabyThis Is No Dream: Making Rosemary's Baby
Tim BurtonTim Burton
The Quay Brothers: The Black DrawingsThe Quay Brothers: The Black Drawings
Posada: A Century of SkeletonsPosada: A Century of Skeletons

Cindy ShermanCindy Sherman

Published by The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
By Eva Respini. Text by Johanna Burton. Interview by John Waters.

A comprehensive monograph on one of the most important and influential artists of our time, accompanying MoMA's major 2012 Cindy Sherman survey

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The Museum of Modern Art, New York

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Clth, 9.5 x 12 in. / 264 pgs / 153 color / 102 bw.

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Goya: Order & DisorderGoya: Order & Disorder

Published by MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Text by Stephanie Loeb Stepanek, Frederick Ilchman, Janis A. Tomlinson, Clifford S. Ackley, Jane E. Braun, Manuela B. Mena Marqués, Gudrun Maurer, Elisabetta Polidori, Sue W. Reed, Benjamin Weiss, Juliet Wilson-Bareau.

Francisco Goya has been widely celebrated as the most important Spanish artist of the late-eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, the last of the old masters and the first of the moderns, and an astute observer of the human condition in all its complexity. The many-layered and shifting meanings of his work have made him one of the most studied artists in the world. Few, however, have made the ambitious attempt to explore his work as a painter, printmaker and draftsman across media and the timeline of his life. This book does just that, presenting a comprehensive and integrated view of Goya's most important paintings, prints, and drawings through the themes and imagery that continually challenged or preoccupied the artist. They reveal how he strove relentlessly to understand and describe human behavior and emotional states, even at their most orderly or disorderly extremes, in elegant and incisive portraits, dramatic and monumental history paintings, and series of prints and drawings of a satirical, disturbing and surreal nature. Derived from the research for the largest Goya art exhibition in North America in a quarter-century, this book takes a fresh look at one of the greatest artists in history by examining the fertile territory between the two poles that defined the range of his boundlessly creative personality.

Francisco José Goya y Lucientes (1746–1828) was born in Fuendetodos, Aragón, in the northeast of Spain. Goya was court painter to the Spanish Crown, and famously documented the Peninsular War (1807–1814) between France and Spain in his harrowing Disasters of War series. An important bridge to the modernist era, Goya's oeuvre provided a crucial precedent for artists such as Manet, Picasso and Francis Bacon.

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MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Clth, 9.25 x 11 in. / 400 pgs / 260 color.

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Frankenstein: The First Two Hundred YearsFrankenstein: The First Two Hundred Years

Published by Reel Art Press.
By Christopher Frayling.

Frankenstein lives! 200 years of the book, the movies and the monster in pop culture and beyond

On New Year’s Day 1818, Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein was first published in an anonymous three-volume edition of 500 copies. Some thought the book was too radical in its implications; a few found the central theme intriguing; no-one predicted its success.

Since then, there have been many, many adaptations—120 films alone, at the last count—on screen, stage, in novels, comics and graphic novels, in advertisements and even on cereal packets. From a Regency nightmare, Frankenstein became a cuddly childhood companion—thoroughly munstered, so to speak. The story has been interpreted as a feminist allegory of birthing, an ecological reading of mother earth, an attack on masculinist science, the origin of science fiction, an example of “female gothic,” a reaction to the rise of the industrial proletariat and much else besides. Frankenstein lives! The F word has been applied, since the 1950s, to test-tube babies, heart transplants, prosthetics, robotics, cosmetic surgery, genetic engineering, genetically modified crops and numerous other public anxieties arising from scientific research. Today, Frankenstein has taken over from Adam and Eve as the creation myth for the age of genetic engineering.

This book, celebrating the 200th birthday of Frankenstein, traces the journey of Shelley’s Frankenstein from limited-edition literature into the bloodstream of contemporary culture. With text by renowned Gothic scholar Sir Christopher Frayling, it includes new research on the novel’s origins; a facsimile reprint of the earliest-known manuscript version of the creation scene; visual material on adaptations for the stage, in magazines, on playbills, in prints and in book publications of the 19th century; visual essays on many of the film versions and their inspirations in the history of art; and Frankenstein in popular culture—on posters, advertisements, packaging, in comics and graphic novels.



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Reel Art Press

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Hardcover, 9 x 11 in. / 208 pgs / 125 color / 75 bw.

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The Sick RoseThe Sick Rose

Disease and the Art of Medical Illustration

Published by D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers.
By Richard Barnett.

Bizarre and captivating images, including close-up details and revealing cross-sections, make all too clear the fascinations of both doctors and artists of the time

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D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers

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Hardcover, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 256 pgs / 250 color.

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The Anatomical VenusThe Anatomical Venus

Wax, God, Death & the Ecstatic

Published by D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers.
By Joanna Ebenstein.

"Ebenstein, founder of the Morbid Anatomy Museum in Brooklyn, finds her peculiar subject at the intersection of science and art in 18th-century Florence." –Publishers Weekly

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D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers

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Hardcover, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 224 pgs / 250 color.

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California Infernal: Anton LaVey & Jayne MansfieldCalifornia Infernal: Anton LaVey & Jayne Mansfield

As Portrayed by Walter Fischer

Published by Trapart Books.
Foreword by Carl Abrahamsson, Alf Wahlgren. Introduction by Kenneth Anger.

Satanism and the silver screen: the bizarre friendship of Anton LaVey and Jayne Mansfield

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Trapart Books

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Hardcover, 8.25 x 9.75 in. / 152 pgs / 12 color / 130 bw.

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This Is No Dream: Making Rosemary's BabyThis Is No Dream: Making Rosemary's Baby

Published by Reel Art Press.
By James Munn. Photographs by Bob Willoughby. Forword by Taylor Hackford.

The birthing of Rosemary's Baby: behind the scenes, 50 years on

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Reel Art Press

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Hardcover, 9 x 11 in. / 208 pgs / 100 color / 100 bw.

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Tim BurtonTim Burton

Published by The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Text by Tim Burton, Jenny He, Ron Magliozzi.

The evolution of the iconic filmmaker’s creative practice, from childhood sketches to his mature oeuvre

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The Museum of Modern Art, New York

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Paperback, 8 x 10 in. / 64 pgs / 54 color.

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The Quay Brothers: The Black DrawingsThe Quay Brothers: The Black Drawings

Published by Ludion.
Edited by Edwin Carels, Tommy Simoens. Text by by Edwin Carels.

In the mid-1970s the influential stop-motion animators Stephan and Timothy Quay (born 1947) embarked on a series of dark graphite drawings, conceived as imaginary film posters. They kept their first autonomous art project hidden for decades, allowing only a few glimpses to transpire in some of their animation classics such as Nuctura Artificialia, Street of Crocodiles and their live-project Witlold Lutoslawski—Paraphrase on: The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other. In hindsight, the Black Drawings can be considered as a blueprint for their future work. This book offers a first in-depth exploration of this important graphic series that reveals many of the themes and techniques that would come to life in their celebrated animation films.



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Posada: A Century of SkeletonsPosada: A Century of Skeletons

Published by RM/BBVA.
Text by Juan Villoro, Mercurio López, Helia Bonilla, Montserrat Gali, Rafael Barajas.

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the great Mexican satirist

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RM/BBVA

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Clth, 9 x 12 in. / 376 pgs / 968 color.

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