Art Criticism, Theory and History



Beyond the Ghetto
Edited with text by Andreina Contessa, Simonetta Della Seta, Carlotta Ferrara Degli Uberti, Sharon Reichel.

The volume is dedicated to the history of Jewish ghettos in Western Europe, beginning with the establishment of the first ghetto in Venice in 1516. It features critical writing and artistic responses to the position >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836645961
US $40.00 CAN $56.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 336 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 04/20/2021 In stock

Black Art Notes
Edited with text by Tom Lloyd. Text by Amiri Baraka, Ray Elkins, Francis & Val Gray Ward, Jeff Donaldson, Melvin Dixon, Babatunde Folayemi, Bing Davis.

A collection of essays edited by artist and organizer Tom Lloyd and first published in 1971, Black Art Notes was a critical response to the Contemporary Black Artists in America exhibition at the Whitney Museum, >>more

Primary Information
ISBN 9781734489750
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Pbk, 8.25 x 8.25 in. / 80 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/23/2021 In stock

Edited with text and interview by Ilse Lafer. Text by Sabeth Buchmann, Annarosa Buttarelli, Claire Fontaine, et al. Interview by Lia Cigarini.

To “deculturalize” was Italian feminist, art critic and poet Carla Lonzi’s (1931–82) term to describe a way of interpreting life in order to create a radical vision of gender. This publication examines Lonzi’s legacy and >>more

Mousse Publishing
ISBN 9788867494286
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 352 pgs / 56 color.
Pub Date: 03/30/2021 Out of stock

Forces of Art
Edited with text by Carin Kuoni, Jordi Baltŕ Portolés, Nora N. Khan, Serubiri Moses. Preface by Kitty Zijlmans.

Showing how artists, artworks and cultural organizations affect people and their social environments, Forces of Art is a dense, polyvocal compendium of current thinking about the impact of art on civil society. It features a >>more

ISBN 9789492095893
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Pbk, 6 x 9.5 in. / 456 pgs / 40 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/02/2021 In stock

Institutions by Artists
Edited by Jeff Khonsary, Antonia Pinter. Text by Ken Becker, Tania Bruguera, Dana Claxton, Sean Dockray, Chris Fitzpatrick, Jessi Khadivi, Sarah Lowndes, Phillip Monk, Antonia Pinter, Post Brothers, Christopher Regimbal. Contributions by Matei Bejenaru, Christopher Cozier, Jeff Derksen, Dirk Fleischmann, Sam Gould, Candice Hopkins, Deirdre Logue, Jaleh Mansoor, John O’Brian, Claire Tancons, Gregory Sholette, Slavs and Tatars, Julia Bryan-Wilson.

The second volume of Institutions by Artists looks at various global artist-run centers and initiatives within the historical contexts that saw their emergence—among them Western Front (Vancouver), Alice Yard (Trinidad and Tobago), ASCO (Los Angeles) >>more

Fillip Editions
ISBN 9781927354339
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7.5 in. / 240 pgs / 2 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/04/2022 Awaiting stock

Let's Have a Talk: Conversations with Women on Art and Culture
Interviews by Lauren O'Neill-Butler.

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’s >>more

Karma Books, New York
ISBN 9781949172539
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 456 pgs.
Pub Date: 10/19/2021 Awaiting stock

Performing Mourning
By Guy Cools.

The pandemic has made us keenly aware of the fragility of life and the need to properly mourn the dead. Here, in a poetic, meandering and intimate style, theorist and dramaturg Guy Cools explores cultural >>more

ISBN 9789492095985
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 224 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/28/2021 Awaiting stock

Practising Art Internationally
Edited with text by Binna Choi, Lisa Rosendahl, Grant Watson, Andrea Phillips. Text by Sara Ahmed, Rustom Bharucha, Alice Creischer, Andreas Siekmann, Matthijs de Bruijne, Kodwo Eshun, Anjalika Sagar, Leela Gandhi, Johanna Gustavsson, Christian Nyampeta, Park Chan-kyong.

Practising Art Internationally aims to detach the notion of international art practice from a rhetoric of globalization and an exclusive focus on the contemporary. It traces a new genealogy of trans-local practices and methods, presenting >>more

ISBN 9789492095619
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Pbk, 6.25 x 8.25 in. / 192 pgs / 20 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/04/2022 Awaiting stock

Psychic Wounds
Edited by Gavin Delahunty. Text by Robert Storr, Hal Foster, Beatriz Colomina, Bracha Ettinger, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Erika Naginski, Huey Copeland, Griselda Pollock.

Trauma in all its forms—internal and external, individual and collective—has been an enduring theme in 20th- and 21st-century art. The proliferation of violent imagery, particularly since the expansion of mass media during and after World >>more

MW Editions/The Warehouse
ISBN 9781735762913
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Clth, 9.75 x 11.5 in. / 408 pgs / 260 color.
Pub Date: 03/09/2021 Out of stock

The Agency: Readymades Belong to Everyone®
Text by Paul Bernard, Emeline Jaret, Stéphane Wargnier.

French artist Philippe Thomas (1951–95) never intended to make a name for himself; rather, he was much more invested in the artist’s ability to disappear behind his work. In 1987 he created readymades belong to >>more

MAMCO Geneva
ISBN 9781942884903
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Pbk, 6.25 x 9 in. / 208 pgs / 30 color / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/20/2021 In stock

The Algorithm of Manfred Mohr
Edited by Margit Rosen. Text by Manfred Mohr.

A forerunner of digital art, New York–based German artist Manfred Mohr (born 1938) exhibited his computer-generated drawings as early as 1971. Selected essays, letters and interviews from 1963–79 provide insight into his early works and >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959051743
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Pbk, 5.25 x 7.75 in. / 156 pgs / 80 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/04/2022 Awaiting stock

Twelve Paintings
By Tal Sterngast.

Berlin’s Gemäldegalerie is known for its outstanding collection of European paintings from the 13th to 18th centuries. Each of the 12 chapters in this book is dedicated to one painting from the collection. In the >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775747677
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Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 112 pgs / 12 color.
Pub Date: 02/02/2021 In stock

Why Art Criticism? A Reader
Edited by Beate Söntgen, Julia Voss.

This reader puts into conversation a diverse range of perspectives in art theory and history, with texts from the 18th century to the present. Editors Beate Söntgen and Julia Voss have invited art theorists from >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775750745
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 384 pgs / 30 color.
Pub Date: 02/01/2022 Awaiting stock

Writings on Art 2006–2021
By Robert Storr. Edited by Francesca Pietropaolo.

Following the success of Writings on Art 1980–2005, HENI presents the highly anticipated final volume to complete a two-volume collection of writings on art by Robert Storr, one of the world’s leading art critics and >>more

HENI Publishing
ISBN 9781912122417
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Hbk, 6 x 9.5 in. / 716 pgs / 175 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2021 Awaiting stock



6(0) Ways
Text by Sarah Ahmed, Lilet Breddels, Iftikhar Dadi, Clementine Deliss, Stuart Hall, Sarat Maharaj, Shervin Nekuee, Simon Sheikh, Jeremy Till. The western modernist view continues to influence contemporary art discourse. 6(0) Ways interrogates the most fundamental premises of the modernist approach and casts a new light on a changed contemporary practice. >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056626846
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 208 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 08/30/2010 In stock

8th Berlin Biennial for Conteporary Art
Text by Tarek Atoui, Juan A. Gaitán, Natasha Ginwala, Catalina Lozano, Mariana Munguía, Olaf Nicolai, Danh Vo. From May 29 to August 3, 2014, the 8th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, curated by Juan A. Gaitán, presents an exhibition at three venues throughout the city: Haus am Waldsee, Dahlem Museums–National Museums in >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775738408
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Pbk, 5.75 x 8.25 in. / 240 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 In stock

A Mental Masquerade
By Mary Josephson, Brian O'Doherty. Edited by Thomas Fischer, Astrid Mania.

“Mary Josephson” is one of many pseudonyms of the New York–based art critic, conceptual artist and novelist Brian O’Doherty (born 1928), perhaps best known for his interrogation of the gallery space in the essays collected >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959052276
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 84 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/17/2019 In stock

A Question of Evidence
Inspired by visits to Asian countries under dictatorship, A Question of Evidence examines the inroads artists can make into the status of political documents. Most of the contributing artists collaborate with grassroots collectives that manage >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865605696
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Pbk, 5.75 x 9.5 in. / 190 pgs / 23 color / 65 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2009 In stock

Adrian Piper: A Reader
Edited by Cornelia Butler and David Platzker. With texts by Diarmuid Costello, Jörg Heiser, Kobena Mercer, Nizan Shaked, Vid Simoniti, and Elvan Zabunyan.

Published for MoMA’s retrospective exhibition and in collaboration with the artist, this volume presents new critical essays that expand on Piper's practice in ways that have been previously under- or unaddressed. Focused texts by established >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633450332
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.75 in. / 280 pgs / 52 color / 75 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/22/2018 In stock

Aesthetic Justice
Edited by Pascal Gielen, Niels Van Tomme. Text by Zoe Beloff, Arne De Boever, Mark Fisher, et al. Can art express questions about justice? Could art, perhaps, even create justice? In Aesthetic Justice, sociologist Pascal Gielen and curator Niels Van Tomme invite a variety of artists and critical thinkers—including Zoe Beloff, Arne De >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789078088868
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 320 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/24/2015 In stock

Air Guitar
Text by Dave Hickey. The 23 essays (or "love songs") that make up the now classic volume Air Guitar trawl a "vast, invisible underground empire" of pleasure, through record stores, honky-tonks, art galleries, jazz clubs, cocktail lounges, surf shops >>more

Art Issues Press
ISBN 9780963726452
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 208 pgs / 1 color / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/02/1997 In stock

All that Dutch: International Cultural Politics
Edited by Ben Hurkmans, Gitta Luiten, Taco de Neef, Henk Pröpper and Femke van Woerden-Tausk. Essays by George Lawson, Aaron Betsky, Catherine David, Chris Dercon and Els Van Der Plas. Dutch international cultural policy is unusually generous, an international exemplar. And it has recently become the subject of heated debate at home. Though there are no plans to cut back, there are questions: the government's >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056624637
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Paperback, 6.25 x 8.75 in. / 118 pgs / 26 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2006 In stock

Ambulo Ergo Sum
By Anne Moeglin-Delcroix. For the Conceptual and Land artists of the 1960s, nature ceased to be an object of representation. Instead, these artists developed a relationship to nature that was driven by conceptual, literary or scientific concerns, while >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783863356552
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Hbk, 6 x 8.75 in. / 96 pgs / 24 color / 2 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/26/2016 In stock

An Associative Art History
By Tomáš Pospiszyl. Edited by Vít Havránek. Text by Sven Spieker.

An Associative Art History searches for the place of Czech, Slovak and Eastern European postwar art in global history. Resisting the mere repetition of Western canonization, the publication aims not to fruitlessly compare East and >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037645178
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Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 296 pgs / 14 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/24/2018 In stock

Another Version: Thinking through Performance
Text by Philippine Hoegen, Kristien Van den Brande, Sebastian Olma.

Approaching performance as a method of producing different versions of the self, in Another Version four Dutch collaborators—performance artist, author and critic, dramaturge and sociopolitical designer—explore technologies and processes of so-called “versioning” and how to >>more

Onomatopee Projects
ISBN 9789493148284
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Special edition, 7 x 9 in. / 96 pgs / 33 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/01/2020 In stock

Art & Crisis
Edited by Donatella Bernardi. Text by Caroline Ann Baur, T.J. Demos, Florian Dombois, Mazen El Sayed, David Keller, Dominique Lämmli, Rodrigo Nunes, et al.

Art & Crisis is a theoretical publication on educational processes and what it means to teach and learn fine arts in a city such as Zurich. It brings together contributions from 2017 MFA students, their >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037645253
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 320 pgs / 255 color / 80 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/28/2018 In stock

Art Czar: The Rise and Fall of Clement Greenberg
By Alice Goldfarb Marquis. In the years of his greatest dominance, Clement Greenberg almost single-handedly established Jackson Pollock and the New York School at the center of the American art world. His work set the tone for art criticism >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878467013
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Clothbound, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 336 pgs / 35 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/01/2006 Out of stock

Art Is a Problem
By Joshua Decter. Edited by John Miller. In this volume of selected essays, interviews, curatorial texts and reviews, spanning 1986-2012, Joshua Decter examines contemporary art in relation to its various ideological, public, discursive, and social contexts. The book encompasses seven chapters: "Institutional >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037641958
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Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 446 pgs / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2014 In stock

Art On the Edge...and Over
In this highly accessible introduction to American art since the 1970s, Linda Weintraub offers art lovers a readable exploration of some of the most important artists and movements of the past three decades. Today artists >>more

Art Insights
ISBN 9780965198813
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Paperback, 6.75 x 9 in. / 264 pgs / 114 b&w / 28 color.
Pub Date: 01/02/1997 In stock

Edited by Walter Robinson, Edit DeAk.

Edited by Walter Robinson, Edit DeAk and Joshua Cohn, Art-Rite was published in New York City between 1973 and 1978. The periodical has long been celebrated for its underground/overground position and its cutting, humorous, on-the-streets >>more

Primary Information/Printed Matter
ISBN 9780991558575
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Pbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 620 pgs / 10 color / 600 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/29/2019 In stock

Artist, Authorship & Legacy: A Reader
Edited with introduction by Daniel McClean. Text by Joan Kee, Donn Zaretsky, Martha Buskirk, Christian Viveros-Fauné, Nate Harrison, John C. Welchman, Lisa Rosendahl, Penelope Curtis, Alessandra Donati, Shane Burke, Guy Brett, Georgina Adam, Judith Bresler, Corinne Hershkovitch, Giuseppe Calabi, Loretta Würtenberger and Karl Von Trott Zu Solz, Christine J. Vincent, Daniel McClean, Dawn Ades, Agency, Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro, Gilane Tawadros.

This anthology of interdisciplinary essays examines the interlocking themes of artistic authorship, authenticity and legacy from legal, art market and art historical perspectives. It is structured in three sections: Authorship and Artists’ Rights; The Artwork, >>more

ISBN 9781909932456
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 324 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock

Artist-Run Europe
Edited with introduction by Gavin Murphy, Mark Cullen. Text by Jason E. Bowman, AA Bronson, Noelle Collins, Valerie Connor, Mark Cullen, Celine Kopp, Alun Williams, Joanna Laws, Freek Lomme, Megs Morley, Gavin Murphy, Gavin Wade, Katherine Waugh.

Part how-to manual, part history, and part socio-political critique, Artist-Run Europe looks at the conditions, organizational models, and role of artist-led practice within contemporary art and society. The aim is to show how artist-run practice >>more

ISBN 9789491677564
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 208 pgs / 93 color / 1 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/01/2016 Out of stock

Artist-Run Spaces
Edited by Gabriele Detterer. Text by Gabriele Detterer, AA Bronson, Christoph Cherix, Maurizio Nannucci. In the 1960s and 70s, as the parameters of art expanded to incorporate architecture and performance and increasingly drew on urban theory and the politics of everyday life, the model of the artist-run gallery space >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037641910
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Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 280 pgs / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/31/2013 In stock

Artist?: The Hypothesis of Bodiness
By Fré Ilgen. Through the writings of Dutch artist Fré Ilgen, Artist? offers familiar as well as surprising insight into the human need to create and experience art. Well researched and masterfully executed, Ilgen's approach discusses the various >>more

ISBN 9783803033642
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Hbk, 9.25 x 11.25 in. / 298 pgs / 130 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2014 In stock

Artists Working from Life
Edited by Sam Phillips. Text by Caroline Bugler, Laura Gascoigne, Martin Gayford, Angela Kingston, Adrian Locke, Ben Luke, Michael Prodger, Annette Wickham.

From Michelangelo’s marbles to photographic self-portraits, artists have always been fascinated by their creative encounters with the human body. Often a key part of their early training, drawing and sculpting from life inform their later >>more

Royal Academy of Arts
ISBN 9781910350904
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Hbk, 7.5 x 10.25 in. / 160 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 01/23/2018 In stock

Artists on Andy Warhol
Edited by Katherine Atkins, Kelly Kivland. Text by Robert Buck, Glenn Ligon, Jorge Pardo, Kara Walker, James Welling.

Artists on Andy Warhol is the third installment in a series culled from Dia's Artists on Artists lectures, focused on the work of artist Andy Warhol (1928–87). This small-format paperback book delves into Warhol's oft-quoted >>more

Dia Art Foundation
ISBN 9780944521861
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Pbk, 5.25 x 7 in. / 136 pgs / 70 color.
Pub Date: 08/28/2018 In stock

Artists on Bruce Nauman
Edited by Katherine Atkins, Stephen Hoban, Kelly Kivland. Text by Judith Barry, William Kentridge, David Levine, Gedi Sibony, Gary Simmons, Charline von Heyl, Mark Wallinger.

In the late 1960s, while still a recent graduate with scant means, artist Bruce Nauman (born 1941) explored a trio of interwoven subjects: the studio, the daily practice of making art and the role of >>more

Dia Art Foundation
ISBN 9780944521878
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Pbk, 5.25 x 7 in. / 200 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 10/08/2019 In stock

Artists on Robert Smithson
Edited by Katherine Atkins, Kelly Kivland. Text by Matthew Buckingham, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Mark Dion, Teresita Fernández, Trevor Paglen, Rayyane Tabet, Diana Thater.

This is the fifth volume in a series that builds upon Dia Art Foundation’s Artists on Artists lectures. The contributors to Artists on Robert Smithson engage with Smithson’s work in myriad ways: Matthew Buckingham’s essay >>more

Dia Art Foundation
ISBN 9780944521915
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Pbk, 5.25 x 7 in. / 200 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 04/28/2020 In stock

Artists on Walter De Maria
Text by Richard Aldrich, Jeanne Dunning, Guillermo Faivovich & Nicolás Goldberg, Terry Winters.

Established in 2001, the lecture series highlights the work of modern and contemporary artists from the perspective of their colleagues and peers.

This Artists on Artists title is published in connection with the 40th anniversary of >>more

Dia Art Foundation
ISBN 9780944521847
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Pbk, 5.25 x 7 in. / 136 pgs / 75 color.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017 In stock

Arts of Japan: MFA Highlights
Edited by Anne Nishimura Morse. The MFA's holdings of Japanese art make up the finest and most comprehensive collection outside of Japan. This stunning overview features many of the collection's best-known and most beloved works, including such rare paintings as >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878467143
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Paperback, 7 x 9 in. / 320 pgs / 175 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/01/2008 In stock

Auctioneers Who Made Art History
Edited by Dirk Boll. Text by Ursula Bode, Dirk Boll, Barbara Bongartz, This Brunner, Walter Feilchenfeldt, Celina Fox, James Goodwin, Rose Maria Gropp, Albert Kriemler, Daniella Luxembourg, et al. Procurement analysis, sales planning, customer orientation, brand management—the art market is changing more rapidly than ever before. The price that a work of art commands influences its place in the art-historical canon. Auction houses have >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775739030
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Pbk, 5.25 x 7.5 in. / 224 pgs / 67 color.
Pub Date: 05/26/2015 In stock

Edited with text by Barbara Cueto, Bas Hendrikx. Text by Erika Balsom, Franco Bifo Berardi, Mat Dryhurst, Holly Herndon, Rob Horning, McKenzie Wark, et al.

Nonetheless, it presents ambiguities that offer a highly productive departure point for analysis of the cultural shifts in our post-digital society. Digital technology is embedded in our personal relationships, in labor conditions and in aesthetic >>more

Valiz/Making Public Series
ISBN 9789492095237
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Pbk, 6.75 x 8.75 in. / 160 pgs / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/22/2017 In stock

Being Public
Edited with text by Jeroen Boomgaard, Rogier Brom. Text by Barbara Neves Alves, Anke Coumans, Florian Cramer, Eva Fotiadi, Maaike Lauwaert, Gabriel Lester, Steven ten Thije.

“Public” is a huge concept in current debates on culture, yet the notion itself remains largely unexamined and unexplored, particularly as it applies to culture and the arts. The meanings of both “art publics” and >>more

Valiz/Making Public Series
ISBN 9789492095282
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Pbk, 6.75 x 8.75 in. / 200 pgs / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/22/2017 In stock

Beyond Preconceptions
By Lawrence Rinder. Contributions by Milena Kalinovska, Jiri and Jana Sevcik. Text by Paulo Herkenhoff, Michael Newman. Bold and necessary in both critical approach and geographical range, Beyond Preconceptions: The Sixties Experiment provides a look at parallel art developments in Eastern and Western Europe and in North and South America in the >>more

Independent Curators International (ICI)
ISBN 9780916365585
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Hardcover, 9 x 11 in. / 128 pgs / 40 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/02/2000 In stock

Black Mirror 2
Edited by Judith Noble, Dominic Shepherd, Jesse Bransford, Robert Ansell. Text by Jesse Bransford, Willem de Bruijn, Kelly E. Hayes, Richard Kaczynski, Vanessa Sinclair, Gražina Subelyte, Kristin Trammell, Andrew Paul Wood.

Black Mirror is a peer-reviewed series that seeks to examine ways in which the occult and the esoteric have been at the heart of art practice, both today and throughout the modernist period.

Black Mirror 2: >>more

ISBN 9781527236301
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Hbk, 6.25 x 9 in. / 178 pgs / 63 color / 13 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/19/2019 In stock

Black Sphinx: On the Comedic in Modern Art
Edited and with introduction by John C. Welchman. Text by Jessica Chalmers, Janet Whitmore, Simon Critchley. Black Sphinx collects 12 essays on comedy in contemporary art by leading philosophers, art historians and theorists. Philosopher Simon Critchley and art historian Janet Whitmore consider the origins of comedic genres and survey some of >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783905770964
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 280 pgs / 53 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2010 In stock

Brian O'Doherty/Patrick Ireland: Word, Image and Institutional Critique
Edited by Christa-Maria Lerm Hayes. Text by Alexander Alberro, Hans Belting, Anne-Marie Bonnet, Lucy Cotter, Patricia Falguičres, Christina Kennedy, Ingmar Lähnemann, Christa-Maria Lerm Hayes, Thomas McEvilley, Brenda Moore McCann, Whitney Rugg, Yvonne Scott, Mary-Ruth Walsh.

The contributing authors (including Alexander Alberro, Hans Belting, Lucy Cotter, Patricia Falguičres and Thomas McEvilley, among others) provide new ideas on O’Doherty’s versatile oeuvre. O’Doherty’s role in conceptual art and minimalism in New York is >>more

ISBN 9789492095244
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Pbk, 6.25 x 9 in. / 304 pgs / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017 In stock

British Black Art
By Sophie Orlando. The conditions of development of British Black Art are tied up with a social and cultural history of Europe, especially the anti-immigration policies of Margaret Thatcher and their consequences, such as the Brixton riots of >>more

Dis Voir
ISBN 9782914563765
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Pbk, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs / 30 color / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/25/2016 In stock

Cabinet 62: Milk
Edited by Sina Najafi. One of only a handful of substances produced in nature expressly as food, milk is fundamental for infant mammalian nutrition, but is also foundational in human myth and religion. Cabinet issue 62, with a special >>more

ISBN 9781932698701
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Pbk, 7.75 x 9.75 in. / 112 pgs / 70 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/27/2017 In stock

Cabinet 63: The Desert
Edited by Sina Najafi. A zone of deprivation and emptiness but also a space for adventure and even divine revelation, the desert has historically resisted human domination, even as it has continued to tantalize the cultural imagination. Cabinet issue >>more

ISBN 9781932698718
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Pbk, 7.75 x 9.75 in. / 112 pgs / 70 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017 In stock

Cabinet 64: The Nose
Edited by Sina Najafi.

Cabinet issue 64, with a special section on “The Nose,” includes Christopher Turner on Smell-O-Vision, Aromarama and other failed technologies for making cinema into an olfactory event; Jennifer Greenberg on how European colonialists characterized the >>more

ISBN 9781932698725
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Pbk, 7.75 x 9.75 in. / 96 pgs / 70 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 In stock

Cabinet 65: Knowledge
Edited by Sina Najafi.

The sophist Hippias claimed to be able to lecture on any subject, but with modernity, this ancient desire took new forms. The Renaissance invented the encyclopedia. The modern state began to dream of knowing what >>more

ISBN 9781932698732
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Pbk, 7.75 x 9.75 in. / 96 pgs / 70 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/18/2018 In stock

Cabinet 66
Edited by Sina Najafi.

Skin is both surface and container. It marks the absolute limits of organisms, but also functions as an interface—acting as a plane of contact with what surrounds it while protecting what lies beneath it. Skin >>more

ISBN 9781932698749
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Pbk, 7.75 x 9.75 in. / 96 pgs / 60 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/16/2020 In stock

Cabinet 67
Edited by Sina Najafi.

Dreams are some of the most private experiences humans know, and yet humans have long felt a need to share them. Across history, protocols have been developed to make this possible, and though Western culture >>more

ISBN 9781932698824
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Pbk, 7.75 x 9.75 in. / 96 pgs / 60 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/15/2020 In stock

Carolee Schneemann: Uncollected Texts
Edited with text by Branden W. Joseph.

Edited by art historian Branden W. Joseph, the texts span diverse formats: included are journal entries, criticism, poems, essays and performance notes culled primarily from short-run magazines such as Caterpillar, Film Culture, The Fox, Manipulations >>more

Primary Information
ISBN 9780991558551
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 120 pgs / 12 color.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 In stock

Edited by David Mollin, John Reardon.

An indispensable guide for artists, teachers and students, this volume of interviews focuses on artists teaching in Europe, bringing to light their often heroic endeavours to survive within the world of art education.

The interviews provide >>more

ISBN 9781905464135
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Pbk, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 384 pgs.
Pub Date: 10/01/2009 In stock

Closer than Fiction
Edited and with introduction by Brigitte Franzen, Anna Sophia Schultz. Foreword by Isabel Pfeiffer-Poensgen, Hortensia Völckers. Text by Kathrin Barutzki, Wolfgang Becker, Hans-Christian Dany, Thomas Hecken, Manfred Henningsen, John Brinckerhoff Jackson, Jean-Claude Lebensztejn, Lucy Lippard, Alexandra Puntigam, Uwe M. Schneede, Martino Stierli, Annette Urban. Closer than Fiction serves as the reading companion to the 2011 Hyper Real exhibition of photorealist art held at the Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst in Germany. Scholarly essays place American hyperrealism and photorealism in >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783863351199
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Flexi, 7.75 x 9.5 in. / 384 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2012 In stock

Collection Diary
By Bob Nickas. For one year, respected critic and curator Bob Nickas put his money where his eyes are: he decided to become a collector, someone who takes art off gallery walls instead of hanging it there. His >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9782940271689
US $15.00 CAN $21.50 TRADE
Paperback, 4.5 x 6.5 in. / 64 pgs / 20 color.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005 In stock

Community Art
Edited by Paul De Bruyne, Pascal Gielen. Italian philosopher Antonio Negri has declared that “Every kind of change belongs to a form of community art,” inverting the convention that community art can be an integral component of social change and extending the >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789078088509
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 373 pgs / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2011 In stock

Edited by Jeroen Boomgaard, Rini Hurkmans, Judith Westerveld. Text by Jesse Ahlers, Nick Aikens, Sarah van Binsbergen, Jeroen Boomgaard, Pascal Gielen, Rini Hurkmans, Susan Neiman, Leonhard de Paepe, Judith Westerveld.

In a turbulent climate of hostility and dissent, fomenting compassion is an urgent imperative. Developed in close collaboration with artist Rini Hurkmans, initiator of the conceptual artwork “The Flag of Compassion,” Compassion is hybrid in >>more

Valiz/Making Public Series
ISBN 9789492095299
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Pbk, 6.75 x 8.75 in. / 160 pgs / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/22/2017 In stock

Contemporary Art Theory
By Igor Zabel. Edited by Igor Spanjol. Igor Zabel (1958–2005) was one of Slovenia’s foremost curators and writers. Published as a part of JRP | Ringier’s Documents critical writings series (published with Les presses du reel), this important collection of Zabel’s writings--his >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037642382
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Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 302 pgs / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2013 In stock

Contemporary Practices
Text by Paul Ardenne, Pascal Beausse, Laurent Goumarre. Artists today are smugglers. Recycling both real and fictional images, their proposals are no longer artworks or even art objects, but rather situations to be experimented with collectively. Nowadays the emerging creations are hyper-artworks, authorless >>more

Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571921
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Paperback, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs.
Pub Date: 10/02/1999 In stock

Contemporary Sculpture
Edited by Jonathan Wood, Julia Kelly. Text by Edward Allington, Jan De Cock, Krysten Cunningham, Sarah Lucas, Richard Serra, Cathy Wilkes. Sculpture Now assembles essays, statements, interviews, letters, poems and other texts by artists from all over the world on sculpture as it has been developed and practiced from 1990 to the present. Illustrated with works >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775733472
US $75.00 CAN $108.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 440 pgs / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/17/2020 In stock

Conversations with Artists
By Heidi Zuckerman.

A perceptive, sensitive interviewer, Zuckerman offers the reader refreshing insights and access to some of the most engaging artists making work this decade. Before arriving in Aspen in 2005, Zuckerman previously worked as a curator >>more

Aspen Art Press
ISBN 9780934324809
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 300 pgs / 30 color.
Pub Date: 10/24/2017 Out of stock

Conversations with Artists II
By Heidi Zuckerman.

In Volume II of Conversations with Artists, Heidi Zuckerman, CEO and Director of the Aspen Art Museum, continues to explore the critical practices, daily lives and philosophical interests of artists working today. Her insightful questions >>more

Aspen Art Press
ISBN 9780934324892
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 280 pgs.
Pub Date: 12/17/2019 In stock

Copy This Book
By Eric Schrijver.

This book is an artist’s guide to copyright, written for makers. Both practical and critical, it will guide you through the concepts underlying copyright and how they apply in your practice.

How do you get copyright? >>more

ISBN 9789491677939
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8 in. / 192 pgs / 4 b&w / 19 duotone.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 In stock

Craig Owens: Portrait of a Young Critic
By Lyn Blumenthal & Kate Horsfield. Preface by Kate Horsfield. Introduction by Lynne Tillman. Interview by Lyn Blumenthal.

In 1984, the art critic and theorist Craig Owens (1950–90) gave a wide-ranging interview with Lyn Blumenthal and Kate Horsfield for their extraordinary video series On Art and Artists. At once personal, political and forward-thinking, >>more

Badlands Unlimited
ISBN 9781943263134
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Pbk, 5 x 8 in. / 112 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 In stock

Creative Theories of (Just About) Everything
By Jeroen Lutters.

Creativity has been hailed as the driving force and most important skill of the 21st century—a power to be taught, understood and deployed on all levels of society. Debate concerning the cognitive origins and potential >>more

ISBN 9789492095749
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Pbk, 6.25 x 9 in. / 240 pgs / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/24/2020 In stock

Critical Writing Ensembles
Edited by Kaya García-Antón, Antonio Cataldo, Diana Campbell Betancourt. Text by Anshuman Das Gupta, Chus Martínez, Shukla Sawant, Filipa Ramos, Yin Ker, Belinder Dhanoa, Quinn Latimer, Salima Hashmi, et al.

This two-volume set brings together essays, presentations, poems and other writingsfrom the eponymous four-day session held during the Dhaka Art Summit in February 2016.


Mousse Publishing
ISBN 9788867492701
US $28.00 CAN $38.50 FLAT40
Pbk, 6 x 8.75 in. / 464 pgs.
Pub Date: 08/22/2017 In stock

Cultural Anthropophagy
Introduction by Pablo Lafuente. Text by Lisette Lagnado, Renato Sztutman, Mirtes Marins de Oliveira, Carmen Mörsch, Catrin Seefranz. Interviews by Paulo Herkenhoff. The 1998 Bienal de Săo Paulo remade art history from a Brazilian perspective, and presented a new model for exhibition-making in the era of postcolonial globalization. The show employed the Brazilian notion of anthropophagy as >>more

Afterall Books
ISBN 9783863355548
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Pbk, 6 x 8.5 in. / 216 pgs / 95 color / 7 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/27/2015 In stock

Curating Research
Edited with introduction by Paul O'Neill, Mick Wilson. Text by Hyunjoo Byeon, Carson Chan & Joanna Warsza, Chris Fite-Wassilak, et al. This anthology of newly commissioned texts presents a series of detailed examples of the different kinds of knowledge production that have recently emerged within the field of curatorial practice. The first volume of its kind >>more

Open Editions/De Appel
ISBN 9780949004031
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Pbk, 5 x 8.5 in. / 264 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/24/2015 In stock

Curiosity and Method: Ten Years of Cabinet Magazine
Edited by Sina Najafi. Since its launch in late 2000, Cabinet magazine has become a touchstone for a certain approach to understanding culture, one that shuns orthodox distinctions--high/low, serious/humorous, professional/amateur--in favor of a commitment to the idea that all >>more

Cabinet Books
ISBN 9781932698565
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Clth, 8.75 x 11 in. / 528 pgs / 339 color / 113 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/31/2012 In stock

CyberArts 2017
Edited by Hannes Leopoldseder, Christine Schöpf, Gerfried Stocker.

With numerous images, texts and statements by the jury, the book assembles works that were awarded prizes in 2017 in the categories of Computer Animation / Film / VFX, Digital Communities, Interactive Art and u19—Create >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775743365
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.75 in. / 256 pgs / 530 color.
Pub Date: 01/23/2018 In stock

David Robbins: The Velvet Grind
Edited by Lionel Bovier, Fabrice Stroun. Asked to contribute to Artforum's “Top Ten” column, David Robbins used one of his entries for “Electricity: That we don't annually celebrate Electricity Day is unfathomable.” That sense of whimsy, even amid an advanced critical >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783905701029
US $22.00 CAN $30.50 TRADE
Paperback, 6 x 8.5 in. / 320 pgs / 16 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/15/2006 In stock

Dawn Ades: Writings on Art and Anti-Art
Edited by Doro Globus.

Art historian and curator Dawn Ades is a leading voice on Dada, Surrealism, abstraction and art from Latin America. This volume collects her important essays for the first time, addressing themes fundamental to the history >>more

ISBN 9781905464630
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 608 pgs / 68 color.
Pub Date: 06/19/2015 In stock

Delusive Spaces
Text by Eric Kluitenberg. In 2006, NBC posted clips from its fall lineup on YouTube, and the government produced antidrug spots. As new media is gaining not only street cred but real market share, traditional media outlets are increasingly >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056626174
US $32.50 CAN $42.50 TRADE
Paperback, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 391 pgs.
Pub Date: 04/01/2008 In stock

Text by Sabine Witt, Britta Peters, Fanti Baum, et al. Between the “Arab Spring” and the Occupy movement, 2011 will certainly be remembered as the year of insurrection, and this volume could not come at a more timely moment. Demonstrations offers an interdisciplinary discussion of >>more

Moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 9783869842882
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Clth, 7.25 x 9.5 in. / 480 pgs / 135 color / 33 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2012 In stock

Difference on Display
Text by Ine Gevers, Renu Addlahka, Michel Callon, Johnson Cheu, Amade M'Charek. In society, what passes for normal, and who gets to decide? Who “looks” normal, and where do we draw the line? At a facial wrinkle, at a visible prosthesis, pills to increase intelligence, drastic cosmetic >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056627157
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 384 pgs / 280 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2010 Out of stock

Dirty Ear Report #3
Text by María Andueza, Rui Costa, Deborah Kapchan, Brandon LaBelle, Ana Pais, Tao G. Vrhovec Sambolec.

Dirty Ear Report #3 documents a collective workshop by sound artists and researchers working in the fields of experimental dramaturgy, sonic social engagement and voice studies. Representing the sixth in the series of the Dirty >>more

Errant Bodies Press
ISBN 9780997874440
US $15.00 CAN $21.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 7.25 x 9.5 in. / 64 pgs / 12 duotone.
Pub Date: 12/08/2020 In stock

Edited with text by David Blamey, Brad Haylock. Text by Ahmed Ansari, Stuart Bertolotti-Bailey, Justin Clemens, Alex Coles, Jonathan Lindley, Neil Cummings, Arnaud Desjardin, Markus Miessen, Billie Muraben, Patricia Reed, Adrian Shaughnessy, Freek Lomme, Eva Weinmayr, et al.

The power of knowledge lies not only in generating ideas, but also in controlling their dispersion. For those who would seek to influence others, the dissemination of ideas is paramount. For those looking to protect >>more

Open Editions
ISBN 9780949004093
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Pbk, 6.25 x 8.5 in. / 264 pgs.
Pub Date: 06/19/2018 In stock

Do It
Edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Hoor Al Qasimi. Embodying Marcel Duchamp’s words that “art is a game between all people of all periods,” Do It [in Arabic] features more than 70 artists’ instructions, in both English and Arabic, that anyone can use to >>more

Sharjah Art Foundation
ISBN 9789948446729
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Pbk, 5 x 7.75 in. / 150 pgs.
Pub Date: 10/25/2016 Out of stock

Edited by Serkan Ozkaya.

Double includes a group of artists, architects, critics, historians and theorists, discussing the effects, desires and implications in the act of doubling and replicating. Society has constantly regulated the act of copying. Almost as an >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037783450
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Pbk, 7.5 x 5 in. / 164 pgs / 402 images.
Pub Date: 11/25/2013 In stock

Drawing Then
Text by Richard Shiff, Robert Storr, Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, Suzanne Hudson, Roni Feinstein, Anna Lovatt, Griselda Pollock. Inspired by the 1976 exhibition Drawing Now at The Museum of Modern Art, Drawing Then investigates revolutionary developments in the practice of drawing that emerged in the United States during a decade of radical social >>more

Dominique Lévy
ISBN 9781944379049
US $70.00 CAN $92.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11.75 in. / 208 pgs / 137 color / 41 duotone.
Pub Date: 07/26/2016 In stock

Duchamp: By Hand, Even
By Helen Molesworth. Edited with preface by Stefan Banz.

In this essay, curator Helen Molesworth pinpoints the significance of the return of the handmade in the later years of Duchamp’s oeuvre, positioning this paradigmatic shift away from the readymade as the focal point of >>more

Verlag für moderne Kunst
ISBN 9783903153981
US $25.00 CAN $34.50 FLAT40
Hbk, 4.5 x 5.75 in. / 148 pgs / 11 color / 1 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock

En Plein Air
Edited by Pujan Karambeigi, Anneliese Ostertag, Tabea Rossol, Pierre Schwarzer, Lukas Stolz. Text by Maria Arsenios, Dirk Baecker, et al.

En plein air—painting outdoors—traditionally describes the impressionist revolt against the studio. This book compiles texts by media scholars, scientists, artists, anthropologists and theorists exploring the concept of en plein air in terms of the digital, >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959052313
US $25.00 CAN $34.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 6.25 x 9.5 in. / 208 pgs / 10 color / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/21/2019 In stock

Engadin Art Talks
Edited by Cristina Bechler, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Beatrix Ruf. Text by Vito Acconci, Doug Aitken, Simone Forti, Hamish Fulton, Sarah Morris, Mai-Thu Perret, Tobias Rehberger, Lawrence Weiner, Cerith Wyn Evans, Annalisa & Peter Zumthor. This volume compiles ideas and projects from well-known artists, architects, designers, filmmakers and researchers on mountainous regions not only in Switzerland, but worldwide. It includes writings by Vito Acconci, Doug Aitken, Ron Arad, Nairy Baghramian >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037643501
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 264 pgs / 43 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2014 In stock

Esopus 23
Edited by Tod Lippy. Esopus 23 features artists’ projects by Karo Akpokiere, Chuck Kelton, Stefan Kürten, Marilyn Minter, Mickalene Thomas and Jody Wood. Other contents include an essay by Karl Ove Knausgaard (presented as a removable book); 100 frames >>more

Esopus Foundation Ltd.
ISBN 9780989911726
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 11.5 in. / 254 pgs / 350 color / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/14/2016 In stock

Exile of the Imaginary: Politics Aesthetics Love
Edited by Juli Carson. Text by Parveen Adams, Juli Carson, Gregory Ulmer. This collection of art-historic, psychoanalytic and linguistic essays ponders the relationship between post-conceptual art practice and the legacy of Roland Barthes's famed A Lover's Discourse: Fragments--specifically, Barthes's assertion that love can be a critical "medium" >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865602114
US $29.00 CAN $39.50 FLAT40
Paperback / 9.5 x 6.75 in / 184 pgs/ illustrated throughout
Pub Date: 07/01/2007 In stock

Fairland: Explorations, Insights and Outlooks on the Future of Art Fairs
Edited by Francesco Garutti. Text by Stefano Baia Curioni, et al. How do we imagine the art fair of the future? In addition to considering the issues usually invoked in discussions about the contemporary art fair—the relationship between fairs and biennials, questions about the potential cultural >>more

Koenig Books
ISBN 9783863355494
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Pbk, 7.5 x 4 in. / 180 pgs / 29 color / 27 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/23/2015 In stock

Faux Vagin
Edited by Gerhard Graulich, Kornelia Röder. Text by Thomas Zaunschirm. Duchamp's automobile license plate titled "Faux Vagin" is considered Duchamp's last readymade. In his analysis, the author of this third volume in the Poiesis series confronts the basic questions of readymades as an independent art >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775739306
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 SDNR30
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 272 pgs / 47 color.
Pub Date: 05/26/2015 In stock

Feminist Art Activisms and Artivisms
Edited with text by Katy Deepwell.

The term “artivism” seems to have become a catchword for any woman’s empowerment through the arts. This volume aims to critically dissect this catchword, unveiling the diversity of practices and realities that it comprises.

Representing a >>more

Valiz/Plural Series
ISBN 9789492095725
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 448 pgs / 400 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/19/2020 In stock

Fifty Years of Great Art Writing
Text by Michael Fried, David Sylvester, Anne Seymour, Anthony Vidler, Dore Ashton, et al.

Featuring a formidable list of writers, and encapsulating the eclectic range of art that has delighted and inspired audiences throughout Hayward Gallery’s history, Fifty Years of Great Art Writing ranges from painting and photography to >>more

Hayward Gallery Publishing
ISBN 9781853323522
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 500 pgs.
Pub Date: 08/28/2018 In stock

Freedom of the Presses
Edited by Marshall Weber. Text by Kurt Allerslev, Tia Blassingame, Sarah Kirk Hanley, FLY-O, Karen Eliot, Richard J. Lee, Florencia San Martín, Ganzeer, Suzy Taraba, Stephen Dupont, Bridget Elmer, Janelle Rebel, Marshall Weber, Anton Wurth, Xu Bing, Deborah Ultan, Aaron Sinift.

Freedom of the Presses is at once a textbook and a toolbox for using artists’ books and creative publications to further community engagement and social justice projects.

Far from being a staid survey of an >>more

ISBN 9780692166789
US $25.00 CAN $34.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 236 pgs / 60 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/22/2019 In stock

From Image to Interaction
By Arjen Mulder. In From Image to Interaction, Amsterdam-based essayist and media theorist Arjen Mulder retells the past 500 years of visual arts to construe their culmination in the interactive art of today. Mulder investigates the origins of >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056628192
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8 in. / 240 pgs / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2011 Out of stock

Genealogies of Art, or the History of Art as Visual Art
Edited by Manuel Fontán del Junco, José Lebrero Stals, María Zozaya Álvarez. Text by Astritt Schmidt-Burkhardt, Uwe Fleckner, Eugenio Carmona, Manuel Lima.

Genealogies of Art analyzes the visual representations of art history made by artists, critics, designers, theorists and poets alike, from the genealogical trees of the 12th through the 15th centuries and the Renaissance to more >>more

ISBN 9788470756610
US $75.00 CAN $105.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11.25 x 13.25 in. / 450 pgs / 500 color / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/17/2020 In stock

Global Identities
Edited with text by Valentina Gensini, Anna Triandafyllidou. Text by Veronica Caciolli, Jasper Chalcraft, Nick Dines, Livia Dubon Bohlig, Daria Filardo, Matteo Innocenti, Jeremie Molho, Justin Randolph Thompson and Janine Gaelle Dieudji, Monica Sassatelli.

Global Identities collects essays, lectures and artworks from participants in a 2018 international seminar and exhibition cycle held in Florence aimed at analyzing and reflecting on issues of global identity, particularly within cultural production, the >>more

Mousse Publishing
ISBN 9788867493562
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 6 x 9.5 in. / 200 pgs / 16 color.
Pub Date: 06/18/2019 In stock

Global Studies
Edited by Hans Belting, Jacob Birken, Peter Weibel, Andrea Buddensieg. Text by Thomas Fillitz, Rania Gaafar, Anthony Gardner, Birgit Hopfener, Nicola Müllerschön, Adele Tan et al. This is the third volume in Hans Belting and Peter Weibel’s Global Art and the Museum series, which analyzes how globalization affects the industry of contemporary art. Alongside case studies of individual artists, Global Studies >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775732024
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 456 pgs / 22 color / 74 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/31/2012 Out of stock

Hans Ulrich Obrist & Rem Koolhaas: The Conversation Series
In this traditional paperback, renowned critic and curator Hans Ulrich Obrist teams up with Dutch avant-garde architect and paradigm-shifting intellectual, Rem Koolhaas, for a discussion of Koolhaas's work in China, his designs for Prada, architecture >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865600776
US $17.95 CAN $25.50 TRADE
Paperback, 5.5 x 8 in. / 68 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 In stock

Hans Ulrich Obrist & Yona Friedman: The Conversation Series
"People make too much of architecture. I have a running quarrel with architects who overestimate architecture. Reality is at eye-level with people walking down the street." Born in 1923 in Budapest, Hungary, Yona Friedman is >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865601711
US $22.00 CAN $30.50 TRADE
Paperback, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 126 pgs / 29 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/01/2007 In stock

Hans Ulrich Obrist: Battery City: A Post-Olympic Beijing Mini-Marathon
Edited and with text by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Hu Fan. On January 31, 2008, Swiss curator, critic and historian Hans Ulrich Obrist conducted a "marathon" of conversations in Beijing, after the example of his famous Serpentine Gallery marathons. This marathon called on artists, cultural producers >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037640968
US $19.95 CAN $27.95 TRADE
Pbk, 4.75 x 8.25 in. / 138 pgs / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2010 In stock

Hans Ulrich Obrist: The Athens Dialogues
Edited by Karen Marta. Text by Dakis Joannou, Hans Ulrich Obrist. Photographs by Ari Marcopoulos.

Hans Ulrich Obrist often quotes the great art historian Erwin Panofsky, who once famously said that "the future is built from fragments of the past." How these fragments accumulate is often a matter of historical >>more

DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art/Koenig Books, London
ISBN 9783960983897
US $25.00 CAN $34.95 TRADE
Pbk, 5.25 x 7.75 in. / 120 pgs / 127 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock

Hippias Minor or The Art of Cunning
Edited by Paul Chan, Richard Fletcher, Karen Marta. Introduction by Paul Chan. Foreword by Dakis Joannou. Translated by Sarah Ruden. Text by Richard Fletcher. One of Plato's most controversial dialogues, Hippias Minor details Socrates' claims that there is no difference between a person who tells the truth and one who lies, and that the good man is the one >>more

Badlands Unlimited/DESTE
ISBN 9781936440894
US $16.95 CAN $24.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 144 pgs / 13 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/11/2015 In stock

Hotel Theory Reader
Edited with text by Sohrab Mohebbi, Ruth Estevez. Text by Chris Kraus, Snejanka Mihaylova, V-Girls, Cally Spooner, Art & Language, Tirdad Zolghadr, David Antin, Wayne Koestenbaum, Bruce Hainley.

The book assembles a collection of texts by David Antin, Art & Language, Ruth Estévez, Bruce Hainley, Wayne Koestenbaum, Chris Kraus, Snejanka Mihaylova, Sohrab Mohebbi, Cally Spooner, V-Girls, Danna Vajda and Tirdad Zolghadr. Taking its title >>more

Fillip Editions / REDCAT
ISBN 9781927354278
US $20.00 CAN $27.95 TRADE
Pbk, 4.5 x 7.5 in. / 240 pgs / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017 In stock

How to Do Things with Art
By Dorothea von Hantlemann. Edited by Karen Marta. Foreword by Hans Ulrich Obrist. Art has never been as culturally and economically prominent as it is today. How can artists themselves shape the social relevance and impact of their work? In How to Do Things with Art, German art >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037641040
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Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 208 pgs / 19 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2010 Out of stock

I Cry: The Desire to Be Rejected
By Chris Cheney, Amy Lawless. I Cry: The Desire to Be Rejected is a collaborative, hybrid composition by Chris Cheney and Amy Lawless: part essay, part poem and part social media collage. In the composition of this book, the authors >>more

Pioneer Works Press
ISBN 9780990593553
US $20.00 CAN $27.95 TRADE
Pbk, 4.75 x 7.25 in. / 110 pgs / 1 duotone / 31 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016 In stock

Image and Narrative
By Jaroslav Vostry, Miroslav Vojtechovsky. Image plus narrative equals tableau--or “scenicity,” the phenomenon of staging, in the visual and dramatic arts and in commerce. In this original and imaginative volume, scenicity is taken to describe any creative arrangement in a >>more

ISBN 9788074370533
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Pbk, 7 x 9.5 in. / 304 pgs / 79 color / 114 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/31/2013 In stock

Impuls Marcel Duchamp
Edited by Kornelia Röder, Antonia Napp. Text by Gerhard Graulich, Kornelia Röder. With this volume, the Duchamp Research Center at the Staatliches Museum in Schwerin, Germany, inaugurates a new series titled Poesis, collecting the most recent research on Marcel Duchamp from the world's foremost scholars at work >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775731829
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 208 pgs / 38 color.
Pub Date: 12/31/2011 In stock

In Favor Of Today's Art
By Francois Dagognet. French philosopher Francois Dagognet explores the transition from image to environment to installation in the history of art and the history of domestic objects. An important contribution to the ongoing debate of modernism. >>more

Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571259
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Paperback, 6.5 x 8.5 / 160 pgs / 21 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/02/1993 In stock

In Part: Writings by Julie Ault
Edited by Julie Ault, Nicolas Linnert. Introduction by Lucy R. Lippard.

Reprinted in chronological sequence alongside a selection of full-length texts, this series of excerpts offers a timeline of Ault’s continuous artistic growth, longstanding political concerns and dynamic interpersonal affinities.

Beginning in the 1980s with texts written >>more

Dancing Foxes Press/Galerie Buchholz
ISBN 9780998632643
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Hbk, 6 x 9 in. / 276 pgs.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017 In stock

In the Making
By Linda Weintraub. From the first page to the last, from Thomas Kinkaid (really!) to Matthew Barney, this book serves as a launching pad. Conclusions are perpetually delayed. Resolutions are continually postponed. The text is written for takeoff, >>more

D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers
ISBN 9781891024597
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Paperback, 8 x 10 in. / 415 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 07/02/2003 In stock

In the Shadow of the Art Work
By Jeroen Lutters.

In the Shadow of the Art Work introduces Art-Based Learning, an educational methodology created by Jeroen Lutters, the Dutch art and culture analyst and educational designer. A way of learning from and through art, Art-Based >>more

ISBN 9789492095664
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Pbk, 6.25 x 9 in. / 304 pgs / 250 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/17/2019 In stock

In the World: Essays on Contemporary South African Art
By Ashraf Jamal.

In the World presents a collection of essays by Cape Town cultural analyst and art critic Ashraf Jamal focused on 24 South African artists working in painting, photography, sculpture and performance. Aimed at a wide, >>more

ISBN 9788857235639
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 416 pgs / 112 color.
Pub Date: 08/28/2018 In stock

Intermedia, Fluxus and the Something Else Press: Selected Writings by Dick Higgins
Edited by Steve Clay, Ken Friedman. Afterword by Hannah Higgins.

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

ISBN 9781938221200
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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

Interrupting the City
Edited by Sander Bax, Pascal Gielen, Bram Ieven. Text by Sander Bax, Bojana Cveji´c, Lieven De Cauter, Pascal Gielen, Odile Heynders, Bram Ieven, Vanessa Joosen, Jenniffer Miller, et al. Interrupting the City explores the ways in which artistic practices and interventions intersect with the public sphere. The tactics by which an intervention is achieved may vary, ranging from a media offensive to a riot >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789492095022
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 327 pgs.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 In stock

Interviews Volume 1 By Gerald Matt
Text by Gerald Matt. Contributions by Matthew Barney, Anri Sala, Tony Matelli, Tracey Moffatt, Shirin Neshat. During his long and illustrious career as a curator, Gerald Matt, the current Director of Kunsthalle Vienna, had many insightful conversations with the top artists of the day. Gathered here are 40 interviews with contemporary >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865601889
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 360 pgs / 103 color / 21 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/01/2007 In stock

Interviews on Art
Edited with interview by Francesca Pietropaolo.

As a museum curator, academic, editor and writer, Robert Storr has come into contact with the most important artists of our era. Over the years he has amassed a major body of interviews, collected here >>more

Heni Publishing
ISBN 9780993010354
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Hbk, 8.25 x 10.25 in. / 900 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017 In stock

Into Words: The Selected Writings of Carroll Dunham
Edited with foreword by Paul Chan. Introduction by Scott Rothkopf.

Artist Carroll Dunham is one of the most acclaimed and innovative painters of his generation. But he is also an astute writer who has engaged with a wide variety of artists in the form of >>more

Badlands Unlimited
ISBN 9781943263080
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 256 pgs / 32 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/25/2017 In stock

Invalid Format: An Anthology of Triple Canopy
Invalid Format is an archive of the widespread activities of Triple Canopy, the New York–based magazine and publisher. The book translates into print work that originally appeared in other forms. The third volume of Invalid >>more

Triple Canopy
ISBN 9780984734634
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 288 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 02/28/2014 In stock

JFL: What Does Why Mean?
This funny, dry and absurd twist on conventional art criticism serves as a great reference book for 20th Century art criticism. In 2001, while residing at Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart, artist and curator Octavian >>more

J&L Books
ISBN 9780974690841
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Paperback, 5.25 x 7.75 in. / 200 pgs
Pub Date: 06/01/2007 In stock

Jac Leirner in Conversation with Adele Nelson
Text by Robert Storr. This third publication in the Fundación Cisneros' Conversaciones/Conversations series puts Brazilian conceptual artist Jac Leirner in dialogue with art historian Adele Nelson. Leirner (born 1961) emerged in the early 1990s at the forefront of a >>more

Fundación Cisneros/Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros
ISBN 9780982354445
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Hbk, 6 x 9.25 in. / 220 pgs / 46 color / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2011 In stock

Jens Hoffmann: (Curating) From Z to A
By Jens Hoffmann.

(Curating) From Z to A offers a summary of the development of curatorial practice over the last two decades as seen through the eyes of one of its leading practitioners. Organized in reverse alphabetical order, >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037645093
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Pbk, 4 x 6.5 in. / 80 pgs.
Pub Date: 12/26/2017 In stock

John Miller: The Price Club
By John Miller. Edited by Lionel Bovier. For writer, critic and artist John Miller, the issue of the production-reception of a work of art is a genuine dialectic. He argues that the artist has no choice but to address the sociopolitical questions >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9782940271054
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Paperback, 6 x 8.5 in. / 192 pgs.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005 In stock

Text by Katrin Bucher Trantow, Reinhard Braun, Dirck Möllmann, Katia Huemer, Peter Pakesch. This comprehensive reader explores the American landscape in the second half of the 20th century, showing how a romantic American tradition in the representation of the countryside reached its apotheosis at the same time in >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783863357313
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Pbk, 6 x 9.5 in. / 280 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 09/29/2015 In stock

Lawrence Gowing: Selected Writings on Art
Text by Sarah Whitfield.

As one of the leading critical voices on art of the post-war years, Lawrence Gowing (1918-91) combined a passion for close visual involvement with formidable literary skills.

Having begun his career as a painter, Gowing's monograph >>more

ISBN 9781905464654
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Pbk, 5.88 x 8.88 in. / 300 pgs.
Pub Date: 04/01/2016 In stock

Let the River Flow
Edited by Gunvor Guttorm, Harald Gaski, Katya García-Antón, Liv Brissach. Text by Ivar Bjřrklund, Beaska Niillas, Synnřve Persen, Matti Aikio, Katarina Pirak Sikku, Aslak Holmberg, Eva Marie Fjellheim, Rauna Kuokkonen, Wanda Nanibush, Mari Boine, Ella Marie Hćtta Isaksen, Sofia Jannok, Magne Ove Varsi, Crystal McKinnon, HolyElk Lafferty, Sara Marielle Gaup Beaska.

The People’s Action against the Nordic Áltá-Guovdageaidnu Waterway (c. 1978-82) radically shook the course of history in the region. Its call to “let the river live” clamored against the construction of a large dam across >>more

ISBN 9789492095794
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 240 pgs / 20 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/02/2021 In stock

Liquid Antiquity
Edited by Brooke Holmes, Karen Marta. Text by Hal Foster, Simon Goldhill, Brooke Holmes, Dan-el Padilla Peralta, Giulia Sissa, Maria Stavrinaki, et al.

This visual essay spans more than 2,500 years of art history in an open-ended dialogue with a series of critical texts and interviews with contemporary artists, exploring the possibility of reinventing classicism and arguing for >>more

DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art
ISBN 9782839920674
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Hbk, 6.75 x 10 in. / 303 pgs / 99 color.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 In stock

Localizing the Contemporary
By Peter J. Schneemann. Text by Kari Conte, Thierry Dufręne, Valérie Knoll, Damian Lentini, Diego Mantoan, et al.

This publication gathers together 18 essays about the Kunsthalle Bern as a role model and a place for artistic intervention and production, elaborating the examinations to which numerous international artists have subjected the building itself.


JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037645284
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 360 pgs / 20 color / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/28/2018 In stock

London Dialogues
Edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Rem Koolhaas.

This volume inaugurates a new series of publications edited by three leading authors on the world's architectural and artistic scene: H.U.Obrist, Rem Koolhaas and Stefano Boeri. This series of dialogues conducted by Hans Ulrich Obrist >>more

ISBN 9788857200590
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 377 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 10/30/2012 In stock

Looking through Duchamp’s Door
By Hans Belting. In this new book by Hans Belting, three essays are united by one theme—the persistence of perspective after its supposed demise in the hands of modernism. Belting addresses perspective in the works of Marcel Duchamp, >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865606051
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Pbk, 6 x 9.25 in. / 192 pgs / 35 color / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2010 In stock

Lost and Living (in) Archives
Edited by Annet Dekker. Text by Babak Afrassiabi, Dušan Barok, Tina Bastajian, Nanna Bonde Thylstrup, Özge Çelikaslan, Annet Dekker, Olia Lialina, Manu Luksch, Nicolas Malevé, Aymeric Mansoux, Michael Murtaugh, Josien Pieterse, et al.

But the stability and permanence of the traditional archive has been reconfigured by digital archives, which are “living,” flexible and virtual repositories. How has this change in archiving practice affected our relationship to the past, >>more

Valiz/Making Public Series
ISBN 9789492095268
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Pbk, 6.75 x 8.75 in. / 288 pgs / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017 In stock

Luis Camnitzer in Conversation with Alexander Alberro
The Fundación Cisneros’ Conversaciones/Conversations series publishes firsthand testimonies of leading artists and intellectuals from Latin America. German-born Uruguayan Luis Camnitzer (born 1937) has been an influential artist, theorist, teacher and curator for nearly five decades. >>more

Fundación Cisneros/Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros
ISBN 9780982354490
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Hbk, 6 x 9.25 in. / 240 pgs / 124 color.
Pub Date: 05/31/2014 In stock

Magicians & Charlatans
By Jed Perl. >>more

Eakins Press Foundation
ISBN 9780871300690
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Hbk, 7 x 10 in. / 360 pgs / 24 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2012 In stock

Manet and the Execution of Emperor Maximillian
Essay by John Elderfield. The execution of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico, in 1867, was the subject of a quartet of paintings by the French Impressionist and early Modernist Edouard Manet. These works are rarely shown together, and in fact >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870704239
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Paperback, 7.5 x 9.25 in. / 200 pgs / 112 illustrations.
Pub Date: 11/15/2006 In stock

Marathon Marathon
Edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Nadja Argyropoulou.

Marathon Marathon documents a 2010 iteration of Hans Ulrich Obrist’s series of “Marathon” events, held at the Acropolis Museum in Athens and co-curated by Nadja Argyropoulou. Marking the 2,500th anniversary of the battle of Marathon, >>more

DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art
ISBN 9786185039240
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Pbk, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 259 pgs.
Pub Date: 04/24/2018 In stock

Mnemosyne: A History of the Arts of Memory
By François Boutonnet. The Ancient Greeks invented the art of memory (personified as Mnemosyne) 2,700 years ago. More than merely a mnemonic device useful to orators, they developed a technique for visually representing the world, which has since >>more

Dis Voir
ISBN 9782914563833
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Pbk, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs / 28 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/25/2016 In stock

Mobile Autonomy
Edited by Nico Dockx, Pascal Gielen. Text by A Dog Republic, Nico Dockx, Jef Geys, Pascal Gielen, Erik Hagoort, Thomas Hirschhorn, et al. Autonomous labor and its attendant values have now become familiar tools of neoliberal capitalism: work has become freelance, flexible, mobile, project-based, hybrid and temporary. If these conditions are novel to the general economy, this way >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789492095107
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 255 pgs / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 In stock

More Than Real: Art in the Digital Age
Edited by Daniel Birnbaum, Michelle Kuo.

Designed by Irma Boom, this second volume in the Summit publication series gathers insights from the 2018 Verbier Art Summit in Switzerland, on the topic of art in the digital age, delivered by a wide >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960983804
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Pbk, 4.5 x 8 in. / 240 pgs / 9 color.
Pub Date: 11/20/2018 In stock

Moving Together
By Rudi Laermans. Moving Together examines contemporary dance from both a theoretical and a practical perspective, with interactions between the two. The author analyses three important tendencies in contemporary dance: "pure" dance, dance theatre, and (self-) reflexive dance. >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789078088523
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 432 pgs / 6 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/29/2015 In stock

Native Land
Text by by Paul Virillo, Raymond Depardon, Diller, Scofidio + Renfro, Mark Hansen, Laura Kurgan, Ben Rubin. Filmmaker Raymond Depardon and eminent philosopher Paul Virilio discuss the relationship between ideas of homeland and rootedness, at a time when human migration has reached an unprecedented scale. Illustrating their dialogue, the artists and architects >>more

Actes Sud
ISBN 9782742789047
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Pbk, 4.25 x 7 in. / 158 pgs / 15 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2010 In stock

Edited with text by Robin Curtis, Ellie Ga, Tim Ingold, Hana Jaber, Lisi Raskin, Mikkel Bolt Rasmussen, Lili von Wallenstein, Barbara Wien. Text by Catalina Aguilera, Ehab Aljaby, Soren Andreasen, Isak Anshelm, Malou da Cunha Bang, Donatella Bernardi, Ludvig Briland, Anton Brolin, Dector & Dupuy, Marjolijn Dijkman, Tomas Kominis Endresen, Helena Fernandez-Cavada, Yara Flores, Gideonsson/Londre, Goldin+Senneby, Cecilia Gronberg, et al.

In this paperback, questions regarding how to navigate in the present are not raised to generate an answer, a method, or a map, but rather as framing principles analogous to those of a logbook. On >>more

ISBN 9789491677915
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Pbk, 5 x 8 in. / 224 pgs / 64 color.
Pub Date: 08/25/2016 In stock

Edited by Katerina Gregos, Elena Sorokina. Text by Ariella Azoulay, Stephane Hessel, Lina Khatib, Samuel Moyn, Raoul Vaneigem. Newtopia: The State of Human Rights looks at human rights through the work of 70 international contemporary artists. Many of these artists come from countries or regions where human rights has been or is a >>more

ISBN 9789461300751
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Hbk, 6 x 8.75 in. / 256 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2013 In stock

No Internet, No Art
Edited with text by Melanie Buhler. Contributions by Philipp Albers, Kari Altmann, Karen Archey, Aram Bartholl, Michael Bell-Smith, David M. Berry, Natalie Bookchin, Andreas Broeckmann, Melanie Bühler, Harry Burke, Adam Cruces, Michel van Dartel, Annet Dekker, Niels van Doorn, Raffael Dörig, Claire L. Evans, Kenneth Goldsmith, Joel Holmberg, Paul Kneale, Katja Kwastek, Monica Lam, Geert Lovink, Pierre Lumineau, m-a-u-s-e-r, Greg Niemeyer, Nicolas Nova, Jaakko Pallasvuo, Christiane Paul, Daniel Pinkas, Domenico Quaranta, Jon Rafman, Rafaël Rozendaal, Cornelia Sollfrank, Jenna Sutela, Douglas Thomas, Mark Tribe, Brad Troemel, UBERMORGEN, Ben Vickers, Bernadette Wegenstein, Peter Weibel, Elvia Wilk.

Today almost everybody has some kind of connection to the internet. No Internet, No Art explores what this situation entails with respect to one cultural field in particular: art.

By opening up the often narrowly defined >>more

ISBN 9789491677960
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 416 pgs / 88 color / 107 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 In stock

Notes on Glaze
In the spring of 2010, the Brooklyn-based quarterly magazine Cabinet invited poet and cultural critic Wayne Koestenbaum to begin writing a regular column. Entitled "Legend," the column had a highly unusual premise. Every three months, >>more

Cabinet Books
ISBN 9781932698589
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Hbk, 5.5 x 8 in. / 96 pgs / 14 color / 4 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/24/2016 In stock

Of Bridges & Borders Vol. II
Edited by Sigismond de Vajay. Text by Marc Augé, Jenny Holzer, Lawrence Weiner, Ricardo Menéndez Salmón, Saskia Sassen, Graciela Speranza, Fatima Velez, Diana Wechsler, Lawrence Weiner, Olivier Zybok. Anthropologists, writers, philosophers, artists, sociologists and architects from around the world gather in this second Of Bridges & Borders volume to voice their views of the challenges facing society today. The content ranges from anecdotes >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037642634
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Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 384 pgs / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 In stock

One Rock upon Another
By Stefan Banz.

In this captivating collection of essays on Marcel Duchamp and his legacy, the renowned Swiss Duchamp expert Stefan Banz (born 1961) explains, among other things, why it was not Walter Hopps who mounted Duchamp's first >>more

Verlag für moderne Kunst
ISBN 9783903228627
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Hbk, 6.25 x 8.75 in. / 416 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 07/24/2018 In stock

Open 06
Essays by Lieven de Cauter, Sven Lütticken, Thomas Y. Levin, Gijs Van Oenen, Guus Beumer, Jouke Kleerebezem, Q.S. Serafijn, and Willem van Weelden. Post 9-11, post Iraqi invasion, post (we wish) the War on Terrorism, there is a great deal of interest in safety in the public domain, both in the political realm and among the general public. >>more

nai010 publishers/SKOR
ISBN 9789056623821
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Paperback, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 176 pgs / 90 color.
Pub Date: 08/02/2004 In stock

Open 08: (In)Visibility
Edited by Liesbeth Melis and Jorinde Sijdel. In today's hypervisualized culture, has every message or social agenda been usurped by styling, commerc, and fashion? What position does art occupy in conveying the meanings of everyday design? What position should it occupy? And >>more

nai010 publishers/SKOR
ISBN 9789056624330
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Paperback, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 176 pgs / 90 color.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005 In stock

Oslo Pilot (2015–17)
Edited by Eva González-Sancho, Per Gunnar Eeg-Tverbakk. Text by Lida Abdul, Kim Henning Andreassen, Merete Joelsen Aune, Mark Bain, Amy Balkin, Lene Berg, Dineo Bopape, Barbara Browning, Yve Laris Cohen, Pavel Büchler, Alice Creischer, Andreas Siekmann, Dora García, Mette Edvardsen, Marte Eknćs, Cassius Fadlabi, Jan Freuchen, Sigurd Tenningen, Alberto Giacometti, Félix González-Torres, Matthew Goulish, Johan Grimonprez, Catherine Bernard, Lina Viste Grřnli, Ane Hjort Guttu, Flaka Haliti, Thomas Hirschhorn, Liv Kristin Holmberg, Jonas Ib F.H. Jensen, Farhad Kalantary, Mike Kelley, Karl Larsson, Mara Lee, LIGNA, Minouk Lim, Lotte Konow Lund, Inger Wold Lund, Metahaven, Henri Michaux, Juan Muńoz, Miriam Myrstad, Maurizio Nannucci, Maria Nordman, Douglas Park, Matthew Rana, Martha Rosler, Allen Ruppersberg, Natascha Sadr Haghighian, Lisa Tan, Lisa Torell, Vibeke Tandberg, Jan Verwoert, Annee Grřtte Viken, Andy Warhol, Haytham El-Wardany, Stephen Willats, Pamela Wye, Knut Ĺsdam.

To make art in and for the public domain today is to engage with the precariousness that both defines and threatens our experience of it. OSLO PILOT (2015–17)—a project investigating the role of art in >>more

Mousse Publishing
ISBN 9788867493425
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 608 pgs / 24 color / 584 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock

Parachute: The Anthology, Vol. III
Edited by Chantal Pontbriand. Text by Guy Bellavance, Douglas Crimp, Georges Didi-Huberman, Philippe Dubois, Anne-Marie Duguet, Peggy Gale, Geert Lovink, Laura U. Marks, Laura Mulvey, David Thomas, et al. Following two precious volumes of writings from the 1970s–90s Canadian magazine ParachuteMuseums, Art History, and Theory and Performance & Performativity—the essays collected in this third volume focus on photography, film, video and new media. >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037643822
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Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 222 pgs / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/24/2015 In stock

Parachute: The Anthology, Vol. IV
Edited by Chantal Pontbriand. Text by Alexander Alberro, Nora M. Alter, Thierry de Duve, Tory Dent, Philip Fry, Dan Graham, Louis Marin, Philip Monk, Desa Philippi, Jeff Wall, et al. Parachute was founded in 1975 by Chantal Pontbriand and France Morin. Following the previous three Parachute volumes, this last title of the Parachute anthology focuses on painting, sculpture, installation and architecture. These topics are approached >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037644188
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Pbk, 6 x 8.5 in. / 240 pgs / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 In stock

Parachute: The Anthology, Volume II
Edited by Chantal Pontbriand. Text by Nora M. Alter, Jim Drobnick, Stephen Horne, Ruth Kerkham, Johanne Lamoureux, Marc James Léger, Kate Linker, Birgit Pelzer, Bruce Hugh Russell, William Wood, Alexander Alberro. In 1975, a small group of enterprising, discontented members of the international art community in Quebec posed the question: “What do we know of contemporary art outside of Quebec, in Canada or abroad? Do we >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037642832
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Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 180 pgs / 16 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2014 In stock

Parkett No. 99
Edited by Nikki Columbus. Founded in 1984, Parkett has long been an important source of literature on international contemporary art. Each biannual issue is a collaboration with four artists, in which their work is explored in fully illustrated essays >>more

ISBN 9783907582596
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Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 300 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 In stock

Participation Is Risky
Edited by Liesbeth Huybrechts. Text by Liesbeth Huybrechts, Cristiano Storni, Yanki Lee, Selina Schepers, Jessica Schoffelen, Katrien Dreessen. Equated with notions of public interaction, the term "participation" is often used very loosely, especially within the contexts of new media and innovation research. Among a recent generation of artists and designers working in new >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789078088776
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 344 pgs / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 In stock

Permanent Recession
Edited with text by Channon Goodwin. Text by Esther Anatolitis, Peter Anderson, Hana Pera Aoake, et al.

Excavating a shared history of independent practice stretching back to the 1980s, Permanent Recession situates new research into artist-run initiatives within a rich continuum of debate about the Australian artmaking context. Hybrid in form, the >>more

Onomatopee Projects
ISBN 9789493148079
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Pbk, 4.25 x 7 in. / 448 pgs / 8 duotone.
Pub Date: 11/26/2019 In stock

Plan and Play, Play and Plan
Edited by Janwillem Schrofer. Text by Carlos Amorales, David Bade, Marlene Dumas, Claudia Fontes, Alica Framis, Meschac Gaba, Ryan Gander, Antony Gormley, et al.

"Visual artist" is a term with manifold variations and meanings. But how, as an artist (or designer, photographer or other "independent creator"), do you become who you are and who you would like to be? >>more

ISBN 9789492095404
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 288 pgs / 32 color / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock

Plasticity of the Planet: On Environmental Challenge for Art and Its Institutions
Edited with text by Magdalena Ziólkowska. Text by Defne Ayas, Viviana Checchia, Grzegorz Czemiel, et al.

This publication—informed by French philosopher Catherine Malabou’s conception of destructive plasticity—gathers theoretical essays and comments by artists, curators, art scholars and Malabou herself, reflecting on how contemporary art and its institutions may respond to the >>more

Mousse Publishing
ISBN 9788867494330
US $29.95 CAN $41.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 6 x 8.75 in. / 488 pgs / 81 color / 70 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/25/2020 Out of stock

Play & Prosume
Edited by Brigitte Felderer, Margarete Jahrmann. Text by Gerald Bast, Martha Blassnigg, Rudmer Canjels, Brigitte Felderer, Bert Hogenkamp, Margarete Jahrmann, Fares Kayali, Johann Lurf, Thomas Macho, Robert Pfaller, Bernhard Seiter, Gejus van Diggele, Martyn Woodward et al. Play & Prosume is a research project conducted by the Universities of Plymouth, Amsterdam, Applied Arts Vienna, the EYE Film Institute Amsterdam and the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision. Through various texts, this book >>more

Moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 9783869844114
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 120 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 In stock

Pontus Hultén and Moderna Museet: The Formative Years
Edited by Anna Tellgren. Foreword by Daniel Birnbaum. Text by Patrik Andersson, Annika Gunnarsson, Ylva Hillström, Pontus Hultén, et al.

The legendary curator Pontus Hultén (1924–2006) worked at Moderna Museet in Stockholm between 1958 and 1973. In 1960 he was appointed director. It was in this role that he built the collection and the museum’s >>more

Koenig Books
ISBN 9783960980827
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Flexi, 6.75 x 9.25 in. / 192 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 07/25/2017 In stock

Post-Digital Print
Foreword by Florian Cramer. Text by Alessandro Ludovico.

Digital technology is now a normal part of everyday life. The mutation of music and film into bits and bytes, downloads and streams is now taken for granted. For the world of book and magazine >>more

ISBN 9789491677946
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Pbk, 7.75 x 10 in. / 192 pgs / 100 duotone.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 In stock

Postmodernism: A Virtual Discussion
Edited by Maurice Berger. Contributions by Robert Rosenblum, Michelle Wallace, Maxwell Anderson, Catherine Lord, Jonathan Weinberg, Olu Oguibe, Michael Leja, Dan Cameron, Yvonne Rainer, Donna deSalvo, Simon Leung, Chrissie Iles, Jennifer Gonzalez, Wendy Ewald, Kellie Jones, David Ross, and Jerry Saltz. What is Postmodernism, and is it a useful concept for understanding American art and visual culture of the past 40 years? When and to what extent did Modernism wane as a phenomenon in American art? >>more

The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture/Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
ISBN 9781890761059
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Paperback, 9 x 6 in. / 150 pgs.
Pub Date: 07/02/2003 In stock

Pow Up

At the Galerie Wedding in Berlin, local artists and scholars addressed questions of otherness and privilege, among them, Sol Calero, Elly Clark, Mariana Castillo Deball, Anne Duk Hee Jordan, Antje Engelmann, Azin Feizabadi, Abrie Fourie, >>more

ISBN 9783735605795
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 304 pgs / 154 color / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/22/2019 In stock

Re-reading the Manual of Travelling Exhibitions
Text by Martin Beck, Katrine Bregengaard, Kurt Eckert, Jochen Eisenbrand, Mag?orzata Kuciewicz, Simone De Lacobis, Jonathan Maho, Grace McCann Morley, et al. The Manual of Travelling Exhibitions, published by UNESCO in 1953, was a handbook on organizing touring exhibitions. It was conceived by Elodie Courter Osborne out of her work as head of the Department for Circulating >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959051361
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Pbk, 9.5 x 13 in. / 180 pgs / 134 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock

Re/New Marxist Art History
Edited by Warren Carter, Barnaby Haran, Frederic J. Schwartz. From the early decades of the twentieth century until the 1980s, Marxist art history was at the forefront of radical approaches to the discipline. But in the last two decades of the century and into >>more

Art / Books
ISBN 9781908970114
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Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 480 pgs / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/31/2014 In stock

ReNew Marxist Art History
Edited by Warren Carter, Barnaby Haran, Frederic J. Schwartz. From the early decades of the twentieth century until the 1980s, Marxist art history was at the forefront of radical approaches to the discipline. But in the last two decades of the century and into >>more

Art / Books
ISBN 9781908970121
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 520 pgs / 106 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2014 In stock

Reclaiming Artistic Research
Edited by Lucy Cotter. Text by Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Katayon Arian, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, et al.

What is artistic research? How does art know? How does artistic thinking develop through artistic processes and takes shape in artworks? These questions form the departure point for this new book by artist, academic and >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775746311
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7.25 in. / 440 pgs.
Pub Date: 10/22/2019 Out of stock

Reinventing the Company for the Digital Age
Text by Francisco González, et al. The seventh edition of Spanish banking group BBVA's annual series is dedicated to unveiling the new digital business models for twenty-first century companies. Esteemed experts from BBVA, The Economist, Harvard University, Columbia Business School, Geoffrey >>more

ISBN 9788416142927
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Pbk, 6.75 x 10 in. / 484 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/28/2015 In stock

Robert Lehman Lectures On Contemporary Art No. 2
Edited by Lynne Cooke, Karen Kelly Bettina Funcke. Essays by Beatriz Colomina, Juan Maidagan, Dave Hickey, Michael Newman, Robert Farris Thompson, David Sylvester and Marina Warner. Foreword by Michael Govan. Finally Available Since 1992, Dia has presented the Robert Lehman Lectures on Contemporary Art. Like the Foundation's “Discussions in Contemporary Culture” symposia series, the Lehman lectures are an example of Dia's ongoing commitment to cross-disciplinary >>more

Dia Art Foundation
ISBN 9780944521786
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Paperback, 5.5 x 8 in. / 200 pgs / 18 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/02/2004 In stock

Robert Lehman Lectures On Contemporary Art No. 3
Edited by Lynne Cooke, Karen Kelly, Bettina Funcke. Essays by Lynne Cooke, Jonathan Crary, Russel Fergusson, Boris Groys, Pamela Kort, Bérčnice Reynaud, Victor Stoichita, Elaine Showalter, Jan Tumlir and Peter Wollen. Foreword by Michael Govan. This third volume of collected theoretical and critical essays focuses on Dia's exhibitions from 1998 through 2000. As in the first two volumes, nine diverse contributors are included, ranging from art historian Jonathan Crary and >>more

Dia Art Foundation
ISBN 9780944521779
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Paperback, 5.5 x 8 in. / 200 pgs / 18 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/02/2004 In stock

Robert Lehman Lectures on Contemporary Art No. 4
Edited by Lynne Cooke, Karen Kelly and Barbara Schröder. Essays by Dave Hickey, Rosalind Krauss, Ulrich Loock, Alexander Alberro, Jan Avgikos, Richard Shiff, Dirk Snauwaert, Miwon Kwon, Colin Gardner. Foreword by Philippe Vergne. Since 1992, the Dia Center for the Arts has presented the Robert Lehman Lectures on Contemporary Art—an example of Dia's ongoing commitment to cross-disciplinary critical discourse. This fourth volume of collected theoretical and critical essays >>more

Dia Art Foundation
ISBN 9780944521793
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8 in. / 200 pgs / 14 color / 88 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2009 In stock

Robert Lehman Lectures on Contemporary Art No. 5
Introduction by Lynne Cooke. Text by Benjamin H. D. Buchloh, Rebecca Comay, Brian Dillon, Mark Godfrey, Branden W. Joseph, Tom McDonough, Molly Nesbit, Marina Warner. From 1992 to 2004, Dia Art Foundation presented the Robert Lehman Lectures on Contemporary Art, in which a distinguished array of scholars, critics and cultural historians engaged in cross-disciplinary critical discourse around Dia's exhibition program. >>more

Dia Art Foundation
ISBN 9780944521809
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8 in. / 176 pgs / 12 color / 45 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2014 In stock

Room 5: Arcade
Edited by Nina Pearlman. Essays by Kathy Battista, Robert Clough, Pierandrea Gebbia, Francis Gooding, Lorens Holm, Catherine James, Mark Morris, Toby Newton, Barbara Penner, Weizman & Herz Architects Segal, John Tercier, Fabrizio Trifiro and Bernard Vere, et al. The second issue in the series Room 5, Arcade features reflections on female urinals and edible architecture; a consideration of scatalogical elements in the work of Kurt Schwitters; an analysis of hypothermia as a primary >>more

The London Consortium
ISBN 9780853159506
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 224 pgs / 35 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/02/2002 In stock

Scott Burton: Collected Writings on Art and Performance, 1965-1975
Edited by David J. Getsy.

Before gaining widespread recognition for sculptural work that sought to dissolve aesthetic boundaries, most notably between sculpture and furniture, Scott Burton produced a substantial body of art writing in the late 1960s and early 1970s. >>more

Soberscove Press
ISBN 9780982409046
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8 in. / 258 pgs / 9 color / 6 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/01/2012 In stock

Secret Publicity
By Sven Lütticken. These thought-provoking essays from the first laureate of the Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture's Prize for Art Criticism consider the central role of publicity as both a subject of and a power >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056624675
US $32.50 CAN $42.50 FLAT40
Paperback, 5.25 x 7.75 in. / 208 pgs / 38 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2006 In stock

Seen, Written
By Klaus Kertess. Curator and historian, gallerist and writer: Klaus Kertess has long been a decisive and forward-thinking presence in the art world. He founded the Bykert Gallery in 1966, where he represented artists including Chuck Close, Ralph >>more

Gregory R. Miller & Co.
ISBN 9780980024296
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Pbk, 7 x 9 in. / 220 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/31/2011 In stock

Shifting Gravity
The rapidly expanding activities in contemporary art and the rising number of biennials established in Asia during the last two decades have had significant implications for the construction of contemporary art history. How can we >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775736930
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 228 pgs / 59 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2013 Out of stock

Shifting Map
Edited by Edith Rijnja. Essays by Reinaldo Laddaga and Charles Esche. Introduction by Gertrude Flentge. The phenomenon of artists' platforms and artists' initiatives have been gaining in popularity and strength over recent years, in the Netherlands and beyond. Artists form groups and organize themselves in order to change something in >>more

nai010 publishers/Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten/Rain Artists' Initiatives
ISBN 9789056623685
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Paperback, 6.75 x 10 in. / 216 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 08/02/2004 In stock

Size Matters! (De)Growth of the 21st Century Art Museum
Edited by Beatrix Ruf, John Slyce. Text by Dave Beech, Daniel Birnbaum, Benjamin Bratton, Mark Fisher, et al.

The annual Verbier Art Summit provides an alternative approach to fostering and shaping a global dialogue on the visual arts. Verbier | Art Untold organizes the summit in partnership with a yearly rotating art institution. This book >>more

Koenig Books
ISBN 9783960982616
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Pbk, 4.5 x 8 in. / 224 pgs / 15 color.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 In stock

Slow Down Fast, A Toda Raja
By Camila Marambio & Cecilia Vicuńa. Introduction by Luis Guerra Miranda.

In this brilliant intergenerational dialogue curator Camila Marambio and Cecilia Vicuńa, one of the most intriguing Indoamerican artists of our times, converse about mestizaje/miscenegation, ecological disaster, eroticism and decolonization in their multilingual, subversive and irreverent >>more

Errant Bodies Press
ISBN 9780997874433
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 168 pgs / 6 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/19/2019 In stock

Somebody's Got To Do It: Selected Writings by Pavel Buchler Since 1987

This volume presents the first comprehensive collection of writings by expatriate Czech artist, Pavel Büchler alongside extensive contextual material. As a teacher, critic and occasional curator Büchler has made significant interventions into debates about the >>more

ISBN 9781909932319
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Pbk, 5.63 x 8 in. / 239 pgs / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/01/2017 In stock

Somewhere Totally Else
Edited by Finn Canonica, Clément Dirié. Illustrations by David Shrigley.

His weekly column offers a survey of contemporary art and current cultural affairs in the style of a diary.

Offering an open and globalized mapping of the culture of the 2010s, Obrist’s writings for Das >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037645109
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Pbk, 4 x 6.5 in. / 200 pgs / 11 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018 In stock

Sound And The Visual Arts
By Jean-Yves Bosseur. Musician and musicologist Jean-Yves Bosseur explores the growing relationship between the plastic arts and music in the world of contemporary art. This trend is shown in its aesthetic and historical context through interviews with Iannis >>more

Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571266
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Paperback, 6.5 x 8.5 / 160 pgs / 14 color / 14 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/02/1993 In stock

Sovereign Words
Edited by Katya García-Antón. Text by Daniel Browning, Kabita Chakma, Megan Cope, Santosh Kumar Das, Hannah Donnelly, Léuli Mazyar Luna’i Eshraghi, David Garneau, Biung Ismahasan, Kimberley Moulton, Máret Ánne Sara, Venkat Raman Singh Shyam, Irene Snarby, Ánde Somby, Megan Tamati-Quennell, Prashanta Tripura, Sontosh Bikash Tripura, Liv Brissach, Katya García-Antón, Drew Snyder, Nikhil Vettukattil.

Artists and cultural practitioners from Indigenous communities around the world are increasingly in the international spotlight. As museums and curators race to consider the planetary reach of their collections and exhibitions, this timely publication considers >>more

ISBN 9789492095626
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.50 in. / 288 pgs / 70 color.
Pub Date: 05/21/2019 Out of stock

Spaces for Criticism
Edited by Pascal Gielen, Thijs Lijster, Suzana Milevska, Ruth Sonderegger. Text by Luc Boltanski, Sabeth Buchmann, Robin Celikates, et al. Is art criticism losing ground to the Internet and its rapidly proliferating art blogs? Do people still consider the art critics employed by newspapers and magazines the most important arbitrators of what is worth seeing >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789078088752
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 272 pgs.
Pub Date: 12/29/2015 In stock

Edited with text by David Blamey. Text by Matthew Cornford, Neil Cummings, Dan Fox, Rick Poyner, Mingyuan Hu, et al. It is widely assumed that everyone is “interdisciplinary” nowadays, that everyone works at the intersections of conventional disciplines. But if being flexible, multiskilled and polymathic are the prerequisites of survival in today’s world, why do >>more

Open Editions
ISBN 9780949004017
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Pbk, 6.25 x 8.5 in. / 164 pgs.
Pub Date: 07/26/2016 In stock

Subverting Disambiguities
Edited by Anke Hoffmann, Yvonne Volkart. Text by Zbynek Baladrán, Sabina Baumann, Elke Bippus, Rossella Biscotti, Mladen Stilinovic, Ivan Buharov, Matthew Fuller, Graham Harwood, Karen Geyer et al. Subverting Disambiguities is a collective reflection on themes raised by exhibitions curated at the Shedhalle Zurich by Anke Hoffmann and Yvonne Volkart, between 2009 and 2012. Composed of theoretical essays, artist and curatorial statements, installation >>more

Moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 9783869843551
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Flexi, 6.75 x 9.25 in. / 320 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 In stock

Sukhdev Sandhu
MoMA PS1 presents the fourth iteration of Greater New York. Recurring every five years, the exhibition has traditionally showcased the work of emerging artists living and working in the New York metropolitan area. Considering the >>more

ISBN 9780996893046
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Pbk, 5.75 x 8.75 in. / 36 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017 In stock

Tacit Knowledge
Edited with text by Annette Jael Lehmann. Text by Kim Albrecht, Philipp Kaiser, Verena Kittel, Jeffrey Schnapp, et al.

This volume provides an insight into the complex artistic and educational practices that characterized the first decade of the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). There is a special focus on the conceptual and feminist >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959053419
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Pbk, 8.25 x 10.75 in. / 280 pgs / 180 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/17/2019 In stock

That Bodies Speak Has Been Known For A Long Time
Edited by Sabine Breitwieser, Hemma Schmutz and Tanja Widmann. Essays by Dietrich Kamer, Ursula Biemann, Sigrid Adorf, Giorgio Agamben, Anja Streither and Jutta Koether. Taking its title from Deleuze, this exhibition and catalogue consider the body linguistically. In what sense do bodies produce language, how are they themselves grasped and defined by it, and what spaces for action are >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783883758022
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Paperback, 6.25 x 8.25 in. / 154 pgs / 30 color / 45 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/02/2004 Out of stock

The 1980s: An Internet Conference
Edited and with an introduction by Maurice Berger. Foreword by Barbara Buhler Lynes. In his introduction to The 1980s: An Internet Conference, moderator Maurice Berger writes, "As Fredric Jameson reminds us in his essay "Periodizing the 1960s," decades are never neat, clearly defined episodes. Their boundaries are porous, >>more

The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture/Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
ISBN 9781890761097
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 240 pgs.
Pub Date: 11/15/2006 In stock

The Aesthetics of Ambiguity
Edited with text by Nav Haq, Pascal Gielen. Text by Paolo Favero, Christine Greiner, Max Haiven, Hedwig Houben, You Mi, Bojana Piškur, Public Movement.

Multiculturalism and pluralism presuppose a shared culture with shared values and convictions about, for example, openness, democracy and equality. Multiculturalism therefore in fact presumes a monoculture of views and attitudes.

Being able to deal with ambiguities, >>more

Valiz/Antennae-Arts in Society Series
ISBN 9789492095763
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 228 pgs / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/02/2021 In stock

The Aesthetics of Risk: SoCCAS Symposium Vol. III
Edited by John C. Welchman. Text by Jane Blocker, Douglas Crimp, Rachel Greene, Richard Shiff, et. al. This anthology of essays, images and dialogues exploring contemporary art's engagements with risk--physical, social, political and aesthetic--brings readers into the conference from which the book takes its title, a third annual collaboration between the Getty >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783905770551
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Paperback, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 416 pgs / 16 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/01/2008 Out of stock

The American Tornado: Art in Power 1949-2008
By Germano Celant.

As curator of a major U.S. museum, Germano Celant had access to the most influential figures in the scene at a time when America was the eye of the contemporary art storm. This book presents >>more

ISBN 9788861300682
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.75 in. / 448 pgs / 60 color / 136 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/18/2008 In stock

The Artist's Novel: The Fantasy of the Novel
By David Maroto.

For volume two, the protagonist assumes the role of a detective who examines the conditions under which an artist decides to write.


Mousse Publishing
ISBN 9788867494255
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Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 292 pgs / 24 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/25/2020 In stock

The Artist’s Novel: A New Medium
By David Maroto.

Rotterdam-based Spanish artist and scholar David Maroto (born 1976) explores the novel as an art medium. The first volume features interviews with Benjamin Seror, Cally Spooner, Mai-Thu Perret, Goldin+Senneby, Francis McKee, Vivian Ziherl, Natasha Soobramanien, >>more

Mousse Publishing
ISBN 9788867494224
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Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 284 pgs / 33 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/25/2020 Out of stock

The Collected Writings of Jon Thompson
By Jon Thompson.

Bringing together the collected writings of British artist, writer and professor Jon Thompson, this volume represents his considerable influence on a generation of artists and art historians.

Thompson began writing in the late 1970s and – >>more

ISBN 9781905464371
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Pbk, 8.25 x 5.75 in. / 288 pgs / 1 color.
Pub Date: 04/01/2011 In stock

The Crossing of Innumerable Paths
By Guy Brett.

Since the 1960s, the celebrated London-based art critic and curator Guy Brett (born 1942) has championed influential and experimental artists across the world through key exhibitions and publications, including In Motion (1966), Force Fields: Phases >>more

ISBN 9781909932531
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 232 pgs / 42 color.
Pub Date: 11/26/2019 In stock

The Death of the Artist
Edited by Sina Najafi, Prem Krishnamurthy. Text by Sam Durant, Omer Fast, Till Gathmann, Tom McCarthy, Susan Ploetz, Eva Stenram.

The seventh publication in Cabinet’s 24-Hour Book series, in which distinguished authors and artists are incarcerated in the Cabinet gallery space to complete a project from start to finish within 24 hours, The Death of >>more

Cabinet Books
ISBN 9781932698893
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Pbk, 5 x 7.5 in. / 96 pgs / 8 color / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/18/2019 In stock

The Dept. of Corrections
This volume is comprised of years of recent writing by the influential New York–based critic and curator Bob Nickas, widely considered one of the few independent voices still at work today. The 50 essays and >>more

Karma, New York
ISBN 9781942607199
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.125 in. / 416 pgs / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016 In stock

The Eternal Baroque
Edited by Maria Giulia Barberini, Mary L. Levkoff, Carolyn H. Miner, Guilhem Scherf, Jeremy Warren, Patricia Wengraf.

A tribute to an art historian who fundamentally changed the way we think about Baroque sculpture. A selection of papers from thirty leading scholars of European sculpture, in honor of Jennifer Montagu’s contribution to the >>more

ISBN 9788857223247
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Hbk, 7 x 10 in. / 578 pgs / 240 color.
Pub Date: 06/23/2015 In stock

The Ethics of Art
Edited by Guy Cools, Pascal Gielen. Text by Karolien Byttebier, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Guy Cools, Arne De Boever, Pascal Gielen, Kathelin Gray, Sébastien Hendrickx, Navtej Johar, Denise Kenney, Mala Kline, Jeroen Peeters, Frans Poelstra, Christel Stalpaert, Robert Steijn, Lise Uyterhoeven, Benjamin Verdonck, Sara Wookey. The Ethics of Art explores the growing ethical consciousness within the artistic community, as it relates to art's production and distribution mechanisms. It attempts to show how the artistic community engages in creative, social dialogue >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789078088875
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 352 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/30/2014 In stock

The Female Side of God
Edited with text by Eva Atlan, Michaela Feurstein-Prasser, Felicitas Heimann-Jelinek, Mirjam Wenzel. Text by Eckart J. Gillen, Moshe Idel, et al.

In the polytheistic world of the ancient Near East, there was a widespread belief in the existence of female deities. Such deities also played a role in the development of biblical monotheism, but were increasingly >>more

ISBN 9783735606518
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Hbk, 9.25 x 11.5 in. / 320 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 01/19/2021 In stock

The Future of the New
Edited with text by Thijs Lijster. Text by Lietje Bauwens, Franco ‘Bifo’ Berardi, Robin Celikates, Wouter De Raeve, Elena Esposito, Boris Groys, Alice Haddad, Akiem Helmling, Bojana Kunst, Suhail Malik, Benjamin Noys, Hartmut Rosa, Nick Srnicek, Carolyn F. Strauss, Rolando Vázquez, Alex Williams.

In The Future of the New, artists, theorists and professionals working the art field reflect on the role of the arts in a world that is speeding up and changing through the joint forces of >>more

ISBN 9789492095589
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 304 pgs.
Pub Date: 01/22/2019 In stock

The Halifax Conference

This book presents the transcript of a conference held at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design on October 5–6, 1970, organized by Seth Siegelaub. Attendees at the event included Carl Andre, Joseph Beuys, >>more

New Documents
ISBN 9781927354322
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7.5 in. / 144 pgs / 1 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/16/2019 In stock

The Long 1980s
Edited with text by Nick Aikens, Teresa Grandas, Nav Haq, Beatriz Herráez, Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez.

The Long 1980s speculates on the significance of the 1980s for the arts and society today. Arguing that the 1980s saw a fundamental reorientation in the relationship between governments and their publics, this volume explores >>more

ISBN 9789492095497
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Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 416 pgs / 400 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock

The Lure of the Biographical
By Sandra Kisters.

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 >>more

ISBN 9789492095251
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Pbk, 6.25 x 9 in. / 448 pgs / 200 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017 In stock

The Making of Art
Edited by Martina Weinhart. Text by Max Hollein. The mechanisms, rhetoric and strategies of today's art world are probably closer to popular conceptions of the film industry than to the romantic image of the solitary studio-bound artist--so byzantine are the relations between artists, >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865605863
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Pbk, 8.25 x 10.75 in. / 240 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2009 In stock

The Murmuring of the Artistic Multitude
Text by Pascal Gielen. In this third edition of The Murmuring of the Artistic Multitude, art sociologist Pascal Gielen's hypothesis that the globalized art scene is an ideal production entity for economic exploitation is updated with the author's latest >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789492095046
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 288 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/29/2015 In stock

The Place of Sculpture in Daily Life
By Edmund Gosse. Edited with introduction by Martina Droth. Afterword by David J. Getsy.

"My desire has been to indicate the most practical modes in which we can employ the noblest and the most refined of the plastic arts in the adornment of our streets and public buildings on >>more

Soberscove Press
ISBN 9781940190105
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Pbk, 5.25 x 7.5 in. / 88 pgs / 7 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/18/2016 In stock

The Pop Revolution
By Alice Goldfarb Marquis. “This book is a social history of Pop art, a group portrait of both the artists and the people who made some of them rich and famous in just a few years, while setting in >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878467440
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Clth, 6 x 9.25 in. / 222 pgs / 16 color / 18 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2010 In stock

The Pragmatism in the History of Art
By Molly Nesbit.

First published in 2013 and quickly going out of print, Molly Nesbit’s The Pragmatism in the History of Art traces the questions that modern art history and theory has used to make sense of the >>more

Inventory Press
ISBN 9781941753279
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Hbk, 6 x 9 in. / 128 pgs / 15 color / 17 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/04/2020 In stock

The Readymade Century
By Dieter Daniels.

When Marcel Duchamp invented the readymade 100 years ago, few could have predicted that these random objects taken from everyday life would have such a lasting influence on art. The Readymade Century examines Duchamp’s readymades >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959051392
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7.5 in. / 152 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 08/20/2019 In stock

The Secret Files of Gilbert & George
Edited by Nicolas Tremblay. By Hans Ulrich Obrist. For the last 40 years Gilbert & George have united and divided the international art scene with equal parts insolence and elegance. Their oeuvre, with its repeating figures and reprising themes of shit, piss, blood, >>more

JRP|Ringier/BDV Bureau des videos
ISBN 9783905770582
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DVD video, PAL Multizone, 5.5 x 7.5 in.
Pub Date: 07/01/2007 In stock

The Shape of Evidence
By Sophie Berrebi. The first in Valiz's new vis-ŕ-vis series of accessible introductions to academic subjects in contemporary art, architecture and design, The Shape of Evidence examines the use of the document in contemporary art, focusing on artworks >>more

ISBN 9789078088981
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 256 pgs / 140 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/28/2015 In stock

The Space Between: Collected Writings
By Michael Bracewell.

Novelist, writer, curator and cultural commentator, Michael Bracewell's approach to visual art is driven by its cultural context, the lens of the recent past and prolonged looking.

Bracewell's art writing focuses on detailed descriptions of artworks, >>more

ISBN 9781905464388
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Pbk, 5.67 x 8.5 in. / 464 pgs / 40 color.
Pub Date: 10/01/2011 In stock

The Standard Book of Noun-Verb Exhibition Grammar
Edited with text by Niekolaas Johannes Lekkerkerk. Text and afterword by Timotheus Vermeulen.

The Standard Book of Noun-Verb Exhibition Grammar is a partial compendium of the different modes of being that inhabit exhibitions. These different modes of being, often placed outside the realm of art objects proper, are >>more

ISBN 9789491677748
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 182 pgs / 31 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/07/2018 In stock

The Trade of the Teacher
By Mieke Bal. Edited with text by Jeroen Lutters.

Over a number of meetings, the theorist, critic, video artist and occasional curator Mieke Bal (born 1946) engaged in a conversation on the art of teaching with the cultural analyst Jeroen Lutters. Looking for a >>more

ISBN 9789492095565
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 160 pgs / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock

The Trouble with Value
Edited by Kris Dittel, Clementine Edwards. Text by Anthony Iles, Marina Vishmidt, Krzysztof Siatka.

This compilation of theoretical texts, essays and artistic contributions explores the symbolic and economic value that a work of art holds as a product of its maker’s labor. This volume provides insight into current notions >>more

Onomatopee Projects
ISBN 9789493148208
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Pbk, 7.5 x 11.25 in. / 224 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/01/2020 Out of stock

Thinking Contemporary Curating
By Terry Smith. Introduction by Kate Fowle. What is contemporary curatorial thought? Current discourse on the topic is heating up with a new cocktail of bold ideas and ethical imperatives. These include: cooperative curating, especially with artists; the reimagination of museums; curating >>more

Independent Curators International (ICI)
ISBN 9780916365868
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Pbk, 6.25 x 8.5 in. / 256 pgs / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2012 In stock

Thinking from the Border
Text by Anne Bossé, Christiane Carlut, Emmanuelle Chérel, Amélie Nicolas, Elisabeth Pasquier, Julia Ramírez Blanco, Véronique Terrier Hermann. Translated by Charles La Via.

From where do we speak?

This collection of essays questions the processes of globalization in terms of how they have transformed the theoretical tools through which ideas circulate and migrate, and how we invent the Other, >>more

ISBN 9782914563956
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Pbk, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs / 20 color / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/08/2019 In stock

Ticio Escobar: The Invention of Distance

For over 30 years, Paraguayan art critic and curator Ticio Escobar has been an incisive commentator on the unexpected connections between the art of indigenous peoples and contemporary art.

A prominent figure in Latin-American criticism, Escobar’s >>more

ISBN 9781905464951
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Pbk, 6.25 x 9.13 in. / 298 pgs.
Pub Date: 08/01/2014 In stock

Time Action Vision
By Christian Höller. Edited by Anne-Julie Raccoursier. In Time Action Vision, Christian Höller, of the interdisciplinary Critical Curatorial Cybermedia program at the University of Art and Design in Geneva, conducts 12 conversations on the topics of cultural studies, postcolonialism, globalization, activism and >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037641248
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Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 222 pgs / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2010 In stock

Time Machine
Text by Antonio Somaini, Éline Grignard, Marie Rebecchi, Emmanuel Alloa, Jacques Aumont, Raymond Bellour, Christa Blümlinger, Georges Didi-Huberman, Philippe Dubois, Noam Elcott, Grégory Chatonsky.

The year 1895 saw two events, from which Time Machine: Cinematic Temporalities takes its bearings: the publication of H.G. Wells’ “scientific romance” The Time Machine: An Invention, the first literary work in which movement through >>more

ISBN 9788857243290
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Pbk, 6.5 x 8.75 in. / 328 pgs / 830 color.
Pub Date: 07/21/2020 In stock

VOTI: Union of the Imaginary
Edited with text by Susan Hapgood, Vasef Kortun, November Paynter. Text by Jordan Crandall. Conversation by Carlos Basualdo, Hans Ulrich Obrist.

VOTI was an online forum that was founded in 1998—long before such forums were common—as a digital venue for discussion among contemporary art curators, many of whom are among today’s most prominent museum professionals. Among >>more

Koenig Books
ISBN 9783863359089
US $39.95 CAN $53.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 440 pgs / 11 color / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 In stock

Variantology 3
Edited by Eckhard Fürlus. Text by Siegfried Zielinski, Arianna Borrelli, Francesca Bray, Chen Cheng-Yi. The editors of this newest installation of the challenging international art-meets-science-meets-technology journal Variantology endeavor to explain the overlapping and independent histories of European and Chinese media, moving from reflections about the deep time history of >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865603661
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Pbk, 6.25 x 9.25 in. / 478 pgs / 88 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/01/2008 In stock

Variantology V: Neapolitan Affairs
Edited by Siegfried Zielinski, Eckhard Furlus. The Biblioteca Nazionale in Naples boasts one of Europe's most beautiful collections of books and manuscripts. It was there that the Variantologists met for what may be their final congress. Their discussions traversed the "deep >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865608871
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Pbk, 6.25 x 9.25 in. / 608 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 09/30/2011 In stock

Warhol's Dream
By Saul Anton. "12 February 1972--I had slept badly. I decided to go out for breakfast, but when I got down to the street, there was no one there, and I thought, Andy, you must be still dreaming. >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783905770353
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Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 120 pgs / 16 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/01/2007 In stock

We Roma
Edited by Daniel Baker, Maria Hlavajova. Text by Albert Atkin, Huub van Baar, Zygmunt Bauman, Delaine & Damian James le Bas, Ethel Brooks, Agnes Daróczi, Tony Gatlif & Cécile Kovacshazy, Ian Hancock, Sanja Ivekovic, Timea Junghaus, Irit Rogoff, Regina Römhild & Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung, Salman Rushdie, Mike Sell. Merging theoretical models derived from anthropology and from contemporary art discourse, We Roma: A Critical Reader in Contemporary Art looks at the Roma (i.e. Romany, or gypsy) lifestyle and examines its resonances with current civic >>more

Valiz/BAK, Utrecht
ISBN 9789077288160
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Pbk, 4.5 x 6.5 in. / 240 pgs / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2014 Out of stock

What Is Art?
Edited by Sandro Droschl, Christian Egger. Text by Marina Grinic, Antonia Majaca, Suzana Milevska. This catalogue accompanies the exhibition What Is Art? held at the Graz Halle für Kunst und Medien, Austria. The contributors review Eastern European performance art from the 1970s, including such events as the Slovenian artists' >>more

Moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 9783869845098
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.25 in. / 254 pgs / 140 color.
Pub Date: 06/23/2015 In stock

What's the Use?
Edited by Nick Aikens, Thomas Lange, Jorinde Seijdel, Steven ten Thije. Text by Nick Aikens, Christina Aushana, Zdenka Badovinac, Manuel Borja-Villel, Tania Bruguera, John Byrne, Jesús Carrillo, Christina Clausen, constructLab, et al. Is art only art insofar as it refuses to be useful? At a moment when the boundaries between public and private have been radically redrawn—politically, economically and culturally—how do we understand art’s ability to know >>more

ISBN 9789492095121
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 504 pgs / 100 color / 200 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/26/2016 In stock

When Art Meets Money
Text by Stephan Egger, Thomas Mazzurana, Franz Schultheis, Erwin Single. Art Basel is more than just a fair in the commercial sense of the word, more than a concentrated gathering of dealers offering their goods for sale to interested buyers. It is the site of >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783863357443
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Pbk, 6.75 x 10 in. / 258 pgs / 52 color.
Pub Date: 01/26/2016 In stock

Whitewalling: Art, Race & Protest in 3 Acts
By Aruna D'Souza.

In 2017, the Whitney Biennial included a painting by a white artist, Dana Schutz, of the lynched body of a young black child, Emmett Till. In 1979, anger brewed over a show at New York’s >>more

Badlands Unlimited
ISBN 9781943263141
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 160 pgs.
Pub Date: 05/22/2018 In stock

Writings on Art
By Marius de Zayas. Introduction and text by Antonio Saborit.

Marius de Zayas (1880–1961) was an early 20th-century Mexican artist, writer, caricaturist and art-gallery owner who was pivotal in making New York the art capital of the world after Paris; he was also an early >>more

RM/Ediciones MP/JP Morgan
ISBN 9788417047634
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Clth, 5.75 x 8.5 in. / 360 pgs / 60 color.
Pub Date: 10/23/2018 In stock

Writings on Art 1980–2005
Edited with introduction by Francesca Pietropaolo.

Following on from the much-lauded Robert Storr: Interviews on Art, Heni presents the first in a two-volume publication featuring the collected writings of Robert Storr, one of the world’s leading art critics and curators. Featuring >>more

HENI Publishing
ISBN 9781912122288
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Hbk, 6 x 9.5 in. / 672 pgs / 161 color.
Pub Date: 11/24/2020 In stock

You, Me and Art
Edited with text by Marta Gnyp.

As the art world shifts and expands, the position of everyone in its orbit—from viewers to critics and curators to artists themselves—is continuously reinvented and transformed. Though the artist remains at the center of the >>more

Skira Paris
ISBN 9788857238326
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Hbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 300 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock



60 Wrd/Min Art Critic
By Lori Waxman. Afterword by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev. "Are you an artist? Do you need a review?" Operating from a small, single-room structure installed at Documenta 13, Chicago-based art historian and "60 wrd/min art critic" Lori Waxman offered free reviews to any artist >>more

Onestar Press
ISBN 9782915359442
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Pbk, 5.5 x 9 in. / 150 pgs / 253 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/31/2014 Not available

7th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art
Edited by Artur Zmijewski, Joanna Warsza. This reader accompanies the seventh Berlin Biennale for Contemporary art, with text and interviews that address the premise of this year’s iteration: How can art transform politics and bring about real change in our society? >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783863351298
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Flexi, 6 x 8.5 in. / 416 pgs / 19 color / 32 b&w / Audio CD.
Pub Date: 08/31/2012 Not available

9 Evenings Reconsidered
Edited by Catherine Morris. Essays by Clarisse Bardiot and Michelle Kuo. Texts by Lucy Lippard and Brian O'Doherty. Introduction by Jane Farver. In 1966, a Bell Laboratories physicist brought a group of avant-garde artists together with 10 open-minded members of the science and technology fields for 9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering, a series of investigatory Happenings which >>more

MIT List Visual Arts Center
ISBN 9780938437697
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Paperback, 8.25 x 13 in. / 88 pgs / 4 color and 60 duotones.
Pub Date: 08/15/2006 Not available

A Pocket History of 20th-Century Chinese Art
By Lü Peng. A landmark text for novices and scholars alike, Pocket History of 20th-Century Chinese Art presents Lü Peng's comprehensive and definitive account of Chinese art in a new, more portable format. The nation's foremost art expert >>more

ISBN 9788881587964
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7.5 in. / 1,124 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/30/2011 Not available

Art & Economy
Edited by Zdenek Felix and Beate Hentschel, Dirk Luckow. Essays by Konstantin Adamopoulos, Gerard A. Goodrow, Susan Hapgood, Michael Hutter, Helene Karmasin, Michael Muller, Andreas Spiegel, Wolfgang Ullrich. Globalization expands and contracts daily, as art and artists cross and recross borders. Motorcycles, fashion houses, and vacuum cleaners find themselves exhibited in art museums, complete with their corporate identities intact. Corporate collections grow in >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775711265
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Hardcover, 8.25 x 11.75 in. / 256 pgs / 120 color
Pub Date: 05/02/2002 Not available

Art in Its Own Terms
Edited by Rackstraw Downes. According to the important American poet John Ashbery, “To read Fairfield Porter is to rediscover art through the eyes of someone whose intuitive love and understanding of it has been matched by few contemporaries,” while >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston/artWorks
ISBN 9780878467433
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Paperback, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 288 pgs / 46 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/01/2008 Not available

Edited by Joke Brouwer, Arjen Mulder, and Anne Nigten. Art&D considers changes in art practice due to media, to that new branch of art making known primarily as electronic art. Use of radio and video came first, about 25 years ago, but over the >>more

nai010 publishers/V2_Organization
ISBN 9789056623890
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 256 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 01/02/2005 Not available

Artists Talk: 1969-1977
Edited by Peggy Gale. Foreword by Paul Greenhalgh. An essay by Peggy Gale introduces this transcription of historic talks by internationally known artists, recorded some 30 years ago at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Included are >>more

The Press of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
ISBN 9780919616400
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 423 pgs / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/15/2005 Not available

Arts in Society
Edited by Pascal Gielen, Paul de Bruyne. In an essay included in this volume, the Italian philosopher Paolo Virno argues that the arts have become a component of what he calls the post-Fordist production process, and have consequently sacrificed what little autonomy >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056627119
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 206 pgs / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2010 Not available

Benjamin's Blind Spot
Edited by Lise Patt.Contributors include Vance Bell, David Brottman, Martin Gantman, David Gross, Erich Hertz, Petra Kuppers, Rajeev S. Patke, Colin Rhodes, Gerhard Richter, Marquard Smith, Carsten Strathausen. Walter Benjamin's 1936 essay ''The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction'' revolutionized the way we look at the social function of the work of art, and the paradigms through which we appreciate >>more

Institute of Cultural Inquiry
ISBN 9781889917047
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Paperback, 7.5 x 9 in. / 128 pgs / 200 b&w / 1 duotone.
Pub Date: 07/02/2001 Not available

Branding From A To Z
By Bernd Kreutz. We live in a world of brands. Brands play a crucial role in business competition, but have also become an important social phenomenon. Brands are represented by signs and symbols, gestures and images. They stand >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775791595
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Paperback, 7.25 x 9.5 in. / 64 pgs / 37 color / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/02/2004 Not available

Brands & Desires
By Bernd Kreutz. Brands identify products and services. Yet a brand is much more than a “brand name” or a “brand logo” on a “brand-name product.” Brands reflect individual and collective desires that go far beyond a product's >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775791588
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Paperback, 7.25 x 9.5 in. / 104 pgs / 44 color.
Pub Date: 02/02/2004 Not available

Edited by Marisa Jahn. Byproduct presents texts from a variety of artists, activists, curators and interdisciplinary thinkers examining projects by cultural practitioners "embedded" in non-art industries. Working with the symbolic languages of these institutions, these cultural agents develop projects--or >>more

YYZ Books/REV-
ISBN 9780920397510
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Pbk, 7 x 10 in. / 192 pgs / 100 duotone.
Pub Date: 05/31/2011 Not available

Clement Greenberg: Between The Lines
By Thierry de Duve. The late critic Clement Greenberg remains best known as the man who almost single-handedly put Jackson Pollock, Barnett Newman and Clyfford Still on the map of modern art. His formalist conception of art was violently >>more

Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571532
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Paperback, 4.75 x 6.25 in. / 160 pgs.
Pub Date: 05/02/1996 Not available

Deep Design
By Libby Lumpkin. >>more

Art Issues Press/Foundation for Advanced Critical Studies
ISBN 9780963726469
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 128 pgs / 30 color
Pub Date: 10/02/1999 Not available

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Gallerists But Were Afraid to Ask
By Andrea Bellini. The massive expansion of the art market in recent decades has aroused much intrigue about how galleries operate, particularly as critics, artists and independent curators take the lead in opening their own spaces, enhancing the >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037640876
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Pbk, 4.25 x 6.5 in. / 334 pgs / 53 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2011 Not available

Exhibiting the New Art
Edited by Christian Rattemeyer. Texts by Wim Beeren, Charles Harrison, Harald Szeemann, Tommaso Trini, Claudia Di Lecce, Steven ten Thije. Introduction by Teresa Gleadowe. Afterall Books' new Exhibition Histories series responds to an increased interest in exhibition history with its inaugural volume on two of the most famous exhibitions of the 1960s: Wim Beeren's Op Losse Schroeven (Stedelijk Museum, >>more

Afterall Books
ISBN 9783865608598
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Pbk, 6.25 x 8.75 in. / 280 pgs / 15 color / 106 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2011 Not available

Frieze Projects: Artists Commissions and Talks
Organized by Polly Staple. Edited by Melissa Gronlund. Since the inaugural Frieze Art Fair in 2003, Frieze Projects, an off-shoot of London's frieze magazine, has pursued an ambitious curatorial program, inviting a selection of emerging and established artists to realize work responding specifically >>more

Frieze Publishing
ISBN 9780955320101
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Paperback, 7.75 x 10.2 in. / 320 pgs / 160 color / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/01/2007 Not available

Geo-Graphics: A Map of Art Practices in Africa, Past and Present
Edited by Anne-Marie Bouttiaux, David Adjaye. Text by Jean Muteba Rahier, Ken Ndiaye, Gustaaf Verswijver, Viviane Baeke, Julien Volper, Didier Schaub, Yacouba Konatč, et al. Confronting contemporary African art’s awkward coexistence with earlier African art as “ethnographic artifact,” Geo-Graphics celebrates the flourishing of African art on the international circuit, while simultaneously asserting its ancestry and critiquing the valorization of heritage. >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836616589
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Pbk, 9.5 x 11.25 in. / 384 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2010 Not available

Great Bear
Edited by Dick Higgins. Introduction by Alison Knowles, Hannah Higgins. Texts by John Cage, Allan Kaprow, Claes Oldenburg. During the glory days of Something Else Press (1964-1974), its founder, the poet, editor and scholar Dick Higgins created the Great Bear imprint to publish pamphlets that were quickly printed and easily disseminated, guaranteeing wide >>more

Primary Information
ISBN 9780978869717
US $150.00 CAN $180.00 SDNR30
Boxed, 5.75 x 8.75 in. / 20 Pamphlets.
Pub Date: 10/01/2007 Not available

Griselda Pollock: Allo-Thanatography or Allo-Auto-Biography: A Few Thoughts on One Painting in Charlotte Salomon's 'Leben? oder Theater?'
Pollock looks at the epic art-text narratives of Charlotte Salomon, who was murdered in Auschwitz in 1943. >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775728775
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Pbk, 5.75 x 8.25 in. / 32 pgs / 5 color.
Pub Date: 01/31/2012 Not available

Inclinations: Further Writing and Interviews By Stuart Morgan
By Stuart Morgan. Edited by Ian Hunt. When Stuart Morgan died at age 54 in 2002, London's Guardian newspaper wrote, "Stuart Morgan became known during the 1980s in Europe and the United States as the most significant British writer on contemporary art. >>more

Frieze Publishing
ISBN 9780952741480
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Paperback, 6 x 9.25 in. / 448 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 Not available

Information Is Alive
Edited by Joke Brouwer and Arjen Mulder. Essays by Manuel de Landa, Boris Groys, Winy Maas, Brian Massumi, Sadie Plant, Arjun Appadurai, Scott Lash, Simon Conway Morris, Antonio Damasio, George Dyson, Ryszard Kapuscinski and Ingo Günter. The archive has of late proven to be a powerful metaphor: history is viewed as an archive of facts from which one can draw at will; our bodies have become a genetic archive since being >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056623104
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9 in. / 192 pgs / 192 color.
Pub Date: 07/02/2003 Not available

Institutional Critique and After
Edited by John C. Welchman. Essays by Alexander Alberro, Jens Hoffmann, Andrea Fraser, Renee Green, Isabelle Graw and Lauri Firstenberg, et. al. This contemporary reassessment of the Institutional Critique movement, launched in the late 1960s by artists including Michael Asher and Hans Haacke, grew out of a symposium held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783905701654
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Paperback, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 400 pgs / 76 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/15/2006 Not available

Institutions by Artists
Edited by Jeff Khonsary, Kristina Lee Podesva. Introduction by Lorna Brown. Text by AA Bronson, Vincent Bonin, Luis Camnitzer, Barnaby Drabble, Michele Faguet, Makiko Hara, Ola Khalidi, Diala Khasawnih, Markus Meissen, Peta Rake, Jeffry Swartz, Keith Wallace, Pan Wendt. Artist-run initiatives in North America provided a space for the presentation and legitimization of experimental work and for the assertion of socially progressive and politically radical ideas and questions. In making such spaces available, artist-run >>more

Fillip Editions
ISBN 9781927354025
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Pbk, 4.75 x 7.5 in. / 224 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 11/30/2012 Not available

Intangible Economies
Edited by Antonia Hirsch. Text by Juan A. Gaitán, Melanie Gilligan, Antonia Hirsch, Candice Hopkins, Olaf Nicolai, Patricia Reed, Monika Szewczyk, Jan Verwoert. Treating the idea of an economy as a general system of exchange, Intangible Economies advances the idea that personal relationships are produced by economic activity, and that desire generates economic transactions. Intangible Economies, speculatively investigates the role >>more

Fillip Editions
ISBN 9781927354032
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7.5 in. / 176 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 11/30/2012 Not available

Interact or Die: There Is Drama In The Networks
Text by Brian Massumi, Detlef Mertins, Lars Spuybroek, Moortje Marres, Christian Hübler. The 1990s dream of cyberspace and its immaterial possibilities seems now to belong to the distant past: our future will be material for some time to come. And yet, modern biology has shown that matter >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056625771
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 208 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 07/01/2007 Not available

Edited by Jordan Crandall, Amy Scholder, Foreword by John S. Johnson. INTERACTION began as online forum, hosted by Eyebeam Atelier, featuring an international group of artists, scholars, critics, architects, students, technicians, and curators. Discussing the transformations wrought by the Internet--particularly the latter's implications for artistic practices--the >>more

ISBN 9781891024245
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Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 168 pgs / 34 b&w
Pub Date: 04/02/2001 Not available

Joseph Beuys: Mapping The Legacy
Edited by Gene Ray. Essays by Lukas Beckmann, Benjamin Buchloch, Mel Chin, Pamela Kort, Kim Levin, Peter Nisbet, Gene Ray, Max Reithmann and Joan Rothfuss. A distinguished group of critics, art historians and artists gathered at the Ringling Museum to take part in an international symposium on the legacy of Joseph Beuys. The papers presented here examine the artist's various >>more

D.A.P./Ringling Museum
ISBN 9781891024030
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Paperback, 7.5 x 10 in. / 224 pgs / 20 color / b&w / 70 duotone.
Pub Date: 11/02/2001 Not available

Judgment and Contemporary Art Criticism
Edited by Melanie O'Brian, Jeff Khonsary. Text by Jeff Derksen, Diedrich Diederichsen, James Elkins, Maria Fusco, Sven Lütticken, Tom Morton, Kristina Lee Podesva, William Wood, Tirdad Zolghadr. Matters of value and judgment are the subject of recently intensified debate within art criticism. Has art criticism suffered a collective failure of nerve as names and styles boom and bust with increasing rapidity? Conversely, >>more

Fillip Editions/Artspeak
ISBN 9780973813364
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7.5 in. / 176 pgs.
Pub Date: 04/30/2011 Not available

Kahnweiler: My Galleries And Painters
Interviews with Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler by Francis Cr»mieux. Introduction by John Russell. Picasso's lifelong dealer and one of the major gallery owners of the twentieth century, Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler is a key figure in the development of modern art. He opened his first Paris gallery in 1907, then >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878466528
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Paperback, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 176 pgs / 27 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/02/2003 Not available

Last Chance For Eden
Edited by MaLin Wilson. Text by Dave Hickey, Christopher Knight. Introduction by Dave Hickey. 130 collected essays by Los Angeles Times art critic Christipher Knight, five time winner of the Chemical Bank Award for distinguished newspaper criticism. Jargon-free morally serious tone. >>more

Art Issues Press
ISBN 9780963726445
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 448 pgs / 1 color / 75 b&w
Pub Date: 09/02/1996 Not available

Last Chance For Eden
Text by Christopher Knight. >>more

Art Issues Press
ISBN 9780963726421
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Hardcover, 6 x 9 / 448 pgs / 21 b&w
Pub Date: 04/02/1995 Not available

Let's Entertain
Contributors include Philippe Vergne, Dike Blair, Akiko Busch, Susan Davis, Emma Duncan, Joshua Gamson. Let's Entertain: Life's Guilty Pleasures examines the 'spectacularization' of everyday experience through the twin lenses of contemporary art practice and cultural criticism, and challenges us not to simply renounce entertainment, but to understand how its >>more

Walker Art Center
ISBN 9780935640663
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Hardcover, 6.5 x 9 in. / 320 pgs / 150 color / 75 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/02/2000 Not available

Making Art Of Databases
Edited by Joke Brouwer and Arjen Mulder. Essays by Lev Manovich, Brian Massumi, Rafael Lazano-Hemmer, Scott Lash, Sher Doruff and Joel Ryan. In recent centuries a whole range of exact systems has been developed in order to describe and categorize spoken and written communication: phonologically, morphologically, syntactically, semantically, pragmatically, stylistically. But there is nothing similar for visual >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056623098
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9 in. / 112 pgs / 112 color.
Pub Date: 08/02/2003 Not available

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

The notion of ‘contingency’ has become crucial both in contemporary philosophy, and, as the artists in this volume suggest, in art today.

Transcriptions of lectures by Reza Negarestani, Elie Ayache and Matthew Poole discuss the need >>more

ISBN 9781905464395
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Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 82 pgs / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/15/2011 Not available

Modernism And Modernity
Edited by Benjamin H.D. Buchloh, Serge Guilbauta and David Solkin. Essays by T.J. Clark, Hollis Clayson, Nicole Dubreuil-Blondin, Thomas Crow, Clement Greenberg, John Wilson Foster, Allan Sekula, Henri Lefebvre, Marcelin Pleynet, Paul Hayes Tucker, et al. Modernism and Modernity: The Vancouver Conference Papers, was originally published as the proceedings from a conference held in Vancouver, in 1983. Due to its popularity, this reprint is being issued with the same insightful and >>more

The Press of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
ISBN 9780919616417
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 296 pgs / 43 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/15/2005 Not available

Contributions by Bernard Welt. This important book is a dissection of contemporary culture's dominant myths and icons. Welt's essays explore topics such as Michael Jackson, Dr. Seuss, Star Trek, and television game shows. >>more

Art Issues Press
ISBN 9780963726438
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Paperback, 6 X 9 in. / 128 pgs / 25 b&w
Pub Date: 08/02/1996 Not available

Edited by Tilman Baumgärtel. This follow-up to the first very successful net-art book documents developments in net art from 1999 to the present. A large portion of the thematically-designed book consists of interviews with artists such as Julia Scher, >>more

Verlag für moderne Kunst
ISBN 9783933096661
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Paperback, 8.25 x 9.5 in. / 264 pgs / 97 color / 39 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/15/2005 Not available

New Commitment: In Architecture, Art And Design
Essays by Hans Aarsman, Aaron Betsky, René Boomkens, Jeroen Boomgaard, Ole Bouman, Lieven de Cauter, Chris Dercon, Bas Heijne, Hilde Heynen, Hans Ibelings, Rutger Pontzen, Arnold Reijndorp, Janny Rodermond, et al. Of late, the disciplines of art, design, and architecture have been called upon to engage in current social issues--a development which surely has some connection with recent international political and economic trends. If the 1990s >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056623470
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Hardcover, 5.5 x 8.75 in. / 160 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/02/2004 Not available

New Relations in Art and Society
Edited by Friederike Wappler. Text by Claire Bishop, Thomas Hirschhorn, Franz Erhardt Walther, Lawrence Weiner, Jacques Ranciere, Astrod Wege. Theodor W. Adorno described artworks as “windowless monads”: closed, autonomous worlds that both contain society and turn away from it. This essential contradiction is at the core of any discussion of art that aspires to >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037641897
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Pbk, 7 x 9.5 in. / 338 pgs / 80 color / 39 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2012 Not available

On Per Kirkeby
Edited by Bo Bjerggaard. This illustrated volume of essays, penned by Siegfried Gohr, is published in honor of Per Kirkeby's seventieth birthday. A writer and curator, Gohr is a professor at the Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf and has been acquainted >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775723213
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Hbk, 6.75 x 9 in. / 128 pgs / 48 color.
Pub Date: 02/01/2009 Not available

Open 09: Sound
Edited by Jorinde Seijdel, Liesbeth Melis. Essays by Jonathan Sterne, Dirk van Weelden, Edwin Carels, Moniek Toebosch and Suzanne van de Ven. In recent years both art and architecture have looked anew at the element of sound, and that interest has led to increased study of sound's potential to lend social or spatial meaning. What are the >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056624576
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Paperback, 6.75 x 9.25 in. / 160 pgs / 60 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2006 Not available

Open 10: (In)tolerance
Edited by Jorinde Seijdel and Liesbeth Melis. Essays by Max Bruinsma, Jeroen Boomgaard, Lonnie van Brummelen, Martijn Engelbrecht, Siebren de Haan, Marion Hamm, Joke Hermes, Maurice Nio, Paul Gerry, Gijs Van Oenen, The Buggers, et al. Open is a notebook on art and the public domain, published twice a year. Open considers the interaction between art, commissioner, place and public in relation to developments within new media, architecture, urbanism, landscape architecture >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056624934
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Paperback, 6.25 x 9.25 in. / 160 pgs / 60 color and 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/15/2006 Not available

Owning Art: The Contemporary Art Collector's Handbook
By Louisa Buck, Judith Greer. This sharp, practical look at the contemporary art market declares its irreverence early with a full-page, large print citation of Jenny Holzer's truism, "Money creates taste." Louisa Buck and Judith Greer's analyses of buyers' interests >>more

Cultureshock Media
ISBN 9780954699918
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Clothbound, 6 x 8 in. / 276 pgs.
Pub Date: 04/01/2007 Not available

P0Es1S: The Aesthetics Of Digital Poetry
Edited by Christiane Heibach and Karin Wenz. Essays by Mark Amerika, Giselle Beiguelman, Friedrich W. Block, Mark Bernstein, Nika Bertram, Simon Biggs, Philippe Bootz, John Cayley, Florian Cramer, Eduardo Kac, Bill Seaman, et al. Digital poetry is a rapidly developing genre in the arts, marked by the most recent developments in media technology. Illustrating and reflecting the use of languages and sign systems in the symbol machine computer and >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775713450
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Paperback, 7 x 11.5 in. / 432 pgs / 70 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/02/2004 Not available

Pierre's Issue 01
Edited by Jenny Jaskey, Pierre Huyghe. Pierre’s is the first in a biannual series from The Artist’s Institute, a platform for conversations with contemporary artists. Devoted to Pierre Huyghe (born 1962), Pierre’s takes the artist’s recent work and interests--topics as varied >>more

Artist's Institute
ISBN 9780997099508
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Pbk, 9 x 12.25 in. / 230 pgs / 230 color.
Pub Date: 06/14/2016 Not available

Political, Minimal
Edited by Klaus Biesenbach. Text by Jenny Schlenzka, Michael Archer. Political, Minimal surveys works of art from the past 40 years that use a strongly reduced, geometrical formal vocabulary, but which nonethless manage to retain slim narrative clues, through a repertoire of shapes such as >>more

Verlag für moderne Kunst
ISBN 9783941185074
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Pbk, 9 x 9 in. / 148 pgs / 44 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2009 Not available

Public Art
Edited by Florian Matzner. Includes by Vito Acconci, Daniel Buren, Dan Graham, Hans Haacke, Ilya Kabakov, Joseph Kosuth, and Lawrence Weiner. Few topics in the visual arts in recent years have created such controversy as the debate surrounding the significance and potential of public art. In this massive book-the first of its kind-over 50 authors take >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775790734
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Paperback, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 748 pgs / 250 b&w
Pub Date: 09/02/2001 Not available

Public Art
Edited by Florian Matzner. Now in Paperback Everyone is an artist....I am really convinced that humankind will not survive without having realized the social body, the social order, into an artwork. --Joseph Beuys

Few topics in the visual >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775791489
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Paperback, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 400 pgs / 255 color
Pub Date: 04/02/2004 Not available

Raising Frankenstein
Edited and with introduction by Kitty Scott. Texts by Barbara Fischer, Teresa Gleadowe, Francesco Manacorda, Cuauhtémoc Medina, Lourdes Morales. The postwar ascent of the curator as both cultural broker and creative participant in the work of art has seen the discipline acquire a brief but rich history of its own, peopled with names that >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865609182
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Pbk, 5 x 7.5 in. / 112 pgs / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2011 Not available

Rembrandt's Nose: Of Flesh and Spirit in the Master’s Portraits
By Michael Taylor. The year 2006 marked the 400th anniversary of the birth of one of the greatest portrait painters that ever lived, the Dutch seventeenth-century master, Rembrandt. Although Rembrandt is among the most important artists in western >>more

D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers
ISBN 9781933045443
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Hardcover, 5.5 x 7.5 in. / 168 pgs/ 49 duotone.
Pub Date: 07/01/2007 Not available

Rethinking the Contemporary Art School
Edited by Brad Buckley, John Conomos. With great timeliness, Rethinking the Contemporary Art School examines the very basis of the art school and its role in society. The book considers various art-school models—innovative graduate programs, independent stand-alone schools and art schools >>more

The Press of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
ISBN 9780919616493
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 237 pgs.
Pub Date: 05/31/2010 Not available

Robert Lehman Lectures On Contemporary Art No. 1
Artwork by Brice Marden, Lawrence Weiner. Photographs by Stephen Bann. Contributions by John Vinci. Text by Anne Rorimer. These are the first six provocative lectures on contemporary art initiated by the Dia Center. Artists discussed include Lawrence Weiner, Ketherina Fritsch, Robert Gober and Joseph Beuys. >>more

Dia Art Foundation
ISBN 9780944521755
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Paperback, 5.25 x 8 in. / 208 pgs
Pub Date: 06/02/1997 Not available

Roger Shattuck: The Innocent Eye
By Roger Shattuck. In this volume, one of the great polymaths of our time focuses on the often disputed contributions of modern, primarily French, art and literature to contemporary culture. Emphasizing individual works and artists over theory and >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878466542
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 368 pgs / 9 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/02/2003 Not available

Site Of Sound
Edited by Brandon LaBelle. Contributions by Steve Roden. >>more

Errant Bodies Press
ISBN 9780965557023
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Paperback, 7 x 7 in. / 96 pgs / 20 b&w
Pub Date: 06/02/1999 Not available

Contributions by Bartomeu Mari. Text by Georg Stimmel, Jos ten Berge. >>more

Witte de With Publishers
ISBN 9789073362451
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 48 pgs / 6 b&w
Pub Date: 08/02/2000 Not available

Technology: Art, Fairs And Theatre
Essay by Petran Kockelkoren. Throughout history, developments in technology have impacted and transformed the limits of the human sensorium, from the camera obscura to the stereoscope to the multimedia apparatuses of today. In the perspective paintings of the Renaissance, >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056622350
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Paperback, 7.75 x 4.75 in. / 92 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 06/02/2003 Not available

The Art Of Branding
By Bernd Kreutz. As advertising genius Bernd Kreutz tells us, when Picasso first launched his marketing campaign to establish himself as a brand, “marketing” as we know it did not exist. Yet he recognized its potentials, and, by >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775791571
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Paperback, 7.25 x 9.5 in. / 48 pgs / 51 color / 24 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/02/2004 Not available

The Best Most Useless Dress: Selected Writings of Claudia La Rocco
Edited by Paul Chan. Introduction by Elizabeth Robinson. Widely known as an incisive critic for The New York Times and Artforum, Claudia La Rocco is also a poet and performer whose hybrid texts are as mercurial and imaginative as her criticism. The Best >>more

Badlands Unlimited
ISBN 9781936440665
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Pbk, 5 x 8 in. / 148 pgs / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 Not available

The Biennial Reader
Edited by Elena Filipovic, Marieke van Hal, Solveig Řvstebo. Texts by Carlos Basualdo, Daniel Buren, John Clark, Okwui Enwezor, Bruce Ferguson, Milena Hoegsberg, Ranjit Hoskote, Caroline A. Jones, Jakouba Konaté, Gerardo Mosquera, Rafal Niemojewski, et al. Born as a vehicle for national propaganda, the art biennial today has become an outsize phenomenon mobilizing not only artists, curators and gallerists but sponsors, celebrities and politicians, commanding huge press attention and deciding the >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775726108
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Pbk, 2 vols., 6.5 x 10 in. / 568 pgs / 20 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2010 Not available

The Blaue Reiter Almanac
Edited by Wassily Kandinsky and Franz Marc. Introduction by Klaus Lankheit. The Blaue Reiter (Blue Rider) art movement was founded in 1911 by the young painters Wassily Kandinsky and Franz Marc, and was active in Europe until 1914. Originally published in Munich in 1912 and edited >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878467006
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Hardcover, 5.75 x 8.25 in. / 296 pgs / 150 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/15/2005 Not available

The Eighth Day: The Transgenic Art Of Eduardo Kac
Artwork by Eduardo Kac. Edited by Sheilah Britton, Dan Collins. Contributions by Edward Lucie-Smith. Text by Steve Baker, Carol Becker, N. Katherine Hayles, Arlindo Machado, Gunalan Nadarajan, Alan Rawls, William Rawls, Jeanne Wilson-Rawls. If there is no eighth day in the biblical account of things, perhaps it's time to add another, now that we have the means. The transgenic art of Eduardo Kac does just that, raising often >>more

The Institute for Studies in the Arts, Arizona State University
ISBN 9780972429108
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 180 pgs / 32 color.
Pub Date: 06/02/2003 Not available

The Image Society
Edited by Warna Oosterbaan, Frits Gierstberg, Mariĺtte Haveman. Text by Jose van Dijck, Frank van Vree, Kitty Zijlmans, Pauline Terreehorst. We live in an age in which text is gradually losing ground to the image. People read less and spend ever more time in front of the computer screen or the TV. Events and personal >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056622848
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Paperback, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 96 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/02/2003 Not available

The Invisible Dragon
Text by Dave Hickey. An intellectual tour-de-force, this collection of essays asks one of the key questions of our time: Why has talk about art so conspicuously avoided the subject of beauty in recent years? A classic in contemporary >>more

Art Issues Press/Foundation for Advanced Critical Studies
ISBN 9780963726407
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 64 pgs / 7 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/02/1993 Not available

The Murmuring of the Artistic Multitude
By Pascal Gielen. Here, art sociologist Pascal Gielen examines the notion that the global art economy—with its ever-renewable youth quota, its gender imbalance, flexible working hours and short-term contracts (or lack of contracts)—is wholly congruent with the worst >>more

ISBN 9789078088349
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 368 pgs / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2010 Not available

The New Gatekeepers
Edited by Christopher W. Hawthorne, Mark Schapiro and András Szántó. Essays by Amy Adler, Carol Becker, Louis Menand, Roger Newman, Rochelle Gurstein, Charles Mann, Cass R. Sunstein, et al. Disputes over free expression in the arts have always loomed as struggles between creativity and repression, transgression and outrage, candor and hypocrisy. But while high-profile shootouts at art museums and less visible skirmishes at schools, >>more

National Arts Journalism Program
ISBN 9780974638300
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Paperback, 7.25 x 9.25 in. / 200 pgs / 33 color / 32 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/02/2004 Not available

The Secession Talks
Edited by Sylvia Liska. The Secession Talks is a compilation of 50 artists’ talks that accompanied exhibitions at the Vienna Secession between 1998 and 2010. The talks take place between artists and well-known critics, art historians, curators and fellow >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783863350925
US $55.00 CAN $65.00 FLAT40
Flexi, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 628 pgs / 103 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2012 Not available

The Trials of Art
Edited by Daniel Mcclean.

Inspired by important trials during the modern period in which artists and artworks have acted as protagonists, this anthology of essays examines the ambivalent encounter between art and the law.
Who should have the authority to >>more

ISBN 9781905464036
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Pbk, 6.5 x 8.75 in. / 380 pgs / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/01/2007 Not available

The World Of Jeffrey Vallance
Artwork by Jeffrey Vallance. Text by Dave Hickey. Inventive, witty, and full of pointed insights, Jeffrey Vallance will startle you with his most outrageous fictions, proposals, and artistic anecdotes. >>more

Art Issues Press
ISBN 9780963726414
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 80 pgs / 20 b&w
Pub Date: 10/02/1994 Not available

Think Art
Contributions by Andreas Broeckmann, Nathalie Heinich, Catherine Ingraham, Felix Janssen, Jean-Marie Schaeffer. >>more

Witte de With Publishers
ISBN 9789073362413
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Paperback, 6.75 x 9.75 in. / 184 pgs / 2 b&w
Pub Date: 08/02/1999 Not available

Under Construction: Perspectives on Institutional Practice
Edited by Vanessa Joan Müller, Nicolaus Schafhausen. Museums, galleries, foundations, collectors, artists, viewers--how do they all come together? How is that changing? This collection of essays and some photographs from a Cologne working group called European Kunsthalle tackles the fundamental issues facing >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865601193
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Paperback, 7.75 x 9.5 in. / 250 pgs / 36 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 Not available

Universal Experience: Art, Life, And The Tourist'S Eye
Essays by Francesco Bonami, Carol Becker, Alain de Boton, Lucy Lippard, Susan Sontag and Nancy Spector. Foreword by Robert Fitzpatrick. Drawing from such disciplines as anthropology, sociology, economics, art criticism and travel writing, Universal Experience is both a sizeable illustrated catalogue of the exhibition at the MCA, Chicago and a companion to the experience of >>more

D.A.P./Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
ISBN 9781933045023
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 272 pgs / 170 color.
Pub Date: 03/15/2005 Not available

Utopics: Systems and Landmarks
Edited by Simon Lamuničre. Text by Nicolas Bourriaud, Fabienne Bideau, Philippe Cuenat, Ildiko Dao. A superbly selected A–Z glossary of utopian structures, zones and acts in art and beyond, Utopics is a guide to artistically “living otherwise”—whether through imaginative design solutions (Andrea Zittel, Lang & Baumann), artist republics (Ian >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037640562
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Clth, 6.5 x 9 in. / 162 pgs / 80 color / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2010 Not available

Varieties of Audio Mimesis
By Allen S. Weiss. This investigation of the metaphoric relationship between music and landscape is also a study of the poetics of onomatopoeia and a theory of sound in the arts. The history of European musicology is perennially revised >>more

Errant Bodies Press
ISBN 9780977259441
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Paperback, 5.5 x 7.75 in. / 109 pgs.
Pub Date: 11/01/2007 Not available

Warren Neidich: Blow-Up
Introduction by Norman Bryson. In Blow-Up, a collection of essays that tackle aesthetics from the angle of neuroscience, Warren Neidich proposes a different and wholly original paradigm for thinking through cultural history and the philosophy of the human subject. >>more

D.A.P./UCR/California Museum of Photography
ISBN 9781891024801
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Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 192 pgs / 22 color.
Pub Date: 10/02/2003 Not available

Who Cares
Foreword and essay by Doug Ashford. Introduction by Anne Pasternak. In 2005, the great New York cultural arts organization Creative Time brought together 39 artists, educators and thinkers over a series of intimate dinner parties. Critical conversations were initiated, ideas were discussed and challenged, and >>more

Creative Time Books
ISBN 9781928570028
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9 in. / 160 pgs / 40 color.
Pub Date: 10/15/2006 Not available


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