CONTENTS | CRITICISM AND THEORY

Artists' Writings, Letters and Interviews

  

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Antoni Tŕpies: Political Biography
Text by Xavier Antich, Manuel Borja Villel, Flŕvia Company, Manel Guerrero, Carles Guerra, Clŕudia Grego.

In works that occupy a unique midground between painting and sculpture, Catalan artist Antoni Tŕpies (1923–2012) fused the material vocabulary of Arte Povera and the gestural energy of abstract expressionism with the mystical sensibility of >>more

Walther König, Köln
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Cobalt Blue: Writings from the Papers of Sam Francis
By Sam Francis. Edited by Jaime Robles. Introduction by Nancy Mozur.

A new selected writings from the Californian abstract expressionist famed for his colorful lyricism and dynamic painting

This volume beautifully combines the artist's writing with his works on paper in an elegantly designed book. Focusing on >>more

Sam Francis Foundation
ISBN 9781733966306
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Gustav Metzger: Writings
Edited by Mathieu Copeland.

Manifestos and texts on auto-destructive art and beyond from countercultural artist and activist Gustav Metzger

Bringing together more than 350 texts written between 1953 and 2016, this comprehensive volume establishes artist and activist Gustav Metzger (1926–2017) >>more

JRP | Ringier
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Hirst Interviews
Interviews by Hans Ulrich Obrist. Introduction by Michael Bracewell.

Between 2006 and 2016, two of contemporary art's biggest names—curator Hans Ulrich Obrist and artist, entrepreneur and art collector Damien Hirst (born 1965)—met to conduct a series of conversations. The two cover a wide variety >>more

Heni Publishing
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SKULLFUCK
By Jon Moritsugu.

Glimmering with candor and dead-on humor, this memoir tells the story of the meteoric rise of Japanese American filmmaker Jon Moritsugu (born 1965), from 1980s teenage delinquent in Honolulu to Ivy League slumster to take-no-prisoners >>more

Kaya Press
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Städelschule Lectures
Edited by Arielle Bier, Paula Kommoss, Jonas Leihener, Philippe Pirotte.

This volume, the first of a series, presents lectures, conversations and interviews from the Städelschule in Frankfurt by Monika Baer, Petra Van Brabandt, Douglas Gordon, Mark Leckey, Joshua Oppenheimer, Philippe Parreno, Philippe Pirotte, Lucy Raven, >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960984993
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Pub Date: 06/18/2019 In stock


The Inner Mirror: Conversations with Ursula Hauser, Art Collector
Edited by Laura Bechter, Michaela Unterdörfer.

An intimate glimpse into the life of Ursula Hauser, collector and cofounder of the major international gallery Hauser & Wirth

In the 1980s, Ursula Hauser began quietly building what has become one of the world's most >>more

Hauser & Wirth Publishers
ISBN 9783906915388
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Hbk, 6 x 8.5 in. / 200 pgs / 173 color.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 In stock


The Outwardness of Art: Selected Writings of Adrian Stokes
Edited with introduction by Thomas Evans.

Immensely influential and beloved by artists, writers and theorists alike, Adrian Stokes (1902–72) was the last of the great British amateur art historians in the tradition of Ruskin and Berenson, and—as the first art theorist >>more

Ridinghouse
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The Outwardness of Art: Selected Writings of Adrian Stokes
Edited with introduction by Thomas Evans.

Immensely influential and beloved by artists, writers and theorists alike, Adrian Stokes (1902–72) was the last of the great British amateur art historians in the tradition of Ruskin and Berenson, and—as the first art theorist >>more

Ridinghouse
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Ai Weiwei: Fairytale
Edited by Salome Schnetz. Text by Daniel Birnbaum, Roger M. Buergel, Christian Höller. In 2007, Ai Weiwei (born 1957) presented a surprising new project titled Fairytale at Documenta 12 in Kassel, Germany. He invited 1001 Chinese citizens of different ages and from various backgrounds to travel to Germany, >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037642108
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Pbk, 6.25 x 9 in. / 248 pgs / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/31/2013 In stock


Andra Ursuta: 2000 Words
Edited by Karen Marta, Massimiliano Gioni. Text by Ali Subotnick.

Imbued with the collective memories of Romanian culture, Andra Ursuta's (born 1979) work uses her grim past to tackle our harsh present. This book includes an essay by Ali Subotnik on Ursuta's stark recreations of >>more

DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art
ISBN 9786185039271
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Pbk, 7.25 x 10 in. / 96 pgs / 36 color.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock


Andrea Fraser: Collected Interviews, 1990–2018
Edited by Rhea Anastas, Alejandro Cesarco. Text by Judith Batalion, Vincenzo de Bellis, Gregg Bordowitz, Sabine Breitwieser, Stuart Comer, Joshua Decter, Yilmaz Dziewior, Jörg Heiser, Miwon Kwon, Bennett Simpson.

This substantial archive offers an ideal point of entry into the work and reception of Los Angeles–based performance artist and writer Andrea Fraser (born 1965). The interview format provides particular insight into Fraser's self-positioning as >>more

Koenig Books/A.R.T. Press
ISBN 9783960983613
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Pbk, 7 x 11 in. / 450 pgs / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/08/2019 In stock


Andrey Tarkovsky: Life and Work
Edited by Andrey Tarkovsky Jr., Hans-Joachim Schlegel, Lothar Schirmer. Text by Andrey Tarkovsky. Contributions by Jean-Paul Sartre, Sven Nykvist, Erland Josephson, Ingmar Bergman, Chingiz Aitmatov, Aleksandr Sokurov.

With luscious film stills and superb essays by the director and his admirers, this is the essential Tarkovsky compendium
Between 1962 and 1986, Andrey Tarkovsky (1932–86) directed seven feature-length films, all acclaimed as masterpieces of >>more

Schirmer/Mosel
ISBN 9783829608114
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Pub Date: 02/19/2019 Out of stock


André Breton: Surrealism And Painting
Introduction by Mark Polizzotti. Originally published in 1928 and augmented throughout the author's life, Surrealism and Painting is the single most important statement ever written on Surrealist art. While many pages have been devoted to visual Surrealism, this is >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466283
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Pub Date: 09/02/2002 In stock


Artists as Inventors-Inventors as Artists
Using both historical and contemporary examples, this publication traces the complex relationships among art, technology and science, focusing on technological and artistic media from the nineteenth century to the present day. >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775721530
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 240 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 08/01/2008 In stock


Artists' Sessions at Studio 35 (1950)
Edited by Robert Goodnough.

In April of 1950, about two dozen of the artists who came to be known as the Abstract Expressionists met for a series of discussions about their own work as well as about the modern >>more

Soberscove Press/Wittenborn Art Books
ISBN 9780982409008
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Pub Date: 03/24/2011 In stock


Barbara Rae: Arctic Sketchbooks
Text by Barbara Rae.

These sketchbooks, the work of the acclaimed Scottish artist Barbara Rae (born 1943) during her three journeys toward the Northwest Passage in the depths of the Arctic Circle in 2015, 2016 and 2017, record in >>more

Royal Academy of Arts
ISBN 9781912520114
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Pub Date: 01/22/2019 In stock


Bauhaus Journal 1926–1931
Edited by Lars Müller. Text by Astrid Bähr.

The Bauhaus Journal, now published in this gorgeous facsimile, is the ultimate testimony to the school's diversity and impact
One hundred years after the founding of the Bauhaus, it’s time to revisit Bauhaus, the school’s >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785881
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Slip, pbk, 15 vols, 8.25 x 11.75 in. / 412 pgs / 702 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/19/2019 In stock


Book Marks: Revisiting the Hungarian Art of the 1960s and 1970s
Edited with text by Katalin Székely. Text by Maja and Reuben Fowkes, Hans Ulrich Obrist, András Szántó.

Book Marks presents a comprehensive panorama of a two-decade period of Hungarian art that was hidden both from the international audience and from the art market in its own time, introducing the most important Hungarian >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960984481
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Pbk, 8 x 10.5 in. / 212 pgs / 110 color.
Pub Date: 03/19/2019 In stock


Collective Actions: Audience Recollections from the First Five Years, 1976-1981
Edited and translated by Yelena Kalinsky. >>more

Soberscove Press
ISBN 9780982409053
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Pub Date: 10/15/2012 In stock


Concrete Comedy
By David Robbins. Conventional histories of comedy address the verbal comedy presented on stage or screen, or in broadcast media. During the twentieth century, however, there emerged another form of comedy--a comedy of doing rather than saying--that yielded >>more

Pork Salad Press
ISBN 9788791409585
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 360 pgs / 2 color / 300 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2011 In stock


Concrete Comedy
By David Robbins. Conventional histories of comedy address the verbal comedy presented on stage or screen, or in broadcast media. During the twentieth century, however, there emerged another form of comedy--a comedy of doing rather than saying--that yielded >>more

Pork Salad Press
ISBN 9788791409585
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Pub Date: 08/31/2011 In stock


Conversation with Peter Downsbrough
Preface by James Welling. Interview by Marie Thérčse Champesme. In this book-length conversation between art historian and independent curator Marie-Thérčse Champesme and the Brussels-based conceptualist known for his challenging photography, sculpture and installed works, topics range from Downsbrough's early and ideal future artworks, interracial >>more

Exhibitions International
ISBN 9782960051346
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Pub Date: 03/01/2008 In stock


Conversations with Filmmakers
By Jonas Mekas.

Pioneer avant-garde filmmaker, poet and artist Jonas Mekas (born 1922) was the barometer of the New York art scene in the 1960s and ‘70s. His interviews with Andy Warhol, Stan Brakhage, Susan Sontag, John Cassavetes, >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959050807
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Diaries of a Young Artist
Edited by Shelly Bancroft, Peter Nesbett, Rebecca Sears. What are the daily challenges, pleasures, obstacles and practical issues of being a successful working artist today? What issues do artists struggle with the most? This pocket-size primer, a companion to the best-selling Letters to >>more

Darte Publishing, LLC
ISBN 9780977368013
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Pbk, 5 x 7 in. / 80 pgs.
Pub Date: 06/30/2009 In stock


Donald Judd: Complete Writings 1959–1975

This is the complete, authorized collection of Donald Judd's early art criticism and polemical writings; it includes his landmark essay "Specific Objects" plus more than 500 contemporary art reviews he wrote on key artists and >>more

Judd Foundation
ISBN 9781938922930
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Pub Date: 03/22/2016 In stock


Fabian Reimann: The World Set Free
Foreword by Mark von Schlegell. Text by H.G. Wells.

German artist and visual essayist Fabian Reimann (born 1975) has taken on Stewart Brand and the Whole Earth Catalog in extended research projects that blend history and science, fact and fiction—resulting in such books as >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959052450
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Pub Date: 05/21/2019 In stock


Ferreira Gullar in Conversation with Ariel Jiménez
Text by Ariel Jiménez, Ferreira Gullar. As an art critic, political essayist, playwright and poet, Ferreira Gullar (born 1930) has been a key figure in the Brazilian cultural scene of the last 60 years. His extensive poetic output has been closely >>more

Fundación Cisneros/Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros
ISBN 9780982354452
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Ferreira Gullar in Conversation with Ariel Jiménez
Text by Ariel Jiménez, Ferreira Gullar. As an art critic, political essayist, playwright and poet, Ferreira Gullar (born 1930) has been a key figure in the Brazilian cultural scene of the last 60 years. His extensive poetic output has been closely >>more

Fundación Cisneros/Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros
ISBN 9780982354452
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Pub Date: 07/31/2012 In stock


Figures in Air
By Micah Silver.

In this volume, theorist and sound artist Micah Silver addresses the impact of sound on human behavior and social space. Silver’s research ranges from Yves Klein’s Air Architecture to La Monte Young’s Dream House, and >>more

Inventory Press
ISBN 9781941753019
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Pub Date: 04/23/2019 In stock


Franz West: Notes
Edited with text by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Ines Turian.

Throughout his working life, Franz West (1947–2012) was a writer as well as a sculptor. He frequently augmented his pieces with texts, kept notes on his thinking, corresponded extensively with curators and writers, and through >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960981251
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 288 pgs / 2 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 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.

The artist's book as activist tactic: a toolkit
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. >>more

Booklyn
ISBN 9780692166789
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Pub Date: 01/22/2019 In stock


From an Artist's Perspective
Text by Aeneas Bastian, Harriet Häußler. Can one learn to be an artist? What is art anyway? This book asks 51 artists to answer 13 questions about the origins, conditions and possibilities of art. It features emerging and established artists including >>more

Kerber
ISBN 9783866783638
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Pub Date: 08/30/2010 In stock


Futurist Manifestos
Edited by Umbro Apollonio. Afterword by Richard Humphreys. On February 20th, 1909, a belligerent manifesto announcing the birth of the Futurist movement appeared on the front page of the Paris newspaper Le Figaro and sent immediate shockwaves throughout Europe. The author, a young >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466276
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Pub Date: 10/02/2001 Out of stock


Georges Braque & Others: The Selected Art Writings of Trevor Winkfield, 1990-2009
By Trevor Winkfield. The painter Trevor Winkfield--born in Leeds in 1944 and residing in New York City since 1969--has been a sought-after contributor to publications such as Arts Magazine, Art in America and Modern Painters for two decades. >>more

The Song Cave
ISBN 9780988464339
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Pub Date: 03/31/2014 In stock


Hans Ulrich Obrist & Dan Graham: Conversation Series
Edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist. Since the mid-1960s when he started out as a fledgling critic, Dan Graham has carved out a unique role for himself, expanding the scope of the Conceptual artist to incorporate art criticism, music criticism, photography >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865607911
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Pub Date: 03/31/2012 In stock


Hans Ulrich Obrist & Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster: The Conversation Series
The challenging French conceptualist Gonzalez-Foerster is prominent on the international scene. For Skulptur Projekte Münster 2007, she showed small-scale replicas of other Münster fair works, past and present; for her recent ARC Paris museum show, >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865603340
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Pub Date: 03/01/2008 In stock


Hans Ulrich Obrist & Gilbert & George: The Conversation Series
Series editor Hans Ulrich Obrist here collects seven years worth of interviews with the hugely influential British artistic collaborators Gilbert & George, providing an intimate vision of what they consider the most important landmarks in >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865602176
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Paperback, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 192 pgs / 22 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2008 In stock


Hans Ulrich Obrist & Gustav Metzger: The Conversation Series
Text by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Gustav Metzger. In volume 16 of The Conversation Series, Hans Ulrich Obrist presents an in-depth exchange with the venerable German-born artist and activist Gustav Metzger, which illuminates the artist's fascinating life and 60-year career. In 1959, Metzger >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865604989
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 168 pgs / 41 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2009 In stock


Hans Ulrich Obrist & Jeff Koons: The Conversation Series
Edited by Karen Marta. Reflecting on 20 years of making art, Jeff Koons talks to Hans Ulrich Obrist about his vocation and its frequently controversial highlights. Koons makes acknowledgement here of determinative influences such as Marcel Duchamp, Salvador Dalí >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865606358
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Pub Date: 08/31/2012 In stock


Hans Ulrich Obrist & John Baldessari: The Conversation Series Volume 18
Edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist. Hans Ulrich Obrist has been a staunch supporter of the Los Angeles maestro of Conceptualism John Baldessari from early on in his career. For these conversations, the artist and curator were joined by, among others, >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865605009
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Pub Date: 02/28/2010 In stock


Hans Ulrich Obrist & John Chamberlain: The Conversation Series
The American sculptor John Chamberlain, known for using parts of wrecked automobiles in his volumetric, abstract work, is widely considered one of the most important artists of the 60s generation. Here, he speaks with curator, >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783883759227
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Paperback, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs / 18 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/15/2007 In stock


Hans Ulrich Obrist & Konrad Klapheck: The Conversation Series
In this German-language-only installment of Hans Ulrich Obrist's Conversation Series, the acclaimed curator-conversationalist speaks with the German Pop Surrealist painter Konrad Klapheck, and includes the German conceptual photographer Hans-Peter Feldmann--who was there to document the >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865600356
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Pub Date: 12/15/2007 In stock


Hans Ulrich Obrist & Marina Abramovic: The Conversation Series
Edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist. Over the past three and a half decades, Marina Abramovic’s astonishing oeuvre, with pieces in which she performs feats of extreme endurance or mortification of the flesh, has laid bare--perhaps more than any other artist >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865604750
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Pub Date: 08/30/2010 In stock


Hans Ulrich Obrist & Philippe Parreno: The Conversation Series
The French filmmaker and artist Philippe Parreno born in Algeria, has been working and collaborating with curator/thinker/editor Hans Ulrich Obrist for many years; over many projects they have taken huge risks and broken countless conventions >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865603401
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Paperback, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 154 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/01/2008 In stock


Hans Ulrich Obrist & Zaha Hadid: The Conversation Series
The celebrated architect and Pritzker Prize-winner speaks with series editor Hans Ulrich Obrist about the projects that established her distinctive, deconstructivist style, and shares her thoughts about contemporary architecture. Conceptual and structural questions are discussed >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865600783
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Paperback, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 136 pgs / 35 color / 45 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2008 In stock


Head-to-Toe Portrait of Suzanne
By Roland Topor. Introduction and translation by Andrew Hodgson.

Working from the 1960s on, the French writer, artist and illustrator Roland Topor (1938–97) was an all-round maverick known for his paintings and drawings as much as for his novels (such as The Tenant, filmed >>more

Atlas Press
ISBN 9780993148750
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Pbk, 6 x 6.75 in. / 80 pgs / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/22/2019 In stock


Inner: The Collected Writings and Selected Interviews of Sean Scully
Edited by Kelly Grovier. Sean Scully (born 1945) is among the greatest abstract painters of our age. He is also one of the most outspoken. Since the late 1960s, Scully’s visual expressiveness has been matched by a verbal dynamism >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775741644
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Hbk, 7.5 x 10.25 in. / 336 pgs / 122 color.
Pub Date: 10/25/2016 In stock


Inside The Studio
Edited by Judith Olch Richards. Contributions by Judith Olch Richards, Richard Tuttle, Janine Antoni, David Levinthal, Louise Bourgeois, Leon Golub, Mel Bochner et al. Since 1981, Independent Curators International (ICI) has run a series in which prominent New York artists talk about their work to an audience gathered at the artist's studio. The New York Studio Events program has >>more

Independent Curators International (ICI)
ISBN 9780916365707
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Paperback, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 296 pgs / 75 color / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/02/2004 In stock


Interviews Volume 2: By Gerald Matt
"The publication at hand is the second volume of interviews recapitulating the conversations I have been able to hold with artists in the course of my work as a director and curator," writes the Kunsthalle >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865603654
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 360 pgs / 122 color / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/01/2008 In stock


Isamu Noguchi: A Sculptor's World
Foreword by R. Buckminster Fuller. Text by Isamu Noguchi. A Sculptor's World is the long-awaited reprint of Isamu Noguchi's 1968 autobiography, which Steidl last printed in 2004. It remains Noguchi's most comprehensive statement about the art that brought him international acclaim. Told in words >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783869309156
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Clth, 9.25 x 10 in. / 260 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 09/29/2015 In stock


Jack Whitten: Notes from the Woodshed
Edited by Katy Siegel.

Jack Whitten's writings articulate his tireless reinvention of abstraction

A black man who grew up in the Jim Crow South, Jack Whitten (1939–2018) arrived in New York in 1959 and began a wide-ranging exploration into the >>more

Hauser & Wirth Publishers
ISBN 9783906915173
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 520 pgs.
Pub Date: 08/28/2018 Out of stock


Joanna Drew and the Art of Exhibitions
By Caroline Hancock.

This book celebrates the life and work of the English art gallery director and arts administrator Joanna Drew (1929–2003). Drew began her impressive career at the Arts Council of Great Britain in 1952 and during >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857239521
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 224 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock


Jonas Mekas: Scrapbook of the Sixties
Edited by Anne König. Andy Warhol, Susan Sontag, John Lennon & Yoko Ono — Jonas Mekas was well acquainted with a great many New York artists. Born in Lithuania, he came to Brooklyn via Germany in 1949 and began >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959050333
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Pbk, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 450 pgs / 88 color / 130 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/01/2015 Out of stock


Jordan Crandall: Under Fire 2
Edited by Jordan Crandall. Essays by James Der Derian, Madelaine Drohan, Paul Edwards, Joy Garnett, Salwa Ghaly, Stephen Graham, Chris Gray, Anahid Kassabian, Thomas Keenan, Mary Keller, Bracha Lichtenberg Ettinger, Saba Mahmood and Antonio Monegal. Under Fire 2 is the second collection edited by Jordan Crandall in an ongoing project that explores the organization and representation of armed conflict. Emerging from online dialogues among a group of artists, theorists, scientists, >>more

Witte de With Publishers
ISBN 9789073362659
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Paperback, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 112 pgs / 18 color.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005 In stock


Joseph Cornell's Dreams
Edited and Introduction by Catherine Corman. Joseph Cornell is well known for the oneiric quality of his art and films. Many have tried, often in vain, to put into words the strange power of his boxes--toy-like constructions whose playfulness and humor >>more

Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972415
US $15.95 CAN $22.50 TRADE
Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 160 pgs.
Pub Date: 06/15/2007 In stock


Just Another Asshole No. 6
Edited by Barbara Ess, Glenn Branca.

Edited by photographer and musician Barbara Ess from 1978 to 1987, Just Another Asshole was a seminal and now legendary series of publications that helped define New York’s No Wave community. Each issue took a >>more

Primary Information
ISBN 9781732098619
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Pbk, 4.25 x 7 in. / 192 pgs.
Pub Date: 01/22/2019 Out of stock


Kenneth Goldsmith: Against Translation
Against Translation is a text by American poet Kenneth Goldsmith (born 1961) published in eight volumes--English, French, Spanish, German, Chinese, Japanese, Russian and Arabic. The author discusses the impasses and shortcomings of translation and the >>more

Jean Boîte Éditions
ISBN 9782365680127
US $49.00 CAN $65.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 8 vols, 3.5 x 5.5 in. / 256 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 In stock


Kerstin Brätsch: 2000 Words
Edited by Karen Marta, Massimiliano Gioni. Text by Massimiliano Gioni.

Through painting, performance, sculpture and design, New York–based artist Kerstin Brätsch (born 1979) depicts the mutation of images over time, and the volatility of data consumption. This book includes an essay by Massimiliano Gioni on >>more

DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art
ISBN 9786185039288
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Pbk, 7.25 x 10 in. / 82 pgs / 26 color.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock


Kiki Smith: 2000 Words
Edited by Karen Marta, Massimiliano Gioni. Text by Margot Norton.

The art of Kiki Smith (born 1954) confronts what it means to be human. Her sculptures are often feminine figures that become personifications of sexuality, trauma and abjection. This monograph contains an essay by Margot >>more

DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art
ISBN 9786185039301
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Pbk, 7.25 x 10 in. / 84 pgs / 32 color.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock


Lee Ufan: Art of Encounter
Interview by Hans Ulrich Obrist.

Painter, sculptor, writer and philosopher Lee Ufan (born 1936) first came to prominence in the late 1960s as one of the major proponents of the Japanese avant-garde group Mono-ha. Japan's first contemporary art movement to >>more

Lisson Gallery
ISBN 9780947830656
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 304 pgs / 8 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 Out of stock


Letters, Dreams, and Other Writings
By Remedios Varo. Introduction and translation by Margaret Carson.

While the reputation of Remedios Varo (1908–63) the surrealist painter is now well established, Remedios Varo the writer has yet to be fully discovered. Her writings, which were never published during her life let alone >>more

Wakefield Press
ISBN 9781939663399
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 128 pgs / 1 color / 2 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/27/2018 In stock


Liam Gillick: Proxemics
Edited by Lionel Bovier. No less versatile in his writing than in his installations, films, architecture and sculpture, Liam Gillick unites his critical essays in this collection, most of which were originally printed in art magazines or exhibition catalogues. >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783905701012
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Paperback, 6 x 8.5 in. / 288 pgs.
Pub Date: 01/15/2006 In stock


Liliana Porter in Conversation with Inés Katzenstein
Introduction by Gregory Volk. The Fundación Cisneros’ Conversaciones/Conversations series is dedicated to preserving firsthand testimonies of leading artists and intellectuals from Latin America. Argentinian artist Liliana Porter has lived and worked in New York since 1964; her work has >>more

Fundación Cisneros/Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros
ISBN 9780982354476
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Hbk, 6 x 9.25 in. / 192 pgs / 30 color / 38 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/31/2013 In stock


Lincoln Kirstein's Modern
Edited with text by Samantha Friedman, Jodi Hauptman. Text by Lynn Garafola, Michelle Greet, Michelle Harvey, Richard Meyer, Kevin Moore.

Kirstein was cofounder of the New York City Ballet and a key figure in MoMA’s history, shaping American culture in the 1930s and ‘40s
Lincoln Kirstein was a polymathic writer, critic, curator and impresario: a >>more

The Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9781633450820
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Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 200 pgs / 205 color.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 In stock


Lincoln Kirstein: Program Notes
Edited by Randall Bourscheidt. >>more

Eakins Press Foundation
ISBN 9780871300669
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Hbk, 6.5 x 9.75 in. / 304 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/01/2009 In stock


László Moholy-Nagy: Painting, Photography, Film
Edited by Lars Müller.

Offered a position at the Weimar Bauhaus in 1923, László Moholy-Nagy (1895–1946) soon belonged to the inner circle of Bauhaus masters. When the school moved to Dessau, Moholy-Nagy and Walter Gropius began a fruitful collaboration >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785874
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Hbk, 7 x 9 in. / 134 pgs / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/19/2019 In stock


Marina Abramovic: Writings 1960–2014
Text by Susanne Kleine, Rein Wolfs.

Marina Abramovic: Writings 1960–2014 compiles the artist's colossal archive of handwritten and typed notes, diary entries, poems, accounts of dreams, travel descriptions, letters, performance instructions, stories, concepts and various collections of documents—all of these disparate >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960983668
US $45.00 CAN $62.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 7.5 x 9.75 in. / 360 pgs / 9 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/20/2018 In stock


Marion von Osten: Once We Were Artists
Edited by Tom Holert, Maria Hlavajova. Text by Kader Attia, Sabeth Buchmann, et al. Featuring contributions by artists and theorists such as Kader Attia, Diedrich Diederichsen, Tom Holert, Isabell Lorey and Brian Kuan Wood, Marion von Osten: Once We Were Artists offers a critical mapping of the work of >>more

Valiz/BAK, Utrecht
ISBN 9789492095145
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Pbk, 4.5 x 6.5 in. / 320 pgs / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 In stock


Miriam Cahn: Writing in Rage
Translated by Richard Humphrey.

The Swiss artist Miriam Cahn (born 1949) addresses political (particularly feminist) themes across numerous mediums, from oil painting and charcoal, chalk and pencil drawing to photography, film and installation. Throughout these mediums, Cahn consistently supplies >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775744874
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Pbk, 4.75 x 7.5 in. / 480 pgs.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 In stock


On the Rock
By Allyson Vieira.

The marble workers laboring on the decades-long restoration of the Acropolis are the invisible force rebuilding one of the world’s most storied monuments. Inheritors of a millennia-old tradition, few carvers exist today; fewer pass the >>more

Soberscove Press
ISBN 9781940190228
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 272 pgs / 16 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock


Oui: The Paranoid-Critical Revolution
By Salvador Dalí. Translated by Yvonne Shafir. Salvador Dalí's writings from the period in which he was most closely allied with the Surrealists have never before been translated into English. These short fictions, essays and poems contain all the egotistic brio one >>more

Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972224
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Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 192 pgs.
Pub Date: 10/02/2004 In stock


Painter Among Poets: The Collaborative Art Of George Schneeman
Edited by Ron Padgett. Essays by Bill Berkson, Tom Clark, Dick Gallup, Ted Greenwald, Steve Katz, Alice Notley, Ron Padgett, Peter Schjeldahl, Carter Ratcliff, et al. Painter Among Poets: The Collaborative Art of George Schneeman is the first full presentation of the wide range of projects that Schneeman has co-created over the past 35 years. Painter Among Poets not only investigates >>more

Granary Books/Z Press
ISBN 9781887123662
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Paperback, 7.5 x 10 in. / 128 pgs / 67 color / 23 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/02/2004 In stock


Pat Passlof: To Whom the Shoe Fits
Edited with afterword by David Jacobsen Loncle.

Pat Passlof (1928–2011) was a distinguished painter in the abstract expressionist tradition, who studied with Willem de Kooning and was active in New York's downtown art community from the 1950s to her death. Passlof was >>more

The Milton Resnick and Pat Passlof Foundation
ISBN 9780692999554
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Clth, 6.25 x 8.25 in. / 62 pgs / 9 color.
Pub Date: 08/28/2018 In stock


Paul Gauguin's Intimate Journals
Preface by Émile Gauguin. Translated by Van Wyck Brooks.

Unappreciated in his own lifetime, Paul Gauguin (1848–1903) is now recognized as one of the giants of French postimpressionism and a pioneer of early modernism. A rebel in both art and life, he rejected his >>more

Art / Books
ISBN 9781908970459
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Hbk, 7.5 x 10 in. / 192 pgs / 27 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/18/2019 In stock


Paul Klee: Pedagogical Sketchbook
Edited by Lars Müller.

Active at the Bauhaus between 1920 and 1931, teaching in the bookbinding, stained glass and mural-painting workshops, Paul Klee (1879–1940) brought his expressive blend of color and line to the school—and, with the second volume >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785850
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Hbk, 7 x 9 in. / 56 pgs / 87 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/19/2019 In stock


Piet Mondrian: New Design
Edited by Lars Müller.

Although Piet Mondrian (1872–1944) was not an active member of the Bauhaus, his name is often mentioned in connection with the art school. Mondrian, cofounder of the De Stijl movement in the Netherlands, called for >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785867
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Hbk, 7 x 9 in. / 68 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/19/2019 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

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


Richard Deacon: So, And, If, But
Edited by Dieter Schwarz. Turner Prize–winning sculptor Richard Deacon (born 1949) began making abstract sheet metal and laminated wood sculptures in 1980, later incorporating vinyl and plywood."I am a fabricator, not a carver or a modeler," he says. "In >>more

Richter Verlag
ISBN 9783941263659
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Clth, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 368 pgs / 80 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2014 In stock


Rosemarie Beck: Letters to a Young Painter and Other Writings
Edited by Eric Sutphin.

Rosemarie Beck (1923–2003) emerged from the second generation of Abstract Expressionists, though her tenure as an abstract painter was brief. By 1958, she had moved completely away from non-objective painting into figuration, a decision that >>more

Soberscove Press
ISBN 9781940190198
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Pbk, 5.25 x 7.5 in. / 96 pgs / 8 color.
Pub Date: 03/15/2018 In stock


Speak its Name! Quotations by and about Gay Men and Women
Edited by Christopher Tinker. Introduction by Simon Callow. This collection of quotations by and about gay people celebrates the advances of the international LGBT community over the past 50 years. Amusing observations by Noël Coward, Tallulah Bankhead, Quentin Crisp, Boy George and Ian >>more

National Portrait Gallery
ISBN 9781855147256
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Hbk, 7.5 x 6 in. / 366 pgs / 160 color.
Pub Date: 11/22/2016 In stock


Starting from I Don't Know
By Samuel P. Smith. Interviews with Hubert Mäder, Bijoy Jain, Ruedi Krebs, Katalin Deér, Felix Lehner, Marco Ganz, Salome Lippuner, André Murer, René Odermatt, Ueli Vogt.

Starting from ‘I Don't Know' documents a 2011 week-long workshop at Sitterwerk, St. Gallen, in which Studio Mumbai's Bijoy Jain joined expert craftspeople from Switzerland to share the knowledge, techniques, and insights from their own practices >>more

Soberscove Press
ISBN 9781940190075
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Pbk, 5 x 7 in. / 72 pgs / 22 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/09/2015 In stock


Subject Matter of the Artist
Edited by Helen A. Harrison. Foreword by Irving Sandler.

"As a painter and as one interested in education in relation to painting and drawing, the writer has become personally interested in the problem of subject matter in art... Since there is controversy in regards >>more

Soberscove Press
ISBN 9780982409060
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Pbk, 5.25 x 7.5 in. / 80 pgs / 8 color / 2 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/10/2013 In stock


Susan Hiller: The Provisional Texture of Reality
Edited by Alexandra Kokoli. A former anthropologist, Susan Hiller has, since the late 1970s, forged an interface between critical writing and a visual art practice in which feminist and postcolonial cultural politics are fused with idiosyncratic explorations of science, >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783905829563
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Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 160 pgs.
Pub Date: 11/01/2008 In stock


Tacita Dean: Writing and Filmography

Tacita Dean: Writing and Filmography, published as a companion to Tacita Dean: Landscape, Portrait, Still Life, collects the artist’s writings and pairs them with a complete filmography. Dean’s writings reveal her to be as sensitive >>more

Royal Academy of Arts
ISBN 9781910350881
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Slip, pbk, 2 vols, 5.5 x 8 in. / 652 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 07/24/2018 In stock


Talking Art 1: Interviews With Artists Since 1976
Edited by Patricia Bickers, Andrew Wilson.

The second edition of this indispensable anthology of Art Monthly’s best artist interviews since the early 1970s is now available in a more portable format.
This popular collection of the best of Art Monthly's interviews since >>more

Ridinghouse
ISBN 9781905464562
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Pbk, 5.88 x 8.5 in. / 592 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/01/2013 In stock


Talking Art 2: Interviews With Artists Since 2007
Edited by Patricia Bickers.

The second edition of this indispensable anthology of Art Monthly’s best artist interviews since the early 1970s is now available in a more portable format.
This popular collection of the best of Art Monthly's interviews since >>more

Ridinghouse
ISBN 9781909932425
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Pbk, 5.88 x 8.5 in. / 629 pgs.
Pub Date: 01/01/2018 In stock


The Cardiff Tapes (1972)
By Garth Evans. Contributions by Jon Wood.

In 1972, artist Garth Evans welcomed the opportunity to create a public sculpture in Cardiff, Wales, as part of the Peter Stuyvesant Foundation's City Sculpture Project. Concerned that the increasing demand for his work served only >>more

Soberscove Press
ISBN 9781940190082
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8 in. / 90 pgs / 10 color / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/17/2015 In stock


The Dynamic Library
Edited by Ariane Roth, Marina Schütz. Contributions by Marina Schütz, Felix Lehner, Gerhard Matter, Paul Michel, Tobias Schelling, Philipp Messner, Susanne Bieri, Dorothe?e Bauerle-Willert, Hans Witschi, Hans Petschar, Ariane Roth, Anthon Astrom, Fabian Wegmuller, Lukas Zimmer, Christian Kern, Claudia Mareis. Translated by Alta L. Price.

The Dynamic Library presents essays in translation from an interdisciplinary symposium on the classification and organization of knowledge held at Sitterwerk, St. Gallen in Switzerland. Home to over 25,000 volumes on art, architecture, design, and photography, >>more

Soberscove Press
ISBN 9781940190099
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Pbk, 6 x 9.5 in. / 120 pgs / 48 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/09/2015 In stock


The Encyclopedia of Fictional Artists
Edited by Koen Brams, Krist Gruijthuisen. First published nearly a decade ago, and here translated into English for the first time, The Encyclopedia of Fictional Artists is a project by author and editor Koen Brams, for which he commissioned and compiled >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037641231
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Pbk, 2 Volumes, 6.75 x 8.25 in. / 700 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2011 In stock


The Los Angeles Tapes
Edited with introduction by Matthew Simms.

In 1969 curator, critic and former Jewish Museum director Alan Solomon interviewed Craig Kauffman, Larry Bell, James Turrell and Robert Irwin in conjunction with an exhibition he was organizing. They are the earliest in-depth interviews >>more

Circle Books
ISBN 9780692082768
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Pbk, 5 x 7.5 in. / 224 pgs / 11 color / 13 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/19/2019 In stock


The Los Angeles Tapes
Edited with introduction by Matthew Simms.

In 1969 curator, critic and former Jewish Museum director Alan Solomon interviewed Craig Kauffman, Larry Bell, James Turrell and Robert Irwin in conjunction with an exhibition he was organizing. They are the earliest in-depth interviews >>more

Circle Books
ISBN 9780692082768
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Pbk, 5 x 7.5 in. / 224 pgs / 11 color / 13 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/19/2019 In stock


The Richter Interviews
Edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist.

The Richter Interviews collects conversations between Hans Ulrich Obrist and Gerhard Richter conducted over the course of more than two decades of discussion and collaboration. Subjects discussed range from Richter’s place within art history to >>more

HENI Publishing
ISBN 9781912122240
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Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 168 pgs / 60 color.
Pub Date: 05/21/2019 In stock


The Richter Interviews
Edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist.

The Richter Interviews collects conversations between Hans Ulrich Obrist and Gerhard Richter conducted over the course of more than two decades of discussion and collaboration. Subjects discussed range from Richter’s place within art history to >>more

HENI Publishing
ISBN 9781912122240
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Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 168 pgs / 60 color.
Pub Date: 05/21/2019 In stock


The Sermons Of Reverend Ethan Acres
Edited by Gary Kornblau. This extraordinary collection of six sermons by Reverend Ethan Acres, packaged as a handbound letterpressed booklet, exemplifies a novel aesthetic examining the confused roles of art and religion in public life. Here, the Reverend travels >>more

Art Issues Press/Foundation for Advanced Critical Studies
ISBN 9780963726476
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 96 pgs / 6 color.
Pub Date: 11/02/2001 In stock


The Waldorf Panels on Sculpture (1965)
Edited by Philip Pavia, Natalie Edgar.

In the Spring of 1965, dozens of New York artists met for the two-part, invitation-only Waldorf Panels on Sculpture. Organized by Phillip Pavia, the proceedings of The Waldorf Panels on Sculpture were published in issue >>more

Soberscove Press
ISBN 9780982409039
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Pbk, 5.25 x 7.5 in. / 120 pgs / 3 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/15/2011 In stock


Tomás Maldonado in Conversation with María Amalia García
Introduction by Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro. Essay by Alejandro Crispiani. The Fundación Cisneros’ new Conversaciones series is dedicated to the exchange of ideas between artists and authors. This second publication in the series contains a collection of interviews between the Argentine-born artist, industrial designer and >>more

Fundación Cisneros/Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros
ISBN 9780982354438
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Hbk, 6.25 x 9.25 in. / 136 pgs / 50 color / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/31/2011 In stock


Visual Culture and Bioscience
Edited by Suzanne Anker, JD Talasek. Preface by David Yager. Foreword by JD Talasek. Introduction by Suzanne Anker. Visual artist and theorist Suzanne Anker opened the 2007 international online conference Bioscience and Visual Culture with the following words: "The ubiquitous employment of digital technologies within the practices of research science and medicine, architecture >>more

Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, UMBC
ISBN 9781890761127
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 256 pgs / 39 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/30/2009 In stock


Walks to the Paradise Garden: A Lowdown Southern Odyssey
Edited by Phillip March Jones. Text by Jonathan Williams. Photographs by Roger Manley, Guy Mendes.

A classic grand tour of Southern folk art, from Howard Finster to Lonnie Holley
Walks to the Paradise Garden is the last unpublished manuscript of the late American poet, photographer, publisher, Black Mountain alumnus and >>more

Institute 193
ISBN 9781732848207
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Hbk, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 352 pgs / 100 color / 80 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 In stock


Walter Gropius: International Architecture
Edited by Lars Müller.

When the Bauhaus moved to Dessau in 1924, it was finally possible to publish the first of the Bauhausbücher that Walter Gropius (1883–1969) and László Moholy-Nagy (1895–1946) had first conceived of in Weimar. The series >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785843
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Hbk, 7 x 9 in. / 108 pgs / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/19/2019 In stock


West Ways
By Matthew Licht. Edited by Rita McBride. Westways is the fifth in American sculptor Rita McBride's continuing Ways series of collaborative novels--this time with writer and rock climber Matthew Licht. We follow Mae West from her Brooklyn childhood through her adventures with >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037641354
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 94 pgs / 1 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2011 In stock


West Ways
By Matthew Licht. Edited by Rita McBride. Westways is the fifth in American sculptor Rita McBride's continuing Ways series of collaborative novels--this time with writer and rock climber Matthew Licht. We follow Mae West from her Brooklyn childhood through her adventures with >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037641354
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 94 pgs / 1 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2011 In stock


Writings and Conversations by Doug Ashford
Edited by Krist Gruijthuijsen. Interview by Maria Lind. Artist, teacher and writer Doug Ashford (born 1958) is well known for his innovative work with the New York artist collective Group Material, which was founded in 1983 and operated until 1996. Group Material (whose >>more

Mousse Publishing
ISBN 9788867490752
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Pbk, 4.75 x 6.5 in. / 144 pgs / 24 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2014 In stock



                                                         

VISUAL BOOK INDEX | OUT OF PRINT

A Thing Among Things: The Art of Jasper Johns
By John Yau. This beautifully illustrated and profoundly original volume of essays by the New York poet and critic John Yau mounts one of the most eloquent defenses of the art and vision of Jasper Johns ever written--going >>more

D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers
ISBN 9781933045627
US $39.95 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Hardback, 9 x 7 in. / 208 pgs / 70 color
Pub Date: 12/01/2008 Not available


Agnes Martin: Writings
Edited by Dieter Schwarz. Agnes Martin's abstract works adhere to no set of rules but appear instead as contemplative, intuitive signs. Her “floating abstractions,” in which lines and free bands of color emerge almost imperceptibly, can be reproduced only >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775716116
US $29.95 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 176 pgs / 8 color / 1 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/15/2005 Not available


Agnes Martin: Writings
By Agnes Martin. Now in its third printing, this collection of letters, journals, and lectures is the standard collection of writings by the artist. "I suggest that people who like to be alone, who walk alone, will perhaps >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783893223268
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Paperback, 6 x 9.5 in. / 176 pgs / 8 color / 1 b&w
Pub Date: 07/02/1998 Not available


Aleksandr Rodchenko: Experiments For The Future
Introduction by John Bowlt. Preface by Peter Galassi. Translated by Jamey Gambrell This book contains all of the diaries, programs, essays, and major articles written by Alexander Rodchenko between 1911 and 1956. The word "experiment" was a key word for the artist, who conceived of his multimedia >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870705465
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Hardcover, 6.25 x 9.25 in. / 440 pgs.
Pub Date: 11/02/2004 Not available


Alex Katz: Positions In Contemporary Art
Artwork by Alex Katz. >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783893228751
US $22.00 CAN $25.00 TRADE
Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 149 pgs / 76 b&w
Pub Date: 10/02/1997 Not available


Alighiero E Boetti: Shaman-Showman
Essay by Annemarie Sauzeau Boetti. This memoir is both a private testimony and a critical study, written by the woman who was Boetti's companion during the first 20, and most decisive, years of his career. It is also an album >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783883757070
US $31.00 CAN $35.00 SDNR30
Paperback, 5 x 8.25 in. / 218 pgs / 152 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/02/2004 Not available


Announcements
Edited by Beatrix Ruf, Christoph Schenker. Text by Monica Bonvicini, Ute Meta Bauer, Hans Reck, Beatrix Ruf. How does teaching function in the art world? How does training, like curation, serve as an intermediate space, a temporary, constructive field of conflict? And what does it mean for students and qualified artists? The >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783905701845
US $28.00 CAN $38.50 TRADE
Paperback, 6.5 x 10 in. / 256 pgs / 31 color / 38 b&w / DVD.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 Not available


Apollinaire On Art
Edited by LeRoy C. Breunig. With a new preface by Roger Shattuck. Poet, critic, impresario, gadfly, visionary, tastemaker: more than anyone, Guillaume Apollinaire embodies the frenzied art world of Paris in the early 20th century. His rampant enthusiasms and antipathies, and his remarkable acumen, make him still >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466269
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Paperback, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 576 pgs / 16 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/02/2001 Not available


Beer, Art And Philosophy
By Tom Marioni. Introduction by Thomas McEvilley. “I would encourage everyone to get to know the work of Tom Marioni. There are many discoveries and delights there. I keep finding new things. It won't make you a better person but will make >>more

Crown Point Press
ISBN 9781891300172
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Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 188 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 06/02/2004 Not available


Camille Pissarro: Letters To His Son Lucien
Edited by John Rewald. Afterword by Barbara Stern Shapiro. Pissarro's weekly letters to his son Lucien, covering the dramatic period of Impressionism from 1883 to the painter's death in 1905, form what might be called a diary of the Impressionist school. In these wise, >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466481
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 384 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/02/2002 Not available


Changing Difference: Queer Politics and Shifting Identities
Text by Lorenzo Fusi, Marco Pierini, Bill Arning, Fiona Johnstone. Peter Hujar (1934–1987), Mark Morrisroe (1959–1989) and Jack Smith (1932–1989) all charted that uncertain territory between the subversion and the assimilation of difference, exploring how non-mainstream sexuality and gender has been experienced and perceived over >>more

Silvana Editorale
ISBN 9788836625062
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Pbk, 8 x 9.5 in. / 144 pgs / 30 color / 43 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2013 Not available


Dan Graham: Interviews
Artwork by Dan Graham. Contributions by Hans Dieter Huber. >>more

Cantz
ISBN 9783893222988
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Paperback, 6 x 7.75 in. / 64 pgs / 10 b&w
Pub Date: 01/02/1997 Not available


Eugene Delacroix: Selected Letters, 1813-1863
Edited by Jean Stewart. Introduction by John Russell. This volume contains the most representative and informative selection available of the letters of Eugene Delacroix, perhaps the most brilliant visual artist of the French Romantic movement. As edited by Jean Stewart, they are divided >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466320
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 432 pgs / 48 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/02/2001 Not available


Hans Ulrich Obrist & Kazuyo Sejima: Conversation Series
Edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist. Japanese architect Kazuyo Sejima (born 1956) has established her Tokyo studio SANAA, cofounded with Ryue Nishizawa, as one of the art world's favorite architectural teams. SANAA has been responsible for some of the most innovative >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865609274
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 110 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/31/2012 Not available


Hans Ulrich Obrist & Kazuyo Sejima: Conversation Series
Edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist. Japanese architect Kazuyo Sejima (born 1956) has established her Tokyo studio SANAA, cofounded with Ryue Nishizawa, as one of the art world's favorite architectural teams. SANAA has been responsible for some of the most innovative >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865609274
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 110 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/31/2012 Not available


Hans Ulrich Obrist & M/M (Paris): The Future Will Be...
The radical, internationally renowned curator and cultural instigator Hans Ulrich Obrist never looks back. For this book project he compiled a list of quotes on what the "future will be" by some of the creative >>more

Onestar Press
ISBN 9782915359244
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Paperback, 5.5 x 9 in. / 150 pgs.
Pub Date: 07/01/2007 Not available


Hans Ulrich Obrist & Olafur Eliasson: Experiment Marathon
Text by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Olafur Eliasson, John Brockman, Bruno Latour, Gustav Metzger, Barbara Vanderlinden. In 2007, Serpentine Gallery Co-Director Hans Ulrich Obrist and artist Olafur Eliasson invited more than 100 leading artists, architects, filmmakers, academics and scientists--including Peter Cook, Simon Baron-Cohen, Gloria Friedmann, Neil Turok, Kim Gordon, Spartacus Chetwynd, >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865605078
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Pbk, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 240 pgs / 275 color / 8 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2009 Not available


How I Became a Painter
"If all art aspires toward the condition of music, as Pater wrote, Trevor Winkfield must be counted among the most successful artists of all time," John Ashbery has declared. In the first of the two >>more

Pressed Wafer
ISBN 9781940396026
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 112 pgs / 37 color / 19 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 Not available


Isamu Noguchi: A Sculptor's World
Foreword by R. Buckminster Fuller. Text by Isamu Noguchi. A Sculptor's World is the long awaited reprint of Isamu Noguchi's 1968 autobiography. It remains Noguchi's most comprehensive statement about the art that brought him international acclaim. Told in words and images, A Sculptor's World >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783882439700
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Clothbound, 9.25 x 10 in. / 260 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 07/02/2004 Not available


Jasper Johns: Writings, Sketchbook Notes, Interviews
Edited by Kirk Varnedoe. Compiled by Christel Hollevoet. An unprecedented collection, this volume explores Jasper Johns's art and thought, from all periods of his career, through interviews, published writings, working notes he kept in his sketchbooks and recorded conversations with critics and friends. >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870703867
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Paperback, 6.25 x 9.75 in. / 320 pgs / 51 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/02/2002 Not available


Jeff Wall: Works and Collected Writings
Essay by Michael Newman. Writings by Jeff Wall. Some of the carefully staged and composed images here are digitally altered, and almost all of them were originally displayed in backlit boxes. If those strategies sound familiar, you can thank Jeff Wall, born in >>more

Ediciones Polígrafa
ISBN 9788434311312
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Hardcover, 8.5 x 10.5 in. / 304 pgs / 148 color.
Pub Date: 03/15/2007 Not available


Letters to a Young Artist
Edited by Peter Nesbett, Sarah Andress and Shelly Bancroft. This pocket-sized book contains a collection of two dozen letters all commissioned from established artists to a fictitious "young artist," a recent art-school graduate who is struggling with the moral and practical implications of being >>more

Darte Publishing, LLC
ISBN 9780977368006
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Paperback, 5 x 7 in. / 80 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/01/2006 Not available


Marcel Duchamp: Interviews & Statements
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Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783893222247
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Hardcover, 6 x 11 / 256 pgs
Pub Date: 08/02/1992 Not available


Marcia Tucker: Three Stories
Edited by Marion Boulton Stroud. This collection of short stories by groundbreaking curator and author Marcia Tucker--who died in 2006 at the age of 66--was produced during her many residencies at The Acadia Summer Arts Program in Maine. Tucker was >>more

A.S.A.P.
ISBN 9780979764219
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Hardback, 7 x 9.25 in. / 60 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/01/2008 Not available


Paul Gauguin: Letters To His Wife And Friends
By Paul Gauguin. Contributions by Maurice Malingue. May the day come--and perhaps soon--when I can flee to the woods on a South Sea island and live there in ecstasy, in peace and for art, Gauguin wrote to his wife, Mette, in 1890. >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466658
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Paperback, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 288 pgs / 16 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/02/2003 Not available


Richard Artschwager: Text And Interviews
Edited by Dieter Schwarz. If Richard Artschwager's laconic, concisely handcrafted works deny excessive verbalization (How much can you say about a black oval without worrying that the oval is laughing at you?), the artist's use of the written word >>more

Richter Verlag
ISBN 9783933807854
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Hardcover, 6 x 9.5 in. / 144 pgs / 42 color / 17 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/02/2003 Not available


The Next Documenta Should Be Curated By An Artist
Edited by Jens Hoffman. Instigated by a conversation between Jens Hoffman and artist Carsten Höller after the opening of Documenta 11, this project provocatively questions the ascent of the curator, the value of the artist as curator, the future >>more

e-flux/Revolver
ISBN 9783937577418
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Hardcover, 8 x 9.75 in. / 88 pgs.
Pub Date: 07/02/2004 Not available


The Words Of Gilbert & George
Artwork by Gilbert & George. >>more

Violette Editions
ISBN 9781900828000
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Paperback, 9 x 6.5 / 288 pgs / 38 color / 95 duotone
Pub Date: 11/02/1997 Not available


Zvi Goldstein: On Paper
Artwork by Zvi Goldstein. World-wandering artist Zvi Goldstein, born in Transylvania, past resident in Italy and now living in Tel Aviv, gives us his peculiar and prickly pensées for a fractured age. Roaming from Chad to Gaza to the >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783883758657
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 SDNR30
Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 232 pgs / 33 color.
Pub Date: 06/15/2005 Not available




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