Spring 2019 Featured Film & Performing Arts

The ARTBOOK | D.A.P. staff selection for the most notable film and performing arts titles of the 2019 Spring season include Schirmer/Mosel's "Andrey Tarkovsky: Life and Work,' a smaller-format edition of the essential 2012 publication compiled and edited by Tarkovsky's son; Japanese filmmaker Jon Moritsugu's memoir, "Skullfuck," and books on performance and improvisation within museums, prop art in movies and experimental film in Switzerland.

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

ISBN 9783829608114
US $45.00 CAN $62.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7.5 x 9.5 in. / 288 pgs / 350 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 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
US $55.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 200 pgs / 205 color.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 In stock

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
ISBN 9781885030603
US $29.95 CAN $34.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 7.5 in. / 304 pgs / 25 color / 84 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 Awaiting stock

America: Films from Elsewhere
Edited with introduction by Shanay Jhaveri. Text by Adam Nayman, Adrian Martin, Benjamin Mercer, Clare Davies, Corina Copp, Ed Halter, Elena Gorfinkel, Erika Balsom, Federico Windhausen, Hilton Als, James Quandt, Jim Hoberman, Jonathan Rosenbaum, Julian Ross, Leo Goldsmith & Rachael Rakes, Nicole Brenez, Nora M. Alter, Rachel Dwyer, Vic Brooks.

The cities, landscapes and people of America have been the subject of many a film, but when seen through an outsider’s perspective, new and often significant aspects of its culture are revealed. America: Films from >>more

The Shoestring Publisher
ISBN 9788190472081
US $35.00 CAN $49.95 TRADE
Pbk, 5.75 x 9.25 in. / 592 pgs / 300 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/21/2019 Awaiting stock

Endless Shout
Edited with text by Anthony Elms. Text by Raúl de Nieves, Cynthia Oliver, The Otolith Group, taisha paggett. Conversations with George Lewis, Jennie C. Jones, Charles Gaines, Fred Moten, Wadada Leo Smith.

Endless Shout asks how, why and where performance and improvisation can take place inside a museum. The book documents a six-month series of experimental performances organized by the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, >>more

Inventory Press / Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Philadelphia
ISBN 9781941753163
US $35.00 CAN $49.95 TRADE
Pbk, 7.25 x 9.25 in. / 226 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 05/21/2019 In stock

Robby Müller: Polaroid
Text by Andrea Müller, Bianca Stigter.

Known for his pioneering camerawork and virtuoso lighting, Dutch cinematographer Robby Müller (1940–2018) was one of the most important cameramen in modern film history. His special vision imprinted itself in modern cinema over the course >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960984504
US $29.95 CAN $45.00 FLAT40
Slip, hbk, 4.5 x 6.5 in. / 94 pgs / 49 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 Not available

Fade In
Edited by Simon Castets, Karen Marta. Text by Dina Iordanova, Steven Jacobs, Julie Boukobza, Chiswell Langhorne, Mike Cooter, et al.

Where does the fake art in movies and on TV come from? Stemming from this question, Fade In explores the intersection of art and on-screen entertainment through works by such artists as Darja Bajagic, GALA >>more

ISBN 9780999505922
US $25.00 CAN $34.95 FLAT40
Hbk, 6 x 8.75 in. / 312 pgs / 134 color / 66 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/19/2019 In stock

Minor Cinema: Experimental Film in Switzerland
Edited with text by François Bovier, Adeena Mey, Thomas Schärer, Fred Truniger. Text by Renate Buschmann, Marcy Goldberg, Ute Holl, Ian Wooldridge.

Minor Cinema is the first study of experimental cinema in Switzerland, addressing the relationships between contemporary art and underground movies, formal and amateur films, expanded cinema and performances and focusing on the role of the >>more

ISBN 9783037645505
US $29.95 CAN $45.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 384 pgs / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 Awaiting stock

John Stezaker: Film Still
Text by David Campany.

An overview of John Stezaker’s film still collages, this book showcases the evolution of the artist’s relationship with a specific material.
John Stezaker began his ongoing series of film still collages in 1979; the result of >>more

ISBN 9781905464418
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Pbk, 8.25 x 10.63 in. / 144 pgs / 63 color.
Pub Date: 04/01/2011 In stock

H.R. Giger: Alien Tagebuecher / Diaries

HR Giger worked in the Shepperton Studios near London from February to November 1978, creating the figures and sets for the film Alien (1979) directed by Ridley Scott. The film became an international success, earning >>more

Edition Patrick Frey
ISBN 9783905929454
US $115.00 CAN $170.00 TRADE
Hbk, 5.25 x 9.25 in. / 660 pgs / 59 color / 48 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/18/2013 Out of stock

Pasolini's Bodies and Places

Edition Patrick Frey
ISBN 9783906803418
US $70.00 CAN $100.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.75 x 8.25 in. / 640 pgs / 1734 color.
Pub Date: 09/01/2017 In stock


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