Fall 2021 Featured Literature, Criticism & Writings

László Moholy-Nagy: From Material to Architecture
Edited by Walter Gropius, László Moholy-Nagy.

Hungarian painter and photographer László Moholy-Nagy (1895–1946) was one of the Bauhaus’ most esteemed faculty members as coteacher of the school’s foundational course and the director of the metalworking studio. This 1929 text explores the >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786673
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Hbk, 7 x 9 in. / 244 pgs / 209 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2021 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

I Seem to Live: The New York Diaries, 1969–2011
By Jonas Mekas.

This second installment of Jonas Mekas' (1922–2019) autobiography describes the incredible accomplishments of the great filmmaker’s life from the late 1960s on.
In 1970 Mekas cofounded the Anthology Film Archives with Jerome Hill, P. Adams Sitney, >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959052900
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Pbk, 6.25 x 8.5 in. / 800 pgs / 350 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/07/2021 Awaiting stock

Piero Heliczer: Poems & Documents
Edited with text by Sophie Vinet, Benjamin Thorel.

Piero Heliczer (1937–93) was one of the most important and ubiquitous protagonists of the underground of the 1960s and ’70s. Born in Italy, Heliczer lived between London, Paris, New York and Amsterdam; a poet, publisher >>more

After 8 Books
ISBN 9782492650000
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Pbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 176 pgs / 40 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/23/2021 Awaiting stock

The New York Tapes: Alan Solomon’s Interviews for Television, 1965–66
Edited with text by Matthew Simms. Interviews by Alan Solomon.

This substantial volume publishes for the first time a series of interviews conducted with seminal East Coast artists and their associates, including Kenneth Noland, Jim Dine, Roy Lichtenstein, Marcella Brenner, Helen Jacobson, Clement Greenberg, Helen >>more

Circle Books/Smithsonian Institution
ISBN 9780578635286
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Pbk, 5 x 7.5 in. / 624 pgs / 334 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/12/2021 Awaiting stock

Some Styles of Masculinity
By Gregg Bordowitz. Introduction by Hua Hsu.

In winter 2018, Gregg Bordowitz performed a three-part lecture series at the New Museum as part of Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon. Each evening, he explored an avatar of masculinity that was >>more

Triple Canopy
ISBN 9780997852455
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Pbk, 4.25 x 7 in. / 240 pgs.
Pub Date: 10/26/2021 Awaiting stock

Maryanne Amacher: Selected Writings and Interviews
Edited by Bill Dietz, Amy Cimini. Text by Maryanne Amacher. Interviews by Jeffrey Bartone, Elliot Handelman, Frank J. Oteri, Keiko Prince, Barbara Golden, Amy Cimini, Bill Dietz, Kabir Carter.

Maryanne Amacher (1938–2009) was a composer of large-scale fixed-duration sound installations and a highly original thinker in the areas of perception, sound spatialization and aural architecture. She is frequently cited as a pioneer of what >>more

Blank Forms Editions
ISBN 9781953691002
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Pbk, 6.25 x 9.25 in. / 398 pgs / 14 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/02/2021 In stock

Arcana X
Preface by John Zorn.

Initiated in 1997 and now in its tenth and final installment, John Zorn's acclaimed Arcana series is a major source of new music theory and practice in the 21st century. Illuminating directly via the personal >>more

Hips Road/Tzadik
ISBN 9780978833718
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Pbk, 6.5 x 10 in. / 372 pgs / 24 color / 63 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/28/2021 Awaiting stock

Try Saying You’re Alive!: Kazuki Tomokawa in His Own Words
By Kazuki Tomokawa. Translated with introduction by Daniel Joseph. Introduction by Damon Krukowski. Text by Karen Finley, Shelley Hirsch, George E. Lewis, Gordon Monahan, Kris Paulsen, David Rosenbloom.

A memoir by Kawasaki-based writer and musician Kazuki Tomokawa (born 1950), Try Saying You’re Alive! offers a semi-fictionalized account of the vibrant Tokyo underground that he has been at the center of since the 1970s.
Recounting >>more

Blank Forms Editions
ISBN 9781953691033
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Pbk, 5.5 x 7.75 in. / 256 pgs.
Pub Date: 11/16/2021 Awaiting stock

Partners: A Biography of Jerry Hunt
By Stephen Housewright.

Jerry Hunt (1943–93) was among the most eccentric figures in the word of new music. A frenetic orator, occultist and engineering consultant, his works from the 1970s through the early ’90s made use of readymade >>more

Blank Forms Editions
ISBN 9781953691040
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Pbk, 5.25 x 7.75 in. / 320 pgs / 1 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/09/2021 Awaiting stock

The Illuminated; or The Precursors of Socialism
By Gérard de Nerval. Introduction and translation by Peter Valente.

First published in French in 1852, The Illuminated was the first of a string of Gérard de Nerval’s late works that would culminate in his posthumous fantastical autobiography Aurélia in 1855. The Illuminated collects six >>more

Wakefield Press
ISBN 9781939663740
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 480 pgs.
Pub Date: 01/11/2022 Awaiting stock

Principles of Cerebral Mechanics
By Charles Cros. Introduction and translation by Doug Skinner.

Establishing the author’s standing as the inventeur maudit of his time, Principles of Cerebral Mechanics was first presented to the Academy of Sciences in 1872, but was not published until 1879, and then only in >>more

Wakefield Press
ISBN 9781939663795
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 120 pgs / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/24/2021 Awaiting stock

The Impersonal Adventure
By Marcel Béalu. Introduction and translation by Michael Cisco.

A traveling businessman decides to tarry in an unnamed city, dons a new name and profession on a whim, and rents a room in a hotel on an island at the city’s edge. As he >>more

Wakefield Press
ISBN 9781939663726
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 144 pgs.
Pub Date: 11/02/2021 Awaiting stock

The Mill
By Bess Brenck Kalischer. Introduction and translation by W.C. Bamberger.

Bess Brenck Kalischer’s only work of prose was first published in German in 1922. Narrated by a woman being held in a sanitarium after a mental breakdown, The Mill is less a novel than a >>more

Wakefield Press
ISBN 9781939663719
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 88 pgs / 3 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/28/2021 Awaiting stock

An Evocation of Matthias Stimmberg
By Alain-Paul Mallard. Translation by Sarah Pollack.

In a sequence of anecdotes imbued with haughty melancholy and nihilistic irony, Alain-Paul Mallard assembles a puzzle of an Austrian writer who despises both the world he lives in and the work he himself has >>more

Wakefield Press
ISBN 9781939663733
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 56 pgs / 7 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/07/2021 Awaiting stock

Everything Good Dies Here
By Djuna. Translated by Adrian Thieret.

The stories brought together in this collection introduce for the first time in English the dazzling speculative imaginings of Djuna, one of South Korea's most provocative SF writers. Whether describing a future society light years >>more

Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030764
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Pbk, 5 x 7.5 in. / 304 pgs.
Pub Date: 10/26/2021 Awaiting stock

From the Silence of Duchamp to the Noise of Boys
By Mykki Blanco.

From the Silence of Duchamp to the Noise of Boys is the first book of poetry by New York–based performance artist and writer Mykki Blanco. Coinciding with the release of Blanco’s two new albums—their first >>more

Mykki Blanco LLC/KMEC
ISBN 9781736840818
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 80 pgs / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/26/2021 Awaiting stock

Book of the Other: small in comparison
By Truong Tran. Foreword by Bhanu Kapil.

Truong Tran’s provocative collection of poetry, prose and essays is a stunning rebuttal to the idea of anti-Asian racism as a victimless crime. Written with a compulsion for lucidity that transforms outrage into clarity, Book >>more

Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030757
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9 in. / 184 pgs.
Pub Date: 10/26/2021 Awaiting stock

Artists on On Kawara
Edited by Katherine Atkins, Kelly Kivland. Text by Alejandro Cesarco, Nancy Davenport, Renée Green, Annette Lawrence, Scott Lyall, Dave McKenzie, Bettina Pousttchi, Haim Steinbach.

This is the sixth volume in a series that builds upon Dia Art Foundation’s Artists on Artists lectures. The contributors to this book explore the practice of On Kawara (1932–2014) from various points of entry: >>more

Dia Art Foundation
ISBN 9780944521939
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Pbk, 5.25 x 7 in. / 248 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 10/26/2021 Awaiting stock

Nik Bärtsch: Listening
By Nik Bärtsch, Andrea Pfisterer-Bärtsch.

Over the past 20 years, Swiss musician and composer Nik Bärtsch (born 1971) has performed around the world and released a number of albums with ECM Records. During this time, Bärtsch also developed a number >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786703
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Pbk, 6 x 8.5 in. / 352 pgs / 92 color / 102 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2021 Awaiting stock

Making Strange: The Chara Schreyer Collection
Edited with text by Douglas Fogle, Hanneke Skerath. Foreword by Chara Schreyer. Introduction by Douglas Fogle. Text by Geoff Dyer, Briony Fer, Russell Ferguson, Elena Filipovic, Charlie Fox, Bruce Hainley, Eungie Joo, Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer, Annie Ochmanek, Jenelle Porter, Joan Rothfuss, Lynne Tillman, Mika Yoshitake.

This substantial volume brings together nearly 250 art works spanning more than 100 years that ask us to reconsider how we look at the world. Brought together by Chara Schreyer over the course of three >>more

DelMonico Books
ISBN 9781636810102
US $85.00 CAN $116.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 13 in. / 416 pgs / 260 color.
Pub Date: 11/16/2021 Awaiting stock

Slow Spatial Reader
Edited with text by Carolyn F. Strauss.

The essays in this volume chronicle projects and ideas that analyze the nuances of spatial experience: reaching into the cracks of the body, probing the fuzzy borders of atmospheres, extending out across both geographical and >>more

ISBN 9789492095978
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Pbk, 6.25 x 8.25 in. / 352 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/28/2021 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

Burning Images: A History of Effigy Protests
By Florian Göttke.

A theatrical form of political protest, effigy hanging and burning has become increasingly visible in the news media, particularly in protests against US military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, in American domestic politics and in >>more

ISBN 9789492095961
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Pbk, 6.25 x 9 in. / 384 pgs / 300 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/28/2021 Awaiting 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

A Subversive Gleam: Max Bill and His Time: 1908–1939
By Angela Thomas.

Swiss artist Max Bill (1908–94) was a master of many trades during his lifetime: he was at once an architect, graphic designer, painter, industrial designer and typeface designer. A student of greats such as Wassily >>more

Hauser & Wirth Publishers
ISBN 9783906915401
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 736 pgs / 162 color / 74 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/23/2021 Awaiting stock


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