Fall 2019 Books on NYC

Basquiat's "Defacement"
Text by Chaédria LaBouvier, Nancy Spector, J. Faith Almiron, Greg Tate. Contributions by Luc Sante, Carlo McCormick, Jeffrey Deitch, Kenny Scharf, Fred Braithwaite, Michelle Shocked, et al.

Jean-Michel Basquiat painted Defacement (The Death of Michael Stewart) on the wall of Keith Haring’s studio in 1983 to commemorate the death of a young black artist who died from injuries sustained while in police >>more

Guggenheim Museum
ISBN 9780892075485
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 168 pgs / 60 color.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 In stock

member: Pope.L, 1978–2001
Edited with text by Stuart Comer. Text by Naomi Beckwith, Mark H.C. Bessire, C. Carr, Valerie Cassel Oliver, Adrienne Edwards, Malik Gaines, Danielle A. Jackson, Adrian Heathfield, EJ Hill, Thomas J. Lax, André Lepecki, Yvonne Rainer, Martine Syms, Martha Wilson.

An absurdist provocateur and brilliant interventionist, Pope.L is a seditious force in contemporary American art

Pope.L is a consummate thinker and provocateur whose practice across multiple mediums—including painting, drawing, installation, sculpture, theater and video—utilizes abjection, humor, >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633450868
US $40.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 10 in. / 144 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 11/19/2019 In stock

New York: Club Kids
By Walt Cassidy. Foreword by Mark Holgate.

The embodiment of Generation X, the Club Kids were the last subculture of the analog world

New York: Club Kids is a high-impact visual diary of New York City in the 1990s, seen through the eyes >>more

ISBN 9788862086578
US $55.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11 in. / 376 pgs / 315 color / 85 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/26/2019 In stock

I Seem to Live
By Jonas Mekas. Edited by Anne König.

I Seem to Live chronicles the beginnings of New York’s avant-garde film world and the emergence of a counterculture

Jonas Mekas’ I Seem to Live picks up in the 1950s, where his extraordinary and popular memoir >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959052887
US $45.00 CAN $62.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.25 x 8.25 in. / 824 pgs / 230 color / 170 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/21/2020 Awaiting stock

Bruce Gilden: Lost and Found
Text by Sophie Darmaillacq, Bruce Gilden.

In the thick of New York: Bruce Gilden raw and unseen

After recently moving house, Bruce Gilden discovered hundreds of contact prints and negatives in his personal archives, from work undertaken in New York, his native >>more

Éditions Xavier Barral
ISBN 9782365112444
US $60.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11.75 x 9.25 in. / 164 pgs / 75 duotone.
Pub Date: 10/22/2019 In stock


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