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  • Anatomy For The Artist

    Sarah Simblet

    In Anatomy for the Artist acclaimed artist and academic Sarah Simblet unveils the extraordinary construction of the human body and celebrates its continuing prominence in Western Art today. Using superb specially commissioned photographs of male and...

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  • Anselm Kiefer - Phaidon Focus

    Biro, Matthew

    Anselm Kiefer (b.1945) played a major role in shaping the landscape of post-war German art. His vision encompasses philosophy, history and literature – ranging from intimate books that explore German identity to monumental public sculpture...

  • Art Since 1900 - Modernism, Antimodernism,...

    Krauss, Rosalind; Foster,Hal

    Groundbreaking in both its content and its presentation, Art Since 1900 has been hailed as a landmark study in the history of art. Conceived by some of the most influential art historians of our time, this extraordinary book has now been revised,...

  • Vinyl . Album . Cover . Art

    Powell, Aubrey; Peter Gabriel

    The complete, definitive and never-before-published catalogue of Hipgnosis, Vinyl • Album • Cover • Art finally does justice to the work of the most important design collective in music history, which, according to Roddy Bogawa, director of the...

  • Teoria Estética

    Theodor W. Adorno

    Adorno, cujo ensino de Estética se estendeu ao longo dos anos 50 e 60, comporia, com a Teoria Estética, a Dialéctica Negativa e outra obra de filosofia moral que nunca chegou a ser concretizada devido à sua morte inesperada em 1969, um tríptico...

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  • Frida Kahlo

    Bauer, Claudia

    Frida Kahlo is one of the art world's most enigmatic figures. Beautiful, talented, tragic and strong, she broke barriers as a woman and as an artist and her story is irresistibly fascinating. This dynamically illustrated book makes use of full-page...

  • Art - A Visual History

    Robert Cumming

    This beautifully illustrated book offers a comprehensive guide to western artists, themes, paintings, techniques and stories. Packed full of large, full-colour images of iconic works and lesser-known gems, Art: A Visual History covers over...

  • Artists


    A stunning exploration of over 80 famous artists and their fascinating lives, from Giotto to the present day. Artists: Their Lives and Works tells the inspiring stories behind the world's most famous masterpieces and their creators, including...

  • The Cinematic

    Campany, David

    Key writings by artists and theorists chart the shifting relationship between film and photography and how the rise of cinema forced photography to make a virtue of its stillness.The cinematic has been a springboard for the work of many influential...

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  • The Beautiful Language Of My Century" -...

    McDonough, Tom

    How culture became a field of struggle over meaning in France: the appropriation of elements from advertising, journalism, and other sources to serve political ends in art, film, and the activities of the French left, culminating in the upheavals of...

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  • Michael Asher

    King, Jennifer

    Essays and criticism that span Michael Asher's career, documenting site-specific installations and institutional interventions.During a career that spanned more than forty years, from the late 1960s until his death in 2012, Michael Asher created...

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  • Dada In Paris

    Sanouillet, Michel

    The long-awaited publication in English of the definitive book on Paris Dada.Michel Sanouillet's Dada in Paris, published in France in 1965, reintroduced the Dada movement to a public that had largely ignored or forgotten it. More than forty years...

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  • Women Artists At The Millennium

    Armstrong, Carol

    Artists, art historians, and critics look at the legacies of feminism and critical theory in the work of women artists, more than thirty years after the beginning of the modern women's movement and Linda Nochlin's landmark essay 'Why Have There Been...

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  • Discrepant Abstraction

    Mercer, Kobena

    How the formal ingenuity of abstract art has been cross-fertilized by creative discrepancies--a cross-cultural voyage stretching from Hong Kong and Islamic regions to Canada, Australia, Europe, and the United States.For anyone who thinks the question...

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  • Perpetual Inventory

    Krauss, Rosalind E

    In essays that span three decades, one of contemporary art's most esteemed critics celebrates artists who have persevered in the service of a medium.The job of an art critic is to take perpetual inventory, constantly revising her ideas about the...

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  • The Global Contemporary And The Rise Of New...

    Belting, Hans

    Mapping the new geography of the visual arts, from the explosion of biennials to the emerging art markets in Asia and the Middle East.The geography of the visual arts changed with the end of the Cold War. Contemporary art was no longer defined,...

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  • Colour

    Batchelor, David

    Writings on color from modernism to the present, by writers from Baudelaire to Baudrillard, surveying art from Paul Gauguin to Rachel Whiteread.Whether it is scooped up off the palette, deployed as propaganda, or opens the doors of perception, color...

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  • The Sublime

    Morley, Simon

    The continuing relevance and constant reinvention of the sublime -- the transcendent, the awe- inspiring, the unpresentable -- in art and culture since 1945.In the contemporary world, where technology, spectacle, and excess seem to eclipse nature,...

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  • Pop Art And Vernacular Cultures

    Mercer, Kobena

    A cross-cultural perspective on the aesthetics and politics of pop art.How does pop art translate across cultures? What does pop art look like through a postcolonial lens? In the global marketplace of images, artists have long challenged the...

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  • Living As Form - Socially Engaged Art From...

    Thompson, Nato

    A monumental, lavishly illustrated book that offers the first global portrait of a complex and definition-defying genre of cultural production.Over the past twenty years, an abundance of art forms have emerged that use aesthetics to affect social...

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  • Boredom

    McDonough, Tom

    Boredom in modern and contemporary art: as something to be struggled against, embraced as an experience, or explored as a potential site of resistance.Without boredom, arguably there is no modernity. The current sense of the word emerged...

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  • The Absence Of Work - Marcel Broodthaers,...


    A provocative investigation of Marcel Broodthaers's work as a reflection on the uses and abuses of language.In 1964, at age forty, Marcel Broodthaers (1924--1976) proclaimed that his years of writing poetry -- of being 'good for nothing,' in his...

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  • Information

    Cook, Sarah

    An art-historical reassessment of information-based art and exhibition curation, from 1960s conceptualism to current digital and network-based practices.This anthology provides the first art-historical reassessment of information-based art in...

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  • How Institutions Think - Between Contemporary...

    O'Neill, Paul

    Reflections on how institutions inform art, curatorial, educational, and research practices while they shape the world around us.Contemporary art and curatorial work, and the institutions that house them, have often been centers of power, hierarchy,...

  • A Day With Picasso

    Kluver, Billy

    In 1978, while collecting documentary photographs of the artists' community in Montparnasse from the first decades of the century, Billy Kluver discovered that some previously unassociated photographs fell into significant groupings. One group in...

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  • Networks

    Larsen, Lars Bang

    Considering art at the center of network theory, from the rise of the electronic media age in the 1960s to the present.The dawn of the electronic media age in the 1960s began a cultural shift from the modernist grid and its determination of...

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  • Painting Gender, Constructing Theory - The...


    How critical conceptions of gender and sexuality helped to advance the artistic careers of the Alfred Stieglitz Circle and influenced American formalist aesthetics.After the closing of his first art gallery in 1917, photographer Alfred Stieglitz...

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  • How To See A Work Of Art In Total Darkness

    English, Darby

    Going beyond the 'blackness' of black art to examine the integrative and interdisciplinary practices of Kara Walker, Fred Wilson, Isaac Julien, Glenn Ligon, and William Pope.L -- five contemporary black artists in whose work race plays anything but a...

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  • Chance

    Iversen, Margaret

    Why chance remains a key strategy in artists' investigations into the contemporary world. The chance situation or random event--whether as a strategy or as a subject of investigation--has been central to many artists' practices across a multiplicity...

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  • Richard Hamilton

    Foster, Hal

    Essays and articles about Richard Hamiton, 'the intellectual father of Pop art.'Still little-known in the United States, Richard Hamilton is a key figure in twentieth-century art. An original member of the legendary Independent Group in London in the...

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  • Appropriation

    Evans, David

    Important documents and appraisals of appropriation art from Duchamp's readymades to feminist and postcolonial critique.Scavenging, replicating, or remixing, many influential artists today reinvent a legacy of 'stealing' images and forms from other...

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  • Modernism's Masculine Subjects - Matisse, The...


    How postwar abstract modernist paintings came to be seen as metaphorical embodiments of masculine selfhood; an examination of the critical discourse surrounding the work of Matisse, de Kooning, Pollock, and the post-painterly Abstractionists.In the...

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  • Design And Art

    Coles, Alex

    The first anthology to address the rise of the 'design-art' phenomenon -- the breakdown of boundaries between art and architectural, graphic, or product design begun in the Pop and Minimalist eras.This reader in Whitechapel's Documents of...

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  • Spatial Matters - Art Architecture And...

    Ai, Weiwei

    A richly illustrated exploration of Ai Weiwei's installation and architecture projects, focusing on the artist's use of space.Outspoken, provocative, and prolific, the artist Ai Weiwei is an international phenomenon. In recent years, he has produced...

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  • Art After Conceptual Art

    Alberro, Alexander

    Well-known art historians from Europe and the Americas discuss the influence of conceptualism on art since the 1970s. Art After Conceptual Art tracks the various legacies of conceptualist practice over the past three decades. This collection of...

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  • Culture Of Curating And The Curating Of...

    O'Neill, Paul

    How curating has changed art and how art has changed curating: an examination of the emergence contemporary curatorship.Once considered a mere caretaker for collections, the curator is now widely viewed as a globally connected auteur. Over the last...

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  • The Curatorial Conundrum - What To Study?...

    O'Neill, Paul

    The future of curatorial practice: how education, research, and institutions can adapt to the expansion of the curatorial field.Today curators are sometimes more famous than the artists whose work they curate, and curatorship involves more than...

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  • Distance Points - Studies In Theory And...

    Ackerman, James S

    'James Ackerman's essays are nuggets of pure gold in the mainstream of American cultural history. They exemplify the very best art history has achieved in our time.' -- Irving Lavin, The Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University These essays...

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  • Gabriel Orozco

    Bois, Yve-alain

    A collection of writings on a conceptual and installation artist who has been called 'one of the most important artists of the decade.'Gabriel Orozco's work is sometimes considered uncategorizable; but his sculpture, photography, drawing, collage,...

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  • Undercover Surrealism - Georges Bataille And...

    Ades, Dawn

    An exploration of the unsettling collisions of art and culture in Georges Bataille's revolutionary journal and a new consideration of twentieth-century masterpieces by Picasso, Miro, Dali, and others against the canvas of their renegade times.In the...

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  • Curating Consciousness - Mysticism And The...

    Brennan, Marcia

    How prominent curator and author James Johnson Sweeney cast the modern museum as a secular temple of art. Artists have often taken rational, material existence as a starting point for engagement with metaphysics and mysticism, but no book until now...

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  • Mexican Modernity - The Avant-Garde And The...

    Gallo, Ruben

    A secret history of Mexican modernity told through five artifacts -- cameras, typewriters, radio, cement, stadiums -- and the radical transformation of art and literature they brought about in the 1920s and 1930s.In Mexican Modernity, Ruben Gallo...

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  • Feedback - Television Against Democracy

    Joselit, David

    In a world where politics is conducted through images, the tools of art history can be used to challenge the privatized antidemocratic sphere of American television.American television embodies a paradox: it is a privately owned and operated public...

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