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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...

  • 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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  • Gerhard Richter

    Buchloh, Benjamin H D

    The first collection of essays on Gerhard Richter, who has been called 'the greatest modern painter.'The contemporary painter Gerhard Richter (born in 1932) has been heralded both as modernity's last painter and as painting's modern savior, seen to...

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  • Words To Be Looked At - Language In 1960s Art

    Kotz, Liz

    A critical study of the use of language and the proliferation of text in 1960s art and experimental music, with close examinations of works by Vito Acconci, Carl Andre, John Cage, Douglas Huebler, Andy Warhol, Lawrence Weiner, La Monte Young, and...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Looking For Bruce Conner

    Hatch, Kevin

    A new perspective on the enormously influential but insufficiently understood work of San Francisco-based artist Bruce Conner (1933--2008).In a career that spanned five decades, most of them spent in San Francisco, Bruce Conner (1933--2008) produced...

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  • Black Mountain College - Experiment In Art

    Katz, Vincent

    Unavailable for several years, a generously illustrated book that documents the most successful experiment in the history of American arts education.Although it lasted only twenty-three years (1933--1956) and enrolled fewer than 1,200 students, Black...

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  • The Gothic

    Williams, Gilda

    The first comprehensive survey of the Gothic in contemporary visual culture explores the work of artists ranging from Andy Warhol to Cindy Sherman to Matthew Barney, with texts by Julia Kristeva, Marina Warner, Jeff Wall, and many others.This...

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  • Signs Of Life - Bio Art And Beyond

    Kac, Eduardo

    The theory and practice of bio art, a new art form that uses the materials and processes of biotechnology, with examples of work by such prominent artists as Eduardo Kac and Marc Quinn.Bio art is a new art form that has emerged from the cultural...

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  • Andy Warhol

    Michelson, Annette

    A critical primer on the work of Andy Warhol.Andy Warhol (1928-1987), one of the most celebrated artists of the last third of the twentieth century, owes his unique place in the history of visual culture not to the mastery of a single medium but to...

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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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  • Lucio Fontana - Between Utopia And Kitsch

    White, Anthony

    A new view of Fontana showing how the artist combined modernist aesthetics with outmoded forms of kitsch.In 1961, a solo exhibition by Argentine-Italian artist Lucio Fontana met with a scathing critical response from New York art critics. Fontana...

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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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  • 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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  • History Becomes Form - Moscow Conceptualism

    Groys, Boris

    An insider's account of the art and artists of the most interesting Russian artistic phenomenon since the Russian Avant-Garde.In the 1970s and 1980s, a group of 'unofficial' artists in Moscow -- artists not recognized by the state, not covered by...

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  • Contemporary Art In Asia - A Critical Reader

    Chiu, Melissa

    This foundational anthology maps the emergence of a dynamic new global phenomenon: contemporary Asian art.In 2008, Asia stormed the citadel of the New York art world when two major museums presented retrospectives of Asian contemporary artists: Cai...

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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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  • Video - The Reflexive Medium

    Spielmann, Yvonne

    An argument that video is not merely an intermediate stage between analog and digital but a medium in its own right; traces the theoretical genealogy of video and examines the different concepts of video seen in works by Vito Acconci, Ulrike...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Richard Smith - Recent Work 1972--1977

    Smith, Richard

    British artist Richard Smith's 'kite' paintings.This retrospective of British artist Richard Smith's 'kite' paintings produced from 1972 through 1977grew out of a show at MIT's Hayden Gallery that was the first American exhibit of these works as a...

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  • Alois Riegel - Art History And Theory


    Alois Riegl (1858-1905) was one of the founders of art history as a discipline. This is the first general introduction to the work of the celebrated Austrian who brought complex philosophical considerations to bear on art and its history. Ranging...

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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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  • Post-Pop Art

    Taylor, Paul

    Post Pop Art brings together critical essays about American British, and Continental Pop Art written by some of the leading theorists of our time. From Guy Debord's proto-Pop Situationist manifesto of 1950 to a late reflection by Roland Barthes,...

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  • What Was Contemporary Art?

    Meyer, Richard

    Not only does contemporary art have a history, but all works of art were once contemporary to the artist and culture that produced them.Contemporary art in the early twenty-first century is often discussed as if the very idea of art that is...

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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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  • The Prosthetic Impulse - From A Posthuman...

    Smith, Marquard

    Where does the body end? Exploring the material and metaphorical borderline between flesh and its accompanying technologies.Prosthesis -- pointing to an addition, replacement, extension, enhancement -- has become something of an all-purpose metaphor...

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