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Roni Horn When I Breathe, I Draw
ISBN: HB: 9780300233155, Yale University Press, March 2019
130 pp., 24.1x19 cm, 55 colour and black&white illus.
Describing drawing as her "primary activity", for over thirty years, Roni Horn (b. 1955) has created innovative and experimental works on paper marked by both conceptual and technical complexity. This carefully curated survey of the artist's drawings...
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Mona Hatoum Terra Infirma
ISBN: HB: 9780300233148, Yale University Press, February 2018
192 pp., 30.5x24.1 cm, 289 colour and black&white illus.
The work of London-based artist Mona Hatoum (b. 1952) addresses the growing unease of an ever-expanding world that is as technologically networked as it is fractured by war and exile. Best known for sculptures that transform domestic objects such as...
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As Essential as Dreams Self-Taught Art from the Collection of Stephanie and John Smither
ISBN: HB: 9780300218411, Yale University Press, September 2016
112 pp., 24.8x29.2 cm, 114 colour illus.
This stunning book examines the collection of works by self-taught artists assembled by Stephanie and John Smither over the last thirty-odd years. A team of prominent curators, writers, critics, and art historians focuses on key works by twelve artis...
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Barnett Newman The Late Work 1965-1970
ISBN: HB: 9780300211764, Yale University Press, April 2015
144 pp., 30.5x24.8 cm, 79 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
The work of Barnett Newman (1905-1970) has come to define the spiritual aspirations and material innovations of American painting in the mid-20th century. Best known for his zip paintings-in which thin vertical lines rise through large, bold planes o...
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Strange Eggs
ISBN: HB: 9780300197853, Yale University Press, February 2015
56 pp., 35.6x27.9 cm, 18 black&white illus.
In 1957-1958, after he moved to New York's Lower East Side, Claes Oldenburg (b. 1929) began making collages he has described as "mostly done in an uncontrolled and intuitive dream mode". Made from found, printed photographic imagery, the "Strange Egg...
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Lee Bontecou Drawn Worlds
ISBN: PB: 9780300204131, Yale University Press, June 2014
120 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 82 colour images, 9 black&white illus.
Lee Bontecou (b. 1931) established a significant reputation in the 1960s with pioneering sculptures and reliefs made of raw and expressionistic materials. Her art is simultaneously organic and mechanical, and infused with biological, geological and t...
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Richard Serra Drawing A Retrospective
ISBN: HB: 9780300169379, Yale University Press, March 2011
176 pp., 30.6x25 cm, 160 illus.
As the focal point of numerous high-profile exhibitions, the sculpture of Richard Serra (b. 1939) has drawn international acclaim. Yet even those who have marvelled at Serra's intellectually rigorous and large works of sculpture may not be familiar w...
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Vija Celmins Television and Disaster, 1964-1966
ISBN: HB: 9780300166125, Yale University Press, January 2011
64 pp., 22.9x16.5 cm, 36 colour illus.
American artist Vija Celmins (b. 1938) is widely admired and respected for her sublime images of night skies and ocean waves. "Vija Celmins: Television and Disaster, 1964-1966" looks closely at Celmins' early work, which is deeply engaged with the Po...
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