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Claude and Francois-Xavier Lalanne Nature Transformed
ISBN: PB: 9780300250848, Yale University Press, August 2021
80 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 40 colour illus., 5 black&white illus.
Francois-Xavier (1927-2008) and Claude (1925-2019) Lalanne were a husband-wife team of artists who created inventive and often whimsical works that have been widely admired and collected since the 1960s. This book presents a carefully selected group...
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£25,00
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Ray Johnson c/o
ISBN: HB: 9780300254334, Yale University Press, January 2021
304 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 350 colour illus.
Ray Johnson (1927-1995) was a celebrated maker of small-scale collages whose works influenced movements including Pop Art, Fluxus, and Conceptual Art. Trained at Black Mountain College, Johnson subsequently settled in New York and founded a mail art...
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James Castle Memory Palace
ISBN: HB: 9780300253498, Yale University Press, January 2021
304 pp., 27.9x23.5 cm, 300 colour illus.
Self-taught artist James Castle (1899-1977) is primarily known for soot and saliva drawings of meticulously rendered domestic interiors and farm scenes, along with fantastical figures, animals, and architectural constructions made of cardboard and st...
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Joan Mitchell
ISBN: HB: 9780300247275, Yale University Press, January 2021
384 pp., 29.2x25.4 cm, 350 illus.
Joan Mitchell (1925-1992) was fearless in her experimentation, creating works of unparalleled beauty, strength, and emotional intensity. This gorgeous book unfolds the story of an artistic master of the highest order, revealing the ways she expanded...
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Donald Judd: Metals The Artist's Materials
ISBN: PB: 9781606065686, Getty Publications, December 2020
168 pp., 25.4x19.1 cm, 46 colour illus., 47 black&white illus.
A leading figure in the Minimalist movement in the visual arts, Donald Judd (1928-1994) pioneered the use of industrial materials and techniques, avoiding traditional substances and the direct use of his own hands. While recent decades have witnessed...
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£30,00
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Fluxus Means Change Jean Brown's Avant-Garde Archive
ISBN: HB: 9781606066621, Getty Publications, December 2020
144 pp., 0x0 cm
An exploration of the radical artists who transformed the ways art is conceived, exhibited, and collected, through the Dada, Surrealist, and Fluxus collections of Jean and Leonard Brown. Throughout the 1960s, Jean and Leonard Brown used their radical...
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On the Viewing Platform The Panorama between Canvas and Screen
ISBN: HB: 9780300184792, Yale University Press, November 2020
324 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 160 colour illus., 40 black&white illus.
This ambitious volume presents a multifaceted account of the legacy of the circular painted panorama and its far-reaching influence on art, photography, film, and architecture. From its 18th-century origins, the panorama quickly became a global mass-...
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£65,00
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Picture Ecology Art and Ecocriticism in Planetary Perspective
ISBN: PB: 9780300254266, Yale University Press, November 2020
256 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 170 colour illus.
Seeking a broad reexamination of visual culture through the lenses of ecocriticism, environmental justice, and animal studies, this compendium offers a diverse range of art-historical criticism formulated within an ecological context. "Picture Ecolog...
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Essential Desires Contemporary Art in Thailand
ISBN: HB: 9781789142938, Reaktion Books, November 2020
192 pp., 25x19 cm, 105 illus., 90 in colour
"Essential Desires: Contemporary Art in Thailand" is the first major, fully illustrated survey of Thai art in thirty years. Brian Curtin shows how Thai artists negotiated their emergence on the global art stage while dealing with pan-Asian regionalis...
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Maarten Vanden Eynde Digging up the Future
ISBN: HB: 9780300253962, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, November 2020
224 pp., 27.9x22.5 cm, 200 colour illus.
Belgian artist Maarten Vanden Eynde (b. 1977) has established a research-based practice, which spans diverse social, economic, environmental, and anthropological perspectives. His work covers some of the most important subjects of our time from extra...
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