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Joel Shapiro Plaster, Paper, Wood, and Wire
ISBN: HB: 9780300233865, Yale University Press, October 2020
80 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 50 colour illus.
American artist Joel Shapiro (b. 1941) is best known for his monumental wood and metal sculptures of abstracted human forms. Less familiar, however, is his work in a variety of other media – particularly plaster, which Shapiro has turned to repeatedl...
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£40,00
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ISBN: PB: 9780300246841, Yale University Press, April 2020
160 pp., 29.8x24.1 cm, 200 colour illus.
Over the past decade, Nick Mauss (b. 1980) has pursued a hybrid mode of working that melds the roles of curator, artist, and scholar. This catalogue leans heavily into the scholarship side of his practice, building on his 2018 Whitney Museum exhibiti...
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Art inSight: Understanding Art and Why It Matters
ISBN: PB: 9781789381177, Intellect, January 2020
175 pp., 24.7x17.1 cm, 65 colour plates
A first encounter with art is like meeting a stranger: it opens you to new ideas, people, places, and parts of yourself. In "Art inSight: Conversations with Cultures", Fanchon Silberstein delves into the first known art and explores what it can revea...
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£21,00
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Culture, Technology and the Image Techniques of Engaging with Visual Culture
ISBN: HB: 9781789381115, Intellect, January 2020
175 pp., 24.7x17.1 cm, 45 halftones
"Culture, Technology and the Image" explores the technologies deployed when images are archived, accessed, and distributed. The chapters discuss the ways in which habits and techniques used in learning and communicating knowledge about images are aff...
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£71,00
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MASKS Bowie & Artists of Artifice
ISBN: PB: 9781789381085, Intellect, January 2020
320 pp., 24.7x17.1 cm, 5 halftones
This interdisciplinary anthology explores the complex relationships in an artist's life between fact and fiction, presentation and existence, and critique and creation, and examines the work that ultimately results from these tensions. Using a combi...
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Carole Solvay To Move Without Noise
ISBN: HB: 9780300246551, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, January 2020
208 pp., 26.7x24.1 cm, 115 illus.
This is the first book to explore the oeuvre of contemporary Belgian sculptor Carole Solvay (b. 1954). Using primarily feathers and thin wire, Solvay has over the past 25 years created ethereally beautiful sculptures that seem to defy gravity. This p...
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Drawing Is Everything Founding Gifts of the Menil Drawing Institute
ISBN: HB: 9780300247121, Yale University Press, January 2020
256 pp., 26.7x21 cm, 224 colour illus.
Featuring outstanding 20th-century drawings promised or bequeathed to the Menil Collection for the opening of the Menil Drawing Institute, this elegant volume is a testament to the growing significance of drawings as stand-alone artworks over the pas...
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Ileana Sonnabend and Arte Povera
ISBN: HB: 9781944379193, DAP, Levy Gorvy, January 2020
348 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, illustrated throughout
Not for sale in Estonia! This two-volume publication accompanies the exhibition "Ileana Sonnabend and Arte Povera" held at Hauser & Wirth New York in 2017. The larger of the two books includes a comprehensive chronology, including every exhibition...
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£90,00
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Activity-Based Teaching in the Art Museum Movement, Embodiment, Emotion
ISBN: PB: 9781606066171, Getty Publications, January 2020
184 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, illus.
An essential resource for museum professionals, teachers, and students, the award-winning "Teaching in the Art Museum" (Getty Publications, 2011) set a new standard in the field of gallery education. This follow-up book blends theory and practice to...
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Kathe Kollwitz Prints, Process, Politics
ISBN: HB: 9781606066157, Getty Publications, January 2020
140 pp., 25x15 cm, illus.
German printmaker Kathe Kollwitz (1867-1945) is known for her unapologetic social and political imagery; her representations of grief, suffering, and struggle; and her equivocal ideas about artistic and political labels. This volume explores her most...
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