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Art of Jazz FORM/PERFORMANCE/NOTES
ISBN: PB: 9780674980266, Harvard University Press, February 2018
160 pp., 25.4x22.9 cm, 109 colour illus.
This catalogue documents the exhibition "Art of Jazz", a collaborative installation at the Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art with one section ("FORM") installed at the Harvard Art Museums. The book explores the intersection o...
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Continuous Revolution Making Sense of Cultural Revolution Culture
ISBN: PB: 9780674970533, ISBN: HB: 9780674065819, Harvard University Press, September 2016
502 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 14 halftones, 113 line illus.
Cultural Revolution Culture, often denigrated as nothing but propaganda, not only was liked in its heyday but continues to be enjoyed today. "A Continuous Revolution" sets out to explain its legacy. By considering Cultural Revolution propaganda art –...
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Logic of Disorder The Art and Writing of Abraham Cruzvillegas
ISBN: PB: 9780674504707, Harvard University Press, August 2016
652 pp., 21.6x13.9 cm, 90 colour photographs, 190 line illus.
"The Logic of Disorder" presents for the first time to the English-speaking world the writings of seminal Mexican contemporary artist Abraham Cruzvillegas. Renowned for his sculptures and drawings, Cruzvillegas's artistic practice ranges from pedagog...
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Luminos/C/ity.Ordinary Joy From the Pigozzi Contemporary African Art collection
ISBN: HB: 9780674425040, Harvard University Press, February 2015
160 pp., 24.1x13.2 cm, 97 colour illus., 29 halftones
"Luminos/C/ity.Ordinary Joy: From the Pigozzi Contemporary African Art Collection" celebrates the inaugural exhibition of the same name at the Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African and African American Art at the Hutchins Center in Fall 2014. Curators...
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£21,00
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Singular Plurality The Works of Dario Escobar
ISBN: PB: 9780985739508, Harvard University Press, October 2014
300 pp., 20.3x15.2 cm, 2 maps, 5 black and white illus.
One of the most significant Central American artists to be recognized in the contemporary international scene in recent years, Guatemalan sculptor Dario Escobar has captivated audiences with his provocative work, as intense in its format and conceptu...
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Six Drawing Lessons
ISBN: HB: 9780674365803, Harvard University Press, September 2014
414 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 27 colour illus.
Over the last three decades, the visual artist William Kentridge has garnered international acclaim for his work across media including drawing, film, sculpture, printmaking, and theater. Rendered in stark contrasts of black and white, his images ref...
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Beyond Surface Appeal Literalism, Sensibilities, and Constituencies in the Work of James Carpenter
ISBN: PB: 9781934510179, Harvard University Press, February 2012
120 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 120 colour illus.
Two essays and a set of original diagrams consider the parameters of the "something beyond" in James Carpenter's projects. Architectural historian Mark Linder offers a long view of Carpenter's work, placing his early career as an installation artist...
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Landscape Body Dwelling Charles Simonds at Dumbarton Oaks
ISBN: PB: 9780884023715, Harvard University Press, January 2012
116 pp., 25.7x17.8 cm, 1 map, 118 colour illus.
In spring 2009, Dumbarton Oaks inaugurated an occasional series of contemporary art installations intended to provide unexpected experiences and fresh interpretations of its gardens and collections. The first artist selected was the American sculptor...
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Experimental Arts in Postwar Japan Moments of Encounter, Engagement, and Imagined Return
ISBN: HB: 9780674053403, Harvard University Press, April 2011
300 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 18 halftones
In the years of rapid economic growth following the protest movements of the 1960s, artists and intellectuals in Japan searched for a means of direct impact on the whirlwind of historical and cultural transformations of their time. Yet while the arti...
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