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Mathias Poledna Substance
ISBN: PB: 9780941548670, University of Chicago Press, Renaissance Society, April 2019
132 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 93 colour plates
In 2015 the Renaissance Society presented an exhibition of newly commissioned works by Los Angeles-based artist Mathias Poledna. Coinciding with the museum's centennial, it marked the final show in the institution's first hundred years. For this pr...
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Between the Ticks of the Watch
ISBN: PB: 9780941548694, University of Chicago Press, Renaissance Society, April 2019
216 pp., 23.4x16.5 cm, 101 colour plates, 7 halftones
"Between the Ticks of the Watch" is the catalog to the exhibition of the same name at the Renaissance Society. The show featured artists Kevin Beasley, Peter Downsbrough, Goutam Ghosh, Falke Pisano, and Martha Wilson, who together presented a platfor...
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Richard Rezac Address
ISBN: HB: 9780941548731, University of Chicago Press, Renaissance Society, March 2019
168 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm
The title of Richard Rezac's Renaissance Society exhibition, "Address", plays on the multivalent quality of the word. As a noun, it refers to a unique identifier of a precise location. As a verb, it refers to a form of communication crafted for a spe...
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Sadie Benning Shared Eye
ISBN: PB: 9780941548700, University of Chicago Press, Renaissance Society, March 2019
184 pp., 25.4x19.6 cm, 72 colour plates
This richly illustrated volume offers an in-depth look into artist Sadie Benning's exhibition "Shared Eye", presented at the Renaissance Society and the Kunsthalle Basel. The forty mixed-media panels in "Shared Eye" defy easy categorization: they inc...
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Robert Grosvenor
ISBN: HB: 9780941548724, University of Chicago Press, Renaissance Society, October 2018
160 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 67 colour plates
Over a fifty-year career, Robert Grosvenor has produced a body of work that is at once solidly physical and conceptual, muscular and fluid. Grosvenor frequently uses industrial materials and found objects as he experiments with texture and scale, res...
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Jennifer Packer Tenderheaded
ISBN: HB: 9780941548717, University of Chicago Press, Renaissance Society, September 2018
96 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 38 colour plates
In her solo exhibition at the Renaissance Society in 2017, "Tenderheaded", Jennifer Packer established herself as one of the most compelling painters of her generation. The exhibition, a selection of portraits and paintings of funerary bouquets, base...
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Varda Caivano The Density of the Actions
ISBN: HB: 9780941548656, University of Chicago Press, Renaissance Society, January 2015
112 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm
This catalogue was published on the occasion of Varda Caivano's exhibition The Density of the Actions, February 22 - April 19, 2015 at the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago. The book features texts by Barry Schwabsky, Paula van den B...
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Dawoud Bey Picturing People
ISBN: HB: 9780941548595, University of Chicago Press, Renaissance Society, January 2012
116 pp., 22.8x20.3 cm, 40 colour plates
Since 1975, photographer Dawoud Bey has developed a body of work distinguished for its commitment to portraiture as a means for reflecting social circumstances. Ranging from street encounters to studio portraits, Bey has investigated numerous photogr...
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Katharina Grosse Atoms Inside Balloons
ISBN: PB: 9780941548533, University of Chicago Press, Renaissance Society, January 2009
256 pp., 20.9x16.5 cm, 111 colour plates
Katharina Grosse's painting practice is a phoenix from the ashes of late Modernism, appending themselves to the Greenbergian cul de sac in an uncanny manner. Since 1998 Grosse has been using a compressed-air spray gun to apply garish swaths and splas...
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Rebecca Morris Paintings 1996-2005
ISBN: PB: 9780941548496, University of Chicago Press, Renaissance Society, January 2005
88 pp., 24.1x16.5 cm, 39 colour plates
If the closure of Modernist painting is taken as the closure of painting itself, then under the aegis of postmodernism, painting's history is a finite collection of fully legible styles up for being quoted. In this circumstance, the question arises o...
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