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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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Transmissions
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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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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Artist as Economist Art and Capitalism in the 1960s
ISBN: HB: 9780300232707, Yale University Press, November 2019
244 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 50 colour illus., 35 black&white illus.
Bearing witness to the changing economic landscape amid the Cold War, artists in the 1960s created works that critiqued, reshaped, and sometimes reinforced the spirit of capitalism. At a time when currency and finance were becoming ever more abstract...
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City Beneath A Century of Los Angeles Graffiti
ISBN: HB: 9780300246032, Yale University Press, November 2019
320 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 139 colour illus., 56 black&white illus.
Graffiti written in storm drain tunnels, on neighborhood walls, and under bridges tells an underground and, until now, untold history of Los Angeles. Drawing on extensive research within the city's urban landscape, Susan A. Phillips traces the hidden...
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Edward Hopper and the American Hotel
ISBN: PB: 9780300246889, Yale University Press, November 2019
216 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 267 colour illus., 2 maps
The painter, draftsman, and illustrator Edward Hopper (1882-1967) is one of America's best-known and most frequently exhibited artists. Hotels, motels, and tourist homes are recurring motifs in his work, along with streets, lighthouses, and gas stati...
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Rachel Harrison Life Hack
ISBN: HB: 9780300246858, Yale University Press, November 2019
282 pp., 30.5x23.5 cm, 290 colour illus., 5 black&white illus.
In her sculptures, room-sized installations, drawings, photographs, and artist's books, Rachel Harrison (b. 1966) delves into themes of celebrity culture, pop psychology, history, and politics. This publication, created in close collaboration with th...
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When Home Won't Let You Stay Migration through Contemporary Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300247480, Yale University Press, November 2019
240 pp., 29.2x22.2 cm, 134 colour illus.
In this timely volume, artists and thinkers join in conversation around the topic of global migration, examining both its cultural impact and the culture of migration itself. Individual voices shed light on the societal transformations related to mig...
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With Pleasure Pattern and Decoration in American Art 1972-1985
ISBN: HB: 9780300239942, Yale University Press, November 2019
328 pp., 27.9x22.2 cm, 300 colour illus.
The Pattern and Decoration movement emerged in the 1970s as an embrace of long-dismissed art forms associated with the decorative. Pioneering artists such as Miriam Schapiro (1923-2015), Joyce Kozloff (b. 1942), Robert Kushner (b. 1949), and others a...
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