Ewa Ledochowicz - Books by      publishers
Academic and non-fiction books
Publishers’ Eastern and Central European Representative
Rauschenberg Posters
ISBN: PB: 9783791383026, Prestel Publishing, March 2018
96 pp., 24x30 cm, 67 colour illus.
This book collects the complete posters of the famed artist Robert Rauschenberg, in one beautiful volume. Poster-making was well suited to Robert Rauschenberg's artistic temperament. The socially conscious artist appreciated the democratic aspects o...
PB: £27,50
Kiki Smith Procession
ISBN: HB: 9783791356266, Prestel Publishing, February 2018
224 pp., 23x27 cm, 110 colour illus.
Artist Kiki Smith has produced an astoundingly varied body of work that deals powerfully with the political, social, philosophical, and spiritual aspects of human nature – especially in the way they relate to women. Smith's earlier works reflect the...
HB: £45,00
Lari Pittman Declaration of Independence
ISBN: HB: 9783791356891, Prestel Publishing, January 2018
208 pp., 24x28 cm, 150 colour illus.
One of the most prolific and exuberant painters of the past three decades, Lari Pittman creates works that mirror the social fabric of his time. This dazzling volume follows Pittman's trajectory as his visual language evolved and his technical master...
HB: £39,99
Robert Irwin Site Determined
ISBN: HB: 9783791356716, Prestel Publishing, January 2018
120 pp., 19.5x25.5 cm, 10 black&white illus., 66 colour illus.
Over the course of a storied career, Robert Irwin has come to regard art as site determined, or something that works in and responds to its surroundings. This book opens with his projects on college campuses between 1975 and 1982. These are followed...
HB: £35,00
Stories of Almost Everyone
ISBN: HB: 9783791356907, Prestel Publishing, January 2018
160 pp., 17x23.5 cm, 75 colour illus.
What challenges does exhibiting a work pose to the inherent muteness of objects? How do artists choose to speak on behalf of inanimate artifacts and byproducts of material culture and the natural world? This volume coincides with an exhibition that e...
HB: £39,99
Behind the Mask Artists in the GDR
ISBN: HB: 9783791356952, Prestel Publishing, November 2017
248 pp., 24x30 cm, 200 colour illus.
"Behind the Mask: Artists in the GDR" focuses on the wide variety of artistic self-staging in the GDR, between public and private, prescribed collectivism and creative individuality. The intention of the GDR's official state art was to exert politica...
HB: £39,99
Cairo Renewing the Historic City
ISBN: HB: 9783791356419, Prestel Publishing, November 2017
304 pp., 22x28 cm, 250 colour illus.
Once a city of verdant gardens and parks, Cairo in the 1980s was severely overcrowded, economically struggling, and many of its inhabitants lived in unsanitary conditions. Historic Cairo, a World Heritage Site centered on the original Fatimid settlem...
HB: £55,00
Cezanne Metamorphoses
ISBN: HB: 9783791356679, Prestel Publishing, November 2017
300 pp., 24x30 cm, 334 colour illus.
As an artist, Paul Cezanne sought to capture the secrets and essence of the world around him – a world he perceived as phenomena constantly in flux. This book explores Cezanne's oeuvre through the lens of that philosophy, thoughtfully organizing indi...
HB: £45,00
Everywhere Studio
ISBN: HB: 9783791356914, Prestel Publishing, November 2017
280 pp., 25.5x30.5 cm, 90 colour illus.
Myths of our contemporary world would seem to make the studio obsolete, and yet the traditional aura of the artist's space persists. The Everywhere Studio looks at its ongoing importance through its history and its politics. It poses questions such a...
HB: £45,00
Gabriele Munter Painting to the Point
ISBN: HB: 9783791357058, Prestel Publishing, November 2017
272 pp., 20x27 cm, 49 black&white illus., 248 colour illus.
Gabriele Munter was a photographer before she was a painter, taking her first photos around 1900 during her stay in the United States. She started painting soon after and never stopped – working on her art almost every day for the rest of her life. S...
HB: £45,00