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A House Divided : American Art since 1955
Anne Middleton Wagner
University of California Pres
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n this exhilarating book, Anne Middleton Wagner challenges readers to rethink the work of a range of post-World War II artists--Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, Maya Lin, Bruce Nauman, and Agnes Martin among them--and thus to re-as...
Alighiero e Boetti : Mappa
Dia artists
Luca Cerizza
Afterall
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In 1971 Alighiero e Boetti commissioned Afghan embroiderers to create a map of the world, with each country bearing the colours and pattern of its flag.
 
Notes Toward a Conditional Art
Robert Irwin
Getty Museum
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This book includes previously published pieces along with a significant selection of writings published for the first time. The texts cover a diverse terrain such as the lessons of modern art, Irwin?s philosophy of teaching, ...
The Roh and the Cooked
Joseph W. Branden
Buchhandlung Walter Konig
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In 1972, New York filmmaker Tony Conrad, creator of the infamous stroboscopic film, The Flicker, toured Europe with his wife, collaborator, and Andy Warhol superstar, Beverly Grant.
 
Wanderlust : A History of Walking
Rebecca Solnit
Penguin Random House
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In Wanderlust: A History of Walking, Rebecca Solnit draws together many histories -- of anatomical evolution and city design, of treadmills and labyrinths, of walking clubs and sexual mores -- to create a portrait of the rang...
 
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60 Lv Bo(e)mbs
Paolo Javier
Litmus Press
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A Brief History of Curating
Hans Ulrich Obrist
JRP I Ringier
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Part of JRP|Ringer's innovative Documents series, published with Les Presses du Reel and dedicated to critical writings, this publication comprises a unique collection of interviews by Hans Ulrich Obrist mapping the development of the curatorial field - from early independent curators in the 1960s and 70s and the experimental institutional programs developed in Europe and the U.S. through the inception of Documenta and the various biennales and fairs - with pioneering curators Anne D'Harnoncourt, Werner Hoffman, Jean Leering, Franz Meyer, Seth Siegelaub, Walter Zanini, Johannes Cladders, Lucy Lippard, Walter Hopps, Pontus Hulten and Harald Szeemann.
 
  
A Handmade Museum
Brenda Coultas
Coffee House Press
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Brenda Coultas's prose poems take us on a well-documented tour from the Bowery, pre-1900 and post-9/11, to southern Indiana, pre-automobile and post-genetic engineering. Her poems are sculptures pieced together from bits of memory and a montage of American detritus. This cinematic and wildly original collection asks the big questions as it documents our private selves, playing out our lives in public.
 
  
A House Divided : American Art since 1955
Anne Middleton Wagner
University of California Pres
Price: $34.95
Member Price: $31.46
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n this exhilarating book, Anne Middleton Wagner challenges readers to rethink the work of a range of post-World War II artists--Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, Maya Lin, Bruce Nauman, and Agnes Martin among them--and thus to re-assess the relationship of art to politics and social life.
 
   
A Place in the Sun
Lewis Warsh
Spuyten Duyvil
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A Semblance : Selected Poems : 1975-2007
Laura Moriarty
Omnidawn Publishing
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Drawn from 13 previous poetry collections, this selected compilation includes many poems from hard-to-find collections as well as new work from one of the most formally inventive and lyrically innovative poets writing today.
 
  
About Carl Andre : Critical Texts Since 1965
Dia artists
Feldman,Rider & Schubert
R.A.M Publications & Distributions, Inc.
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This dynamic collection of essays and exhibition reviews charts the gradual evolution of consensus on the meaning of Andre's art among the most influential art historians and critics of our time.
 
  
Abstraction (Documents of Contemporary Art)
Maria Lind
Whitechapel
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This anthology reconsiders crucial aspects of abstraction's resurgence in contemporary art, exploring three equally significant strategies explored in current practice: formal abstraction, economic abstraction, and social abstraction.
 
   
Afterimage
Charles Borkhuis
Chax Press
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Agnes Martin : Her Life and Art
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Nancy Princenthal
Thames & Hudson
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The whole engrossing story, told here for the first time, Agnes Martin is essential reading for anyone interested in abstract art or the history of women artists in America.
 
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