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Shepard Fairey: 3 Decades of Dissent Cover Image
By Shepard Fairey (Artist), Federica Pirani (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Arianna Angelelli (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
ISBN: 9788836647200
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Published: Silvana Editoriale - March 30th, 2021

New works from the famed street artist whose bold designs have defined a generation of political iconography

Constructing Revolution: Soviet Propaganda Posters, 1917-1947 Cover Image
ISBN: 9781735441634
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Published: Bowdoin - February 9th, 2021

The eruption of the First World War, the Russian revolutions of 1905 and 1917, and the subsequent civil war broke down established political and social structures and brought an end to the Tsarist Empire. Russia was split into antagonistic worlds, and the deft manipulation of public opinion was integral to the violent class struggle.

Medium Design: Knowing How to Work on the World Cover Image
ISBN: 9781788739320
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Published: Verso - January 19th, 2021

How to Design the World: Working Without Solutions

Cuba: Music and Revolution: Original Album Cover Art of Cuban Music: The Record Sleeve Designs of Revolutionary Cuba 1960-85 Cover Image
By Stuart Baker (Editor), Gilles Peterson (Editor)
ISBN: 9781916359802
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Published: Soul Jazz Records - January 5th, 2021

Spanning Cuban music from rumba to salsa, and graphic styles from socialist realist to geometric abstraction, this volume of Cuban record cover art traces a musical form in constant revolution.

On Artists (On Series) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780733644405
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Published: Hachette Australia - January 19th, 2021

If we denounce the artist, then what becomes of the work that remains?

The #MeToo movement is overturning a cliché that has forgiven bad behaviour for years: to be creative is to be prone to eccentricity, madness, addiction and excess. No longer can artists be excused from the standards of conduct that apply to us all.

Prognosis/Saudi Arabia: An Artist's Odyssey Cover Image
By Ahmed Mater, Stephen Stapleton (Editor), Edward Booth-Clibbon (Editor), Gilles Kepel (Commentaries by)
ISBN: 9781861543875
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Published: Booth-Clibborn Editions - February 23rd, 2021

Saudi Arabia’s leading artist unlocks the complexity of the modern Middle East through his extraordinary personal and historical archives
This richly illustrated and superbly designed book explores its author’s life and work against the backdrop of 40 years of transformation and conflict across the Arabian Gulf and Islamic world.

Take Care of Your Self: The Art and Cultures of Care and Liberation Cover Image
By Sundus Abdul Hadi, Emily Jacir (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781942173182
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Published: Common Notions - December 1st, 2020

Take care of yourself. How many times a week do we hear or say these words? If we all took the time to care for ourselves, how much stronger will we be? More importantly how much stronger will our communities be?

Human Flow: Stories from the Global Refugee Crisis Cover Image
By Weiwei Ai, Boris Cheshirkov (Editor), Ryan Heath (Editor)
ISBN: 9780691207049
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Published: Princeton University Press - December 1st, 2020

A powerful portrait of the greatest humanitarian emergency of our time, from the director of Human Flow

The Dalí Legacy: How an Eccentric Genius Changed the Art World and Created a Lasting Legacy Cover Image
ISBN: 9781948062664
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Published: Apollo Publishers - March 23rd, 2021

This immersive dive into the life and work of Salvador Dal unlocks the secret of this creative genius and reveals for the first time how his erotically charged paintings changed the world of modern art.

Human Strike and the Art of Creating Freedom (Semiotext(e) / Foreign Agents) Cover Image
By Claire Fontaine, Hal Foster (Foreword by), Robert Hurley (Translated by)
ISBN: 9781635901368
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Published: Semiotext(e) - December 29th, 2020

The first English-language publication of writings by the collective artist Claire Fontaine, addressing our complicity with anything that limits our freedom.

This anthology presents, in chronological order, all the texts by collective artist Claire Fontaine from 2004 to today.

Photography After Capitalism Cover Image
ISBN: 9781912685998
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Published: Goldsmiths Press - December 15th, 2020

A polemical analysis of the politics and economics of today's vernacular photographic cultures.

In Photography After Capitalism, Benedict Burbridge makes the case for a radically expanded conception of photography, encompassing the types of labor too often obscured by black-boxed technologies, slick platform interfaces, and the compulsion to display lives to others.

Heaven on Earth: Painting and the Life to Come Cover Image
ISBN: 9780500295540
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Published: Thames & Hudson - November 24th, 2020

Preeminent art historian T.J. Clark explores how painters since the Middle Ages have portrayed the divine on earth.

In this latest work, now available in paperback, respected art historian T.J. Clark sets out to investigate the different ways painters have depicted the dream of God’s kingdom come: heaven descended to earth.

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