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All Good Things: A Treasury of Images to Uplift the Spirits and Reawaken Wonder Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781912836000
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Published: September Publishing - December 3rd, 2019

In 2013 picture researcher and former publisher Stephen Ellcock began selecting imagery and posting them on his Visual Rapture Facebook page. Five years and 300,000 followers later, Ellcock has an international following who avidly await his daily uploads and his carefully curated and sequenced albums of images.


Beauty Is Convulsive: The Passion of Frida Kahlo Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781640092518
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - December 3rd, 2019

"Maso's incantatory description of her conjured-up subject's embrace takes on extraordinary power . . . Like Frida Kahlo's painting--impossible to look away from." --Kai Maristed, Los Angeles Times


Donald Judd Interviews Cover Image
By Donald Judd (By (artist)), Caitlin Murray (Editor), Flavin Judd (Editor)
$39.95
ISBN: 9781644230169
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Published: David Zwirner Books - November 12th, 2019

Donald Judd Interviews presents sixty interviews with the artist over the course of four decades, and is the first compilation of its kind.


Francis Bacon: Books and Painting Cover Image
$60.00
ISBN: 9780500239988
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Published: Thames & Hudson - January 14th, 2020

A radically new perspective on Francis Bacon’s art, analyzing the ways in which literature inspired the artist’s work.


The Artist as Economist: Art and Capitalism in the 1960s Cover Image
By Sophie Cras, Malcolm DeBevoise (Translated by), Cécile Whiting (Foreword by)
$65.00
ISBN: 9780300232707
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Published: Yale University Press - November 12th, 2019

This timely and original study transforms our understanding of the relationship between art and economics

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.


Translation Cover Image
By Sophie J. Williamson (Editor)
$24.95
ISBN: 9780262537926
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Published: Mit Press - February 4th, 2020

Reflections on the cultural and political complexities of translation in global contemporary artistic practices.


Bill Sienkiewicz: Revolution Cover Image
By Bill Sienkiewicz (Artist), Neil Gaiman (Introduction by), Ben Davis
$49.95
ISBN: 9781644420034
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Published: Six Foot Press - November 5th, 2019

"Astounding... extraordinary... Jumping between highlighting his indie cult status as an artist and the mindset behind the abstraction of some of comics most beloved characters, the collection ultimately acts as a stunning visual love letter to one of comics most revered artists." -- Comics Beat


The Gift: How the Creative Spirit Transforms the World Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984897787
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Published: Vintage - September 24th, 2019

A modern classic cherished by many of the greatest artists of our time, The Gift is a brilliant, life-changing defense of the value of creative labor.


Ways of Drawing: Artists' Perspectives and Practices Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9780500021903
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Published: Thames & Hudson - October 22nd, 2019

A generously illustrated collection of essays on drawing as a vital intellectual, artistic, and life practice—by the artists of the Royal Drawing School.


Aesthetics of Standstill Cover Image
By Reinhold Gorling (Editor), Barbara Gronau (Editor), Ludger Schwarte (Editor)
$28.00
ISBN: 9783956794674
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Published: Sternberg Press - December 3rd, 2019

Essays consider the temporality and the aesthetics of "standstill."


A History of Art History Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780691156521
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Published: Princeton University Press - September 3rd, 2019

An authoritative history of art history from its medieval origins to its modern predicaments


Thomas Ruff: Transforming Photography (Spotlight Series) Cover Image
By Thomas Ruff (By (artist))
$35.00
ISBN: 9781644230176
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Published: David Zwirner Books - September 3rd, 2019

Over the course of his three-decade career, Thomas Ruff has taken up many approaches to photography in his investigation into the status of the image in contemporary culture.

In Thomas Ruff, the artist presents new work that continues his ongoing probe into the history, processes, techniques, and technology of photography.


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