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Glitch Feminism: A Manifesto Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781786632661
Availability: Backordered
Published: Verso - September 29th, 2020

A new manifesto for cyberfeminism

The divide between the digital and the real world no longer exists: we are connected all the time. How do we find out who we are within this digital era? Where do we create the space to explore our identity? How can we come together and create solidarity?


Inside Francis Bacon Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780500971062
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Published: Thames & Hudson - September 8th, 2020

The third book in the Francis Bacon Studies series, this volume reveals fundamental insights into the artist’s character and psychology that will change existing perceptions.


Going There: Black Visual Satire (Richard D. Cohen Lectures on African & African American Art) Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9780300245745
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Published: Yale University Press - November 3rd, 2020

A kaleidoscopic survey of black satire in 20th- and 21st-century American art

In this groundbreaking study, Richard J. Powell investigates the visual forms of satire produced by black artists in 20th- and 21st-century America.


The Late Works of J. M. W. Turner: The Artist and his Critics Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781913107161
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Published: Paul Mellon Centre - October 13th, 2020

An exploration of Turner’s final, vital years, including new readings of some of his most significant paintings

The paintings and drawings Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775–1851) produced from 1835 to his death are seen by many as his most audacious and compelling work, a highly personal final vision that ranks with the late styles of the greatest artists.


The Death of the Artist: How Creators Are Struggling to Survive in the Age of Billionaires and Big Tech Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250125514
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - July 28th, 2020

A deeply researched warning about how the digital economy threatens artists' lives and work—the music, writing, and visual art that sustain our souls and societies—from an award-winning essayist and critic


Visual Culture (The MIT Press Essential Knowledge series) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780262539364
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Published: The MIT Press - August 11th, 2020

How to think about what it means to look and see: a guide for navigating the complexities of visual culture.

The visual surrounds us, some of it invited, most of it not.


A Balthus Notebook (ekphrasis) Cover Image
By Guy Davenport, Judith Thurman (Contributions by), Lucas Zwirner (Contributions by)
$12.95
ISBN: 9781644230329
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Published: David Zwirner Books - August 11th, 2020

In his 1989 book on Balthus—the storied and controversial artist who worked in Paris throughout the twentieth century—Guy Davenport gives one of the most nuanced, literary, and compelling readings of the work of this master.


Time Machine: Cinematic Temporalities Cover Image
By Antonio Somaini (Editor), Emmanuel Alloa (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Jacques Aumont (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
$39.95
ISBN: 9788857243290
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Published: Skira - July 21st, 2020

How cinema and video have transformed our perception of time


What Great Paintings Say. 100 Masterpieces in Detail Cover Image
$70.00
ISBN: 9783836577496
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Published: Taschen - July 29th, 2020

This important addition to our understanding of art history's masterworks puts some of the world's most famous paintings under a magnifying glass to uncover their most small and subtle elements and all they reveal about a bygone time, place, and culture.


History of Pictures Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781419750281
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - August 11th, 2020

London's New Scene: Art and Culture in the 1960s Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9781913107109
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Published: Paul Mellon Centre - July 7th, 2020

A groundbreaking and extensively researched account of the 1960s London art scene

In the 1960s, London became a vibrant hub of artistic production.


The Imaginary Museum Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780008375423
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Published: Tls Books - October 27th, 2020

Join the art critic Ben Eastham on a private tour of an extraordinary museum. Let him walk you through a building constructed from memory and filled with a series of bewildering art works, while he delivers a guide comprised of personal experience, professional expertise and sympathy.


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