The riveting story of how three years spent in the United States transformed Frida Kahlo into the artist we know today
"[An] insightful debut....Featuring meticulous research and elegant turns of phrase, Stahr’s engrossing account provides scholarly though accessible analysis for both feminists and art lovers." —Publisher's Weekly
An exploration of Brice Marden’s draftsmanship and the catalytic role the medium of drawing plays in his larger oeuvre
In 1979, Brice Marden (b. 1938) asked that his drawings be thought of “as spaces,” reflecting the idea that drawing is a medium that is much more than its two physical dimensions.$27.00ISBN: 9781635572100Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Bloomsbury Publishing - January 21st, 2020
"More than just a story of an abiding cultural preoccupation, The Longing For Less peels back the commodified husk of minimalism to reveal something surprising and thoroughly alive." -Jenny Odell, author of How to Do Nothing$40.00ISBN: 9783836576239Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Taschen - March 4th, 2020
"These seductive books have slick production values, excellent illustrations, and smart texts. Each one is a fast-food, high-energy fix on the topic at hand." - The New York Times Book Review$32.50ISBN: 9780062931757Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Harper - February 25th, 2020
Sure to be hailed alongside H is for Hawk and The Hare with Amber Eyes, an exceptional work that is at once an astonishing journey across countries and continents, an immersive examination of a great artist’s work, and a moving and intimate memoir.
In 2012, facing the death of his father and impending fatherhood, Toby Ferris set off on a seeming$65.00ISBN: 9780300246698Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Yale University Press - March 10th, 2020An in-depth look at the transformative influence of Mexican artists on their U.S. counterparts during a period of social change
The first half of the 20th century saw prolific cultural exchange between the United States and Mexico, as artists and intellectuals traversed the countries’ shared border in both directions. For U.S.$55.00ISBN: 9781644230282Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: David Zwirner Books - March 24th, 2020
I carry my landscapes around with me focuses on American abstract artist Joan Mitchell’s large-scale multipanel works from the 1960s through the 1990s.
Mitchell’s exploration of the possibilities afforded by combining two to five large canvases allowed her to simultaneously create continuity and rupture, while opening up a panoramic expanse referencing landsc$30.00ISBN: 9788024642932Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Karolinum Press, Charles University - May 1st, 2020Since the collapse of the Iron Curtain in 1989, Prague has become one of Europe’s—and the world’s—most popular tourist destinations. As in London, Paris, and Rome, visitors flock to the gorgeous buildings and monuments that grace the streets of Prague, entranced by structures ranging from Gothic and baroque to cubist and neoclassical.$25.00ISBN: 9781590519905Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Other Press - April 28th, 2020
This intimate account offers a new, unexpected understanding of the artist’s work and of the vibrant 1930s surrealist scene.
$24.95ISBN: 9780500204580Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Thames & Hudson - April 14th, 2020
An extraordinary synthesis of more than a century’s worth of art across Central and South America, Latin American Art Since 1900 covers everyone from popular figures such as Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, to a wide range of other artists who are less well-known outside Latin America.$60.00ISBN: 9780451494115Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Knopf - April 14th, 2020
The concluding volume to the first biography of one of the most important, influential, and beloved twentieth-century sculptors, and one of the greatest artists in the cultural history of America--is a vividly written, illuminating account of his triumphant later years.$15.00ISBN: 9783836500852Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Taschen - February 16th, 2020
The arresting pictures of Frida Kahlo (1907-54) were in many ways expressions of trauma. Through a near-fatal road accident at the age of 18, failing health, a turbulent marriage, miscarriage and childlessness, she transformed the afflictions into revolutionary art.