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Weight of the Earth: The Tape Journals of David Wojnarowicz (Semiotext(e) / Native Agents) Cover Image
By David Wojnarowicz, Lisa Darms (Editor), David O'Neill (Editor)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781635900170
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Published: Semiotext(e) - July 17th, 2018

Audio journals that document Wojnarowicz's turbulent attempts to understand his anxieties and passions, and tracking his thoughts as they develop in real time.


Frida Kahlo: An Illustrated Life Cover Image
By Mar Hesse, Achy Obejas (Translator)
$21.95
ISBN: 9781477317280
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Published: University of Texas Press - September 4th, 2018

One of the most important artists of the twentieth century and an icon of courageous womanhood, Frida Kahlo lives on in the public imagination, where her popularity shows no signs of waning. She is renowned for both her paintings and her personal story, which were equally filled with pain and anguish, celebration and life.


Born to Be Posthumous: The Eccentric Life and Mysterious Genius of Edward Gorey Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780316188548
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - November 6th, 2018

The definitive biography of Edward Gorey, the eccentric master of macabre nonsense.


Of Love & War Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780525560029
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Published: Penguin Press - October 23rd, 2018

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist and New York Times bestselling author, a stunning and personally curated selection of her work across the Middle East, South Asia, and Africa


Notes and Methods Cover Image
By Hilma af Klint, Iris Müller-Westermann (Introduction by), Iris Müller-Westermann (Commentaries by), Christine Burgin (Editor)
$45.00
ISBN: 9780226591933
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Published: University of Chicago Press - September 25th, 2018

At the turn of the twentieth century, Swedish artist Hilma af Klint (1862–1944) created a body of work that left visible reality behind, exploring the radical possibilities of abstraction years before Vasily Kandinsky, Kazimir Malevich, or Piet Mondrian. Many consider her the first trained artist to create abstract paintings.


Annie Leibovitz at Work Cover Image
$49.95
ISBN: 9780714878294
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Published: Phaidon Press - November 5th, 2018

Annie Leibovitz, our most celebrated living photographer, explains how her pictures are made


Klimt and Schiele: Drawings Cover Image
By Katie Hanson (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Gustav Klimt (Artist), Egon Schiele (Artist)
$49.95
ISBN: 9780878468522
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Published: MFA Publications - February 27th, 2018

Provocative, erotic and insightful drawings by two major artists of fin-de-si cle Vienna

Although Gustav Klimt was Egon Schiele's senior by almost 30 years, he quickly recognized and encouraged the younger artist's extraordinary talent, and they remained mutually admiring colleagues until the shared year of their deaths, in 1918.


Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing Cover Image
By Alona Pardo, Drew Johnson (Contributions by), David Campany (Contributions by), Abigail Solomon-Godeau (Contributions by)
$50.00
ISBN: 9783791357768
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Published: Prestel - September 18th, 2018

This book presents Dorothea Lange's inspiring and influential photographs, which brought the plight of 20th-century America's poor and disenfranchised into the public eye.


The Printed Image: The Flowering of Japan's Wood Block Print Culture Cover Image
By Matthi Forrer (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
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ISBN: 9783960982562
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Published: Walther Konig Verlag - June 19th, 2018

The Japanese colored woodblock print is among the most familiar and popular East Asian art forms in the West, thanks to the 19th-century fashion for all things Japanese--a fashion which brought about a huge transformation in Western art.


California Landscapes: Richard Diebenkorn / Wayne Thiebaud Cover Image
By John Yau, Wayne Thiebaud (Contributions by), Philippe de Montebello (Contributions by), Wayne Thiebaud (Contributions by)
$60.00
ISBN: 9780847864003
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Published: Rizzoli - September 4th, 2018

A must-have for anyone interested in these two beloved West Coast artists, best known for their geometric abstractions of the California landscape.


Vivian Maier: The Color Work Cover Image
$80.00
ISBN: 9780062795571
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Published: Harper Design - November 6th, 2018

The first definitive monograph of color photographs by American street photographer Vivian Maier.


Olafur Eliasson: Experience Cover Image
$85.00
ISBN: 9780714877587
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Published: Phaidon Press - October 22nd, 2018

Experience spans Eliasson's career to date via images of his installations, sculptures, paintings, photographs, films, architectural projects, and interventions in public space - each with an extended caption to guide readers through the work