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California Studies in the History of Art #35: Theories & Documents of Contemporary Art: A Sourcebook
California Studies in the History of Art #35: Theories & Documents of Contemporary Art: A Sourcebook
by Kristine Stiles
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Ambitious and interdisciplinary, this long-awaited collaboration is a landmark presentation of the writings of contemporary artists. These influential essays, interviews, and critical and theoretical comments provide bold and fertile insights into the... (read more)

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Vitamin D: New Perspectives in Drawing
Vitamin D: New Perspectives in Drawing
by Not Available (na)
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A global, up-to-date survey of drawing today, featuring the work of 109 emerging and eminent artists. 500 images.... (read more)

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Vitamin D2: New Perspectives in Drawing
Vitamin D2: New Perspectives in Drawing
by Phaidon Press
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"This handsome sequel to Phaidon's 2005 contemporary drawing survey, Vitamin D, is a generous overview of the last eight years in drawing, a medium traditionally perceived as playing a lesser role in visual art, but one that, nevertheless, carries... (read more)

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The Scribblings of a Madcap Shambleton
The Scribblings of a Madcap Shambleton
by Noel Fielding
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A beautiful and hilarious new book of artwork from the star of The Mighty Boosh Noel Fielding's book channels the creative influences of Henri Rousseau, Roy Lichtenstein, and Salvador Dalí, through the comedian's strange, singular, and... (read more)

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Postsecret: Extraordinary Confessions from Ordinary Lives
Postsecret: Extraordinary Confessions from Ordinary Lives
by Frank Warren
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In the movie, In the Mood for Love, Tony Leung whispers his most secret thoughts into a hole in the ruined temple of Angkor Wat. In Bethlehem, pilgrims write out their prayers and wishes and stuff them into tiny cracks between the bricks at the Western... (read more)

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The Reckoning: Women Artists of the New Millennium
The Reckoning: Women Artists of the New Millennium
by Eleanor Heartney
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The authors of After the Revolution return with an incisive study of the work of contemporary women artists. In After the Revolution, the authors concluded that "The battles may not all have been won...but barricades are gradually coming down, and work... (read more)

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In the Darkest Hour There May Be Light: Works from Damien Hirst's Murderme Collection
In the Darkest Hour There May Be Light: Works from Damien Hirst's Murderme Collection
by Hans Ulrich Obrist
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Published to accompany the exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery, London in November 2006,  In the darkest hour there may be light provides a revealing and concise overview of Damien Hirsts murderme collection to date. As Julia Peyton-Jones puts it... (read more)

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After Modern Art, 1945-2000 (Oxford History of Art)
After Modern Art, 1945-2000 (Oxford History of Art)
by David Hopkins
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Following a clear timeline, the author highlights key movements of modern art, giving careful attention to the artists' political and cultural worlds. Styles include Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Minimalism, Conceptualism, Postmodernism, and... (read more)

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The Supermodel and the Brillo Box: Back Stories and Peculiar Economics from the World of Contemporary Art
The Supermodel and the Brillo Box: Back Stories and Peculiar Economics from the World of Contemporary Art
by Don Thompson
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Acquiring contemporary art is about passion and lust, but it is also about branding, about the back story that comes with the art, about the relationship of money and status, and, sometimes, about celebrity. The Supermodel and the Brillo Box follows Don... (read more)

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New Species: Contemporary Character Design Made in Asia
New Species: Contemporary Character Design Made in Asia
by Kelley Cheng
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They are everywhere: from toys to fashion wear, skateboards to games and accessories - character designs have become so ubiquitous that they now feel as a living neo-modern breed among usNew Species: Contemporary Character Design Made In Asia presents 22... (read more)

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Art Cities of the Future: 21st-Century Avant-Gardes
Art Cities of the Future: 21st-Century Avant-Gardes
by Antawan I. Byrd
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"This dynamic tour through twelve urban centers highlights the diverse art practices of the international avant-garde. The featured cities (Beirut, Istanbul, Lagos, and Singapore among them) are increasingly rising to the attention of Western and... (read more)

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We Are Friendswithyou
We Are Friendswithyou
by Friendswithyou
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FriendsWithYou is a globally renowned fine art collective that originated in Miami and is currently based in Los Angeles. Pharrell Williams is a designer, recording artist, and producer based in Miami. Alejandro Jodorowsky is a playwright, filmmaker... (read more)

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Art Now : Artists At the Rise of the New Millennium (05 Edition)
Art Now : Artists At the Rise of the New Millennium (05 Edition)
by Uta Grosenick
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Contemporary art in a nutshell (TASCHEN's 25th anniversary special edition) This Art Now 25th anniversary special edition brings together recent work and biographical information for over 80 of today's most influential artists, forming a broad and... (read more)

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Your Everyday Art World
Your Everyday Art World
by Lane Relyea
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Over the past twenty years, the network has come to dominate the art world, affecting not just interaction among art professionals but the very makeup of the art object itself. The hierarchical and restrictive structure of the museum has been replaced by... (read more)

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High Voltage Tattoo
High Voltage Tattoo
by Kat Von D
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High Voltage Tattoo is a graphic perspective on today's global tattoo culture by Kat Von D, star of The Learning Channel's L.A. Ink and one of the most talented and popular artists working today. Designed in a style that is reminiscent of a handmade... (read more)

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The Last Freedom: From the Pioneers of Land Art in the 1960s to Nature in Cyberspace
The Last Freedom: From the Pioneers of Land Art in the 1960s to Nature in Cyberspace
by Beate Reifenscheid
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The Last Freedom considers the development of Land Art from the 1960s to the present, charting its earliest expressions among those New York artists who made the genre's earliest masterpieces in the wide-open expanses of the west to recent manifestations... (read more)

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The Object (Whitechapel: Documents of Contemporary Art)
The Object (Whitechapel: Documents of Contemporary Art)
by Antony Hudek
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Artists increasingly refer to "post-object-based" work while theorists engage with material artifacts in culture. A focus on "object-based" learning treats objects as vectors for dialogue across disciplines. Virtual imaging enables the object to be... (read more)

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Art: 21 #6: Art: 21, Vol. 6: Art in the Twenty-First Century
Art: 21 #6: Art: 21, Vol. 6: Art in the Twenty-First Century
by Susan Sollins
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This lavishly illustrated volume, a companion to the sixth season of the Peabody-winning PBS series on contemporary art, offers unparalleled access to 14 of the most dynamic artists working today. The reader journeys behind the scenes into homes and... (read more)

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Eretica: The Transcendent and the Profane in Contemporary Art
Eretica: The Transcendent and the Profane in Contemporary Art
by Demetrio Paparoni
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Focusing on concepts of spirituality, Heretics looks at themes such as the contrast between good and evil, sacredness, and the relationship between eroticism, sex, and death in the production of forty contemporary artists, including Marina Abramovic... (read more)

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Mark Ryden: The Gay 90's
Mark Ryden: The Gay 90's
by Mark Ryden and Amanda Erlanson
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Celebrated Pop Surrealist artist Mark Ryden's newest body of work, presented in this book for the first time. Crowned "the high prince of Lowbrow," Mark Ryden has become a fixture of the contemporary alternative art movement. In his newest work, Mark... (read more)

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