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Product Description: In a unique and groundbreaking presentation of important contemporary art rarely seen in the traditional environs of the Hudson River Valley, the Thomas Cole National Historic Site and Olana, Frederic Edwin Church's Persian-inspired residence, showcases the work of contemporary American artists such as Chuck Close, Cindy Sherman, Maya Lin, Martin Puryear, and Gregory Crewdson, some of the 30 artists exhibited...read more
By Maurice Berger (contributor)

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9780988855793 | Artist Book Foundation, October 27, 2015, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: In a unique and groundbreaking presentation of important contemporary art rarely seen in the traditional environs of the Hudson River Valley, the Thomas Cole National Historic Site and Olana, Frederic Edwin Church's Persian-inspired residence, showcases the work of contemporary American artists such as Chuck Close, Cindy Sherman, Maya Lin, Martin Puryear, and Gregory Crewdson, some of the 30 artists exhibited.

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By Maurice Berger (contributor), Charlayne Hunter-Gault (contributor), Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr. (contributor), Gordon Parks (photographer) and Michael E. Shapiro (contributor)

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9783869308012 | Steidl / Edition7L, February 28, 2015, cover price $45.00

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Product Description: Following her award-winning monograph 5683 miles away, Yael Ben-Zion fixes her camera on another personal but politically charged theme: intermarriage. Ben-Zion initiated the project in 2009, inviting couples who define themselves as "mixed" to participate...read more
By Maurice Berger (contributor)

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9783868284188 | Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg, January 7, 2014, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Following her award-winning monograph 5683 miles away, Yael Ben-Zion fixes her camera on another personal but politically charged theme: intermarriage.

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Product Description: In 1962, Ezra Jack Keats's picture book The Snowy Day introduced readers to young Peter, the first African American protagonist in a full-color children's book, who traipsed alone through the snowy, wondrous sidewalks of New York City...read more
By Maurice Berger (contributor) and Claudia J. Nahson

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9780300170221 | Jewish Museum, October 25, 2011, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: In 1962, Ezra Jack Keats's picture book The Snowy Day introduced readers to young Peter, the first African American protagonist in a full-color children's book, who traipsed alone through the snowy, wondrous sidewalks of New York City.

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Product Description: In 1955, shortly after Emmett Till was murdered by white supremacists in Mississippi, his grieving mother distributed to the press a gruesome photograph of his mutilated corpse. Asked why she would do this, she explained that by witnessing with their own eyes the brutality of segregation and racism, Americans would be more likely to support the cause of racial justice...read more

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9780300121315 | Yale Univ Pr, April 20, 2010, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In 1955, shortly after Emmett Till was murdered by white supremacists in Mississippi, his grieving mother distributed to the press a gruesome photograph of his mutilated corpse.

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Product Description: Through five photographic styles―commercial product shot, scientific photo, portrait and epic narrative―New York artist Dana Hoey documents a world of primitive living conditions, under five different weather conditions: ash, freeze, thaw, flood and drought...read more

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9781890761134 | Center for Art and Visual Culture, March 31, 2010, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Through five photographic styles―commercial product shot, scientific photo, portrait and epic narrative―New York artist Dana Hoey documents a world of primitive living conditions, under five different weather conditions: ash, freeze, thaw, flood and drought.

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Product Description: In his introduction to The 1980s: An Internet Conference, moderator Maurice Berger writes, "As Fredric Jameson reminds us in his essay "Periodizing the 1960s," decades are never neat, clearly defined episodes. Their boundaries are porous, their roots long, their implications far-reaching, their stories, a jumble of events that historical orthodoxy all too easily erases, overestimates, or devalues...read more
By Maurice Berger (editor), Barbara Buhler Lynes (contributor) and David Yager (contributor)

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9781890761097 | Center for Art and Visual Culture, May 30, 2008, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In his introduction to The 1980s: An Internet Conference, moderator Maurice Berger writes, "As Fredric Jameson reminds us in his essay "Periodizing the 1960s," decades are never neat, clearly defined episodes.

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Product Description: This volume is the first to examine the portrait photographs of this esteemed husband-and-wife team. The artists' portraits--like their radical landscapes and city-scenes--are powerfully evocative, boldly subverting our expectations of the discipline of portraiture: Rather than capturing the visual essence of a sitter, they reveal identity to be multifarious, transitive and culturally and historically bound...read more
By Max Becher (photographer), Maurice Berger, Charlotte Carter (editor) and Andrea Robbins (photographer)

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9781890761110 | Slp edition (Center for Art and Visual Culture, June 30, 2008), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This volume is the first to examine the portrait photographs of this esteemed husband-and-wife team.

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Photographs of 'situations in which one limited or isolated place strongly resembles another distant one'--Dust jacket.
By Max Becher (photographer), Maurice Berger, Lucy R. Lippard and Andrea Robbins (photographer)

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9781597110105 | Aperture, April 3, 2006, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Photographs of 'situations in which one limited or isolated place strongly resembles another distant one'--Dust jacket.

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Product Description: What is the future of the art museum? Should artists and critics have greater say in museum programming? What role can new museum technologies play in the future of the art museum? How should art museums address and correct past histories of prejudice and exclusion? Are art museums doomed to extinction? These pertinent questions and others are asked, discussed and sometimes even answered in Museums of Tomorrow--documentation of a two-week online conference on the role and future of art museums...read more
By Maurice Berger (editor)

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9781890761073 | Center for Art and Visual Culture, September 30, 2005, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: What is the future of the art museum?

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Product Description: Alexis Rockman's Manifest Destiny translates into haunting yet inspiring simplicity the environmental crisis of global warming. In conjunction with the opening of the Brooklyn Museum's new entrance pavilion in April 2004, the distinguished American artist Rockman (born 1962) was commissioned to paint a visionary 8-by-24-foot mural about the distant future boroughs...read more

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9780872731516, titled "Manifest Destiny: Manifest Destiny" | Brooklyn Museum Bookshop, August 30, 2005, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Alexis Rockman's Manifest Destiny translates into haunting yet inspiring simplicity the environmental crisis of global warming.

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Product Description: The politics of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East is the subject of Truth Before Power, Jenny Holzer's recent Kunsthaus Bregenz project. The complicated dialectic of decision-making and public debate, as it has unfolded through the presidencies of Ronald Reagan, George H...read more
By Maurice Berger (contributor), Jenny Holzer and Eckhard Schneider (editor)

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9783883758466 | Kunsthaus Bregenz, November 30, 2004, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: The politics of U.

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Product Description: Over the past 20 years, the cultural and scholarly discourse around race has exploded to include the study of whiteness and white privilege, representing a radical shift in the way we think and talk about race in the United States...read more
By Maurice Berger, Wendy Ewald (contributor), David Roediger (contributor) and Patricia J. Williams (contributor)

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9781890761066 | Center for Art and Visual Culture, October 30, 2004, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Over the past 20 years, the cultural and scholarly discourse around race has exploded to include the study of whiteness and white privilege, representing a radical shift in the way we think and talk about race in the United States.

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Product Description: Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920) is one of the best known - and most misunderstood - artists of the twentieth century. His incisive portraits, erotically charged nudes, elegant drawings of caryatids, and primitivistic sculpture have been admired for decades...read more
By Maurice Berger (editor), Emily Braun (contributor), Tamar Garb (contributor), Mason Klein (editor) and Griselda Pollock (contributor)

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9780300102642 | Jewish Museum, June 1, 2004, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920) is one of the best known - and most misunderstood - artists of the twentieth century.

By Maurice Berger (editor) and Mason Klein (editor)

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9780300105735 | Yale Univ Pr, April 1, 2004, cover price $55.01

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Explores the connection between dance and visual arts in the work of choreographer and dancer Trisha Brown.
By Addison Gallery of American Art (corporate author), Roland Aeschlimann (editor), Maurice Berger (editor) and Hendel Teicher (editor)

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9780262201391 | Mit Pr, November 15, 2002, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: Explores the connection between dance and visual arts in the work of choreographer and dancer Trisha Brown.

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Product Description: From his child-sized Klan robes and rows of empty gilded sneakers to his recent photographs of uninhabited pedagogical spaces, Gary Simmons's work contains and invokes an absence as palpable and fraught with meaning as any presence...read more

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9780933856721 | Museum of Contemporary Art, April 1, 2002, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: From his child-sized Klan robes and rows of empty gilded sneakers to his recent photographs of uninhabited pedagogical spaces, Gary Simmons's work contains and invokes an absence as palpable and fraught with meaning as any presence.

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Product Description: If social justice is Fred Wilson's subject, the museum is his medium. By placing meticulously rendered objects in environments that carefully recreate the details of a museum setting, down to their wall colors, lighting, display cases and wall labels, Wilson incisively explores the question of how the museum consciously and unconsciously perpetuates racist beliefs and behavior...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781890761042 | Univ of the Arts Philadelphia, April 1, 2002, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: If social justice is Fred Wilson's subject, the museum is his medium.

The author analyzes the racial experiences of his boyhood while investigating the treatment of blacks in society and the media

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9780374289492 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, January 1, 1999, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: The author analyzes the racial experiences of his boyhood while investigating the treatment of blacks in society and the media

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9780374527150 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 1, 2000, cover price $17.00

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Product Description: Artwork by Adrian Piper. Edited with an extended essay by Maurice Berger with contributions by Jean Fisher, Kobena Mercer, and Laura Cottingham.

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9781890761028 | Fine Arts Gallery Umbc, January 1, 2000, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Artwork by Adrian Piper.

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Product Description: Almost more than artists, art critics today form an elite class that legislates cultural tastes. The Crisis of Criticism is a collection of brilliantly argued, provocative essays that address the problematic nature of the critic’s authority and responsibilities...read more
By Maurice Berger (editor)

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9781565844179 | New Pr, June 1, 1998, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Almost more than artists, art critics today form an elite class that legislates cultural tastes.

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Product Description: This book traces the evolution of the style and thinking of Hans Haacke, Mary Kelly, Robert Morris, Adrian Piper and Yvonne Rainer--five artists who explore the complex relationship between form, theatricality and ideology. Minimal Politics demonstrates how their work evolved from a more minimal, formal aesthetic in the 1960s to a more overtly ideological perspective...read more

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9781890761004 | Center for Art and Visual Culture, August 1, 1997, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: This book traces the evolution of the style and thinking of Hans Haacke, Mary Kelly, Robert Morris, Adrian Piper and Yvonne Rainer--five artists who explore the complex relationship between form, theatricality and ideology.

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9780962456596 | Distributed Art Pub Inc, April 1, 1997, cover price $25.00

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