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By Simon Castets (editor), Karen Marta (editor), Hans-Ulrich Obrist (contributor) and David Weiss (other contributor)

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9781942607236 | Swiss Inst/Christoph Merian Verlag, April 26, 2016, cover price $25.00

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Product Description: In 2002 Hans Ulrich Obrist began his conversation with a diverse and influential group of Mexican pioneers during an exhibition at Luis Barragán's house in Mexico City. Over a decade in the making, Conversations in Mexico beautifully captures how the Mexican cultural scene has pivoted several times--perhaps most importantly around the student protests at the 1968 Olympic Games--to cultivate a wholly radical and innovative aesthetic, one that is illuminated in the iconic buildings of Pedro Ramírez Vázquez and Teodoro González de León; the people and landscapes photographed by Graciela Iturbide; the music of Esquivel!; the incredible voyages of Santiago Genovés; the utopian politics and literature of Carlos Fuentes, Margo Glantz and Elena Poniatowska; the singular vision of Alejandro Jodorowsky; and the uncompromising art of Leonora Carrington, Felipe Ehrenberg, Pedro Friedeberg, Juan Soriano and Eduardo Terrazas...read more
By Moises Cosio (foreword by), Karen Marta (editor) and Hans-Ulrich Obrist

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9780996215619 | Fundacion Alumnos47, March 22, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In 2002 Hans Ulrich Obrist began his conversation with a diverse and influential group of Mexican pioneers during an exhibition at Luis Barragán's house in Mexico City.

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Product Description: The 1980s were a groundbreaking decade for contemporary art in the United Arab Emirates, a radical moment when artists in the UAE explored experimental new formats, formed art collectives and founded journals. Rather than a transliteration, this radical reinvention of a traditional bilingual book, which accompanies a show curated by Hoor Al Qasimi, focuses on translating the aesthetics of this important moment in the history of contemporary art...read more
By Hoor Al-qasimi (editor), Karen Marta (editor) and Ismail Al Rifai (editor)

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9789948181910 | Bilingual edition (Natl Pavilion United Arab Emirates, February 23, 2016), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The 1980s were a groundbreaking decade for contemporary art in the United Arab Emirates, a radical moment when artists in the UAE explored experimental new formats, formed art collectives and founded journals.

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By Simon Castets (editor) and Karen Marta (editor)

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9781942607151 | Swiss Inst/Christoph Merian Verlag, February 23, 2016, cover price $25.00

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Product Description: A series of conversations held in 2011 with artists, filmmakers, writers and even the former mayor of Bogotá serendipitously turned into a mapping of the artistic landscape in Colombia's art scene just as it is exploding internationally...read more

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9789589959343, titled "Conversations in Colombia: Anañam-yoh-reya" | LA Oficina Del Doctor, January 26, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A series of conversations held in 2011 with artists, filmmakers, writers and even the former mayor of Bogotá serendipitously turned into a mapping of the artistic landscape in Colombia's art scene just as it is exploding internationally.

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Product Description: Michael Chow, born Zhou Yinghua in Shanghai in 1939, was abruptly uprooted to England at the age of 13, where he lost his family and name. Voice for My Father illuminates Chow's long journey, celebrating both father--Beijing opera star Zhou Xinfang--and son, the artist and legendary restaurateur, who has recently made a triumphant return to painting...read more
By Michael Chow (other contributor), Jeffrey Deitch, Karen Marta (editor) and Philip Tinari (editor)

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9789881622365, titled "Voice for My Father: Voice for My Father" | Har/com edition (Distributed Art Pub Inc, June 28, 2015), cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Michael Chow, born Zhou Yinghua in Shanghai in 1939, was abruptly uprooted to England at the age of 13, where he lost his family and name.

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Product Description: For Tales of the Brothers Grimm, 36 celebrated and lesser-known of the unsanitized fairy tales collected by the illustrious brothers were carefully chosen by artist Natalie Frank, reinterpreted in 75 gouache and chalk pastel drawings, and cast in a Surrealist dreamscape...read more
By Natalie Frank (other contributor) and Karen Marta (editor)

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9788862083867 | Damiani Editore, May 26, 2015, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: For Tales of the Brothers Grimm, 36 celebrated and lesser-known of the unsanitized fairy tales collected by the illustrious brothers were carefully chosen by artist Natalie Frank, reinterpreted in 75 gouache and chalk pastel drawings, and cast in a Surrealist dreamscape.

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By Aaron Curry (other contributor), Richard Hawkins, Michael Ned Holte and Karen Marta (editor)

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9780415035545, titled "Border Dialogues: Journeys in Postmodernity" | Routledge, October 1, 1990, cover price $59.95 | also contains Border Dialogues: Journeys in Postmodernity

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Product Description: For his first artist book, Ryan Trecartin (born 1981) compiles more than 100 composited images created by mining his personal Instagram and Snapchat feeds, screenshots and photos, all captured and archived in his phone. While developing several new bodies of work that encompass video, sculpture and installation (which debuted in Berlin and Los Angeles in September and October 2014, respectively) Trecartin collected images which functioned as both reference material and conceptual pivot points for his expansive new bodies of work...read more
By Karen Marta (editor), Brian Roettinger (editor) and Ryan Trecartin (other contributor)

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9783863356262 | Ucca Books, April 28, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: For his first artist book, Ryan Trecartin (born 1981) compiles more than 100 composited images created by mining his personal Instagram and Snapchat feeds, screenshots and photos, all captured and archived in his phone.

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Product Description: In Strip, snapshot photos of Hollywood Boulevard's Walk of Fame reel and collide, resulting in random but systematic juxtapositions of street performers and gawking tourists. As the reader turns the pages of Kathryn Andrews' (born 1973) first artist book, rows of images-much like film strips-become visible, shifting left and right within the picture window of the book page...read more
By Karen Marta (editor) and Brian Roettinger (editor)

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9783863356279 | Ucca Books, April 28, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: In Strip, snapshot photos of Hollywood Boulevard's Walk of Fame reel and collide, resulting in random but systematic juxtapositions of street performers and gawking tourists.

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Product Description: For her first artist book, Kaari Upson (born 1972) took an amalgamation of source materials, automatic drawings and sketches, which systematically, through different combinations and organizational systems, manifested itself as a revealing psychosexual graphic novel...read more
By Karen Marta (editor), Brian Roettinger (editor) and Kaari Upson (other contributor)

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9783863356248 | Ucca Books, April 28, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: For her first artist book, Kaari Upson (born 1972) took an amalgamation of source materials, automatic drawings and sketches, which systematically, through different combinations and organizational systems, manifested itself as a revealing psychosexual graphic novel.

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Product Description: Struck by the eerie similarities between the giant megalopolises of Los Angeles and Beijing, Sterling Ruby (born 1972) takes the reader into his own journalistic vision-sourcing photographs of landscapes and interiors of the two cities, both shot and found by the artist-each page claustrophobically framed by collaged imagery of stalagmites and stalactites...read more
By Karen Marta (editor), Brian Roettinger (editor) and Sterling Ruby (other contributor)

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9783863356217 | Ucca Books, April 28, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Struck by the eerie similarities between the giant megalopolises of Los Angeles and Beijing, Sterling Ruby (born 1972) takes the reader into his own journalistic vision-sourcing photographs of landscapes and interiors of the two cities, both shot and found by the artist-each page claustrophobically framed by collaged imagery of stalagmites and stalactites.

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Product Description: In this volume, curators, theorists, artists and writers argue for methods of map-making that go beyond geographic representation. The artist emerges as a new cartographer, who intervenes in existing maps to reveal the knowledge and memories that lie beneath the geo-political realities of the present...read more
By Karen Marta (editor)

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9789948207825 | Bilingual edition (Distributed Art Pub Inc, December 31, 2014), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: In this volume, curators, theorists, artists and writers argue for methods of map-making that go beyond geographic representation.

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Product Description: New New Testament documents Paul Chan’s monumental project Volumes, a series of more than 1,000 paintings made out of dismantled book covers and the texts that complement each painting. "I began destroying books to paint on them, on weekends," Chan says...read more
By Paul Chan (other contributor), Isabel Friedli (editor), Karen Marta (editor), McClister Nell (editor) and Matina Venanzoni (editor)

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9783952397152, titled "New New Testament: New New Testament" | Bilingual edition (Distributed Art Pub Inc, July 31, 2014), cover price $252.00 | About this edition: New New Testament documents Paul Chan’s monumental project Volumes, a series of more than 1,000 paintings made out of dismantled book covers and the texts that complement each painting.

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By Doug Aitken (other contributor), Aaron Betsky (contributor), Francesco Bonami (contributor), Kerry Brougher (contributor) and Karen Marta (editor)

Hardcover:

9780847838325 | Rizzoli Intl Pubns, April 8, 2014, cover price $85.00

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Product Description: Featuring works from the Dakis Joannou Drawing Collection, Animal Spirits comments on the current global crisis and the cultural climate it has fostered. The book’s title references British economist John Maynard Keynes’ idea that “animal spirits”--emotional factors that cannot be quantified, and that are often downplayed by economists--are crucial to the understanding of economic dynamics...read more
By Karen Marta (editor)

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9789609931458 | Bilingual edition (Distributed Art Pub Inc, December 31, 2012), cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Featuring works from the Dakis Joannou Drawing Collection, Animal Spirits comments on the current global crisis and the cultural climate it has fostered.

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Product Description: In his latest project, Philippe Parreno (born 1964) used the mediums of landscape and film as a vehicle for playing with the conventions of time and space. According to NASA, any planet hospitable to life will likely orbit a pair of dwarf stars in a Continuously Habitable Zone (CHZ)...read more
By Karen Marta (editor)

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9788862082532 | Damiani Editore, August 31, 2012, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: In his latest project, Philippe Parreno (born 1964) used the mediums of landscape and film as a vehicle for playing with the conventions of time and space.

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Product Description: Internationally celebrated Swiss curator and cultural mastermind Hans Ulrich Obrist never looks back. Since 2005, he has asked artists, architects, scientists, actors and philosophers the world over to fill in the blank for what’s to come...read more

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9789881622327 | Bilingual edition (Pinakoteka, July 31, 2012), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Internationally celebrated Swiss curator and cultural mastermind Hans Ulrich Obrist never looks back.

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Product Description: Born in 1924 in the ancient Persian city of Qazvin, Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian spent her childhood in a grand old house replete with stained glass, wall paintings and nightingales. Coming of age during World War II, she left occupied Iran and audaciously set out for New York, where she was quickly absorbed into the city's thriving avant garde...read more
By Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian (other contributor), Karen Marta (editor) and Hans-Ulrich Obrist (editor)

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9788862081757 | Damiani Editore, October 31, 2011, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Born in 1924 in the ancient Persian city of Qazvin, Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian spent her childhood in a grand old house replete with stained glass, wall paintings and nightingales.

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Product Description: Since Hans Ulrich Obrist--museum director, curator, writer, cultural instigator and professional conversationalist--released his bestselling first volume of interviews back in 2004, one wonders if there is a living artist, musician or writer left with whom Obrist hasn't recorded an interview...read more
By Karen Marta (editor)

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9788881587315 | Charta, June 30, 2010, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Since Hans Ulrich Obrist--museum director, curator, writer, cultural instigator and professional conversationalist--released his bestselling first volume of interviews back in 2004, one wonders if there is a living artist, musician or writer left with whom Obrist hasn't recorded an interview.

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Product Description: Philippe Parreno (born 1964) undermines the notion of the discrete, ownable, copyrighted artwork through collaborations with artists such as Douglas Gordon and Pierre Huyghe, performances, dialogue and the cultivation of exhibitions as real-time encounters...read more
By Christine Macel (editor), Karen Marta (collaborator) and Philippe Parreno (contributor)

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9783037640333 | Distributed Art Pub Inc, September 30, 2009, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Philippe Parreno (born 1964) undermines the notion of the discrete, ownable, copyrighted artwork through collaborations with artists such as Douglas Gordon and Pierre Huyghe, performances, dialogue and the cultivation of exhibitions as real-time encounters.

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