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Product Description: Bert Long: The Artist’s Journey encapsulates the life and art of Bert L. Long Jr. (1940–2013). Thomas McEvilley opens the book by describing his chance encounter with Long on a Houston street in 1980. An African American artist who grew up in Houston’s Fifth Ward, Long was an energetic and enthusiastic artist who was trained as an executive chef and came to his art through his growing ability to carve ice and make decorative food in the hospitality industry...read more

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9780967439532 | Univ of Texas Pr, September 13, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Bert Long: The Artist’s Journey encapsulates the life and art of Bert L.

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9780967439549 | Univ of Texas Pr, September 13, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Bert Long: The Artist’s Journey encapsulates the life and art of Bert L.

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Product Description: Edward Kienholz’s life-size tableau “Five Car Stud” (1969–72) depicts four automobiles and a pickup truck, arranged on a dirt floor in a dark room with their headlights illuminating a shocking scene: a group of white men exacting their gruesome “punishment” on an African American man...read more
By Michael Juul Holm (editor), James Manley (contributor) and Tom Vinetz (photographer)

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9788791607967 | Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, December 31, 2012, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Edward Kienholz’s life-size tableau “Five Car Stud” (1969–72) depicts four automobiles and a pickup truck, arranged on a dirt floor in a dark room with their headlights illuminating a shocking scene: a group of white men exacting their gruesome “punishment” on an African American man.

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Product Description: In the fall of 1899, Charles A.A. Dellschau (1830–1923), a retired butcher from Houston, embarked on a project that would occupy him for more than 20 years. What began as an illustrated manuscript recounting his experiences in the California Gold Rush became an obsessive project resulting in 12 large, hand-bound books with more than 2,500 drawings related to airships and the development of flight...read more

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9781935202905 | Marquand Books Inc, March 31, 2013, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: In the fall of 1899, Charles A.

By James Lee Byars (photographer) and Thomas McEvilley

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9783866781559, titled "Im Full of Byars: Im Full of Byars" | Bilingual edition (Kerber Christof Verlag, March 1, 2009), cover price $55.00

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Product Description: This volume on the Lesbian poet Sappho represents many years of work and includes two major unpublished new studies: "The Garden of the Graces: The Survival of Bronze Age Religious Motifs into the Modern Lyric Poem," and "The Clear-Voiced Song-Loving Lyre: Recent Explorations in Sapphic Studies...read more

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9780882145747 | Spring Pubns, March 1, 2008, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: This volume on the Lesbian poet Sappho represents many years of work and includes two major unpublished new studies: "The Garden of the Graces: The Survival of Bronze Age Religious Motifs into the Modern Lyric Poem," and "The Clear-Voiced Song-Loving Lyre: Recent Explorations in Sapphic Studies.

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Product Description: This volume collects works from two recent Schneemann exhibitions. Buffalo's CEPA Gallery focused on the themes of War, Erotics and Felines, while featuring Schneemann's best-known works, including "Interior Scroll," "Vulva's Morphia," and her films, Fuse and Meat Joy...read more

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9780939784264 | Cepa Gallery, February 1, 2008, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This volume collects works from two recent Schneemann exhibitions.

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Product Description: Bernar Venet (b. 1941, France) is a master of contemporary conceptual art who has worked in all media, from painting and sculpture to film, music and ballet. In his early work, Venet sought to distill art, to strip it of aesthetic or expressive content, and to reestablish it as purely “conceptual...read more

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9782080300140 | Flammarion, September 18, 2007, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Bernar Venet (b.

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Product Description: Kara Walker is among the most complex and prolific American artists of her generation. Over the past decade, she has gained international recognition for her room-sized tableaux, which depict historical narratives haunted by sexuality, violence and subjugation and are made using the paradoxically genteel eighteenth-century art of cut-paper silhouettes...read more

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9780935640861 | Walker Art Center, March 1, 2007, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Kara Walker is among the most complex and prolific American artists of her generation.
9780126323801, titled "Education and Intergroup Attitudes" | Academic Pr, June 1, 1981, cover price $36.50 | also contains Education and Intergroup Attitudes

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Product Description: From roughly 1965 to 1980, Conceptual Art and Performance Art took center stage throughout the western world, introducing new and complex ideas to the practice of contemporary art which reverberate to this day. Thomas McEvilley's The Triumph of Anti-Art not only explains the origins of these controversial and compelling art forms, but also uncovers many relatively unrecognized yet indisputably important artists, American and European...read more

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9780929701677 | McPherson & Co, November 30, 2005, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: From roughly 1965 to 1980, Conceptual Art and Performance Art took center stage throughout the western world, introducing new and complex ideas to the practice of contemporary art which reverberate to this day.

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Product Description: Major, lavishly illustrated study of contemporary art being produced by the leading artists working in sub-Saharan Africa Painters, photographers, sculptors and installation artists are represented from nineteen countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, Republic of Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania and Togo Artists include Frederic Bruly Bouabre, Seydou Keita, Samuel Kane Kwei, Cheri Samba and Malik Sidibe, among many others A rare glimpse into the latest currents in contemporary African art, showing how artists share an awareness of both local and global cultures, thereby acknowledging the complex heritage that African artists face today An important and compelling book that will appeal to anyone interested in contemporary art and cultur...read more

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9781858942896 | Perseus Distribution Services, January 31, 2005, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Major, lavishly illustrated study of contemporary art being produced by the leading artists working in sub-Saharan Africa Painters, photographers, sculptors and installation artists are represented from nineteen countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, Republic of Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania and Togo Artists include Frederic Bruly Bouabre, Seydou Keita, Samuel Kane Kwei, Cheri Samba and Malik Sidibe, among many others A rare glimpse into the latest currents in contemporary African art, showing how artists share an awareness of both local and global cultures, thereby acknowledging the complex heritage that African artists face today An important and compelling book that will appeal to anyone interested in contemporary art and culture

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Product Description: Bernar Venet (b. 1941, France) is a master of contemporary conceptual art who has worked in all media, from painting and sculpture to film, music and ballet. In his early work, Venet sought to distill art, to strip it of aesthetic or expressive content, and to reestablish it as purely “conceptual...read more

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9782848450063 | Hard Pr Inc, July 30, 2004, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Bernar Venet (b.

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Product Description: For 12 days in November 2002, Marina Abramovic lived on three open platforms in the Sean Kelly Gallery in New York. She did not eat or speak, nor did have any privacy: the rooms were open and spectators were even invited to observe the artist through a high-powered telescope...read more

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9788881584369 | Charta, April 1, 2004, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: For 12 days in November 2002, Marina Abramovic lived on three open platforms in the Sean Kelly Gallery in New York.

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Product Description: Dove Bradshaw has been a major proponent in the development of the artistic concept of indeterminacy. Her works combines unstable materials with traditional ones, setting off a metamorphic process. This process changes the appearance of her art over time; thus, time is a creative factor in her art as much as the materials themselves...read more

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9780972424011 | 1 edition (Mark Batty Pub, March 1, 2003), cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Dove Bradshaw has been a major proponent in the development of the artistic concept of indeterminacy.

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Product Description: William Anastasi had a profound effect on the art of his generation, influencing such artists as Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, Eva Hesse, Robert Smithson and others. A pioneer of conceptual art, he continues to produce work to this day, recently focusing on pieces that contain the word "Jew...read more

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9788788860702 | Nikolas Copenhagen Comtemporary, September 1, 2001, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: William Anastasi had a profound effect on the art of his generation, influencing such artists as Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, Eva Hesse, Robert Smithson and others.

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Product Description: Framed in a lucid discussion of the intellectual issues surrounding the postmodern movement, the essays in this book re-examine the course of twentieth-century art through the work of twenty-five major sculptors. McEvilley masterfully traces the evolution of modern sculpture from the readymades of Marcel Duchamp to the anti-painting statements of the 1960s to the spiritualism and conceptualism of the 1980s and 1990s...read more

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9781581150230 | Allworth Pr, October 1, 1999, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Framed in a lucid discussion of the intellectual issues surrounding the postmodern movement, the essays in this book re-examine the course of twentieth-century art through the work of twenty-five major sculptors.

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Product Description: James Croak (b. 1951), one of America's most original artists, has produced an astonishing and idiosyncratic body of work during the past 20 years. Using a variety of innovative materials and techniques, including taxidermy, latex rubber, tar, and his trademark cast dirt, he has created art of astonishing presence and feeling...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780810963795 | Harry N Abrams Inc, April 1, 1999, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: James Croak (b.

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Product Description: Alongside such figures as Nam June Paik, Les Levine is regarded as a pioneer of vidoe and media art. Levine exploits the language of advertising to reveal the state of art and culture. This catalogue presents a comprehensive view of this artist. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9783893229130 | Hatje Cantz Pub, February 1, 1998, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Alongside such figures as Nam June Paik, Les Levine is regarded as a pioneer of vidoe and media art.

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Product Description: First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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9789057010415 | Routledge, April 1, 1997, cover price $45.95 | About this edition: First Published in 1997.

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Product Description: First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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9789057010514 | Routledge, April 1, 1997, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: First Published in 1997.

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