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Product Description: Abstract Expressionism will forever be associated with the energy and vibrancy of 1950s New York. Artists injected a new sense of confidence in painting, experimenting with improvisation, spontaneity and color. This bold publication and the major exhibition it accompanies seek to reevaluate the movement, making the case that far from being unified, Abstract Expressionism was in fact complex and ever-changing...read more

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9781910350300 | Royal Academy of Arts, October 18, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Abstract Expressionism will forever be associated with the energy and vibrancy of 1950s New York.

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Product Description: This important monograph highlights more than four decades’ worth of paintings by the internationally acclaimed Lebanese/American artist Nabil Nahas. Nabil Nahas is a master of color, texture, and atmosphere. Lebanon’s most famous contemporary artist, he is known for his geometric motifs and decorative patterns inspired by the natural world...read more

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9780847848270 | Rizzoli Intl Pubns, May 17, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: This important monograph highlights more than four decades’ worth of paintings by the internationally acclaimed Lebanese/American artist Nabil Nahas.

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Product Description: Throughout his career James Bishop (born 1927) has engaged European and American traditions of postwar abstraction while developing a subtle, poetic and highly unique visual language of his own. Alternating between―and at times interweaving―painting and drawing, Bishop's works explore the ambiguities and paradoxes of material opacity and transparency, flatness and spatiality, as well as linear tectonics and loosely composed forms...read more
By Greg Lulay (editor) and Lisa Williams (editor)

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9781941701034 | David Zwirner Inc, July 28, 2015, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Throughout his career James Bishop (born 1927) has engaged European and American traditions of postwar abstraction while developing a subtle, poetic and highly unique visual language of his own.

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By Carter Ratcliff (foreword by)

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9780333683019, titled "The Spectre of Babeuf" | Palgrave Macmillan, June 1, 1997, cover price $65.00 | also contains The Spectre of Babeuf

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Product Description: Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Carter Ratcliff’s Tequila Mockingbird is a sexy, urbane, hilarious tale crossed with a fast-paced, camp, social comedy, with a touch of thriller, told in the unforgettable voice of fashion model Fiona Mays...read more

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9781581771381 | Barrytown/ Station Hill Pr, June 19, 2015, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Carter Ratcliff’s Tequila Mockingbird is a sexy, urbane, hilarious tale crossed with a fast-paced, camp, social comedy, with a touch of thriller, told in the unforgettable voice of fashion model Fiona Mays.

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Product Description: Renowned for the emotional power of his figurative drawings, William Beckman is one of America's leading realist artists. This is the first major retrospective of his drawings, featuring works from both private and public collections, including the artist's own, as well as a fascinating interview with the artist, and an essay by poet and critic Carter Ratcliff...read more

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9781907804410 | D Giles Ltd, June 3, 2014, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Renowned for the emotional power of his figurative drawings, William Beckman is one of America's leading realist artists.

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Product Description: The first monograph on Korean artist Kwang Young Chun, renowned for exquisite handmade mulberry paper sculptures and textured surfaces that represent harmony and conflict in the unity of many. Covering the entirety of Kwang Young Chun’s career from his early abstract paintings to his famed Aggregation series—complex structures and canvases created from the antique, handmade mulberry paper pages of literary and academic texts and tinted with teas, fruits and flowers—this book documents a highly influential contemporary artist whose work, writes the New York Times, “…makes you sense something fundamental about great art that is too often forgotten or overlooked in today’s age of instant everything…...read more
By Carter Ratcliff (contributor)

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9780847842544 | Skira, May 13, 2014, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: The first monograph on Korean artist Kwang Young Chun, renowned for exquisite handmade mulberry paper sculptures and textured surfaces that represent harmony and conflict in the unity of many.

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Product Description: Li-lan has participated in numerous diverse solo and group exhibitions across the United States, China, and JapanAn extensive list of works, exhibition history, and biography augment the publicationLi-lan's work can be found in major collections such as in The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD; San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA; and Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VAPainting in oil on linen, and pastel and watercolor on handmade paper, artist Li-lan portrays birds and airplanes in flight, insects and animals, the occasional figure, and architectural imagery from places she has visited as well as those only seen in photographs...read more

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9781555953812 | Hudson Hills Pr, January 7, 2014, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Li-lan has participated in numerous diverse solo and group exhibitions across the United States, China, and JapanAn extensive list of works, exhibition history, and biography augment the publicationLi-lan's work can be found in major collections such as in The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD; San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA; and Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VAPainting in oil on linen, and pastel and watercolor on handmade paper, artist Li-lan portrays birds and airplanes in flight, insects and animals, the occasional figure, and architectural imagery from places she has visited as well as those only seen in photographs.

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Product Description: Barbara Rogers came of age as an artist during the battle between figuration and abstraction. Never declaring full allegiance to the figurative movement or to pure abstraction, Rogers forged a style that placed the figure in a setting that includes rich foliage, creating tension through the suggestion of allegorical content...read more

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9781555953478 | Marquand Books Inc, May 16, 2012, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Barbara Rogers came of age as an artist during the battle between figuration and abstraction.

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Product Description: During the early 1950s, Richard Pousette-Dart (1916-1992) created one of the most anomalous bodies of work of his career: graphite drawings on undercoats of blue or ocher painted over a titanium white ground. For an artist known for his love of color and impasto, these predominantly white paintings constituted quite a departure...read more
By David Anfam, Dorothy Kosinski (foreword by) and Carter Ratcliff (contributor)

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9780195037517, titled "Choices in Vichy France: The French Under Nazi Occupation" | Oxford Univ Pr, February 1, 1986, cover price $27.95 | also contains Choices in Vichy France: The French Under Nazi Occupation | About this edition: Uses interviews, correspondence, and records from both France and Germany to portray the Nazi occupation and the extent of French resistance

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9780943044361 | Phillips Collections, August 30, 2010, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: During the early 1950s, Richard Pousette-Dart (1916-1992) created one of the most anomalous bodies of work of his career: graphite drawings on undercoats of blue or ocher painted over a titanium white ground.

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Product Description: Retro/Active: The Work of Rafael Ferrer is the first major publication to examine the breadth and depth of Puerto Rican-born Rafael Ferrer's influential production over the past 55 years. From Ferrer's avant-garde art actions in the 1960s through his more recent brightly colored paintings paying homage to island life, his artistic journey has always reflected his intelligence, humor and a uniquely Caribbean perspective...read more

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9781882454273 | El Museo Del Barrio, July 31, 2010, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Retro/Active: The Work of Rafael Ferrer is the first major publication to examine the breadth and depth of Puerto Rican-born Rafael Ferrer's influential production over the past 55 years.

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Featuring more than 300 portraits made from the early 1960s until the artist's death in 1987, Andy Warhol Portraits is the first book to provide a comprehensive view of this overlooked body of work, which includes such well-known twentieth-century icons as Jackie Kennedy, Mick Jagger, Liza Minnelli, and Queen Elizabeth, as well as many paintings largely unknown even to avid Warhol followers. With contextualizing essays by longtime Warhol collaborator Tony Shafrazi and art critics Carter Ratcliff and Robert Rosenblum, Andy Warhol Portraits is a facebook of the amazing cast of characters that populated Warhol's fascinating, star-studded, and, at times, sordid world.

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9780714846675 | Phaidon Inc Ltd, March 19, 2007, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: Featuring more than 300 portraits made from the early 1960s until the artist's death in 1987, Andy Warhol Portraits is the first book to provide a comprehensive view of this overlooked body of work, which includes such well-known twentieth-century icons as Jackie Kennedy, Mick Jagger, Liza Minnelli, and Queen Elizabeth, as well as many paintings largely unknown even to avid Warhol followers.

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9780714849669 | Phaidon Inc Ltd, March 2, 2009, cover price $49.95

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Product Description: An immaculately produced volume, Donald Sultan is a detailed examination of the artist’s distinguished thirty-year career and captures the essence of an innovative spirit whose work continues to evolve and inspire. In the electrified atmosphere of New York’s downtown art renaissance of the 1980s, when graffiti and post-modern figuration were filling gallery walls and art magazines, Donald Sultan (b...read more

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9780865651920 | Vendome Pr, December 1, 2008, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: An immaculately produced volume, Donald Sultan is a detailed examination of the artist’s distinguished thirty-year career and captures the essence of an innovative spirit whose work continues to evolve and inspire.

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Product Description: Johnnie Winona Ross's quiet, contemplative and painstakingly produced paintings have created a stir in the contemporary art world. Often compared with Agnes Martin for both his Minimalist sensibility and his connection to New Mexico, Ross's reputation has grown swiftly in recent years...read more
By Douglas Dreishpoon (foreword by), Carter Ratcliff and Johnnie Winona Ross (other contributor)

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9781934435014 | Distributed Art Pub Inc, February 28, 2008, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Johnnie Winona Ross's quiet, contemplative and painstakingly produced paintings have created a stir in the contemporary art world.

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Product Description: Poetry. Carter Ratcliff's long out-of-print 1974 poem, ARREVEDERCI, MODERNISMO, is a defining poem of its time, both in its recognition of a crucial moment in aesthetics and in its unflinching technical approach to its subject. This adventurous contemporary poem is written in a series of prose-like sentences that gather poetic force both in their verbal dexterity and also in the sense of longing that is mysteriously evoked...read more

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9780975299326 | Libellum, January 1, 2007, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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'Improbably balanced stone sculptures, strangely beautiful, often large, natural rocks, seemingly on the verge of falling, which, together with interwoven stories and discussions, create an experience of the 'bodily sublime' -- the exhilarating but sometimes hair-raising state of nature (and art) pushed to a limit'--Provided by publisher.
By George Quasha and Carter Ratcliff (foreword by)

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9781556435751 | North Atlantic Books, June 9, 2006, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: 'Improbably balanced stone sculptures, strangely beautiful, often large, natural rocks, seemingly on the verge of falling, which, together with interwoven stories and discussions, create an experience of the 'bodily sublime' -- the exhilarating but sometimes hair-raising state of nature (and art) pushed to a limit'--Provided by publisher.

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Product Description: Although Peter Hutchinson has been working with land art since the 1960s, he has yet to receive his proper due. His work isn't found in galleries and he doesn’t practice the kind of sensationalism that is typical of the art world...read more

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9781568985619 | Princeton Architectural Pr, December 29, 2005, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Although Peter Hutchinson has been working with land art since the 1960s, he has yet to receive his proper due.

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Product Description: The originality, richness and seductiveness of Benton's sculpture reflects the American contructivist tradition originating with Alexander Calder and David Smith.
By Fletcher Benton (contributor), David Finn (photographer) and Carter Ratcliff (contributor)

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9780972011921 | Ruder Finn Pr, November 1, 2003, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: The originality, richness and seductiveness of Benton's sculpture reflects the American contructivist tradition originating with Alexander Calder and David Smith.

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Product Description: This book serves as a biographical and critical study of David Remfry's work.

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9780936859415 | Boca Raton Museum of Art, July 1, 2003, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: This book serves as a biographical and critical study of David Remfry's work.

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By Stephen Antonakos (editor), Carter Ratcliff (editor) and Arthur Zajonc (editor)

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9780943651316 | Hudson River Museum, February 1, 2002, cover price $55.01 | About this edition: Book by

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Product Description: Sargent's enduring popularity has prompted a thoughtful reappraisal by prominent art critic Carter Ratcliff, who shows us the surprising breadth of the artist's work. Never before has a book so thoroughly represented that variety: 110 lavish color plates and more than 200 halftones convey the brilliance of his portraits, the exuberance of his watercolors, the stately pomp of his murals...read more

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9780789207487 | 1 edition (Abbeville Pr, September 1, 2001), cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Sargent's enduring popularity has prompted a thoughtful reappraisal by prominent art critic Carter Ratcliff, who shows us the surprising breadth of the artist's work.
9780896600140 | Artabras, February 1, 1997, cover price $39.98 | About this edition: John Singer Sargent's name evokes paintings of marvelously gowned Edwardian belles, of brooding aristocrats and princes of industry.
9780896596733 | Abbeville Promotional, March 1, 1990, cover price $39.98 | About this edition: Portrays the life of the distinguished artist, discusses the development of his painting, and analyzes his murals, society portraits, and watercolor paintings

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Product Description: Her paintings have their own logic and underlying structures that keep the compositions together and create a surprisingly poetic impact...Jorgen Klinthagen, Arbetet Nyhetema, Sweden (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9783931135393 | Hard Pr Inc, April 1, 2001, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Her paintings have their own logic and underlying structures that keep the compositions together and create a surprisingly poetic impact.

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Product Description: Ranging from earthworks to conceptual art, this illuminating read offers an integrated view of all the significant artistic developments of one crucial decade, the extraordinary explosion that occurred between 1965 and 1975.The author, a leading art critic, focuses a new lens on this radical movement, showing the nuances that defined Minimalism in its various phases, as characterized by the inflected object, the disintegrated object, the ironic object ­then the transition from the object to architecture, space, landscape, cityscape, body, performance, and conceptual art...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781581150735 | Allworth Pr, February 1, 2001, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Ranging from earthworks to conceptual art, this illuminating read offers an integrated view of all the significant artistic developments of one crucial decade, the extraordinary explosion that occurred between 1965 and 1975.

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