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Product Description: From the outset, American artist Betty Woodman (born 1930) has used ceramics as her medium of expression and artistic research, and it has made her one of the most influential and original voices on the international art scene. Bridging the gap between art and craft, Woodman moves nimbly between the traditions of an age-old medium, taking inspiration from Minoan and Egyptian art, Greek and Etruscan sculpture, Tang Dynasty works, majolica and Sèvres porcelain, Italian Baroque architecture and the paintings of Bonnard, Picasso and Matisse, while also introducing innovations in both style and technique...read more

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9788867492183 | Mousse Magazine & Pub, September 27, 2016, cover price $40.00 | also contains Betty Woodman | About this edition: From the outset, American artist Betty Woodman (born 1930) has used ceramics as her medium of expression and artistic research, and it has made her one of the most influential and original voices on the international art scene.

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Product Description: Leading art critic explores the connections between art’s past and presentContemporary art sometimes pretends to have made a clean break with history. In The Perpetual Guest, poet and critic Barry Schwabsky demonstrates that any robust understanding of art’s present must also account for the ongoing life and changing fortunes of its past...read more

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9781784783235 | Verso Books, April 5, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Leading art critic explores the connections between art’s past and presentContemporary art sometimes pretends to have made a clean break with history.

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9781784783242 | Verso Books, March 1, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Leading art critic explores the connections between art’s past and presentContemporary art sometimes pretends to have made a clean break with history.

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Product Description: Over the course of her 40-year career, Jennifer Bartlett (born 1941) has tirelessly explored painting's expressive possibilities through a series of rigorous conceptual systems. Jennifer Bartlett: Epic Systems presents her three most ambitious, large-scale works in one volume: Rhapsody, Song and Recitative...read more

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9788862084109 | Damiani Editore, July 9, 2015, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Over the course of her 40-year career, Jennifer Bartlett (born 1941) has tirelessly explored painting's expressive possibilities through a series of rigorous conceptual systems.

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Product Description: Poetry. Barry Schwabsky is an art historian, art critic, teacher and poet. In these poems he demonstrates delicate shifts in balances dictated from eye, to hand and then page, through meaning.

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9780986005053 | Black Square Editions, February 28, 2015, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: The paintings of Spanish artist Juan Uslé (born 1954) are known for their bright, intense layers of saturated color, almost kaleidoscopic in appearance. This book is the first complete monograph to date on the New York-based artist's career, bringing together important works and writings...read more
By Barry Schwabsky (editor)

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9788434313309, titled "Juan Uslé: Works, Writings" | Poligrafa Ediciones Sa, May 24, 2016, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: The paintings of Spanish artist Juan Uslé (born 1954) are known for their bright, intense layers of saturated color, almost kaleidoscopic in appearance.

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Product Description: An up-to-date monograph devoted to the leading American ceramist whose dazzling inventions have moved beyond the traditional domain of craft and consistently challenged the limits of the medium. Internationally recognized as one of today’s most important ceramic sculptors, Betty Woodman started in the 1950s as a production potter with the aim of creating objects to enhance everyday life...read more
By Barry Schwabsky (contributor)

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9788857221793 | Skira, September 30, 2014, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: An up-to-date monograph devoted to the leading American ceramist whose dazzling inventions have moved beyond the traditional domain of craft and consistently challenged the limits of the medium.

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Product Description: Renowned for his vivid, larger‐than‐life portraits, Alex Katz is a towering figure in contemporary painting. His work can be found in institutions such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, MoMA, LACMA, and the National Portrait Gallery...read more
By Barry Schwabsky (contributor)

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9780714867403 | 2 exp rev edition (Phaidon Inc Ltd, September 15, 2014), cover price $69.95 | About this edition: Renowned for his vivid, larger‐than‐life portraits, Alex Katz is a towering figure in contemporary painting.

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Product Description: The large-scale forms of Scottish sculptor Karla Black (born 1972) evoke the pastel, towering layer cakes one might see in a bakery window. Materials include cellophane, plaster powder, lip gloss, glitter hair spray and tracing paper...read more
By Karla Black, Susanne Figner (contributor) and Veit Görner (introduced by)

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9783863354886 | Bilingual edition (Walther Konig, June 30, 2014), cover price $55.00 | About this edition: The large-scale forms of Scottish sculptor Karla Black (born 1972) evoke the pastel, towering layer cakes one might see in a bakery window.

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Product Description: A mammoth scrapbook of drawings, paintings, textiles and collages by the popular Copenhagen-based, Israeli artist Tal R (born 1967), The Virgin combines new and old work to offer a total portrait of the vibrant oeuvre of this perennially popular artist...read more
By Marie Nipper (editor), Barry Schwabsky, Tal R. (other contributor), Anne Mette Thomsen (editor) and Soren Ulrik Thomsen

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9783863354848 | Bilingual edition (Walther Konig, June 30, 2014), cover price $69.95 | About this edition: A mammoth scrapbook of drawings, paintings, textiles and collages by the popular Copenhagen-based, Israeli artist Tal R (born 1967), The Virgin combines new and old work to offer a total portrait of the vibrant oeuvre of this perennially popular artist.

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Product Description: The twenty book reviews and essays in this new title from Barry Schwabsky, longtime art critic for The Nation, were written across as many years and for as wide a breadth of publications. Though originally conceived as a book of essays on painting, Schwabsky s diverse interests in literary theory (he cites giants Paul de Man and Roland Barthes as influences) and philosophy bring new perspectives to this collection...read more

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9783956790027 | Sternberg, October 31, 2013, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: The twenty book reviews and essays in this new title from Barry Schwabsky, longtime art critic for The Nation, were written across as many years and for as wide a breadth of publications.

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Product Description: Tàpies from Within presents about 100 works from the artist’s studio and from the Fundació Antoni Tàpies collection. Accompanying a major touring exhibition in Europe, it guides us through Tàpies’ entire career, from the first Surrealist-inspired paintings of the 1940s, produced during his participation in the Dau al Set group, to works made shortly before his death in 2011...read more
By Dawn Ades, Laurence Rassel (foreword by), Barry Schwabsky, Pepe Serra (foreword by) and Antoni Tapies (other contributor)

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9788415691389 | LA FBrica/FundaciìN Banco santande, September 1, 2013, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Tàpies from Within presents about 100 works from the artist’s studio and from the Fundació Antoni Tàpies collection.

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Product Description: New York City-based artist Mel Bochner (born 1940) is one of the founders of Conceptual and installation art in America. Monoprints is, surprisingly, the first book devoted solely to this important artist’s experimental printed works, even though Bochner has been producing text-based works for over 40 years...read more

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9780615666280 | Distributed Art Pub Inc, April 30, 2013, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: New York City-based artist Mel Bochner (born 1940) is one of the founders of Conceptual and installation art in America.

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Product Description: The paintings and drawings of Los Angeles artist Mark Grotjahn (born 1968) collide abstract and figurative elements into spider-webbed splinters that skew traditional perspective and dazzle the eye. This fully illustrated catalogue constitutes the first survey of his work from the late 1990s to the present and features essays by the art critic Barry Schwabsky and Aspen Art Museum Director Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson...read more
By Mark Grotjahn (other contributor), Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson (contributor) and Barry Schwabsky (contributor)

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9780934324557 | Aspen Art Museum, January 31, 2013, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: The paintings and drawings of Los Angeles artist Mark Grotjahn (born 1968) collide abstract and figurative elements into spider-webbed splinters that skew traditional perspective and dazzle the eye.

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Product Description: The collector Valeria Napoleone has made a name for herself by exclusively collecting the work of living women artists, but she has no other limitations--just that the work be something she wants to “live with.” With this book, she combines her two chief passions, pairing her favorite artworks with recipes from her homeland, Italy...read more

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9783863351243 | Walther Konig, November 30, 2012, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: The collector Valeria Napoleone has made a name for herself by exclusively collecting the work of living women artists, but she has no other limitations--just that the work be something she wants to “live with.

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Product Description: This is the first monograph devoted to the emerging Cuban conceptualist, Raúl Cordero, a prolific polyglot whose photographs, videos, installations, drawings and paintings refute an absolute narrative.

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9788475068428 | Turner, July 31, 2011, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: This is the first monograph devoted to the emerging Cuban conceptualist, Raúl Cordero, a prolific polyglot whose photographs, videos, installations, drawings and paintings refute an absolute narrative.

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Product Description: New York-based Dana Schutz is widely considered one of the most talented painters of her generation.   American art critic Jerry Saltz has praised Schutz for her "daredevil style and anarchic freedom." Viewed by both critics and her peers as the ultimate painter’s painter, her canvases are filled with a lush, boldly painted cast of characters that share the bravado and oddness of Paul Gauguin, Philip Guston, and the German Expressionists...read more

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9780847833290 | Rizzoli Intl Pubns, April 27, 2010, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: New York-based Dana Schutz is widely considered one of the most talented painters of her generation.

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Product Description: Los Angeles-based Mexican painter Yishai Jusidman is known for conceptually playful works that implicate the viewer, often by depicting an idealized gallery space and fictional viewers within the frame of the canvas. This book is a retrospective of the 11 series of works that he has produced from 1987 to the present...read more

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9788475068473 | Turner, August 31, 2009, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Los Angeles-based Mexican painter Yishai Jusidman is known for conceptually playful works that implicate the viewer, often by depicting an idealized gallery space and fictional viewers within the frame of the canvas.

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Product Description: Poetry. Barry Schwabsky was born in Paterson, New Jersey, and presently lives in London. His previous collection is OPERA: POEMS 1981-2002 (Meritage Press).

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9781934029046 | Black Square Editions, January 15, 2009, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: In the paintings that constitute the heart of this book, Suzanne McClelland uses colorful spirals and collage elements to devise portraits of women known for their words and actions (rather than their appearance): Oprah Winfrey, Hillary Clinton, Martha Stewart, Condoleeza Rice, Missy Elliott, Margaret Cho, Roseanne Barr and Mary Kelly...read more

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9781889097756 | Hard Pr Editions, October 1, 2008, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In the paintings that constitute the heart of this book, Suzanne McClelland uses colorful spirals and collage elements to devise portraits of women known for their words and actions (rather than their appearance): Oprah Winfrey, Hillary Clinton, Martha Stewart, Condoleeza Rice, Missy Elliott, Margaret Cho, Roseanne Barr and Mary Kelly.

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Product Description: Andy Warhol's silk screens, Gerhard Richter's blurred images, Vija Celmins' hyperrealism: some of the most influential developments in the history of contemporary art hinge on the use of photographs as source material. Beginning in the early 60s, with seminal works by the aforementioned artists, The Painting of Modern Life charts the 45-year evolution of the translation of photographic images to paint--revealing an extraordinary breadth of stylistic and thematic diversity...read more

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9781853322631 | Hayward Gallery, February 1, 2008, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Andy Warhol's silk screens, Gerhard Richter's blurred images, Vija Celmins' hyperrealism: some of the most influential developments in the history of contemporary art hinge on the use of photographs as source material.

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Product Description: The obsessively detailed paintings of the young London artist Anj Smith (born in 1978) were shown solo for the first time this Spring at Nyehaus Gallery in New York. This limited edition companion catalogue, designed by the award-winning New York firm, Helicopter, is the first publication of Smith's career...read more

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9781934171011 | Foundation 20 21, June 1, 2007, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: The obsessively detailed paintings of the young London artist Anj Smith (born in 1978) were shown solo for the first time this Spring at Nyehaus Gallery in New York.

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Product Description: With her bold use of color and undulating, twisting lines, Karin Davie works at the intersection between representation and abstraction, creating sensuous, psychological, and completely exhilarating canvases. "In a sense, painting is like dance—the movement, the process, the image...read more

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9780847828302 | Rizzoli Intl Pubns, February 7, 2006, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: With her bold use of color and undulating, twisting lines, Karin Davie works at the intersection between representation and abstraction, creating sensuous, psychological, and completely exhilarating canvases.

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Product Description: From January 2005, the Saatchi Gallery, London, will hold an exhibition devoted entirely to painting, opening with works by some of the most influential European artists of our time, followed by works of a newer generation. The Triumph of Painting marks this project and should stand as the definitive book of current art...read more

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9780224075992 | Jonathan Cape, March 30, 2005, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: From January 2005, the Saatchi Gallery, London, will hold an exhibition devoted entirely to painting, opening with works by some of the most influential European artists of our time, followed by works of a newer generation.

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Product Description: Poetry. TEPHRA is the newest offering from acclaimed art critic and poet Barry Schwabsky. "Barry Schwabsky is a wonderful poet and a poet of wonders. His poetry is exactly as strange as the familiar may permit. His work, born of a strange encounter between American poetry and European masters such as Celan and Novalis, always surprises me by its exploratory investigations...read more

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9780974406572 | Black Square Editions, January 1, 2005, cover price $5.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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