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Product Description: The Wandering Veil provides a comprehensive survey of the work of the New York–based Israeli artist Izhar Patkin (born 1955). Published for an exhibition which traveled from the Tel Aviv Museum of Art and The Open Museum, Tefen to MASS MoCA, it focuses on works of the past decade, including Patkin’s series of mural-size "veil" paintings on tulle, inspired by the work of the late Kashmiri-American poet Agha Shahid Ali and its themes of memory, loss and exile...read more
By Ellen Ginton (editor), Ruthi Ofek (editor), Izhar Patkin (other contributor) and Joseph Thompson (foreword by)

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9789655390483 | Distributed Art Pub Inc, September 30, 2014, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The Wandering Veil provides a comprehensive survey of the work of the New York–based Israeli artist Izhar Patkin (born 1955).

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Product Description: What would you be willing to sacrifice to feel safe and be secure in the world? In this vision of the near future, a world that’s almost free from crime, Full Circle introduces two men who have to consider the balance between freedom and security...read more

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9781497344914 | Createspace Independent Pub, June 30, 2014, cover price $11.50 | About this edition: What would you be willing to sacrifice to feel safe and be secure in the world?

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Product Description: Experimenting with new modes of computer-based production, Czech artist Federico Díaz (born 1971) created a massive installation at MASS MoCA in which more than 400,000 black spheres were milled and assembled by robots, according to advanced software analysis of a digital photograph at the museum's entrance...read more

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9788881587933 | Charta, January 31, 2011, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Experimenting with new modes of computer-based production, Czech artist Federico Díaz (born 1971) created a massive installation at MASS MoCA in which more than 400,000 black spheres were milled and assembled by robots, according to advanced software analysis of a digital photograph at the museum's entrance.

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9781450006026 | Xlibris Corp, January 29, 2010, cover price $24.99

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9781450006019 | Xlibris Corp, January 29, 2010, cover price $15.99

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9781439224984 | Createspace Independent Pub, March 27, 2009, cover price $15.99

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Product Description: Contemporary art's new relationship to the landscape. The artist's relationship to landscape was once invoked by a canvas on an easel in a picturesque vista. No more. In the 1960s, the Earth Artists started focusing on natural systems and entropy; in the 1970s, photographers in the New Topographics movement turned their attention unsentimentally to the industrialized “man-altered” environment; in the 1980s, artists animated the natural landscape with art, movement, and performance; and in the 1990s, Eco-Artists collaborated with scientists to address sustainability, pollution, and politics...read more
By Joseph Thompson (foreword by)

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9780262633666 | Mit Pr, September 30, 2008, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Contemporary art's new relationship to the landscape.

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Product Description: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work...read more

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9780548314135 | Kessinger Pub Co, June 30, 2007, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

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Product Description: Contemporary artists investigate the boundaries between animal and human in a world of transgenics and dissolving distinctions; with 65 color images of new works.In an age when scientists say they can no longer specify the exact difference between human and animal, living and dead, many contemporary artists have chosen to use animals in their work―as the ultimate "other," as metaphor, as reflection...read more
By Joseph Thompson (foreword by) and Nato Thompson

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9780262201612 | Mit Pr, September 1, 2005, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Contemporary artists investigate the boundaries between animal and human in a world of transgenics and dissolving distinctions; with 65 color images of new works.

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Product Description: Art made to attach to buildings or to be given away? Wearable art for street demonstrations or art that sets up a booth at a trade show? This is the art of the interventionists, who trespass into the everyday world to raise our awareness of injustice and other social problems...read more
By Ondine C. Chavoya (editor), Nicholas Mirzoeff (editor), Gregory Sholette (editor), Joseph Thompson (editor) and Nato Thompson (editor)

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9780262201506 | Mit Pr, September 1, 2004, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: Art made to attach to buildings or to be given away?

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Product Description: Nigeria, once a hopelessly beleaguered society, has risen from the ashes and is a spiritually revived nation. One of the main contributors to this book states: "It is safe to say that the Church and effectual prayers have kept our nation from complete anarchy and genocide...read more

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9780800797478 | Chosen Books Pub Co, December 4, 2003, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Nigeria, once a hopelessly beleaguered society, has risen from the ashes and is a spiritually revived nation.
9780830732920 | Baker Pub Group, December 1, 2003, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Nigeria, once a hopelessly beleaguered society, has risen from the ashes and is a spiritually revived nation.

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Amazon.com Review: In a word--wow! If ever a project existed that bore proud witness to the vital link between our industrial past and our digital future and between art and community, it is MASS MoCA, the sprawling, ever-evolving modern-art complex carved out of a cluster of abandoned brick factories in the Berkshire-backdropped town of North Adams in western Massachusetts...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780970073808 | Te Neues Pub Group, October 1, 2000, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Amazon.

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Product Description: The roadside billboard as a versatile form of contemporary public art.foreword by Joseph Thompson This book accompanies the exhibition of artists' billboards that opens the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art's (MASS MoCA's) inaugural season...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780262581776 | Mit Pr, June 25, 1999, cover price $5.75 | About this edition: The roadside billboard as a versatile form of contemporary public art.

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Product Description: Book by Patkin, Izhar, Deak, Edit

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9784763685391 | Kyoto Shoin, January 1, 1990, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Book by Patkin, Izhar, Deak, Edit

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Product Description: Book by Krens, Thomas, Govan, Michael

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9783791308661 | Prestel Pub, March 1, 1989, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Book by Krens, Thomas, Govan, Michael

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