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Product Description: From Pulitzer Prize nominee Lawrence Weschler, a fascinating profile of Walter Murch, a film legend and amateur astrophysicist whose investigations could reshape our understanding of the universe.For film aficionados, Walter Murch is legendary--a three-time Academy Award winner, arguably the most admired sound and film editor in the world for his work on Apocalypse Now, The Godfather trilogy, The English Patient, and many others...read more

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9781632867186 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, January 31, 2017, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: From Pulitzer Prize nominee Lawrence Weschler, a fascinating profile of Walter Murch, a film legend and amateur astrophysicist whose investigations could reshape our understanding of the universe.

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Product Description: Now available in a new edition, this lavishly illustrated book captures the grand scale and vibrant color of David Hockney's work of the 21st century. In the past decade, having returned to England after years on the California coast, David Hockney has focused his attention on landscapes and portraits, as well as still lifes, all the while maintaining his fascination with digital technology...read more

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9783791354231 | Prestel Pub, January 15, 2016, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Now available in a new edition, this lavishly illustrated book captures the grand scale and vibrant color of David Hockney's work of the 21st century.
9783791353340 | Prestel Pub, September 18, 2013, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Accompanying one of the most anticipated exhibitions of the past few years, this catalogue captures the grand scale and vibrant color of Hockney’s work of the twenty-first century.

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Product Description: Wonder celebrates the reopening of the Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery following a major renovation of its historic landmark building, the first purpose-built art museum in the United States. Nine major contemporary artists, including Maya Lin, Tara Donovan, Leo Villareal, Patrick Dougherty, and Janet Echelman, were invited to take over the Renwick’s galleries, transforming the whole of the museum into an immersive cabinet of wonders...read more
By Nicholas R. Bell and Lawrence Weschler (introduced by)

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9781907804830 | D Giles Ltd, January 5, 2016, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Wonder celebrates the reopening of the Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery following a major renovation of its historic landmark building, the first purpose-built art museum in the United States.

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Product Description: Led by artists Lauren Bon, Richard Nielsen, and Tristan Duke, the Optics Division of the Metabolic Studio is a team devoted to exploring and expanding the photographic medium. Working with the Liminal Camera, a massive, portable camera obscura fashioned from a shipping container, the Optics Division uses experimental technology in an ongoing effort to map and depict the American landscape...read more

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9780985096007 | Depaul Univ Art Museum, August 15, 2015, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Led by artists Lauren Bon, Richard Nielsen, and Tristan Duke, the Optics Division of the Metabolic Studio is a team devoted to exploring and expanding the photographic medium.
9780515125115, titled "Longarm and the Vanishing Virgin" | Jove Pubns, May 1, 1999, cover price $4.99 | also contains Longarm and the Vanishing Virgin | About this edition: Longarm is called in by a U.

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By Lena Herzog (photographer), Theo Jansen (contributor) and Lawrence Weschler (contributor)

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9783836548496 | Taschen America Llc, January 5, 2015, cover price $59.99

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9781938922558 | Har/psc edition (Distributed Art Pub Inc, July 31, 2014), cover price $50.00

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Product Description: In this brilliant time capsule of recent world events, celebrated artist Fred Tomaselli intrepidly and colorfully reimagines the front pages of the New York Times. Hurricane Katrina’s devastation of New Orleans, the international financial crisis, the Berlusconi scandal, an earthquake in Haiti, the tsunami in Japan, revolution at home and abroad―the headlines of the past decade have been a true roller-coaster ride...read more

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9783791349145 | Prestel Pub, May 8, 2014, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: In this brilliant time capsule of recent world events, celebrated artist Fred Tomaselli intrepidly and colorfully reimagines the front pages of the New York Times.

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Product Description: American painter, sculptor and printmaker Eric Fischl (born 1948) is internationally known for his unusual nude paintings, featuring couples and families, which explore tensions between sexuality and power. Many of his works specifically address coming-of-age moments, blossoming sexual awareness and voyeurism--the paintings "Bad Boy" (1981) and "Birthday Boy" (1983) both depict young boys looking at older women in provocative poses on a bed...read more
By Eric Fischl (other contributor), Elsy Lahner, Klaus Albrecht Schroder (foreword by) and Lawrence Weschler (contributor)

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9783869844824 | Bilingual edition (Verlag Fur Moderne Kunst, April 30, 2014), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: American painter, sculptor and printmaker Eric Fischl (born 1948) is internationally known for his unusual nude paintings, featuring couples and families, which explore tensions between sexuality and power.

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Product Description: Walter Murch first came across Curzio Malaparte’s writings in a chance encounter in a French book about cosmology, where one of Malaparte’s stories was retold to illustrate a point about conditions shortly after the creation of the universe...read more
By Walter Murch (adapted by) and Lawrence Weschler (other contributor)

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9781619022812 | Counterpoint, March 4, 2014, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Walter Murch first came across Curzio Malaparte’s writings in a chance encounter in a French book about cosmology, where one of Malaparte’s stories was retold to illustrate a point about conditions shortly after the creation of the universe.

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Product Description: Shuttling between cultural comedies and political tragedies, Lawrence Weschler’s articles have intrigued readers throughout his long career. He examines everything, from the ordinary to the extraordinary, and his insights are illuminating...read more

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9781582437576 | Counterpoint, October 4, 2011, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Shuttling between cultural comedies and political tragedies, Lawrence Weschler’s articles have throughout his long career intrigued readers with his unique insight into everything he examines, from the ordinary to the extraordinary.

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9781619020511 | Counterpoint, September 25, 2012, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Shuttling between cultural comedies and political tragedies, Lawrence Weschler’s articles have intrigued readers throughout his long career.

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By Francois Borne (contributor), Suzanne Folds McCullagh (editor) and Lawrence Weschler (contributor)

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9780300166262 | Art Inst of Chicago, November 9, 2010, cover price $50.00

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Product Description: The Believer is a monthly magazine where length is no object. It features long articles, interviews, and book reviews, as well as poems, comics, and a two-page vertically-oriented Schema spread, more or less unreproduceable on the web...read more

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9781934781852 | McSweeneys Books, November 1, 2010, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: The Believer is a monthly magazine where length is no object.

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Product Description: When this book first appeared in 1982, it introduced readers to Robert Irwin, the Los Angeles artist "who one day got hooked on his own curiosity and decided to live it." Now expanded to include six additional chapters and twenty-four pages of color plates, Seeing Is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees chronicles three decades of conversation between Lawrence Weschler and light and space master Irwin...read more

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9780520256088 | Expanded edition (Univ of California Pr, February 2, 2009), cover price $85.00 | About this edition: When this book first appeared in 1982, it introduced readers to Robert Irwin, the Los Angeles artist "who one day got hooked on his own curiosity and decided to live it.

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9780520256095 | Expanded edition (Univ of California Pr, February 2, 2009), cover price $32.95

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Product Description: Soon after the book's publication in 1982, artist David Hockney read Lawrence Weschler's Seeing Is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees: A Life of Contemporary Artist Robert Irwin and invited Weschler to his studio to discuss it, initiating a series of engrossing dialogues, gathered here for the first time...read more

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9780520243750 | Univ of California Pr, January 26, 2009, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Soon after the book's publication in 1982, artist David Hockney read Lawrence Weschler's Seeing Is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees: A Life of Contemporary Artist Robert Irwin and invited Weschler to his studio to discuss it, initiating a series of engrossing dialogues, gathered here for the first time.

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9780520258792 | Univ of California Pr, January 26, 2009, cover price $31.95

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Product Description: From a cuneiform tablet to a Chicago prison, from the depths of the cosmos to the text on our T-shirts, Lawrence Weschler finds strange connections wherever he looks. The farther (and further) one travels (through geography, through art, through science, through time), the more everything seems to converge — at least, it does through Weschler's giddy, brilliant eyes...read more

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9781932416343 | McSweeneys Books, January 30, 2006, cover price $29.00

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9781932416862 | McSweeneys Books, July 28, 2007, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: From a cuneiform tablet to a Chicago prison, from the depths of the cosmos to the text on our T-shirts, Lawrence Weschler finds strange connections wherever he looks.

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Product Description: “Utilizing the way in which scientists and computers see our world, drawing on images based on sonar views of the ocean floor, to aerial and satellite views of the land, I have started to create artworks that translate that technological view into sculptural forms...read more

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9780300121209 | Yale Univ Pr, November 6, 2006, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: “Utilizing the way in which scientists and computers see our world, drawing on images based on sonar views of the ocean floor, to aerial and satellite views of the land, I have started to create artworks that translate that technological view into sculptural forms.

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Product Description: An ominous transitive verb entered the language in 1970s South America: to "disappear" someone. Some of these artists had family disappeared; others resisted or were forced into exile. Their work fights amnesia, serving as a stay against further atrocities.
By Laurel Reuter and Lawrence Weschler (contributor)

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9788881586042 | Charta, October 15, 2006, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: An ominous transitive verb entered the language in 1970s South America: to "disappear" someone.

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Product Description: “There is something both marvelous and hilarious,” writes Lawrence Weschler, “in watching the humdrum suddenly take flight. This is, in part, a collection of such launchings.” Indeed, the eight essays collected in A Wanderer in the Perfect City do soar into the realm of passion as Weschler profiles people who “were just moseying down the street one day, minding their own business, when suddenly and almost spontaneously, they caught fire, they became obsessed, they became intensely focused and intensely alive...read more

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9780226893907 | Univ of Chicago Pr, April 1, 2006, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: “There is something both marvelous and hilarious,” writes Lawrence Weschler, “in watching the humdrum suddenly take flight.
9781886913257 | Ruminator Books, November 1, 1998, cover price $16.95

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More than twenty short works by the Pulitzer Prize-finalist author of Mr. Wilson's Cabinet of Wonder include a profile of film director Roman Polanski, a furniture designer's struggles with Parkinson's disease, and David Hockney's unusual experiments with photography. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

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9780679777403 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, July 12, 2005), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: More than twenty short works by the Pulitzer Prize-finalist author of Mr.

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A mother and daughter try desperately to get to Salto, Uruguay, where their husband and father is being taken under military guard as a political prisoner, and the mother writes in her diary between 1972 and 1974.
By Circe Maia, Stephanie Stewart and Lawrence Weschler (other contributor)

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9780967880877 | Bilingual edition (Swan Isle Pr, September 15, 2004), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A mother and daughter try desperately to get to Salto, Uruguay, where their husband and father is being taken under military guard as a political prisoner, and the mother writes in her diary between 1972 and 1974.

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More than twenty short works by the Pulitzer Prize-finalist author of Mr. Wilson's Cabinet of Wonder include a profile of film director Roman Polanski, a furniture designer's struggles with Parkinson's disease, and David Hockney's unusual experiments with photography. 25,000 first printing.

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9780679442707 | Pantheon Books, July 6, 2004, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: More than twenty short works by the Pulitzer Prize finalist include a profile of film director Roman Polanski, a furniture designer's struggles with Parkinson's disease, and David Hockney's unusual experiments with photography.

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Citing recent innovations in aquarium design and how they have dramatically expanded the potential of aquarium attractions and significantly impacted tourism, a profile of more than twenty-five international aquariums is comprised of more than seventy photographs and an interview with the photographers.

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9781931788212 | Aperture, October 1, 2003, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Citing recent innovations in aquarium design and how they have dramatically expanded the potential of aquarium attractions and significantly impacted tourism, a profile of more than twenty-five international aquariums is comprised of more than seventy photographs and an interview with the photographers.

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Product Description: In the early 1990s the design and creation of the Central Garden at the Getty Center were entrusted to the distinguished contemporary visual artist Robert Irwin. Irwin-a member of California's "light and space" movement-was an unexpected choice for this major commission, and his work has aroused intense interest in the art world and among gardening enthusiasts and visitors to the Getty Center...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Becky Cohen (photographer) and Lawrence Weschler

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9780892366200 | J Paul Getty Museum Pubns, August 29, 2002, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In the early 1990s the design and creation of the Central Garden at the Getty Center were entrusted to the distinguished contemporary visual artist Robert Irwin.

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Product Description: In this highly entertaining book, Lawrence Weschler chronicles the antics of J. S. G. Boggs, an artist whose consuming passion is money, or perhaps more precisely, value. Boggs draws money-paper notes in standard currencies from all over the world-and tries to spend his drawings...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780226893952 | Univ of Chicago Pr, June 1, 1999, cover price $24.00

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9780226893969 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 15, 2000, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: In this highly entertaining book, Lawrence Weschler chronicles the antics of J.

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