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Product Description: A Provisional Map of the Lost Continent charts a territory built of speculative histories, indeterminate landscapes, and mock narratives, all of them at the threshold linking exterior and interior worlds. Their logic is highly grammatical and slyly confounding, perfectly clear and drawn from dream...read more
By Gregory Mahrer and John Yau (foreword by)

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9780823271153 | Fordham Univ Pr, April 1, 2016, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A Provisional Map of the Lost Continent charts a territory built of speculative histories, indeterminate landscapes, and mock narratives, all of them at the threshold linking exterior and interior worlds.

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Product Description: The most comprehensive and deluxe monograph on Wayne Thiebaud, a celebrated and active American artist, spanning the length of his career, from the mid-1950s to the present. Wayne Thiebaud is one of the world’s most popular and respected painters...read more

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9780847846160 | Slp edition (Rizzoli Intl Pubns, October 20, 2015), cover price $150.00 | About this edition: The most comprehensive and deluxe monograph on Wayne Thiebaud, a celebrated and active American artist, spanning the length of his career, from the mid-1950s to the present.

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Product Description: Richard Artschwager: Into The Desert is the first Artschwager monograph that focuses exclusively on the artist?s drawings, and their intimate and influential relationship on Artschwager?s practice as both a painter and a sculptor...read more

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9781908966476 | Black Dog Pub Ltd, April 28, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Richard Artschwager: Into The Desert is the first Artschwager monograph that focuses exclusively on the artist?

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9780314007735, titled "Handbook of Louisiana Family Law" | West Group, June 1, 1992, cover price $55.00 | also contains Handbook of Louisiana Family Law

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Product Description: For over 35 years, Ontario-based artist and former member of the Hairy Who Art Green (born 1941) has carefully honed his personal iconography―idealized, archetypal images of ice cream cones, wood grain patterns, burning candles, moonlit landscapes and perfectly polished fingernails...read more
By Garth Greenan (editor) and John Yau

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9780989890212 | Distributed Art Pub Inc, February 24, 2015, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: For over 35 years, Ontario-based artist and former member of the Hairy Who Art Green (born 1941) has carefully honed his personal iconography―idealized, archetypal images of ice cream cones, wood grain patterns, burning candles, moonlit landscapes and perfectly polished fingernails.

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Product Description: Over the past ten years, Iowa-born sculptor John Buck (born 1946), known for his woodblock prints, wall reliefs and three-dimensional freestanding works, has experimented with the addition of mechanical components to his wooden sculptures...read more

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9780615864525 | Har/dvd edition (Marquand Books Inc, November 30, 2014), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Over the past ten years, Iowa-born sculptor John Buck (born 1946), known for his woodblock prints, wall reliefs and three-dimensional freestanding works, has experimented with the addition of mechanical components to his wooden sculptures.

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Product Description: Features Feureman's remarkable realist sculptures, including commissions for the Venice Biennale, and the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DCThis publication marks the introduction of printwork of this renowned figurative sculptor Realist sculptor Carole A...read more
By Carole Feuerman (other contributor), John T. Spike (foreword by) and John Yau

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9780988855748 | Distributed Art Pub Inc, September 30, 2014, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Features Feureman's remarkable realist sculptures, including commissions for the Venice Biennale, and the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DCThis publication marks the introduction of printwork of this renowned figurative sculptor Realist sculptor Carole A.

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Product Description: Limited edition hardback book with clear dust wrapper titled SEAN SCULLY: Night and Day. Printed in a limited edition of 2,000 copies on the occasion of the 2013 exhibition and published by Cheim & Read, New York. See photographs (7) of this book on main listing page...read more

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9780985141097 | Cheim & Read, September 30, 2014, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Limited edition hardback book with clear dust wrapper titled SEAN SCULLY: Night and Day.

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Product Description: Mernet Larsen is the first monograph published on an American painter who has recently been rediscovered by the art world as a significant voice in the “extensive, possibly global conversation about how to portray modern, three-dimensional life on two-dimensional surfaces” (Roberta Smith, The New York Times)...read more

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9788862083065 | Damiani Editore, December 31, 2013, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Mernet Larsen is the first monograph published on an American painter who has recently been rediscovered by the art world as a significant voice in the “extensive, possibly global conversation about how to portray modern, three-dimensional life on two-dimensional surfaces” (Roberta Smith, The New York Times).

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Product Description: Music, weather, geography, literature and philosophy are among the subjects that inspire Jorinde Voigt’s mesmerizing diagrammatic drawings, all of which she renders into a dizzying maelstrom of lines and notations as one idea links to the next...read more
By David Nolan (editor), Jorinde Voigt (contributor) and John Yau

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9783775734738 | Bilingual edition (Hatje Cantz Pub, February 28, 2013), cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Music, weather, geography, literature and philosophy are among the subjects that inspire Jorinde Voigt’s mesmerizing diagrammatic drawings, all of which she renders into a dizzying maelstrom of lines and notations as one idea links to the next.

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Product Description: Poetry. Art. Contributors to this new anthology of poems inspired by the painting of Nicole Eisenman include Kostos Anagnopoulos, Gale Batchelder, Brenda Coultas, Alex Cuff, Steve Dalachinsky, Lynne Dreyer, Judson Evans, John S. Hall, Eileen Hennessy, Boni Joi, Claudia La Rocco, Ronna Lebo, Jason Marak, Reverend Jen Miller, Albert Mobilio, Yuko Otomo, Chad Parenteau, Phyllis Rosenzweig, Catherine Shainberg, Karen Sherman, Robert Vandermolen, Anne Waldman, and John Yau...read more

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9780979149542 | Small Pr Distribution, December 1, 2012, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: Over the past 50 years, American painter Lois Dodd (born 1927) has been recording the quieter moments of everyday life on New York’s Lower East Side and in mid-coast Maine, infusing the modernist tradition of plein air painting with Shaker-like qualities of modesty, airiness and quiet elegance...read more
By Lois Dodd (other contributor), Alison Ferris (contributor), Barbara O'Brien (contributor) and John Yau (contributor)

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9781891246234 | Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, May 31, 2012, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Over the past 50 years, American painter Lois Dodd (born 1927) has been recording the quieter moments of everyday life on New York’s Lower East Side and in mid-coast Maine, infusing the modernist tradition of plein air painting with Shaker-like qualities of modesty, airiness and quiet elegance.

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Product Description: "Yau tweaks and twists language to express a painful comic vision in which sensual vividness combines with fierce despair."—BooklistJohn Yau engages art criticism, social theory, and syntactical dexterity to confront the problems of aging, meaning, and identity...read more

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9781556593963 | Copper Canyon Pr, July 3, 2012, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: "Yau tweaks and twists language to express a painful comic vision in which sensual vividness combines with fierce despair.

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Product Description: Where some painters emerging in the late 1950s struggled with the disparities between Abstract Expressionist and Pop styles, often electing to choose one or the other, Nicholas Krushenick (1929–1999) solved the problem by choosing both--that is, by evolving his own unique style, in his own resolutely independent trajectory...read more

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9780982974735 | Gary Snyder Gallery, March 31, 2012, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Where some painters emerging in the late 1950s struggled with the disparities between Abstract Expressionist and Pop styles, often electing to choose one or the other, Nicholas Krushenick (1929–1999) solved the problem by choosing both--that is, by evolving his own unique style, in his own resolutely independent trajectory.

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Product Description: Poetry. Art. VIVA LA DIFFERENCE is the second in a series of anthologies devoted to the work of a single artist, the first being NEW SMOKE (2009), which took the paintings of Neo Rauch as its starting point. Contributors to this new anthology of poems inspired by the painting of Peter Saul include John Yau, Ronna Lebo, Catherine Shainberg, Judson Evans, Susan Berger-Jones, Claudia LaRocco, Eileen Hennessey, and Boni Joi...read more

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9780979149511 | Small Pr Distribution, December 1, 2010, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: Poetry. John Yau is the author of more than 50 books of poetry, criticism, and fiction. He lives in New York City.

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9780981522760 | Reprint edition (Letter Machine Editions, September 1, 2010), cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Provides a catalog of the works of sculptor Deborah Butterfield.

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9780810946293 | Harry N Abrams Inc, September 1, 2003, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Provides a catalog of the works of sculptor Deborah Butterfield.

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Product Description: The retrospective exhibition of the work of William T. Wiley that this publication accompanies is the first to be organized since 1979, when Wiley Territory opened at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. Thirty years later, What's It All Mean: Willliam T...read more
By Elizabeth Broun (foreword by), John G. Hanhardt (contributor), Joann Moser (editor) and John Yau (contributor)

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9780520261204 | Univ of California Pr, October 2, 2009, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: The retrospective exhibition of the work of William T.

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9780520261211 | Univ of California Pr, October 2, 2009, cover price $42.95 | About this edition: The retrospective exhibition of the work of William T.

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Product Description: The paintings of Squeak Carnwath (American, b. 1947), often subtly illuminated by meticulously applied layers of glaze, embody complex layers of meaning. "Paintings are not ordinary objects," the artist observes. "Painting is a carrier of meaning, of human touch...read more

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9780764948886 | Pomegranate, April 1, 2009, cover price $45.00

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9780764949173 | Pomegranate, April 1, 2009, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The paintings of Squeak Carnwath (American, b.
9780136790860, titled "The World's History: Documents Set" | Prentice Hall, December 1, 1999, cover price $21.33 | also contains The World''s History: Documents Set

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Product Description: This book is a major resource to the forty million visitors of New York City and the nearly twenty million art-loving residents of the Tri-State region, the largest urbanized area in the United States. For those who wish to gain a wider appreciation for art and architecture, this guide offers the insight of an art historian on the most important destinations (editor’s picks are inclusive of the surrounding urbanized regions of New York City—northern New Jersey, Long Island, and the lower counties of the Hudson Valley and Connecticut)...read more
By John Yau (introduced by)

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9781593500986 | Alyson Pubns, January 1, 2009, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: This book is a major resource to the forty million visitors of New York City and the nearly twenty million art-loving residents of the Tri-State region, the largest urbanized area in the United States.

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Product Description: Poetry. Art. This anthology includes work by a group of poets who collaborated on Neo Rauch's "para" paintings while on exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The contributors are Boni Joi, Ronna Lebo, Catherine Shainberg, Marian Brown St...read more
By John Yau (editor)

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9780979149504 | Small Pr Distribution, January 1, 2009, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: This beautifully illustrated and profoundly original volume of essays by the New York poet and critic John Yau mounts one of the most eloquent defenses of the art and vision of Jasper Johns ever written--going well past tired and traditional Formalist readings of the artist's work to propose a completely new way of reading them: One that is intensely human...read more

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9781933045627 | Distributed Art Pub Inc, December 21, 2008, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This beautifully illustrated and profoundly original volume of essays by the New York poet and critic John Yau mounts one of the most eloquent defenses of the art and vision of Jasper Johns ever written--going well past tired and traditional Formalist readings of the artist's work to propose a completely new way of reading them: One that is intensely human.

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Product Description: Sean Scully uses pastels to create abstract works in emotive response to color. This beautifully produced two-volume set, which accompanies the traveling exhibition Wall of Light, which starts at the Phillips Collection in Washington, D...read more
By Sean Scully and John Yau (contributor)

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9783865210814, titled "Sean Scully: 100 Pastels/danto on Scully" | Steidl / Edition7L, October 30, 2008, cover price $47.00 | About this edition: Sean Scully uses pastels to create abstract works in emotive response to color.

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Product Description: Painter Joan Mitchell was never content to compose "easy" abstractions, preferring to challenge both herself and the viewer with works that pushed the limits of her own sense of beauty. As an Abstract Expressionist, she worked in an idiom that was well established when she began, and curator Klaus Kertess has usefully compared her achievement to that of Soutine and late Bonnard, also artists who did not "innovate" formally but built their achievement by exploring an existing painterly language for their own more intimate purposes...read more

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9783865214683 | Steidl / Edition7L, September 1, 2007, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Painter Joan Mitchell was never content to compose "easy" abstractions, preferring to challenge both herself and the viewer with works that pushed the limits of her own sense of beauty.

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Product Description: The Passionate Spectator collects essays, reviews, and art criticism by John Yau, an internationally lauded poet, critic, and curator. In this wide-ranging collection, Yau explores the intersection of art and poetry, dissolving boundaries between the artistic traditions and reimagining what it means to see and to write...read more

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9780472099528 | Univ of Michigan Pr, November 3, 2006, cover price $64.50 | About this edition: The Passionate Spectator collects essays, reviews, and art criticism by John Yau, an internationally lauded poet, critic, and curator.

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9780472069521 | Univ of Michigan Pr, November 3, 2006, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: The Passionate Spectator collects essays, reviews, and art criticism by John Yau, an internationally lauded poet, critic, and curator.

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