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Four Events and Reactions

Four Events and Reactions

by Baldessari, John

Florence, Italy: Centro Di, 1975. First Edition. Oblong small octavo. Black wraps. Very Good+, cover text printed a  little offset. Catalog of an exhibition of the artist's photographs held at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam.  The Four Events are: 1. Putting a Finger in Milk, 2. Touching a Cactus, 3. Putting out a Cigarette, 4. Pushing a Plate off a Table. Works well as a flipbook.
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$150.00
Remastered: Fifty-five Contemporary Artists Revisit Old Masters

Remastered: Fifty-five Contemporary Artists Revisit Old Masters

by Agneessens, Sebastien (editor)

Berlin: Gestalten, 2006. First Edition. Quarto. Hardback. 159pp. Well illustrated. Near Fine A new generation of artists and designers defining today's visual deconstruct iconic masterpieces by pre-eminent masters from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance through to the 20th century and re-contextualize them to contemporary culture.
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$25.00
Jean Dubuffet

Jean Dubuffet

by DUBUFFET, Jean (Le Havre, 1901 - Parigi, 1985)

Milano: Galleria Levi, , 1972. Brossura (wrappers). Molto Buono (Very Good). Olii, gouaches, assemblages, sculture, monumenti, praticables, disegni. Catalogo di mostra, Galleria Levi, Milano ottobre - novembre 1972. Introduzione di Alberico Sala. Testi dell'Artista. Biografia ed elenco delle opere esposte. Diverse ill. in nero e a colori di cui una applicata. 8vo. pp. 80 circa. Molto Buono (Very Good). .
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€44.00
Artist and Printer: Six American Print Studios

Artist and Printer: Six American Print Studios

by Beal, Graham W.J

Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto. Stapled illustrated wraps. 31pp. Illustrated. Near Fine "In this exhibition we present a distinguished array of prints by a number of artists. These have been selected from six American studios, each of which has achieved recognition for its artistic and technical excellence. The men and women who have pioneered the establishment of Ameican printmaking ateliers have successfully pursued their laudable objectives in the... Read more
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$30.00
Understanding Installation Art: From Duchamp to Holzer

Understanding Installation Art: From Duchamp to Holzer

by Rosenthal, Mark

New York: Prestel Publishing, 2003. First Edition. Quarto. French-fold wraps. 95pp. 14 color, 44 b/w illustrations. Fine
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$35.00
David Smith: Drawings, Opening Friday January 15, 1982 [Exhibit Catalog, Janie C. Lee Gallery, Houston, Texas)

David Smith: Drawings, Opening Friday January 15, 1982 [Exhibit Catalog, Janie C. Lee Gallery, Houston, Texas)

1982. Stapled wraps, sticker to lower spine. About eight pages, including an exhibition checklist of fifteen drawings. Seven drawings featured in this catalog.. Soft Cover. Near Fine.
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$12.50
Independent Spirits: Women Painters of the American West, 1890-1945

Independent Spirits: Women Painters of the American West, 1890-1945

by Trenton, Patricia

Los Angeles: Autry Museum of Western Heritage in Association with University of California Press, 1995. 304 pages with Notes, Plates, and Index. 277 black and white photographs and color plates. Published on the occasion of an exhibition of the same title organized by the Autry Museum of Western Heritage in Los Angeles. From the publisher: "Brings to vivid life the West as seen through the eyes of women painters from 1890 to the end of World War II. This title identifies long-lost talent and reveals... Read more
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$25.00
Kenneth Snelson October 30--December 1, 1979, Zabriskie Gallery, New York [Exhibit Catalog]

Kenneth Snelson October 30--December 1, 1979, Zabriskie Gallery, New York [Exhibit Catalog]

New York: Zabriskie Gallery, 1979. Stapled white covers, toned along top and spine areas. Small, round orange sticker on lower spine. Twelve pages, not numbered. Illustrated with photos of works exhibited at Zabriskie Gallery in New York. The pieces are constructed of aluminum and stainless steel cables. . Soft Cover. Very Good.
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$20.00
Picasso ; Forty Nine Lithographs Together With Honore Balzac's The Hidden Masterpiece, In The Form Of An Allegory

Picasso ; Forty Nine Lithographs Together With Honore Balzac's The Hidden Masterpiece, In The Form Of An Allegory

by Picasso, Pablo

New York: Lear Publishers, 1947. 90 pages plus 5 litho plates. Natural cloth weave bound with spine title in purple and facimili monogragh (Picasso) on top board. Nicely printed on linen (like) paper. Binding, text and plates complete, clean, solid, sharp and bright. Previous owner's name neatly penned at top of ffendppr. First two endpapers stained by bookplate which is now absent. O/W this bound volume is Fine, the laid-paper, watermarked DJ is worn with some soiling and some tiny chips and small... Read more
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$53.95
Clay Sculpture [Exhibition Catalog, Taiwan Museum of Art]

Clay Sculpture [Exhibition Catalog, Taiwan Museum of Art]

by Lee, Mao C

Taichung, Taiwan: Taiwan Museum of Art, 1991. Endpapers partially separated from the boards and wrinkling. The rest of the book is in Fine condition. Eighty-one pages, many color plates depicting pieces from the exhibit. Preface by Liu Dang-ho (Director, Taiwan Museum of Art) in Chinese and English. Ronald A. Kuchta (Director, Everson Museum of Art) contributes an introduction to Mao C. Lee's art (Chinese and English text) and Mao-Chung Lee (Mao C. Lee) writes My Concept of Creation (Chinese and... Read more
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$30.00
Claes Oldenburg: The Sixties

Claes Oldenburg: The Sixties

by Hochdorfer, Achim with Barbara Schroder (editors)

munmok / Delmonico Books / Prestel, 2012. First Edition. Quarto. Linen covered boards. 320pp. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Catalog of an exhibition that began at mumok (Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig) Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping This comprehensive monograph explores the conceptual complexity and diversity of Claes Oldenburg's early work to reveal this influential artist's extraordinary inventiveness. Accompanying an exhibition of... Read more
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$35.00
Jean Dubuffet

Jean Dubuffet

by DUBUFFET, Jean (Le Havre, 1901 - Parigi, 1985)

Hannover: Kestner-Gesellschaft, , 1960. Brossura (wrappers). Ottimo (Fine). Katalog Nr. 2 des Ausstellungsjahres 1960/61. Catalogo di mostra, Kestner-Gesellschaft Hannover 26 ottobre - 4 dicembre 1960. Testo di Werner Schmalenbach. Cronologia e catalogo delle opere. Illustrazioni in nero. 8vo. pp. 48+28 pagine pubblicitarie. Ottimo (Fine). .
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€27.50
Jean Dubuffet

Jean Dubuffet

by DUBUFFET, Jean (Le Havre, 1901 - Parigi, 1985)

Roma: Edizioni Sigma-Tau, , 1968. Brossura (wrappers). Molto Buono (Very Good). Introduzione di Lorenza Trucchi. Con 44 ill. in nero e a colori. 4to. pp. 90. Molto Buono (Very Good). .
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€27.50
Vienna, 1900: Art, Architecture, Design

Vienna, 1900: Art, Architecture, Design

by Varnedoe, Kirk

New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1986. Trace of edge wear to book and jacket. Clean copy, no writing or marks. 264 pages with Index. Numerous illustrations. Published as an exhibit catalog on the occasion of the exhibition Vienna 1900: Art, Architecture & Design, July 3-October 21, 1986 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Oversized book that may require extra postage for expedited and international delivery.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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$20.00
Jean Dubuffet - A Retrospective (Waddington Galleries, London 5 - 29 October 1983)

Jean Dubuffet - A Retrospective (Waddington Galleries, London 5 - 29 October 1983)

by DUBUFFET, Jean

Waddington Galleries, London, 1983. 1st Edition. SOFTCOVER. Square 4to in colour printed stiff card covers, 56pp, plates in colour and b/w, etc . . . . . . . . .. .CONDITION : An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy. ... . . . . . . . . . . . . To see more of our Art Monographs etc type DbbARTIST in the Keywords search box . . . . . . . . We always ship in PROTECTIVE CARD PARCELS
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£46.64
The High Appreciation of the Cultural Relics of the Zeng Hou Yi Tomb

The High Appreciation of the Cultural Relics of the Zeng Hou Yi Tomb

by Li Ling and Hu Weiqing (Editors)

Wuhan, Hubei Province, China: Hubei Fine Arts Publishing House, 1995. 102 pages exhibiting 125 items from the 1978 excavation of the Zeng Hou Yi Tomb in the northwest of Suizhou City in the Hubei Province: Bronze Wares; Musical Instruments; Lauerwares; Weapons, Chariots and Harness Articles; Goldwares and Jadewares; Bamboo Slips; Chu Wang Bo Bell; Bronze Zun and Pan; Bronze Jian and Fou; and the Coffin of the Tomb Owner. A written article for each of these items precedes the section of color photographs... Read more
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$12.50
Loan of Art

Loan of Art

by Saatchi Gallery; Mullins, Charlotte (Intro)

London: Saatch Gallery, 2006. First edition. Laminated pictorial boards. Near Fine. Lrg 4to. pp. 392. A selection of art being offered by the gallery for loan to corporate and private clients and a roll call of the artists associated with the gallery and the leading YBAs, including Tracey Emin, Peter Doig, Damien Hirst, Chris Ofili and Jake & Dinos Chapman, et al. W/ index to rear of all the artists featured. Each artist has from one to several pieces illustrated in full colour with a brief outline of... Read more
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£216.00
Johannes Dorflinger. Der Berg / Gozitan Mountain, Pastelle / Pastels

Johannes Dorflinger. Der Berg / Gozitan Mountain, Pastelle / Pastels

by Dorflinger, Johannes & Christopher Green

Fischer Fine Art. Good+. 1985. paperback. B0007CACWW . Stiff card wrappers with signs of wear, back lightly stained; binding tight; pages unmarked; edges unmarked.; 10 x 8 x 0.20 .
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£10.00
People Doing Strange Things With Electricity II

People Doing Strange Things With Electricity II

by (dorkbot movement)

Seattle: Center on Contemporary Art, 2005. Small quarto. 73pp. Stapled illustrated wraps. Near Fine  Catalog of an exhibition held at Center on Contemporary Art in Seattle in 2005 This was the second annual dorkbot-sea exhibit of works by local and national artists that use electricity as a significant component of their creation and/or display.  The  dorkbot movement was founded in New York City by Douglas Irving Repetto in 2000
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$45.00
Jean Dubuffet: Towards an Alternative Reality

Jean Dubuffet: Towards an Alternative Reality

by Jean Dubuffet

Abbeville Press, 1987. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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$150.00
Bulletin of the Cincinnati Art Museum, Volume X, Number 2,  April 1939

Bulletin of the Cincinnati Art Museum, Volume X, Number 2, April 1939

by Freeman, Richard B

Cincinnati, Ohio: Cincinnati Art Museum, 1939. Stapled booklet, pages numbered 38-59. Staples are rusted otherwise a fine copy. Feature article: Eugene Fromentin, by Richard B. Freeman. Article on World's Fairs being held that year in New York and San Francisco and Cincinnati pieces being exhibited, including Romuald Kraus' statue, Justice, featured on the cover of this issue. Following those articles: Museum Notes, membership and donor listings, classes and activities offered, and continuing... Read more
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$35.00
American Naive Painting of the 18th and 19th Centuries: 111 Masterpieces from the Collection of Edgar Williams and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch

American Naive Painting of the 18th and 19th Centuries: 111 Masterpieces from the Collection of Edgar Williams and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch

by Walker, John (Foreword), Lloyd Goodrich (Preface), and Albert Ten Eyck Gardner (Introduction)

The american Federation of Arts, 1969. Light foxing to covers, corner crease to the front cover. 159 pages with representations of naive paintings in both color (55) and black and white (56). The paintings by known and unknown artisans, sign and house painters, farmers, frontiersmen, and itinerant portraitists range from the 1700s to the last quarter of the 19th century.. Soft Cover. Good.
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$8.00
Max Beckmann: Der Zeichner und Grafiker, 8. September bis 4. November 1979

Max Beckmann: Der Zeichner und Grafiker, 8. September bis 4. November 1979

Hamburg, Germany: Kunstverein, 1979. 140 pages with numerous illustrations. Selected Biobliography and catalog of 143 pieces in the exhibit. Laid in is a folded biographical sheet on Beckmann from Kunsthaus Zürich Sammlung (The Musuem of Fine Arts Collection, Zürich). Exhibition catalog of works by the 20th century German painter whose art was branded degenerate by Hitler during World War II. Many of his works were confiscated by the Nazis.. Soft Cover. Near Fine.
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$12.50