Archive for September, 2009

New Book and Exhibition Celebrating the Work of Make Up Artist Alex Box

New Book and Exhibition Celebrating the Work of Make Up Artist Alex Box

| September 30, 2009 | 0 Comments

In the first ever extensive collection and exhibition of her work Alex Box gives full access to images which radically unsettle and deconstruct conventional images of beauty in fashion. Using everything from pigment to post it’s to magically transform her models Alex opens up the human form to a fantastical and expressive range of new […]

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Book on Collecting Chinese Contemporary Art Published in Chinese

Book on Collecting Chinese Contemporary Art Published in Chinese

| September 28, 2009 | 0 Comments

AW Asia announced the publication of the Chinese-language version of Chinese Contemporary Art: 7 Things You Should Know by Melissa Chiu, director of the Asia Society Museum in New York City and vice president of the Society’s global arts program. Chinese contemporary art continues to be a major force in the international art world, and […]

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Book Tells Story of the Allied Soldiers Who Saved Italy’s Art During World War II

Book Tells Story of the Allied Soldiers Who Saved Italy’s Art During World War II

| September 27, 2009 | 0 Comments

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, recently published The Venus Fixers : The Untold Story of the Allied Soldiers Who Saved Italy’s Art During World War II. In 1943, with the world convulsed by war and a Fascist defeat in Europe far from certain, a few visionaries—civilians and soldiers alike—saw past questions of life and death to […]

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New Book Presents Comprehensive Collection of Projects by Jim Olson

New Book Presents Comprehensive Collection of Projects by Jim Olson

| September 26, 2009 | 0 Comments

On November 17, 2009, The Monacelli Press will release Jim Olson Houses, the most comprehensive collection of projects built in the last decade by the founding partner of Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects as well as the most prominent heir to the legacy of the 1950’s Northwest master architects. With a series of photographs documenting […]

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New Book Summer Nights, Walking by Robert Adams, Photographer

| September 21, 2009 | 0 Comments

In this exquisitely produced book Robert Adams revisits the classic collection of nocturnal landscapes that he began making in the mid-1970s near his former home in Longmont, Colorado. Originally published by Aperture in 1985 as Summer Nights, this new edition has been carefully re-edited and re-sequenced by the photographer, who has added thirty-nine previously unpublished […]

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Life and Art of Ron Hurley Celebrated with New Publication and Exhibition

| September 17, 2009 | 0 Comments

The creative legacy of Queensland Indigenous artist Ron Hurley is honoured through a new publication and an exhibition now showing at Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art until October 25. Queensland Art Gallery Director Tony Ellwood said the exhibition ‘Nurreegoo: The art and life of Ron Hurley 1946 – 2002’ featured more than 50 art works […]

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Sunday Press Turns Comics World “Upside-Down” with New Book on Gustave Verbeek

| September 8, 2009 | 0 Comments

A new collection from Sunday Press Books reprints a complete run of Gustave Verbeek’s “Upside-Downs of Little Lady Lovekins and Old Man Muffaroo” (1903-1905), digitally restored and presented in their original size and colors. Also featured are a complete run of Verbeek’s “Loony Lyrics of Lulu” (1910) and a sampling of his long-running “Terrors of […]

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