Archive for October, 2009

The Bauhaus Group Six Masters of Modernism by Nicholas Fox Weber

The Bauhaus Group Six Masters of Modernism by Nicholas Fox Weber

| October 31, 2009 | 0 Comments

Nicholas Fox Weber, for thirty-three years head of the Albers Foundation, spent many years with Anni and Josef Albers, the only husband-and-wife artistic pair at the Bauhaus (she was a textile artist; he a professor and an artist, in glass, metal, wood, and photography). The Alberses told him their own stories and described life at […]

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Book on Premier American Artist and Game Fish Painter Stanley Meltzoff Now Available

| October 31, 2009 | 0 Comments

The first comprehensive book on the life and work of acclaimed American artist Stanley Meltzoff has just been released. Stanley Meltzoff – Picture Maker was nearly done when Meltzoff passed away in 2006 and the project was put aside. Now, angler and IGFA historian Mike Rivkin has completed the job in a lush oversized format. […]

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Bob Colacello Signing Books at Gagosian Shop November 4

| October 30, 2009 | 0 Comments

Out documents an era at once so close and so far away: the wild, glamorous, disco-and-drugs decade between the end of the Vietnam war and the advent of AIDS, when, in certain parts of Manhattan, every night was party night. As the editor of Andy Warhol’s Interview from 1971 to 1983, Bob Colacello was perfectly […]

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Design for Obama Book Launch at TASCHEN New York

Design for Obama Book Launch at TASCHEN New York

| October 26, 2009 | 0 Comments

On Wednesday, November 4, TASCHEN New York will launch a new graphic design anthology, Design for Obama. Curated by Aaron Perry-Zucker and Spike Lee with an introductory essay by New York Times design columnist Steven Heller, this book is a collection of the best works submitted by graphic designers to the website http://www.designforobama.org during Obama’s […]

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Skate’s Art Investment Handbook: The Comprehensive Guide to Investing in the Global Art and Art Services Market, by Sergey Skaterschikov

| October 20, 2009 | 0 Comments

Skate’s Art Investment Handbook: the Comprehensive Guide to Investing in the Global Art and Art Services Market, by Sergey Skaterschikov, will be released by McGraw-Hill in November 2009. (Hardcover, 304 pp., ISBN-13: 978-0-07-162572-2, $65) Skate’s Art Investment Handbook is an essential resource for investors interested in alternative investment assets. It is also a “must-have” for […]

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Art Portfolio of Brit Pop Band Oasis Album Covers with Deluxe Book

| October 19, 2009 | 0 Comments

Hypergallery is proud to present a beautifully-produced portfolio box set containing 10 signed limited edition photographs of Michael Spencer Jones’ iconic artwork as well as a large format book of mainly previously unseen images of Oasis as you’ve never seen them before. The box-set represents a publishing first and offers the discerning collector with an […]

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Georgia Museum of Art Wins Three Publication Awards

Georgia Museum of Art Wins Three Publication Awards

| October 19, 2009 | 0 Comments

The Georgia Museum of Art (GMOA) received three awards for its publications from the Southeastern Museums Conference (SEMC). “The American Scene on Paper: Prints and Drawings from the Schoen Collection,” an exhibition catalogue, received a gold award for content. The art in the catalogue reflects the many changes that occurred in the United States during […]

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