Archive for December, 2009

New Book Includes William Klein Never-Before-Seen Fashion Pictures

New Book Includes William Klein Never-Before-Seen Fashion Pictures

| December 29, 2009 | 0 Comments

In 1956, William Klein, who had recently published his now classic Life Is Good & Good for You in New York, arrived in Rome to assist Federico Fellini on his film Nights of Cabiria (1957). Since the start of filming was delayed, Klein instead strolled about the city with Fellini, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Alberto Moravia, […]

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Powerhouse Books Publishes Harry Benson: Photographs

Powerhouse Books Publishes Harry Benson: Photographs

| December 24, 2009 | 0 Comments

Immortalizing the people and moments that have defined the past 60 years, world-renowned photojournalist Harry Benson has become as much a part of history as the photographs themselves. The scope of his accomplishments as a photojournalist is nothing short of remarkable: he has photographed every US president since Eisenhower, as well as Robert F. Kennedy […]

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Gagosian to Present Ed Ruscha’s Artist Book of a Classic Novel by Jack Kerouac

| December 22, 2009 | 0 Comments

In 1951, Jack Kerouac wrote ‘On the Road’ on his typewriter as a continuous 120 foot-long scroll, feverishly recording in twenty days his experiences during road trips in the United States and Mexico, which he began with Neil Cassady in the late 1940s. On the Road was finally published in 1957, and Kerouac was immediately […]

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Gagosian Publishes Definitive Survey of Jeff Koons’s Hulk Elvis Paintings

Gagosian Publishes Definitive Survey of Jeff Koons’s Hulk Elvis Paintings

| December 20, 2009 | 0 Comments

Gagosian Gallery has published a new book featuring the work by Jeff Koons. This recent publication features Jeff Koons’ painting series, Hulk Elvis, in which he creates large works of the Incredible Hulk, inflatable monkeys, geishas, birds, and the Liberty Bell, all bursting with energy and precision. These spectacular pictorial inventions of brightly-colored silhouettes loom […]

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ESRI Atlas Presents Ancient Mongolian Art and Archaeology

| December 19, 2009 | 0 Comments

Archaeology and Landscape in the Mongolian Altai: An Atlas is a chronicle of 15 years of research and documentation in northwest Mongolia, and it is now available from ESRI Press. With its extensive maps and outstanding photographs, the atlas presents the 12,000-year history and cultural heritage of the people living in the rugged landscape found […]

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Lehman College Art Gallery Publishes Guide to the Architecture of the Bronx

| December 8, 2009 | 0 Comments

Bronx Architecture” is an online guide to the architecture of the borough developed by Lehman College Art Gallery/CUNY. Designed as a companion to “Public Art in the Bronx,” the Web site features over 75 buildings, background on architects, neighborhood walking tours, maps, lesson-plans for high school teachers, neighborhood histories, a resource section, and glossary. Like […]

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Dallas Museum of Art Publishes It’s First African Art Catalogue

Dallas Museum of Art Publishes It’s First African Art Catalogue

| December 7, 2009 | 0 Comments

The Dallas Museum of Art will present a rich and comprehensive look at African visual culture through The Arts of Africa, the first catalogue dedicated to exploring the Museum’s collection of nearly 2,000 objects—acclaimed as one of the top five of its kind in the United States. Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the collection, which […]

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