Archive for July, 2010

Butler Institute of American Art Publishes Second Major Art History Volume

Butler Institute of American Art Publishes Second Major Art History Volume

| July 31, 2010 | 0 Comments

Masterworks from The Butler Institute of American Art, a three year effort by Butler staff, contains full color reproductions of one hundred sixty of Butler’s most beloved works. Recent acquisitions, including the Butler’s new Jackson Pollock and Norman Rockwell paintings, are included in this stunning, 416 page volume, printed in the USA by City Printing […]

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Art and Activism: Projects of John and Dominique de Menil by the Menil Collection

Art and Activism: Projects of John and Dominique de Menil by the Menil Collection

| July 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

This lavishly illustrated book is the first to examine the significant contributions of John and Dominique de Menil to art, architecture, film, and the civil and human rights movements. The de Menils, who moved to Houston from France in 1941, amassed one of the world’s great private art collections and became passionately involved in the […]

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Aperture Foundation Book Program Wins Awards

| July 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

Aperture Foundation, a world-leading non-profit arts institution dedicated to promoting photography in all its forms, is the recipient of two prestigious awards for its acclaimed book program in the summer of 2010. PHotoEspaña, a celebrated international festival of photography, presented Aperture with its Outstanding Publishing House of the Year award during a ceremony last month […]

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Parrish Art Museum Announces New Publications

Parrish Art Museum Announces New Publications

| July 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Parrish Art Museum announces the publication, in association with D Giles Limited, London, of three important books focused on the Museum’s permanent collection. Fairfield Porter: Raw—The Creative Process of an American Master Written by Klaus Ottmann. 96 pages: 45 color, 25 black-and-white illustrations. Softcover. American Landscapes: Treasures from the Parrish Art Museum Written by Alicia […]

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Where Sky Meets Earth: The Luminous Landscapes of Victoria Adams Paperback

Where Sky Meets Earth: The Luminous Landscapes of Victoria Adams Paperback

| July 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

North-West landscape painter Victoria Adams is equally committed to the landscape tradition and the creation of exquisite scenes that address the contemporary desire for the sublime. Adams depicts idealised landscapes that evoke virgin terrain, untouched by human intervention and devoid of degradation. Through her reworking of landscape traditions and conventions, her paintings reveal the inextricable […]

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Aperture Publish Destroy this Memory: Photographs by Richard Misrach

Aperture Publish Destroy this Memory: Photographs by Richard Misrach

| July 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

The photographs in Richard Misrach’s Destroy This Memory (Aperture, August, 2010) are an affecting reminder of the physical and psychological impact of Hurricane Katrina as told by those on the ground, and seen through the lens of a contemporary master. Rather than simply surveying the damage, Misrach—who has photographed the region regularly since the 1970s, […]

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Invisible: Covert Operations and Classified Landscapes by Trevor Paglen

Invisible: Covert Operations and Classified Landscapes by Trevor Paglen

| July 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

Invisible: Covert Operations and Classified Landscapes is Trevor Paglen’s long-awaited first photographic monograph. Social scientist, artist, writer and provocateur, Paglen has been exploring the secret activities of the U.S. military and intelligence agencies–the “black world”–for the last eight years, publishing, speaking and making astonishing photographs. As an artist, Paglen is interested in the idea of […]

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