Archive for July, 2011

Book by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp Examines the Los Angeles Art Scene and the 1960’s

Book by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp Examines the Los Angeles Art Scene and the 1960’s

| July 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Rebels in Paradise: The Los Angeles Art Scene and the 1960s (Henry Holt and Company/on sale: July 19, 2011), by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp, is the first definitive look at the rise of the Los Angeles art scene. In the 1960s, L.A. was the epicenter of cool. Sharing anecdotes from the artists and gallerists themselves, Rebels in […]

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PowerHouse Books Publishes Age of Silver by Photographer John Loengard

PowerHouse Books Publishes Age of Silver by Photographer John Loengard

| July 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Age of Silver is iconic American photographer John Loengard’s ode to the art form to which he dedicated his life. Loengard, a longtime staff photographer and editor for LIFE magazine and other publications, spent years documenting modern life for the benefit of the American public. Over the years he trained his camera on dignitaries, artists, […]

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Irish Museum of Modern Art Publishes The Moderns: Exhibition Book

Irish Museum of Modern Art Publishes The Moderns: Exhibition Book

| July 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Irish artists and writers have played a fascinating role in the story of modernism, and The Moderns traces this by bringing together exceptional examples of painting and sculpture, photography, film, architecture, literature, music and design, of Irish significance, in an exploration of the development of modern Ireland through its arts in the period from the […]

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Fundacion Cisneros / Coleccion Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Publish Jac Leirner in conversation with Adele Nelson

Fundacion Cisneros / Coleccion Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Publish Jac Leirner in conversation with Adele Nelson

| July 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Third title in the CONVERSACIONES/CONVERSATIONS series. The Fundación Cisneros/Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros announce Jac Leirner in conversation with/en conversación con Adele Nelson, the third title in the CONVERSACIONES/CONVERSATIONS series. The 200-page bilingual (English-Spanish) book presents an extended dialogue between the Brazilian conceptual artist, Jac Leirner, and writer and art historian Adele Nelson. The book […]

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Fotoevidence Publishes Bronx Boys Photographs by Stephen Shames

Fotoevidence Publishes Bronx Boys Photographs by Stephen Shames

| July 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

For over two decades (1977-2000), Stephen Shames photographed a group of boys coming of age in the Bronx in a neighborhood ravaged by drugs, violence and gangs. These young men allowed Shames extraordinary access into their lives on the street and in their homes. Shames met the “Bronx boys” as children, and tracked them growing […]

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