Archive for November, 2011

Frozen Dreams. Contemporary Art from Russia

Frozen Dreams. Contemporary Art from Russia

| November 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

The first comprehensive survey of Contemporary Russian Art to appear in English, Frozen Dreams: Contemporary Art from Russia is a landmark study of Russia’s vibrant, rapidly growing and important contemporary art scene. Guided by the expertise of Hossein Amirsadeghi, the prolific author of fine arts subjects, and Joanna Vickery, Executive Editor of Frozen Dreams and […]

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Frick Collection Names Mary L. Levkoff Winner of Biennial Book Prize

Frick Collection Names Mary L. Levkoff Winner of Biennial Book Prize

| November 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Frick’s Center for the History of Collecting has awarded Mary L. Levkoff its Sotheby’s Book Prize for a Distinguished Publication on the History of Collecting in America for her critically acclaimed 2008 monograph Hearst the Collector (Abrams and Los Angeles County Museum of Art). Comments Frick Director Ian Wardropper, “Since its inception at the […]

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Magnum Contact Sheets Book Published

Magnum Contact Sheets Book Published

| November 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Magnum Contact Sheets is a new book of pre-digital photos and contact sheets presenting a remarkable selection of contact sheets and related material, Magnum Contact Sheets lays bare the creative methods, strategies and editing processes behind some of the world’s most iconic images. Contact sheets were once integral to the process of choosing images for […]

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Steidl Publish Mona Kuhn Bordeaux Series Photographs Book

Steidl Publish Mona Kuhn Bordeaux Series Photographs Book

| November 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Each year Mona Kuhn embarks on a twenty-six hour crossing, through 9 time zones, from her house in Los Angeles to her small isolated home on a remote region near Bordeaux, France. There is no electricity but a collection of oil lamps. The house is minimal with no superfluous material items, but there is an […]

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SAMMLUNG VERBUND Announce Catalogue Raisonne of Cindy Sherman’s Early Works

SAMMLUNG VERBUND Announce Catalogue Raisonne of Cindy Sherman’s Early Works

| November 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

January 2012 will see publication of the catalogue raisonné “Cindy Sherman. The Early Works 1975-1977”. For more than 35 years, Cindy Sherman (born in 1954 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey) has been visualising a multitude of role models and female identities. The artist elevated the game of transformation into her artistic concept and, in her […]

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Getty Publications Announces Man Ray in Paris Book

Getty Publications Announces Man Ray in Paris Book

| November 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Paris after World War I was teeming with Americans. Bon vivants seeking escape from prohibition mingled with artists and intellectuals, all pursuing their dreams in the City of Light. The American Modernist Man Ray (1890–1976) spent the 1920s and 1930s in Paris, where experimental expression was flourishing. While he considered himself to be primarily a […]

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Yale University Press Publishes New Book on American Folk Art

Yale University Press Publishes New Book on American Folk Art

| November 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

When Expressions of Innocence and Eloquence was published in 2006, one of the country’s most important collections of American folk art and Americana was brought to the public’s attention for the first time and met with an unprecedented level of interest and approval. This praise inspired the continued research and study of the Jane Katcher […]

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