Archive for August, 2013

frieze d/e issue 11 published

frieze d/e issue 11 published

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

This is Hardcore: on the occasion of her forthcoming retrospective at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, Dominic Eichler unravels the work and persona of Isa Genzken. Boris Groys considers the aesthetic theories of Wassily Kandinsky, developed during Kandinsky’s time teaching at the Bauhaus, and how they would later be applied to the design of […]

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Smithsonian Books announces How McGruff and the Crying Indian Changed America

Smithsonian Books announces How McGruff and the Crying Indian Changed America

| August 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

How McGruff and the Crying Indian Changed America: A History of Iconic Ad Council Campaigns details how public service advertising campaigns became part of our national conversation and changed us as a society. The Ad Council began during World War II as a propaganda arm of President Roosevelt’s administration to preserve its business interests. Happily […]

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Before They Pass Away by Jimmy Nelson Published by teNeues

Before They Pass Away by Jimmy Nelson Published by teNeues

| August 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

In his landmark project entitled Before They Pass Away, Jimmy Nelson captures the lives and traditions of the last surviving tribes who have managed to preserve their traditional ways, art, and customs within our increasingly globalized world. The British photographer’s epic portraits-shot with a large-plate field camera-present these dignified inheritors of noble and age-old traditions […]

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frieze Issue 157 published

frieze Issue 157 published

| August 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The September issue of frieze visits the 55th Venice Biennale, rediscovers the work of Julio le Parc and takes a look around Donald Judd’s recently restored New York apartment. 55th Venice Biennale – Seven Views: frieze editors and contributors take stock of the highs and lows of this year’s Art Biennale, from Massimiliano Gioni’s The […]

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Schiffer Books presents Painted Landscapes, Contemporary Views by Lauren P. Della Monica

Schiffer Books presents Painted Landscapes, Contemporary Views by Lauren P. Della Monica

| August 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

This book explores American landscape painting today, its relevance in the contemporary art world, and its historic roots. This volume profiles sixty individual living artists whose contributions distinguish important aspects of the genre and address land use, nature appreciation, and ecology through landscape painting. Encompassing every style from traditional realism (with a contemporary edge) to […]

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NY Art Book Fair

NY Art Book Fair

| August 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Printed Matter, Inc. presents the eighth annual NY Art Book Fair, September 20–22, at MoMA PS1, with a public opening on the evening of Thursday, September 19, from 6 to 9pm. Free and open to the public, the NY Art Book Fair is the world’s leading event for artists’ books, catalogs, monographs, periodicals, and zines […]

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teNeues announces Elliott Erwitt’s Kolor book of color photography

teNeues announces Elliott Erwitt’s Kolor book of color photography

| August 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Elliott Erwitt’s latest book represents his carefully selected color photographs from his vast, nearly forgotten archive of primarily Kodachrome as well as some Ektachrome film slides. Kolor as a title is a subtle tribute to George Eastman (who liked words with the letter K because he thought people remembered them better) and his photography empire, […]

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