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Life and Art of Ron Hurley Celebrated with New Publication and Exhibition

| September 17, 2009 | 0 Comments

The creative legacy of Queensland Indigenous artist Ron Hurley is honoured through a new publication and an exhibition now showing at Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art until October 25. Queensland Art Gallery Director Tony Ellwood said the exhibition ‘Nurreegoo: The art and life of Ron Hurley 1946 – 2002’ featured more than 50 art works […]

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Sunday Press Turns Comics World “Upside-Down” with New Book on Gustave Verbeek

| September 8, 2009 | 0 Comments

A new collection from Sunday Press Books reprints a complete run of Gustave Verbeek’s “Upside-Downs of Little Lady Lovekins and Old Man Muffaroo” (1903-1905), digitally restored and presented in their original size and colors. Also featured are a complete run of Verbeek’s “Loony Lyrics of Lulu” (1910) and a sampling of his long-running “Terrors of […]

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Adam Neate’s THE LONDON SHOW BOOK

| September 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

The latest book to be published by Elms Lesters is a comprehensive overview and documentation of the events surrounding THE LONDON SHOW, 14th November 2008, when Adam Neate and teams of distrubutors left 1000 artworks across all 33 London Boroughs. This limited edition book, which is being sold at cost, can be purchased online or […]

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New Book: Sacred Spaces: A Journey with the Sufis of the Indus Published By Peabody Museum Press

New Book: Sacred Spaces: A Journey with the Sufis of the Indus Published By Peabody Museum Press

| September 5, 2009 | 0 Comments

Imaginative, vibrant, and saturated with the rich colors of South Asia, Samina Quraeshi’s photographs, calligraphic works, and montages reflect the diversity of Islamic expressions of faith. Her work is a creative response to the experience of pilgrimage to the Sufi shrines in the Indus Valley. The images evoke the music, dance, and acts of faith […]

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Publication of Frank Auerbach by William Feaver Marked By New Exhibition

| September 5, 2009 | 0 Comments

Frank Auerbach will show 20 new works, landscapes and portrait paintings and drawings, in his first London exhibition for five years. Tower blocks on the Hampstead Road, Mornington Crescent, the view from Auerbach’s studio entrance all become subjects for landscape. Auerbach’s persistent familiarity with his corner of North London is echoed in his models, close […]

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Aperture Reinterprets Classic Kamaitachi Series in New Book

| August 31, 2009 | 0 Comments

Kamaitachi (Aperture, October 2009), a classic and groundbreaking body of work, was originally released in 1969 as a limited-edition photobook of one thousand copies. A unique collaboration between photographer Eikoh Hosoe and Tatsumi Hijikata, the founder of ankoku butoh dance, the work documents their visit to a farming village in northern Japan and the improvisational […]

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Aperture Publishes Book on Japanese Photobooks of the 1960s and ’70s

Aperture Publishes Book on Japanese Photobooks of the 1960s and ’70s

| August 28, 2009 | 0 Comments

During the 1960s and ’70s in Japan, the photobook—through a combination of excellence in design, printing, and materials—overtook prints as a popular mode of artistic dissemination. This process has expanded to the extent where any discussion of Japanese photography now has to include work in book form. Today, the most famous works—such as Nobuyoshi Araki’s […]

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