Art Monographs

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PAUL RESIKA: EIGHT DECADES OF PAINTING

Written by Yau, John
The first major survey on the graceful and colorful paintings of American artist Paul Resika. This new monograph is the most comprehensive book on the work of Paul Resika (b. 1928) to date, highlighting his landscapes, portraits, and still lifes from the 1940s to the present.
May 5, 2020 | Hardcover | Rizzoli Electa | 272 Pages |
$75.00
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ALICE TRUMBULL MASON: PIONEER OF AMERICAN ABSTRACTION

Written by Weyl, Christina
The first comprehensive publication exploring the life and art of pioneering American abstract artist Alice Trumbull Mason is perfect for audiences eager to discover unsung yet brilliantly talented women artists. A groundbreaking artist, Alice Trumbull Mason (1904-1971) was one of the earliest painters of the twentieth century to embrace abstract painting in America.
May 5, 2020 | Hardcover | Rizzoli Electa | 256 Pages |
$65.00
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MICHAEL KAGAN: I WAS THERE WHEN IT HAPPENED

Inspired by a lifelong fascination with space exploration, Michael Kagan paints iconic scenes of astronauts and NASA rockets
December 10, 2019 | Hardcover | Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art |
$49.95
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BETYE SAAR: CALL AND RESPONSE

Written by Eliel, Carol S
This publication presents Betye Saar's sketchbooks--which she has kept during her entire career--for the first time and offers insights into the artist's creative process. A child of the Great Depression and one of the only African American students in her UCLA art program, Betye Saar has, over the course of more than six decades, made work that exposes stereotypes and injustices based
September 17, 2019 | Paperback | Prestel Publishing |
$35.00
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ACID VOMIT!: THE ART OF SEAN ?ABERG

Acid Vomit! is a large, full color, hardbound, coffee-table book of Sean Äaberg's artwork, featuring his original illustrations from the last twenty plus years. This vibrant monograph includes a range of Sean's styles, from initial concept sketches to completed artwork, showcasing drawings from many different published projects, and some never before seen work as well.
February 18, 2020 | Hardcover | Gingko Press | 216 Pages |
$40.00
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MIRANDA JULY

Written by July, Miranda
Filmmaker. Author. Performer. Shopkeeper. Miranda July--the most impressive cross-disciplinary artist of her generation--is brought into focus in this career-spanning retrospective. Regardless of the medium, July's daring, urgent, and idiosyncratic voice finds unexpectedly accessible forms that reflect the poignancy and strangeness of the human plight.
April 14, 2020 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing | 224 Pages |
$50.00
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UNMASKED: THE STORIES AND SECRETS BEHIND THE WORLD'S MOST FAMOUS PORTRAITS

Written by Bonazzoli, Francesca
The world's most famous portraits and the hidden stories behind their subjects are explored in this fascinating and highly entertaining book. Portraiture is one of the oldest and most studied genres of art. While most scholars will look at a painting's composition, style, and themes, often questions remain unanswered--who were these people and why were they painted?
July 21, 2020 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing | 208 Pages |
$35.00
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RAFAEL LOZANO-HEMMER: UNSTABLE PRESENCE

Written by Johnstone, Lesley
This mid-career monograph offers a nuanced perspective on contemporary artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer's oeuvre. Rafael Lozano-Hemmer's installations engage the audience in unique and seductive ways--measuring their heart rate, surveilling their faces, even circulating their breath.
May 19, 2020 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing | 184 Pages |
$40.00
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BASQUIAT: BOOM FOR REAL

Written by Buchhart, Dieter
Now available in paperback, this exciting book charts Jean-Michel Basquiat's groundbreaking career. Basquiat first came to prominence when he collaborated with Al Diaz to spray-paint enigmatic statements under the pseudonym SAMO(c).
March 31, 2020 | Paperback | Prestel Publishing | 296 Pages |
$40.00
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BANKSY: A VISUAL PROTEST

This major new book on the art of Banksy spans the entire career of the world's most famous anonymous street artist. Decades before he blew the lid off the high-stakes art world by shredding a work immediately following its purchase at an auction, Banksy was committing acts of artistic protest on the streets, walls, and bridges of cities throughout the world.
May 26, 2020 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing | 240 Pages |
$40.00

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