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CY TWOMBLY'S QUATTRO STAGIONI. STUDIES IN ART-BASED LEARNING

Written by Jeroen Lutters
The fourth instalment of the Teaching Objects series revolves around Creation. In this art novella the reader is guided by Lisa, a young artist who is facing death. A dialogue with four works by the American painter Cy Twombly emerges from the question of life’s duration, and Lisa discovers the secret of creative speech. The protagonists’ thoughts bring her to Gaeta, a seaside town near Velia, the ancient Greek town in Italy, now named Elea the place where the school of Parmenides was located in ancient times.The fourth instalment of the "Teaching Objects" series revolves around "Creation". In this art novella the reader is guided by Lisa, a young artist who is facing death. A dialogue with four works by the American painter Cy Twombly emerges from the question of life's duration, and Lisa discovers the secret of creative speech.
November 6, 2019 | Hardcover | ArtEZ Press | 180 Pages |
$33.00
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THE STREET - WHERE THE WORLD IS MADE BOOK 1

Written by Hou Hanru
The street as a place of sharing and innovation, the principal laboratory for artists, architects and creatives. More than 140 artists and over 200 works to compose the multicultural, polyglot, colorful, scary, stimulating, deafening story of the streets of the whole world, the real great laboratory for discussion, creation, comparison, where the contemporary era is invented.
August 7, 2019 | | Quodlibet | 352 Pages |
$31.50
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THE STREET - WHERE THE WORLD IS MADE BOOK 2

Written by Hanru Hou
The street as a place of sharing and innovation, the principal laboratory for artists, architects and creatives. More than 140 artists and over 200 works to compose the multicultural, polyglot, colorful, scary, stimulating, deafening story of the streets of the whole world, the real great laboratory for discussion, creation, comparison, where the contemporary era is invented.
November 13, 2019 | PB | Quodlibet | 488 Pages |
$36.00

DAZZLED BY COLOR: ABSTRACT PAINTING. THE REINHARD ERNST COLLECTION

A love of color has driven Reinhard Ernst’s activities as an art collector for the past thirty years. Dazzled by Color offers a lavishly illustrated overview of 160 artworks from his collection, including exceptional abstract expressionist paintings from Europe, Japan, and the United States. The more than 130 artists represented in this book include Katharina Grosse, Robert Motherwell, Jackson Pollock, Kazuo Shiraga, Pierre Soulages, Frank Stella, and Atsuko Tanaka. Particular focus is paid to Hubert Berke and Helen Frankenthaler, Japanese artists from the Gutai group, and the practitioners of and successors to the art informel movement. In all, the extraordinary collection boasts art from the postwar period up to the present day. The Museum Reinhard Ernst in Wiesbaden, Germany, designed by star architect Fumihiko Maki and currently slated to open in 2021, will soon showcase Ernst’s collection of abstract expressionist art. This book offers a tantalizing early glimpse of the exhibition—with two hundred color plates and engaging commentary, Dazzled by Color will heighten anticipation by bringing a taste of the museum experience to readers wherever they may be.A love of color has driven Reinhard Ernst's activities as an art collector for the past thirty years. Dazzled by Color offers a lavishly illustrated overview of 160 artworks from his collection, including exceptional abstract expressionist paintings from Europe, Japan, and the United States.
July 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Hirmer Verlag GmbH | 384 Pages |
$70.00
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NOTEBOOKS, VOLUME 1, 1998-99

Written by Kiefer, Anselm
"For a long time, it was not clear if I would become a writer or an artist," says Anselm Kiefer, whose paintings and sculptures have made him one of the most significant and influential artists of our time.
November 15, 2019 | Paperback | Seagull Books |
$18.50
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END: ARTISTS' LATE AND LAST WORKS

Written by Blotkamp, Carel
When is a work of art finished? Can it be complete in a mental sense? Who decides? And can we tell which work is an artist's last? In this highly original and wide-ranging study, Carel Blotkamp explores the concept and manifestations of "the end" in art.
December 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Reaktion Books |
$25.00
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DA VINCI WOMEN: THE UNTOLD FEMINIST POWER OF LEONARDO'S ART

Written by Vahland, Kia
This new biographical look at Leonardo da Vinci explores the Renaissance master's groundbreaking portrayal of women which forever changed the way the female form is depicted.
February 25, 2020 | Hardcover | Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers | 304 Pages |
$29.99
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HITLER'S LAST HOSTAGES: LOOTED ART AND THE SOUL OF THE THIRD REICH

Written by Lane, Mary M
Adolf Hitler's obsession with art not only fueled his vision of a purified Nazi state--it was the core of his fascist ideology. Its aftermath lives on to this day.
September 10, 2019 | Hardcover | PublicAffairs | 336 Pages |
$28.00
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TIKI POP

Written by Kirsten, Sven
Polynesian pop icon: How Tiki became an American dream Urban islands and bamboo hideaways set the stage for a pop culture phenomenon like no other. In mid-century America, the imaginative appeal of Tiki penetrated fashion, music, eating, drinking, and architecture.
December 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Taschen | 640 Pages |
$20.00
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TEN IN ONE. ARCHITECTURE BASICS

The Basic Architecture series is a building aficionado's delight, with crisp images and texts that give you the full picture. This reference work combines 10 complete monographs for the price of three, introducing us to the architects who challenged and changed the way we live: Aalto, the Bauhaus, Gaudí, Gropius, Le Corbusier, Loos, Mies van der Rohe, Niemeyer, Ponti, and F. L. Wright.
June 30, 2020 | Hardcover | Taschen | 1004 Pages |
$40.00

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