Written by Barry, Lynda
In this graphic novel that's part memoir and part creativity primer, Lynda Barry serves up comics that delve into the funk and sweetness of love, family, adolescence, race, and the hood. Name that Demon!!! Freaky boyfriends! Shouting Moms! Innocence betrayed!
Written by Michel Nuridsany
A renowned French art critic has chosen one hundred of the world's greatest paintings from all periods and traditions of art. From Chinese calligraphy to the Mona Lisa, and from Mexican wall murals to Mondrian's Broadway Boogie Woogie, the multicultural and chronological scope of 100 Masterpieces of Painting offers a comprehensive approach to the development of painting.
Written by Garbriella Belli
This second volume in the Art of the Twentieth Century series analyzes and presents the diverse world of artistic production between the two world wars, beginning with the environment that took shape in the immediate wake of World War I.
The events of 1968-1999 paved the way for profound social transformations and created a new feeling towards individuals' behavior and the relations between them, including a new consciousness of the body and of social and political dynamics.
Written by Lea Vergine
The fifth book in the series, this volume concludes this extraordinary publishing project by analyzing the fascinating and controversial phenomena of contemporary art. This volume presents ten chapters, each written by an international expert. To mention just a few: exhibition curator Nicolas Bourriad discusses installations, video and action art in the post-media age.
Written by Ogden, Perry
Shortly after Francis Bacon died, one photographer was granted access to work undisturbed for days on end to produce this riveting record of the Kensington mews house in which Francis Bacon lived and worked for much of his life.
The flower and plant utopia of Abderrahim Yamou, a Moroccan artist of international renown born in Casablanca in 1959, who divides his time between Paris and Marrakech.
Written by Wodiczko, Krzysztof
Internationally renowned artist, Krzysztof Wodiczko presents here an ambitious cultural project for the abolition of war, involving the design and construction of a grand scale architectural and institutional supplement which would transform the Arc de Triomphe, Paris, into the World Institute for Abolition of War.
A radical new generation of American abstract painters has emerged in the twenty-first century. Whereas their predecessors advanced abstraction in the shadow of the Cold War, this new generation arose at the cusp of the transition to the digital era and is marked by the traumatic events surrounding 9/11 and its ongoing social and political aftermath.
Written by Bourgeois, Caroline
New discoveries from one of the largest contemporary art collections. "Accrochage" brings together about seventy works from the Pinault Collection produced by thirty artists since the 1970s. The works never shown before in the Venetian venues of the collection are the outcome of minimal gestures and artistic research focused on the theme of the void.