Art

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JEAN JULLIEN

The debut monograph on the globally-lauded artist, filled with his joyful, witty paintings, illustrations, collaborations, and more - includes never-before-seen artwork and personal sketchbooks, giving insight into his artistic practice
May 25, 2022 | Hardcover | Phaidon Press | 256 Pages |
$69.95
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HIDDEN SYSTEMS: WATER, ELECTRICITY, THE INTERNET, AND THE SECRETS BEHIND THE SYSTEMS WE USE EVERY DAY

Written by Nott, Dan
We use water, electricity, and the internet every day--but how do they actually work? And what's the plan to keep them running for years to come?
March 14, 2023 | Paperback | Random House Graphic | 272 Pages |
$17.99
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HIDDEN SYSTEMS: WATER, ELECTRICITY, THE INTERNET, AND THE SECRETS BEHIND THE SYSTEMS WE USE EVERY DAY

Written by Nott, Dan
We use water, electricity, and the internet every day--but how do they actually work? And what's the plan to keep them running for years to come?
March 14, 2023 | Hardcover | Random House Graphic |
$23.99
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QUEER FORMALISM: THE RETURN - WILLIAM J. SIMMONS NEW

Written by Simmons, William J
'Queer Formalism: The Return' expands upon William J. Simmons's original, influential essay 'Notes on Queer Formalism' from 2013, offering novel ways of thinking about queer-feminist art outside of the critical-complicit and abstract-representational binaries that continue to haunt contemporary queer art.
January 1, 2022 | Paperback | Floating Opera Press | 88 Pages |
$23.00
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HOLLIS FRAMPTON

The first collection of critical writing on the work of experimental filmmaker Hollis Frampton. Hollis Frampton (1936-1984) was one of the most important experimental filmmakers and theorists of his time, and in his navigation of artistic media and discourses, he anticipated the multimedia boundary blurring of today's visual culture.
May 10, 2022 | Paperback | MIT Press | 296 Pages |
$29.95
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TOWARD THE NOT-YET: ART AS PUBLIC PRACTICE

Combining handbook, dictionary, and anthology, investigations and examples of artistic practices aimed at social change. This volume from BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, combines handbook, dictionary, and anthology to investigate artistic practice aimed at achieving social change.
November 16, 2021 | Paperback | MIT Press | 224 Pages |
$19.95
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ABSENCE OF CLUTTER: MINIMAL WRITING AS ART AND LITERATURE

Written by Stephens, Paul
An exploration of minimal writing--texts generally shorter than a sentence--as complex, powerful literary and visual works.In the 1960s and 70s, minimal and conceptual artists stripped language down to its most basic components: the word and the letter. Barbara Kruger, Jenny Holzer, Carl Andre, Lawrence Weiner, and others built lucrative careers from text-based art.
March 24, 2020 | Hardcover | MIT Press | 288 Pages |
$34.95
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MAGIC

The first accessible reader on magic's generative relationship with contemporary art practice. From the hexing of presidents to a renewed interest in herbalism and atavistic forms of self-care, magic has furnished the contemporary imagination with mysterious and often disorienting bodies of arcane thought and practice.
December 14, 2021 | Paperback | MIT Press | 240 Pages |
$24.95
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HEALTH

The ethical, aesthetic and political significance of practices, positions and theories connected to health in contemporary art.In an era of diet pills, rising antidepressant usage, yoga, and health-management apps, wellness is one of the defining issues of contemporary life, affecting every intimate aspect of our lives.
December 8, 2020 | Paperback | MIT Press | 240 Pages |
$24.95
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CUTE

A collection that tracks the astonishing impact of one vernacular aesthetic category--the cute--on postwar and contemporary art. The Cute tracks the astonishing impact of a single aesthetic category on post-war and contemporary art, and on the vast range of cultural practices and discourses on which artists draw.
August 2, 2022 | Paperback | MIT Press | 240 Pages |
$24.95

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