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Ulises Carrión / Libros de artista

Ulises Carrión / Libros de artista

by Martha Hellion

Two volumes, both in excellent condition. Images and photos in black and white. The slipcase is made of very thin recycled cardboard, it is so fragile and it has beed repaired.All our books are in good to very good condition unless otherwise noted (no markings, not ex-library). We are happy to provide detailed pictures of book covers and contents upon request. We ship out of Mexico City by registered mail or FedEx/DHL. Please ask for a detailed shipping quote.Siranda Librería Anticuaria, CDMX. We... Read more
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$185.00
Playing With Fire: European Terracotta Models, 1740-1840

Playing With Fire: European Terracotta Models, 1740-1840

by Draper, James David and Guilhem Scherf

New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2003. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 328 pages, including Artist's Biographies, Bibliography, Index, and Photograph Credits. Numerous color photos. This publication offers the first comprehensive overview of Neoclassical modeling in the years from 1740 to 1840. From the jacket: "The catalogue, numbering 142 objects, analyzes modeling at every stage, from the brusque, preliminary impulse of the artist to the highly finished statuettes that were... Read more
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$40.00
The Giant Who Had No Heart

The Giant Who Had No Heart

by Retold And Illustrated by Linda Allen

New York: Philomel Books, 1988. First edition. Hardcover, boards. Quarto. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket.
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$20.00
Modern Art No. 119, Taipei Fine Arts Museum

Modern Art No. 119, Taipei Fine Arts Museum

Taipei, Taiwan: Taipei Fine Arts Museum, 2005. Book. Fine. Soft cover. Bookstore stamp on first page. Bi-monthly publication of the Taipei Fine Arts Museum. 78 pages. Contents and article titles in Chinese and English. Text in Chinese (Mandarin?). Some of the articles include Discussing Chu-Wei-Bor's transcendental creations--Austere Reality and Colorless Beauty; Appreciating Tsui Kuang-Yu's Work; Yellow Box--The Culture of Literati Art Appreciation (panel notes); The Ambassador of New Generation... Read more
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$25.00
Spanish Serviettes

Spanish Serviettes

by ATKINSON, Craig

Café Royal Books, 2016. Second edition. Staplebound Wraps. New. CRB336. Edition of 100, after the first edition of 50 in 2007. 20 p. Photographic images of serviettes from Spanish restaurants and cafes.
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£7.10
Gerhard Richter Text Writings, Interviews and Letters 1961-2007

Gerhard Richter Text Writings, Interviews and Letters 1961-2007

by ELGER, Dietmar; OBRIST, Hans Ulrich (eds)

London: Thames & Hudson, 2009. First Edition, first printing. Boards. Fine/fine. Lrge 8vo. (24cm). Black boards, silver titles to spine. Burgundy endpapers. pp. 600. With 115 b&w illus. Essentially as new. From the publisher: "This volume makes available a comprehensive selection of Richter's texts, several published for the first time. These texts come from all periods of his career: letters and interviews; public statements about specific exhibitions; private reflections drawn from personal... Read more
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£116.10
Artpark 1977 - The Program in Visual Arts

Artpark 1977 - The Program in Visual Arts

by Edelman, Sharon

Lewiston, NY: Artpark, 1977. First Edition. Quarto. Wraps. 90pp. Near Fine Includes work by Laurie Anderson, Betty Klavun, Antoni Miralda, Richard Mock, Roland Poulin, and Martin Puryear among others
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$50.00
Louis Sakalovsky: The Reverse Side, Sculptures 1978-1999

Louis Sakalovsky: The Reverse Side, Sculptures 1978-1999

by Sakalovsky, Louis

Self Published, 1999. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Couple of edge tears at the head of the jacket's spine, otherwise about fine. For this book, Sakalovsky has chosen art works (Bohemian crystal glass sculptures created in Ajeto, Czech Republic)created over the previous 20 years (previous to 1999), in nine different countries, which relate to his school years and the fact that he had a reading disability. 121 pages, illustrated with color photos. Accompanying autobiographical text in both English and... Read more
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$50.00
Jean Dubuffet : Cabinet Logologique

Jean Dubuffet : Cabinet Logologique

by Dubuffet, Jean

Paris: Centre National D'art Contemporain, 1970. Text: French. Unp.; ill.; 18 x 23,5 cm; 120g. Fine copy. Exhibition Catalog. Soft Cover. Fine.
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€24.00
Jean Dubuffet: Recent Paintings: Paysages Sastillans, Sites Tricolores; Sept. 20 - 18 oct. 1975
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$75.00
SITE Santa Fe, the Third International Biennial: Looking for a Place

SITE Santa Fe, the Third International Biennial: Looking for a Place

by King, Sarah S. (Editor), Curated by Rosa Martinez

Santa Fe, New Mexico: SITE Santa Fe, 1999. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 132 page exhibit catalog for SITE Santa Fe's third biennial exhibition (Looking for a Place). with Mapping of the Exhibition, Exhibit Checklist, and Artists' Biographies..
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$20.00
Jean Dubuffet - A Retrospective (Waddington Galleries, London 5 - 29 October 1983)

Jean Dubuffet - A Retrospective (Waddington Galleries, London 5 - 29 October 1983)

by DUBUFFET, Jean

Waddington Galleries, London, 1983. 1st Edition. SOFTCOVER. Square 4to in colour printed stiff card covers, 56pp, plates in colour and b/w, etc . . . . . . . . .. .CONDITION : An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy. ... . . . . . . . . . . . . To see more of our Art Monographs etc type DbbARTIST in the Keywords search box . . . . . . . . We always ship in PROTECTIVE CARD PARCELS
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£46.64
Contemporary Photoworks II. January 9-February 12, 1983.

Contemporary Photoworks II. January 9-February 12, 1983.

by Downtown Center for the Arts

Albuquerque, NM: A Project of Albuquerque United Artists, 1983. . 4to. 18 pp. Softcovers. Color Plates. Very Good.
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$50.00
Mathias Goeritz

Mathias Goeritz

by Olivia Zúñiga

With 179 ilustrations, of which 7 are rotogravure.All our books are in good to very good condition unless otherwise noted (no markings, not ex-library). We are happy to provide detailed pictures of book covers and contents upon request. We ship out of Mexico City by registered mail or FedEx/DHL. Please ask for a detailed shipping quote.Siranda Librería Anticuaria, CDMX. We specialize in hard to find books on the arts and rare editions of 20th Century literature, in many languages.Todos nuestros... Read more
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$200.00
Active Ingredients

Active Ingredients

by Schmid, Doreen (editor)

Napa: COPIA, 2001. First Edition. Foreword by Peggy Loar. Introduction by Margaret Miller. Square quarto. Translucent front cover with printed title, back cover silver. Bound with two screws. 62pp. Near Fine. Seven contemporay artists invited to "create new work exploring the synergy of culinary and artistic expression" The inaugural exhibit at COPIA: The American Center for Wine, Food, and the Arts in Napa, CA
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$35.00
Independent Spirits: Women Painters of the American West, 1890-1945

Independent Spirits: Women Painters of the American West, 1890-1945

by Trenton, Patricia

Los Angeles: Autry Museum of Western Heritage in Association with University of California Press, 1995. Book. Near Fine. Soft cover. First Edition. 304 pages with Notes, Plates, and Index. 277 black and white photographs and color plates. Published on the occasion of an exhibition of the same title organized by the Autry Museum of Western Heritage in Los Angeles. From the publisher: "Brings to vivid life the West as seen through the eyes of women painters from 1890 to the end of World War II. This... Read more
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$25.00
Christian Boltanski: Advent and Other Times.

Christian Boltanski: Advent and Other Times.

by Moure, Gloria

Barcelona: Ediciones Poligrafa, S. A., 1996. First Edition. Quarto. 223pp., 103 color and 96 b/w illustrations, 96 in b/w. Fine in Fine dust jacket.
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$75.00
Jean Dubuffet - Works on Paper From 1943 to 1985 (Waddington Galleries, London 6 - 30 September 2000)

Jean Dubuffet - Works on Paper From 1943 to 1985 (Waddington Galleries, London 6 - 30 September 2000)

by DUBUFFET, Jean

Waddington's Gallery, London., 2000. 1st Edition. HARDCOVER. Small square 4to in colour printed thick boards, 77pp on stiff art paper, colour plates, etc. . . . . . . . . .. .CONDITION : A well preserved AS NEW unmarked copy. ... . . . . . . . . . . . . To see more of our Art Monographs etc type DbbARTIST in the Keywords search box . . . . . . . . We always ship in PROTECTIVE CARD PARCELS
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£39.22
Kenneth Snelson October 30--December 1, 1979, Zabriskie Gallery, New York [Exhibit Catalog]

Kenneth Snelson October 30--December 1, 1979, Zabriskie Gallery, New York [Exhibit Catalog]

New York: Zabriskie Gallery, 1979. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. Stapled white covers, toned along top and spine areas. Small, round orange sticker on lower spine. Twelve pages, not numbered. Illustrated with photos of works exhibited at Zabriskie Gallery in New York. The pieces are constructed of aluminum and stainless steel cables..
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$20.00
The Art Of Gilbert & George or An Aesthetic Of Existence

The Art Of Gilbert & George or An Aesthetic Of Existence

by JAHN, Wolf

London: Thames & Hudson, 1989. First Edition. Original Cloth. Fine/near fine. Lrg 4to. Sky blue cloth, blocked gilt title to spine and cover. In unclipped dust jacket, in mylar sleeve. pp. 524 + 406 illustrations. Some minor fade to jacket spine, otherwise an all but immaculate copy.
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£24.30
The Tyranny of the Detail: Contemporary Art in an Urban Setting

The Tyranny of the Detail: Contemporary Art in an Urban Setting

by Beck, James

New York: Willis, Locker & Owens, 1992. First Edition. Thin octavo. Pictorial wraps. 206pp. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
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$20.00
V TRE - Vaseline sTREet Fluxus Newspaper, No. 8 (May 1966)

V TRE - Vaseline sTREet Fluxus Newspaper, No. 8 (May 1966)

Issue no. 8 of the Fluxus newspaper, 4 pp., folded twice, edited by George Maciunas, the front cover with a background image of cobblestones announcing a "street cleaning event" with the Hi-Red Center Japanese art collective at Grand Army Plaza, the second page announcing a hotel event, also with Hi-Red Center, at the Waldorf Astoria with the instruction to "bring your own towel" and "inquire for room booked by Fluxus", page three with a contribution by Wolf Vostell, and the back cover with a catalogue... Read more
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$750.00
Biotherm

Biotherm

by DINE, Jim (b.1935) and Frank O'HARA (1926-1966)

San Francisco: The Arion Press, 1990. Essay and glossary by Bill Berkson. Broadsheets (22 x 15 inches). 42 lithographs by Jim Dine. With 8vo (11 x 7 1/2 inches) text volume in pocket of box; sewn in original printed wrappers. Contents loose as issued in red cloth portfolio box. LIMITED EDITION, number 74 of 150 copies signed by Dine from a total edition of 180. Biotherm is the last long poem by O'Hara, written shortly before his accidental death in 1966 at age 40. The poet and critic Bill Berkson, who... Read more
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$5000.00
American Naive Painting of the 18th and 19th Centuries: 111 Masterpieces from the Collection of Edgar Williams and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch

American Naive Painting of the 18th and 19th Centuries: 111 Masterpieces from the Collection of Edgar Williams and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch

by Walker, John (Foreword), Lloyd Goodrich (Preface), and Albert Ten Eyck Gardner (Introduction)

The american Federation of Arts, 1969. Book. Good. Soft cover. Light foxing to covers, corner crease to the front cover. 159 pages with representations of naive paintings in both color (55) and black and white (56). The paintings by known and unknown artisans, sign and house painters, farmers, frontiersmen, and itinerant portraitists range from the 1700s to the last quarter of the 19th century..
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$8.00
American Arts & Crafts: Virtue in Design - A Catalogue of the Palevsky / Evans Collection and Related Works at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

American Arts & Crafts: Virtue in Design - A Catalogue of the Palevsky / Evans Collection and Related Works at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

by Bowman, Leslie Greene

Boston: Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown, 1990. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. First Edition. Reading crease to the spine, creasing to the rear cover, near the lower corner. Clean copy. Exhibit catalog for some 250 decorative art pieces from the American Arts & Crafts Movement, dating from the 1880s to 1930s (Los Angeles County Museum of Art, September 23, 1990 to January 6, 1991). 255 pages with 190 color and 275 black and white illustrations. Oversized book that will require extra postage if expedited or... Read more
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$20.00