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Lenore Malen: The New Society For Universal Harmony

Lenore Malen: The New Society For Universal Harmony

by Ames, Jonathan

New York: Granary Books / Slought Foundation, 2004. First Edition. Quarto. Pictorial french-fold wraps. 143pp. Fine Malen uses pseudo-documentary photos, video and audio transcriptions, "testimonials," case histories, and arcane imagery to archive the functioning of her own reinvention of the utopian society established in Paris in 1793 by the followers of Franz Anton Mesmer known as La société de l'harmonie universelle
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$20.00
a preponderance of aboriginal blood

a preponderance of aboriginal blood

by Judy Watson

a preponderance of aboriginal blood (2019) relates the treatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people seeking to be included on electoral rolls in Queensland. The book reproduces the 15 etchings, one to a page, from the limited edition artist book made for the 2005 State Library of Queensland's exhibition 'Sufferance: women's artists' books'. The exhibition celebrated 100 years of women receiving the right to vote in Queensland. In 1965 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples gained the... Read more
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AU$66.00
Jean Dubuffet

Jean Dubuffet

by Jean Dubuffet

2007-01-08. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be re-issue. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!
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$117.57
Romancing the West: Alfred Jacob Miller in the Bank of America Collection

Romancing the West: Alfred Jacob Miller in the Bank of America Collection

by Conrads, Maragaret C. (Editor)

Kansas City, Missouri: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 2010. A trace of wear. Clean solid copy. Presentation plate from Ban of America pasted inside the front cover. 136-page exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with the exhibition, Romancing the West: Alfred Jacob Miller in the Bank of America Collection. Essays on Miller and his art, followed by the catalogue entries (30), with color images.. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 9 X 11 Inches, Oblong.
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$20.00
Elders IXL Collection. Masterworks of Australia Painting and French Barbizon School. Colonial. Contemporary. Continental

Elders IXL Collection. Masterworks of Australia Painting and French Barbizon School. Colonial. Contemporary. Continental

by Radford, Ron

Adelaide: Art Gallery of South Australia. 1984. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with colour reproductions. 75 pages The exhibition catalogue for the Elders IXL collection displayed publicly for the first time during the 1984 Adelaide Festival of Arts. . Softcover.
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AU$15.00
Bulletin of the Cincinnati Art Museum, Volume IX, Number 4,  October 1938

Bulletin of the Cincinnati Art Museum, Volume IX, Number 4, October 1938

by Siple, Walter H

Cincinnati, Ohio: Cincinnati Art Museum, 1938. Stapled booklet, pages numbered 106-131. Staples are rusted otherwise a fine copy. One article on museum exhibits: An Unpublished Painting by Bernardo Strozzi, by Walter H. Siple. This 17th-century Baroque painting, a representation of David with the Head of Goliath, was a new acquisition for the museum. Following those articles: Museum Notes (no author named), membership and donor listings, classes and activities offered, and continuing exhibitions.. Soft... Read more
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$35.00
When 1 Is 2: The Art of Alighiero e Boetti

When 1 Is 2: The Art of Alighiero e Boetti

by Morsiani, Paola; Schwabsky, Barry

Houston, Texas: Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, 2002. Exhibition catalogue from the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, for the exhibition, "When 1 Is 2: The Art of Alighiero e Boetti," June 22 - October 6, 2002. Essay by Barry Schwabsky. Interview with the Artist by Achille Bonito Oliva. Selected texts by Alighiero Boetti. 112 pages with Embroidery Text Translations and Selected Biography and Bibliography. Numerous illustrations.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine+.
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$45.00
Rebecca Horn: Diving through Buster's Bedroom

Rebecca Horn: Diving through Buster's Bedroom

by Gianelli, Ida (editor)

Los Angeles, CA and Milan: Published by The Museum of Contemporary Art / Fabbri Editori, 1990. First Edition. Essays by Germano Celant, Bruce W. Ferguson, Heiner Muller, Elizabeth A.T. Smith, with texts by Horn. Quarto. Pictorial wraps. 111pp. Near Fine. Laid in is a TLS from then director of MOCA to a donor
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$25.00
Leigh Bowery The Life and Times of an Icon

Leigh Bowery The Life and Times of an Icon

by TILLEY, Sue

London: Sceptre Hodder & Stoughton, 1997. First edition, first print. Trade Paperback. Good. pp. 308. With wear to tips, minor creases, rubs to covers. Internally sound and clean, a decent copy.
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£38.70
Jean Dubuffet

Jean Dubuffet

by Dubuffet Jean

Stedelijk Museum , Amsterdam, 1964. paperback. fine.
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€40.00
Jean Dubuffet: Works, Writings, Interviews (Essentials Poligrafa)

Jean Dubuffet: Works, Writings, Interviews (Essentials Poligrafa)

by Jean Dubuffet

2007-06-06. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be re-issue. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!
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$190.26
The Foundations of Judo

The Foundations of Judo

by KLEIN, Yves; WHITTLESEA, Ian (trans)

London: The Everyday Press, 2017. First English edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Stiff card wraps in illustrated jacket with French flaps. pp. 205 + appendix, notes. Klein's detailed study of judo, its forms and katas, based on his intensive pursuit of the sport over a year-and-a-half stint in Japan in 1953. Klein was the first European to reach yodan, or 4th dan black belt. This issue translates the original French Grasset edition of 1954. With the b&w photographs. A little wear, rubs to front of... Read more
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£88.20
The End of the World: Contemporary Visions of the Apocalypse

The End of the World: Contemporary Visions of the Apocalypse

by Gumpert, Lynn

New York: New Museum of Contemporary Art , 1983. First Edition. Octavo. Orange wraps. 81pp. Very Good+, light rubbing 57 works by twenty-four contemporary American artists
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$25.00
Windows and Mirrors: Interaction Design, Digital Art, and the Myth of Transparency

Windows and Mirrors: Interaction Design, Digital Art, and the Myth of Transparency

by Bolter, J. David and Diane Gromala

Cambridge: MIT, 2003. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth. 182pp. Fine in Fine dust jacket
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$35.00
Arnulf Rainer at the Abbazia Di San Gregorio, Venice 1986

Arnulf Rainer at the Abbazia Di San Gregorio, Venice 1986

by Fuchs, R. H. (Curated by)

Vienna: Ulysses, 1986. Slight wear, wrinkling along edges of printed wrapper. Interior clean and bright. Selected works of the Austrian artist Arnulf Rainer. Includes essays in either Italian, English, or both by Rainer and Fuchs; a listing of selected one-man exhibitions by the artist; a brief bio of the artist; and 26 color plates of mixed media, including mixed media on photos, oil on photos, and oil on wood.. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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$30.00
Jean Dubuffet: Drawings

Jean Dubuffet: Drawings

by Dubuffet, Jean

New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1968. "First Edition, First Printing". Trade Paperback. Very Good/"As Issued, No Dustjacket". In Wraps; covers are clean and tight; white background of covers have darkened slightly with age; corners are sharp; square 8vo; unpaginated (34 pages); illustrated with 39 drawings; rear cover and last few pages of book have shallow dog-ear type crease; upper right rear corner is bumped 0.45#; P3;
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$9.95
Lin Bao-jia Pottery Catalog (Chinese Language)

Lin Bao-jia Pottery Catalog (Chinese Language)

Taiwan: Zuoyang Publishing, 1992. Light soiling to covers, light foxing to inside of covers. Catalog of works from the famous Taiwanese ceramicist Lin Bao-jia. Color plates. 117 pages. Chinese language.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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$75.00
The Temple of Flora. Twenty-eight drypoint-engravings...with Botanical notes compiled and poetry selected by Glenn Todd & Nancy Dine

The Temple of Flora. Twenty-eight drypoint-engravings...with Botanical notes compiled and poetry selected by Glenn Todd & Nancy Dine

by DINE, Jim (b.1935)

San Francisco: The Arion Press, 1984. Folio (20 1/2 x 14 inches). 28 drypoint etchings, combining engraving and drypoint, using hand and electric tools, by Jim Dine, plus an additional print on chine colle from the second state of the frontispiece (entitled "Details from Nancy's Garden"), signed by Dine, laid in separate printed folder. Original quarter green morocco, gilt-lettered on spine; custom cloth box with an inset bas-relief sculpture designed by Dine and cast by Ron Dillon,... Read more
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$10,000.00
Through the Porthole, July-October, 1965, Houston, Texas - Art Exhibit Catalog

Through the Porthole, July-October, 1965, Houston, Texas - Art Exhibit Catalog

by de Menil, Dominique

Houston, Texas: Art Department of the University of St. Thomas, 1965. Stiff covers, die-cut front cover and title page provide a porthole effect. Minimal wear. Objects, sculptures, prints, engravings, and books featuring antiquarian representations of scenes around the world comprise this interesting art exhibit catalog from a Houston exhibit in 1965. Dominique de Menil wrote the introductory text, from which the following: "As children, we were all poets. We traveled through distant lands while poring... Read more
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$25.00
Jean Dubuffet: Recent Paintings, Paysages Castillans, Sites Tricolores

Jean Dubuffet: Recent Paintings, Paysages Castillans, Sites Tricolores

by Dubuffet, Jean

New York: The Pace Gallery, 1975. Spiral bound. VG (missing one of the slides, light age toning to edges of covers). Spiral comb bound, color illustrated front and rear, 5 color slides in plastic pockets (6th is missing), 10 page (front and back) fold out with color and bw illustrations. Text is in French. Exhibition held Sept. 20-Oct. 18, 1975, in the Pace Gallery, New York. Includes the slides: "Site a l'Accorte Dame", "Les Villageois", "L'Arpenteur", "Paysage Tricolore III", and "Couple en Promenade
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$35.00
Rings: Five Passions in World Art

Rings: Five Passions in World Art

by Brown, J. Carter; Essay by Jennifer Montagu; Edited by Michael E. Shapiro

Atlanta & New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. in Association with the High Museum of Art, 1996. Catalog of the exhibition held in Atlanta, Georgia at the High Museum of Art, in conjunction with the 1996 Summer Olympic Games. 320 pages with Index of the Exhibition by Artist's Country of Origin. From the publisher: "Organized according to an innovative concept - exploring the power of art to evoke fundamental human emotions - Rings: Five Passions in World Art brings together an extraordinary... Read more
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$15.00
Zhang Huan: Altered States

Zhang Huan: Altered States

by Edited by Melissa Chiu

Milan / New York: Charta / Asia Society, 2007. First edition. Hardcover, pictorial boards. 178pp. 160 illustrations including 113 color. Fine. Issued without dust jacket "Zhang has been exploring cross-cultural life, and lately making introspective and even spiritual work, invoking the temporality of material existence by lying on a bed of ice surrounded by dogs at New York's P.S.1, for example."
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$35.00
Beuys, Klein, Rothko: Transformation And Prophecy

Beuys, Klein, Rothko: Transformation And Prophecy

London: Anthony d'Offay Gallery, 1987. Eighty-seven pages. Light yellow highlighting on five of the pages. Catalog for the exhibition "Beuys, Klein, Rothko: Transformation and Prophecy," held at the Anthony d'Offay Gallery in London from 5 June to 3 July 1987. Essay by Anne Seymour, followed by Plates, featuring photos of the artists' works.. Soft Cover. Near Fine.
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$15.00
Two Concrete Poetry Works

Two Concrete Poetry Works

by Moineau, Jean-Claude

Two works of concrete poetry from the late 1960s by Jean-Claude Moineau, comprising an undated 12-page unrecorded work of Concrete Poetry done in collaboration with Christiane Frougny, "Textes à tester (Texts to Test)", and a 1968 work "Orléans mai-juin 1968 / La Bibliotheque Universitaire est occupee". Typed and mimeographed pages. 4to. Stapled self-wrpps, some insignificant toning and minor creasing, overall very good. N.p. (Orléans?), 1968... Read more
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$1,500.00