Wednesday, November 12, 2008

NEW ARRIVALS: ART BOOKS


Walton Ford, Watercolors By Walton Ford $30.00
(Paperback)






Joel-Peter Witkin, Disciple & Master $50.00
(Hardcover)
Disciple & Master unites Witkin's photographs with the images that inspired them. Works by photographers such as Charles Negre, Walker Evans, Horst and Cartier-Bresson are matched with Witkin's compelling visions. Text by the photographer illuminates the complex relationship between each pair of images. 57 duotone and quadratone photographs, 120 pages






David Salle, Salle Photographs $40.00
(Hardcover)
Nude studies in black-and-white. Introduction by Henry Geldzahler.






Andy Warhol, Stitched Photographs $30.00
(Paperback)
Photographs stitched into gridlike repeating patterns. Text by Tim Hunt and David Hockney. 64 pages






Edward Steichen, The First Picture Book (Red) $19.95
(Hardcover)
Photographs by Edward Steichen, texts by Mary Steichen Calderone and John Updike. 68 pages





Edward Steichen, The First Picture Book (Blue) $19.95
(Hardcover)
Photographs by Edward Steichen, texts by Mary Steichen Calderone and John Updike. 68 pages





Anselm Keifer, Cette Obscure Clarte $70.00 SOLD!
(Paperback)
A lavish survey of the German artist's complex canvases. Text by Daniel Arasse. 200 pages






Jonathan Lasker, Jonathan Lasker $75.00
(Hardcover)
Born in Jersey City in 1948, Lasker focused on the dialectic relationship between perception of reality and reality itself, redefining the abstract painting of the past decades, of which he has been an undisputed protagonist. 224 pages.







Nobuyoshi Araki, Tokyo Nostalgia $22.95
(Hardcover)







Christian Boltanski, Night in August $55.00
(Hardcover)
Photo documentation of an installation project. Text by Michael Glasmeier plus an interview the artist. 88 pages





Cy Twombly, Paintings And Sculptures 1951 And 1953 $50.00
(Hardcover)
Two series of Cy Twombly's paintings are presented on the glossy pages of this catalog: those from 1951 which were made in Lexington, Virginia and Black Mountain, North Carolina, and those from 1953 which were made in New York after the artist spent a year in Europe and North Africa. An introduction to the original 1951 exhibition by Robert Motherwell is reproduced here as is a poem written to Twombly by Charles Olsen. Photographs of the artist at the beginning and end of the book were taken by Robert Rauschenberg. . Limited edition. 76 pages





All titles can be purchased from:

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Philadelphia, PA 19147

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