(ACNE STUDIOS). Acne Studios, I00210626, 2021. 11 x 15 in., 568 pages. Flexibound. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
Acne Paper book celebrates some of the best work from the magazine’s archive, accompanied by new essays by Sarah Mower, Vince Aletti and Robin Muir written especially for this lavishly produced 568 page edition, edited by Thomas Persson, Acne Paper’s editor-in-chief and creative director. 281BVI1002076 Inventory Number: I00210626
PAUL GRAHAM: BEYOND CARING (Signed)
(GRAHAM, PAUL). MACK, I00210625, 2021. 9 x 13 in., 84 pages. Hardbound. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
Originally self-published in 1985, Paul Graham’s renowned series, ‘Beyond Caring’, was made in the waiting rooms and corridors of the Social Security and Unemployment offices around the UK, documenting the long waits, queues and poor conditions of an overburdened system, to produce a powerful series of photographs conveying the hardship people experienced. Denied official permission to make the work, Graham’s photographs were taken discreetly, usually without looking through the camera, resulting in a spatial disorientation that emphasised the unmoored distress of vulnerable citizens. The work shocked many on its release – leading Magnum photographers were outraged by its use of colour in a classic documentary topic, while others celebrated how it straddled the world of activism and art (it was exhibited at both Trade Union conferences and the Museum of Modern Art, New York). Graham forged a fresh form of engaged photography, mixing elements of social documentary, ‘new colour’ and reportage to create a striking body of work that endures to this day. Many decades have passed since their making in 1984, but these images have grown not only in photographic importance, but also as a unique historic record of the mid-1980s unemployment crisis in the UK. 9781913620127 Inventory Number: I00210625
ANOTHER WORLD: THE TRANSCENDENTAL PAINTING GROUP
Edited with text by Michael Duncan. Text by Scott Shields, MaLin Wilson Powell, Catherine Whitney, Ilene Susan Fort, Dane Rudhyar. Delmonico Books/Crocker Art Museum, I00210623, 2021. 9 x 12 in., 240 pages. Hardbound. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
Abstract painting meets theosophical spirituality in 1930s New Mexico: the first book on a radical, astonishingly prescient episode in American modernism
Founded in Santa Fe and Taos, New Mexico, in 1938, at a time when social realism reigned in American art, the Transcendental Painting Group (TPG) sought to promote abstract art that pursued enlightenment and spiritual illumination. The nine original members of the Transcendental Painting Group were Emil Bisttram, Robert Gribbroek, Lawren Harris, Raymond Jonson, William Lumpkins, Florence Miller Pierce, Agnes Pelton, Horace Towner Pierce and Stuart Walker. They were later joined by Ed Garman. Despite the quality of their works, these Southwest artists have been neglected in most surveys of American art, their paintings rarely exhibited outside of New Mexico. Faced with the double disadvantage of being an openly spiritual movement from the wrong side of the Mississippi, the TPG has remained a secret mostly known only to cognoscenti.
Another World: The Transcendental Painting Group aims to address this slight, claiming the group’s artists as crucial contributors to an alternative through-line in 20th-century abstraction, one with renewed relevance today. This volume provides a broad perspective on the group’s work, positioning it within the history of modern painting and 20th-century American art. Essays examine the TPG in light of their international artistic peers; their involvement with esoteric thought and Theosophy; the group’s sources in the culture and landscape of the American Southwest; and the experience of its two female members. 9781942884873 Inventory Number: I00210623
ROBERT LEBLANC: MOON DUST
(LEBLANC, ROBERT). W(AN)T, I00210619, 2021. 8 x 11 in., 120 pages. Hardbound. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
Nothing compares to being up close to a wildfire
Moon Dust is a collection of images shot over a length of 4 years by photographer Robert LeBlanc documenting hotshot firefighters in Montana and California.
The August Complex wildfire of 2020, which is currently the largest wildfire in California History, burned throughout the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, Mendocino National Forest, and Six Rivers National Forest. The wildfire burned for a total of three months scorching 1,032,648 acres. Rarely do photographers gain intimate access to hotshot crews while on remote wildfires. The images in Moon Dust give an intimate vision of what it's like battling such an unpredictable natural disaster and how these firefighters risk their lives every day. In partnership with Mystery Ranch and Monster Energy Cares, 100% of proceeds of book sales will be donated to the Eric Marsh Foundation, U.S. Hotshot Association, and Backbone Series Scholarship. 281BVI1002092 Inventory Number: I00210619
BARKLEY L. HENDRICKS: PHOTOGRAPHY
(HENDRICKS, BARKLEY L.) Text by Anna Arabindan-Kesson. SKIRA, I00210618, 2021. 7 x 9 in., 96 pages. Hardbound. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
The penultimate installment in Skira’s five-volume Barkley Hendricks survey reveals the artist’s little-known work in photography
Barkley L. Hendricks (1945–2017) revolutionized postmodern Black portraiture. This volume, the fourth in a five-part series dedicated to Hendricks’ career, focuses on the artist’s photographic oeuvre. Hendricks credited photography as a key facet of his practice, both as a tool for documenting his own work and as a source of inspiration for his paintings. Influenced by his experiences under Walker Evans’ tutelage at Yale, Hendricks frequently took to the streets to capture the world as he saw it, with his subjects in their element as they lingered in front of stores or performed in jazz clubs. As in his paintings, Hendricks’ attention to graphic composition and ability to capture his subjects’ dynamism are stunning. For the first time, Hendricks’ considerable body of photographic work is collected in a single volume, revealing an essential though underdiscussed dimension of his art. 9788857241500 Inventory Number: I00210618
STEPHEN SHORE: TRANSPARENCIES: SMALL CAMERA WORKS 1971-1979 - SIGNED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER
(SHORE, STEPHEN). Shore, Stephen. Afterword by Britt Salveson. London, UK: MACK, I00210616, 2020. First Edition. 4to. Cloth with Pictorial Pastedown. Photography Monograph. As New/No Jacket - As Issued.
192pp, profusely illustrated in color. "Transparencies: Small Camera Works 1971-1979" offers an alternative account of one of the most fabled episodes in photographic history: the cross-country journeys that produced Stephen Shore’s luminous new vision of the American landscape, "Uncommon Places". Along with his large-format camera, Shore also brought a 35mm Leica on his travels. The images made with it, on luminous color slide film, are intimate, spontaneous and personal, while retaining Shore’s studied formal sensitivity. In these entirely unseen photographs, a parallel iteration of an iconic vision emerges like a piece of music played in a new key. The vocabulary is familiar: highways and homes, phone boxes, fast food and sun-strewn parking lots. But the alternative format unmistakably re-envisions these subjects through distinct experiments with composition, attitude, and color. "Transparencies" uncovers both a detail-oriented survey of the American landscape of the 1970s and a rigorous, imaginative exercise in form by an undisputed modern master."
978-1-912339-70-9ONE COPY PER PERSON, PLEASE!192pp, profusely illustrated in color. "Transparencies: Small Camera Works 1971-1979" offers an alternative account of one of the most fabled episodes in photographic history: the cross-country journeys that produced Stephen Shore’s luminous new vision of the American landscape, "Uncommon Places". Along with his large-format camera, Shore also brought a 35mm Leica on his travels. The images made with it, on luminous color slide film, are intimate, spontaneous and personal, while retaining Shore’s studied formal sensitivity. In these entirely unseen photographs, a parallel iteration of an iconic vision emerges like a piece of music played in a new key. The vocabulary is familiar: highways and homes, phone boxes, fast food and sun-strewn parking lots. But the alternative format unmistakably re-envisions these subjects through distinct experiments with composition, attitude, and color. "Transparencies" uncovers both a detail-oriented survey of the American landscape of the 1970s and a rigorous, imaginative exercise in form by an undisputed modern master.": USA Screening, 18:00 EDT New York / 15:00 PDT Los Angeles
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CALVIN MARCUS: CONSPIRACY OF ASSES
(MARCUS, CALVIN). Triangle Books, I00210604, 2021. 11 x 12 in., 96 pages. Hardbound. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
This publication reproduces Calvin Marcus’s large paintings since 2018. Each painting attempts to achieve complete autonomy within its edges. Capturing dream-like visions and snapshots of the absurdity of contemporary life, they depict diverse subjects: animals, humanoid figures, interiors and landscape-like spaces. These singular representations share a sensibility, at once idiosyncratic and disarming, that immediately draws the viewer into the mysteries of the quotidian world. Each poses—with Marcus's humorous brand of surrealism—as many questions as answers. 9782930777399 Inventory Number: I00210604
EYE TO EYE: PORTRAITS OF LESBIANS
(BIREN, JOAN E.). Anthology Editions, I00210603, 2021. 9 x 11 in., 88 pages. Hardbound. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
In 1979, JEB (Joan E. Biren) self-published her first book, Eye to Eye: Portraits of Lesbians. In a work that was revolutionary for its era, JEB made photographs of lesbians from different ages and backgrounds in their everyday lives—working, playing, raising families, and striving to remake their worlds. The photographs were accompanied by writings from acclaimed authors including Audre Lorde, Adrienne Rich, Joan Nestle, and others. Various women pictured in the book also shared their personal stories. Eye to Eye signaled a radical new way of seeing—moving lesbian lives from the margins to the center, and reversing a history of invisibility. More than just a book, it was an affirmation of the existence of lesbians that helped to propel a political movement. Reprinted for the first time in forty years, Eye to Eye is a faithful reproduction of a work that still resonates today. This edition features additional essays from artist and writer Tee Corinne, former World Cup soccer player Lori Lindsey, and photographer Lola Flash. 9781944860370 Inventory Number: I00210603
HANNAH KOZAK: HE THREW THE LAST PUNCH TOO HARD (Signed)
(KOZAK, HANNAH). FotoEvidence, I00210602, 2021. 8 x 11 in., 128 pages. Hardbound. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
When I was nine, my mother abandoned my family to have an affair. Her lover was violent: he beat her so badly she suffered permanent brain damage and had to be moved into an assisted living facility at age forty one.
I have early, fond memories of my mother as a beautiful, passionate, vivacious Guatemalan -esque Sophia Loren. But after she left, I had tremendous feelings of abandonment and rage towards her. I judged her as impetuous, selfish, reckless and negligent. I resented what she did to herself and her family. I carried so much anger, yet whenever I saw her, I was overcome with pity and sadness. Looking at her hand gnarled from brain damage brought forth more emotion than I could bear. For these reasons, I virtually ignored my mother to distance myself from my own pain.
But pain ignored does not disappear. I came to realize our relationship needed healing. Thankfully, through graduate work in Spiritual Psychology and with a healer, I was able to dissolve the judgments I carried about my mother and myself and forge a relationship with her. I began to photograph her in December 2009 until 2019, for this project.
These photos are meant to take me out of my comfort zone while telling my mother's story of isolation, loneliness, abuse, connection, compassion, forgiveness, family, humanity, grace, joy, and love. I didn’t need to travel the world to deepen my spirituality. My greatest teacher was in front of me my entire life. I just couldn’t see it was my mother, a true Bodhisattva. She forgave me for not visiting her all those decades without uttering a word. I forgave her for leaving our family. Forgiveness happens when you care more about the love in a relationship than the logic of your ego. I no longer pity my mother. She continually inspires me to live by my heart, not my head. The love I feel for her has broken my heart wide open. 9781732471153 Inventory Number: I00210602
GIO PONTI (XL)
(PONTI, GIO). Taschen, I00210601, 2021. 14 x 14 in., 572 pages. Hardbound. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
To study Gio Ponti’s prolific body of work is to appreciate the clear, unifying vision behind a complex creative universe. A synthesis of the arts, his creations expand intuitively with the Italian grandeur and studied lightness that defined his iconic style. Ponti’s rare capacity to move seamlessly between scales allowed him to approach the design of a teaspoon with the same conviction as he did an entire city. He was as much an architect and designer as he was a publisher, poet, and man. A treasure in its own regard, his contribution is also a distinctive landmark of Italy’s mid-century Renaissance and the modernist values it sought to realize.
This new book is the most comprehensive account of Ponti’s work to date, unprecedented in scale and scope. It tracks the development of his oeuvre over 6 decades, with 136 projects indexed and reproduced in high resolution, each object framed by the context in which Ponti had created it. Like windows onto his elusive life, unpublished materials and candid imagery create new dialogues between his famous masterpieces and his lesser-known feats. A rich layer of texts, featuring an extensive biographical essay by Stefano Casciani, was produced in close collaboration with the Gio Ponti Archives offering an intimate insight on his life’s work. Materializing Ponti’s core philosophy of modernity, this book presents architecture as a performing object, a "self-illuminating" stage for his humanistic art de vivre and boundless creativity. 9783836501347 Inventory Number: I00210601
JIM SHAW: PAPERBACK COVERS
((SHAW, JIM) Edited by Clément Dirié, Marc Jancou. Introduction by Lionel Bovier, Samuel Gross. Text by Charlie Fox. JRP Editions, I00210527, 2021. 8 x 10 in., 104 pages. Paperback. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
Dream-inspired book covers for imaginary pulp novels by Americana connoisseur-bricoleur Jim Shaw
Since the 1970s, American artist Jim Shaw (born 1952) has used his multimedia artistic practice as a means of exploring and exploiting pop-culture iconography. This publication focuses on one of the key series in Shaw’s corpus, in which he draws inspiration from the Anglo-American graphic design and illustrative tradition of cheap paperback books. Inspired by the artist's intense dreaming life, the Paperback Covers series (1996–2013) recreates the lurid imagery associated with pulp novels, with vertical canvases that depict fantastical and irreverent imagery: in one, a werewolf in suspenders is struck by an oncoming 18-wheeler; in another, a line of chorus girls dance in front of a vampire and a woman in red as the couple is in engulfed by flames. Though these “books” bear no text, Shaw’s paintings evoke exciting narratives within a single image. All the inventoried Paperback Covers are collected in this softcover volume along with a text by Charlie Fox. 9783037645659 Inventory Number: I00210527
COME FLY WITH ME: FLYING IN STYLE
(PECKMAN, JODI). Rizzoli, I00210522, 2021. 8 x 10 in., 144 pages. Hardbound. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
A wistful love letter to the joys of flying and the fun, fashion, and glamour that go with it.
Now, more than ever, nothing captures our yearning for travel, freedom, glamour, and adventure than the fantasy of flying away from it all.
From Frank Sinatra dressed to the nines in the golden age of Pan Am to celebrities snapped in luxury leisurewear in the lounges today, airports have always afforded the most glamorous glimpses into that most enviable aspect of celebrity life--jet-setting in style.
Curated by the renowned photo editor Jodi Peckman, Come Fly with Me is a love letter to the most longed-for escape, told through evocative images of the icons who've made the airport their runway. From John and Yoko waving from the airstairs to Rihanna bustling incognito through the halls, and from Muhammad Ali's crisp-pressed suits to Miley Cyrus's playful onesies, this is a whimsical and welcome reminder when we need it most of the joys of travel. 9780789337733 Inventory Number: I00210522
CAROLYN DRAKE: KNIT CLUB
(DRAKE, CAROLYN) Essay by Rebecca Bengal. TBW Books, I00210519, 2021. 8 x 11 in., 118 pages. Hardbound. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
A foreboding meditation in the vein of Southern Gothic literature, Drake’s most recent body of work emerged through her collaboration with an enigmatic group of women loosely calling themselves “Knit Club.” The nature of the club is ambiguous. It is a cross between a gang, a cult of mysteries, and a group of friends bound by secrets only they share.
The book follows a narrative structure loosely borrowed from Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying–– that is to say, not one omniscient narrator but many disparate stream-of-consciousness voices. We sense the authorship of the photographs to be collaborative, the result of creative play between Drake and the club in which she found herself embedded, their process a kind of alchemy. In the style of the Gothic, Drake’s masterful use of color to create mood opens the door to the tension between the real and the supernatural. What we find, however, is not grotesque but something vital. A community that manages to exist outside the gaze or control of men. Women, children, and mothers, shrouded in masks and mystery to live a life on their own terms. 9781942953401 Inventory Number: I00210519
FABRIC OF A NATION: AMERICAN QUILT STORIES
Edited with text by Pamela A. Parmal, Jennifer M. Swope, Lauren D. Whitley. Preface by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich. I00210518, 2021. 10 x 11 in., 240 pages. Hardbound. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
Made by Americans of European, African, Native and Hispanic heritage, these quilts and bedcovers range from family heirlooms to acts of political protest, each with its own story to tell
A mother stitches a few lines of prayer into a bedcover for her son serving in the Union army during the Civil War. A formerly enslaved African American woman creates a quilt populated by Biblical figures alongside celestial events. A quilted Lady Liberty, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln mark the resignation of Richard Nixon. These are just a few of the diverse and sometimes hidden stories of the American experience told by quilts and bedcovers from the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Spanning more than 400 years, the 58 works of textile art in this book express the personal narratives of their makers and owners and connect to broader stories of global trade, immigration, industry, marginalization, and territorial and cultural expansion. 9780878468768 Inventory Number: I00210518
NANCY RUBINS: FLUID SPACE
(RUBINS, NANCY). Nancy Rubins Studio, I00210515, 2021. 9 x 7 in., 20 pages. Saddle-Stitched. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
Words frequently used to describe American artist Nancy Rubins’s sculptural practice embody ideas of monumentality, fortitude, and awe-inspiring strength. While it is most certainly true that Rubins’s works result in formidable tours de force, evoking a wonderment about their seemingly impossible feats of construction, scale is often a means rather than a goal unto itself.
Meet Fizzy’s Nebuli, one of several new sculptures in the Fluid Space series. Standing approximately six-and-a-half feet high, eightand-a-half feet wide, and nine-and-a-half feet deep, this sculpture and those from Rubins’s newest series are, relative to her previous works, more petite. Fizzy’s Nebuli gives us permission for close and intimate viewing, inviting us to explore all of its elaborate details.
As our eye roves, biomorphic forms shift and appear before us, including calla-lily-like appendages, branches, hollowed out tree stumps, rosebuds, and ivy tendrils. These subtle gestures linger with us, even after those forms dissolve back into the sculptural whole. Inventory Number: I00210515
(SHEIDLIN, ELLEN). Seigensha, I00210514, 2021. 6 x 8 in., 152 pages. Paperback. New.
Russian artist and model Ellen Sheidlin provides an almost limitless exploration of millennial culture with her Instagram feed. Her conceptual self-portrait photography is both whimsical and weird, and the young woman also uses her doll-like appearance to induce more disturbing, bizarre undertones and thought-provoking social commentary in her creations. The many different layers of Ellen’s absurd and beautiful dreamscapes point to the perils of social media and our obsession with technology, or hint at more troubling topics like the situation of LGBTQ+ people in Russia and today’s global existential angst. Escape into her chameleonic fantasy world with this mind-bending collection. 9784861527807 Inventory Number: I00210514
(SIGNED) DAWOUD BEY: STREET PORTRAITS
(BEY, DAWOUD) Includes an essay by Greg Tate. MACK, I00210508, 2021. 9 x 11 in., 120 pages. Hardbound. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
From 1988 to 1991 Dawoud Bey made a series of portraits of African Americans in the streets of various American cities. Using a large format tripod mounted camera and a unique positive/negative Polaroid film that created both an instant print and a reusable negative, he asked a cross section of the populations of these communities to pose for him, creating a space of self presentation and performance in the streets of the urban environment. As part of every encounter, Bey gave each person a small black-and-white Polaroid print for themselves as a way of reciprocating and returning something to the people who had allowed him to make their portrait. Defying racial stereotypes, the resulting portraits reveal the Black subjects in all of their psychologically rich complexity, presenting themselves openly and intimately to the camera, the viewer, and the world. 9781913620103 Inventory Number: I00210508
REGGIE BURROWS HODGES
(HODGES, REGGIE BURROWS) Text by Hilton Als. Interview by Suzette McAvoy. KARMA, I00210505, 2021. 10 x 11 in., 112 pages. Hardbound. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
The debut monograph on the haunting, tenebrous figuration of the acclaimed Maine painter
Maine-based painter Reggie Burrows Hodges (born 1965) explores storytelling and visual metaphor, often drawing inspiration from his childhood in Compton, California. Starting from a black ground, Hodges develops the scene around his figures, who materialize in the recessive space with foggy, ethereal brushwork.
Hodges's figures are "forms that are made sharper, and more haunting, not because we see those things in their eyes, but because we see it in their bodies, their postures, the endless desire for humans not to be alone, and to connect," Hilton Als writes. "To that Hodges adds all that wonderful blackness.
This fully illustrated catalog features a selection of works made between 2019 and 2020; a newly commissioned essay by Hilton Als; and an interview between the artist and Suzette McAvoy, Executive Director at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art. 9781949172560 Inventory Number: I00210505
(STANDARDS MANUAL). Standards Manual, I00210430, 2021. 8 x 12 in., 248 pages. Hardbound. New.
The Worm showcases over 200 images from NASA’s archives chosen with one simple criteria: each photograph must feature ‘the worm’.
Together, these images demonstrate not only the extent to which Danne & Blackburn’s 1975 NASA Graphic Program had been implemented before being rescinded in 1992, but also the incredible achievements by NASA personnel.
The unfinished final chapter of the book will showcase the return of the worm, as it flies once again aboard a SpaceX rocket on May 30, 2020. 9780578701080 Inventory Number: I00210430
WE ARE HERE: VISIONARIES OF COLOR TRANSFORMING THE ART WORLD
(HERNANDEZ, JASMIN) Foreword by Swizz Beatz Photographs by Sunny Leerasanthanah, and Jasmine Durhal. ABRAMS, I00210423, 2021. 8 x 10 in., 256 pages. Hardbound. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
Profiles and portraits of 50 artists and art entrepreneurs challenging the status quo in the art world
Confidently curated by Jasmin Hernandez, the dynamic founder of Gallery Gurls, We Are Here presents the bold and nuanced work of Black and Brown visionaries transforming the art world. Centering BIPOC, with a particular focus on queer, trans, nonbinary, and BIWOC, this collection features fifty of the most influential voices in New York, Los Angeles, and beyond. Striking photography of art, creative spaces, materials, and the subjects themselves is paired with intimate interviews that engage with each artist and influencer, delving into their creative process and unpacking how each subject actively works to create a more radically inclusive world across the entire art ecosystem. A celebration of compelling intergenerational creatives making their mark, We Are Here shows a path for all who seek to see themselves in art and culture. 9781419747595 Inventory Number: I00210423$35.00 InquireFiled Under:
PETER SCHLESINGER: EIGHT DAYS IN YEMEN
(SCHLESINGER, PETER). Damiani, I00210421, 2021. 9 x 12 in., 164 pages. Hardbound. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
An unprecedented document of one of the Middle East’s most extraordinary cultures
In 1976, Peter Schlesinger (born 1948) visited the Yemen Arab Republic (as the northern part of Yemen was then called). He was accompanying the photographer Eric Boman, who was on a fashion shoot assignment for a French magazine. Yemen had been closed to foreigners for many years and in the interest of encouraging more tourism the government decided to court media outlets. Over the course of his eight-day stay, Schlesinger took hundreds of photographs documenting what he saw as he traveled from the capital, Sanaa, and on through the northern city of Sa’da.
Forty-two years later, as he began making this book, Schlesinger shared these images with Bernard Haykel, a professor at Princeton University and an expert on the Middle East. He was taken aback at their existence, since documentation of Yemen in the ’70s is so rare. Haykel provides an enriching introduction that brings to life the world Schlesinger captured. 9788862087209 Inventory Number: I00210421$45.00 InquireFiled Under:
HIGH ON DESIGN: THE NEW CANNABIS CULTURE
Edited by Santiago Rodriguez Tarditi. Gestalten, I00210420, 2021. 8 x 10 in., 256 pages. Hardbound. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
The cannabis industry has become a thriving activity. Consuming the plant and using its derivatives have become legal in several countries and paved the way for a new generation of design-savvy and diverse consumers and entrepreneurs.
High on Design showcases the new brands, designs, and creators behind this revolution. Meet the creative minds behind Gossamer, a biannual print magazine for casual weed smokers and curious mind. Learn everything you need to know about pot and weed as a medium for cultural understanding with Mia Park and Dae Lim, creators of Sundae School. Expand your culinary horizon with Michelin-Starred chef, Claus Henriksen who will give you an insight into his haute cannabis cuisine and gourmet herbs. Have a look inside Broccoli, a female-run magazine about cannabis culture and discover the most exciting cannabis businesses around the world from High Road, an award-winning dispensary design studio to Tokyo Smoke, a Canadian cannabis retailer.
While reflecting on the novel aesthetics and trends of contemporary cannabis culture, High on Design also gives a profound view of the phenomenon regarding politics, history, legalization, and society. This is your guide to the best brands, the most stylish dispensaries, the slickest products, and the most creative entrepreneurs. 9783899558807 Inventory Number: I00210420
DEANNA TEMPLETON: WHAT SHE SAID - SIGNED + STAMPED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER!
(TEMPLETON, DEANNA). MACK, I00210419, 2021. 8 x 10 in., 168 pages. Hardbound. New/No Jacket - As Issued. 9781913620059'All I look forward to is the weekends, and sometimes they suck just as bad as the week does. God it’s so god damn boring!! When I wake up in the morning I feel like I’m 99 years old!! I’m so tired and lazy and unhappy. I’m only 15 years old, what’s wrong with me, why am I so UNhappy? This world is so fucked! People are so fucked! I’m so fucked or as my brother would say "Your a freak!"'What She Said takes its title from a song by The Smiths: “What she said was sad / But then, all the rejection she’s had / To pretend to be happy / Could only be idiocy.” The work originates in portraits Deanna Templeton made on the streets of the US, Europe, Australia and Russia, in which she captured women in their adolescence: punks and outcasts whose ripped jeans and tights, tattoos, and hairstyles stand as testament to this transitional moment in their lives as they navigate the intensity of teenage life. Templeton grew up in an ostensibly different environment in 1980s youth, but she recognised in them something of the universality of female adolescence, as they struggled with similar disappointments and challenges she encountered as a young woman. The book combines these modern portraits with gig flyers and Templeton’s own teenage journal entries from the mid to late 80s, in which the familiar experience of growing up is laid bare in all its antagonism, humour and pathos.
Inventory Number: I00210220
FOR CATS ONLY
(WEBER, PASCALE). Hajte Cantz, I00210417. 7 x 8 in., 64 pages. Hardbound. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
Feline architectures: a fun and affordable picture-book of cats with their cat trees
Every cat owner knows the frustration of shelling out a considerable amount of money for a cat tree or scratching post only to find that their feline family member prefers to sleep in the box the item came in. Some lucky cat owners also know the unexpected delight that comes from seeing cats use the accessories made just for them, the strange satisfaction of catching their kitty relaxing on their kitty-sized furniture.
Against stylish pastel backdrops, Swiss photographer Pascale Weber poses her feline subjects on a variety of different cat-specific pieces, lounging on the roof of a fuzzy ice cream truck and balancing atop a three-pronged scratching post that resembles a cactus. Her photography series captures the undeniable charm of cats on their best behavior while also providing a tongue-in-check echo of more serious forms of design. The artfulness of each cat tree mirrors the contemporary aesthetic trends of human-sized architecture and sculpture: multifaceted, functional and ultimately representative of those who utilize such structures. Each cat presents their home just as proudly as a person might in this surprising combination of art and animal photography, perfect for cat lovers and art enthusiasts alike. 9783775748551 Inventory Number: I00210417$20.00 InquireFiled Under:
A TIME OF YOUTH: SAN FRANCISCO, 1966–1967
(GEDNEY, WILLIAM). Duke University Press, I00210414, 2021. 9 x 9 in., 176 pages. Hardbound. New.
A year before 1967's famed Summer of Love, documentary photographer William Gedney set out for San Francisco on a Guggenheim Fellowship to record “aspects of our culture which I believe significant and which I hope will become, in time, part of the visual record of American history.” A Time of Youth brings together eighty-seven of the more than two thousand photographs Gedney took in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury neighborhood between October 1966 and January 1967. In these photographs Gedney documents the restless and intertwined lives of the disenchanted youth who flocked to what became the epicenter of 1960s counterculture. Gedney lived among these young people in their communal homes, where he captured the intimate and varied contours of everyday life: solitude and companionship, joyous celebration and somber quiet, cramped rooms and spacious parks, recreation and contemplation. In these images Gedney presents a portrait of a San Francisco counterculture that complicates popular depictions of late 1960s youth as carefree flower children. The book also includes facsimiles of handwritten descriptions of the scenes Gedney photographed, his thoughts on organizing the book, and other ephemera. 9781478010555 Inventory Number: I00210414
LORRAINE O’GRADY: BOTH/AND
(O'GRADY, LORRAINE) Edited with text by Catherine Morris, Aruna D’Souza. Preface by Ann Pasternak. Text by Harry Burke, Malik Gaines, Zoe Whitley, Stephanie Sparling Williams. Timeline by A.L. Ricard. Interview by Catherine Lord.. Dancing Foxes Press / Brooklyn Museum, I00210413. 9 x 10 in., 204 pages. Hardbound. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
Four decades of multimedia exploits in race, art politics and subjectivity: a long-overdue survey on conceptual performance artist Lorraine O’Grady
Conceptual performance artist Lorraine O'Grady burst into the contemporary art world in 1980 dressed in a gown made of 180 pairs of white gloves and wielding a chrysanthemum-studded whip. For the next three years, O’Grady documented her exploits as this incendiary fictional persona, visiting gallery openings and providing critiques of the racial politics at play in the New York art scene. The resulting series, Mlle Bourgeoise Noire, was merely the beginning of a long career of avant-garde work that would continue to build upon O’Grady’s conceptions of self and subjectivity as seen from the perspective of a Black woman artist. This survey of O’Grady’s work spans four decades of her career and features nearly all of her major projects, as well as Announcement, the opening series of a new performance piece seven years in the making. Contextualized by an extensive timeline with letters, journal entries and interviews, Both/And provides a long-overdue close examination of O’Grady’s artistic and intellectual ambitions. 9780872731868 Inventory Number: I00210413
JOSEPH RODRIGUEZ LAPD 1994 -- SIGNED
(RODRIGUEZ, JOSEPH) . Artist Edition, I00210409, 2021. 10 x 13 in., 158 pages. Hardbound. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
In the mid-nineties, the LAPD was in search of a public image make-over after the Rodney King uprisings. The City Charter was reformed by increasing civilian oversight of the LAPD, the militant police chief of the moment, Daryl Gates, was forced to resign and Willie Williams became the first African-American chief of the department. I was no stranger to this type of assignment. At that time I had already published two books, Spanish Harlem and East Side Stories, which depicted life in impoverished neighborhoods. Covering LAPD gave me a chance to show how police operated in marginalized communities, and how those communities were affected by individual cops and the department as a whole.
As part of these efforts, the LAPD gave photographer Joseph Rodriguez unprecedented access to document the officers in the field for The New York Times, hoping to give the public an image of a “kinder, gentler cop”, as the headline put it. For weeks, he immersed himself in the daily workings of the 77th Street, Pacific and Rampart Divisions. Four years after Rodriguez rode along with Rampart officers, the station became notorious when the biggest scandal in LAPD history erupted in an astonishing spectacle of officer corruption that included the murder of a fellow cop, a bank robbery, unprovoked shootings of alleged gang members, drugs stolen from the evidence room, and other crimes.
In 2020, the year of Black Lives Matter, a generation after these photos were taken, new uprisings demand reform yet again and the same questions about policing – what are they for, who do they serve, and who do they protect – shape the public discussion. 9788797072424 Inventory Number: I00210409
THE SPANISH STYLE HOUSE: FROM ENCHANTED ANDALUSIA TO THE CALIFORNIA DREAM - ORDER YOUR COPY SIGNED BY MELBA LEVICK AND RUBEN G. MENDOZA!
(LEVICK, MELBA). Mendoza, Ruben G. Photographs by Melba Levick. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, I00210406, 2021. First Edition. 4to. Cloth in Pictorial Dust Jacket. Architecture Monograph. As New/As New. 9780847865161PLEASE NOTE: Ms. Levick and Mr. Mendoza will participate in what is sure to be an engaging online Zoom presentation for The Ruskin Art Club on Thursday, April 8th at 5:00 PM PST in conjunction with the publication of "The Spanish Style House". Copies of the book will be signed by both authors especially for Arcana that week, and begin shipping Tuesday, April 13th.The discussion can be found here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3563370764?pwd=aVZXTHUySXFXMy9PcHhZK0VDRzJQdz09256 pp, 225 color illustrations. The great appeal of Spanish Style homes lies in their aura of romance, magic, and wondrous sense of history. The comfortable and engaging proportions, interior courtyards, elaborately tiled fountains, and the play of light and shadow, promote a storied atmosphere. "The Spanish Style House: From Enchanted Andalusia to The California Dream celebrates the ancient Andalusian traditions of southern Spain, and those contemporary and historic expressions that have influenced the styles of homes and estates in Southern California. It explores the Andalusian tradition from its Iberian roots through to its evolution in the contemporary architecture of California spanning the past 60 years. The vibrant and atmospheric photography of Melba Levick is accompanied by a richly nuanced and insightful text by Rubén G. Mendoza. As such, this book beautifully showcases the Iberian architectural features and stylistic hallmarks of this popular American expression, featuring as it does whitewashed walls, terracotta tiled roofs, bricked arcades, a panoply of colorfully-tiled kitchens and bathrooms, beamed ceilings, rough-hewn plank doors, lush interior courtyards with climbing bougainvillea, wrought-iron window grilles and banisters, and exotic gardens and water features. "The Spanish Style House” includes the wondrous Andalusian estates of southern Spain, including the late 15th century estates of Palacio de Mondragon in Ronda and the Casa de Pilatos in Sevilla, and the late 18th century Palacio Domecq in Jerez de la Frontera. These beautiful villas introduce the essential features of that body of Andalusian craftsmanship that inspired a host of contemporary American architects in Southern California. It showcases the very best of those Andalusian expressions of the last sixty years, including historic remodels and new builds. Featured estates include Robert Sinclair’s Holmby Hills (2006), Marc Appleton’s Del Mar Beach House (2009), architect Jeff Shelton’s El Andaluz (2009), and Erik Evens' Malibu Classic (2013). Each of these homes and estates boast the very best of craftsmanship and design, and thereby bridge enchanted Andalusia with the California dream.”A brand new, most handsome example of this exquisite new reference additionally SIGNED by both Melba Levick and Rubén G. Mendoza.Melba Levick is an internationally renowned photograper based in Los Angeles and Paris, with more than sixty books to her name. Her most recent publications from Rizzoli include The California Missions, The Ranches: Home on the Range in California, The California Casa, and Classic Homes of Los Angeles.Dr. Rubén G. Mendoza is an archaeologist, photographer, and founding faculty member of the California State University, Monterey Bay. He is the author of several books including The California Missions and Mission San Miguel Arcángel.
Inventory Number: I00210406
ALICE NEEL: PEOPLE COME FIRST
(NEEL, ALICE) by Kelly Baum and Randall Griffey with contributions by Meredith A. Brown, Julia Bryan-Wilson, and Susanna V. Temkin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, I00210402, 2021. 8 x 11 in., 256 pages. Hardbound. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
"For me, people come first," Alice Neel (1900–1984) declared in 1950. "I have tried to assert the dignity and eternal importance of the human being." This ambitious publication surveys Neel's nearly 70-year career through the lens of her radical humanism. Remarkable portraits of victims of the Great Depression, fellow residents of Spanish Harlem, leaders of political organizations, queer artists, visibly pregnant women, and members of New York's global diaspora reveal that Neel viewed humanism as both a political and philosophical ideal. In addition to these paintings of famous and unknown sitters, the more than 100 works highlighted include Neel's emotionally charged cityscapes and still lifes as well as the artist's erotic pastels and watercolors. Essays tackle Neel's portrayal of LGBTQ subjects; her unique aesthetic language, which merged abstraction and figuration; and her commitment to progressive politics, civil rights, feminism, and racial diversity. The authors also explore Neel's highly personal preoccupations with death, illness, and motherhood while reasserting her place in the broader cultural history of the 20th century. 9781588397256 Inventory Number: I00210402
DEAR ELIO: A MARVELOUS JOURNEY INTO THE WORLD OF FIORUCCI
(FIORUCCI, ELIO) Edited by Franco Marabelli. Rizzoli, I00210327, 2021. 9 x 12 in., 400 pages. Paperback. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
The world and creativity of Elio Fiorucci seen from the inside and recounted by those who took part in his fashion adventure.
The fashion and stores created by Elio Fiorucci in the late 1960s were a great creative hotbed for the following decades, anticipating many of the trends that emerged later and the ideas of the next generation of designers.
Elio Fiorucci's innate curiosity led him to explore the unknown, to broaden his vision towards new currents of freedom of expression, beyond the borders of his country, in search of other energies.
This book recalls his new, joyful, mocking, free realm, and the conception of unconventional clothing that upset the rules of the bourgeois, conformist world of the 1960s.
It is a choral fresco, told through the letters of those who worked with him, including absolute beginners, professionals who knew him and shared his passions, family, and friends: architects such as Antonio Citterio and Michele De Lucchi, photographers, artists (Andy Warhol and Keith Haring, who decorated the entire Milan store in 1983), singers, and actors who attended his stores and parties. Direct testimonials come from the likes of Biba (Barbara Hulanicki), Oliviero Toscani, Donna Jordan, Terry Jones, Italo Lupi, Alessandro Mendini, Paul Caranicas and Joey Arias. The book also features a preface by Janie and Stephen Schaeffer, the current brand owners. 9788891830470 Inventory Number: I00210327
MARK TEMPLETON: OCEAN FRONT PROPERTY
(TEMPLETON, MARK) texts by Brad Feuerhelm and Ezekiel Honig. The Ice Plant, I00210326, 2021. 9 x 12 in., 98 pages. Paperback. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
“I was in search of water and the effect its absence had on me,” writes Canadian sound artist and photographer Mark Templeton about his second photobook, Ocean Front Property. From this sense of absence and geographic isolation grew a new body of work with two components: A book of color photographs, made entirely in the landlocked province of Alberta (“where the nearest ocean is a thousand kilometers away”), and an Audio Experience (a ‘soundtrack’ to the book, included as a digital download or available on a limited edition cassette). Rooted in the same sense of longing — for the imagined comfort of warm blue water and an escape from one’s familiar surroundings — these complementary sensory worlds form a kind of mirage: a prism of banal surfaces, spaces, and sonic textures through which the fragments of an intangible fantasy can be glimpsed, a circular psychic journey from the desolate to the sublime. The photobook also contains an 8-page supplement, compiling selections by eight artists whom Templeton invited to choose pairings of sound and image, suggesting possible feedback loops and alternative readings between the eight audio tracks and his photographs. 9780999265567 Inventory Number: I00210326
(FRIEDLANDER, LEE) Text by Carlos Gollonet, Nicholas Nixon, Jeffrey Fraenkel, Maria Friedlander, Giancarlo T. Roma.. RM, I00210323, 2021. 10 x 12 in., 384 pages. Hardbound. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
A new, up-to-date retrospective on photography legend Lee Friedlander
One of the masters of contemporary photography, Lee Friedlander has dedicated his career to the documentation of everyday life in the United States. His images are characterized by a composition that utilizes the urban geometry of storefronts and street signs—and later car windows and telephone poles—as a framing technique. This catalog, published in conjunction with a retrospective organized by the Fundación MAPFRE in Madrid, surveys the wide scope of Friedlander’s career from the 1960s to today. High-quality reproductions of all of the exhibited works are supplemented by text written by curator Carlos Gollonet and photographer Nicholas Nixon.
The volume serves as a comprehensive guide to Friedlander’s body of work, with personal insight provided through an interview between Maria Friedlander and gallery director Jeffrey Fraenkel, as well as a chronology of the artist’s life by his grandson Giancarlo T. Roma. 9788417975449 Inventory Number: I00210323
TOM SACHS: HANDMADE PAINTINGS
(SACHS, TOM) Texts by David Rimanelli and Naomi Fry. Rizzoli, I00210319, 2021. 10 x 12 in., 180 pages. Hardbound. New.
The most recent body of paintings of this New York-based artist, featuring the artist's examination of consumer culture in his handmade, "do-it- yourself " aesthetic.
This is the first publication to focus exclusively on the roughly hewn paintings by Tom Sachs (b. 1966), tracing his interest in combining cultural icons and corporate logos with a handcrafted aesthetic. Mining the American landscape for iconography, Sachs investigates themes of corporate and cultural identity--such as consumerism, branding, cultural dominance, and technological development--to explore the achievements, failures, and inherent contradictions of contemporary society. In addition to the essay by David Rimanelli and twenty-two plates, there is a conversation with the artist and an extensive chronology.
Sachs's meticulously handcrafted paintings depict such diverse topics as the Reese's candy bar, Fanta logo, Family Guy, Air Force One, Krusty O's cereal box, and the American flag; all modern icons that document successes and failures of the American experience and the ambiguities and contradictions inherent in its society and culture. 9780847870288 Inventory Number: I00210319
NICK CAVE: STRANGER THAN KINDNESS
(CAVE, NICK). Harper One, I00210318, 2021. 9 x 11 in., 276 pages. Hardbound. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
A journey in images and words into the creative world of musician, storyteller, and cultural icon Nick Cave.
One of the world’s most celebrated artists, Nick Cave has enthralled and intrigued fans for more than four decades. With Stranger Than Kindness he reveals his innermost creative process as never before. Vibrant, evocative, and startlingly intimate, this remarkable volume peels back the layers of a unique artist, illuminating the inspiration that drives his work and exploring his many universes, both real and imagined.
Featuring full color reproductions of original artwork, handwritten lyrics, photographs, and collected personal artifacts, Stranger Than Kindness ponders the origins of our deepest influences—what shapes our lives and makes us who we are—and celebrates the curiosity and power of the creative spirit. 9780063068186 Inventory Number: I00210318
ERIK MADIGAN HECK: THE GARDEN
(MADIGAN HECK, ERIC). Text by Leanne Shapton. Damiani, I00210315, 2021. 1.0" H x 13.0" L x 10.6" W (3.65 lbs) 184 pages. Hardbound. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
“A sumptuous clothbound portrayal of a family in Edenic reverie. In The Garden, American photographer Erik Madigan Heck portrays his wife and two young sons in a variety of richly colorful surrounds. The photographs draw upon Catholic iconography and other mythic pictorial traditions to develop a color-based narrative evocative of spiritual archetypes and the processes of dissolution and rebirth.
The series moves through a singular world—a fairy tale in which figures and settings become tableaux for hyper-concentrated tonal arrangements. Images are composited and oversaturated to create painterly and surreal compositions in which the familiar and fantastic are merged. Completing its aesthetic fantasy through lavish clothes, gestures of dreamlike poignancy and an Edenic environment, The Garden expresses the supramundane innocence and spontaneity that art makes possible—a life lived in the direct, immediate experience of beauty. Shot predominantly at the family’s home in New England, the series initially elicits comparisons with other contemporary photography confronting family life, such as Sally Mann’s Immediate Family or the work of Elinor Carucci. But although the subjects of Heck’s photographs are ostensibly his family, The Garden's real subject matter is color and the aesthetic possibilities of photography to create what it captures."
Flip through a few pages here: https://issuu.com/damianiflip/docs/erik_madigan_heck_the_garden_issuu 9788862087254 Inventory Number: I00210315
RITA ACKERMANN: MAMA
(ACKERMANN, RITA) Text by Gianni Jetzer, Harmony Korine, Scott Griffin, Rita Ackermann. Hauser & Wirth Publishers, I00210312, 2021. 10 x 11 in., 178 pages. Hardbound. New.
Tensions of creation and destruction in the latest paintings from Rita Ackermann, shifting between representation and abstraction
Rita Ackermann’s vibrant, large-scale Mama paintings layer drawings with applications and scrapings of impasto and oil stick, expressing complex histories and emotions. The immersive nature of the Mama suite is fully illustrated and expressed in this book, with a critical essay by Gianni Jetzer that explores and contextualizes Rita’s evolution as an artist and the significance of the Mama works, complementing filmmaker Harmony Korine’s fake interview with Ackermann and a tribute to the artist by Scott Griffin. The importance of Ackermann’s drawings in her painting practice is elucidated in a poem by the artist and seen in the book’s robust plate section, which features all of the Mama paintings made to date. 9783906915593 Inventory Number: I00210312
ROTHKO CHAPEL: AN OASIS FOR REFLECTION
(ROTHKO, MARK) Texts by Stephen Fox and Pamela Smart. Rizzoli, I00210309, 2021. 11 x 10 in., 132 pages. Hardbound. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
A first look at the recently restored Rothko Chapel, a world-renowned destination for spiritual renewal, with all-new photography and scholarship of the renovated building and campus, published on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
The Rothko Chapel--home to 14 monumental modernist paintings by the pioneer Abstract Expressionist Mark Rothko--is an interfaith sacred space dedicated to global human rights, art, and spirituality, located in Houston. The Chapel was founded in 1971 by arts patrons and philanthropists Dominique and John de Menil, who placed their utmost faith in Rothko's vision to express the profound, the miraculous, and regard for the sanctity of the human spirit in this oasis for the intellect and the spirit. Through photographic testimony and the insights of scholars, this large-format volume gives an intimate look at this sacred space, where visitors seek solace and inspiration within this truly ecumenical sanctuary featuring Rothko's iconic paintings. Pamela Smart discusses the spiritual side and Stephen Fox puts the architecture in the context of Houston. The Chapel has been reworked within an expanded campus to enhance the experience for its many visitors. As viewers sit in stillness or move about the Chapel's serene octagonal enclosure, the reinstalled skylight better reveals the nuances of Rothko's powerful panels and allows for better connection to the outdoors as conditions shift, such as when clouds pass above. 9780847867516 Inventory Number: I00210309$50.00 InquireFiled Under:
FRANÇOIS HALARD — 56 DAYS IN ARLES
(HALARD, FRANÇOIS). Libraryman, I00210307, 2020. 21,5 x 28 cm. 68 pages. Hardbound. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
“This book consists of polaroids taken during François Halard’s 56 days of confinement in his greatly unimitative hôtel particulier in Arles, France. Foreword written by art dealer and curator Oscar Humphries. 9789188113405 Inventory Number: I00210307
YAYOI KUSAMA: EVERY DAY I PRAY FOR LOVE
(KUSAMA, YAYOI). David Zwirner Books, I00210304, 2021. 7 x 8 inches, 304 pages. Hardbound. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
In her most personal book to date, Yayoi Kusama brings us into her private world through poetic recollections, giving insight into her creative process and the essential role language plays in her paintings, sculptures, and daily life.
With a new focus on Kusama’s use of language, this book features an impressive overview of her poetry, which the artist creates alongside her work in other mediums. Highlighting the importance of words to the artist, the book draws special attention to the captivating poetic titles of her paintings, such as in I WOULD LIKE TO SHOW YOU THE INFINITE SPLENDOR OF STARDUST IN THE UNIVERSE and FIGURE OF THE MIDNIGHT DARKNESS OF THE UNIVERSE THAT I DEDICATED ALL MY HEART. These visionary titles are a quintessential part of Kusama’s eye-catching artworks, but also hold their own as unique aphorisms and appealing statements of cosmic spirituality. The poetry collected here touches on Kusama’s personal trials, her human ideals, and her heroic pursuit of art above all else.
Centered around EVERY DAY I PRAY FOR LOVE, Kusama’s acclaimed exhibition at David Zwirner, New York, in 2019, this book features more than 300 pages of new paintings, sculptures, and Infinity Mirrored Rooms. It also includes photographs of Kusama over time, offering a unique visual timeline of this iconic artist. 9781644230459 Inventory Number: I00210304
(ANSARI, AZIZ) . Dashwood Books, I00210303, 2020. 5 x 8 inches, 20 pages. New/No Jacket - As Issued.
One of a pair of a zines by actor/director/writer/standup comic Aziz Ansari. India Two features street vendors in India. Inventory Number: I00210229$18.00 InquireFiled Under: