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Guillermo del Toro's The Devil's Backbone

Simon Abrams · Insight Editions
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

Explore the creation of Guillermo del Toro's early masterpiece through this visually stunning and insightful look at the spine-chilling classic. Released in 2001, Guillermo del Toro's The Devil's Backbone announced the director as a singular talent with a unique ability to mix the macabre...
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Wild Together: My Adventures with Loki the Wolfdog

KELLY LUND · Pegasus Books
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

For all lovers of dogs and adventure, come experience Kelly and Loki the Wolfdog's world together, as they explore the country and inspire those around them, revealing the endless possibilities between a man and his four-legged companion. During a blizzard in 2012, Kelly brought Loki...
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Bach Perspectives 11: J. S. Bach and His Sons

Mary Oleskiewicz · University of Illinois Press
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Among his numerous children, Johann Sebastian Bach sired five musically gifted sons. The eleventh volume of Bach Perspectives presents essays that explore these men's lives and careers via distinctive and, in several cases, alternative and interdisciplinary methodologies. Robert L. Marshall...
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The Newsstand: Independently Published Zines, Magazines & Artist Books

Lele Saveri · Skira Rizzoli
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

The most comprehensive anthology of contemporary zine culture of New York and beyond, including more than a thousand contemporary artist publications and independently produced zines, books, and artworks. The Newsstand was a pop-up conceptual retail store that transformed an ordinary subway...
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Transmedium: Conceptualism 2.0 and the New Object Art

Garrett Stewart · University Of Chicago Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

If you attend a contemporary art exhibition today, you're unlikely to see much traditional painting or sculpture. Indeed, artists today are preoccupied with what happens when you leave behind assumptions about particular media - such as painting, or woodcuts - and instead focus on collisions...
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Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings

Sarah Greenough · Abrams
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

For more than 40 years, Sally Mann (b. 1951) has made experimental, elegiac, and hauntingly beautiful photographs that explore the overarching themes of existence: memory, desire, death, the bonds of family, and nature's magisterial indifference to human endeavor. What unites this broad...
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British Invasion: The Crosscurrents of Musical Influence

Simon Philo · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 171
Format: Paperback

Before The Beatles landed on American shores in February 1964 only two British acts had topped the Billboard singles chart. In the first quarter of 1964, however, the Beatles alone accounted for sixty percent of all recorded music sold in the United States; in 1964 and 1965 British acts...
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Alejandro Jodorowsky & Pascale Montandon-Jodorowsky: PascALEjandro

Donatien Grau · Actes Sud/Azzedine Alaïa
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

PascALEjandro is the first monograph devoted to the work of the eponymous artist's collective composed of the director, poet, writer, comic-book writer and playwright Alejandro Jodorowsky (born 1929) and painter, costume and set-designer and photographer Pascale Montandon-Jodorowsky...
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Unruly Nature: The Landscapes of Théodore Rousseau

Scott Allan · J. Paul Getty Museum
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Théodore Rousseau (1812-1867) , arguably the most important French landscape artist of the mid-nineteenth century and a leader of the so-called Barbizon School, occupies a crucial moment of transition from the idealizing effects of academic painting to the radically modern vision of the Impressionists....
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The Acoustic Guitar Repair Detective: Case Studies of Steel-String Guitar Diagnoses and Repairs

Paul Neri · Hal Leonard
Pages: 88
Format: Paperback

(Guitar) . Learn to diagnose common problems relating to the adjustment, upkeep and repair of your acoustic guitar, as well as nylon-string guitars and ukuleles. Topics include: humidity * cracks * braces * bridge plates * frets * guitar action * intonation * neck angle * tuning machines...
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Automatic Architecture: Motivating Form after Modernism

Sean Keller · University of Chicago Press
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

In the 1960s and '70s, architects, influenced by recent developments in computing and the rise of structuralist and poststructuralist thinking, began to radically rethink how architecture could be created. Though various new approaches gained favor, they had one thing in common: they...
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Experiencing Berlioz: A Listener's Companion

Melinda O'Neal · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 292
Format: Hardcover

Experiencing Berlioz: A Listener's Companion is an in-depth entrée into the sound world of Hector Berlioz, recognized today as one of the most profoundly original and engaging composers in 19th-century Europe.Melinda O'Neal offers the non-specialist a pathway into the underlying...
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Robert Rauschenberg

Robert Rauschenberg · Museum Of Modern Art
Pages: 392
Format: Print book

The early 1950s, when Robert Rauschenberg launched his career, was the heyday of the heroic gestural painting of Abstract Expressionism. Rauschenberg challenged this tradition, inventing new intermedia forms of art making that shaped the decades to come. Published in conjunction with the inaugural...
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Los Logos 7

Robert Klanten · Gestalten Verlag
Pages: 399
Format: Book

Los Logos 7, the latest edition in our Los Logos series, showcases current developments in logo design. With Los Logos 7, Gestalten continues its bestselling series on contemporary logo design that began with the publication of Los Logos in 2002. Like its six predecessors, this latest edition...
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The Complete Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid · Thames & Hudson Ltd.
Pages: 288
Format: Book

Zaha Hadid is one of the most innovative and celebrated architects working today. Born in Iraq, raised in London, and recipient of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, Hadid has transformed our experience of space and architecture. This comprehensive, updated monograph of more than two hundred...
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