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Gordon Matta-Clark: The Beginning of Trees and the End: Drawings and Notebooks

Gordon Matta-Clark · David Zwirner Books
Pages: 179
Format: Print book

Well known for his radical "anarchitectural" interventions throughout the 1970s, Gordon Matta-Clark (1943-78) was always deeply, though less publicly, committed to drawing. His works on paper -- which span three-dimensional reliefs, calligraphy and notebook entries -- capture...
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Ink & Paint: The Women of Walt Disney's Animation

MINDY JOHNSON · Disney Editions
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From the earliest origins of animated imagery, the colorful link between paper and screen was created by legions of female artists working on the slick surface of celluloid sheets. With calligraphic precision and Rembrandtesque mastery, these women painstakingly brought pencil drawings...
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Kengo Kuma: Complete Works: Expanded Edition

Kengo Kuma · Thames & Hudson
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The comprehensive monograph -- now expanded -- on one of Japan's most important living architectsSince establishing his practice in 1990, Kengo Kuma has brought contemporary vigor to Japan's already rich modern architectural heritage and developed projects far beyond his native...
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Art & Vinyl

Jeffrey Fraenkel · Fraenkel Gallery / Editions Antoine de Beaupré
Pages: 471
Format: Hardcover

Art for music: the album cover as mediumArt & Vinyl is an exhilarating new look into the history of the vinyl record as a medium for modern and contemporary visual art. This beautifully designed and printed publication is the first book to focus in-depth on works of art created specifically...
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Bridges: A History of the World's Most Spectacular Spans

Judith Dupre · Black Dog & Leventhal
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling author of Skyscrapers comes the much-anticipated revised edition of her magnificent chronological tour of the world's most significant and eye-popping spans, now in color and bigger than ever. This visual history of the world''s landmark bridges is thoroughly...
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Experiencing Big Band Jazz: A Listener's Companion

Jeff Sultanof · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 234
Format: Hardcover

The era of popular music from about 1917 onward saw an explosion of creative songwriting that converged with a new sound from reed, brass, and rhythm instruments. Jazz was born, and the musical sophistication that accompanied this original sound set the stage for the prominence of arrangers,...
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A Complete Guide to Special Effects Makeup - Volume 2: Introduction to Dark Fantasy and Zombie Makeups

Tokyo SFX Makeup Workshop · Titan Books
Pages: 168
Format: Paperback

This book contains step-by-step instructions, with hundreds of photos, from makeup artist professionals who have worked on films such as Alien vs. Predator and Land of the Dead. Whether you are a beginner preparing for a Halloween party, or interested in more complex techniques, this is THE definitive...
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The Man in the Glass House: Philip Johnson, Architect of the Modern Century

MARK LAMSTER · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

When Philip Johnson died in 2005 at the age of 98, he was still one of the most recognizable--and influential--figures on the American cultural landscape. The first recipient of the Pritzker Prize and MoMA's founding architectural curator, Johnson made his mark as one of America's leading...
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Live from the Mississippi Delta

Panny Flautt Mayfield · University Press of Mississippi
Pages: 172
Format: Hardcover

Live from the Mississippi Delta showcases a rare collection of photographs and stories about musicians from Robert Plant, B. B. King, and ZZ Top to local guitarists playing gigs on the weekend. Panny Flautt Mayfield, a lifelong Delta resident from Tutwiler and an award-winning journalist,...
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Original Gangstas: The Untold Story of Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Tupac Shakur, and the Birth of West Coast Rap

Ben Westhoff · Hachette Books
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

"Invaluable... Westhoff's] book will stand as a comprehensive guide to an inner-city movement that conquered the world. """---"Publishers Weekly "A monumental, revealing narrative history about the legendary group of artists at the forefront of West Coast...
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I Am the Wolf: Lyrics and Writings

Mark Lanegan · Da Capo Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A collection of lyrics and autobiographical commentary by singer Mark Lanegan, with a preface by John Cale and a foreword by MobyWith a voice that Pitchfork has called "as scratchy as a three-day beard yet as supple and pliable as moccasin leather," former Screaming Trees and Queens...
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History of Graphic Design, Vol. 1: 1890-1959

Taschen GmbH · TASCHEN
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

A Visual History of Graphic Design A comprehensive look at hundreds of landmark projects, industry leader profiles, and illustrated timelines for each decade History is a complex business. Fortunes boom and bust, empires wax and wane, and change -- whether social, political, or technological...
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Louise Lawler: Receptions

Louise Lawler · The Museum of Modern Art
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A major exhibition on the 40-year career of the Pictures Generation pioneer, whose work engages conceptualism and institutional critiquePublished in conjunction with the exhibition Louise Lawler: WHY PICTURES NOW, at The Museum of Modern Art, this volume charts the creative practice of one of the most...
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Pierre Boulez and the Piano

Peter O'Hagan · Routledge
Pages: 364
Format: Paperback

Pierre Boulez's first piano pieces date from his youth, prior to his studies in Paris with Messiaen, and his subsequent meteoric rise to international acclaim as the leader of the musical avant-garde during the 1950s. His most recent published work is a solo piano piece, Une page d'éphéméride,...
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Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains

Mark Blake · Victoria & Albert Museum
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains celebrates 50 years of one of the greatest bands of all time. Lavishly illustrated throughout with material from the band's archive, including never-before-seen photographs, ephemera, and more, this book examines what makes Pink Floyd unique, from the mythology...
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