Erwin Olaf - Volume II

Atmospheric is one good word to describe Dutch photographer Erwin Olaf’s scenic photography. Domesticity, melancholia, emotions, class, sex, culture and race are themes explored in his work. > MORE Erwin Olaf – Volume II Features:    Fall-serie (2008), Dawn-series (2009), Hotel-series (2010), Keyhole-series (2010), Berlin-series (2012) Essays by:    Frances Hodgson ISBN:    9781597112987 Publisher:    Aperture Publ. year:   […]

Paul Strand: Master of Modern Photography

American photographer and filmmaker Paul Strand (1890–1976) is critical figure in the history of modern art, whose archive of nearly 4,000 prints stands as a cornerstone of the collection of Philiadelphia Museum of Art. This new book, ” Master of Modern Photography”, accompanying the museum’s retrospective, includes over 300 of Strand’s finest prints, selected primarily […]

Nam June Paik - Becoming Robot

Called the founder of video art, Nam June Paik loved TV-sets. He used them in various ways in his installations and later in his robots. The Asia Society in New York has now mounted a large retrospective “Becoming Robot”. > MORE Nam June Paik – Becoming Robot Editors:    Melissa Chiu, Michelle Yun Text by:    Kenzo […]

Lina Bo Bardi 100 - Brazil's Alternative Path to Modernism

Celebrating the 100th birthday of one the great architects of the 20th century, this new extensive monograph on Lina Bo Bardi and her achievements as a forerunner of community driven architecture. > MORE Lina Bo Bardi 100 – Brazil’s Alternative Path to Modernism Designed by:    Gerlach Gerlach Photographs by:    Markus Lanz, et al Text by:   […]

Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s

Vibrant, vital, and discordant, the New York art scene of the 1980s gave rise to some of the contemporary art world’s most recognizable features. The work collected here re-creates the tense energy of a grittier New York. >MORE   Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s Text by:    Michael Auping, Andrea Karnes, Alison Hearst, […]

Erik Spiekermann: Hello, I am Erik

The creator of FontFont Meta and Officina, the founder of FontShop and MetaDesign, and the best know German in the world of type and graphics. His name is Erik Speikermann and this is his book. When Erik Spiekermann founded FontShop International with his wife Joan and Neville Brody, he helped establish the internet as a […]

Studio Talks Thinking Through Painting

Contemporary painting theory will not make better paintings, one of the particpants says, but it will help discussions about paintings among the painters. By creating a common language it might even help the non-painters to understand the medium. “Studio Talks” explores new narratives. Through commissioned texts, conversations and studio visits: This new volume is an […]

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