Author Archives: Portraits of Munich

Neo-Geo (New Geometry): Amy L. Brandt

Amy L. Brandt tracks the development of neoconceptual art across the 1980s — a movement called ‘neo-geo’ that included artists like Ashley Bickerton, Peter Halley, Sherrie Levine, Allan McCollum, Philip Taaffe and Jeff Koons. > MORE Amy L Brandt: Interplay – Neoconceptual Art of the 1980s Author:    Amy L Brandt ISBN:    9780262027533 Publisher:    MIT Press […]

Hannah Modigh: The Milky Way [signed]

Coming of Age – Hannah Modigh

Swedish photographer Hannah Modigh’s latest book addresses adolescent yearning and upheaval. The series “The Milky Way” depicts how girls and boys aged 12-16 approach each other, form groups, seek identity. This series was awarded the prestigious Scandinavian Photo prize by TT in 2013. Modigh is on of the up-and-coming photographers in Sweden. > MORE Hannah […]

Access to Resources: An Urban Agenda

Access to resource: A Plea for Informality

This volume, a research project, offers new ways of looking at contemporary urban transformation. Planning for a sustainable future means that change and uncertainty have to be incorporated in the actual process of planning, rather than meeting challenges with wholesale redevelopment. This book comes to you from Resources. Resources is an advanced academic programme at […]

Paul Rand: A Designer's Eye

Paul Rand: Tasteful Ephemera

A beautiful collection of packaging in all shapes; custers, boxes, labels, wraps & scraps, bits and pieces. Inspiration for the trained eye – or for those whithout no clue or means at all. It’s all up to you! Now, remember, one of the most tasteful eyes made it all obvious to us:  JP Williams’! “Paul […]

Jonny Hannah: Greetings from Darktown - An Illustrator’s Miscellany

Jonny Hannah: Jazz

Vibrant, playful, colourful and totally inspired by music: The works of the British artist and printmaker Jonny Hannah includes book and magazine covers, ad work, and handmade type. > MORE Jonny Hannah: Greetings from Darktown – An Illustrator’s Miscellany Text by:    Philip Hoare, Peter Chrisp, Sheena Calvert ISBN:    9781858946191 Publisher:    Merrell Publ. year:    2014 Language:   […]

Louise Sandhaus: Earthquakes, Mudslides, Fires and Riots - California & Graphic Design 1936-1986

Earthquakes, Mudslides, Fires and Riots

Left Coast Graphics: The first ever book to focus solely on the great outpouring of graphic design from California during the 20th century — From the great line-work of Alvin Lustig to the psychedelia of Haight-Ashbury. Edited and designed by graphic designer Louise Sandhaus, this raucous gathering of smart, offbeat, groundbreaking graphic design from the […]

Thomas Ruff: Zeitungsfotos / Newspaper Photographs

Thomas Ruff: Image, Context & Re-Photography

In 1981 Thomas Ruff started collecting images from newspapers and weeklies. By 1991 he had created an archive with over 2500 clippings. In this new book he has selected 400 re-photographed images from his archive. > MORE Thomas Ruff: Zeitungsfotos / Newspaper Photographs Editor:    Thomas Ruff ISBN:    9783952339152 Publisher:    Bookhorse Publ. year:    2014 Language:    English […]

Composite Landscapes

Montage & Representation: ”Composite Landscapes” explores the practices of photomontage that depict the conceptual, experiential, and temporal dimensions of landscape. > MORE Composite Landscapes: Photomontage and Landscape Architecture Editors:    Charles Waldheim, Andrea Hansen ISBN:    9783775738194 Publisher:    Hatje Cantz Publ. year:    2014 Language:    English Pages:    216 Illustrations:    138 Width x height:    250 x 310 (mm) Binding:   […]

Stephen Shore: Survey

American Surfaces

”Survey” is the catalogue of is the largest retrospective exhibition ever mounted of Stephen Shore’s work, spanning from the 60s until 2013 organized by Fundación Mapfre in Madrid. Shore’s importance in shaping the photography we see today cannot be underestitmated — his fascination with the aesthetic of amateur or ‘snapshot’ photography, his sensitivity to colour, […]

Larry Sultan: Here and Home

American Suburbia: Larry Sultan

”Here and Home” is a retrospective of Larry Sultan, including his early collaborative works, like ”Evidence” (1977) with Mike Mandel to the later that examined family, home and suburbia like in ”The Valley” (1998–2003). > MORE ”Here and Home” is showing at LACMA in Los Angeles until March 2015. Larry Sultan: Here and Home Author:   […]