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James Swan, Cha-Tic of the Northwest Coast: Drawings and Watercolors from the Franz and Kathryn Stenzel Collection of Western American Art
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James Swan, Cha-Tic of the Northwest Coast: Drawings and Watercolors from the Franz and Kathryn Stenzel Collection of Western American Art

By Swan, James; George A. Miles

New Haven, CT: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library & Yale University Press, 2003. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. NEW clothbound hardcover in dust jacket in the publisher's shrink wrap. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. James Swan arrived on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington Territory in 1852 and for three decades sketched what he saw: Native American dwellings, Indian totems, crests, tattoos, and ceremonies; flora; sea-life and shorescapes. A unique visual record of Northwestern frontier life in the 19th-century. The catalogue for an exhibition. Text by George A. Miles. 160 pages; 134 color reproductions + 3 photos + 2 maps; 12 x 9.75 inches. Overseas sales and expedited shipping will require extra postage for this volume.

$29.95

The Bible Illuminated: R. Crumb's Book of Genesis, 2010 Exhibition Announcement Card

By Crumb, R. Robert

New York: David Zwirner Gallery, 2010. Card. First edition. Fine/As New card. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The gallery exhibition announcement card for a show of work by R. (Robert) Crumb, titled "The Bible Illuminated: R. Crumb's Book of Genesis" and held at David Zwirner Gallery, NYC, March 4 - April 24, 2010. Single sheet of stiff card stock, printed both sides; 1 b&w illustration; 8 x 8 inches.

$14.95

Carl Johan De Geer and The Swedish Underground '64-'76, SIGNED Closing Party Announcement
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Carl Johan De Geer and The Swedish Underground '64-'76, SIGNED Closing Party Announcement

By De Geer, Carl Johan

New York: Boo-Hooray Gallery, 2010. Pamphlet. SIGNED, limited edition. Fine single sheet. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The limited edition, closing night party announcement for the exhibition "Carl Johan De Geer and The Swedish Underground 1964-1976" featuring the band Endless Boogie and "milk & cookies for the kids." A single sheet of 5.5 x 8.5-inch stiff off-white paper, printed in red, designed and SIGNED BY DE GEER and numbered, 78/80. The show was a survey of de Geer's photographs of life in Sweden as part of the arts underground of the 1960s and '70s and was held at the Boo-Hooray Gallery, NYC, January - February, 2010. De Geer (b. 1938) is a Swedish artist, writer, and musician. He was born into a noble family but rejected his birth-right and family in the 1960s and became an underground artist. He photographed relentlessly in the vein of Ed van der Elsken and Daido Moriyama, made films, participated in an underground art periodical called Puss, and with his wife at the time, produced art which was confiscated and destroyed by the Swedish police. Over the years he's also designed textiles, made silkscreens and paintings, produced a television program (reputedly loved by children and scorned by critics), and written novels and children's books.

$39.95

Carl Johan De Geer and The Swedish Underground '64-'76, SIGNED Large Closing Party Announcement
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Carl Johan De Geer and The Swedish Underground '64-'76, SIGNED Large Closing Party Announcement

By De Geer, Carl Johan

New York: Boo-Hooray Gallery, 2010. Pamphlet. SIGNED, limited edition. Fine single sheet with a light bend to one corner. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The limited edition, closing night party announcement for the exhibition "Carl Johan De Geer and The Swedish Underground 1964-1976" featuring the band Endless Boogie and "milk & cookies for the kids." A single sheet of 8.5 x 11-inch stiff yellow paper, printed in blue, designed and SIGNED BY DE GEER and numbered, 28/60. The show was a survey of de Geer's photographs of life in Sweden as part of the arts underground of the 1960s and '70s and was held at the Boo-Hooray Gallery, NYC, January - February, 2010. De Geer (b. 1938) is a Swedish artist, writer, and musician. He was born into a noble family but rejected his birth-right and family in the 1960s and became an underground artist. He photographed relentlessly in the vein of Ed van der Elsken and Daido Moriyama, made films, participated in an underground art periodical called Puss, and with his wife at the time, produced art which was confiscated and destroyed by the Swedish police. Over the years he's also designed textiles, made silkscreens and paintings, produced a television program (reputedly loved by children and scorned by critics), and written novels and children's books.

$64.95

Brian Clarke: Projects
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Brian Clarke: Projects

By Clarke, Brian; Norman Foster; Susanne K. Frantz

New York: Tony Shafrazi Gallery, 1998. Hardcover. First edition with the first issue dj. Fine hardcover with two small bumps to the bottom edge of one board in a Near Fine dust jacket with a hint of shelf wear. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The catalogue for an exhibition of stained glass work by Brian Clarke, titled "Brian Clarke - The Glass Wall" and held at the Tony Shafrazi Gallery, NYC, June 12 - September 12, 1998. Project texts by Brian Clarke; essays by Clarke, Norman Foster, and Susanne K. Frantz. From an edition limited to 2000 unnumbered copies. Unpaginated [108 pages] with 2 gatefolds; color illustrations throughout; 9.75 x 12.25 inches. Exhibition and project history.

$64.95

Fernando Botero: La Corrida - Oli, Acquerelli, Disegni
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Fernando Botero: La Corrida - Oli, Acquerelli, Disegni

By Botero, Fernando; Giovanni Testori; Leonardo Sciascia; Miriam Mafai; Dorte de Chaisemartin

Milan: Bolis, 1987. Hardcover. First edition. Fine clothbound hardcover with hints of aging/handling in a Near Fine dust jacket with light shelf wear. A nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The catalogue for an exhibition of work by Fernando Botero held at the Castello Sforzesco, Milan, December 15, 1987 - January 24, 1988. The book features 86 works in oil, watercolor, and drawing, all on the subject of the bullfighting ring. Essays by Giovanni Testori and Leonardo Sciascia; interview with the artist conducted by Miriam Mafai; chronology by Dorte de Chaisemartin. 158 pages; 86 color plates + 11 b&w text illustrations + 86 b&w thumbnails; 9.25 x 12 inches. Biographic chronology, bibliography. Text in Italian with English translations at the back. LAID-IN is a greeting card with a Botero image from one of the sponsors of the exhibition along with the signed business card of Marisa Bellisario, one of the authors of one of the forewords to the book.

$84.95

Martin Puryear: MoMA Exhibition Booklet, November 4, 2007 - January 14, 2008 PLUS Ephemera
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Martin Puryear: MoMA Exhibition Booklet, November 4, 2007 - January 14, 2008 PLUS Ephemera

By Puryear, Martin

New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2007. Pamphlet. First edition. Fine/As New pamphlet. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The gallery booklet issued in conjunction with an exhibition of sculptures by Martin Puryear, held at the Museum of Modern Art, NYC, November 4, 2007 - January 14, 2008. It includes an overview of his career and discussions of specific pieces. Staple-bound self-wrappers; 12 pages; color reproductions throughout; 6.5 x 8.5 inches. LAID-IN six ephemeral items: a review of the exhibition; a major magazine article on the artist and the exhibition; a clipped full-page ad for a gallery exhibit; and 3 gallery exhibition announcement cards for solo shows in 2002 and 2012 and group show in 2000 that features a Puryear work.

$44.95

Francesco Clemente
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Francesco Clemente

By Clemente, Francesco; Michael Auping; Francesco Pellizi; Jean-Christopher Ammann

Sarasota & New York: John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art & Abrams, 1985. Paperback. First edition. Near Fine paperback with a hint of shelf wear and a touch of rubbing to the tips. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The catalogue for an exhibition of work by Francesco Clemente, first presented at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL, October 9 - December 8, 1985. The show traveled through early 1987 to: the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Dallas Museum of Art; University Art Museum, Berkeley; Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo; and The Museum of Contemporary Art, LA. Text by Michael Auping; essay by Francesco Pellizi and Jean-Christopher Ammann. 182 pages; 72 color plates + numerous b&w text illustrations; 8.75 x 11 inches. Captions and exhibition checklist for 86 works, exhibition history, bibliography.

$29.95

Howard Finster: Man of Visions, The Life and Work of a Self-Taught Artist
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Howard Finster: Man of Visions, The Life and Work of a Self-Taught Artist

By Finster, Howard; J.F. Turner; Victor Faccinto; Anne F. Oppenheimer

New York: Knopf, 1989. Hardcover. First edition. Near Fine clothbound hardcover with light traces of handling/shelving and a price stamped to the ffep in a Near Fine dust jacket with a touch of shelf wear. A nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Traces the life and work of the American Baptist minister and folk-artist Howard Finster (1916-2001). "Turner has created a portrait of Finster in his own words and provides a photographic tour of his idiosyncratic work. He writes about Finster's art, describes his fame, and offers reactions to his mission and his creations. Turner's book offers insights into the visionary experiences and manifestations of this self-proclaimed 'Stranger from Another World.'" Text by J.F. Turner. 242 pages; 125 color + 78 b&w illustrations; 7.75 x 10.25 inches. Biographical summary compiled by Victor Faccinto and Turner; bibliography compiled by Anne F. Oppenheimer and Turner; exhibition history compiled by Oppenheimer and Turner. LAID-IN is a card created by Finster for Habit for Humanity, a 2005 exhibition review, an advert featuring a photo of the artist, and a newspaper obituary.

$54.95

The Love Teachings of Kama Sutra: With Extracts from Koka Shastra, Anaga Ranga and Other Famous Indian Works on Love
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The Love Teachings of Kama Sutra: With Extracts from Koka Shastra, Anaga Ranga and Other Famous Indian Works on Love

By Sinha, Indra

New Delhi: Bookwise, 1992. Hardcover. Fine hardcover with a light bump to two tips in a Fine dust jacket with a touch of shelf wear. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. "Utterly frank in its attitude to sex, the Kama Sutra is Vatsyayana's classic study of the arts of love. In this new translation, Indra Sinha captures the beautiful, vivid language of the original as well as the humor that's been lost in previous versions." Illustrated with Indian and Mogul miniatures. Translated from the Sanskrit originals by Indra Sinha. 1992, Indian edition, in English. 192 pages; full-page color illustrations throughout + a couple of b&w text illustrations; 8.5 x 11.75 inches.

$16.95

Anselm Kiefer: Jason
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Anselm Kiefer: Jason

By Kiefer, Anselm; John Hutchinson; Ruairi O Cuiv; Medb Ruane

Dublin: Douglas Hyde Gallery, 1990. Paperback. First edition. Very Good+ paperback with French flaps with a touch of tanning along the top edge and a small spot of rubbing to one tip. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Published in conjunction with an exhibition of work by Anselm Kiefer, this catalogue presents a series of 60 images photographed by Kiefer titled "Die Argonauten." The exhibit was held at the Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, June 13 - August 18, 1990. Essay by John Hutchinson; afterword by Ruairi O Cuiv and Medb Ruane. Unpaginated [88 pages]; 60 full-bleed duo-toned b&w illustrations + 9 text illustrations; 9.5 x 10.75 inches. Text in English.

$44.95

Thrift Store Paintings: Paintings Found in Thrift Stores
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Thrift Store Paintings: Paintings Found in Thrift Stores

By Shaw, Jim

Hollywood: Heavy Industry Publications, 1990. Paperback. First paperback edition, 1990, first printing. Near Fine with light shelf wear. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A collection compiled by the artist Jim Shaw of paintings made by amateur artists and published by Ed Ruscha's Heavy Industry Publications. "Gems culled from thrift shops reveal a 'twilight zone where high art, popular culture and the collective unconscious overlap.'"--The New York Times. 208 pages; 106 color illustrations; 9 x 11.5 inches. List of illustrations. LAID-IN is the gallery exhibition announcement card for "Thrift Store Paintings" organized by Shaw and held at Metro Pictures, NYC, September 12 - October 12, 1991.

$49.95

Anselm Kiefer: Lilith
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Anselm Kiefer: Lilith

By Kiefer, Anselm; Doreet LeVitte Harten

New York: Marian Goodman Gallery, 1991. Paperback. First edition. Fine paperback with a touch of flaking along the spine edges. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The catalogue published in conjunction with an exhibition of work by Anselm Kiefer, held at the Marian Goodman Gallery, NYC, May 5 - June 16, 1990. Essay by Doreet LeVitte Harten. From an edition limited to 1500 unnumbered copies. 54 pages; 18 full-page or full-spread color illustrations; 9.5 x 11.75 inches. Checklist for 9 works.

$100.00

Barbara Kruger, Whitney Museum of American Art, July 13 - October 22, 2000
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Barbara Kruger, Whitney Museum of American Art, July 13 - October 22, 2000

By Kruger, Barbara; Veronica Roberts

New York: Whitney Museum, 2000. Pamphlet. First edition. Fine pamphlet. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The gallery guide for the Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC, presentation of the major retrospective exhibition of work by the American artist Barbara Kruger, held July 13 - October 22, 2000. Essay by Veronica Roberts. C-fold pamphlet; 6 pages; 5 b&w with spot color illustrations; 7.5 x 8.25 inches.

$24.95

Matters Magazine, School 2019, Vol. 29, Issue 5
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Matters Magazine, School 2019, Vol. 29, Issue 5

By Butler, Bisa; Boo Trundle

Maplewood, NJ: Visual Impact Advertising, 2019. Magazine. First edition. Near Fine magazine with light signs of handling. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The fall 2019 issue of Matters Magazine (Vol. 29, Issue 5), a periodical covering Maplewood and South Orange, NJ, with: a short, heavily illustrated article on the fiber artist Bisa Butler, who uses photographs in the making of her quilts; Boo Trundle, winner of the Moth StorySlam; and much more. Staple-bound bleached newsprint; 48 pages; color and b&w illustrations throughout; 10.25 x 12.5 inches.

$14.95

Lawrence Gipe: The Krupp Project
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Lawrence Gipe: The Krupp Project

By Gipe, Lawrence; Dore Ashton

New York: Shea & Beker Gallery, 1990. Paperback. First edition. Fine pamphlet. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The catalogue for an exhibition of paintings by Lawrence Gipe on the subject of the Krupp organizations complicity in Nazi programs. Introduction by Dore Ashton. Staple-bound, self-wrappers; [8] pages; 7 color reproductions; 9.25 x 6.25 inches.

$24.95

Visiting Picasso: The Notebooks and Letters of Roland Penrose
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Visiting Picasso: The Notebooks and Letters of Roland Penrose

By Penrose, Roland; Elizabeth Cowling; Lee Miller; Pablo Picasso

London & New York: Thames & Hudson, 2006. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. NEW hardcover in dust jacket in the publisher's shrink wrap. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Drawn from the private notebooks and correspondence of Penrose, this volume offers a firsthand account of the life and personality of Pablo Picasso. Text by Roland Penrose; photographs by Roland Penrose and Lee Miller; edited by Elizabeth Cowling. 400 pages; 60 illustrations; 6.75 x 9.5 inches.

$29.95

Anselm Kiefer: Bilder 1986 - 1980
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Anselm Kiefer: Bilder 1986 - 1980

By Kiefer, Anselm; W.A.L. Beeren; Wim Beeren

Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 1986. Paperback. First edition. Very Good paperback with French flaps with a touch of shelf wear and light rubbing to the extremities; one of the gatefolds has a small crease to one corner; a small number of the German titles have been written in English in pencil. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The catalogue for an exhibition of work by Anselm Kiefer, held at the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, December 20, 1986 - February 8, 1987. The catalogue presents 64 works by Kiefer, some on gatefolds and some with multiple views. Essay by W.A.L. (Wim) Beeren. 120 pages with 9 gatefolds; color plates throughout + 30 b&w text illustrations; 10.75 x 12 inches. Bibliography of the artist's publications, exhibition history, bibliography. Text in English and Dutch; titles in German. Errata slip laid in ("Nota Bene"). The museum's catalogue no. 711. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$19.95

Anselm Kiefer: Works on Paper in the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Anselm Kiefer: Works on Paper in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

By Kiefer, Anselm; Nan Rosenthal

New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1998. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine clothbound hardcover in a Fine dust jacket, protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The catalogue for the exhibition "Anselm Kiefer: Works on Paper, 1969-1993" held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, December 15, 1998 - March 21, 1999. The text includes excerpts from two unpublished 1997 interviews with the artist, conducted by the author. Text by Nan Rosenthal. 136 pages; 56 color and 55 b&w illustrations; 10.25 x 11.25 inches. Biography, bibliography, index.

$84.95

Anselm Kiefer: Royal Academy of Arts Exhibition Catalogue
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Anselm Kiefer: Royal Academy of Arts Exhibition Catalogue

By Kiefer, Anselm; Richard Davey; Kathleen Soriano; Christian Weikop

London: Royal Academy of Arts, 2014. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine/As New clothbound hardcover in a Fine/As New dust jacket, protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The catalogue for a major retrospective of work by Anselm Kiefer, held at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, September 27 - December 14, 2014, featuring sculpture, paintings, and monumental installations that span Kiefer's forty-year career, as well as new works especially made for the exhibition. The catalogue also includes numerous studio photographs taken by the artist himself. Essays by Richard Davey, Kathleen Soriano, and Christian Weikop. 240 pages; ca. 200 color illustrations; 11.25 x 12 inches. Annotated exhibition checklist for 123 works, notes, bibliography, lenders list, index. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$200.00

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