Made in L.A. 2018 #ad - The hammer Museum's biennial exhibition. Since its inception in 2012, Made in L. A. Spanning sculpture, and performance, film and video, painting, installation, music, the exhibition is dedicated to giving emerging artists a platform alongside influential artists of an earlier generation. This sumptuous catalog reveals the enormous diversity among L.
A. S artists and what makes the city such a vibrant cultural capital. Published in association with the Hammer Museum. Has been bringing together regional artists from every discipline and has been curated by some of the most exciting figures in the art world.
Whitney Biennial 2019Whitney Museum of American Art #ad - The book features process images and source material from each of the Biennial participants, in addition to a commissioned text on each artist and essays by the curators on the themes of the exhibition. The 2019 biennial is curated by members of the museum’s curatorial staff Rujeko Hockley and Jane Panetta, well-known in the contemporary art world for their track records of working with emerging artists and producing historically minded exhibitions.
This highly anticipated book showcases the work and voices of an exciting selection of artists shaping the conversation about contemporary art in the United States today Since its introduction in 1932, the Whitney Biennial—the Museum’s signature exhibition—has charted new developments in contemporary art.
Whitney Biennial 2019 #ad - . Weinberg, notes, the whitney’s alice pratt brown Director, “The Biennial is a tradition that goes back to the institution’s historical roots while providing us with a barometer of the new. Adam D. Pushing beyond what is comfortable, presenting diverse approaches to artmaking, and understanding that art can never be severed from the world at large have become the hallmarks of the Biennial.
Coming in the midst of dramatic shifts in the cultural, and political landscapes, social, this book will serve as an important resource on present-day trends in contemporary art in the United States.
Bruce Nauman: Disappearing ActsThe Museum of Modern Art, New York #ad - An introductory essay explores Nauman’s many acts of disappearance, withdrawal and deflection as central formal and intellectual concerns. With a magician’s sleight of hand, nauman’s art makes disappearance visibleAt 76 years old, Bruce Nauman is widely acknowledged as a central figure in contemporary art whose stringent questioning of values such as good and bad remains urgent today.
A narrative exhibition history traces his reception, and features a number of rare or previously unpublished images. A wide range of authors―curators, artists and historians of art, architecture and film―focus on topics that have been largely neglected, such as the architectural models that posit real or imaginary sites as models for ethical inquiry and mechanisms of control.
Bruce Nauman: Disappearing Acts #ad - The 18 other contributions discuss individual objects or themes that persist throughout the artist’s career, including the first extensive essay on Nauman as a photographer and the first detailed treatment on the role of color in his work. Throughout his 50-year career, he has explored how mutable experiences of time, space, sound, movement and language provide an insecure foundation for our understanding of our place in the world.
This richly illustrated catalog offers a comprehensive view of Nauman’s work in all mediums, spanning drawings across the decades; early fiberglass sculptures; sound environments; architecturally scaled, participatory constructions; rhythmically blinking neons; and the most recent 3D video that harks back to one of his earliest performances.
Andy Warhol_From A to B and Back AgainWhitney Museum of American Art #ad - A unique 360‐degree view of an incomparable 20th-century american artist One of the most emulated and significant figures in modern art, Andy Warhol 1928–1987 rose to fame in the 1960s with his iconic Pop pieces. This ambitious book is the first to examine Warhol’s work in its entirety. Donna de salvo explores how warhol’s work engages with notions of public and private, while a series of incisive and eye-opening essays by eminent scholars and contemporary artists touch on a broad range of topics, such as Warhol’s response to the AIDS epidemic, and the role of abstraction, his international influence, the redefinition of media, and how his work relates to constructs of self-image seen in social media today.
Warhol expanded the boundaries by which art is defined and created groundbreaking work in a diverse array of media that includes paintings, prints, photographs, films, sculptures, and installations. It builds on a wealth of new research and materials that have come to light in recent decades and offers a rare and much-needed comprehensive look at the full scope of Warhol’s production—from his commercial illustrations of the 1950s through his monumental paintings of the 1980s.
Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black PowerD.A.P./Tate #ad - How to make art that would stand as innovative, formally and materially complex, including Sam Gilliam, bringing to light previously neglected histories of 20th-century black artists, Melvin Edwards, original, while also making work that reflected their concerns and experience as black Americans? Soul of a Nation surveys this crucial period in American art history, Jack Whitten, William T.
Hendricks, noah purifoy, senga nengudi, Faith Ringgold, Betye Saar, Charles White and Frank Bowling. The book features substantial essays from Mark Godfrey and Zoe Whitley, writing on abstraction and figuration, respectively. Over 170 artworks by these and many other artists of the era are illustrated in full color.
Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power #ad - 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the first use of the term “black power” by student activist Stokely Carmichael; it will also be 50 years since the US Supreme Court overturned the prohibition of interracial marriage. It also explores the art-historical and social contexts with subjects ranging from black feminism, AfriCOBRA and other artist-run groups to the role of museums in the debates of the period and visual art’s relation to the Black Arts Movement.
African american art in the era of malcolm x and the black PanthersIn the period of radical change that was 1963–83, young black artists at the beginning of their careers confronted difficult questions about art, politics and racial identity. At this turning point in the reassessment of African American art history, Soul of a Nation is a vital contribution to this timely subject.
. Williams, david hammons, Romare Bearden, Howardina Pindell, Barkley L.
Henry TaylorRizzoli Electa #ad - For three decades the iconic artist has worked his way through New York, and Africa, Europe, Los Angeles, documenting what he sees. It is the artist's empathetic eye that allows him to imagine his figures with authenticity and grace--not better than they are, or more glamorous--but part of a big, complicated world.
In his circle are artists, writers, performers, musicians, as well as friends from his ten years as a psychiatric technician. Suites of taylor's paintings are reproduced alongside handwritten accounts of the sittings, offering an in-depth understanding of the artist's world. Flat, brushy flows of color cast figures that often float in surreal landscapes abstracted from the barbeque in the park, or neighboring street.
Henry Taylor #ad - Contributions by charles gaines, and zadie Smith touch on the nature of truth, Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah, Sarah Lewis, racial terror; memory and belonging in America. This definitive monograph celebrates Taylor's direct and revealing portraits, offering a tonic to a divisive cultural moment. Legendary artist henry Taylor's first major monograph chronicles his life and work--the "visual equivalent of the blues.
This definitive survey of over 200 of the painter's portraits and street scenes forms a personal and political portrait of society today.
Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the FutureGuggenheim Museum Publications #ad - Believing the world was not yet ready for her art, she stipulated that it should remain unseen for another 20 years. Essays explore the social, contemporary scientific discoveries, placing her in the context of Swedish modernism and folk art traditions, intellectual and artistic context of af Klint's 1906 break with figuration and her subsequent development, and spiritualist and occult movements.
Her boldly colorful works, spiritually informed attempt to chart an invisible, totalizing world order through a synthesis of natural and geometric forms, reflect an ambitious, many of them large-scale, textual elements and esoteric symbolism. Accompanying the first major survey exhibition of the artist's work in the United States, Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future represents her groundbreaking painting series while expanding recent scholarship to present the fullest picture yet of her life and art.
But only in recent decades has the public had a chance to reckon with af Klint's radically abstract painting practice―one which predates the work of Vasily Kandinsky and other artists widely considered trailblazers of modernist abstraction. A roundtable discussion among contemporary artists, scholars and curators considers af Klint's sources and relevance to art in the 21st century.
Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future #ad - . Hilma af klint's daring abstractions exert a mystical magnetismWhen Swedish artist Hilma af Klint died in 1944 at the age of 81, she left behind more than 1, 000 paintings and works on paper that she had kept largely private during her lifetime. The volume also delves into her unrealized plans for a spiral-shaped temple in which to display her art―a wish that finds a fortuitous answer in the Guggenheim Museum's rotunda, the site of the exhibition.
Made in L.A. 2016: a, the, though, onlyPrestel #ad - This book accompanies the third biennial focused on art from the Los Angeles area, with an emphasis on emerging and underrecognized artists. Under the direction of co-curators aram moshayedi and Hamza Walker, the 2016 iteration promises to offer a mix of the local and international perspectives that are an important part of the city’s identity.
Made in L.A. 2016: a, the, though, only #ad - The biennial exhibition offers a view onto the current trends and practices developed within and throughout Los Angeles, one of the most active and energetic art communities in the world. Has established itself as an important platform for a wildly diverse population of artists. Made in L. A.
Fired Up! Ready to Go!: Finding Beauty, Demanding Equity: An African American Life in Art. The Collections of Peggy Cooper CafritzRizzoli Electa #ad - This beautifully illustrated volume features 200 of the works that were lost, along with works that she has collected since the fire, as well as important contributions by preeminent curators and artists. But in 2009, the more than three hundred works that comprised this extraordinary collection were destroyed in the largest residential fire in Washington, D.
Fired Up! Ready to Go!: Finding Beauty, Demanding Equity: An African American Life in Art. The Collections of Peggy Cooper Cafritz #ad - C. The pioneering collection included art by kara Walker, Yinka Shonibare, Nick Cave, Kehinde Wiley, Kerry James Marshall, Mickalene Thomas, Barkley L. History. After decades of art collecting, prominent Washington D. C. Based activist, philanthropist, and founder of the august Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Peggy Cooper Cafritz had amassed one of the most important collections of work by artists of color in the country.
Hendricks, lorna simpson, and Carrie Mae Weems, among many others.
Tomma AbtsArt Institute of Chicago #ad - Using a fixed canvas size and a vertical format, Abts deploys basic formal elements such as arcs, circles, planes, and stripes to create powerful works that are at once subtle and eccentric. This extraordinary book, designed in collaboration with the artist herself, is a substantial and deeply insightful treatment of her career to date and features sixty works made over the past decade.
1967 has reinvigorated painterly abstraction and its relevance within contemporary art. Essays not only contextualize abts’s work within an art-historical framework of methods, and style, process, but also examine her paintings’ philosophical and psychological dimensions and their embodiment of a creative process that transcends the specifics of any particular work.
Tomma Abts #ad - . Examines both the art-historical framework of Tomma Abts’s painting as well as its deep philosophical and psychological dimensions With a rigorous approach and self-imposed limitations to both scale and composition, Tomma Abts b.
Made in L.A. 2012Prestel #ad - This groundbreaking exhibition takes place simultaneously at multiple Los Angeles locations: the Hammer Museum, LA>. The book features 52 visual artists and 8 performance artists, each in double-page spreads, while an essay with contributions from the exhibition’s 5 curators highlights the challenges and rewards of mounting such an extensive project.
Bringing together the work of 60 artists from in and around los angeles―many of them emerging or under-recognized―this collection of paintings, installations, sculpture, and stills from video and performance art offers a snapshot of the current trends and practices coming out of one of the world’s most active and energetic art communities.