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Image for African Tribal Sculptures 2: The Congo Basin Tribes

African Tribal Sculptures 2: The Congo Basin Tribes

By: Fagg, William

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Tudor Publishing Co.: 1966

Seller ID: 3138

Condition: Good +


Wraps, 10.5 by 15 cm, 65 pp., illus. with 32 full-page black and white photographs and 1 map. Light wear to the covers and corners. From the Petite Encyclopédie de l’Art series. Text by William Fagg, then Department of Ethnology, British Museum. View more info

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Collection of 20 Exhibition Guides from the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, Michigan [Magdalena Abakanowicz, Jonathan Borofsky, Alexander Calder, Lynn Chadwick, Degas, Monet, Mark di Suvero, Michele Oka Doner, Laura Ford, Zhang Huan, Henry Moore, David Nash, Beverly Pepper, Jaume Plensa, George Rickey, George Segal]

By: Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park: 2004-2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2934

Condition: Near Fine - Fine


Wraps, most measuring approx. 17 by 22 cm (the Segal brochure measures 12.5 by 13 cm), 8 to 22 pp. each, illus. Near fine to fine, with some faint soiling on the cover of the di Suvero booklet. A decade of exhibit brochures and booklets from Meijer Gardens, 2004, 2014. Most are for sculpture exhibits and contain basic information, like maps of the grounds, event schedules, and graphics, though some include short interviews, biographies, poetry, etc., and most are well-illustrated. Exhibitions include: Magdalena Abakanowicz: The Drawings; Jonathan Borofsky; Alexander Calder: 1969, The Forti... View more info

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Bert Kiewiet [Signed]

By: Galerie Bonnard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Nuenen, Netherlands, Galerie Bonnard: nd

Seller ID: 2973

Condition: Very Good


Not dated, though probably early 1990s. Staple-bound, glossy wraps with French flaps, 23 pp., illus. very good with light creasing and wear to the wraps, especially the bottom edge of the front cover. The two-page introduction is in Dutch. Signed by Kiewiet on the first leaf. Bert Kiewiet (1908-2008) was a well-known Dutch sculptor whose most famous works depict scenes of everyday Dutch life. This scarce, undated exhibition guide is illustrated with a portrait of the artist and 15 full-page color photos of his cast bronze sculptures. This volume includes two copies of a card-stock, sing... View more info

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Bert Kiewiet: Leven en Werken / Life and Work [Signed]

By: Horstmann, Gerrit G.; Wim van der Beek; Bert Kiewiet

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Amsterdam/Groningen, REGIO-PRojekt Uitgevers: nd (c. 2000)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2972

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with illustrated boards, 21 by 30.2 cm, 208 pp., heavily illus. in black and white. Text is in Dutch and English. Very good with only light yellowing around the edges of the leaves. Inscribed and signed by Kiewiet on the ffep, dated 2000. Bert Kiewiet (1908-2008) was a well-known Dutch sculptor whose most famous works depict scenes of everyday Dutch life. This volume not only takes a short look at the artist’s childhood and evolution as an artist, but it also presents an expansive view of his work, from his early experimentation with Surrealism and folk art, to the larger-than... View more info

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Sound: Space [Bernhard Leitner]

By: Leitner, Bernhard; Ulrich Conrads; Christine Traber; Wolfgang Drechsler; Norbert Miller, et al.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ostfildern, Germany, Cantz Verlag: 1998

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 3025

Condition: Very Good


English edition (published simultaneously with the German edition). Hardcover with illustrated boards, 25.5 by 25.8 cm, 303 [5] pp., heavily illustrated in color. Very good with light cover wear and corner bumping, and some yellowing around the edges of the leaves. From the publisher: “This monographic documentation presents the first ever overview of a multi-disciplinary artistic oeuvre that goes back to 1968 and which has opened up completely new dimensions of spatial experience as well as hitherto unknown ways of seeing and hearing space. Sound is understood here as the creative concept... View more info

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Deborah Butterfield [2014 Zolla/Lieberman Gallery Exhibition Catalog]

By: Lieberman, William, intro.; Nancy Princenthal, essay

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2971

Condition: Near Fine


Wraps, 28 by 24.2 cm, 45 [1] pp., fully illus. in color. Near fine with only faint signs of wear to the wraps. A beautifully illustrated exhibition catalog featuring Butterfield’s cast bronze and found steel horse sculptures, including images of her Washington Wood Studio/Greenhouse and Montana Steel Studio/Scrapyard. View more info

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Duane Hanson: Photographs, 1977-1995

By: Miller, Laurence G., editor; Vicki Goldberg, intro.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Laurence Miller Gallery: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2940

Condition: Very Good


Wraps, 21.7 by 27.8 cm, 44 pp., illus. in color. Very good with light edge wear and a faint sticker ghost on the back cover. An exhibition guide featuring Miller’s photographs of his hyperralistic sculptures. Includes a two-sided card from the exhibition’s visit to the Cranbrook Art Museum in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan (22.8 by 25.4 cm, very good with light edge wear). View more info

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Clavé Sculptor [Antoni Clave]

By: Permanyer, Lluís

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Ediciones Polígrafa, S.A.: 1990

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 2856

ISBN: 8434306336

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, oatmeal cloth with black spine titles, 25 by 29.5 cm, 286 pp., heavily illus. in color. Hardcover is near fine but for some light yellowing on the endpapers only; the jacket is very good with minor edgewear. A stunning retrospective of the Catalan sculptor and painter Antoni Clavé (1913-2005). “Clavé was one of Spain's best known and most celebrated artists. His work evolved from a baroque, ornamental style to a pure, minimal aesthetic. In his later years, his work is completely abstract, employing expressive lines and exploring the boundaries of collage, obj... View more info

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Alberto Giacometti: Sculpture, Paintings, Drawings

By: Schneider, Angela

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Munich/London/New York, Prestel Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 2864

ISBN: 3791338714

Condition: Very Good +


Flexi-bound, 20 by 24.3 cm, 222 pp., illus. Faint signs of shelf wear to the wraps and a tiny red dot on the bottom edge of the textblock – appears unread. From the publisher: “While best-known for his spindly, attenuated figures, Giacometti also created brilliant work in two dimensions. This book offers a scholarly assessment of his entire oeuvre and underscores the continuity between the two phases of his career: the pre-1935 works, which included his Surrealist sculptures, and his post-war masterpieces. It details Giacometti's artistic crisis, when he returned to working from the mode... View more info

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Sculptural Concerns: Contemporary American Metalworking [Sculpture, Metalwork]

By: Schroeder, Robert, ed.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, The Contemporary Arts Center: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2932

Condition: Very Good


Perfect-bound wraps, 14.1 by 21.6 cm, 186 pp., illus. Minor wear to wraps and corners. Heavily illustrated in full color, this exhibition guide features the work of fifty-two metalwork artists. Includes the essays “Metalsmithing at Midcentury” by Jeannine Falino and “Strategies for Interpretation” by Jan Brooks Loyd. View more info

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trigon 67: ambiente/environment, Vol. 2 [Contemporary Art, Architecture]

By: Skreiner, Wilfried, ed.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Graz, Austria, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum: 1967

Edition: First Ed.

Seller ID: 2869

Condition: Good


Mylar and tissue wraps, 23 by 23.5 cm, [84] pp. with glossy and tissue leaves, heavily illus. The fragile spine is separated into several signatures, otherwise very good with light scuffing to the mylar. An exhibition catalog focusing on the contemporary arts, design, and sculpture of Austria, Italy, and Yugoslavia. Aside from the artists’ names, there is no text. “For the occasion of Ambiente/Environment, the 1967 Trigon Biennale in Graz, artists from Austria, Italy, and Yugoslavia were invited to the Künstlerhaus to create installation-based environments, which were then arranged ... View more info

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Ceremonial Art of West Africa from the Victor DuBois Collection

By: Wahlman, Maude; Roy Sieber, intro.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: East Lansing, MI, Kresge Art Center Gallery in conjunction with the African Studies Center, Michigan State University: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3140

Condition: Very Good


Wraps, 15.2 by 22.8 cm, v 58 pp., well-illustrated in with black and white photographs. Very good with light yellowing around the edges of the wraps. Exhibition catalog featuring 73 objects (23 illustrated) from West Africa from the DuBois collection. Includes a “Collector’s Note” by DuBois and an excellent introduction on the organization and study of African art by Sieber. View more info

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Henry Moore: The Reclining Figure - SIGNED by Henry Moore

By: [Henry Moore] Bishop, Budd Harris; Steven W. Rosen; David Mitchinson; Henry Moore, et al.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Columbus, Columbus Museum Of Art: 1984

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 841

ISBN: 0918881129

Condition: Good +


Wraps, 30.5 by 22.8 cm, 148 pp., heavily illustrated, primarily in black and white with some color images. Light corner and edge wear with rubbing and a few light spots and scratches to the wraps. Signed by Henry Moore on the first leaf: “From Henry Moore.” A touring exhibition catalog, developed by the Columbus Museum of Art, that focuses on Moore’s reclining figures. Included are a short biography of the artist, an essay on his drawings, and a detailed and well-illustrated look at the exhibition pieces, highlighted by Moore’s philosophy of art. “Sculpture should always at first sig... View more info

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Nam June Paik [In Custom Metal Binding]

By: [Nam June Paik ] Hanhardt, John G.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, Whitney Museum of American Art in association with W.W. Norton & Company: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2866

ISBN: 0874270375

Condition: Near Fine


Custom binding (see below), sheet metal over leather spine, 22.3 by 28.6 cm, 143 pp., illus. Near fine with some light yellowing to the leaves and a small red dot ton the bottom edge of the textblock. Issued simultaneously in paperback by the Whitney and hardcover by Norton, this Whitney edition is housed in custom, one-of-a-kind aluminum sheet metal boards, riveted to a black leather spine—a fitting binding to highlight Paik’s conceptual art. The book itself was issued for the Whitney’s 1982 exhibition of Paik’s work and includes an illustrated chronology, lists of selected perform... View more info