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Image for Christine Argillet Gallery Eye Around Dada & Surrealism Exhibition Announcement - Tzara, Arp, Duchamp, Cocteau, Kandinsky, Breton, etc.

Christine Argillet Gallery Eye Around Dada & Surrealism Exhibition Announcement - Tzara, Arp, Duchamp, Cocteau, Kandinsky, Breton, etc.

By: Christine Argillet Gallery

Price: $30.00

Publisher: West Hollywood, Christine Argillet Gallery: 2001

Edition: Original

Seller ID: 1083

Condition: Fine


[Art] Christine Argillet Gallery. Eye Around Dada & Surrealism Exhibition Announcement. West Hollywood: Christine Argillet Gallery, 2001. Cardstock gatefold, 5 by 7-inches that opens to 10 by 7-inches. Fine with original parchment sleeve. An announcement for an exhibition of watercolors, drawings, etchings, and photographs from the Pierre Argillet collection, featuring Tzara, Arp, Duchamp, Cocteau, Kandinsky, Breton, etc. Cover has black and grey geometric designs with “dada dada” printed at the center. It opens up to red text with the show details. The back features a photo of Duc... View more info

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Eames: The Architect and the Painter [Sealed DVD]

By: Cohn, Jason; Bill Jersey, directors

Price: $15.00

Publisher: [Berkeley, CA], Quest Productions and Bread and Butter Films: 2011

Seller ID: 2970

Condition: Sealed


DVD in original case, 84 minutes, color. Still sealed in shrink wrap, with a few tiny scratches on the case. This Peabody Award-winning documentary premiered theatrically in NYC at the IFC Center and Los Angeles’ Laemmle Theatres on November 2011 and saw its broadcast premiere on PBS American Masters a month later. From Bread and Butter: “EAMES: The Architect and the Painter is the first film about Charles and Ray Eames since their deaths and the only film that really endeavors to peer inside their collaboration, their marriage and the ‘Renaissance studio’ they created in a gritty w... View more info

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Pop Trickster Fool: Warhol Performs Naivete

By: Cresap. Kelly M.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Urbana, IL, University of Chicago: 2004

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 1410

Condition: Very Good +


Cresap. Kelly M. Pop Trickster Fool: Warhol Performs Naivete. Urbana. IL: University of Illinois Press, 2004, first printing. Hardcover, no jacket as issued, 16 by 23.5 cm, xi 234 pp. Unread copy with minor bumping to the upper corners and tail of spine. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. From the publisher: “What Andy Warhol didn't know--or pretended not to know--changed history. He habitually adopted the guise of a fool in public, which made it all the harder to grasp what he was getting at with his pop paintings and deadpan films. By making his own apparent lack of ... View more info

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Salvador Dalí: Diary of a Genius [Dali]

By: Dalí, Salvador; Richard Howard, translator; Michel Déon, notes

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Prentice Hall Press: 1965

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 2860

ISBN: 0132099411

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, 18.5 by 23.2 cm, ix 229 pp. Very good with light wear to the wraps and corners, and a tiny remainder mark on the bottom edge – appears unread. A diary of Dalí’s life between 1952 and 1963, written at his home on Port Light in the south of Spain. “episodic, dreamy, and self-obsessed, it reflects all sides of his protean character, illuminating anything that fixed his attention.” View more info

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Uovo Magazine 18: Uovo Open Office, July-September 2008 w/CD

By: Davies, Lillian, editor-in-chief

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Basel, Uovo Magazine: July-Sept. 2008

Seller ID: 2185

Condition: Near Fine


Issue no. 18, July-Sept. 2008. Wraps, 17 by 24 cm, 624 pp., heavily illustrated, with CD featuring Cage & Aviary, 13ghosts, Uncle 0, James Pants, Munk, etc. Near fine, unread copy with only faint signs of shelf wear to the wraps. The CD has no scratches. Uovo is “an independent voice for contemporary arts,” and this issue focuses on installation and performance art. Text is in English. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. First Edition. View more info

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Bombin’ Magazine, Volume 3.5 [Graffiti, Street Art]

By: Dershowitz, Craig, editor-in-chief

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Bombin’ Magazine: [2008]

Seller ID: 2863

Condition: Very Good


Glossy, staple-bound self-wraps, 12.7 by 12.7 cm, 32 pp. incld. wraps, heavily illus. in full color. Very good with only faint signs of edge wear and a light scratch on the back cover. Bombin’ was a serious try at a graf lifestyle magazine with coverage of music, fashion, cars, skating, vinyl toys, and graffiti – LOTS of graffiti, including bombin’ tips, paint reviews, artist interviews, arrest and near-miss tales, and a lot of color photos from everything from tags to full-blown murals. Volume 3.5 was a miniature issue—the size of a CD—that is entirely interviews and graffiti pho... View more info

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Bombin’ Magazine, Volumes 1, 2, 3, 3.5, and 4 [Graffiti, Street Art]

By: Dershowitz, Craig, editor-in-chief

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Bombin’ Magazine: 2007-08

Seller ID: 2862

Condition: Very Good - Near Fine


Volumes 1 (2007), 2 (nd), 3 (2008), 3.5 (nd), and 4 (2008), all published. Vols. 1, 2, 3, 4: Glossy, perfect-bound wraps, 20.5 by 20.5 cm give or take, 64; 126; 126; 124 pp., heavily illus. in full color. Vol. 3.5: Glossy, staple-bound self-wraps, 12.7 by 12.7 cm, 32 pp. incld. wraps, heavily illus. in full color. Very good with lonely faint signs of shelf wear. Vol. 3 has a touch more corner wear than the rest. A serious try at a graf lifestyle magazine with coverage of music, fashion, cars, skating, vinyl toys, and graffiti – LOTS of graffiti, including bombin’ tips, paint reviews, ... View more info

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Thornton Dial: Image of the Tiger

By: Dial, Thornton; Paul Arnett; William Arnett; Gerard C. Wertkin; Henry Pillsbury

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N, Abrams, Inc. in association with The Museum of American Folk Art, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, and The American Center: 1993

Seller ID: 2900

ISBN: 0810932172

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, red cloth with black spine titles and blind-stamped cover titles, 23.5 by 29.8 cm, 160 pp., heavily illus. in color. Fine hardcover in near fine jacket. From the jacket flap: “Thornton dial has been ‘making things … just for myself’ for much of his life. In 1987 fellow Alabama artist Lonnie Holley heard about Dial’s fantastic objects and went to visit him. Holley came away with an intricate fishing Lure, which he showed to Atlanta collector William Arnett and his son, who became friends and ardent supporters of Dial. Since then, Dial’s work has continu... View more info

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Bauhaus 1919-1933

By: Droste, Magdalena; Bauhaus Archiv

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berlin, Bauhaus-Archiv Museum für Gestaltung/Benedikt Taschen: 1998

Seller ID: 2848

ISBN: 3822876275

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, 24 by 30.5 cm, 256 pp., heavily illus. Near fine hardcover in near fine jacket – read gently, if at all. From the publisher: “The Bauhaus Archiv Museum of Design in Berlin holds the most important collection on the Bauhaus today. Documents, workshop products from all areas of design, studies sketches in the classroom, and architectural plans and models are all part of its comprehensive inventory. "The Bauhaus Archiv" is dedicated to the study and presentation of the history of the Bauhaus, including the new Bauhaus in Chicago and the Hochschule fur Gestaltung ... View more info

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Picasso: Hommage Permanent

By: Dunoyer, Jean Marie; Theoreme Galerie d’Art

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, Theoreme Galerie d’Art: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2911

Condition: Very Good


No. 701 of 1000 printed. Card wraps with French flaps, lacks unprinted slipcase, 22 by 25 cm, [56] pp., heavily illus. in color with tipped-in title page. Very good with only light edge wear and a tiny red dot on the bottom edge. A beautifully produced exhibition guide featuring color reproductions on Femme Assise au Chat, Portrait d’Enfant, Poisson sur un Journal, Le Peintre et son Modele, Les Dejeuners, and many other great works by Picasso. Limited text is in French. View more info

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Dictionnaire des Peintres Sculpteurs Dessinateurs et Graveurs [Dictionary of Painters, Sculptors, Draughtsmen, and Engravers]

By: E. Bénézit

Price: $90.00

Publisher: France, Librairie Gründ: 1966

Seller ID: 29

Condition: Near Fine


This is a complete set (8 Volumes) of the 1966 edition of this great resource. Illustrated with black and white images. Hardcover, burgundy cloth with gilt spine titles, no dust jackets as issued. All 8 volumes appear to be unread and unused with only very faint shelf wear. The gilt titles are not faded at all, nor is the cloth (see the photo). A massive, lovely set that will require additional postage to send out of the United States. View more info

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Painters Painting: A Candid History of the Modern Art Scene, 1940-1970

By: Emile De Antonio; Mitch Tuchman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Abbeville Press: 1984

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 1462

ISBN: 0896594181

Condition: Fine


De Antonio, Emile; Mitch Tuchman. Painters Painting: A Candid History of the Modern Art Scene, 1940-1970. New York: Abbeville Press, 1984, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket, 18.5 by 23.5 cm, 192 pp., illus. The hardcover is fine, the jacket is very good with minor edge wear and a small crease on the front flat. No writing, highlighting, names, or other marks. The dust jacket is in a fresh mylar cover. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA) is an open shop dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers. Dust jacket ... View more info

50 Pecas Do Museu De Arte Sacra Da Bahia (50 Pieces in the Museum of Religious Art of the Bahia)

By: Exhibition Catalogue

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brazil, Dow Química S.A.: 1981

Seller ID: 333

Condition: Very Good +


Brazil: Dow Química S.A., 1981. Very Good +/very good. Brazil: Dow Química S.A., 1981. Very Good +/very good. 50 Pecas Do Museu De Arte Sacra Da Bahia (50 Pieces in the Museum of Religious Art of the Bahia). Brazil: Dow Química S.A., 1981. Ovesized hardcover with dust jacket and plain card slipcase. White cloth with gilt spine and cover titles. TEXT IS IN PORTUGUESE! The book is in very good condition with only a few small, lights spots on the boards. The interior is bright and clean with no marks. The dust jacket is very good with only minor edge wear. The slipcase is in fair conditi... View more info

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The Art of East Asia

By: Fahr-Becker, Gabriele, ed.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Könemann (Tandem Verlag): 2006

Edition: Single-volume edition

Seller ID: 2891

ISBN: 3829017456

Condition: As New


Hardcover with dust jacket, single-volume edition, 739 pp., heavily illus. As new in the publisher’s shrink wrap, though some of the plastic wrap and split and torn. An in-depth analysis of East Asian art including China, Indonesia, the Champa Kingdoms, the Khmer, Thailand, Laos, Burma, Vietnam, Japan, and Korea, as well as jade, calligraphy, and textiles. View more info

Image for Fortunate Objects: Selections from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection / Objetos Azfortunados: Selección de la Colección Ella Fontanals-Cisneros

Fortunate Objects: Selections from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection / Objetos Azfortunados: Selección de la Colección Ella Fontanals-Cisneros

By: Fajardo-Hil, Cecilia, curator

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Milan, Edizioni Charta for Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (Miami): 2007

Seller ID: 2889

ISBN: 8881586622

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff wraps with French flaps, 23.2 by 29 cm, 159 pp., heavily illus. in full color. Near fine. From the publisher: “Fortunate Objects places the well-worn Duchampian readymade within a fresh international context. Published to coincide with the eponymous early-2008 exhibition at Miami's Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, which was founded in 2002 to support challenging, emerging, and mid-career contemporary artists from Latin America, it includes works in many media by artists from around the globe—as long as their work illustrates one of three themes: the Appropriated Object, the Surro... View more info

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Picasso, Guernica - Signed

By: Fisch, Eberhard

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Breisgau, Herder Freiburg: 1983

Edition: First German

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1153

Condition: Very Good


Fisch, Eberhard. Picasso, Guernica. Breisgau, Germany: Herder Freiburg, 1983. Hardcover with glossy boards, 21cm by 20cm, 95 pp. plus one fold-out. Text is in German. Light rubbing to the boards and corners. This copy is inscribed by Eberhard on the ffep to Alice Tankard, author of Picasso’s Guernica After Rubens’s Horrors of War: “For Mrs. Tankard, who discovered the most important connection between Rubens’ and Picasso’s world-famous anti-war pictures. Eberhard Fisch / Datteln-Ahsen, December 1984.” There are also some translated notes in the appendix in the author’s hand... View more info

Clare Leighton, An Exhibition: American Sheaves, English Seed Corn

By: Fletcher, William Dolan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, The Boston Public Library: 1977

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 495

Condition: Near Fine


Boston: The Boston Public Library, 1977. First edition. Near Fine. Boston: The Boston Public Library, 1977. First edition. Near Fine. [Clare Leighton] Fletcher, William Dolan. Clare Leighton, An Exhibition: American Sheaves, English Seed Corn. Boston: The Boston Public Library, not dated (c.1977). Staple-bound wraps, 7 by 10-inches, 28 pp. Near fine with only faint signs of wear to the covers. Five pages of text followed by the catalogue of the exhibition held at the Boston Publish Library, with eight illustrations and two photographs. A highly respected wood engraver and painter,... View more info

Image for 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]

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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Norris Embry [1975 Exhibition Catalog]

By: Freudenheim, Tom L., foreword

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, The Baltimore Museum of Art: 1975

Edition: First Ed.

Seller ID: 2870

Condition: Very Good


3,000 printed. Glossy card wraps, 21.4 by 25.2 cm, 48 pp., heavily illus. in color and black and white. Very good with light wear to the wraps and some scuffing—or a printing error—along the bottom edge of the front cover. Embry (1921-1981) was an American artist most associated with Outsider Art and Neo-Expressionism. Baltimore holds a large number of paintings by Embry and this exhibition guide features over fifty of his works. 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