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George Rickey: Kinetic Sculpture, A Retrospective

By: Gedeon, Lucinda; Valerie Fletcher; Philip Rickey

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Vero Beach, FL, Vero Beach Museum of Art: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2906

ISBN: 0977636828

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, black cloth with silver spine titles, 26 by 28.5 cm, 132 pp., well-illustrated in full color. Near fine hardcover in a very good jacket with light wear. Laid in is a George Rickey exhibition brochure from Frederick Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the first stop on this retrospective’s tour. “This monograph covers a 50-year period in the life and work of American sculptor, George Rickey. It is intended to present the depth and breadth of his sculptural oeuvre between the early 1950s and his death in 2002 at the age of 95. Featured are 52 indoor and... View more info

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Press Photo of Bob Colacello with Andy Warhol Portrait

By: George Chinsee

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 1386

Condition: Near Fine


[Warhol] Press Photo of Bob Colacello with Andy Warhol Portrait. No place, publisher or date, though certainly taken shortly after the portrait was completed in 1980. Press photo, 20.5 by 25.4 cm, verso blank aside from a code stamp. Near fine. Colacello is a writer, early editor of Warhol’s Interview, and author of Holy Terror: Andy Warhol Close Up. In this undated image, Colacello is seated in front of his portrait by Warhol which, thirty years later, he sold at Sotheby’s for $190,000. This image was taken by George Chinsee, a New York-based photographer currently on staff with Co... View more info

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Life with Picasso [Signed by Gilot]

By: Gilot, Françoise; Carlton Lake

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York/London/Toronto, McGraw-Hill, Inc.: 1964

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 2850

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, brown cloth over black cloth spine with white spine titles, 16 by 23.3 cm, 341 [1] pp. plus a 31-page center-section of photos. Hardcover is very good with some tiny smudges on the fore-edge of the textblock and a some faint drip marks on the top edge (see image). The jacket is very good with some light yellowing, a 2 cm tear on the bottom edge of the front panel, and a small damp stain on the top edge of the rear panel. Boldly signed by Gilot on the ffep. From the front flap: “Gilot describes the exuberant, if exhausting, world she and Picasso new together—a... View more info

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The Spirit of Folk Art: The Girard Collection at the Museum of International Folk Art

By: Glassie, Henry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc. in association with the Museum of Santa Fe, New Mexico: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2960

ISBN: 0810915227

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, orange cloth with silver spine titles and silver and black cover decoration, 25.5 by 26.5 cm, 276 pp., heavily illus. Near fine hardcover in very good jacket with only faint shelf wear. From the publisher: “The Girard Collection at Santa Fe's Museum of International Art encompasses more than 100,000 works from 100 cultures worldwide. Here, folklorist Henry Glassie has selected 300 objects from the collection to illustrate a wide-ranging study of folk art. The pieces depicted - ceramic figures, beaded purses, intricate textiles, dolls and toys - combine beauty wi... View more info

Image for Robert Kipniss: Intaglios 1982-2004, Catalogue Raisonné with Robert Kipniss: Paintings 1950-2005 [Two Volumes]

Robert Kipniss: Intaglios 1982-2004, Catalogue Raisonné with Robert Kipniss: Paintings 1950-2005 [Two Volumes]

By: Grace, Trudie; Thomas Piché Jr.; E. John Bullard; Richard J. Boyle

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Manchester, VT, Hudson Hills Press: 2004, 2007

Edition: First Editions

Seller ID: 2907

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcovers with dust jacket, green cloth with silver spine titles, 23.5 by 31.5 cm, 183; xi 148 pp., heavily illus. Both hardcovers are fine; both jackets would be near fine but for some sun fading on the spine panels. These books represent a catalogue raisonné, illustrating and annotating all of Kipniss' mezzotints and drypoints from 1982 through 2004, and an overview of Kipniss's long career as a painter. View more info

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Odon: Sourcier, Sorcier, Magicien [Mystical Weaver]

By: Gradenigo, Gourcuff; Lorsqu'Odon

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Paris, Gourcuff Gradenigo: 2010

Seller ID: 1897

Condition: New


Hardcover with dust jacket, 25 by 30.5 cm, 304 pp., illus. New, sealed in the publisher’s shrinkwrap. Text is in French. Oversized book that will require additional postage is mailing overseas. “Lorsqu'Odon – the mystical weaver – braids his works. He uses nets that trap the eyes. In his workshop, he chose a school of slowness, refusing to hurry. It offers happy mazes; imaginary pilgrimages. It creates a meditation on the finite and the infinite, the origin of continuity. He invents ‘mandalas’ that highlight the world order’ objects of thought, prayer, and dreams. With the ... View more info

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The Revolution of the Romantics: Fluxus Made in USA

By: Graulich, Gerhard; Katharina Uhl

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Nürnberg, Moderne Kunst: 2014

Seller ID: 2874

ISBN: 3869840587

Condition: As New


Hardcover, glossy illustrated boards, 21.5 by 28.5 cm,256 pp., heavily illus. As new, still sealed in the publisher’s shrink wrap. From the publisher: “Like the European Romantics, Fluxus artists were intent on changing society through reverie and imagination. This [exhibition catalog] examines the connection between Fluxus artists such as George Maciunas, Geoffrey Hendricks, Al Hansen, and Ben Patterson, and Romantics such as Caspar David Friedrich and Ludwig Tiek.” View more info

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Wassily Kandinsky: Life and Work

By: Grohmann, Will; Milton S. Fox, editor; Norbert Guterman, trans.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: nd

Seller ID: 2880

Condition: Very Good +


Not dated (last date listed for Matisse exhibitions in 1957/8). Hardcover with dust jacket, yellow cloth with black spine titles and cover decorations, 21.5 by 30.2 cm, 428 pp., 920 illus., of which 41 are full-color tipped-in plates. Very good with only faint signs of shelf wear and light yellowing to the leaves and edges of the textblock; the jacket is near fine. From the jacket: "This book traces Kandinsky's life from his early preparation for a career in law, and tells us in detail about the shaping of this strange and fascinating personality […] Every one of his oil paintings is repr... View more info

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Artist Robert Hagen’s Images of Australia

By: Hagen, Robert

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hagen, Robert, International Art Services Ltd.: 1994

Edition: no edition stated

Seller ID: 2884

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, glossy illustrated boards, 22.3 by 29 cm, 94 pp., heavily illus. in full color. Very good in very good jacket with light edge wear. Robert Hagan (1947 – ) is an Australian television personality, author, impressionist artist, and host of the Discovery show Splash of Color. In this book, Hagan “presents a fascinating picture of Australia in all her beauty and variety by recording over forty truly Australian scenes, coast to coast, including Billinudgel, Boohnah Farmhouse, the Lavender Bay Bridge, Cunnamulla Sheep Dogs, Murray Bridge Angling Club, and many more... View more info

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Wear Your Dreams: My Life in Tattoos [Signed First]

By: Hardy, Ed; Joel Selvin

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Dunne Books (St. Martin’s Press): 2013

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 2954

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, black cloth with red spine titles, 16 by 24.1 cm, illus. endpapers, 293 pp. plus 16-pages of color and black and white photos. Near fine with only faint signs of shelf wear – appears unread. Signed by Hardy on the half-title page, and dated in the year of publication. While he may be best known today for his eponymous line of T-shirts, cigarette lighters, shot glasses, and anything else that could be emblazoned with his designs—a merchandising ploy that he had little control over—Hardy is one of the great American tattoo artists and proponent of traditional... View more info

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Deep Blues: Bill Traylor 1854-1949

By: Helfenstein, Josef; Roman Kurzmeyer

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 2916

ISBN: 0300081634

Condition: New


Wraps, 21 by 26.5 cm, 192 pp., illus. New, still sealed in the publisher’s shrink wrap. From the publisher: “Bill Traylor has become an almost mythical figure in the history of American folk art. Born into slavery in 1854, he only began to draw at the age of 82 in 1939, when he moved from the plantation where he was born to Montgomery, Alabama. From his observations on Montgomery's Monroe Avenue and his memories of his life on the plantation, he created his own original pictorial world. This book presents not only Traylor's compellingly native drawings but also fascinating documentary ph... View more info

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Graphic: Inside the Sketchbooks of the World’s Great Graphic Designers

By: Heller, Steven; Lita Talarico

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The Monacelli Press: 2010

Edition: first American edition

Seller ID: 2847

ISBN: 1580932975

Condition: Very Good +


Softcover, 22 by 29.7 cm, 351 pp., heavily illus. Very good, unread copy with only a faint crease on the back cover. From the publisher: “We are constantly surrounded by design—in advertisements, in books and magazines, on the Internet, on television—and each graphic element we see was carefully constructed through a designer’s very personal process. Yet only the finished article is presented. Rarely do we gain insight into how visual solutions have been reached or the exploration, experimentation, and ideas behind them. In this ambitious publication, some one hundred of the world’... View more info

Image for O que é Fluxus? O que não é! O porquê / What’s Fluxus? What’s Not! Why.

O que é Fluxus? O que não é! O porquê / What’s Fluxus? What’s Not! Why.

By: Hendricks, Jon, curator and editor

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Rio de Janeiro/Detroit, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil with The Gilbert and Lila Silverman Fluxus Collection Foundation: 2002

Edition: First Ed.

Seller ID: 2875

Condition: Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket with printed card slipcase, black cloth with white spine and cover titles, 25 by 31.5 cm, 272 pp., illus. with black and white images and color plates. Fine in fine jacket; slipcase has light soiling, wear and corner bumping. “This book ruminates on the definition of Fluxus through scholarly treatises by René Block and Tobias Berger, Ina Blom, Thomas Kellein, Joan Rothfuss, and Harry Ruhé; interviews with George Maciunas; and reproductions of seminal texts by Fluxus artists, including, in order of appearance, La Monte Young, George Brecht, Yoko Ono, George Maci... View more info

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Feedback: The Video Data Bank Catalog of Video Art and Artists Interviews

By: Horsfield, Kate; Lucas Hilderbrand, eds.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Temple University Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2948

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, black buckram with gilt spine titles, 22 by 28.4 cm, 250 pp., illus. While we rarely sell ex-library copies, this copy is in such good condition we have made an exception. The book appears unread and would be fine aside from the stamps and labels on the front free endpaper and the single stamp on the bottom edge of the title page (see images); the jacket is very good with no labels or other marks. An important resource on video art. From the publisher: “Founded in 1976 at the inception of the media arts movement, the Video Data Bank is the leading resource in ... 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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Custom Lettering of the ‘60s & ‘70s [60s & 70s]

By: Hughes, Rian, ed.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: [Gloucestershire], Fiell Publishing Ltd.: 2010

Edition: First Ed.

Seller ID: 2843

ISBN: 1906863032

Condition: Near Fine


Flexi-binding, 23 by 23 cm, 574 pp., heavily illus. Near fine with only light signs of shelf wear to the covers – appears unread. From the publisher, “a celebration of the beautiful and stylistically diverse hand-drawn lettering that was a unique feature of headline type before the advent of Letraset and the computer. Custom lettering gave designers' imaginations full rein to develop individualistic solutions unconstrained by typographic practicalities. This unique publication features over 4,500 examples of custom lettering - from craggy fonts that look like they're hewn from rock, to ... View more info

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The Machine: As Seen at the End of the Mechanical Age

By: Hultén, K.G. Pontus

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Museum of Modern Art: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2909

Condition: Very Good


Lithographed, stamped and hinged metal boards, 21.5 by 24.4 cm, 216 [2] pp., illus. Very good with light scuffs and scratches to the metal covers, a few light dings to the back cover; the interior is lightly yellowed, and there is a small dampstain on the first leaf (see image). This volume, published as a companion to the MOMA exhibit of the same name, “is a collection of comments on technology by artists of the western world.” It includes a wide variety of artist interpretations of machines and the movement they inspire, those with practical purpose as well as machines “regarded as ... View more info

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Hung Hunt: Duographie

By: Hung, Nguyen Van; Philippe Hunt; Jaco Van Dormael, intro.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Brussels, Foundation Van Hung:

Edition: 1998

Seller ID: 2223

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover, black cloth with red cover titles, dust jacket, 27 by 21.5 cm, 86 pp., illus. The hardcover is near fine with only faint signs of wear; the jacket is fair with edge wear and small tears, some creases, and a faint damp stain on the front panel that has not affected the book. A scarce hardcover copy of this collaboration between the artist Nguyen Van Hung and philologist and philosopher Philippe Hunt. Features full-color images of Hung’s paintings and sculptures, and excepts from his sketchbooks, accompanied by text from Hunt. “Hung is mad. We’ve known this for a while. Hu... View more info

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We’re All Going to Die

By: Hunt, Stefan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: np, WAGTD/Inspire Good Publishing Co.: 2017

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 2756

Condition: Near Fine


Orange cloth with white cover titles and decorations, 18 by 23.5 cm, [56] pp., illus. Near fine with a light bump at the foot of the spine. Produced by the Australian organization We’re All Going to Die, “this ‘children’s book for adults’ explores the role fear plays in our lives and how death can empower us to fear less and live more.” The philosophy behind WAGTD is “to remind you to celebrate life through the lens of death. Why? Because it cuts out the bullshit and puts our everyday fears into perspective. How? Through art. We’re All Going to Die is a creative community th... View more info

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Modern Art: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture

By: Hunter, Sam; John Jacobus; Daniel Wheeler

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 2000

Edition: third revised edition

Seller ID: 2899

ISBN: 0810943832

Condition: Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, blue cloth with gilt spine titles, 23 by 29.7 cm, 448 pp., 857 illus. incld. 468 plates in full-color. Fine, unread copy in near fine jacket with only light yellowing on the spine panel. From the publisher: “Almost a half century ago, the painter Willem de Kooning said: ‘There's no way of looking at a work of art by itself; it's not self-evident—it needs a history, it needs a lot of talking about.’ The great works of modern art get talked about in this highly literate narrative overview, which traces modernism's radical essence-from its origins in the late... View more info