Inventing Marcel Duchamp: The Dynamics of Portraiture
One of the most influential artists of the twentieth century, Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) was a master of self-invention. This book demonstrates the ways in which Duchamp willfully manipulated the techniques of portraiture both to...
The Posthuman Dada Guide: Tzara and Lenin Play Chess
A handbook for practical living in posthuman world - all by way of examining the imagined 1916 chess game between Tristan Tzara, the daddy of Dada, and V I Lenin, the daddy of communism.
Duchamp, Man Ray, Picabia
Examines the work of three pioneering figures in the history of modernism. Exploring the points of convergence and the parallels in their development throughout their careers, this work includes works in different media, including...
Andy Warhol Giant Size
Comprehensive visual biography of Andy Warhol, one of art's greatest personalities.
Black: The History of a Color
Black, favorite color of priests and penitents, artists and ascetics, fashion designers and fascists, has always stood for powerfully opposed ideas: authority and humility and sin and holiness. This book discusses the social...
Hell Bound: New Gothic Art
Features gothic art including the iconoclastic work of Ken Kagami, Terence Koh, Ricky Swallow, the photographic collages of Marnie Weber, the drawings of Chloe Piene and Wes Lang, the paintings of Matt Greene and Iris Van Dongen,...
The Tate Guide to Modern Art Terms
Intended for college students and museum visitors, this volume defines terms, whether theme, movement, medium or practice, and complements the entries by over a hundred illustrations.
Hammershois subject-matter centred on haunting interiors. This book features works that span different stages of Hammershois career, and the essays explore the singularity of his vision, placing his achievement in the context of...
50 Years of the LEGO® Brick
The LEGO Group is one of the largest toy manufacturers and LEGO products are sold all over the globe. This book features 10 pieces of removable facsimile items retrieved from the LEGO archives in Billund, Denmark. It also includes...
Alexander Calder: Sculptures
Born into a family of artists, Alexander Calder (1898-1976) showed right from his infancy an approach to the manipulation of materials that was to change the course of modern art. Ugo Mulas (1928-1973) was one of the greatest...
Femme Fatale: The Female Criminal
Femme Fatale, the Female Criminal highlights the way in which society has interpreted and contained the criminality of women. Generously illustrated with over 60 full-colour and black and white images, this publication illustrates...
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