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[Paris in the 1920s] Brassai.
Letters to My Parents. Translated from the Hungarian by PeterLaki and Barna Kantor.
A Fine tight unread copy in a Fine dust jacket. This volume of letters and photographs by the man who was nicknamed the "Eye of Paris" by Hemry Miller chronicles Brassai's early life and arrtistic development in Paris and Berlin during the 1920s and 30s.

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Brautigan, Richard.
The San Francisco Weather Report.
Very Good. A rare & fragile broadside!. The second issue.

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Brautigan, Richard.
The San Francisco Weather Report.
Very Good. A rare & fragile broadside!. The First issue of this rare broadside poem.

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Hemingway, Ernest.
To Have and Have Not.
A Fine tight copy in a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with just a hint of wear to the head of the spine. To Have and Have Not was Hemingway's second novel set in the United States, after The Torrents of Spring. Written sporadically between 1935 and 1937, and revised as he traveled back and forth from Spain during the Spanish Civil War, To Have and Have Not portrays Key West and Cuba in the 1930s, and provides a social commentary on that time and place. Hemingway biographer Jeffrey Meyers describes the novel as heavily influenced by the Marxist ideology Hemingway was exposed to by his support of the Republican faction in the Spanish Civil War while he was writing it. The novel had its origins in two short stories published earlier in periodicals by Hemingway ("One Trip Across" and "The Tradesman's Return") which make up the opening chapters, and a novella, written later, which makes up about two-thirds of the book. The narrative is told from multiple viewpoints, at different times, by different characters, and the characters' names are frequently supplied under the chapter headings to indicate who is narrating that chapter.

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[Paris in the 1920s] Charters, Jimmie "The Barman".
This Must Be the Place: Memoirs of Montparnasse. As Told to Morrill Cody. Edited with a Preface By Hugh Ford. Introduction By
A Fine copy in Fine paperback dust jacket. Jimmie Charters became famous and popular as the barman for the expatriate community in Paris in the 20's. Many of his wealthy and titled customers would event ually invite him to their private parties not to tend bar but a valued guest. His memoirs are an important addition to the body of work written by participants of the period.

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[Art Nouveau] Schmutzler, Robert.
Art Nouveau.
A Very Good copy in the paperback binding. The author shows the roots and antecedents of the Art Nouveau movement, going back to the 18th Century. The Art Nouveau movement encompassed the graphic arts, painting, sculpture, interior decoration, architecture and objects of everyday use, developed by artists and architects in Chicago, Vienna, Glasgow, Brussels, Barcelona and Paris. The evolution of the style and the varieties of media to which its decorative qualities were adapted have been illustrated in over 450 black and white plates and pictures and 12 color plates, all of which have been well chosen and are excellent reproductions. The text defines the qualities and structure of art nouvcau design, and the ramifications of its characteristic line. The style is traced to its origins with William Blake and influences from Rossetti and the Japanese artists up to its flourishing as a decorative art throughout Europe and the United States. This is a thorough and fascinating treatment of art nouvcau as a legitimate art from as well as an indication of the tastes and civilization of the West at the turn of the century.

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[Andy Warhol] Koch, Stephen.
Star Gazer: Andy Warhol's World and his Films.
A Very Good copy with a small stain to the fore edge in a Very Good dust jacket with several closed edge tears. After a long, critical appraisal of Warhol’s career and social presence up to the time of his death, Koch examines the cultural vortex in which the artist first existed: his old sixties studio, the Factory. It was here, that Warhol produced his films, notorious underground classics whose radical esthetics are discussed in depth—from the silent marathon, Sleep, to Chelsea Girls.

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[Exhibition Catalogue] Giacometti, Alberto.
Alberto Giacometti:A Retrospective Exhibition.
A Very Good copy of this paperback edition. Giacometti was one of the most important sculptors of the 20th century. His work was particularly influenced by artistic styles such as Cubism and Surrealism. Philosophical questions about the human condition, as well as existential and phenomenological debates played a significant role in his work.[1] Around 1935 he gave up on his Surrealistic influences in order to pursue a more deepened analysis of figurative compositions.

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[Illustrated Art Letters] Westermann, H.(orace) C.(lifford).
Letters from H.C. Westermann. Selected and edited by Bill Barrette. Biographical sketch by Joanna Beall Westermann.
A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. Westermann was a highly influential and important American sculptor and printmaker whose art constituted a scathing commentary on militarism and materialism. His sculptures frequently incorporated traditional carpentry and marquetry techniques. From the late 1950s until his death in 1981, Westermann worked with a number of materials and formal devices to address a range of personal, literary, artistic, and pop-cultural references. The artist’s sculptural oeuvre is distinguished by its intricate craftsmanship, in which wood, metal, glass, and other materials are laboriously hand-tooled, and by its ability to convey an offbeat, often humorous, individualistic sensibility. This collection of his illustrated letters provide an illuminated biography of surprising directness.

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[Exhibition Catalogue] .
Exposed. The Victorian Nude.
A Fine copy in illustrated paperback binding. Exposed: The Victorian Nude provides a fascinating overview of the nude figure—both male and female—and the intriguing role it played in Victorian art. While it concentrates on painting, sculpture, and drawing, this beautifully illustrated reference also explores the depiction of the body in other media—including photography, popular illustration, advertising, and caricature—and discusses the issues of morality, uality, and desire that are relevant even today. Since nudes were an important subject for most Victorian artists, Exposed: The Victorian Nude showcases dazzling artwork from such legendary masters as Millais, Rossetti, Burne-Jones, Whistler, and Sargent, as well as pivotal figures of early English modernism. Cutting across the conventional categories of style and period, this guide offers a fresh, engrossing vision of Victorian art and culture unmatched anywhere else.

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[Art] .
All Tomorrow's Parties. Billy Name's Photographs of Andy Warhol's Factory. Essay by Dave Hickey. Interview by Collier Schorr.
A Fine copy in illustrated boards without jacket as issued. Billy Name was the principal photographer of Andy Warhol's Factory. Now, All Tomorrow's Parties reproduces for the first time Billy Name's recently discovered photos of Warhol, his crowd, and the Factory years, images that give the era another dimensions. These color photos with their experimental use of weird color balances and diptych printing are uncannily contemporary. Together with Dave Hickey's essay and Collier Schorr's interview, Billy Name's photos reveal the Factory in all its intimate grunge and glamour. 135 photos, 122 in color.

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[Art Notebook] Picasso, Pablo.
Je Suisle Cahier. The Sketchbooks of PAblo Picasso.
A Near Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. The Sketchbooks of Picasso is the only collection available of the private sketchbooks of Pablo Picasso, which he began in Barcelona in 1894. For more than seventy years, as the young painter blossomed and matured into the greatest artist of the twentieth century, he kept a record of his ideas and thoughts, so that by 1964 there were 175 sketchbooks, a unique and startling picture of the mind of a genius at work. Accompanying the major sections are essays by six of the greatest American art historians: E.A. Carmean, Sam Hunter, Rosalind Krauss, Theodore Reff, Robert Rosenblum, and Gert Schiff. A foreword by Claude Picasso, the artist's son, and a reminiscence by Francoise Gilot, Claude's mother, provide a more personal understanding of the part the sketchbooks played in Picasso's life.

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[Art Catalog] Marx, Sammlung.
Joseph Beuys, Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol.
A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. Text in German. Black And White And Color illustrations.

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[Museum Catalogue] Warhol, Andy.
Andy Warhol. Heaven and Hell are Just One Breath Away! Late Paintings and Related Works, 1984-1986. Edited by Charles Stuckey
A Fine copy in illustrated paperback binding. These provocative paintings of Warhol's last years exhibit a wide range of styles, all represented here: from simple pieces based on advertising motifs--featuring "wholesome" hamburgers, Nikes and other products--that recall and comment on his work in the early 1960s, to intricate collaborations with 1980s superstar artists Jean-Michel Basquiat and Francesco Clemente; from versions of Leonardo's Last Supper that evince both irony and reverence, to rough anatomical diagrams that shock by the directness of their portrayals of the body. A sensitive essay by Stuckey, curator of 20th-century painting and sculpture at the Art Institute of Chicago, traces Warhol's final artistic itinerary.

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[Museum Catalogue].
The Andy Warhol Museum.
A Fine copy in illustrated boards with CD afixed to the front cover. This is the inagural publication of The Andy Warhol Museum when it opened in Pittsburgh in 1994. A fresh look at a leading figure in the vanguard of American Pop Art.

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[Art Monograph] Rosenthal, Mark and Richard Marshall.
Jonathan Borofsky.
A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. This monograph presents 250 illustrations, including 64 color plates.of Borofsky's drawings, paintings, murals, sculpture, and environmental art, and analyzes his major themes and techniques. 202 pages

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[Underground Tabloids] .
The Seattle Simpleton. Vol 1, No. 1.
A Near Fine copy. Long before Seattle was the headquarters of Fantagraphics, many leading alternative cartoonists and grunge bands, there was The Seattle Simpleton. This 2-color tabloid comic was short-lived, but helped set the pace for what followed in this corner of the country and culture. Contributors included John Workman (longtime Heavy Metal art director) who did the cover; veteran underground comix artist Bobby London ("Dirty Duck"); Gilbert Shelton ("Freak Brothers"); Gary King ("The Left Overs"); Tom Christopher ("Motel Blues... somewhere in Oregon"); Bob Smith ("San Clemente Beachcomber Comics" starring Richard Nixon); and a double-size centerfold cartoon by Rod Ingalls, who is described as a "Seattle longshoreman" when he isn't cartooning.Includes "Comix World" by the late underground comic columnist Clay Geerdes, talking about comix, art, money and new products. Plus local ads illustrated by Workman and London (2) along with the worst Mr. Natural you've ever seen (by an anonyomous artist). Full page ad for the just-released Famous Cartoonist Series buttons (featuring self-portraits by Barks, Crumb, Kurtzman, Elder, Shelton and Gahan Wilson). Published by longtime regional comix distributor (Homestead Books) David Tatelman, who contributes a column and an "I told you so" to Seattle cartoonist Shary Flenniken. Tabloid size (11/38" x 17.5") folded, as originally published.

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[Northwest Art] Kingsbury, Martha.
Art of the Thirties. The Pacific Northwest.
A Fine copy in paperback binding. This slender volume presents a selection of the work of many Northwest artist during the 1930s.

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[Art Curator] Tucker, Marcia.
A Short Life of Trouble. Forty Years in the New York Art World.
A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. This memoir brings to life the behind-the-scenes struggles of Marcia Tucker, the first woman to be hired as a curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art and the founder of the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York City. Tucker came of age in the 1960s, and this spirited account of her life draws the reader directly into the burgeoning feminist movement and the excitement of the New York art world during that time. Her own new ways of thinking led her to take principled stands that have changed the way art museums consider contemporary art. As curator of painting and sculpture at the Whitney, she organized major exhibitions of the work of Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, Robert Morris, Bruce Nauman, and Richard Tuttle, among others. As founder of the New Museum of Contemporary Art, she organized and curated groundbreaking exhibitions that often focused on the nexus of art and politics. The book highlights Tucker's commitment to forging a new system when the prevailing one proved too narrow for her expansive vision.

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[Zen Writings] .
Zen Flesh, Zen Bones. A Collection of Zen and Pre-Zen Writings. Compiled by Paul Reps.
A Fine hardback copy in a Fine slipcase. Zen Flesh, Zen Bones is a book that offers a collection of accessible, primary Zen sources so that readers can struggle over the meaning of Zen for themselves. It includes 101 Zen Stories, a collection of tales that recount actual experiences of Chinese and Japanese Zen teachers over a period of more than five centuries; The Gateless Gate, the famous thirteenth-century collection of Zen koans; Ten Bulls, a twelfth century commentary on the stages of awareness leading to enlightenment; and Centering, a 4,000 year-old teaching from India that some consider to be the roots of Zen.

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[Poetry Anthology] .
City Lights Pocket Poets Anthology. Edited by Lawrence Ferlinghetti.
A Fine copy in illustrated hardcover binding. Lawrence Ferlinghetti founded the City Lights publishing house in 1955, launching the press with his now legendary Pocket Poets Series. First in the series was Pictures of the Gone World—and within a year, he had brought out two more volumes, translations by Kenneth Rexroth and then, poems by Kenneth Patchen. But it was the success and scandal of Number Four, Howl & Other Poems by Allen Ginsberg (1956), that put City Lights on the map, positioning the Pocket Poets Series at the forefront of the literary counterculture.A landmark retrospective this edition provides an invaluable distillation of the energetic, iconoclastic and still fresh body of work represented in the ongoing series. Ferlinghetti has selected a handful of poems from each of the sixty volumes, including the work of Ginsberg, Kerouac, Corso, Pasolini, Voznesensky, Prévert, Mayakovsky, Cortázar, O'Hara, Ponsot, Levertov, di Prima, Duncan, Lamantia, Lowry, and more, all of the Pocket Poets Series' innovative, influential, and often ground-breaking American and international poets.

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[Exhibition Catalogue] Warhol, Andy.
Shadow Paintings.
A Near Fine copy in tall illustrated paperback binding.

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[Northwest Art] .
Northwest Traditions.
A Fine copy in illustrated paperback binding. This catalogue documents the development of what has come to be called the "Northwest school", a group of Oregon and Washington artists during the sepression and post World-War Two era that include the works of Mark Tobey, Morris Graves, Kenneth Callahan, William Cumming, Richard Gilkey, George Tsutakawa to name but a few.

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[Cookery] Beard, James.
The New James Beard.
A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. An absolutely essential 1,000-recipe cookbook by this classic American chef. The emphasis here is on light and healthy eating, and, as usual, delicious taste with wonderful new dishes and variations of old favorites. Every recipe has been newly created or freshly reworked. Includes Southern Fried Chicken and Old-Fashioned Pot Roast, Snow Peas Sauteed with Cucumbers, new ideas on menu planning. Illustrated throughout.

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[Sixties Jester] Wavy Gravy (Hugh Romney).
Something Good for a Change: Random Notes on Peace Thru Living.
A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. Wavy Gravy has collected his essays on how and why to change the world from the Robert Fulghum of the counter culture. The man hailed by Lenny Bruce as a perfect entertainer and by Tom Wolfe as as master satirist has finally pooled his hard-earned wisdom in this collection of inspirational essays.

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[Artist Diary] Warhol, Andy.
The Andy Warhol Diaries. Edited by Pat Hackett.
A Very Good copy in a Very Good dust jacket with some light sunning to the spine. Filled with shocking observations about the lives, loves, and careers of the rich, famous, and fabulous, Warhol's journal is endlessly fun and fascinating. Spanning the mid-1970s until just a few days before his death in 1987, THE ANDY WARHOL DIARIES is a compendium of the more than twenty thousand pages of the artist's diary that he dictated daily to Pat Hackett. In it, Warhol gives us the ultimate backstage pass to practically everything that went on in the world-both high and low. Warhol had something to say about everyone who crossed his path, whether it was Lou Reed or Liberace, Patti Smith or Diana Ross, Frank Sinatra or Michael Jackson. A true cultural artifact, THE ANDY WARHOL DIARIES amounts to a portrait of an artist-and an era-unlike any other.

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[Film Maker] Colina, Jose de la, Tomas Perez Turrent.
Object of Desire: Conversations with Luis Bunuel. Edited and translated by Paul Lenti.
S Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. This copy is inscribed by the translator Paul Lenti. Mexican film scholars de la Colina and Perez Turrent spent some 50 hours interviewing Bunuel; here they supply transcripts in which his quicksilver wit fairly gleams. Meanwhile de la Colina and Perez Turrent, so earnest and so eager to cite their colleagues that they seem almost to parody their profession, serve as foils. Offering interpretations of Bunuel's work (for example, his decision to cast two actresses in a single role in That Obscure Object of Desire ), they are met with Bunuel's good-natured but staunchly surrealist dismissals. They elicit memorable anecdotes, whose subjects include Salvador and Gala Dali, Louis Aragon and other luminaries of surrealism.

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[Art Biography] Secrest, Meryle.
Duveen: A Life in Art.
A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. Anyone who has admired Gainsborough's Blue Boy of the Huntington Collection in California, or Rembrandt's Aristotle Contemplating the Bust of Homer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York owes much of his or her pleasure to art dealer Joseph Duveen (1869–1939). Regarded as the most influential—or, in some circles, notorious—dealer of the twentieth century, Duveen established himself selling the European masterpieces of Titian, Botticelli, Giotto, and Vermeer to newly and lavishly wealthy American businessmen—J. P. Morgan, John D. Rockefeller, and Andrew Mellon, to name just a few. It is no exaggeration to say that Duveen was the driving force behind every important private art collection in the United States. The key to Duveen's success was his simple observation that while Europe had the art, America had the money; Duveen made his fortune by buying art from declining European aristocrats and selling them to the "squillionaires" in the United States.

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[Art History] Pollock, Lindsay.
The Girl with the Gallery. Edith Gregor Halpert and the Making of the Modern Art Market.
A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. In an era when American artists didn't count and women were expected to stay home, Edith Gregor Halpert burst onto the fledgling New York gallery scene, defying all cultural and societal rules. In 1926, Halpert, just twenty-six years old, opened one of the first art galleries in Greenwich Village and set about turning the art world upside down. Her Downtown Gallery, which she ran for forty-four years, laid the groundwork for the art market's modern era, and its aggressive promotion and sales tactics. Halpert cultivated the most illustrious art collectors of the day, invented the market for folk art, and pushed the first group of American artists working in a modern vernacular into the history books, including Stuart Davis, Jacob Lawrence, Georgia O'Keeffe, Ben Shahn, and Arthur Dove.

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[Art History] Richardson, John.
The Sorcerer's Apprentice: Picasso, Provence, and Douglas Cooper.
A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. The Sorcerer's Apprentice is John Richardson's vivid memoir of the time he spent living with and learning from the deeply knowledgeable and temperamental art collector, Douglas Cooper. For ten years the two entertained a circle of friends that included Jean Cocteau, W. H. Auden, Tennessee Williams, and, most intriguingly, Pablo Picasso. This book is both a triple portrait of the author, Cooper, and Picasso, and a revealing look at a crucial artistic period.

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[Art Criticism] Hughes, Robert.
Nothing if Not Critical: Selected Essays on Art and Artists.
S Fine tight copy in a Fine dust jacket. From Holbein to Hockney, from Norman Rockwell to Pablo Picasso, from sixteenth-century Rome to 1980s SoHo, Robert Hughes looks with love, loathing, warmth, wit and authority at a wide range of art and artists, good, bad, past and present. For the realism of Thomas Eakins to the Soviet satirists Komar and Melamid, from Watteau to Willem de Kooning to Susan Rothenberg, here is Hughes—astute, vivid and uninhibited—on dozens of famous and not-so-famous artists.

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[Los Angeles Art] Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter.
Rebels in Paradise: The Los Angeles Art Scene and the 1960s.
A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. Los Angeles, 1960: There was no modern art museum and there were few galleries, which is exactly what a number of daring young artists liked about it, among them Ed Ruscha, David Hockney, Robert Irwin, Bruce Nauman, Judy Chicago and John Baldessari. Freedom from an established way of seeing, making, and marketing art fueled their creativity, which in turn inspired the city. This book tells the saga of how the scene came into being, why a prevailing Los Angeles permissiveness, 1960s-style, spawned countless innovations, including Andy Warhol's first exhibition, Marcel Duchamp's first retrospective, Frank Gehry's mind-bending architecture, Rudi Gernreich's topless bathing suit, Dennis Hopper's Easy Rider, even the Beach Boys, the Byrds, the Doors, and other purveyors of a California style. In the 1960s, Los Angeles was the epicenter of cool.

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[Rock Autobiography] Hell, Richard.
I Dreamed I was a Very Clean Tramp: An Autobiography.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine dust jacket. From an early age, Richard Hell dreamed of running away. He arrived penniless in New York City at seventeen; ten years later he was a pivotal voice of the age of punk, cofounding such seminal bands as Television, The Heartbreakers, and Richard Hell and the Voidoids—whose song "Blank Generation" remains the defining anthem of the era, an era that would forever alter popular culture in all its forms. How this legendary downtown artist went from a bucolic childhood in the idyllic Kentucky foothills to igniting a movement that would take over New York and London's restless youth culture—cementing CBGB as the ground zero of punk and spawning the careers of not only Hell himself, but a cohort of friends such as Tom Verlaine, Patti Smith, the Ramones, and Debby Harry—is a mesmerizing chronicle of self-invention, and of Hell's yearning for redemption through poetry, music, and art.

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[Art Monograph] Seitz, William C.
The Art of Assemblagene.
A Near Fine copy with previous owner name on flyleaf in a Very Good plus unclipped dust jacket with paper loss to the top edge of the front panel. This international exhibition of collages and many other varieties of art assembled from paper, cloth, wood, metal, manufactured objects and other unorthodox materials includes works by Picasso, Braque, Duchamp, Severini, Schwitters, Ernst, Mirfi, Cornell and other famous masters of cubism, futurism, dada and surrealism; by other well-known figures including de Kooning, Motherwell, Rauschenberg, Tinguely and Stankiewicz; and also works by younger artists ofthe United States, England, France, Italy, Germany and Poland.

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[Public Art] Rupp, James M.
Art in Seattle's Public Places. An Illustrated Guide. Photographs by Mary Randlett.
A Fine tight copy in a Near Fine dust jacket with a closed edge tear. This copy is inscribed by the photographer.

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[New York Art Scene] .
The Downtown Book. The New York Art Scene 1974-1984. Edited by Marvin J. Taylor.
A Fine tight copy in illustrated paperback binding. This book charts the intricate web of influences that shaped the generation of experimental and outsider artists working in Downtown New York during the crucial decade from 1974 to 1984. The book probes trends that arose in the 1970s and solidified New York's reputation as arbiter of the postmodern American avant-garde. By 1974, the hippie euphoria of the previous decade, with its optimism, free love, and paeans to personal fulfillment, was over. In its place emerged a new kind of experimentation--in art, sex, drugs, and rock and roll. The seven essays featured here examine from different perspectives how Downtown artists constantly pushed the limits of both traditional media and the art world.

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[Coffee Shops] Hess, Alan.
Googie. Fifties Coffee Shop Architecture.
A Fine copy in illustrated paperback binding. A Paperback original. The euphoria about the future that followed World War II permeated the outlooks of architects, who, influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright and with ready access to remarkable new construction material and building techniques spawned by the war technologies, faced the intriguing prospect of redesigning the post war world. Initially the futuristic designs were outrageous, and detractors labeled these structures the Googie School of Architecture after a particularly outlandish coffee shop in Los Angeles. Googie would seem far from outlandish today as those once controversial design elements have become commonplace in both commercial and residential architecture. Author Alan Hess traces the evolution of these early post war designs in a lively yet learned essay profusely illustrated with both color and black-and-white photography. Googie:Fifties Coffee Shop Architecture is a nostalgic trip back to the Fifties and a look forward at the architectural future.

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Ferlinghetti, Lawrence.
Who Are We Now? Poems.
A Near Fine copy in illustrated paperback binding. This copy is signed by Ferlinghetti.

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[Exhibition Catalog].
Keith Haring, Andy Warhol, and Walt Disney. Edited by BruceD. Kurtz.
A Fine copy of this paperback original. Brilliantly colorful, this well-designed paperback is full of whimsy, fantasy, and the engaging simplicity of its images, the work of three extremely popular American artist/illustrators. The late Haring regarded Andy Warhol and Walt Disney as two of his art heroes. Kurtz, curator of 20th-century art at the Phoenix Art Museum, gathered the works for this show, many previously unseen. Haring's exuberant, lovable cartoon art serves as the glue uniting the work of the three artists. Brief but well-constructed essays on Disney, Haring, and Warhol serve to clarify the role of each in American popular culture.

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[Art Monograph] .
Elvis + Marilyn: 2 X Immortal.
A Fine copy of this paperback edition. A visual & conceptual consideration of two American icons, Elvis Presley & Marilyn Monroe. The book is the companion volume to an academic conference entitled Icons of Popular Culture: Elvis & Marilyn . Portraits of Elvis & Marilyn are among the world s most famous images. The essays in this anthology address the issue of a proclamation of a new faith in a time -- defined by some as postmodern -- which is a time of transition. The works of art reproduced in this book, representing a variety of media, are about Elvis & Marilyn but they are also about a new way of seeing, one that challenges the current holdover of a 19th-century visual language.

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[Japanese Architecture] .
Form and Space of Japanese Architecture. Photographs by Norman F. Carver, Jr.
A Near Fine copy with a previous owner bookplate on the flyleaf in a Near Fine dust jacket with a touch of edge wear. Not a historical survey, the book illuminates principles underlying traditional Japanese architecture's elegant forms & lyrical spaces with examples from renowned palaces to obscure temples --documented during Carver's years in Japan. When first published, critics wrote, "Carver teaches through his camera how to see Japanese architecture from an angle quite new & different...he shows the oldest is akin to the newest"; "...his fresh sense makes even we Japanese find new ways of looking at Japanese architecture which has escaped most people --there is almost no other book of its kind."

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[Art Postcards] Warhol, Andy.
Andy Warhol. Men: 30 Postcards.
A Fine set of cards in the original box. All 30 postcards are present. The cards are a series of photographs, line drawings, and serigraphs of men even a banana and a group of cross dressers.

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[Art Monograph].
Andy Warhol Still Lifes and Feet 1956-1961.
A Fine copy in blue paperback binding. From his student days in late 1940s Pittsburgh, right up until the weeks before his death in 1987, Andy Warhol drew prolifically. In his studies of the human form, he returned time and time again to portraits of shoes and feet. Executed with ballpoint pen in sketchbooks, these elegant, minimal drawings alternately depict bare feet, or feet in shoes, socks and slippers, and feet posed with various props--paint brushes, wooden blocks, books and of course a Campbell's soup can. As in his other drawings, Warhol's line conveys a Cocteau-like delicacy and fragility that seems far from his more familiar screenprints. Still Lifes and Feet 1956-1961 presents 58 of Warhol's foot and shoe drawings, all of which are reproduced here for the first time. The volume makes for an intimate record of Warhol's well-known pecadillos and his dexterous draughtsmanship.

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[Modern Art] .
Andy Warhol Prints. A Catalogue Raisonne edited by Frayda Feldman and Jorg Schellmann.
A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. This expanded edition of Andy Warhol Prints has been substantially revised to incorporate numerous works that only publicly came to light after the artist's death in 1987. There are over 443 illustrations including 409 in color that were not included in the earlier editions and have not been previously published in book form,

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[Exhibition Catalog] .
Abstract Painting and Sculpture in America 1927-1944. Edited by John R. Lane and Susan C. Larsen.
A Fine copy of this paperback edition. This catalog focuses on the work of forty-three important artists, tand analyzes the impact of a key generation of American modernists and offers an incisive look at a variety of artistic styles, methods, and artists

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[Northwest Art] Macnair, Peter, Robert Joseph and Bruce Grenville.
Down from the Shimmering Sky.: Masks of the Northwest Coast.
A Fine copy of this paperback edition. This exhibition catalog presents two centuries of powerful, striking masks made by First Nations artists on the Pacific Northwest Coast. Some depict animals and supernatural creatures while others are human face masks representing ancestral spirits which descend from the heavens. The opening essay provides a look into the meaning and potency of masks from the viewpoint of a Native person, and the text surveys the four dimensions of the cosmos as perceived by the Native peoples of the Northwest Coast as well as underlying issues of aesthetics, art produced for sale, continuity and change, and the relations of artists to the market. Beautifully illustrated with 61 color and about 100 b&w photographs.

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[Art Monograph] Elderfield, John.
Henri Matisse: A Retrospective.
A Very Good plus copy of this paperback edition. Henri Matisse: A Retrospective comprises more than 400 works which together reveal the exceptional range and depth of the artist’s work. The exhibition offers the opportunity for a reassessment of both Matisse’s career and the critical role his work plays in the history of twentieth-century art. Matisse is fully revealed not only as a painter of scenes of primal beauty, but as one whose art rests on a foundation of extraordinary visual intelligence and rigorous discipline.

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[Art Movement] .
In the Spirit of Fluxus. Edited by Janet Jenkins.
A Fine copy of this paperback edition. Perhaps the most radical and experimental art movement of the 1960s, Fluxus aimed to dismantle the barriers between art and its public through works that celebrated humor, chance and the ephemera of everyday life. Among the artists who convened under its banner were Joseph Beuys, Robert Filliou, Alison Knowles, Yoko Ono, Nam June Paik, George Brecht and Ben Vautier (to name only a few). Their activities blended film, performance, language, objects, printed matter and music in a new “intermedia” (Dick Higgins' term) that played a major role in the development of performance art and Conceptual art. This major document provides the first comprehensive overview of Fluxus. Illustrated with more than 300 reproductions (many previously unpublished), as well as an important selection of artists' writings and documents, the book features seven groundbreaking essays by renowned scholars that explore the Fluxus movement in its various incarnations across a variety of media. Published by the Walker Art Center in conjunction with its major traveling exhibition, the book is an essential research source and includes a detailed bibliography and index.

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[Art Exhibition Catalog] Adler, Kathleen, Erica Hirshler, et al.
Americans in Paris 1860-1900.
A Fine copy of this paperback edition. This beautifully illustrated book traces the role of American artists in Paris from the Salon des Refusés, in 1863, to the emergence of a uniquely American style of painting at the turn of the century. It includes iconic images by John Singer Sargent, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Mary Cassatt, and Winslow Homer, and by many other artists whose names and work were more widely known then than now.Engaging essays written by notable scholars explore why artists were drawn to Paris, how they responded to what they found there, and what they retained of their experience. In addition, the significance of the Expositions Universelles, the French view of American artists in Paris, and the role these artists played in shaping the great American collections of modern French painting are discussed. Featuring more than 100 paintings, the essays are followed by artists’ biographies, an illustrated, annotated list of works, and a complete bibliography.

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[Art Design] Matta-Clark, Gordon.
You Are the Measure.
A Fine copy of this paperback edition in a Fine dye-cut jacket. In artworks that combined minimalist, conceptual, and performative practices, Matta-Clark gave primary importance to the individual and considerations of everyday life. This comprehensive book incorporates important new information from the Matta-Clark archive, presenting a compelling reappraisal of the unique beauty and radical nature of Matta-Clark’s punnings, plans, performances, and interventions evident in the many media in which he worked: sculptural objects (most notably from building cuts), drawings, films, photographs, and documentary material. he son of Chilean Surrealist painter Roberto Matta and godson of Marcel Duchamp, Matta-Clark trained as an architect. He is renowned for his poignant use of urban landscapes, creating many site-specific works (often outside of a museum or gallery context) in New York and abroad. In this handsome book, distinguished scholars of contemporary art provide new insights into Matta-Clark’s work: the reception of his art during his lifetime; the impact of his socially engaged lifestyle; the production of his films; his photography, in particular his collages that have not been thoroughly explored; the creation and conservation of his building cut Splitting; and much more.

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