1. Alle Posts mit dem Tag "books"

  2. Whether you’re at the beach or on your balcony, take your pick from these excellent books to dive into during those long summer days. 

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  3. Donna Tartt’s mega-best seller, Pulitzer Prize winning novel, The Goldfinch, is finally headed to the silver screen.

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  4. Summer reading: This (quite entertaining) book imagines an art world without Damien Hirst

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  5. Art world bad boy Damien Hirst’s ghostwritten biography threatens to expose the “filthy money business” of the art world, in which, let’s face it, he’s a major player. 

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  6. The integration of art in dark films is the focus of an incredible new book, The Dark Galleries. 

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  7. Summer Reading

    Whether you’re on your balcony or the beach: here are a few thrilling and interesting art books to relax with this Summer.
    Chose from some of our favorites such as "Seven Days in the Art World", "I sold my Andy Warhol Too Soon" or “The Art of the Steal: Inside the Sotheby’s-Christie’s Auction House Scandal.” 

    Take your pick. 

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  8. Discovering Paris

    For Hemingway, Paris was "the best city to allow a writer to write." Who better than Jean Dufy to illustrate that it is also the best city to allow a painter to paint?  

    With Paris Aux Cent Couleurs, Galerie Jacques Bailly invites us to discover a unique perspective of Paris with a fully-illustrated guide to the works of Jean Dufy. The reader embarks on a journey amid the most iconic depictions of monuments, squares, bridges, and avenues adorning the City of Light, glorified by Dufy’s radiant palette. 

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  9. Editions|Artists’ Book Fair

    If you’re in New York this week, don’t miss the Editions|Artists’ Book Fair. Previously scheduled for early November, the fair was rescheduled due to Hurricane Sandy. 

    Founded in 1998, the Editions|Artists’ Book Fair has grown to become the premier showcase for contemporary publishers and dealers, presenting the latest in prints, multiples, and artist’s books from New York to Johannesburg and Paris. 

    Browse the Exhibitor List

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  10. Toilet Paper

    “You can never have enough toilet paper,” said Maurizio Cattelan at the party celebrating the fifth edition of his hugely popular book, Toilet Paper

    Created with photographer Pierpaolo Ferrari, the book contains no text but combines commercial photography with twisted narrative tableaux and surrealistic imagery to create a journal that is as appropriate for the coffee table as it is for the bathroom! 

    Find it on Amazon

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  11. Yayoi & Alice

    Here’s an idea for a fabulous and unconventional holiday gift: Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland with artwork by artist Yayoi Kusama

    Since childhood, Kusama has been afflicted with a condition that makes her see spots. The surreal way in which she sees the world is a perfect match for the ‘Wonderland of Alice!’ 

    The classic book is color illustrated with a clothbound jacket, and produced to very high specification, with Kusama’s images interspersed throughout the text.

    The book is produced in collaboration with the Kusama Studio, Tokyo, and Gagosian GalleryClick through to find it on Amazon .

    Browse our special sale, The Art Of Yayoi Kusama, on artnet Auctions

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  12. Seven Days In The Art World

    Some recommended reading: 

    Sarah Thornton, writer for The Economist, attracted a lot of attention recently when she published a list of her top 10 reasons for quitting the art market, citing its crooked and repetitive tendencies.

    In her book, Seven Days In The Art WorldThornton investigates everything from the drama of a Christie’s auction to the workings in Takashi Murakami’s studios, the elite at the Basel Art Fair, the eccentricities of Artforum magazine, and life in a notorious art school seminar. 

    Find it on Amazon

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  13. The $12 Million Stuffed Shark

    Some weekend reading:

    In The $12 Million Stuffed Shark, Don Thompson explores the money, lust, and, status of the art world in an attempt to determine what makes a particular work valuable while others are ignored.

    Drawing on interviews with past and present executives of auction houses and galleries, artists, and the buyers who move the market, Thompson takes the reader on a journey of discovery through the peculiar world of Modern Art. 

    Find it on Amazon

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  14. Kate Moss

    Supermodel enfant terrible Kate Moss, darling of designers like Alexander McQueen and John Galliano, is pictured here in a photograph by Albert Watson. The photo, taken in Marrakech on a shoot for Vogue, is now live for bidding on artnet Auctions

    The model’s highly anticipated book, Kate: The Kate Moss Book, just arriving in stores yesterday! 

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  15. Frankenstorm

    Ride out Frankenstorm with some of these fantastic art books

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  16. The Art Bookshelf

    It’s that time of year again: Autumn’s rainy days and chilly weather are best spent curled up with a good book (and a hot drink). 

    Click through to check out what we’re reading

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