20th-Century Art > Monographs
Ray, Nicholas. ALVAR AALTO. x and 214 pp., 105 color and b&w illustrations. 8vo, cloth. New Haven and London, Yale University Press, 2005
This monograph looks closely at six of Aalto's best works, including Baker House in Boston and the Helsinki Concert Hall, giving a good overview of his life and work.
Item nr. 116851
Schildt, Goran. ALVAR AALTO: The Complete Catalogue of Architecture, Design, and Art. 317 pp., 577 illustrations, approximately 50 in color. Folio, cloth. New York, Rizzoli, 1994.
The first comprehensive catalogue of all of Aalto's known works, by the foremost authority on the architect and designer, this volume encompasses the work from...
Item nr. 39242
Sweet, Christopher. SLIM AARONS: A Place in the Sun. 240 pp., 210 color plates. Folio, cloth. New York, Harry N. Abrams, 2005.
This book, the sequel to Slim Aarons: Once Upon a Time, contains more of his characteristically saturated color photos of the prominent and priveleged in their elegant playgrounds.
Item nr. 116962
Zachary, Frank (introduction). SLIM AARONS: Once Upon a Time. 240 pp., 250 color and numerous b&w photographs. 4to, cloth. New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2003.
This is Aarons' first book in nearly 30 years, featuring images of Hollywood royalty, European aristocracy, the grande dames of high society, captains of industry...
Item nr. 107939
Inglot, Joanna. The Figurative Sculpture of MAGDALENA ABAKANOWICZ: Bodies, Environment, and Myths. xiv and 160 pp., 12 color plates, and 49 b&w figures. 4to, cloth. Berkeley, Los Angeles and London, The University of California Press, 2004.
A thorough study of a sculptor who, as much as any other contemporary artist, has...
Item nr. 111221
Kurtz, Ron and Hank O'Neal (eds). The Unknown BERENICE ABBOTT. Five Volumes, 1,244 pages. 4to, clothbound, with tipped in photos on front of each book, handmade slipcase. Gottingen, Steidl, 2013.
Limited edition of 2000 copies.
The works in this this beautifully printed set presents hundreds of Abbott's outstanding but largely unknown images...
Item nr. 149414
McEvilley, T. et al. MARINA ABRAMOVIC: Artist Body, Performances 1969-1998. 477 pp., with roughly 240 color and 435 b&w illustrations. 4to, cloth. Charta, 1998.
Documenting all of Abramovic's performances from 1969 to the present, this is a thorough overview of a seminal figure in the world of performance art.
Item nr. 53397
Linker, Kate. VITO ACCONCI. [SIGNED] 224 pp. with 220 illustrations, 60 in color. 4to, cloth. New York, Rizzoli, 1994.
This full-scale study of the artist's career explores the range of his works, from the early performance pieces of the 1970s to the sculptural furniture, architecture, and public projects of the 1980s...
Item nr. 162638
Adams, Robert. ROBERT ADAMS: Pine Valley. Limited Edition. 48 pages with 35 dutotone plates. 4to, cloth. Tuscon, Nazraeli Press, 2004.
Photographs of an Oregon valley where the pine trees have been cut down, but in their place a oasis of cottonwoods and fruit trees have grown. This special edition of 50...
Item nr. 115364
ADAMS, ROBERT (text and photographs). Turning Back. A Photographic Journal of Re-exploration. Unpaginated, 164 b&w plates. 4to, cloth. San Francisco, Fraenkel Gallery, and New York, Matthew Marks Gallery, 2005.
Adams' photographic study of the forests of the Northwest shows what awe-inspiring places these forests are without failing to recognize the environmental...
Item nr. 115441
Thorne, Martha (editor). DAVID ADLER, Architect. The Elements of Style. Foreword by Robert A. M. Stern, essays by Richard Guy Wilson, Pauline C. Metcalf and Ghenete Zelleke, photos by Bob Harr and Hedrich Blessing; 224 pp., 104 color and 161 quadratone illustrations. 4to, cloth. Chicago, The Art Institute in association...
Item nr. 101394
Birnbaum, Daniel, Amanda Sharp and Jorg Heiser. DOUG AITKEN. 160 pp., illustrated throughout in colour and b&w. 4to, wraps. London and New York, Phaidon Press, 2001.
The latest in the Contemporary Artists series features works, writings, an interview, and a chosen literary selection by this American video and installation artist whose...
Item nr. 97976
Gili, Marta, Chus Martinez and Jon Alain Guzik. DOUG AITKEN: We're safe as long as everything is moving. (Estarem segurs mentre tot es mogui. Estaremos seguros mientras todo se mueva). 128 pp., illustrated throughout in color and b&w. 4to, wraps. Barcelona, Fundacio "La Caixa", 2004.
Text in English, Spanish and Catalan.
Item nr. 114689
Speaks, Michael et al. DOUG AITKEN: A-Z Book (Fractals). Unpaginated, illustrated throughout in color and b&w. Folio, boards. Philadelphia, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Zurich, Kunsthalle, and Ostfildern-Ruit, Hatje Cantz, 2003.
In this experimental monograph the alphabet is the organizational structure that arranges Aitken's past photography and video work, along with...
Item nr. 105589