Wednesday, April 11, 2012

New Titles in Visual Arts

Feast your eyes on several new books on photography, painting, drawing, graffit, and graphic design:

Graphic Design: Now In Production Andrew Blauvelt & Ellen Lupton. Walker Art Center. 2011.
In conjunction with an exhibition at Walker Art Center and other institutions, Oct. 22, 2011, and Jan. 2014
Graphic Design: A New History Stephen Eskilson. Yale U. Press. 2012.
Covers Bauhaus, American modern, Postmodernism and more
Graffiti and Street Art Anna Waclawek. Thames & Hudson. 2011.
Graffiti's genealogy; urban visual culture; tags, throwies
Extra/ordinary: Craft and Contemporary Art Maria Elena Buszek, ed. 2011.
Explores craftivist history; queer theory; letterpress printing
Explores the work of artists and groups such as Superflux, Francis Alys, Santiago Sierra; looks at the parallels of the work of these artists with that of NGOs, urban planners, activists.
Keith Edmier and Farrah Fawcett: Recasting Pygmalion: a Collaborative Art Project Essay by Lynn Zelevansky. Rizzoli. 2002. From an exhibition at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2002.

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