Thursday, 28 May 2015

New Books 28th May 2015

The following titles are on display from 28th May to 4th June 2015.  If you would like to borrow any of them when they come off display, see library staff! Otherwise click on the call no. link to see if they are available.

Terry Winters Prints 1999 - 2014


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"This exquisite, elegant volume includes every print made by the highly regarded American artist Terry Winters over the past fifteen years. Terry Winters' prints explore an enormous range of themes, from botany and biology to math and information technology. He has worked in nearly every mode of printmaking, including etching, screen-printing, lithography, and wood engraving. Frequently organized in serial groupings, Winters' prints display free floating cellular structures or clusters of spirals, knots, grids, and networks. His forcefully made works are rich in ambiguity and allusion"

Vessel: Sculpture 2


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"A lavishly illustrated overview of developments and trends especially in German in studio pottery since the mid-20th century."

Ana Mendieta: She Got Love


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"An extraordinary effort to reinterpret Ana Mendieta as a pioneer of performance, video, body art, photography, land art and sculpture in the twentieth century. Ana Mendieta: She Got Love gathers over 130 works by this Cuban-American artist, created between 1972 and 1985 and chosen from among the most significant in the prolific production of her brief life. The volume unveils her extremely personal language, which is visionary and material, magical and poetic, political and progressive."

Bare Life: Bacon, Freud, Hockney and Others...


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"Between 1950 and 1980, a pioneering group of painters, began pursuing new directions, representing the human body with unprecedented expressiveness, seeking to capture more accurately the truth of human existence. At the core were a few known as the School of London artists, but Bare Life also focuses on a wider circle with similar aspirations."

Photography, History, Difference


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"Over the past decade, historical studies of photography have embraced a variety of cultural and disciplinary approaches to the medium, while shedding light on non-Western, vernacular, and "other" photographic practices outside the Euro-American canon."

Joseph Beuys: Drawings


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"This publication assembles a remarkable selection of some 180 drawings, watercolours and collages by the artist..."

Yayoi Kusama: I Who Have Arrived In Heaven


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" Kusamas critically acclaimed inaugural 2013 exhibition at David Zwirner in New York presented a selection of the artists large-scale square-format acrylic on canvas paintings. This vibrant publication printed with multiple inks at the highest quality to fully capture the dazzling glow of Kusamas colourful canvases opens with a selection of these works, which anchored the gallery presentation."