Thursday, 1 June 2017

New Books in June

The following titles will be on display from 1 June- 15 June. If you would like to borrow any of them when they come off display see library staff. Otherwise click on the call number link to check the library catalogue.

Blinky Palermo Retrospective 1964 - 1977
9780300153668: Blinky Palermo: Retrospective 1964-77
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" This beautifully illustrated volume spans the breadth of Palermos brief but significant career and explores each phase, beginning with objects and paintings created shortly after he graduated from Joseph Beuyss class at the Düsseldorf Art Academy in the early 1960s and culminating with paintings he produced during his last years in both Germany and New York City."

Drawing the Line: The Early Work of Agnes Martin

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"In this revelatory study of Martin’s early artistic production, Christina Bryan Rosenberger demonstrates that the rapidly evolving creative processes and pictorial solutions Martin developed between 1940 and 1967 define all her subsequent art."

Fred Herzog: Modern Color
9783775741811: Fred Herzog: Modern Color
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"Fred Herzog is best known for his unusual use of color photography in the 1950s and 1960s, a time when art photography was almost exclusively associated with black-and-white imagery. In this respect, his photographs can be seen as prefiguring the New Color photographers of the 1970s."

Electronic Superhighway: From Experiments in Art and Technology to Art After the Internet
Electronic Superhighway: From Experiments in Art and
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"This catalogue explores the impact of computer and networked technologies on artists from the mid-1960s to the present day."

Seurat's Circus Sideshow
9781588396150: Seurat's Circus Sideshow
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"The mystery, color, and magic of the circus was a subject of fascination for European artists in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The French Post-Impressionist painter Georges-Pierre Seurat (1859–1891) explored this theme in a number of drawings and sketches, as well as in his 1888 Pointillist masterwork, Circus Sideshow."

Art and the Home
9781780762012: Art and the Home: Comfort, Alienation and the Everyday
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"The home is a rich theme running through post-war western art, and it continues to engage contemporary artists today - yet it has been the subject of relatively little critical writing. Art and the Home: Comfort, Alienation and the Everyday is the first single-authored, up-to-date book on the subject."

Wolfgang Tillmans 2017

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"A new book on an artist at the height of his powers, covering the last decade and a half of his extraordinary career and designed by the artist himself Since the early 1990s Wolfgang Tillmans has established himself as one of the most exciting and innovative artists working today. The first photographer to win the Turner Prize (in 2000), his practice is characterised by constant investigation into the boundaries of the photographic medium and a preoccupation with the process of photography itself."

Gilles Deleuze: Cinema I The Movement-Image
9781472508300: Cinema I: The Movement-Image (Bloomsbury Revelations)
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"Cinema I is the first volume of Deleuze’s revolutionary work on the theory of cinema (concluded in Cinema II, also available in the Bloomsbury Revelations series). Drawing on the philosophy of Henri Bergson, Deleuze identified his work as “a logic of the cinema”, setting out to “isolate certain cinematographic concepts” philosophically."

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