• current project

John McLaughlin : Ascetic Approach

Specific Object was pleased to present John McLaughlin : Ascetic Approach, an exhibition at Susan Inglett Gallery, March 21 - April 20, 2019.

image from John McLaughlin : Ascetic Approach
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The Faith of Graffiti
  • monograph
  • paper boards with dust jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 35.2 x 26.7 cm.
  • unpaginated
  • edition size unkown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0275436608

The Faith of Graffiti

[First Edition / Hardback]

Mervyn Kurlansky, Jon Naar, Norman Mailer

Photographs taken by Mervyn Kurlansky and Jon Naar of art by over 600 graffiti artists on the streets and subways of New York City in the 1970s. Essay by Norman Mailer. [details]

$75.00
Condition:  Fair / Very Good. 2 cm. bumping to lower corner of board covers. 1.3 cm. tear to tail edge of dust-jacket. 7.5 cm and 4 cm. loss and 2.5 cm. tear to edges of verso of dust-jacket. Additional wear to dust jacket and gentle bending of head and tail of dust-jacket. Contents clean and unmarked. Due to size and weight additional shipping charges may be required.
[Object # 24745]
Art Povera
  • critical theory
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 22.5 x 20.5 cm.
  • 240 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Art Povera

Germano Celant, Walter de Maria, Michelangelo Pisteletto, Stephen Kaltenbach, Richard Long, Mario Merz, Douglas Huebler, Joseph Beuys, Eva Hesse, Michael Heizer, Ger van Elk, Lawrence Weiner, Luciano Fabro, Bruce Nauman, Joseph Kosuth, Jan Dibbets, Giovanni Anselmo, Robert Barry, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Dennis Oppenheim, Barry Flanagan, Robert Smithson, Giulio Paolini, Reiner Ruthenbeck, Alighiero Boetti, Giuseppe Penone, Franz Erhard Walther, Hans Haacke, Gilberto Zorio, Robert Morris, Marinus Boezem, Carl Andre, Emilio Prini, Richard Serra

Critical / photographic book by Germano Celant documenting the so-called "Art Povera /Arte Povera" movement. Includes short text followed by photographs for each artist: Walter de Maria, Michelangelo Pisteletto, Stephen Kaltenbach, Richard Long, Mario Merz, Douglas Huebler, Joseph Beuys, Eva Hesse, Michael Heizer, Ger van Elk, Lawrence Weiner, Luciano Fabro, Bruce Nauman, Joseph Kosuth, Jan Dibbets, Giovanni Anselmo, Robert Barry, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Dennis Oppenheim, Barry Flanagan, Robert Smithson, Giulio Paolini, Reiner Ruthenbeck, Alighiero Boetti, Giuseppe Penone, Franz Erhard Walther, Hans Haacke, Gilberto Zorio, Robert Morris, Marinus Boezem, Carl Andre, Emilio Prini, Richard Serra. ... [details]

$75.00
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Pop Art Redefined
  • critical theory
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 24 x 17.5 cm.
  • 240 pp.
  • edition size unk
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Pop Art Redefined

John Russell, Suzi Gablik

Publication on the Pop Art Movement edited by John Russell and Suzi Gablik. Includes text by John Russell, Suzi Gablik, Lawrence Alloway, John McHale, Robert Rosenblum, Richard Smith, Kenneth Koch, Ovyind Fahlström, Robert Rauschenberg, Richard Smith, Larry Rivers, and Richard Hamilton. ... [details]

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Fauvism
  • critical theory
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white
  • 20.9 x 14.7 cm
  • 260 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Fauvism

Joseph-Emile Muller, Henri Matisse, Maurice de Vlaminck, André Derain, Albert Marquet, Charles Camoin, Henri Manguin, Maurice Marinot, Jean Puy, Louis Valtat, Raoul Dufy, Emile-Othon Friesz, Georges Braque, Kees van Dongen

"This book analyzes the origins of Fauvism, illustrates the movement at its peak, and describes the personalities of the different artists identified with it." -- publisher's statement. Artists include Henri Matisse, Maurice de Vlaminck, André Derain, Albert Marquet, Charles Camoin, Henri Manguin, Maurice Marinot, Jean Puy, Louis Valtat, Raoul Dufy, Emile-Othon Friesz, Georges Braque and Kees van Dongen. ... [details]

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Art Without Boundaries
  • critical theory
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 20.7 x 14.7 cm.
  • 215 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Art Without Boundaries

Gerald Woods, Philip Thompson, John Williams, Valerio Adami, Michelangelo Antonioni, Dennis Bailey, Saul Bass, Lester Beall, Max Bill, Derek Birdsall, Jan Bons, Walerian Borowczyk , Mark Boyle, Bill Brandt, Robert Brownjohn, Alberto Burri, Pol Bury, Mel Calman, Antonio Carena, Eugenio Carmi, Mario Ceroli, Chermayeff and Geismar, Christo, Chryssa, Roman Cieslewicz, Giulio Cittato, Bob Cobbing, Crosby / Fletcher / Forbes, Wim Crouwel, Allan D'Arcangelo, Rudolph De Harak, Eric De Maré, Walter de Maria, Feder, Jean-Michel Folon, Lucio Fontana, André François, Anthony Froshaug, Geoffrey Gale, Pietro Gallina, Frank Gallo, Winfred Gaul, Juan Genoves, Jean-Luc Godard, Franco Grignani, Richard Hamilton, Dick Higgins, David Hockney, Dom Sylvester Houédard, John Kaine, William Klein, Ferdinand Kriwet, Jan Lenica, Sol LeWitt, Romek Marber, Robert Massin, Hansjorg Mayer, Raymond Moore, Joseph Müller-Brockmann , Siegfried Odermatt, Rosemarie Tissi, Claes Oldenburg, Giovanni Pintori, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Paul Rand, Robert Rauschenberg, Roger Raveel, Alain Robbe-Grillet, Diter Rot, Hans Schleger, Peter Schmidt, Richard Smith, Stefan and Franciszka Themerson, Jan Tschichold, Stan Vanderbeek, Tom Wesselmann, Kurt Wirth, Henry Wolf, Edward Wright

Book of critical theory outlining the intersection of mediums in art after 1950. Edited by Gerald Woods, Philip Thompson and John Williams. Artists include Valerio Adami, Michelangelo Antonioni, Dennis Bailey, Saul Bass, Lester Beall, Max Bill, Derek Birdsall, Jan Bons, Walerian Borowczyk , Mark Boyle, Bill Brandt, Robert Brownjohn, Alberto Burri, Pol Bury, Mel Calman, Antonio Carena, Eugenio Carmi, Mario Ceroli, Chermayeff and Geismar, Christo, Chryssa, Roman Cieslewicz, Giulio Cittato, Bob Cobbing, Crosby / Fletcher / Forbes, Wim Crouwel, Allan D'Arcangelo, Rudolph De Harak, Eric De Maré, Walter de Maria, Feder, Jean-Michel Folon, Lucio Fontana, André François, Anthony Froshaug, Geoffrey Gale, Pietro Gallina, Frank Gallo, Winfred Gaul, Juan Genoves, Jean-Luc Godard, Franco Grignani, Richard Hamilton, Dick Higgins, David Hockney, Dom Sylvester Houédard, John Kaine, William Klein, Ferdinand Kriwet, Jan Lenica, Sol LeWitt, Romek Marber, Robert Massin, Hansjorg Mayer, Raymond Moore, Joseph Müller-Brockmann , Siegfried Odermatt, Rosemarie Tissi, Claes Oldenburg, Giovanni Pintori, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Paul Rand, Robert Rauschenberg, Roger Raveel, Alain Robbe-Grillet, Diter Rot, Hans Schleger, Peter Schmidt, Richard Smith, Stefan and Franciszka Themerson, Jan Tschichold, Stan Vanderbeek, Tom Wesselmann, Kurt Wirth, Henry Wolf and Edward Wright. ... [details]

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Readings in American Art 1900 - 1975
  • critical theory
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white
  • 21 x 13.9 cm.
  • 308 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0275891208

Readings in American Art 1900 - 1975

[Paperback Edition / Revised Edition]

Barbara Rose

"Anthology [that] reflects the whole spectrum of thought on artistic issues in America during the twentieth century." -- publishers statement. Includes chapters "Apostles of Ugliness"; "The Largest Small Room in the World"; "The Armory Show: Success by Scandal"; "Cubism in America"; "The Thirties: Reaction and Rebellion"; "Art of This Century"; "The New American Painting"; "After Abstract Expressionism"; "Toward a Sculptural Renaissance"; Toward an American Architecture"; "The Single Image: Minimal, Literal and Object Art"; "Into the Seventies: Beyond the Object"; "Sculpture for the Space Age. ... [details]

$57.09
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$2.43
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Readings in American Art Since 1900 : A Documentary Survey
  • critical theory
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white
  • 20.9 x 15 cm
  • 224+ pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Readings in American Art Since 1900 : A Documentary Survey

Barbara Rose

"Companion volume to Barbara Rose's American Art Since 1900: A Critical History - provides a forum for artists and critics writing about the art of their times." - publishers statement. Includes chapters "Apostles of Ugliness"; "The Largest Small Room in the World"; "The Armory Show: Success by Scandal"; "After the Ball: Cubism in America"; "The Thirties: Reaction and Rebellion"; "Art of This Century"; "The New American Painting"; "After Abstract Expressionism"; "Toward a Sculptural Renaissance"; Toward an American Architecture. ... [details]

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American Art Since 1900 : A Critical History
  • critical theory
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • color
  • 20.2 x 15 cm.
  • 320 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

American Art Since 1900 : A Critical History

Barbara Rose

Critical history tracing "...the evolution of American art within the context of social, historical, and intellectual events." Includes chapters "Apostles of Ugliness"; "The Largest Small Room in the World"; "The Armory Show: Success by Scandal"; "After the Ball: Cubism in America"; "The Thirties: Reaction and Rebellion"; "Art of This Century"; "The New American Painting"; "After Abstract Expressionism"; "Toward a Sculptural Renaissance"; Toward an American Architecture. ... [details]

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American Art Since 1900 : Revised and Expanded Edition
  • critical theory
  • cloth boards with dust jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 21.5 x 15.5 cm.
  • 320 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0275439003

American Art Since 1900 : Revised and Expanded Edition

[Hardcover Edition]

Barbara Rose

Revised and expanded edition of book first published in 1967. Includes chapters "Apostles of Ugliness"; "The Largest Small Room in the World"; "The Armory Show: Success by Scandal"; "After the Ball: Cubism in America"; "The Thirties: Reaction and Rebellion"; "Art of This Century"; "The New American Painting"; "After Abstract Expressionism"; "The Single Image: Minimal, Literal, and Object Art"; "Into the Seventies: Beyond the Object"; "Sculpture for the Space Age. ... [details]

$127.53
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$2.49
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A Concise History of Painting : From Giotto to Cézanne
  • critical theory
  • cloth boards with dust jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • color
  • 21.5 x 15.5 cm.
  • 324 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

A Concise History of Painting : From Giotto to Cézanne

[Hardcover Edition]

Michael Levey

Compendium of "Western painting from Giotto to Cézanne" by Michael Levey. Chapters include "The Early Renaissance in Italy"; "The Renaissance in Northern Europe"; "The Later Renaissance in Italy"; "The Seventeenth Century"; "From the Rococo to Goya"; "From Romanticism to Cézanne. ... [details]

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