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Ed. Donna Gustafson et al.

Subjective Objective

A Century of Social Photography
Generously illustrated with photographs from early twentieth century reformers to contemporary artists, this collection of essays re-examines the genre of social documentary photography through the shifting lens of photographic objectivity, modes of dissemination, and the passions animating documentary projects.
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Ed. Petra Giloy-Hirtz

Elke Härtel. Rapunzel

Genesis of a Sculpture
Rapunzel, the famous fairy-tale character of the Brothers Grimm, comes from the world of magic. She is the girl, lover, woman and mother who escapes from imprisonment. Elke Härtel awakens Rapunzel to new life, modelled in clay and then cast in plaster and bronze. The publication documents the fascinating process of creation with lavish illustrations.
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The wall was his passion. If we look at urban walls with the eyes of Burhan Doğançay  a completely different world opens up: half-ripped posters on rough brickwork, covered ingraffiti, scribblings, messages, signs, stickers. From this rich stock of structures, signs and symbols the artist created his wall fragments, his “Urban Walls”.
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Henry Moore

Vision. Creation. Obsession
Like no other artist, Henry Moore (1898–1986) sought the challenge of the monumental and made the outdoors the playing field for his artistic creativity.  In its handsome horizontal format, this volume puts Moore’s large sculptures center stage and visualizes the British artist’s sources of inspiration from the Renaissance to Modernism.
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Dagmar Täube

In) Formation

On the Philosophy and Art of Alice Teichert
Alice Teichert’s paintings are known for their holographic depth and unique lunimosity, for their visual poetry and mutifacetted proximity to music. With lines, shapes and colour, she unfolds new realms that when looked at reveal themselves, once the viewer stops trying to “decipher”.
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Gerhard Richter

About Painting
Gerhard Richter (*1932) is an exceptional personality – not because his pictures are world famous, but because he has demonstrated a new approach to painting. His art masterfully moves between abstraction and representation, sensuousness and denial – ambivalent attitudes which he demonstrated even in his early work.
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Janaina Tschäpe

Flatland
The paintings, drawings, photographs and video installations of Janaina Tschäpe are inspired by the female body. The artist’s subject complexes are landscape, death, renewal and transformation. Viewers of her multi-layered works feel as if they have been transported into a dream world of primeval landscapes, ambiguous signs and exotic vegetation.
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The KiCo Collection

Mentally Yellow. High Noon
Over the past 20 years the KiCo Collection has become one of the most important collections of contemporary art. Having started with Colour Painting, today it includes the entire spectrum of picture-related contemporary art, from panel paintings to installations. The catalogue shows central blocks of works from the collection, including masterpieces by Marcia Hafif, Maria Lassnig, Katharina Grosse, Wolfgang Tillmans and Olafur Eliasson.
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Maria Lassnig

Dialogues Retrospective of the Drawings and Watercolors
Three years after the death of one of the great contemporary artists of Austria, this publication pays homage to the drawings and watercolours of Maria Lassnig (1919–2014). Hitherto completely unknown sheets are revealed in the exhibition as key works; together with familiar ones they explore new insights of the multi-faceted work of this internationally famous Austrian artist.  
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Helene B. Grossmann

Share the Light
Helene B. Grossmann draws on a great tradition of light painting. She creates works of light and color whose impact unfolds far from any representationalism. This volume presents for the first time a comprehensive overview of her oeuvre and shows how the artist arrives at her powerful compositions.
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Marcus Jansen

Aftermath
He is considered the innovator and pioneer of a new urban Expressionism in painting. The nearly 50-year-old New Yorker Marcus Jansen, now living in Fort Myers, already commands high prices in the United States and is making his way into Europe’s gallery and museum world. This is a companion volume to the artist’s first major European touring exhibition in 2017–2018.
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Tony Cragg

Unnatural Selection Englische Ausgabe
Anthony Cragg (*1949) is one of the most important international sculptors of the present day. The British artist, who lives in Wuppertal, was Rector of the Academy of Art in Düsseldorf until 2013 and has won many awards. From the beginning his creative work has found inspiration in Nature as a model.
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Gert & Uwe Tobias

Grisaille
The twins Gert & Uwe Tobias are among the most famous German artists in the field of printed graphics; their international success has taken them as far as New York and the Museum of Modern Art. To this day their inimitable signature has lost nothing of its radical approach. Their most recent group of works, GRISAILLE, matches up to the promises inherent in the artists’ reputation.  
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Thomas Huber

On The Horizon
What is the place of painted pictures? What is their relevance? And what is their reality? Thomas Huber is an internationally acknowledged painter whose cool picture constructions, mostly devoid of humans, circle around these questions. In meticulously composed, surreal-looking scenarios he creates a world of paradox combinations and reflections that challenge reality.
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EVA & ADELE

You Are My Biggest Inspiration. Early Works
The exhibition "You Are my Biggest Inspiration" in the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris is the first comprehensive solo show of the early work of the radical artist duo EVA & ADELE. In addition to their very first joint work, the video installation HELLAS, the publication shows for the first time early key works which focus attention on the Gesamtkunstwerk EVA & ADELE.
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Sovak. Clear Vision[s]

Catalogue Raisonné 1995-2016
Pravoslav Sovak (*1926) is one of the most important graphic artists of our time. With his drawing skills and delight in technical experimentation he focuses his critical attention on society and institutions. Sometimes he lets us immerse ourselves in travel and landscape impressions. A reading book and catalogue raisonné in one, this volume traces Sovak’s multi-layered oeuvre since 1995.
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Mario Dilitz

Sculptures
The main subject in the creative work of the sculptor Mario Dilitz (b. 1973) from Tyrol is to give expression to the human form, to convey and translate the language it speaks. In doing so he combines old sculptural knowledge and technical perfection with contemporary topics, thereby creating sculptures of great intensity and attractiveness.
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Eleanor Antin

An Artist´s Life

by Eleanora Antinova
History is fiction and personal identity nothing more than historical illusion: Eleanora Antinova is the renowned US contemporary artist Eleanor Antin – Eleanor Antin is Eleanora Antinova, a black American ballerina. Shifting the boundaries between art and life this book publishes the exciting memoirs of Antinova found by Eleanor Antin.   
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Cathedrals for Garbage

Winfried Baumann
With his artistic works, the sculptor Winfried Baumann (* 1956) evokes questions of social responsibility and the perception of contemporary social forms. His subjects are highly topical both as regards content with respect to social and urban-planning visions, and also formally as they cross the borders between fine art and applied design.  
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Albrecht Gehse - Turmoil

50 Pictures of the World - A Cycle
In his cycle Albrecht Gehse reveals in 50 exciting pictures a world in which dream, nightmare and reality are combined in a comic, frightening but above all mysterious way. In these brilliant, large-format works, society and history are shown in settings which elude all traditional iconography.  
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Ed. Elmar Zorn
For the first time a single volume assembles a work complex from the oeuvre of Gabriela von Habsburg which has not been shown before: the sculptures, some of them made of metal or stone in different formats and some of them immovable, introduce the artist’s works in the public space that are scattered across the United States and throughout Europe. Together with lithographs, photos of the artist working on her artworks and of her studio round out this exquisite volume.  
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Ed. Beate Reifenscheid
The work of the prize-winning Peruvian-American light artist Grimanesa Amorós is characterised by organic forms and an instinctive approach. The basis of her fascinating sculptures lies, however, in the natural sciences, social history and critical theory. Research and feeling establish a form of communication in her works.
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Andrea Bischof

Color Truth
Andrea Bischof is one of Austria’s most important contemporary artists and has made a name for herself through the subtleness of the coloration and exceptional harmony of her compositions. She achieves this through weeks of patiently juxtaposing dazzling tones that. The alluring interplay between surface and depth literally makes the pictures begin to breathe and pulsate.  
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Christine Ljubanovic

Conversation Portraits Photo-Suites 1974-2014
Christine Ljubanovic’s portrait photographs of famous artists, curators, critics and writers lie between classic portraits and experience reports. Developed as a complete contact sheet, they are living reports of the artists’ encounters and also include the environment of the subject of the portrait.  
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Tom Jacobi
Colours are only reflected light, assembled in our brains, which is also known as “grey matter”. Tom Jacobi spent two years photographing archaic landscapes throughout the world. He discovered mystic places that had been created by nature over the millennia and that are nonetheless timeless. When photographed in the twilight world they unfold their immortal power.
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Berlinische Galerie

Museum of Modern Art Englische Ausgabe
On the occasion of the state museum’s fortieth anniversary the publication presents central works from the nationally and internationally renowned interdisciplinary collection. They range from Impressionism via classic Modernism to contemporary in-situ installations. Readers are introduced to the works and can look behind the scenes at the museum.
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Ed. Petra Giloy-Hirtz
Roland Fischer’s “Façades” are spectacular photographic pictures: a visual grammar of architectural structures, an alphabet of abstract forms full of art-historical references. Roland Fischer (b. 1958), whose work is exhibited worldwide in important museums, lives and works in Munich and Beijing.
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Picasso.Mania

Picasso and the Contemporary Masters
Picasso’s work appears never to have ceased to haunt the imagination of his peers. The great stylistic periods and certain emblematic works by Picasso like "Les Demoiselles d’Avignon" or "Guernica" will be answered by contemporary artworks. The  publication will showcase the rich confrontation with Picasso’s work undertaken by contemporary artists since the 1960s.
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Ed. Stephan Berg et al.

TELE-GEN

Art and Television
What is the mutual relationship between TV and art? The publication introduces artistic strategies used to explore TV and its specific contents and narrative forms in video, film, painting, sculpture and performance, ranging from the sculptural object of the TV box to the manipulation of the TV image and the use of its structure of lines and pixels in works of art.
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Sepp Werkmeister

New York 60s • Photographs
Born in Munich, Sepp Werkmeister has over the course of the last decades made a name for himself as one of Germany’s leading jazz photographers. He created insightful black-and-white portraits of all of the greats, from Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald to Oscar Peterson and Miles Davis in Munich, New York and at international festivals.
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Bernard Schultze

A Bright Wisp, a Glistening Wind Englische Cover-Ausgabe
31 May 2015 would have been Bernard Schultze’s one-hundredth birthday. On the occasion of this anniversary the publication featuring approximately eighty works of art honours the extensive oeuvre of one of the most important Art Informel artists.
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Ed. Max Hollein et al.
The most recent installation by the internationally acclaimed artist Alicja Kwade (b. 1979), who comes from Katowice, explores the French physicist Léon Foucault’s (1819–1868) proof that the world rotates and develops the experiment further. The present volume illustrates the playful exploration of space and time using recent pictures from the Schirn rotunda.
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Kay Heymer
Citrus fruits with empty oyster shells, chicken eggs stamped with best-before dates and unmoving nudes in empty spaces: Inspired by seventeenth-century painting, Pavel Feinstein transposes artistic traditions to the present day, toys with the viewer’s perceptions and sometimes even blurs the boundaries between the painter and the model.
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Jean Pagliuso

Poultry Suite
The American artist Jean Pagliuso, who was born in 1941, explores an unusual subject in her most recent experimental photographs: chickens. Over twenty breeds modelled for her in her studio, resulting in insightful black-and-white photographs that present the birds in their unmistakable glory.
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Ori Gersht

Forces of Nature English-Cover Edition
Blurred landscapes, falling trees and the lofty peaks of the Pyrenees – the extraordinary aesthetics of Ori Gersht’s work seduce the viewer. But beneath the beautiful first appearances lie the sites of historical events – in this way the artist makes visible what is no longer plain to see.
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Harald Scheicher

Paintings 2010-2014
Scheicher´s paintings don´t simply depict the reality around him. To him, his paintings are a way of appropriating the world. They impressively show his joy when experiencing the beauty of the world. It is nature´s vibrant power that never fails to fascinate Scheicher - the blooming and growing of plants, the dramatic cloudy skies, the extravagant colourfulness of petals, the heavy festive glow of autumn. (Stephan Koja)
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Annette Messager

Exhibition/Exposition
The French artist Annette Messager (b. 1943) is one of the most important personalities of the international art scene. Her extensive installations focus on the human body and its attributes. Fragmented and joined together again with thread to form something new, she thereby creates a cosmos that is both fascinating and radical.
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Herbert Nauderer

Mouseman’s Land
Herbert Nauderer whisks viewers of his work away to a parallel world. The drawings, collages and retouched pictures that constitute his “Mausmannsland” (Mouseman’s Land) cycle coalesce into dark dream sequences. They are linked by the “Mausmann” (Mouseman), a figure wearing a black mask whose threatening silhouette is reminiscent of Mickey Mouse.
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Ed. Thomas Zuhr

All the Beauty at Hand

A Brief History of Hirmer Publishers
This attractively designed publication documents the work of Hirmer Verlag during the past 65 years. Since 1948 a total of over 1,100 titles have appeared under this brand name. True to the motto “Art books that set standards,” the publishers have always worked in the service of art, upholding their determination to maintain the very highest quality. A book about those who make books and those who sell them, about book art and art books, about partnership with museums and loyalty ...
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Ed. Iris Belle et al.

Singapore´s Building Stock

Approaches to a multi-scale documentation and analysis of transformations
Singapore is rejuvenating and transforming her building stock constantly and in comparatively short cycles. The book analyses these transformations of the global city and shows documents, plans and sources dating from the past two centuries. 
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Ursula von Rydingsvard

The Contour of Feeling
This publication documents Ursula von Rydingsvard’s exhibition at The Fabric Workshop and Museum in Philadelphia, which features a large new leather work produced with the museum’s studio. The survey — guest curated by Mark Rosenthal — largely focuses on her artistic development since 2000 and reveals her predilection for emotionally-charged, visceral art that is handwrought, richly complex, and monumentally scaled.
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Ed. Hall Art Foundation

Landscapes After Ruskin

Redefining the Sublime
John Ruskin was an influential English art critic and social thinker of the Victorian era, who famously argued that the principal concern of the artist is “truth to nature.” For Ruskin, this truth entailed more than merely adept technical representation: artists should, in fact, depict the natural world as mankind experiences it, with all the sensations of both beauty and terror it elicits.  
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Alexandra Palmer

Christian Dior

History and Modernity, 1947-1957
Arguably the most famous fashion designer of the 20th century, Christian Dior’s feminine fashions were desired, worn, and emulated by women around the world. This new publication by ROM Press explores the brilliance behind Dior’s dramatic creations that revived the entire Paris haute couture industry after the devastation of World War II. In 1947, the opening of the new couture house and the revolutionary “New Look” swept away the wartime masculine silhouette making ...
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Gerhard Berger

Between Worlds
Gerhard Berger (*1933) hat in den Jahrzehnten seiner künstlerischen Arbeit zu einer eigenen, markanten Bildsprache gefunden. Seine zwischen figurativer und abstrakter Malerei wechselnden Darstellungen des Menschen haben ihre Wurzeln in den großen Mythen der Menschheitsgeschichte ebenso wie in den religiösen Bildvorstellungen der Weltkulturen.
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Ed. Haus der Kunst et al.
Since the 1960s, Joan Jonas (b. 1936 in New York) has been one of the pioneers of performance art. She was part of the New York art scene that included Richard Serra, Gordon Matta-Clark, John Cage, Philipp Glass, and Merce Cunningham. Her experimental installations involve projections, video, drawings, ambient sound, props, and masks. Based on a number of interviews, the volume provides insights into her artistic oeuvre.
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Ed. Mark Dean Johnson et al.

Contraption

Rediscovering California Jewish Artists
The first book to examine the achievements of California artists of Jewish descent, "Contraption" illustrates how sixteen artists use the metaphor of the machine to understand and depict how the individual aligns his or her identity with the workings of an at times incomprehensible social system. The compelling works showcased in this catalog illuminate the humor and drama of a century on the West coast.
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Ed. Karl Borromäus Murr

Beate Passow

Monkey Business
Die Künstlerin Beate Passow entwirft in ihrem Bilderzyklus "Monkey Business" eine rätselhafte Fabelwelt mit politischer Dimension. Die in Schwarz-Weiß gehaltenen Bilder, die sich bei näherer Betrachtung als raffinierte Tapisserien entpuppen, hinterfragen die herrschenden Systeme, ökonomischen Strukturen und politischen Bewegungen des gegenwärtigen Europas.
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Ed. Corinna Thierolf

Königsklasse I

Artworks from the Pinakothek der Moderne in Herrenchiemsee Palace
During the summer of 2013 the North Wing of Herrenchiemsee Palace, built by Ludwig II, provided the dazzling setting for artworks from the Pinakothek der Moderne. For the very first time this remarkable place was witness to an encounter between modernity and tradition, Europe and America. Rooms devoted to the artists displayed important works by Georg Baselitz, Joseph Beuys, Sigmar Polke, Arnulf Rainer and Eugen Schönebeck in response to space-filling installations by Dan Flavin, Andy ...
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