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Ed. Dieter Buchhart et al.
The present publication is dedicated to the expressive self-portraits by Jean-Michel Basquiat and covers his lifelong intensive study of the self. In Basquiat’s œuvre the self-portrait, one of the major subjects of art history, occupies a central position that has not been examined to date.
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Ed. Gunnar B. Kvaran et al.

Yoko Ono

Liberté Conquérante. Growing Freedom. Les instructions de Yoko Ono. L'art de John et de Yoko. The instructions of Yoko Ono. The art of John and Yoko.
Yoko Ono is a leading experimental and avant-garde artist. In Tokyo during the 1950s, she introduced original questions about the concept of art and the art object, breaking down the traditional boundaries between branches of art. She has since been associated with conceptual art, performance, Fluxus, and 1960s happenings. Through her performances and activism, she created a new kind of relationship with both spectators and fellow artists – including her late husband, John Lennon – ...
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Ed. Stephan Berg et al.

Now!

Painting in Germany Today
The editors visited numerous studios throughout Germany in order to select 53 artists from among the current generation of 30 to 40-year-olds who are currently breaking new ground in the painting of panel pictures. The publication and simultaneous exhibitions in Bonn, Wiesbaden and Chemnitz and subsequently in Hamburg demonstrate the diversity and quality of their work.
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Senga Nengudi

Topologien / Topologies
For almost fifty years, Senga Nengudi (b. 1943, USA) has shaped an œuvre that inhabits a specific and unique place between sculpture, dance and performance. Her iconic R.S.V.P sculptures – performative objects made from pantyhose and materials such as sand and stone – have been acquired by important American museums. The publication accompanies the first solo exhibition of Nengudi in Germany at the Lenbachhaus, Munich.
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Leslie Erganian et al.
Few regions have undergone a more rapid and radical development than the American West in the mid-twentieth century. The modern infrastructure, technical innovations, spectacular architecture and new leisure activities have been recorded on postcards with lively pictures in vivid colours. This volume shows 500 selected linen postcards from the America of the 1930s to 1950s with an incomparable wealth of detail.
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Ed. Lynn Gumpert

Modernisms

Iranian, Turkish, and Indian Highlights from NYU's Abby Weed Grey Collection
Modernisms explores art from the 1960s and early ’70s from Iran, Turkey, and India via selections from an unparalleled collection at New York University. Featuring new scholar ship and seminal essays, this book also illustrates paintings, sculptures, drawings, and prints from these three countries alongside biographical narratives of each Artist.
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Outsider & Vernacular Art

The Victor F. Keen Collection
In the last five decades the popularity of outsider art – works by artists working outside of the art establishment – has grown exponentially. Museums, galleries, and the public worldwide have embraced these powerful works. Victor Keen’s Collection at the Bethany Mission Gallery, Philadelphia, is one of the leading outsider art collections in the U.S.
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Carla Schulz-­Hoffmann
Georg Baselitz's various creative phases are exemplified by 31 of his masterpieces that are held within the Bavarian State Painting Collections. The volume analyses for the first time these important paintings and sculptures within the context of the history of the collection, which has been shaped not only by the artist’s outstanding supporters and collectors, including Duke Franz von Bayern, but also by the passionate commitment of the directors and curators of the museum.
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Ed. Barbara Engelbach

Benjamin Katz

Berlin Havelhöhe 1960/1961
Benjamin Katz’s photographs of Berlin Havelhöhe form both a social and an artistic document: Katz’s beginnings as a photographer and his great interest in the photography of the modern age will be found here along side the location itself with its traces of its past as a National Socialist Luftwaffe base, converted into a hospital for patients from all walks of society, not only Nazis but also the persecuted.
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Franz Hauer

Self-made Man and Art Collector
The book is dedicated to legendary Viennese art collector Franz Hauer. The son of a mailman from Lower Austria became one of the key figures of his time. Franz Hauer started out penniless, became an exemplary self-made man, and built an art collection with important groups of works by Egon Schiele, and Oskar Kokoschka. Today, its treasures are held by numerous important museums in Europe and the US.
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Nitsch

Spaces of Color
Hermann Nitsch produced his first “poured” paintings around 1960. In this form of action painting, the artist is primarily concerned with the substance of the paint, which he investigates from one Painting Action to the next. This catalog illustrates the development of his painterly works from the early 1960s to the present day.
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Ed. Annette Vogel

Hans Purrmann

Vitality of Colour
A master of colour and an ambitious cosmopolite: Hans Purrmann (1880–1966) was an authoritative figure who forged links in European Modernism both as an artist and a personality, as a stylist and a figure of social integration. The balance between a record of what he saw and the visual reflexion of painting as a form of expression hovers lightly in his pictures.
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Meike Hoffmann et al.

Escape into Art?

The Brücke Painters in the Nazi Period
Based on the extensive stocks of the Brücke-Museum, the publication discusses in detail the everyday reality of the artists under the National Socialists. The measures carried out against the former “Brücke” members as a result of Nazi art policy are explained, together with the direct effects on their creative work and the self-image of the painters within the context of the times.
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Ed. Thomas Föhl et al.

Neues Museum Weimar

Van de Velde, Nietzsche and Modernism around 1900
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Florian Strob

Bauhaus Dessau

Architecture
“Art and technology: a new unit” – It was with this slogan that the Bauhaus moved to Dessau in 1925/26. The seven years in Dessau were most productive for the designers and architects at the Bauhaus. This illustrated volume presents the Bauhaus buildings in Dessau in words and pictures and offers new perspectives on these icons of modern architecture.
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Ed. Christian Briend et al.

The Cubist Cosmos

From Picasso to Léger
This volume unfolds the development of Cubism between 1907 and 1917. It conveys the moment’s enormous stylistic range and its revolutionary potential for the art that would follow during the twentieth century. It also presents as part of the story of Cubism the way that representatives of the avant-garde adopted and transformed the Cubist pictorial language.  
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Christoph Wagner

Johannes Itten

Great Masters in Art
When the State Bauhaus opened in Weimar in 1918, the Swiss artist and art theorist Johannes Itten (1888–1967) was one of the first teachers to be appointed by Walter Gropius. With his preliminary course Itten had a considerable effect on the creative training in the Bauhaus; to this day his insights into the theory of colours set standards in art education and in the field of design.
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Ed. Brandon Brame Fortune

Eye to I

Self-Portraits from the National Portrait Gallery
This richly illustrated book features an introduction by the National Portrait Gallery’s chief curator and nearly 150 insightful entries on key self-portraits in the museum’s collection. "Eye to I" provides readers with an overview of self-portraiture while revealing the intersections that exist between art, life, and self-representation.
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Ed. Reinhard & Sonja Ernst Stiftung, Wiesbaden

Dazzled by Color

Abstract Painting. The Reinhard Ernst Collection
The broad spectrum of abstract-expressive art during the post-war period in Europe, Japan, and the United States is reflected in the Wiesbaden collection of Reinhard Ernst. For the first time a selection of 160 outstanding works from the collection – principally from art informel and Abstract Expressionism – are shown here in large-format illustrations.
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Brigitte Salmen

Marianne von Werefkin

Great Masters in Art
She was not only a talented artist but also a shrewd free thinker and hostess: at the beginning of the twentieth century famous artists including Wassily Kandinsky, Gabriele Münter, Alfred Kubin, Adolf Erbslöh, Erma Bossi, Franz Marc and August Macke assembled in Marianne von Werefkin’s salon in the Schwabing district of Munich.
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Klaus Peter Dencker et al.

Peter Weber

Volume 1: Structure and Folding. Volume 2: Catalogue Raisonné 1968-2018
Created in one piece and without cutting the surface, Peter Weber’s works position the phenomenon of folding in the field of vision of their viewers. The entire bandwidth of his oeuvre, extending back over 50 years, is now being compiled and acknowledged in a two-volume catalogue raisonné.
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Ed. Gilbert Vicario

Agnes Pelton

Desert Transcendentalist
Agnes Pelton: Desert Transcendentalist will be the first survey of this under recognized American painter in over 22 years. Her distinctive paintings could be described as metaphysical landscapes rooted in the California desert near Cathedral City. Pelton chiefly drew on her own inspirations, superstitions, and beliefs to exemplify emotional states.
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Christoph Wagner

Johannes Itten

Catalogue Raisonné Vol. I. Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings. 1907-1938
The Swiss artist Johannes Itten (1888–1967) was not only a pioneering art theorist and a prominent teacher at the Bauhaus, but he also left an extensive and wide-ranging oeuvre which is only known in part today. The lavishly illustrated catalogue raisonné covers comprehensively and presents an appropriate appreciation of the entire range of his artistic oeuvre.
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Ed. Jacob Proctor

Alex Katz

Painting the Now
Over a career that now spans nearly seven decades, the American painter Alex Katz (b. 1927, New York) has devoted himself to the representation of the here and now and to the immediacy of human perception – a commitment to what the artist has often described as “painting in the present tense.”
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Ed. Karl Borromäus Murr

Koho Mori-Newton

No Intention
The Japanese artist Koho Mori-Newton is a master when it comes to handling silk, which he places in an exciting dialogue with architecture. In this way he creates cult-like spaces which interact with light in a fascinating way. In addition to the works in silk, this volume also shows various graphic work groups from the last 35 years as well as the Path of Silk, created specially for no intention.
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Ed. Gaëlle Morel et al.

True to the Eyes

The Howard and Carole Tanenbaum Photography Collection
This catalogue, published in conjunction with an accompanying exhibition at the Ryerson Image Centre in Toronto, Canada, presents a selection of more than 200 photographs from the extraordinary and eclectic collection of Howard and Carole Tanenbaum.
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Ed. Barbara Nierhoff-Wielk et al.

Frank Gehry – Hans Scharoun

Strong Resonances / Zusammenklänge
Frank Gehry and Hans Scharoun never met each other – and yet two of their most famous buildings are closely linked: Gehry’s Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles (2003) and the Berlin Philharmonie by Scharoun (1963). Taking these buildings as the starting point, the exhibition and catalogue examine the relationship between the two architects.
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Ed. Karin Althaus et al.

World Receivers

Georgiana Houghton - Hilma af Klint - Emma Kunz
Abstract paintings were being produced even before Kandinsky. Completely independently from each other, Georgiana Houghton (1814–1884) in England, Hilma af Klint (1862–1944) in Sweden and Emma Kunz (1892–1963) in Switzerland developed an individual, abstract pictorial language. What they had in common was a desire to make visible the laws of nature, the intellect and the supernatural. Their works are being presented side by side for the first time in an exhibition.
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Ed. Hermann Mayer et al.

James Loeb

Sammler und Mäzen in München, Murnau und weltweit / Collector and Patron in Munich, Murnau and Beyond
James Loeb (1867–1933), the son of a German-Jewish banker in New York, followed his artistic and art historical inclinations and used his tremendous financial wealth for the purpose of cultural and social philanthropism. This publication examines the patron’s life and work and outlines his scholarly achievements.
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Harald Sohlberg

Infinite Landscapes
Majestic and magical landscapes, the soft beauty of fields of flowers, the raw cold of winter: the works of Harald Sohlberg combine a Romantic perception of nature with a contemporary pictorial language akin to Symbolism. This volume assembles some 60 paintings, in addition to a number of drawings, prints and photographs by the artist and grants insight into his conceptual world through his correspondence.
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Harald Sohlberg

Uendelige Landskap Norwegian Edition
Majestic and magical landscapes, the soft beauty of fields of flowers, the raw cold of winter: the works of Harald Sohlberg combine a Romantic perception of nature with a contemporary pictorial language akin to Symbolism. This volume assembles some 60 paintings, in addition to a number of drawings, prints and photographs by the artist and grants insight into his conceptual world through his correspondence.
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Nina Schleif

Andy Warhol. Drag & Draw

The Unknown Fifties
This book highlights two series of little known drawings from the 1950's, drawings where Andy Warhol first explored the controversial and for him deeply personal subject of drag. His oeuvre during the first decade of his career, before he became the godfather of Pop, has proven to be enormously influential on his life's work, yet so far has not received due attention.
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Ed. Henriette Huldisch

Before Projection

Video Sculpture 1974 - 1995
Before Projection: Video Sculpture 1974–1995 shines a spotlight on a body of work in the history of video art that has been largely overlooked since its inception. The exhibition explores connections between our current moment and the point at which video art was transformed dramatically by the entry of large-scale, cinematic installation into the gallery space. It presents a reevaluation of monitor-based sculpture since the 1970s and serves as a ...
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Corinna Thierolf

Willem de Kooning

Great Masters in Art
In 1926 22 year-old Dutch artist Willem de Kooning (1904–1997) travelled to the USA on a British freighter – without papers and hidden in the machine room. The young art student eked out a living by painting houses, signs and façades, before he was able after eight years to dedicate himself entirely to painting.  
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Ed. HL Museumsverwaltung

Museum Liaunig

An Austrian Collector’s Museum
Fully integrated into the nature of the Corinthian countryside, the Museum Liaunig is at once restrained and spectacular. An outstanding example of contemporary museum architecture, it creates spaces for the Liaunig collections whose focus is on Austrian art from the post-war era to the present.
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Stefan Kutzenberger et al.

Koloman Moser

Great Masters in Art
Admired by contemporaries as an artistic “jack-of-all-trades”, Koloman Moser (1868–1918) is regarded today as one of the most important representatives of the Viennese Secession of around 1900. As a graphic artist and designer Moser was unparalleled in his artistic diversity, creating furniture, textiles, and objects – for the Wiener Werkstätte among others – that are icons of Modernism, as well as leaving behind an impressive oeuvre of paintings.  
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Ed. Alexander Klee et al.

Beyond Klimt

New Horizons in Central Europe
1918 marked the end of a golden era: it was the year that Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, Koloman Moser, and Otto Wagner died. Artistic activity, however, had already freed itself of their influence. Hardly affected by the political disruptions taking place, artists in the countries of the former Austro-Hungarian monarchy were busily productive, driven by a desire for a new start.  
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Ed. Jürgen B. Tesch

Gerhard Berger

Between Worlds
In decades of artistic production Gerhard Berger (born in 1933) has arrived at a unique, characteristic visual language. His representation of humans, oscillating between figurative and abstract painting, is rooted in the great myths of humankind and in the religious visual conceptions of the world’s cultures.  
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Wolfgang Meisenheimer

Marcel Chassot

Architecture and Photography — Amazement as Visual Culture
Assembling buildings designed by modern star architects from Tadao Andō to Peter Zumthor, this photography book is a total-work-of-art: its felicitous interplay of brilliant architectural photography, exquisite book design, and texts approaching the subject from the angle of the history of thought places Marcel Chassot’s imagery within European cultural history.
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Diethard Leopold

Rudolf Leopold

Connoisseur | Collector | Museum Founder
In the historical period of new beginnings starting in the 1950s, the collector Rudolf Leopold (1925‒2010), with pioneer-like foresight and a keen sense of art, was able to do someting few others of his ilk succeeded in doing:  build up a large, both aesthetically sophisticated and art historically relevant collection of international renown.
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Ed. Julienne Lorz 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 catalogue illuminate the humor and drama of a century on the West coast.
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Ed. Bauhaus-Archiv et al.

New Bauhaus Chicago

Experiment Photography
This lavishly illustrated volume looks from both sides of the Atlantic at 80 years of photography from Chicago. At the New Bauhaus and what later became the Institute of Design, teachers like László Moholy-Nagy, György Kepes and später Arthur Siegel, Harry Callahan and Aaron Siskind taught an uninhibited approach to the medium which influenced generations of photographers.
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Ed. Kunstmuseum Bern et al.
Otto Dix, Franz Marc, Emil Nolde, Paul Cézanne, Vasily Kandinsky and Claude Monet – when over 1,000 artworks by outstanding artists of the modern era appeared on the scene in 2012, the find was celebrated as a sensation, though the suspicion that it might be art looted by the Nazis also reared its head. This extensive, lavishly illustrated publication documents for the first time a selection of works from the estate of the art dealer Hildebrand Gurlitt and examines the ...
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Ed. Robert Fleck

HEINZ MACK. ZERO PAINTING

CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ 1956–1968
Heinz Mack is famous above all for his sculptures and reliefs. The starting point of his search for new artistic forms of expression, however, was painting. This publication documents for the first time Mack’s painting during the ZERO years, whose radical colour reduction and concentration on light and rhythm were path-setting for international art during the years after 1945.
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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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Thorsten Sadowsky

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

Great Masters in Art
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880–1938) is one of the most important artist personalities of the twentieth century; many of his works have become icons of Expressionism. Vacillating between self-doubt and egocentricity, the artist created an incomparably multi-faceted oeuvre with a remarkable instinct for the trends and imbalances of his time.  
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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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Isabelle Cahn et al.

Paul Gauguin

Great Masters in Art
»Heck, ... it’s all done with panache, fresh from the brush...«
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Ed. Stephan Berg et al.

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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Ed. Cathrin Klingsöhr-Leroy

Blue Land and City Noise

An Expressionist Stroll through Art and Literature
“Are there still any surprises left to be had when it comes to German Expressionism?”, asks the writer Michael Kumpfmüller. Yes, there are, as this beautifully produced volume demonstrates by inviting the reader to an interesting and inspiring stroll through the world of Expressionism with pictures and texts which are seldom shown.
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Hajo Düchting

Vasily Kandinsky

Great Masters in Art
Vasily Kandinsky became the pioneer of abstract art; he was a co-founder of the Blauer Reiter, an art theorist and an influential teacher at the Bauhaus. When he abandoned his promising career as a lawyer in favour of art at the age of 30, no one could have guessed that a few years later he would play a decisive role in determining and revolutionising twentieth-century art.  
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Klaus Fußmann

Vincent van Gogh

Great Masters in Art
Vincent van Gogh’s letters to his brother Theo and his artist friends Emile Bernard and Paul Gauguin are full of emotions, full of life, full of despair.  
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Ed. Daniel Blau
No other photographer has caught the sensations, scandals and catastrophes of the 1930s and 1940s in New York City with his camera as captivatingly as Weegee. He was always directly on the spot when it happened and documented the events and the onlookers. All the works come from the N.E.A. agency archive, which was only rediscovered in 2012; most of the vintage prints are being published for the very first time in this volume.
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Diethard Leopold

Egon Schiele

Great Masters in Art
Egon Schiele (1890–1918) is nowadays regarded as one of the leading pioneers of Modernism in Austria. Although he already enjoyed some success during his lifetime and came to be considered Austria’s greatest artist following his death, his outstanding importance for art was recognized only in the early 1950s.
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Ed. Evelyn Bergner et al.

Werner Graeff

Recollections of a Bauhaus Artist
Werner Graeff – painter, graphic artist, typographer, photographer and sculptor – is an important Bauhaus artist and a significant representative of Constructivism in Germany. Prompted by his friend Mies van der Rohe he wrote his moving autobiography “Hürdenlauf durch das 20. Jahrhundert” (The Obstacle Race of the 20th century), which this volume publishes for the first time with a representative selection of texts.
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Ed. Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft / Kunsthaus Zürich

Vibrant Metropolis / Idyllic Nature

Kirchner. The Berlin Years
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner’s move from Dresden to Berlin in 1911 marked a turning point in his art. Under the impression of this most modern metropolis in Europe, during the years between 1912 and 1915 the artist created works which in their exaggerated and concentrated manner can really be regarded as metaphors for the attitude to life at the beginning of the 20th century.
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Markus Müller

Pablo Picasso

Great Masters in Art
“Ambiguous work. Where can we start?”, wrote the art historian Oscar Schürer in the historic series "Junge Kunst" about Pablo Picasso’s multi-faceted oeuvre back in 1927. Picasso, who was investigating Surrealism at the time, was regarded as a genius even then – and had another 40 years of creativity before him. The magnificent legacy of a talent which showed twentieth-century art the way forward consists of an almost unimaginable number of ...
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Ed. Hermann Arnhold et al.

Henry Moore

A European Impulse
Henry Moore has influenced the history of twentieth-century sculpture more decisively than anyone else. He was one of the first contemporary sculptors to realise his ideas in the public space throughout the world. His oeuvre was a lasting source of inspiration for an entire generation of artists – from Hans Arp, Alberto Giacometti and Pablo Picasso to the younger generation of German sculptors.  
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Ed. Friedrich Meschede

Hans Hofmann

Creation in Form and Color Englische Ausgabe
Hans Hofmann, a representative of Abstract Expressionism and American Modernism during the 20th century with European roots, had a fundamental influence as a teacher on the development of modern art in America. His brightly coloured paintings, watercolours and drawings can now be discovered in a European retrospective.
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Christian Ring et al.

Emil Nolde

Great Masters in Art
Emil Nolde was one of the most important exponents of Expressionism, and is considered one of the main precursors of modernism. His virtuoso handling of colour and the incomparable expressiveness of his paintings, watercolours, and Unpainted Pictures astound viewers again and again, and ensure that every exhibition of his work is a great success.
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Ed. Gaia Regazzoni Jäggli

Zoran Music

The Braglia Collection
Far from current trends, the painter and graphic artist Zoran Music (1909 - 2005), a native of Slovenia, created an oeuvre that is as moving as it is unusual and that evokes in radical manner a reflection on the inner essence. Music was represented at the Biennale in Venice as well as the documenta and received numerous international awards, including the Prix de Paris.
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Ed. Anna Friedrichson et al.

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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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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Diethard Leopold

Richard Gerstl

Great Masters in Art
The art academy failed to recognise his talent; he rejected the contemporary art scene in Vienna; and his visionary work was largely neglected during his lifetime: the painter Richard Gerstl (1883–1908), whose creative period lasted for just four intensive years, is regarded today as one of the most important representatives of Austrian Expressionism for his portraits and landscapes.   
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Ed. Max Hollein et al.

Georg Baselitz

The Heroes
In 1965/66 Georg Baselitz created the monumental series “The Heroes” and “New Types”, which he presented in wild colour and with defiant style. By turning his attention towards the tradition of representational painting his work formed a striking contrast to the trends towards abstraction and Expressionism prevailing during the 1960s, thereby embarking on his own unique path.  
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A. Schmedding et al.

Expressed Reform:

Architecture and Art of the University of Konstanz Englische Ausgabe
The University of Konstanz is an impressive monument to the fusion of art and architecture on the campus. It is a finely constructed example of the reform movement in tertiary education in the post-war era. To mark the 50th anniversary of this successful university, the architecture and building art are presented in text and large-format, contemporary photographs.  
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Ed. Jüdisches Museum der Stadt Frankfurt et al.

Eavesdropper on an Age

Ludwig Meidner in Exile
Apocalypse, the city, war, religion, the portrait, exile and existential trauma – Ludwig Meidner (1884–1966) is regarded as one of the outstanding artists of German Expressionism. With the accuracy of a seismograph he recorded in his pictorial and literary works the shocks which reverberated through his time.
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Ed. Christine Ljubanovic

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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Ed. Werner-Reinisch-Institut

Werner Reinisch

Villages de lumière et îles de réves
Few artists symbolise Franco-German friendship more effectively than Werner Reinisch. For over 50 years he has been composing his expressive works in France in the region of Ardèche, where he has found inspiration in the light and the surroundings. This comprehensive monograph is also a documentation and homage to the artist and his oeuvre.  
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Klaus Albrecht Schröder

Chagall to Malevich

The Russian Avant-Gardes
The Russian Avant-Garde, which brought about an artistic revolution between 1905 and 1934, represents one of the most fascinating chapters in the history of 20th-century art. Artists like Malevich, Kandinsky and Chagall are highly esteemed the world over. But this movement was much more diverse than is generally realised. For the first time this artistic wealth is being presented in a major sequence of pictures.
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Ed. Berlinische Galerie

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. Graphische Sammlung ETH Zürich

Andy Warhol

The LIFE Years 1949 - 1959
In 2011 a sensational find came to light in Andy Warhol’s estate: an extensive collection of drawings that provides impressive evidence of Warhol’s artistic talents. He used iconic photographs and magazine illustrations, many of which were taken from LIFE magazine, as inspiration. This publication - which is published in cooperation with the Collection of Prints and Drawings of the ETH Zurich - explores these sources and presents them in juxtaposition.
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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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Ed. Martin Engler

John Baldessari

The Städel Paintings
John Baldessari is an important American conceptual artists and the last member of the American post-war avant-garde. His large collages, created for the Frankfurt exhibition, draw on masterpieces at the Städel, from Lucas Cranach the Elder to Maria Lassnig. A multifaceted opposition and juxtaposition of old and new art is revealed by the texts and photographs.
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Ed. Emilie Bouvard et al.

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. Martin Mosebach et al.

Peter Schermuly

Catalogue Raisonné English Edition
The painter Peter Schermuly (1927–2007) created works of an artful reality whose meticulously detailed concreteness is the expression of pure painting. This catalogue raisonné makes accessible his entire oeuvre of oil paintings and sketches as well as wall designs. It presents an art that carved out space for itself contrary to all trends.
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Ed. Alexander Klar

The Art Collections

Museum Wiesbaden
The Museum Wiesbaden is one of three important Hessian state museums and holds world-class collections in the fields of art and natural history. This volume provides the first-ever lavishly illustrated introduction to the museum’s art collections, which span the period from the Middle Ages to contemporary art with an emphasis on the art of the nineteenth and twentieth century.
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special edition
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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Ed. Michael Beck et al.

Nolde, Klee & der Blaue Reiter

The Braglia Collection
The Swiss Braglia Collection is a treasure trove of German Expressionism. This exquisitely produced publication featuring full-page illustrations and unique views of the works of art by important experts on Expressionism will be appreciated for its pictorial reproductions, charming essays and as a catalogue of the collection.
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Ed. Ulrich Pohlmann

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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Ed. Christoph Schreier
Over the course of the past years, painting has undergone a spectacular renaissance in the arts capital of New York at the hands of a generation of artists who will no longer be told how art should and should not be made. Eleven positions reveal the current importance and variety of a genre many believed had no future.
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Ed. Andrea Firmenich et al.

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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special edition
Ed. Agnes Husslein-Arco et al.

Looking at Monet

The Great Impressionist and His Influence on Austrian Art
"Looking at Monet" assembles works by the French painter Claude Monet (1840 – 1926) and presents them together with selected paintings and photographs by Austrian artists active during the same period.
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Herbert Beck

Miniatures
For more than thirty years the Tegernsee artist Herbert Beck (1920–2010) created numerous small watercolours which he himself called his miniatures. They arose from scraps of paper on which the painter, while working, wiped off his dripping paintbrush. Out of these random colour combinations Herbert Beck created small compositions in their own right, depicting atmospheric landscapes or expressive figures.
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Ed. Andrea C. Theil

Rita de Muynck

Under the Skin
Expressionistic and imbued with colour, the work of Rita De Muynck draws the observer into an autonomous world of experience. Dreams, the vigorous subconscious and synesthesia find sensual expression in her large figurative paintings and witty day and night drawings. This lavishly illustrated book presents her work from 1998 to 2013, accompanied by literary and scientific essays as well as personal contributions.
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Paul Zwietnig-Rotterdam

Wild Vegetation

From Art to Nature Englische Ausgabe
Paul Rotterdam is an Austrian artist and associate professor at the Visual Art Center at Harvard University and at the Cooper Union School of Art in New York City. This volume publishes his writings, combining scholarly comprehension and hands-on artistic experience. It shows Rotterdam to be a shrewd observer of contemporary and historic issues.
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Christian Ring et al.

Emil Nolde

Junge Kunst 11 - Farvens Fortryller Dänische Ausgabe
Sein virtuoser Umgang mit der Farbe und die unvergleichliche Ausdrucksstärke seiner Gemälde, Aquarelle und Ungemalten Bilder beglücken sein Publikum immer wieder aufs Neue und garantieren jeder seiner Ausstellungen größte Resonanz. Emil Nolde gehört zu den wichtigsten Protagonisten des Expressionismus und gilt als einer der zentralen Wegbereiter der Moderne. In enger Zusammenarbeit mit der Nolde Stiftung Seebüll widmet sich der neueste Band der Jungen ...
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Alexandra Hendrikoff

Metamorphosis
The sculptor Alexandra Hendrikoff has created an impressive and innovative artistic language, which is based on and inspired by nature. Her sculptures resemble cocoons, living organisms and other forms and figures found in nature. This monograph presents images of her sculptures for the first time. Two complementary essays introduce her work.
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Ed. Andreas Braun

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars

Deluxe Edition
“Strive for perfection in everything you do. Take the best that exists and make it better. When it does not exist, design it.” Sir Henry Royce's philosophy has ensured that Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has remained foremost in its field for more than 100 years, with cars that continue to win both numerous industry accolades and the enduring admiration of its owners.
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Ed. Max Hollein et al.

Roni Horn

Portrait of an Image
The complex nature of identity is the subject of the work of the American artist Roni Horn. This volume comprises a series of photographic portraits presented in a public space as part of a project designed for the Schirn Gallery, Frankfurt.
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Ed. Institut für moderne Kunst Nürnberg

Urban Nomads

Winfried Baumann
Winfried Baumann (born 1956) is an extraordinary artist who works at the interface between art, architecture and design. Since 2001, he has dedicated himself to projects described under the umbrella term Urban Nomads. These are linked to concepts such as mobility, housing, food and transport, designed for all rough sleepers and other neo-nomads.
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Ed. Anna Lenz

Strong Women for Art

In conversation with Anna Lenz
Who are the companions of important  contemporary artists? The art collector Anna Lenz explores this question in 20  conversations, providing insights not only into a wide variety of women’s biographies, but also into ways of living with an artist.
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special edition
Ed. Toni Stooss

Fotografie im Fokus

Die Sammlung Fotografis der Bank Austria
Aufrechte Haltung, der Blick in die Ferne gerichtet, auf dem Schoß ein schweres Buch – das aufwendig inszenierte Porträt der Dichterin Edith Sitwell fasziniert und provoziert zugleich. Diese und rund 600 weitere Kunstfotografien aus aller Welt wurden in der Sammlung Fotografis der Bank Austria zusammengetragen. Sie verraten viel über die Geschichte der Fotografie von ihren Anfängen bis in die Gegenwart. Seit 2009 ist die Sammlung als Dauerausstellung im Museum der ...
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Ed. Verena Landau

Verena Landau

Passages, Passengers, Places
This lavishly illustrated book presents a comprehensive overview of the career thus far of German artist Verena Landau,  documenting her projects from 1999 through 2013. Landau is particularly interested in the tense relationship between art and commerce, a theme that runs through several of her works.
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Gunther Gerlach

Sculpture and Space
Gunther Gerlach, born in 1952, has forged a completely new direction in the long tradition of wood sculpture. This publication provides insight into a period of artistic creativity spanning 35 years and characterised by his total dedication to this living material.
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Uta Reinhardt

Roebuck, 2012
Uta Reinhardt’s compositions are compelling. Her paintings, most of which feature human or animal figures, cause the viewer to try to understand what is happening on the canvas. Figures, some only partly formed, are in strange positions and alien  situations, isolated and distant from each other and from the viewer.
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Isabella Berr

Süden - South
The photographic compositions of Isabella Berr are reminiscent of dream sequences frozen in time. Created in public spaces, almost as though in passing, her photographic sets are nevertheless carefully selected and the onlookers who happen to be present unwittingly become actors on her stage.
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Isabella Berr

Schwerelos - Weightless
The photographic compositions of Isabella Berr are reminiscent of dream sequences frozen in time. Created in public spaces, almost as though in passing, her photographic sets are nevertheless carefully selected and the onlookers who happen to be present unwittingly become actors on her stage.
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Isabella Berr

Tanz der Schatten - Dance of Shadows
The photographic compositions of Isabella Berr are reminiscent of dream sequences frozen in time. Created in public spaces, almost as though in passing, her photographic sets are nevertheless carefully selected and the onlookers who happen to be present unwittingly become actors on her stage.
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Ed. Jürgen B. Tesch

Isabella Berr

Walking Dreams
The photographic compositions of Isabella Berr are reminiscent of dream sequences frozen in time. Created in public spaces, almost as though in passing, her photographic sets are nevertheless carefully selected and the onlookers who happen to be present unwittingly become actors on her stage.
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Ed. Beate Reifenscheid

Flourishing Spirits

Xu Jiang & Shi Hui
This publication provides a comprehensive introduction to the works of the two artists, Xu Jiang and Shi Hui, both professors at the Academy of Art in Hangzhou. As nature  constitutes the focal point for both of these artists, yet their approaches and interpretations are fundamentally different, it takes the form of a dialogue.
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Ed. Maerzgalerie et al.

Hans Aichinger

Truth or Duty Englische Ausgabe
The oeuvre of the Leipzig-based artist Hans Aichinger (*1959) is dedicated to the representational. Figural compositions with a great density of content that can be ascribed to the New Leipzig School are executed in a hyper-realistic manner of painting and virtuoso artistic technique.
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Ulrich Mack

John F. Kennedy, Departure with the Air Force One, Berlin-Tegel, 1963
Published to mark the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s historic visit to Berlin in June 1963, Kennedy in Berlin captures the event in a series of hitherto unpublished photographs by Ulrich Mack. Technically superb, Mack’s photographs feature both the great set pieces of the visit, and candid, unscripted and personal moments in stunning close-up.
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Ed. Berlinische Galerie

K.H. Hödicke

Painting, Sculpture, Film
Karl Horst Hödicke is a pioneer of German Neo-Expressionism and the New Figuration movement. Together with Sigmar Polke, KP Brehmer and Wolf Vostell he has also been described using the label of Capitalist Realism. This book demonstrates Hödicke’s continuing impact on the Berlin art scene and provides an overview of his oeuvre, ranging from painting and sculpture to art objects and film.
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Werner Schuster

X-Ray

Art Photography Werner Schuster
Dr Werner Schuster, fascinated since his childhood by photography and, through his first profession as a doctor, by its application via x-rays to see the unseen, decided to study to become a radiologist to enable him to explore new horizons for this "unseen" dimension. Author Werner Schuster and historian René Harather explore the fascinating world of x-ray photography as art.
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Baselitz is one of the most important artists of today. His works can be found in major museums around the world. For over 30 years, photographer Benjamin Katz has been documenting Baselitz at work in different studios. This volume now captures Baselitz’s exceptional life at work and at home.
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Benjamin Katz

Georg Baselitz, Derneburg, 1985, 2013
Baselitz is one of the most important artists of today. His works can be found in major museums around the world. For over 30 years, photographer Benjamin Katz has been documenting Baselitz at work in different studios. This volume now captures Baselitz’s exceptional life at work and at home.
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Ed. Toni Stooss

Flowers & Mushrooms

Englische Ausgabe
Flowers and mushrooms run the risk of being considered trivial subjects for contemporary art. However, in recent years they have experienced a revival as complex subjects as presented by contemporary artists, including Peter Fischli and David Weiss, David LaChapelle and Robert Mapplethorpe.
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Ed. Beate Kemfert et al.

Road Atlas

Street Photography from Helen Levitt to Pieter Hugo
The street has always held a particular fascination for photographers as the arena of everyday public life, the defining feature of urban living. Road Atlas contains 162 photographs on the subject of streets, covering the work of 28 photographers and reflecting 70 years of street photography.
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Ed. Beate Reifenscheid

IntroSpection

Xiao Hui Wang, Wang Xiaosong
Although now poised for widespread popularity in China, abstract art still has a special status compared to figurative art. Its appeal in recent years has been increased by photographic artist Xiao Hui Wang and installation artist  Wang Xiaosong, who seem »Western« in China and »Asian« to the West. Introspection analyses the latest works by these two renowned artists.
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Ed. Gabriel Mayer

Franz Mayer of Munich

Architecture, Glass, Art Englische-Cover Ausgabe
Franz Mayer of Munich is one of the world’s foremost studios for mosaics and stained glass. Founded in 1847, it is dedicated to the restoration of historic works, as well as the execution of contemporary projects for artists and architecture from around the world. It is justly known for its commitment to maintaining the highest standards of quality.
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Ed. Maia-Mari Sutnik

Josef Sudek

The Legacy of a Deeper Vision
Josef Sudek, the “Poet of Prague”, had a legendary career spanning almost six decades. His craftsmanship and technical virtuosity were unparalleled among his contemporaries. Faced with the legacy of cubism, surrealism and the Czech avant-garde, Sudek sought his own approach, characterised by a striking mastery of light.
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Clifford Ross

Through the Looking Glass
Multimedia artist Clifford Ross looks beyond the natural world to uncover a world bound only by the imagination, much like in Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking Glass. Images are reversed and landscapes reimagined. Ross uses old and new methods to produce exceptionally beautiful and radically redesigned conceptions of reality, presenting his own digital vision.
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Mayer'sche Hofkunstanstalt

Architektur, Glas, Kunst
Die Mayer’sche Hofkunstanstalt in München ist eine einzigartige Kunstwerkstatt. Seit 1847 werden hier die ungewöhnlichsten und innovativsten Techniken der Glas- und Steinbearbeitung zur Umsetzung künstlerischer Ideen entwickelt und als Werke von Weltrang realisiert.
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Stephan von Huene

Split tongue Texts & Interviews
Stephan von Huene is known primarily for his sound sculptures, which he started making in the late 1960s. In 2010, von Huene reinvented himself as a graphic artist and introduced this work in an extensive exhibition. He simultaneously also developed his own style as an author, joining images and words in an argument of astounding unity.
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Gerhard Richter is among the most prominent painters of the 20th and 21st centuries, with a career spanning almost 60 years. Beyond his monumental abstract and photo-realistic works, his working method, artistic processes and philosophy are less well known. The Belgian photographer Benjamin Katz captures the notoriously camera-shy artist at work.
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Susanne Fischer

News – The Televised Revolution

Monika Huber – Susanne Fischer Englische Ausgabe
The year 2012 is forever associated with protest – from Occupy Wall Street protesters in America to the Arab Spring in Tunisia and Egypt, and popular unrest in the face of austerity measures in Greece and Spain. The evening news covers these events in one-and-a half minute segments, accompanied by a flood of images, making them difficult for viewers to assess.
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Monika Huber

Einsdreißig, 11I250, 2011
The year 2012 is forever associated with protest – from Occupy Wall Street protesters in America to the Arab Spring in Tunisia and Egypt, and popular unrest in the face of austerity measures in Greece and Spain. The evening news covers these events in one-and-a half minute segments, accompanied by a flood of images, making them difficult for viewers to assess.
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Ed. Suzanne Greub

William MacKendree

Vinyl Vocabulary
American-born painter William MacKendree has worked and exhibited throughout Europe since he began his career in 1987. His earliest works are marked by the integration of powerful linear configurations within vast expanses of canvas. These paintings served as the breeding ground for his subsequent elemental sign-like forms and objects. His later work features motifs from the urban environment and the natural world.
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Steven Scott

Luminous Icons
Steven Scott is an English-born artist whose work revolves around the rich complexities of light. In this book, eminent art historian Robert C. Morgan offers the first contextual analysis of Scott’s works, locating them within modern art alongside pioneers such as Kandinsky, Rothko and Barnett Newman.
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Ed. Marian Bisanz-Prakken

Gustav Klimt

Drawings
On occasion of Gustav Klimt’s 150th birthday, the Albertina in Vienna and the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles have dedicated a special exhibition to this artist’s outstanding graphic work. This amply illustrated publication is the pinnacle of this project.
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Andreas Horlitz

Reconnaissance, 1987, 2011
Andreas Horlitz is best known for his large-scale installations of mirror and glass. The variety of his work, ranging from photographs, to scientifically sourced material, is represented in this 30-year retrospective of his work.
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Xenia Hausner

Damage
Xenia Hausner describes yearning for love and loneliness in fictitious biographies. Focussed on people, her powerful and colourfully explosive painting is rigorous in its emotionality. Her subjects are derived from our everyday world in which the established connections and known systems have been destroyed. For more information about the artist please visit www.xeniahausner.de
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Francesco Clemente

Tarot, 2011
The work of painter Francesco Clemente has always drawn on many esoteric traditions. He finds inspiration in a variety of visual languages, ranging from the Tantric diagrams of India to the 'Candomblé' ceremonial implements of Brazil.
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Christina von Bitter

The Skin of Things
Through her experiments with extremely light materials, Christina von Bitter has developed an exciting series of three-dimensional translucent objects. This volume provides an insight into the multifaceted work of a sculptress who primarily resorts to paper and wire when creating sculptures which seem to defy gravity.
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Christina von Bitter

Untitled, 2011 Collector's Edition A
Through her experiments with extremely light materials, Christina von Bitter has developed an exciting series of three-dimensional translucent objects. This volume provides an insight into the multifaceted work of a sculptress who primarily resorts to paper and wire when creating sculptures which seem to defy gravity.
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Christina von Bitter

Ohne Titel - Untitled, 2011 Collector's Edition B
Through her experiments with extremely light materials, Christina von Bitter has developed an exciting series of three-dimensional translucent objects. This volume provides an insight into the multifaceted work of a sculptress who primarily resorts to paper and wire when creating sculptures which seem to defy gravity.
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Ed. Michael Schultz

SEO

Personal Cosmos
Ten years ago, the Korean artist SEO went to Berlin in search of traditional European painting. She stayed on and became the master pupil of Georg Baselitz. Today, the work of this internationally known artist can be found in many of the most important museums and collections, such as the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim in New York.
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Marc Scheps

Menashe Kadishman

Sculptures
The draftsman, painter and sculptor Menashe Kadishman is one of Israel’s most important artists, who also enjoys wide international acclaim. His sculptures are found throughout the world in museums, private collections, public places and sculpture parks. This volume presents his 20 most important sculptural works.
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Eugen Schönebeck

1957–1967
This book is the first catalogue raisonné to bring together all the surviving canvases of Eugen Schönebeck. It also includes around 40 of the artist’s works on paper.
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The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is planning a spectacular exhibit juxtapositioning Rembrandt’s Night Watch and a specially commissioned work by Anselm Kiefer to reveal new aspects as a demonstration of artistic appreciation.
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Ed. Daniel Blau

Lucian Freud

Portraits
Freud is one of the most widely acclaimed British artists of our time; »Lucian Freud: Portraits«, with plentiful illustrations and essays by celebrated curator Sir Norman Rosenthal, brings Freud’s lesser-known etchings deservedly to the forefront of our appreciation of his art.
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Niklas Maak

Le Corbusier

The Architect on the Beach
The mastermind behind what he termed beautiful and functional »machines for living« Le Corbusier has long been recognised as one of the foremost figures in the international style of architecture. Yet, beginning in the 1940s, the famed architect and urbanist increasingly took modernism in a new direction that has until now been insufficiently considered – and little understood.
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Line and Sculpture in Dialogue

Rodin, Giacometti, Modigliani...
The line is a central theme in 20th century sculpture. On the basis of over 50 masterpieces from the first class art collection of the Kasser/Mochary Family Foundation, this book provides an enlightening perspective on the art of Modernsim and its development towards abstraction by juxtaposing sculpture and graphic art. This focus on line leads to an often surprising view. The aim of finding a figure in a single line defined the graphic work of subsequent generations of artists. Paul ...
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Francesco Clemente

The Tarots
The work of painter Francesco Clemente has always drawn on many esoteric traditions. He finds inspiration in a variety of visual languages, ranging from the Tantric diagrams of India to the »Candomblé« ceremonial implements of Brazil.
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Andreas Horlitz

Equilibrium
Andreas Horlitz is best known for his large-scale installations of mirror and glass. The variety of his work, ranging from photographs, to scientifically sourced material, is represented in this 30-year retrospective of his work.
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Ed. Nuit Banai

Eran Shakine

Sunny Side Up
Eran Shakine works in different media: painting, drawing, sculpture and site-specific public art. This book introduces as his subjects artists, architects, fashion designers, scenes from the world of museums and art, as well as a series of John and Yoko (John Lennon and Yoko Ono).
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Ed. Renate Wiehager

Ampersand

A Dialogue Between Contemporary Art from South Africa & the Daimler Art Collection
In the year of the soccer World Cup in South Africa, the country’s cultural development is the focus of attention with an exhibition of international contemporary South African art in Berlin. The presentation of some 50 works embraces photography and video art alongside installations, sculptures and concept art.
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Alexander Dettmar Painting to Remember

The Destroyed German Synagogues
On the evening of November 9, 1938 the synagogues in almost all of Germany’s towns and cities went up in flames. The artist Alexander Dettmar has made it his task to save this lost cultural heritage from total oblivion by capturing the burnt-down buildings in his paintings.
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Ed. Richard Hüttel

Michael Triegel

Metamorphosis of the Gods
Michael Triegel (*1968) is among the most important representatives of the New Leipzig School. Along with landscape sketches, still lifes and portraits, it is principally mythological and religious subjects that bear witness to his very individual, multi-faceted idiom in the style of the great masters of the Italian Renaissance.
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Aris Kalaizis

Making Sky
The paintings of German-Greek artist Aris Kalaizis occupy the space between fiction and fact, motion and inertia. With a masterly brush Kalaizis creates scenarios where the subjects play enigmatically entwined roles and the world of shadows lives in defiant coexistence with light.
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Rita Adolff-Wollfarth

Partita in Light and Colour
With her catalogue, Rita Adolff-Wolffarth provides an insight into her rich artistic work. Her pieces are characterized by distinct and striking forms combined with the subtlety of colour, as converted from light.
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Ed. Hannelore Fischer

Käthe Kollwitz

A survey of her work 1867 - 1945
“I want to have an effect during this age in which people are so perplexed and in need of help.” This sentence, a diary entry from 1922, is the creed of a great artist. It is as topical today as it was then. Käthe Kollwitz (1867–1945) achieved worldwide respect with her drawings, printed graphics and sculptures even during her lifetime.
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Christoph Wagner

Johannes Itten

Catalogue raisonné Vol.III. Documents and Sources on the Biography. Graphic Work, Sculpture, Tapestries, Furniture. 1888-1967
The Swiss artist Johannes Itten (1888–1967) was not only a pioneering art theorist and a prominent teacher at the Bauhaus, but he also left an extensive and wide-ranging oeuvre which is only known in part today. The lavishly illustrated catalogue raisonné covers comprehensively and presents an appropriate appreciation of the entire range of his artistic oeuvre.
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Christoph Wagner

Johannes Itten

Catalogue Raisonné Vol.II. Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings. 1939-1967
The Swiss artist Johannes Itten (1888–1967) was not only a pioneering art theorist and a prominent teacher at the Bauhaus, but he also left an extensive and wide-ranging oeuvre which is only known in part today. The lavishly illustrated catalogue raisonné covers comprehensively and presents an appropriate appreciation of the entire range of his artistic oeuvre.
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Ed. Victoria Lyall et al.

ReVisión

A New Look at Art in the Americas
ReVisión: A New Look at Art in the Americas considers what makes the Americas the Americas. With essays by leading scholars of Latin American art history, the lavishly illustrated publication explores the ways in which the past continues to exert an influence on communities throughout the region.
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Ed. Jan Dees et al.

Breaking out of Tradition

Japanese Lacquer, 1890-1950
"Breaking out of Tradition" spürt den bahnbrechenden Entwicklungen der Lackkunst zu Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts in Japan nach. Die Lackkünstler der Zeit setzten sich kritisch-kreativ mit den jahrhundertealten Traditionen auseinander, experimentierten mit innovativen Techniken und neue Materialien und erzielten damit auch in der westlichen Kunst neue Impulse.
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Frank Laukötter

Paula Modersohn-Becker

Great Masters in Art
When Paula Modersohn-Becker’s artist friends examined her extensive estate a few weeks after her death, they were overwhelmed. They only gradually realised that in the painter, who had died so young, they had had an outstanding artist in their midst. Modersohn-Becker was largely unrecognised during her lifetime but is regarded today as one of the pioneers of Expressionism.
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Ed. Wilfried Rogasch

Alfons Mucha

Great Masters in Art
At the beginning of the twentieth century, when Alfons Mucha went to the United States for four years as a lecturer, the world-famous poster designer, Art-Nouveau book illustrator, designer, photographer and painter was greeted with enthusiasm. Mucha is regarded as one of the most important representatives of Jugendstil; he knew how to move between the various genres more skilfully than virtually any other artist of his day.
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Isabel Schulz

Kurt Schwitters

Merz Art
Kurt Schwitters (1887–1948) is one of the most influential protagonists of the avant-garde, both as an artist and an author. With his utopia of the total Merz vision of the world he aimed at the unification of art and non-art. The art of assemblage and material art reached its first high point in his work; his Merzbau is regarded as a forerunner of present-day installations.
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Ed. Angela Lammert et al.

John Heartfield

Photography plus Dynamite
The political collages of John Heartfield (1891–1968) have earned him a reputation as one of the most innovative graphic artists of the Weimar Republic. His photomontages and book covers based on collages which had their origins in Berlin’s Dada scene were directed against Fascism and made him internationally famous. Their explosive power has lost none of its impact.
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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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Hans-Michael Koetzle

László Moholy-Nagy

Great Masters in Art
László Moholy-Nagy (1895–1946), painter, photographer, Bauhaus teacher and founder of the “New Bauhaus” and the “School of Design” in Chicago, is one of the most important artist personalities of the modern age. As one of the first artists to work in multiple media, who practised painting, sculpture, photography, film and design as equally valid art genres, he set standards which are still relevant today.
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Ed. Gloria Köpnick

Hin Bredendieck

From Aurich to Atlanta
Hin Bredendieck (1904–1995) graduated from the Bauhaus and was a versatile designer and pioneering teacher of design. His outstanding œuvre and his worldwide network testify to the international significance of his work and ideas. This lavishly illustrated, high quality monograph introduces in detail the life and work of Hin Bredendieck.
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Ed. Katia Baudin et al.

Folklore & Avant-Garde

The Reception of Popular Traditions in the Age of Modernism
The publication examines in depth the influence of folkloric traditions on the pioneers of Modernism in the develop- ment of their new artistic language. Craft objects and folk art are contrasted with masterpieces by artists of the avant-garde like Josef Albers, Sonia Delaunay, Johannes Itten, Vasily Kandinsky, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Pablo Picasso, Charles Sheeler and Sophie Taeuber-Arp.
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Ed. Matthias Frehner et al.

Van Gogh, Cézanne, Matisse, Hodler

The Hahnloser Collection
The Hahnloser Collection was ...
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Ed. Ingrid Pfeiffer

Fantastic Women

Surreal Worlds from Meret Oppenheim to Frida Kahlo
Frida Kahlo was just one of them: between 1930 and the 1960s many more women artists contributed to the Surrealist movement than has hitherto been assumed. The male Surrealists surrounding André Breton mostly saw them only as partners or models, but this volume shows how much more these women artists had to offer.
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Ed. Meredith Malone

Multiplied

Edition MAT and the Transformable Work of Art, 1959-1965
In 1959 Daniel Spoerri pioneered ...
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Ed. Dieter Ronte
The painter and performance artist Helmut Schober (* 1947) is famous internationally. For some 40 years he has devoted his attention to the vortex and its trans-cultural content. Over the decades the vortex has remained a constant in his œuvre, always borne by his principal interests in representing and making light, time, space and the cosmos tangible.
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Ed. Annik Haldemann et al.
A major conference was held in 2018 in Davos, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner’s elective home, to mark the 80th anniversary of the artist’s death. The lavishly illustrated volume accompanying the event brings together international experts who present their approach to Kirchner’s creative work, thereby providing a multi-faceted overview of an œuvre that has lost none of its topicality to this day.
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Ed. Lynn Gumpert et al.

Taking Shape

Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s-1980s
Taking Shape traces the emergence and development of abstraction in the Arab world through paintings and sculpture dating from the 1950s to the 1980s. Drawn from the collection of the Barjeel Art Foundation in Sharjah (UAE), this book features nearly ninety works by a diverse group of artists whose creative visions stretch beyond the boundaries of representation.
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Haus am Horn

Bauhaus Architecture in Weimar
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Paul Klee

Construction of Mystery
This opulent volume on Paul Klee celebrates one of the most important and productive artists of the twentieth century, whose work is as topical today as it ever was: growing out of the inner conflict of modern man, Klee’s imaginative works provide a link between the world of reason and the irrational “secrets” of human existence.
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Ed. Ingrid Pfeiffer

Splendor and Misery in the Weimar Republic

From Otto Dix to Jeanne Mammen
From the glamour of the Golden Twenties to the depths of the dark side of a world undergoing rapid change – the penetrating content of works by more than 60 artists recreates the age of the Weimar Republic, big-city life and the entertainment scene as well as the consequences of the First World War and socially controversial topics such as prostitution, political struggle and social tensions.
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Jeanne Mammen. The Observer

Retrospective 1910–1975
The rediscovery of icons of the 1920s, “degenerate” experiments, magical-poetic abstractions – this wide-ranging publication shows the complete work of Jeanne Mammen (1890–1976), a Berlin artist on the threshold of the modern age. Her productive output mirrors the extreme circumstances she experienced, from war, destruction and poverty to the emergence from the ruins.
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Ed. Raymond Coffer et al.
The Viennese artist Richard Gerstl is still regarded as being an insider tip. And yet he was one of the most important artists in Vienna in around 1900, alongside Klimt, Schiele and Kokoschka. Although he was only 25 years old when he died, he created an exciting and unusual oeuvre. This volume accompanying the first comprehensive retrospective in Germany introduces all the aspects of this exceptional artist.  
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Ed. Katia Baudin

Fernand Léger

Painting in Space
“The goal should be an understanding by all three parties: the wall, the architect and the painter”, observed the French artist Fernand Léger (1881–1955) in 1933. His projects reveal a willingness to try out new things and demonstrate his striving to extend painting beyond the boundaries of the easel and to integrate it into the social, everyday space. They shed new light on one of the influential artists of the twentieth century.  
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Ed. Christian Bauer

Egon Schiele

Almost a Lifetime
Today Egon Schiele (1890–1918) is celebrated as an artist at the forefront of the international stage, although he spent almost his entire life in Lower Austria and Vienna. This publication uses the most recent sources and previously unpublished photographs to show how Schiele developed essential elements of his expressive art and how influential it remains to this day.
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Bare Life

Bacon, Freud, Hockney and others. London artists working from life 1950-80 Englische Ausgabe
Between 1950 and 1980, a pioneering group of painters, began pursuing new directions in figurative art, investing representations of the human body with unprecedented expressiveness and depth and 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.
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Ed. Max Hollein et al.

Esprit Montmartre

Bohemian Life in Paris around 1900
Removed from the glamour of Paris during the French Belle Époque, the village-like district of Montmartre offered a bohemian refuge for many poets and artists. Esprit Montmartre explores this rich period of artistic production, its sociopolitical contexts and how they continue to influence the image of the artist and his subjects today.
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Ed. Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen

Alexander Calder

Avant-Garde in Motion Englische Ausgabe
Alexander Calder is one of the most important American artists of the twentieth century. This lavishly illustrated book focuses on Calder’s works of the 1930s and 1940s, a period in which the sculptor experimented with wildly different artistic directions.
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Peter Kohlhaas et al.

Uta Reinhardt

Painting
This book on the work of Uta Reinhardt is focused entirely on her painting. Through its fine colour reproductions, it draws the viewer into her enigmatic pictorial world of situation painting.
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Dan Flavin

Drawing Englische Ausgabe
Although Minimalist artist Dan Flavin (1933–1996) is best known for his brightly coloured installations of fluorescent lights, he was also an avid draftsman. This richly illustrated publication is the first to explore the central role drawing played in his art, to include his drawings from nature and to consider excerpts from his journal in which he wrote about his passion for drawing.
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Ed. Elisabeth Leopold et al.

Nude Men

from 1800 to the present day
Once firmly accepted social concepts such as “body”, “masculinity” and “nudity” have become less concrete over the past few decades. This volume presents an enthralling expedition into art history, tracing representations of naked men from the Age of Enlightenment to the present day.
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Francesco Clemente

Nostalgia, Utopia
Francesco Clemente’s wide-eyed portraits and bold manipulations of images from art and popular culture have established him as one of today’s foremost artists. Clemente continues to draw inspiration from a wide range of cultural sources in this, his most recent series, Nostalgia, Utopia, currently on display at the Mary Boone Gallery in New York.
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Collector's edition
Gerhard Richter is among the most prominent painters of the 20th and 21st centuries, with a career spanning almost 60 years. Beyond his monumental abstract and photo-realistic works, his working method, artistic processes and philosophy are less well known. The Belgian photographer Benjamin Katz captures the notoriously camera-shy artist at work.
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Ed. Marion Beckers et al.

Eva Besnyö

Budapest - Berlin - Amsterdam
Eva Besnyö was not only an exceptionally gifted photographer but was also politically active during her lifetime: she acquired her photographic skills in the studio of József Pécsi in Budapest, became aware of the aesthetics of modern photography in the early 1930s in Berlin and became a respected master photographer in Amsterdam.
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Ted Partin

Mobile, 2013
In his photographic work, Ted Partin devotes himself to the image of the human being, one of the great emotional core themes of photographic history. Partin’s view of a youthful American society is presented for the first time in a museum context.
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Aris Kalaizis

Making Sky, 2008
The paintings of German-Greek artist Aris Kalaizis occupy the space between fiction and fact, motion and inertia. With a masterly brush Kalaizis creates scenarios where the subjects play enigmatically entwined roles and the world of shadows lives in defiant coexistence with light.
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