Jacqueline de Jong The Ultimate Kiss
ISBN: PB: 9780300257700, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, June 2021
208 pp., 31.1x24 cm, 150 colour and black&white illus.
Dutch avant-garde artist Jacqueline de Jong (b. 1939) is best known for her involvement in the Situationist International and for her lively, monumental paintings. Her varied, six-decade-long career has encompassed drawing, graphic design, sculpture,...
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Johan Muyle
ISBN: HB: 9780300257670, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, March 2021
272 pp., 30x23.8 cm, 200 colour and black&white illus.
This handsome volume traces the work and career of Belgian visual artist Johan Muyle (b. 1956) from his early assemblages of found materials to his monumental paintings and recent motorized sculptures. Considered one of the most significant Belgian a...
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Maarten Vanden Eynde Digging up the Future
ISBN: HB: 9780300253962, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, March 2021
224 pp., 27.9x22.5 cm, 200 colour illus.
Belgian artist Maarten Vanden Eynde (b. 1977) has established a research-based practice, which spans diverse social, economic, environmental, and anthropological perspectives. His work covers some of the most important subjects of our time from extra...
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Fabrice Samyn I Am?
ISBN: HB: 9780300250466, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, February 2021
224 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 200 colour and black&white illus.
Contemporary Belgian artist Fabrice Samyn (b. 1981) works in a wide variety of media, including painting, photography, sculpture, installation, and recently choreography. His art engages with history and the passage of time, raising important questio...
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Risquons-Tout Planetary Artists Venture into Risk, Unpredictability, and Transgression
ISBN: PB: 9780300257694, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, January 2021
272 pp., 24.1x17 cm, 220 colour and black&white illus.
The unconventional theme underlying the art featured in this book is the struggle between risk-taking and the prediction algorithms that have become a feature of contemporary life. Does the influence of machine intelligence, and the coincident avoida...
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Folon The Sculpture
ISBN: HB: 9780300257717, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, January 2021
208 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 200 colour and black&white illus.
The first half of Belgian artist Jean-Michel Folon's (1934-2005) career was devoted to posters, illustrations, and television animations that brought him international acclaim for their diversity and virtuosity; his illustrations appeared in magazine...
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Vincent van Gogh Matters of Identity
ISBN: PB: 9780300257687, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, January 2021
160 pp., 24.4x19 cm, 120 colour and black&white illus.
Full of surprising anecdotes, this book tells the story of the discovery in 2018 that one of only two known photographs of Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) is, in fact, of his brother, Theo. The detective-style narrative continues from there to Samuel De...
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Emmanuel Van der Auwera A Certain Amount of Clarity
ISBN: HB: 9780300253948, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, November 2020
288 pp., 29.8x20 cm, 160 illus.
The work of Brussels-based Belgian artist Emmanuel Van der Auwera (b. 1982) provides cautionary tales and tools for navigating information in post-truth times, making use of emerging technologies, the architecture of mass media, and more traditional...
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Berber Memories Women and Jewelry in Morocco
ISBN: HB: 9780300253955, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, November 2020
480 pp., 33x25.4 cm, 700 illus.
The Berbers, also known as Amazigh, are an ethnic group indigenous to North and West Africa. For hundreds of years, Berber tribes of Morocco have created intricate jewelry to adorn the bodies of Berber women not merely to aesthetic ends, but to conve...
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James Ensor Chronicle of His Life, 1860-1949
ISBN: PB: 9780300253979, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, September 2020
224 pp., 24.8x20 cm, 200 illus.
The Belgian artist James Ensor (1860-1949) was a major figure in the Belgian avant-garde of the late 19th century and an important precursor to the development of Expressionism in the early 20th century. Daring and socially engaged, Ensor included po...
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