Alice Neel People Come First
ISBN: HB: 9781588397256, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, January 2021
256 pp., 29.2x20.3 cm, 200 colour illus.
"For me, people come first," Alice Neel (1900-1984) declared in 1950. "I have tried to assert the dignity and eternal importance of the human being". This ambitious publication surveys Neel's nearly 70-year career through the lens of her radical huma...
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Making The Met, 1870-2020
ISBN: HB: 9781588397096, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, April 2020
278 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 275 colour and black&white illus.
Published to celebrate the Museum's 150th anniversary, "Making The Met" examines the institution's evolution from an idea – that art can elevate anyone who has access to it – to one of the most beloved encyclopedic collections in the world. Focusing...
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Gerhard Richter Painting After All
ISBN: HB: 9781588396853, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, March 2020
280 pp., 26.6x24.1 cm, 230 colour illus.
Over the course of his acclaimed 60-year career, Gerhard Richter (b. 1932) has employed both representation and abstraction as a means of reckoning with the legacy, collective memory, and national sensibility of post–Second World War Germany, in both...
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Alicja Kwade: ParaPivot The Roof Garden Commission
ISBN: PB: 9781588396679, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, June 2019
64 pp., 18.4x11 cm, 58 colour illus.
Contemporary artist Alicja Kwade (b. 1979) has received international acclaim for her minimalist, large-scale sculptures and installations intended to parse, but not resolve, various scientific and metaphysical conundrums. Kwade's site-specific insta...
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Lucio Fontana On the Threshold
ISBN: HB: 9781588396822, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, February 2019
236 pp., 26.7x21 cm, 156 colour illus., 74 duotone illus.
A major figure of postwar European art and a binational resident of Argentina and Italy, Lucio Fontana (1899-1968) blurred numerous boundaries in his life and art, crossing borders both literally and figuratively. This volume takes a fresh look at th...
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Everything Is Connected Art and Conspiracy
ISBN: HB: 9781588396594, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 2018
272 pp., 26.7x22.9 cm, 222 colour illus.
Shaped by events such as the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the Vietnam War, Watergate, the Iran-Contra affair, and 9/11, conspiracy theories have flourished and influenced our collective worldview. This provocative book examines how artists from...
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Huma Bhabha: We Come in Peace The Roof Garden Commission
ISBN: PB: 9781588396464, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 2018
64 pp., 18.4x11 cm, 40 colour illus.
Often described as "post apocalyptic", the work of Pakistani sculptor Huma Bhabha (b. 1962) responds to the violence and turmoil in the world around her through depictions of anthropomorphic figures that often appear to be dismembered, melted, or dis...
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Like Life Sculpture, Color, and the Body
ISBN: HB: 9781588396440, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, April 2018
312 pp., 29.2x20.3 cm, 284 colour illus.
Since the earliest myths of the sculptor Pygmalion bringing a statue to life through desire, artists have explored the boundaries between sculpture and the physical materiality of the body. This groundbreaking volume examines key sculptural works fro...
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Birds of a Feather Joseph Cornell's Homage to Juan Gris
ISBN: PB: 9781588396273, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, March 2018
96 pp., 22.9x17.8 cm, 50 colour and black&white illus.
An insightful study of Joseph Cornell's fascination with the Cubist painter Juan Gris, shedding new light on the work of both artists. Joseph Cornell first viewed Cubist painter Juan Gris's "The Man at the Cafe" in October 1953. This visual encounte...
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Delirious Art at the Limits of Reason, 1950-1980
ISBN: HB: 9781588396334, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 2017
224 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 241 colour illus.
Addressing the maniacal, eccentric, and disorienting in artworks made between 1950 and 1980, Delirious situates a fascination with the absurd and irrational within the context of the violence and brutality witnessed during World War II as well as the...
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