Sep 02, 2015
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Woody
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Woody Allen Reel to Real

By Alex Sheremet

Rating:  star star star star star 

Few celebrities present a more polarizing presence than Woody Allen. Yet much of that opinion has little to do with his professional contributions.

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Image vs. Artifact in Contemporary Art

By Michael Dyer

Rating:  star star star star star 

To the average viewer contemporary art presents its share of challenges. How can one discern the components of a piece worth millions of dollars when it resembles the work found in most kindergarten classes?

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Twisted Body: Dance Theory of Argentine Tango

By Igor Polk

Rating:  star star star star star 

TWISTED BODY: DANCE THEORY OF ARGENTINE TANGO, by Igor Polk, is not for the layman. The book contains complicated instructions for various steps and poses essential for the dance of Argentine Tango.

Counterpoint - Two Centuries of American Masters
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Counterpoint: Two Centuries of American Masters

By Hirschl & Adler Galleries

Rating:  star star star star star 

Forward by Stuart P. Feld

Edward Hopper - Light Years
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Edward Hopper: Light Years

By Hirschl & Adler Galleries

Rating:  star star star star star 

Essay by Peter Schjeldahl

Buildings - Architecture in American Modernism
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Buildings: Architecture in American Modernism

By Hirschl & Adler Galleries

Rating:  star star star star star 

An exhibition organized for the benefit of the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.

Georgia O'Keeffe - Selected Paintings and Works on Paper
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Georgia O’Keeffe: Selected Paintings and Works on Paper

By Hirschl & Adler Galleries

Rating:  star star star star star 

Introduction by Robert Pincus-Witten. 90 pages; 41 color illustrations

zero
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ZERO in New York

By Sperone Westwater

Rating:  star star star star star 

This opulently illustrated, lavishly finished book offers a unique English compendium to ZERO, which is presented as an international, stylistically as well as thematically multi-perspective movement, whose history is traced from its immediate beginnings in 1957 to its dissolution in 1966.

Julian Schnabel
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Julian Schnabel: Navigation Drawings

By Sperone Westwater

Rating:  star star star star star 

Essay by David Moos. Includes thirty-nine full color reproductions.

Guillermo
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Guillermo Kuitca: Stage Fright

By Sperone Westwater

Rating:  star star star star star 

Published on the occasion of the exhibition “Guillermo Kuitca: Stage Fright” presented at Gallery Met, The Metropolitan Opera, New York, 2007.

american bric
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American Bricolage

By Sperone Westwater

Rating:  star star star star star 

An artist’s publication assembled on the occasion of the “American Bricolage Exhibition,” in collaboration with Hope Atherton, Chris Burden, Greg Colson, Wim Delvoye, Tom Friedman, Tim Hawkinson, Toland Grinnell, Jon Kessler, Tom Sachs, and Richard Wentworth.

Reviewed by IR Staff

wim delvoye
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Wim Delvoye: Drawings & Scale Models

By Sperone Westwater

Rating:  star star star star star 

In conjunction with a Wim Delvoye solo show, Drawings & Scale Models. Composed of sixty pages of color reproductions.

A triple
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A Triple Alliance: de Chirico, Picabia, Warhol

By Sperone Westwater

Rating:  star star star star star 

Exhibition catalogue, 2003. Sperone Westwater, New York.

charles ledray
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Charles LeDray: Sculpture

By Sperone Westwater

Rating:  star star star star star 

Exhibition catalogue. Sperone Westwater, New York, 2007.

tom sachs
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Tom Sachs: Animals

By Sperone Westwater

Rating:  star star star star star 

Exhibition catalogue from Sperone Westwater, New York, 2008.

monet-late
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Claude Monet: Late Work

By The Gagosian Gallery; Text by Paul Hayes Tucker

Rating:  star star star star star 

A catalogue that accompanied “Claude Monet: Late Work,” the most significant gathering of Monet’s late paintings to take place in New York in more than thirty years.

ferus
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Ferus

By The Gagosian Gallery

Rating:  star star star star star 

A timeline documenting the Ferus gallery’s history opens the fully illustrated catalogue, followed by an interview with Irving Blum by Roberta Bernstein and a critical discussion of Warhol’s Campbell’s soup can paintings by Kirk Varnedoe.

cecily brown
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Cecily Brown

By The Gagosian Gallery

Rating:  star star star star star 

With a visual repertoire indebted as much to the classical themes of the old masters as to porn magazines and Hollywood films, Brown’s paintings challenge traditional interpretations and compel us to reconsider the act of painting from a decidedly feminine viewpoint.

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Warhol from the Sonnaben Collection

By The Gagosian Gallery

Rating:  star star star star star 

This beautifully illustrated book includes essays by Picasso biographer John Richardson and leading Warhol scholar Brenda Richardson.

damien
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Damien Hirst: Superstition

By The Gagosian Gallery

Rating:  star star star star star 

Published to accompany Damien Hirst’s exhibition of butterfly paintings at Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles in February 2007, Superstition is a visually stunning book that confirms Hirst’s reputation as one of the most significant visual thinkers of his generation.

jeff koons
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Jeff Koons: Hulk Elvis

By The Gagosian Gallery

Rating:  star star star star star 

The definitive survey of Jeff Koons’s Hulk Elvis paintings, including an extensive interview with the artist in his studio.

john currin
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John Currin

By The Gagosian Gallery

Rating:  star star star star star 

One of the leading figurative painters of his generation, Currin’s influences range from Italian and Northern Renaissance paintings to popular illustrations from the mid-20th century.

richard prince
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Richard Prince: Tiffany Paintings

By The Gagosian Gallery

Rating:  star star star star star 

This limited edition artist’s book, published on the occasion of the recent exhibition “Richard Prince: Tiffany Paintings,” explores the paintings and related newsprint collages executed by the artist over the last seven years.

girls
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Roy Lichtenstein: Girls

By Gagosian Gallery

Rating:  star star star star star 

In the summer of 1961, Lichtenstein embarked on a series of iconic images of women, taken directly from newspaper clippings and the romance comic books prevalent in post-war America.